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Full episode: Catherine Tait, Jael Richardson, Simon Doonan, Charley Pride 11/07/2018

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 4:32pm
Catherine Tait, the new president and CEO of CBC/Radio-Canada, shares her vision for the public broadcaster. Book contributor Jael Richardson fills us in on her summer read recommendation. Simon Doonan, creative ambassador for Barneys New York, talks about World Cup soccer style. Country singer Charley Pride reflects on his incredible career and shares how he's managed to defy expectations.
Categories: Syndicated

July 11: Charley Pride on defying expectations: 'I'm a traditional country singer, just like anybody else'

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 4:31pm
Charley Pride is one of the most successful country singers of all time, but his achievements reach far beyond that.
Categories: Syndicated

July 11: The top 3 style trends at World Cup 2018

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 4:30pm
With the World Cup hurtling towards its dramatic conclusion, Simon Doonan joins Tom Power to explore the most popular sport in the world through the lens of style.
Categories: Syndicated

July 11: Jael Richardson's book pick: We Begin Our Ascent by Joe Mungo Reed

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 4:29pm
Jael Richardson discusses her summer read recommendation and it's all about the Tour de France: We Begin Our Ascent by Joe Mungo Reed.
Categories: Syndicated

July 11: 'Let's be daring and risk-taking': CBC president Catherine Tait on her vision for the public broadcaster

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 4:28pm
The new president and CEO of CBC/Radio-Canada discusses her vision for the public broadcaster and shares how her experience in the arts plays a role in that.
Categories: Syndicated

July 10: Robbie Robertson shares his favourite memories from recording Music From Big Pink

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 3:25pm
On the 50th anniversary of The Band's debut album Music From Big Pink, Robbie Robertson discusses the album's legacy, its iconic songs and the musical landscape of the late 60s.
Categories: Syndicated

Full episode: Robbie Robertson, Boots Riley, Ben Kunder, Sabrina Benaim 10/07/2018

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 3:25pm
Canadian music legend Robbie Robertson shares his favourite memories from recording Music From Big Pink. Filmmaker and hip-hop artist Boots Riley talks about race and class struggle in his debut film Sorry To Bother You. The team behind Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's bold campaign design explain how they created the unique look. Toronto-based singer-songwriter Ben Kunder performs live in the q studio. Sabrina Benaim talks about how spoken word poetry helped her find her voice.
Categories: Syndicated

July 10: Ben Kunder performs live from his new album Better Human

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 3:24pm
Toronto-based singer-songwriter Ben Kunder drops by the q studio to play a song from his new record, Better Human.
Categories: Syndicated

July 10: Director Boots Riley on race and class struggle in his debut film Sorry To Bother You

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 3:23pm
Sorry To Bother You takes a comedic look at race and class in America through the experience of a telemarketer.
Categories: Syndicated

July 10: How a tumour in her throat helped spoken word poet Sabrina Benaim find her voice

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 3:20pm
Spoken word poetry was more than a coping mechanism for Sabrina Benaim - it was a platform to discuss her deepest insecurities, depression and anxiety.
Categories: Syndicated

July 10: The story behind Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's bold campaign design

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 3:15pm
Two designers responsible for Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's unique campaign posters tell us how they brought the design to life.
Categories: Syndicated

Full episode: Jack White, World Cup soccer chants, Caitlin Moran 09/07/2018

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 3:53pm
Musician Jack White explains why he's pushing against his reputation for being an old-fashioned guy who resists the digital world. Our screen panel discusses whether or not Scarlett Johansson should play a trans character in her upcoming movie. We take you through three pop songs that have gone from pop hits to soccer stadium chants. Music journalist and author Caitlin Moran talks about her new novel How To Be Famous.
Categories: Syndicated

July 9: Jack White is more than his reputation: 'I'm just not that guy'

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 3:52pm
White talks about his new album and tells us why he was eager to push against his reputation for being an old-fashioned analog guy who resists the digital world.
Categories: Syndicated

July 9: Should Scarlett Johansson - or any non-trans actor - play trans characters on screen?

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 3:51pm
Our q screen panel discuss the backlash facing Scarlett Johansson for signing on to play a trans man in an upcoming film called Rub & Tug.
Categories: Syndicated

July 9: Three songs that went from pop hits to soccer chants

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 3:50pm
We asked Max Jack, who studies soccer chants at UC Santa Barbara, to tell us about three pop songs that have gone from pop hits to soccer stadium chants.
Categories: Syndicated

July 9: Caitlin Moran on fame, sexual shame and the MeToo era

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 3:50pm
After years of working with famous people as a music journalist, Caitlin Moran has written a new novel inspired by her experience, called How To Be Famous.
Categories: Syndicated

Full episode: Kevin Macdonald, q music panel, Spice Girls listening party, Zadie Smith 06/07/2018

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 3:36pm
Whitney Houston documentary director, Kevin Macdonald, on MeToo and bringing molestation allegations to light. q music panel with Danko Jones and Lisa Christiansen. Spice Girls listening party with three former die-hard fans. Author and essayist Zadie Smith on staying open to art, and 'feeling free' to change her mind.
Categories: Syndicated

July 6: Whitney Houston doc director on MeToo and bringing molestation allegations to light

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 3:03pm
Kevin Macdonald discusses disturbing allegations unveiled in his new documentary about Whitney Houston.
Categories: Syndicated

July 6: What are the greatest songs of the 21st century (so far)?

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 3:02pm
Our music panel ponders the health and well-being of the great North American music festival and examine Rolling Stone's list of the 100 greatest songs of the century.
Categories: Syndicated

July 6: Spice Girls' debut album Spice: 20 years later

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 3:01pm
We host a listening party with three former die-hard fans to discuss the album's fun, empowering and downright problematic sides.
Categories: Syndicated