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KQED Life: Sunday, September 21, 2014

Comcast 189  •  Digital 54.3

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Sunday, September 21, 2014
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#514H] Iran's Historic Capitals Iran's rich history goes back millennia, to the days when Persepolis was home to "the king of kings." In this episode, Rick Steves explores three historic capitals of Iran: Persepolis, with its splendid monuments; Shiraz, with the tombs of Iran's most beloved poets; and Esfahan, with its extraordinary mosques and endearing people. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#507] The Shrine at Czestochowa, Poland The destination for pilgrims for over 600 years, this monastery houses a painting of the Virgin and Child thought to have been painted by St. Luke. We tour a 15th century library, discover the three essential elements that connect an image to a miracle and what gives an image its supernatural powers. We also find out what makes places like the Vietnam Memorial, The Alamo, our Civil War Battlefields, and Abraham Lincoln's Birthplace popular locations for a pilgrimage. duration 26:49   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 am
    Infinity Hall Live [#305H] Los Lonely Boys Hailing from San Angelo, TX, Los Lonely Boys are a sibling trio whose music draws equally on a diverse and wide-ranging blend of influences from Tex-Mex and Tejano to Rock, Blues and beyond. The Grammy-winning band of brothers - Henry, Jojo and Ringo - take the Infinity Hall stage during a tour in support of their current release Revelation. From stadium rock to ballads, their lively set features down-home grooves spiced by their Conjunto, country and blues roots. duration 57:00   STEREO TVPG
  • 2:00 am
    Austin City Limits [#3705H] The Steve Miller Band/Preservation Hall Jazz Band ACL presents great American music with the Steve Miller Band and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band. Miller performs classic blues tunes as well as his hits. The PHJB presents classic New Orleans jazz with special guests the Del McCoury Band and Jim James of My Morning Jacket. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 3:00 am
    Masterpiece Mystery! [#4430H] Breathless, Part 3 Otto and Elizabeth's strange marriage becomes plain. Jean forms an unlikely bond with Margaret. Mulligan breaks down. A climactic series of events is kicked off by a swimsuit contest. The intertwined fates of doctors, nurses, spouses and a police inspector converge. Stars Jack Davenport, Zoe Boyle, Catherine Steadman, Iain Glen, Natasha Little, Oliver Chris, Joanna Page and Shaun Dingwall. duration 1:26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 4:30 am
    Masterpiece Mystery! [#4026H] Wallander, Series II: Faceless Killers Kenneth Branagh returns for a second season as detective Kurt Wallander. Based on the novels by best-selling author Henning Mankell, Wallander battles crimes, and his own demons, in the bucolic yet brutal seaside town of Ystad, Sweden.

    "Faceless Killers" - Wallander investigates the brutal slaying of an elderly couple at an isolated farmhouse. The fallout from the case leads the detective to doubt everything, including his abilities as a police officer.
    duration 1:26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Wai Lana Yoga [#211] Release, Arch and Stretch Use these simple neck exercises anytime to release built-up tension. Arch your spine and open your chest in Fish Pose. Then stretch your entire body from the top of your head to the tips of your toes. duration 27:55   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 am
    Priscilla's Yoga Stretches [#111] 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 [#112] 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 [#120] Core - Abs/Back - Version Two With Forward Fold, Revolved Triangle, Shalabasana, and others. duration 25:42   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sit and Be Fit [#1215] Stretching Strengthening should always be followed by stretching as an important component to any workout. This episode includes some great stretching exercises to improve flexibility. duration 27:30   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique [#722] Strengthen and Slenderize The Hips duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 am
    Growing A Greener World [#503H] Solitary Bees; The Unsung Heroes in the World of Pollinators: Atlanta, GA Today, backyard gardeners may hold the key to the future success of food on our plates. While honeybees are directly responsible for more than 30% of all the food we eat, their population continues to decline in alarming numbers. When orchard managers of the world begin looking for an alternate pollinator, solitary mason bees may be just the answer. In this episode, we explore these solitary creatures, learn just how easy it is to raise them at home, and see that the security of our future food supply just might lie with these unsung heroes, the solitary mason bees. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    P. Allen Smith's Garden to Table [#101H] Pizza Party In P. Allen Smith's first Garden to Table episode, he's throwing a pizza party, and showcases several recipes, including a delicious Greek salad, an easy way to make pizza dough and a fresh strawberry sorbeto. Allen creates a fun tablescape using interesting items from the garden. Also, Allen gives tips on what herbs can be planted together and taken straight from Garden to Table. duration 26:32   TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 am
    Victory Garden's EdibleFEAST [#3513H] Travel to Georgia to meet farmers and foragers who gather local ingredients for a feast in the fields, with Chef Daniel showing how to make a spectacular farm-to-table meal. Back in his home in Minnesota, Daniel takes fresh, local ingredients to make bread and pickles. In the Victory Garden, Roger shares the secrets of growing garlic and eggplant, and Chef Marian uses them to make a delectable eggplant and goat cheese dip. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 am
    Garden Smart [#3610] History is a great teacher, especially for gardeners. The creative genius behind this landscape felt this garden magnificent. Tune in to GardenSMART this week, we think you'll agree. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 am
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#701H] Bellanico, Davey Jones Deli and Gamine Bellanico, Davey Jones Deli and Gamine are the restaurants selected by local diners. Will the three guests agree on their Bay Area favorites? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    Antiques Roadshow [#1705H] Boston, Hour Two AR visits the Boston Public Library to explore sketches from the beloved children's book Make Way for Ducklings, which inspired the creation of Boston's famous duckling sculptures. Boston guests sure can carry a tune, bringing in a 1950 Selmer alto saxophone, an impressive George Gershwin collection and 1970s Beatles memorabilia valued at $60,000. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Market Warriors [#117H] Antiquing In Greenwich, Ny The pickers head up the Hudson River to Greenwich, New York, to the Washington County Antique Fair, where twice a year the fairgrounds are host to more than 200 vendors and thousands of shoppers. This week the pickers have a target assignment to bring back a military object, and one person's change of mind may cost that person the win. Off-screen host Mark L. Walberg observes some key finds, which include a Victorian birdcage, a WWII water bag and a German pull toy. The winning picker is determined at Quinn's Auction Galleries in Falls Church, Virginia, where their chosen items go under the hammer. duration 56:17   STEREO TVPG
  • 1:00 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#1102H] Know Who You Are The road-trippers' search for wisdom continues in San Francisco, where they interview Roy Remer, a volunteer coordinator at the Zen Hospice Project, who uses Buddhist principles to serve the emotional needs of the terminally ill. Roy reflects on the difficulty of letting go, and encourages the road-trippers to practice saying goodbye to the various stages of life in order to grow into the next version of themselves. Next, the road-trippers talk the importance of self-reflection with Omar Cardenas, a youth organizer for the Children's Defense Fund. Omar's personal transformation from troubled high school dropout to empowering mentor inspires Tele'jon, who aspires to do similar work.
    Later, a drive to Los Angeles lands the road-trippers at the doorstep of Ian Harvie, a transgendered stand-up comedian whose self-deprecating brand of humor hilariously tackles issues of gender identity and societal expectations. Ian discusses his challenge-filled journey of self-acceptance, stirring up powerful emotions in Olivia. The road-trippers ultimately leave the interview feeling more resolute in their identities and determined to live their lives in a way that's true to themselves.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 1:30 pm
    Healing Quest [#1003] The Grass Fed, Pasture-Raised Movement; The Myth of Eight Glasses of Water A Day with Dr. Howard Murad. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:00 pm
