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KQED Life: Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Comcast 189  •  Digital 54.3

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Wednesday, December 19, 2012
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#607] Oslo The proud spirit of the Norwegian people shines in every dimension of their capital city - from its once-fearsome Viking ships to its sleek new Opera House, from tales of World War II heroism to the constant festival of its thriving harbor front. Connecting with the culture, we enjoy art-from Vigeland's statues to Monch's scream-and cap things off by joining local friends for a sail on their fjord. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#610] Chimayo, New Mexico In the Sangre de Cristo Mountains in northern New Mexico there is a small adobe sanctuary that is visited by over 300,000 people each year. It is known as the "Lourdes of America", and for thousands of years the land under the church has been considered magical by the local Native Americans. Burt Wolf tours the site, looks into the conflicting legends of its history, and investigates the miraculous healings that have been attributed to its sacred soil. duration 26:04   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 am
    Antiques Roadshow [#1620H] Greatest Gifts A Louis Comfort Tiffany gift necklace from a husband or a Fender bass guitar as a birthday present -- these memorable gifts turned out to be valuable and notable items. This special episode is filled with appraisals featuring items that guests received as presents and will leave you writing your own holiday wish list. duration 56:16   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 am
    Antiques Roadshow [#1202H] Baltimore, Maryland - Hour Two Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Francis Wahlgren beckon AR fans to Baltimore, Maryland's Edgar Allen Poe House and Museum - where Poe composed some of his first short stories - to learn the tell-tale details that determine the value of Poe literary works. At the Baltimore Convention Center, appraisers usher in unique and personal finds, including a World Championship jacket worn by Colts legend Johnny Unitas; a rare 18th-century embroidered English men's vest; and a painting - nearly stepped on while its owner rummaged through an attic - by renowned impressionist landscape artist W. L. Metcalf, valued at $150,000. duration 55:03   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 am
    POV [#2503H] The City Dark Is darkness becoming extinct? When filmmaker Ian Cheney moves from rural Maine to New York City and discovers streets awash in light and skies devoid of stars, he embarks on a journey to America's brightest and darkest corners, asking astronomers, cancer researchers and ecologists what is lost in the glare of city lights. Blending a humorous, searching narrative with poetic footage of the night sky, "The City Dark" provides a fascinating introduction to the science of the dark and an exploration of our relationship to the stars. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 4:00 am
    Airplay: The Rise and Fall of Rock Radio This program documents the history of rock radio - from the AM deejays to the FM pioneers who fanned the flames of the '60s, to the silencing of rock radio by the government and big-business interests, to its promise of rebirth on satellite radio. It shares the story of the 50-year struggle for the soul of music radio, told by the deejays and the artists they made stars. Musicians include: Crosby, Stills and Nash, Grace Slick, Little Steven Van Zandt, Bob Weir and Ray Manzarek (The Doors). In addition, legendary disc jockeys talk about the hits and the history they made together through interviews, archival footage and airchecks, some never seen or heard on television before. duration 59:21   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 am
    Travelscope [#102] Flathead Valley, Montana A river runs into it - Flathead Lake, that is, the largest natural fresh water lake West of the Mississippi. It's the beauty of the lake and the area's rivers and streams, not to mention, Glacier National Park that leads Joseph into the Flathead Valley to partake of the area's activities and scenic attractions. duration 25:00   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 am
    Smart Travels - Europe With Rudy Maxa [#402] Edinburgh and Scotland Friendly and feisty, Scotland makes us feel right at home. In Edinburgh, we climb the ramparts of this city's famous castle, shop for kilts, visit mysterious Rosslyn chapel and thrill to a spooky ghost tour. Then we head to historic St. Andrew's to practice our swing on the world's most famous golf course. In the Scottish highlands, we try our hand at skeet shooting and falconry, and tour the Dewar's whisky distillery. Then it's off to historic Stirling to stroll the battlefields of Braveheart before setting sail on legendary Loch Lomand. Tips on golf and Scotch whisky. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Wai Lana Yoga [#506] Get The Edge with Yoga Whether you run, lift weights, or play soccer, basketball, or tennis, Wai Lana's stretches counterbalance tight muscles, giving you winning-edge flexibility. Learn a meditation that will put you on top of your mental game, too. duration 27:55   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 am
