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Gateway to Prince's Sign o' the Times with Susan Rogers

The audio engineer breaks down some of the songs on Prince's album, Sign o' the Times, and shares what she felt he was trying to achieve at that moment in his career.

Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019: Trixie Mattel, Peter Del Vecho and more

Today on q: musician and RuPaul's Drag Race star Trixie Mattel, q This with Lisa Christiansen and Stuart Berman, Frozen and Frozen 2 producer Peter Del Vecho.

Trixie Mattel on folk music, comedy and life after RuPaul's Drag Race

The drag queen, singer-songwriter and comedian joined q's Tom Power to talk about the ups and downs of drag superstardom, and her deep love of folk and country music.

The 2020 Grammy nominations: shoo-ins, dark horses and surprises

On today's q This music panel, Lisa Christiansen and Stuart Berman share their reactions to the 2020 Grammy Award nominations, which were just revealed this morning.

'No one could've predicted the phenomenon it became': Disney producer Peter Del Vecho on the success of Frozen

Disney producer Peter Del Vecho sits down with q's Tom Power to talk about facing impossible expectations during the making of Frozen 2.

Idina Menzel and Kristen Bell field kids' Frozen 2 fan questions

Broadway star Idina Menzel and actor Kristen Bell join q's Tom Power live in studio to answer a few questions from Frozen's biggest fans.

From backwoods bacon to Half-Hanged Mary, 13 things we learned about Margaret Atwood

On her 80th birthday, the revered author remembers backwoods adventures, royal encounters and the very moment she decided to be a writer.

Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019: Ian Williams, Kelvin Harrison Jr. and more

Today on q: Giller Prize winner Ian Williams, film composer Alan Silvestri, actor Kelvin Harrison Jr.

Ian Williams on winning the $100K Scotiabank Giller Prize for his debut novel Reproduction

Last night in Toronto, poet Ian Williams won the $100,000 Scotiabank Giller Prize for his debut novel Reproduction. 

From Back to the Future to The Polar Express, Alan Silvestri reflects on his most famous film scores

For decades, film composer Alan Silvestri been raising our blood pressure and tugging at our heart strings, more often than not, as one half of a killer creative partnership with director Robert Zemeckis.

Waves star Kelvin Harrison Jr. on toxic masculinity and the pressures of being 'the best'

Actor Kelvin Harrison Jr. (Luce, It Comes at Night) joins q host Tom Power live in studio to talk about his role in the new film Waves.

Monday, Nov. 18, 2019: Margaret Atwood and more

Today on q: author and poet Margaret Atwood, q screen panel with Lara Zarum and Kathleen Newman-Bremang.

The Crown returns with a new cast and a whole new decade of drama

The q screen panel discusses the third season of The Crown, which just dropped on Netflix last night.

Friday, Nov. 15, 2019: Tracy Letts, Jane Bunnett and more

Today on q: Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and actor Tracy Letts, q This with Sarah Boesveld and Jon Freeman, five-time Juno Award winner Jane Bunnett.

'The role on the page was essentially an insecure guy': Tracy Letts on playing Henry Ford II in Ford v Ferrari

The Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and actor talks about the Oscar buzz he's receiving for his role as Henry Ford II in Ford v Ferrari.

How the CMA Awards' attempt to celebrate women in country music missed the mark

The q This music panel takes a look at this year's Country Music Association Awards, which took over Nashville on Wednesday night.

Jane Bunnett and Maqueque break barriers and borders with jazz

Five-time Juno Award winner Jane Bunnett has joined forces with five young Cuban musicians to form a border-breaking jazz supergroup called Jane Bunnett and Maqueque.

Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019: Alexandria Maillot, Marc Randolph and more

Today on q: singer-songwriter Alexandria Maillot, Netflix co-founder Marc Randolph, musician Flying Hórses, singer-songwriter John Legend.

Can you sing like Freddie Mercury? Try the FreddieMeter

YouTube Music, Google and Queen teamed up on new AI program, which is helping raise awareness for HIV/AIDS charity.

New play tackles the allure—and danger—of our virtual lives

In Kuroko, acclaimed Vancouver playwright Tetsuro Shigematsu challenges viewers to rethink their relationships with the online world.

Netflix co-founder Marc Randolph reflects on how a single idea revolutionized film and TV

The co-founder and one-time CEO of Netflix joined q's Tom Power to talk about his new memoir, That Will Never Work: The Birth of Netflix and the Amazing Life of an Idea.

q's Thursday Headliner: Vancouver 'swoon rock' artist Alexandria Maillot

Alexandria Maillot drops by the q studio to perform a few new songs from her upcoming sophomore album, Benevolence.

Flying Hórses takes us inside her heartbreak album Reverie

Flying Hórses takes us on an intimate journey through the music, sounds, themes and personal emotions that inspired her new album, Reverie.

'Win small victories': John Legend on staying positive in dark times

John Legend sits down with Tom Power to talk about being the first black man to win the EGOT, working with Kanye West, his new Christmas album and more.

Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019: Mandy Patinkin, Avan Jogia and more

Today on q: actor and singer Mandy Patinkin, q books columnist Jael Richardson, Blue Planet II producers Orla Doherty and James Honeyborne, actor and writer Avan Jogia.