Sep 22, 2014 | 20:21Q Jeanne Beker's politically charged fashion show Video
Q Jeanne Beker's politically charged fashion show Sep 22, 2014 | 20:21Jeanne Beker joins Jian to discuss the complex relationship between fashion and politics,as explored in her new exhibition at the Design Exchange in Toronto. In "Politics of Fashion|Fashion of Politics", the curator and longtime fashion authority looks at how clothing has been used as tool for political expression from 1960 to present day.
Sep 12, 2014 | 8:20Q Torquil takes on TIFF Video
Q Torquil takes on TIFF Sep 12, 2014 | 8:20In a very lively installation of Torquil Campbell's rant or rave column, Q's roving cultural correspondent passionately critiques the Toronto International Film Festival. And this time, folks, Jian steps in to play devil's advocate while Rich Aucoin and band looks on. Grab your popcorn -- this one's a show-stopper!
Sep 8, 2014 | 18:30Q Maz Jobrani in Studio Q Video
Q Maz Jobrani in Studio Q Sep 8, 2014 | 18:30Jian talks to Maz Jobrani about the politics of hosting Just for Laugh's "The Ethnic Show," the controversial category of so-called "ethnic" humour, and how the FIFA World Cup has helped open up American eyes to multiculturalism.
Sep 3, 2014 | 14:45Q Randy Glynn on "Dancing in the Third Act" Video
Q Randy Glynn on "Dancing in the Third Act" Sep 3, 2014 | 14:45Award-winning Canadian dancer and choreographer Randy Glynn joins Jian to discuss his latest project "Dancing in the Third Act", which features 12 dancers in their 60s and 70s. Although none of his dancers came to him with formal training, their show has been praised as touching, accomplished and very professional.
Aug 28, 2014 | 17:48Q Mexican artist Pedro Reyes Video
Q Mexican artist Pedro Reyes Aug 28, 2014 | 17:48Imagine a pop-up health clinic dedicated to treating common urban afflictions, like chronic stress and loneliness, in surprising and often playful ways. Pedro Reyes's Sanatorium is exactly that kind of place. Reyes joins Jian to share exactly what happens in the Sanatorium, how the silly and serious aspects of the project co-exist, and why he thinks we might all benefit from psychological placebos.
Aug 15, 2014 | 3:20Q Lynn Goldsmith's "Photo nightmares" Video
Q Lynn Goldsmith's "Photo nightmares" Aug 15, 2014 | 3:20In this clip for her feature interview in Studio Q, photographer Lynn Goldsmith ruminates on how photo shoots with Keith Richards and Miles Davis turned into what she would call "photo nightmares".
Jul 23, 2014 | 14:56Q Sugar Sammy - The "bromance" continues Video
Q Sugar Sammy - The "bromance" continues Jul 23, 2014 | 14:56Sugar Sammy joins Jian on stage at the Olympia Theatre for Q's special Pop Montreal show to rekindle their bromance and talk Sammy's plans to conquer the comedy world and perhaps move out of his parents' house.
Jul 11, 2014 | 4:29Q Lilly Singh on her parents (and their accents) Video
Q Lilly Singh on her parents (and their accents) Jul 11, 2014 | 4:29Lilly Singh discusses how her parents, all parents in fact, are ripe territory for comedy. She also explains why she choose to use accents and costumes when portraying them, yet holding true to positive representations of indo-Canadians.
Jul 11, 2014 | 16:21Q Dashan in Studio Q Video
Q Dashan in Studio Q Jul 11, 2014 | 16:21Mark Henry Rowswell, better known as Dashan, shares the incredible story of how he learned fluent Mandarin and shot to fame as a top media personality and performer in China.
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.