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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.

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.
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Location:

Vancouver, BC

Description:

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.

Twitter:

@nxnwcbc

Language:

English

Contact:

P.O. BOX 4600 Vancouver, B.C. V6B 4A2 (604) 662-6000


Episodes

Opera Mariposa

5/18/2019
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Sisters Jacqueline and Stephanie Ko talk about the illness they live with and that lead them to found an opera company.

Duration:00:14:38

Kevin Spenst

5/18/2019
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Poet Kevin Spenst talks about exploring his experience of growing up with a father dealing with a mental illness and how he explores that in his poetry.

Duration:00:10:26

Ian McEwan

5/18/2019
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award winning author Ian McEwan talks about his latest novel Machines Like Me, and much else.

Duration:00:25:49

Haley Landa on strawberries

5/3/2019
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Haley Landa has some advice for introducing her favourite seasonal fruit into dishes both sweet and savoury.

Duration:00:15:16

Paper Dresses

5/2/2019
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If you're at Oakridge Centre in the next couple of weeks, you might catch sight of some unusual garments.

Duration:00:09:11

Faust at Vancouver Opera

5/1/2019
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Conductor Jonathan Darlington and soprano Simone Osborne talk with Matthew Parsons about Gounod's masterpiece.

Duration:00:18:18

Percussionist Julia Chien

4/25/2019
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Julia Chien doesn't just play the timpani and the marimba. She's recently expanded her menagerie of instruments to include the typewriter and the desk bell as well.

Duration:00:10:32

Sandhu Singh

4/21/2019
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Sandhu Singh is an artist based in Victoria. His work is in a solo show at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria until May 4.

Duration:00:12:22

Duty, Honour and Izzat by Steven Purewal

4/20/2019
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Steven Purewal's book tells the story of Punjabi soldiers in WW1.

Duration:00:19:11

Hermit of Desolation Sound: Chapters 1-5

4/19/2019
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Grant Lawrence is back with another serialized tale from the wilds of Desolation Sound.

Duration:00:41:55

Re-imagining photography with Dan Jackson

4/18/2019
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Dan Jackson's new exhibit shows what happens when you stop thinking of photography as a way to document reality and start thinking of it as a mode of expression.

Duration:00:11:17

"Brideships" at the Vancouver Maritime Museum

4/17/2019
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Artist Tracy McMenemy has a new exhibit at the Vancouver Maritime Museum about 60 women who arrived in Victoria from London, essentially to be married off to husbands.

Duration:00:14:28

Genevieve Blanchet's award-winning marmalade

4/12/2019
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Genevieve Blanchet didn't expect to win silver at the world's most prestigious marmalade competition when she submitted a jar at the last minute. But win silver she did.

Duration:00:11:20

Rob Butler on Herons

4/11/2019
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Ornithologist Rob Butler meets Sheryl at Stanley Park to observe some herons.

Duration:00:09:50

Haley Landa on milk

4/10/2019
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Our food columnist and baker-in-residence Haley Landa has some thoughts on dairy products.

Duration:00:14:04

Sheringham's prize-winning gin

3/14/2019
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A Vancouver Island distillery that's only a few years old has just won a prestigious international gin prize. Sheryl talked to the distillers.

Duration:00:09:32

Wildlife photographer Jess Findlay

3/13/2019
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Jess Findlay's image of a loon is featured in the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibit at the Royal BC Museum.

Duration:00:17:30

Oscar-nominated animators Alison Snowden and David Fine

3/3/2019
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"Animal Behaviour" puts the audience inside a group therapy session for some very troubled animals. It's the National Film Board of Canada's 75th Oscar-nominated film.

Duration:00:17:05

Biker Bob: the man whose ashes travelled across Canada

3/2/2019
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A new documentary tells the story of Biker Bob, a man who died suddenly in a motorcycle accident, and had a deeply unexpected posthumous adventure. https://www.cbc.ca/shortdocs/shorts/biker-bobs-posthumous-adventure

Duration:00:13:47

Kids' singer/songwriter Ginalina

3/1/2019
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Gina Lam has made four albums for kids, each on a different topic. Her latest is about the idea of community, and it's up for a JUNO.

Duration:00:13:11