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?
QIlyasah Shabazz wants young readers to meet her dad, Malcolm XFeb 27, 2015 | 15:00Ilyasah Shabazz joins guest host Rachel Giese to discuss X, a young adult novel about her father Malcolm X's early years. X is a redemption story as compelling now as it was when it was in the iconic human rights activist's 1965 autobiography.
QMeet The Women Who Act With Patricia RozemaFeb 27, 2015 | 16:39Celebrated Canadian filmmaker Patricia Rozema is the subject of a new Barry Avrich-directed HBO documentary called The Women Who Act With Patricia Rozema.
QThe best first instrument, Malcolm X's daughter, filmmaker Patricia Rozema, Andy Kim performs 02/27/2015Feb 27, 2015 | 1:46:00Q debate: Should music educators start with the ukelele instead of the recorder? Malcolm X's daughter Ilyasah Shabazz on her new YA novel, X. Filmmaker Patricia Rozema on female actors who refuse to be sidekicks. Andy Kim performs throughout the show.
QDirector on camera: Nicolas Winding Refn's creative process exposedFeb 26, 2015 | 26:01The tables turn on Drive director Nicolas Winding Refn as his wife, Liv Corfixen, documents his behind-the-scenes process and his work's impact on the family.
QSilent Bob is on your radio! Kevin Smith is today's surprise celebrity guest hostFeb 26, 2015 | 1:18:33Actor, filmmaker and "wannabe Canadian" Kevin Smith takes the mic for the second instalment of celebrity guest host Thursdays. Today: Q sports panel; behind the scenes with Drive director Nicolas Winding Refn; Linda Schuyler on Degrassi's 35th birthday.
QCan "they" go mainstream? | Richie Mehta on Siddharth | Law & Order's Gamergate 02/25/2015Feb 25, 2015 | 1:13:45Educator Davey Shlasko on why "they" should go mainstream as a gender-neutral pronoun alternative to he or she. Filmmaker Richie Mehta on his abduction thriller, Siddarth. Game developer Brianna Wu on Why Law & Order's #Gamergate episode is troubling.