Jun 18, 2014 | 21:55Q Jason Priestley's memoir in Studio Q Video
Q Jason Priestley's memoir in Studio Q Jun 18, 2014 | 21:55Since rising to fame as Brandon Walsh on "Beverly Hills 90210", Jason Priestley has continued to build his career as a fine actor on both stage and screen -- including his current role on the HBO Canada show "Call Me Fitz". He's also a director, a writer, and now the author of a new memoir about his life called "Jason Priestley: A Memoir".
Jun 16, 2014 | 29:50Q Rock photographer Lynn Goldsmith Video
Q Rock photographer Lynn Goldsmith Jun 16, 2014 | 29:50Jian speaks with Lynn Goldsmith, an all-access photographer who has spent decades shooting compelling portraits, high-powered action shots and revealing backstage images of stars like Frank Zappa, Michael Jackson and Patti Smith -- to name only a few. Goldsmith shares lively anecdotes from her new collection, Rock and Roll Stories, explains why she's "not anybody's fan", and notes that she doesn't take pictures -- she makes pictures.
Jun 13, 2014 | 7:02Q Sam Roberts brings "Lo-Fantasy" (and beer) to Studio Q Video
Q Sam Roberts brings "Lo-Fantasy" (and beer) to Studio Q Jun 13, 2014 | 7:02Montreal's Sam Roberts Band, famous for their feel good rock 'n' roll and shout along choruses, are flexing their synthetic muscles on their latest effort "Lo-Fantasy". The record takes what Sam and the boys were already good at -- anthemic songs and instantly memorable hooks -- and add to that a wave of lush soundscapes, psychedelic washes and layered vocals.
Jun 13, 2014 | 19:19Q Kelis brings "Food" to Studio Q Video
Q Kelis brings "Food" to Studio Q Jun 13, 2014 | 19:19...and it's delicious. Jian speaks to Kelis about her decision to leave and then return to the music industry, her second career as a chef, and how she bridges her creative approach to cooking with making music.
Jun 9, 2014 | 9:55Q Bebel Gilberto brings "Tudo" to Studio Q Video
Q Bebel Gilberto brings "Tudo" to Studio Q Jun 9, 2014 | 9:55Internationally celebrated Brazilian singer-songwriter Bebel Gilberto brings a special preview of Tudo, her first new album in five years, to Studio Q. Gilberto tells Jian that the the album, which is due out in August, is special to her because there was "so much happening in [her] head" during its making.
Jun 6, 2014 | 9:55Q David Cronenberg at Q Luminato Video
Q David Cronenberg at Q Luminato Jun 6, 2014 | 9:55Internationally-renowned filmmaker David Cronenberg speaks to Jian about his new film "Maps to the Stars" that won Julianne Moore the Best Actress award at the Cannes Film Festival.
Jun 6, 2014 | 5:33Q Isabella Rossellini at Q Luminato Video
Q Isabella Rossellini at Q Luminato Jun 6, 2014 | 5:33Isabella Rossellini speaks to Jian about bringing her weird and wonderful "Green Porno" project -- inventive, costumed vignettes about the sex lives of animals -- to the Luminato Festival stage. The actress (Blue Velvet, Big Night, 30 Rock), performance artist and animal scholar shares why she's so passionately interested the animal kingdom, why the human definition of sexuality is too narrow, and why she had no choice but to suit up and perform "Green Porno" as a solo show.
Jun 6, 2014 | 3:48Q Rufus Wainwright at Q Luminato Video
Q Rufus Wainwright at Q Luminato Jun 6, 2014 | 3:48Renowned musician, Rufus Wainwright, who Sir Elton John once dubbed "the greatest songwriter on the planet," performed live at Q's live Luminato show at Toronto's Winter Garden Theatre on Thursday night and discussed his upcoming Luminato showcase "If I Loved You: Gentlemen Prefer Broadway - An Evening of Love Duets".
Jun 4, 2014 | 22:31Q Solo artist Mike Daisey tackles Rob Ford Video
Q Solo artist Mike Daisey tackles Rob Ford Jun 4, 2014 | 22:31Jian speaks with American monologist Mike Daisey about his latest one man show, "Dreaming of Rob Ford", and the tension between truth, lies and creative license. Although the news media has meticulously reported on the Toronto mayor's ongoing troubles, Daisey says there is still much to be explored from an artistic point of view.
Jun 4, 2014 | 21:15Q 'Fucked Up' bring "Glass Boys" to Studio Q Video
Q 'Fucked Up' bring "Glass Boys" to Studio Q Jun 4, 2014 | 21:15Jian speaks with Damien Abraham and Mike Haliechuk, the two core songwriters for F--ked Up. The Toronto band is back with their fourth studio record Glass Boys. It sees the progressive punk-rockers turn inward and assess their evolution from a fringe hardcore act, to an internationally adored mainstream rock band.
Jun 4, 2014 | 12:43Q Half Moon Run bring "Dark Eyes" to Studio Q Video
Q Half Moon Run bring "Dark Eyes" to Studio Q Jun 4, 2014 | 12:43Montreal's Half Moon Run have captivated us with the organic maturity of their debut record, Dark Eyes. Despite disparate musical backgrounds, they have created something beautiful and harmonious. When listening to their sweeping mix of 60s-inspired folk, pop and soul, it's hard to believe they started as strangers, united by a common taste in music and a Craigslist ad.