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KQED Life: Friday, March 8, 2013

Comcast 189  •  Digital 54.3

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Friday, March 8, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#19054] (original broadcast date: 03/07/13)
    an hour with Rex Tillerson, Chairman and CEO of ExxonMobil
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#32067] Tonight, a look ahead to tomorrow's jobs report and the health of the labor market - where the job growth is and where the slowdown might be. Also, the growing threat of hackers is endangering a critical part of the U .S. economy...small business. And, as part of our In Focus: The American Recovery series, how retail and the consumer are faring these days. duration 24:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 am
    Tenors: Lead with Your Heart, The The Tenors, a group formed in Canada, have traveled the world since 2008. From Johannesburg to Shanghai, London to Los Angeles, they have inspired millions of music lovers with their rich harmonies, addictive charm and powerful songs. Now they're back with a dazzling concert which takes place in the breathtaking 2050 seat Reynolds Hall at The Smith Center. They perform all new music from their second album, Lead With Your Heart.
    Each act stretches the boundaries of classical crossover by combining classic songs, modern tunes and Spanish and French world music. From cover features of Bob Dylan's "Forever Young" to the inspirational anthem "Amazing Grace", and one of the most recognizable and heroic Tenor arias, "Nessun Dorma," the diverse performance features an eclectic mix of pop favorites and classical staples along with new compositions written and co-written by The Tenors. The foursome also invites some of their friends as special guests to share the stage for this unforgettable performance.
    duration 1:29:55   SRND51 TVG
  • 3:00 am
    Joe Bonamassa: An Acoustic Evening at the Vienna Opera House On July 3, 2012, Joe Bonamassa brought a very special and exclusive acoustic presentation to the Vienna Opera House, a sublime cultural iconic venue steeped in history and heritage, and the perfect backdrop for such a dramatic and original music presentation. Supporting Joe on his vintage acoustic instruments, an eclectic assortment of craftsmen of disparate World flavors, provided by top artists from around the globe, including: music historian and traditional Irish fiddler Gerry O'Connor; Swedish multi-instrumentalist Mats Wester playing the Nyckelharpa; Los Angeles Keyboard maestro Arlan Schierbaum; and legendary Puerto Rican percussionist Lenny Castro. duration 1:29:18   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 am
    Tenors: Lead with Your Heart, The The Tenors, a group formed in Canada, have traveled the world since 2008. From Johannesburg to Shanghai, London to Los Angeles, they have inspired millions of music lovers with their rich harmonies, addictive charm and powerful songs. Now they're back with a dazzling concert which takes place in the breathtaking 2050 seat Reynolds Hall at The Smith Center. They perform all new music from their second album, Lead With Your Heart.
    Each act stretches the boundaries of classical crossover by combining classic songs, modern tunes and Spanish and French world music. From cover features of Bob Dylan's "Forever Young" to the inspirational anthem "Amazing Grace", and one of the most recognizable and heroic Tenor arias, "Nessun Dorma," the diverse performance features an eclectic mix of pop favorites and classical staples along with new compositions written and co-written by The Tenors. The foursome also invites some of their friends as special guests to share the stage for this unforgettable performance.
    duration 1:29:55   SRND51 TVG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Wai Lana Yoga [#626] Seven-Stage Spinal Stretch The secret to this forward bend is to use your arms and legs to achieve your maximum stretch. You'll also bend backward in Camel and sideways in Windblown Tree. duration 27:55   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 am
    Priscilla's Yoga Stretches [#97] 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 [#98] 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 [#115] Twists/Spine With Marichyasana C, Crescent / Anjanyasana, Jathara Parivartanasana, and others. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sit and Be Fit [#1108] Improve Reaction Time for Safe Driving Mary Ann practices seated reaction time and peripheral vision exercises using a lemon! A variety of finger exercises are also demonstrated. duration 27:04   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique [#614] Butt & Posture Tone butt and improve your posture. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#113] Trieste, Italy Uncover the history of this port town, a city on an inlet of the gulf of Venice at the head of the Adriatic Sea. Find out what makes the perfect coffee break and sample plenty of good things to eat for Italian food lovers. duration 26:56   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#506] Vienna and the Danube For centuries, Vienna was the crown jewel of the rich and powerful Habsburg Empire. A century after that empire's fall, the Viennese appreciates their imperial legacy as a cultural wellspring and an excuse to live in style. We'll take in the city's wealth of elegant gardens, great art and fine music. Then we'll explore the city's surroundings, with a trip along the romantic Danube River and a hike up to the breathtakingly Baroque Melk Abbey. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:30 am
