April 2012

Alabama Shakes perform live

Buzz band Alabama Shakes stopped by Studio Q to perform a few soulful, southern rock songs from their acclaimed, debut album...

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This Week On Q - Apr 30-May 4/12

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Eight and a Half perform live on Q

Eight and a Half is the new Toronto-based electronic rock band formed by Justin Peroff of Broken Social Scene, and...

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Is Facebook watching you?

Do you ever get the feeling that your online activity is being watched? Perhaps you just glanced at an article...

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Snow Patrol on Q

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Should we ban pro-ana?

In recent months, many social media sites, including Pinterest, Instagram, Tumblr and Facebook have all changed their terms of service...

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Kathleen Turner on Q

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Does English need a gender-neutral pronoun?

  Is it about time the English language got its own gender neutral pronoun, to use instead of "him" and...

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An Oscar Nod for the Stuntman?

Jian talks to legendary stunt driver Jack Gill about whether stunt co-ordinators deserve Oscar recognition....

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Rufus Wainwright on Q

Today,  Rufus Wainwright stopped by studio Q for a feature chat and to perform songs from his latest album "Out...

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How creativity works: Jonah Lehrer on Q

Want to be more creative?  Jonah Lehrer says it's possible.  The seriously talented young writer's new book, "Imagine," explores the...

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Pink slime: not as scary as you think?

[AP Photo/Nati Harnik] Today on Q, guest host Brent Bambury spoke to historian Maureen Ogle about the myths and facts...

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This Week On Q - Apr 23-27/12

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Remembering Levon Helm

Acclaimed Americana musician Levon Helm died Thursday at age 71. Hear Canadian musicians Colin Linden and Garth Hudson (Levon's bandmate...

Q 5th Anniversary: Jay-Z

This week Q marks five years on the air, so we're looking back at some of our most memorable guests...

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Mio on the Down-Lo: To Shave Or Not To Shave

Hmmm...on which side of the arm pit do you stand? Hair or no hair, the choice is rightfully yours as...

Q 5th Anniversary: Sarah Polley + Woody Allen

This week Q marks five years on the air, so we're looking back at some of our most memorable guests...

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Gordon Lightfoot on Q

A feature chat and rare in-studio performance from the iconic Canadian singer-songwriter.  ...

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Is reality TV racist?

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Five Q guests who...

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Measha goes modern

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Q 5th Anniversary: Brian Wilson + Sebastian Horsley

All this week, we're wading into the Q Vault on the occasion of Q's 5th anniversary, to look back...

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Q 5th Anniversary: Barbara Walters + Tracy Morgan

All this week, we're wading into the Q Vault on the occasion of Q's 5th anniversary, to look back at...

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Bernie Finkelstein on Q

The Canadian music industry legend Bernie Finkelstein dropped by Studio Q today to talk about his new memoir, "True...

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Are hip hop bans discrimination?

Today on Q, we looked at why some bars in Montreal are banning hip hop. La Presse journalist Vincent Larouche has...

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Q 5th Anniversary: Lynda Barry + Sonny Rollins

Five years ago today that Q ventured onto the airwaves for the very first time. And to celebrate the anniversary, we...

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Stream Q LIVE in Moncton!

Today, Q was in Moncton, New Brunswick for a special live-audience show, on the occasion of the East Coast Music...

Robin Givhan on hoodies

[AP Photo/The Express-Times, Matt Smith] In the weeks since the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, the hoodie has become...

Today on Q

Tuesday, April 17 Author Jonathan Haidt on his book 'The Righteous Mind' and political division. Also, label owner and artist manager...

Mary Spencer on Q

Mary Spencer, Canadian boxer and the reigning world champ was on the program today, talking about her quest for Olympic gold,...

Patrick Watson on Q

The Polaris Prize-winning Montreal band Patrick Watson have returned with their fourth studio record, Adventures In Your Own Backyard. The...

Does the modeling industry need to be regulated?

Modeling isn't all about glamour. There's an ugly side to the industry too.   It's this seedier picture that David...

Where are the women in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame?

This upcoming weekend's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductions include one, just one, woman -- singer/songwriter Laura Nyro. Where exactly are the...

Video: Scott Heggart on Q

One of the highlights from our live audience show in Ottawa last month was Jian's conversation with Scott Heggart. When...

This Week On Q Apr 9-13/12

MONDAY Kate Bush TUESDAY Slash WEDNESDAY Patrick Watson  THURSDAY Good, Pinsent & Keelor FRIDAY Q in Moncton (w/ Radio Radio and more)...

Bob Newhart on Q

  With his debut album, "The Button-Down Mind of Bob Newhart" a stammering, deadpan accountant from Chicago proved you didn't need slapstick,...

Q in Moncton: Lineup! Tickets!

Q will be live at Moncton's Capitol Theatre next Friday, April 13th, and today we can announce our lineup...

Dr. Ruth on Q

The legendary sex therapist and broadcaster joined Jian for an occasionally feisty feature interview today.  She looks back on thirty...

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Jessica Paré on Q

On today's show, Canadian actress Jessica ParĂ© spoke to Jian about her new role as Megan Draper on TV's Mad Men...and...

Should writers give up on getting paid for their writing?

Whether you're an e-book lover or hater, it's clear the books industry is changing. And one of the changes that...

Kathleen Edwards performs in Studio Q

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Is it time to reject TV's bumbling dad stereotype?

On today's show, guest host Brent Bambury talked to blogger and stay-at-home dad Chris Routly about his successful fight to...
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