    Priscilla's Yoga Stretches [#113] 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 [#114] 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 [#123] Standing Forward Folds With Standing Camel, Padahastasana, Parsvokonasana. duration 27:15   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sit and Be Fit [#1101] Safe Driving Skills Mary Ann combines a number of exercises to sharpen driving skills by working the brain, eyes and hand/eye coordination. duration 27:27   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique [#817Z] Strengthen & Shape Your Legs duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#610] Chimayo, New Mexico In the Sangre de Cristo Mountains in northern New Mexico there is a small adobe sanctuary that is visited by over 300,000 people each year. It is known as the "Lourdes of America", and for thousands of years the land under the church has been considered magical by the local Native Americans. Burt Wolf tours the site, looks into the conflicting legends of its history, and investigates the miraculous healings that have been attributed to its sacred soil. duration 26:04   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#607] Oslo The proud spirit of the Norwegian people shines in every dimension of their capital city - from its once-fearsome Viking ships to its sleek new Opera House, from tales of World War II heroism to the constant festival of its thriving harbor front. Connecting with the culture, we enjoy art-from Vigeland's statues to Monch's scream-and cap things off by joining local friends for a sail on their fjord. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:30 am
    Smart Travels - Europe With Rudy Maxa [#403] Barcelona and Costa Brava A Mediterranean marvel, Barcelona simmers with beautiful beaches, medieval mazes, eye popping art and hypnotic architecture. From tapas bars, to surrealist art, to Modernist structures, we'll feast on Barcelona's delights. Rambles along La Rambla, Gaudi's treasures, a neighborhood festival, designer shopping and waterfront fun are some of the highlights. For the best in beaches we head north to the coves of the Costa Brava. Tips on tapas and nightlife. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 am
    California's Gold [#4004] Sub-Net It's huge, metal and reaches across the Golden Gate, but it's not a bridge. Join Huell as he visits the site of the WWII antisubmarine net built to keep Japanese subs out of San Francisco. Long before the Tiburon Sub-Net Depot was there, this small piece of land across the bay from San Francisco had many incarnations. Among them were: home to Native Americans, an original Spanish Ranchero, the largest Codfish drying plant on the west coast, a coaling station for the Navy, and it was where the cables for the Golden Gate Bridge were spun. In fact, if you look closely at low tide, you can still see them. Come on along with us as we get an up-close look at this little, but important, piece of California's Gold. duration 27:26  
  • 10:30 am
    Travelscope [#103] New Brunswick, Canada Joseph falls into winter in New Brunswick, Canada. In New Brunswick - Canada's only official bi-lingual province - the English and French Acadian thrive in perfect harmony. This episode features a bi-cultural, bi-seasonal view of this beautiful Atlantic province. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 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 [#311] Jeffrey Alford and Naomi Duguid Toronto bakers, Jeffrey Alfor and Naomi Duguid, and cookbook author Beatrice Ojakangas visit this week's episode to make naan and Swedish hardtack, types of flat breads. duration 24:46   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Ciao Italia [#2202] More Than Pizza/Piu' Della Pizza Mary Ann says goodbye to ordinary, everyday pizza and uses its dough to create a mouthwatering Spinach and Cheese Tart in a savory pumpkin seed Crust. Then she turns heads - and dough - to put a new twist on an old favorite by making Pepperoni Pizza Pretzels. Don't order take out. Stay home and do this instead. duration 26:55   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 pm
    Primal Grill with Steven Raichlen [#202] In A Hurry Seafood may come from the water, but nothing brings out its briny succulence like the high, dry, smoky heat of the grill. This truth is readily apparent on the beaches of Brazil, at the waterfront grill stalls in Asia, and the seaside communities of the Yucatan. Here are three great grilled seafood dishes that solve the age-old problems of fish sticking to the grill grate or breaking apart when you go to turn it: Brazilian coconut grilled shrimp, Asian garlic grilled halibut, and Yucatan bluefish or snapper grilled in banana leaves. Grilled asparagus rafts make an appropriately nautical accompaniment. Recipes: Brazilian coconut shrimp kebabs; Garlic halibut; Side dish-asparagus rafts; Bluefish or snapper in banana leaves. 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 [#612] Morris Chair Join the editors of Woodsmith magazine as they show you the tips and techniques to create this heirloom Morris chair. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Sewing with Nancy [#2615] Sewing with Nancy's 30th Anniversary Special, Part 2 Celebrate past and present memorable experiences with Nancy's special guests and a live TV audience. Gail Brown, Natalie Sewell, and Eileen Roche are among the special guests that reminisce with Nancy about past TV programs and their experiences then and now on Sewing With Nancy. See touching "Creative Kindness" and "Nancy's Corner" exerpts and hilarious TV clips and bloopers. Plus, hear from several of Nancy's sewing fans. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    Sewing with Nancy [#2616] Embellish Outside The Box, Part 1 Revitalize your wardrobe as you embellish "outside the box"-create artsy free-form details. Designer and playful stitcher Vicki Tracy joins Nancy in a quest to embellish without any rules. They decorate a variety of clothing and accessories with beads, buttons, and nontraditional trim as they do easy and clever techniques such as carefree couching, button collages, sassy sandwiching, edgy ruffles, and more. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Simply Ming [#921Z] Samson Chan & Shellfish Ming meets up with Chef Samson Chan, the mastermind behind one of Singapore's favorite restaurants, Barnacles. Together they shop for some great living treasures from the South China Sea at Grand Atlantic Fishery. Bringing back the freshest seafood to Chef Samson's restaurant for an afternoon of cooking on the fly, they'll show us how easy it is too cook with the shell on! duration 27:42   STEREO TVG
