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Feb. 1: Playwright d'bi young looks at what it's like raising a young black man in Once Upon a Black Boy
Toronto poet and playwright d'bi young drops by the q studio to talk about her new play Once Upon a Black Boy.
After experiencing a backlash, the Thames Valley District School Board recently decided to restore funding for a musical about a student's gay prom date.
Jan. 31: Glass Tiger's Alan Frew on recovering from his stroke to release the band's latest album 31
Alan Frew of Glass Tiger talks about celebrating the band's 31st anniversary with a new album of reimagined classic songs.
Jan. 31: ‘Northern Touch’ at 20: An oral history of the most important rap collaboration in Canadian history
For the 20 year anniversary of its release, the artists and key contributors to the song reflect on its impact, then and now.
Canadian author Kelley Armstrong talks about her new novel, raising a family and her little cabin in rural Ontario where she writes.
q book contributor Jael Richardson gives us her recommendation of the week. Today, she'll discuss The Questionable Behaviour of Dahlia Moss by Max Wirestone.
The Nova Scotian singer and conductor won the best classical solo vocal album award at this year's Grammys.
Full episode: ‘Northern Touch’ oral history, Barbara Hannigan, Jael Richardson, Alan Frew, Kelley Armstrong 31/01/2018
An oral history of the Juno-winning song ‘Northern Touch’ on its 20th anniversary. Canadian soprano Barbara Hannigan discusses her Grammy-winning album. Book contributor Jael Richardson talks about The Questionable Behaviour of Dahlia Moss by Max Wirestone. Glass Tiger’s Alan Frew opens up about his successful recovery from a stroke and the band’s new album. Bestselling author Kelley Armstrong talks about her chilling new thriller This Fallen Prey.
Anne T. Donahue discusses two things she likes and one she doesn't in the world of pop culture this week.
Jan. 30: How artist Laurie Simmons took a cue from her daughter Lena Dunham to make her debut film, My Art
Laurie Simmons on her daughter, Lena Dunham, and demystifying the artist's life in the new film My Art.
Cleveland's debut thriller Need to Know is already set for a movie adaptation starring Charlize Theron.
This year's Canada Reads panellists talk about which five books are going head to head and why their book choice is the book to open Canadians' eyes.
Full episode: Canada Reads 2018 panelists, Anne T. Donahue, Laurie Simmons, Karen Cleveland 30/01/2018
The Canada Reads 2018 panellists reveal their book choices. Contributor Anne T. Donahue talks about Jennifer Hudson's upcoming role as Aretha Franklin, Helen Mirren's Winchester, and the Dirty John podcast. Artist and photographer Laurie Simmons discusses her debut film My Art. Former CIA analyst Karen Cleveland on her new book Need to Know.
John Semley and Amanda Parris discuss some of the biggest stories happening right now in the film and television worlds.
Odario Williams and music journalist Liisa Ladouceur break down the best and the worst from the 60th annual Grammy Awards.
Actress Greta Gerwig makes her directorial debut with her new film, Lady Bird, which loosely chronicles her teenage years growing up in a small town.
Full episode: Liisa Ladouceur and Odario Williams, Greta Gerwig, John Semley and Amanda Parris 29/01/2018
Liisa Ladouceur and Odario Williams recap the Grammy Awards. Director Greta Gerwig talks about her debut Lady Bird. q screen panel's John Semley and Amanda Parris discuss Sundance, Netflix and the return of Murphy Brown.
q This' Angeline Tetteh-Wayoe and Stuart Berman discuss recent announcements from three legendary acts that will stop touring.
Nancy Cartwright, best known as the voice of Bart Simpson, talks about writing her semi-autobiographical film In Search of Fellini.
Amanda Walsh chats to host Tom Power about her latest gig in Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency.