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Episode #101H Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Playwright and screenwriter Jeffrey Hatcher discusses the art and craft of writing for the stage and screen. Adam Levy's orchestral pop band, and The Professors, performs "Turn of the Century Recycling Blues." Multidisciplinary artist Alexa Horochowski creates work that speaks to globalization and environmental decline. In a search for the headwaters of Lake Superior, award-winning photographer David Bowman further connects with his family roots.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Oct 20, 2017 -- 10:30pm
  • KQED Life: Sat, Oct 21, 2017 -- 4:30am

Episode #212H Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Artist and designer Maggie Thompson uses textiles to create knitwear and fine art projects exploring themes of identity and grief. Eric Pollard, of Actual Wolf, and Haley Bonar sing "Oh Baby You Can't Leave Me" at the Ordway's Concert Hall. As a founding member of the Rouge Taxidermy movement Sarina Brewer's animal sculptures come from ethically sourced materials. The Minnesota Fringe Festival gives performers of all abilities and experience levels the chance to produce and stage their own work.

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  • KQED 9: Sat, Oct 21, 2017 -- 11:20pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Oct 22, 2017 -- 5:20am Remind me

Episode #102H Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

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.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Oct 27, 2017 -- 10:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, Oct 28, 2017 -- 4:30am Remind me

Episode #108H Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Known for her robust laugh and exuberance for the Twin Cities theater community, Sally Wingert has captivated audiences for over 30 years. MacPhail Center for Music brings classical musical education to diverse communities throughout the state. And in a search for the headwaters of Lake Superior, award-winning photographer David Bowman further connects with his family roots.

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  • KQED 9: Sun, Oct 29, 2017 -- 6:30pm Remind me

Episode #103H Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

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.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Nov 3, 2017 -- 10:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, Nov 4, 2017 -- 4:30am Remind me

Episode #201H Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Syrian photographer Osama Esid's mission is to document and further understand his varied communities. Made Here, led by Joan Vorderbruggen of Hennepin Theatre Trust, fills empty windows with local art in Downtown Minneapolis. Born in Columbia and adopted by a Minnesota family, painter Paul Peterson is creating a Columbian-themed series to help his recently found biological family. Led by teacher Crystal Spring, the acting program at Washburn High School empowers students to explore race, abuse and other issues that impact them.

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  • KQED Plus: Sun, Nov 5, 2017 -- 2:30pm Remind me

Episode #109H Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Using innumerable vintage beads, artist Gail Be fashions intricate women's clothing, including a wedding gown with an 18.5 foot train. Home improvement projects were the impetus for Patrick Pryor's experimental painting techniques in his latest body of work. Siblings J.D., Fred, Jearlyn, Jevetta and Billy Steele have been entertaining audiences around the world for decades.

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  • KQED 9: Sun, Nov 5, 2017 -- 11:00pm Remind me

Episode #104H Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Philip Daniel's stained glass art mixes innovative techniques with centuries old practices, resulting in modern works that are built to last. Inspired by and fascinated by nature, Moira Bateman earned a degree in landscape architecture but changed course to pursue mixed-media art full time. Longtime Twin Cities musician Adam Levy's recent solo work reflects losing his young adult son, Daniel, to mental illness.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Nov 10, 2017 -- 10:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, Nov 11, 2017 -- 4:30am Remind me

Episode #202H Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Oil painter Leslie Barlow explores multiculturalism and identity through portraiture. Chai Lee performs and teaches the significance of the Qeej, an instrument widely known as a cultural symbol of Hmong identity. Amara Hark-Weber creates handmade custom shoes in traditional and conceptual designs. Multifaceted musician Eric Mayson accompanies a modern dance class at Zenon Dance and performs "Skyline" from his debut solo album Detail.

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  • KQED Plus: Sun, Nov 12, 2017 -- 2:30pm Remind me

Episode #110H Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Mosaic artist Michael Sweere transforms discarded tins, tiles and plates into colorful works of art. Singer/songwriter Jayanthi Kyle performs "That's How the River Flows" on the sunny banks of the Mississippi River with guitarist Wes Burdine. A debut show at a local coffee shop first led Angel Sarkela-Saur and Andrew Saur to experiment with their unique medium of choice. And Greater Twin Cities Youth Symphonies provide rigorous orchestra experiences for young musicians.

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  • KQED 9: Sun, Nov 12, 2017 -- 11:00pm Remind me

Episode #105H Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Known for her portrait work, photographer Katherine Turczan turns her attention toward landscapes with her project, "Line." Internationally known designer Tim Harding makes large-scale textiles out of colorful Chinese silks and other vibrant materials. Public artist Emily Stover's "General Delivery" is an interactive installation that encourages viewers to think about mail in a new way. A chart-topping soul singer/song-writer in the UK, musician and theater artist Timotha Lanae still calls Minnesota home.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Nov 17, 2017 -- 10:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, Nov 18, 2017 -- 4:30am Remind me

Episode #111H Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

The Jerome Foundation supports the creation, development and production of new works by emerging and established artists in MN and NYC. In her abstract paintings, Valerie Jenkins uses color and shape to challenge what is real and what is an illusion. The SpotLight Musical Theatre Program serves more than 60 Minnesota high schools through workshops and an annual award program.

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  • KQED 9: Sun, Nov 19, 2017 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, Nov 20, 2017 -- 5:00am Remind me

Episode #106H Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Multidisciplinary artist Alexa Horochowski creates work that speaks to globalization and environmental decline. Clarence Morgan's art reflects an interest in geometry and line, and is a departure from his classical training in figurative painting. Gabriel Douglas from The 4onthefloor performs "Toast to the Land of 10,000a?? at iconic Twin Cities locations. Contemporary performance company Off-Leash Area creates original performances in locations varying from proscenium stages to garages.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Nov 24, 2017 -- 10:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, Nov 25, 2017 -- 4:30am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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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 […]

To view previous issues and how they were resolved, go to our TV Technical Issues page.

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KQED 9, KQET

KQED 9 / KQET

Channels 9.1, 54.2, 25.1
XFINITY 9 and HD 709
Wave, DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQED, or as KQET in the 831 area code.
Outstanding PBS programming, KQED original productions, and more.

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KQED Plus / KQEH

Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
XFINITY 10 and HD 710
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KQED Plus, formerly KTEH.
Unique programs including the best British dramas, mysteries, and comedies.

PBS Kids

PBS Kids

(starts Jan 16, 2017)
Channel
54.4, 25.3
XFINITY 192
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Quality children's programming. Live streaming 24/7 at pbskids.org.

KQED Life

KQED Life

Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Best of arts, food, gardening, how-to, and travel.

KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3, 54.5
XFINITY 190
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Best of non-fiction programs including public affairs, local and world events, nature, history, and science.