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KQED Life: Sunday, July 2, 2017

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Sunday, July 2, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#508H] Athens and Side Trips The thriving capital of Greece sprawls out from the foot of its magnificent Acropolis. We'll tour the must-sees of ancient Athens, including the Parthenon, Agora, and amazing National Archaeological Museum. We'll take the fast-paced pulse of the modern city, but waste no time getting to my favorite side trip destinations: the ruins of the mystical oracle at Delphi, and a fast boat to the romantic, traffic-free Isle of Hydra. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#1601H] Kansas City Burt visits Kansas City, discovers the history of Kansas City BBQ, visits the town's best BBQ joint and goes into their kitchens to checkout their technique. He visits the Kansas City Royals stadium, which is one of the few stadiums still standing that was originally built for baseball and learns about the team culture that has made them champions. He tours the city's great art museum and discovers the World War I Memorial Museum. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 am
    Woodsongs [#1903H] Earls of Leicester The Earls of Leicester is a bluegrass group assembled by master musician and multi-Grammy winner Jerry Douglas to present the music of Lester Flatt, Earl Scruggs and their band the Foggy Mountain Boys. Their self-titled debut album on Rounder Records earned a Grammy Award for Best Bluegrass Album. The band had a big 2016. They released their second album 'Rattle and Roar' and won the 2016 IBMA award for Entertainers of the Year. The band's music focuses on the music of Flatt and Scruggs during the period when the band consisted of Lester Flatt on guitar and lead vocals, Earl Scruggs on banjo and guitar, 'Uncle' Josh Graves on dobro, Paul Warren on fiddle, Curly Seckler on mandolin, and 'Cousin' Jake Tullock on bass. The band's name is a play on the names of "Earl" Scruggs and "Lester" Flatt. Onstage for tonight's special event WoodSongs broadcast taping is Jerry Douglas (dobro) Shawn Camp (lead vocals and guitar) Charlie Cushman (banjo) Jeff White (mandolin) Johnny Warren (fiddle) and Barry Bales (upright bass). WoodSongs Kids: Presley Barker and Clay Russell are two young bluegrass musicians from the Western North Carolina area. They been honored with many awards in the bluegrass competitions within their regions. duration 56:32   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 am
    Austin City Limits [#4211H] Band of Horses/Parker Millsap Enjoy modern roots rock with Band of Horses and Parker Millsap. BOH play tunes from their album Why Are You OK, as Millsap supports The Very Last Day. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 3:00 am
    Speakeasy [#201H] Frankie Valli and Paul Shaffer Frankie Valli, best known as the front man of The Four Seasons, sits down with legendary musical director/bandleader Paul Shaffer. Over the course of his career, Valli has scored 29 Top 40 hits with The Four Seasons, one Top 40 hit under The Four Seasons' alias 'The Wonder Who?,' and nine Top 40 hits as a solo artist. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1990 as a member of The Four Seasons and the Vocal Group Hall of Fame in 1999. Shaffer served as David Letterman's musical director, band leader, and sidekick on the entire run of both Late Night with David Letterman (1982-1993) and Late Show with David Letterman (1993-2015). He began his music career in 1972 as the musical director of the Toronto production of "Godspell" before joining the house band of "Saturday Night Live" from 1975-1980. duration 56:13   STEREO TVPG
  • 4:00 am
    Infinity Hall Live [#304H] Joan Osborne Since bursting onto the charts with her debut, international hit "One of Us" this seven-time Grammy Award-nominee and multi-platinum selling artist has charmed audiences around the globe with her soulful vocals and dynamic songwriting. Infinity Hall Live captures her in the midst of a tour in support of her current record, Love and Hate, a poignant collection that weaves together strands of American roots music, poetic lyrics and impassioned vocals. duration 56:51   STEREO TVPG
  • 5:00 am
    Live at 9:30 [#111H] Performances by Troye Sivan, The Suffers, The Claypool Lennon Delirium (Les Claypool & Sean Lennon), Clutch and The Knocks. duration 56:24   STEREO TVPG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Wai Lana Yoga [#107] Balance Your Buttocks Balancing on buttocks helps to stretch the hamstrings. Tiger Pose tones the buttocks. Sitting in an Imaginary Chair strengthens thigh muscles fast! duration 27:35   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 am
    Priscilla's Yoga Stretches [#101] 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  
  • 6:45 am
    Priscilla's Yoga Stretches [#102] 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 [#130] Backbends - Version Two With Partner camel, Wheel, Bow and others. duration 27:45   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sit and Be Fit [#1308] A Healthy Back Mary Ann focuses on the importance of maintaining a healthy back with exercises that involve back flexibility, strengthening and stretching. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique [#902H] Pain Relief: Foot Pain Workout duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 am
    P. Allen Smith's Garden Home [#1302H] Making A Difference Nobody can do everything, but everyone can do something. That's the theme of this episode. Watch as P. Allen Smith talks to people making a difference in their communities and also the world. From growing food for the homeless, teaching kids in the garden, composting, to creating new organic plant varieties. Watch "Making a Difference" and maybe you will be inspired to make a difference too. duration 26:21   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 am
    Growing A Greener World [#805H] Redeeming Your Ground (Atlanta, Ga) How often do we move into a house that provides adequate shelter but does nothing to beckon you outside beyond the walls? That was the case for the Scott family... until they decided to do something about it. What started as an experimental small vegetable garden at the back of the driveway has since evolved into a livable and inviting backyard that is now an essential part of their everyday living space. See how this family's efforts to redeem their ground opened up a whole new world of life in the great outdoors, and how many of the simple changes they made will inspire you in your own backyard. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:30 am
    Victory Garden's EdibleFeast [#3607H] Madison In Madison, Wisconsin, stop by the home of vegetable gardener Megan Cain and learn to make an herb spiral using repurposed bricks. Watch Chef Christine Inthachith and her mother Bounyoung of Lao Laan-Xang restaurant (the first Laotian restaurant in Madison) cook up chicken laarp and fall squash curry. Visit Roller Coaster farm, which supplies the majority of its pigs to Johnny Hunter of the Underground Food Collective, then head back to Johnny's butcher shop to see him break down a pig and make charcuterie. And last, visit the first organic cranberry farm in Wisconsin, a farm that uses the traditional method of dry harvesting cranberries. duration 26:16   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 am
    P. Allen Smith's Garden to Table [#303H] Follow The Pig Allen takes viewers on a true farm-to-table journey in this episode as he "follows the pig" in Kansas City by visiting a local farm that raises grain-fed pork and a local butcher shop that only selects locally raised and steroid- free meat. And you can't visit Kansas City without trying some of the best BBQ in the country. Allen visits with a long time employee at the famous Arthur Bryant's restaurant to get some tips on smoking meat. duration 26:56   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 am