    Smart Travels - Europe With Rudy Maxa [#201] Athens and Delphi While Athens sprawls, its historic core survives. After climbing the majestic Acropolis, prowling the Plaka, and cheering Greece's best folk dancers, we take some easy trips outside the city. We make a pilgrimage to the famed oracle of Delphi and tour a beautiful medieval monastery. Then it's off to the Peloponnesian Peninsula, where we scope out Nafplion's charming port and visit the epic ruins of King Agamemnon in the ancient capital of Mycenae. Along the way, we investigate local superstitions and sample tangy specialty treats. Tip: Finding great Greek food, traditional and contemporary. duration 27:47   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 am
    Travelscope [#507H] Taiwan - The Culture of Tea The mystery and majesty of tea is explored when Joseph spotlights the culture of this royal beverage on Taiwan. During this adventure he travels to Lujang to join in the creation of traditional tea snacks, visits an Assam tea farm in Nantou, participates in a formal tea ceremony in Tainan and tops it all off with a visit to the annual Lantern Festival in Chiayi. Along the way he meets the masters of Taiwan's pottery, tin-sculpting and lantern-making arts. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 am
    Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless [#703H] Guac on the Wild Side Everyone loves guacamole. And for every person you ask, there's a secret recipe and a preferred style. In the kitchen of his Frontera Grill, Rick prepares the restaurant's classic Mexican version, an institution since the day the place opened. But is it a classic? To answer that question, Rick goes to Mexico City, where he explains that guacamole just means "avocado sauce," and shows us a series of equally time-honored interpretations of the term. There's a smooth and creamy taco condiment at a busy taqueria and, at the other end of the sauce spectrum, a chunky guacamole made in, of all things, a meat grinder, at a market stall that sells its perfect complement: succulent, crispy pork carnitas. And speaking of texture, Rick takes us to a cool, rustic-chic restaurant near Coyoacan square for a traditional Oaxacan guacamole that gets a bit of extra protein and crunch from a surprising garnish: chile-lime toasted grasshoppers. Back in Chicago, he gives us a quick introduction to avocado types and tips at his local Mexican grocery, and then heads home with a bagful and a very cool party: a Luxury Guacamole Bar with all kinds of toppings and nibbles to make a light meal. The centerpiece is his Roasted Garlic Guacamole, and he rounds out the spread with a refreshing Crab Salpicon, a Salpicon of Roasted Poblanos and Smoked Salmon, a tangy Orange-Tomatillo Salsa that balances the richness of the guacamole, and an array of crunchy toppings from crispy bacon bits to toasted pumpkin seeds. It all comes together at an outdoor party that raises the "bar" on guacamole in a whole new way. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef [#207] Chicken 'round The World Chef Keller explores the flavors of the Mediterranean with the beautiful tradition of tagine. Next, he demonstrates a no-fail, French-inspired recipe for roasted chicken which includes a dramatic surprise ending. To complete this culinary tour, he uses classic Thai flavors in a hearty chicken burger. Recipes: Tagine of Chicken with Prunes, Honey & Almonds; Sleek Roaster Chicken with Rosemary, Parsnips & Fennel; Thai Chicken Burger. duration 28:24   TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:30 am
    Baking with Julia [#203] Naomi Duguid and Jeffrey Alford Bakers Jeffrey Alford and Naomi Duguid show Julia several methods for creating pita or flat breads, and the toppings that go with them. Jeffrey makes a wheat flour dough pita bread in the oven and in a skillet, and Naomi prepares a Eastern Mediterranean Lamb and Tomato bread, using the unusual spices of cinnamon and allspice. The couple shows Julia how the proper way to eat flat bread, and introduces her to the traditional Middle Eastern toppings of Lentil Salad with red pepper, Chick peas with spearmint, diced cucumber, and yoghurt and cheese balls. duration 24:54   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Ciao Italia [#2107] Different Pizzas/Pizze Diversi Homemade pizza doesn't have to be complicated, not when Mary Ann shows you how to prepare a simple, country-style Rustic Pizza. And it gets even easier when she pulls out her electric fry pan and makes one there too. Don't order out. Stay in, watch Mary Ann and then do it yourself. It's easier than you think. duration 26:58   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 pm
    Primal Grill with Steven Raichlen [#307] Asia's Crossroads Some of the world's biggest flavors come hot off some of the world's smallest grills. Proof positive? Sizzling beef sates-cut from well-marbled rib eye steaks and masterfully spiced with cumin, coriander, and turmeric from tiny Singapore. From Guam, where the sun first rises on American barbecue, comes a main-course chicken salad like your mother never made: smoked chicken with freshly grated coconut and vivifying doses of lime juice and chiles. Cambodia boasts some of the world's best grilled corn (basted with coconut milk), while Malaysia gives us a unique way for preparing swordfish: slathered with lemongrass paste, then wrapped and grilled in banana leaves-a popular Asian technique that not only keeps the fish moist, but that keeps it from sticking to the grill grate. Singapore Beef Sates; Guamian Chicken Salad; Malaysian Swordfish in Banana Leaves; Cambodian Corn. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 pm
    b organic with Michele Beschen [#310] Naturally Decorative Michele shares resourceful, budget friendly ideas on how she creatively redecorated a guest bedroom using nothing but scraps of wood and fabric from around the house and natural items from the backyard. Everything from a bed, headboard and trim work to lamps, rugs, and art accessories. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    This Old House [#3222H] Essex 2012/13, Rustic Plaster, Advanced Septic Wallboard installer Brian Jones shows how he uses a panel lift to install ceilings singlehandedly. Rustic plaster and old beams complete the Old World look of the walls. Richard surveys what's new in the world of septic systems, and installs a self-contained membrane bioreactor system in the basement. A granite and cobble border adorns the driveway. duration 25:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Knitting Daily [#806] Help Wanted Special knit and crochet questions are answered on today's episode. Eunny is first with a primer on working with pencil rovings. Next, Deborah Robson discusses pilly yarns - what makes your knits pill, how to tell if a yarn you have in your stash has a tendency to pill, and steps to take to avoid this. Then, Kristin takes a look at faux overlapping crochet motifs. Eunny has a last quick tip on reinforcing threads to fix saggy or weak spots in a knitted project. duration 28:00   TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:30 pm
    Martha's Sewing Room [#3204] Applique Appliqued apron using double stick fusible web; "Quilt Classics" segment for Sew Easy Stabilizing; Antique Technique on circular lace shaping; Mice and featherstitch silk ribbon embroidery. Guests: Phyllis Dobbs, Paula Bramwell, Beverley Sheldrick. duration 26:46   TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Simply Ming [#1017H] Azores: Eduardo Reis Traveling to the Azorean island of Terceira, Ming cooks with a celebrated local chef and learns the history of the very popular dish called Alcatra which is baked in a traditional Azorean wood oven. Influenced by the Portuguese discoverers in the 15th century, this dish is made with fish or beef cooked slowly in a clay pot with bacon, onion, and local spices. duration 27:31   STEREO TVG
  • 3:30 pm
    The Jazzy Vegetarian [#210] Lunch Bunch Host Laura Theodore prepares lunch, starting with simple "Four-Ingredient Leek Soup." A trio of main dish salads include: tantalizing "Avocado and Black Bean Confetti Salad," tasty "Fancy Chickpea Salad" and satisfying "Quinoa Tabbouleh," served with crusty bread on the side. We'll finish our lunch with a refreshing and elegant "Banana Raspberry Sorbet." duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:00 pm
    Nick Stellino's Family Kitchen [#310] Lobster Salad; Rice Salad; Chicken Salad. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 pm
    Lidia's Italy In America [#222H] Three Favorite Pastas Lidia cooks Pasta e fagioli, Bucatini Amatriciana and Tagliatelle Bolognese. She heads to Italy to learn how to make pasta from the experts and also visits Seghesio Vineyards in California, to meet one of the most long-standing winemaking families in the Sonoma Valley. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    Baking with Julia [#312] Gail Gand This episode features Gail Gand, pastry chef and owner of Chicago's Vanilla Bean Bakery and Florida baker David Blom. Gail shows Julia and viewers how to create a "not your usual" lemon meringue pie-for-one, while David Blom makes cookies: delicately curved tuiles and tasty gingersnaps. duration 24:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 pm
    Julia and Jacques Cooking at Home [#117] Charcuterie: Sausage and Pate Julia & Jacques demonstrate recipes for sausage and pate that are right out of the French countryside. Made from scratch sausage and lentil salad, country pate (2 ways), and, for a finale, a grand truffle infused sausage wrapped in fresh baked brioche (recipe also demonstrated). duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence [#209H] Argentina Remembered Craving the bold flavors she tasted in Argentina, Joanne shows her student Leigh how to give grilled skirt steak a boost with a fresh and zesty chimichurri sauce. And potatoes get the double treatment of roasting and grilling becoming twice as flavorful. Recipes: Gazpacho Salad, Grilled Skirt Steak with Chimichurri, Roasted and Grilled Potatoes. Student: Leigh Balkon. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 pm
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1309H] Big, Bold Chicken Braises Test cook Bridget Lancaster updates the recipe for a Silver Palette classic, Chicken Marbella. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Christopher Kimball to a tasting of whole roasted chickens. Next, Man on the Street John "Doc" Willoughby learns about authentic Filipino cooking at the Purple Yam in Brooklyn. And finally, Chris heads into the test kitchen with test cook Bryan Roof to make perfect Filipino Chicken Adobo. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32068] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, a strong employment report - we look at where the jobs are and where they aren't. We will talk with Alan Krueger, Chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers. Plus, does a positive jobs report mean interest rates are ready to rise? We will discuss with Bill Gross, founder, managing director and co-CIO of PIMCO, the world's largest bond fund. And, the last in our series this week, In Focus: The American Recovery, we take a look at the deep challenges still facing the U.S. economy. duration 24:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:30 pm
    THIS WEEK in Northern California [#2420] March 8, 2013 Guest Host: Joshua Johnson.
    News panel:
    SANTA CRUZ POLICE OFFICERS - From across California, thousands mourned the murders of two Santa Cruz police officers killed during a routine investigation. The long and troubled criminal history of the killer raises questions about the criminal justice system.
    DOW JONES HIGH - The Dow Jones hit a twelve-year record high this week. Is it a temporary uptick or does it suggest a broader economic recovery? With new data out on job growth, how are Bay Area companies doing?
    DEVIL'S SLIDE - Commuters driving the coastal route between Santa Cruz and San Francisco can expect a different view next month. A dangerous stretch of Highway-1, known as Devil's Slide, will soon be re-routed away from the steep cliffs to new state-of-the-art mile-long tunnels.
    Guests: Martha Mendoza, Associated Press; Tom Vacar, KTVU; Paul Rogers, San Jose Mercury News and KQED.
    URBAN PLANNING: STUART COHEN - As we look to the future, Bay Area urban planners are scrambling for ideas on how to handle the projected increase in population. Over the last 40 years, California's sprawling growth and dependence on cars has taken its toll. According to a recent Census Bureau report, the region is home to the most "mega-commuters" in the country. These are people who spend at least 90 minutes and drive over 50 miles to get to work. Families, particularly those who can least afford it, are spending more and more of their time and income just getting where they need to go. Stuart Cohen, recipient of a 2013 James Irvine Foundation Leadership Award, believes that smarter regional planning can reverse these trends. As a founder and executive director of the nonprofit TransForm, he is leading an effort to revitalize local communities into diverse, vibrant places where more people walk, bike and take world-class public transit.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:00 pm
    Washington Week [#5236H] It was a week of mixed messages and political realities in Washington. There were allegations of gamesmanship vs. outreach across the political aisle; projections of significant fallout due to sequestration vs. the fact that the government is still rolling. Joining Gwen Ifill around the table this week: Greg Ip of The Economist, Susan Davis of USA Today, and Charles Babington of the Associated Press. Topics:
    * After a bruising battle over budget cuts, President Obama has now launched a Republican "charm offensive" hosting meals with key GOP lawmakers and making plans to get together with the entire Senate Republican caucus next week. The goal: breaking through the gridlock to find bipartisan solutions to the budget crisis. The president is focused on reaching a deal that includes tax reform and long-term deficit reduction. Lawmakers in the House passed a budget designed to avert fiscal disaster later this month. The big question: how can the White House and Congress finally find common ground and negotiate a comprehensive budget plan?
    * Meanwhile, after weeks of warnings and predictions of sequester doom, most Americans probably didn't notice. Investors on Wall Street didn't seem concerned, as the stock market surged to its highest levels ever. So now the question is: were the economists who cautioned that the $85 billion in spending cuts would stall the fragile economic recovery right or wrong?
    * Kentucky GOP Senator Rand Paul's nearly 13 hour filibuster to block John Brennan's confirmation as the new CIA chief proved to be unsuccessful. Brennan was confirmed by a 63-34 vote of the Senate on Thursday. However, Paul's principled stance forced Attorney General Eric Holder to admit that the president cannot order drone strikes against US citizens here at home. While the filibuster may have endeared him to libertarian supporters, some Republican Senators who support the use of drones weren't so happy. Now what happens?
    duration 24:10   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:30 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
    Need To Know [#310H] This week, NTK looks at two provocative approaches to tackling climate change. First, anchor Maria Hinojosa interviews environmental activist Bill McKibben about his nationwide movement that pressures universities to divest funds from energy corporations. Then the show updates its report on the tiny Pacific island nation of Palau and its pursuit of a remarkable legal strategy that endeavors to limit greenhouse gas emissions from the industrialized world. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 11:00 pm
    Live from the Artists Den [#401H] Adele World renowned artist Adele at the Santa Monica Bay Womans Club in California. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#19055H] Brain Series: Public Policy Implications of the New Science of Mind (original broadcast date: 03/08/13)
    Brain Series 2 Episode 13: Public Policy Implications of the New Science of Mind
    with Eric Kandel of Columbia University; Walter Mischel of Columbia University, Michael Shadlen of Columbia University; Daniel Kahneman of Princeton University; and Alan Alda, host of the upcoming PBS program, "Brains on Trial."
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
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