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KQED Life: Sunday, July 9, 2017

Channel 54.3  •  XFINITY 189

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Sunday, July 9, 2017
  • 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
  • 2:00 am
    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
  • 3:00 am
    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
  • 4:00 am
    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
  • 5:00 am
    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
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Thomas & Friends [#1003] Just Be Yourself Scruff's Makeover Scruff works at the Waste Dump. When Sir Topham Hatt sees how rusty and dirty Scruff looks, he insists that he goes straight to the Steamworks to be repainted. Soon the other engines are telling Scruff how smart he looks, so he decides he doesn't want to work at the dirty Waste Dump anymore. Eventually Scruff realizes that the only way to be Really Useful is to do his own job at the Waste Dump, even if it means getting dirty. Wayward Winston - Winston is Sir Topham Hatt's track inspection vehicle. One day when Sir Topham Hatt leaves his handbrake off, Winston starts to roll forward on his own and is soon racing down the tracks without a driver. Winston thinks driving on his own is exciting at first, until he realizes he can't stop! duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 am
    Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#127] Be Cool/Elephant Walk Be Cool - Phew, it's hot outside! How are Sally and Nick going to stay cool? Cat suggests that they should visit some friends in the Dizzle-dazzle Desert to learn how to keep cool. They learn that some animals are light coloured, some stay out of the sun, and some, like Tommy the coolest toad around, just mooove sloooow. Nick and Sally take their advice, but Cat has an even better idea - run through a sprinkler! Elephant Walk - When building a toy construction set, Nick and Sally wonder if there's such thing as a one-thing-does-it-all tool. Well, the Cat knows just who to visit to find out - Themba the African elephant! Themba, and her daughter Efia, show the Cat and the kids all the different things their trunks can do. Nick and Sally realize that elephant trucks are just like hands, so they already have a one-thing-does-it-all tool! duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 am
    Best of Trains Around North America For more than a quarter of a century, Great Scenic Railway Journeys and its creator, Robert Van Camp, have captured the world of Tourist Railway Adventures. In this anniversary special, Robert has selected his top 10 favorite rail journeys in North America.
    More than just a tour, these stories capture railroads as they defined the spirit of North America, creating a new industry and re-writing the history of North America's transportation. Hosted by Grammy-winning musician and storyteller David Holt, this program looks at our favorite profiles, telling the unforgettable stories of historic and scenic tourist railroads from across the country. A number of these profiles have been updated since their original broadcast.
    duration 1:56:56   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Eat to Live with Joel Fuhrman, MD Cut through the hype and get the facts you need to lose weight and lower blood pressure and cholesterol without drugs. Dr. Fuhrman provides the latest research that sets you on the path to recovery even if you have diabetes or pre-diabetes. duration 1:52:50   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    Eat Fat, Get Thin with Dr. Mark Hyman Many of us have long been told that fat makes us fat, contributes to heart disease, and generally erodes our health. Now a growing body of research is debunking our fat-phobia, revealing the health and weight-loss benefits of a higher fat diet rich in eggs, nuts, healthy oils, avocados, and other delicious super-foods.
    In this show, Dr. Mark Hyman introduces a new weight-loss and healthy living program based on the latest science and explain how eating fat can help promote weight loss and optimum health. Offering practical tools, meal plans, recipes, and shopping lists, as well as step-by-step, easy-to-follow advice, it's a cutting edge way to lose weight, prevent disease, and feel good.
