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KQED Life: Sunday, July 24, 2016

Comcast 189  •  Digital 54.3

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Sunday, July 24, 2016
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#807H] Italy's Riviera: Cinque Terre Exploring Italy's most remote and romantic stretch of Riviera, we visit five tiny port towns: dramatic Vernazza, surrounded by vineyards; reclusive Corniglia, high on its bluff; pastel Manarola; hardscrabble Riomaggiore; and the pint-sized resort of Monterosso. Fishing for anchovies, sipping wine out of rustic barrels, and savoring twinkling Mediterranean vistas, we enjoy the ultimate Riviera adventure. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#1402H] Hong Kong - Part Two In Hong Kong - Part Two, Burt explains the history of Dim Sum restaurants, Hong Kong speed tailoring, how to send money to your ancestors in the after life and the origin of the escalator. He also takes us on visit to an old police barracks that has been changed into one of Hong Kong's sleekest shopping areas, to one of the city's great temples, and the highest peak in Hong Kong, duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 am
    Front and Center [#607H] CMA Songwriters Series: Brett Eldredge CMA New Artist of the Year winner Brett Eldredge takes the stage for the CMA Songwriters Series at the Marathon Music Works in Nashville with songwriters Ross Copperman, Tom Douglas, Travis Hill and Heather Morgan. A songwriter in his own right, having co-written all of the songs on his recent release Illinois, which debuted at number 3 on the Billboard 200 chart, Eldredge joins co-writers Copperman and Morgan on a performance of the album's lead single "Lose My Mind." Eldredge and the hit makers also perform hits from his debut album Bring You Back including best-loved No. 1 hits including "Beat of the Music," "Mean To Me" and "Don't Ya." duration 55:01   STEREO TVPG
  • 2:00 am
    Woodsongs [#1809H] Kinky Friedman/Kacey Jones Kinky Friedman is America's most famous Jewish cowboy. He's a songwriter, musician, author, comedian, philosopher, thinker and politician. His band is called "Texas Jewboys" and his big hit is "They Don't Make Jews Like Jesus Anymore." Kinky is one of the modern era's closest link to Walt Whitman and Mark Twain. Kinky performs songs from his new album The Loneliest Man I Even Met. Kacey Jones is one of America's funniest ladies of song. She produced an album with Kinky and has a huge body of work in her own right. Her latest song "Donald Trump's Hair" is a hysterical song about one of the recent campaign's oddest subjects. duration 56:31   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 am
    Live at 9:30 [#103H] Performances by Tove Lo, Cold War Kids, Youth Lagoon and Trouble Funk, with comedy from Ralphie May and an interview by NPR's Bob Boilen. duration 58:12   STEREO TVPG
  • 4:00 am
    Infinity Hall Live [#502H] Galactic The seminal New Orleans band draws inspiration from the cultural flavors of their city streets and their local orbit of southern soul, funk, blues, rock and brass band. From the band's traditional "second line" brass-infused show opener "Sugar Doosie" to the funky bass line and tumbling guitar on "Long Live the Borgne;" to the break in the funk for Paul Simon's "Fifty Ways" with guest Ryan Montbleau, the band showcases their 20-year musical evolution in an electrifying performance. Erica Falls is guest vocalist. With artist interviews. duration 57:02   STEREO TVPG
  • 5:00 am
    Austin City Limits [#4009H] Spoon/White Denim Austin's best alternative rock shines with Spoon and White Denim. Top 10-seller Spoon highlights its album They Want My Soul, while White Denim features its LP Corsicana Lemonade. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Wai Lana Yoga [#411] Nerves Frayed Smooth out rough edges with these backward-bending poses that tone your nerves and increase your sense of well-being. duration 27:35   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 am
    Priscilla's Yoga Stretches [#31] The 130 programs are designed to air daily, Monday through Friday. The 15- minute segments are frequently coupled together to fill a 30- minute time slot at the option of local programmers. The first three shows demonstrate and explain three to four new postures or exercises per show. The last two shows serve as review so the viewer has a chance to make certain they followed and understood correctly. In addition, if the viewer missed a show, the Thursday and Friday review days bring them up-to-date. At the onset, the program is strictly teaching the "building blocks" of yoga exercise. As the series progresses, the work becomes more demanding. However, there is an effort to always have a fair balance of some basically simple postures mixed in so that everyone will have an opportunity to participate. duration 13:46  
  • 6:45 am
    Priscilla's Yoga Stretches [#32] The 130 programs are designed to air daily, Monday through Friday. The 15- minute segments are frequently coupled together to fill a 30- minute time slot at the option of local programmers. The first three shows demonstrate and explain three to four new postures or exercises per show. The last two shows serve as review so the viewer has a chance to make certain they followed and understood correctly. In addition, if the viewer missed a show, the Thursday and Friday review days bring them up-to-date. At the onset, the program is strictly teaching the "building blocks" of yoga exercise. As the series progresses, the work becomes more demanding. However, there is an effort to always have a fair balance of some basically simple postures mixed in so that everyone will have an opportunity to participate. duration 13:46  
