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KQED Plus: Friday, September 1, 2017

Channels 9.2 •  54.1, 25.2 | XFINITY 10 and HD 710

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Friday, September 1, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Roadtrip Nation [#1201H] Whirlwind of Awesomeness The keys to the Green RV go to three new road-trippers, all interested in design, who kick-start their cross-country journey of self-discovery with a visit to the art-tech spectacle of Two Bit Circus, where founders Brent Bushnell and Eric Gradman share their story of dabbling across domains and finding inspiration at the intersection of their interests. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Family Travel with Colleen Kelly [#404H] Scotland - Loch Ness Monster, Highland Dancing & Games, and Achnagairn Castle Colleen and her family don their kilts and head to Scotland. Here, they try their hand at some Scottish games, get a taste of haggis, and learn how to dance traditional highland dances, complete with bagpipes. To get their fill of Scottish history, they also explore the ancient and beautiful Achnagairn Castle, and take a tour of Loch Ness. You might even get a glimpse of the Loch Ness monster. duration 26:46   TVG
  • 1:00 am
    Folk Legends: Isn't This A Time! Treasure this last and historic gathering of the artists who defined folk music, including Peter, Paul and Mary, Arlo Guthrie, Pete Seeger and The Weavers. The 2003 Carnegie Hall concert features performances the artists considered among their best. duration 1:26:49   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 am
    This Land Is Your Land (My Music) Take a musical journey through the evolution of modern American folk music, from its roots in bluegrass to San Francisco coffee houses to clubs in Greenwich Village. The Smothers Brothers and Judy Collins host. duration 1:28:03   STEREO
  • 4:00 am
    50 Years with Peter, Paul and Mary This documentary celebrates the impact of the preeminent trio that brought folk music to America's mass audiences, combining their artistry with their activism and inspiration over the last 50 years. It features powerful, moving, performances by Peter, Paul and Mary starting with the era of the group's emergence in Greenwich Village through the Civil Rights and anti-war eras where their anthems provided America's soundtrack of social and political change into the 21st century, where their legacy and music continues to inform, inspire and enrich successive generations - still providing a moral compass for the way we live our lives. duration 1:58:43   STEREO TVG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4184] Tavis talks with actor and author Alan Alda about his book If I Understood You, Would I Have This Look on My Face? and with musician Benjamin Booker about his latest album, Witness. Original air date 6/15/17. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 6:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4183] Tavis talks with musician Trombone Shorty about his CD, Parking Lot Symphony and with musician Rhiannon Giddens about her latest album and tour Freedom Highway. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 am
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1606H] Pass The Pasta Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate sausage meatballs and spaghetti. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews insulated shopping totes in the Equipment Corner. Next, Chris answers cooking questions in Letters to the Editor. Finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster uncovers the secrets to making tagliatelle with prosciutto and peas at home. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sara's Weeknight Meals [#605H] Super Bowls of Soup (Super Bowl Stunt) The big game and a cold night are both perfect times to enjoy a heart bowl of soup, like Sara's take on traditional New England chowder, her smoky fish chowder, made even more delicious with bacon. On Ask Sara, she shows ways to pack for a tailgate, including safely transporting hot soups. Then she joins Brazilian chef Leticia Moreinos Schwartz on a shopping trip to a Brazilian market before they make Leticia's chicken, shrimp, peanut and cashew stew. Soups on! Recipes: Smoky fish chowder, Chicken shrimp, peanut and cashew stew. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Martha Stewart's Cooking School [#502H] Grilled Favorites Get grilling with Martha as she introduces exotic flavors to your next cookout. Learn four techniques for four grilled recipes: fish in banana leaves, date-glazed lamb chops, sea bass fillets with okra kebabs, and spatchcocked saffron chicken. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:30 am
    Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef [#307] Seafood Sliders With sliders all the rage these days, Chef Keller moves outside the slider beef box and creates 3 fabulous and unique sliders that are perfect for entertaining. Recipes: Double Salmon Slider with Mustard-Dill Sauce; Scallop Sliders with Bacon and Grilled Tomatoes; Chicken Slider with Red Pepper Piperade. duration 28:15   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Globe Trekker [#1612H] Hawaii Hawaii is the sacred kingdom of Polynesians and America's sunny 50th state. It is the quintessential destination for paradise-seeking honeymooners from all over the world. No other group of islands on earth fascinates the common traveler more than this lush archipelago of volcanic isles positioned beautifully in the Pacific. With this in mind, Globe Trekker Zoe D'Amato sets out on a grand adventure to explore four of Hawaii's mounds of beauty: The Big Island, Maui, Oahu and Kauai. duration 57:41   STEREO TVPG
