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KQED Life: Saturday, September 30, 2017

Channel 54.3  •  XFINITY 189

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Saturday, September 30, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#310H] Poland Rediscovered: Krakow, Auschwitz and Warsaw Poland is ready to be rediscovered as the old "east" transforms itself into the new heart of Europe. Krakow, with its bubbly Baroque and cobbled charm, is emerging as the exciting "next Prague." Nearby, a visit to Auschwitz teaches us a timeless, soul-searching lesson. Systematically destroyed during World War II, Warsaw is a lively, thriving capital once again. duration 27:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#1304H] Siena and Assisi, Italy Burt takes a group of public television viewers on a tour of Assisi and Siena. They visit the Basilica of St. Francis and discover how the paintings of Giotto made a permanent change in the way painters saw the world. They travel on to Siena and visit the great Church and historic attractions of the city. They also have a private tour of one of Italy's most important wineries and a special tasting of the wines of Tuscany. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 am
    Destination Craft with Jim West [#112H] Nepal Jim West travels to Nepal and the extraordinary Kathmandu Valley where master artisans teach paper and clay mask making, creating felted balls for clothes dryers, and crafting an extraordinary singing bowl. Jim also participates in Nepalese paper making and learns about traditional wood carving. He watches monks make sand mandala's in a Buddhist temple, and enjoys a cooking lesson from a special group of ladies. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 am
    Today's Wild West [#104H] Western Wickenburg, Az Experience the desert outside Wickenburg, Arizona with the Desert Caballeros Trail Ride; Custom Cowboy hat maker Jimmy the Hat Man; plus Wickenburg's Flying E Dude Ranch. duration 27:51   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 am
    Born to Explore with Richard Wiese [#124H] Chile: Kissed by the Sea Richard Wiese travels to Chile, renowned for its rich cultures and traditions. In Santiago, Richard explores the Mercado Centrale, ranked as one of the world's top markets. He journeys to the artistic seaport town of Valparaiso, the cradle of "cueca brava," the gritty urban music that unites Chileans young and old. In the village of Horcon, Richard launches into the Pacific with Chile's only commercial fisherwoman and finds out how she's faced down danger on the open seas for 40 years. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 am
    Travel Detective with Peter Greenberg [#201H] Training Passengers Like Crew Members Ever wonder how you can prepare for an emergency just like a flight crew member? CBS News Travel Editor Peter Greenberg takes us to a unique real-world airline safety program in London. Plus, The Wall Street Journal Travel Editor Scott McCartney deconstructs the biggest profit center of the airlines, and what you really need to know. And, most people don't even know where Malta is on a map! Peter reveals some hidden gems on the island. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 3:00 am
    Travels with Darley [#401H] West Virginia Adventures Experience the best of the Mountain State with locals as the guides, including top outdoor adventures and history. Take a scenic train ride in a rare steam locomotive, walk through history at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, go fly-fishing and off-roading and enjoy extreme whitewater rafting during Gauley Season on "Travels with Darley: West Virginia Adventures." duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:30 am
    Rhythm Abroad [#103H] Switzerland This episode has Brittany exploring traditional Swiss culture tucked away high in the Alps. She begins her journey in Nendaz where she takes part in the annual Alphorn Festival - a festival devoted to local folklore with the largest gathering of alphorns in the world. It may not be music to the ears, but Brittany certainly gives the alphorn a try along with traditional folk dancing. And no stay in Switzerland would be complete without a visit to a cheese farm. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 am
    Bare Feet In NYC with Mickela Mallozzi [#211H] Bolivian Pride The Bolivian community in Queens may be small, but they are mighty - Mickela joins cross-generational Bolivian family members with the caporales and tinkus dances. duration 26:01   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:30 am
