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q: The Podcast from CBC Radio

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Rank #55 in Performing Arts category

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Performing Arts
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Get ready to meet the artists you're talking about, and the ones you'll soon love. Whatever you're into — be it music, TV, film, visual art, theatre or comedy — q is there. Expect deep insight, and big surprises. Because on q, arts and entertainment get personal.

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Get ready to meet the artists you're talking about, and the ones you'll soon love. Whatever you're into — be it music, TV, film, visual art, theatre or comedy — q is there. Expect deep insight, and big surprises. Because on q, arts and entertainment get personal.

iTunes Ratings

91 Ratings
Average Ratings
68
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4
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7

Hubba Hubba

By jenkitsch - Dec 12 2013
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Listening since the first show! Has the best musical guests on. Easy on the eyes...

Smart and entertaining

By LDD14 - Aug 10 2012
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Really interesting and diverse topics and Jian facilitates great interviews!

iTunes Ratings

91 Ratings
Average Ratings
68
12
4
0
7

Hubba Hubba

By jenkitsch - Dec 12 2013
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Listening since the first show! Has the best musical guests on. Easy on the eyes...

Smart and entertaining

By LDD14 - Aug 10 2012
Read more
Really interesting and diverse topics and Jian facilitates great interviews!

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q: The Podcast from CBC Radio

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Get ready to meet the artists you're talking about, and the ones you'll soon love. Whatever you're into — be it music, TV, film, visual art, theatre or comedy — q is there. Expect deep insight, and big surprises. Because on q, arts and entertainment get personal.

Thom Yorke: The musician reflects on the early days of Radiohead and his dystopian new solo album

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Thom Yorke reflects on the early days of Radiohead and how it feels when he steps out on stage now as a solo artist.

Sep 25 2019

21mins

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Debbie Harry: The Blondie singer looks back on her life and some of her greatest hits

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Debbie Harry's memoir is a tour through her life, from growing up in New Jersey to the height of her fame as the lead singer of Blondie.

Oct 02 2019

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Robert De Niro: The actor on how he's honouring his father's legacy as an artist

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Robert De Niro joined Tom Power to talk about his relationship with his father, the abstract expressionist painter, Robert De Niro Sr.

Oct 18 2019

22mins

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Angela Lansbury: The actor reflects on Murder, She Wrote and a long career on stage and on screen

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On the 35th anniversary of Murder, She Wrote, actor and singer Angela Lansbury reflects on the series as well as her long career on screen and on Broadway.

Sep 30 2019

23mins

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Ringo Starr: The Beatles drummer talks about everything from knighthood to beetroot juice

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In this extended interview, Ringo Starr also talks about his photography, his All-Starr band, and how an illness inspired him to drum.

Nov 08 2019

27mins

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Neil Young: The music icon on his 50 year career, making music and his new documentary

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Neil Young reunites with his longtime band Crazy Horse on their new album Colorado and talks about their lifelong chemistry and how their bond is inspiring to Neil's creative process and artistic voice.

Oct 25 2019

23mins

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Ken Burns: The filmmaker aims to prove country music is for everyone in new documentary

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Ken Burns' latest documentary series, Country Music, crosses generational lines, racial lines and geographical lines within America.

Sep 11 2019

20mins

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Lady Antebellum, Lena Waithe and more 26/11/2019 [Full episode]

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Powerhouse country trio Lady Antebellum perform in the q studio and open up about making Ocean, their most vulnerable record yet. Vancouver-based shoe designer John Fluevog shares the inside story of Canada's outsider shoe brand. Emmy-winning writer and producer Lena Waithe explains how her new film Queen & Slim is both a meditation on blackness and a universal love story.

Nov 26 2019

1hr 3mins

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The Lumineers: The band explores the impact of addiction in new album and film

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Wesley Schultz and Jeremiah Fraites of The Lumineers join Tom Power to discuss their most ambitious project yet: a three-part album and film about the cycle of addiction.

Sep 13 2019

20mins

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Antoni Porowski, Kate del Castillo and more 04/10/2019 [Full episode]

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Queer Eye's food and drink expert Antoni Porowski dishes on food, fame and growing up in Montreal. The q This music panel discusses news that Garth Brooks will be the next recipient of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. Tamara Lindeman, a.k.a. The Weather Station, talks about one of the leading issues in the upcoming federal election: climate change. Actor Kate del Castillo discusses her new play about murdered women in Juarez, Mexico and tells us what it's like to come face to face with the notorious drug lord El Chapo.

