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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

Found: a 17th century map stuffed in a Scottish chimney

You never quite know what you might find when you're renovating your house.

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Gamergate and the "alt-right"

Emma Vosen looks to gamer culture as a microcosm of how sexism is seeded and replicated within broader society.

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You're a bad driver

Even with hands-free devices, you're still a distracted driver

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The joys of playing Lorelai Gilmore

The Gilmore Girls star discusses the past, present and potential future of the cult TV show which just returned as a Netflix miniseries.

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All podcast episodes

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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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Sunday September 25

Leslie Davidson, winner of the CBC Creative Non-fiction Prize, the first time playwrites behind Comfort Cottages and a new season with our Puzzling Professor.

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Saturday September 24

David Tracey talks apples, chef Josh Blumenthal talks kelp and lichen and dinner, and we hear about the play Sonic Elder and the short story collection Lost Animal Club.

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Sunday September 18

A conversation with Deborah Campbell about Disappearance in Damascus, a visit to the Kelmscott Chaucer at UBC, David Tracey talks about the ginko tree and Bill Vigars remembers his time on the Marathon of Hope.

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Saturday September 17

Curious George celebrates 75 years, Poetry in Transit marks 20 years, a book about the Bad Girls of Fashion and a documentary about the night sky.

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Sunday September 11

Prince George Artist Susan Barton Tait, Tara Travis plays 6 women at the Vancouver Fringe and community engaged dance.

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Saturday September 10

Books with Joan Haggerty and Elizabeth Shefrin,dance with Alvin Erasga Tolentino, theatre with actor Derek Chan and a look at the 100 year history of Alexandra Community House in South Surrey.

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Saturday September 3

Pyrotechnician Justine Fafard, Alex Duncan talks about her book An Army of Hearts and Matthew McFarlane picks some sour beer favourites.

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Sunday August 28

David Tracey talks about fig trees, accordion player Johnny Forrest, playwrite Kat Taddai, Madhur Jaffrey in the Cooking Club.

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NXNW Podcast Aug 27 - updated

Jason D'Souza makes jam with Stephanie Black (updated), The Archie comics celebrate 75 years and a walk down Main St in Vancouver to meet some mural artists.

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Saturday August 20

Orchid enthusiast Calvin Wong, scientist and author Caroline Fox and composer and sound designer Malcolm Dow.

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July 23 show

Sanjay Seran of Delhi 2 Dublin, Harp Sohal and Shannon Mann of Pink Orchid Studio, David Tracey and the cottonwood and some possible unexpected benefits of Pokemon Go.

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July 17 Show

More of the field trip with Frank Ritcey, a conversation with author Jennifer Manuel and Marie Allen talks about creating artificial eyes.

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July 16 show

Author CC Humphreys, architect Gregory Henriquez, Bowen Island house and garden tour, Summerland Ornamental Gardens centennial.

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Sunday July 10 show

A day in the field with Frank Ritcey, Violinist Nikki Chooi joins the Met Opera Orchestra as concertmaster, Ensemble Laude heads to France, summer outings with N. Van Museum and Archives.

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Saturday July 9 show

Made with Love cookbook, Dancing on the Edge Festival, Creston artist Sandy Kunze and David Tracey introduces us to the paw paw tree.

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July 3 Show

Writer Jeanette Armstrong has won the George Woodcock Lifetime Achievement Award, photographer Danielle Hayes has taken up the camera again after a stroke, Toby Theriault is a young birder in Tofino and Nico Stephensen and Isidora Nojkovic are cellists.

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Judson Beaumont from Straight Line Designs, Surreal Theatre takes audiences to the streets, a preview of the CBC Nooners and Diana McKenzie from Tiddley Cove Morris Dancers.

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June 26

Roy Henry Vickers and Robert Lucky Budd talk about their latest book, Willow Yamauchi has another episode of Lost and Found, Janna Sailor introduces Allegra Chamber Orchestra and sand artist Rachel Kirkpatrick talks about working big.

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June 25

Duncan McCue on his memoir, school children in Vancouver channel Shakespeare, author Kristi Charish, and David Tracey introduces us to another tree.

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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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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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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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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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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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