Mar 28, 2014 | 8:32Q Tegan and Sara at Q Junos Video
Q Tegan and Sara at Q Junos Mar 28, 2014 | 8:32Fresh off of one of the biggest years of their 15-year career, Tegan and Sara sit down with Jian at Q LIVE at the Junos in Winnipeg. The twin sister tandem won three Junos at this year's ceremony, including the coveted categories Group of the Year and Single of the Year. Together they tell Jian what made their recent smash hit album, Hearththrob, such a success and why they don't feel the need to stick to any one genre.
Mar 27, 2014 | 33:29Q Q at the Junos - Part 4 Video
Q Q at the Junos - Part 4 Mar 27, 2014 | 33:29Q is coming to you live from Winnipeg for our special Junos show. In block 4 we bring you a feature chat with award-winning poet, Katherena Vermette, and another special performance by Tegan & Sara.
Mar 27, 2014 | 24:11Q Q at the Junos - Part 3 Video
Q Q at the Junos - Part 3 Mar 27, 2014 | 24:11Q is coming to you live from Winnipeg for our special Junos show. In this block you can check out Jian's interviews with Chantal Kreviazuk and Raine Maida; and Hall of Fame inductee, Randy Bachman.
Mar 27, 2014 | 27:35Q Q at the Junos - Part 2 Video
Q Q at the Junos - Part 2 Mar 27, 2014 | 27:35Q is coming to you live from Winnipeg for our special Junos show. In this block we invite Charles Adler, Mary Agnes Welch and Todd Scarth for our special Manitoba media panel.
Mar 27, 2014 | 24:10Q Q at the Junos - Part 1 Video
Q Q at the Junos - Part 1 Mar 27, 2014 | 24:10Q is coming to you live from Winnipeg for our special Junos show. In our first block, Tegan & Sara take the stage for a special live performance, followed by Olympic gold-medallist, Jennifer Jones the rest of her curling team.
Mar 27, 2014 | 3:38Q Bend Sinister bring "Animals" to Studio Q Video
Q Bend Sinister bring "Animals" to Studio Q Mar 27, 2014 | 3:38Bend Sinister rolls into Studio Q to rock Friday Live! The Vancouver band joins us on the heels of their new critically acclaimed record Animals. The album sees the veteran 4-piece break into their vintage record collection to borrow signature auditory touchstones of 70s rock to re-imagine their own sound.
Mar 21, 2014 | 18:25Q Jazz legend Sheila Jordan Video
Q Jazz legend Sheila Jordan Mar 21, 2014 | 18:25American jazz and bebop legend Sheila Jordan has had a roller-coaster life, from her poor upbringing to social stigmatization, to performing with some of the most respected names in the jazz world. At 85, she has more than 20 records to her name, the title of Jazz Master from the National Endowment for the Arts, and continues to perform and teach jazz vocals to young singers.
Mar 19, 2014 | 23:50Q NDP insider Brad Lavigne Video
Q NDP insider Brad Lavigne Mar 19, 2014 | 23:50When the late NDP leader Jack Layton rode atop the Orange Wave to bring Official Opposition status to the party in 2011, Brad Lavigne was the chief operative who helped set it into motion. The New Democratic Party's rise over the last decade to 99 seats in the House of Commons from a mere 12 was a remarkable political accomplishment. Lavigne, one of the key architects of the transformation, was Layton's right-hand man. Now, Layton's former campaign manager has published his account of the party's success story. He speaks with Jian about his book, "Building the Orange Wave: The Inside Story Behind the Historic Rise of Jack Layton and the NDP", and gives his sense of the state of the NDP in 2002 compared to now.
Mar 17, 2014 | 13:55Q Grant Lawrence brings "The Lonely End of the Rink" to Studio Q Video
Q Grant Lawrence brings "The Lonely End of the Rink" to Studio Q Mar 17, 2014 | 13:55There's a cultural assumption that every child born in the great white north of Canada is imbued with a love and devotion for hockey. And if those kids are born to highly competitive sports-fans, the pressure only mounts. Grant Lawrence, a musician and host of CBC Radio 3, was among those ushered onto the ice at a young age. He chronicles his early ambivalence toward the sport in a new memoir "The Lonely End of the Rink: Confessions of a Reluctant Goalie". Lawrence recalls the contrast between the hockey heroes on television and the bullying teammates who liked to pick on the "runt" goalie with big glasses. "I had a big struggle with that polarity," he admits.
Mar 12, 2014 | 20:43Q Olivia Chow reflects on her Journey Video
Q Olivia Chow reflects on her Journey Mar 12, 2014 | 20:43Politician Olivia Chow is about to run for mayor of the city of Toronto, against Rob Ford and others. There is speculation that her own past as an immigrant to the city will be part of her attempt to appeal to working-class and suburban communities in the city. Here she talks about her memoir, My Journey, which touches on those aspects of her past.
Mar 12, 2014 | 17:43Q John Carter Cash on his father's legacy Video
Q John Carter Cash on his father's legacy Mar 12, 2014 | 17:43While digging through his late father's old recordings, John Carter Cash stumbled upon an unreleased album from legendary country singer Johnny Cash. Originally ignored by Columbia records during a rough patch in his career, the album has been touched up and is set to be released on March 25th. Cash joins Jian to discuss his amazing discovery. As he explains, the album, titled "Out Among the Stars", bridges the gap between his father's early boisterous days and the melancholy sounds of his late recordings. The son of the influential music icon also reflects on his famous father's legacy and the side of his family he hopes to reveal in his recent book "House of Cash: The Legacies of My Father Johnny Cash".
Mar 11, 2014 | 18:12Q A chat with 94-year-old track star Olga Kotelko and her biographer Bruce Grierson Video
Q A chat with 94-year-old track star Olga Kotelko and her biographer Bruce Grierson Mar 11, 2014 | 18:12If you think it's too late to take up track and field, consider the amazing case of Olga Kotelko. The retired Vancouver school teacher attended her first "masters" track and field competition in her late 70s -- and shocked her competitors by taking home the gold. Now, at the age of 94, Kotelko holds 26 world records and is the female nonagenarian still long-jumping and high- jumping competitively. Jian speaks to the athlete as well as Bruce Grierson, an award-winning journalist who's written a book about her journey and the science of aging: What Makes Olga Run?