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KQED Life: Sunday, January 27, 2013

Comcast 189  •  Digital 54.3

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Sunday, January 27, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    Roadtrip Nation [#806H] Chicago, IL / Washington, DC While in Chicago, the team encounters a roadblock - the Green RV's transmission breaks. After leaving the RV at a mechanic, the Roadtrippers meet up with Food Network host and chef Gale Gand who greets them with home-baked muffins. Gale tells the team about her life of traveling, working in France, and meeting Julia Child. Afterward, the Roadtrippers meet with Alex Ross, a comic book artist who tells them about his incredible luck in his career, but stresses that anyone can do anything they want-they just have to put in the effort. Afterward, the team hears bad news: the RV won't be fixed in time for their next interviews. So, they decide to book flights to their next stop in Washington, DC, despite that Antoine has never been on a plane before. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    On Story [#103] Comedy in film is discussed by the creative minds behind To Die For, The 40 Year Old Virgin, National Lampoon's Vacation, and The Hangover. Features Harold Ramis, Judd Apatow, Buck Henry, and Jon Lucas. Film: Sleep Study by Kerri Lendo and John Merriman and My Biggest Weakness by Bradley Jackson. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 am
    Woodsongs [#1001] The Little Willies with Norah Jones duration 56:30   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 am
    Austin City Limits [#3809H] Bob Mould/Delta Spirit ACL showcases alternative rock with Bob Mould and Delta Spirit. Punk veteran Mould showcases cuts from his acclaimed record Silver Age, while young bucks Delta Spirit highlight their self-titled LP. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 3:00 am
    Masterpiece Classic [#4303(] Downton Abbey, Season 3 - Part 3 Two social revolutions arrive at Downton Abbey: the Irish civil war and the fight for women's suffrage. A mysterious conspiracy keeps Anna and Bates apart. duration 56:16   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:00 am
    America's Ballroom Challenge [#401H] Every year thousands of dancers come to Columbus, Ohio, to compete in the world's biggest ballroom dancing competition. They represent many age groups and dance styles. They come for only one reason -- to see if they have what it takes to be the very best. For those who win their divisions -- the grand finale will be their last test. When they face off against the other division champions in a winner-take-all battle for the ultimate title of "America's Best Ballroom Couple." The program is hosted by Jean Louisa Kelly. duration 1:56:46   STEREO TVG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Wai Lana Yoga [#525] Exercise Your Eyes Wai Lana shows you a simple exercise to strengthen your eyes. Then you'll relax neck and shoulder tension with a series of feel-good stretches. duration 27:55   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 am
    Priscilla's Yoga Stretches [#31] 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 [#32] 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 [#217] duration 27:04   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sit and Be Fit [#1215] Stretching Strengthening should always be followed by stretching as an important component to any workout. This episode includes some great stretching exercises to improve flexibility. duration 27:30   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique [#911H] Weight Loss: Slenderize Your Waist duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 am
    Growing A Greener World [#322H] NYC Rooftop Gardens (New York, NY) Sitting high above rush hour traffic, is a full production, organic farm - growing food in only 8-12 inches of soil spread across the rooftop of a New York City building. We visit this incredible 1-acre farm and learn how they are creating a whole new model for locally grown urban food that can be duplicated anywhere in the world. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    P. Allen Smith's Garden to Table [#113H] Crazy for Berries Allen visits a you-pick-em strawberry operation and then demonstrates how to put them to use in the kitchen to make refreshing strawberry lemonade. We'll also hear a short history lesson on the "Indian Series" of blackberries and how they were developed and get ideas for using blueberries in your landscaping. duration 26:40   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 am
    Victory Garden [#3405] Urban Oasis VG goes coast to coast today, starting with host Jamie Durie's visit to a city oasis that sits atop the Frank Gehry-designed Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles. Then, what do the rapper 50-Cent, actress Bette Midler and the Broadway show Wicked all have in common? Victory gardens! All of these folks are working with the New York Restoration Project's citywide effort to grow and eat local. The result? Community gardens are popping up all over the city.Gardening correspondent Paul Epsom is in New York to check it out and gather tips on how to build a community garden anywhere. Finally, celebrated chefs Michel Nischan and Barbara Lynch visit Boston's oldest farmer's market and mix up a fresh salad using the very best local seasonal produce. duration 26:46   TVG
  • 10:00 am
    Garden Smart [#3002] Have you got sun or got shade? In this episode, GS addresses gardening in full sun to full shade as well as pushing the zones in your garden. duration 26:36   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 am
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#405H] Indian Palace, Thanh Long, Oliveto Cafe and Restaurant First Indian Palace delivers traditional recipes in an unlikely location, followed by crab, crab and more crab at Thanh Long. Then it's Italian elegance served up at Oliveto Cafe and Restaurant. duration 27:16   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    Market Warriors [#112H] Antiquing In New Milford, CT Pickers Miller, John, Bob and Kevin head to New Milford, Connecticut, home to Elephant Trunk Country Flea Market, a weekly sale that starts at the crack of dawn and where the pickers are challenged to find something metal. Off screen host Mark L. Walberg comments on the wide array of items found, from a vintage toy truck to a coffee grinder. Pickers find themselves up against closing time as they scour the market to find items before the dealers pack up. Some notable finds include a pyrography chair and a slant front desk. In the Shop 'Til You Stop round, pickers Bob and John duke it out to determine who has first dibs on an antique butter churn. This week's items are sent to Ken Farmer's Auctions in Radford,Virginia, where the pickers find themselves neck-and-neck until the end. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Leading Gen [#207] Four people, ages 14-76, share their new adventures. Gino Roncelli, age 75, son of immigrants of modest means, works to become a multi-millionaire. Aerospace engineer Dick Knapp, age 76, now helps children learn to build and fly model airplanes. "Tommy," a child with super capabilities, talks about Dick's help. Joyce Johns, age 75, "gives back" to society by volunteering at a shelter for the homeless. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 pm
