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KQED Life: Saturday, July 8, 2017

Channel 54.3  •  XFINITY 189

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Saturday, July 8, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#512H] Istanbul Where Europe comes face to face with Asia, we'll explore the fascinating, multilayered city of Istanbul. We'll lose our way in the Grand Bazaar and feast like kings with locals at a fisherman's wharf. We'll follow the fall of the Byzantium and the rise of Islam at the city's ancient wall, Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque and Topkapi Palace. To escape the city bustle, we'll board a boat on the churning Bosphorus, make friends over backgammon, and try a traditional bath. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#1604H] Cruising The Baltic Burt takes a look at the history of cruising and how it has changed and how much of it has remained the same during the past 200 years. The first luxury cruise ship was based in Italy, and was only available to the rich and famous. It offered excellent food, gambling, magnificent parties and guided tours. Burt's cruise starts in Portsmith, England and visit Belgium (Zeebrugge), Denmark (Copenhagen) , Germany (Berlin), Russia (St. Petersburg), Estonia (Tallinn) and Sweden (Stockholm). duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 am
    Curious Traveler [#212H] Curious French Villages Why did the famous French architect Eugene Viollet-le-Duc only work on one residence: the historic Roquetaillade Castle? Why is there a monolithic church in Saint-Emilion? And why did its monk sleep underground? Why is there a giant wall around the tiny village of Blaye? And why was beautiful Bourg-en-Gironde built into the side of a cliff? And how do Cadillac and Pauillac make time stand still? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 am
    In The Americas with David Yetman [#502H] Trinidad and Tobago: Where East Meets West The island of Trinidad and its small companion, Tobago, form the most ethnically diverse nation in the Caribbean and are home to an extraordinary variety of wildlife species. David samples Trinidadian food with its strong East Indian roots, and is reminded of African traditions as he watches stilt walkers practicing and steel bands rehearsing. He hears the haunting calls of oilbirds and watches leatherback sea turtles excavating their massive beachside nests. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 am
    Born to Explore with Richard Wiese [#114H] Namibia: Painted People of the Desert Explorer Richard Wiese travels to the African country of Namibia. He treks through the Namib Desert to meet members of the Himba tribe, whose way of life remains unchanged over thousands of years. Richard encounters an array of wild creatures, from giraffes to dune beetles, which have adapted to the extreme desert conditions. Richard also tracks the elusive white rhino and discovers mysterious "fairy circles." duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 am
    Weekend Explorer [#406H] Punta Mita, Mexico Explore the spectacularly beautiful wild region north of Puerto Vallarta including watching the aerial acrobatics of awesome humpback whales, snorkeling with colorful tropical fish, surfing a local reef, ATVing into the jungle, and fishing in crystal clear blue waters. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:00 am
    Fringe Benefits [#203H] Cleveland Come along as Katie learns just how much "Cleveland Rocks!" This former industrial city is now a hub of cultural treasures, culinary delights, and scenic parks. As we explore around the city and beyond, we take a day trip to a summer fun destination full of old-time amusements at Geneva-On-The-Lake. Then, Katie tours the region's wine country, tasting and learning about this growing local industry. Later on, we visit the charming and historic nearby town of Chagrin Falls, before wrapping up our visit back near center-city in Ohio City - a neighborhood that's now the hippest place to spend the day. duration 26:06   STEREO TVG
  • 3:30 am
    Family Travel with Colleen Kelly [#403H] Quebec City, Canada - Winter Carnival, Dog Sledding and the Famous Ice Hotel Grab your boots and winter coats and come experience a winter wonderland in Quebec City with Colleen and her family. In this episode, the family explores the Winter Carnival and the Hotel de Glace, the famous hotel made of ice and snow. They sail down a mountain in a giant family snow tube, try their hand at dog-sledding, and of course indulge in lots of maple syrup goodies along the way. Grab your boots and winter coats and come experience a winter wonderland in Quebec City with Colleen and her family. In this episode, the family explores the Winter Carnival and the Hotel de Glace, the famous hotel made of ice and snow. They sail down a mountain in a giant family snow tube, try their hand at dog-sledding, and of course indulge in lots of maple syrup goodies along the way. duration 26:46   TVG
  • 4:00 am
    Bare Feet In NYC with Mickela Mallozzi [#201H] Manhattan's Chinatown Mickela kicks off her New York series in one of the oldest and most iconic neighborhoods in NYC, Manhattan's Chinatown, during the festive time of Chinese Lunar New Year. duration 27:38   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:30 am
    MN Original [#208H] A graffiti artist since high school, Peyton Scott Russell uses his craft to educate young people. Lisa Friedrich's materials include fire, gunpowder and smoke to create cityscapes of her hometown. Ernest Miller alters his ceramic vessels and custom-glazes signature pieces that bridge modern and traditional design. Singer, composer and teacher Dr. Pooja Goswami Pavan specializes in classical and semi-classical Indian music. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 am
    Reel South [#203H] Deep Run By Hillevi Loven. Exiled by family and rejected by an ex, 17-year-old Jasmine finds new love and the courage to become Cole, a strong-willed transgender man, in this powerful verite portrait of trans life in rural North Carolina. Cole's candid humor and steadfast Christian beliefs counter the bigotry he experiences daily. Executive produced by Susan Sarandon. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Age Fix with Anthony Youn, MD Everyone ages whether they like it or not. But it doesn't mean that some signs of aging can't be fixed. Have you ever thought that it would be great to have friend, who just happened to be a plastic surgeon, and you could ask anything and get a straight answer? Someone who won't judge you about your insecurities but would open up a world of insider tips, tricks, and secrets from the fields of beauty, dermatology, and plastic surgery?
