q: The Podcast from CBC Radio

Get ready to meet the artists you're talking about, and the ones you'll soon love. Whatever you're into — be it music, TV, film, visual art, theatre or comedy — q is there. Expect deep insight, and big surprises. Because on q, arts and entertainment get personal.


Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 20m. Bisher sind 1584 Folge(n) erschienen.

[Full episode] Big Sean, Alyssa Bereznak, Jean Yoon, Billy Collins 30/09/2020

Rapper Big Sean opens up about his struggle with depression, how he rediscovered his passion through therapy and meditation, and why Detroit 2 is his most honest album yet. Tech and culture journalist Alyssa Bereznak unpacks how more and more celebrities like Travis Scott and The Weeknd are using avatars to reach their fans virtually. Actor Jean Yoon reflects on the ongoing success of Kim's Convenience, and why she's been championing diversity on stage and on screen since the 1980s...



[Full episode] Fariha Róisín, Machine Gun Kelly, Vince Wilburn Jr. and Erin Davis, John Cleese 29/09/2020

Multi-disciplinary artist Fariha Róisín opens up about her powerful debut novel Like a Bird, its themes of survival and resilience, and the therapeutic nature of writing. Rapper Machine Gun Kelly talks about digging deep into his teenage pop-punk roots and reinventing himself as a rocker on his new album Tickets to My Downfall. Miles Davis's youngest son, Erin, and his nephew, Vince Wilburn Jr., show us a different side of the iconic jazz musician...



[Full episode] Diana Krall, Lisa Christiansen and Elamin Abdelmahmoud, Michael C. Thorpe 28/09/2020

Jazz pianist and singer Diana Krall talks about her latest album This Dream of You, honouring her late producer Tommy LiPuma, and what she looks for in a dream collaborator. On this week's q This music panel, Lisa Christiansen and Elamin Abdelmahmoud recap the highs and lows of the 2020 CCMA Awards, and discuss Rolling Stone's updated list of the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time. Artist Michael C...



[Full episode] Bruce Cockburn, Susan Rogers, Simone Saunders and Tekikki Walker 25/09/2020

Canadian singer-songwriter Bruce Cockburn discusses his lyric-less instrumental album, Crowing Ignites. Audio engineer Susan Rogers breaks down some of the songs on Prince's album, Sign o' the Times, and shares what she felt he was trying to achieve at that moment in his career. Artists Simone Saunders and Tekikki Walker talk about finding common ground between their Canadian and American identities — and creating art that transcends geography.



[Full episode] Miranda July, Laakkuluk Williamson Bathory, Billy Ray 24/09/2020

Kajillionaire writer and director Miranda July talks about creative collaboration with strangers, why loneliness is her permanent state of being, and how all families are like cults. Artist Laakkuluk Williamson Bathory tells us about her work collaborating with artists of varying backgrounds to help build bridges and promote unity across cultural divides...



[Full episode] Adrian Stimson and AA Bronson, Jael Richardson, Jyoti 23/09/2020

In a new project, Canadian artists Adrian Stimson and AA Bronson explore the power of apology as it relates to their shared history: their ancestors were sworn enemies. Our books columnist Jael Richardson fills us in on a new book to check out: Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia. Musician Jyoti, better known as Georgia Anne Muldrow, talks about her latest album Mama, You Can Bet! and reflects on the ways her parents influenced her.



[Full episode] Lang Lang, Rissi Palmer, Ken Lum and more 22/09/2020

Superstar classical pianist Lang Lang discusses the making of his newly-released rendition of Bach's iconic Goldberg Variations. Singer-songwriter Rissi Palmer talks about her new show on Apple Music Country, Color Me Country, which aims to change the image of country music. In an exclusive travel guide to the real Schitt's Creek, we visit Goodwood, Ont., the small town where much of the hit Canadian comedy was shot...



[Full episode] Jude Law, Rafael Lozano-Hemmer and more 21/09/2020

On this week's screen panel, John Semley and Kathleen Newman-Bremang recap the 72nd Annual Emmy Awards — a virtual ceremony full of historic wins, particularly for Canadian comedy Schitt's Creek. Mexican-Canadian artist Rafael Lozano-Hemmer discusses how interactive art can work in a global pandemic and what connection looks like in the age of physical distancing...



[Full episode] Kate Winslet, A. Harmony and Lisa Christiansen, Neal Sugarman, Fab 5 Freddy 18/09/2020

Oscar winner Kate Winslet discusses her new film, Ammonite, and what it was like skyrocketing to fame after the release of Titanic. On this week's q This music panel, A. Harmony and Lisa Christiansen break down what happened at the rescheduled (and reimagined) Academy of Country Music Awards. Musician Neal Sugarman looks back on Amy Winehouse's final album, Back to Black, and celebrates its strong and spirited creator...



[Full episode] Regina King, Eli Glasner, Marie Chouinard, Rich Aucoin 17/09/2020

Actor Regina King talks about directing One Night in Miami, a film that imagines a real conversation in February of 1964 between four of the most important Black voices of the era: Sam Cooke, Muhammad Ali, Malcolm X and Jim Brown. CBC arts and entertainment reporter Eli Glasner recaps the highs and lows of this year's mostly virtual Toronto International Film Festival...