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KQED Life: Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Comcast 189  •  Digital 54.3

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Wednesday, February 29, 2012
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#102] Paris: Grand & Intimate After marveling at masterpieces in the Louvre and strolling the Champs-Elysees, we explore a delightful Parisian neighborhood, where we meet an organist, drop by a butcher shop, design our own perfume, then cruise the Seine. duration 28:00   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#702] Christmas In Vienna, Austria Christmas is observed in cities throughout the world, but the festivities in the Austrian city of Vienna are unique. Burt joins the celebration, explains the ancient history and meaning of Christmas, tours Vienna's famous Christmas markets, and discovers why we have Christmas trees. He takes us inside the magnificent castle of the Habsburg family and unravels the story of how they became the most powerful rulers in Europe by using their marriages instead of their military. We also take a look at the foods of Christmas and discover their special meanings. The program gives us a real understanding of one of the world's most popular holidays. duration 27:09   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 am
    Sabotage (1936) duration 1:15:51   TVG
  • 2:17 am
    39 Steps (1935)(B&W) This Alfred Hitchcock masterpiece was adapted from John Buchan's novel, in which Richard Hannay (Peter Donat) is a Canadian visitor to 1930s London. At the end of a music hall show, he meets Annabella Smith (Lucie Mannheim) who is running away from secret agents. He agrees to hide her in his flat, but during the night she is murdered. Fearing he could be accused on the girl's murder, Hannay goes on the run to break the spy ring. Madeleine Carroll stars as Pamela, who thinks Donat is a criminal, setting up memorable exchanges between the two ("20 million women on this island and I get to be chained to you."}, and established a new sophisticated dialogue style. (Watch for Hitchcock, who makes one of his uncredited cameo appearances.) duration 1:22:35  
  • 3:40 am
    Secret Agent (1936) Alfred Hitchcock's adaptation of a Somerset Maugham story. British soldier and novelist Edgar Brodie (John Gielgud) returns home during WWI to find that the government has faked a report of his death. The Secret Service convinces him to change his name to Richard Ashenden, teams him with a fake wife, Elsa (Madeleine Carroll) and an eccentric assassin called The General (Peter Lorre), and sends him to Switzerland to track down a German agent and stop him before he can complete his mission. The cast also features Robert Young and Lilli Palmer, and uncredited cameo appearances by Michael Redgrave and Michael Rennie. duration 1:25:56  
  • 5:07 am
    Pickin' & Trimmin' At a small town North Carolina barbershop, Lawrence Anthony and David Shirley have been cutting hair and in the back, playing music for over 40 years. The atmosphere is laid back, the conversation free, and the music a cut above the rest. An engagingly genuine slice of old time Americana. Directed by Matt Morris. duration 22:42   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 am
    Smart Travels - Europe With Rudy Maxa [#407] Switzerland and the Alps The Swiss Alps reverberate with cowbells, accordions, and laughter. We make our home base in the year-round playground of Interlaken, the "town between two lakes". We sail across glacial Lake Brienz, famous for its beautiful woodcarving. We head to the spectacular Lauterbrunnen Valley for a heart-stopping gondola ride to alpine heights, and hike past flower-filled meadows and mountain chalets. Then it's off to vibrant Zurich for shopping, chocolate and tasty Swiss cuisine. Tips on transit passes and buying cheese. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Wai Lana Yoga [#511] Enjoy Supple Joints Get your toes, knees, hips, and shoulders moving to give your joints the freedom of maximum flexibility. Then salute the sun to energize your entire body. duration 27:55   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 am
    Priscilla's Yoga Stretches [#39] 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 [#40] 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 [#223] duration 26:57   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sit and Be Fit [#1103] duration 27:41   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique [#615] Stretch & Strengthening Full body stretch and strengthening workout. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#702] Christmas In Vienna, Austria Christmas is observed in cities throughout the world, but the festivities in the Austrian city of Vienna are unique. Burt joins the celebration, explains the ancient history and meaning of Christmas, tours Vienna's famous Christmas markets, and discovers why we have Christmas trees. He takes us inside the magnificent castle of the Habsburg family and unravels the story of how they became the most powerful rulers in Europe by using their marriages instead of their military. We also take a look at the foods of Christmas and discover their special meanings. The program gives us a real understanding of one of the world's most popular holidays. duration 27:09   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#102] Paris: Grand & Intimate After marveling at masterpieces in the Louvre and strolling the Champs-Elysees, we explore a delightful Parisian neighborhood, where we meet an organist, drop by a butcher shop, design our own perfume, then cruise the Seine. duration 28:00   STEREO TVG
  • 9:30 am
    Smart Travels - Europe With Rudy Maxa [#408] Alpine Christmas Hot-spiced cider and strains of "O Tannenbaum" warm our hearts as we head to Europe for Christmas. Switzerland has a special glow this time of year and we find plenty of good cheer in the bright Christmas markets and toasty ski lodges. We begin in the magical atmosphere of Zurich, with its glittering trees and festive music. Then we veer off the beaten path to the medieval town of Bremgarten for a visit with St. Nicholas. Finally, we discover a winter paradise in glamorous St. Moritz, the famous ski resort with the "dry, sparkling champagne climate". Tips on Christmas ornaments and winter sports. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 am
    California's Gold [#8010] The Lost Golden Spike On May 10, 1869, the Last Spike of the Transcontinental Railroad was ceremonially driven into a polished California Laurel railroad tie at Promontory, Utah. Huell learns about its mysterious disappearance and re-discovery and also gets a special sneak preview of this rare artifact on a visit to the Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University and the California State Railroad Museum. duration 27:28  
  • 10:30 am
    Travelscope [#110] Desert Birds, Bats and Wildflowers Joseph discovers the desert's subtle attractions when Joseph travels from California Wildflowers to Yuma, Arizona's Birding and Nature Festival. duration 26:40   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef [#112] Unforgettable Soups Chef Keller reveals the secrets of great soups, putting together ingredients whose sum is more delicious than their parts. Today's recipes are both French and Asian-inspired and the results are unforgettable, soul-satisfying soups.