  • 3:30 pm
    Delicious TV's Totally Vegetarian [#303] Polenta Perfection Polenta provides a perfect base for stews. In this episode, Toni pulls together two savory, meals pairing fast-cooking soft polenta with a yummy Puy Lentil Stew with Spinach and a sensational Spicy Moroccan Eggplant Stew. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:00 pm
    Nick Stellino Cooking with Friends [#209Z] Garlic Crab & Fennel Salad The kitchen is jumping when Chef Brian Poor of Portland City Grill in Portland, OR visits Nick and shares his recipes for Garlic Roasted Whole Dungeness Crab and Arugula and Fennel Salad. Nick follows with amazing Veal Milanese and scrumptious Apple Crumble. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 pm
    Lidia's Italy In America [#210H] New England's Italy As the Italian immigrants settled the Northeastern coast of the United States, they did what they knew from their homeland. In many cases, this included fishing for the local catch. In this episode, Lidia makes Calamari Fra Diavolo over Linguine and she also prepares a Salt Cod, Potato & String Bean Salad. For dessert, there is nothing like a super simple and totally delicious "Zuppa Inglese." duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    Baking with Julia [#202] Beatrice Ojakangas Julia welcomes Beatrice Ojakangas, a Scandinavian Cookbook author from Duluth, Minnesota into her kitchen, where Beatrice demonstrates how to make a series of real Danish pastries. She shows her how to make the flaky dough, the apricot, prune and cream fillings that go inside, and the sugar glaze that goes on the outside. Beatrice ends by showing Julia how to manipulate the dough into a Danish Braid. duration 24:54   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 pm
    Essential Pepin [#106H] Special Spuds Garlic Mashed Potatoes; Potato Ragout; Gratin Dauphinoise; Cream Puff Potatoes. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Joanne Weir's Cooking Class [#216] Asparagus Salad with Tangy Relish & Rolled Pork with Figs Joanne's watchful instruction and encouragement gives her student Yasu the confidence to try more challenging recipes. Recipes: grilled asparagus salad with lemon shallot relish, pork tenderloin with onion, orange and fig marmalade. Student: Yasu Maskay - Public Relations Consultant. Wine Segment: "What is a Master Sommelier?" with Master Sommelier Andrea Robinson. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 pm
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1111H] Southern Fare, Reinvented Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make pulled pork without using a grill! Next, equipment expert Adam Reid reviews electric pressure cookers in the Equipment Corner. Then, science expert Guy Crosby teaches Chris about the science behind brining. And finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison reveals a recipe for Easier Fried Chicken. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32011Z] President Obama urges House Speaker John Boehner to take the deal on the fiscal cliff...calling it something Republicans can be proud of. NBR's Darren Gersh has the latest on the negotiations going on in Washington. Johnson Controls says business is looking good for 2013 but going over the fiscal cliff could change that. NBR's Susie Gharib speaks with Johnson Controls President & CEO Stephen Roell. And, the U.S. Treasury revs-up plans to sell its stake in General Motors. But, is the automaker ready to stand alone? NBR's Suzanne Pratt has details. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 7:30 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
  • 9:00 pm
    Super Brain with Dr. Rudy Tanzi This program explores new discoveries in neuroscience that maximize the potential of the human brain in practical and actionable ways. The field of neuroscience has been exploding with new findings by the day. Ever since it became possible to view the human brain as it lights up with activity, researchers have had to change long-held assumptions about an organ that has been called "the three-pound universe." Dr. Rudy Tanzi is introduced by his co-author Dr. Deepak Chopra. In his new program, the Harvard Medical School professor takes advantage of cutting-edge research to show the way we all can maximize our brain's potential. duration 1:28:42   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 pm
    Muddy Waters & The Rolling Stones Live On November 22, 1981, in the middle of their mammoth American tour, the Rolling Stones arrived in Chicago prior to playing 3 nights at the Rosemont Horizon. Long influenced by the Chicago blues, the band paid a visit to Muddy Waters' club, the Checkerboard Lounge, to see the legendary bluesman perform. It didn't take long before Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Ronnie Wood and Ian Stewart were joining in on stage, and later Buddy Guy and Lefty Dizz also played their part. It was a unique occasion that was fortunately captured on camera. duration 1:28:34   STEREO TVPG
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#18258H] (original broadcast date: 12/19/12)
    * George Osborne, Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer discusses Austerity in Britain
    * Richard Stengel on Time Magazine's Person of the Year: President Barack Obama.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
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