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Q is Canada's liveliest arts, culture and entertainment magazine. Host Jian Ghomeshi talks with tastemakers, rule breakers and risk takers about pop culture and high art. His wide-ranging guests explore provocative topics, big ideas, and new music.

Jian Ghomeshi
Jian Ghomeshi is an award-winning broadcaster, writer, musician and producer. As host of Q, he has led the show to the largest audience of any cultural affairs program in Canada. It is also heard on Sirius and distributed to public radio stations in the U.S. by PRI.

As a singer, songwriter and musician, he was a member of multi-platinum selling folk-rock group, Moxy Früvous. He toured internationally during the 1990s and shared stages with a variety of artists, including Bob Dylan, Ani Difranco and Elvis Costello. He continues to write and produce music.

Ghomeshi has worked with many arts groups, including the National Ballet of Canada and the Canadian Opera Company. He is a former member of the Board of Governors at the Stratford Theatre Festival. Born in London and of Iranian descent, he lives in Toronto, where he enjoys supporting a losing hockey team and eating pistachios.

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