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North by Northwest with Sheryl MacKay

CBC Radio host Sheryl MacKay meets creative people from all around the province. Hear about their passions and inspirations. You'll visit artists in their studios, musicians and performers backstage, writers at their keyboards and chefs at the cooktop. There's great conversation and a lot of laughs too waiting for you every weekend on North by Northwest.

  • 09:03
    For the past several weeks the CBC's Grant Lawrence has been bringing an exciting West Coast pioneering saga to North By Northwest. It's the story of the life and times of Nancy Crowther, the Cougar Queen of Okeover Inlet. Special thanks to Willow Yamauchi for some of the audio in today's chapter.
    Feb 24, 2018
  • 12:31
    Vancouver Island gardener and author Donna Balzer talks about what she is planting this year and introduces her new gardener's journal.
    Feb 24, 2018
  • 16:45
    Combining an old musical score with new choreography, Ballet B.C. will have its world premier of their Romeo + Juliet production on Thursday, Feb. 22.
    Feb 18, 2018
  • 07:42
    Composer Giorgio Magnanensi has built loud speakers out of maple and cedar.
    Feb 18, 2018
  • 12:18
    In the heart of Vancouver's Chinatown a new restaurant is ringing in the Lunar New Year by celebrating traditional Chinese values while embracing the future of the neighbourhood.
    Feb 17, 2018
  • 14:22
    Former North Vancouver City Councillor John Braithwaite is being honoured as part of Black History month.
    Feb 17, 2018
  • 06:38
    Vancouver's Chinatown has become a flash point in recent years over worries of gentrification run amok. But Shon Wong, a born-and-raised Vancouverite, is optimistic about a community his family has called home for decades.
    Feb 11, 2018
  • 02:12:55
    Vancouver author Timothy Taylor on his new book, The Rule of Stephens, beer columnist Matthew McFarlane with his latest craft beer picks, and authors Fiona Tinwei Lam and Mandy Len Catron talk about their new marriage anthology, Love Me True.
    Feb 11, 2018
  • 02:27:29
    Andrea Bain about her new book Single Girl Problems, Doughgirls Comfort Kitchen and Bakeshop, West Coast legend, the Cougar Queen of Okeover, and Carol Huynh, the first Canadian to ever win Olympic Gold in wrestling.
    Feb 11, 2018
  • 07:52
    Andrea Bain's new book, Single Girl Problems: Why Being Single Isn't a Problem to Be Solved, highlights the need for a narrative change around being single.
    Feb 10, 2018
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