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KQED Plus: Sunday, May 21, 2017

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

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Sunday, May 21, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    New Tanglewood Tales: Life On Stage and Off [#105H] In this episode, Owen Young (cello) gives a backstage tour and an introduction to the cello. Tim Genis (timpani) takes his daughters golfing, and Cathy Basrak (viola) describes a challenging Mahler concert. Mike Martin (trumpet) introduces his baby which leads to a performance of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony. Viewers see a performance of the final Tanglewood concert of Beethoven Nine and see the players preparing for their tour of Europe. Violist Cathy Basrak also talks about the orchestra's excitement about Andris Nelsons' appointment as the BSO's Music Director. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Sun Studio Sessions [#705H] Hope Clayburn's Soul Scrimmage Memphis-based Hope Clayburn fuzes jazz, funk, rock, world beat and soul to create a unique and upbeat Memphis sound. Hope's saxophone and flute chops have allowed her to perform with an eclectic mix of artists, including James Brown, The Allman Brothers Band and The Temptations. In this episode, Hope and her band, Soul Scrimmage, show their tremendous range performing songs like "Snake", "Don't Wanna Think About It" and "Nobody." duration 28:44   STEREO TVPG
  • 1:00 am
    Agatha Christie's Poirot [#105] The Third Floor Flat Poirot is bored he hasn't had a case to probe for weeks. Hastings' bid to cheer his friend backfires when Poirot fails to correctly guess the murderer in the West End play they go to see. But life for the Belgian super sleuth is never quiet for long. No sooner has a new tenant moved into the third floor flat of Poirot's mansion block than she is murdered, giving Poirot a crime to solve on his very own doorstep. duration 49:03   STEREO TVPG
  • 2:00 am
    Keeping Up Appearances [#112] Register Office Whoever would have thought? Another family crisis! Bruce is up a tree, dressed in women's clothing. And Daddy's run off to get married. Hyacinth calls Richard at work, who's in the middle of an important meeting, which, of course, makes no consequence to Hyacinth. She needs him - immediately! Hyacinth gets a lift into town with Emmet and Elizabeth while Onslow and Daisy offer to take the wheelchair and meet her at the Register's office. Matters only get more confusing. . . duration 29:23   TVPG
  • 2:30 am
    As Time Goes By [#114] When Lionel and Jean were young they dreamed of a romantic holiday together in Paris. Now that dream has become reality, they find they are not alone in this lovers' paradise and that true love never runs smoothly. duration 29:17   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 am
    Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries [#109H] Queen of the Flowers The Honourable Miss Phryne Fisher has been chosen to refine a group of delinquent flower maidens for the annual flower parade. When the body of one of her charges washes up on the beach, she begins to question the worth of table manners and dancing lessons. In the midst of her investigation, Jane's mother unexpectedly resurfaces and Phryne has to face her fears about losing her ward. Directed by Clayton Jacobson. Additional Directing by Tony Tilse. Guest stars Terry Norris, Danielle Cormack, Andrew S Gilbert and Eva Lazzaro. duration 53:13   STEREO TVPG-V
  • 4:00 am
    Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries [#110H] Death By Miss Adventure Phryne investigates the death of a young female worker in a factory 'accident' and soon learns that the woman's death might not be the misadventure the police think it is. Faced with a wall of secrecy and lies, Phryne sends her trusty maid, Dot, undercover into the factory to investigate. When a second suspicious death occurs, Phryne fights desperately to save one of her closest friends from the gallows. Directed by Daina Reid and guest stars Alison Whyte, Caroline Brazier, Andrew Blackman and Neil Pigot. duration 53:17   STEREO TVPG-V
  • 5:00 am
    Variety Studio: Actors On Actors [#503H] Michael Shannon (Nocturnal Animals) with Adam Driver (Paterson); Dev Patel (Lion) with Octavia Spencer (Hidden Figures); Mahershala Ali (Moonlight) with Greta Gerwig (20th Century Women); Colin Farrell (The Lobster) with Hugh Grant (Florence Foster Jenkins); Hailee Steinfeld (Edge of Seventeen) with Sally Field (Hello My Name is Doris). duration 56:29   STEREO TVPG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Ellie's Real Good Food [#113H] Spring Break with No Regrets Have you ever gone on vacation and come back wishing you hadn't let your hair down quite so often? Especially when you try to get back into your favorite pants and they won't have anything to do with you? Ellie shows us how to transform a vacation from a free-for-all into an opportunity to find new flavors you can use to bring your good times home. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 am
