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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

Inventors who regret their inventions

Sometimes it's because the product ended up being harmful. In most cases, the creators simply lost control.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:08]

Featured Podcast

Far-right group linked to vote

Did a far-right group meddle in a Quebec cemetery referendum?

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[mp3 file: runs00:20:11]

Featured Podcast

Zika testing in Canada

Canadian scientists are testing mosquitoes to see if they can transmit infections like the Zika virus.

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[mp3 file: runs00:09:37]

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What's race got to do with it?

In many cases, drugs have been used to prop up mythologies around race and justify discriminatory policies against already struggling communities.

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[mp3 file: runs00:34:46]

All podcast episodes

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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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[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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[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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[mp3 file: runs 02:33:48]

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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[mp3 file: runs 02:26:02]

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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[mp3 file: runs 02:28:04]

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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[mp3 file: runs 00:52:55]

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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[mp3 file: runs 02:27:28]

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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[mp3 file: runs 00:49:20]

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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[mp3 file: runs 00:47:40]

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]

Sunday March 26

Bird watcher Liam Singh, musician Dan Mangan talks books, Willow Yamauchi in the Cabinet of Curiosities and a visit to the Vancouver Maritime Museum.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:51:25]

Saturday March 25

Gardener Egan Davis, poet Tina Biello, and the hosts of the podcast Pop This!

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[mp3 file: runs 00:55:36]

Sunday March 19

Artist Kyle Zsombor scuplts with money, Matthew McFarlane talks about milk and chocolate beers, and designer Shelley Klassen gets ready for Vancouver Fashion week.

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[mp3 file: runs 02:28:05]

Saturday March 18

Jonathan Berkowitz and word meanings, artist Christine Gollner at the Victoria Sketch Club, chef and cooking instructor Valentine Kitamura and a visit to Luminescence.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:42:38]

Sunday March 12

Here's the whole show, including a women's travel network, a new series about collectors, a senior's drama project and tributes to author Richard Wagamese.

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[mp3 file: runs 02:27:15]

Saturday March 11

Author Susin Neilsen on her latest novel, composer Jared Miller, gardener Egan Davis and another champion of one of the 5 Canada Reads books this year.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:49:55]

Sunday Mar 5

Author and artist Michael Kluckner, poet Kara-Lee MacDonald, June Goldsmith talks about the opera Norma and Vancouver's Elektra Women's Choir celebrates 30 years.

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[mp3 file: runs 02:28:05]

Saturday March 4

Cookbook author and blogger Sarah Britton, photographer Mark West, a film about the Sooke Philharmonic from Arwen Hunter and David Phillips from Environment Canada.

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[mp3 file: runs 02:27:12]

Sunday February 26

A visit to FG Leary School in Chilliwack, artist Susan Point at the VAG, artist Suzo Hickey in Prince Rupert and dancer and choreographer Yvonne Chartrand.

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[mp3 file: runs 02:26:55]

Saturday February 25

Artist Landon MacKenzie, author Eden Robinson, poet Jane Byers and more.

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[mp3 file: runs 02:27:47]

Sunday, February 19

Vancouver Cantata Singers, composer and singer songwriter Benton Roark, a visit to a home based pipe organ and tributes to Stuart McLean.

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[mp3 file: runs 02:35:12]

Saturday February 18

Here's the whole show with Anosh Irani, the father and daughter dance, a listener weighing in on one of the Canada Reads books, and all your tributes to Stuart McLean.

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[mp3 file: runs 02:23:44]

Saturday February 11

Award winning film maker Frank Wolf on a canoe based music tour, poet Jeff Pew reads from his book One Foot In and we visit Lisa Lou's Chocolate Bar in Vancover.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:33:44]