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KQED Life: Thursday, November 8, 2012

Comcast 189  •  Digital 54.3

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Thursday, November 8, 2012
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#504] Little Europe: San Marino, Monaco, Vatican City, Liechtenstein, and Andorra Don't blink as we blitz through Europe's tiniest countries: Vatican City, the world's smallest country, comes with the planet's biggest church. The fairytale princedom of Monaco lures visitors with its fancy casino and glamorous views. Italy's last independent hill town, San Marino still looks formidable, as does the castle-guarded principality of Liechtenstein. And tiny Andorra entertains shoppers and hikers alike, surrounded by the rugged beauty of the Pyrenees. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#312] Northwestern Switzerland Burt takes us to a 500-year-old divorce court, a 2000-year-old Roman kitchen, and a ferry that offers travelers a short course in philosophy as they cross the Rhine River. We take a look at Basil's carnival, learn why cookies are sold in tins, see how paper was first made and discover why calligraphy survived the invention of the printing press and the computer. duration 26:37   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 am
    Jim Thorpe: World's Greatest Athlete This program chronicles the sports superstar's remarkable life (1887-1953) - from his boyhood in Oklahoma and his gold-medal wins at the 1912 Summer Olympics to his subsequent fall from grace and later, his advocacy of American Indian rights and self-sufficiency. The biography recounts these events, and others, through in-depth interviews with Thorpe's surviving children, dramatic re-creations, and archival stills and film. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:00 am
    Lonely Island: Hidden Alcatraz Its fame emanates from its role in housing the most notorious prisoners of an era, yet Alcatraz boasts a long and eclectic history. KQED explores it all in a walking tour of the island, beautifully taped in high-definition format. Host Greg Sherwood joins National Park Service ranger John Cantwell and other experts as they explore the ruins where Civil War soldiers protected California's gold from Confederate plots, see where Native Americans made a thrilling statement for self-determination and uncover much more of the island's surprising past. duration 1:29:11   STEREO TVG
  • 3:15 am
    Lost Treasures of the Ancient World [#205] Empires in the Americas This fascinating program highlights the amazing parallels between the two great American societies of the Aztecs and the Incas. duration 49:41   STEREO TVG
  • 4:05 am
    Above Yellowstone The first-ever aerial tour of Yellowstone National Park reveals Yellowstone as never seen before - virtually all of the park from the air - to celebrate its natural wonders and to provide a brief contextual history of its geology, Native peoples, wildlife and its current status as a destination for 3.6 million annual visitors. Included: The Lamar Valley, The Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, Forest Fire, The Geyser Basins and parts of Yellowstone as seen during the flight of a Bald Eagle. duration 22:03   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 am
    Gallery: The National Museum of the American Indian This program charts the unveiling and dedication of the first Smithsonian museum dedicated exclusively to American Indians. The grand unveiling of the National Museum of the American Indian coincided with the six-day, outdoor First American Festival and the Native Nations Festival. The colorful opening day began with a Native Nations Procession, the largest gathering of Native peoples in modern history. More than 25,000 American Indians, representing more than 500 tribes and Native communities - from as far north as Alaska to as far south as Chile - participated in this historic event. During the program, the museum's architects discuss the conception and design of the striking building, and landscaping, which was created to resemble a land form shaped by rain, water and nature. Throughout the documentary, American Indians share their thoughts on the importance of the museum, their heritage and passing along traditions to the next generation. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 am
    Travelscope [#312H] Madhya Pradesh, India - The Heart of India Joseph begins his adventure in India's capital, Delhi, and then makes a pilgrimage to the ancient Hindu and Jain temples of Khajuraho with their erotic life-affirming 1,000-year-old carvings. His journey of discovery draws him from rural villages to palace ruins. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:30 am