    New Scandinavian Cooking [#301H] Rich Farmland Andreas visits the county of Hedmark in Eastern Norway, a region known for big farms and abundance of produce. Inspired by 19th-century recipes of Norway's first cookbook writer, Andreas makes beef meatballs, sour cream porridge with air-cured ham and thick steaks served with mushroom ragu and potato gratin. duration 26:20   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 am
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1716H] Autumn Desserts Host Bridget Lancaster goes into the test kitchen with host Julia Collin Davison to learn how to make the ultimate chewy oatmeal cookies. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews mini prep bowls in the Equipment Corner. Finally, test cook Elle Simone reveals the secrets to ultra-nutty pecan bars. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sara's Weeknight Meals [#302H] Burgers and Fries America's favorite food just gets better as Sara pursues the ultimate burger. First, a trip to the butcher for a lesson on the best grind of meat, which Sara uses in her Spanish Burgers. Sara takes a side trip to taste triple beef tallow cooked French fries at Philly's Dandelion Restaurant. Back at home, Sara makes her own version with simple Oven Baked Fries and a comfort food mash-up, Meatloaf Burgers. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Martha Bakes [#609H] One-Bowl Desserts Don't want to create a mess in the kitchen? Look no further than Martha's one-bowl desserts: brown-butter coconut cashew blondies, skillet baked plum cake, single-serving size brownie sundaes and Scottish oatcakes, best served with cheese or jam. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:30 am
    Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef [#321] Burgers from a Master It's two special burgers from the Burger Bar, including a unique slider pairing buffalo meat and some succulent crab followed by a BLT burger made with turkey meat and topped with a spicy aioli. Recipes: Buffalo Surf and Turf Slider, BLT Turkey Burger duration 25:54   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence [#209H] Argentina Remembered Craving the bold flavors she tasted in Argentina, Joanne shows her student Leigh how to give grilled skirt steak a boost with a fresh and zesty chimichurri sauce. And potatoes get the double treatment of roasting and grilling becoming twice as flavorful. Recipes: Gazpacho Salad, Grilled Skirt Steak with Chimichurri, Roasted and Grilled Potatoes. Student: Leigh Balkon. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:30 am
    Essential Pepin [#110H] Easy and Elegant Seafood Lobster In Artichoke Hearts; Shrimp Pane On Watercress; Escoffier Quenelles; Monkfish Roulade. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 am
    DruidShakespeare In 2015 Druid Theatre Company marked their 40th anniversary by taking on their most ambitious project yet. To universal acclaim, fearless, pioneering director Garry Hynes and her troop took on Shakespeare's History Plays, casting Irish women as English kings and men as bawdy widows. Acclaimed director Maurice Sweeney was with them all the way, documenting the journey from school text to triumphant premiere and rave reviews at the Lincoln Festival in New York. duration 55:25   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    Pacific Heartbeat [#601] Mele Murals Mele Murals is a documentary about the transformative power of art through the unlikely union of graffiti and ancient Hawaiian culture. At the center of the story are two renowned street artists - Estria Miyashiro (aka Estria) and John Hina (aka Prime) - a group of Native Hawaiian youth, and the rural community of Waimea. Through their stories Mele Murals shows how public art and Native Hawaiian traditions transforms the artists, students and community. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Great Performances at the Met [#1104H] Romeo Et Juliette The electrifying team of Vittorio Grigolo and Diana Damrau reunites for a new production of Gounod's opera based on the Shakespeare play. Damrau makes her role debut as Juliette in Bartlett Sher's new production, conducted by Gianandrea Noseda. Elliot Madore sings Mercutio and Mikhail Petrenko sings Frre Laurent. Sher's staging is a La Scala production, initially presented by the Salzburg Festival, where it premiered in 2008. duration 2:54:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 3:00 pm
    New Tricks [#706] Fashion Victim The team reinvestigate the murder of fashion designer Ritchie Levene. duration 52:07   STEREO
  • 4:00 pm
