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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

Inside the huge consumer backlash against Star Wars Battlefront II

Its release last week was overshadowed by controversy and spawned the most down-voted Reddit post of all time.

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Featured Podcast

'Basam is a hero'

Afghan police say officer saved many lives by bear-hugging suicide bomber.

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[mp3 file: runs00:52:55]

Featured Podcast

Starring in Coco

Hear the incredible story of how Anthony Gonzalez scored this big role.

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[mp3 file: runs00:15:36]

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What are smartphones doing to young people?

Too much screen-time has been linked to sleep disruption, loneliness, anxiety, depression and even an increased risk of suicide.

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All podcast episodes

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Sunday November 19

Emily Wight's book Dutch Feast, Jonathan Berkowitz on verbs, furniture maker Marty Mclennan, author Iain Lawrence at Gabriola Elementary

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[mp3 file: runs 02:31:33]

Saturday November 18

Alex Cuba talks about his new recording, ceramic artist Grace Lee, winter camping tips, finding the most memorable Canadian tv show ever, and some cutting edge music with Matthew Parsons.

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[mp3 file: runs 02:28:33]

Sunday November 12

Winter gardens with Egan Davis, work on a new app to help children deal with anxiety, artist and former hair stylist Dino Cosentino, Model Train Expo and Macrame with Sola Fiedler.

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Saturday November 11

Grant Hayter Menzies on the woman who helped war horses in Egypt, Mark Zuelke on the Canadians involved in the battles to regain Channel ports, Janna Sailor and Mark Haney talk about music inspired by war and the after effects and a visit to Circle Craft.

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[mp3 file: runs 02:28:57]

Grant Hayter Menzies

His latest book tells the story of Dorothy Brooke who discovered horses who had served in WWI living in desperate conditions in Cairo. Their situation touched her deeply and she set about to help them!

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[mp3 file: runs 00:18:47]

Sunday November 5

Natalie Ferrari-Morton of East Van Jam, a visit to UBC and the amazing collection of Victorian and Edwardian books and letters, Chor Leoni's next concert and Tim Syrette of Okanagan Falls.

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[mp3 file: runs 02:32:33]

Saturday November 4

Instruments of Change, Crispin and Jan Elsted of Barbarian Press, Cam Russell and Karen Trickett of Coventry Woodworks, Juno award winning composer Jordan Nobles.

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[mp3 file: runs 02:29:34]

Jan and Crispin Elsted of Barbarian Press

Here is the full length version of my visit to their press.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:36:16]

Sunday October 29

June Goldsmith on two often forgotten composers, film makers Kerel Alaas and Tisha Deb Pillai, Trudy Ann Tellis talks about tea and John Adams has a Victoria ghost story.

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[mp3 file: runs 02:03:34]

Saturday October 28

A new opera titled Missing, Williams Lake weaver Jane Perry, Hallowe'en pop culture with Matthew Parsons, Matthew White on Orfeo and Sharon Basaraba on sugar.

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[mp3 file: runs 02:32:05]

Sunday October 22

Dr Hal Siden and therapy dog Poppy, Carrie Jenkins talks about love, Jonathan Berokwitz talks about words and Friends of Chamber Music long time volunteer Eric Wilson

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[mp3 file: runs 02:28:48]

Saturday October 21

Authors David Chariandy, Chris Czajkowski, Michele Carter and Dr Martina Scholtens.

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[mp3 file: runs 02:28:27]

Sunday October 1

Playwrite, actor and director Kevin Loring, word guy Jonathan Berkowitz, artist Vicky Earl and symbiosis and film maker Melanie Wood on her documentary Shut Up and Say Something.

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[mp3 file: runs 02:28:42]

Saturday September 30

Caren McSherry and her new cookbook, Matthew McFarlane samples some fall beers, Howard Grant on the documentary All Our Father's Relations, Howe Chan on the Midautumn Festival, Charles Job and the Palm Court Orchestra and fossils at RBCM

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[mp3 file: runs 02:54:48]

Sunday September 24

Author Monique Gray Smith, June Goldsmith on Dvorak, organist Jenny Vincent and the Gastown Steam Clock turns 40.

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[mp3 file: runs 02:31:51]

Saturday September 23

Author Gurjinder Basran, artist Robert Chaplin, singer and song writer Tonye Aganabe and culture columnist Matthew Parsons

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[mp3 file: runs 02:28:42]

Sunday September 17

Alisdair Smith talks about burnout, Christian Kluxen and the Victoria Symphony, film makers Silmara and Curtis Embe, and writer Azmina Kassam on The Muslimah Who Fell to Earth

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[mp3 file: runs 02:31:07]

Saturday September 16

Gardener Egan Davis on bulbs, Erinne Paisley and her book Can Your Smartphone Change the World, Jan Kainer of Rassmatap, Shahla and Peter Nygaard on ten years of travel and the health benefits of garlic and onion.

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[mp3 file: runs 02:28:20]

Sunday September 10

Debi Wong from Renaissance Opera, Willow Yamauchi talks to a dictionary collector, David Tracey talks about palm trees and we meet two young actors in Victoria who are in The Children's Republic.

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[mp3 file: runs 02:28:33]

Saturday September 9

Geoff Berner and his new recording, poet Natalie Nickerson, a dinosaur documentary and a big community concert on Galiano.

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[mp3 file: runs 02:29:17]

Sunday September 3

Frank Ritcey talks about effects of wildfires on wildlife, Mary Lee Stephenson describes her Fringe show Tightrope Talking, poet Matt Rader and birder Melissa Hafting.

