17:55 | Feb 28th
James Blake is behind all of the big collaborations that are on your playlist right now. He joined us in the q studio to talk about his new album, Assume Form, and what it's like to be one of the most sought-after collaborators in popular music today...Show More
17:21 | Apr 19th, 2018
Comedian Hari Kondabolu's documentary, The Problem With Apu, takes a look at the popular Simpsons character and the issues with stereotyping Indian people.
17:15 | Mar 22nd
Olympic ice dancing champions Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir join guest host Ali Hassan to look back at their journey from being childhood skating partners to the most decorated figure skaters in Olympic history.
55:07 | Mar 22nd
Olympic gold medallists Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir look back on their journey from being childhood skating partners to the most decorated figure skaters in Olympic history. The q This music panel discusses the legacy of Madonna's Like a Prayer, whic...Show More
1:04:40 | Mar 21st
Canadian comedy veteran Mary Walsh reflects on some of the highlights of her career, from her days in the Newfoundland comedy troupe Codco to This Hour Has 22 Minutes. Celebrity behavioural psychologist Jo Hemmings tells us why reality TV shows need ...Show More
19:16 | Mar 21st
The award-winning actor, comedian and Bollywood star has appeared in more than 500 films and counting, but he says his latest film is one of his most important roles yet.
24:21 | Mar 21st
Newfoundland actor and comedian Mary Walsh is the recipient of the Earle Grey Award, in recognition of her body of work, at this year's Canadian Screen Awards. She joined guest host Ali Hassan to reflect on her career.
1:03:05 | Mar 20th
Jann Arden talks about her mother, self-care and playing an egotistical, drama-queen version of herself on CTV's new sitcom, Jann. Our online columnist Elamin Abdelmahmoud fills us in on Lilly Singh's upcoming late-night talk show. Nancy Drew histori...Show More
20:30 | Mar 20th
In a new CTV sitcom called Jann, Arden plays an egotistical, drama-queen version of herself who's desperate to get back in the spotlight, while also trying to be there for her family.
14:10 | Mar 19th
From Kim's Convenience to Orphan Black, Amanda Brugel has had parts in multiple Canadian productions, but in a conversation with guest host Ali Hassan, she says we still have far to go when it comes to recognizing Canadian film industry talent.
50:33 | Mar 19th
Today on q, with guest host Ali Hassan: British comedy legend John Cleese reflects on his career and discusses his latest stage show, Why There Is No Hope, in which he examines what he sees as the failings of the world's leaders. The q screen panel d...Show More
21:01 | Mar 19th
John Cleese joins guest host Ali Hassan to discuss his 50 year career, his comedic influences and his latest stage show, Why There Is No Hope, in which he examines what he sees as the failings of the world's leaders.
14:34 | Mar 18th
Jeff Thomas is an acclaimed photographer who has just won the Governor General's Award in Visual and Media Arts, one of the most prestigious visual arts prizes in Canada. But he would have never become an artist, if not for a near fatal accident that...Show More
1:02:24 | Mar 18th
The q This music panel and our very own Tom Power join guest host Ali Hassan to recap the highlights from the 2019 Juno Awards. Guitar legend Johnny Marr of The Smiths explains how Brexit and Trump's election inspired him to create his latest album, ...Show More
23:20 | Mar 18th
Guitarist Johnny Marr chats about how his new album, Call the Comet, imagines an alternate reality. He talks about his relationship with Morrissey and how music can become an ideal escape.
1:07:37 | Mar 15th
On this special episode of q, taped live in London, Ont., host Tom Power is joined on stage at the London Music Hall by a wide array of Canadian talent: Juno-winning musician Bahamas, Academy Award-nominated author and screenwriter Emma Donoghue, mus...Show More
16:10 | Mar 14th
When Emmanuel Jal was just seven years old, he was forced to become a child soldier in Sudan. Now he lives in Toronto and his latest album, Naath, is nominated for Best World Music Album at this year's Juno Awards. He tells guest host Angeline Tetteh...Show More
18:38 | Mar 14th
Pianist and composer Kris Bowers talks to guest host Angeline Tetteh-Wayoe about scoring Green Book, working with Mahershala Ali and what it was like seeing his own hands on screen.
55:46 | Mar 14th
Michael Bublé sits down with Tom Power to talk about end-of-career rumours, his son's recovery and a shift in mindset. Green Book composer Kris Bowers discusses how he taught Mahershala Ali to play piano like Don Shirley. Juno-nominated musician Emma...Show More
19:00 | Mar 13th
Kinan Azmeh is an acclaimed clarinetist from Damascus, Syria who's a part of Yo-Yo Ma's Silk Road Ensemble. He has a new album out this week called Uneven Sky, which explores the concept of home. His own idea of home is complicated by the fact that ...Show More
1:07:35 | Mar 13th
Canadian pop star Shawn Mendes talks about success, anxiety and his love for Cristiano Ronaldo. Syrian clarinetist Kinan Azmeh discusses the unexpected way that President Trump's travel ban made him feel more at home in America. Our books columnist J...Show More
21:02 | Mar 13th
In a new documentary called I'm Going To Break Your Heart, solo artist Chantal Kreviazuk and Our Lady Peace frontman Raine Maida give us a window into the difficulties of their relationship and professional partnership.
1:01:15 | Mar 12th
Grammy award-winner Alessia Cara discusses the power and problems that come with celebrity. Fashion stylist Joe Zee tells us why he's defending Lindsay Wong's memoir The Woo-Woo for this year's Canada Reads. The life of soul music icon Curtis Mayfiel...Show More
17:29 | Mar 11th
Director Deanne Foley talks to Tom Power about her latest film, An Audience of Chairs, which won the Atlantic Film Festival award for Best Atlantic Film.
17:29 | Mar 11th
Jeremy Dutcher is an operatic tenor, composer and musicologist who won the Polaris Music Prize last year for his debut album Wolastoqiyik Lintuwakonawa. Now he's nominated for a Juno Award.
17:01 | Mar 11th
The Canadian reggae and dancehall singer reflects on his journey as an artist and what it's like having his 1993 hit Informer resurrected on the charts.
1:02:10 | Mar 11th
Polaris Prize-winning singer Jeremy Dutcher reflects on his whirlwind year and his 2019 Juno Award nomination. The q screen panel discusses why some critics are reluctant to share their honest review of Captain Marvel. Director Deanne Foley talks abo...Show More
31:21 | Mar 8th
Singer, songwriter and provocateur Amanda Palmer talks about her personal new record, There Will Be No Intermission, and performs some stripped-down versions of her songs at the grand piano.
