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KQED Life: Monday, September 17, 2012

Comcast 189  •  Digital 54.3

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Monday, September 17, 2012
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#204] Siena and Assisi: Italy's Grand Hill Towns Italy's Grand Hill Towns In red-bricked Siena, we tour its innovative medieval hospital, lavish cathedral, and a bakery that makes panforte (like fruitcake, only better). Exploring the Chianti region, we taste Brunello di Montalcino - with its makers. Spending the night at a farmhouse, we meet the family and the sheep, learn of the Slow Food Movement, and enjoy a homegrown dinner. In Assisi, we follow the footsteps of St. Francis from his humble chapel to the grand basilica - frescoed by Giotto - that holds his tomb. duration 27:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#1004] Chicago, Illinois Chicago is famous for many things including talented chefs, specialty bakers and authentic ethnic foods. Burt untangles the history of Chicago, laughs at Second City's food joke, and visits the House of Blues. duration 26:36   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 am
    Austin City Limits [#3712H] Wilco Modern rock band Wilco returns to ACL with tunes from its LP The Whole Love. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 2:00 am
    Latin Music USA [#101] Bridges/The Salsa Revolution Traces the rise of Latin jazz and the explosion of the mambo and the cha cha cha as they sweep the US from East to West. Latin Music infiltrates R&B and rock and roll through the 1960s. duration 56:00   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: Spanish)
  • 3:00 am
    Latin Music USA [#102] The Salsa Revolution Puerto Ricans and other Latinos in New York reinvent the Cuban son and the Puerto Rican plena, adding elements from soul and jazz to create salsa, which becomes a defining rhythm for Latinos the world over. duration 56:00   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: Spanish)
  • 4:00 am
    Latin Music USA [#103X] The Chicano Wave/Divas and Superstars duration 1:27:37   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: Spanish)
  • 5:00 am
    Latin Music USA [#104] Divas and Superstars Focuses on the Latin pop explosion of the turn of the century and the success of artists like Ricky Martin, Gloria Estefan and Shakira in the English-language market. As studios concentrate on star-driven pop, Latino youth gravitate toward urban fusions - Spanish rap and reggaeton, as well as rock en Espanol. duration 55:40   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: Spanish)
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Wai Lana Yoga [#704] Un-Knot Your Neck Get rid of kinks and stubborn knots in your neck with exercises that release tension and prevent headaches. The flexibility you gain will prepare you for a few upside down poses. duration 27:55   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 am
    Priscilla's Yoga Stretches [#109] 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 [#110] 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  
  • 7:00 am
    Power Yoga: Mind and Body [#121] Flow - Version Five With Sun salutation A, Sun salutation B, variations holding and with legs. duration 27:41   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sit and Be Fit [#1016] duration 26:42   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique [#610] Full Body Workout Target your entire body. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#1004] Chicago, Illinois Chicago is famous for many things including talented chefs, specialty bakers and authentic ethnic foods. Burt untangles the history of Chicago, laughs at Second City's food joke, and visits the House of Blues. duration 26:36   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#204] Siena and Assisi: Italy's Grand Hill Towns Italy's Grand Hill Towns In red-bricked Siena, we tour its innovative medieval hospital, lavish cathedral, and a bakery that makes panforte (like fruitcake, only better). Exploring the Chianti region, we taste Brunello di Montalcino - with its makers. Spending the night at a farmhouse, we meet the family and the sheep, learn of the Slow Food Movement, and enjoy a homegrown dinner. In Assisi, we follow the footsteps of St. Francis from his humble chapel to the grand basilica - frescoed by Giotto - that holds his tomb. duration 27:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:30 am
    Smart Travels - Europe With Rudy Maxa [#508] Sydney Australia's stunning metropolis, Sydney seduces with its glorious harbor, carefree attitude and sunny beaches. From the Opera house to the Harbor Bridge to Circular Quay Rudy basks in the sights along the harbor. Then, it's pub hopping in the old Rocks quarter, admiring aboriginal art, and a watery adventure at the aquarium. Excursions take us surfing at Bondi beach and exploring the cliffs and rainforests of the Blue Mountains. Tips on eating well and best beaches. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 am
    California's Gold [#302] A Closer Look Huell travels to the old plank road in Imperial County and chats with local citizens who recall close encounters on the precarious plan road that stretched across the sand dunes in the early 1920s. Next, he stops by the reunion of the nation's last cavalry regiment which trained at Camp Lockett in Campo. The 10th Unit, a black regiment, carried on the proud tradition of the "Buffalo Soldiers." duration 26:35  
  • 10:30 am
