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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

Death Letter

David Ridgen meets the police officers involved in the Greavette case to learn about their investigation.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:46:09]

Featured Podcast

Psychedelics and spirituality

Explore the connection between psychedelic drugs like LSD and the transcendent feelings that users report.

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[mp3 file: runs00:53:24]

Featured Podcast

One time snooze

Hosts Rob Norman and Andrew Norton help Robin who is a chronic snoozer.

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[mp3 file: runs00:36:01]

Featured Podcast

The Juno Snub

Hear the the story of Rascalz, and how they started a conversation about the role of urban music at the JUNOS.

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[mp3 file: runs00:14:12]

All podcast episodes

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February 11, 2018

Vancouver author Timothy Taylor on his new book, The Rule of Stephens, beer columnist Matthew McFarlane with his latest craft beer picks, and authors Fiona Tinwei Lam and Mandy Len Catron talk about their new marriage anthology, Love Me True.

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[mp3 file: runs 02:12:55]

February 10, 2018

Andrea Bain about her new book Single Girl Problems, Doughgirls Comfort Kitchen and Bakeshop, West Coast legend, the Cougar Queen of Okeover, and Carol Huynh, the first Canadian to ever win Olympic Gold in wrestling.

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[mp3 file: runs 02:27:29]

Sunday February 4

Author Claire Sicherman talks about her memoir Imprints, Howe Kee Chan remembers Lunar New Year celebrations from his childhood in rural China, Willow Yamauchi takes us to the Cabinet of Curiosities and visits with ceramic artist Jinny Whitehead and singer Desiree Dawson.

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[mp3 file: runs 02:31:02]

Cougar Lady Chronicles

Here are the first five episodes in Grant Lawrence's serial.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:40:47]

Saturday February 3

Chef Ned Bell talks about his new cook book Lure, Grant Lawrence has episode 5 of the Cougar Lady Chronicles, Cody Poulton talks about medieval times in Japan and what is maybe the oldest novel in the world and you'll meet two young writers from BC who were shortlisted in a recent writing challenge.

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[mp3 file: runs 02:28:50]

Sunday January 28

Melanie Anderson from Full Circle Memory Beads, June Goldsmith and The Brandenburg Concertos, Matthew Parsons talks about listening to the distant past.

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[mp3 file: runs 02:22:15]

Saturday January 27

Author Cait Flanders on her book The Year of Less, Grant Lawrence has episode 4 of his Cougar Lady Chronicles, Khari McLelland on his Freedom Singer project, John Elson on 20 years of Island Voices and Jamey Ordolis and online dating.

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[mp3 file: runs 02:31:26]

Sunday January 21

Playwrite and actor Jill Daum, Malahat editor John Barton. Jonathan Berkowitz talks about adverbs and adjectives and a visit to a frozen lake for some ice fishing.

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[mp3 file: runs 02:29:27]

Saturday January 20

Sculptor Marie Khourie, actor and playwrite Patrick Keating, Grant Lawrence with chapter 3 of the Cougar Lady Chronicles and composer Jocelyn Morlock. Also a review of some kitchen gadgets including the Instantpot.

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[mp3 file: runs 02:28:32]

Saturday January 13

Richard Hebda on the story of a 300 year old man, Grant Lawrence with episode 2 of Cougar Lady Chronicles, a listener's start to a year of buying nothing, Art Napoleon and Moosemeat and Marmalade, and parenting resolutions.

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[mp3 file: runs 02:34:49]

Sunday January 14

Author John McLachlan Gray, business woman Maninder Dhaliwal, author Manda Aufochs Gillespie and curator Carla Jean Stokes at the O'Keefe Ranch.

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[mp3 file: runs 02:30:11]

Saturday January 6

Author Carleigh Baker, Grant Lawrence with Cougar Lady Chronicles, Willow Yamauchi introduces a collector of vintage washers, Sherry Strong talks about kicking sugar.

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[mp3 file: runs 02:28:46]

Sunday January 7

Actor Karin Konoval talks about playing an Orangutan in Planet of the Apes, a memoir from traveller and activist Thom Henley and a conversation with film maker Anthony Grieco.

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[mp3 file: runs 02:29:34]

Saturday December 30

Author Daniel Francis, Matthew Parsons with his 3 favourite things of 2017, and revisited conversations with artist Vicky Earle, writer Evelyn Lau and author Margriet Ruurs.

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[mp3 file: runs 02:28:28]

Sunday December 31

Rachel Bolongaro of Fraser Valley Cider, author Janie Chang, photographer and birder Liam Singh and author David Chariandy.

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[mp3 file: runs 02:28:58]

Saturday December 23

Bill Richardson has a story for the season, photographer Heather Johnston captures Vancouver in her lens, Marcus Youssef talks about theatre after winning a big arts prize for his work and Megan Cole presents the Wood and Water cookbook from Powell River

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[mp3 file: runs 02:29:37]

Sunday December 24

Visits from all the regular columnists and stories from listeners.

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[mp3 file: runs 02:30:39]

Sunday December 17

Frank Ritcey with homegrown wonders, Jonathan Berkowitz with some very funny sentences, The Depression Confessions, and ice cream at Rain or Shine.

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[mp3 file: runs 02:28:19]

Saturday December 16

Comedian and author Charlie Demers with Fatherland, Poet Stephen Roxborough and hockey, a new Stuart MacLean Christmas special, Pat Henman of Nelson and her musical family.

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[mp3 file: runs 02:30:20]

Sunday December 10

A visit to the Museum of Anthropology to see an exhibit of ancient and contemporary Salish weaving, film maker Amanda Strong, June Goldsmith on Handel and Krista Hennebury who traded geology for quilting.

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[mp3 file: runs 02:53:35]

Saturday December 9

Willow Yamauchi takes us to a Corvair collection, meet CBC Poetry Prize winner Alessandra Naccarato, Lucky Budd talks about how the campaign to get levidrome into a dictionary is going, and a great list of books to read or give as gifts!

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[mp3 file: runs 02:30:01]

Saturday December 2

Master carver Dempsey Bob, artist Tammy Hudgeon, designer Erin Templeton and beer with Matthew McFarlane.

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[mp3 file: runs 02:31:55]

Sunday December 3

Playwrite Hiro Kanagawa on winning the Governor General's Award, author Nicola Campbell, poet Sonnet L'Abbe and organist and choir director Michael Murray.

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[mp3 file: runs 02:30:35]

Saturday November 25

David Suzuki talks about trees, a builder of model boats in our Cabinet of Curiosities, Victoria artist Karen McLaughlin, and Deb Perelman of Smitten Kitchen.

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[mp3 file: runs 02:14:14]

Sunday November 26

Ann Mortifee and the magic of 70, author Lillian Boraks Nemetz, Brian Battaile on reggae and members of the Grand Forks Choral Society hit Carnegie Hall.

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[mp3 file: runs 02:32:46]

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 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]

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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[mp3 file: runs 02:29:45]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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 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 21

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

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[mp3 file: runs 02:28:27]

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]

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]

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 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 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 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]

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 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]

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]