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KQED Life: Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Comcast 189  •  Digital 54.3

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Wednesday, August 29, 2012
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#18177H] (original broadcast date: 8/28/12)
    political analysis of the Republican National Convention with Al Hunt, executive editor of Bloomberg News; Mike Murphy, Republican strategist and columnist for Time magazine; John Dickerson, Political Director of CBS News; Matt Dowd, contributor for Bloomberg News and ABC News; Mark Halperin of Time magazine and Luis Fortuno, Governor of Puerto Rico.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    Antiques Roadshow [#1107] Tucson, Az - Hour 1 Mark Walberg gets a taste of Tucson, Arizona, history from the seat of an antique buggy, part of the impressive stable of horse-drawn conveyances housed at the Tucson Rodeo Parade Museum and proudly mobilized for the annual Tucson Rodeo Parade. At the Tucson Convention Center, it's a pageant of prized possessions, including two Picasso-designed vases bought in France; a court affidavit submitted by Jimmy Carter to the state of Maine on the eve of the 1976 election appealing their decision list him on the ballot as James Earl Carter; and an ornate saddle - purchased for the owner as a child and ridden just once when she competed for the title of Coolidge Cotton Days Rodeo Queen in Coolidge, Arizona - a cinch to bring $6000 to $8000. duration 55:15   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 am
    Fab Four: The Ultimate Beatles Tribute The Fab Four is undoubtedly the Ultimate Beatles Tribute. With uncanny, note-for-note live renditions of the Beatle's classics, the Fab Four will make you think you are back in time rockin' with John, Paul, George and Ringo! With The Fab Four on stage, you'll hear record-perfect live performances of such classics as "Can't Buy Me Love," "Yesterday," "A Day In The Life," "Penny Lane," "Here Comes The Sun," "Hey Jude" and many more! duration 1:29:14   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 am
    Grand Canyon Serenade This program presents a stunning visual portrait of the Grand Canyon region set to the world-class music of some of the most beloved classical music composers such as Tchaikovsky, Brahms, and Dvorak. Experience breathtaking views and one of the most dramatic adventures on the planet; this meditative film journey showcases the beauty and spiritual nature of one of America's crown jewels. duration 37:46   STEREO TVG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Wai Lana Yoga [#118] Snap, Crackle & Pop No need to worry if tendons pop and crack during poses that exercise the joints from toes to fingertips. It's a good sign! duration 27:55   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 am
    Priscilla's Yoga Stretches [#53] 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 [#54] 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 [#108] Stamina - Version One With Vyagrasana, Trikonasana, and others. duration 25:57   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sit and Be Fit [#1003] duration 26:51   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique [#827Z] Stretch & Strengthen Your Hips duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#801] Cruising The Danube River cruising has become one of the best ways to see Europe and at a great price. Burt takes viewers on a cruise down the Danube. He started in the Hungarian capital of Budapest and returned back to Budapest eight days later. While the ship was on the river it made stops in Bratislava the capital of Slovakia, Vienna the capital of Austria, Durnstein, Melk, as well as Grein, Linz and Passau. This show gives you a unique insight into river cruising while stopping for all the sites on the way. duration 25:17   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#107] Scotland's Islands and Highlands In Scotland, legends of Bonnie Prince Charlie swirl with pipers and kilts around crumbling castles. After tossing a caber (log) at a Scottish clan gathering, we remember Highland massacres. We play hide-and-seek with the Loch Ness Monster, tour a whiskey distillery and take a ferry to sacred Iona. 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 [#6012] Avocado Huell heads to Fallbrook in San Diego County to find out about the rich history of Avocados in our state. duration 26:44  
  • 10:30 am
    Travelscope [#507H] Taiwan - The Culture of Tea The mystery and majesty of tea is explored when Joseph spotlights the culture of this royal beverage on Taiwan. During this adventure he travels to Lujang to join in the creation of traditional tea snacks, visits an Assam tea farm in Nantou, participates in a formal tea ceremony in Tainan and tops it all off with a visit to the annual Lantern Festival in Chiayi. Along the way he meets the masters of Taiwan's pottery, tin-sculpting and lantern-making arts. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef [#210] Back to the Future with Puff Pastry Chef Keller takes two classic childhood favorites and transforms them into grown-up culinary delights, all with the help of store-bought puff pastry. First, he dresses up chicken pot pie with Madeira, pearl onions, and baby carrots. Then, substituting puff pastry for graham crackers, he makes a to-die-for S'more with luscious, creamy homemade marshmallow. Recipes: Roasted Chicken Pot Pie; S'more Burgers. duration 28:20   TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:30 am
    Baking with Julia [#309] Mary Bergin Mary Bergin of Las Vegas, Nevada, head pastry chef for Wolfgang Puck's Spago Restaurant, demonstrates how to make a vanilla chiffon cake with a twist -- a full vanilla flavor and a thin, flexible shape, ideal for rolling with chocolate-laced walnut mousse. duration 24:48   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Ciao Italia [#2126] Pizza on the Grill/Pizza Alla Griglia It's summertime at last, and Mary Ann fires up the grill -- not for burgers -- but for pizza, starting with a Roasted Vegetable Pizza topped with zucchini, eggplant, squash and red Onions. And for dessert? Even more pizza, this time a sweet, Mini-dessert Pizza topped with honey, fresh mint and sliced apricots. duration 26:58   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 pm
    Primal Grill with Steven Raichlen [#113] Really Big Beef In barbecue, as in life, bigger is often better. Especially when it comes to beef. Every aspiring grill master should know how to tackle the big cuts-brisket, prime rib, and whole beef tenderloin. Big beef, like big game, will impress the hell out of your guests. Are you up to the challenge? Bacon-crusted Texas-style Brisket with BBQ beer mop sauce. Fragrant Rosemary Rib Roast studded with minced garlic and melted asiago cheese. The ultimate cheesesteak-a spectacular beef tenderloin stuffed with grilled poblano chilies, onions, and provolone cheese - and served on garlic bread. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 pm
    Ask This Old House [#912] Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey helps homeowners reduce their utility bills by installing a new forced-air furnace and air conditioning system. After that, general contractor Tom Silva assists a homeowner in repairing damage to her oak flooring that was caused by a leaky radiator. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Katie Brown Workshop [#412] Wine and Cheese Bring the vineyard indoors with a wine and cheese party. Tickle guests' taste buds with zucchini poppers, blue cheese with rosemary honey, and bean and feta salad. Turn fruit into art with a stylish grape sculpture and a chic grape centerpiece. duration 27:08   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:00 pm
    Sewing with Nancy [#2409] Machine Needle Felting, Part 1 Use simplified felting, shading, and hand embroidery techniques to create fiber art. Fiber artist Isabella Hoffman joins Nancy in showing how to creatively incorporate felting, shading and blending, and hand embroidery skills for a fiber art masterpiece. Machine felting makes the project quick, while fabric marker shading techniques and hand embroidery give it personality. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    Sewing with Nancy [#2410] Machine Needle Felting, Part 2 Embellish your felting with fabric markers and easy embroidery techniques. Isabella Hoffman, a fiber artist and machine felting expert, joins Nancy to showcase and teach the techniques she uses for her embellished felting. Machine felting, shading with fabric markers, and hand embroidery, as well as the 3D techniques she has developed, make her work come to life. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Simply Ming [#913Z] Bryan Caswell & Filleting Fish Do you know what to do when your kid or a friend brings you a whole fish? Well, Ming is going to show you how to break down that tasty fresh filet the right way! And waiting in the wings joining Ming, is Houston's Chef Bryan Caswell. Working together with the surprise catch of the day, and ingredients from Ming's pantry, they create two delicious dishes on the fly: Tea-Smoked Trout with Thai Cucumber Tomato Salad and Crispy-Skin Snapper with Fennel & Swiss Chard Agro Dolce. duration 28:00   STEREO TVG
  • 3:30 pm
    Delicious TV's Totally Vegetarian [#309] Tempeh Cabbage Spectacular In this episode, Toni creates some great new ways to incorporate these two under-sung, wonderful foods into your cooking. From savory Tempeh and Cabbage with Caraway and versatile Best-Marinated Tempeh, to a crunchy, tasty no-fat Cabbage Carrot Salad, Toni makes tempeh and cabbage spectacular. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:00 pm
    Nick Stellino Cooking with Friends [#207Z] Steak, Salad & Dessert Chef Stellino is joined by Chef John Tesar of The Dallas Restaurant Group in Dallas and makes Lime & Curry Marinated Grass-Fed Rib-Eye Steaks with Cucumber & Honeydew Melon Chutney and Spiced Basmati Rice. Then, Nick creates his own Steak Salad with Balsamic Dressing and Shaved Parmesan and shares a quick and delicious dessert Easy White Chocolate Mousse. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 pm
    Lidia's Italy [#414] The Liquid Marriage Witness a marriage of flavors as Lidia travels through the beautiful region of Basilicata, where she makes a traditional wedding soup full of escarole, fennel, and meatballs. And if you love fish, then you will love Lidia's fish soup with monkfish and grouper in a simple garlic and wine broth. Lidia ends the meal by making spaghetti topped with baked cherry tomatoes. A meal every one will love! duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    Baking with Julia [#209] Leslie Mackie Chef Julia Child observes as pastry chef and owner of Seattle's Macrina Bakery Leslie Mackie bakes an assortment of tarts and pies. First, Leslie demonstrates how to make the classic pie dough that will form the base of these desserts; some of the dough is used raw, while other crusts are pre-baked in order to avoid a soggy crust. This dough can be frozen for up to a month. Once the shells are prepared, she creates a classic French apple tart, a berry yogurt tart, and a blueberry nectarine tart garnished with chopped almonds. duration 24:54   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 pm