1:09:36 | Mar 8th
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: her true crime podcast, Small Town Dicks. The q This music panel takes a look at why some musicians are...Show More
18:16 | Mar 7th
After nearly 10 years as a correspondent on The Daily Show with John Stewart, Aasif Mandvi is going back to his roots. He talks about returning to Sakina's Restaurant, a one-man play he wrote 20 years ago when he was struggling to find parts as an In...Show More
14:07 | Mar 7th
For the first time in Canadian television, a black woman is starring in a primetime drama. Vinessa Antoine talks about her character on CBC's Diggstown, a corporate lawyer named Marcie Diggs who dedicates herself to working in legal aid.
1:12:17 | Mar 7th
Broadway star and prestige television actor Andrew Rannells opens up about the hardest years of his career. Diggstown star Vinessa Antoine talks about being Canadian primetime television's first black female lawyer. YouTuber Elle Mills shares her q b...Show More
22:35 | Mar 7th
Broadway star and prestige television actor Andrew Rannells talks about his new memoir, getting his big break on Broadway and how he escaped a relationship he had as a teen with an emotionally manipulative 40-year-old.
55:23 | Mar 6th
Author and essayist Zadie Smith talks about her non-fiction writing and what it's taught her about the act of trying to make sense of a chaotic world. Our online columnist Elamin Abdelmahmoud helps us understand a hoax urban legend for the digital ag...Show More
45:47 | Mar 5th
Sarah McLachlan reflects on the legacy of Lilith Fair, the power of Angel and how music saved her life. Actor Yanic Truesdale tells us why he's defending Suzanne by Anaïs Barbeau-Lavalette for Canada Reads. ?Breakout singer-songwriter Freya Ridings p...Show More
13:57 | Mar 5th
Actor Yanic Truesdale, who you may recognize as Michel on Gilmore Girls, discusses why he's defending Suzanne by Anaïs Barbeau-Lavalette for this year's battle of the books.
17:54 | Mar 4th
The q screen panel discusses HBO's new four-hour documentary, Leaving Neverland, which details the accounts of two men who say they were sexually abused by Jackson when they were children.
1:07:26 | Mar 4th
Prolific record producer T Bone Burnett takes us deep into the music that's shaped his life and his approach to recording. He shares stories about touring with Bob Dylan, recording with Elvis Costello and how he pulled together one of the most influe...Show More
47:27 | Mar 4th
Prolific record producer T Bone Burnett is behind some of the most acclaimed albums of the last 30 years, but he isn't very well-known himself. He takes us deep into the music that's shaped his life and his approach to recording.
1:12:53 | Mar 1st
Designer Isaac Mizrahi reflects on how his struggles with body image encouraged him to pursue a career in fashion. ?Singer-songwriter Hawksley Workman performs live in the q studio and shares the inspiration behind his new album. ?Our music panel tal...Show More
1:05:36 | Feb 28th
Grammy-winning singer-songwriter and producer James Blake opens up about how sensitivity influences his music and chats about the collaborations on his new album, Assume Form. French-Moroccan novelist Leïla Slimani talks about the pressures women fac...Show More
16:10 | Feb 28th
Leïla Slimani is the Prix Goncourt-winning author of The Perfect Nanny, which took the literary world by storm when it was first published in France in 2016. She joined us to reflect on her whirlwind year and resurrecting her first novel, Adèle, for ...Show More
19:58 | Feb 28th
Wintersleep shares some new music from their latest album, In the Land Of, and discuss how they're using their songs to reckon with their sense of responsibility.
56:08 | Feb 27th
Street Legal star Cynthia Dale talks about reprising her role as Olivia Novak after 25 years. Writer Ciaran Thapar unpacks why U.K. drill rappers Skengdo x AM were sentenced for playing their song. Our books columnist Jael Richardson fills us in on a...Show More
1:06:10 | Feb 26th
Comedian Larry Charles takes us inside the world's most dangerous places for comedy. Brooklyn Nine-Nine star Stephanie Beatriz tells us why a sitcom can be the right place to tackle tough topics. Comedy historian Kliph Nesteroff walks us through the ...Show More
04:21 | Feb 25th
Soul singer and transgender pioneer Jackie Shane recently passed away at the age of 78. Earlier this month, CBC's Elaine Banks had the pleasure of speaking with Shane about her music, life and career. This is part of that rare interview.
1:04:18 | Feb 25th
Our screen panel recaps the Oscars and unpacks why Green Book's best picture win is drawing mixed reactions. Musician Murray Lightburn drops by the q studio to share new music from his solo record, Hear Me Out. CBC's Elaine Banks speaks with the late...Show More
16:02 | Feb 25th
Angie Thomas is the New York Times bestselling author of The Hate U Give. Her second book, On The Come Up, is a coming-of-age story that uses hip hop to explore the tensions between social media culture, freedom of speech and black womanhood.
53:05 | Feb 22nd
The q This music panel talks about the rise of the rock biopic. Musician Tal Bachman looks back on his hit song She's So High on its 20th anniversary. Pulitzer Prize-winning author Michael Chabon discusses his latest collection of essays, which explo...Show More
19:04 | Feb 21st
The Grammy, Tony and Academy award-winning songwriting duo, Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, tell us why musicals are striking a chord right now and what a good show needs to stay relevant and popular.
17:37 | Feb 21st
Descent is the title of a new dance performance that's transporting dancers and audiences alike into a different understanding of disability art and movement. Alice Sheppard, Laurel Lawson and Michael Maag from the Kinetic Light collective tell us mo...Show More
59:40 | Feb 21st
Songwriting duo Benj Pasek and Justin Paul talk about bringing their hit musical Dear Evan Hansen to Toronto. Actor Mark O'Brien discusses playing Toronto Maple Leafs legend, Terry Sawchuk, in a new film called Goalie. Kinetic Light's Alice Sheppard,...Show More
1:02:19 | Feb 20th
Broadcaster Sir David Attenborough tells us why he's more hopeful for the future of the planet. Our online columnist Elamin Abdelmahmoud discusses how Finstagrams (a.k.a. fake Instagram accounts, or Finstas) have become a form of digital escapism. Mu...Show More
22:08 | Feb 20th
Sir David Attenborough talks about his long career, including everything from having a gorilla give him a dental exam to helping discover Monty Python.
1:00:05 | Feb 19th
Michael Mann tells us why he's taking his filmmaking skills to the world of books with his own publishing imprint, Michael Mann Books. Our fashion columnist Mosha Lundström Halbert explains why Karl Lagerfeld's death at the age of 85 represents a cha...Show More
11:38 | Feb 19th
Simple Plan's Chuck Comeau talks about being a Canada Reads panellist and why he's defending Homes: A Refugee Story by Abu Bakr Al Rabeeah and Winnie Yeung.
18:02 | Feb 19th
Small Game Hunting At The Local Coward Gun Club is a sombre and at times harrowing story that speaks to larger issues that the author feels Newfoundland needs to face.
20:31 | Feb 19th
Michael Mann tells us why he's taking his filmmaking skills to the world of books with his own publishing imprint, Michael Mann Books.
