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KQED Life: Monday, May 29, 2017

Channel 54.3  •  XFINITY 189

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Monday, May 29, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Hamilton's America This documentary provides intimate access to Lin-Manuel Miranda and his colleagues during the two years leading up to the Broadway opening of the musical "Hamilton." It combines interviews with experts and prominent personalities, footage of the production in New York, and cast-led expeditions to DC, Philadelphia and New York. duration 1:58:20   STEREO TVPG-L
  • 2:00 am
    DruidShakespeare In 2015 Druid Theatre Company marked their 40th anniversary by taking on their most ambitious project yet. To universal acclaim, fearless, pioneering director Garry Hynes and her troop took on Shakespeare's History Plays, casting Irish women as English kings and men as bawdy widows. Acclaimed director Maurice Sweeney was with them all the way, documenting the journey from school text to triumphant premiere and rave reviews at the Lincoln Festival in New York. duration 55:25   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 am
    Great Performances [#3616H] The Hollow Crown: Henry IV, Part 2 In the aftermath of the Battle of Shrewsbury, Northumberland learns of the death of his son. The Lord Chief Justice (Geoffrey Palmer) attempts, on behalf of the increasingly frail King, to separate Falstaff from Prince Hal. The rebels continue to plot insurrection. Falstaff is sent to recruit soldiers and takes his leave of his mistress, Doll Tearsheet (Maxine Peake). The rebel forces are overcome. This brings comfort to the dying King, who is finally reconciled to his son. Falstaff rushes to Hal's coronation with expectations of high office, only to be rebuffed by the former prince who has now become King Henry V. duration 2:23:54   SRND51 TV14
  • 5:30 am
    Articulate with Jim Cotter [#106H] Scents and Sensibility Conducting opera may well be the hardest job in classical music. The quietly spoken Fabio Luisi does it all with grace and aplomb.
    Found in Translation - Scholarly translations are a constant battle between literal accuracy and literary interpretation.
    Elizabeth Streb: Dancing with Danger - It's rare for an artist to disavow her own genre but Elizabeth Streb may well be the most fervently anti-dance choreographer you've ever met.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Wai Lana Yoga [#712] Lengthen Your Legs Tight legs are often the cause of back troubles. Keep both quads and hamstrings supple with an easy version of splits and a fun thigh stretch. duration 27:35   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 am
    Priscilla's Yoga Stretches [#59] 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 [#60] 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 [#109] Upper Body/Arms With Vinyasa to plank, Chaturanga, Vasisthasana, and others. duration 26:08   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sit and Be Fit [#1607H] Full Body Workout Mary Ann uses a towel to assist with neck alignment and a band for strengthening shoulders and upper back. There is a focus on core and a special tip to help balance. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique [#811Z] Unlock Your Spince & Improve Your Posture duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#1304H] Siena and Assisi, Italy Burt takes a group of public television viewers on a tour of Assisi and Siena. They visit the Basilica of St. Francis and discover how the paintings of Giotto made a permanent change in the way painters saw the world. They travel on to Siena and visit the great Church and historic attractions of the city. They also have a private tour of one of Italy's most important wineries and a special tasting of the wines of Tuscany. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#402H] North Wales: Feisty and Poetic From towering Mount Snowdon, to evocative medieval castles, to sweeping Victorian promenades, North Wales is a poem written in landscape. We'll climb a mountain aboard a steam train, learn some Welsh, follow a miner deep into a slate mine, herd sheep with a very clever dog, and work in a pop pilgrimage to the Beatles' Liverpool. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:30 am
    Smart Travels - Europe With Rudy Maxa [#407] Switzerland and the Alps The Swiss Alps reverberate with cowbells, accordions, and laughter. We make our home base in the year-round playground of Interlaken, the "town between two lakes". We sail across glacial Lake Brienz, famous for its beautiful woodcarving. We head to the spectacular Lauterbrunnen Valley for a heart-stopping gondola ride to alpine heights, and hike past flower-filled meadows and mountain chalets. Then it's off to vibrant Zurich for shopping, chocolate and tasty Swiss cuisine. Tips on transit passes and buying cheese. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 am
    Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope [#814H] Following the reformation Trail in Switzerland and Germany - Part 2 Joseph continues his travels through Germany and Switzerland in the path of the Protestant Reformation. He follows in the path of the reformers and learns that Switzerland's Anabaptists are the ancestors of today's U.S. Mennonites and Amish. Joseph also takes part in the annual Luther Festival in Wittenberg, Germany, which celebrates the marriage of Luther. The two episodes seek to immerse viewers in the culture of the time and help explain the far-reaching effects these "new thinkers" have on society today. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 am
    Ellie's Real Good Food [#111H] Teeny Kitchen Ellie helps out a couple contending with the challenges of cooking in a tiny apartment kitchen. Ellie proves that with just a few key pans and gadgets, and some smart recipes, anyone can produce fantastic meals in even the most cramped quarters. Recipes: Herbed salmon and orzo casserole with feta; Beef and many vegetable stew; Lemon garlic turkey breast with roasted rosemary potatoes and Brussels sprouts. 3 Ingredient Recipes: Flavoring Rubs: Middle Eastern, Southwestern and Spanish. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef [#320] Fleur Tastings Chef Keller shows how to pack lots of punch and great flavors into small plates with three popular dishes from his restaurant, Fleur. Recipes: Tuna Tacos Slow-Cooked Smoky Baby Ribs, Beef Tartare duration 28:02   STEREO TVG
  • 11:30 am
    Baking with Julia [#209] Leslie Mackie Chef Julia Child observes as pastry chef and owner of Seattle's Macrina Bakery Leslie Mackie bakes an assortment of tarts and pies. First, Leslie demonstrates how to make the classic pie dough that will form the base of these desserts; some of the dough is used raw, while other crusts are pre-baked in order to avoid a soggy crust. This dough can be frozen for up to a month. Once the shells are prepared, she creates a classic French apple tart, a berry yogurt tart, and a blueberry nectarine tart garnished with chopped almonds. duration 24:54   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Ciao Italia [#2502] A Sicilian Meal - Un Pasto Siciliano Mary Ann cooks with her friend Maria Iapichino in her summer kitchen that overlooks the sparkling Tyrrhenian Sea near Cefalu, Sicily. After Maria prepares the classic Sicilian Pasta with Sardines, Mary Ann goes nella cucina to create other Sicilian specialties including Swordfish. duration 26:59   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 pm
    Sara's Weeknight Meals [#418H] Dinner at 8 Entertaining is easy with Sara's elegant but super simple recipes, even if your only guests are your immediate family on a weeknight. Try her Duck with Gingered Grape Sauce for an impressive entree, and, for food that's fun, you can't go wrong with the fabulously interactive Japanese Beef Fondue. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 pm
    P. Allen Smith's Garden Home [#1613H] Deck The Halls Tis the season to be jolly as Christmas comes to the farm and P. Allen Smith gets some decorating help from flower expert, J. Schwanke. duration 25:55   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:30 pm
    Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac [#513H] China Cabinet Tommy MacDonald brings viewers into his home! In the shop, Tommy works with friend Al D'Attanasio to build a china cabinet perfect for any home. Then together the dynamic duo installs the massive piece into Tommy's house. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting [#2606] Shortcuts for Free-Motion Quilting Feathers Free-motion quilting feathers look at home on many different kinds of patchwork but learning how to stitch them can be challenging. Mary and her guest Angela Huffman will present the anatomy of a quilting feather and a shortcut method to quilting easy feathers. duration 27:47   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    Quilting Arts [#1605] The Artistic Touch Artists love to experiment with various mediums. Enid Gjelten Weichselbaum creates reusable silkscreens with organza and iron-on vinyl. Textile artist Cecile Whatman demonstrates a multitude of techniques while making background fabric for an art quilt with non-traditional media. duration 28:00   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Simply Ming [#1311H] Mario Batali This week on Simply Ming, Ming is cooking at home with Mario Batali, the world-renowned, James Beard award-winning chef who runs some of the country's finest restaurants. The two swap stories, crack jokes, and whip up two delicious home-cooked dishes right in Ming's loft kitchen. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:30 pm
    Pati's Mexican Table [#412H] Baked! Mexican cuisine is chock-full of grilled, roasted, fried and frozen recipes, but for those looking to expand their repertoire with some baked recipes, this episode is for you! Today, Pati's Mexican Table becomes Pati's Mexican Bakery with a variety of simple recipes - all of which bake right in the oven.
    Recipes: Baked Egg Casserole; Salsa Ranchera; Dulce de Leche (Cajeta) and Pecan Cinnamon Rolls; Baked Fruit Mixiote.