    Essential Pepin [#126H] Fowl Play Turkey Cutlets In Anchovy-Lemon Sauce; Grilled Chicken With Tarragon Butter; Roast Capon With Cognac And Mustard Sauce; Ballottine Of Chicken With Spinach Filling. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence [#114H] Italian Marketplace Inspired by the roasted chickens in the marketsof Italy Joanne teaches her student Joan her version of crispy chicken and potatoes with a side of hot pepper and white balsamic broccolini, topped off with a cherry Zinfandel zabaglione. Recipes: Broccolini with Hot Pepper and White Balsamic, Crispy Chicken and Potatoes with Mustard, Rosemary and Capers, and Fresh Cherries with Late Harvest Zinfandel Zabaglione. Student: Joan Boada, Principal Dancer, San Francisco Ballet. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 pm
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1109H] Dutch Oven Classics Host Christopher Kimball demystifies wine varieties and reveals which brands the test kitchen recommends. He then takes this knowledge to test cook Bridget Lancaster, who whips up the Best Beef Stew. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of beef broth. And finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison shows Chris how to create the ultimate Chicken and Dumplings. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 pm
    Antiques Roadshow [#1411H] Denver, CO - Hour Two In Denver, host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Peter Shemonsky visit the unclaimed property office of the Colorado State Treasurer and discover some orphaned gems. Program highlights include:a Dodger's game-used jersey, worn by pitching ace Don Drysdale in 1966; an heirloom 17th-century Massachusetts armchair; and an heirloom 1817 schoolgirl needlework family portrait, valued at $50,000 to $70,000. duration 56:16   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 pm
    Earth Songs Filmed over two years in some of the most pristine and beautiful places on the planet, this program is inspired by the celebrated National Geographic and BBC documentaries of recent years. Greenland, Patagonia, Hawaii, Iceland, Peru, Alaska, The Caribbean, New Zealand, and the Canadian Rockies play host to rare animals and breathtaking scenery. Featuring an enchanting musical score by Grammy Award-winning artists including Michael Hoppe, Secret Garden, Keola Beamer and Craig Armstrong, the soundtrack was arranged by Emmy Award-winning composer Brian Keane. With narration by actor Michael York, the film takes you on a journey of ageless wisdom, inspiring poetry and stunning footage of Mother Earth at her finest. duration 58:10   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 pm
    Leonard Cohen Live In London For over four decades, Leonard Cohen has been one of the most important and influential songwriters of our time, a figure whose body of work achieves greater depths of mystery and meaning as time goes on. His songs have set a virtually unmatched standard in their seriousness and range. Sex, spirituality, religion, power - he has relentlessly examined the largest issues in human lives, always with a full appreciation of how elusive answers can be to the vexing questions he raises.
    But those questions, and the journey he has traveled in seeking to address them, are the ever-shifting substance of his work, as well as the reasons why his songs never lose their overwhelming emotional force. Documentaries, awards, tribute albums and the ongoing march of artists eager to record his songs all acknowledge the peerless contribution Cohen has made to what one of his titles aptly calls "The Tower of Song."
    duration 1:27:58   STEREO
  • 10:30 pm
    Happiness Advantage with Shawn Achor, The Positive psychology expert Shawn Achor demonstrates how to use the latest scientific research on happiness to find success in every aspect of our lives. Most people believe that once they land that long-awaited promotion, make more money, get their kids into the right schools, lose a few pounds, or find a meaningful relationship, then they'll be happy. But based on recent discoveries in the fields of positive psychology and neuroscience, Achor shows us that that formula for happiness is wrong. In fact, it's backwards.

    It turns out, happiness actually fuels success, not the other way around.This is what Achor calls The Happiness Advantage. When we become more positive, our brain becomes more engaged, creative, motivated, energetic, resilient and productive. The result is an advantage over the entirety of our life - improving success at work, creating better health, better relationships with our loved ones, and creating a happier home.
    duration 1:28:37   STEREO TVPG
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#18178H] (original broadcast date: 8/29/12)
    continued political analysis of the Republican National Convention with Maggie Haberman of Politco; Katty Kay, Washington Bureau Chief of BBC news; Dan Balz, Chief Correspondent for The Washington Post; Tom Friedman of The New York Times and Ben Ginsberg, chief attorney for the Romney campaign.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
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