    This Old House [#3325H] Arlington Italianate Project 2014/Sod, Garbage Disposers, Crown Molding Roger rolls out a truckload of fresh sod. Tom installs a replica ceiling medallion made using a 3D printer; then he installs a custom copper vent hood. Richard selects the right garbage disposer at a local home center. Norm gives a lesson in crown molding, while Richard installs a pedestal sink in the powder room. Closet designer Mary Cool shows Kevin how she's customizing the master closet for maximum storage. duration 25:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    Ask This Old House [#1225H] Replacing Outdated Fluorescent Under Cabinet Lights/Working With Concrete Electrician Scott Caron replaces outdated fluorescent under-cabinet lights with new LED fixtures. Roger and Kevin demonstrate how to work with concrete. Richard teaches Tom about the energy-saving potential of temperature setbacks on thermostats. duration 25:16   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Victory Garden's EdibleFEAST [#3513H] Travel to Georgia to meet farmers and foragers who gather local ingredients for a feast in the fields, with Chef Daniel showing how to make a spectacular farm-to-table meal. Back in his home in Minnesota, Daniel takes fresh, local ingredients to make bread and pickles. In the Victory Garden, Roger shares the secrets of growing garlic and eggplant, and Chef Marian uses them to make a delectable eggplant and goat cheese dip. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:30 pm
    Pati's Mexican Table [#110H] Cinnamon Mexico is now the largest importer of cinnamon in the world - but how do they use it that's so special? Just how different is the Ceylon cinnamon used in Mexico from the Cassia cinnamon of Southeast Asia? This show looks at how cinnamon traveled from Asia to Mexico and how you use it in delicious foods today, like: Agua de Horchata, Amarillito Mole, Cinnamon Chochoyotes or Corn Masa Dumplings, Piggy Cinnamon and Piloncillo Cookies. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:00 pm
    Jacques Pepin: More Fast Food My Way [#223H] Dessert First! When in doubt, start with dessert....and it's easy when you use a tortilla for the crust as Jacques does in Crisp Pear Tart. Fresh bay scallops are shown in the shell at their very best, and become too tempting to Jacques who can't resist nibbling on them, in a light, fresh tasting Bay Scallops in Mignonette Sauce. For a homier dish, Jacques shares his comforting Sausage Patties with Pumpkin Seeds and Mushrooms served with Cornmeal Mush. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:30 pm
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1308H] Two Ways with Fish Test cook Bridget Lancaster uncovers the secrets to perfect Poached Fish Fillets with Sherry-Tomato Vinaigrette. Then, science expert Guy Crosby explains the science of poaching in oil. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Christopher Kimball to a tasting of oyster crackers. Then, test cook Julia Collin Davison shows Chris how to make foolproof Easy Salmon Cakes at home. And finally, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews oyster knives in the Equipment Corner. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#701H] Bellanico, Davey Jones Deli and Gamine Bellanico, Davey Jones Deli and Gamine are the restaurants selected by local diners. Will the three guests agree on their Bay Area favorites? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 pm
    Martha Bakes [#109H] Meringue Join Martha as she shares the secrets to foolproof meringue, such as using a copper bowl and adding a touch of cream of tartar. Once the basics are mastered, Martha teaches one of her favorites, pavlova with passion fruit, plus an impressive ile flottante and a Huguenot torte. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Just Seen It [#710] We turn our attention to television with reviews of the highly-anticipated Gotham on Fox, NBC's new show, The Mysteries o Laura, and Fox's Red Band Society. Finally, we head back to film for a review of The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them, starring Jessica Chastain and James McAvoy. duration 27:17   STEREO TVPG
  • 6:30 pm
    Spark! [#901H] Culture Creates Community A Spark Special: Culture Creates Community
    Go inside the Mill Valley comedy night that's a local institution and a haven for stars like Dana Carvey and Robin Williams. In San Jose, hundreds of professionals and students perform in a show that mixes traditional Chinese dance, music and martial arts with Western ballet. Follow local bluegrass legend Laurie Lewis as she performs and works to mentor new artists. And watch as Ed Drew revives the art of the tin-type while making images of at-risk youth on an organic garden project that's seeking to redefine the image of farming for African Americans.
