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KQED Life: Thursday, March 23, 2017

Channel 54.3  •  XFINITY 189

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Thursday, March 23, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#611H] Galicia and the Camino De Santiago We follow the trail pilgrims have trod for centuries, from the French border to Santiago de Compostela in the northwest corner of Spain. Along the way, we stop off in Pamplona to run with the bulls, and dive into the unique Celtic culture of Galicia-where Riverdance meets flamenco. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#1404H] Cruising The Rhine - Part Two In Cruising The Rhine - Part Two, Burt explains the Romantic Period in European art, what the original Grimm Brothers Fairy Tales were really like (very grim), how the river locks work, the history of Eau de Cologne and how the Black Forest got to be black. Burt also takes us on a tour of Strasbourg and the extraordinary Hand Bag Museum of Amsterdam. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 am
    Genealogy Roadshow [#203H] New Orleans - Board of Trade A team of genealogists uncovers fascinating family stories at the New Orleans Board of Trade. A local man seeks to recover essential history washed away in Hurricane Katrina; a woman discovers she has links to both sides of the Civil War; another unravels the mystery behind her grandfather's adoption; and one man explores a link to the famous New Orleans Voodoo Queen, Marie Laveau. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 2:00 am
    A Girl's Life This program explores what it means to be a girl in America today. On the surface, it seems clear. The new American girl is becoming more and more powerful -- and she knows it. She competes on the athletic field and she regularly outperforms the boys to her left and right in the classroom. But this picture of empowerment is deceiving. As a society we are starting to realize that in middle and high school, girls' self-confidence takes a nose-dive. Far too often, the once strong, self-assured prepubescent girl becomes docile and fearful. These girls begin, in the now-famous words of psychologist Carol Gilligan, "to lose their voices." And with this loss of self comes a drop in academic performance as well. This program brings together the latest scientific research on the psychological, physical, emotional and spiritual development of girls, to help parents, educators and all concerned better understand them. The program is based in part on author Rachel Simmons' book "Odd Girl Out." duration 56:46   STEREO TV14
  • 3:00 am
    POV [#2514H] Girl Model This film strips away the facade of the modeling industry by following two people whose lives intersect because of it. Ashley is a deeply conflicted American model scout, and 13-year-old Nadya, plucked from a remote Siberian village and promised a lucrative career in Japan, is her latest discovery. As the young girl searches for glamour and an escape from poverty, she confronts the harsh realities of a culture that worships youth -- and an industry that makes perpetual childhood a globally traded commodity. "Girl Model" will be accompanied by two StoryCorps animated shorts: "To R.P. Salazar, with Love" and "Sundays at Rocco's." duration 1:26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 4:30 am
    ImageMakers [#1310H] Boy Meets Girl 97% (Holland) - Finally, technology has now been able to help us find love. Via an app on his phone, single and ready to mingle, Bert gets a notice that the girl of his dreams is nearby. Now, all he has to do is find her before the subway train reaches the end of the line... easier said than done.
    MICKEY AND MARIA (Germany) - Twenty year old Maria goes to a birthday party in hopes of escaping her troubles. She has just broken up with her immature boyfriend and has become disenchanted with men and love. Just when she is ready to give up on love, a precocious nine year old Mickey, who knows a good thing when he sees it, offers her the most romantic proposal ever.
    MAN IN SUIT (Holland) - A busy woman is at her wit's end with her family. Her children don't appreciate all the things she does for them. When her husband forgets to tell her that he has to work on the family's planned day to visit the amusement park, she reaches the end of her rope. She decides to seize the day. Now it's Mommy time. Directed by Anna van der Heide. Principal cast: Maria Kraakman, Nick Livramento Silva, Rover Van Gennep, Roosmarijn Van der Hoek, Ali Ben Horsting.
