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KQED Life: Friday, July 21, 2017

Channel 54.3  •  XFINITY 189

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Friday, July 21, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#611H] Galicia and the Camino De Santiago We follow the trail pilgrims have trod for centuries, from the French border to Santiago de Compostela in the northwest corner of Spain. Along the way, we stop off in Pamplona to run with the bulls, and dive into the unique Celtic culture of Galicia-where Riverdance meets flamenco. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#1203H] The Great Rivers of Europe: Cologne to Zell Burt sails along the Rhine from Cologne to Rudesheim where he visits a museum dedicated to mechanical musical instruments. Along the way he passes the Lorelei Rock and explains the real story of how it got famous for luring ships into the rocks. Then he visits the city of Zell where the mayor and his band lead visitors in a parade through the streets of the town to a wine cellar underneath one of the government buildings. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 am
    Earthcaster This program documents Thomas Sayre's evolution as an artist, and follows Sayre and his crew as they build two of his signature massive earthen sculptures. Working out of a repurposed warehouse in Raleigh, NC, the internationally known sculptor and designer has been creating public art installations for decades in sites around the world. From Thailand to Turkey and in a number of U.S. cities - including Baltimore, Charlotte, Denver, Nashville, Portland, Raleigh, Tucson, and his hometown of Washington, D.C. - Sayre has been commissioned to reflect the distinctive identity and history of each place. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 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
  • 4:00 am
    Andre Rieu: Waltzing Forever A special collection of some of the most beautiful and enchanting waltzes ever written, including Johan Strauss' The Blue Danube, Roses From the South, Shostakovich's Second Waltz, Moon River, Tennessee Waltz and two exciting new works - a hit-packed all-American medley, and a specially composed waltz, to commemorate this special made-for-America program. duration 1:26:51   STEREO
  • 5:30 am
    On Story [#706H] Queens of Comedy: A Conversation with Paula Pell Comedy writer Paula Pell talks about creating characters that stick and drawing from a funny family. duration 26:48   STEREO TVPG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Wai Lana Yoga [#125] The Queen of Asanas Wai Lana demonstrates a safe and easy way to practice the Shoulder Stand using a chair. duration 27:35   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 am
    Priscilla's Yoga Stretches [#7] 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 [#8] 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 [#218] duration 26:56   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sit and Be Fit [#1406] Controlled Breathing Mary Ann experiments with several ways to control breathing to efficiently distribute oxygen throughout the body. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique [#920H] Weight Loss: Back Strengthening (All Standing) duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#1208H] The Great Rivers of France: Lyon to Arles Burt tours the ancient city of Lyon. Founded by the Romans in the year 43, it is the gastronomic capital of France. Then he visits the winemakers of Beaujolais, the twin cities of Tournon and Tain L'Hermitage connected by the oldest suspension bridge in Europe. Next is a stop at the Pope's Palace in Avignon, and the locations in Arles that inspired Van Gogh. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#704H] Florence: Heart of the Renaissance 15th-century Florence was the home of the Renaissance and the birthplace of our modern world. In this first of 2 episodes, we gaze into the self-assured eyes of Michelangelo's David, enjoy Botticelli's Birth of Venus, delve into the 3D wonders of Ghiberti's Gates of Paradise, appreciate Fra Angelico's serene beauty, and climb the dome that kicked off the Renaissance. Then we cross the Arno to where Florentine artisans live, work, and eat - very well. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:30 am
    Smart Travels - Europe With Rudy Maxa [#206] Munich and Bavaria Munich's lively Marienplatz pulses with outdoor cafes, shoppers, street musicians and happy tourists. At the famous Hofbrauhaus, we sample Bavarian beer and kick up our heels with Schuhplattler dancers clad in lederhosen. Next stop is the Residenz, the family palace built by the Wittlesbachs, who ruled Bavaria for more than 700 years. Just outside of town, a sobering visit to Dachau concentration camp reminds us of the dark side of Germany's past. Then, we move on to lighter vistas-a trip into the mountains takes us to "Mad" King Ludwig's fairytale castle Neuschwanstein and on an exhilarating luge ride. Tip: Finding Bavaria's best beer gardens. duration 27:48   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 am
    Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope [#801H] Taiwan - Iron Pathways to Adventure - Part 1 Joseph embarks on his fourth visit to Taiwan and his sixth episode in the country. Using Taiwan's extensive train system he rides the rails in search of treasures at the ends of the lines. He discovers that Taiwan's rail system is indeed a pathway to adventures that never cease to entertain, educate and enchant. On his journey, Taiwan's natural beauty, cultural richness, colorful history and creative spirit are revealed. It also becomes clear that it doesn't matter how one gets around the island, what matters is what you find. And there is no end to the surprising, enlightening, exhilarating and heart-warming experiences that can be had on what the Portuguese discoverers called Ilha Formosa - this beautiful Isle. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 am
