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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
Visit Show Site: http://www.cbc.ca/nxnw/


Featured Podcast

Why were charges against 35 Mafia associates stayed?

Charges against 35 organized crime suspects in Montreal were dropped recently and the Crown was curiously cryptic about why.

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Featured Podcast

Tantric sex class

What could possibly go wrong?

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Stuck inside a toy claw machine

Damien Murphy only turned away for a few seconds. Moments later, he found his three-year-old son, Jamie, inside a toy machine.

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[mp3 file: runs00:47:52]

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Budget 2017

How will the funds announced in the 2017 federal budget affect day-to-day life for Torontonians?

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[mp3 file: runs00:25:34]

All podcast episodes

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Sunday March 19

Artist Kyle Zsombor scuplts with money, Matthew McFarlane talks about milk and chocolate beers, and designer Shelley Klassen gets ready for Vancouver Fashion week.

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Saturday March 18

Jonathan Berkowitz and word meanings, artist Christine Gollner at the Victoria Sketch Club, chef and cooking instructor Valentine Kitamura and a visit to Luminescence.

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Sunday March 12

Here's the whole show, including a women's travel network, a new series about collectors, a senior's drama project and tributes to author Richard Wagamese.

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Saturday March 11

Author Susin Neilsen on her latest novel, composer Jared Miller, gardener Egan Davis and another champion of one of the 5 Canada Reads books this year.

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Sunday Mar 5

Author and artist Michael Kluckner, poet Kara-Lee MacDonald, June Goldsmith talks about the opera Norma and Vancouver's Elektra Women's Choir celebrates 30 years.

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Saturday March 4

Cookbook author and blogger Sarah Britton, photographer Mark West, a film about the Sooke Philharmonic from Arwen Hunter and David Phillips from Environment Canada.

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Sunday February 26

A visit to FG Leary School in Chilliwack, artist Susan Point at the VAG, artist Suzo Hickey in Prince Rupert and dancer and choreographer Yvonne Chartrand.

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Saturday February 25

Artist Landon MacKenzie, author Eden Robinson, poet Jane Byers and more.

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Sunday, February 19

Vancouver Cantata Singers, composer and singer songwriter Benton Roark, a visit to a home based pipe organ and tributes to Stuart McLean.

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Saturday February 18

Here's the whole show with Anosh Irani, the father and daughter dance, a listener weighing in on one of the Canada Reads books, and all your tributes to Stuart McLean.

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Saturday February 11

Award winning film maker Frank Wolf on a canoe based music tour, poet Jeff Pew reads from his book One Foot In and we visit Lisa Lou's Chocolate Bar in Vancover.

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Sunday January 22, 2017

Daniel Martin talks about The City and The City at the Push Festival, June Goldsmith talks about Brahms, Melanie Murray on her new book about Robert Burns' wife Jean Armour, and Speaking in Cod Tongues with author Lenore Newman.

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Saturday January 21

Dr Ryan Rhodes researches how we can stick to exercising, a visit to a rehearsal of the Push show, Town Choir, Veronica Strong-Boagg on some history of women's marches in Canada and potter Don Hutchinson.

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Don Hutchinson: From Form to Fantasy

Don Hutchinson has been a potter for 50 years and a teacher at Langara for 30 years! His work is featured in a show on now at the Surrey Art Gallery. I went to see the show and talk to Don about his work.

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Sunday January 15

Singer and songwriter Jenny Lester talks about her years as a camp cook in remote BC, author Anne Giardini talks on writing, and Uma Krishnaswami on her latest book for young readers.

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Saturday January 14

Matt Hill on winning a Governor General's Award for Meritorious Service, Isabelle Ranger and Namasthe Tea, artist Germaine Koh, food trends and help for some future Olympic athletes.

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Sunday January 8

A conversation with author Margriet Ruurs about her book Stepping Stones, China: The Cookbook in the Cooking Club and a visit from our Puzzling Professor talking about word origins.

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Saturday January 7

Award winning nature and wildlife photographers from BC, Linda Kearns from Canadares, poet Phinder Dulai and microbiologist Jason Tetro talks about why it's so hard to lose weight.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:55:35]

Saturday December 31

Poet Jan Zwicky reads from her latest collection, a young birder in Tofino has a great Big Year, Rebecca Hass suggests way to prepare for change in the New Year and some bubbly suggestions from our wine writer.

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Saturday December 24

Here's the whole NXNW gathering with all the regular guests!

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Sunday December 18

The Helena Choir in Vancouver, the Grand Fir with David Tracey and a visit to the Reach Gallery in Abbotsford.