    duration 28:48   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 am
    Travelscope [#104] In The Path of the Conquistadors The ancient Spanish empire stretched from the Americas to Asia. Joseph visits Loreto, Baja California, Mexico - the first Spanish capital of the Californias and The Philippines - where Spanish influence is visible in the Filipinos' language, spirit and food. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 am
    Smart Travels - Europe With Rudy Maxa [#203] French Riviera From Nice to St. Tropez, we drop in on the hot spots along the Mediterranean's famous Cote d'Azur. Based in lively Nice, we visit the local beaches and superb modern art museums featuring works by Matisse, Picasso and Signac. A short hop up along the winding Grande Corniche leads to wealthy Monaco. Then it's on to glamorous Cannes and the lively beaches at Juan le Pins. In stylish St. Tropez, we visit the prettiest beaches and tour the colorful town. Inland, we make our own perfume in Grasse and explore a medieval hill town. Tips include renting a car, and accommodations. duration 27:47   STEREO TVG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Wai Lana Yoga [#717] Lunge! Combine a lunge with a hamstring stretch to loosen up your hips, then strengthen your arms and test your balance with Two-Hand Snake Pose. duration 27:35   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 am
    Priscilla's Yoga Stretches [#95] 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 13:45  
  • 6:45 am
    Priscilla's Yoga Stretches [#96] 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 [#127] Core - Abs/Back - Version Three With Bridge, Navasana with Variations, Lotus. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sit and Be Fit [#1610H] Be Happy Mary Ann will lift your spirits, posture, and leave you with a smile, happy feet and nimble fingers. The workout includes a brain workout with Gretchen and uses a small bell. duration 27:06   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique [#830Z] Strength & Flexibility of Hips duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#1503H] Nature Vs. Nurture For hundreds of years, people have been arguing the issue of Nature vs. Nurture. Are we the result of our youthful experiences or the genes we inherited from our ancestors? Recently, scientists have come to the conclusion that our genes interact with our environment and we change constantly throughout our lives. Our biology is actually altered by our environment. To take a look at this question, Burt talked to a group of people who had grown up in the structured culture of Taiwan and in their early years moved to the more open culture of the United States. Among the people Burt talks to are Steve Chen co-inventor of YouTube and Justin Lin who makes the Fast and Furious films. Burt then travels to Taiwan to take a look at what influenced their youth. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#704H] Florence: Heart of the Renaissance 15th-century Florence was the home of the Renaissance and the birthplace of our modern world. In this first of 2 episodes, we gaze into the self-assured eyes of Michelangelo's David, enjoy Botticelli's Birth of Venus, delve into the 3D wonders of Ghiberti's Gates of Paradise, appreciate Fra Angelico's serene beauty, and climb the dome that kicked off the Renaissance. Then we cross the Arno to where Florentine artisans live, work, and eat - very well. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:30 am
    Rudy Maxa's World [#305H] Food, Drink & Place At Istanbul's Spice Market, persimmons are split open, their insides resembling melting rubies. Brown-gold paprika is carefully molded into the shape of a pyramid. Cinnamon, cumin, ginger, and cardamom infuse the air with the fragrance of the East. From haggis in Scotland to soba and tea in Japan, from asada in Argentina to bibimbap in Korea, food and drink help illustrate the culture of a place and its people. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 am
    Travelscope [#313H] Madhya Pradesh, India - India's Rural Heart Joseph continues his passage through the heart of India with an expedition to Bandhavgarh National Park's tiger reserve. He then visits the princely town of Maheshwar where he celebrates sunrise and witnesses morning rituals along the holy Narmada River. In the city of Indore he joins the crowds for the Diwali Festival - a celebration of good over evil and the glory of light. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 am
    Delicious TV's Vegan Mashup [#302H] Fast Food Magic You'll never have to say, but I don't have time to cook vegan again. Toni Fiore is making a classic Italian dish Pasta with Chickpeas and Tomatoes. Terry Hope Romero is making Coconut Bacon you can top anything including her Kale Tomato Salad. Raw food artist Elizabeth Fraser is shares her No-bake Apple Crisp. And Victor Robinson and his daughter are making Gazpacho with veggies plucked from there garden. duration 26:42   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 am
    Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef [#513H] Hawaiian Island Lunch A fan of Hawaiian cuisine, Chef Keller prepares a tasty island lunch. First it's a grilled octopus salad with hearts of palm, sea beans and a chipotle aioli. Then he makes the popular musubi sandwich with sushi rice, nori seaweed, and pork belly. Dessert is a roasted pineapple, infused with vanilla beans and soaked in a rum brown sugar syrup. Grilled Octopus Salad with Hearts of Palm, Hawaiian Musubi Sandwich, & Roasted Pineapple with Vanilla and Rum. duration 28:52   STEREO TVG
  • 11:30 am
