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Maggie Rogers: From viral hit to the stage of SNL

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 12:00pm
The Maryland pop phenom joins Tom Power for a chat about her first full-length album, Heard It In a Past Life, and special live performance in the q studio.
Categories: Syndicated

Jamie Kastner and Greg Hill, Maggie Rogers and more 17/06/2019 [Full episode]

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 12:00pm
There Are No Fakes director Jamie Kastner and National Gallery of Canada curator Greg Hill explain how Norval Morrisseau, the late "Picasso of the North," landed at the centre of a massive forgery ring. The q screen panel dives into the cultural phenomenon that is Keanu Reeves and carefully broaches the question: is he overrated? Nancy Drew historian Jennifer Fisher helps us crack the mystery of the famous sleuth's author. Singer-songwriter Maggie Rogers discusses the challenges of making her first full-length album, Heard It In a Past Life, and performs live in the q studio.
Categories: Syndicated

Joe Namath: The Super Bowl champion on Chekhov, musical theatre and never giving up

Fri, 06/14/2019 - 12:00pm
Former New York Jets quarterback and actor Joe Namath shares some stories from his new autobiography, All the Way: My Life in Four Quarters.
Categories: Syndicated

Orville Peck, Joe Namath and more 14/06/2019 [Full episode]

Fri, 06/14/2019 - 12:00pm
The mysterious masked country music star known as Orville Peck performs live in the q music studio. The q This music panel compares the media coverage of two new album releases: Madonna's Madame X and Bruce Springsteen's Western Stars. Canadian record producer and sound engineer Mark Howard shares stories from the studio, from working with Neil Young to Bob Dylan. Former quarterback and actor Joe Namath reflects on his time on the field and in front of the camera.
Categories: Syndicated

Orville Peck: Meet the mysterious masked country music star

Fri, 06/14/2019 - 12:00pm
The mysterious country singer known as Orville Peck is writing the most honest music of his career despite the fact that he sings lonesome old-time country songs under a mask.
Categories: Syndicated

Sergio Trujillo: The Tony Award-winner on growing up in Toronto and landing in the U.S. as an illegal immigrant

Thu, 06/13/2019 - 12:00pm
The Toronto-raised choreographer was met with a standing ovation at last week's Tony Awards when he used his acceptance speech to talk openly about arriving in the U.S. as an illegal immigrant.
Categories: Syndicated

Chanty Marostica: The stand-up comic on the gap in trans storytelling

Thu, 06/13/2019 - 12:00pm
The Toronto stand-up comic was asked to consult on a recent episode of Designated Survivor in which a support group of trans people take turns sharing their experiences in the world.
Categories: Syndicated

Byron Abalos: The actor and playwright on his new basketball play, Monday Nights

Thu, 06/13/2019 - 12:00pm
Byron Abalos is the co-creator and star of Monday Nights, an interactive, immersive theatre experience that invites audience members to participate in a basketball game.
Categories: Syndicated

Sergio Trujillo, Chanty Marostica and more 13/06/2019 [Full episode]

Thu, 06/13/2019 - 12:00pm
Tony Award-winning choreographer Sergio Trujillo talks about his journey growing up in Toronto and later landing in the U.S. as an illegal immigrant. Actor and playwright Byron Abalos tells us about Monday Nights, an interactive, immersive theatre experience that invites audience members to participate in a basketball game. Toronto-based stand-up comedian Chanty Marostica discusses the gap in trans storytelling. Graphic designer Peter Saville explains the interstellar origins of Joy Division's Unknown Pleasures artwork.
Categories: Syndicated

David McMillan: The photographer takes us inside the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone

Wed, 06/12/2019 - 12:00pm
Canadian photographer David McMillan has taken more than 20 trips to capture images of the Ukrainian city of Pripyat, which is now an uninhabited ghost town.
Categories: Syndicated

Beverly Glenn-Copeland: At 75, his music is finally finding an audience, but he's not letting it go to his head

