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KQED Life: Sunday, February 10, 2013

Comcast 189  •  Digital 54.3

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Sunday, February 10, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#306H] Highlights of Paris: Eiffel and Monet to Creme Brulee Packing the best of Paris into one episode, we scale the Eiffel Tower, then savor classic treats - from steak tartare to creme brulee. We marvel at Monet, Manet and company in the stunning Orsay Gallery. Tracing the sad steps of Marie Antoinette, we relive French history from its bloody revolution to its extravagant belle epoch. duration 27:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#1103] Burt Wolf's Family Vacation Each summer, Burt takes his wife, a selection of his sons and daughter-in-laws and grandchildren to Europe. This program takes an irreverent look at one of their itineraries which includes Prague - the capital of the Czech Republic and Leukerbad in Switzerland. Our editors think it is Burt's contribution to "Reality TV" - somewhere between "Survivor" and "Animal Planet". duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 am
    Angelique Kidjo and Friends: Spirit Rising Grammy winning recording artist Angelique Kidjo pays tribute to her West African homeland and the richness and beauty of its culture in this concert special. Through her songs, Kidjo communicates the universal spirit and appeal of African music. She performs genre-spanning duets - from Broadway show tunes and rock classics to a Bob Marley reggae song and a Swahili love ballad - with a diverse group of guest artists, including pop-opera star Josh Groban, jazz singer Dianne Reeves, saxophonist Branford Marsalis and Ezra Koenig, frontman for the indie-rock band Vampire Weekend. This concert special also features Kidjo's favorite gospel choir and dancers from the Broadway hit FELA! duration 56:58   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 am
    Austin City Limits [#3811H] Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeroes/tUnE-yArDs Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeroes and tUnE-yArDs bring experimental alt.pop to the ACL stage. The Zeroes support their LP Here, while tUnE-yArDs performs material from w h o k i l l. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 3:00 am
    Masterpiece Classic [#4305(] Downton Abbey, Season 3 - Part 5 Things go badly amiss at Downton Abbey. Robert and Cora are not speaking. The servants are shunning Matthew's mother, Isobel. And Matthew and Robert have fallen out. Bates takes a gamble. duration 56:16   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:00 am
    Shakespeare Uncovered [#103H] Richard II with Derek Jacobi Derek Jacobi returns to a role he played 30 years ago, coaches actors at the Globe in aspects of the play, reveals why it could have cost Shakespeare his life - and shares some of the extraordinary modern political parallels within the play that still resonate as dictators are deposed. Also featured are notable excerpts from the Great Performances film adaptation starring Ben Whishaw and Patrick Stewart. duration 55:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:00 am
    Shakespeare Uncovered [#104H] Henry IV & Henry V with Jeremy Irons Jeremy Irons (who stars as Henry IV in the Great Performances film adaptation) uncovers the enduring appeal of Shakespeare's "history plays," from the facts of English history to the father-son drama that Shakespeare created. He discloses what Shakespeare's sources were - and how he distorted them. He invites the viewer behind the scenes at the filming of some of the most important sequences in the new Great Performances adaptations of both plays, starring Irons, with Tom Hiddleston as Prince Hal. duration 55:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Wai Lana Yoga [#107] Balance Your Buttocks Balancing on buttocks helps to stretch the hamstrings. Tiger Pose tones the buttocks. Sitting in an Imaginary Chair strengthens thigh muscles fast! duration 27:55   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 am
    Priscilla's Yoga Stretches [#51] 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 [#52] 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 [#227] duration 26:57   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sit and Be Fit [#1305] Neuromuscular Coordination In this episode, Mary Ann uses heel tapping, patting, clapping and changing of rhythm patterns which contribute to improving neuromuscular coordination. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique [#921H] Pain Relief: Spine Strength & Flexibility (All Standing) duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 am
