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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.
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Vancouver, BC

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CBC

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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.

Twitter:

@nxnwcbc

Language:

English

Contact:

P.O. BOX 4600 Vancouver, B.C. V6B 4A2 (604) 662-6000


Episodes

Dr. Stephanie Willerth

10/20/2018
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The Willerth lab at the University of Victoria brings together biochemistry and engineering for some crazy projects - like 3D printing something close enough to human tissue to test drugs on. Sheryl got a guided tour of the lab from its head: Dr. Stephanie Willerth.

Duration:00:11:59

Barbie boy in a Barbie world: new teen book 'Kens' deals with themes of teen suicide and body image

10/19/2018
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Raziel Reid's new novel, Kens, is a high school story inspired by the plastic Barbie world. In the teen novel, the stereotypical high school hierarchy is reimagined and parodied. Think Mean Girls, meets Heathers, meets The Stepford Wives ... with an LGBTQ twist.

Duration:00:09:25

Lighting designer Itai Erdal

10/15/2018
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Itai Erdal is a lighting designer, writer and performer, and he's up for a $100,000 prize.

Duration:00:15:37

Poet Shazia Hafiz Ramji

10/14/2018
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Shazia Hafiz Ramji hasn't had an easy life. But she's translated it beautifully onto the page.

Duration:00:17:16

Paleontologist Victoria Arbour

10/13/2018
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Victoria Arbour is the Royal British Columbia Museum's new curator of palaeontology. And she's got a big project on her hands: cataloguing a huge, newly donated collection of 18,000 fossils.

Duration:00:12:51

Danielle Krysa: the Jealous Curator

10/12/2018
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Danielle Krysa started a blog to help her get back into painting. It led to a new career as a writer.

Duration:00:17:01

Kid Koala

10/11/2018
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Kid Koala is one of the world's most virtuosic turntablists. Plus, he's written graphic novels and scored movies. Now, he's bringing his audience in on the action in a show that puts them at the turntables.

Duration:00:19:58

2018 Alexis Mazurin Award Winners

9/15/2018
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Alexis Mazurin was a talented CBC broadcaster who passed away in 2005. The Alexis Mazurin Awards are given annually out to BC journalism students making creative radio. This year, the award went to two recipients: Francesca Bianco and Rehmatullah Sheikh.

Duration:00:24:43

Anna Wong: Traveller on Two Roads

9/14/2018
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Anna Wong is a Vancouver-born artist you should know about. And a new exhibition at the Burnaby Art Gallery is the perfect opportunity.

Duration:00:14:22

Painter Maryanne Wettlaufer

9/13/2018
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Maryanne Wettlaufer has lived in Haida Gwaii for years, and it suffuses her paintings with wild energy.

Duration:00:13:07

Pop culture reincarnation

9/12/2018
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Matthew Parsons has a theory. It isn't especially convincing, but here we are.

Duration:00:17:03

Shelf Life with Rachel Hartman

9/5/2018
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Bestselling author Rachel Hartman talks about books that have been important in her life.

Duration:00:17:27

Kaarina Talvila

9/5/2018
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Kaarina is a textile aritist based in Vancouver who makes one of a kind silk evening bags. Her work is part of a show opening September 6 at Circle Craft Gallery on Granville Island.

Duration:00:15:24

Wickaninnish Inn cookbook

8/18/2018
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Executive Chef Warren Barr talks about the new Wickaninnish Inn cookbook and prepares a delicious rutabaga pasta dish!

Duration:00:16:49

Jack Li

8/18/2018
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Jack Li is a young clarinetist bound for Harvard. He's on the CBC Music list of 30 classical musicians under 30 to watch!

Duration:00:09:47

Nomeansno: life after punk

8/17/2018
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Grant Lawrence talks with John Wright, the drummer from Victoria's legendary punk rock band Nomeansno, about life at the end of the road in Lund, B.C.

Duration:00:11:30

Ceramics artist Ciro DiRuocco takes on the opioid crisis

8/10/2018
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Ciro DiRuocco has begun to exhibit his pottery around Canada. His artistic journey started when he was in recovery for an oxycontin addiction.

Duration:00:11:45

Odd Jobs episode 4: Animal Lawyer

8/9/2018
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Meet Rebekah Breder: a lawyer whose clients are furrier than usual.

Duration:00:10:38

The German Watchmaker

8/9/2018
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He's one of the last of his kind.

Duration:00:08:46

Temporal Drum Set

8/3/2018
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For a few days in late June, the Western Front in Vancouver hosted a mysterious musical art installation.

Duration:00:10:31