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Playwright Carlos Baron, and Other Stories (Episode #508H)

KQED 9: Tue, Nov 20, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

* Head to Chile with playwright Carlos Baron along with his cast of actors, dancers and musicians from "Poeta Pan."
* Visit Yosemite where Julia Parker is helping to revive the art form of basket weaving.
* Get a deeper look at the haunting drawings of Josephine Taylor.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Nov 24, 2012 -- 5:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Fri, Nov 23, 2012 -- 11:30 PM
  • KQED 9: Wed, Nov 21, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Wed, Nov 21, 2012 -- 1:30 AM

Through The Lens (Episode #302)

KQED 9: Tue, Nov 13, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

This episode features artists who use the camera to reveal hidden realities.
* Catherine Wagner, Photographer - Wagner's stark, pristine images present startling new perspectives on the worlds of science,nature, and material culture.
* Kerry Laitala, Film Artist - La itala creates works of handmade cinematic art, one frame at a time.
* Ben Wood, Video Artist - Wood uses digital technology to retrieve and restore a centuries-old mural painted by Indian artists in San Francisco's Mission Dolores.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Nov 18, 2012 -- 6:30 PM
  • KQED Life: Sat, Nov 17, 2012 -- 5:30 PM
  • KQED 9: Sat, Nov 17, 2012 -- 5:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Fri, Nov 16, 2012 -- 11:30 PM
  • KQED 9: Wed, Nov 14, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Wed, Nov 14, 2012 -- 1:30 AM

Playwright Philip Kan Gotanda, and Other Stories (Episode #507H)

KQED 9: Fri, Nov 2, 2012 -- 11:30 PM

* Explore the relationship between jazz and the Japanese American internment with playwright Philip Kan Gotanda and A.C.T.
* See why choreographer and dance educator Janice Garrett is attracting the best local dancers and critical acclaim in the Bay Area dance scene.
* Meet Jess Curtis and his company Gravity as they work on "Under the Radar."

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Nov 4, 2012 -- 6:30 PM
  • KQED Life: Sat, Nov 3, 2012 -- 5:30 PM
  • KQED 9: Sat, Nov 3, 2012 -- 5:30 AM
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    • Mon 8/31: KQET Signal break-up (DT25.1, 25.2, 25.3)

      UPDATE: As of shortly after 7pm Monday evening, repairs were completed at the KQET transmitter, and the signal appears to be stable. Thanks for your patience. – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – Original post Monday 11am: We are aware of the break-up […]

    • Comcast channel moves, Monterey/Salinas & Sacramento/Fairfield

      As of Tuesday 8/25, Comcast/Xfinity has moved four of KQED’s channels to new numbers in two of its service areas. The new info is: Monterey-Salinas: 371 – KQED World 372 – KQED Kids 373 – KQED Life 374 – KQED V-Me Sacramento, Fairfield, Rio Vista, Travis AFB and Vacaville: 390 – KQED World 391 – […]

    • Sutro Tower Annual Maintenance, week of 8/24 daytime

      (may affect Over the Air signal for KQED DT9.1, 9.2, 9.3) The Sutro Tower team will be doing their annual tower check and maintenance work this week, meaning that all stations may be switching back and forth from their main antenna to their auxiliary antenna between 9am and 4pm. Work should conclude no later than […]

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