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KQED Life: Sunday, August 25, 2013

Comcast 189  •  Digital 54.3

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Sunday, August 25, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    Roadtrip Nation [#905H] Los Angeles After traveling more than 4500 miles in 30 days, the Roadtrippers book a last-minute interview with Randii Wessen, an engineer at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Los Angeles. Randii shares his story of constant determination-wisdom that resonates with Nekeed. The Roadtrip ends with an interview with Laura Danly, curator at the Griffith Observatory. Laura tells her story of arduous schooling to land a job as a NASA astronomer-only to realize that she's happiest when she shares her astronomical knowledge with others. Ending their journey with a better sense of themselves and their futures, the team gives their final reflections and says their goodbyes. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 12:30 am
    On Story [#106] Historical and modern day relevance in television dramas is discussed by the creative minds behind the shows Mad Men, The Wire, and Treme. Features Matthew Weiner and David Simon. Film: Drama by Timica Seretti. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 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
  • 2:30 am
    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 1:59:10   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 am
    Elvis, Aloha from Hawaii Elvis Presley made television and entertainment history with this TV concert special. The performance took place at the Honolulu International Center Arena in Hawaii on January 14, 1973. At 12:30am Hawaiian time, the concert was beamed live via Globecam Satellite to Australia, South Korea, Japan, Thailand, The Philippines, South Vietnam and other countries. It attracted 37.8% of the viewers in Japan, 91.8% in the Philippines, 70% in Hong Kong, and 70-80% of the viewers in Korea. It was seen on a delayed basis in approximately 30 European countries later the same day.
    It did not air in the US until April 4th, when an edited version of the concert, expanded with songs videotaped just after the live event, was presented on NBC. That broadcast attracted 51% of the television viewing audience. In all, it was seen in about 40 countries by 1-to-1.5 billion people. A global smash. Entertainment events presented live via satellite are common today but, in 1973, this was a first. Never before had one performer held the world's attention in such a way. This special presents Elvis Presley at the pinnacle of his superstardom, giving one of the most outstanding concert performances of his career.
    duration 1:29:57   STEREO TVG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Wai Lana Yoga [#523] Upside Down Flow Move from Plough to Single Leg Shoulderstand to Hips Folded to rest your heart, stretch your hamstrings, and strengthen your back. Then tighten your tummy with Leg Gyration. duration 27:55   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 am
    Priscilla's Yoga Stretches [#71] 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 [#72] 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 [#102] Legs - Version One With Paschimottanasana, Janu Sirasana, Ardha Baddhu Padma, and others. duration 27:28   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 [#611] Core & Hips Strengthen your core and slenderize hips. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 am
    Growing A Greener World [#402H] All About Seeds (Mount Airy, NC) By focusing all the do's and don'ts of proper tree pruning we take the fear out of making that first cut and show you how to keep your trees looking their best. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    P. Allen Smith's Garden to Table [#311H] Festive Entertaining The holiday season is here and Allen is getting ready by preparing a few unique recipes for the big day. He also shows us how to create a very festive dinner table. duration 27:35   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 [#3206] Long time gardeners admonish new gardeners to "start with the soil." Soil is obviously an important element for successful gardening. Learn from the experts how to transform ordinary dirt into extraordinary soil as GS looks below the surface of the garden. duration 26:28   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 am
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#706H] Phnom Penh House, Pho VI Hoa and Grand Cafe Phnom Penh House (Oakland), Pho Vi Hoa (Los Altos) and Grand Cafe (San Francisco) are the eateries selected by local diners. Will the three guests agree on their Bay Area favorites? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    Antiques Roadshow [#1510H] Billings, MT - Hour One Host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Christopher Mitchell meet at Little Big Horn National Monument to discuss the weapons used in the infamous battle between American Indian warriors and Lt. Col. George Custer's Seventh Cavalry Regiment. Highlights include a 19th-century Chinese jade brush washer; a 1752 English silver coursing trophy; and a long-lost 19th-century Arthur Brown watercolor scene of Yellowstone National Park, valued at $75,000 to $125,000. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Inside E Street [#4021] The Future of Home Sweet Home: Part II Guests: James Corless, Director of Transportation for America; Katherine Freund, Founder Independent Transportation Network.
    In the second part of our series, we take a look at another key issue of "aging-in-place," transportation. More and more Americans are choosing to retire close to home, and with that choice comes the added concern of mobility. Limited funding from the federal government is forcing state and local governments, as well as many non-profits, to come up with ways to keep citizens on the move. Joining us in the studio is James Corless, the Director of Transportation for America, and Katherine Freund, the founder of Independent Transportation Network. Mr. Corless discusses the current state of the US transportation system and what the future has in-store.
    Also, Independent Transportation Network's founder, Katherine Freund, details their innovative nationwide service that's helping many Americans get around.
    Segment 3: Turning to 2 Wheels.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 pm
    b organic with Michele Beschen [#308] Kids and Nature Michele shares fun, creative ways to get the kids outdoors exploring, building, and enjoying nature's playground. Grab the kids and learn how to build nests and forts just their size using natural materials along with game style activities guaranteed to keep things entertaining and interesting! duration 26:46   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 [#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 [#4011] Better Safe Than Sorry Is Big Brother Watching you? Rate your doctor on-line. Avoid "work from home" scams. Actor Dennis Quaid works to curb medical mistakes. Celebrity chef Guy Fieri has creative ways to satisfy your cravings without tipping the scales. duration 26:36   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#908H] In-Studio Interviews: Mike Song and Paul Dateh Alumni Roadtrippers Ray, Hannah and Mariana interview Mike Song, Assistant Choreographer for the film Step Up Revolution, and Paul Dateh, a Hip-Hop Violinist and Youtube Sensation. Audience members learn about the struggle Paul faced in pursuing his life dream, and how he overcame 'The Noise' of doubt directed at him from others. Paul gives the audience a performance of his work before handing the stage off to Mike Song. Addressing his own struggle with "The Noise," Mike shares the roadblocks he's faced, and provides a unique perspective on staying true to his path. The two guests join series director Maya to present a combined music and dance performance. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 3:00 pm
    MotorWeek [#3251H] Jaguar XJL AWD Road Test: 2013 Jaguar XJL AWD * Road Test: 2013 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible * Goss' Garage: Quick A/C Checkup duration 26:46   SRND51 TVG
  • 3:30 pm
    Hometime [#2622] Island Kitchen 2.0: Countertops The crew finishes the new cabinets for the island kitchen and covers them with new countertops. duration 25:14   TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    This Old House [#3221H] Essex 2012/13, Clam Flats & Lightning Rods Kevin and Roger dig for clams, then finish up the barrier-free walk that leads to the house, using both granite and bluestone, but no steps. The standing-seam metal roof goes on, and Richard's creative ducting and plumbing will minimize the number of holes that need to go through it. A non-reactive lightning protection system is installed. duration 25:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 pm
    Ask This Old House [#1009H] Building a Porch Railing; Selecting Stone for Building Walls General contractor Tom Silva helps two homeowners build a railing for their porch. Then Tom, along with host Kevin O'Connor, landscape contractor Roger Cook, and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, asks, "What Is It?" Afterward, Roger and Kevin visit a stoneyard to learn about stone used to build walls. duration 25:46   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
    Just Seen It [#306] Lots of beer in this episode as we review the new romantic comedy, Drinking Buddies about blossoming love at a craft brewery. Be afraid as we check out the horror thriller You're Next. Then, we offer you our 3 favorite classics based on True Stories, and as promised, wrap up the show with more beer as we review the new Simon Pegg and Nick Frost comedy about the ultimate pub crawl, The World's End. duration 27:04   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! [#514] Running Crew Follow teens in the Running Crew, Brava's 3-month intensive job training program in theatrical technical skills. duration 28:14   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 pm
    Austin City Limits [#3712H] Wilco Modern rock band Wilco returns to ACL with tunes from its LP The Whole Love. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 8:00 pm
    Havana, Havana! - PBS Arts This music documentary vibrates with the soul and energy of African-Cuban drummers, guajira guitarists and the pulsing melodies of celebrated Cuban musician Raul Paz. He brings together fellow musical stars Descemer Bueno, Kelvis Ochoa and David Torrens for a concert in Havana. All of them left Cuba years ago, and their decision to return has injected a new spirit into Cuban music. Mirroring Cuba's growing relationship with the world, the program highlights how the country's musical expression is evolving in the 21st century. duration 54:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 9:00 pm
    Toda Una Vida: Cuban Masterworks - Albita Grammy-winning Cuban singer, producer and composer Albita Rodriguez, known simply as Albita, is regarded as one of Latin music's most dynamic and beloved performers. She draws her inspiration from the eclectic sounds of the Cuban songbook, mixing the genres of rumba, son, changui and bolero. Shot over two days in September 2010, TODA UNA VIDA: CUBAN MASTERWORKS - ALBITA captures the Havana-born songstress as she records her studio album of the same name. The performance documentary provides a rare glimpse of a master at work, illustrating the raw, sultry voice that propelled Albita to international stardom. Over the course of an hour, Albita guides viewers on a lyrical journey through her life. Between songs, she explains her musical philosophy, her greatest influences, the unifying power of art and her six-month stint on Broadway in The Mambo Kings. duration 58:09   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 pm
    Woody Allen: American Masters [#102H] Part Two (see description in part 1.) duration 1:25:48   SRND51 TV14-D
  • 11:30 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
  • 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 [#807] Alaska Fragments of the earth's crust drifted together to form Alaska. And they are still very much in the process of drifting and forming. And what they have formed is already the largest state in the United States of America. It's twice as large as Texas and has fifty percent more coastline than all the states in the lower 48 put together. We'll tour the Red Onion Saloon; ride the White Pass and Yukon Railroad and check out 1,500 square miles of ice cap. duration 27:11   STEREO TVG
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