Feb 12, 2014 | 21:25Q Don Cherry on Sochi 2014 on QTV Video
Q Don Cherry on Sochi 2014 on QTV Feb 12, 2014 | 21:25Don Cherry, the colourful and sometimes controversial commentator is raring to bring his trademark opinions, proclamations and -- of course -- signature suits to the CBC's coverage of Canada's favourite sport. From the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Jian speaks with the Coach's Corner co-host about the highly-anticipated start of hockey at Sochi 2014, his predictions for both the men's and women's game, and how he's celebrating his 80th birthday.
Feb 24, 2014 | 17:06Q Oscar-winning Composer Gustavo Santaolalla Video
Q Oscar-winning Composer Gustavo Santaolalla Feb 24, 2014 | 17:06Argentina's Gustavo Santaolalla is a prolific and highly accomplished musical shape-shifter. He has not only been the frontman for several influential bands -- including his most recent Bajofondo -- but also an accomplished producer and an Oscar-winning film composer. Santaolalla joins Jian to discuss his first foray into musical theatre with the new Mirvish production, Arrabal; his upcoming projects, including a musical adaptation of Pan's Labyrinth; and how he's managed to squeeze so many interests -- including rock and punk music -- into one lifetime. Santaolalla also stresses the value of understanding both our collective and individual identities, and appreciating both our similarities and diversity.
Jun 11, 2013 | 32:43Q Iconic Canadian artist Joni Mitchell on Q - Part 1 Video
Q Iconic Canadian artist Joni Mitchell on Q - Part 1 Jun 11, 2013 | 32:43Jian and Joni Mitchell - in a North American broadcast exclusive - talk about how one of Canada's greatest gifts to music, dealt with fame, her fight to remain original, and how painting shaped her approach to songwriting. Joni Mitchell will be in Toronto next week for her Luminato Festival tribute concert, "Joni: A Portrait in Song".
Nov 27, 2013 | 22:34Q Canada Reads 2014 panelists revealed in Studio Q Video
Q Canada Reads 2014 panelists revealed in Studio Q Nov 27, 2013 | 22:34In Studio Q this morning, Jian revealed this year's panelists for Canada Reads and the books they will be arguing for. Which book book could change the nation? Prominent philanthropist Stephen Lewis will be arguing for Margaret Atwood's "Year of the Flood"; award-winning journalist, Wab Kinew will be defending "The Orenda" by Joseph Boyden; two-time gold-medallist, Donovan Bailey will be arguing for Esi Edugyan's "Half Blood Blues"; award-winning comic, Samantha Bee will be defending Rawi Hage's "Cockroach"; and actress Sarah Gadon will be arguing on behalf of Kathleen Winter's "Annabel".
Jan 6, 2014 | 12:50Q Les Misérables star Ramin Karimloo in Studio Q Video
Q Les Misérables star Ramin Karimloo in Studio Q Jan 6, 2014 | 12:50Iranian-born, Canadian-raised singer, Ramin Karimloo, has won universal acclaim for his portrayal of Jean Valjean in the new production of Les Miserables. He joins Jian at the desk in Studio Q to talk about his success, his record, and "Broadgrass".
Jan 15, 2014 | 37:35Q Viggo Mortensen in Studio Q Video
Q Viggo Mortensen in Studio Q Jan 15, 2014 | 37:35Viggo Mortensen drops by Studio Q before his appearance at the TIFF Lightbox to support a major retrospective on David Cronenberg's life and work. The actor has worked under his direction on A History of Violence, Eastern Promises, and A Dangerous Method, but the two have also developed a bond off set that they compare to real brotherhood. Jian speaks to Mortensen about the Canadian filmmaker, but also fans out to discuss his other leading roles, long-time fears and long-term goals.
Aug 5, 2013 | 18:54Q "Cooked" author Michael Pollan in Studio Q Video
Q "Cooked" author Michael Pollan in Studio Q Aug 5, 2013 | 18:54Michael Pollan, the author of the influential books 'The Omnivore's Dilemma' and 'In Defense of Food', takes on the way we change what we eat when we cook it. His latest book is called 'Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation' and he joins Jian at the desk to talk about it in Studio Q.
Jan 16, 2014 | 11:46Q Neil Young on Q Video
Q Neil Young on Q Jan 16, 2014 | 11:46Legendary musician Neil Young is mounting a rally cry against "the ugliest environmental disaster" that he has ever seen or "could even comprehend". In an exclusive interview with Jian Ghomeshi, the storied wanderer offers an unfiltered condemnation of the Alberta oilsands, brushes off his critics, and stands by his controversial comparison of Fort McMurray to atomically-devastated Hiroshima.