    Smart Travels - Europe With Rudy Maxa [#112] Amsterdam and the Netherlands The country of the Netherlands inspired the Dutch masters and became a powerhouse that conquered the sea. We bicycle to Amsterdam's great art museums to see the works of Van Gogh and Rembrandt. Then we climb to the attic where Anne Frank and her family hid from the Nazis. Later, we prowl windmills and check out Amsterdam's infamous red-light district. Next stop is the Hague, home to the International Court of Justice. Finally, we peek at the delightful city of Delft where we learn techniques for making world-renowned china. Tips on riding trolleys and buying Delftware. duration 28:18   STEREO TVG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Wai Lana Yoga [#109] Neti(Sinus and Nasal Cleaning) Wai Lana explains how cleansing the sinuses with warm water and salt can result in fewer colds and sinus infections. duration 27:55   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 am
    Priscilla's Yoga Stretches [#55] 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 [#56] 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 [#229] duration 26:40   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sit and Be Fit [#1104] Strengthen Brain Processing Areas Integrating exercises from Neuronet exercise specialist, Sandra Dearman, Mary Ann shares exercises that strengthen pathways between different processing areas of the brain. duration 27:08   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique [#718] Strengthen Hips and Improve Balance duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#312] Northwestern Switzerland Burt takes us to a 500-year-old divorce court, a 2000-year-old Roman kitchen, and a ferry that offers travelers a short course in philosophy as they cross the Rhine River. We take a look at Basil's carnival, learn why cookies are sold in tins, see how paper was first made and discover why calligraphy survived the invention of the printing press and the computer. duration 26:37   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#504] Little Europe: San Marino, Monaco, Vatican City, Liechtenstein, and Andorra Don't blink as we blitz through Europe's tiniest countries: Vatican City, the world's smallest country, comes with the planet's biggest church. The fairytale princedom of Monaco lures visitors with its fancy casino and glamorous views. Italy's last independent hill town, San Marino still looks formidable, as does the castle-guarded principality of Liechtenstein. And tiny Andorra entertains shoppers and hikers alike, surrounded by the rugged beauty of the Pyrenees. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:30 am
    Smart Travels - Europe With Rudy Maxa [#113] Copenhagen and Denmark Join Rudy in the wondrous kingdom of legend and fairytale - Denmark. Here Vikings plundered and Hans Christian Anderson spun children's stories. In cozy Copenhagen, we splurge on pastries, visit the Little Mermaid and dance till dawn at Tivoli Gardens. On a day trip to Roskilde, we check out three incredibly well preserved Viking ships. We ride horseback through the Danish countryside, stroll through writer Karen Blixen's gardens, and storm the moat at "Prince Hamlet's" Castle. Tips on canal rides and museum passes. duration 27:37   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 am
    California's Gold [#2005] Mudpots In this muddy adventure, Huell travels to some very remote areas to take an up close and personal look at "mudpots." Mudpots only occur three places in the US and one of them is right here in California. The first stop is the Imperial Wildlife Area. Huell and a member of the Fish and Game take a look at huge mounds of bubbling, oozing, popping and exploding mudpots. This is a public area that is open to mud lovers one and all. Next, it's off to some privately owned land, which has some extraordinary mudpots. Photographer Jack Hobart has made some amazing images with still and video cameras over the years of this secret spot, which he shares with Huell. duration 27:35  
  • 10:30 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)
  • 11:00 am
    Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef [#211] Phyllo Fun Chef Keller reveals how store-bought phyllo dough can be a secret weapon for home cooks who are looking for fast and elegant recipes. He uses it to create delicious appetizers and a mouth-watering fruit dessert. Recipes: Goat Cheese Stuffed Phyllo with Mushrooms, Spinach, Pine Nuts & Bacon, Pineapple & Dried Cherry Phyllo Packages with Rum Creme Anglaise. duration 27:05   TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:30 am