    duration 27:30   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 pm
    Austin City Limits [#3705H] The Steve Miller Band/Preservation Hall Jazz Band ACL presents great American music with the Steve Miller Band and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band. Miller performs classic blues tunes as well as his hits. The PHJB presents classic New Orleans jazz with special guests the Del McCoury Band and Jim James of My Morning Jacket. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 8:00 pm
    Soul of Cuba with Enrique Chia Internationally renowned pianist Enrique Chia takes viewers on another musical journey through his beloved homeland in the new special, THE SOUL OF CUBA. This time, Maestro Chia celebrates the elegance and style of Cuba's golden era. The intimate concert, performed in a Colonial-inspired tropical setting, pays tribute to the Great Cuban Songbook from the first half of the 20th century and provides an anthology of Cuban music and culture. Classic selections like the sensual "Habanera T?," and the heart-wrenching melodies of "Aquellos Ojos Verdes," "Nosotros" and "Corazon," capture the spirt of the era and transport viewers back to the early years of the Republic. Between songs, Chia reminisces about the music of top composers, revisits the origins of the bolero and looks back fondly on the Cuba of his youth. A compilation of rare photos and archival footage also showcases the country's natural beauty, while costumed dancers perform to the musical score. duration 54:45   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 pm
    Hemingway In Cuba The story of Ernest Hemingway's 30-year love affair with the West Indies republic is recounted in this documentary. Cuba captured Ernest Hemingway's fertile imagination and inspired him to create now-legendary fictional characters: Harry Morgan of To Have and Have Not, Thomas Hudson of Islands in the Stream and Santiago of The Old Man and the Sea. The program travels to Cuba to capture Hemingway's old haunts - many of which remain unchanged - and explores Hemingway's real-life adventures in Cuba, from his passion for marlin fishing and safari hunting, as well as the influence of his wives and lovers on his life and work. It presents archival footage and includes interviews with Cuban scholars and Hemingway biographers who discuss how Cuba's culture, religion and even its volatile politics influenced this legendary American author. duration 57:32   TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 pm
    Cuba Mia: Portrait of An All-Woman Orchestra Captures the musicians of the all-female orchestra Camerata Romeu as they prepare for an end-of-the-year concert in Old Havana's Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi. With one of the world's most beautiful churches as the backdrop, the women play a unique blend of classical music, created by famous Cuban and Latin American composers. The program profiles the musicians - ranging from a talented young violinist to a mature bass player. Cuba Mia follows the musicians and conductor Zenaida Romeu as they juggle their studies, and in some cases motherhood, with a demanding schedule and complex musical repertoire. duration 58:15   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 pm
    Woodsongs [#1403] Maria Doyle Kennedy and Crystal Bowersox Maria Doyle Kennedy gained international acclaim for her roles on esteemed films and television series like Dexter, Downton Abbey, and The Tudors. From Ireland, her fifth solo release 'Sing', is a 10-song collection co-written with husband Kieran Kennedy, featuring duets with Damien Rice, Paul Brady and, on 'Yes We Will', the legendary John Prine. Richly imagined, 'Sing' marries folk forms with torch-song melodies, flamenco rhythms, avant-rock, Celtic, Mediterranean and Appalachian airs. Crystal Bowersox catapulted from the coffeehouses and subway tunnels of Chicago to millions of homes across America when she placed second in Season 9 of American Idol by her emotive folk-rock-country style. Old soul voice, care-free style and "don't mess with me" attitude set her apart from the other contestants and landed the self-taught songstress performances with the like Joe Cocker, Harry Connick, Jr., and Alanis Morrissette. Her latest is 'All That For This'. duration 56:31   STEREO TVG
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#605H] Granada, Cordoba, and Spain's Costa Del Sol Andalucia's Moorish heritage sparkles in the historic capitals of Granada and Cordoba. And the pride of the Reconquista and the power of Queen Isabel and King Ferdinand enliven the region's great sights. Tasting the smooth sherry and marveling at prancing stallions, we find the passion in Andalucian culture. And we top it off with fun in the Spanish sun on the Costa del Sol. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#701] Santa Fe, New Mexico For over 12,000 years, Native Americans have been living in the area around Santa Fe, New Mexico. The Spanish arrived in the 1600s and eventually the two cultures blended together to form one of the most interesting societies in America. In this program, we take a helicopter tour of some of the most beautiful parts of the Southwest, visit the oldest church in the United States, and discover how the native tribes used modern ledger paper to preserve their heroic legends and personal stories. We visit the Loretto Chapel and inspect its magic staircase, which appears to be totally unsupported. We travel through the Bandelier National Monument and see the remains of an ancient Pueblo community and take a look at a simple and inexpensive construction technique that will keep a house in good shape for hundreds of years. duration 26:45   STEREO TVG
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