Station News & Events

3:08pm

Thu October 23, 2014
Station News & Events

Q Questions Whether Photo-Taking Should be Allowed in Art Galleries

TODAY on "Q" 

-- In light of London's National Gallery changing its rules to allow visitors to take photographs inside its walls, Q questions whether photo-taking should be allowed in art galleries. Does taking selfies -- such as the one Beyonce and Jay Z recently took in front of the Mona Lisa -- compromise the purpose of museums? Michael Savage, author of the Grumpy Art Historian blog, argues that: "The gallery used to be a haven where looking at pictures was prioritized. Now it will all be about taking your own pictures."

2:57pm

Thu October 23, 2014
Station News & Events

Happy Diwali on The World for 10-23

Happy Diwali. More on the Hindu Festival of Lights in just a minute.

First though, we turn our attention to Canada, which is still reeling after a gunman opened fire in and around the Parliament buildings in the capital, Ottawa. We'll get the latest on the investigation into the motivation of the suspected perpetrator, a Muslim convert by the name of Michael Zehaf-Bibeau. We'll also dig in and find out how our neighbors north of the border are dealing with the notion of homegrown terrorism.

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3:02pm

Tue October 21, 2014
Station News & Events

John Carter Cash from the Q Vault for 10-21

TODAY on "Q" 

-- From the Q Vault, Jian’s conversation with John Carter Cash, son of Johnny Cash. A lost album by his father, 'Out Among the Stars', was released earlier this year.

-- The story of "rags to riches" permeates pop-culture. But Slate's John Swansburg argues that real-life examples of the self-made man are rarer than we think. And that our unwavering belief that anyone can pull themselves up by their bootstraps could be harmful.

2:57pm

Tue October 21, 2014
Station News & Events

More on the Battle against Islamic State Militants on The World for 10-21

Taking a ride with Haiti's ambulance service. More on that in just a minute.

First, our top stories today. We want to take you to the frontlines of the battle against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria. Veteran reporter Jane Arraf has been visiting refugee camps in northern Iraq, and will tell us about preparations as winter approaches. We're also trying to make contact with an American ex-military man who has gone to fight with the Kurds against ISIS.

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2:48pm

Tue October 21, 2014
Station News & Events

Frank Toskan on Q for 10-20

TODAY on "Q" 

-- Jian talks to Frank Toskan, co-founder of the Canadian cosmetics brand MAC, about the company's commitment to activism AND the role of fashion in bringing about social change.

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