    b organic with Michele Beschen [#107] Sensible Shopping Bulk up on fresh produce the next time you shop, because you'll be inspired to start canning again. It's easy, economical and a healthy way to stock your pantry. Michele Beschen is joined by her brother, Rory Brown, to share the easy, economical and healthy ways to stock your pantry with do it yourself jams, vegetable stocks and a healthy spread alternative apple butter. duration 26:26   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 pm
    Growing Bolder [#208H] Small Actions: Big Impact Hey, Your Nose is Growing! - There are very few full-time marionette theaters in the country. One of them, Pinocchio's Marionette Theater near Orlando, Florida, is dedicated to keeping the vanishing art alive. See why they believe puppetry is not only still relevant but even more necessary in these high-tech times. Andy's New Bike - Andy was born with fetal alcohol syndrome 40 years ago. His adoptive and loving parents have always encouraged him to get involved in life and he has. He has a job, a lot of friends and gets all around town on his beloved bicycle. So, imagine his despair when it was stolen. And imagine his surprise when the very people he thought were a nuisance turned out to be some of the best friends he ever had. Restore Your Passion and Pass it On - The mission was gratifying yet overwhelming. But isn't taking on projects that are way too big the key to great accomplishment? JT Thompson had such a bright vision for an old, run-down historic home that he never had time to consider failure. And against all odds, he far exceeded even his own expectations. Be the Maestro of Your Mind - It may be music to your ears but it's actually fuel for your brain. Many studies concur -- one of the best ways to exercise your brain is by learning to play a musical instrument. As you'll see, you don't have to be Mozart to be the maestro of your mind! duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Healing Quest [#906] Emotional Fitness - Getting It and Keeping It. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:00 pm
    My Generation [#3013] Vip Tour Frank Sinatra Jr. gives a private tour of the iconic Los Angeles Capitol Records building while telling stories of his famous father. The Kodachrome King discovers America in a shoe box and a couple of Grannies go on an urban safari. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#601H] 3 young Americans fly to New Zealand to embark on a 4-week roadtrip on the other side of the world. Meeting up in Los Angeles, Ray, Fawna, and Allison fly to Auckland. Upon arrival, they paint their RV home and experience the challenge of driving on the other side of the road. Soon, they head out for their first interview with adventurer and mountain climber Peter Hillary. They then meet up with fashion designer Trelise Cooper and hip-hop and graffiti artist DLT. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 3:00 pm
    MotorWeek [#3221H] Audi A7 * Road Test: 2013 Audi A7 * Road Test: 2013 Hyundai Elantra GT/Coupe *Goss' Garage: Engine Plug Problem duration 26:46   SRND51 TVG
  • 3:30 pm
    Hometime [#2626] Timber Shed Finishing Touches The crew finishes the exterior and gets the new shed ready for winter. duration 25:14   TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    This Old House [#3217H] Essex 2012/13, Human Centered Design, and Demo Kevin visits the Institute for Human Centered Design and one of architect Sally DeGan's accessibly designed projects; the bad shed dormer is removed at the house, and work starts on a barrier-free entry. duration 25:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 pm
    Ask This Old House [#1117H] Maintaining Kitchen Appliances/Installing A Rain Gutter Host Kevin O'Connor meets appliance repairman Richie Issacson to learn how to maintain kitchen appliances. Then, Kevin, along with landscape contractor Roger Cook, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey and general contractor Tom Silva, asks, "What Is It?" Afterward, Tom helps a homeowner install a rain gutter, downspout and rain barrel. duration 25:16   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    Victory Garden [#3405] Urban Oasis VG goes coast to coast today, starting with host Jamie Durie's visit to a city oasis that sits atop the Frank Gehry-designed Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles. Then, what do the rapper 50-Cent, actress Bette Midler and the Broadway show Wicked all have in common? Victory gardens! All of these folks are working with the New York Restoration Project's citywide effort to grow and eat local. The result? Community gardens are popping up all over the city.Gardening correspondent Paul Epsom is in New York to check it out and gather tips on how to build a community garden anywhere. Finally, celebrated chefs Michel Nischan and Barbara Lynch visit Boston's oldest farmer's market and mix up a fresh salad using the very best local seasonal produce. duration 26:46   TVG
  • 5:30 pm
    Theater Talk [#512] Hugh Jackman Forget those premium Broadway ticket prices! We've got Hugh Jackman, Broadway's biggest star. We spend a half-hour with the versatile and popular entertainer. Jackman talks about his love for Broadway, his sellout show, Hugh Jackman -- Back on Broadway and its meaning for him now and in the future. He also discusses his upbringing in a single-parent home in Australia and his beginnings in musical theater. duration 26:42   STEREO TVG
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Between The Lines with Barry Kibrick [#1221] Dr. David Simon - Free to Love, Free to Heal Dr. David Simon is a neurologist who brings a unique perspective to the relationship between mind, emotions and health. He is the co-founder of the Chopra Center and a pioneer in the mind-body medicine movement. With his book, Free to Love, Free to Heal, Dr. Simon shows how to identify and release the core beliefs that contribute to emotional distress and physical illness. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 pm
    Spark! [#211] The Jet Set For many of the world's most gifted performing artists, the price of opportunity is a life spent in airports and hotels, far from home. Spark is along for the ride with globe trotting members of the world's artistic elite.
