North by Northwest
NXNW Podcast Aug 10, 2014
Guest host Paolo Pietropaolo speaks with Emmy-Award winning producer and director Michelle MacLaren, who got her start on the Vancouver film scene and today is one of Hollywood's most in-demand TV directors for her work on shows like Breaking Bad and...
NXNW Podcast Aug 9, 2014
On today’s podcast you'll hear how Willy Wonka has been reincarnated as a public librarian named Lisa Winkelaar who has hidden some very special golden library cards in the stacks of North Vancouver District Public libraries; resident NXNW adventurist...
NXNW Podcast Aug 2, 2014
Anishnaabe filmmaker Lisa Jackson joins guest host Paolo Pietropaolo for a chat about her new film "How a People Live"; plus, Emi Honda and Jordan McKenzie on their Powell Street Festival installation "Music Temple", Master Gardener Maryanna Boda on...
NXNW Podcast Aug 3, 2014
It's Pride Weekend in Vancouver and freelance journalist Willow Yamauchi joins guest host Paolo Pietropaolo for a visit to the BC Gay & Lesbian archive. Plus, NXNW wine columnist Shelley Boettcher on counterfeit wine, horticulturalist Egan Davis on...
NXNW Podcast Jul 26 2014
Chinese-Canadian singing sensation Wanting; soprano and Lieder aficionado Martha Guth; Fraser Valley singer-songwriter John Welsh; and NXNW retail columnist Doug Stephens all join guest-host Paolo Pietropaolo.
Jul 27, 2014
As the 100th anniversary of the onset of World War I approaches, NXNW classic film columnist Ted Phillips looks at how the Great War has been portrayed in film. Also, architect Nancy Mackin joins guest host Paolo Pietropaolo to talk about what might...
The Deadhead is a floating sculpture built on a barge by Cedric and Nathan Bomford.
NXNW Podcast July 19. 2014
Richard Hebda goes foraging for wild berries with guest host Margaret Gallagher, Jordan Lee on his film "Secret Suppers of Vancouver," and tech columnist Jamey Ordolis on how Facebook can change your mood.
NXNW Podcast July 20 2014
Douglas Coupland on his exhibit at the Vancouver Art Gallery, Sharon Hanna (Kale and Friends) in the NXNW Cooking Club, Robert Budd's Voices of BC features homesteader Sarah Glassey, Sam Waddington shares his passion of fishing
Sappho Cosmetics, BC wines and Trying not to Try.
JoAnn Fowler talks about her organic cosmetic line, Shelley Boettcher looks at the ever expanding world of BC wines, and Edward Slingerland talks about his new book Trying not to Try.
Lavender, Le Tigre, blood clots and Logger's Daughters
Jacqueline Sutton from Sacred Mountain lavender farm on Salt Spring, the founders and award winning chefs behind Le Tigre food truck, preventing blood clots on long journeys and Alan Twigg talks about a book he over looked.
Ruth Reichl, Dirty Apron, Frank Ritcey and dance
Food legend Ruth Reichl in the Cooking Club, the founder of the Dirty Apron cooking school in Vancouver with a former student, Frank Ritcey with some ideas of how to make the most of your summer drive and Vanessa Goodman on dancing with balloons.
Blanche Howard and Eve Joseph
My conversation, recorded in 2007, with Blanche Howard about her book of letters and Eve Joseph on her book about death and dying.
Alan talks about a new book of letters between literary icons Earl Birney and Al Purdy.
Olga Koletko, Benn Heppner, and soccer reads.
Olga Kotelko talks about living life to the fullest, Ben Heppner talks about books that had an impact on his life and Erin Balser suggests some good reads about soccer.
George Sawchuk, Skipper Otto, souvenirs and beer
The Book of George at the Comox Valley Art Gallery, Community Supported Fishery, Matthew McFarlane and summer beer and Rebecca Haas on the hunt for souvenirs.
Embroidery, weird museums, letters and award winning architecture
Artist Eleanor Hannan, museum expert Tim Willis, Alan Twigg from BC Bookworld and architect John Patkau.
Frank Ritcey, Egan Davis and Voices of BC
A hike with Frank Ritcey, garden questions for Egan Davis and Voices of BC
Robert Davidson, Official England House, vivian Wu and germs.
A conversation with artist Robert Davidson, Daniel Tanner explains how he started the Canada wide soccer fan club Official England House, young performer Vivian Wu talks about her passion for the guzheng and we find out how to keep germs at bay flying.
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