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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.

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

Faking Sanity Books

7/11/2021
It's been so great to roam around the province this way for the past year a half, meeting bookstore owners from all over. This time, Sheryl spoke with Cindy Dechief, who is a co owner of Faking Sanity Books in Dawson Creek. They spoke about the origin of the store's name, and discussed book recommendations.

Duration:00:14:47

Teresa Liu Ambrose and the impact of exercise on brain health

7/11/2021
The Aging, Mobility, and Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory at UBC isn’t your typical research lab full of microscopes and white lab coats. You're more likely to see people doing working out! Teresa Liu Ambrose is the Director of the lab and she’s been researching the effect of different kinds of exercise on healthy aging and the brain. Sheryl spoke with Teresa about what drew her into this field of study, and what she’s focusing on right now.

Duration:00:18:49

YVR Art Foundation recipient Sydney Pickering

7/11/2021
Grace Johnston is a student in the UBC Master's of Journalism program interning with NXNW for the next few weeks. She has been speaking with YVR Art Foundation recipients, including Sydney Pickering, an artist from the Lil'wat Nation.

Duration:00:09:17

Jackie Dives Photo-journalist

7/3/2021
Jackie Dives talks about her portraits of families who have lost loved one to a toxic drug over dose.

Duration:00:16:00

Tracy Chalmers, End of Life Doula

6/27/2021
Tracy Chalmers is passionate about changing the ways we think about dying. Tracy is a practicing End of Life Doula and an instructor in the Douglas College course for EOL Doulas. We talked about Advance Care Planning and about what and EOL Doula does.

Duration:00:17:57

Mina Hoorfar

6/19/2021
Mina Hoorfar is the new Dean of Engineering at the University of Victoria. You'll hear about her varied fields of research, her passion for getting other women into engineering and her own interesting path!

Duration:00:18:19

Lindsay Wong

5/22/2021
Author Lindsay Wong was the latest guest in the CBC Booked @ VPL Bookclub, on line these days of course! Her latest book is a novel titled My Summer of Love and Misfortune.

Duration:00:18:13

Word Guy Jonathan Berkowitz

5/22/2021
Work horse words!

Duration:00:11:39

Kaidyn Robertson

5/15/2021
Kaidyn is a young writer and artist from Vancouver Island. kaidynswonderworkshop.com

Duration:00:10:49

Dr M J Milloy

5/15/2021
M J Milloy is a reseacher and professor at the University of BC. He is working on cannabis research.

Duration:00:16:52

DOXA Festival: Kalinga and the stories of Filipino caregivers

5/9/2021
Kalinga is a short documentary featured at this year's DOXA film festival. The director of Kalinga, Kent Donguines, joined guest host Rohit Joseph to talk about the struggles that Filipino nannies and caregivers face, and why they need more support.

Duration:00:12:14

Wikipedia Warp: Williams Lake to Chuckwagon Racing

5/9/2021
NXNW associate producer Matthew Parsons brings yet another delightful edition of Wiki Warp which includes British gangsters, automatic flutes and all sorts of other zany tangents.

Duration:00:18:17

Flock Together: A new birdwatching group nests in B.C

5/9/2021
Trenton Franco is one of the organizers behind Flock Together Victoria and Vancouver, a worldwide birdwatching collective which recently expanded into the province. He spoke with guest host Rohit Joseph about the benefits of exposing more people of colour to the world of birdwatching.

Duration:00:13:16

Cold Comfort: surf photography from the West Coast

5/9/2021
Tofino Marcus Paladino is the author and photographer behind a new surf photo book called Cold Comfort. He joined guest host Rohit Joseph to talk about the life of a surf photographer and what makes Tofino unique in the surfing world.

Duration:00:11:17

Natalie Lim's Prescription Poem for Rohit

5/8/2021
North by Northwest's resident poet, Natalie Lim did things a little differently. She took up a challenge by guest host Rohit Joseph to find a poem that resembles the lyricism and flow of 90's hip hop groups like A Tribe Called Quest. She came through with a pleasant surprise, a spoken-word poem/song hybrid by B.C's very own Shane Koyczan.

Duration:00:16:53

Polenta on the Board

4/25/2021
Valerie Mitchell collected all her grandmother's recipes into a book titled Polenta on the Board.

Duration:00:11:47

Janet Hong

4/25/2021
Janet Hong is an award winning translator and writer. She has translated a number of novels, short story collections and graphic novels from Korean into English.

Duration:00:16:52

Kootenay Time 6

4/24/2021
In which Bob Keating surprises us all!

Duration:00:13:10

Bookey McCormack

4/21/2021
Bookey is a young writer and film maker who has spend the pandemic working on a first novel!

Duration:00:07:20

Maydianne Andrade

4/18/2021
Maydianne Andrade grew up in Vancouver and started her science studies in BC. These days she is a professor at the University of Toronto and she Canada Research Chair in Integrative Behavioural Ecology. She also launch the Canadian Black Scientists Network.

Duration:00:20:17