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Jan 19: New music releases: looking at new albums by They Might Be Giants and Derek Smalls

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 3:47pm
q This' Raina Douris and Odario Williams review new music from They Might Be Giants and Spinal Tap's Derek Smalls. They also discuss Weird Al Yankovic's upcoming tour.
Categories: Syndicated

Jan 19: Janis Joplin's guitarist John Till pays tribute to the late singer on her 75th birthday

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 3:44pm
John Till revisits Joplin's life and musical legacy on what would be her 75th birthday.
Categories: Syndicated

Jan. 19: Breaking Bad at 10: RJ Mitte on the show that changed his life

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 3:42pm
RJ Mitte broke out in his boundary-busting role as Walt Jr. on the hit series Breaking Bad, which turns 10 this month.
Categories: Syndicated

Full episode: RJ Mitte, Raina Douris and Odario Williams, John Till, Geoffrey Kelly and Jill Daum 19/01/2018

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 3:35pm
RJ Mitte reflects on Breaking Bad’s 10th anniversary. Raina Douris and Odario Williams discuss new music releases. Guitarist John Till remembers Janis Joplin. Geoffrey Kelly and Jill Daum talk about Spirit of the West.
Categories: Syndicated

Jan. 18: Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly on #MeToo and CanCon in the Netflix era

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 2:19pm
Mélanie Joly stops by q to talk about her vision for Canadian cultural industries at a time of major change.
Categories: Syndicated

Jan. 18: Barenaked Ladies on their Canadian Music Hall of Fame induction at 2018 Junos

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 2:17pm
The band will be inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame at the Juno Awards on March 25 in Vancouver.
Categories: Syndicated

Full episode: Barenaked Ladies, André Leon Talley, Mélanie Joly 18/01/2018

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 2:05pm
Barenaked Ladies discuss their induction into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame. André Leon Talley, the former editor-at-large of Vogue, talks about a new documentary about his life. Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly discusses her vision for Canadian cultural industries.
Categories: Syndicated

Jan. 17: Here's the shortlist for The First Page student writing challenge

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 1:42pm
Erin Bow tell us about her role as judge and reveals the shortlist for The First Page student writing challenge.
Categories: Syndicated

Jan. 17: Jael Richardson's book pick: The Boat People by Sharon Bala

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 1:42pm
q book contributor Jael Richardson gives us her first book recommendation of 2018. Today, she'll discuss author Sharon Bala's The Boat People.
Categories: Syndicated

Jan. 17: How Studio 58 is tackling harassment in performing arts by raising questions in the classroom

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 1:42pm
Longtime theatre instructor Courtenay Dobbie discusses how she's bringing conversations about sexual misconduct into the classroom at Studio 58.
Categories: Syndicated

Jan. 17: 'Memory is a weird thing': Robert Lepage explores the instability of memory in 887

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 1:41pm
In Robert Lepage's current touring show, 887, he examines his early life growing up in Quebec City, complete with a scaled-down replica of his old neighbourhood.
Categories: Syndicated

Full episode: Robert Lepage, Jael Richardson, Erin Bow, Courtenay Dobbie 17/01/2018

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 1:40pm
Playwright Robert Lepage talks about his one-man show 887. Jael Richardson shares her first book recommendation of 2018. The First Page judge Erin Bow reveals the competition’s shortlist. Courtenay Dobbie shares how Studio 58 is tackling harassment in the industry.
Categories: Syndicated

Jan. 16: Sorting through Frida Kahlo's private stash of photos: Pablo Ortiz Monasterio

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 2:58pm
Pablo Ortiz Monasterio, the curator of a new exhibit of Frida Kahlo's photos, reveals what's still mysterious and controversial about this iconic art figure.
Categories: Syndicated

Jan. 16: George Stromboulopoulos looks back on The Cranberries frontwoman Dolores O'Riordan's career

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 2:57pm
Music journalist George Stromboulopoulos shares his memories of Dolores O’Riordan and what she meant to music.
Categories: Syndicated

Jan. 16: Why you should be excited for the 20th anniversary of Dawson's Creek

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 2:55pm
Anne T. Donahue discusses two things she likes and one she doesn't in the world of pop culture this week.
Categories: Syndicated

Full episode: Bahamas, Anne T. Donahue, George Stroumboulopoulos, Pablo Ortiz Monasterio 16/01/2018

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 2:54pm
Bahamas previews tracks from his new album. Anne T. Donahue talks about the latest in pop culture news. George Stroumboulopoulos share his memories of Dolores O’Riordan. Curator Pablo Ortiz Monasterio discusses a new Frida Kahlo exhibit.
Categories: Syndicated

Jan. 16: How Bahamas overcame writer's block to create his catchiest album yet

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 2:08pm
Bahamas, a.k.a. Afie Jurvanen, dropped by the q studio to preview tracks from his latest album Earthtones.
Categories: Syndicated

Jan. 15: Lena Waithe hopes to bring greater representation to Chicago's black communities on TV

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 12:00am
Waithe hopes her new Showtime series The Chi will bring humanity and perspective to a city that usually makes headlines for gangs and gun violence.
Categories: Syndicated

Jan. 15: What does our love for Netflix's Black Mirror say about our relationship with technology?

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 12:00am
Our q contributors look at the relevance of the sitcom, season four of Black Mirror, and issues of sexual misconduct during awards season.
Categories: Syndicated

Jan. 15: Rapper Cadence Weapon on his musical journey and current state of hip-hop in Canada

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 12:00am
Edmonton rapper Cadence Weapon talks about his self-titled new album and chasing his music dreams in Montreal and Toronto.
Categories: Syndicated