58:09 | Feb 18th
Vice director Adam McKay talks about finding compassion for Dick Cheney. Emma Stone discusses her latest role in the historical drama The Favourite. Lukas Nelson talks about working with Lady Gaga and crafting the soundtrack for A Star is Born. Black...Show More
50:44 | Feb 15th
Ahead of receiving the Glenn Gould Prize in Toronto, opera legend Jessye Norman shares some stories from her incredible decades-long career. The q This music panel discusses the allegations levelled against Ryan Adams and what this story says about m...Show More
18:11 | Feb 15th
Sam Lipsyte talks to guest host Laurie Brown about his new novel Hark, which explores the world of spiritual leaders, the people who follow them and the situations in which they appear so compelling.
12:27 | Feb 15th
Ashley McBryde shares some music from her Grammy-nominated debut album, Girl Goin' Nowhere, and tells us why staying true to herself was the key to her success.
18:23 | Feb 15th
Ahead of receiving the Glenn Gould Prize in Toronto, opera singer Jessye Norman joined guest host Laurie Brown to reflect on her early career and the importance of the arts.
1:05:37 | Feb 14th
Minding the Gap director Bing Liu discusses the importance of sharing stories of abuse. Voice over artist Redd Pepper talks about his decade-spanning career voicing some of the biggest movie trailers. Writer and former music executive Will Ashon look...Show More
19:23 | Feb 13th
Ludwig Göransson is the man behind Childish Gambino's massive hit This Is America, which made history this past weekend when it became the first rap song to win song of the year and record of the year at the Grammys.
18:13 | Feb 13th
Canadian comedian Sugar Sammy joins Tom Power live in the q studio to talk about how he generates laughs - and outrage - across cultural boundaries.
1:05:34 | Feb 13th
Grammy-winning record producer and film composer Ludwig Göransson talks about creating the biggest song of the year, Childish Gambino's This Is America. Our books columnist Jael Richardson fills us in on a new book to check out: The Matchmaker's List...Show More
1:00:20 | Feb 12th
Soprano Christine Goerke talks about how she gets into the right head space to play Elektra, one of the most difficult roles in opera. Sesame Street's music director Bill Sherman tells us what goes into making a great Sesame Street song. Canada Reads...Show More
23:25 | Feb 11th
Henry Rollins is a man with many sides. The musician, actor, author and spoken word artist joins Tom Power to share a few stories and open up about the side of himself that he doesn't often show on stage.
1:07:16 | Feb 11th
Musician, actor, author and spoken word artist Henry Rollins shows us a different side of himself. Singer-songwriter LP talks about becoming an unlikely sensation. The q screen panel discusses the British Academy Film Awards and the Canadian Screen A...Show More
14:36 | Feb 11th
Singer-songwriter LP started out singing in the band Cracker and went on to write songs for the likes of Rihanna and Cher. Now she has her own devoted fan base. She joined Tom Power live in the q studio.
23:43 | Feb 8th
Award-winning record producer and songwriter David Foster talks about some of the massive hits he's helped create with the likes of Celine Dion, Whitney Houston, Michael Bublé and more.
10:08 | Feb 8th
To Bahamas, Robbie Lackritz is more than an engineer, he's his producer, collaborator, manager and last but not least, his friend. They discuss their relationship and what it feels like to have their work result in a Grammy nomination.
1:10:32 | Feb 8th
Music icon David Foster tells us the stories behind his biggest hits. Bahamas and Robbie Lackritz peel back the curtain on their Grammy-nominated album Earthtones. The q This music panel breaks down what to expect at the 2019 Grammys. Soul singer Jac...Show More
17:53 | Feb 7th
Who has the right to tell someone's story? That question is at the heart of a debate surrounding the Oscar-nominated film Detainment, about the 1993 murder of two-year-old James Bulger at the hands of two 10-year-old boys. Director Vincent Lambe disc...Show More
12:17 | Feb 7th
In Haley McGee's latest show The Ex-Boyfriend Yard Sale, the actor and playwright revisits all of the gifts she's received from boyfriends past and reassesses their worth, post-breakup.
21:42 | Feb 7th
After completing a 12-week tour in the U.K. and Ireland, Sting is bringing his Tony-nominated musical The Last Ship to Toronto for a limited run. He found some time in between rehearsals to stop by the q studio (while still dressed in his costume) fo...Show More
55:13 | Feb 7th
Sting talks about writing, producing and starring in his musical The Last Ship. Actor and playwright Haley McGee discusses her latest show The Ex-Boyfriend Yard Sale, in which she revisits all of the gifts she's received from boyfriends past and reas...Show More
17:36 | Feb 6th
Folklorist William Ferris talks about recording and capturing the memories of musicians in the American South in the '60s and '70s. His compilation album Voices of Mississippi? has earned a Grammy nomination for best historical album.
13:02 | Feb 6th
Actor Dawn Jani Birley plays Horatio in a new take on Shakespeare's Hamlet, which is narrated entirely in American Sign Language. While some actors have speaking roles, no one interprets the sign language for the audience.
1:10:29 | Feb 6th
Filmmaker Joe Berlinger tells us why he made two Ted Bundy films and discusses the popularity of true crime stories. Our online panel talks about a shift in the social media landscape's content-stealing culture as comedians call for a boycott of the ...Show More
55:45 | Feb 5th
Giller Prize-winning author Esi Edugyan talks about journeying into the past in her latest novel Washington Black. Adrian Sutherland of the band Midnight Shine performs live in the q studio. Violinist Er-Gene Kahng discusses the life and music of Flo...Show More
17:11 | Feb 5th
Award-winning author Esi Edugyan explains what she wanted to say about one of history's greatest injustices in her latest novel Washington Black. That book won the 2018 Giller Prize, was shortlisted for the Man Booker and the Writers' Trust Fiction P...Show More
1:06:28 | Feb 4th
Author Marlon James tells us why he wanted to write "an African Game of Thrones" and opens up about his experience with a voluntary exorcism. The q screen panel discusses the changing significance of the Super Bowl and whether its elaborate and expen...Show More
58:33 | Feb 1st
The q This team discusses the Super Bowl halftime show with Maroon 5 and breaks down the Juno Awards nominations. Toronto singer-songwriter Charlotte Cornfield shares new music live in the q studio. Pose star Dominique Jackson explains why the series...Show More
13:16 | Jan 31st
Rennie Harris is an award-winning choreographer who's paying tribute to Alvin Ailey's legacy by incorporating contemporary dance crazes like the Running Man, the Nae Nae and the Dab into a new ballet called Lazarus. Harris joins Tom Power live from A...Show More
1:03:10 | Jan 31st
Alan Alda delves into his fascination with science and communication in his book, If I Understood You, Would I Have This Look on my Face? Choreographer Rennie Harris pays homage to Alvin Ailey with a new ballet called Lazarus. Sonny Rollins and Rober...Show More
20:10 | Jan 31st
Alan Alda has the answer for better understanding each other. It's something that he shares in his latest book If I Understood You, Would I Have This Look on my Face?