    Baking with Julia [#108] Lauren Groveman Bagel maven Lauren Groveman from Larchmont, New York visits Julia Child in her kitchen. Groveman demonstrates how to make bagels. Bagels need to be boiled before baking. Groveman adds baking soda and sugar to help brown the bagels during baking. After boiling, Groveman flavors the top and the bottom of the bagels. She bakes the bagels on top of a tile and tosses ice cubes on the bottom of the oven to create steam. She also prepares vegetable cream cheese, smoked salmon and scallions cream cheese and chopped chicken livers to top her home-made bagels. duration 24:54   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Ciao Italia [#2025] Cookie Favorites / Biscotti Favoriti Peter Scognamillo is one great baker and he's just a kid! When Mary Ann invites him to stop by nella cucina to make cookies, Peter brings his recipe for Maddalena Raspberry Cookies; two buttery, crisp wafers filled with raspberry jam. Then it's Mary Ann's turn, and she shows Peter how to make Almond Crisps. Open up that cookie jar! duration 26:22   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 pm
    Primal Grill with Steven Raichlen [#212] On The Wing A football game would be a sorry experience without tailgating. And tailgating revolves around grilling. Of course, just as the meaning of "football" varies around the world, so does what you grill. Whether the ball is oval or round, whether the game is football or soccer, this show will help you smoke the competition. Next up: grilled quesadillas, burgers three ways; and grilled pork chop "calzones." Recipes: Grilled quesadillas; Burgers 3 ways: hamburgers with herb butter; inside out cheeseburgers; and Bosnian pletzkavicha; Grilled pork chop "calzones"; Side dish: grilled horn peppers and grilled tomatoes. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 pm
    b organic with Michele Beschen [#303] Aronia Berries Michele visits with a couple of the leading Aronia Berry Experts and Growers to learn more about this newly celebrated SuperFood. They share delicious recipes, products to look for, and how to grow Aronia Berry plants in your own backyard. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Ask This Old House [#1105H] Planting Palm Trees/Replacing an Old Heating System With One That's More Efficient Landscape contractor Roger Cook heads to Miami to help a homeowner plant several varieties of palm trees in her front yard. Then, Roger, along with host Kevin O'Connor, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey and general contractor Tom Silva, asks, "What Is It?" Afterward, Kevin shares information on new light bulbs. And Richard replaces an old heating system and hot water heater with a much smaller and more efficient single appliance. duration 25:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Best of "The Joy of Painting" [#2802] Warm Summer Day The days of summer provide such cherished memories; this Bob Ross painting will inspire your imagination for years to come. duration 27:35   TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    Best of "The Joy of Painting" [#2602] Deep Woods Bob Ross creates a woodsy scene with lots of fog and little trickling waterfalls; it's so easy to paint, try it yourself! duration 28:43   TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Simply Ming [#823] Ginger & Cream Guest Chef: Jasper White. This week, Ming shows us that ginger and cream aren't just for dessert. Ming demonstrates how these two elements can be used in three savory "All-In-One" dishes. Ming prepares Sweet Potato Pot Pie...a vegetarian delight! Ming also makes Chicken and Sweet Potato Pot Pie. Leftovers are used to prepare Sweet Potato Ginger Soup. To satisfy his sweet tooth, Ming makes a quick and delectable dessert, Ginger Tapioca Brulee. Then Ming swings by Cambridge's Summer Shack where Chef Jasper White is cooking his Mussels with Ginger and Cream. duration 27:59   STEREO TVG
  • 3:30 pm
    Delicious TV's Vegan Mashup [#101] Party Foods This episode is packed with good ideas and Miyoko goes "nutty" for vegan cheese you'll have to try to believe! With our guest chef topping it off with a Cherry Sangria, you'll be ready to throw your next party. Gruyere and Pear Croustade/Tempeh Bites/Tzatsiki/Beet Tapenade/Cherry Sangria/Ceveche. duration 26:40   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:00 pm
    Nick Stellino's Family Kitchen [#506] Sicilian Salad with Sauteed Shrimp, Pasta with Pine Nuts, Raisins and Tomatoes . duration 27:06   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 pm
    Lidia's Italy In America [#111H] From Coast to Coast: Three Favorite pastas in America In this episode, Lidia begins with a trip to Gilroy, California to learn all about the town's impressive Italian culinary heritage, and then crosses the country to visit Union Square Market in Manhattan, where she checks out the freshest vegetables to make the perfect Pasta alla Primavera. Together with Becco's Billy Gallagher, Lidia prepares three of America's favorite pasta dishes: Pasta alla Primavera, Fettucine Alfredo, and Spaghetti Aglio e Olio. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    Julia Child: Cooking with Master Chefs [#113] Andre Soltner For 40 years, Andre Soltner was at the helm of the unrivaled New York City restaurant Lutece. In this segment taped in 1993, Chef Andre prepares Tarte Flambee, Alsatian Meat Stew, and a classic Tarte Citron. duration 25:32   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 pm
