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Running Crew (Episode #514H)

KQED 9: Tue, Nov 17, 2015 -- 7:30 PM

Follow teens in the Running Crew, Brava's 3-month intensive job training program in theatrical technical skills.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Nov 18, 2015 -- 1:30 AM

Amy X Neuburg, Shuji Ikeda , Stanlee Gatti (Episode #502H)

KQED 9: Tue, Nov 10, 2015 -- 7:30 PM

Avant-garde songstress Amy X Neuburg creates a new song cycle with her Cello Chixtet. Ceramicist Shuji Ikeda fires his woven clay baskets in a kiln that must burn for seven days. Designer Stanlee Gatti creates a floral masterpiece at the Conservatory of Flowers.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Nov 15, 2015 -- 6:30 PM
  • KQED Life: Sat, Nov 14, 2015 -- 5:30 PM
  • KQED 9: Wed, Nov 11, 2015 -- 1:30 AM

Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Shailja Patel, and Ronn Guidi (Episode #501H)

KQED 9: Tue, Nov 3, 2015 -- 7:30 PM

* Meet the Lawrence Ferlinghetti you didn't know - you might already know him as a poet, but did you also know that he's a painter, too?
* Then visit Kenyan-born Indian American Shailja Patel as she performs her spoken word piece about migration and personal history.
* See how Oakland Ballet artistic director Ronn Guidi comes out of retirement to save the dance company he loves.
* And finally see how Rene Garcia Jr.'s glitter portraits shine.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Nov 8, 2015 -- 6:30 PM
  • KQED Life: Sat, Nov 7, 2015 -- 5:30 PM
  • KQED Life: Thu, Nov 5, 2015 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Wed, Nov 4, 2015 -- 10:30 PM
  • KQED 9: Wed, Nov 4, 2015 -- 1:30 AM

FYCO, McCormick, and Guerrero (Episode #706H)

KQED Life: Sun, Nov 1, 2015 -- 6:30 PM

* San Jose's Firebird Youth Chinese Orchestra offers Chinese-American kids a chance to learn to play the traditional instruments from their ancestral homeland. This spring, the100 member orchestra will accompany the famed Shaolin Monks with a new composition.
* Next, follow environmental artist Daniel McCormick as he creates and installs a new site-specific, temporary sculpture in the wilds of West Marin. McCormick's biodegradable woven forms are helping to rehabilitate threatened watersheds and prevent creek bed erosion.
* Then, artist Jaime Guerrero translates imagery from his Mexican heritage into blown glass.

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    • Wed 11/10: KQEH Over The Air planned short outages

      (DT54-1 through 54-5) Wednesday 11/10, 11am The DT54 Over the Air signal will need to switch from main to auxiliary levels late Wednesday morning for the safety of the crew working on another station’s equipment on the tower, then back to the main antenna mid-afternoon when work is completed. The change should be for a […]

    • Tues 9/29: Planned outage for KQET DT25 Over the Air signal

      (DT25.1, 25.2 & 25.3) The Fremont Peak transmission tower will be undergoing one of its routine maintenance inspections Tuesday. We expect to shut down the KQET DT25 signal at approximately 2pm (along with other stations on the tower), and expect to return around 3pm. Most TVs will automatically recover the signals after an outage of […]

    • KQED DT9.1 ? 9.3, Sunday 9/20: Over the Air signal down

      UPDATE: KQED’s Sutro Tower signal was restored to full power shortly after 3pm on Monday. If your TV set has still not re-acquired the signal automatically, a rescan is probably in order. – – – – – – – – – UPDATE: Our over the air signal was restored at 50% power apx 4pm Sunday. […]

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