23:18 | Jan 30th
Yesterday, it was announced that Sarah McLachlan will host the 2019 Juno Awards on March 17 in London, Ont. Throughout the years, the singer-songwriter has been a performer, presenter and winner at the Junos, as well as inducted into the Canadian Mus...Show More
56:31 | Jan 30th
Sarah McLachlan sits down with Tom Power to talk about her nerve-racking new gig, hosting the 2019 Juno Awards. Our books columnist, Jael Richardson, discusses her latest book recommendation: Professor Chandra Follows His Bliss by Rajeev Balasubraman...Show More
16:23 | Jan 30th
Four years ago, comedian James Mullinger left a successful stand-up career in the U.K. and relocated to New Brunswick. Since then, his career has boomed. He joined Tom Power live from Saint John to talk about why he thinks his comedy resonates in Can...Show More
54:24 | Jan 29th
Organization guru and author Marie Kondo talks about big messes, Shintoism and viral fame. Video game journalist Kate Gray breaks down Overwatch's fake female player scandal. Author Giles Blunt gives us a q Block Party for his hometown of North Bay. ...Show More
14:12 | Jan 29th
Toronto-based producer Harrison and Montreal-based singer Daniela Andrade join Tom Power for a performance and chat about finding a community online and the pressures of being artists in the digital age.
15:20 | Jan 28th
Nnedi Okorafor's new comic LaGuardia imagines a future where aliens have made first contact with Earth and Nigeria is the only country that will accept them as immigrants. She talks with Tom Power about her entry into the comic book world and what dr...Show More
1:07:27 | Jan 28th
Canadian blues man Matt Andersen shares new music live in the q studio. The q screen panel discusses whether it's appropriate to celebrate Bohemian Rhapsody in light of sexual abuse allegations against the film's director. Author Nnedi Okorafor talks...Show More
14:20 | Jan 28th
Celebrity makeup artist Hung Vanngo will spend this month flying back and forth to Los Angeles - but that trip is nothing compared to the one that brought him to Canada.
59:57 | Jan 25th
Record label executive Scott Borchetta tells us how he spots the next big talent, from Taylor Swift to The Launch. The q This panel discusses Spotify's new mute feature and reviews new music from Weezer. Fashion columnist Mosha Lundström Halbert tell...Show More
18:45 | Jan 25th
Scott Borchetta has an eye for talent. One of the very first artists he signed to his label Big Machine Records was Taylor Swift, who was just 14 years old at the time.
17:14 | Jan 25th
Ahead of the release of Digawolf's new album Yellowstone, the band dropped by the q studio to give us a sneak preview and special live performance of their songs Elexe Together and Northern Love Affair.
12:39 | Jan 24th
The cast of the hit Canadian musical Come from Away is visiting Newfoundland, the province that inspired it. This week, the Toronto cast brings the show to St. John's where they're performing eight charity concerts, the first of which took place just...Show More
53:18 | Jan 24th
Come from Away's Steffi DiDomenicantonio tells us about taking the show home to Newfoundland and donating the proceeds to charity. Fernanda Solórzano and Gabriel Sama discuss the universal appeal of Alfonso Cuarón's film Roma. Children's musical ent...Show More
15:49 | Jan 23rd
At just 18-years-old, Christopher Paolini became a best-selling author after publishing the first novel he ever wrote, Eragon. Now, he's returning to the universe he created with a brand new novel.
56:24 | Jan 23rd
Tatiana Maslany discusses her Broadway debut in the media satire Network. Our online panel takes a hard look at the world of social media influencers. Author Christopher Paolini talks about returning to the world of Eragon with a new novel, The Fork,...Show More
24:09 | Jan 23rd
Orphan Black's Tatiana Maslany is making her Broadway debut in the media satire Network, a reworking of the 1976 film of the same name. She stars alongside Bryan Cranston who takes on the lead role as news anchor Howard Beale.
20:25 | Jan 22nd
Shaun Majumder has been keeping busy since his time on This Hour Has 22 Minutes. For his new tour, he draws on his experiences coming up against racism, the alt-right and white supremacy in order to find the humour.
43:50 | Jan 22nd
Actor and comedian Shaun Majumder unpacks what's funny about hate and how to make white supremacists laugh. Author Noah Isenberg presents an oral history of the Hollywood classic Casablanca. The q screen panel fills us in on the 2019 Oscar nomination...Show More
1:01:21 | Jan 21st
Ahead of the release of her self-titled debut album, breakout singer-songwriter Freya Ridings drops by the q studio to perform her hit single Lost Without You. Star Trek: Discovery star Sonequa Martin-Green opens up about being the franchise's first ...Show More
09:15 | Jan 21st
Freya Ridings is a name you're not going to forget. Ahead of the release of her self-titled debut album, the breakout singer-songwriter drops by the q studio to perform her hit single Lost Without You.
15:21 | Jan 21st
Sonequa Martin-Green is the star of Star Trek: Discovery, which is set roughly 10 years before we first meet Captain Kirk, Spock and the Enterprise crew. She sat down with guest host Laurie Brown to talk about the ways the Star Trek franchise has alw...Show More
19:31 | Jan 21st
Everyone loves an underdog story, but what happens once that underdog makes it to the top? That's a question Little Dog creator and star Joel Thomas Hynes is facing right now. He speaks to guest host Laurie Brown about how much of himself he pours in...Show More
55:27 | Jan 18th
Rapper Killer Mike talks about using bold and even controversial measures to try and tackle big divisions in America in his new Netflix series Trigger Warning. The q This music panel discusses the 50th anniversary of Woodstock. Jennifer Benka talks a...Show More
09:37 | Jan 17th
Chris Lyons is a special effects artist who's dedicated more than 30 years to a very specific skill: making teeth. He's made teeth for everyone from Meryl Streep to Tilda Swinston, but his most daunting job to date was recreating Freddie Mercury's te...Show More
16:05 | Jan 17th
Soulpepper's new artistic director Weyni Mengesha talks about leading the theatre company forward in light of sexual harassment allegations against the founding artistic director, Albert Schultz.
1:06:43 | Jan 17th
Producer, writer and showrunner Mike Schur tells us what it takes to make feel-good television like The Office, Parks and Recreation, Brooklyn Nine-Nine and The Good Place. Singer-songwriter Maggie Rogers discusses the challenges of making her first ...Show More
22:00 | Jan 17th
If shows like The Office, Parks and Recreation, Brooklyn Nine-Nine or The Good Place have ever put a smile on your face, then you have Mike Schur to thank. He's written for, produced and created some of the best TV comedies of the last few years.
31:45 | Jan 16th
In this career-spanning interview, Corey Hart looks back on his life and achievements. This year, Hart will be inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame, where he will join the likes of Leonard Cohen and Joni Mitchell.
