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North by Northwest from CBC Radio British Columbia (Highlights)

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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

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, a worldwide birdwatching group now with chapters in Victoria and Vancouver. 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

Lorna Crozier Shelf Life

4/11/2021
The award winning poet and author Lorna Crozier talks about some of the books that have been important in her life.

Duration:00:25:08

Record Keeping: Dr. Shimi Kang

4/10/2021
Psychiatrist Dr. Shimi Kang spoke with Matthew Parsons about the music she holds dear and the mental health benefits that cherished music can have.

Duration:00:14:10

Natalie Lim's Prescription Poem for Annette

4/10/2021
NXNW's resident poet and letter enthusiast Natalie Lim brings yet another wonderful poetry prescription, this time for a birder named Annette from Kelowna.

Duration:00:06:22

Sally Leys and the fascinating world of B.C's glass sponges

4/10/2021
Marine biologist provides some fascinating facts about B.C's glass sponges and how she became so involved with that type of research.

Duration:00:15:59

Craig Taylor gives you a glimpse into the lives of everyday New Yorkers

4/10/2021
Although Protection Island's Craig Taylor lives in a secluded part of BC, he writes books about big metropolitan cities like London and New York. He spoke with Sheryl McKay about his latest book, "New Yorkers: A City and Its People in Our Time"

Duration:00:15:20

Michael Prior Shelf Life

4/4/2021
Michael Prior talks about books that have been important in his life.

Duration:00:13:42

Helen Waldstein Wilkes

4/4/2021
Helen Wilkes talks about her book The Age of Aquarius; Igniting Passion and Purpose as an Elder.

Duration:00:13:42

Jackie Dives

4/3/2021
Photographer and photo journalist Jackie Dives talks about her latest project which started with the death of her father from an accidental drug overdose.

Duration:00:15:36

Alison McAfee

4/3/2021
Alison McAfee is researching honey bees and problems with reproduction.

Duration:00:17:19

Dr Max Cynader

3/28/2021
A conversation with Dr. Max Cynader about his outstanding career as a neuroscientist.

Duration:00:21:45