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June 22: 'I feel like I'm living in the '60s again': Mavis Staples on the state of civil rights in America

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 3:17pm
The legendary gospel singer explains why she feels she still has a lot of work to do when it comes to speaking out against bigotry in America.
Categories: Syndicated

June 21: 'We're still compelled by the power of his conviction': Ravi Coltrane on finding his father's lost album

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 3:33pm
A lost album by jazz legend John Coltrane has just been unearthed. His son, Ravi Coltrane, opens up about why it's such a meaningful discovery for him personally.
Categories: Syndicated

Full episode: Ravi Coltrane, AHI, Rebecca Addelman, Naila Keleta-Mae, Sook-Yin Lee 21/6/2018

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 3:33pm
John Coltrane's son, Ravi Coltrane, opens up about finding his father's lost album. Canadian singer-songwriter AHI shares a sneak peak of his new album In Our Time live in the q studio. Canadian television writer and filmmaker Rebecca Addelman talks about her debut film Paper Year. Dr. ?Naila Keleta-Mae presents a q gateway to Beyoncé's Dangerously in Love. Canadian broadcaster and filmmaker Sook-Yin Lee discusses her new feature film Octavio Is Dead.
Categories: Syndicated

June 21: From Destiny's Child to cultural icon: a q gateway to Beyoncé's Dangerously in Love

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 3:29pm
Professor Naila Keleta-Mae presents a q gateway to Beyoncé's Dangerously in Love on the album's 15th anniversary.
Categories: Syndicated

June 21: AHI shares sneak preview of new album In Our Time live on q

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 1:11pm
Canadian singer-songwriter Ahkinoah Habah Izarh, who goes by the name AHI (pronounced "eye"), performs live in the q studio.
Categories: Syndicated

June 21: How a 'real-life encounter' with a ghost in Barcelona inspired Sook-Yin Lee's new film Octavio Is Dead

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 1:07pm
Octavio Is Dead is a story about family, love, identity and ghosts. For director Sook-Yin Lee, it's a story that comes from a personal place.
Categories: Syndicated

June 21: Paper Year director Rebecca Addelman shows what comes after happily ever after

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 1:06pm
Rebecca Addelman is the director of a new film called Paper Year, which follows a young, impulsive couple as they navigate a tricky first year of marriage.
Categories: Syndicated

Full episode: Maria Alyokhina and Natalia Koliada, Lynn Crosbie, Stephin Merritt 20/6/2018

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 2:41pm
Natalia Kaliada and Pussy Riot's Maria Alyokhina discuss their new collaborative stage show, Burning Doors. Canadian author Lynn Crosbie reimagines Malcolm McDowell in her new novel Chicken. Musician Stephin Merritt of The Magnetic Fields talks about his 50 Song Memoir - one piece of music for each year he's been alive.
Categories: Syndicated

June 20: 'Truth makes things less entertaining': Stephin Merritt on why tell-all songs are overrated

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 1:50pm
Stephin Merritt of The Magnetic Fields talks to Laurie Brown about writing and staging his sprawling 50 Song Memoir - one piece of music for each year he's been alive.
Categories: Syndicated

June 20: Burning Doors: What happens when an anti-Putin Pussy Rioter teams up with a theatre company in exile?

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 1:46pm
A new stage show based on the experiences of artists who say they've been censored, imprisoned and tortured in Russia makes its Canadian debut at Luminato tonight.
Categories: Syndicated

June 20: Lynn Crosbie reimagines A Clockwork Orange's Malcolm McDowell in new novel Chicken

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 1:44pm
For her latest novel, Crosbie reimagines English actor Malcolm McDowell as a washed-up actor in his 50s who falls in love with a mysterious 21-year-old woman.
Categories: Syndicated

June 19: Lucinda Williams reflects on her breakthrough record Car Wheels on a Gravel Road

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 3:32pm
Lucinda Williams looks back at the breakthrough album that transformed her into an icon of Americana music, Car Wheels on a Gravel Road, which turns 20 this month.
Categories: Syndicated

Full episode: Lucinda Williams, James Marsden, Greg Durrell and Fritz Gottschalk 19/6/2018

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 3:32pm
Lucinda Williams looks back at her breakthrough album Car Wheels on a Gravel Road, which turns 20 this month. Designers Greg Durrell and Fritz Gottschalk explain how Canadian design helped build national unity. Westworld actor James Marsden talks about technology, the future of AI and sexual violence on television.
Categories: Syndicated

June 19: Why Westworld's James Marsden says the future of AI scares him

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 2:47pm
The Westworld star talks about the success of the series and the questions it raises around technology, artificial intelligence and sexual violence on television.
Categories: Syndicated

June 19: How Canadian design helped build national unity

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 2:46pm
Logos are embedded into the fabric of our daily lives and have been for decades. A new documentary makes the case that there's more to these designs than just company branding.
Categories: Syndicated

June 18: Sarah McLachlan on the intense power of Angel, the unofficial song of sorrow

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 2:39pm
Sarah McLachlan reflects on the legacy of Lilith, the power of Angel and how music saved her life ahead of the 2018 SOCAN Awards.
Categories: Syndicated

June 18: How the overnight popularity of HQ Trivia changed Scott Rogowsky's life

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 2:39pm
Stand-up comedian Scott Rogowsky joins Tom Power to talk about his big break as the host of the hugely popular trivia quiz app, HQ Trivia.
Categories: Syndicated

June 18: Sloan bring some of their most memorable songs to q

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 2:38pm
Each member of the legendary Canadian rock band choose their favourite songs from band's entire discography.
Categories: Syndicated

June 18: Beyoncé and Jay-Z release surprise album: Everything Is Love

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 2:33pm
Our q screen panel discuss Beyoncé and Jay-Z's new joint album, which has sent the internet into a frenzy.
Categories: Syndicated

Full episode: Sarah McLachlan, Scott Rogowsky, Sloan 18/6/2018

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 2:29pm
Canadian singer-songwriter Sarah McLachlan reflects on the legacy of Lilith Fair and the power of Angel. Tina Hassannia and Charles Officer of the q screen panel discuss Beyoncé and Jay-Z's new surprise joint album. HQ Trivia host Scott Rogowsky explains how the hugely popular trivia quiz app has changed his life. Canadian rock band Sloan share their most memorable songs and why they matter.
Categories: Syndicated