    duration 1:56:32  
  • AFTERNOON
  • 1:00 pm
    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
  • 3:00 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
  • 5:00 pm
    KQED NEWSROOM [#411H] Bay Area Arts "Dead Reckoning" The impact of climate change, from rising sea levels to rising temperatures is often expressed through charts and data. But one Bay Area choreographer wants to help audiences see and feel climate change from a new perspective. Producer Sheraz Sadiq takes us backstage with ODC Dance company's production of "Dead Reckoning." Sonja Hinrichsen's snow drawings Imagine working days at a time to create a massive work of public art, only to have it disappear overnight. That's a risk Oakland-based artist Sonja Hinrichsen has learned to embrace, working with snow as her canvas. Producer Lori Halloran and photographer Blake McHugh strapped on their snowshoes to follow Hinrichsen as she attempted her first snow drawing in the high Sierras. Jim Campbell How simple can an image become and still be recognizable? That's what visual artist Jim Campbell explores in his work, using thousands of LED lights. From up close, the lights seem to blink at random, but take a step back and your eyes begin to connect the dots. Producer Monica Lam and photographer Aaron Drury go inside Campbell's workshop. Threshold Choir For more than a decade, the Threshold Choir has been using music to ease the journey through the final days of life. They write and perform original music to people in hospice care. The choir was started by three California women and has grown to include international chapters. Producer Rachel Berger brings us their story. duration 27:46   STEREO
  • 5:30 pm
    PBS NewsHour Weekend [#804H] Venezuelan Exodus Despite having one of the biggest oil reserves in the world, Venezuela's economy is in a freefall, with triple-digit inflation and long lines for scarce food and medicine. For months, there have been violent protests against the government of President Nicolas Maduro in the Venezuelan capital of Caracas and an increasing number of Venezuelans are fleeing their homeland with tens of thousands trying to resettle in neighboring Colombia. With support from the Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting, NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Nadja Drost and videographer Bruno Federico, report on the growing exodus from Venezuela. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Best of Trains Around North America For more than a quarter of a century, Great Scenic Railway Journeys and its creator, Robert Van Camp, have captured the world of Tourist Railway Adventures. In this anniversary special, Robert has selected his top 10 favorite rail journeys in North America.
    More than just a tour, these stories capture railroads as they defined the spirit of North America, creating a new industry and re-writing the history of North America's transportation. Hosted by Grammy-winning musician and storyteller David Holt, this program looks at our favorite profiles, telling the unforgettable stories of historic and scenic tourist railroads from across the country. A number of these profiles have been updated since their original broadcast.
    duration 1:56:56   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 pm
    Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival [#803H] Kent Sangster Obsessions Octet The Obsessions Octet was founded in 2005 by Kent Sangster a jazz saxophonist, and his wife Joanna Ciapka-Sangster, a classically trained violinist, out of their long- held desire to make music together. This group is the most innovative, ambitious, crazy and satisfying project that they have undertaken to date. The distinct sound of this group is an elegant blend of classical, Latin and jazz elements, performing works by Astor Piazzolla, Chucho Valdes, Cole Porter and a collection of Kent Sangster's original compositions. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 pm
    Live from Lincoln Center [#3905H] Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street In Concert with The New York Philharmonic Murder, mayhem, and the ultimate revenge. Stephen Sondheim's musical masterpiece comes back to life in this bold new production from The New York Philharmonic, starring Emma Thompson and Bryn Terfel. duration 2:26:46   SRND51 TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:30 pm
    Articulate with Jim Cotter [#109H] It Takes Two In the popular imagination, tango is an exotic seduction born on the sultry streets of Buenos Aires. In truth, it's a complex improvised form danced the world over.
    Krimes and Punishment - Jesse Krimes describes his six years in federal prison as a kind of "arts residency". Not only did his work keep him sane while on the inside, it's become the foundation for a successful artistic career on the outside.
    Stephen Costello's Most Valuable Friend - Celebrated opera tenor Stephen Costello has been both blessed and betrayed by his voice.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 12:00 am
    Best of Trains Around North America For more than a quarter of a century, Great Scenic Railway Journeys and its creator, Robert Van Camp, have captured the world of Tourist Railway Adventures. In this anniversary special, Robert has selected his top 10 favorite rail journeys in North America.
    More than just a tour, these stories capture railroads as they defined the spirit of North America, creating a new industry and re-writing the history of North America's transportation. Hosted by Grammy-winning musician and storyteller David Holt, this program looks at our favorite profiles, telling the unforgettable stories of historic and scenic tourist railroads from across the country. A number of these profiles have been updated since their original broadcast.
    duration 1:56:56   STEREO TVG
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