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KQED Life: Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Comcast 189  •  Digital 54.3

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Wednesday, August 7, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#19162] (original broadcast date: 8/06/13)
    * Dan Balz, chief correspondent at the Washington Post on his new book called "Collision 2012: Obama vs. Romney and the Future of Elections in America."
    * actor Hugh Laurie on his latest blues album "Didn't It Rain."
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#32175] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, President Obama outlines his plans for the housing policy. NBR will have the details and what it could mean for the value of your home. And, NBR's special series 'Made in America' continues with a look at how small U.S. manufacturers are making a comeback. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 am
    Sarah Brightman: Dreamchaser In Concert After making history on both stage and screen, pioneering the classical crossover genre, selling over 30 million albums worldwide, and becoming the only artist to perform the theme song at two Olympics, it's hard to imagine Sarah Brightman has a dream left to realize. Yet with her new album 'Dreamchaser,' Sarah is embarking on what she calls "the greatest adventure I can imagine."
    Inspired by the wonderment and beauty of space, Dreamchaser the album is inspired by Brightman's life-long dream to travel into space. As announced last year in Moscow, Brightman is anticipated to be the first musician to travel to the International Space Station, turning her dream into reality. Dreamchaser is a collaboration with veteran producer Mike Hedges, known for his iconic work with the likes of U2, The Cure, Dido.
    This concert was filmed filmed in June 2013 at Elstree Studios just outside of London. This unique TV special is based around the futuristic, otherworldly vision behind the Dreamchaser album and World Tour, with its vast, curved screen and featuring many 3D embellishments. The studio is transformed: purposefully lit and dressed into a bespoke environment for the TV show recording in front of a live audience. With a breathtaking set featuring both new songs and classic favorites, the incredible lighting, elaborate costumes and powerful video imagery fuse together to create a truly spectacular and highly original program.
    duration 57:40   SRND51 TVG
  • 3:00 am
    Makers: Women Who Make America [#101^] This comprehensive and innovative series tells the compelling story of women's advancement in America over the past 50 years. It is a revolution that has unfolded in public and private, on grand stages like the US Supreme Court and Congress, and humbler ones like the boardroom and the bedroom. The 3-hour series features the stories of those who led the fight, those who opposed it and those - both famous and unknown - caught up in its wake. Meryl Streep narrates the program, which features commentary and the stories of Hillary Clinton and Condoleezza Rice, Oprah Winfrey and Katie Couric, and Gloria Steinem and Phyllis Schlafly, among others. duration 2:56:46   STEREO TV14 (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:30 am
    Sarah Brightman: Dreamchaser In Concert After making history on both stage and screen, pioneering the classical crossover genre, selling over 30 million albums worldwide, and becoming the only artist to perform the theme song at two Olympics, it's hard to imagine Sarah Brightman has a dream left to realize. Yet with her new album 'Dreamchaser,' Sarah is embarking on what she calls "the greatest adventure I can imagine."
    Inspired by the wonderment and beauty of space, Dreamchaser the album is inspired by Brightman's life-long dream to travel into space. As announced last year in Moscow, Brightman is anticipated to be the first musician to travel to the International Space Station, turning her dream into reality. Dreamchaser is a collaboration with veteran producer Mike Hedges, known for his iconic work with the likes of U2, The Cure, Dido.
    This concert was filmed filmed in June 2013 at Elstree Studios just outside of London. This unique TV special is based around the futuristic, otherworldly vision behind the Dreamchaser album and World Tour, with its vast, curved screen and featuring many 3D embellishments. The studio is transformed: purposefully lit and dressed into a bespoke environment for the TV show recording in front of a live audience. With a breathtaking set featuring both new songs and classic favorites, the incredible lighting, elaborate costumes and powerful video imagery fuse together to create a truly spectacular and highly original program.
    duration 57:40   SRND51 TVG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Wai Lana Yoga [#514] Chakra Breathing Wai Lana teaches you to breathe to the navel chakra while balancing in Reverse Arrow. Activating this energy center purifies the subtle body and prevents disease. duration 27:55   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 am
    Priscilla's Yoga Stretches [#53] 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 [#54] 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 [#228] duration 26:58   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sit and Be Fit [#1206] Balance Improving balance through weight training, stretching and leg strengthening is the theme of this episode. duration 27:21   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique [#602] Leg Sculpting Sculpt your legs and make your clothes fit better. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#704] Cologne, Germany Built by the ancient Romans, Cologne is a mixture of old and new - 60, 000 university students keep it young, a thousand-year-old cathedral gives it maturity. In this program, Burt visits the cathedral, which is Germany's most visited tourist attraction and finds out how it can reconnect travelers with their spiritual feelings. He also stops into the city's best restaurants and presents Cologne's traditional foods and drinks. He takes viewers through a chocolate museum, and a cruise on the Rhine River. He unravels the mystery of why light perfumes are called Eau de Cologne. He also takes us to Cologne's world-famous carnival celebration. duration 26:11   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#711H] Venice and Its Lagoon Venice, more than any other European city, has an endlessly seductive charm. For centuries, it was nicknamed La Serenissima, "The Most Serenely Beautiful One" - and for good reason. Along with sampling the sumptuous art treasures of Venice and exploring its back-street wonders, we cruise its lagoon, stopping in fiery Murano for glass, pastel Burano for lace, and murky Torcello for a sense of where Venice was born. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:30 am
    Smart Travels - Europe With Rudy Maxa [#405] Carcassonne and the Pyrenees From a fairy tale fortress to the gentle Pyrenees, Rudy takes in the castles and peaks of this magical region. We tour the largest fortress in Europe, Carcassonne, and sample the local stew, Cassoulet. A gallop through the countryside takes in several romantic castle ruins and the artwork of Toulouse Lautrec. Then we head for high country and one of the world's natural wonders - a mountain amphitheatre with cascading waterfalls. Tips on driving in France, and mountain trails. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 am
    Travelscope [#311H] Williamsburg, Virginia - America's Historic Triangle Travelscope traces America's birth in Jamestown, Colonial Williamsburg and Yorktown, Virginia. Yet, this adventure covers more than the past as Joseph kayaks the Chickahominy River, sails on a four-masted schooner past modern-day ocean-going vessels and partakes of the area's family fun. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 am
    Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless [#702H] Chiles Rellenos: The Stuff of Passion At the romantic San Angel Inn, a lush hacienda-turned-restaurant in Mexico City's Coyoacan District, Rick enjoys what might just be the most passion-infused food in the Mexican canon: a quintessential plate of perfect chiles rellenos. From there, we visit La Merced - the sprawling, spectacular central market that's the culinary soul of a city with 20 million mouths to feed - where chiles are bought and sold by the thousands. Americans are passionate about chiles rellenos, too. Just ask Rick's customers at Frontera Grill, where only a lucky few who line up on the street get to enjoy them each night before the supply runs out. In the Frontera kitchen, Rick offers a detailed lesson on how they're made - a labor of love that involves many carefully choreographed steps of roasting, filling and sauce prep, stuffing, battering and frying. Then it's time for a crash course in chiles at the National University of Mexico in a visit with Ricardo Munoz-Zurita, a renowned chef and food anthropologist who literally wrote the book on chiles relleno - a popular cookbook devoted to the subject - and runs a cutting-edge restaurant right on campus. The two friends share Ricardo's latest twist on chiles rellenos: an ancho stuffed with plantains. Back at home, Rick explains that chiles rellenos don't have to mean hours of prep time. And to prove it, he shares his recipe for Shrimp Chile Rellenos Grilled in Corn Husks. Next, we're off to Oh Mayahuel, an uber-cool Mexico City restaurant specializing in Mezcal flights and modern Mexican cuisine, to sample their signature stuffed chile: a dried ancho, rehydrated in a tangy escabeche sauce, stuffed with a sizzling steak taco filling and guacamole. If you're passionate about chiles rellenos, this relleno roller coaster ride will leave you feeling thrilled, surprised - and stuffed. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef [#201] The Great Pies of France Luscious, savory pies have long been the hallmark of great French home cooking. Chef Keller presents some blue-ribbon winners that use flavors and aromas that take you right into the heart of France. Recipes: Alsatian Onion Pie; Pissaladerie; Tarte Flambee Alsaciene. duration 28:39   TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:30 am
    Baking with Julia [#107] Norman Love Executive pastry chef Norman Love at Ritz Carlton in Naples, Florida visits Julia Child in her kitchen. Love creates chocolate-cinnamon beignets. Love demonstrates how to make the beignet pastry from choux paste. Using a pot sticker press, Love forms the beignets and then fills them with pastry cream and bananas. Love creates a walnut sauce for the beignets. duration 24:55   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Ciao Italia [#2201] Eggplant/Melanzane Basket in hand, Mary Ann visits her husband Guy's late summer garden to harvest ripe and tender eggplants to make hearty Couscous with Eggplant and - surprise - a Whole Wheat Pizza with Grilled Eggplant. Never have so few (eggplants) done so much for so many. duration 26:55   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 pm
    Primal Grill with Steven Raichlen [#211] Up In Smoke When it comes to flavor, you can't beat meat that's still attached to the bone. This simple truth is appreciated by anyone who has ever barbecued a rack of ribs, grilled a long bone veal chop, or roasted a whole leg of lamb. Grilling, and more importantly serving meat on the bone transports us to a time back before the invention of knives and forks, when barbecue buffs ate with their hands, chewing the fire-roasted meat right off the bone. Discover your inner caveman. Recipes: Marinated veal chops/ Allen Brothers rib steak with tomato, caper, olive vinaigrette; Roast leg of lamb provencale; Side dish: deconstructed grilled ratatouille; Memphis-style beef ribs. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 pm
    b organic with Michele Beschen [#301] Foraging Fun Forager Andy Benson talks about why he chooses wild edibles for his daily diet and joins Michele in her own backyard to share how to prepare a few of his favorite wild edibles like Wild Bergamot, Chicory, Cattails, Milkweed Pods and Sumac. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Woodsmith Shop [#606] Modular Bookcase Join the editors of Woodsmith as they pack a lot of woodworking into this beautiful bookcase. You'll learn the custom design tricks along the way. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Sewing with Nancy [#2603] Sew Techie Covers, Part 1 Make a personalized cover for your e-tablet or paper tablet. Learn how to sew covers for your electronic devices and paper tablets using templates or commercial patterns. Then embellish them with applique, quilting, techie circles, undercover stitching accents, plus more. With Nancy's expert guidance, your personalized cover is fast, fabulous, and fun to make. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    Sewing with Nancy [#2604] Sew Techie Covers, Part 2 Showcase creative embellishment on a cover for your paper or electronic tablet. Nancy transforms the ordinary into the extraordinary when it comes to a cover for a paper or electronic tablet. Learn Dresden hi-tech patchwork, e-cycling with the help of a denim shirt, and letters of distinction using your embroidery machine. These tablet keeper covers look "techie" and are so much fun to make! duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Simply Ming [#1011H] Azores: Pedro Oliviera Simply Ming is on the road traveling to the exotic Azores to learn how to make one of the region's most famous dishes - Cozida - a one-pot meal that's literally cooked underground by the Earth's volcanic heat. Rising to the challenge, Ming also serves us his own take on this national dish. duration 27:54   STEREO TVG
  • 3:30 pm
    The Jazzy Vegetarian [#110] Farm Market Fresh Host Laura Theodore prepares recipes that are bursting with "just picked" flavor. She begins with refreshing "Garden Vegetable Basil Gazpacho" a chilled delight on a hot summer night. Next up, fresh from the farm ingredients inspire tempting "Zucchini Fettuccini with Fresh Tomato Salsa" and zesty "Arugula and Walnut Pesto Pasta" Apples stand front and center in "Autumn Apple Crisp." Inspired by the fresh flavors of summer, you'll easily create culinary delights in your own kitchen. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:00 pm
    Nick Stellino's Family Kitchen [#411] Veal Stew with Sausages; Veal Meatballs with Sauce "Emiliana". duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 pm
    Lidia's Italy In America [#204H] Sicily In New York City The Sicilians were a large immigrant community in lower Manhattan and other areas of New York City, and they brought with them several dishes from their homeland. Today, Lidia celebrates the Sicilians with a Stuffed Calamari Dish and a Broccoli with Garlic and Anchovies. She then makes a Cappuccino Cake which she actually discovered in New Orleans - another locale with a very large Sicilian population. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    Baking with Julia [#102] Alice Medrich Master teacher and chocolatier Alice Medrich from Berkeley, CA visits Julia Child in her kitchen. Medrich creates a chocolate genoise raspberry ruffle cake. Medrich provides tips on the best way to melt and shape chocolate. Medrich demonstrates how to cut the cake into layers. She layers the cake with creme fraiche, melted chocolate, rum syrup and raspberries in an adjustable pan. She places the chilled, fan-shaped chocolates as a decorative topping. duration 24:54   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 pm
    Essential Pepin [#120H] Souper Soups for Supper Tomato Chowder With Mollet Eggs; Black Bean Soup With Bananas; Garlic Soup; Onion Soup Lyonnaise-Style; Consomme. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Joanne Weir's Cooking Class [#211] Asparagus Soup & Grilled Herbed Lamb Leg Joanne teaches her student Cheryl the basics of soup-making and using fresh and dried herbs to create two delicious recipes. Recipes: asparagus soup with lemon creme fraiche, grilled leg of lamb with lavender-rosemary rub. Student: Cheryl Kovalchik - Entertainment Marketing. Wine Segment: Pairing wine and food from the same region, with Master Sommelier Andrea Robinson. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 pm
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1224H] Southeast Asian Favorites Man on the Street Doc Willoughby ventures to New York City to learn the secrets of Thai cooking. Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate Thai Grilled Beef Salad. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top pick for smoker boxes in the Equipment Corner. And finally, test cook Becky Hays uncovers the secrets to foolproof Indonesian-Style Fried Rice. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32176] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, August is historically one of the worst months for stocks. But is there a smart way to invest during the dog days of summer? And, we all like the idea of buying American products, but finding them is a different story. NBR went shopping to see for ourselves - in our special series "Made in America." duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:30 pm
    A Salute to Vienna This lavish music and dance gala concert was recorded live at the historic Konzerthaus in Vienna, Austria in April 2013. Hosted by world-famous mezzo soprano Frederica von Stade (Metropolitan Opera), and Academy Award-winning actor and Viennese-native Maximilian Schell (Judgment at Nuremberg), this special celebrates the musical heritage of Vienna. The concert presents the most-popular excerpts from well-known operettas like "The Merry Widow", "Land of Smiles", "Die Fledermaus", and many others, performed by an international cast of superstars. duration 1:18:12   SRND51 TVG
  • 9:30 pm
    60s Girl Grooves (My Music) For the first time ever, the "My Music" series spotlights the girl groups and female singers of the 1960s in a special which features the rarest footage and original performances from back in the early and mid-1960s. Clips come from worldwide archives including American Bandstand, Where The Action Is, Shindig!, and many other vaults thought long lost. "This time in American pop music is very special," says series creator TJ Lubinsky. "it's a time of innocence, angst, puppy love, heartbreak, and most of all great memories of younger carefree times - like the feeling we all share of that one special summer we all had in our teens - wherever we were hearing these songs on the radio." It's early rock and pop at its best on PBS. Hosted by the always "Supreme" Mary Wilson. duration 1:29:03   STEREO TVG
  • 11:30 pm
    ImageMakers [#1107H] A Boy's Life FELIX - Germany
    An annoyingly precocious boy in a supermarket learns the hard way that for every action there is a reaction. Clocking in at just 43 seconds, this is the shortest film to air ever on Imagemakers. While short in length, it does not lack for impact or lack or laughter. Written and directed by Anselm Belser. Principal cast: Felix Muller, Daniela Blaschke and Paul Ohmert.
    LITTLE BOY AND THE BEAST - Germany
    Since little Haro's dad has left, his mother has completely changed. Divorces are always difficult and painful but when your mother and father are actually monsters... that makes life even more difficult. He discusses the pros and cons of having monsters as parents, but deep down wishes he had normal parents. The award winning film is directed by Uwe Heidschotter and Johannes Sweiland.
    HELLION - USA
    All hell breaks loose after three brothers tape their babysitter to the side of the house. Petey is the youngest of three boys in his family and he must survive his older brothers' slash and burn approach to the world. These older boys are rebellious in a way that is both terrifying and intriguing to Petey. He must decide if he wishes to become just like them or remain the sweet innocent child in the eyes of his father. A dark tale about the destructive seeds of machismo. Written and directed by Kat Chandler. Principal cast: Arthur Dale, Deke Garner and Jonny Mars.
    SIX DOLLAR FIFTY MAN - New Zealand
    Set in the 70s at the height of popularity of the TV series "Six Million Dollar Man," a gutsy eight year old misfit is forced to break out of his make believe superhero world to deal with playground bullies. Writer and director Mark Alison and Louis Sutherland capture the innocence, wonder and bravado of kids that don't fit in. The film won the top prize at numerous film festivals including Sundance, Cannes, Berlin and Aspen. Principal cast: Oscar Vendee Connor, Celina Russo Berwick, Carmel McLane and Thomas Limber.
    duration 29:16   STEREO TVPGV
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#19163] (original broadcast date: 8/07/13)
    a look at the film The Butler with director Lee Daniels, writer Danny Strong and actors Forest Whitaker and Oprah Winfrey.
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
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