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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

Christa Ovenell Ritual and Ceremony

11/14/2021
Christa Ovenell with part two of her series on death and dying.

Duration:00:18:03

Sunday November 7

11/7/2021
In this episode you will hear from Naomi Leung who is an climate activist and member of the Sustainabiliteens, from June Goldsmith about classical music, from actor Cheri Maracle who is presenting Paddle Song at the Firehall in Vancouver and from shoemaker Amy Slosky who is part of the East Side Culture Crawl this year.

Duration:00:53:49

Saturday November 6

11/6/2021
In this episode you'll hear from film maker Kimberley Ho whose latest film To Make Ends Meat is at the Vancouver Asian Film Festival, Wilma Millette an artist in the Cowichan Valley, Karole Doucette a potter in Errington and Kathie Tenold who owns Tenold Books in Duncan. Also sound artist Salima Punjani and musician Saina Khaledi.

Duration:01:00:21

Sunday October 24

10/24/2021
In this episode you'll hear writer Rita Moir talking about her latest book Not of Reason, A Recipe for Outrunning Sadness, Rizwaan Abbas talking about his exhibit at the Surrey Museum titled The Indo-Fijians: Surrey's Pocket of Paradise, Word Guy Jonathan Berkowitz with a history lesson and Christa Ovenell in another installment of her series on death and dying.

Duration:01:18:04

Christa Ovenell

10/24/2021
Here is the first in her series on NXNW this season, all about death and dying and the conversations we need to have about the end of life.

Duration:00:19:20

Saturday October 23

10/23/2021
In this episode Grant Lawrence on his new book for children, Bailey the Bat, potter Heather Lake in our Mugshots series and Dr Daniel Pauly, oceans and fisheries scientist and professor at UBC on his extraordinary life and work.

Duration:01:01:34

Sunday, October 17

10/9/2021
In this show, with guest host Kathryn Marlow: Matthew Parsons and the curious life of Danish composer Rued Langgaard; Victoria author Sara Desai on her romantic comedies, set in desi culture; Andy MacKinnon on his new book “Mushrooms of British Columbia”; baker Haley Landa makes cornbread muffins; and Daniel Heath Justice explores the cultural significance of raccoons.

Duration:01:56:44

Gayle Chapman From Strive to Thrive

10/3/2021
Artist Gayle Chapman describes her life with mental illness and addiction and how she has persevered and learned to thrive. This is our complete conversation.

Duration:00:37:45

Saturday September 11

9/11/2021
In this episode: a children's book created during the pandemic by a Victoria family, Ryan Dickie talks about the film In The Land of Dreamers that he co-directed, potter Elaine Brewer White and Matthew Parsons with another whirl around Wikipedia, this time starting with Fort Nelson.

Duration:01:02:27

Sunday September 5

9/5/2021
In this episode: violinist Timothy Chooi, musician and composer Moshe Denburg, a great reading list from Upstart and Crow book store on Granville Island, and award winning designer Jill Anholt.

Duration:01:15:26

Saturday September 4

9/4/2021
In this episode you'll hear Pat Henman talk about her book Beyond the Legal Limit, Art Borkent talk about his work as an etymologist around the world, Fred Rosenberg talk about his life in photography and artist Dorothy Doherty talk about pottery.

Duration:01:44:02

Nostic & Nicki blend Peruvian culture with hip hop and electronic in Kipus

8/22/2021
Guest host Rohit Joseph speaks with Victoria artist Marco Bermudez, also known as Nostic of Nostic & Nicki, about his latest album Kipus. Nostic says it was important for him to highlight his heritage through traditional Peruvian instruments and elements of Indigenous language.

Duration:00:14:11

Mugshots: Connie Glover

8/21/2021
In the latest edition of NXNW's Mugshot series, potter Connie Glover joined guest host Rohit Joseph to discuss the inspiration for one of her big public art pieces and where she finds the motivation to keep going with pottery after 50 years.

Duration:00:07:33

Social Distancing Portraits

8/21/2021
Multimedia artist Adad Hannah joined guest host Rohit Joseph to discuss his work which can be described as "living pictures". It is on display at the Kelowna Art Gallery till November 21st, 2021, and can also be found on Instagram by looking for @adadhannah.

Duration:00:10:10

Mug Shots: Lance Hall and Maureen McEwen of StillPoint Pottery

8/14/2021
In this installment of Mug Shots, North by Northwest's series focusing on pottery, guest host Rohit Joseph reached out to potter Lance Hall to find out how he and his wife work together at StillPoint Pottery.

Duration:00:07:52

Collaboration is the name of the game at Monsoon Festival's Music Night

8/14/2021
Guest host Rohit Joseph spoke with Monsoon Festival of the Performing Arts' executive director, Gurpreet Sian, about the world class drummers jamming together at the festival's music night on Sunday August 15.

Duration:00:14:16

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