Wed, 06/12/2019 - 12:00pm
For 25 years, Beverly Glenn-Copeland was a series regular on Mr. Dressup, but in his spare time, he was making his own music in relative obscurity. That all changed when a Japanese record collector discovered one of his cassettes and kick-started his career.
Categories: Syndicated

Beverly Glenn-Copeland, David McMillan and more 12/06/2019 [Full episode]

Wed, 06/12/2019 - 12:00pm
Singer-songwriter Beverly Glenn-Copeland tells us how his entire life changed in his 70s when a Japanese record collector discovered one of his cassettes and kick-started his music career. Our books columnist Jael Richardson fills us in on a new book to check out: 26 Knots by Bindu Suresh. Pose creator Steven Canals discusses the lasting influence of Paris Is Burning. Photographer David McMillan talks about taking more than 20 trips inside the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone to capture images of a city frozen in time.
Categories: Syndicated

Jakob Dylan and Andrew Slater: The musician and filmmaker revisit '60s Laurel Canyon music scene in new doc

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 12:00pm
Musician Jakob Dylan and director Andrew Slater tell us about their new film Echo In The Canyon, which takes a look at the breakthroughs that came out of the Laurel Canyon music scene in the mid-'60s.
Categories: Syndicated

Kim Collier: The theatre director brings the power of film on stage in new play The Full Light of Day

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 12:00pm
Kim Collier is an award-winning director and founding member of Vancouver's Electric Company Theatre, which is pushing the technological envelope once again with its new production, The Full Light of Day.
Categories: Syndicated

Maestro Fresh Wes: The Toronto rapper rallies Raptors fans with new anthem, Jurassic Park

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 12:00pm
Maestro Fresh Wes and producer Rich Kidd wrote the song Jurassic Park to celebrate the Toronto Raptors and their incredible run to the championship.
Categories: Syndicated

Jakob Dylan and Andrew Slater, Kim Collier and more 11/06/2019 [Full episode]

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 12:00pm
Jakob Dylan and Andrew Slater tell us about their new film Echo In The Canyon, which takes a look at the breakthroughs that came out of the Laurel Canyon music scene in the mid-'60s. Toronto rapper Maestro Fresh Wes rallies Raptors fans with his new anthem, Jurassic Park, which he performs for us live in the q studio. Sonny Rollins and Robert Benton celebrate the 60th anniversary of Art Kane's iconic jazz photo A Great Day in Harlem. Director and Electric Company Theatre co-founder Kim Collier talks about bringing the power of film on stage in her new play, The Full Light of Day.
Categories: Syndicated

Swamp Dogg: The psychedelic soul legend on LSD, Nashville, and John Prine

Mon, 06/10/2019 - 12:00pm
Swamp Dogg knows the music industry from almost every perspective. The singer, songwriter, producer and A&R man joins Tom Power to reflect on his career in music.
Categories: Syndicated

Elizabeth Gilbert, Swamp Dogg and more 10/06/2019 [Full episode]

Mon, 06/10/2019 - 12:00pm
Author Elizabeth Gilbert talks about coping with the loss of her partner and how she managed to write her joyous new novel, City of Girls, during this time of personal mourning. The q screen panel takes a look at rock documentaries and concert films. Our theatre columnist Carly Maga recaps the 2019 Tony Awards. Psychedelic soul legend Swamp Dogg reflects on his amazing career in music.
Categories: Syndicated

Elizabeth Gilbert: The author on writing through grief and her new novel City of Girls

Mon, 06/10/2019 - 12:00pm
Elizabeth Gilbert talks about coping with the loss of her partner and how she managed to write her joyous new novel, City of Girls, during this time of personal mourning.
Categories: Syndicated

Eve Joseph: The poet on winning the $65,000 Griffin Poetry Prize

Fri, 06/07/2019 - 12:00pm
Eve Joseph joins guest host Angeline Tetteh-Wayoe live in the q studio to talk about winning the 2019 Griffin Poetry Prize for her poetry collection, Quarrels.
Categories: Syndicated