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[mp3 file: runs 02:28:01]

Saturday September 2

Jason Yamasaki will compete to be top sommelier in Canada, Alma Lee on Shelf Life, a new documentary about bringing the bison back to Banff and aritst Fran Solar in Squamish.

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[mp3 file: runs 02:28:22]

Sunday August 27

Terri Lynn Williams Davidson and Claire Lawrence on Grizzly Bear Town, Eve Lazarus on her latest book, artist Eleanor Hannan and The Cabinet of Curiosities features a bee collection.

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[mp3 file: runs 02:29:11]

Saturday August 26

A new book on Salish weaving, singer and song writer Roy Forbes on being inducted to BC Entertainment Hall of Fame, pop culture picks with Matthew Parsons and a former student and teacher perform together for the last time, 50 years on.

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[mp3 file: runs 02:30:56]

Sunday August 20

Blacksmith Timothy Dyck in Abbotsford, fibre artist Nicole Bottles, Monday's solar eclipse and Roy Forbes named to BC Entertainment Hall of Fame.

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[mp3 file: runs 02:28:12]

Saturday August 19

Jonathan Berkowitz on words gone wrong, The Long War hits the road, the art of brick laying and soprano Eve Daniell.

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[mp3 file: runs 02:35:00]

NXNW Podcast Aug 13/2017

Guest host Margaret Gallagher climbs aboard Caravan Stage Company's tall ship Amara Zee with Adriana Kelder, tech columnist Jamey Ordolis on emojis, "Jam Camp" with percussionist Robin Layne.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:29:25]

NXNW Podcast Aug 12/2017

Children's author Kallie George on her new series "Heartwood Hotel," garlic farmer Abdul Majid, Savita Srinivasa on Kuchipudi dance, Vancouver Outsider Arts Festival (with guest host Margaret Gallagher).

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[mp3 file: runs 00:45:33]

Sunday July 23

Some artists behind the new murals at Trout Lake Park, June Goldsmith and Schubert, Patrick Du Wors on theatre design and a visit with the folks behind Frostbite Cordials.

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[mp3 file: runs 01:59:14]

Saturday July 22

Artist Donna Balma in Sechelt, Surrey Libraries patrons choose favourite Canadian books, Jonathan Berkowitz on slang, a visit to the Duthie Gallery on Salt Spring for a metal show, Sweet Boy Cream Puffs and pop culture picks with Matthew Parsons.

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Sunday July 9

Singer, songwriter and comnposer Mark Fenster, poet Karen Enns, a visit to the Ecodairy in Abbotsford and pop culture reviews with Matthew Parsons.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:39:59]

Saturday July 8

Writer Eleanor Deckert from Avola on her memoirs, musician,and artist Rup Sidhu and the Indian Summer Festival, and a visit to Centro Flamenco.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:35:46]

Sunday July 2

Best selling author David Sedaris on his latest book Theft by Finding, Michael Juk with a look ahead to CBC Musical Nooners in Vancouver, students at the VSO summer school in Whistler and Jonathan Berkowitz on words.

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[mp3 file: runs 02:31:56]

Saturday July 1

Award winning poet Jordan Abel, travelling Canada for a feast, a visit with the founder of the Eh Lab at UBC, and David Tracey talks maple trees.

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[mp3 file: runs 01:08:10]

Sunday June 25

Wine writer John Schreiner on BC icon wines, Lee Murphy of Vista D'Oro farms, a visit to the Museum of Vancouver and photo highlights of the Mission Folk Festival.

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[mp3 file: runs 02:24:31]

Saturday June 24

Instrument maker Meredith Coloma, Brenda Sopow and lilies, Kaija Kinney and Metalocalypstick, Matthew Parsons and alchemy in pop culture and Claire Tansey on kitchen gadgets.

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[mp3 file: runs 02:27:54]

Sunday June 18

Award winning writer Lorna Crozier on her latest book of poetry, a visit to the West Coast Symphony Orchestra, David Tracey talks about the cottonwood and June Goldsmith with music from Rachmaninoff

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Saturday June 17

Erin Balser of CBC Books with summer reading suggestions, a visit to Kensington Prairie Alpaca farm in Langley, a Group of Seven painting at home in Barkerville and shooting season two of The Drive.

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Sunday June 11

Vancouver Opera and Kettle Society on a co-production, grade 11 science fair winner Grant Mansiere, Matthew Parsons with some recommendations for reading, music and listening, and a visit to the Fraser Valley Cider Company.

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Saturday June 10

Multi-cultural cookbook on the Sunshine Coast, Carol Smith on the Victoria Hospice garden tour, singer Kirti Arneja, celebrating artist Chili Thom and gardener Egan Davis.

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Sunday June 4

A visit to Free Spirit Nursery in Langley, artist Barb Wilson, Victor Newman with family stories turned into a performance with the Vancouver Jewish Folk Choir and Banding Together in Nelson.

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Free Spirit Nursery

A visit with Lambert and Marjanne Vrijmoed at their beautiful nursery and home in Langley. I asked what the land was like when Marjanne saw it first.....

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:37]

Saturday June 3

Poet Janet Rogers, artist Jim Adams, open house at the Institute of Ocean Studies and Pole Fitness.

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[mp3 file: runs 01:50:42]

Sunday May 28

Infinite: Spiritual Conversations in Cloth at Christ Church in Vancouver, historian Larry Wong, Jonathan Berkowitz on capitol letters and author Michael Harris on his book Solitude.

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Saturday May 27

The Strathcona Symphony Orchestra, Corey Payette on his musical Children of God, David Dumbrell talks about his moving sculptures, and poet, singer and songwriter Rodney DeCroo

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