FEED - CBC's Q

Subscribe to FEED - CBC's Q feed
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.
Updated: 1 hour 6 min ago

July 17: Tina Sinatra on her father Frank Sinatra, and a new compilation of his songs

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 12:00pm
Frank Sinatra's daughter, Tina, talks about why she curated a new album of her father's music aimed at children and parents.
Categories: Syndicated

July 17: Randall Okita's film The Lockpicker shows a different side of the teenage experience

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 12:00pm
The Lockpicker explores the complexity of adolescence by giving a chilling look at what happens when a teenager falls into a cycle of violence he can't escape from.
Categories: Syndicated

July 17: Megan Abbott's Give Me Your Hand is a thriller about female ambition and extreme PMS

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 12:00pm
Best-selling author Megan Abbott explores the dramatic potential of a heavy, painful secret in her chilling new novel, Give Me Your Hand.
Categories: Syndicated

Full episode: Megan Abbott, Randall Okita, Skratch Bastid, Tina Sinatra 17/07/2018

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 12:00pm
Best-selling thriller author Megan Abbott discusses her latest novel Give Me Your Hand. Canadian filmmaker Randall Okita on his new film The Lockpicker. Canadian DJ Skratch Bastid shares a playlist of songs that remind him of Bedford, N.S. Frank Sinatra's daughter, Tina Sinatra, talks about why she curated a new album of her father's music aimed at children and parents.
Categories: Syndicated

Full episode: Courtney Barnett, Wendy McLeod MacKnight, Jen Sookfong Lee, Josh Gondelman 16/07/2018

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 12:00pm
Ivan Decker, Tina Hassannia and Amanda Parris dig into the relevance of Sacha Baron Cohen's new show, Who Is America? Canadian author Wendy McLeod MacKnight discusses her new children's book, The Frame-Up. Canadian author Jen Sookfong Lee explores how Gus Van Sant's My Own Private Idaho brought the marginal into the mainstream. Author and comedian Josh Gondelman picks a comedy album that will serve as the perfect gateway for people interested in stand-up. Singer-songwriter Courtney Barnett performs live from her new album Tell Me How You Really Feel.
Categories: Syndicated

July 16: Jen Sookfong Lee explores how Gus Van Sant's My Own Private Idaho brought the marginal into the mainstream

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 12:00pm
Author Jen Sookfong Lee explores Gus Van Sant's seminal film in her new book Gentlemen of the Shade.
Categories: Syndicated

July 16: Josh Gondelman's gateway comedy album for stand-up newbies

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 12:00pm
Josh Gondelman picks a comedy album that will serve as the perfect gateway for people interested in stand-up.
Categories: Syndicated

July 16: Courtney Barnett performs live from her new album Tell Me How You Really Feel

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 12:00pm
Courtney Barnett joins Tom Power for a short introduction and a rare stripped-down solo acoustic set of songs from her critically-acclaimed new album, Tell Me How You Really Feel.
Categories: Syndicated

July 16: Paintings come to life in Wendy McLeod MacKnight's new book The Frame-Up

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 12:00pm
Wendy McLeod MacKnight discusses her new children's book, The Frame-Up, about paintings in Fredericton's Beaverbrook Gallery that are secretly alive.
Categories: Syndicated

July 16: Is the new Sacha Baron Cohen series satire, or a cringeworthy prank show?

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 12:00pm
Our screen panel discusses the relevance of Sacha Baron Cohen's new show, Who Is America?, in 2018.
Categories: Syndicated

Full episode: Ralph Macchio, Rebecca Belmore, Sandra Oh 13/07/2018

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 12:00pm
Actor Ralph Macchio reprises his role as the Karate Kid in the new web series Cobra Kai. Jarrett Martineau and Lisa Christiansen of the q music panel discuss Drake beating the Beatles' historic Billboard record. Artist Rebecca Belmore explains why she uses her body to make a statement in her artwork. Actor Sandra Oh talks about what diversity on screen means for her personally.
Categories: Syndicated

July 13: Sandra Oh on the importance of 'being true to yourself' in Hollywood

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 12:00pm
Sandra Oh talks about her role in Killing Eve, which is entering its second season.
Categories: Syndicated

July 13: Is Drake bigger than the Beatles?

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 12:00pm
Drake has seven singles in Billboard's Top 10. That's enough to topple the Beatles' record of five Top 10 singles. So is Drake now more popular than the Beatles ever were? Not quite.
Categories: Syndicated

July 13: Artist Rebecca Belmore on why she uses her body to make a statement in her artwork

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 12:00pm
Rebecca Belmore discusses the use of her own body and voice in her performance pieces and the significance of using everyday objects in her art.
Categories: Syndicated

July 13: In Cobra Kai, the Karate Kid is all grown-up and owns a car dealership

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 12:00pm
Ralph Macchio, the original Karate Kid, is back as a grown-up version of Danny LaRusso in the new series Cobra Kai.
Categories: Syndicated

July 12: Quilts and documentaries? It's all interwoven for filmmaker Ken Burns

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 12:00pm
Ken Burns talks to Tom Power about the many interesting quilts he's collected throughout his life and how, in a funny way, they have a lot to do with his success as a filmmaker.
Categories: Syndicated

July 12: Gin Phillips tests the limits of motherhood in new novel Fierce Kingdom

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 12:00pm
Phillips talks to q guest host Gill Deacon about Fierce Kingdom's themes of random violence, motherhood, survival instincts and how being the mother of a young child herself affected her writing.
Categories: Syndicated

July 12: The Sorority is an all-female rap crew that just want room to be great

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 12:00pm
Get to know the Toronto-based rap group who just dropped their debut record, The Pledge.
Categories: Syndicated

July 12: Billboard art project showcases female Indigenous artists coast to coast

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 12:00pm
The Resilience Project displays work by 50 female Indigenous artists on more than 160 billboards across the country.
Categories: Syndicated

Full episode: Gin Phillips, Lee-Ann Martin, The Sorority, Ken Burns 12/07/2018

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 11:59am
Author Gin Phillips tests the limits of motherhood in her novel Fierce Kingdom. Curator Lee-Ann Martin discusses a new billboard art project that showcases female Indigenous artists from coast to coast. All-female rap crew The Sorority tell you why female rappers just need space to be great. Director Ken Burns explains how his passion for quilts has influenced his success as a filmmaker.
Categories: Syndicated