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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/


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'Fear of Margaret Atwood is a powerful thing'

Director Sarah Polley talks to Tom Power about her career and taking on Margaret Atwood's work in her latest project.

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In sickness & (mental) health

When Giulia had her first psychotic break, Mark had to learn how to take care of her and eventually their son too.

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[mp3 file: runs00:62:54]

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Think again — So...

Why do we start sentences with the word "so"?

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Binge listen!

Hear all 10 episodes of the memoir about love, the bomb, and the fallout.

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All podcast episodes

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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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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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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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[mp3 file: runs 02:29:49]

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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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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[mp3 file: runs 02:11:11]

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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[mp3 file: runs 02:01:11]

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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[mp3 file: runs 02:27:03]

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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[mp3 file: runs 02:31:33]

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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[mp3 file: runs 02:29:56]

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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[mp3 file: runs 02:29:43]

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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[mp3 file: runs 02:27:55]

Sunday May 21

Author Evelyn Lau, author and artist Pnina Granirer, a mini beer tour of breweries in BC and two high school students who were winners in the Canada Wide science fair.

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[mp3 file: runs 02:29:29]

Saturday May 20

Potter Gordon Hutchens on Denman Island, dance and theatre with Luciterra, we visit a yard in Port Coquitlam where neighbours are sharing the land and visit the Pie Hole on Fraser St.

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[mp3 file: runs 02:27:44]

Sunday May 14

Irene Watts on her graphic novel for young readers, Seeking Refuge, Richard Cannings and his book on great birding places in BC, and the full Shelf Life with author Brian Brett.

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[mp3 file: runs 02:52:10]

Saturday May 13

David Tracey visits a dove tree, photographer Greg Girard on Vancouver 30 plus years ago, Kelsey Rostad and You Can Eat Now plus Michael Juk and music for the stars.

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[mp3 file: runs 02:22:05]

Sunday May 7

The Helena Choir, Frank Ritcey talks about cooperation in the wild, author Sarah O'Leary and composer and Guggenheim Fellow Daniel Peter Biros.

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Saturday May 6

Mycologist Willoughby Arevalo, a documentary about The Carnival Band, Imogene Lim talks about the Cumberland Chinatown walk and The Valley Youth Fiddlers describe their new show.

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Sunday April 30

Author Chieri Uegaki, young composer Henry From, Erhard Rom on designing sets for Vancouver Opera and filmmaker Carmen Pollard.

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Saturday April 29

An anniversary of the Canadian Geological Survey of Canada, Pat Carney's new book On Island, Theatre Terrific's new play Hello, and author Janie Chang.

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Sunday April 23

June Goldsmith talks about the opera Dido and Aeneas, Chef Robin Kort on foraging, a visit to Knotty by Nature in Victoria and poetry from Adele Barclay.

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Saturday April 22

We celebrate Earth Day with David Tracey and trees, Egan Davis and gardens and a natural soundscape project from Saturna. Also some thoughts on spelling with Jonathan Berkowitz.

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Sunday April 2

Chef Nettie Cronish, recorder player Tony Griffiths, more book talk with Dan Mangan and Janet Dunnett on the challenges of being a caregiver.

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Saturday April 1

Gulf Islands student compete at national improv finals, Bob Rebagliati has three former students up for Junos, Frank Ritcey talks about animal parents, and designer Dawn Russell.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:55:17]