    Well, now you do - because that's Dr. Tony Youn. Yes, plastic surgery trims waistlines and reduces wrinkles, but in The Age Fix, Dr. Youn gives easy home remedies to save you thousands of dollars and achieve the same results without surgery.
    Dr. Youn's goal is to offer you a way to fix your age-related skin concerns, without having in-office treatments, painful surgery, or spending a lot of money. While he acknowledges there are some instances where the only real good option is actual surgery, in most cases he offers ways to turn back the clock in a significant way without even seeing a doctor, much less a plastic surgeon. Throughout the program Dr. Youn reveals tips, tricks, and secrets - natural anti-aging tips plastic surgeons don't want you to know.
    With the simple changes he discusses, you'll look younger on the outside and be younger on the inside. He'll share with the single best cream to put on your skin to prevent aging, and the best cream to reverse aging, and even prevent future skin cancers. And he gives simple and easy treatments to improve most aging concerns, like age spots, wrinkles, and under eye puffiness. He demonstrates do-it-yourself anti-aging treatments, reveals the best products to tighten your skin, and simple dietary changes that can make you look and feel years younger. Your skin will glow, and you'll probably notice a few pounds fall off in the bargain.
    duration 1:29:07   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    On The Psychiatrist's Couch with Daniel G. Amen Dr. Daniel Amen is a double board certified psychiatrist, who has written 10 New York Times bestselling books, including the mega-bestseller Change Your Brain, Change Your Life. In his 10th national public television special Dr. Amen gives viewers the most important lessons he has taught thousands of patients over the last 35 years. You will learn how to quiet your mind, rather than be a victim of your anxious, depressing thoughts, and learn the one secret to dramatically improving your relationships. Dr. Amen also gives very specific steps to boost your mood, focus, and memory and decrease your risk for Alzheimer's disease. You are not stuck with the brain you have. You can make it better, but you need a very specific program to make it happen. duration 1:56:57  
  • 9:30 am
    Truly CA: Our State, Our Stories [#301] Gumby Dharma Art Clokey's life is fascinating in its own right, but also in how it gently influenced his characters and story lines for 40+ years. His world famous characters - Gumby, Pokey and the rest of the gang - and his animation of Davey and Goliath, seem to echo the spiritual path of their creator/animator. Art's animation work and love of life have influenced millions of TV and film viewers and filmmakers across the world.
    Robina Marchesi's film captures Art's story as he reminisces about his long life and his vast work. In addition, it includes short interviews with some of the contemporary leaders in the animation world who have been touched and influenced by Art's pivotal contribution to the genre. Highlight clips of Art's original, groundbreaking art films, Gumbasia and Mandala, appear, as well as clips of some of Art's favorite Gumby and Davey and Goliath episodes. Also included is new stop motion work (directed/animated by Academy Award Nominee Timothy Hittle), depicting 'interviews' with Gumby and some of the gang on their time with Art Clokey.