  • 7:00 am
    Power Yoga: Mind and Body [#215] duration 27:05   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sit and Be Fit [#1402] Fit from Head to Toe This episode incorporates a variety of exercises ranging from vestibular system to feet and gait. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique [#822Z] Full Bar Workout to Loosen Your Hips duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 am
    P. Allen Smith's Garden Home [#1302H] Making A Difference Nobody can do everything, but everyone can do something. That's the theme of this episode. Watch as P. Allen Smith talks to people making a difference in their communities and also the world. From growing food for the homeless, teaching kids in the garden, composting, to creating new organic plant varieties. Watch "Making a Difference" and maybe you will be inspired to make a difference too. duration 26:21   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 am
    Growing A Greener World [#302H] The Dirt On Creating A Healthy Garden (Raleigh, NC) The foundation of any healthy garden starts with the soil. This episode goes to the source with a tour of a Soil Testing lab and the U.S. Composting Council for a better understanding of how to create the best foundation in your home garden. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:30 am
    Victory Garden's EdibleFeast [#3608H] Vancouver In Vancouver, Canada, gardener and author Andrea Bellamy shows how to create a worm composter, propagate herbs by taking cuttings and harvest flax seeds. Chef Chris Roper is cooking rye crusted sturgeon with lightly pickled beets, and smoked salmon salad with cucumber. Go out on crab boats with fishermen dedicated to keeping low-impact practices viable for small-scale harvesters, and visit a mobile truck farm owned by Judy Kenzie. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 am
    P. Allen Smith's Garden to Table [#104H] Orchard Fruit P. Allen Smith shares with us the many things you can do with orchard fruit, including a crunchy pear salad, grilled nectarines with bleu cheese and a refreshing peach beverage. Allen decorates a festive fall table using apples. Allen pays a visit to an expert on peaches and takes us on a tour of his orchard at the farm. duration 26:40   TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 am
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#905H] Maykadeh, Little Chihuahua Mexican, Pican First, Persian accents and aromatic spices fill the air in the heart of San Francisco's North Beach at Maykadeh Restaurant. Next, we run south of the border - ok, maybe just south of Market, where an impressive salsa bar awaits at The Little Chihuahua Mexican Restaurant in San Francisco's Noe Valley. Finally, we head east to get a taste of New Orleans and the South with piquant plates and big bold bourbons at Pican, in Oakland. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    Antiques Roadshow [#1814H] Anaheim, Hour Two AR travels to Anaheim, California, where host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Richard Johnston head to Rickenbacker International Corporation to discuss vintage electric guitars. Highlights include two pairs of performance shoes that belonged to "The Beverly Hillbillies" star Buddy Ebsen; a jade jewelry collection that includes a necklace, ring and earrings, appraised for $30,000 to $36, 000; and an oil painting titled Sacre-Couer et Moulin, by French artist Maurice Utrillo, valued at $80,000 to $120,000. duration 55:46   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Travel Detective with Peter Greenberg [#305H] Frivolous Lawsuits We all love to travel. However, what happens when something goes wrong during your trip? Legal Correspondent Rikki Klieman reports on arguably the most frivolous lawsuits of all time. Plus, booking a trip online is easy these days. But when your itinerary gets complicated, you might want to get some professional advice. Travel Weekly Editor in Chief Arnie Weissmann tells us when it's worth it to hire a travel agent. And, remember Pan Am: the iconic American airline that failed in 1991? CBS News Travel Editor Peter Greenberg relives that legendary Pan Am experience, through a rather unusual way. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 12:30 pm
