Station News & Events

3:18pm

Wed November 12, 2014
Station News & Events

Laura Poitras Discusses Her Profile of NSA Whistleblower Edward Snowden on Q for 11-12

Today's guest host is Piya Chattopadhyay. 

-- Documentary filmmaker LAURA POITRAS joins Q to discuss "Citizenfour," her intimate profile of NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden.

-- Artist LOU-ANN NEEL, granddaughter of carver Ellen Neel, explains why she's taking up her grandmother's fight to secure fair compensation for Indigenous artists in B.C.

3:16pm

Wed November 12, 2014
Station News & Events

A Bike Path That Doubles as a Solar Array on The World for 11-12

How's this for sustainable: a bicycle path that doubles as a solar energy array. More on that story in a minute.

The climate is our main story today on the show, with a focus on the deal inked today by the United States and China. Carol Hills, in the chair today for Marco Werman, will find out more about what two of the globe's biggest polluters have agreed to, and whether or not it can actually be implemented.

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3:27pm

Tue November 11, 2014
Station News & Events

Maria Bamford on Finding Humor in Dark Subject Matter on Q for 11-11

Today's guest host is Tom Power. 

-- Stand-up comic MARIA BAMFORD opens up about finding humour in the dark subject matter -- including mental illness and suicide.

-- SCOTT STULEN, curator of the world's first cat video festival, discusses the artistic value of cat videos and why they belong at art museums and cinematheques.

3:26pm

Tue November 11, 2014
Station News & Events

The Story of Hector Barajas Who Was Born in Mexico But Served in the U.S. Military on The World

A US soldier's amazing tale from the waning days of World War One is the centerpiece for The World's Veteran's Day edition. More on that in a minute.

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3:47pm

Mon November 10, 2014
Station News & Events

Philadelphia band The War On Drugs on Q for 11-10

Today's guest host is Piya Chattopadhyay. 

-- New York-based playwright CHRISTOPHER SHINN argues that disability is wrongly treated as a metaphor on stage and screen, and that characters with disabilities should be portrayed by people who actually are disabled.

-- Philadelphia band THE WAR ON DRUGS performs from their new album, "Lost in the Dream", which provides a smeared, hazy take on 80s anthemic rock titans like Dire Straits, Tom Petty, and Don Henley.

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