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September 4: Buzzy pop collective Superorganism transcends musical and geographical borders

Tue, 09/04/2018 - 12:00pm
Superorganism is a band of eight musicians from around the world with a unique origin story and sound. They stopped by q for a special performance - and brought along keyboards, samplers, balloons and even some musical apples.
Categories: Syndicated

September 4: Esi Edugyan explores history's lost voices in new book Washington Black

Tue, 09/04/2018 - 12:00pm
Esi Edugyan talks about journeying into the past, her new novel Washington Black and what she wanted to say about one of history's greatest injustices.
Categories: Syndicated

September 4: Oral history of the Beatles' Hey Jude

Tue, 09/04/2018 - 12:00pm
Fifty years ago today, the promo video for Hey Jude was recorded. A few lucky fans got to see their heroes perform and play two years after the band had stopped touring. We invited two of those fans to share their memories of that day.
Categories: Syndicated

September 3: Summer of the rom-com: With the success of Crazy Rich Asians, what's the genre's future?

Mon, 09/03/2018 - 12:00pm
Our screen panel dissects the rom-com genre and talks about a new movie from Orson Welles, which took almost 50 years to make.
Categories: Syndicated

Full episode: Bryan Adams, Tina Hassannia and Willow Maclay, Brittany Allen, Narada Michael Walden 03/09/2018

Mon, 09/03/2018 - 12:00pm
Bryan Adams discusses songwriting, his friendship with Luciano Pavarotti and why scoring a Broadway musical makes a lot of sense for him. The q screen panel talks about the latest in TV and film news. Canadian actor and composer Brittany Allen tells us how she used sound to create fear in her latest film. Grammy award-winning music producer Narada Michael Walden reflects on his hitmaking career with Aretha Franklin, Whitney Houston and Mariah Carey.
Categories: Syndicated

September 3: How Brittany Allen uses sound and music to create fear on film

Mon, 09/03/2018 - 12:00pm
Actor and composer Brittany Allen tells us how she uses her music and acting skills to create fear in her latest film, What Keeps You Alive.
Categories: Syndicated

September 3: 'Broadway seemed like the holy grail of songwriting': Bryan Adams on co-writing Pretty Woman: The Musical

Mon, 09/03/2018 - 12:00pm
The period around 1990 remains one of the wildest chapters in Bryan Adams' life, and now he's returning to it in a surprising way. He discusses songwriting, his friendship with Pavarotti and why scoring a Broadway musical makes a lot of sense for him.
Categories: Syndicated

September 3: Narada Michael Walden on his hitmaking career with Aretha Franklin, Whitney Houston and Mariah Carey

Mon, 09/03/2018 - 12:00pm
The Grammy award-winning producer reveals the one thing these divas all had in common that made them masters of their craft.
Categories: Syndicated

August 31: What was 2018's song of the summer?

Fri, 08/31/2018 - 12:00pm
On the last day of August, the q This music panel digs into one of the biggest music questions that comes up every year: what was 2018's song of the summer?
Categories: Syndicated

August 31: John Krasinski on A Quiet Place, life after The Office and how he feels about you calling him 'Jim'

Fri, 08/31/2018 - 12:00pm
John Krasinski discusses his directorial debut and reflects on his life-changing, breakthrough role as Jim Halpert on The Office.
Categories: Syndicated

August 31: How cosplay became a global phenomenon

Fri, 08/31/2018 - 12:00pm
Writer Lauren Orsini walks us through what it's like to take part in Comic-Con, one of the biggest pop culture conventions in the world.
Categories: Syndicated

August 31: 'It celebrates the tenacity of the human spirit': Gloria Gaynor on her hit I Will Survive

Fri, 08/31/2018 - 12:00pm
Gloria Gaynor reflects on her biggest hit, I Will Survive, how she pushed to make the song a success and why disco matters.
Categories: Syndicated

Full episode: Gloria Gaynor, Lisa Christiansen and Stuart Berman, Lauren Orsini, John Krasinski 31/08/2018

Fri, 08/31/2018 - 12:00pm
Gloria Gaynor reflects on her biggest hit, I Will Survive, how she pushed to make the song a success and why disco matters. The q This music panel weighs in on 2018's song of the summer. Writer Lauren Orsini walks us through how cosplay became a global phenomenon. Actor and director John Krasinski discusses A Quiet Place and his life-changing, breakthrough role on The Office.
Categories: Syndicated

July 31: Dr. Jay de Soca Prince presents a gateway to soca

Fri, 08/31/2018 - 12:00pm
The veteran DJ traces important songs in the history of soca music as Toronto celebrates one of North America's largest carnivals.
Categories: Syndicated

Full episode: Laurieann Gibson, Brandon Flowers, Kate NV, Hari Kondabolu 30/08/2018

Thu, 08/30/2018 - 12:00pm
Canadian choreographer Laurieann Gibson discusses her new Lifetime series Beyond the Spotlight. Brandon Flowers of The Killers opens up about his wife's struggle with PTSD and his most personal album to date, Wonderful Wonderful. Musician Kate NV shares her q Block Party playlist for Moscow. Comedian Hari Kondabolu addresses The Simpsons' response to The Problem with Apu.
Categories: Syndicated

August 30: 'It was a punch to the gut': Comedian Hari Kondabolu addresses The Simpsons' response to The Problem with Apu

Thu, 08/30/2018 - 12:00pm
Hari Kondabolu talks about the reaction to his documentary The Problem With Apu and how he's feeling about The Simpsons these days.
Categories: Syndicated

August 30: Kate NV takes us to Moscow, Russia

Thu, 08/30/2018 - 12:00pm
Musician Kate NV takes us to her hometown of Moscow, Russia, in this edition of the q Block Party.
Categories: Syndicated

August 30: Why Brandon Flowers says he feels 'more scared' to perform now than he did in 2004

Thu, 08/30/2018 - 12:00pm
The Killers frontman sits down with Tom Power to discuss his most personal album to date, Wonderful Wonderful.
Categories: Syndicated

August 30: Famed choreographer Laurieann Gibson on her new Lifetime series Beyond the Spotlight

Thu, 08/30/2018 - 12:00pm
Canadian choreographer Laurieann Gibson has worked with the likes of Lady Gaga and Beyoncé. She explains how it all started for her in her hometown of Toronto.
Categories: Syndicated

Full episode: Bernie Taupin, Tomi Adeyemi, Heather O'Neill, Kyle MacLachlan 29/08/2018

Wed, 08/29/2018 - 12:00pm
Songwriter Bernie Taupin looks back on 50 years of making hits with Elton John. Author Tomi Adeyemi discusses why it's important to write fantasy stories with black protagonists. Canadian author Heather O'Neill takes us on a musical tour of Montreal's Plateau. Actor Kyle MacLachlan talks about how Twin Peaks, and working with David Lynch, has impacted his career.
Categories: Syndicated