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September 17: Atlanta star Brian Tyree Henry on the perils of fame

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 12:00pm
As his star continues to rise, Brian Tyree Henry discusses the complicated nature of fame and celebrity.
Categories: Syndicated

Full episode: Issa Rae, q This music panel, Silvio Pietroluongo, Steven Page 14/09/2018

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 12:00pm
Insecure's Issa Rae tells us why we need the young black female perspective? now more than ever. Special guest Steven Page? joins the q This music panel to break down some big headlines in music news. Silvio Pietroluongo presents a brief history of the Billboard Hot 100. Steven Page performs songs from his new record and opens up about what the last year has been like for him.
Categories: Syndicated

September 14: 'I can't vote, so I used a song instead': Steven Page on how living in the U.S. inspired his new album

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 12:00pm
Steven Page performs songs from his new record, Discipline: Heal Thyself, Pt. II, and opens up about what the last year has been like for him.
Categories: Syndicated

September 14: From jukeboxes to streaming: A brief history of the Billboard Hot 100 Chart

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 12:00pm
This year marks the 60th anniversary of the Billboard Hot 100 Chart. We tap Silvio Pietroluongo, senior vice president of charts and data development for Billboard, to walk us through how it's changed over its 60 year history.
Categories: Syndicated

September 14: Paramore's decision to retire Misery Business from live shows leaves fans divided

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 12:00pm
On this very special edition of the q This music panel, Steven Page (formerly of the Barenaked Ladies) joins Lisa Christiansen, Stuart Berman and Tom Power to break down the latest in music news.
Categories: Syndicated

September 14: Issa Rae says we need the 'young black female perspective' now more than ever

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 12:00pm
Insecure's Issa Rae discusses her new film The Hate U Give, which centres around a 16-year-old black girl and the issues she grapples with after witnessing her best friend being shot by a police officer.
Categories: Syndicated

Full episode: Thandie Newton, The Dirty Nil, Mosha Lundström Halbert, Michael Gondry 13/09/2018

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 12:00pm
Actor Thandie Newton opens up about her "upfront and uncompromising" approach to fame. Canadian rock band the Dirty Nil performs live in the q studio. Fashion contributor Mosha Lundström Halbert shares some highlights from New York Fashion Week. Director Michel Gondry talks about working with Jim Carrey on their new series Kidding.
Categories: Syndicated

September 13: Kidding director Michel Gondry on reuniting with Jim Carrey

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 12:00pm
Director Michel Gondry's latest project is a Showtime series called Kidding, starring Jim Carrey. It takes a peek at the lives of children's television stars when the cameras aren't rolling.
Categories: Syndicated

September 13: q fashion contributor Mosha Lundström Halbert's biggest hits from New York Fashion Week

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 12:00pm
Our fashion contributor, Mosha Lundström Halbert, fills us in on Ralph Lauren's 50th anniversary show and shares some highlights from New York Fashion Week.
Categories: Syndicated

September 13: The Dirty Nil rip the roof off on Master Volume

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 12:00pm
The Dirty Nil bring their electric, kinetic tunes to the q music studio in advance of the release of their sophomore record Master Volume.
Categories: Syndicated

September 13: Thandie Newton on her 'upfront and uncompromising' approach to fame

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 12:00pm
Thandie Newton sat down with Tom Power at TIFF to talk about her new film The Death and Life of John F. Donovan.
Categories: Syndicated

Full episode: Bo Burnham, Jean-Michel Blais, Jael Richardson, Aminder Dhaliwal 12/09/2018

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 12:00pm
YouTube star, comic and director, Bo Burnham, discusses his first feature film, Eighth Grade. Canadian musician and composer, Jean-Michel Blais, tells us how and why he wanted to capture imperfection on his new album Dans ma main. Jael Richardson shares her book recommendation: The Ensemble by Aja Gabel. Canadian comics artist, Aminder Dhaliwal, talks about her popular web series and graphic novel, Woman World.
Categories: Syndicated

September 12: 'I like the happy accidents': Jean-Michel Blais on capturing imperfection on his new album Dans ma main

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 12:00pm
Musician and composer Jean-Michel Blais performs live in the q studio and talks about recording his latest album, Dans ma main, late at night in an empty piano store.
Categories: Syndicated

September 12: Jael Richardson's book pick: The Ensemble by Aja Gabel

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 12:00pm
Jael Richardson is q's books columnist. She drops by to fill you in on a new book to check out. Today, she'll talk about The Ensemble by first-time novelist Aja Gabel.
Categories: Syndicated

September 12: Aminder Dhaliwal on Woman World: How a cheeky side project turned into a popular graphic novel

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 12:00pm
When Canadian cartoonist Aminder Dhaliwal created an online comic, just for the fun of it, she never expected it to turn into a professional venture. Now, she has a huge following and a graphic novel deal.
Categories: Syndicated

September 12: Bo Burnham on his new film Eight Grade and creating comedy from a life of growing up online

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 12:00pm
Bo Burnham was one of the first self-made YouTube stars, which launched him into an arena-filling stand-up comedy career. But he left it all behind a few years ago to focus on writing and directing his first feature film, 8th Grade.
Categories: Syndicated

Full episode: Natalie Portman, Wab Kinew, Sarah Feldberg, Ruth E. Carter 11/09/2018

Tue, 09/11/2018 - 12:00pm
Natalie Portman talks about the inspiration behind her critically-acclaimed performance in Vox Lux, and how she got into the mindset of a pop star struggling with addiction and PTSD. Writer, musician and politician Wab Kinew introduces a new generation to Indigenous trailblazers in his picture book Go Show the World. Sarah Feldberg?, former editor of Las Vegas Weekly, gives us a brief history of Las Vegas concert residencies. Costume designer Ruth E. Carter shares how costumes bring characters to life.
Categories: Syndicated

September 11: Mobsters, golf carts and glitter: A brief history of Las Vegas concert residencies

Tue, 09/11/2018 - 12:00pm
Who says Las Vegas is where entertainers go to retire? Sarah Feldberg, the former editor of Las Vegas Weekly, tells us how the Las Vegas residency got its start and who made these concerts cool again.
Categories: Syndicated

September 11: Natalie Portman on Vox Lux, the dark side of fame, and the unique toll of being 'pop star famous'

Tue, 09/11/2018 - 12:00pm
Natalie Portman sits down with Tom Power to talk about the inspiration behind her critically-acclaimed performance in Vox Lux, and how she got into the mindset of a pop star struggling with addiction and PTSD.
Categories: Syndicated

September 11: The costume designer behind Malcolm X and Black Panther shares how costumes bring characters to life

Tue, 09/11/2018 - 12:00pm
Ruth E. Carter is an Oscar-nominated costume designer who calls herself 'the woman behind your favourite characters.' Now, there's a whole new exhibit dedicated to exploring her designs.
Categories: Syndicated