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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

120 bathrooms short

Find out why a 35-storey condo doesn’t have any bathrooms.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:30]

Featured Podcast

How the American right lost its way

Conservative talk radio host Charlie Sykes talks about what it's like to take on Trump supporters.

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[mp3 file: runs00:54:00]

Featured Podcast

The birth of videos games

Rewind takes a look at the birth of a multi-billion dollar industry.

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[mp3 file: runs00:52:59]

Featured Podcast

Taking food from kids who can't pay

A school cafeteria worker quits after she's ordered to enforce the school's new policy of taking hot meals away from kids whose parents haven't paid up.

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[mp3 file: runs00:56:26]

All podcast episodes

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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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[mp3 file: runs 00:58:52]

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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[mp3 file: runs 00:40:31]

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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[mp3 file: runs 00:28:22]

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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[mp3 file: runs 01:03:33]

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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[mp3 file: runs 00:36:37]

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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[mp3 file: runs 00:52:49]

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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[mp3 file: runs 00:39:00]

Saturday August 20

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

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[mp3 file: runs 00:39:52]

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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[mp3 file: runs 01:14:56]

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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[mp3 file: runs 01:13:42]

July 16 show

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

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[mp3 file: runs 01:14:02]

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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[mp3 file: runs 01:24:30]

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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[mp3 file: runs 01:31:04]

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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[mp3 file: runs 01:13:22]


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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[mp3 file: runs 01:13:28]

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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[mp3 file: runs 01:13:44]

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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[mp3 file: runs 01:14:08]

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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[mp3 file: runs 00:58:40]

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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[mp3 file: runs 00:49:52]

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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[mp3 file: runs 00:47:29]

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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[mp3 file: runs 00:45:34]

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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[mp3 file: runs 00:53:08]

Sunday May 29

Remembering artist Norman Tait, a conversation with author Billie Livingston, a visit to Tea Farm in the Cowichan Valley and a tour of Saint James Music Academy in Vancouver.

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[mp3 file: runs 01:02:40]

Saturday May 28

Neil MacKay talks about giving his violin to young performer Roberta Yee, poet Patrick Friesen talks about the nomination for the big Griffen Poetry Prize and David Tracey takes to see a dogwood.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:33:20]

Sunday May 22

matt Horn from Cowichan Pasta, dancer and choreographer Karen Jamieson, ceramic artist Debra Sloan and Willow Yamauchi with more lost and found.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:54:16]

Saturday May 21

David Lester talks about the Battle of Ballantyne Pier, Rebecca Hass on planning the vacation you need, a visit to Fairburn Water Buffalo farm with Anthea Archer and Sharon Basaraba on intense workouts.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:44:08]

Sunday May 15

Dr Heather Mohan talks about Camp Kerry, photographer Gillean Proctor talks about his latest series of work, based on guitars and in the Cooking Club, The Power of Pulses.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:39:59]

Saturday May 14

Leslie Dala on George Gershwin, Egan Davis talks about container gardening, Matthew McFarlane reviews some lagers and we visit a rehearsal for the Vancouver Youth Symphony.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:46:39]

Sunday May 8

Working on having adult relationships with our children and our parents, a documentary about a pinball wizard from Burnaby, Willow Yamauchi with Lost and Found and another tree of the month.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:57:06]

Saturday May 7

A documentary about victims of Thalidomide from award winning film maker John Zaritsky, Debbie Karras talks about the history of Ukrainian dance and a visit with members ofthe Lynn Valley Garden Club

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[mp3 file: runs 00:35:27]

April 30 and May 1

Author Alan Twigg, writer and illustrator Chris Tougas, Richard Hebda at the Royal BC Museum, playwrite Rachel Aberle, Willow Yamauchi with Lost and Found, members of the Greater Victoria Youth Orchestra

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[mp3 file: runs 01:17:12]

Sunday April 24x

Author and illustrator Ashley Spires, our outdoor guy Frank Ritcey talks tics to tequila, word play from the puzzling professor and mindfulness meditation with Rebecca Hass.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:52:44]

Sunday April 24

Children's author Ashley Spires, outdoor guy Frank Ritcey and life coach Rebecca Hass.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:45:08]

Saturday April 23

Susan Musgrave in the cooking club, Amber Dawn on her book of poetry and Christopher Gaze marks the anniversary of Shakespeare's death

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[mp3 file: runs 00:45:08]

Saturday April 16

A conversation with artist Biliana Velkova, Mike Elliott on wood canvas canoes, the health benefits of coffee and poetry with Jeff Steudel.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:44:21]

Sunday April 10

A visit with chef and cookbook author Bill Jones at Deerholme Farm, a conversation with poet Ali Blythe and more word play from the Puzzling Professor.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:39:26]

Sunday April 10

Foraging with chef and cookbook author Bill Jones, a conversation with poet Ali Blythe and another visit from our Puzzling Professor.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:22:55]

Sunday April 10

A conversation with poet Ali Blythe, a visit to chef and cookbook author Bill Jones at Deerholme Farm and more word play with Jonathan Berokwitz

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[mp3 file: runs 00:22:55]

Saturday April 09

Gardener Egan Davis talks pests, lawns and watering, a conversation with David Hatfield about his spontaneous singing workshops, two Victoria students at the regional science fair.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:43:02]

Sunday April 3

A visit to to the studio of potter of Cathi Jefferson, a long walk in England with author John Cherrington, Tree of the Month with David Tracey, in the Cooking Club with Pailin Chongchitnant.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:53:49]

Saturday April 2

A poetry and art wall in Kelowna, a visit to Salt Spring Wild Cidery, poetry with Alexandra Oliver and positive thinking with Rebecca Hass.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:46:30]

Podcast Mar 26 & 27

Talking trees with David Tracey, Mona Fertig & Trevor Carolan on The Literary Storefront in Vancouver, Potter Julie McKinnon, Jonathan Berkowitz has the weekly puzzle and Bill Richardson talks more about his Shelf Life.

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[mp3 file: runs 01:20:57]