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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

Grant Lawrence's Wild Pick: The Full Story

2/28/2020
Over the past few months, Grant Lawrence has been on North By Northwest with his series Wild Pick: the true life story and adventures of Desolation Sound oyster farmer Linda Sims and her partner Wayne. He's been bringing us tales of Linda's adventures sailing across the Pacific Ocean in a dilapidated boat, homesteading from scratch in Desolation Sound, and her lifelong career as an oyster farmer. Here are all 16 chapter's of Grant's story in one place.

Duration:02:37:12

Shelf Life with Daniel Heath Justice

2/27/2020
Daniel Heath Justice is a Cherokee novelist and professor at UBC, where he studies Indigenous literature and expressive culture. He wrote the book "Why Indigenous Literatures Matter," a manifesto about the way Indigenous writing works in the world, and he's the author of the fantasy novel "The Way of Thorn and Thunder." Daniel talked with Sheryl about the books that have shaped his life, including a queer Indigenous love story and the famous tale of a short fellow who lives in a hole in the...

Duration:00:25:49

Grant Lawrence's Wild Pick: Chapters 1-14

2/14/2020
Over the past few weeks on North by Northwest, Grant Lawrence has been bringing you the true life story and adventures of Desolation Sound oyster farmer Linda Sims and her husband Wayne. The title of Wild Pick is both a reference to oyster farming, and many of Linda's life choices. Here are the first 14 chapters, all in one place.

Duration:02:14:13

Grant Lawrence's Wild Pick: Chapters 1-11

1/24/2020
Here are the first eleven chapters of Grant Lawrence’s latest story-telling podcast, "Wild Pick." This is the true tale of the life and adventures of Linda Syms, oyster farmer of Desolation Sound. It's another of Grant's epic wilderness adventures, chronicling Linda’s wild life. At a very young age, she fell in love with an older man who completely changed her life. She eventually became a modern day homesteader and oyster farmer, which led her on a 40 year love story, which, in Linda’s...

Duration:01:45:37

Wild Pick Chapters 1 - 5

12/1/2019
Here are the first five segments of Grant Lawrence's serial Wild Pick.

Duration:00:51:44

Jonathan Berkowitz and Shakespeare's words.

11/23/2019
Jonathan Berkowitz look at the language of Shakespeare.

Duration:00:09:46

Michelle George

11/21/2019
Michelle George talks to the CBC's Jason D'Souza about the new Indigenous History in Burnaby Resource Guide.

Duration:00:09:46

Wild Pick Chapter 1

11/2/2019
Grant Lawrence is back with a new serial on NXNW this month. It's the story of an oyster farmer in Desolation Sound named Linda Syms.

Duration:00:09:55

Author/Illustrator Charles van Sandwyck

10/24/2019
Charles van Sandwyck writes and illustrates intricate and fantastical books. Sheryl talked with him at his home studio.

Duration:00:15:14

Matthew Parsons' video gumbo

10/23/2019
Matthew Parsons takes us on a tour of some strange corners of YouTube.

Duration:00:13:09

Cherie Dimaline

10/19/2019
Award winning author Cherie Dimaline was our latest guest in the Booked at VPL bookclub. We talked about her latest novel Empire of Wild. Here is the full event.

Duration:00:58:31

Graphic novelist Sarah Leavitt

10/17/2019
"Agnes, Murderess" is a new graphic novel that fleshes out the story of a B.C. legend: the mythical gold rush serial killer Agnes McVie.

Duration:00:15:45

The Orontes Guitar Quartet

10/13/2019
A conversation with Alexander Dunn from the University of Victoria and Orwa El Sharan of the Orontes Quartet as the group wraps up the residency at the university.

Duration:00:13:59

Spencer Stuart on the Big Book anniversary.

10/12/2019
Spencer Stuart talks about AA's Big Book on it's 80th anniversary.

Duration:00:12:03

Matt Rader

10/6/2019
Poet Matt Rader talks about his latest collection titled Visual Inspection. The pieces deal with, among other themes, living with chronic pain.

Duration:00:16:52

Metis Artist Lisa Shepherd

9/13/2019
A new show at the ACT Gallery in Maple Ridge is a collaboration between two Metis artists who only recently discovered they were cousins. Lisa Shepherd is a bead artist, and one half of that collaboration.

Duration:00:18:22

Haley Landa on challah bread

9/5/2019
Our baking columnist offers advice on one of her favourite things to bake in September.

Duration:00:15:21

Reinventing "Giselle"

9/4/2019
Dancer/choreographer Joshua Beamish has reimagined the classic ballet "Giselle" for the modern world of dating apps and Instagram likes. Matthew Parsons met up with him and Catherine Hurlin, who dances the title role, to learn more.

Duration:00:13:36

Deep Into Edgar Allan Poe's Darkness

8/21/2019
Deep Into Darkness is an immersive theatre experience based on the last moments of Edgar Allan Poe. The piece takes place in more than 20 rooms at the Cultch in Vancouver, and allows the audience to roam freely, observing whichever parts of the story appeal to them.

Duration:00:13:25

Matthew Parsons watches The Clock

8/14/2019
Christian Marclay's "The Clock" is a classic of contemporary art: a 24-hour film that also functions as a timepiece. Matthew Parsons caught an hour of it at the Polygon Gallery, where it's showing until September 15.

Duration:00:12:50