    * Alonzo King, Choreographer - Choreographer Alonzo King has created contemporary ballets for more than fifty international dance companies as well as dozens of pieces for film, television, opera and his own company, LINES. Easily one of the most sought-after ballet masters in the world, Alonzo King is often living out of a suitcase, traveling to multiple locations in short order. Spark travels with Alonzo King to New York City as he mounts new ballets with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and the Cedar Lake Ensemble.
    * Ballet San Jose's "Out of Africa" - Danish dancer Flemming Flindt was once a precocious star on the European ballet stages in the 1950s and 60s. But in recent years he's become a guest choreographer for companies around the world , shocking audiences with his explorations of dark and often sexual themes. Spark meets up with Flemming Flindt at Ballet San Jose as he begins rehearsals for the premiere of "Out of Africa," his adaptation of the Isak Dinesen memoir of life in Kenya in the 1920s.
    * Midori, Violinist - Virtuoso violinist Midori debuted with the New York Philharmonic when she was just 11 years old. She's been on the road ever since, performing and recording at hundreds of locations around the world. Spark gets a taste of life lived in the fast lane, following along as Midori touches down in the Bay Area for a one-night appearance at San Francisco Performances.
    duration 26:15   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 pm
    Austin City Limits [#3809H] Bob Mould/Delta Spirit ACL showcases alternative rock with Bob Mould and Delta Spirit. Punk veteran Mould showcases cuts from his acclaimed record Silver Age, while young bucks Delta Spirit highlight their self-titled LP. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 8:00 pm
    Shakespeare Uncovered [#101H] Macbeth with Ethan Hawke Ethan Hawke invites viewers to join him in his quest to play Shakespeare's murderous Thane of Cawdor by uncovering the true story that served as inspiration, immersing himself in some of the most memorable and innovative productions and discovering Shakespeare's extraordinary insights into the criminal mind. duration 55:46   STEREO TV14 (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 pm
    Shakespeare Uncovered [#102H] The Comedies with Joely Richardson Joely Richardson investigates (with her mother Vanessa Redgrave) the legacy of these two brilliant cross-dressing comedies and the great comic and romantic heroines created by Shakespeare in two perennially popular plays. duration 55:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 pm
    Independent Lens [#1406] Beauty Is Embarrassing Wayne White is a nut. The current art-world darling got his big break when he helped create the unhinged children's show "Pee-Wee's Playhouse." His off-kilter style and self-deprecating sense of humor offer a peak into an imagination that refuses to grow up. This film chronicles the vaulted highs and the crushing lows of this Tennessean commercial artist as he struggles to find peace and balance between his work and his art. duration 1:26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:30 pm
    Carhenge: Genius Or Junk? Outside Alliance, Nebraska, a whimsical monument rises from the desolate prairie. Fashioned from 38 spray-painted vintage automobiles stacked and buried upright, the structure known as Carhenge faithfully replicates its British counterpart, Stonehenge. This humorous documentary examines how this quirky monument challenged one community's definition of art, freedom of expression and appropriate land use. It charts sculptor Jim Reinders' efforts to save his creation from being dismantled. In addition, scholars, historians and artists provide insight into how this public art installation continues to beckon bemused visitors to this small Midwestern town each year. duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#301H] The Majesty of Madrid Madrid is studded with riches from its glory days. We tour the lavish Royal Palace, enjoy art-packed museums, and look deep into Picasso's greatest masterpiece. Experiencing Madrid at its fun-loving best, we' re mesmerized by flamenco dancers and munch on pigs' ears. Then, for a dose of Spain's dramatic history, we side-trip to El Escorial and the Valley of the Fallen. duration 27:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#1008] Belgium Burt takes a look at Belgium and tours the capital city of Brussels. We'll find out why beer is the national drink and sample one flavored with cherries. We'll discover why the hand of a giant became the symbol of the city of Antwerp and find out why food experts love Belgian cooking. duration 26:32   STEREO TVG
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