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KQED Celebrates the Holidays 2013

KQED Holiday Specials and Events 2012 Events | Recipes, Gift Ideas, Travel and More | Television | Radio
 
New Year's Programming
Yo-Yo Ma
Live from Lincoln Center: New York Philharmonic Gala with Yo-Yo Ma

The New York Philharmonic rings in 2013 with this New Year's Eve celebration.
KQED 9: Mon, Dec 31, 2013 at 8pm

Dee Alexander - photo credit Marc PoKempner
Toast of the Nation 2013 (NPR)

The broadcast features live performances from Boston to Monterey, and celebrates midnight in four U.S. time zones. This year's perfomances include Wynton Marsalis with Vince Giordano: The Louis Armstrong Continuum; and Dee Alexander's Funkin' with Electric Soul: A Tribute to Jimi Hendrix and James Brown.
Mon, Dec 31, 2013 at 7pm into Tue, Jan 1, 2014 (time TBA)

 
Local Holiday Events
Storefront Church
Our Theatrical Stocking Runs Over

A sprinkling of Santastic spectacles dashing into sight on Bay Area stages.

 
Recipes, Gift Ideas, Travel Tips and More!
Tom Waits
Noise Pop: 11 Christmas Songs That Don't Suck

Listen to the Noise Pop mix of alternative Christmas tunes that you can use to ride out the remainder of the holiday season, featuring: Sufjan Stevens, The Flaming Lips, The Magnetic Fields, Tom Waits, Low and more.

Director Ryan Coogler
Year in Arts — Best of 2013

KQED's critics pick the year's best books, music and more. We'll be adding new lists daily through the holiday season.

Books
From Splurge to Stocking Stuffers: A Gift Guide for the Bookish

Six gifts book lovers are sure to adore.

Art Book
More Art Books for the Holidays, Please

This holiday season, help out your friends and family members by expanding the art sections of their home libraries with one or more of these fine artist books.

Brooks A Christmas Carol
God Help Me, I Just Watched 8 Versions of 'A Christmas Carol'

How much Scrooge is too much? Surviving a Dickens overdose.

Krampus
Merry Krampus!

Local book shop and publisher Last Gasp has a large collection of devilish items celebrating Krampus, Santa's Satanic twin.

Illustration
Solving Problems with Kid Lit

This year's batch of kid lit picks by Hucklebee's Book Store co-owner Valerie Lewis features stories about people solving problems.

Illustration
7 Arty Children's Books Worth Giving

A collection of rad children's books by some of our favorite artists, most of them local.

Experimenting with Stitch Fix
Confessions of a Shopaphobic: Experimenting with Stitch Fix

What happens when someone who hates shopping lets the Internet do it for her? On outsourcing decision-making and the fashion lessons that ensue.

Ugly Holiday Sweater
How to Appreciate That Ugly Holiday Sweater

Whether you received one as a gift, or thrust one upon a friend or relative, you may be surprised to learn that ugly sweaters have more longevity beyond the time it takes to pose for an awkward family photo.

Svpply
Svpply.com: Curated Holiday Consumerism

Svpply.com can help curate your online wish list this holiday season.

Small Gift
5 Ways to Rethink Gifting This Holiday

A step-by-step guide and some motivating facts.

5 Gifts to Skip This (and Every) Holiday Season

Tips for avoiding the 'wrong present' trap, especially for those 50+.

Bay Area Bites
Bay Area Bites: Christmas Recipes

Get recipes for everything from Cranberry Jalapeno Relish to DIY Candy Canes on KQED's food blog.

Volunteers Needed
During the Holidays, 9 Ways to Volunteer

Here in the Bay Area we have a lot to be grateful for. Why not give back to the community by volunteering this holiday season?

Palace Hotel
9 Unforgettable Bay Area Experiences for Out-of-Town Visitors

KQED Guides brings you a few suggestions for impressing visitors.

Bay Area Bites
8 Ways to Conduct Your Thanksgiving Dinner, According to Movies

One for each night of Hanukkah, because this year it starts on Thanksgiving, or, if you will, "Thanksgivukkah."

 
Holiday Programs on KQED TV 9 & KQED Plus
Burt Wolf
Burt Wolf: Taste of Freedom

Christmas KQED Plus: Sun, Nov 24, 2013 at 2:30pm

Celebrate Hanukkah Live in Concert
Lights: Celebrate Hanukkah Live in Concert

The Klezmatics, Alberto Mizrari and other music performers celebrate the Jewish Festival of Lights.
KQED 9: Wed, Nov 27, 2013 at 1:30pm

Rick Steves
Rick Steves' European Christmas

KQED Plus: Sat, Nov 23, 2013 at 10am
KQED 9: Fri, Nov 29, 2013 at 1pm

The Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About Christmas!
The Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About Christmas!

