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KQED Life: Thursday, August 14, 2014

Comcast 189  •  Digital 54.3

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Thursday, August 14, 2014
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#20168] (original broadcast date: 08/13/14)
    * Ongoing coverage of Iraq with Brett McGurk, U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary for Iraq and Iran; David Kilcullen of Caerus Associates and former senior counter-insurgency advisor to General David Petraeus; Michael Hanna, Senior fellow at the Century Foundation; and Bill Spindle, Middle East Bureau Chief for the Wall Street Journal
    * an appreciation of Lauren Bacall
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#33161] duration 24:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 am
    My Wild Affair [#105(] Highlights from this series, which tells the stories of the incredible bonds between humans and their wild animal companions. Through first-hand testimony, newly discovered archive footage, drama reconstruction, and encounters with the real animal and human stars, it captures stories of love and dedication, with their surprising twists and turns, and proves how the powerful bond between man and animal can overcome adversity, and change lives forever. duration 1:29:13   STEREO TVPG
  • 3:00 am
    Return to Downton Abbey A look back at Downton Abbey with the cast and crew, including a look at the most recent season, #4. duration 1:28:50   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 am
    Clouds of Grace: Yosemite Water This beautifully edited film by world-renown filmmaker Sterling Johnson, photographed over a period of 13 years, was shot entirely in Yosemite National Park, and is a masterpiece to be watched again and again. The glorious waterfalls, pristine lakes, and sparkling streams, along with Yosemite's immense rock mountains, create a deep sense of awe at Yosemite's natural beauty. This visual and emotional experience is simply breathtaking. Diane and David Arkenstone and Ah* Nee*Mah have combined their many talents to provide the rhythmic, melodic, and pulsating Native American-inspired music. duration 55:53   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 am
    Before There Were Parks: Yellowstone and Glacier Through Native Eyes A uniquely Native American perspective of the Yellowstone and Glacier areas. Beginning with an introduction to Native cosmology and historical perspective, this film celebrates recent collaborations between park staff and Tribal Nations. duration 26:35   STEREO TVG
  • 6:00 am
    Wai Lana Yoga [#319] Variations on the Classics Wai Lana shows you how to modify traditional asanas with variations of Shoulderstand, Plough, and the standing forward bend. duration 27:35   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 am
    Priscilla's Yoga Stretches [#65] 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 [#66] 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 [#232] duration 27:02   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sit and Be Fit [#1102] Brain Fitness Mary Ann uses a variety of exercises to stimulate the brain including body tapping, visual tactile stimulation, and reaction time drills. duration 27:24   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique [#629] Hamstring & Hip Deep hamstring and hip stretches. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#805] What's Cooking In Switzerland Burt takes viewers on a gastronomic tour of Western Switzerland. The most mountainous region in Switzerland is called the Valais and it is the home of Switzerland's most famous mountain ---the Matterhorn and that is where our gastronomic tour begins. We'll learn about a chocolate bar shaped like the Matterhorn. Why this is one of the great cheese producing regions of Switzerland and why raclette is the ultimate melted cheese dish. The Valais is also the largest wine producing area in Switzerland. Viewers also discover Charlie Chaplin's contribution to chocolate, the gastronomic specialties of the Lake Geneva Region and why Geneva has some of the best restaurants in Europe. duration 27:15   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#403H] Edinburgh Edinburgh is the historical and cultural heart of Scotland. We'll explore the castle, peek at the new parliament, dabble in the local literature, sip a little Scotch, get wrapped up in a kilt, and then stow away on Her Majesty's Yacht Britannia. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:30 am
    Smart Travels - Europe With Rudy Maxa [#410] Croatia's Dalmatian Coast Europe's best kept secret, the Croatian coast of Dalmatia dazzles with stunning white stone cities and azure waters. We begin in Dubrovnik, then island hop up the coast, snorkeling, swimming, sunning and reveling in the scenery. In Split we visit a Roman emperor's palace and make excursions to ruins, timeless towns and fortresses. Tips on boating, food and driving. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 am
