March 2012

This Week On Q Apr 2-6/12

MONDAY Alex Turner (of Arctic Monkeys) TUESDAY Emeli Sandé WEDNESDAY Dr. Ruth THURSDAY Bob Newhart FRIDAY Martin Short View full lineup >...

Q live from Ottawa!

Q came to you live today from the Bronson Centre Theatre in Ottawa on the occasion of the JUNO Awards....

Susie Bright on Q

Today, Jian spoke to sex-positive feminist and best-selling author Susie "sexpert" Bright.  On Monday, Ontario's Court of Appeal struck...

Torquil Campbell's rant against hockey violence

Q's resident ranter and/or raver, Torquil Campbell, dropped by Studio Q today for a rant that's already landed us...

Neil deGrasse Tyson on Q

Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson argues that space exploration isn't only a great economic driver and a creator of technological innovation,...

Eric Stonestreet on Q

ABC's Modern Family has emerged as one of the most original and successful TV comedies of the past 3...

Jian's essay on Saskatchewan's film and television industry

Image via mindseyepictures.comIn today's opening essay, Jian reflects on the Saskatchewan government's decision to scrap a key TV and...

"Mad Woman" Jane Maas on Q

After a 17-month-long hiatus, Mad Men is finally back. Today, Jian spoke to ad pioneer Jane Maas, who's been...

This Week On Q Mar 26-30/12

MONDAY Jane Maas TUESDAY Zeus WEDNESDAY Neil deGrasse Tyson THURSDAY Our Lady Peace FRIDAY Q in Ottawa (w/ Blue Rodeo and more)...

Ai Weiwei on Q

A rare interview with the Chinese dissident artist. He is currently under a form of house arrest in Beijing after he...

Is gourmet pet food a healthy alternative or just over the top?

Gourmet cuisine is a growing trend in the lucrative pet food industry, branded as a healthy alternative to processed kibble....

Danny Bhoy takes Medicine Hat

When Scottish comedian Danny Bhoy was in Studio Q last month, a certain stop on his latest tour caught his...

Q is heading to Moncton, New Brunswick

The rumours are true! Q is heading to Moncton, New Brunswick for East Coast Music Week. We'll be announcing...

Should "gal" replace "girl"?

The word "girl" in reference to an adult woman draws strong, often polarized opinions. Today, Jian spoke with freelance writer Lily...

Michael Kiwanuka on Q

UK singer/songwriter Michael Kiwanuka -- winner of the BBC's prestigious "Sound of 2012" poll -- makes his Canadian broadcast debut...

Olive Garden reviewer Marilyn Hagerty on Q

Today, Jian spoke to Marilyn Hagerty, a columnist at the Grand Forks Herald in North Dakota, who recently wrote a (sincere...

Mio on the Down-Lo: Leafs Beefs

Ohhh...poor, long-suffering Toronto Maple Leafs fans, take cold comfort in the dank garage of beer-swilling Dominique Girouard and Robbie Carruthers...

Win a trip to Ottawa and a Les Paul guitar!

The Q JUNO Pool is back, with a chance to win a dynamic prize pack! All you have to do...

Who should control your "digital estate" after you die?

This week Facebook rolls out its new Timeline profile, which charts your updates and major life events from birth... to...

Jason Mraz in Studio Q Uncut

Acclaimed singer/songwriter Jason Mraz stopped by Studio Q for a chat and to play songs off his soon to be...

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Should broadcasters keep political attack ads honest?

On today's show, Jian spoke to Kathleen Hall Jamieson, the director of flackcheck.org, a website that looks at the accuracy...

This Week On Q Mar 19-23/12

MONDAY Jason Mraz TUESDAY Lionel Richie WEDNESDAY Michael Kiwanuka THURSDAY Ai Weiwei FRIDAY Rob Schmitz View full lineup >...

Should child beauty pageants be banned?

On Today's show, guest host Jim Brown spoke to French senator Chantal Jouanno. She's calling for a ban on child beauty...

Q VIDEO: Lara St John with Great Lake Swimmers

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Homeless Hotspots: ingenious or unethical?