    Growing A Greener World [#324H] Independent Garden Centers - A Gardener's Best Resource (Atlanta, GA) For new and experienced gardeners alike, Independent Garden Centers (IGC's) offer a wealth of resources for education, real examples, and some of the most appropriate plants and ideas for a specific location or region. This episode explores many of the most popular and overlooked ways IGC's are a gardener's best resource for growing a greener world. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    P. Allen Smith's Garden Home [#1201H] Cozy Settings P. Allen Smith visits Natchez, Mississippi and tours the newly restored Twin Oaks Bed & Breakfast and historic Ravenna House. Allen shares tips on how he decorated his basement to make it cozy, and roasts smores indoors in a fun and safe way. There is also a sneak preview of the Garden Home Challenge! duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:30 am
    Victory Garden [#3201Z] Dry: Use Less Water In Your Landscape Use less water in your landscape. Explore the Water Conservation Garden near San Diego, California, with host Jamie Durie and learn about xeriscaping: water-wise gardening. Learn how to create a dry-laid garden wall with hardscape experts, the Stone Guys. Grow a fire-wise garden in an area that's at risk for wildland fires. Eat healthy with chef Michel Nischan - who shows you a Native American-style "Three Sisters" garden that features corn, squash and beans. duration 26:46   TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 am
    Garden Smart [#3004] In the 1700's, a home garden was the exception. Allow GS to introduce you to the person credited with first cataloging and painting plants of his time in the US. Many of the plants we grow today he grew in his garden. History is a great teacher. duration 26:53   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 am
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#203H] Miller's East Coast West Delicatessen, Picante, Da Flora Authentic ingredients flown in from New York, make this delicatessen a special find; while flavors cultivated from a love affair with Mexico are the inspiration at our next stop. And finally the Veneto region of Italy is the focus, with just a dab of Hungarian. duration 26:13   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    Market Warriors [#115H] Antiquing In Long Beach, Ca The pickers head out to Long Beach, California, to the Long Beach Antique Market, where more than 800 vendors flock to the popular monthly market. In this episode, the pickers are challenged to scour vendors' booths for the best Asian smalls (a miniature decorative or utilitarian item) and one picker's expertise in this category is put to the test. Off-screen host Mark L.Walberg observes some key finds that include a Japanese wedding box, a pair of Chinese chairs and modern sculpture. It's anyone's game this week when their items go under the hammer at Quinn's Auction Galleries in Falls Church, Virginia. duration 56:17   STEREO TVPG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Leading Gen [#209] Four people, ages 52-82, explain their challenges and how they achieved happiness. Peter Siderius, age 59, a successful self-made multi-millionaire, retired at 35, found he "needed to work to be happy." Richard Broadie, age 70, a Big Band musician, developed cancer and decided to devote the rest of his life to volunteering; he formed his own "Big-Band" of musicians at a center for "seniors". Betty Jean Bailey, age 82, a lady drummer, devoted her life to helping her family, became a nurse by profession, just joined the ranks of the "happily retired" and is back playing the drums. Michael Allen, age 52, found that one of his four children was abusing substances. Michael took his son to every public forum that helped people with addictive behavior until the youngster was able to live a "drug-free" life. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 pm
    b organic with Michele Beschen [#109] At The Office Resourceful ways to naturally take care of business. Michele Beschen shares what it takes to make your office healthier, more resourceful and less wasteful. Tips on how to decorate and light your work space. What to look for by way of supplies, clever methods of repurposing and recycling right there at your desk, and how to pack a waste free lunch. duration 27:16   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 pm
