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BC: North by Northwest

 

BC: North by Northwest

Join host Sheryl MacKay to meet 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.

Updated: Every weekend
Download episodes from this podcast for: 6 months
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Featured Podcast

Charlie's conundrum

Charlie McGettigan is eight years old, freckled and fearless. Despite her confidence, Charlie wrestles with a problem that has the kids at school making faces at her.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:29]

Featured Podcast

Wit's end, Part 1

What's it like to go mad and be crazy, living at wit's end?

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[mp3 file: runs00:54:00]

Featured Podcast

'I want to be a woman'

A rural senior asks his wife for help transitioning to female.

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[mp3 file: runs00:18:42]

Featured Podcast

Mr. Money Mustache's guide to badass frugality

Peter Adeny, aka Mr. Money Mustache, has what he thinks is a better path to financial security.

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[mp3 file: runs00:54:00]

All podcast episodes

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June 18

The Outlander Kitchen with Theresa Carle-Sanders, grad with Rebecca Hass, National Geographic Emerging Explorer Genvieve Von Petzinger, bird call of the month and Chilliwack gardening.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:58:40]


June 12

Tania Miller, music director of the Victoria Symphony talks books, author Anne Giardini talks about writing, a visit to True Grain bakery in Cowichan Bay, David Tracey introduces another tree and word play with the puzzling professor.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:49:52]


June 11

Richard Hebda gives a tour through the Mammoth show at the Royal BC Museum, Laura Waters talks fir tips, author Louis Druehl talks about his novel set in Bamfield and we hear about baseball in Grand Forks.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:47:29]


June 5

Author Sonja Larsen on her book, The Red Tattoo, Willow Yamauchi with another episode of Lost and Found, Erin Balser with some summer reading suggestions and word play with our Puzzling Professor.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:45:34]


June 4

Author and story teller Michael Kusugak, poet Kim Fu, artist Lou Lynn on her show at Touchstones in Nelson and CBC Searchlight winner Desiree Dawson.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:53:08]


Sunday May 29

Remembering artist Norman Tait, a conversation with author Billie Livingston, a visit to Tea Farm in the Cowichan Valley and a tour of Saint James Music Academy in Vancouver.

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[mp3 file: runs 01:02:40]


Saturday May 28

Neil MacKay talks about giving his violin to young performer Roberta Yee, poet Patrick Friesen talks about the nomination for the big Griffen Poetry Prize and David Tracey takes to see a dogwood.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:33:20]


Sunday May 22

matt Horn from Cowichan Pasta, dancer and choreographer Karen Jamieson, ceramic artist Debra Sloan and Willow Yamauchi with more lost and found.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:54:16]


Saturday May 21

David Lester talks about the Battle of Ballantyne Pier, Rebecca Hass on planning the vacation you need, a visit to Fairburn Water Buffalo farm with Anthea Archer and Sharon Basaraba on intense workouts.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:44:08]


Sunday May 15

Dr Heather Mohan talks about Camp Kerry, photographer Gillean Proctor talks about his latest series of work, based on guitars and in the Cooking Club, The Power of Pulses.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:39:59]


Saturday May 14

Leslie Dala on George Gershwin, Egan Davis talks about container gardening, Matthew McFarlane reviews some lagers and we visit a rehearsal for the Vancouver Youth Symphony.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:46:39]


Sunday May 8

Working on having adult relationships with our children and our parents, a documentary about a pinball wizard from Burnaby, Willow Yamauchi with Lost and Found and another tree of the month.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:57:06]


Saturday May 7

A documentary about victims of Thalidomide from award winning film maker John Zaritsky, Debbie Karras talks about the history of Ukrainian dance and a visit with members ofthe Lynn Valley Garden Club

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[mp3 file: runs 00:35:27]


April 30 and May 1

Author Alan Twigg, writer and illustrator Chris Tougas, Richard Hebda at the Royal BC Museum, playwrite Rachel Aberle, Willow Yamauchi with Lost and Found, members of the Greater Victoria Youth Orchestra

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[mp3 file: runs 01:17:12]


Sunday April 24x

Author and illustrator Ashley Spires, our outdoor guy Frank Ritcey talks tics to tequila, word play from the puzzling professor and mindfulness meditation with Rebecca Hass.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:52:44]


Sunday April 24

Children's author Ashley Spires, outdoor guy Frank Ritcey and life coach Rebecca Hass.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:45:08]


Saturday April 23

Susan Musgrave in the cooking club, Amber Dawn on her book of poetry and Christopher Gaze marks the anniversary of Shakespeare's death

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[mp3 file: runs 00:45:08]


Saturday April 16

A conversation with artist Biliana Velkova, Mike Elliott on wood canvas canoes, the health benefits of coffee and poetry with Jeff Steudel.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:44:21]


Sunday April 10

A visit with chef and cookbook author Bill Jones at Deerholme Farm, a conversation with poet Ali Blythe and more word play from the Puzzling Professor.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:39:26]


Sunday April 10

Foraging with chef and cookbook author Bill Jones, a conversation with poet Ali Blythe and another visit from our Puzzling Professor.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:22:55]


Sunday April 10

A conversation with poet Ali Blythe, a visit to chef and cookbook author Bill Jones at Deerholme Farm and more word play with Jonathan Berokwitz

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[mp3 file: runs 00:22:55]


Saturday April 09

Gardener Egan Davis talks pests, lawns and watering, a conversation with David Hatfield about his spontaneous singing workshops, two Victoria students at the regional science fair.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:43:02]


Sunday April 3

A visit to to the studio of potter of Cathi Jefferson, a long walk in England with author John Cherrington, Tree of the Month with David Tracey, in the Cooking Club with Pailin Chongchitnant.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:53:49]


Saturday April 2

A poetry and art wall in Kelowna, a visit to Salt Spring Wild Cidery, poetry with Alexandra Oliver and positive thinking with Rebecca Hass.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:46:30]


Podcast Mar 26 & 27

Talking trees with David Tracey, Mona Fertig & Trevor Carolan on The Literary Storefront in Vancouver, Potter Julie McKinnon, Jonathan Berkowitz has the weekly puzzle and Bill Richardson talks more about his Shelf Life.