    Travelscope [#307H] Papua New Guinea - Cultural Encounters in an Ancient World Joseph heads to Papua New Guinea's remote highlands for cultural encounters with the Huli Wigmen and then journeys to the Sepik River for a tropical rendezvous with the ancient people of its riverside villages. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 am
    The Jazzy Vegetarian [#213] Happy Holiday Meal Host Laura Theodore's holiday meal features petite "Acorn Squash with Mushroom, Walnut and Celery Stuffing." On the side, sweet cinnamon and maple glazed "Yummy Yam Casserole" is topped with crunchy pecans. "Green Beans Almondine" stand in for the traditional green bean casserole. Light as air, "Holiday Sandies," are sweet and crisp cookies that make a tempting dessert for kids of all ages. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 am
    Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef [#301] Seafood Savvy Chef Keller makes three innovative and easy-to-prepare seafood recipes including mussels bathed in a creamy, white wine sauce and an unusual ceviche that's packed with punch. Recipes: Mussels in Basil White Wine Sauce; Rock Shrimp Burger; Peruvian Ceviche. duration 28:28   STEREO TVG
  • 11:30 am
    Baking with Julia [#313] Flo Braker, San Francisco Flo Braker, San Francisco Bay Area baker, author and cooking teacher, turns out two wonderfully crunchy butter galettes, one that's as a sweet treat with fresh berries and whipped cream, and another with tomatoes and savory herbs. Leslie Mackie, owner of Seattle's Macrina Bakery, demonstrates a raspberry-fig crostata. duration 24:47   STEREO TVG
  • 12:00 pm
    Ciao Italia [#2312] Lombardy Cooking/La Cucina Lombarda Mary Ann travels with her students to the Northern Italian region of Lombardia in the foot hills of the Swiss Alps to teach them the unique recipes of this small, but picturesque and prosperous region, starting with Osso Bucco with Gremolata Sauce, followed by Buckwheat Pasta, and then Baked Radicchio and Gorgonzola Cheese, and finishing of with Sbrisolona, a delicate cornmeal cake for dessert. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 pm
    Sara's Weeknight Meals [#402H] Hot Day, Cool Kitchen Sometimes it's just too hot to turn on the oven. Sara's got the summertime solution with two easy heat free recipes. First, her friend chef Giuseppe Fanelli joins Sara with a terrific meal-sized Bruschetta al Tonno. Then, Sara whips up Asian Chicken Salad with Carrot Ginger Sauce. Cool off with Watermelon Screwdrivers, and life is good! duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 pm
    b organic with Michele Beschen [#102] Recycling Refreshed Michele Beschen shares some refreshing ways to put your everyday recyclables to creative use. See how to take yesterday's news and roll it up into tomorrow's fire log. Tin cans house many functional uses when you put some weight into them. How to quickly give your old cupboard doors a new, charming look with old, reclaimed lumber. She'll also share a colorful way to cut down on what gets sent out in the trash by organizing it, storing it and decorating with it - All in one! duration 27:16   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Ask This Old House [#1216H] Installing A Clawfoot Tub with Shower/Installing a Permanent Fire Escape Ladder in a Bedroom 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 25:16   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Best of "The Joy of Painting" [#2731] Dark Waterfall Watch Bob Ross and his amazing paint brushes create a wonderful little waterfall in the middle of an early autumn forest. duration 27:56   TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    Best of "The Joy of Painting" [#2732] Night Light A lighthouse has been the saving grace for many a sailor during the night. Visit this stormy coastline with Bob Ross! duration 27:11   TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Simply Ming [#1114H] Vancouver - Rain City Chef Ming goes on the road to Canada to visit one of the best public markets on the continent, Granville Market. There, along with local Chef Nick Hipperson, our two chefs explore Canada's fresh produce and wonderful salmon. Back in the kitchen, they cook up a feast using ingredients that are found within 100 miles. duration 26:24   STEREO TVG
  • 3:30 pm
    Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless [#808H] Tijuana Round Table There's a long heritage of good food in Tijuana: It has an amazing taco culture and is the birthplace of the Caesar salad. Today, Tijuana boasts one of the top culinary schools in the country and some of the best chefs in Mexico. Rick and three fellow food lovers dine at the ultra-modern Mision 19 located in Mexico's newest Leed Gold Certified building. Chef Javier Plascencia wows them with his creative twists on classic Mexican dishes such as braised beef short ribs wrapped in fresh fig leaves and served with black mole and kabocha foam. For starters, Chef Javier layers local tuna with nopales, chicharron and avocado meringue. Between bites, Rick and his guests discuss their own relationships with food, the expanding culinary scene in Tijuana and the future of Mexican food. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    Martha Bakes [#312H] Cookies Get your day off to a healthy start with a nutritious breakfast cookie. Learn the technique for creating the subtle nutty flavor that makes the brown butter cookies so special and how you can easily transform a simple macaroon with the addition of one or two ingredients. Make graham crackers so good you'll never want to go back to store-bought. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 pm
