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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

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