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KQED Life: Sunday, January 20, 2013

Comcast 189  •  Digital 54.3

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Sunday, January 20, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    Roadtrip Nation [#805H] Albuquerque, NM / Chicago, IL The Roadtrippers are in Albuquerque, NM, salvaging what they can from their burnt Green RV-the aftermath of a mechanical fire that caused the vehicle to burn down. After they decide that they want to continue their Roadtrip, a few of the Roadtrip Nation staff arrive and they're given a new Green RV named "Norm." Moving onward to Atlanta, Ga., they speak with notable portrait artist Ross R. Rossin. Next, in Chicago, Ill., they meet with entrepreneur and famed business executive Alana Ward Robinson. The Roadtrippers hear her story of struggle as an African-American female trying to make it in the burgeoning (and mainly white male) tech industry. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    On Story [#102] The challenges of creating fantastical world and getting the audience to suspend their disbelief are discussed by the creative minds behind Star Trek, Transformers, El Mariachi, and Watchmen. Features David Hayter, Robert Orci, Damon, Lindelof, and Robert Rodriguez. Film: Tadpoles by Miguel Alvarez. duration 26:45   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 am
    Great Performances [#3607(] Jackie Evancho: Dream with Me In Concert Jackie Evancho - the ten year-old girl with the extraordinary big voice - makes her Great Performances solo concert debut. Already familiar to national audiences from her debut appearances on America's Got Talent, Evancho's solo concert celebrates the release of her first full length solo album, Dream with Me, and was taped at the spectacular grounds of the magnificent Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota, Florida. duration 58:18   SRND51 TVG
  • 2:30 am
    Unleash The Power of the Female Brain with Dr. Amen Bestselling author and brain expert Dr. Daniel Amen offers insight on the unique characteristics and needs of the female brain along with a practical, prescriptive program targeted specifically for women to help them thrive. He addresses the issues women ask about the most including fertility, pregnancy, menopause, weight, stress, anxiety, insomnia, and relationships. duration 1:59:22   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 am
    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
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Wai Lana Yoga [#521] Special: Recovery from Childbirth - Part 1 Practice these poses to get your abs back in shape and tighten up the pelvic muscles. Wai Lana will also show you a deep breathing technique you can do alongside your baby. duration 27:50   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 am
    Priscilla's Yoga Stretches [#21] 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 [#22] 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 [#212] duration 26:57   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sit and Be Fit [#1210] Facial Exercises Facial exercises are important because they increase sensory awareness in mouth and encourage facial expression. These exercises are essential for anyone experiencing neurological challenges. duration 27:20   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique [#906H] Weight Loss: Focusing On Leg Work duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 am
    Growing A Greener World [#321H] Permaculture (Raleigh, Nc & Americus, Ga) Beyond organic gardening, permaculture incorporates those practices and more, drawing from a number of agricultural disciplines by incorporating organic farm practices, agroforestry, integrated farming and ecology. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    P. Allen Smith's Garden to Table [#112H] Amber Waves of Grain P. Allen Smith visits with a neighboring wheat farmer and talks about what it takes to grow hundreds of acres of grain. Allen also visits the rice capital of the world in Stuttgart, Arkansas during one of its busiest times of the year. Allen also shows us how to put grains to use in the kitchen with a couple of his favorite recipes. duration 26:40   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 am
    Victory Garden [#3404Z] Edible Gardens This week, the program is digging in and showing you how to prepare, grow and feast from a victory garden of your own. Gardening correspondent Paul Epsom shares tips from New York's finest - the edible gardens at the New York Botanical Garden. The art of seed saving will enable you to grow the best from the past - magnificent varieties of antique flowers and heirlooms vegetables. Host Jamie Durie is in Sonoma California to tour the Cornerstone Festival of Gardens, which features garden ideas form the worlds' leading architects. And Chef Michel Nischan talks about potatoes in his "homegrown" segment, offering practical tips for how best to grow, cook and eat them. duration 26:46   TVG
  • 10:00 am
    Garden Smart [#3001] A classical botanical garden makes a perfect outdoor garden school. Join us as GS visits the experts who provide great garden tips for your home garden. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 am
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#404H] Borobudur Restaurant, Alegria's, Poggio Indonesian food starts the show at Borobudur Restaurant. Then traditional Spanish cuisine at Alegria's. Finally we visit Poggio for an Italian dining experience. duration 26:21   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    Market Warriors [#114H] Antiquing In Chicago, Il The pickers head to the Randolph Street Market in Chicago, Illinois, where the target assignment is to find something from the 1970s. One picker runs out of time as another intentionally tries to hoodwink his opponents about an item made three decades later. Off-screen host provides the play-by-play on his outrageous bluffing. Pickers also try to sell items bought at a previous flea market. Notable finds include a pair of mid-century fiberglass chairs, a modern coffee table and an Aunt Jemima clock. The winning picker is determined at A. N. Abell Auction Company in Los Angeles, California. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Leading Gen [#206] Ten people, ages 12-74, are featured including: "Harpo," the clown, who communicates only through pantomime but is able to share his life values and goals to enrich the lives of others. Nettie E. White, age 68, and Eric Sensiba, age 67, discuss their experiences of mentoring children in the "Big Brothers, Big Sisters" programs, while Ahidaly and Michael, tell about the importance of the friendships with their mentors. The "Quilters" express their joy in making and donating quilts to the needy. Sue Priest, age 55, a veteran, who chairs the "Healing Field" in honor of fallen soldiers, expresses her patriotism. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 pm