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#1202H] Gold Mirror Italian Restaurant, The Plumed Horse Restaurant, NIDO Nostalgia abounds at the old-school Italian mainstay Gold Mirror Italian Restaurant in San Francisco. In contrast, a trip to the South Bay supplies a modern twist with sumptuous bites, a huge wine list and amazing service at The Plumed Horse Restaurant. Finally, unwind at a modern cantina with elevated contemporary Mexican cooking at NIDO in Oakland. duration 25:48   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    Antiques Roadshow [#2120H] Vintage Hot Springs Discover how appraisals from 15 years have changed in the antiques market, including Andrew Clemens sand art, ca. 1880, a 1933 All-Star game signed baseball, and an 1886 Jasper Cropsey painting. Can you guess which item is valued at $100,000? duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Travel Detective with Peter Greenberg [#304H] Decline & Fall of Air Service to U.S. Cities "Can you get there from here?" That's the question more and more Americans are asking. CBS News Travel Editor Peter Greenberg discusses the decline in air service across the United States, and provides some sobering numbers. Plus, when you think of Spain, the obvious destinations come to mind, like Madrid and Barcelona. We take you beyond the brochures and show you the hidden gems of this European country. And, what happens when you buy a nonrefundable ticket for you and your girlfriend, and then your girlfriend breaks up with you! Hear about one man's ingenious solution. duration 26:48   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 12:30 pm
    Landscapes Through Time with David Dunlop [#205H] James Abbott McNeill Whistler's Venice David travels to two iconic Venetian locations that inspired provocative artist James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834-1903) during his transformative trip in 1879-1880. Whistler's pastels, along with his etchings, brought him increased fame when he returned to London. David demonstrates a pastel drawing using Whistler's techniques and color palette while standing on the Giudecca overlooking the broad panorama of Venice. He then visits the famous Piazza San Marco and completes a quick oil sketch in the twilight, fading rapidly into night. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:00 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#1108H] The Long Road Home After 34 interviews and several thousand miles on the odometer, it's the end of the road and the road-trippers have one interview left. In Milwaukee, WI, they interview Will Allen, founder and CEO of Growing Power, a nonprofit that proves local food systems can create jobs, improve the health of the community, fight racism, and bring urban and rural communities together. Will shares his journey from sharecroppers' son to basketball player and back to farming. He poses the question, "How do you stay energized?" and responds that you have to be passionate, and you must have the patience to put in the hard work to truly reach that point of passion where the hours fly by.
    As the road-trippers get back in the RV, they reflect on stories and lessons from the road. Tele'jon follows the common threads that connect the Leaders' experiences and truly understands what it means to say that everything is possible. Olivia has newfound confidence that there's no such thing as a mistake. There's no wrong thing you can do, so do everything. Ed vows to leave his safety net and come to the edge and jump. "I've found a new world and a new way of living," he says, "and I like it." At the airport, Olivia, Tele'jon and Ed say their last goodbyes and move ahead, determined to take advantage of everything the road has shown them.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 1:30 pm
    Healing Quest [#1204] Inner World With Michele Bernhardt: Somatic Experiencing Michele reports on a healing technique designed to release trauma buried deep inside the body. We meet Peter Levine, the developer of Somatic Experiencing, and Ray, a Marine badly wounded in Iraq but now much improved as a result of Peter's therapeutic approach. Yoga Across America - Gina Garcia's motto is "Yoga for everyone everywhere" and her non-profit organization is seeking to bring this ancient practice to Americans who haven't had access to it or perhaps have not been able to afford it. So far she's attracted some powerful helpers, including Dr. Mehmet Oz and his wife Lisa. Healthy Cheese Nutrition Tip - It's been quite a while since the words "healthy" and "cheese" were heard very often in the same sentence but that is changing fast. Nutrition expert Sally Fallon Morell explains. Healing Moment: Sunset Waves - Relax with the unforgettable nature footage of acclaimed cinematographer Louie Schwartzberg. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    This Old House [#3604H] Arlington Arts & Crafts | Foundation Fundamentals A new foundation is built using insulated concrete forms and precast stairs, while the old exposed foundation is reinforced and waterproofed. The homeowner goes shopping for specimen trees. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    Ask This Old House [#1504H] Molding Raceway, Deck Board Unsafe and ready to break - Tom skillfully replaces a cracked deck board on a front porch. See Scott break the mold with an outlet install that uses crown molding to conceal wires. Richard answers a question about blue stains in the bathtub. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Craftsman's Legacy [#309H] The Cooper Think handmade wooden buckets a thing of the past? Cooper Jim Gaster keeps the craft alive and well. His buckets were recently in The Revenant. Host Eric Gorges and Jim make a bucket - no leaks. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:30 pm
    Pati's Mexican Table [#512H] Alan Goes to College Pati and her family celebrate Thanksgiving in the Jinich house. Pati will cook for and host the Jinich family traditional Thanksgiving dinner with all of the essentials - turkey, stuffing, veggies, the works - all with a Mexican twist, of course. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    Essential Pepin [#112H] Fruit Fete Good Lady Apples Bon Femme; Stew Of Red Summer Fruit; Braised Pears In A Caramel Sauce; Flambeed Bananas; Apple Fritters. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:30 pm
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1706H] Seafood Supper Host Julia Collin Davison reveals the steps for making perfect pan-seared salmon. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Bridget Lancaster to a tasting of fish sauce. Then, science expert Dan Souza demonstrates the differences between wild and farmed salmon. Finally, test cook Elle Simone shows Julia the secrets to making the ultimate shrimp scampi. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#1202H] Gold Mirror Italian Restaurant, The Plumed Horse Restaurant, NIDO Nostalgia abounds at the old-school Italian mainstay Gold Mirror Italian Restaurant in San Francisco. In contrast, a trip to the South Bay supplies a modern twist with sumptuous bites, a huge wine list and amazing service at The Plumed Horse Restaurant. Finally, unwind at a modern cantina with elevated contemporary Mexican cooking at NIDO in Oakland. duration 25:48   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 pm
    Martha Bakes [#705H] Southern Classics Today on Martha Bakes, three of Martha's favorite Southern classics: hummingbird cake, an irresistible layer cake with banana, pineapple and pecans; sweet potato pie, a tasty alternative to pumpkin pie, and old-fashioned hot milk cake covered in swirls of chocolate whipped cream frosting. Plus, learn a fantastic finishing touch for your next cake or cupcake. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Steven Raichlen's Project Smoke [#103H] Surf Meets Turf In this show, we cast metaphorical nets in the sea, over land, and in the air, working the Project Smoke magic on classic surf and turf. First, a smoked shrimp cocktail fired up with chipotle chiles and served with an electrifying Yucatan orange cocktail sauce. Next, fresh trout stuffed with lemon and dill, wrapped with bacon, and smoked on cedar planks in a mammoth ceramic cooker. Santa Maria tri-tip gets the reverse-sear treatment on a pellet grill-a revolutionary technique that guarantees crusty, smoky, perfectly cooked smoky sirloin every time. Finally, a smoked delicacy from Asia: not so classic Chinese tea-smoked duck served taco style. It's surf and turf on Project Smoke. Recipes: Smoked Shrimp Cocktail; Smoked Planked Trout; Reverse Seared Tri-Tip; Tea-Smoked Duck with Chinatown Barbecue Sauce. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 pm
    Articulate with Jim Cotter [#104H] Sugar Tongue Slim For STS, wordplay is a way of life; hip-hop lines his pockets, poetry feeds his soul.
    Bruce Metcalf - Master fine art jeweler Bruce Metcalf refuses to use the traditional metals and gems in his work, finding them all a little too... precious.