    Jacques Pepin: More Fast Food My Way [#212H] Spice Up Your Life When Claudine comes to visit, Jacques wants to spend the day with his daughter and granddaughter so he turns to his pressure cooker to prepare a Lamb Curry in half the time and serves it over Rice with Raisins. To begin the meal, Jacques manages to stretch four ounces of sea scallops into a dish serving four people in the form of Scallop Pancakes on Boston Salad -- the smell of the pancakes as they cook make it impossible for them to resist sharing the first ones straight out of the pan. For the finale, Jacques transforms a tortilla and a can of apricots into a beautiful and delicious Crisp Apricot. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence [#113H] Asia Express Joanne embraces teaching traditional recipes and then showing new ways to use them. She and her student Reggie make mayonnaise and create an Asian inspired meal of tuna burgers with wasabi mayonnaise and Thai cabbage and grapefruit slaw, leaving Reggie wondering if he will ever buy mayonnaise again. Recipes: Grilled Yellowtail Tuna Burgers with Wasabi Mayonnaise and Thai Cabbage and Grapefruit Slaw. Student: Reggie Wooden, Student. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 pm
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1108H] Coffee Break Sweets Who's ready for a treat? Stop by the test kitchen to learn how to make Ultimate Banana Bread with test cook Julia Collin Davison. Then, test cook Yvonne Ruperti reveals the secrets to foolproof Cream Cheese Coffee Cake. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried uncovers the best electric kettles in the Equipment Corner. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#31354Z] A repeated warning to Washington: if the U.S. goes over the fiscal cliff, it would push the economy into a recession. Europe delivers a downbeat economic outlook for the next year and China prepares to anoint a new leader. NBR's Tom Hudson speaks with Nick Colas, Chief Investment Officer at ConvergEx. A look at how GOP economic policies could change as election day demographics change. NBR's Sylvia Hall reports from Washington. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 7:30 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#701H] Bellanico, Davey Jones Deli and Gamine Bellanico, Davey Jones Deli and Gamine are the restaurants selected by local diners. Will the three guests agree on their Bay Area favorites? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 pm
    Oscar Hammerstein II - Out of My Dreams An entertaining look at the innovative genius who created musical theater as we know it today. His career spanned almost 40 years, from operettas such as "Rose-Marie" and "The Desert Song," to the groundbreaking "Show Boat," to the legendary musicals he wrote with Richard Rodgers - "Oklahoma!" - "Carousel" - "South Pacific" - "The King and I" - "Flower Drum Song" - and "The Sound of Music." duration 57:00   STEREO TVG
  • 9:30 pm
    Andy Williams: Moon River and Me This program offers a collection of remarkable musical performances from Andy's classic TV series. All performances - many of his hits as well as a tantalizing array of standards - are full-length, in color, and digitally re-mastered from the original master tapes of the Emmy Award-winning series. The sole "voice" in this special will be Andy himself, contributing his personal remembrances of each song. duration 57:46   TVG
  • 11:00 pm
    Legendary Bing Crosby Celebrated crooner Bing Crosby was an entertainment icon, capturing the hearts of fans around the world through his remarkable songs and memorable film and television appearances. This program presents many of the entertainer's best performances from his network specials, which aired from 1954 to 1977, including recently discovered, digitally recovered footage and clips that have not been seen since their original broadcast. It seamlessly blends full-song performances with enlightening interviews from his wife Kathryn, film critic Leonard Maltin, television personality Regis Philbin, music legend Andy Williams, performer Michael Feinstein and more. duration 57:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#18229H] (broadcast date: 11/08/12)
    * a rebroadcast of a discussion about America in 2012 with Amy Gutmann, President, the University of Pennsylvania; David Brooks of The New York Times; Jon Meacham, Executive Editor and Executive Vice President at Random House; Thomas L. Friedman of The New York Times; and Tom Brokaw of NBC News.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
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