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[mp3 file: runs 01:20:57]


Saturday March 19

House vet Ted Morris talks about supplements for pets, Camyar Chai explains his new play Droost, and a pre Canada Reads book club featuring author Ania Rau Badami.

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[mp3 file: runs 01:19:02]


Saturday March 12

Rosie Daykin of Butter Baked Goods, author Kristi Charish, crafter Denise Corcoran and Sharon Basaraba on forgiveness.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:48:00]


Sunday March 13

Mary Ann Saunders talks about the paper she's presenting at the Moving Trans History Forward symposium at U Vic this week and Bill Richardson talks about books that have been important to him.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:32:42]


Saturday February 27

A visit to Golden Ears Cheeseworks in Maple Ridge, Live Coach Rebecca Hass on how to use heroes, Sam Waddington has some ideas for getting outside this season, Erin Balser talks about books made into movies,

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[mp3 file: runs 00:45:06]


NXNW Podcast Feb 21, 2016

Ruth Reichl in the NXNW Cooking Club on her book "My Kitchen Year," Ryan Avola of IGuy empowerment workshops for boys, veternarian Ted Morris on separation anxiety in dogs.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:35:03]


NXNW Podcast Feb 20, 2016

Master of Wine & winemaker Rhys Pender of Little Farm Winery, a tour through MashUp: The Birth of Modern Culture at the Vancouver Art Gallery with Senior Curator Bruce Grenville, First Nations artist John Aitken on finding his voice in "The Gift."

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[mp3 file: runs 00:55:46]


NXNW Podcast Feb 14 2016

Dominique and Cindy Duby of Wild Sweets, painter Edward Epp on his show Waterways: Skeena to Cowichan, James Long and Marcus Yousseff on "Winners and Losers," Sharon Basaraba on age-related food intolerances. With guest host Margaret Gallagher

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[mp3 file: runs 00:50:10]


NXNW Podcast Feb 13, 2016

Accordian-player and writer Geoff Berner, "Ballet Fitness" with Suzy Kaitman, Matthew McFarlane talks BC stouts and porters, Whistler-based adventure photographer Justa Jeskova. Guest host Margaret Gallagher.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:42:30]


Saturday February 6

Alex Cuba talks about his album Healer, Robyn Driedger Klassen on the Vancouver Women's Musical Society, food for Lunar New Year with Elaine Chau, and more.

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[mp3 file: runs 01:16:52]


Sunday January 31

A conversation with author Ronald Wright about his novel The Gold Eaters, a visit to the Hopcott's farm and shop in Pitt Meadows and more word play with The Puzzling Professor.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:47:19]


Saturday January 30

Artist Bill Horne, the gang behind Sunday Cider, life coach Rebecca Hass and Bird Song of the Month with John Neville.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:57:16]


Saturday January 23

Anita Stewart on saving money on food, artist Colleen McLaughlin Barlow on Whale Dreams, a visit from the Puzzling professor and writer and comedian Charlie Demers.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:51:56]


Sunday January 17

Dr Richard Dewey on the Pacific blob, Pitt Meadows' artist in residence Rebecca Fisher, author Mark Winston and his award winning book about bees.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:44:01]


Saturday January 16

Kamloops artist Dennis Cound, tech columnist Jamey Ordolis, author and naturalist Marylee Stephenson.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:34:55]


Sunday January 10

Conversations with Heather Young, a textile artist and founder of Craft Lab and with Lili Nedved and Henry Sinha, the owners of Spool of Thread. And a visit from our Puzzling Professor.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:29:01]


Saturday January 9

Anne DeGrace and Chef Mike Hesla from Nelson, Frank Ritcey and Dippers, actor Duane Howard describes his experience on the set of The Revenant.

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[mp3 file: runs 01:08:52]


Katelin Leblond of Victoria and her family are striving to live a zero-waste lifestyle

Katelin Leblond of Victoria and her family are striving to live a zero-waste lifestyle

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[mp3 file: runs 00:15:36]


Sunday January 3

Kara Stanley and Simon Paradis talk about her book Fallen, tips from one of the founders of Pare Down, a visit to Croatia with Mary Conibear and a visit from the Puzzling Professor.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:47:54]


Saturday January 2

A tribute to Dal Richards, tips for eating well from dietician Desiree Nielsen, Les Amusements de la Chambre from Victoria and The Rivals from Blackbird Theatre in Vancouver.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:47:30]


Sunday January 24

Matthew White from Early Music Vancouver, singer Mark Fenster on Songs of the Wasteland, David Diamond from Theatre for Living and Madhur Jaffrey in the Cooking Club.

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[mp3 file: runs 01:19:34]


Saturday January 9

Anne DeGrace and Chef Mike Hesla talk about a Nelson recipe book, Frank Ritcey talks about Dippers, Sharon Basaraba on our guts and actor Duane Howard on being in the Revenant.

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[mp3 file: runs 01:08:52]


Sunday January 3

A conversation about Kara Stanley`s book Fallen, tips on going zero waste this year, a visit from the Puzzling Professor and a visit to Croatia with Mary Conibear.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:47:54]