55:27 | Jan 16th
Singer-songwriter Corey Hart opens up about his 20-year hiatus and why he's now making his return to music. Jael Richardson shares her latest book recommendation: The Dreamers by Karen Thompson Walker. The New York Times' Charo Henríquez explains why...Show More
16:11 | Jan 15th
Director Karyn Kusama is known for making films about women who are angry, traumatized or haunted by their mistakes. In her latest film, Destroyer, Nicole Kidman stars as a police detective who wears her grief physically. Two years ago, Kidman publi...Show More
52:00 | Jan 15th
Hollywood screenwriter Mike White tells us why he decided to put his career on hold to go on the reality television show Survivor. Director Chris Smith discusses his new documentary about the now-infamous Fyre Festival. Director Karyn Kusama talks ab...Show More
17:48 | Jan 15th
Mike White might be best-known as a writer, actor or the man behind the critically-acclaimed HBO series Enlightened, but this year he added an unusual credit to his resume - playing himself on Survivor. He joined Tom Power to chat about finishing sec...Show More
15:55 | Jan 15th
Fyre Festival took over the headlines in 2017 when affluent festival goers travelled to the Bahamas to enjoy top musical acts and party with supermodels on a private island. That's how the event was advertised at least. As you might remember, the d...Show More
18:18 | Jan 11th
Rafael Lozano-Hemmer is a Mexican-Canadian artist whose art is always changing -- because it depends on you. He makes these big, interactive installations that require you to physically do something.
12:52 | Jan 10th
Actor Vinnie Karetak joins Tom Power live in the q studio to talk about the importance of performing traditional Inuit stories in Inuktitut to southern audiences.
1:01:12 | Jan 10th
Journalist and author Malcolm Gladwell turns his attention to music with a new podcast called Broken Record. Actor Vinnie Karetak talks about his new play Kiviuq Returns and the importance of reclaiming Inuit folk legends. Director Catherine Gund pre...Show More
07:25 | Jan 9th
A growing debate about compensation for theatre actors is coming to a head on Broadway as performers and stage managers strike against development projects for hit shows.
14:06 | Jan 9th
This week, hundreds of video game speedrunners are taking part in the Superbowl of video games, called Awesome Games Done Quick. Video game journalist Kate Gray unpacks what speedrunning is all about.
50:18 | Jan 9th
Video game journalist Kate Gray explains why video game speedrunners are playing as fast as they can for Awesome Games Done Quick. Buzzfeed's Elamin Abdelmahmoud and The New York Times' Amanda Hess discuss some of the suspicions surrounding the Bird ...Show More
56:09 | Jan 8th
Kim's Convenience star Simu Liu tells us how his real-life relationship with his parents informs his father-son relationship on the show. Musician Joseph Shabason discusses how he turned his mother's battle with Parkinson's disease into beautiful mus...Show More
16:53 | Jan 8th
When Joseph Shabason's mother was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, he decided to talk to her about her diagnosis while he recorded their conversation. He used that conversation as the inspiration - and the backbone - for his new solo album.
17:59 | Jan 8th
Ahead of the season three premiere of Kim's Convenience, Simu Liu drops by to talk about what we can expect, how his real-life relationship with his parents informs his father-son relationship on the show, and how he feels about the representation of...Show More
10:16 | Jan 8th
Our fashion columnist Mosha Lundström Halbert joins Tom Power live from Miami to unpack the controversy brewing between designer Marc Jacobs and representatives for Nirvana. Jacobs is celebrating the anniversary of his infamous grunge collection with...Show More
19:51 | Jan 7th
Canadian actor Sandra Oh takes on roles that tend to be complex, strong and groundbreaking characters. Typically, they challenge norms and push creative boundaries, such as the character Jade in Oh's first film, Double Happiness, or Dr. Cristina Yang...Show More
57:36 | Jan 7th
Arts and entertainment writers John Semley and Tina Hassannia recap the highlights from the 2019 Golden Globes. Actor-comedians Mark Little and Andy Bush discuss their new CBC sit-com Cavendish. Sandra Oh shares what diversity on screen means for her...Show More
19:00 | Jan 7th
Mark Little and Andy Bush have been making audiences (and each other) laugh since their early days in Halifax's esteemed comedy troupe, Picnicface. Their latest collaboration finds them riffing on the quirky little town of Cavendish, P.E.I. for a new...Show More
19:02 | Jan 4th
Saturday Night Live cast member Chris Redd drops by the q studio to talk about his comedy and life on SNL. Last year, he picked up the Emmy for outstanding original music and lyrics. So could 2019 be better than that?
14:18 | Jan 4th
Nijla Mu'min grew up loving coming-of-age stories. Now, she's made her feature film debut with one of her own. The film is called Jinn and it introduces us to Summer, a 17-year-old black girl who watches her life change completely when her mother sud...Show More
1:07:56 | Jan 4th
Michael Caine shares some of the best advice he's received throughout his career. The q This music panel discusses 21 Savage's apology for the controversial "Jewish money" lyric that landed LeBron James in hot water. Director Nijla Mu'min talks about...Show More
52:26 | Jan 3rd
Roger Daltrey of The Who opens up about the excesses of fame and feeling like an outsider. Robert Cooper explores Canada's tainted blood scandal in new CBC miniseries called Unspeakable. Billy-Ray Belcourt talks about winning the $65,000 Griffin Poet...Show More
19:07 | Jan 3rd
Laughter is a universal language, but a joke that's funny in one culture may not have the same punch elsewhere. That's why the new Netflix series Comedians of the World is an intriguing experiment. It features nearly 50 comedians from around the worl...Show More
14:48 | Jan 3rd
Unspeakable takes us inside the tainted blood scandal that shook Canada back in the '80s. Cooper was one of the people infected with hepatitis C. He joins guest host Ali Hassan to share his story and talk about the making of the show.
16:42 | Jan 2nd
Legendary hip hop photographer Ernie Paniccioli looks back on his 40-year career taking photos of nearly every notable rapper, DJ or group in the '80s and '90s, including Tupac, The Notorious B.I.G., Queen Latifah, Jay-Z, Lil' Kim and more.
54:19 | Jan 2nd
Sally Field discusses her new memoir, which takes readers on a journey from her lonely childhood in Pasadena to her glittering years on Broadway and in Hollywood. Comedian Mo Amer talks about using his refugee story to make one of Netflix's most accl...Show More
16:26 | Jan 2nd
Comedian Mo Amer grew up in Houston, Texas after arriving from Kuwait as a refugee when he was just nine years old. It took him 20 years to get his citizenship, which presented more than a few challenges when he'd travel around the world to perform. ...Show More
19:58 | Jan 2nd
Oscar-winning actor Sally Field has written a memoir that takes readers on a journey from her lonely childhood in Pasadena to her glittering years on Broadway and in Hollywood. She tells Tom Power about her earliest roles, her greatest loves and the ...Show More
37:24 | Jan 1st
Best of q: LeVar Burton tells us why he wants people to take a break from their daily lives and listen to a story. Canadian fashion designer Tanya Taylor talks about why her brand is all about being inclusive.
