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KQED Life: Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Comcast 189  •  Digital 54.3

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#404] Naples and Pompeii Naples is Italy in the extreme. We'll prowl backstreet fish markets, dodge fast-moving Vespas, and dine on pizza where it was invented. We'll climb to the top of nearby Mount Vesuvius, then wander through the amazing ruins of Pompeii, the Roman town it destroyed. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#113] Trieste, Italy Uncover the history of this port town, a city on an inlet of the gulf of Venice at the head of the Adriatic Sea. Find out what makes the perfect coffee break and sample plenty of good things to eat for Italian food lovers. duration 26:56   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 am
    Antiques Roadshow [#1119] Milwaukee, Wi - Part 3 AR wraps up its visit to the Cream City - Milwaukee, Wisconsin - nicknamed for the locally manufactured, off-white bricks that mark the city's mid-19th-century architecture. At the Midwest Airlines Center, experts pave the way for some unique discoveries, including a valuable Persian rug the owner used to cover furniture in the rain; a stained glass figurine originally commissioned for the owner of horse racing legend Dan Patch; and two milestone game baseballs autographed by Milwaukee Braves legend Warren Spahn - one from Spahn's 327th winning game, which made him the winningest left-handed pitcher of all time, and the other from Spahn's 300th winning game, the gold standard for pitchers. Auction value for the pair could hit $11,000 to $14,000. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 am
    Jack Benny: Comedy In Bloom Narrated by Tom Smothers, this affectionate biography features classic clips from Benny's award winning television program, rare photographs, vintage footage and home movies. Interviews with Benny himself and with longtime close friends George Burns, Bob Hope, Johnny Carson, Dinah Shore, Carol Burnett and Ann-Margaret, shed light on the real Jack Benny who was far from the penny-pinching, vain and exasperating character he portrayed in his routines. duration 58:52   STEREO TVPG
  • 3:00 am
    Antiques Roadshow [#1419H] Simply The Best This special edition showcases objects deemed the finest examples of their kind ever seen on AR. Highlights include: a superlative pair of circa 1795, Massachusetts-made Federal side chairs, valued at $30,000 to $50,000; a staggeringly rare 19th-century Rhode Island rifle and powderhorn, valued at $100,000 to $120,000; and the "holy grail" of American women's suffrage movement posters - a timely reminder that 2010 is the 90th anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution - valued at $10,000 to $15,000. duration 55:10   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 am
    Voces On PBS [#104] Lemon When Lemon Andersen held a Tony Award in his hands for his work in Russell Simmons' Def Poetry Jam on Broadway, it was close to a miracle. This poet/performer was a three-time felon who'd achieved more than anyone could have ever imagined. But when the show closed, he lost everything and moved his wife and two small daughters back to the projects. In desperation, he turned to the only thing he had left - his pen and his past. Lemon follows one man's journey to bring his life story to the New York stage while battling his darkest demons. duration 56:46   STEREO TV14 (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    Travelscope [#301H] Fiji - Island Hopping Travelscope goes island hopping. From the romantic private island of Matangi to the pristine waters of Jean-Michel Cousteau's resort, Joseph snorkels through amazing coral reefs and shares a kava ceremony with a local chief. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:30 am
    Smart Travels - Europe With Rudy Maxa [#101] Naples and the Amalfi Coast Naples is an ideal launching point for exploring the ancient city of Pompeii and the devastation of Mount Vesuvius. Trek across a still-active volcano, then to stylish Sorrento, sample luscious gelato and hop a ferry to the isle of Capri. Take in spectacular views along the thrilling Amalfi coast and further south visit Paestum, home to the best Greek ruins outside of Greece. duration 28:30   STEREO TVG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Wai Lana Yoga [#726] Supple Sides Loosen the sides of your torso with Cat Twist and a side leg lift. Stretch out your hips, knees, and legs with Lotus Stretch and relax into Lotus Forward Bend. duration 27:55   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 am