Oct 04 2019

1hr 9mins

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Morris Day: The musician on his complicated and competitive friendship with Prince

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In the 1984 film Purple Rain, Morris Day plays an over-the-top version of himself as Prince's arch-enemy. Off screen, the relationship between Day and Prince was way more complicated. In his new memoir, On Time: A Princely Life in Funk, Day pays tribute to his late friend.

Oct 11 2019

19mins

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Demi Moore: The Hollywood star takes charge of her own story with new memoir

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For years, Demi Moore's life was scrutinized by paparazzi and splashed across the pages of glossy magazines. Now, she's taking control of her own narrative.

Nov 05 2019

20mins

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Antoni Porowski: The Queer Eye star on food, fame and growing up in Canada

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Queer Eye's food and drink expert, Antoni Porowski, joins Tom Power in the q studio to dish on the important role food has played in his life.

Oct 04 2019

19mins

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Gael García Bernal: The actor and director on the power of resilience and sharing voices from Mexico City

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Actor and director Gael García Bernal joins Tom Power live in the q studio to talk about his upcoming film Chicuarotes and what the film has to say about the cycle of violence.

Sep 10 2019

18mins

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Julia Stiles: The actor on Hustlers, nostalgia and her legacy as a '90s teen icon

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Julia Stiles joined Tom Power at the Toronto International Film Festival to tell us about her latest film Hustlers and to share a little bit about what she remembers of being a teen idol.

Sep 12 2019

15mins

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Maya Hawke: The rising Hollywood star on Stranger Things and her upcoming album

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Maya Hawke may be best known for her acting career but the 21-year-old is now paving a path in the music industry.

Sep 10 2019

17mins

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Elton John: The living legend on music, his battle with addiction and how fatherhood changed everything

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Elton John joined Tom Power for a conversation about his 50-year career, how having children changed everything for him and why he’s now saying goodbye to life on the road.

Oct 15 2019

17mins

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Lena Waithe: How the writer and producer's new film Queen & Slim is both a meditation on blackness and a universal love story

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Emmy-winning writer and producer Lena Waithe joined Tom Power live in studio to talk about her latest film, Queen & Slim, about a clumsy first date that ends in a police shooting.

Nov 26 2019

18mins

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Trixie Mattel: The drag queen on folk music, comedy and life after RuPaul's Drag Race

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The drag queen, singer-songwriter and comedian joined Tom Power to talk about the ups and downs of drag superstardom, and her deep love of folk and country music.

Nov 20 2019

19mins

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Measha Brueggergosman: The Canadian soprano on recovering from heart surgery

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A few months ago, Canadian soprano Measha Brueggergosman wasn't sure she'd be around to celebrate Christmas. She joined q's Tom Power to talk about her recovery from an emergency double-bypass surgery.

Dec 05 2019

15mins

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Milky Chance: The German folk-pop duo perform live in the q studio

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Milky Chance drops by the q studio to perform some songs from their new album, Mind the Moon.

Dec 05 2019

19mins

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Milky Chance, Judy Collins and more 05/12/2019 [Full episode]

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German folk-pop duo Milky Chance perform some songs from their new album Mind the Moon. Folk icon Judy Collins reflects on her long career, why 80 is the new 20 and her new album Winter Stories. Canadian soprano Measha Brueggergosman opens up about her recovering from heart surgery.

Dec 05 2019

1hr 2mins

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Judy Collins: The folk icon on her long career, why 80 is the new 20 and her latest album Winter Stories

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At age 80, folk icon Judy Collins is still actively releasing new music, touring and shining a light on unsung talent. She joined q's Tom Power to reflect on her nearly six-decade career and her latest record, Winter Stories.

Dec 05 2019

23mins

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Johnny Reid: The Juno-winning singer-songwriter shares two brand new Christmas songs

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Country artist Johnny Reid drops by the q music studio to perform some songs off his new Christmas album, My Kind of Christmas.

Dec 04 2019

40mins

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Nicholas Braun, Johnny Reid and more 04/12/2019 [Full episode]

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Succession star Nicholas Braun talks about the similarities between him and his character Cousin Greg. Our online columnist Elamin Abdelmahmoud fills us in on a new era of reality TV found on the video game streaming platform Twitch. Country music artist Johnny Reid drops by the q music studio to perform some songs off his new Christmas album, My Kind of Christmas. Star Trek writers D. C. Fontana and David Gerrold reflect on the show's cultural influence and long-standing success.

Dec 04 2019

1hr 12mins

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Nicholas Braun: The Succession star on bringing himself into his character Cousin Greg

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Nicholas Braun plays Cousin Greg on HBO's hit show Succession. He joined Tom Power live in studio to talk about what it's like to be on one of the biggest shows on TV.