    Landscapes Through Time with David Dunlop [#202H] Francesco Guardi's Venice David travels to many magical locations in Venice that were painted by the great 18th century Venetian landscape painter, Francesco Guardi (1712-1783). David creates a pen and ink drawing and wash of the beautiful baroque church, Santa Maria della Salute, discussing Francesco Guardi's use and understanding of perspective. He then travels to Guardi's home district of the Cannaregio and paints an oil demonstration of the same canal scene painted by Guardi and the famous painter, Canaletto, exploring Guardi's spirited brushstrokes and expressive skies. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:00 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#1007H] Be Well-Rounded In New York City, the team meets with Mariette DiChristina, Editor-in-Chief of Scientific American, who was able to combine her interests in writing, science, and art into a meaningful career. Mariette urges the Roadtrippers to incorporate their passions into their work - even if they face criticism from others. Moving north, the Roadtrippers arrange a visit with Vicki Smith, a game designer at Vicarious Visions. Vicki shares her circuitous route to game design, explaining that she initially abandoned her own dreams in favor of following her parents' expectations. In offering advice to the Roadtrippers, she stresses the importance of being well-rounded, and educating oneself in a wide range of disciplines - even if they don't particularly interest you. That way, you have an arsenal of knowledge to inform the work you do. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 1:30 pm
    Healing Quest [#1307H] Inner World: Women & The Brain, Vibrational Therapy, Brain Food: Coconut Oil, Healing Moment: Sunset. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    This Old House [#3508H] Antiques for An Antique House Framing begins on the front porch. HVAC expert Brian Palen solves the puzzle of snaking ductwork through a house designed in the age of coal. Kevin heads to Brimfield, the world's largest outdoor antique show, where Katherine searches for furnishings. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    Ask This Old House [#1408H] Home Brew Beer, Rain Barrel It's a recipe thousands of years old. Watch Kevin learn about ales and lagers from Bridget Lancaster of America's Test Kitchen. Tom loves rainy days - see his DIY project to conserve water that costs only $40. How to avoid holiday disposal disasters! duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Craftsman's Legacy [#110H] The Blade Maker Chad Pastotnik makes fine art books. Host Eric Gorges visits Chad's studio to learn about 400-year-old printing and binding techniques. duration 25:32   STEREO TVG
  • 3:30 pm
    Pati's Mexican Table [#206H] Fonda Favorites These home-style dishes are a staple at the small restaurants known as "fondas" in Mexico - and delicious inspiration for busy cooks in American homes today. Make them once, and they'll become a simple but special treat in your own kitchen. Meatballs in Chipotle Sauce (Albondigas); White Rice and Fried Plantains; Tres Leches Cake. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:00 pm
    Essential Pepin [#103H] Sweets for My Sweet Tartelettes Aux Fruit Panaches; Tarte Tatin; Meme's Apple Tart; Individual Chocolate And Nut Pies. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:30 pm
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1623H] Pork Kebabs and Steaks Hit The Grill Test cook Dan Souza shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate charcoal-grilled steaks at home. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews steak knives in the Equipment Corner. Then, gadget guru Lisa McManus uncovers the best jar spatulas and jar openers. Finally, test cook Bryan Roof reveals the secrets to making perfect grilled pork kebabs with hoisin and five-spice. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#905H] Maykadeh, Little Chihuahua Mexican, Pican First, Persian accents and aromatic spices fill the air in the heart of San Francisco's North Beach at Maykadeh Restaurant. Next, we run south of the border - ok, maybe just south of Market, where an impressive salsa bar awaits at The Little Chihuahua Mexican Restaurant in San Francisco's Noe Valley. Finally, we head east to get a taste of New Orleans and the South with piquant plates and big bold bourbons at Pican, in Oakland. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 pm
    Martha Bakes [#613H] Press-In Crusts Join Martha as she makes three press-in crust desserts, including classic cheesecake with a beautiful apricot finish and chocolate cream tart. Don't miss what makes her Atlantic Beach tart so special. Just one hint... it involves crackers. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    BBQ with Franklin [#104H] The Pits Aaron takes a deep-dive into the realm of BBQ pits, as personal as they are functional. Explore different types of smokers from those at the roots of Texas BBQ to the kinds bought in stores. Aaron builds a smoker out of a 250 gallon propane tank. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 pm
    Arts In Context [#308H] Young Composers Students all over Texas dream of having their compositions performed by the Austin Symphony Orchestra in the Texas Young Composers Concert at the Long Center, a special concert presenting new orchestral works composed by Texas students age 18 and younger. Arts In Context takes you through the selection process and accompanies the chosen students as they travel to Austin on this once in a lifetime journey. duration 26:50   TVG
  • 7:00 pm
    Great Performances [#3901H] Dancing at Jacob's Pillow: Never Stand Still Narrated by acclaimed choreographer Bill T. Jones, the story of Jacob's Pillow as an international dance center is interwoven throughout this performance documentary with never before seen footage and images from the Pillow's rare and extensive archives, including the pioneering Ted Shawn, who purchased Jacob's Pillow in 1931. Interspersed with the performances are intimate interviews with legendary dance artists including Judith Jamison, Paul Taylor, Mark Morris, Suzanne Farrell and Frederic Franklin, as well as one of the last interviews with the iconic Merce Cunningham. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 8:00 pm
