QNep hop: Could Kathmandu become a hip hop capital?Mar 4, 2015 | 19:57Youth in the small, largely poor South Asian nation are venting their frustrations through politically-charged lyrics and scathing rap battles.
QJake Shimabukuro brings genre-bending ukulele genius to Studio QMar 4, 2015 | 24:59Talented ukulelist Jake Shimabukuro performs live and speaks to his four-stringed approach to genres like jazz, blues, classical, flamenco and funk.
QMonsoon: Sturla Gunnarsson's new film spotlights "India's soul"Mar 4, 2015 | 19:51Documentary filmmaker Sturla Gunnarsson on chronicling the cultural and spiritual significance of monsoon season in India.
QKillin' it in Katmandhu, ukulelist Jake Shimabukuro, Sturla Gunnarsson's Monsoon 02/04/2015Mar 4, 2015 | 1:18:38Nepali rapper Yama Buddha on the rise of 'nep hop' and battle rap in Kathmandu. Ukulele virtuoso Jake Shimabukuro thrills us with three live performances. Filmmaker Sturla Gunnarsson on his stunning new documentary about India's rainy season, Monsoon.
QSubversive tours of South African turn lens on touristsMar 3, 2015 | 19:59South African photographer Andiswa Mkhosi joins guest host Talia Schlanger to shares what happened when she turned her camera on affluent tourists and residents of a predominantly white Cape Town suburb.
QHow voice donors are combating the ubiquitous robovoiceMar 3, 2015 | 12:34Computerized voices are more likely to sound like robots than real people -- but VOCALiD founder Rupal Patel and a legion of "voice donors" are trying to change that.
QJeet This Week: House of Cards critics are missing the pointMar 3, 2015 | 10:11Gosh, insiders can be killjoys. Q's cultural critic Jeet Heer on why specialized knowledge can destroy one's ability to enjoy a show.
QAcclaimed composer Howard Shore, the ethics of township tours, voice donors 02/03/2015Mar 3, 2015 | 1:18:31Oscar and Grammy award-winning composer Howard Shore; South African photographer Andiswa Mkhosi and researcher Shelley Butler on the ethics of township tours; Vocalid founder Rupal Patel on upping the diversity of computerized voices via "voice donors".
QThe Age of Love: What Steven Loring learned from speed-dating seniorsMar 2, 2015 | 22:50Filmmaker Steven Loring joins guest host Talia Schlanger to discuss his new film The Age of Love, his film about speed-dating seniors.
QMommy's Suzanne Clément on complicating the woman next doorMar 2, 2015 | 19:27Fresh off big wins at the Canadian Screen Awards, Mommy star Suzanne Clément shares why she intitally balked at the critically-acclaimed film.
QSenior speed-dating, antidepressants and identity, Mommy star Suzanne ClementMar 2, 2015 | 1:18:28The Age of Love director Steve Loring and senior speed dater Janice Ledtke on why it's never too late to find love. Journalist Emily Landau on how antidepressants have shaped her identity. Mommy star Suzanne Clement on Xavier Dolan's "masterpiece" film.
QQ debate: Should music teachers ditch recorders for ukuleles?Feb 27, 2015 | 18:34The rising popularity of the ukulele has sparked a heated debate among music educators: should the small four-stringed guitar replace the recorder, an classic classroom standby, as an introductory instrument for kids?