    Doc Martin [#203Z] Blood Is Thicker Bert Large has been hiding a heartbreaking secret from his son Al, which threatens to jeopardize their close relationship. His reluctance to produce his son's birth certificate arouses Al's suspicions. Could it be that Bert is not his dad? Martin visits the Flint brothers at the remote country home they share with their father Victor and mother Doreen. Wallace and Paddy Flint have been suffering chronic stomach disorders, and a blood test confirms they have salmonella poisoning. But there's something else odd about this family. Meanwhile, PC Mark Mylow has had to deal with his domineering sister's arrival in Portwenn. She has decided to set up in business in Mark's flat above the police station as a herbalist offering alternative remedies. duration 46:54   STEREO TVPG
  • 5:00 pm
    Father Brown [#140H] The Daughter of Autolycus Father Brown knows the Pope's coronation gift to the Queen of a priceless cross is too tempting to Flambeau and Brown convinces the Bishop to let him guard it. Flambeau arrives on Brown's doorstep seeking his help to steal the cross in order to save the life of his daughter whom he has never met, and who has been kidnapped by Flambeau's criminal partner he once left for dead. Before they can steal the cross it goes missing from the Bishop's Palace. Brown has underestimated Papal politics, Flambeau's daughter, and the consciences of men. duration 59:55   STEREO TVPG
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Agatha Christie's Poirot [#106] Triangle at Rhodes Hercule Poirot is holidaying at the Palace Hotel in Rhodes. He and his fellow guests are interested in the arrival of famous and beautiful divorcee Valentine, accompanied by her fifth husband. They can't help but notice how Valentine immediately starts flirting with a good looking man who arrives the same day much to the public displeasure of his wife. Poirot's holiday is over but just as he prepares to leave he is called back to the hotel. After drinking a pink gin with the other guests, Valentine is dead. duration 51:24   STEREO TVPG
  • 7:00 pm
    Shelter Me [#107H] Community Matters This episode features shelter dogs that are trained to protect endangered species. We follow the dogs from the day they are rescued to their deployment in Zambia where they are helping prevent the poaching of elephants and rhinos and helping stem the illegal trade of ivory and rhino horns. These once homeless dogs are now doing life-saving conservation work! We also see an inspiring program where junior high school students read to dogs and cats at an animal shelter. This helps socialize the animals and makes them more adoptable and increases the self-esteem and confidence of the kids. And we showcase a high school cross country team that takes shelter dogs for a run as part of their practice. This innovative community program has inspired the entire town and, soon, the entire nation! duration 59:00   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 pm
    American Masters [#2704H] Dorothea Lange: Grab A Hunk of Lightning More than six decades of 20th-century America are seen through the prism of Dorothea Lange's life and lens. Known for her powerful images from the Great Depression, Lange's haunting "Migrant Mother" remains emblematic of that period. As young America matured into a world power, Lange continued to bear witness, bringing subjects alive, transmitting raw emotions and capturing the human condition. This film is made by Dyanna Taylor, Lange's granddaughter, who began her artistic vision, literally, at Lange's feet. duration 1:56:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 10:00 pm
    Truly CA: Our State, Our Stories [#703H] Child of Giants: My Journey with Maynard Dixon & Dorothea Lange The sons of photographer Dorothea Lange and painter Maynard Dixon struggle to find their own paths through life from under the shadows of their formidable parents. duration 1:29:10   STEREO TVG
  • 11:31 pm
    Bluegrass Underground [#601H] Dave Rawlings Machine Savor the debut of a group that personifies "Americana": Guitarist-singer-songwriter Rawlings with Gillian Welch, Punch Brothers bassist Paul Kowert, violinist Brittany Haas and former Old Crow Medicine Show guitarist Willie Watson. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:00 am
    Journeys In India [#205H] Gujarat: Land of Extremes The people and wildlife of the western state of Gujarat have found ways to survive in an inhospitable environment. Unique big game exists side-by-side with some of the most talented and unique craftsman in the world. Bill gets the inside scoop on this strange land and is doubly surprised by his local guide. duration 26:40   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Science Goes to the Movies [#105H] Force Majeure and Rosewater Science Goes to the Movies looks at the Swedish film, Force Majeure and Jon Stewart's Rosewater for a discussion on visceral fear. What does fear do to the brain, to the body and how does fear affect decision making? With guest journalist Ira Flatow, we consider the effects of fear on our political process. duration 26:48   STEREO TVG
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