    Recipes: Garlic and Saffron Soup; Crab and Coconut Milk Soup with Ginger and Lemongrass; Carrot and Fresh Pea Soup with Cinnamon Croutons.
    duration 27:22   STEREO TVG
  • 11:30 am
    Baking with Julia [#304] Michel Richard & Alice Medrich Julia Child observes as California master chefs Michel Richard and Alice Medrich work their magic with puff pastry and biscotti. duration 24:46   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Ciao Italia [#2102] White Asparagus/Asparagi Bianchi Mary Ann takes a good, long look at this elegant white vegetable before creating a spring-fresh Cream of Asparagus Soup, a crisp White Asparagus Salad, and an Italian favorite, Asparagus, Bassano del Grappo-style, topped with a rich, buttery egg sauce. One look at this snow-white gift from the garden and you'll be green with envy. duration 27:03   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 pm
    Healing Quest [#507] Natural Help for Hot Flashes; Chi Running; Deepak on the Law of Least Effort. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 pm
    Ask This Old House [#1010H] Finishing a Backyard Pizza Oven; Working with Threaded Pipe Connections General contractor Tom Silva travels to Philadelphia to help a homeowner put the finishing touch on a backyard pizza oven. Then Tom, along with host Kevin O'Connor, landscape contractor Roger Cook and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, asks, "What Is It?" Afterward, Richard shows Kevin how to apply teflon tape, pipe dope and wicking to threaded pipe connections. duration 25:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Katie Brown Workshop [#304] Stripes Katie and the Workshop crew throw a kid's party with bright pennant banners, a striped tabletop and a flower pinata. Create treats that the kids will love: pizza roll-ups and flavored popcorn. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:00 pm
    Sewing with Nancy [#2401] Delightful Dresden Appliques, Part 1 Take a simple approach to Dresden quilting-applique. Designer Kate Bashynski and Nancy demonstrate classic appliqued Dresden designs. After showing how to stitch and applique wedges to a fabric background, they add traditional or dimensional yo-yo centers. Then they showcase innovative design options using full, three-quarter, and half fan blocks, including a Patches & Plates Quilt, a Serpentine Table Runner, and a Poinsettia Table Topper. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    America Sews with Sue Hausmann [#2812] Fast Diamond Quilts and Vintage Quilting Guest Lisa Maki demonstrates an easy technique to piece diamonds, sashing and borders. Sue shows "colorwork" quilting in the hoop using cotton threads for a vintage look. Quick Project: Memory Pillow with Jared Collins duration 26:46   TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 3:00 pm
    Simply Ming [#721] Master Crepe A crepe is a very thin pancake, and a perfect complement to all things sweet and savory. Ming uses his master recipe to make a thin and fluffy crepe to create the Egg McMing, as well as a rich Seafood Crepe. For dessert, a Ginger-Orange Crepe Flambe has a fresh, sharp sweetness to it. While visiting Beijing, Ming tours a neighborhood restaurant to see how the locals paint an Asian twist on this classic French recipe. Guest chef Eric Ripert visits the studio to create his Smoked Salmon, Creme Fraiche and Herb Crepes, ideal for brunch. duration 26:42   STEREO TVG
  • 3:30 pm
    Delicious TV's Totally Vegetarian [#304] New Pasta Favorites These two pasta recipes are hot out of the Totally Vegetarian test kitchen. Partnered with her Vegetarian Caesar Salad, Toni's Pasta with Chick Pea and Mushroom Sauce and Walnut Fettucini Alfredo are our new favorites. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:00 pm
    Nick Stellino's Family Kitchen [#307] Linguine with Seafood Sauce; Heavenly Tiramisu. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 pm
    Lidia's Italy In America [#124H] New York: New York Pizza Lidia shows viewers a typical New York pizza and then pays a visit to Eataly, where Sal at the cheese counter shows viewers how to make fresh mozzarella. Lidia makes traditional Italian Pizza Margherita from scratch, a Sausage and Spinach Calzone, and is joined in the kitchen by Grandma, who performs the official taste test. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    Baking with Julia [#105] Marcel Desaulniers Chef and author, Marcel Desaulniers of The Trellis in Williamsburg, VA visits Julia Child in her kitchen. Desaulniers creates a white chocolate pattycake with chocolate tulips. The viewers are told when selecting white chocolate be sure the ingredients include cocoa butter. Desaulniers demonstrates how to make chocolate tulips by dipping balloons into melted dark chocolate. duration 25:28   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 pm
    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)
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Joanne Weir's Cooking Class [#201] Stuffed Chicken Breasts & Fava Fennel Salad Joanne teaches her student Geoff a new way to prepare chicken using some of his favorite ingredients, and shows him how with a little work he can create a vibrant, fragrant salad. Recipes: chicken breasts stuffed with goat cheese and olives fava bean, fennel, and parsley salad. Student: Geoff Rubendall - Civil Engineer. Wine Segment: Pairing Sauvignon Blanc with goat cheese, with Master Sommelier Andrea Robinson. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 pm
    Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen [#401H] Roast Beef Dinner Chris visits the local butcher to learn about top sirloin. Then, Bridget shows Chris how to make affordable Roast Beef and Whipped Potatoes. Next, Chris shares the test kitchen's tips and techniques for cooking with salt. And finally, Adam reveals his picks for multi-timers. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 pm
    Amish: American Experience This program explores the insular religious community whose intense faith and adherence to 400-year-old traditions have by turns captivated and baffled Americans for more than a century. It examines the beliefs, lifestyle and history of the Amish, as well as their complex relationship to mainstream American culture. Beautifully and lyrically photographed, the film is part history, part observational documentary that takes viewers into the private world of the Amish. duration 1:56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 pm
    Black History Celebration KQED proudly celebrates individuals whose work has helped to create a better Bay Area for all. Nominated by the community, these local heroes' accomplishments are the centerpiece of our annual Black History Month Celebration. duration 56:49   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 pm
    How Much Is Your Dead Body Worth? 300 years ago the only way for doctors to work out what made people tick was to get a body and delve around inside. It was a time of great discovery, but it also marked the beginning of the illicit trade in bodies. However, is this really a thing of the past? Companies trading in body parts today can make up to $5000 for a whole body. They usually source their bodies by placing adverts in care homes and hospitals. But with demand high, some unscrupulous traders have used the bodies of those who haven't given their permission, with devastating consequences. The BBC's Horizon investigates this gruesome trade. duration 48:50   STEREO TVRE
  • 11:00 pm
    Travelscope [#110] Desert Birds, Bats and Wildflowers Joseph discovers the desert's subtle attractions when Joseph travels from California Wildflowers to Yuma, Arizona's Birding and Nature Festival. duration 26:40   STEREO TVG
  • 11:30 pm
    Smart Travels - Europe With Rudy Maxa [#408] Alpine Christmas Hot-spiced cider and strains of "O Tannenbaum" warm our hearts as we head to Europe for Christmas. Switzerland has a special glow this time of year and we find plenty of good cheer in the bright Christmas markets and toasty ski lodges. We begin in the magical atmosphere of Zurich, with its glittering trees and festive music. Then we veer off the beaten path to the medieval town of Bremgarten for a visit with St. Nicholas. Finally, we discover a winter paradise in glamorous St. Moritz, the famous ski resort with the "dry, sparkling champagne climate". Tips on Christmas ornaments and winter sports. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#102] Paris: Grand & Intimate After marveling at masterpieces in the Louvre and strolling the Champs-Elysees, we explore a delightful Parisian neighborhood, where we meet an organist, drop by a butcher shop, design our own perfume, then cruise the Seine. duration 28:00   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#703] Vatican City Rome's Vatican City has a population of only 550 people and a landmass of just over 100 acres, which makes it the world's smallest independent state, but its influence is extraordinary. Burt takes viewers on a unique tour of the city and its history. There are some amazing images from the ceiling of St. Peter's Basilica as well as a look at St. Peter's Tomb below. We see the Sistine Chapel in close-up and visit the Vatican's 500-year-old mosaic studio. duration 25:51   STEREO TVG
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