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KQED Life: Monday, September 11, 2017

Channel 54.3  •  XFINITY 189

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Monday, September 11, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#909H] Southeast England Arcing along the southeast coast of England, Rick travels from Canterbury (with its famous cathedral) to Dover (stoutly fortified from Roman times to the Battle of Britain). Then he hikes the trails that top the towering chalk cliffs of the South Downs, wander into the beachy resort of Brighton (England's Coney Island), and push on to Portsmouth, whose naval heritage has left it with the best collection of historic sailing ships anywhere. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#1201H] Atlantic Crossing In 1911, Burt's grandmother and her one-year old daughter, Burt's mother, boarded a ship in Hamburg, Germany and immigrated to the United States. To mark this anniversary, Burt and his family sailed back to Europe on Cunard's Queen Mary -- same route, different accommodations. This program covers the history of transatlantic passenger ships and introduces you to what it is like today. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 am
    All-Star Orchestra [#302H] Northern Lights Sibelius - Symphony #2. A pinnacle of Nordic Romanticism - grand, expansive melodies and searing harmonies; fire and ice. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 am
    Opera Reimagined: Animating The Cunning Little Vixen In 2014, The Cleveland Orchestra staged a unique production of Leos Janacek's The Cunning Little Vixen that blended traditional opera with technology and animation. OPERA REIMAGINED: ANIMATING THE CUNNING LITTLE VIXEN follows the journey of this innovative approach to opera from conception to tech rehearsals and, finally, to opening night. Through rehearsal footage, production meetings, and interviews with director Yuval Sharon, Cleveland Orchestra music director Franz Welser-Most, animators at Walter Robot, and others, the half-hour documentary reveals how the opera comes together piece-by-piece, providing a fascinating view of all the creative elements featured in this unique performance. duration 26:56   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 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
  • 3:00 am
    San Francisco Opera [#503H] Mefistofele Boito's resplendent retelling of Goethe's Faust. duration 2:28:26   STEREO TVM
  • 5:30 am
    Arts In Context [#501] Rebirth Born out of intense personal hardship, Les Rav - the classically-influenced experimental indie folk band - is the musical brainchild of Lauren Bruno, an ethereal, infinitely positive songwriter. Beyond the music, Bruno uses Les Rav to spread and foster a message of peace, connection, and understanding to anyone who will listen. Though diagnosed with ulcerative colitis early on in life, Bruno uses this often debilitating disease as motivation to spread her message of hope with even more fervor and intensity. Her haunting vocals and melodies reel listeners in but it's her overwhelming sense of hopefulness and goodness that keeps them in. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Wai Lana Yoga [#109] Neti(Sinus and Nasal Cleaning) Wai Lana explains how cleansing the sinuses with warm water and salt can result in fewer colds and sinus infections. duration 27:35   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 am
    Priscilla's Yoga Stretches [#79] 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 [#80] 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 [#119] Long Holds - Version Two With Forward fold, Raised Runner's Lunge, Crescent, and others. duration 27:43   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sit and Be Fit [#1102] Brain Fitness Mary Ann uses a variety of exercises to stimulate the brain including body tapping, visual tactile stimulation, and reaction time drills. duration 27:24   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique [#1026H] Feet Flexibility & Strength duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#1206H] The Great Rivers of Europe: Nuremberg to Linz Burt starts off in Nuremberg with visits to the 900 year old Imperial Castle, the open farmers' market and his favorite spice cookie shop. Then he sails to Regensburg to visit the remains of an ancient Roman fort. Next he cruises through the Danube Gorge to Weltenburg Abbey where the Benedictine monks have been brewing one of Europe's great beers since 1050. In Linz, we learn about the Linzertorte and see the world's largest church organ. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#304H] Belfast and the Best of Northern Ireland No trip to Emerald Isle is complete without a visit to Northern Ireland. We tour bustling Belfast, sneaking a peek at its politically charged neighborhoods. Then we head for the Antrim Coast and go wild in Portrush, Ulster's Coney Island. We taste-test Irish whiskey, scramble over six-sided rock columns, putter through a world-class golf course, and stomp our feet to Irish music in rough-and- tumble Derry. duration 27:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:30 am