    Fear of the Known - For generations, the early 20th century American writer H.P. Lovecraft has been terrifying readers. We find out how.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 7:00 pm
    Sweet Dillard One of the most successful high school jazz bands in the country is in Broward County, South Florida, just steps away from highway I-95. SWEET DILLARD chronicles the 2013-2014 school year of the Dillard Center for the Arts Jazz Ensemble, and their inspirational bandleader, Christopher Dorsey. The no-nonsense Dorsey lays downs the law from the first beat, calling out his students' tendency to form into cliques of black and white, automatically inhabiting separate sides of the rehearsal room, something he won't tolerate. "You don't have to like each other, but you're gonna respect each other," Dorsey declares. SWEET DILLARD follows several of the jazz students and their families, including: Ulysses, a keyboardist who lost his father at a young age; Chris, who once stole cars and sold drugs before breaking away from his pill-addicted mother; and Kim, an intense perfectionist with Asperger's Syndrome, who manages to shed his inhibitions with the band. At the end of the year, they travel to New York City for the national championships, deter- mined to make their families and South Florida proud. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:00 pm
    Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival [#802H] Quinn Bachand's Brishen / Mike Herriott Quartet Twenty year old Quinn Bachand is one of Canada's most outstanding young musicians. With diverse musical talents and a bottomless pool of creativity, Quinn Bachand is an experienced performer, a prodigious guitar player and gifted multi-instrumentalist who is at ease playing a wide range of styles, from Celtic to Jazz. A devoted Django fan and lover of Gypsy Jazz, Quinn has assembled a top-notch ensemble of jazz manouche players to form BRISHEN, a sizzling hot gypsy jazz and swing band. Canadian trumpeter, Mike Herriott, a respected multi-instrumentalist in both the classical and jazz genres, is in demand as a lead trumpeter, jazz improviser, orchestral soloist, bassist, arranger and composer. He has toured extensively through North America and South East Asia and has shared the stage with a host of luminaries, including Maynard Ferguson, Michael Buble, and Slide Hampton. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 pm
    Great Performances [#4002H] Star-Spangled Spectacular: Bicentennial of Our National Anthem This program is a celebration of the 200th anniversary of the penning of the country's national anthem, "The Star-Spangled Banner." It features a star-studded line-up of musical performances representing a wide variety of musical genres, historical vignettes and an extraordinary fireworks display. The show is broadcast live from the Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine and Baltimore's Inner Harbor. The special features a diverse line-up of entertainers paying tribute to our nation's ideals in a thrilling and inspiring concert at the Pier Six Pavilion. The Baltimore harbor, replete with tall ships and naval vessels serves as a stunning backdrop. The program also includes ceremonial activities at Fort McHenry, historical highlights and a dramatic fireworks crescendo. duration 1:56:46   SRND51 TVG
  • 11:00 pm
    Thomas Paine's To Begin the World Over Again All the triumphs and tragedies of Thomas Paine's life are here in this film of the acclaimed one-man play To Begin the World Over Again: the Life of Thomas Paine, shot in front of a live audience at the Lillian Theatre, Hollywood. Thomas Paine, a man largely forgotten and greatly misunderstood, is ironically quoted by all and every political faction in America today. Yet his ideas about democracy, equality, slavery, pensions, healthcare, education and morality would have created a very different kind of nation if they had been acted on. He was a man who changed the world, only to have the world he changed turn its back on him. The man who ignited revolutions would die largely ignored and distained, yet he was at the epicenter of world events when he wrote his books, literally transforming nations through the power of his words. Thomas Paine was one of the world's most provocative writers and worst politicians, a very nearly deadly combination. He lived by the creed that "one must always speak the truth as one sees it, no matter the consequences" and what an extraordinary life it was. It is time to hear and discuss and debate Thomas Paine again, since, as he said, "we have it in our power to begin the world over again". duration 59:00   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#511H] Denmark: Beyond Copenhagen Using Copenhagen as a spring board, we'll visit the very best of Denmark. Aarhus welcomes us with its ruddy affluence, charming open air museum and eerily well-preserved ancient bog man. Roskilde impresses visitors with its royal burial church and the best Viking ship museum anywhere. And the delightfully quaint Isle of Aero beckons a bike ride among thatched cottages, "snooping mirrors", and cobbled alleyways that reminds us of the world of Hans Christian Andersen. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#1603H] Guatemala, Part 2 In Guatemala part two, Burt tours the most famous Maya crafts market in Central America, visits Lake Atitlan in the Sierra Madre mountains, which is considered to be one of the most beautiful locations in the Americas. He (carefully) investigates an active volcano, learns how coffee is grown and processed in the high mountains, reviews the history of coffee, learns about an ancient Maya ball game that looks a lot like basketball. He interviews Richard Hanson, one of the world's leading authorities on early Central American culture and tours Guatemala City, the country's capital. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
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