    MN Original [#218H] The resident acting company of Children's Theatre Company, along with Artistic Director Peter Brosius, mentors young actors and inspires young audiences. Julia Strand breathes new life into books that would otherwise be discarded, creating intricate carvings of the content within the pages. Secret Stash Records maintains its groove-based sound, whether it's with a vinyl re-release, or new music like Sonny Knight and the Lakers. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 am
    Reel South [#101H] The Last Barn Dance A story about farming, fragility, and a fight to save the family business. Randy Lewis struggles to save his dairy farm in the piedmont region of North Carolina, where dozens of family-owned dairies have disappeared. While keeping the business afloat Randy also hosts one of the only true old-time barn dances left in the region, keeping the tradition alive and the community that loves it. A film by Jason Arthurs. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 am
    Chef's Life [#111H] Collard Green Queen Vivian spends the morning with her neighbors, the Mills brothers, participating in their 100-year-old all-male family tradition of making collard kraut. Vivian visits Warren at Brother's farm to talk about the Eastern Carolina ingredient with a cult following, the cabbage collard. Vivian prepares for an event called Terra Vita, where she will serve three courses to 100 people and make collards the star they deserve to be. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Wai Lana Yoga [#120] Ben, Twist and Balance This series includes forward and back bends, spinal twists and balancing poses. You'll balance on one leg, and on your buttocks! duration 27:35   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 am
    Priscilla's Yoga Stretches [#99] 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 [#100] 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 [#129] Forward Folds - Version Two With Paschimottanasana, Upavishta Konasana, Janu, Triang, cow face, Double pigeon. duration 27:42   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sit and Be Fit [#1302] Static Balance Weights are incorporated into the standing exercises to challenge static balance. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Classical Stretch: By Essentrics [#1106H] Knee Strengthening Join Miranda Esmonde-White outside this majestic Chapel at the Colonial resort for a standing and barre workout to strengthen your knees and prevent knee pain. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 am
    MotorWeek [#3704H] duration 26:46   SRND51 TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Craftsman's Legacy [#110H] The Blade Maker Chad Pastotnik makes fine art books. Host Eric Gorges visits Chad's studio to learn about 400-year-old printing and binding techniques. duration 25:32   STEREO TVG
  • 9:30 am
    This Old House [#3616H] Arlington Arts & Crafts | An Arts & Craft for the Ages Tour the completed project house, including the new addition at the back of the house, updated front hall, dining room and pantry, expanded master suite, spacious new bathroom and new front porch, and outside, new plantings and hardscape. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 am
    Ask This Old House [#1516H] Build It, Lighting, Mousetrap Nothing beats leftovers-Tom and Kevin use scrap heart pine to make a cutting board in "Build It." Scott transforms an overly bright room with LEDs. It's a trap! Roger takes the bait and shows off the best ways to prevent mice. Also, "What is it?" duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 am
    Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac [#704H] Gable Ends and Walls Tommy and crew do some heavy lifting, working on the gable ends of the roof and lifting the walls into place. They first head over to see Tommy's longtime friend Jim Reader, to walk them through how to pick out the best lumber you need for your job. Then it's back to the site to see new regular Chris Reynolds to install the Gable Ends, before getting that wall up - all before a storm hits. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    American Woodshop [#2303H] Furniture Bank of Central Ohio Chest Woodworkers of Central Ohio use unique reclaimed materials to build chests for families in need. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:30 am
    Urban Conversion [#107H] Farm to Table Date night at a farm-to-table restaurant sends Rodman and Gina on a mission to follow their food back to its roots, volunteering at a local organic market farm. While putting their hands to the dirt, they go beyond the buzzwords to see what goes into local, bio diverse, organic growing. The reward? A farm dinner that reminds them food is about community. Featuring special guest, musician and sustainability advocate, Jack Johnson. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    GardenSmart [#4712H] One of the country's oldest and largest garden clubs has an outstanding garden tour every year. GardenSMART was fortunate to visit two of those gardens and has combined them into one show. Beautiful, and a lot to learn. Be sure to tune in. duration 26:41   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 pm