    Smart Travels - Europe With Rudy Maxa [#503] San Francisco The port city of San Francisco revels in art, diversity and food. Chinatown is a feast for the senses, and the city's new Asian Art Museum a must-see. We get savvy on sourdough and tour notorious Alcatraz Island. A stroll through the Haight neighborhood harkens back to the "Summer of Love", and the Italian cafes of North Beach serve up a dollop of hospitality with their espresso. Crossing the Golden Gate, Rudy heads to Napa Valley wine country for a relaxing mud bath and some off-beat garden art. Tips on vegetarian food and wine-tasting. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 am
    Travelscope [#103] New Brunswick, Canada Joseph falls into winter in New Brunswick, Canada. In New Brunswick - Canada's only official bi-lingual province - the English and French Acadian thrive in perfect harmony. This episode features a bi-cultural, bi-seasonal view of this beautiful Atlantic province. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 am
    Delicious TV's Totally Vegetarian [#303] Polenta Perfection Polenta provides a perfect base for stews. In this episode, Toni pulls together two savory, meals pairing fast-cooking soft polenta with a yummy Puy Lentil Stew with Spinach and a sensational Spicy Moroccan Eggplant Stew. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 am
    Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef [#303] Brioche Made Easy Chef Keller demonstrates why pastry chefs revere brioche, with its buttery taste and flaky texture. After showing a basic recipe for this French classic, he creates two mouth-watering variations. Recipes: Basic Brioche Dough; Brioche with Garlic Saucisson; Brioche Buns with Walnuts, Bacon and Onions. duration 28:48   STEREO TVG
  • 11:30 am
    Baking with Julia [#113] Flo Braker, San Francisco Host Julia Child observes California's well-known baking teacher Flo Braker as she demonstrates the classic French technique for creating Ladyfingers Genoise, the batter of which is used as the base for a variety of miniature decorative cakes. duration 24:54   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Ciao Italia [#2525H] Classic Bolognese Pasta - Lasagne Verdi alla Bolognese Culinary arts students from Johnson and Wales University in Providence, RI are eager to learn the fine art of creating Bolognese pasta, starting with Lasagne Verdi alla Bolognese. Mary Ann leads them through the process of making Lasagne Spinach Noodles, and layering it over and over with a meaty, Bologna-Style Ragu, and besciamella Sauce. And there's just enough time to make Tagliatelle with Bolognese Sauce. They all get straight A's! duration 27:11   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 pm
    Sara's Weeknight Meals [#513H] Build A Better Burge It's everything you wanted to know about burgers, plus two delicious recipes. Sara's turkey spinach burger is a light but succulent version of the American standard, while her Spanish burger puts an international spin on an old favorite. We'll discover the best grind of meat for burgers from a venerable Philadelphia butcher, and while we're there Sara discovers the secret to great fries at Philly's Dandelion Restaurant. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 pm
    P. Allen Smith's Garden Home [#1313H] Self Defense Learning some self-defense is a good idea for everyone. In this episode, P. Allen Smith will explore some fighting moves you can do to protect things around your home and garden. Now don't worry, these moves are all natural and a few are also very effective in case of a Zombie Apocalypse. duration 26:31   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:30 pm
    Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac [#702H] Framing Tommy is joined by his general contractor, Chris Reynolds, to talk about the framing of the shop. From the foundation to laying out the sills to putting up the first wall, he learns the best way to start off a project like this. And with a little help from regular Al D'Attanasio, that wall will be up in no time. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting [#3008H] Crazy-Quilted Laptop Sleeve Guest Mallory Donohue and host Sara Gallegos join forces to teach crazy quilting! This laptop sleeve is a fun place to try it out, and go wild with the embroidery options on your sewing machine. duration 27:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    Quilting Arts [#1707H] Focus On Stitching When a creative urge strikes, grab a needle and thread and go with it. Quilt story-teller Lorie Hancock McCown uses fabrics, lace and thread to stitch her stories. Fiber artist Lea McComas brings life to compelling images using stitched lines for maximum impact. duration 28:00   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Simply Ming [#1308H] Michael Schlow Pasta is a worldwide staple, adaptable to the cuisine of almost any country! Chef Michael Schlow, owner of Tico in Boston and DC, makes the quintessentially Roman spaghetti amatriciana, while Ming creates a savory black bean pork chow mein. One ingredient, two dishes, this week on Simply Ming! duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:30 pm
    Pati's Mexican Table [#405H] Tamaliza! An episode dedicated to one of Mexico's most iconic foods: tamales. Pati will cook a few variations of tamales, both savory and sweet, then her girlfriends stop by for a tamal party - a tamaliza!
