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Q is an energetic daily arts, culture and entertainment magazine that takes you on a smart and surprising ride, interviewing personalities and tackling the cultural issues that matter.

Q is an energetic daily arts, culture and entertainment magazine that takes you on a smart and surprising ride, interviewing personalities and tackling the cultural issues that matter.
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Toronto, ON

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Q is an energetic daily arts, culture and entertainment magazine that takes you on a smart and surprising ride, interviewing personalities and tackling the cultural issues that matter.

Twitter:

@CBCRadioQ

Language:

English

Contact:

416-205-3700

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q@cbc.ca


Episodes

Mena Massoud, Beanie Feldstein and Kaitlyn Dever and more 24/05/2019 [Full episode]

5/24/2019
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Canada's own Mena Massoud talks about landing the role of a lifetime in Disney's live-action remake of Aladdin. The q This music panel discusses Morrissey's new covers album and the singer's complicated legacy. Guitarist Tom Brenneck honours his friend and collaborator, Charles Bradley, the "screaming eagle of soul." Booksmart stars Beanie Feldstein and Kaitlyn Dever tell us about their new buddy comedy, in which all the punchlines and hijinks belong to young women.

Duration:01:05:19

Mena Massoud: The Canadian actor on becoming Aladdin

5/24/2019
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Canada's own Mena Massoud joins Tom Power in the q studio to talk about landing the role of a lifetime in Disney's live-action remake of Aladdin.

Duration:00:15:11

Beanie Feldstein and Kaitlyn Dever: The Booksmart stars became real-life roommates to kick-start their on screen chemistry

5/24/2019
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Beanie Feldstein and Kaitlyn Dever join Tom Power live in the q studio to talk about their new movie Booksmart, a female-led buddy comedy in which all the punchlines and hijinks belong to young women.

Duration:00:24:20

Bob Ezrin: From Pink Floyd to Peter Gabriel, the producer reflects on the highlights of his career

5/23/2019
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In a career spanning nearly 50 years, Canadian record producer Bob Ezrin has been just as close to the heartbeat of the music as the musicians themselves. He takes us through the biggest moments of his unbelievable career.

Duration:00:47:30

Vivek Shraya: Why the artist turned her hate mail into the graphic novel, Death Threat

5/23/2019
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When a stranger started sending Vivek Shraya death threats, she found it upsetting, but saw something strangely poetic in it, too. She joined us to talk about turning her hate mail into a new graphic novel called Death Threat.

Duration:00:19:14

Bob Ezrin and Vivek Shraya 23/05/2019 [Full episode]

5/23/2019
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From Pink Floyd to Peter Gabriel, legendary Canadian record producer Bob Ezrin takes us through the highlights of his nearly 50-year career. Writer, musician and visual artist Vivek Shraya talks about turning her hate mail into a new graphic novel, called Death Threat.

Duration:01:09:31

Lizzo, Molly Tuttle and more 22/05/2019 [Full episode]

5/22/2019
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Lizzo opens up about the musical forces that have shaped her sound, becoming louder and braver in her career and the heightened scrutiny that follows success. Our online columnist Elamin Abdelmahmoud joins Tom Power to discuss how they managed to get through a week without social media apps. EXP Edition creator Bora Kim and band member Frankie DaPonte share the story behind the world's first and only non-Korean K-pop group. Bluegrass musician Molly Tuttle talks about her new album, When...

Duration:01:07:29

Lizzo: The singer/rapper on Cuz I Love You and how her music helps fans 'feel better'

5/22/2019
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Lizzo opens up about the musical forces that have shaped her sound, becoming louder and braver in her career and the heightened scrutiny that follows.

Duration:00:22:33

Molly Tuttle: The singer-songwriter breaks the bluegrass barrier on new album, When You're Ready

5/22/2019
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Molly Tuttle is redefining what it means to play bluegrass music in 2019. She dropped by to chat with Tom Power and perform a few songs from her new album.

Duration:00:19:42

Ani DiFranco: The singer-songwriter on her 30-year career and new memoir

5/21/2019
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In a special extended interview, Ani DiFranco talks about her new memoir, the boundary-breaking themes in her music and how she feels about the ongoing #MeToo movement.