1:09:19 | Dec 31st, 2018
Best of q: Isabella Rossellini talks about her love of farming and why she's gone back to school to learn about animal behaviour. Pop star Billie Eilish performs live in the q studio. Nile Rodgers talks about David Bowie, Madonna and Chic's first new...Show More
1:07:38 | Dec 28th, 2018
Best of q: Geena Davis talks about tackling sexism on and off screen in her new documentary This Changes Everything. Jason Mraz discusses his new album and why he believes that we need positivity now more than ever. Guitarist Tom Brenneck honours his...Show More
15:10 | Dec 27th, 2018
With more than 200 million registered users, Fortnite is arguably the most popular video game in the world right now. Since its launch in 2017, it's become a pop culture phenomenon, but the video game really took off this year. In 2018, Fortnite bro...Show More
1:11:05 | Dec 27th, 2018
Best of q: Ken Jeong looks back on his unexpected path from doctor to comedian on stage at JFL42. Tom Power and CBC Front Burner host Jayme Poisson play Fortnite and discuss how the video game became a cultural and economic powerhouse in 2018. Author...Show More
50:22 | Dec 26th, 2018
Best of q: Jeff Goldblum talks about making music, dodging dinosaurs and the importance of pursuing your dreams at any moment in life. Actor and musician Lennon Stella talks about starting her own music career after ABC's Nashville. The Wire's Michae...Show More
1:15:44 | Dec 24th, 2018
In this special edition of q, Tom Power is joined on stage at the Great Hall in Toronto by musician Serena Ryder, singer-songwriter Jully Black, rapper Cadence Weapon, Baroness Von Sketch's Jennifer Whalen and Aurora Browne, panellists Jael Richardso...Show More
18:50 | Dec 21st, 2018
When Chris Gethard's long-running talk show The Chris Gethard Show got cancelled, he tried to reflect on its success rather than its failure. Now, he's released a new book called Lose Well, which also happens to be the mantra at the centre of his ent...Show More
1:12:47 | Dec 21st, 2018
Actor Joan Allen talks about tapping into her own experience with family illness for Broadway's The Waverly Gallery. Melissa McClelland and Luke Doucet of the band Whitehorse perform live in the q studio. The q This music panel shares their music pre...Show More
14:11 | Dec 21st, 2018
Actor Joan Allen is best known for her work in film, including movies like Room, Nixon, The Crucible and the Bourne franchise. Now, she's returned to the stage to star in Broadway's The Waverly Gallery alongside Elaine May and Lucas Hedges. The Wav...Show More
1:05:27 | Dec 20th, 2018
If Beale Street Could Talk star Stephan James discusses his whirlwind year and why he's shining a light on black stories. Comedian and marijuana activist Tommy Chong looks back on his career and the first joint he ever smoked. Theatre critic Carly Ma...Show More
16:44 | Dec 20th, 2018
Stephan James joins Tom Power in the q studio to talk about his whirlwind year. The Scarborough, Ont. native is nominated for his first Golden Globe and he's the lead in Barry Jenkins' highly-anticipated new film If Beale Street Could Talk.
17:19 | Dec 20th, 2018
Together with his comedy partner Cheech Marin, Tommy Chong helped create a culture and conversation around marijuana before it was mainstream. He joined Tom Power to look back at his career as a comedian and marijuana activist.
19:41 | Dec 19th, 2018
The period around 1990 remains one of the wildest chapters in Bryan Adams' life, and now he's returning to it in a surprising way. He discusses songwriting, his friendship with Pavarotti and why scoring a Broadway musical makes a lot of sense for him...Show More
11:01 | Dec 19th, 2018
Journalist Peter Jukes joins Tom Power live from London to talk about the controversies surrounding an upcoming HBO film, Brexit: The Uncivil War, and why he believes it's too early to tell this story on screen.
17:42 | Dec 19th, 2018
Joel Kim Booster was adopted from South Korea as a baby and raised by strict, white evangelicals in a quiet Chicago suburb. Those early experiences form the basis for much of his comedy, but there's also a lot of trauma in his past. When he came out ...Show More
55:58 | Dec 19th, 2018
Bryan Adams discusses songwriting, his friendship with Luciano Pavarotti and scoring Broadway's Pretty Woman: The Musical. Jael Richardson shares her book pick: The Showrunner by Kim Moritsugu. Journalist Peter Jukes unpacks the controversies surroun...Show More
55:33 | Dec 18th, 2018
Rush's Geddy Lee talks about his new obsession with the history of the bass guitar. Our fashion columnist Mosha Lundström Halbert recaps the biggest fashion stories of 2018. The winners of the Canadian Music Class Challenge discuss their song pick: W...Show More
30:51 | Dec 18th, 2018
Geddy Lee talks about his new book, Geddy Lee's Big Beautiful Book of Bass, which includes photos of his massive bass collection, as well as interviews with fellow bass players like John Paul Jones of Led Zeppelin, Bill Wyman of the Rolling Stones an...Show More
16:53 | Dec 17th, 2018
The hit podcast The Horror of Dolores Roach is led by Broadway star Daphne Rubin-Vega, best-known as one of the original cast of Rent. She reprises her role from a critically acclaimed one-woman show and examines gentrification, policing and race.
16:55 | Dec 17th, 2018
Director Adam McKay talks to Tom Power about the challenges of making his latest film Vice, a biopic about former U.S. vice-president Dick Cheney. He tells us how the process helped him find compassion for those with different political viewpoints.
1:03:15 | Dec 17th, 2018
Director Adam McKay ?talks about finding compassion for Dick Cheney in his new film. The q screen panel shares their picks for what to binge-watch this holiday season. Robin Dann of Bernice discusses her thoughts about ASMR and previews this auditory...Show More
18:04 | Dec 14th, 2018
Elle Mills is a YouTuber from Ottawa, Ont., who makes videos in the vein of John Hughes films. Her unique style caught viewers' attention and quickly made her a cult favourite on the platform. It all happened very fast, and if you ask her now, maybe ...Show More
1:03:46 | Dec 14th, 2018
Hereditary director Ari Aster tells us how he made the scariest film of the year. Our q This music panellists share their personal picks for the best song, artist, album and music moment from 2018. William Prince gives us a q Block Party for the Pegu...Show More
13:17 | Dec 13th, 2018
Raj Haldar (a.k.a. Philadelphia rapper Lushlife) talks about the unexpected popularity of his debut children's book, P Is for Pterodactyl, which he jokingly calls "the worst alphabet book ever."
15:27 | Dec 13th, 2018
A mysterious statue of a longshoreman kneeling over the corpse of an alien has appeared in Manhattan's Battery Park. The man responsible for the monument is Joe Reginella. He joins guest host Ali Hassan to talk about his renegade public art projects.