    Recipes: Cooked Salsa Verde; Chicken in Salsa Verde Tamales; Sweet Corn Tamales; Tamara's Fresh From The Garden Green Rice; Mexican Masa Chocolate Drink.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    Martha Stewart's Cooking School [#503H] Stews of the Arabian Gulf Follow the flavor as Martha puts her spin on the stews of the Arabian Gulf. Slow-cooked treasures like Arabian Gulf potpie, braised lamb shanks with okra, curried swordfish stew, and red lentil vegetable stew offer nourishing comfort with ease. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 pm
    Lidia's Kitchen [#307H] Pizza Everybody loves grilling, and everybody loves pizza. Today Lidia puts the two together and prepares grilled pizza which anyone can do - rain or shine - as it's done in her kitchen. She makes a simple Margherita style pizza and another version topped with prosciutto. To start, her fresh and crunchy salad is made with cucumbers, string beans and potatoes. For dessert, she prepares juicy peaches and blueberries soaked in prosecco. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    In Julia's Kitchen with Master Chefs [#123] Alfred Portale Alfred Portale creates duck soup with foie gras ravioli and black truffles. He demonstrates how to bone a duck and offers hints for its preparation. Portale also provides a great deal of information about the wild and fresh vegetables he uses in the soup. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 pm
    Jacques Pepin: Heart & Soul [#112H] Catch O' The Day Jacques' summer itinerary always includes friends, fishing, and cooking the wonderful bounty from the sea. He begins with a grilled striped bass with olive topping and then, as he loves all mollusks, he takes the time to demonstrate shucking clams two ways. The result is top neck clams with vinegar and scallion sauce, a tasty appetizer and Gloria's linguine with clam sauce, direct from his wife's preferred list. For the final seafood selection, he masterfully fillets and poaches fish for a delectable cod in light cream sauce. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Joanne Weir Gets Fresh [#214H] Peppers "Peter Piper Picked a Peck of Pickled Peppers." Try saying that three times fast. Today they're going to cook with a variety of different types of peppers and delicious Italian cheeses to create some amazing dishes. She's going to a wonderful Italian market, and with her student Melissa, they'll make simple pan-roasted Padron peppers with Marcona almonds and Grana Padano, butternut squash and Poblano Gratin, and an amazing pork tenderloin with Marash butter. You will love learning how to cook with fresh, flavorful peppers. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 pm
    Cook's Country [#911H] Biting Into The Big Easy Test cook Bridget Lancaster reveals the secrets to making the ultimate pork grillades. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Christopher Kimball to a tasting of Creole seasoning. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for slicing knives. And finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison shows Chris how to make a regional favorite, New Orleans muffulettas. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 pm
    The Great British Baking Show [#103H] Bread It's week three and the remaining 10 bakers get ready to brave bread. For the Signature, they must bake 12 perfect rye bread rolls, shaped as they prefer. The Technical calls for ciabatta loaves, using judge Paul's recipe. For the Showstopper, the bakers have to make a filled centerpiece loaf with as much impact on a table as on the judges. Who will rise to the occasion? duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 8:00 pm
    Nick Stellino: Storyteller in the Kitchen [#103H] The Gardener Chef Stellino digs into his family's history of farming in Italy and the connection to growing vegetables through self-reliant instincts passed down through the generations. He introduces techniques used to create a spicy mirepoix, a sweet and sour braised cauliflower and a romantic veggie pasta dish even kids will love. Dishes include: Lenticchie Brasate (Braised Lentils) / Cavoli Arriminati (Mixed up Cauliflower) / Pasta Con Le Zucchine (Pasta with Zucchini Sauce) duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:30 pm
