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Episode #211H

KQED 9: Sat, Sep 30, 2017 -- 11:15 PM

Fascinated by the ability to travel the world via computer, Alyssa Baguss creates her own intricate landscapes, both real and imagined. Depicting unique genres and styles, Aziz Osman paints his prewar memories of Somalia and remembrances of his decades living in Italy. Minnesota Center for Book Arts celebrates paper, printing, bindings and broadsides with their annual Winter Book. Rooted in tradition and ceremony, tribal regalia and dance are important to Native American culture.

Episode #218H

KQED Life: Fri, Sep 29, 2017 -- 10:30 PM

The resident acting company of Children's Theatre Company, along with Artistic Director Peter Brosius, mentors young actors and inspires young audiences. Julia Strand breathes new life into books that would otherwise be discarded, creating intricate carvings of the content within the pages. Secret Stash Records maintains its groove-based sound, whether it's with a vinyl re-release, or new music like Sonny Knight and the Lakers.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Sep 30, 2017 -- 4:30 AM

Episode #103H

KQED 9: Sun, Sep 24, 2017 -- 6:30 PM

Using a combination of screen-printing, collage and painting, Greg Gossel builds up his mixed-media pieces layer by layer. An artist in her own right, Laura Zabel has become a champion for the Twin Cities' artistic community in her work as Executive Director of Springboard for the Arts. Self-taught bluesman Samuel James "Cornbread" Harris, Sr. reflects on a lifetime of playing piano gigs in the Twin Cities.

Episode #210H

KQED 9: Sat, Sep 23, 2017 -- 11:30 PM

Ceramic Artist and Carleton College Professor, Kelly Connole uses clay as her language of storytelling and to express beauty. Actor Pearce Bunting portrays the acclaimed host in Garrison Keillor's play Radio Man. Giving Voice Chorus is the unique chorale ensemble for people living with Alzheimer's disease and their care partners.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Sep 24, 2017 -- 5:30 AM

Episode #217H

KQED Life: Fri, Sep 22, 2017 -- 10:30 PM

Lise Houlton carries on the legacy of Minnesota Dance Theatre, reinforcing tradition and encouraging collaboration. Art plays a crucial role in the healing process for patients and families at the Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota. The work of longtime singer, songwriter and music producer Kevin Bowe has appeared on double-platinum and Grammy Award-winning albums.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Sep 23, 2017 -- 4:30 AM

Episode #102H

KQED 9: Sun, Sep 17, 2017 -- 6:30 PM

Tish Jones' passion for language is evident in her poetry and in her work as a community organizer and educator. Tattoo artist Kurt Melancon works in a variety of other mediums including oil paint, scratch board, metal and wood. Chris Mars, former drummer for iconic Minneapolis rock band The Replacements, eventually left the music scene to pursue a career in visual arts.

Episode #209H

KQED 9: Sat, Sep 16, 2017 -- 11:30 PM

Peter Haakon Thompson engages audiences outside of the traditional gallery setting through participation, interaction and conversation. Keren Kroul's large-scale watercolors are inspired by her memories growing up in Mexico, Israel and Costa Rica. Urban planner Weiming Lu integrates technology in his traditional Chinese calligraphy. Cantus performs "Mu isamaa on minu arm (Land of my Fathers)" from A Singing Revolution.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Sep 17, 2017 -- 5:30 AM

Episode #216H

KQED Life: Fri, Sep 15, 2017 -- 10:30 PM

Visual artist Carolyn Halliday pairs traditional fiber techniques with nontraditional materials to create her unique sculptures. Dancers from Carl Flink's Black Label Movement perform HIT, an intensely physical piece inspired by the chaos of cell movement. Rapper Slug of Atmosphere talks about his song writing process, his beginnings with Producer Ant and Rhymesayers, and the independent record label they helped develop.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Sep 16, 2017 -- 4:30 AM

Episode #208H

KQED 9: Sat, Sep 9, 2017 -- 11:20 PM

A graffiti artist since high school, Peyton Scott Russell uses his craft to educate young people. Lisa Friedrich's materials include fire, gunpowder and smoke to create cityscapes of her hometown. Ernest Miller alters his ceramic vessels and custom-glazes signature pieces that bridge modern and traditional design. Singer, composer and teacher Dr. Pooja Goswami Pavan specializes in classical and semi-classical Indian music.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Sep 10, 2017 -- 5:20 AM

Episode #215H

KQED Life: Fri, Sep 8, 2017 -- 10:30 PM

Lise Houlton carries on the legacy of Minnesota Dance Theatre, reinforcing tradition and encouraging collaboration. Drury Brennan draws upon graffiti and Asian calligraphy in his large-scale typographical improvisations. Noted poet Robert Bly shares a poem from inside his private writing sanctuary he calls "The Little House. " A finalist from the television singing competition series, The Voice, Nicholas David writes and performs soulful music.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Sep 9, 2017 -- 4:30 AM

Episode #214H

KQED Life: Fri, Sep 1, 2017 -- 10:30 PM

Hend Al-Mansour questions the role of women in Saudi Arabian society and puts women's rights at the forefront of her work. Deaf writer Raymond Luczak performs his poem Birthright in American Sign Language at the Heights Theater in Minneapolis. Asia Ward sculpts and suspends sculptures she calls "aluminum dreamscapes." Composer Chan Poling's classical and contemporary jazz training inspires his songwriting for musical theater and his alternative rock band, The Suburbs.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Sep 2, 2017 -- 4:30 AM
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    • Scheduled Maintenance 8/21-8/25

      Next week, Sutro Tower will be switching most stations to their auxiliary antennas. KQED TV will be at half power on the lower auxiliary antenna, this will affect some of our Over The Air viewers. Maintenance is scheduled on August 21-25 from 9am through 4pm daily. Thank you for your patience!

    • 6/22-23 Ch9 & Ch54 Virtual ID issues

      (DT9-1 thru 9-3, and DT54-1 thru 54-5) KQED experienced a major technical issue with our Virtual ID info in our signals for DT9 and DT54, beginning apx 4pm Thursday 6/22, which was resolved apx 11am Friday 6/23. As background, almost every TV station in the Bay Area now transmits on a frequency which is different […]

    • 2/22/17: Fremont Peak tower transmissions, including KQET DT25

      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Recent storms have taken out dozens of trees on Fremont Peak, which in turn have taken down power lines leading to the transmission tower located on the peak. It has been running on generators for several days, and regular trips are scheduled to re-fuel those generators with gas. However, the truck has […]

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