    duration 1:26:58   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1720H] Steak and Veggies Host Bridget Lancaster shows host Julia Collin Davison how to make the best pan-seared flank steak with mustard-chive butter. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews carbon steel skillets in the Equipment Corner. Finally, test cook Becky Hays uncovers the secrets for making walkaway ratatouille. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:30 am
    Cook's Country [#901H] Badger State Favorites Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make a regional classic, spicy cheese bread. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of sharp cheddar cheese. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for dish drying racks. And finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster uncovers the secrets to old-fashioned vanilla frozen custard. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#1203H] Farmhouse Kitchen, OVO Tavern & Eatery, Anatolian Kitchen Whimsical Thai decor juxtaposes the hip take on flavorful Northern Thai street food at Farmhouse Kitchen in San Francisco. Next, take a load off at the lively neighborhood sports bar called OVO Tavern and Eatery in Oakland. Finally, experience Kurdish culture, cuisine and wine in Palo Alto at Anatolian Kitchen. duration 25:48   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 pm
    Lidia's Kitchen [#314H] More Pasta When Lidia talks about pasta in her family, it's never "basta!" Today, she creates three new pasta dishes that everyone will love including a linguine with Swiss chard that is made with walnuts and creamy ricotta. She then makes a simple dish of farfalle with swordfish, prepared with tomatoes, fresh herbs and capers. And finally, there is nothing better than Lidia's spaghetti and meatballs! duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 pm
    You Are The Universe with Deepak Chopra, MD You Are the Universe literally means what it says - each of us is a co-creator of reality extending to the vastest reaches of time and space. This seemingly impossible proposition follows from the current state of science, where outside the public eye, some key mysteries cannot be solved, even though they are the very issues that define reality itself. duration 1:26:33   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    Friar Alessandro: The Voice of Assisi Travel to the magnificent hilltop Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi in Italy for heavenly music from the friar with the big tenor voice. Featuring sacred standards as well as songs that reflect the friar's message of hope, peace and brotherly love. duration 1:25:12   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    Forever Painless with Miranda Esmonde-White Miranda Esmonde-White, The New York Timesbest-selling author of Aging Backwards, addresses the topic of chronic pain in her new pledge special FOREVER PAINLESS WITH MIRANDA ESMONDE-WHITE. The program provides a groundbreaking and eye-opening education on pain and its causes, and offers a new approach to pain management. Through compelling interviews from world-renowned health professionals attesting to the power of the body to rid itself of pain with the right approach to pain relief and management, FOREVER PAINLESS presents an accessible and widely available solution to the current pain epidemic, inspiring audiences to take their health into their own hands. In addition, interviews with individuals who have cured their chronic pain through gentle, daily exercise offer audiences moving stories of those who have suffered and triumphed. duration 1:00:00   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:30 pm
    PBS NewsHour Weekend [#803H] Seattle Police Reforms The U.S. Justice Department is currently overseeing reforms of 14 local police departments, including those in Baltimore, Chicago and Cleveland, that have been affected by police-involved shootings and complaints of racially biased policing. Legally binding agreements initiated by the Obama administration, known as "consent decrees," have compelled reforms. But this year, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions ordered a sweeping review of them, pointing to a potential rollback in federal oversight of police. One city fulfilling its obligations under a consent decree for the past five years is Seattle. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Joanne Elgart Jennings reports on how reforms are being received and the challenges faced. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Johnny Mathis - Wonderful Wonderful (My Music Presents) Recorded at The Tropicana in Atlantic City on October 27, 2006 in celebration of his 50 years in show business, Johnny performs many of his hits including "In the Morning," "Wonderful! Wonderful!, "What I Did For Love," "Chances Are," "Misty, "Maria," Stranger in Paradise" and "A Certain Smile." duration 1:57:58   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 pm
    Austin City Limits [#4209H] Cyndi Lauper Enjoy the ACL debut of pop legend Cyndi Lauper with a a program of classics and country covers. Songs include "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun, " "True Colors" and "End of the World." duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 9:00 pm
    Speakeasy [#202H] David Crosby and Wynton Marsalis David Crosby is best known as the founding member of The Byrds and Crosby, Stills & Nash. He is a two-time inductee of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame who has five albums to which he's contributed, included in Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Albums of all time. Crosby takes the stage opposite Wynton Marsalis; the nine-time Grammy award winning jazz trumpet virtuoso who's "Blood on the Fields" was the first jazz composition to win the Pulitzer Prize for Music. In 1983 and 1984, he became the only artist to win Grammy Awards for both jazz and classical records and is only one of two artists to win Grammy Awards for five consecutive years. This unique pairing of musical legends features an intimate discussion of their lives as musicians, the history and development of American Roots music and the impact that music has had on the social and political landscapes. duration 56:09   STEREO TVPG
  • 10:00 pm
    Infinity Hall Live [#305H] Los Lonely Boys Hailing from San Angelo, TX, Los Lonely Boys are a sibling trio whose music draws equally on a diverse and wide-ranging blend of influences from Tex-Mex and Tejano to Rock, Blues and beyond. The Grammy-winning band of brothers - Henry, Jojo and Ringo - take the Infinity Hall stage during a tour in support of their current release Revelation. From stadium rock to ballads, their lively set features down-home grooves spiced by their Conjunto, country and blues roots. duration 57:00   STEREO TVPG
  • 11:00 pm
    Live at 9:30 [#112H] Performances by Of Monsters & Men, Josh Ritter, Blind Pilot, The Lone Bellow and St. Paul & The Broken Bones. duration 56:40   STEREO TVPG
  • 12:00 am
    Johnny Mathis - Wonderful Wonderful (My Music Presents) Recorded at The Tropicana in Atlantic City on October 27, 2006 in celebration of his 50 years in show business, Johnny performs many of his hits including "In the Morning," "Wonderful! Wonderful!, "What I Did For Love," "Chances Are," "Misty, "Maria," Stranger in Paradise" and "A Certain Smile." duration 1:57:58   STEREO TVG
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