22:04 | Dec 13th, 2018
Olympic ice dancing champions Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir have captivated fans from across Canada and around the world with their story. Now, they're the most decorated figure skaters in Olympic history with three gold and two silver medals under the...Show More
1:05:33 | Dec 13th, 2018
Olympic ice dancing champions Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir break down their most iconic performances. Rapper and children's author Raj Haldar tells us how "the worst alphabet book ever" became a surprise hit this season. Former Chief Justice Beverley ...Show More
18:52 | Dec 12th, 2018
As the "Best of 2018" music lists are released, a keen observer will notice that the band Snail Mail is near the top of almost every tastemaker's list. Snail Mail is the project of singer-songwriter Lindsey Jordan. She dropped by the q studio with he...Show More
1:06:48 | Dec 12th, 2018
Tavi Gevinson reflects on the beginning and end of Rookie Magazine. Our online panel tells us why they think 2018 was the year of social media reckoning. The director of the Tafelmusik Chamber Choir explains the origins of Handel's Messiah. Singer-so...Show More
20:47 | Dec 12th, 2018
After seven years, Rookie Magazine is shutting down. Tavi Gevinson reflects on starting the popular online magazine at 15 years old, why free content isn't sustainable in the age of social media, and what's next for her.
14:59 | Dec 11th, 2018
Bob Martin talks about his newest musical The Prom, about a troupe of washed up Broadway stars who head to small-town Indiana to help a young lesbian couple who have been banned from attending prom.
14:08 | Dec 11th, 2018
Oyinkan Braithwaite is a writer who's fascinated with the idea of unconditional love. Her debut novel My Sister, The Serial Killer is about a woman named Korede and her younger sister Ayoola, who has an unfortunate habit of murdering her boyfriends. ...Show More
1:07:29 | Dec 11th, 2018
Actor Eric McCormack talks about juggling his sci-fi series Travelers and the Will & Grace reboot. Tony Award-winner Bob Martin discusses his latest production The Prom and why he believes in the healing power of musical theatre. Benjamin Oberman giv...Show More
17:57 | Dec 11th, 2018
You may know Eric McCormack best as one half of Will & Grace, one of the most wildly successful sitcoms of the late '90s and early 2000s. McCormack recently reprised his role as Will in the 2017 revival of the show, but before that, he took on a very...Show More
16:57 | Dec 10th, 2018
Matthew Houck, a.k.a. Phosphorescent, shares some music off his new album C'est La Vie and discusses how marriage and fatherhood has changed his art.
1:03:23 | Dec 10th, 2018
Natalie Portman discusses her new film Vox Lux, the dark side of fame, and the unique toll of being "pop star famous." The q screen panel shares their take on why it's become so difficult to find a host for the Oscars. Clifton Reddick gives us a gat...Show More
16:03 | Dec 10th, 2018
Natalie Portman sits down with Tom Power to talk about the inspiration behind her critically-acclaimed performance in Vox Lux, and how she got into the mindset of a pop star struggling with addiction and PTSD.
20:10 | Dec 7th, 2018
Steve Young discusses his new documentary about the extravagant Broadway-style musicals that companies like Ford and McDonald's commissioned for private entertainment.
51:58 | Dec 7th, 2018
Steve Young takes us into Bathtubs Over Broadway, his new documentary about the secret corporate musicals you were never meant to see. The q This music panel reacts to the 2019 Grammy nominations. Anne with an E's Dalmar Abuzeid talks about being Avo...Show More
18:27 | Dec 7th, 2018
If you grew up reading the Anne of Green Gables books, you probably remember characters such as Gilbert Blythe, Anne's great love, or Diana Barry, her beloved best friend. But there's one character you've definitely never heard of: Sebastian "Bash" L...Show More
16:01 | Dec 6th, 2018
December 30 marks the late Al Purdy's centenary birthday and a group of Canadian artists have decided to celebrate with an album called The Al Purdy Songbook. The album's co-producer Jason Collett joins guest host Laurie Brown in the q studio to tell...Show More
18:54 | Dec 6th, 2018
Director Jon M. Chu talks about bringing Kevin Kwan's hit novel Crazy Rich Asians to the big screen, and the great expectations surrounding Hollywood's first all-Asian rom-com.
56:27 | Dec 6th, 2018
Crazy Rich Asians director Jon M. Chu talks about bringing the hit novel to the big screen. Musician Boogát performs live in the q studio. Singer-songwriter Jason Collett discusses making The Al Purdy Songbook.
21:55 | Dec 6th, 2018
Montreal-based, Latin-Canadian entertainer Boogát? drops by q for a special live session, performing from his latest album San Cristóbal Baile Inn. It's an album that draws inspiration from hip-hop, cumbia and punk rock and blends them together. Boog...Show More
1:02:05 | Dec 5th, 2018
Peter Hedges discusses addiction, parental love and the experience of directing his 21-year-old son through his new film Ben Is Back. Our books columnist Jael Richardson shares her 2018 holiday book picks. Journalist Tom Seymour takes us inside Chern...Show More
16:42 | Dec 5th, 2018
Yrsa Daley-Ward is a poet who's gained a huge online following. She's at the forefront of a new wave of poets on Instagram whose work can make you stop mindlessly scrolling and instead linger on a few perfectly chosen words. She dropped by the q stud...Show More
22:54 | Dec 5th, 2018
Oscar-nominated director Peter Hedges talks about the experience of coaching his 21-year-old son Lucas through his new film Ben Is Back. The film also stars Julia Roberts and tells the story of a young man struggling with drug addiction and his mothe...Show More
20:28 | Dec 4th, 2018
David McMillan and Fred Morin are the chefs behind one of Canada's most-loved restaurants, Montreal's legendary Joe Beef. In their new cookbook, Joe Beef: Surviving the Apocalypse, the two prepare for the end of the world with a collection of 150 new...Show More
19:30 | Dec 4th, 2018
Chloe Charles tells us how changing her stage name to Echlo was inspired both by her disillusionment with the music industry and her renewed love for her craft. She caps off her visit with a live performance from her new album Echolocation.
14:45 | Dec 4th, 2018
A new film is shining a spotlight on one of South Asia's greatest writers, ?Saadat Hasan Manto. Acclaimed actor and director Nandita Das joins Tom Power live in the q studio to take us deeper into Manto's story.
1:01:25 | Dec 4th, 2018
Chefs David McMillan and Fred Morin show us how to survive the apocalypse in culinary style. Echlo (a.k.a. Chloe Charles) gets candid about the struggles of being a musician in 2018. Comedian Ian Karmel shares what it's really like to write for a lat...Show More
21:28 | Dec 3rd, 2018
Five-time Grammy award-winning jazz singer Dianne Reeves talks to Tom Power about the songs that shaped her, the power of music and walking in Ella Fitzgerald's shoes, literally.