    Mind of A Chef, The [#404H] Hunger Learn how Gabrielle's experiences with hunger made her the chef she is today. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:00 pm
    On The Road with Vic Rallo: Italy! [#102H] Cremona In this episode of "On the Road with Vic Rallo," Vic visits the quaint town of Cremona. Situated a little over an hour outside of Milan, it is a trip worth taking. Amidst the majestic Duomo and Italy's tallest brick bell tower, Vic sits down and speaks with the mayor in its historic piazza. Known for the Guarneri and Stradivarius violins and violas made there during the 16th-18th centuries, you can still find hundreds of artisans crafting the stringed instruments at their workbenches throughout the city's narrow streets. Music lovers come from all over the world to study music, visit the world's largest violin museum, or to simply enjoy a concerto in a violin-shaped amphitheater. Cremona is also the home of Auricchio provolone. You will meet Alberto Aurrichio and see the production of a 500 lb. provolone. History, travel, food and fun...all from Cremona. Recipe: Chef Sergio prepares Pasta Napkins with provolone and zucchini fonduta. duration 25:06   STEREO TVG
  • 9:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#1402H] Get Out There In NYC, the road-trippers meet the mechanical engineer who's pushing touch technology into the future. Katherine Kuchenbecker is working on haptic technologies that will shape medicine, commerce, and more. Next up, artist and activist Zaria Forman talks about the transformative power of travel, and entrepreneur Jewel Burks tells her gutsy story of building a company from the ground up. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 10:00 pm
    Globe Trekker [#1620H] Delhi & Agra Delhi is an incarnation of seven cities all born out of a bloody history. It is a city teeming with extraordinary life flowing through the 22 million+ Hindu and Muslim inhabitants who make India's capital one of the most vibrant in the world. It's also what attracts Globe Trekker Ian Wright to explore Delhi's old quarters, bargain bazaars, Imperial Mughai monuments, and last remaining outposts of British occupation. In this lively city guide, Ian takes in spectacular visits to the Taj Mahal in Agra, and the holy town of Haridwar in Uttarakhand. duration 57:15   STEREO TVPG
  • 11:00 pm
    Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope [#601H] Easter Island - Mysteries & Myths Joseph travels to the most remote inhabited place on earth during his Easter Island adventure. Located more than two thousand miles from the coast of Chile, Rapa Nui (the island's native name) offers a world of mysteries that have remained unanswered for centuries. Questions abound surrounding the origins of the Rapa Nui culture, their enormous carved stone moai and the cause of the Rapa Nui people's ecological and natural disasters. Although one question invariably leads to another, Joseph attempts to explain what often eludes explanation while he spotlights the amazing journey of the Rapa Nui people from the shores of Polynesia more than 1,500 years ago through their glory days and times of turmoil to the vibrant culture that flourishes today. 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 [#910H] England's Cornwall The far southwest of England is a world unto itself, with a persistent Cornish culture. He explores a world of flowers springing from towering hedges, a tin-mining heritage going back to biblical times, salty pirates' towns and fishing villages, and the Land's End of England. Then, side-tripping deep into the vast and mysterious Dartmoor National Park, he hikes to forgotten stone circles and chase wild ponies. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#1202H] Cruising The Rivers of Europe: Amsterdam to Cologne During the past decade, cruising the great rivers of Europe has become one of the most popular vacations for American tourists. In this program, Burt introduces you to Amsterdam, tours a museum dedicated to the history of women's handbags, and sails along the Rhine to Cologne. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
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