    American Masters [#2601H] Joffrey: Mavericks of American Dance Documenting how the Joffrey revolutionized American ballet -- combining modern dance with classic technique, art with social statement and rock music with traditional choreography -- this film is an expression of Robert Joffrey and Gerald Arpino's vision and artistry. From a company that began with six dancers touring the United States in a borrowed station wagon in 1956, they grew to international prominence, transforming the face of dance with originality and bold, edgy new perspectives that challenged conventions. They gained extensive media attention, appearing everywhere from the Kennedy White House to the Ed Sullivan Show. The film weaves a wealth of rare archival footage with excerpts from many seminal Joffrey dances, shows the full history of the company, their struggles against financial or artistic setbacks, and how they resurrected and reinvented themselves. Narrated by Mandy Patinkin. duration 1:24:24   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:30 pm
    Independent Lens [#1615H] Born to Fly: Elizabeth Streb Vs. Gravity Not just a choreographer, Elizabeth Streb is a wildly extreme action architect. Born to Fly: Elizabeth Streb vs. Gravity traces the evolution of Streb's movement philosophy as she pushes herself and her dancers from the ground, to the wall, and to the sky. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 pm
    Wendy Whelan - Moments of Grace Wendy Whelan has been a principal dancer with the New York City Ballet (NYCB) since 1991. However, after decades at the height of her profession in New York, Whelan's childhood and roots in Louisville, Kentucky, still inspire her. This new documentary tells the story of this top American ballet star, including behind-the scenes footage of the NYCB, including classes, warm ups, rehearsals, and finally, a performance onstage at the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. Along the way, we meet world-famous choreographer Christopher Wheeldon; Whelan's husband, photographer David Michalek; and NYCB soloist Craig Hall, one of her regular dance partners. duration 56:28   TVG
  • 11:30 pm
    Arts In Context [#310H] Out of Your Head The Improv scene is facing a revival but not without growing pains. In the late 1990s, improv was booming. Around Austin, the venues and troupes were lively, cutting edge, and widely popular. Big Stinkin' Improv and Sketch Comedy Festival got bigger and stinkier by the year, bringing in top talent from stage, television, and film. But the beginning of the new century brought perilous times for the Austin Improv scene. In the past few years, the stars have aligned and sparked a renaissance in Austin improv. Most of the old troupes are dead and gone, but thanks to new faces and performances places the improv scene is experiencing a revival. duration 26:46   TVG
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#811H] Prague The capital of the Czech Republic, Prague is the best-preserved Baroque city in Central Europe. We experience its massive castle, beloved statue-lined bridge, evocative Jewish Quarter, and thrilling 20th-century history while enjoying its infectious love of music and perhaps the best beer in Europe. With a beautifully preserved Old Town, Prague deserves its nickname: the Golden City of a Hundred Spires. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#1406H] The Palm Beaches, Florida In this program, Burt takes a look at how the Palm Beaches were developed, the Norton Museum of Art, a man who was able to change the law so you could get divorced if your spouse was insane, and the history of polo. He also shows us a great place to learn to snorkel, where you can get some excellent antique jewelry, a museum and park dedicated to Japanese culture and a lighthouse with a secret detection station that helped sink over 60 German submarines during the Second World War. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
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    • Mon 6/27: DT9 PSIP issue for Over the Air viewers

      RESOLVED: PSIP was restored at apx 2:50pm Monday. Our signal should be ID’g as 9.1, 9.2 & 9.3 again. – – – – – (DT9.1, 9.2 & 9.3) Our Over the Air (OTA) signal for DT9 is still transmitting. However, we are aware that the PSIP information line in our OTA signal has stopped. Engineers […]

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      UPDATE: The signal was restored apx 5pm Monday. Most TVs will have recovered the signal on their own, but some viewers may need to do a rescan in order to re-acquire the signal. – – – – – – – – – – – – Our KQEH transmitter in the San Jose area has suffered […]

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      (DT54-1 through 54-5) Monday 5/09 The DT54 Over the Air signal will need to switch from main to auxiliary levels at some point Monday (most likely early afternoon) for the safety of the crew working on another station’s equipment on the tower, then back to the main antenna late-afternoon when work is completed. The change […]

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