1:09:34 | Dec 3rd, 2018
Emma Stone discusses her latest role in the historical drama The Favourite. The q screen panel talks about what's next for streaming services in light of Netflix's recent price hike. Jennifer Castle performs from her new album Angels of Death. Dianne...Show More
19:52 | Dec 3rd, 2018
Jennifer Castle and her band join Tom Power in the q studio to perform some songs about a subject most people want to avoid: death. On her new record, Angels of Death, Castle stares directly into the void - and the results are beautiful.
15:46 | Dec 3rd, 2018
Emma Stone talks to Tom Power about her latest role in The Favourite, a historical drama set in the 18th century courts of Queen Anne. It's the first role she took after winning her 2017 Best Actress Oscar for La La Land.
17:50 | Nov 30th, 2018
Tom Wilson was in his mid-fifties when he learned that the parents who raised him were not his birth parents and that his biological mother was a family friend from the Kahnawake reserve. Now, Wilson is exploring his Indigenous heritage through paint...Show More
18:18 | Nov 30th, 2018
Filmmaker Sandi Tan shares her bittersweet story about losing a film she created at 19 years old, only to have it suddenly re-enter her life. Her new documentary, Shirkers, is about what it was like to lose a project that meant so much to her.
07:58 | Nov 30th, 2018
Charlotte Cardin returns to q two years after her first visit, but this time her career is on a whole new level. She updates us on her dazzling success and performs her latest release, Double Shifts.
58:51 | Nov 30th, 2018
Tom Wilson talks about how he's using art to explore his new-found Indigenous roots. The q This music panel debates whether the celebrity profile is dead. Charlotte Cardin performs live in the q studio. Sandi Tan shares how a film she made at 19 was ...Show More
1:01:56 | Nov 29th, 2018
Andrea Martin reminisces about her days on the set of SCTV, among Canadian stars like Eugene Levy, John Candy and Catherine O'Hara. 78/52 director Alexandre O. Philippe argues why the Psycho shower scene is "probably the most iconic" moment in movie ...Show More
17:58 | Nov 29th, 2018
Andrea Martin stopped by the q studio on the way to celebrate her induction into Canada's Walk of Fame. She sat down with Tom Power to reminisce about her days on the set of SCTV, among Canadian stars like Eugene Levy, John Candy and Catherine O'Hara...Show More
15:28 | Nov 29th, 2018
Prem Singh is the star and co-writer of the new film Tiger, about Canadian boxer Pardeep Singh Nagra. He tells us more about Nagra's story and why he's looked up to the boxer since high school.
20:46 | Nov 29th, 2018
nêhiyawak is one of the latest bands to break out of the indie-rock scene in Canada. They dropped by the q music studio to perform some songs off their debut EP starlight.
21:10 | Nov 28th, 2018
John Legend sits down with Tom Power to talk about being the first black man to win the EGOT, working with Kanye West, his new Christmas album and more.
18:10 | Nov 28th, 2018
Brooklyn-based visual artist Mickalene Thomas joins Tom Power live in the q studio to talk about her new exhibition, Mickalene Thomas: Femmes Noires, which opens tomorrow at the Art Gallery of Ontario. She discusses her inspirations and how her power...Show More
1:03:10 | Nov 28th, 2018
John Legend talks about being the first black man to win the EGOT, working with Kanye West, his new Christmas album and more. Our online culture panel discusses the impact of family blogging on kids and whether or not chasing 'likes' online has gone ...Show More
16:37 | Nov 27th, 2018
There's a little bar in downtown Toronto called The Cameron House. It looks unassuming from the outside, but if you go in, you're pretty much guaranteed to see amazing live music. Doug Paisley is a Toronto-based musician who performs regularly at The...Show More
1:05:11 | Nov 27th, 2018
Canadian singer-songwriter Alessia Cara talks about the power and problems that come with celebrity. Actor Jason Mantzoukas tells us how he feels about being confused with the shady characters he plays. Singer-songwriter Doug Paisley performs live in...Show More
18:00 | Nov 27th, 2018
Alessia Cara has been pegged as the next huge pop star for a while now, but this year seemed to make it official. The Brampton, Ont. singer-songwriter won the best new artist award at the 2018 Grammys, making her the first Canadian ever to win the ho...Show More
17:24 | Nov 27th, 2018
Jason Mantzoukas is an actor who's best known for breathing life into shady but hilarious characters in shows like Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Parks and Recreation and The League. If you were driving, you'd probably think twice before picking him up from the...Show More
12:11 | Nov 27th, 2018
Abigail Whitney is breaking out on a number of fronts right now. She's a theatre major at the University of Toronto, the face of a prominent cosmetics ad campaign for Sephora and she's making her directorial debut on stage with a new play called Les ...Show More
50:59 | Nov 26th, 2018
Michael Bublé opens up about how his perspective changed when his young son was diagnosed with cancer in 2016 and why he's now ready to move on. The q screen panel discusses why Deadpool 2 is being re-released as a PG-13 version for the holiday seaso...Show More
20:14 | Nov 26th, 2018
Michael Bublé talks about his new album, how his perspective on life changed in an instant when his young son was diagnosed with cancer in 2016 and why he's now ready to move on.
20:23 | Nov 23rd, 2018
Faouzia is an 18-year-old singer-songwriter from Manitoba. She'll often say she comes from Winnipeg, but if you want to get specific, she grew up in the small town of Carman. Her family moved there from Morocco when she was just a toddler. These day...Show More
22:31 | Nov 23rd, 2018
Rufus Wainwright's new opera Hadrian is inspired by the historical Roman emperor who fell deeply in love with a young Greek man named Antinous. The production just had its world premiere last month with the Canadian Opera Company in Toronto. Opera ...Show More
1:08:54 | Nov 23rd, 2018
Rufus Wainwright talks about composing operas and looks back on 20 years since his debut album. The q This music panel makes the case that Kanye West's 808s & Heartbreak is the most influential album of the last decade. Sesame Street music director B...Show More
48:52 | Nov 22nd, 2018
At Eternity's Gate director Julian Schnabel talks about creating a portrait of Vincent van Gogh on film. Creed II director Steven Caple Jr. discusses putting his mark on the Rocky franchise. Myles McNutt breaks down the controversy surrounding George...Show More
19:13 | Nov 22nd, 2018
Steven Caple Jr. knows a thing or two about being the underdog. With just one feature film under his belt, he was offered the chance to direct Creed II, the latest instalment in the Rocky franchise. The cast includes Michael B. Jordan and Sylvester S...Show More
18:45 | Nov 22nd, 2018
In the late 19th century, Vincent van Gogh was roaming the French countryside, creating wild and vivid paintings that his contemporaries couldn't understand. He was lonely, poor and spent miserable periods of his life in and out of asylums. Nobody wo...Show More
18:59 | Nov 21st, 2018
Jarrett J. Krosoczka's work as a graphic novelist has reached huge audiences of kids, especially through the Star Wars: Jedi Academy series. So when Krosoczka started to open up publicly about his circumstances growing up, the ears of parents and edu...Show More