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Saturday December 17

A Christmas ornament mystery from Creston,a new story for the season from Bill Richardson, a new book about Aloha Wanderwell, and a visit to Glenburn Soda Fountain in Burnaby.

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Sunday December 11

Mary Sanseverino celebrates International Mountain Day, Ivana Smulikova creates art on traditional Slovakian cookies, Fraser Hall is one of the Top 40 Under 40 with Business in Vancouver.

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June Goldsmith December

June Goldsmith talks about Bach's Magnificat.

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Saturday December 10

Chef Christophe Bonzon, artist Corey Hardeman, Lisa Niemetscheck of FWE, author and fisher Peter McMullen, a visit to the Sikh Heritage Museum, some of the hot toys for 2016 and suggestions for book gifts.

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Sunday December 4

Organist Michael Murray, Bobette and Belle cakes, Ben Elliot and the East Van Panto and Jonathan Berkowitz talks words.

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Saturday December 3

Steve Edge wins Unsung Hero Award from CFMA, Frank Ritcey with gift suggestions for naturalists, David Tracey and the persimmon, von Hardenberg Candles and poet Shirley Graham.

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Sunday November 27

Artist and publisher Robert Chaplin, travel writer Robin Esrock, a doumentary about award winning film maker John Zaritsky and Rebecca Hass on those negative voices in our heads.

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Saturday November 26

Ceramic artist Heather Goldminc, Jeni Mack Eco Fashion, Far Sky Maps and Nelson's Hiromoto Ida.

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Sunday November 20

A visit to The Art Studios, David Pitt-Brooke takes us on a long walk through BC, a visit to some great BC wineries with Rachel von Sturmer and to the Museum of Anthropology.

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Saturday November 19

A new documentary from Damien Gillis, and a documentary about brain damage, a visit to Propellor Studios and Michelle Sirois Silver as part of the culture crawl, a book for children from furniture designer Judson Beaumont and the story Raven's Feast

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Sunday November 13

A visit to Love Jules Leather in Vancouver, Dying Matters, Okanagan Gleaners and Borealis String Quartet

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Saturday November 12

Author Ron Smith on his book Defiant Mind, artist Penny Parry talks about her show at Crafthouse Gallery, a visit to Circle Craft Fair, Jonathan Berkowitz on figures of speech and a Swan Conference in the Cowichan Valley.

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Saturday November 5

Artist Lyle Wilson, author Michelle Barker, Amanda Slater from Rebel Soup, train enthusiast and documentary maker Matthew Robson.

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Sunday October 30

Peter Golz at UVic on Vampires, aritst Mary Fox, big awards for the ACE program and poetry with Elee Kraljii Gardiner.

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Saturday October 29

Filmmaker Nettie Wild, cookbook author Karlynn Johnston, a tour of Chinatown in Vancouver and a visit to some delicious Diwali preparations.

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Sunday October 23

Madeleine Thien talks about her novel Do Not Say We Have Nothing, Rob Taylor on his poetry collection The News and Heidi Kuhn on making shrubs and using food that would be wasted.

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Saturday October 22

Author Stephen Price on his latest novel By Gaslight, David Tracey talks about the quince tree, Charles Barber of City Opera Vancouver, The Heart of the City Festival and Ode to A Farmer.

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Sunday October 16

Ann Harmer talks about using mushrooms to dye fabric, Rebecca Hass has some idea on how to change habits, the 90th anniversary of Winnie the Pooh and two young musicians from the VAM.

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Saturday October 15

BC companies tackling food waste, looking into animal eyes with Frank Ritcey, acronyms with Jonathan Berkowitz and a conversation with author and story teller and performer Ivan Coyote about their new memoir.

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NXNW Podcast Oct 9, 2016

Mark Leiren-Young's book "Moby Doll: The Killer Whale Who Changed the World, Judy Nakagawa's new installation at Britannia Shipyards, Vic Sarin's film "Keepers of the Magic," Matthew McFarlane on small-town breweries. Guest host Margaret Gallagher

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NXNW Podcast Oct 8, 2016

Creative cranberry recipes with Angie Quaale, dusk wildlife walk with Greg Hart of Stanley Park Ecology Society, "The Unexplainable Disappearance of Mars Patel" co-creator Chris Tarry, LINC Literacy Program, Ann Douglas on raising grateful kids.

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Nettie Wild on her new film Koneline

Vancouver filmmaker Nettie Wild focuses her lens on mining in B.C. while giving a voice to First Nations on the land and those who make a living in the industry.

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Saturday October 1

Talking bees with Madame Beespeaker, the politics of fear with Chris Erickson, fund raising for housing in Slocan, surfing in Tofino, and singer songwriter Sean McCann. All with guest co-host Jason D'Souza

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