    duration 26:48   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    Martha Stewart's Cooking School [#207H] Fish Monger If you love to eat seafood but balk at preparing it at home, you'll welcome this lesson. Dave Pasternack, a renowned seafood chef based in New York City, joins Martha for a beginner's class on buying, butchering and storing fish. They then demystify boning a round or flat fish and cleaning a squid. Finally, Dave shares an easy-to-prepare recipe for crudo, his signature dish. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 pm
    Lidia's Kitchen [#408H] Italian Taste for Bitter Vegetables Italy is one big garden with a year round growing season. Vegetables are often the stars of the meal, and today Lidia will highlight the versatility of delicious bitter vegetables like broccoli rabe, radicchio and escarole. She makes baked radicchio. Sweetened by the cook time this dish caramelizes into a tender hearty bite. broccoli rabe and sausage: a classic combination with sweet Italian sausage and bitter broccoli rabe; escarole and white bean Soup: a heart warming escarole and white bean soup. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    In Julia's Kitchen with Master Chefs [#117] Reed Hearon Reed Hearon prepares frito misto with aioli. He provides cooking hints and recommendations, and demonstrates how to make iron-skillet mussels and salt-encrusted cod. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 pm
    Jacques Pepin: Heart & Soul [#123H] Just Ducky! It's a family reunion as Jacques' daughter Claudine lends a helping hand in the kitchen. Together they sip wine, reminiscence and cook some of Claudine's favorite duck recipes, including duck liver mousse with apples and sauteed duck breast with arugula salad and cracklings. Claudine and Jacques share the cutting board to chop up duck skin and whisk up a vinaigrette for this delectable dish. Granddaughter Shorey joins in the fun as she and her beloved Papi whip up a zesty batch of lemon mousseline before sitting down to enjoy this family feast at the dining room table. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Joanne Weir Gets Fresh [#202H] Eggs Joanne is a huge fan of eggs- - who doesn't have them in the fridge? - which makes them the perfect go-to food. They shine on their own, but are easy to dress up. Today, they are going to go to a California egg farm, and then Joanne and her student Stella will make yummy deviled eggs, open face toast with fennel, Frisee, prosciutto grana padano, and poached egg and lavender-lime souffle in a skillet. If you're an egg fan like Joanne is, this is the perfect show for you. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 pm
    Cook's Country [#809H] Southern Comfort Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make a regional recipe, Delta hot Tamales at home. Then, Chris shares a test kitchen tip for taking the bite out of garlic. Finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison reveals the secrets to another regional specialty, Charleston shrimp perloo. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 pm
    The Great British Baking Show [#314H] Masterclass 4 Mary makes a tennis cake based on a Victorian recipe and Paul makes two types of cream horns. Mary shows how to be precise and perfect with mokatines and Paul comes to grips with an epic construction in choux pastry: Religieuse a l'Ancienne. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 8:00 pm
    Family Ingredients [#103H] Tahiti - Poisson Cru Modern seafarers proved that Polynesians navigated their world in canoes, following the stars. Meet a crew member on a worldwide voyage with a stop at his ancestral home - a family moment to remember and a dish never to forget. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 pm
    Lucky Chow [#203H] Food of the Gods The rise of China has meant the rise of Chinese culinary traditions in America. Danielle checks out an industrial kitchen where traditional "confinement meals" are made for new mothers across the country; an underground Manhattan cocktail den whose main ingredient is the fiery liquor baijiu, the world's most heavily consumed spirit; and a wedding in the heart of San Francisco's Chinatown where old world and new meet at the banquet table and on the dance floor. duration 27:38   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 pm
    I'll Have What Phil's Having [#101H] Tokyo Follow Phil in his search for the most delicious ramen, the sushi of his dreams and anything else that makes Tokyo a global culinary capital. He serves New York egg creams to his guests and dials down with TV host and comedian David Spector. duration 56:35   STEREO TVPG
  • 10:00 pm
    Globe Trekker [#1608H] Nigeria Adela Ucar kicks off her visit in the capital of Lagos, an anarchic and electric city with a vital nightlife. Next she journeys to Yoruba Land in the southwest, thought to be the site of the Queen of Sheba's tomb. Adela later meets witch doctors in Oyo, travels to the historic walled cities in the north, hunts for bargains in the ancient Kurmi Market, visits the traditional Fulani village of Chafe and encounters a rare mountain gorilla in Nigeria's eastern highlands. duration 57:43   STEREO TVPG
  • 11:00 pm
    Travelscope [#406H] Germany's Winter Carnival Joseph dons his jester's cap and heads to the German state of Baden-Wuerttemberg for Fasnet -- Fasnacht -- Carnival. Each town may call it by a different name, but they all agree it's a non-stop community party that celebrates local culture and chases away the winter blues. Some of the historic carnival characters, like the Narro, date back to the festival's beginning 500 years ago while others are the products of lively modern-day imaginations. From Konstanz on the shores of Lake Constance to the Black Forest villages of Villingen, Oberndorf, Gengenbach, Elzach and Rottweil, Joseph uncovers the festival's history and rejoices in the controlled chaos of tolle tage -- Crazy Days! duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:30 pm
    Smart Travels - Europe With Rudy Maxa [#310] France's Champagne Region The Champagne region of France bubbles over with fine wine, gourmet cuisine, picturesque towns and gothic spires. We base in Reims, home of the historic cathedral where French kings were crowned. From Reims, we tour wine country, visiting champagne producers both large and small. In the medieval town of Troyes, we shop for fine chocolate and discover a collection of modern art. North of Reims, the city of Charleville delights with its golden architecture and tradition of puppetry. Our final destination is the imposing fortress of Sedan, the largest castle in Europe. Tips on how to buy quality champagne and touring wine country. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#311H] Budapest: The Best of Hungary Budapest, once Vienna's partner in ruling the Austro-Hungarian empire, feels like the capital of Eastern Europe. It's actually two cities- busy Pest and noble Buda-straddling the Danube and laced together by mighty bridges. Capitalism has taken hold with gusto as shopping boulevards thrive and stone Lenins and cast iron Stalins litter a theme park at the edge of town. Today Gypsy orchestras feature smoking violins, venerable mineral baths are the rage, and 19th century coffeehouses enjoy a renaissance. duration 27:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#1301H] Venice, Italy Burt is joined by travel expert, Steve Perillo for a tour of Venice, Italy. They take a water taxi through the canals, visit the Basilica of San Marco, the Doge's Palace and the Bell Tower. Burt and Steve stop in for coffee at one of the oldest coffee houses in Europe, find out what's cooking in some of the best restaurants and discover the real story behind the founding of the city. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
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