   The biggest story of this year's South by Southwest Festival wasn't music or film. It was a marketing campaign called...

Christo on Q

Guest host Jim Brown talks to Christo about his proposed project in Colorado. The world-famous environmental artist hopes to...

Does gender difference in kids really matter?

Are we paying too much attention to gender differences when it comes to raising and educating boys and girls --...

Kony 2012: Is simplification a necessary part of successful advocacy?

Q convened a debate on the Kony 2012 viral sensation. It's said to be the first real successful merging of...

Gail Simmons on Q

On Today's show, guest host Jim Brown spoke to "Top Chef" judge Gail Simmons about her new memoir, Talking With My Mouthful:...

George R. R. Martin on Q

Author of the popular fantasy series A Song of Ice and Fire George R. R. Martin joined guest host Brent...

Ashley Judd on Q

Today, guest host Brent Bambury spoke to Ashley Judd in Studio Q. The acclaimed actress, dedicated humanitarian and Harvard graduate has...

This Week On Q Macr 12-16/12

MONDAY Ashley Judd TUESDAY Gail Simmons WEDNESDAY Torq Campbell and more THURSDAY Christo FRIDAY Margaret Atwood & Jennifer Baichwal View full lineup...

Q LIVE in London, Ontario

Last night, Q recorded a very special live-audience show at the historic Grand Theatre in London, Ontario. Toronto's Great...

Jian Ghomeshi, Bowie addict

Even casual Q listeners know few people are closer to Jian's heart than David Bowie. He recently took time to...

Taylor Kitsch on Q

With three high-profile films coming out over the next few months, it could soon be tough to find a...

Johnny Reid on Q

Award-winning and multi-platinum Scottish-Canadian singer-songwriter Johnny Reid joined Jian in studio Q today, with his latest release Fire It Up,...

Plants and Animals on Q

Today Montreal-based band Plants and Animals dropped by Studio Q for a chat and two performances from their brand...

Q's heading to Ottawa for the JUNOs!

***Q LIVE in Ottawa is now sold out. Thank you for your interest!***We're heading to the nation's capital for a...

Should secular society steal ideas from religion?

With his new book, Religion for Atheists, writer and thinker Alain de Botton is putting himself in the middle of one...

Q Live in London

Tomorrow night, Q is Live in London, Ontario, with Lara St John, Great Lake Swimmers, Mike Tompkins and Elvira Kurt. We'll be...

Kelly Clarkson on Q

It's hard to believe it's been ten years since Kelly Clarkson exploded onto the music scene after winning the...

Mio on the Down-Lo: Many Unhappy Returns

Get rid of gifts from an ex-lover. Unburden yourself of the gruesome break-up details in a warm and supportive environment....

Is there a sexual counter-revolution in the U.S.?

Sexual rights and freedoms are hotly contested subjects in the run-up to the U.S. presidential election. Sex education, birth control, abortion and...

Lisa Ray on Q

Today, Jian spoke with award-winning actress Lisa Ray. The Etobicoke-born star will host the second season of Top Chef...

This Week On Q Mar 5-9/12

MONDAY Lisa Ray TUESDAY Kelly Clarkson WEDNESDAY Plants & Animals THURSDAY Johnny Reid FRIDAY Q in London, ON (w/ Great Lake Swimmers...

Scenes from Q au Quebec

Last night, Q brought the show to Montreal, for a special live-audience show celebrating the best in Quebec culture...

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UPDATE: Q Live In London

We were completely blown away by the response to our March 8 show at The Grand Theatre in London, Ontario, featuring Lara...

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Today: Q Live from Montreal!

Today, Q comes to you from Montreal, highlighting the best in contemporary Quebec culture today. This morning, we're broadcasting from...

Tonight: Q on stage at Le National

Q is in Montreal tonight for a live show at the historic Le National theatre (1220 Ste-Catherine Est) at 6 p.m....

Jian's essay on Montreal's student protests

Today, Jian's opening essay looked at Montreal's student movement in Quebec. There have been a series of protests in recent...
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