    Julia Child - Cooking with Master Chefs [#107] Robert Del Grande Robert Del Grande owns and cooks at Cafe Annie and Rio Ranch in Houston. From his kitchen, he demonstrates his unique ability to combine complementary flavors in dishes as he prepares sea scallops with wild mushrooms in green sauce with a side of fresh corn pudding, and filets of beef in a special pasilla chile sauce. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Ciao Italia [#2607H] Heavenly Sweets/Dolci Celesti Father Jonathan DeFelice is a college president who loves to cook. Mary Ann joins him in the St. Anselm College's monastery kitchen to prepare two childhood favorites. First it's Struffoli, deep-fried, honey-coated sweet dough balls, dusted with hundreds-of-thousands. Then Mary Ann prepares crispy, deep-fried, sugar dusted Cenci. Let us give thanks. duration 25:49   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 pm
    Sara's Weeknight Meals [#504H] Sam's Simple Saute Sara's son Sam stops by to cook a fast favorite based on a simple technique - sauteed lemon chicken with capers. Also on the menu, one of Sam's favorites, buttermilk fried pork chops. We'll also stop by Wholesome Wave, a unique initiative to connect farmers with fresh food to people in underserved communities. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 pm
    This Old House [#3615H] Arlington Arts & Crafts | Details Make the House Beautiful The kitchen island countertop is installed and the crew starts on a fieldstone wall in the front yard. Wallpaper covers a new secret door in the upstairs foyer. In the basement, Richard checks the finished heating, cooling and ventilation systems. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Ask This Old House [#1515H] Water Heat, Panels, Astronaut An indirect route to solve a hot water problem-Richard helps a father of two make bath time fun again. Tom uses molding to spruce up a dining room in Cincinnati. To infinity and beyond-Kevin welcomes a former NASA astronaut to the barn to talk tools. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Best of "The Joy of Painting" [#3108] Pastel Seascape Bob Ross composes a fantastic seashore-in-an-oval that literally glows with delightful color. duration 27:55   TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    Best of "The Joy of Painting" [#3109] Barn In Snow Oval Big ol' country barn snuggled in the snow, here's a Bob Ross oval scene with fun checkered background. duration 28:09   TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Simply Ming [#1418H] Hawai'i - Isaac Bancaco Ming hits Hawai'i, this week on Simply Ming. Joining Ming is chef Issac Boncaco, the 2014 Maui chef of the year. With two different takes on Tuna, Issac and Ming talk shop and trade recipes as they create a mouthwatering meal on the beautiful sands of Kama'ole beach. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:30 pm
    Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless [#1012H] Building a World-Class Cuisine Starts with a Sound Foundation As the restaurant scene in Mexico City has exploded, so, too, have the culinary schools. Rick takes us to the Coronado Cooking School where the mission is to educate the next generation of chefs. Rick talks with students in the traditional Mexican kitchen classroom as they make a pipian sauce for shrimp. The school's outdoor live-fire kitchen includes tortilla lessons. In the "Dave" Creative Kitchen we see a beautiful presentation of pork loin with vegetables and huaximole. Coronado's students also help run Raiz, one of Mexico City's top destination restaurants. Chef Arturo Fernandez guides them on a path that includes new tricks and techniques, but with the soul of his aunt's home-style tongue in caper sauce. Rick, a consummate and patient teacher, hosts culinary students in the Frontera Test Kitchens to create a memorable meal that ends with the classic crepas con cajeta dessert. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    Martha Bakes [#507H] Coffee Get your coffee fix as Martha makes four exceptional coffee-flavored desserts: a flaky Napoleon, grown-up ice cream sandwiches, a decadent coffee cream pie, and milk-chocolate-ganache-filled cappuccino-chocolate bites. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 pm
    Lidia's Kitchen [#314H] More Pasta When Lidia talks about pasta in her family, it's never "basta!" Today, she creates three new pasta dishes that everyone will love including a linguine with Swiss chard that is made with walnuts and creamy ricotta. She then makes a simple dish of farfalle with swordfish, prepared with tomatoes, fresh herbs and capers. And finally, there is nothing better than Lidia's spaghetti and meatballs! duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    Baking with Julia [#102] Alice Medrich Master teacher and chocolatier Alice Medrich from Berkeley, CA visits Julia Child in her kitchen. Medrich creates a chocolate genoise raspberry ruffle cake. Medrich provides tips on the best way to melt and shape chocolate. Medrich demonstrates how to cut the cake into layers. She layers the cake with creme fraiche, melted chocolate, rum syrup and raspberries in an adjustable pan. She places the chilled, fan-shaped chocolates as a decorative topping. duration 24:54   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 pm
    Essential Pepin [#125H] Ocean Options Brandade De Morue Au Gratin; Sea Bass In Shredded Potato Skin; Nage Courte Of Striped Bass; Codfish In Olive Oil And Horseradish Sauce. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Joanne Weir Gets Fresh [#114H] Summer Squash In this special episode, Joanne takes us on a visit to her longtime friend and mentor Alice Water's Edible Schoolyard Project. We'll see what kind of work Alice is doing to give back to children, along with learning alongside Joanne's student how to make a fresh Farmer's Market Risotto with Squash Blossoms and Halibut Skewers with Pistachio-Mint Salsa. Recipes: Farmer's Market Risotto with Squash Blossoms, Grilled Halibut with Squash Ribbons, Pistachio-mint Salsa Student: Ali Levesque. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 pm
