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Big Band Magic! Previous Broadcasts

KQED 9: Mon, Jan 17, 2011 -- 9:00 PM

War and the Depression melted away when the big bands started to play, and a generation forgot its troubles on the dance floor. This KQED-produced special takes a nostalgic look back at the dance halls and ballrooms that live only in memories - El Patio at Market and Van Ness, the Mural Room in the St. Francis Hotel, Sweet's Ballroom in Oakland, and many more. Filled with music, photos, archival films and dance sequences that recall the spirit of the age, the program tells a story thathas remained untold for too long, revives the fondest memories of a g eneration, and treats viewers to a glimpse of this fabled past.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Jan 24, 2011 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Sun, Jan 23, 2011 -- 8:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Sun, Jan 23, 2011 -- 6:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Sun, Jan 23, 2011 -- 4:36 AM
  • KQED 9: Sat, Jan 22, 2011 -- 10:36 PM
  • KQED Life: Wed, Jan 19, 2011 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Tue, Jan 18, 2011 -- 8:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Jan 18, 2011 -- 3:00 AM
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    • KQET (DT25) Over the Air: Wed 8/27

      We are aware of the break-up issues for our DT25 Over the Air signal in the Monterey/Salinas area. This will also affect viewers of any cable or satellite signal provider using that transmitter as their source. Engineers are working on the problem.

    • Week of 8/25: Sutro Tower work (including KQED 9 Over the Air)

      (Affects several San Francisco TV & Radio stations, including KQED 9.1, 9.2 & 9.3) During the week of August 25, Monday through Friday, between 9am and 4pm, several TV and radio stations will be switching to their Auxiliary antennas. This is being done so that the tower crew can perform routine maintenance on the regular […]

    • KQET Off Air Sun 8/03 morning

      (DT25.1, 25.2, 25.3) KQET DT25 was off the air for a portion of Sunday morning, due to the transmitter taking a power hit. The signal has been restored. Most receivers should have re-acquired our signal once it returned, but a few Over the Air viewers may need to do a rescan in order to restore […]

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