Duration:00:47:05

Ani DiFranco and the q screen panel 21/05/2019 [Full episode]

5/21/2019
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Singer-songwriter Ani DiFranco discusses her new memoir, survival, the boundary-breaking themes in her music and how she feels about the ongoing #MeToo movement. The q screen panel's John Semley and Amanda Parris talk about Game of Thrones, which came to an end with Sunday's highly-anticipated finale.

Duration:01:02:53

Geddy Lee, Yeardley Smith and Kinan Azmeh 20/05/2019 [Full episode]

5/20/2019
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Best of q: Geddy Lee of Rush talks about his new obsession with the history of the bass guitar. Yeardley Smith, best known as the voice of Lisa Simpson, talks about the evolution of The Simpsons and what keeps her busy outside of Springfield. Syrian clarinetist Kinan Azmeh discusses the unexpected way that President Trump's travel ban made him feel more at home in America.

Duration:01:07:03

The Jerry Cans: Lead singer Nancy Mike on the importance of Northern artists supporting each other

5/17/2019
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The Jerry Cans have become synonymous with Nunavut music and have helped pave the way for many other artists in their community. Lead throat singer, Nancy Mike, joined Tom Power on stage at our q live in Iqaluit show to tell us more.

Duration:00:15:02

Lisa Loeb: The singer brings the '90s to the q studio and performs Stay (I Missed You)

5/17/2019
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On the heels of our brief oral history of Lisa Loeb's '90s hit Stay (I Missed You) off the Reality Bites soundtrack, the singer joins Tom Power for a chat and live performance in the q studio.

Duration:00:18:58

Carly Rae Jepsen: The singer-songwriter on her new album, Dedicated

5/17/2019
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Canadian pop star Carly Rae Jepsen joins Tom Power in the q studio to shed some light on the songwriting process, her brand new album, Dedicated, and the lasting legacy of her very first breakout hit, Call Me Maybe.

Duration:00:21:30

Carly Rae Jepsen, Lisa Loeb and more from Nunavut 17/05/2019 [Full episode]

5/17/2019
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Carly Rae Jepsen sheds some light on the songwriting process, her brand new album, Dedicated, and the lasting legacy of her very first breakout hit, Call Me Maybe. The q This music panel talks about Britney Spears and the potential that she may never perform again. Juno-nominated band The Jerry Cans discuss the importance of Northern artists supporting each other. Lisa Loeb brings the '90s to the q studio and performs her hit 1994 single Stay (I Missed You).

Duration:01:09:24

Dan Aykroyd: The actor on the Tragically Hip, the blues, ghosts and the Caesar

5/16/2019
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Dan Aykroyd has introduced the world to many unforgettable characters, from Beldar Conehead and Elwood Blues to Ghostbuster Ray Stantz and Ray "the auto parts king" Zalinsky. As one of the original cast members of Saturday Night Live, the Kingston-born actor has cemented his status as a Canadian icon. He joined Tom Power to take a trip down memory lane and look at a career that has spanned more than four decades.

Duration:00:19:13

Dean Burry and Yvette Nolan: A new opera tells the story of Shanawdithit, believed to be the last of Newfoundland's lost Beothuk people

5/16/2019
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Roughly 200 years ago, a young Indigenous woman named Shanawdithit watched as European settlers forced her community out of their homes. Composer Dean Burry and librettist Yvette Nolan talk about using opera to keep the story of Shanawdithit alive.

Duration:00:16:15

Josh Q: The musician and his band the Trade-Offs bring the sound of Arctic soul to q

5/16/2019
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Josh Qaumariaq has become something of a musical hero in Nunavut. He and his band the Trade-Offs have been an Iqaluit staple for almost a decade and Canadian audiences have enjoyed his music from coast to coast. Hear the band perform their song Ghost, recorded live in Iqaluit.

Duration:00:10:43

Ahmed Best: The actor on life after Jar Jar Binks

5/16/2019
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Ahmed Best still feels connected to the role of Jar Jar Binks, which he performed 20 years ago, not only because it was a performance that he really cared about, but because the backlash created a low-point in his life that he had to endure.

Duration:00:24:31