May 12, 2015 | 20:47Q David Byrne of "The Talking Heads" talks "Contemporary Color" in Studio q Video
Q David Byrne of "The Talking Heads" talks "Contemporary Color" in Studio q May 12, 2015 | 20:47Former Talking Heads frontman David Byrne is hijacking a high school tradition: "colour guard", the flag, sabre and rifle spinning dancers seen during half-time shows at U.S. football games, backed by recorded music or a booming marching band. Byrne joins Shad to talk about Contemporary Color, his upcoming performance piece at the Luminato Festival, and how he found himself invested in this strange little niche.
Mar 25, 2015 | 3:57Q AsapSCIENCE - Is Science up for Debate? Video
Q AsapSCIENCE - Is Science up for Debate? Mar 25, 2015 | 3:57In this clip from their feature chat, Mitch and Greg from AsapSCIENCE sit down with Piya to talk about the lack of facts in science, and how that might contribute those who dispute evolution, vaccinations and climate change.
Mar 13, 2015 | 3:10Q Q's Shad Sampler Video
Q Q's Shad Sampler Mar 13, 2015 | 3:10For those curious about what they can expect from our newly chosen host, we are proud to present you with a sampler of some of Shad's moments in the host chair, set to his performance of "Fam Jam" in Studio Q.
Feb 12, 2015 | 10:41Q Is Public Radio "Too White"? Video
Q Is Public Radio "Too White"? Feb 12, 2015 | 10:41Does public radio sound too "white"? Do the CBC and other broadcasters most often feature one dominant style of speech and narration -- one that is deemed "professional"' sounding? Should we consciously expand our definition of a "good" radio voice? Guest host Sean Rameswaram tackles these questions with CBC Producers Nick Davis and Mariel Borelli.
Jan 27, 2015 | 12:38Q Comedian Aparna Nancherla Video
Q Comedian Aparna Nancherla Jan 27, 2015 | 12:38Comedian Aparna Nancherla makes absurd jokes about little stuff, like Netflix, and big stuff, like race in America. She joins guest host Shad to discuss the political nature of her humour, and how breaking the fourth wall as a comic is important.
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.
Dec 10, 2014 | 14:00Q Photographer Laurie Simmons Video
Q Photographer Laurie Simmons Dec 10, 2014 | 14:00American photographer and film artist Laurie Simmons joins guest host Piya Chattopadhyay to discuss photography's ability to objectify people, particularly women, and how artifice can represent a heightened reality.
Oct 24, 2014 | 15:38Q Cameron Esposito in Studio Q Video
Q Cameron Esposito in Studio Q Oct 24, 2014 | 15:38Fast rising LA comic, Cameron Esposito joins Jian to talk about her debut on network television, why she isn't afraid of hecklers, and how she mines her personal life for material.
Oct 23, 2014 | 3:30Q Justin Trudeau and popular culture Video
Q Justin Trudeau and popular culture Oct 23, 2014 | 3:30In this clip from his feature interview with Jian in Studio Q, Justin Trudeau expounds on his love of fiction and popular culture, and scoffs at claims that it's an indicator of an "undisciplined mind".