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1707H] The Ultimate Sticky Buns Hosts Julia Collin Davison and Bridget Lancaster head into the test kitchen to uncover the secrets to making the ultimate sticky buns at home. Then, science expert Dan Souza demystifies the science of a water roux. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Bridget to a tasting of almond butter. And finally, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews waffle irons in the equipment corner. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 pm
    Makers [#204H] Women In Politics View profiles of women in public office who were "firsts" in their fields. From the first woman elected to Congress in 1916 to a young woman running for Detroit City Council in 2013, the documentary explores the challenges confronting American women in politics. Trailblazing leaders like Hillary Clinton, Senator Barbara Mikulski, Olympia Snowe, the youngest Republican woman ever elected to the House of Representatives, and Shirley Chisholm, the first African-American woman to serve in Congress, provide a backdrop for younger women like Rashida Tlaib, the first Muslim-American woman elected to the Michigan House, and Raquel Castaneda-Lopez, who chronicles her run for Detroit City Council. Today's leaders in Washington, including Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), the first female senator from Massachusetts, Susan Collins (R-ME), who led the Senate in shaping a deal to end the government shutdown, and Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI), currently the youngest woman serving in Congress, are also represented. duration 55:37   STEREO TVPG
  • 8:00 pm
    Agatha Raisin The Quiche of Death (Pilot) Agatha Raisin, having spent years clawing her way to the top of the cutthroat world of public relations, is tiring of the high life. Pining for a more peaceful existence in friendlier locales, she leaves London, opting for early retirement in the picturesque idyll of the Cotswolds. She settles in Carsely - an outwardly sleepy village in scenic surroundings - and attempts to curry favor with the locals, cheating her way into a quiche-making competition with an entry purchased from an urban deli.
    But the gambit spectacularly backfires when the philandering judge, Major Andy Cummings-Browne, is found poisoned from a killer quiche. The offending crust? 'Cooked' by Agatha. Finding herself ostracized and shunned in the village, Agatha begins an amateur investigation into the death, applying the skills she would usually reserve for a thorny PR campaign to get at the truth of the matter.
    Outspoken, opinionated and never afraid to speak her mind, regardless of the consequences, Agatha shakes up the tranquil world of Carsely, unearthing hidden secrets as she goes. With her cleaner Gemma Simpson, lovelorn local policeman Bill Wong and faithful former assistant Roy Silver in tow, she's determined to wring out the truth - hoping to salvage her reputation, and dreams of a perfect life, in the process.
    duration 1:59:54   STEREO TVPG
  • 10:00 pm
    Brit Floyd: The World's Greatest Pink Floyd Show Live The hotly anticipated rock event returns, as Brit Floyd brings the music of Pink Floyd to life once again with its lavish new stage show. The spectacle of a Pink Floyd concert experience is truly recaptured in high-definition sound, and with a stunning light show and state of the art video design. duration 1:22:05  
  • 11:30 pm
    MN Original [#206H] Actor Tyler Michaels, known for his physical, scene-stealing roles, has graced many stages around the Twin Cities. Rooted in the traditions of basket making, Mary Giles' work has evolved into sculptural pieces inspired by nature. William Souder is a renowned writer whose biography of John James Audubon was a finalist for a Pulitzer Prize. Neo-soul singer/songwriter Mayyadda performs her original song, Black is Beautiful, at Patrick's Cabaret. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#612H] Basque Country The homeland of the proud and resilient Basque people is split between France and Spain. From our San Sebastian home base, we tour the ancient Basque capital of Gernika, the dazzling Guggenheim Modern in Bilbao, and then cross into France for more Basque Country charms. From yummy tapa bars to lightning-fast jai alai games, we'll experience Basque culture at its most vivid. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#1405H] Sailing The Danube The Danube River flows through nine countries and is one of the great rivers of Europe. In this program, Burt Wolf guides us along the Danube. First stop is Nuremberg, where we take a look at the works of Albrecht Durer, a master artist of the 14th century. We also visit Regensburg, its castle and its 1,000-year-old bridge. Then through the Danube Gorge, one of the most beautiful landscapes in Europe. There's a visit to Salzburg with a walk through the streets where Mozart lived, a tour of the ancient Melk Abbey, and a demonstration of the Abbey's reusable coffin. Next stop is Vienna and a guided tour of the Hapsburg Palace. The program ends with a visit to Budapest. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
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      All KQED television channels will be off the air late Friday/early Saturday 1/14 beginning at midnight for approximately two hours to perform maintenance and upgrades to our electrical system. These improvements will help KQED maintain and continue our broadcast service to the community. We will return to our regularly scheduled programs as soon as work […]

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