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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.

  • 11:59
    The Willerth lab at the University of Victoria brings together biochemistry and engineering for some crazy projects - like 3D printing something close enough to human tissue to test drugs on. Sheryl got a guided tour of the lab from its head: Dr. Stephanie Willerth.
    Oct 20, 2018
  • 09:25
    Raziel Reid's new novel, Kens, is a high school story inspired by the plastic Barbie world. In the teen novel, the stereotypical high school hierarchy is reimagined and parodied. Think Mean Girls, meets Heathers, meets The Stepford Wives ... with an LGBTQ twist.
    Oct 19, 2018
  • 15:38
    Itai Erdal is a lighting designer, writer and performer, and he's up for a $100,000 prize.
    Oct 15, 2018
  • 17:17
    Shazia Hafiz Ramji hasn't had an easy life. But she's translated it beautifully onto the page.
    Oct 14, 2018
  • 12:51
    Victoria Arbour is the Royal British Columbia Museum's new curator of palaeontology. And she's got a big project on her hands: cataloguing a huge, newly donated collection of 18,000 fossils.
    Oct 13, 2018
  • 17:02
    Danielle Krysa started a blog to help her get back into painting. It led to a new career as a writer.
    Oct 12, 2018
  • 19:59
    Kid Koala is one of the world's most virtuosic turntablists. Plus, he's written graphic novels and scored movies. Now, he's bringing his audience in on the action in a show that puts them at the turntables.
    Oct 11, 2018
  • 24:43
    Alexis Mazurin was a talented CBC broadcaster who passed away in 2005. The Alexis Mazurin Awards are given annually out to BC journalism students making creative radio. This year, the award went to two recipients: Francesca Bianco and Rehmatullah Sheikh.
    Sep 15, 2018
  • 14:23
    Anna Wong is a Vancouver-born artist you should know about. And a new exhibition at the Burnaby Art Gallery is the perfect opportunity.
    Sep 14, 2018
  • 13:07
    Maryanne Wettlaufer has lived in Haida Gwaii for years, and it suffuses her paintings with wild energy.
    Sep 13, 2018
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