    b organic with Michele Beschen [#106] Restyled Outdoor Home Enhancements Clever ways to enhance your outdoor spaces using unique reclaimed goods. Michele Beschen is joined by backyard conservationist Sheila O'Riley who shares her innovative ideas for recycling old sinks into fountains and birdbaths. See how she rescues a corn crib from the landfill and turns it into a beautiful gazebo for her backyard and how to create a disappearing fountain for your yard by repurposing a storage tote. duration 27:16   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 pm
    Growing Bolder [#207H] No Limits How World Records are Broken - Motivated by the stories we do every week, Growing Bolder CEO Marc Middleton got back in the pool for the first time in 35 years. That was two years ago. Today, Marc is a member of Rowdy Gaines' Blu Frog Masters Team and now, the Froggers have something to croak about. World War II's Fading Memories - There aren't many people like Bill Coleman. There used to be, but World War II vets are vanishing. It's why their stories are so important. Not just for their first-hand accounts, but also to ensure the lessons they learned don't just fade into history. Come Play With Us - From fast cars to talking water -- yes, you read that right -- we're showing you the coolest new games and rides at the annual International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions expo. You won't see this stuff anywhere else ... yet! Triathlete Tony Handler Tony Handler isn't supposed to be here. Twenty-five years ago, he was diagnosed with a rare form of pancreatic cancer and given two years to live. That same year, he completed his first triathlon. After that, the cancer attacked his liver, prostate and thyroid glands but he's beat them all back. His story will inspire you to keep on fighting, no matter what life throws your way. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Healing Quest [#905] The Healing Power of Forgiveness. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:00 pm
    My Generation [#3012] Repair The World Journalist, author and playwright Janet Langhart Cohen discusses her biography, "From Rage to Reason". Operation Gratitude sends custom care packages to troops overseas. And Hug Wraps keep cancer patients warm and in high spirits. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#706H] The second Roadtrip begins with three friends from Stevensville, Montana. Aaron, Liz, and Autumn, Team "Poor Lazy Overachievers," want to get out of the "velvet coffin" of their small town. They begin their Roadtrip across the US in Los Angeles. Their first interview is with Kary Mullis, Nobel Prize-winning chemist and author of Dancing Naked in the Mind Field. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    MotorWeek [#3220H] Jaguar Xf Awd * Road Test: 2013 Hyundai Veloster Turbo * Road Test: 2012 Acura RDX *Goss' Garage: Aging Tires duration 26:46   SRND51 TVG
  • 3:30 pm
    Hometime [#2625] Timber Shed Roof and Stone The crew installs clay tile roofing and natural stone cladding for the walls. duration 25:14   TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    This Old House [#3216H] Essex 2012/13, A Cottage in the Wood Kevin and Norm tour scenic Essex, Massachusetts, and roll up to the new project: a 1935 English-style cottage in the woods that homeowners John and Julie Corcoran hope to turn into an accessible in-law residence for aging parents. Architect Sally DeGan and Tom use a 3-D model to preview the plan for aging in place, and work begins. duration 25:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 pm
    Ask This Old House [#1116H] Hanging a Flat Panel TV/Controlling Insects Without Pesticides Master electrician Scott Caron helps a homeowner hang a flat panel television on the wall and conceal all the wiring. Back in the workshop, Scott shows host Kevin O'Connor examples of different types of electrical outlets. Then, Kevin, along with landscape contractor Roger Cook, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey and general contractor Tom Silva, asks, "What Is It?" Afterward, Roger heads to Miami to help a homeowner control the insect pests in her yard without the use of pesticides. duration 25:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    Victory Garden [#3404Z] Edible Gardens This week, the program is digging in and showing you how to prepare, grow and feast from a victory garden of your own. Gardening correspondent Paul Epsom shares tips from New York's finest - the edible gardens at the New York Botanical Garden. The art of seed saving will enable you to grow the best from the past - magnificent varieties of antique flowers and heirlooms vegetables. Host Jamie Durie is in Sonoma California to tour the Cornerstone Festival of Gardens, which features garden ideas form the worlds' leading architects. And Chef Michel Nischan talks about potatoes in his "homegrown" segment, offering practical tips for how best to grow, cook and eat them. duration 26:46   TVG
  • 5:30 pm
    Theater Talk [#525] Sir Tim Rice Our favorite knight, the lyricist and librettist Sir Tim Rice joins us to discuss his celebrated shows Jesus Christ Superstar and Evita, both of which are currently being revived on Broadway. Rice also talks about his new show, From Here to Eternity, a musical adaptation of James Jones' World War II novel, and shares a few dry observations about Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber's new reality TV show in Britain, on which the public will pick "Jesus" for an upcoming UK stadium tour of Superstar (not to be confused with the critically celebrated version directed by Des McAnuff, playing in NYC now). duration 26:48   STEREO TVG
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Between The Lines with Barry Kibrick [#1237] Joseph Grenny - Influencer A look at economics and how we got to where we are. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 pm
    Spark! [#208] Fusion Spark explores the fusion of cultures, styles and disciplines that make up the incredibly diverse Bay Area art scene.
