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Boogát: The musician performs from San Cristóbal Baile Inn live in the q studio

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 12:00pm
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. Boogát chats with guest host Laurie Brown about his unique style and tells us why Montreal is such a hotbed for genre-bending creativity.
Categories: Syndicated

Jon M. Chu: The Crazy Rich Asians director on bringing the hit novel to the big screen

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 12:00pm
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.
Categories: Syndicated

Jason Collett: The musician on making The Al Purdy Songbook

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 12:00pm
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 us more about it.
Categories: Syndicated

Jon M. Chu, Boogát and more 06/12/2018 [Full episode]

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 12:00pm
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.
Categories: Syndicated

Peter Hedges, Yrsa Daley-Ward and more 05/12/2018 [Full episode]

Wed, 12/05/2018 - 12:00pm
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 Chernobyl's first rave. Yrsa Daley-Ward explains why Instagram is the perfect medium for poetry.
Categories: Syndicated

Yrsa Daley-Ward: The Instagram poet on her new memoir The Terrible

Wed, 12/05/2018 - 12:00pm
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 studio to talk to Tom Power about her new memoir, The Terrible, which is about her childhood and experiences discovering her own sexuality.
Categories: Syndicated

Peter Hedges: The director explores addiction and parental love in his new film Ben Is Back

Wed, 12/05/2018 - 12:00pm
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 mother's desperate fight to save him.
Categories: Syndicated

Nandita Das: The director takes us into the story of one of South Asia's greatest writers

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 12:00pm
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.
Categories: Syndicated

Echlo: The artist formerly known as Chloe Charles gets candid about the struggles of being a musician in 2018

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 12:00pm
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.
Categories: Syndicated

David McMillan and Fred Morin: The chefs show us how to survive the apocalypse in culinary style

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 12:00pm
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 recipes that will help get you through the long, nuclear winter.
Categories: Syndicated

David McMillan and Fred Morin, Echlo and more 04/12/2018 [Full episode]

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 12:00pm
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 late-night TV show. Director Nandita Das t?akes us into the story of one of South Asia's greatest writers.
Categories: Syndicated

Emma Stone, Dianne Reeves and more 03/12/2018 [Full episode]

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 12:00pm
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 Reeves reflects on the songs that influenced her as she grew up in Denver, Colorado.
Categories: Syndicated

Dianne Reeves: From Marvin Gaye to Ella Fitzgerald, the jazz singer reflects on the songs that influenced her

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 12:00pm
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.
Categories: Syndicated

Jennifer Castle: The singer-songwriter performs live in the q studio

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 12:00pm
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.
Categories: Syndicated

Emma Stone: The actor on the complexities of her latest role in The Favourite

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 12:00pm
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.
Categories: Syndicated

Tom Wilson, Sandi Tan and more 30/11/2018 [Full episode]

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 12:00pm
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 stolen and reappeared decades later.
Categories: Syndicated

Sandi Tan: On having her film stolen and then somehow reappear decades later

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 12:00pm
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.
Categories: Syndicated

Charlotte Cardin: The singer-songwriter performs Double Shifts live in the q studio

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 12:00pm
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.
Categories: Syndicated

Tom Wilson: The musician on using painting to explore his new-found Indigenous roots

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 12:00pm
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 painting.
Categories: Syndicated

Andrea Martin: The actor on SCTV and Canadian comedy's hilarious history

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 12:00pm
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.
Categories: Syndicated