KQED 9: Wed, Nov 27, 2013 at 8:30am
KQED Plus: Thu, Nov 28, 2013 at 10:30am
More air dates

Rick Steves
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood: Snowflake Day

KQED 9: Tue, Nov 29, 2013 at 7am

Curious George
Curious George: A Very Monkey Christmas

KQED 9: Fri, Nov 29, 2013 at 8am
KQED Plus: Tue, Dec 24, 2013 at 10am
More air dates

Lidia Celebrates
Lidia Celebrates America: Holiday Tables & Traditions

KQED Plus: Sun, Dec 15, 2013 at 3pm

Xmas Without China
Xmas Without China

KQED Plus: Sun, Dec 15, 2013 at 11pm

Vienna
Burt Wolf: Travels and Traditions

Christmas in Vienna, Austria KQED 9: Mon, Dec 16, 2013 at 7:30pm

National Christmas Tree
The National Christmas Tree Lighting 2013

KQED Plus: Tue, Dec 17, 2013 at 7pm

A Christmas Carol: The Concert
A Christmas Carol: The Concert

KQED Plus: Tue, Dec 17, 2013 at 9pm

A Christmas Carol: The Concert
Christmas on the Danube

KQED Plus: Tue, Dec 17, 2013 at 11pm

Mormon Tabernacle Featuring Alfie Boe and Tom Brokaw
Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir Featuring Alfie Boe and Tom Brokaw

KQED 9: Fri, Dec 20, 2013 at 9pm; Tue, Dec 24, 2013 at 9:03pm

America's Children's Holiday Parade
America's Children's Holiday Parade 2013

The unique parade in Oakland features colorful floats and marching bands.
KQED Plus: Sun, Dec 22, 2013 at 9am

Nathan Pacheco
Christmas with Nathan Pacheco

The world-renowned singer captures the spirit of the season.
KQED 9: Fri, Dec 20, 2013 at 10pm

Silent Night
Silent Night

This acclaimed opera recounts the true story of the World War I Christmas Eve truce in 1914.
KQED 9: Sun, Dec 22, 2013 at noon

Boys Chorus
Holiday Concert: San Francisco Boys Chorus

KQED 9: Mon, Dec 23, 2013at 7:30pm

Bear in Snow
Nature: Christmas In Yellowstone

KQED 9: Wed, Dec 25, 2013 at 8pm

Call the Midwife Holiday Special (2013)
Call the Midwife Holiday Specials

2012 Special - KQED 9: Sun, Dec 29, 2013 7:30pm
2013 Special - KQED 9: Sun, Dec 29, 2013 9pm

Yo-Yo Ma
Live from Lincoln Center: New York Philharmonic Gala with Yo-Yo Ma

The New York Philharmonic rings in 2013 with this New Year's Eve celebration.
KQED 9: Mon, Dec 31, 2013 at 8pm

 
Holiday Programs on KQED Radio 88.5 & 89.3

Menorah
Hanukkah Lights 2013 (NPR)

Hanukkah stories and memoirs written by acclaimed authors expressly for the show.
Wed, Nov 27, 2013 at 8pm

Jonathan Winters
Jonathan Winters' A Christmas Carol (NPR)

Sat, Dec 21, 2013 at 2pm

Tinsel Tales
Tinsel Tales: NPR Christmas Favorites

Wed, Dec 25, 2013 at 8pm

Tinsel Tales2

Another collection of the best and most requested NPR holiday stories
Thu, Dec 26, 2013 at 8pm

Kwanzaa
A Season's Griot 2013 (PRI)

Public Radio's only nationally syndicated Kwanzaa program.
Sat, Dec 28, 2013 at 2pm

Dee Alexander - photo credit Marc PoKempner
Toast of the Nation 2013 (NPR)

The broadcast features live performances from Boston to Monterey, and celebrates midnight in four U.S. time zones. This year's perfomances include Wynton Marsalis with Vince Giordano: The Louis Armstrong Continuum; and Dee Alexander's Funkin' with Electric Soul: A Tribute to Jimi Hendrix and James Brown.
Mon, Dec 31, 2013 at 7pm into Tue, Jan 1, 2014 (time TBA)

Also on KQED.org this week ...

Truly CA: Everything Comes from the Streets
Latino Heritage Month

KQED proudly celebrates the diversity of our community by commemorating Latino Heritage Month. During September, KQED Public TV 9 and KQED 88.5 FM schedule programs that focus on Latino themes and issues.

Summer Arts Guide
San Francisco Opera on KQED

Get your front row seat at one of the leading opera companies in the world! Shot in brilliant HD, the fifth season of San Francisco Opera's acclaimed series brings you four spectacular productions performed by world-class singers.

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