    Growing Bolder [#210H] No Strings Attached No Strings Attached? - Musicians strive for perfection. That means their instruments must be flawless. But good luthiers are very hard to find. See what makes Saul Cornell the most important member of any string section, even though he doesn't play a note. International Celebrity: Rachel Veitch - "How's Rachel? Is Chariot Still Running?" We get the questions daily. Rachel, of course, is Rachel Veitch, the hard-driving, gun-toting, America-loving nonagenarian who became an international celebrity after we told her story. How's she doing? For starters, she's a little nervous to have Marc behind the wheel of her beloved Chariot. But she's also getting ready for a little body work of her own. She shares her busy plans for the coming months (you could say she's on a bit of a media blitz) and she answers the question everyone wants to know: how many miles are on Chariot now? Skydivers Over Sixty Smash World Record - Growing Bolder is something anyone can do. Knitters. Dancers. Writers. Painters. Entrepreneurs. This is how skydivers do it. It's one of the most inspiring, empowering and unforgettable world records ever, and only Growing Bolder was there to document it. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Healing Quest [#1001] Integrative Pediatrics with Dr. Lindy Woodard; The Power of Food As Medicine with Dr. Nick Gonzalez & Dr. Ron Schmid; Gratefulness as a Healing Practice with Dr. Brenda Wade. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:00 pm
    My Generation [#3015] Bitter Sweet: The Diabetes Dilemma Diabetes in America. A renowned doctor, a former beauty queen, an acclaimed actor and a forward-thinking chef are all working to change the direction of this debilitating disease. (Long) Millions have it and millions more are at risk: Diabetes in America. See how a renowned doctor, a former beauty queen, an acclaimed actor and a forward-thinking chef are all working to change the direction of this debilitating disease. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#709H] The team sits down with Rep. Barney Frank in Washington D.C. After taking in the sights of the nation's capital, the team travels to Norfolk, Virginia to watch a roller derby scrimmage and interview Margaret Wagner and her fellow skaters, hoping to gain insights into how to become fearless. Finally, it is on to New York City to visit with Liz Mandarano, former lawyer-turned-yoga instructor and studio owner. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    MotorWeek [#3223H] 2013 Drivers' Choice Awards * 2013 MotorWeek Drivers' Choice Awards * Goss' Garage: Certified Used Cars duration 26:46   SRND51 TVG
  • 3:30 pm
    Hometime [#2702] Log Cabin Systems 2 The crew updates plumbing systems with energy-saving features, including on-demand hot showers. duration 25:14   TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    This Old House [#3219H] Essex 2012/13, Liquid Assets Lots of groundwork today, as Roger helps aquatic systems specialist Yorgos Gregory revive a neglected water feature, and drilling expert Roger Skillings is drilling for both a new water well and for geothermal wells. Master electrician Allen Gallant shows Kevin how he bends PVC conduit to run the new electrical service underground over hill and dale. duration 25:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 pm
    Ask This Old House [#1119H] Caring for Orchids as Houseplants/Purchasing a Kitchen Wall Cabinet Landscape contractor Roger Cook visits a tropical botanic garden to learn how to care for orchids as houseplants. Then, Roger, along with host Kevin O'Connor, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey and general contractor Tom Silva, asks, "What is it?" Afterward, Tom helps a homeowner purchase and install a kitchen wall cabinet. duration 25:16   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    Victory Garden [#3201Z] Dry: Use Less Water In Your Landscape Use less water in your landscape. Explore the Water Conservation Garden near San Diego, California, with host Jamie Durie and learn about xeriscaping: water-wise gardening. Learn how to create a dry-laid garden wall with hardscape experts, the Stone Guys. Grow a fire-wise garden in an area that's at risk for wildland fires. Eat healthy with chef Michel Nischan - who shows you a Native American-style "Three Sisters" garden that features corn, squash and beans. duration 26:46   TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:30 pm
    Theater Talk [#610] Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? We welcome actor/playwright Tracy Letts and actor/director Amy Morton who are now starring in the Broadway revival of Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? They talk about the process and rigors of playing the iconic roles of George and Martha in this classic American drama. Also on the program, actors Ari Brand, Jenny Bacon and Mark Nelson, the cast of Aaron Posner's new play My Name is Asher Lev, which is based on the popular 1972 novel by Chaim Potak about a young Hassidic artist's search for identity. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Between The Lines with Barry Kibrick [#1217] Meredith Baxter - Untied (Actress) Meredith Baxter is best known for her role as Alex Keaton's (Michael J. Fox) mom in the popular sitcom Family Ties. In her bestselling memoir Untied, she writes of her personal struggles with an engaging sense of perspective that all will relate to. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 pm
