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Andrea Bocelli: Love In Portofino (Episode #3713()

KQED 9: Sat, Mar 30, 2013 -- 9:00 PM

International superstar Andrea Bocelli returns once again to delight fans with a concert special of classical favorites, pop standards and Brazilian jazz, this time from the breathtaking coastal setting of Portofino, Italy. With 16-time Grammy-winner David Foster as music director and at the keyboard, Bocelli is joined by trumpeter Chris Botti to perform a select collection of the world's most famous love songs.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Mar 31, 2013 -- 3:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Sun, Mar 31, 2013 -- 3:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Sat, Mar 30, 2013 -- 9:00 PM

Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy (Episode #3806()

KQED 9: Thu, Mar 21, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

Why has the Broadway musical proven to be such fertile territory for Jewish artists of all kinds? From Broadway's golden age, names like Irving Berlin, Jerome Kern, the Gershwin's, Arthur Laurents, Jerome Robbins, Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim immediately come to mind. More recently, Broadway babies such as Stephen Schwartz, Marc Shaiman and Andrew Lippa represent a sampling of the Jewish talents who continue to leave their mark on musical theater. Filmmaker Michael Kantor focuses on this central question left largely unaddressed in his Emmy-winning Broadway: The American Musical, combining interviews with performance footage, including many of the rousing anthems and timeless ballads America has loved for a century.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Mar 22, 2013 -- 3:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Fri, Mar 22, 2013 -- 3:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Fri, Mar 22, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Fri, Mar 22, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Thu, Mar 21, 2013 -- 9:30 PM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Mar 21, 2013 -- 9:30 PM
  • KQED Life: Thu, Mar 21, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

Magical Mystery Tour Revisited (Episode #3803H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Mar 13, 2013 -- 4:00 AM

Produced at the peak of Beatlemania in 1967, "Magical Mystery Tour" is the least known of the various films starring The Beatles and was never theatrically released or nationally broadcast on US television, only receiving sporadic TV syndication in the 1980s. This documentary chronicles the behind-the-scenes story on the making of the film, and provides context for "the summer of love" era that set the scene for its production.

Andrea Bocelli: Love In Portofino (Episode #3713()

KQED 9: Wed, Mar 13, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

International superstar Andrea Bocelli returns once again to delight fans with a concert special of classical favorites, pop standards and Brazilian jazz, this time from the breathtaking coastal setting of Portofino, Italy. With 16-time Grammy-winner David Foster as music director and at the keyboard, Bocelli is joined by trumpeter Chris Botti to perform a select collection of the world's most famous love songs.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Mar 31, 2013 -- 3:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Sun, Mar 31, 2013 -- 3:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Sat, Mar 30, 2013 -- 9:00 PM
  • KQED Life: Wed, Mar 13, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

The Beatles' Magical Mystery Tour (Episode #3804H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Mar 13, 2013 -- 2:30 AM

Released in 1967, "Magical Mystery Tour" was arguably ahead of its time, with its mostly improvised and loosely plotted script providing a charming comic showcase for The Fab Four and their idiosyncratic sense of humor. The film recounts a series of episodic misadventures of John, Paul, George and Ringo on a bus tour with a cast of eccentric characters including Auntie Jessie, tour director Jolly Jimmy Johnson, tour hostess Miss Wendy Winters and conductor Buster Bloodvessel. Newly restored, the often antic production numbers feature such now Beatles standards as "Magical Mystery Tour," "The Fool on the Hill," "I Am the Walrus" and "Hello, Goodbye."

Magical Mystery Tour Revisited (Episode #3803H)

KQED Plus: Tue, Mar 12, 2013 -- 10:00 PM

Produced at the peak of Beatlemania in 1967, "Magical Mystery Tour" is the least known of the various films starring The Beatles and was never theatrically released or nationally broadcast on US television, only receiving sporadic TV syndication in the 1980s. This documentary chronicles the behind-the-scenes story on the making of the film, and provides context for "the summer of love" era that set the scene for its production.

Andrea Bocelli: Love In Portofino (Episode #3713()

KQED 9: Tue, Mar 12, 2013 -- 9:30 PM

International superstar Andrea Bocelli returns once again to delight fans with a concert special of classical favorites, pop standards and Brazilian jazz, this time from the breathtaking coastal setting of Portofino, Italy. With 16-time Grammy-winner David Foster as music director and at the keyboard, Bocelli is joined by trumpeter Chris Botti to perform a select collection of the world's most famous love songs.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Mar 31, 2013 -- 3:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Sun, Mar 31, 2013 -- 3:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Sat, Mar 30, 2013 -- 9:00 PM
  • KQED Life: Wed, Mar 13, 2013 -- 3:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Tue, Mar 12, 2013 -- 9:30 PM

The Beatles' Magical Mystery Tour (Episode #3804H)

KQED Plus: Tue, Mar 12, 2013 -- 8:30 PM

Released in 1967, "Magical Mystery Tour" was arguably ahead of its time, with its mostly improvised and loosely plotted script providing a charming comic showcase for The Fab Four and their idiosyncratic sense of humor. The film recounts a series of episodic misadventures of John, Paul, George and Ringo on a bus tour with a cast of eccentric characters including Auntie Jessie, tour director Jolly Jimmy Johnson, tour hostess Miss Wendy Winters and conductor Buster Bloodvessel. Newly restored, the often antic production numbers feature such now Beatles standards as "Magical Mystery Tour," "The Fool on the Hill," "I Am the Walrus" and "Hello, Goodbye."

