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North by Northwest with Sheryl MacKay

CBC Radio host Sheryl MacKay meets creative people from all around the province. Hear about their passions and inspirations. You'll visit artists and 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.

  • 14:11
    Aislinn Hunter has won many prizes throughout her writing career. Sheryl talked with her about what they mean to her. Plus, we hear a poem.
    Dec 1, 2018
  • 16:59
    Otto Tausk has been music director of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra for three months now. He dropped by to give us an update on how it's going.
    Nov 30, 2018
  • 14:11
    Ian Williams tried to remember the lyrics to three national anthems, with varying levels of success. It turned into a poem.
    Nov 29, 2018
  • 17:32
    Cecily Nicholson is a poet and a social activist in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. Her latest collection of poetry won the Governor General's Literary Award.
    Nov 26, 2018
  • 10:16
    Pia Guerra's art has graced the pages of some of the most acclaimed and recognisable comics in the industry. And now, she's taken up political cartooning.
    Nov 25, 2018
  • 33:08
    Chapters two through five of Grant Lawrence's serial about Bernard Kreiger.
    Nov 24, 2018
  • 18:23
    Vancouver's Eastside Culture Crawl flew by this past weekend. Here's a look back at some conversations Sheryl had with artists who took part.
    Nov 23, 2018
  • 55:19
    All five chapters of Matthew Parsons' series about ancient folktales, German cathedrals, screenwriting, ghosts and organ music.
    Nov 22, 2018
  • 02:41:24
    Author Patrick DeWitt talks about books and movies and writing, Bill Richardson offers a Hallowe'en poem, Matthew Parsons has another installment of The Old Salt Route, Jonathan Berkowitz looks at the English alphabet and we visit an art installation at Regent College at UBC called Whale Dreams.
    Oct 28, 2018
  • 02:29:55
    Author Barbara Smith has a BC ghost story, Spencer Stuart talks about the history of the novel Frankenstein, Grant Lawrence has another chapter in his new serial for the show and we hear a heart felt tribute to Emily Molnar of Ballet BC
    Oct 27, 2018
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