Vivian Rashotte

Vivian Rashotte is a digital associate producer and writer for CBC's Q. She's also a visual artist.

Latest from Vivian Rashotte

Janelle Monáe on her Afrofuturist literary debut and why she identifies as a 'dirty computer'

Janelle Monáe is a Grammy-nominated musician, actor and sci-fi author, but she also calls herself an experience architect, an android and a dirty computer. In an interview with Q’s Tom Power, she explained exactly what those terms mean to her.

Pride Week on Q, featuring Hannah Gadsby, Bowen Yang, Margaret Cho and more

From June 6 to 10, Q is celebrating Pride Month with some amazing LGBTQ artists and performers.

Charlotte Cardin on the Junos, songwriting and why losing Quebec's biggest singing show was a 'blessing'

Charlotte Cardin is the most-nominated artist at this year’s Juno Awards. The Montreal singer-songwriter spoke with Q’s Tom Power about the honour, her early life and her artistry.

The Canadian music industry rejected Deborah Cox. Now, she's being honoured at the Junos

Decades after the Canadian music industry closed its doors to her, Deborah Cox is finally getting the credit she deserves. In an interview with Q’s Tom Power, the R&B singer reflected on her early life and career and what it feels like to now be recognized by the Canadian Music Hall of Fame.

Camila Cabello says making Familia was a way of 'giving joy' to herself after her mental health struggle

On her latest album, Familia, Camila Cabello charts a new direction for herself by drawing on her Latin American roots. She joined Q’s Tom Power to discuss the record and how she realized prioritizing her own happiness is the key to her success.

In an age of division, Billy Bragg wants us to stop the 'war on empathy' and focus on the common good

Few people know the bond between art and activism quite like Billy Bragg. He joined Q’s Tom Power to discuss how the pandemic inspired his latest album, The Million Things That Never Happened, and why his music and politics are intertwined.

From kissing Homer Simpson to experimental theatre, 10 things we learned about Harvey Fierstein

The four-time Tony winner spoke with Q’s Tom Power about his new memoir, I Was Better Last Night, in which he shares some of the wildest stories from his life onstage and off.

Alfre Woodard says The Porter's Black talent has 'opened up the windows so that Canada can know itself'

The award-winning actor spoke with Q’s Tom Power about what drew her to CBC and BET’s groundbreaking new series, The Porter, which is being celebrated as a win for Black representation.

CANCELLED: Q Live at the JUNOs, featuring The Sheepdogs, Alexandra Stréliski and more

If you purchased tickets to Q live at the JUNOs, you'll receive a full refund.

Tickets: Announcing q live from Hillside, featuring William Prince, Fred Penner, Jackie Pirico and more

CBC Radio’s q live with Tom Power kicks off Hillside Inside 2020 with a special night of performances and conversation.