    Travelscope [#310H] Guatemala - Seeking The Past In Tikal and Yaxha Joseph combines the legendary with the natural when he explores Guatemala's Mayan legacy at the temples of Tikal and Yaxha and then discovers the wonders that wait at the El Quetzal Biotope Nature Reserve. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 am
    Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef [#224] Pepper It Up There's a great variety of peppercorns available today: red, pink, green, white, black, just to name a few. Chef Keller deciphers the different varieties and uses them to create new dimensions of flavors in some unforgettable dishes. Recipes: Peppered Salmon Roulade; Steak au Poivre with Mathurini Sauce; Peppered Burger. duration 28:22   TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:30 am
    Baking with Julia [#109] Mary Bergin Head pastry chef Mary Bergin for Spago at Las Vegas, Nevada visits Julia Child in her kitchen. Bergin demonstrates how to make two different types of chiffon cakes. Bergin creates a nectarine upside down lemon chiffon cake and a chocolate chiffon bundt cake with creme brulee. Bergin provides many tips on preparing these cakes such as the colder the eggs are the easier they are to separate. duration 24:54   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Ciao Italia [#2213] Clams/Le Vongole Seafood Super Chef Jasper White brings enough freshly-caught clams to make two fantastic dishes, starting with Mary Ann's Spaghetti with Clams and ending with Jasper's unique and unforgettable, Clams Minestrone - yes, you heard right. Minestrone. One spoonful and you'll agree; fantastico! duration 26:56   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 pm
    Primal Grill with Steven Raichlen [#213] At The Game More taste than time? There's no excuse not to fire up your grill. Travel the world's barbecue trail and you'll discover that in many countries, grilling is the original fast food. Here are three grilled masterpieces that let you assuage your hunger without making you break a sweat-basil grilled tuna steaks, chicken breasts grilled under a brick, and coconut grilled pineapple for dessert. Because there's simply no reason not to fire up the grill when you get home from work. Recipes: Tuna steaks with arugula salad; Chicken grilled under bricks; Side dish: zucchini and yellow squash grilled with Greek spices; Coconut grilled pineapple. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 pm
    Ask This Old House [#925H] General contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner remove a vinyl floor in a kitchen. Then, host Kevin O'Connor tours a well-stocked architectural salvage yard for vintage house parts. Later Kevin and Tom, along with landscape contractor Roger Cook and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, ask, "What is it?" Then, Richard helps a homeowner eliminate a gurgling sound coming from his bathroom plumbing. duration 25:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Katie Brown Workshop [#425] Best of Kids Katie showcases some of her favorite projects and recipes, made for some of her favorite people - kids! In the kitchen, Katie makes a one-pot sloppy Joe casserole and honey carrot muffins. Then, a few friends help her make kid-friendly projects. duration 26:21   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:00 pm
    Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting [#2008] Churn Dash Mary and guest Liz Porter demonstrate how to make half-square triangle units with a special tool. They will also share how to achieve a personal, scrappy style in your quilts. duration 27:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    Quilting Arts [#1007] Paint and Dye One key element of quilt design is fabric. Learn to create your own fabrics with paints and dyes for truly one-of-a-kind patterns. First, Marcia Derse begins with techniques for painting fabrics with silk screening paints. Hand painting fabric creates intimate marks and layers of color. Then, we move to unique postcards with Marlene Glickman. They feature dyed sheers, silks, and collaged fabrics. Finally, we move to another method of fabric manipulation with Michele Muska and machine needle felting. She creates felted trees of roving, yarn, and wool onto a premade red tree skirt. duration 28:00   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Simply Ming [#926Z] Dante Demagistris & Garlic Everyone loves garlic, but if you don't handle it properly, it can take you to the culinary dark side-whether undercooked or overcooked. Ming zeros in on prepping garlic the right way. Joined by Boston chef Dante De Magistris, Ming uses garlic and some mystery ingredients to create two new dishes on the spot, Beef and Broccolini Stir Fry with Mango Puree and Basil Ricotta Gnocchi with Shrimp and Asparagus. duration 27:18   STEREO TVG
  • 3:30 pm
    Delicious TV's Totally Vegetarian [#406] Everything's Coming Up Mushrooms Toni goes mushroom foraging with Mainer David Spahr, then heads back into the kitchen to make a delicious Grilled Mixed Vegetable and Portobello Sandwich and a creamy, vegan Mushroom Soup. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:00 pm
    Nick Stellino's Family Kitchen [#207] Stuffed Pizza in the style of San Vito, Stuffed Pizza with Radicchio, Prosciutto and Camembert, Quick Baked Calzone. duration 26:01   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 pm