  • 10:00 am
    Great Performances [#3806] Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy A throw-away joke in the blockbuster Monty Python musical Spamalot may say it best, albeit bluntly: "You won't make it on Broadway if you don't have any Jews." The line is funny, but there is also more than a little truth in it. From Broadway's golden age, legendary names like Irving Berlin, Jerome Kern, the Gershwins, Arthur Laurents, Jerome Robbins, Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim immediately come to mind. And more recently, new generations of Broadway babies like Stephen Schwartz (Godspell, Pippin, Wicked), Marc Shaiman (Hairspray) and Andrew Lippa (The Addams Family) represent a small sampling of the Jewish talents who continue to leave their mark on musical theater. In "Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy," filmmaker Michael Kantor focuses in on this central question: what exactly is it that is so "Jewish" about Broadway? What is it about this unique American art form that has proven to be such fertile territory for Jewish artists of all kinds? To answer the question, this film combines interviews and extensive performance footage, including many of the rousing anthems and timeless ballads America has loved for the last 100 years. duration 1:55:31   SRND51 TVPG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#23184H] A look back at conversations about the theater with playwrights, directors and actors. duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#609H] Pork Store Cafe, Pizzaiolo, Zarzuela Diners start the day right with a hearty breakfast at a spot called Pork Store Cafe in San Francisco. Then head off to Pizzaiolo in Oakland for some of the best wood fired pizzas using organic, local products. For the last stop, take pleasure in the tantalizing flavors of traditional tapas and Spanish dishes at Zarzuela in San Francisco. duration 26:47   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Joanne Weir Gets Fresh [#108H] Corn - Get An Earful! Come get an earful of corn in this episode dedicated to one of Joanne's favorite vegetables. To take a fresh approach to incorporating corn into recipes, Joanne will travel to Alaska where we'll visit a crab shack, and then make a Corn and Crab Chowder with her student. Recipes: Corn and Crab Chowder, Crab Tacos with fresh Tortillas and Corn Salsa, Elote Student: Gina Brown. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Jacques Pepin: Heart & Soul [#107H] La Cocina Ole Annual trips to Mexico and visits with fellow chef Rick Bayless are the inspiration for Jacques' tasty garlic and pasilla soup. Jacques continues the Mexican-themed menu as he demonstrates his chicken with chili sauce and achiote rice, a recipe that boasts bright, bold aromas and textures. Finally, Jacques puts leftover bananas to good use for his simply scrumptious banana gratin dessert. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    Rick Steves' Europe [#707H] Paris: Embracing Life and Art In this second of 2 episodes on Europe's "City of Light," we ride a unicorn into the Middle Ages at the Cluny Museum, take a midnight Paris joyride in a classic car, get an extremely close-up look at heavenly stained glass in Sainte-Chapelle, go on a tombstone pilgrimage at Pere Lachaise Cemetery, and savor the Parisian cafe scene. Few cites are so confident in their expertise in good living - and as travelers, we get to share in that uniquely Parisian joie de vivre. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Ultimate Restorations [#103H] The Sierra #3 Locomotive: A Star Is Reborn A group of passionate restorers resurrect one of the oldest operating steam locomotives in the United States, built in 1891 in New Jersey and made famous in movies like High Noon and Rawhide. Remaining true to the original's complex engineering and construction requires incredible precision and patience, and the team struggles to complete the project before its scheduled Fourth of July debut. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    Wild Kratts [#502H] Temple of the Tigers After Aviva successfully sneaks up on and surprises the creature adventuring Kratt Brothers, they worry that they've somehow lost their signature 'creature sense'. Chris and Martin go off in search of the stealthiest, most powerful wildcat in the world - the tiger - on a quest to prove to themselves that they're still in tune with the creature world. Science Concept: Camouflage. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 4:30 pm
    Odd Squad [#203H] Mid-Day in the Garden of Good and Odd/Failure to Lunch * Mid-Day in the Garden of Good and Odd - When things in town get covered in jam, the agents turn to Odd Todd for help. Curriculum: Solving codes using patterns and addition.
    * Failure to Lunch - When the agents go to lunch, they struggle to relax and ignore the oddness. Curriculum: Measurement.
    duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:00 pm
    Odd Squad [#204H] The O Team/Show Me The Money * The O Team - Security agents Owen and Ohio secretly provide backup on a case so they can have a pizza party. Curriculum: Symmetry.