Dec 04 2019

21mins

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Speech, Stars and more 03/12/2019 [Full episode]

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Arrested Development frontman Speech talks about his new documentary 16 Bars, which takes viewers into a music workshop he led for inmates. Gary the Unicorn and his creator, puppeteer Jason Hopley, drop by the q studio to chat about the secret of a good hug, the importance of children's entertainment and more. Torquil Campbell and Pat McGee of the Canadian indie band Stars discuss their new stage show, Stars: Together, which celebrates the band's 20-year anniversary.

Dec 03 2019

1hr 12mins

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Speech: The Arrested Development frontman on his new documentary 16 Bars — and creating an album with inmates

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Grammy award-winning rapper Speech of the group Arrested Development joins Tom Power to talk about his new documentary, 16 Bars.

Dec 03 2019

19mins

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Stars: Torquil Campbell and Pat McGee on telling the band's 20-year story in a new stage show

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Lead singer Torquil Campbell and drummer Pat McGee of Stars join Tom Power to discuss their new stage show, Stars: Together, which celebrates the band's 20-year anniversary.

Dec 03 2019

20mins

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Jason Hopley (Gary the Unicorn): Meet the creator and puppeteer behind Gary the Unicorn

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Jason Hopley is the man behind Gary the Unicorn, the breakout star of CBC Kids' The Studio K Show. Both Hopley and Gary drop by the q studio for a chat with Tom Power.

Dec 03 2019

24mins

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Sophie Deraspe: The Canadian filmmaker borrows from Greek tragedy and Fredy Villanueva story for her latest film Antigone

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The Canadian filmmaker discusses her latest film, Antigone, which is based on an ancient Greek tragedy but set in modern day Montreal.

Dec 02 2019

14mins

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Sophie Deraspe, Karen Schaler and more 02/12/2019 [Full episode]

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Canadian filmmaker Sophie Deraspe talks about her latest film, Antigone, which takes inspiration from Sophocles' Greek tragedy and the 2008 death of Fredy Villanueva. The q screen panel discusses the cancellation of Anne with an E, which was met with a strong reaction from fans last week. DJ Spinna gives us an essential guide to the music of Stevie Wonder. Author and screenwriter Karen Schaler (a.k.a. Christmas Karen) tells us how her work as a former war reporter helped her unlock the secret to writing holiday movies and novels.

Dec 02 2019

1hr 1min

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Karen Schaler: Meet the writer behind Hallmark and Netflix's Christmas movies

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For author and screenwriter Karen Schaler, Christmas is a year-round affair. The former war reporter tells us how her journalism unlocked the secret to writing a holiday movie.

Dec 02 2019

12mins

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Booker T. Jones: The R&B legend takes us on a musical tour through his career and collaborations

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Grammy-winning musician and producer Booker T. Jones joins Tom Power to reflect on his life and legacy, which he's celebrating with the release of a new memoir and album.

Nov 29 2019

19mins

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Booker T. Jones, Robb Reiner and more 29/11/2019 [Full episode]

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Grammy-winning R&B legend Booker T. Jones reflects on his life and legacy, which he's celebrating with the release of a new memoir and album. The q This music panel discusses a recent New York Times article that's been receiving backlash for claiming that Drake popularized rap-singing. Anvil drummer Robb Reiner talks about his second artistic identity as a fine artist.

Nov 29 2019

51mins

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Robb Reiner: The Anvil drummer on his work as a fine artist, 'painting is a relaxing therapy for me'

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Anvil's Robb Reiner has another artistic identity as a fine artist. He joined Tom Power to talk about a new book of his paintings, called Robb Reiner: The Canvas Collection.

Nov 29 2019

11mins

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Maiko Yamamoto and James Long: The Siminovitch Prize winners on mentorship in Canadian theatre

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Artistic directors Maiko Yamamoto and James Long of Vancouver's Theatre Replacement are the first duo to win Canada's $100,000 Siminovich Prize in the award's 19-year history.

Nov 28 2019

15mins

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Mati Diop: The filmmaker on her acclaimed debut feature, Atlantics

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The French-Senegalese actor-turned-director joined Tom Power at the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival to talk about her Cannes-winning first feature, Atlantics.

Nov 28 2019

12mins

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iskwē: The artist, creator and musician performs live in the q studio

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Canadian musician iskwē drops by the q studio to perform some songs from her new album, acākosīk.

Nov 28 2019

17mins

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