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North by Northwest
with Sheryl MacKay

Listen Live to CBC Radio One

North by Northwest weekends 6:00 - 9:00 a.m.
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Coming Up on December 13 & 14

Sat Dec 13

Our house veterinarian Dr. Ted Morris talks about the do's and don't of gifts and pets. Port Alberni writer Jacqueline Windh talks about living with a frog for nine years - one of the essays in the anthology In The Company of Animals: Stories of Extraordinary Encounters. Then Jean Ballard, another contributor to the book tells a heartwarming tale about an extraordinary dog named Muffin. Sharon Basaraba helps us manage holiday stress. Alex "Cider Monger" Fortin is featured in this week's NXNW Cooking Club talking about the art of craft cider.

Sun Dec 14 Matthew White is the artistic director of Early Music Vancouver. He talk about Bach's Christmas Oratorio. Writer Danial Neil talks about his latest novel My June. Tech columnist Jamey Ordolis tells us how apps and websites can really help when it comes to improving our health.
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Sunday, December 14

Writer Danial Neil talks about his latest novel my June. Tech columnist Jamey Ordolis tells us how apps and websites can really help when it comes to improving our health and Mark Forsythe and Greg Dickson talk about the Christmas truce and about their book From the West Coast to the Western Front.


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Health and Fitness Tech list from Jamey Ordolis

Lose It!
https://www.loseit.com/

Fooducate
http://www.fooducate.com/

BeFiT YouTube Channel
https://www.youtube.com/user/BeFit

On Instagram:
@Nike http://instagram.com/nike
@Kayla_Itsines http://instagram.com/kayla_itsines
@FitnessofInsta http://instagram.com/fitnessofinsta

Apple Health
https://www.apple.com/ca/ios/whats-new/health/

Instant Heart Rate App
https://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/instant-heart-rate-heart-rate/id409625068?mt=8
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=si.modula.android.instantheartrate&hl=en

Sleepio
https://www.sleepio.com/

iHeart Monitor
http://www.iheartalive.com/

Health and Fitness holiday gifts:
Vessyl https://www.myvessyl.com/
FirBit Aria Scale http://www.fitbit.com/ca/aria
Libra Scale https://www.runtastic.com/libra
Muse Brain-Sensing Headband http://www.choosemuse.com/
TrekDesk http://www.trekdesk.com/
XBox One Fitness http://www.xbox.com/en-GB/xbox-one/games/xbox-fitness
Just Dance 2015 http://just-dance.ubi.com/en-ca/buy/index.aspx?gclid=CLCcxqy_r8ICFWVp7AodhiYAsw
YogaGlo http://www.yogaglo.com/

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Saturday, December 13

 Jacqueline Windh talks about living with a frog for nine years - one of the essays in the anthology In The Company of Animals: Stories of Extraordinary Encounters. Then Jean Ballard, another contributor to the book, tells a heartwarming tale about an extraordinary dog named Muffin. Sharon Basaraba has some tips to help us manage holiday stress. Alex "Cider Monger" Fortin is featured in this week's NXNW Cooking Club talking about the art of craft cider.

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Saturday and Sunday, December 6 and 7

A conversation with poet and novelist Arleen Pare about her book Lake of Two Mountains for which she won a Governor General Award. A visit to the studio of jewellery maker  Anita Sikma and a visit to the Museum of Anthropology in Vancouver to see a photography exhibit from Nairobi called Pigapichal, which translates to "take my picture!" Our outdoor guy, Frank Ritcey tells us why it's important to go slowly when you're walking in nature and The Great Lobster Cookbook by Matt Dean Pettit is featured on the NXNW cooking club.

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Sunday, November 30

Rosemary Georgeson is the Aboriginal Storyteller in Residence at the Vancouver Public Library. June Goldsmith talks about the plot line a Mozart sonata and plays examples in front of an audience at the Frank Venables Theatre in Oliver.  Robert Budd talks about his new book
Echoes of BC which features more voices from the Imbert Orchard Collection.
Chef Marco Ropke is the owner, pastry chef and instructor at the Pastry Training Centre of Vancouver.  He makes a traditional family Christmas cookie for us.


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Saturday November 29

Wine columnist Shelley Boettcher shares some shopping tips. Author Brian Poletz is at the "Out of Hand Artisan Fair" in Victoria this weekend with his book The Spaces in Between: Stories of Discovery .  We'll meet Devon Stringer who is a farmer raising angora goats on Vancouver Island and who has become passionate about spinning and dying and weaving and knitting!  Plus a studio visit with Kathy Powelson from the Paws for Hope Animal Foundation and two of her friends.

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Sunday November 23


You'll hear from two young violinists who are also members of the Okanagan Symphony Youth Orchestra, Bob Bossin will talk about his gangster father inspired him to write a book and a one man show, we'll visit  sculptor Fran Jenkins in her new studio (which she shares with her daughter who is also a stone sculptor) which is part of the East Side Culture Crawl and then head out ice climbing with Sam Waddington.


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Photos from November 22

Peter Pierobon's studio
This is Peter Pierobon with the new lamp that seems to float.

Jewellery boxes at Peter Pierobon's studio
Jewellery boxes at Peter Pierobon's studio.

Lamp at Peter Pierobon's studio
This is the lamp with the points of light.

Carver Chris Dobranski and jade sailfish.
Chis Dobranski with his carving of a sail fish in nephrite, part of the World Jade Symposium.




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Saturday November 22


Brian Matheson and Chris Dobranski talk about the World Jade Symposium on in Vancouver this weekend, Germ Guy Jason Tetro explains why your microbes don't like it when you drink too much, Ben Parfitt talks about his wife Alicia Priest's book about her father and the great Yukon silver ore heist, A Rock Fell on the Moon, and we'll visit the studio of internationally acclaimed wood artist Peter Pierobon.


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Sunday November 16


Paolo Pietropaolo talks about a food swap event planned for Vancouver.  Governor General's Literary Award nominee Bill Gaston and his book of short stories, Juliet Was a Surprise. Chef and co-owner of The Dirty Apron Cooking School and Delicatessen, David Robertson talks about The Dirty Apron cookbook.

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