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.


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[Full episode] Alex Lacamoire, Nisha Ganatra, Michael Stipe and Aaron Dessner 03/07/2020

Grammy Award-winning music director Alex Lacamoire tells us about his work on the Broadway production of Hamilton and what it's like being Lin-Manuel Miranda's right-hand man. Award-winning Canadian director Nisha Ganatra discusses her new movie, The High Note, how she broke into the film industry, and how she's made diversity a priority in everything she's done. Michael Stipe of R.E.M...



[Full episode] Alicia Keys, Chika Okeke-Agulu, Jael Richardson, Debbie Harry 02/07/2020

Fifteen-time Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Alicia Keys opens up about her new autobiography, More Myself, in which she reflects on music, family, relationships and her struggles with self-worth. Chika Okeke-Agulu, a professor of African art at Princeton University, talks about his fight to repatriate a pair of looted Nigerian sculptures that were sold by Christie's auction house on Monday...



[Full episode] Neil Young, Brooke Lynn Hytes, Haviah Mighty 01/07/2020

Singer-songwriter Neil Young talks about reuniting with his longtime band Crazy Horse, and explains how their lifelong bond inspires his creative process and artistic voice. Brooke Lynn Hytes, the Canadian breakout star of RuPaul's Drag Race and the judge of Canada's Drag Race, discusses the importance of having a drag competition show in Canada. Polaris Prize-winning artist Haviah Mighty opens up about why she's candidly speaking her truth as a young, Black female rapper in Canada.



[Full episode] Semi Chellas, A. Harmony and Lisa Christiansen, Aurora James, Ryan Dillon 30/06/2020

Emmy-nominated Mad Men writer Semi Chellas talks about making her feature directorial debut with American Woman, a film inspired by the Patty Hearst kidnapping story. On this week's q This music panel, A. Harmony and Lisa Christiansen recap the 2020 Juno Awards ceremony, which was live streamed on CBC Gem and CBC Music...



[Full episode] Ziggy Marley, John Semley and Teri Hart, Alan Yang, Raoul Peck 29/06/2020

Musician Ziggy Marley remembers his father, Bob Marley, and opens up about how he's honouring his dad's legacy publicly and privately at the same time. On this week's screen panel, John Semley and Teri Hart dive into Eurovision and compare how Netflix's new Eurovision movie stacks up against the real-life singing competition. Emmy-winning screenwriter, director and producer Alan Yang talks about turning his father's immigration story into his first feature film, Tigertail...



[Full episode] Katy Perry, A. Harmony and Lisa Christiansen, Nelson George, Roddy Doyle 26/06/2020

Pop icon Katy Perry discusses her new single Daisies, and opens up about writing inspiring hits like Firework and Roar while "in the worst place" of her life. On this week's q This music panel, A. Harmony and Lisa Christiansen unpack the fallout from J. Cole's new song Snow On Tha Bluff, and what it might say about the state of gender relations in hip-hop right now. Hip-hop historian Nelson George guides us through the world of New York hip-hop in the '80s, from Kurtis Blow to Eric B...



[Full episode] John Legend, Syrus Marcus Ware and Sean O'Neill, Tiagz, Kawennáhere Devery Jacobs 25/06/2020

Music icon John Legend discusses his new album Bigger Love, how George Floyd's murder is spurring change, and how people can help. Artist and activist Syrus Marcus Ware and CBC Arts host Sean O'Neill unpack why we need Black and Indigenous leadership at Canada's top museums now more than ever. Ottawa rapper Tiagz talks about achieving massive success on TikTok and how the app is changing the music industry...



[Full episode] Tatiana Maslany, Sage Paul and Mosha Lundström Halbert, Jim Cuddy, Preston Lauterbach 24/06/2020

Actress Tatiana Maslany talks about her new role in HBO's Perry Mason, her love of Ryan Heffington and her journey to becoming a better ally to marginalized communities. Fashion designer Sage Paul and fashion director Mosha Lundström Halbert unpack the reckoning that's starting to happen in the fashion industry, as people call for more racial diversity and equity. Blue Rodeo co-frontman Jim Cuddy fills us in on how he's been staying musical during the pandemic...



[Full episode] Ricky Martin, Bisa Butler, Jon Tattrie, E.B. Smith and Weyni Mengesha 23/06/2020

Singer Ricky Martin reflects on his long career, his new "introspective" EP Pausa, and what it's been like writing music in quarantine. Artist Bisa Butler talks about her unique quilted portraits — life-sized pieces that celebrate the fabric of Black life and honour the accomplishments of Black Americans. Writer Jon Tattrie walks us through his "epic quest" to unearth Nova Scotia's secret Bob Marley connection. Actor E.B...



[Full episode] Max Brooks, Kathleen Newman-Bremang and Teri Hart, Kiley Reid, Tracy and Martina 22/06/2020

World War Z author Max Brooks discusses his new novel, Devolution — a timely tale about an eco-community under siege from Bigfoot-like creatures. On this week's screen panel, Kathleen Newman-Bremang and Teri Hart unpack how the Black Lives Matter protests are changing our appetite for film and TV. Author Kiley Reid talks about her debut bestselling novel, Such a Fun Age, and the awkward politics of race, class and white allyship...