    Priscilla's Yoga Stretches [#33] 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 [#34] 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 [#218] duration 26:56   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sit and Be Fit [#1213] Vestibular System Mary Ann challenges your vestibular system with a fun ball routine and other functional movements set to jazz music. duration 27:24   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique [#707] Full Body Workout duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#113] Trieste, Italy Uncover the history of this port town, a city on an inlet of the gulf of Venice at the head of the Adriatic Sea. Find out what makes the perfect coffee break and sample plenty of good things to eat for Italian food lovers. duration 26:56   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#404] Naples and Pompeii Naples is Italy in the extreme. We'll prowl backstreet fish markets, dodge fast-moving Vespas, and dine on pizza where it was invented. We'll climb to the top of nearby Mount Vesuvius, then wander through the amazing ruins of Pompeii, the Roman town it destroyed. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:30 am
    Smart Travels - Europe With Rudy Maxa [#102] Rome Rudy is in the city where all roads lead - Roma. We begin in ancient Rome - the Forum, Palatine Hill, Colosseum, and Baths of Caracalla. Then we explore modern Roman life on the streets and in cafes, pizzerias and gelaterias. We detour to another country, Vatican City, then shop along the Corso and relax at the Piazza di Spagna. Rudy's pick for best city walks are a tour of the historic center and a stroll in shady Trastevere. Tips on getting around and places for tasty snacks. duration 28:18   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 am
    California's Gold [#1005] Things That Came Back At one time Tulare Lake was the largest freshwater lake west of the Great Lakes. In the 1930s, farmers choked off the four major rivers that fed the lake and it quickly dried up. Once the home to millions of birds and herds of tule elk and antelope, the lakebed is now covered in agriculture. But like all things great in California, the lake refuses to disappear completely. During very heavy winters, the lake partially re-fills with water and stops motorists in their tracks as the come across a huge lake amongst the vineyards and orchards that fill the valley. Huell and Luis take a very special canoe ride on this magical lake.

    Anyone who has studied California history knows the name James Marshall and his discovery of gold which sparked the beginning of the gold rush. Does the name Jenny Wimmer ring a bell? Probably not, but she played a major role in Marshall's discovery. When Marshall reached down into the tailrace of the mill and picked up a small shiny nugget, it was Jenny Wimmer he went to for confirmation. Jenny had done quite a bit of mining and knew how to test for gold in a lye bucket she used for making soap. duration 28:23  

  • 10:30 am
    Travelscope [#302H] Alberta, Canada - The Canadian Rockies From the streets of the quaint mountain village of Banff to the chateau and tea houses of Lake Louise and the lakes and rivers of Jasper National Park, Joseph introduces viewers to the amazing province that Albertans call home. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 am
    Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef [#326] Romantic Feast (Part 2) Next is the main course on Chef Keller's romantic dinner: a tender, succulent rack of lamb wrapped in a vegetable ragout and served with a mushroom polenta. Dessert is a decadent warm chocolate tart made with a dash of orange liqueur. Recipes: Rack of Lamb Wrapped in Vegetable Ragout, Warm Chocolate Tart duration 28:27   STEREO TVG
  • 11:30 am
    Baking with Julia [#310] Markus Farbinger Master chef at The Culinary Institute of America, NY, Markus Farbinger teaches Julia Child how to create a special Viennese pastry treat, a poppy seed torte. duration 24:46   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Ciao Italia [#2014] Meatballs? You Bet! / Polpettone? Ma Certo! Mary Ann transforms the humble meat loaf into a mouthwatering masterpiece when she creates an Italian Meat Loaf by rolling it up, not shaping it up. There's plenty of meat left over for her to make a Meatball Soup guaranteed to take the chill out of a winter's day with the secret zest of lemon to make it sparkle. duration 26:45   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 pm
    Primal Grill with Steven Raichlen [#201] On The Bone Back before there were supermarkets (or barbecue grills for that matter or charcoal), grill masters hunted, fished, gathered, and grilled in the wild. This show celebrates the primal pleasures of cooking wild foods with live fire. It starts with, what else, wild salmon from the Pacific Northwest grilled on cedar planks with a juniper and wild berry glaze. Our main course is grilled venison, marinated in wine and grilled wrapped in bacon, and grilled wild mushrooms foraged in the forests of Washington State on the side. I'll even show you a wild dessert-a smoke-roasted wild berry crisp. Recipes: Planked wild salmon (salmon with a juniper and wild berry glaze); Grilled venison loins in red wine; Side dish-Wild mushroom mixed grill (on grilled bread); Wild berry crisp. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 pm