    Victory Garden's EdibleFeast [#3610H] Omaha Travel to Omaha, Nebraska, and learn gardening tips from an urban farmer who's turned his home into an oasis of fresh produce. Cook lentil chili and pumpkin cornbread with Chef Isa Chandra Moskowitz, who moved to Omaha from Brooklyn and opened the first vegan restaurant in town. Visit Danelle Meyer of One Farm (an hour outside Omaha), who grew up on a commodity (corn and soybean) farm and began her own organic farm on a corner plot of her family's land. And spend the day with urban gardener and farm manager Ali Clark, who makes caramels from her grandfather's recipe for her Snowshoe Candy Company. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 pm
    P. Allen Smith's Garden Home [#1402H] Past Made New Take a step back in time to the late 18th century town of Salem, North Carolina. Learn how many of the same practices and principles in this Moravian community can be utilized in today's modern backyard gardens. duration 27:12   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Growing A Greener World [#812H] Urban Farm, Country Town - The Spark in Sparta (Sparta and Atlanta, GA) Little did Robert and Suzy Currey know that an invitation to lunch in a small Georgia town would forever change their lives. But that's exactly what happened. And now, in the town they've called home for the past 15 years, they're changing the lives of many others in the poorest county in the state. The Currey's early success with their backyard vegetable garden took off and continued to expand to new plots and neighboring properties. They needed help and locals needed jobs. That first garden on Elm Street started a spark that burns brighter with every season as they continue to expand the farm and create new opportunities for a town that's now growing in more ways than just a garden. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    America's Heartland [#1212H] A Montana family finds success with farming and fishing. An Arkansas family has a passion for exceptional produce. Meet a Wyoming family preserving their multigenerational ranch. A New England program delivers seafood direct to consumers. duration 26:06   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    Travelscope [#105] Santa Ynez Valley, California There's more to California's wine country than Napa and Sonoma. Joseph moves south and "Sideways" to Santa Barbara's Santa Ynez Wine country - the location of the Academy Award nominated movie "Sideways" - for a full menu of romantic activities that include more than wine tasting. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Craftsman's Legacy [#308H] The Soap Maker Host Eric Gorges and master soap maker, Deb Kraemer, stir it up with essential oils and herbs. For a guy who likes to get his hands dirty, Eric cleans up nicely. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:30 pm
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#1403H] Cruising The Rhine - Part One In Cruising The Rhine - Part One, Burt takes a look at the history of the Rhine River, the European Grand Tour, modern river cruising, and the Swiss city of Basel. We also learn the real story of the Song of the Lorelei, how to fly a drone and why northern Europe is filled with half-timbered houses. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    Smart Travels - Europe With Rudy Maxa [#513] Mexico City and Ixtapa Mexico City, the world's largest metropolis, is modern, crowded, cosmopolitan, and steeped in tradition. Rudy begins with Mexico's ancient roots just outside the city at pre-Aztec Teotihuacan. The superb National Museum of Anthropology provides more insights into ancient Mexico. For modern day excitement, we hang out at the Zocolo, the world's second largest square and the center of national life since the Aztec era. Finally we head beach-ward to the resorts of Ixtapa- Zihuatanejo on the Mexican Riviera. Tips on getting around and water sports. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 pm
    Rick Steves' Europe [#401H] England's Bath & York Medieval York and Georgian Bath - easy side-trips from London - pack an exciting pair of sightseeing punches. Rick explores Roman hot springs, cruises quiet canals, marvels at England's finest Gothic church and gets a surprising dose of Viking history as he enjoys England's easy urban delights. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    On Story [#711H] A Conversation with Jim Sheridan Screenwriter Jim Sheridan discusses translating Irish situations and accents for American audiences. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 5:30 pm
    Articulate with Jim Cotter [#111] Ellen Harvey Though she's been a successful visual artist for decades, Ellen Harvey remains obsessed with failure. