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KQED Life: Sunday, February 2, 2014

Comcast 189  •  Digital 54.3

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Sunday, February 2, 2014
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#605H] Granada, Cordoba, and Spain's Costa Del Sol Andaluc?a's Moorish heritage sparkles in the historic capitals of Granada and Cordoba. And the pride of the Reconquista and the power of Queen Isabel and King Ferdinand enliven the region's great sights. Tasting the smooth sherry and marveling at prancing stallions, we find the passion in Andalucian culture. And we top it off with fun in the Spanish sun on the Costa del Sol. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#401] Boston, Massachusetts The first residents of Boston arrived in 1630 which gave the city an early start in our nation's history. Burt retraces some of the city's historic sites and tells us what really happened during the midnight ride of Paul Revere. You'll visit the first Dunkin Donut shop and see what their donuts once looked like, tour the world's oldest commissioned warship still afloat, learn about the most complex highway construction project ever undertaken in the United States and find out who's cooking the best lobster and how. duration 25:49   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 am
    Infinity Hall Live [#111H] Jonathan Edwards This program showcases veteran folk singer/songwriter Jonathan Edwards, best known for his 1971 classic "Sunshine." The song - a fierce proclamation of protest and independence set to deceptively upbeat music - became an anthem for numerous young people who opposed the Vietnam War. Today, Edwards seems more comfortable as a laid-back troubadour than a political radical. Often performing on stage barefoot (as he does at Infinity Hall), Edwards demonstrates an expertise with the guitar, mandolin, and accordion to create his own brand of acoustic folk-rock. His heart-felt lyrics and easy-going style continue to please his loyal fans as well as win over new ones. Edwards and his band - Moondi Klein on guitar, Charlie Rose on banjo, Tom Snow on piano and Joe Walsh on mandolin - perform songs primarily from his 2011 album, My Love Will Keep, such as the stunning a cappella rendition of "This Island Earth." But he doesn't disappoint his longtime fans and offers exuberant performances of the classics "Sunshine" and "Shanty," the latter which came to be known as a "Friday song" for many radio stations who would play it every Friday night at 5 to kick off the weekend. "I love playing rooms like this," Edwards says of Infinity Hall. "[It's like] we're playing in a big guitar ...or a Steinway grand piano. It feels like we're inside something like that and the music just vibrates and lives very much in a place like this." duration 57:11   STEREO TVPG
  • 2:00 am
    Austin City Limits [#3912H] Sarah Jarosz/The Milk Carton Kids Richard visits a historic home in Mobile, Alabama, and installs a clawfoot tub with shower. Tom installs a permanent fire escape ladder in a bedroom. Roger shows the best way to prune trees. And the guys ask, "What is it?" duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 3:00 am
    Masterpiece Mystery! [#4410H] Sherlock, Series III: The Sign of Three Who leaves a wedding early? In The Sign of Three, it's the best man, namely Sherlock (Benedict Cumberbatch). John Watson (Martin Freeman) may live to regret offering the role to a man who didn't realize he was John's best friend, but more importantly, one of the guests at John's wedding to Mary Morstan (Amanda Abbington) may not live to see the end of the day. Too bad that Sherlock is unable to focus his tremendous powers of deduction on the murder that's hatching right under his nose, but then the responsibilities of a best man are more diabolically exhausting than preventing a very clever killing. duration 1:56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:00 am
    Andrae Crouch Live In Los Angeles Grammy winning gospel singer, pianist, minister, producer and composer Andrae Crouch takes the stage for an incredible performance. The "father of the modern gospel" performs some of his biggest hits such as: "Livin' This Kind of Life," "Right Now" and "The Love Medley. " duration 56:33   STEREO TVG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Wai Lana Yoga [#116] The Lion Roaring like a lion strengthens the vocal cords and massages the thyroid and facial muscles. It's good for skin care, too! duration 27:55   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 am
    Priscilla's Yoga Stretches [#41] 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 [#42] 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 13:45  
  • 7:00 am
    Power Yoga: Mind and Body [#220] duration 26:54   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sit and Be Fit [#1210] Facial Exercises Facial exercises are important because they increase sensory awareness in mouth and encourage facial expression. These exercises are essential for anyone experiencing neurological challenges. duration 27:20   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique [#907H] Weight Loss: Ab & Waist Strengthening (All Standing) duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 am
    Growing A Greener World [#425H] The Four Seasons Garden (Harborside, ME) The start of the next gardening season begins with making good decisions much earlier. Joe Lamp'l brings in the cameras as he puts his garden to bed and shows you what you need to know too. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    P. Allen Smith's Garden to Table [#104H] Orchard Fruit P. Allen Smith shares with us the many things you can do with orchard fruit, including a crunchy pear salad, grilled nectarines with bleu cheese and a refreshing peach beverage. Allen decorates a festive fall table using apples. Allen pays a visit to an expert on peaches and takes us on a tour of his orchard at the farm. duration 26:40   TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 am
    Victory Garden [#3304Z] Dark This week, we're keeping you in the dark! Deep, dark chocolate and black plants look great in any garden. Join Jamie as he visits the San Francisco Botanical Garden to see how they've worked dark plants into their collections. Paul Epsom shows off his favorite groundcover for dark locations. Got shade? Get moss! Starting a beautiful moss garden is easier than you think when you've got the right conditions. Not enough room in the city to grow everything you'd like? Chef Michel Nischan's "Homegrown" segment this week introduces you to the best farmer's market in New England, in the heart of Boston - where you'll learn to select the best, diverse produce with renowned chef Barbara Lynch. duration 26:46   TVG
  • 10:00 am
    Garden Smart [#3403] Many wonder if we might be able to create more usable space in our yards, even how to make challenging sites more attractive. We did, so visited with an expert who had a lot to say and even more to show. duration 25:38   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 am
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#709H] Cafe Borrone, Wexler's and Big 4 Restaurant Cafe Borrone (Menlo Park), Wexler's (San Francisco) and Big 4 Restaurant (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 [#1804#] Detroit, Hour One AR is in Detroit, Michigan, where host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Laura Woolley head to the Motown Museum to discuss memorabilia that hits a high note with collectors. Highlights include a 1970 Andy Warhol poster the guest bought at his campus bookstore for around 10 dollars and had signed by Warhol himself; an early 20th-century collection of locally crafted Pewabic pottery; and a working script of The Wizard of Oz, used on set by Bert Lahr, fondly known as the "Cowardly Lion," that is appraised for $150,000. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Market Warriors [#118H] Antiquing In Oronoco, Mn The pickers head out to Oronoco, Minnesota, to the annual Downtown Oronoco Gold Rush Days to find an antique toy among the more than 300 vendors scattered throughout town.Off-screen host Mark L. Walberg observes the pickers as they're teamed up, men versus women, in an effort to flip an item at the market. The pickers have a chance to increase their profits by auctioning an item on eBay. Some key finds include a vintage pinball machine, a Trifari bracelet and a trolley seat. Their selected items are sent to Ken Farmer Auctions in Radford, Virginia, where they go under the hammer. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 1:00 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#906H] In-Studio Interviews: David Bader and Milena Acosta For the first time ever, this season includes three in-studio episodes filmed at Roadtrip Nation headquarters. Using a transformed 1972 Winnebago as a stage in front of a live audience, Alumni Roadtrippers Ray, Mariana, and Hannah interview David Bader, Director of Education at the Aquarium of the Pacific, and Milena Acosta, Education Outreach Supervisor at the Aquarium of the Pacific. The audience gains insight into each guest's path, including how David followed his childhood passion to his current position, and how Milena's choice of "love over career" has led to a fulfilling destination. The guests then present a few interesting artifacts from the museum. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 1:30 pm
    Healing Quest [#1107H] Heart health and more; animal communicators; Dr. Pedram Shojai on boosting our energy; Michele Bernhardt on the power of positive thinking. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    This Old House [#3313H] Arlington Italianate Project 2014/Getting to Level Tom shows Kevin the systems he's devised for leveling out both the ceiling in the new open kitchen and the floor in the new finished basement, and he and Norm cut a hole for a new window. Landscape architect Cricket Beauregard shares her solutions for the shady front yard with Roger and homeowner Heather Faulds, taking them to see some of her work in other gardens around Arlington. duration 25:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    Ask This Old House [#1213H] Waffle Gardening In Santa Fe/Adding Mechanical Dampers to a Forced-Air Heating System Roger visits Santa Fe to learn about "waffle gardening," a method of growing vegetables in an arid climate. Richard adds mechanical dampers to a forced-air heating system. Tom shows how to bisect angles. And the guys ask, "What is it?" duration 25:16   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Victory Garden [#3304Z] Dark This week, we're keeping you in the dark! Deep, dark chocolate and black plants look great in any garden. Join Jamie as he visits the San Francisco Botanical Garden to see how they've worked dark plants into their collections. Paul Epsom shows off his favorite groundcover for dark locations. Got shade? Get moss! Starting a beautiful moss garden is easier than you think when you've got the right conditions. Not enough room in the city to grow everything you'd like? Chef Michel Nischan's "Homegrown" segment this week introduces you to the best farmer's market in New England, in the heart of Boston - where you'll learn to select the best, diverse produce with renowned chef Barbara Lynch. duration 26:46   TVG
  • 3:30 pm
    Pati's Mexican Table [#304H] Meals in a Minute Pati is a busy mom on the go. If you're a mom that likes to cook for your family AND take your kids to school, practice and everywhere else, you need a few quick and easy meals in your arsenal. Pati's oldest sister, Karen, shares a few tips as they visit her favorite restaurant in Mexico City. Then back at home, Pati shows us some of her go-to weekly dishes. Recipe 1: Tortilla Soup; Recipe 2: Tuna Casserole; Recipe 3: Triply Limey Pound Cake; Recipe 4: Papaya Relish. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    Jacques Pepin: More Fast Food My Way [#209H] Fast Proof No one expects a bread recipe in a fast food collection but Jacques shows viewers how to mix and bake a loaf of bread in one pot in his Slow and Easy Bread in a Pot. Next he shares his favorite eggs prepared in little containers known as Cocotte Eggs with Creamed Mushrooms. When Jacques raids the pantry and freezer, he finds the fixings to make a Ragout of Broccolini, Beans and Sausage. Fresh berries and a neat twist on a bought pastry crust end the meal with Cookie Dough Raspberry Tart. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:30 pm
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1314H] Chicken Classics, Improved Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate Skillet Chicken Fajitas. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of tortillas, and test cook Bridget Lancaster uncovers the secrets to the best Classic Chicken Salad. And finally, gadget guru Lisa McManus reviews her favorite new kitchen gadgets. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#709H] Cafe Borrone, Wexler's and Big 4 Restaurant Cafe Borrone (Menlo Park), Wexler's (San Francisco) and Big 4 Restaurant (San Francisco) are the eateries selected by local diners. Will the three guests agree on their Bay Area favorites? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 pm
    Martha Bakes [#109H] Meringue Join Martha as she shares the secrets to foolproof meringue, such as using a copper bowl and adding a touch of cream of tartar. Once the basics are mastered, Martha teaches one of her favorites, pavlova with passion fruit, plus an impressive ile flottante and a Huguenot torte. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Just Seen It [#503] We review the romantic drama, Labor Day, starring Kate Winslet and Josh Brolin. Next, we offer up our picks for the most underrated movies of 2013. Following up, we look at the romantic comedy, That Awkward Moment, with Zac Efron, Michale B. Jordan and Miles Teller. And we discuss the animated drama from famed director Hayao Miyazaki, The Wind Rises. duration 27:04   STEREO TVPG
  • 6:30 pm
    Spark! [#123] Leaders To be an artist is one thing. But to lead groups of other artists is a fine art in and of itself. Spark gets an inside look into the hectic and enriching lives of 3 extraordinary arts administrators.
    * Michael Morgan: During his thirteen-year tenure as music director of the Oakland East Bay Symphony, Michael Morgan has led an impressive turnabout of a once-troubled orchestra and inspired a broad revitalization of the musical landscape in the East Bay. From middle school visits and young musician tutorials to symphony and opera rehearsals, Spark tries to keep up with Michael Morgan and his busy schedule.
    * Brenda Way: With more than 70 modern dance pieces to her name, Brenda Way has earned a reputation as one of the most important women choreographers of her time. In the three decades since she founded the Oberlin Dance Company, she's managed to inspire her dancers and staff to work harder and accomplish more than they ever dreamed possible. We'll see this tough taskmaster at work as she directs her dancers through the rehearsal of Noir, her latest collaboration with composer Jay Cloidt. Then we'll see how Brenda's strong vision and a knack for spotting new talent play out as 18 hopeful dancers try out for just 3 slots in her company.
    * Robert Kelley: A Bay Area native and graduate of Stanford University, Robert Kelley founded Palo Alto's TheatreWorks in 1970 and has been its Artistic Director ever since. He has directed over 100 TheatreWorks productions, including 32 world or regional premieres. Spark watches as Robert Kelley directs the last dress rehearsal of TheatreWorks season opener: David Auburn's Tony award-winning play, Proof.
    duration 25:58   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 pm
    Austin City Limits [#3912H] Sarah Jarosz/The Milk Carton Kids Richard visits a historic home in Mobile, Alabama, and installs a clawfoot tub with shower. Tom installs a permanent fire escape ladder in a bedroom. Roger shows the best way to prune trees. And the guys ask, "What is it?" duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 8:00 pm
    American Masters [#2101H] Pete Seeger: The Power of Song This first authorized film biography poetically documents the late Pete Seeger's unique experience and contributions. The man, who introduced America to its own folk heritage, got a whole generation passionate about playing the guitar and picking the banjo, got them singing together and using music as a force for social change. He deeply believed in the power of song, convinced that individuals can make a difference. Largely misunderstood by his critics, including the US government, for his views on peace, civil rights and ecology, Seeger went from the top of the hit parade to the top of the blacklist -- banned from commercial television for more than 17 years. Seeger's inspiring, but not always easy story is told by everyone from Bob Dylan to the Dixie Chicks and through a remarkable historical archive. duration 1:26:13   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:30 pm
    In Performance at the White House [#1703H] The Motown Sound The East Room of the White House will be the setting for an all-star tribute to the legendary Motown Sound as President and Mrs. Obama host musical stars from the label's golden age as well as young performers influenced by Motown and its powerful legacy. Celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, the Motown record label launched a historic cultural shift, with cross-over hits and artists such as Marvin Gaye, Diana Ross and the Supremes, Smokey Robinson, Mary Wells, The Four Tops and many others. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 pm
    Unforgettable Hampton Family This documentary explores how Deacon Clark Hampton, a son of slaves, lifted his 12 children out of poverty by making them into successful musicians. duration 27:50   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 pm
    Front and Center [#209H] The Rides Stephen Stills' blues-rock "super group," whose debut album was inspired by his 1968 Super Session album, features guitar wizard Kenny Wayne Shepherd and the Electric Flag's Barry Goldberg at The Iridium. duration 55:16   STEREO TVG
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#610H] Helsinki and Tallinn: Baltic Sisters The fascinating capitals of Finland and Estonia offer a chance to sample each country's history, art, and distinct love of life. We'll start in Helsinki with its neoclassical old town, modern flair for design, and steamy saunas. Then it's just a two-hour boat ride to Tallinn - with its medieval charms and new-found prosperity - celebrating its freedom and thriving in its post-USSR renaissance. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#406] Jungfrau Region, Switzerland In the heart of Switzerland, the Jungfrau region is considered to be one of the most remarkable spots for lovers of nature. You'll take a steamer to the ancient villages on Lake Thun, visit the site of Clint Eastwood's film The Eiger Sanction, ride the highest railroad in Europe to a research station that is studying the earth atmosphere, and climb inside a million year old waterfall. duration 27:28   STEREO TVG
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