    Lidia's Kitchen [#108H] Pork Kabobs and Heavenly Ham Today Lidia's talking pork! Go whole hog and learn to make savory Prune and Pork Kabobs, comforting Braised Cabbage with Prosciutto, and Decadent Ham in Marsala Sauce. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    In Julia's Kitchen with Master Chefs [#120] Michael Lomonaco Chef at the "21" Club in New York, Michael Lomonaco marinades quail and venison, then creates boar bacon and rabbit sausage to form a mixed game grill. Using indirect heating with the coals on one side, Lomonaco cooks these dishes together outside on the grill. Then back in the kitchen, Lomonaco creates a berry relish and home-fried potatoes. duration 25:36   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 pm
    Jacques Pepin: More Fast Food My Way [#214] Sole-Ful Suppertime Jacques makes the sweet, nutty flavors of winter squash tickle the palate with a warm and creamy Butternut Squash Velvet whilst admitting to supplying his brother with seeds of this New World squash. Blossoming roses of creamy fish in Fillet of Sole with Mushroom Sauce are paired with Peas, Mushrooms and Endive along with tips to help keep your sauce from breaking. The meal ends with an unusual combination of Seckel Pears in Coffee and a grated chocolate garnish. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:00 pm
    Joanne Weir's Cooking Class [#217] Beet Gorgonzola Salad & Veal Chops Joanne takes the challenge of changing her student Michael's mind about certain ingredients by teaching him two delicious recipes. Recipes: watercress and beet salad with gorgonzola and walnuts, veal chops with olives, capers, and sage. Student: Michael Hauptman - Lawyer. Wine Segment: Cotes du Rhone for everybody. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 pm
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1220H] Cold-Weather Comfort Test cook Bridget Lancaster reveals the secrets to making Easy Caramel Cake. Then, host Christopher Kimball uncovers the tips and techniques for perfect cake making. And finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison shows Chris how to make foolproof Split Pea and Ham Soup. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#33162] duration 24:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:30 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#224H] Holy Land, Sodini's Bertolucci's Ristorante, B44 Catalan Bistro A Kosher restaurant is featured first this time, followed by traditional American Italian food served up in historic surroundings. Then a virtual trip to Barcelona can be found at a Catalonian eatery, with sidewalk tables and umbrellas in a busy city alley. duration 27:20   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 pm
    Dr. Fuhrman's End Dieting Forever! This show presents Dr. Fuhrman's ideas about a lifestyle where you seek foods, recipes and menus that are nutrient rich, so that your body is supplied with its nutritional needs for optimum health, disease prevention, and maximum lifespan. duration 1:56:55   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 pm
    Yosemite Through The Eyes of a Buffalo Soldier Over 100 years ago, before there was such a thing as a National Park Ranger, Yosemite was under the care and protection of the US Army. In 1903, Sergeant Elizy Boman, Troop "K" Ninth Cavalry, was dispatched to Yosemite National Park. He was a Buffalo Soldier, a Black Indian, and through the compelling performance of Park Ranger and historian Shelton Johnson, we hear Sergeant Boman's stories and experiences through time. Filmed on location throughout the beautiful high country of Yosemite, this unique film provides a window to Yosemite's past. duration 1:26:58   STEREO TVG
  • 11:30 pm
    Buffalo Bill's American West This program explores Buffalo Bill Cody's legacy through iconic images and artifacts of the American West from the Buffalo Bill Historical Center in Cody, Wyoming, a Smithsonian Institution Affiliate. Stunning high definition footage of artistic masterworks helps paint a portrait of the man who embodied the spirit of the West in all its complexities, while telling the story of western expansion. Warmly narrated by singer-songwriter Ed Bruce. duration 27:48   STEREO TVG
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#20169] (original broadcast date: 08/14/14)
    * A discussion about President Obama and the issues dividing Democrats with David Brooks of the New York Times
    * John Lithgow on playing Shakespeare's King Lear and his new film Love is Strange
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
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