    * Show Me The Money - When an unlucky coin is accidentally released into the public, the agents must retrieve it before the world ends. Curriculum: Money.
    duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:30 pm
    Arthur [#1910H] The Last Day (Part 1 & 2) It's a time of change at Lakewood Elementary. Arthur and Buster are going into 4th grade (and will do anything to get the cool new teacher, MC-voiced by special guest B.J. Novak). Meanwhile, D.W. and Bud prepare to enter kindergarten and Muffy and Francine contemplate how spending the summer away from each other will affect their friendship. Educational Objective: Arthur and friends learn to embrace the future, while appreciating the past. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Arthur [#1903H] Arthurs Toy Trouble/Spar for the Course * Arthur's Toy Trouble - It's a race to the toy store after Arthur realizes he may have given away his chance at two million dollars! Who knew a defective swamp monster action figure could be so valuable? Educational Objective: Arthur learns that value is in the eye of the beholder.
    * Spar for the Course - The new 18th hole at the mini golf course will be a tribute to musical instruments! No wait, an alien moon odyssey! No, a ride through the country! Unless Muffy, Buster, and Binky learn to comprise, they'll be stuck with another boring windmil. Educational Objective: Buster, Muffy, and Binky learn about collaboration.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 pm
    Martha Speaks [#401H] Billy Collins Speaks/Milo's Reading Buddy Billy Collins Speaks - Billy Collins writes great poems about dogs, and Martha thinks she knows why. Obviously, the former poet laureate must be a canine himself! When Martha meets Billy Collins she's in for a few surprises...as is he. Vocabulary: (E) poem, poet, prose, imposter, metaphor(ically). Milo's Reading Buddy - When Milo reads in front of other people he gets nervous. T.D. has the perfect, confidence-building solution: a Reading Buddy! The whole gang gets excited about helping Milo. Maybe too excited. Can Milo find the Reading Buddy who's perfect for him? Vocabulary: (E) fluent, struggle, apprehensive, interject, nervous. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 pm
    Glen Campbell: Good Times Again The Glen Campbell Good Time Hour hit the airwaves in January 1969. The success of the program was due to Glen's triple-decker talent as a musician, singer and humorist and the guests he brought on the show. It was the hottest show on television during its 4-year run, with more than 40 episodes and 200 guests. Viewers looked forward to seeing the handsome, chart topping star along with an incredible mix of the best musical stars in rock, pop, country and soul.
    This special presents the biggest stars and the best musical performances from the series. Hosted by the still handsome and now legendary artist, viewers will love revisiting the performances, the outfits and the hairstyles of some of the hottest talent of the period.
    duration 1:28:10   STEREO TVPG
  • 8:30 pm
    Suze Orman's Financial Solutions for You We all have financial issues and problems. Suze Orman's latest special sharply focuses on her helping individual viewers "find financial solutions for you." As always, Suze's advice is based not just on numbers, but on a critical understanding of ourselves and our emotional needs. The special's central theme is that our financial decision-making should be guided by an understanding of "the goal of money." As Suze perceptively defines it: "The goal of money is to make you feel secure." Our financial solutions should work to fulfill that goal. In addition, Suze stresses the importance of making financial decisions that you feel comfortable with. Financial problems are caused when you do things with money that do not seem "right" to you, despite pressures and advice from others. duration 1:57:06   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 pm
    James Garner's Tribute to Johnny Cash James Garner's Tribute to Johnny Cash celebrates the life and music of the Man in Black with strong conviction and stunning accuracy. Garner and his band faithfully recreate Cash's biggest hits, such as Folsom Prison Blues, I Walk the Line and Ring of Fire, and incorporate historical accounts and personal anecdotes about America's most beloved singing storyteller in this not-to-be-missed musical event. The show is a fun, classy and toe-tapping trip down memory lane honoring Johnny Cash's life and music, and the boom-chicka-boom sound of his signature backing band, the Tennessee Three. duration 1:26:56  
  • 12:00 am
    Speakeasy [#203H] Cyndi Lauper and Billy Porter Cyndi Lauper, the Grammy, Tony and Emmy Award winning singer and social activist, sits down with Tony and Emmy Award winner Billy Porter, star of the Broadway musical "Kinky Boots," to discuss how not only music, but how "Kinky Boots" has changed their lives and the importance of self-acceptance. The pair met when Lauper was writing the music and lyrics to the musical and formed a great friendship. In 2013 Kinky Boots was nominated for 13 Tony Awards and took home six, including the coveted Award for Best Musical. Lauper's win for Best Score makes her the first woman to win alone in that category and Porter took home the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical. duration 56:03   STEREO TVPG
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      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!

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