    Lidia's Italy In America [#101H] Philadelphia: It All Happens on Philadelphia's 9th Street In this episode, Lidia visits Philadelphia's Sarcone & Son's Bakery, where their bread is made the same way today as it was when this institution first opened in 1918; a truly old-world bakery, Louis Sarcone closes up shop after each day's batch is sold. Lidia also takes a tour of the impressive artisanal Italian imports at 9th Street Market, such as Claudio Specialty Foods and Di Bruno Brothers'. In the kitchen, Lidia makes Chicken Trombino, Stuffed Escarole, and is joined by Grandma for a favorite Italian-American dessert: Pignoli cookies. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    Julia and Jacques Cooking at Home [#107] Fish Sole food and more. One of Julia's most memorable meals was the Sole Meuniere she had on first arriving in Paris after WWII. With Jacques, she recreates this dish, as delightful as ever. The sole is followed by grilled halibut with herbed butter, and poached snapper with beautifully turned and sauteed cucumbers. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 pm
    Essential Pepin [#105H] Fine Finishes Cheesecake With Apricot-Blueberry Sauce; Flan A La Vanille With Caramel-Cognac Sauce; Chocolate Mousse; Bread And Butter Pudding. 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
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1122H] Simply Italian Test cook Becky Hays shows host Christopher Kimball how to make Rosemary Focaccia at home. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of whole-wheat pasta. And finally, test cook Yvonne Ruperti uncovers the secrets to authentic Cacio e Pepe (Spaghetti with Pecorino Romano and Black Pepper). duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 pm
    Havana, Havana! - PBS Arts This music documentary vibrates with the soul and energy of African-Cuban drummers, guajira guitarists and the pulsing melodies of celebrated Cuban musician Raul Paz. He brings together fellow musical stars Descemer Bueno, Kelvis Ochoa and David Torrens for a concert in Havana. All of them left Cuba years ago, and their decision to return has injected a new spirit into Cuban music. Mirroring Cuba's growing relationship with the world, the program highlights how the country's musical expression is evolving in the 21st century. duration 54:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 8:00 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)
  • 9:00 pm
    Arthur Hanlon's Encanto Del Caribe Pianist/composer Arthur Hanlon, the most recognized name in Latin instrumental music today, brings together some of the biggest and brightest stars in Latin music for a thrilling "Caribbean Fantasy" that includes a mix of Latin standards beloved by music lovers everywhere and original material that spans all cultural influence and appeal, including instrumentals and songs sung in English and Italian. The concert, taped at the historic San Cristobal fort in Puerto Rico, features crossover superstar Marc Anthony, living legend Cheo Feliciano, former New York Yankee Bernie Williams, top-selling female Italian artist Laura Pausini, Grammy-winning Spanish singer Natalia Jimenez, and newcomer Ana Isabelle. Set in the 500-year old castle fort, a United States National Historic Site which has never before allowed crews inside, and backed by a 40-piece orchestra, dancers, acrobats and scenic views of Puerto Rico, the concert song list is the perfect soundtrack to escape to a "Caribbean Fantasy," or "delight" that is the show name's English translation, an aural and visual escape for audiences. duration 57:40   STEREO TVPG
  • 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
    Travelscope [#310H] Guatemala - Seeking The Past In Tikal and Yaxha Joseph combines the legendary with the natural when he explores Guatemala's Mayan legacy at the temples of Tikal and Yaxha and then discovers the wonders that wait at the El Quetzal Biotope Nature Reserve. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:30 pm
    Smart Travels - Europe With Rudy Maxa [#508] Sydney Australia's stunning metropolis, Sydney seduces with its glorious harbor, carefree attitude and sunny beaches. From the Opera house to the Harbor Bridge to Circular Quay Rudy basks in the sights along the harbor. Then, it's pub hopping in the old Rocks quarter, admiring aboriginal art, and a watery adventure at the aquarium. Excursions take us surfing at Bondi beach and exploring the cliffs and rainforests of the Blue Mountains. Tips on eating well and best beaches. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#205] Cinque Terre: Italy's Hidden Riviera Italy's Hidden Riviera In these five idyllic port towns, we sample village life: fishing for anchovies at midnight, savoring the best pesto, picking grapes, and cheering cliff divers as we hike the "walkway of love." Each pastel town is a delight, but my favorite is Vernazza - where Giovanni makes pasta and Granelli sells porcini mushrooms at the tiny street market. We sidetrip to Carrara's quarries where Michelangelo selected his marble, then return to Vernazza to stroll the only street with the entire village as the sun sets. duration 27:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#1005] Napa Valley, California Napa Valley is the home to some of our most innovative chefs. Burt tours the valley and introduces us to some of the signature dishes at the best restaurants. We find out why California is the nation's leading dairy state, meet one of the most successful wine makers and find out how prohibition saved the business. We'll also take a look at the ancient process for making barrels and how they changed the taste of wine. duration 28:19   STEREO TVG
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