    Ellie's Real Good Food [#107H] The Goods On Gluten-Free There's a gluten-free explosion days, but how much of it is real and how much of it is hype? Ellie demystifies the gluten issue once and for all with the help of her stepbrother and yoga instructor David Wilder, who has celiac disease. In this episode, Ellie also underscores just how many foods are naturally gluten-free, with recipes that will satisfy everyone. Recipes: Multigrain pancakes; Steak au poivre salad; Roasted salmon and fennel with lemon and thyme. 3 Ingredient Recipe: Greek yogurt with warm walnuts and honey. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef [#507H] Romance at the Table Chef Keller shows how to whip up a romantic dinner for that special someone. He starts with a rich tasting beef tartare that has some surprise ingredients. After demonstrating a fool-proof method for cooking lobster, he transforms it into lobster thermidor. Beef Tartare Tacos with Kusshi Oysters, Lobster Thermidor with Sauteed Green Beans, & Strawberry Milkshake. duration 28:30   STEREO TVG
  • 11:30 am
    In Julia's Kitchen with Master Chefs [#104] Jimmy Sneed Chef Jimmy Sneed cooks soft-shell crabs with fresh pasta and cole slaw. He demonstrates how anyone can make fresh pasta at home, and how to clean a soft-shell crab before cooking it. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Ciao Italia [#2615H] Torrone! It isn't a holiday unless you're eating Torrone, a nut-filled, nougat candy that's hell on earth when it's not made right, but heaven on earth when it is. Mary Ann travels to Scialo Brothers Bakery in Providence, Rhode Island to find out how head baker, Horacio Garcia, creates heavenly torrone that's fit for the gods - and us. duration 27:02   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 pm
    Sara's Weeknight Meals [#510H] Shellfish Asian Style Bivalves are the name of the game today when Sara makes a flavorful mussels and bok choy dish with a side of tea pilaf. And it's down to Chinatown with Chef Dale Talde to get the ingredients for a unique oyster and bacon pad thai. Speaking of oysters, we'll discover how they are harvested when we take to the sea with an oysterman. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 pm
    Craftsman's Legacy [#201H] The Clockmaker Welcome to the magical world of a clockmaker, where the gears are lovingly handmade and time truly does stand still as host Eric Gorges and young clock maker Nate Bowers create a beautiful exposed gear clock. duration 26:48   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    MotorWeek [#3646H] duration 26:46   SRND51 TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Knitting Daily [#1413] Don't Sweater The Small Stuff Take your project from homemade to handmade. Knitter and instructor Patty Lyons shares tips to make your next sweater a success. Kate Gilbert of the Twist Collective talks about why sweaters are such popular projects. Leslye Solomon shows how to block a sweater successfully and Tanis Gray adds a feminine touch with lace picot. Vickie Howell compares neckline treatments and proportional sizing for baby sweaters. duration 28:00   TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    Fit 2 Stitch [#202] Sleeves Peggy shares the details for fitting the perfect sleeve. She shows how to use garments already in your wardrobe as a start for the perfect fit. duration 28:00   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Simply Ming [#1424H] Jason Bond The best of New England seafood is celebrated with Tavern Road chef and co-owner Louis DiBiccari. They are cooking up lobster four ways. Louis is doing a lobster risotto with lobster gravy while Ming makes use of his leftovers with Thai basil-lobster risotto cakes and tomato-lobster emulsion. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:30 pm
    Pati's Mexican Table [#209H] Xochimilco: Cooking with Flowers Pati takes you to Xochimilco, the legendary floating gardens of Mexico, and sprinkles a few flowers into some impressive but easy Mexican recipes. Squash Blossom Quesadillas; Hibiscus and Pecan Mole; Rose Petal, Marshmallow, Mango and Pistachio Ice Cream. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:00 pm
    Martha Stewart's Cooking School [#513H] Cooking with Grains Revive your grain game with inspiration from the Arabian Gulf. Martha re-creates a traditional savory porridge while playing with preparations for kamut and roasted vegetables, mixed-grain pilaf with chicken, and herbed barley salad with dates. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 pm
    Lidia's Kitchen [#406H] Cooking with Wine Italians love to drink wine with their meals and cook with it as well. In this episode, Lidia shares a meal where wine plays a part of each delicious dish: sausage crostini: a toasted piece of bread topped with sweet Italian sausage and topped with taleggio cheese; linguine with white clam sauce: a simple white wine clam sauce served with linguine pasta; braised beef rolls: stuffed beef rolls oozing with the flavors of prosciutto, provolone and golden raisins served in a red wine tomato sauce. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    Baking with Julia [#311] Jeffrey Alford and Naomi Duguid Toronto bakers, Jeffrey Alfor and Naomi Duguid, and cookbook author Beatrice Ojakangas visit this week's episode to make naan and Swedish hardtack, types of flat breads. duration 24:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 pm
    Jacques Pepin: Heart & Soul [#125H] Wonders of the Sea Arriving in New York with a repertoire of French recipes and techniques, Jacques joined the team at Howard Johnson to learn about American food. Today, he shares his expansive knowledge of that cookery, combining it with his traditional French training. Starting with a simple seafood salad, packed with a smorgasbord of marine favorites, then, continuing with the fish theme, making a spicy shrimp with cocktail sauce. He follows with some crispy, Creole-inspired blackfish beignets with spicy sauce, perfect for any brunch or light supper menu. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence [#105H] Swimming Upstream Most people, including Joanne, absolutely adore salmon. She begins by nestling salmon rillete in endive, and then, with her student Jerry, bakes salmon in the ultimate symbol of love, a paper heart. Recipes: Smoked Salmon Rillete/Endive, Salmon and Spring Vegetables Baked in Paper, and Lemon Tarragon Rice. Student: Jerry Feldman, International Business Development. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 pm