    b organic with Michele Beschen [#205] Green - Inside and Out Michele asks her friend Ernie to share to share a delicious dish that utilizes some of the native weeds common to a lot of our backyards. He even tosses in a few "helicopters" off the maple tree. Learn tips on what to look for, how and when to harvest and other guidelines that help keep foraging safe and delicious! duration 25:17   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Woodsmith Shop [#604] Modular Wine Server The modular design of this wine server makes it easy to build. Plus, the Woodsmith editors show you how easy it is to customize your own unique setup. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Sewing with Nancy [#2425] Sewing Then and Now, Part 1 Learn about sewing techniques great grandma used, and see how much easier sewing has become today. Nancy takes a look into the past and compares sewing techniques from sewing books written in the 1920s-1950s to the same techniques sewn now. Among the techniques included in this 2-part series are stitching pockets, piping, hems, and zippers, plus many more comparisons between sewing "then and now." duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    Sewing with Nancy [#2426] Sewing Then and Now, Part 2 Take a virtual trip to sewing in the past, and then fast-forward to convenient sewing of the present. Nancy demonstrates how easy sewing has become over the years. She compares the sewing techniques from decades ago with present techniques made fast and fun with one-task wonders and other tools made to simplify our sewing, quilting, and embroidering. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Simply Ming [#812] Spring Roll Wrappers and Pesto Guest Chef: Marc Forgione. Both the East and the West have versatile ingredients that really deserve to be given the opportunity to spread their wings. For example, spring roll wrappers can do much more than contain fillings and pesto rates more partners than pasta. So today Ming will bring these two together with some "out of the box" recipes including Pesto Chicken and Spinach Spring rolls, Tomato and Cucumber Napoleon and then an easy delicious Italian Sausage and Reggiano "Pan Pizza". Finally, New York chef, Marc Forgione joins Ming and takes this pair to a whole new level with his Tomato Soup with Basil Marinated Cherry Tomatoes and Spicy Spring Roll "Crouton". duration 28:00   STEREO TVG
  • 3:30 pm
    Delicious TV's Totally Vegetarian [#111] What's for Lunch? Autumn is just around the corner! The children are back in school and everybody is busier than ever. In this episode Toni prepares three light and healthy sandwich fillings that are flexible and easy to prepare including: Curried UnChicken Salad, Tofu NoEgg Salad, and Tempeh Mockfish. duration 26:00   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:00 pm
    Nick Stellino's Family Kitchen [#408] Veal Scaloppine "Gattopardo"; Chicken Scaloppine with Rosmarino Sauce. duration 26:45   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 pm
    Lidia's Italy In America [#102H] California and New Jersey: From the Garden State to the Golden State Lidia learns all about artichokes at Pezzini Farms in California, and crosses the country to be joined by Tanya for a visit to the Maugeri Farm, grower of New Jersey tomatoes. At the farm, Tanya and Lidia enjoy a classic, home-grown, Italian-American meal with the Maugeri family. Inspired by her visit to Pezzini Farms, Lidia makes an Artichoke Soup, followed by Stuffed Vegetables and a Radicchio, Goat Cheese, and Raisin Salad. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    Baking with Julia [#313] Flo Braker, San Francisco Flo Braker, San Francisco Bay Area baker, author and cooking teacher, turns out two wonderfully crunchy butter galettes, one that's as a sweet treat with fresh berries and whipped cream, and another with tomatoes and savory herbs. Leslie Mackie, owner of Seattle's Macrina Bakery, demonstrates a raspberry-fig crostata. duration 24:47   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 pm
    Essential Pepin [#116H] Shell-Ebration Crab Cakes With Avocado Sauce; Oysters Madison; Mussels Poulette; Mussels Gratinee; Clam Fritters. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence [#102H] Pizza with Pizazz Joanne welcomes her student Geoffto class with a quick and easy salmon and pickled onion pizza. Then together they explore the idea of contrasts of flavor, texture, and color, making lemon turkey cutlets and an arugula and orange salad. Recipes: Lavash Pizza with Herb Salad, Arugula and Orange Salad, and Lemon Turkey Cutlets. Student: Geoff Rubendall, Civil Engineer. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 pm