    Spark! [#703H] Westerhout, Bell, and Blades Spark follows photographer Katherine Westerhout, who documents beautifully decaying buildings, inside a forgotten West Oakland landmark: the 16th Street Train Station. Once the terminus of the Transcontinental Railroad, this Beaux Arts gem has been off-limits since 1989, but that might be about to change. Next, comedian W. Kamau Bell shares his wry observations on race and his personal stories about being black in an Obama-era America. Then, meet Wil Blades, a virtuoso at playing a soulful instrument from a bye-gone era, the B3 organ. duration 27:21   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 pm
    Austin City Limits [#3811H] Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeroes/tUnE-yArDs Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeroes and tUnE-yArDs bring experimental alt.pop to the ACL stage. The Zeroes support their LP Here, while tUnE-yArDs performs material from w h o k i l l. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 8:00 pm
    Shakespeare Uncovered [#105H] Hamlet with David Tennant An acclaimed Hamlet himself in the RSC's recent hit production (and another recent Great Performances production), David Tennant meets with fellow Hamlets, including superstar Jude Law, comparing notes on the titanic challenge of playing the most iconic of all roles. He also tries, alongside Simon Russell Beale and Ben Whishaw, to master the meaning of the play and the reason why it is considered the greatest of Shakespeare's works. duration 55:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 pm
    Shakespeare Uncovered [#106H] The Tempest with Trevor Nunn Trevor Nunn, the legendary director who has directed 30 of Shakespeare's 37 plays and is determined to complete them all before he retires, takes viewers through the magical and mysterious world created in Shakespeare's last complete play. He considers The Tempest Shakespeare's farewell from the stage and relates the play to the playwright's family life. Among the enthusiastic students of the play who contribute ideas about the role of Prospero is the Archbishop of Canterbury, along with Helen Mirren and director Julie Taymor, who collaborated on the most recent film adaptation - with Mirren playing a female Prospera. duration 55:16   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 pm
    Fats Domino - Walkin' Back to New Orleans This special chronicles music legend Fats Domino's triumphant return to the stage after Hurricane Katrina's devastation to his New Orleans hometown. Two years after a harrowing rescue from the storm, Domino headlined a 2007 benefit concert for the city, performing hits like "Blueberry Hill," and "Ain't That a Shame" to an adoring audience. Narrated by actor John Goodman, it captures the concert and provides an up-close, biographical look at Domino's storied career. It also includes rare interviews with Domino as well as singers Dr. John, Allen Toussaint, Robert Plant and Randy Newman, who discuss how this legendary performer has inspired their careers. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 pm
    Woodsongs [#902] The Blind Boys of Alabama The Blind Boys of Alabama are recognized worldwide as living legends of gospel music. Celebrated by The Grammys and The National Endowment for the Arts with Lifetime Achievement Awards and winners of five Grammy Awards, they have attained the highest levels of achievement in a career that spans over 60 years and shows no signs of diminishing. They will be performing material from their new CD Take The High Road. duration 56:30   STEREO TVG
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#311H] Budapest: The Best of Hungary Budapest, once Vienna's partner in ruling the Austro-Hungarian empire, feels like the capital of Eastern Europe. It's actually two cities- busy Pest and noble Buda-straddling the Danube and laced together by mighty bridges. Capitalism has taken hold with gusto as shopping boulevards thrive and stone Lenins and cast iron Stalins litter a theme park at the edge of town. Today Gypsy orchestras feature smoking violins, venerable mineral baths are the rage, and 19th century coffeehouses enjoy a renaissance. duration 27:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#1108] Connecting The Dots In America During Burt's 40 years of reporting, he has lived through a half-dozen recessions in the United States and visited dozens of countries during their economic downturns. In this program, he travels across the U.S. talking to people who have made our nation economically stronger - creative entrepreneurs with great imaginations who started small businesses based on their innovative ideas and technology and made fortunes for themselves and the people who helped them get started. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
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