    * Muslim Women's Spoken Word Collective, Calligraphy of Thought
    Go inside the Bay Area's burgeoning Muslim spoken word, poetry, and hip hop scene with Calligraphy of Thought poets as they create and rehearse new works for a performance at the Box Theater in Oakland celebrating the release of several new albums on the Remarkable Current label.
    * Sculptural Costumer, Sha Sha Higby
    Sha Sha Higby approaches dance through the medium of sculpture. Using the painterly manipulation of materials and textures, she creates intricate costumes made of wood, silk, paper and gold leaf. Animated by Higby's incredibly subtle and beautiful dance movements, the costume, interwoven with a labyrinth of delicate props, creates a path in which movement and stillness meet.
    * Punk Rock Orchestra
    Witness the spectacle that is the Punk Rock Orchestra. Led by conductor John Gluck, who trades in his baton for a toilet brush and sports a bright orange mohawk, The 40 piece ensemble plays classic punk songs that are specially arranged for symphonic instruments.
    duration 25:59   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 pm
    Austin City Limits [#3808H] Norah Jones/Kat Edmonson Jazz and pop cross on ACL with Norah Jones and Kat Edmonson. Jones sings songs from her Dangermouse-produced album Little Broken Hearts. Edmonson showcases the song stylings of her LP Way Down Low. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 8:00 pm
    Sun Studio Sessions [#401] Scott H. Biram Scott H. Biram blends elements or rock, blues, country, rockabilly, punk and metal into a passionate delivery that makes this one man band sound like a stage full of raucous performers. In this episode, Biram performs several of his signature tunes and talks about his approach to genre mixing that creates his unique sound. duration 28:21   STEREO TVPG
  • 8:30 pm
    Sun Studio Sessions [#402] David Ford David Ford is a British singer-songwriter who has grown a loyal following from his brilliant live performances on both sides of the Atlantic. In this episode, David performs several of his latest songs and talks about his approach to songwriting. duration 27:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:00 pm
    Sun Studio Sessions [#403] Lucero Lucero are a Memphis band whose high energy live performances have gained them fans from coast to coast. In this episode, Lucero performs songs of their latest record "Women and Work" including the title track. duration 26:32   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:30 pm
    Sun Studio Sessions [#404] Dale Watson Dale Watson is an Austin, Texas troubadour whose style harkens back to country music's golden days of the 1950s delivered with a modern flair to put his own timely stamp on the genre. On this episode, Dale performs many of his signature tunes, including songs from his latest record "The Sun Sessions." duration 26:16   STEREO TVPG
  • 10:00 pm
    Sun Studio Sessions [#405] Delta Blues Experience, Part One duration 26:23   STEREO TVPG
  • 10:30 pm
    Sun Studio Sessions [#406] Delta Blues Experience, Part Two duration 25:56   STEREO TVPG
  • 11:00 pm
    Detroit Blues & Beyond: Exploring Detroit's Rich Blues Culture It's not often that five legends of the Detroit blues scene gather to perform on the same stage, but that's exactly what happened on this magical night in Detroit. Alberta Adams, Calvin Cooke Sr., Sir Mack Rice, Johnnie Bassett and the Howling Diablos came together for one knock-out performance! duration 56:45   STEREO TVG
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#210H] The Best of West Ireland: Dingle, Galway, and the Aran Islands Ireland in the extreme is best experienced on its west coast in Gaeltachts, where the people speak Gaelic and the rugged villages have changed little over the generations. After exploring the rugged and remote Aran Islands, we settle into Galway, dance in a castle at a medieval folk banquet and delve into Ireland in the extreme: Dingle Peninsula. Ringing with traditional music from its rustic pubs, dotted with prehistoric "fairy forts," if you'll fall in love with Ireland, chances are it'll be right here. duration 27:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#1003] Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Philadelphia is one of America's oldest and most interesting cities and the birthplace of our nation. Find out how it was founded as a Quaker colony and why it's the guardian of The Liberty Bell. Learn why Philadelphia is considered the city of brotherly love, tour the largest collection of outdoor murals and visit a Masonic Temple. Take a taste of Philly's traditional foods. duration 26:47   STEREO TVG
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