Magical Mystery Tour Revisited (Episode #3803H)

KQED 9: Tue, Mar 12, 2013 -- 4:30 AM

Produced at the peak of Beatlemania in 1967, "Magical Mystery Tour" is the least known of the various films starring The Beatles and was never theatrically released or nationally broadcast on US television, only receiving sporadic TV syndication in the 1980s. This documentary chronicles the behind-the-scenes story on the making of the film, and provides context for "the summer of love" era that set the scene for its production.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Tue, Mar 12, 2013 -- 4:30 AM

The Beatles' Magical Mystery Tour (Episode #3804H)

KQED 9: Tue, Mar 12, 2013 -- 3:00 AM

Released in 1967, "Magical Mystery Tour" was arguably ahead of its time, with its mostly improvised and loosely plotted script providing a charming comic showcase for The Fab Four and their idiosyncratic sense of humor. The film recounts a series of episodic misadventures of John, Paul, George and Ringo on a bus tour with a cast of eccentric characters including Auntie Jessie, tour director Jolly Jimmy Johnson, tour hostess Miss Wendy Winters and conductor Buster Bloodvessel. Newly restored, the often antic production numbers feature such now Beatles standards as "Magical Mystery Tour," "The Fool on the Hill," "I Am the Walrus" and "Hello, Goodbye."

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Tue, Mar 12, 2013 -- 3:00 AM

Magical Mystery Tour Revisited (Episode #3803H)

KQED 9: Mon, Mar 11, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

Produced at the peak of Beatlemania in 1967, "Magical Mystery Tour" is the least known of the various films starring The Beatles and was never theatrically released or nationally broadcast on US television, only receiving sporadic TV syndication in the 1980s. This documentary chronicles the behind-the-scenes story on the making of the film, and provides context for "the summer of love" era that set the scene for its production.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Tue, Mar 12, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Mon, Mar 11, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

The Beatles' Magical Mystery Tour (Episode #3804H)

KQED 9: Mon, Mar 11, 2013 -- 9:00 PM

Released in 1967, "Magical Mystery Tour" was arguably ahead of its time, with its mostly improvised and loosely plotted script providing a charming comic showcase for The Fab Four and their idiosyncratic sense of humor. The film recounts a series of episodic misadventures of John, Paul, George and Ringo on a bus tour with a cast of eccentric characters including Auntie Jessie, tour director Jolly Jimmy Johnson, tour hostess Miss Wendy Winters and conductor Buster Bloodvessel. Newly restored, the often antic production numbers feature such now Beatles standards as "Magical Mystery Tour," "The Fool on the Hill," "I Am the Walrus" and "Hello, Goodbye."

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Tue, Mar 12, 2013 -- 3:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Mon, Mar 11, 2013 -- 9:00 PM

Andrea Bocelli: Love In Portofino (Episode #3713()

KQED 9: Sat, Mar 2, 2013 -- 11:30 AM

International superstar Andrea Bocelli returns once again to delight fans with a concert special of classical favorites, pop standards and Brazilian jazz, this time from the breathtaking coastal setting of Portofino, Italy. With 16-time Grammy-winner David Foster as music director and at the keyboard, Bocelli is joined by trumpeter Chris Botti to perform a select collection of the world's most famous love songs.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Mar 31, 2013 -- 3:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Sun, Mar 31, 2013 -- 3:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Sat, Mar 30, 2013 -- 9:00 PM
  • KQED Life: Wed, Mar 13, 2013 -- 3:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Tue, Mar 12, 2013 -- 9:30 PM
  • KQED 9: Mon, Mar 11, 2013 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED Life: Sun, Mar 10, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Sun, Mar 10, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Life: Thu, Mar 7, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Mar 7, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Wed, Mar 6, 2013 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED 9: Wed, Mar 6, 2013 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED Life: Mon, Mar 4, 2013 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Mon, Mar 4, 2013 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Sun, Mar 3, 2013 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Sun, Mar 3, 2013 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED Life: Sat, Mar 2, 2013 -- 11:30 AM
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    • KQED TV All Channels: Planned outage late Fri/early Sat 1/14 midnight-2am

      All KQED television channels will be off the air late Friday/early Saturday 1/14 beginning at midnight for approximately two hours to perform maintenance and upgrades to our electrical system. These improvements will help KQED maintain and continue our broadcast service to the community. We will return to our regularly scheduled programs as soon as work […]

    • Wed 12/28: KQET DT25 Over the Air signal restored

      UPDATE: signal was restored apx 6pm (DT25.1 through 25.3) We are aware that our transmitter servicing the Watsonville/Monterey/Salinas area, KQET, is off the air. Engineers are on their way from San Francisco to check it out. Estimated time for repairs not yet known.

    • Planned KQET (DT25) outage: early Sun 12/18 apx 1am

      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Due to maintenance and software update work being done by one of the paid signal providers, KQET-25 will need to go off the air for apx 15-30 minutes at apx 1am.

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