    Cook's Country [#807H] All-American Sweet Dough Desserts Test cook Julia Collin Davison revives a classic recipe for Dakota peach kuchen. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Christopher Kimball to a tasting of peach jam. Finally, test cook Erin McMurrer shows Chris how to make the perfect kolaches. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 pm
    Destination Craft with Jim West [#102H] Ireland Jim West explores the indigenous crafts of Ireland where master artisans teach dry felting, basket making, woodturning and creating the perfect Irish scones. Jim crafts an Irish rock wall, makes jewelry from Connemara marble, crochets Irish lace, and explores the traditions and culture of the enchanting Emerald Isle. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 pm
    In The Americas with David Yetman [#504H] Brazil's Pernambuco: The Forgotten Interior Unlike much of Brazil, the interior of the northeastern state of Pernambuco is an arid semi-desert. Away from the great R?o San Francisco, the countryside is called the sert?o, an often drought-stricken scrubland. The inhabitants have fashioned their own culture and history, and still commemorate their fabled bandit-hero, Lampi?o. Their great interior market recapitulates this history. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 pm
    Born to Explore with Richard Wiese [#116H] South Africa: Amazing Encounters Richard Wiese explores the wildest part of South Africa's fabled Kruger National Park where he encounters elephants, lions and giraffes. He finds out how local communities are banding together to fight poaching and create a new economy based on ecotourism. And he visits a Makuleke village to learn how this proud tribe has helped transform this region into a flourishing wildlife reserve. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:30 pm
    Weekend Explorer [#408H] Guangdong Province, China Explore the rarely traveled rural areas of the Guangdong Province; explore the history of the Diaolou house castles of the Kaiping World Heritage Site, visit the unique circular houses of the Hakka clan of Chinese, and visit the residence of Dr. Sun Yat Sen arguably China's most influential modern leader. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 9:00 pm
    Fringe Benefits [#205H] Rochester, NY Not only is Rochester the world's image center, it is also Katie's hometown! Come along for a personal tour of an area of New York State rich with history, natural scenery, and exciting experiences to enjoy. We'll climb aboard a packet boat and travel through locks on the famous Erie Canal, learn about the history and culture of this region's First Nations with a visit to Ganondagan, explore the jaw-dropping beauty of the "grand canyon the east" at Letchworth State Park, and visit the palatial home of Kodak founder George Eastman. duration 28:09   STEREO TVG
  • 9:30 pm
    Family Travel with Colleen Kelly [#405H] Shenandoah Valley, Virginia - Luray Caverns, Water Parks, and Lavender Farms In Shenandoah Valley, Virginia, one of America's most majestic destinations, Colleen and her family are in for an adventure. Watch as they explore the Luray Caverns, experience the White Oak Lavender Farm, and even go horseback riding at Fort Valley Ranch. To top off their adventure, the girls also have some fun at the Virginia Safari Park, getting up-close and personal with some exotic animals. duration 26:46   TVG
  • 10:00 pm
    Bare Feet In NYC with Mickela Mallozzi [#203H] Viva La Mexico! In preparation for Dia de los Muertos with the Mexican community in NYC, Mickela learns traditional folk dance and even jumps in with an all-female mariachi band. duration 27:36   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 pm
    MN Original [#210H] Ceramic Artist and Carleton College Professor, Kelly Connole uses clay as her language of storytelling and to express beauty. Actor Pearce Bunting portrays the acclaimed host in Garrison Keillor's play Radio Man. Giving Voice Chorus is the unique chorale ensemble for people living with Alzheimer's disease and their care partners. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 pm
    Reel South [#205H] The State of Eugenics By Dawn Sinclair Shapiro. Between 1933 and 1974, the state of North Carolina ran one of the most aggressive eugenics programs, sterilizing more than 7,600 men, women and children. This film follows the journey of survivors, legislators and journalists who insist the state confront its role in the tragic, forced sterilization of thousands of Americans thought to have "undesirable" genetics. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#608H] Norway's West: Fjords, Mountains and Bergen For Scandinavia's most thrilling sightseeing, we sail under towering fjord cliffs, hike on powerful glaciers, and find surviving traditions in remote farm hamlets. Then we delve into the Hanseatic heritage and enjoy the salty hospitality of Norway's historic capitol, Bergen. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#1612H] On The Road In America, Part 3 In the final episode, "Your Move," Burt introduces the concept of "migrations of convenience". Moving to the suburbs, industries and workers moving to the Sunbelt, tech industries and workers moving back into the gentrified consumer metropolises--each representing a different logic than the migrations of earlier periods. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
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