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1223H] Sweet Summer Endings Test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to fresh Strawberry Pie. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews paring knives in the Equipment Corner. And finally, test cook Yvonne Ruperti shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate Summer Peach Cake, and science expert Guy Crosby reveals why water makes pie pastry tough. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 pm
    Cuban Missile Crisis: Three Men Go to War This film tells the inside story of the Cuban Missile Crisis, exploring how in October 1962 the earth teetered on the very brink of nuclear holocaust. The documentary brings to life the three central characters John F. Kennedy, Fidel Castro and Nikita Khrushchev, and explores how the world's most powerful men fell into an abyss of their own making and what courage and luck it took to climb out again. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:00 pm
    Secrets of the Dead [#1201] The Man Who Saved The World This program follows the drama and debate that surrounded the most critical point in the Cold War, and perhaps human history. While politicians desperately sought a solution to the stand-off, nobody was aware what was happening beneath the waves but the men on the B-59. The crew could only watch as their superiors entered a battle of wills that would determine the fate of humanity. The story of what happened that fateful day remained hidden for decades, only emerging in Russia in recent years. Now these events will be known to the world. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:00 pm
    Frontline [#3021H] Climate of Doubt Four years ago, climate change was hot. Politicians from both parties, pressed by an anxious public, seemed poised to act. But that was then. Today, public opinion about the climate issue has cooled and politicians either ignore the issue or loudly proclaim their skepticism of scientific evidence that human activity is imperiling the planet. What's behind this reversal? Frontline correspondent John Hockenberry, of PRI's The Takeaway, goes inside the organizations that fought the scientific establishment, environmental groups, and lawmakers to shift the direction of debate on climate issues and redefine the politics of global warming. duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 10:00 pm
    Frontline [#2806H] The Card Game As credit card companies face rising public anger, new regulation from Washington, and a potential perfect storm of economic bad news, Lowell Bergman examines the future of the massive consumer loan industry and its impact on a fragile national economy. In a joint project with the New York Times - a follow-up to the Secret History of the Credit Card - Bergman and the Times talk to industry insiders, lobbyists, politicians and consumer advocates as they square off over new regulation and the possible creation of a consumer finance protection agency. How are the credit, debit and pre-paid card industries repositioning themselves to maintain high profits under the new rules? The stakes couldn't be higher as many fear the consumer loan industry could be at the center of the next crisis. duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 pm
    Travelscope [#302H] Alberta, Canada - The Canadian Rockies From the streets of the quaint mountain village of Banff to the chateau and tea houses of Lake Louise and the lakes and rivers of Jasper National Park, Joseph introduces viewers to the amazing province that Albertans call home. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:30 pm
    Smart Travels - Europe With Rudy Maxa [#102] Rome Rudy is in the city where all roads lead - Roma. We begin in ancient Rome - the Forum, Palatine Hill, Colosseum, and Baths of Caracalla. Then we explore modern Roman life on the streets and in cafes, pizzerias and gelaterias. We detour to another country, Vatican City, then shop along the Corso and relax at the Piazza di Spagna. Rudy's pick for best city walks are a tour of the historic center and a stroll in shady Trastevere. Tips on getting around and places for tasty snacks. duration 28:18   STEREO TVG
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#405] Italy's Amalfi Coast Just south of Naples we'll experience the breath-taking Amalfi Coastline, the trendy resort of Positano, the limoncello charms of Sorrento, the ancient Greek temples at Paestum, and the iridescent Blue Grotto hidden beneath the enchanting isle of Capri. duration 26:45   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#301] Oaxaca, Mexico The biggest technical breakthrough in human history was figuring out how to grow our own food. The second may be writing. The Zapotecs of Mexico appear to be the only society that, on their own, developed both. Burt visits their city of Oaxaca, tours their ancient settlements, learns about their crafts, and explains their food. We also see the oldest tree in the world and visit the most elaborate Baroque church in the New World. duration 26:55   STEREO TVG
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