Jan 8, 2015 | 16:18Q Aunjanue Ellis in Studio Q Video
Q Aunjanue Ellis in Studio Q Jan 8, 2015 | 16:18Aunjanue Ellis joins guest host Gill Deacon to discuss "The Book of Negroes" and what the period drama can teach us about present day society. Ellis, who previously appeared in Oscar-nominated films "The Help" and "Ray" also reflects on the centrality of her character, Aminata Diallo; why she gravitates toward roles that re-frame history; and the dream role once played by Olivia de Havilland that she hopes to land in the future.
Jan 6, 2015 | 16:51Q Deanna Jones' "Keith Richards One Woman Show" Video
Q Deanna Jones' "Keith Richards One Woman Show" Jan 6, 2015 | 16:51Ontario theatre artist Deanna Jones joins guest host Piya Chattopadhyay to discuss her lively "Keith Richards One Woman Show". Jones reflects on the life and legend of the Rolling Stones guitarist, why she sees him as a "wise fool" and what we can learn from his story about the power of self-acceptance.
Jan 5, 2015 | 24:10Q "Evolution of a Criminal" director Darius Clark Monroe in Studio Q Video
Q "Evolution of a Criminal" director Darius Clark Monroe in Studio Q Jan 5, 2015 | 24:10In elementary school, Darius Clark Monroe considered himself to be just like all the other kids in his class. So how did he end up robbing a bank when he was only 16? In his harrowing film "Evolution of a Criminal", Monroe retraces the steps that led him astray and seeks out those he affected to apologize. He joins guest host Piya Chattopadhyay to discuss the results, as well as our cultural attitudes towards criminals and forgiveness.
Jan 2, 2015 | 9:31Q Buck 65 brings "Neverlove" to Studio Q Video
Q Buck 65 brings "Neverlove" to Studio Q Jan 2, 2015 | 9:31Talented musician, wordsmith and broadcaster Rich Terfry, a.k.a. Buck 65, sits down with guest host Wab Kinew to discuss the raw roots of his "divorce record". In it, Buck 65 brings the listener through the most painful year of his life. The album takes a hard look at tough themes, but is ultimately a rewarding listen.
Jan 1, 2015 | 2:41Q Bahamas - A Q Profile Video
Q Bahamas - A Q Profile Jan 1, 2015 | 2:41In honour of Bahamas' "Bahamas is Afie" being crowned #1 of Q's Top 20 Albums of 2014, we are proud to present a Q profile featuring Afie Jurvanen pondering over his approach to songwriting set to the song "Bitter Memories".
Dec 29, 2014 | 4:47Q Elliott Brood - Taken (Live) Video
Q Elliott Brood - Taken (Live) Dec 29, 2014 | 4:47Elliott Brood are in a little bit of a country mood, and a little bit of a rock & roll mood too in Studio Q for this performance of "Taken" from their latest record "Work and Love".
Dec 26, 2014 | 9:51Q Lowell brings "We Loved Her Dearly" to Studio Q Video
Q Lowell brings "We Loved Her Dearly" to Studio Q Dec 26, 2014 | 9:51Electro singer/songwriter Lowell drops by Studio Q to chat with guest host Tom Power. Born in Calgary, she now splits her time between Toronto and Europe, where her music first made a splash. She chats with Tom about how she embraces collaboration, and why social activism has such a strong presence in her songwriting.
Dec 24, 2014 | 18:31Q "Inherent Vice" star Katherine Waterston Video
Q "Inherent Vice" star Katherine Waterston Dec 24, 2014 | 18:31Katherine Waterston is winning accolades for her role opposite Joaquin Phoenix in "Inherent Vice". The film is a post-modern noir set in 1970s Los Angeles, and based on the novel by Thomas Pynchon. Waterston speaks to Wab Kinew about the experience working with Joaquin Phoenix, as well as director Paul Thomas Anderson -- known for past acclaimed films such as "There Will Be Blood" and "Boogie Nights".
Dec 22, 2014 | 13:33Q "Marco Polo" star Olivia Cheng Video
Q "Marco Polo" star Olivia Cheng Dec 22, 2014 | 13:33Guest host Tom Power talks to Canadian actress Olivia Cheng about her breakout role as Mei Lin in the new Netflix series, "Marco Polo". The upcoming 10-episode series dramatizes the famous Italian explorer's younger years in Kublai Khan's court in 13th century China. The journalist-turned-actress plays a royal concubine -- a role she didn't know she wanted until reading historical essays.