May 31, 2013 | 14:02Q Billy Bragg, on the passing of Margaret Thatcher, in Studio Q Video
Q Billy Bragg, on the passing of Margaret Thatcher, in Studio Q May 31, 2013 | 14:02UK folk-punk artist, Billy Bragg returns to Studio Q with a new record "Tooth & Nail" - a country flavoured affair that takes on deep universal and personal themes. Before they get to that, they take some time to discuss the impact of Margaret Thatcher's passing and what it means to Billy going forward.
May 28, 2013 | 33:29Q Canadian music icon Paul Anka in Studio Q Video
Q Canadian music icon Paul Anka in Studio Q May 28, 2013 | 33:29Ottawa-born singer and songwriter Paul Anka has had indelible hits of his own and he's written unforgettable songs for others, among them Frank Sinatra and Tom Jones. The original teen idol joins Jian at the desk for a feature conversation about his new memoir, 'My Way', as well as a new collection of duets.
May 27, 2013 | 17:13Q Marc-André Grondin in Studio Q Video
Q Marc-André Grondin in Studio Q May 27, 2013 | 17:13Canadian actor, Marc-Andre Grondin gained international attention as the star of the acclaimed Quebec film "C.R.A.Z.Y." and has followed his heart in choosing roles ever since. He joins Jian at the desk in Studio Q to weigh in on problems he sees with the creative scene, and whether a star system could help improve things.
May 24, 2013 | 12:00Q CHVRCHES' Lauren, Iain & Martin in Studio Q Video
Q CHVRCHES' Lauren, Iain & Martin in Studio Q May 24, 2013 | 12:00Scotland's CHVRCHES haven't even released a proper album, but their career trajectory is already set for stardom. One of the most talked about bands at this year's SXSW festival. Their unique brand of electric pop is making waves both at home and in North America.
May 22, 2013 | 15:30Entertainment The Happy Show's Stefan Sagmeister in Studio Q Video
Entertainment The Happy Show's Stefan Sagmeister in Studio Q May 22, 2013 | 15:30Austrian-born, New York-based Stefan Sagmeister - a witty and imaginative graphic designer who's created many Grammy-winning album covers - has been exploring the nature of happiness for a decade, and has come up with a set of rules to live by. These are expressed visually using playful forms or letters, at an exhibition called "The Happy Show". Stefan Sagmeister joins Jian at the desk in Studio Q to talk about happiness, wit, and high design.
May 15, 2013 | 16:08Q World-renowned chef René Redzepi in Studio Q Video
Q World-renowned chef René Redzepi in Studio Q May 15, 2013 | 16:08Danish chef René Redzepi is the chef and co-owner of noma, the world's best restaurant. He joins Jian at the desk in Studio Q to talk about the importance of hyperlocalism in food culture - and to answer critics who detect a whiff of xenophobia in his "new nordic" approach to cuisine.
May 13, 2013 | 24:51Q 'Iron Man 3' star Don Cheadle in Studio Q Video
Q 'Iron Man 3' star Don Cheadle in Studio Q May 13, 2013 | 24:51Don Cheadle has starred in films and TV shows of nearly every genre - on the indie scene and in Hollywood. He's been nominated for an Oscar and he's won a Golden Globe - and he's starring in Shane Black's "Iron Man 3". Actor and activist Don Cheadle joins Jian at the desk to talk about this latest role and the diverse career that brought him to it.
May 10, 2013 | 14:56Q Charles Bradley brings 'Victim of Love' to Studio Q Video
Q Charles Bradley brings 'Victim of Love' to Studio Q May 10, 2013 | 14:56Charles Bradley, "The Screaming Eagle of Soul" joins Jian at the desk in Studio Q to tell his riveting story - one with all the hallmarks of classic soul. He began as a James Brown impersonator, but his own style was too compelling to remain hidden. His second full-length album for the great Daptone label is called 'Victim of Love'.
May 8, 2013 | 29:47Q Revolution tweeter Andy Carvin in Studio Q Video
Q Revolution tweeter Andy Carvin in Studio Q May 8, 2013 | 29:47Journalist and social media expert Andy Carvin has been dubbed "the man who tweets revolutions". He joins Jian at the desk to talk about how Twitter is changing the news and his role as one of the key figures in North America on identifying the first stirrings of the Arab Spring.
May 6, 2013 | 38:25Q "Still Mine" star James Cromwell in Studio Q Video
Q "Still Mine" star James Cromwell in Studio Q May 6, 2013 | 38:25Fresh from winning a Canadian Screen Award for his performance in Michael McGowan's "Still Mine", James Cromwell sits down with Jian in Studio Q to talk about his prolific career, his politics, and confronting the Obamas on their home turf.
Apr 30, 2013 | 10:12Q Allan Waters Humanitarian Award recipient Tom Cochrane on Q Video
Q Allan Waters Humanitarian Award recipient Tom Cochrane on Q Apr 30, 2013 | 10:12Canadian singer-songwriter Tom Cochrane was recognised for his tireless charity work with the Allan Waters Humanitarian award at this year's Juno awards. He joined Jian on stage at the Conexus Arts Centre in Regina, Saskatchewan to talk about what drives him to give, and what this honour means to him.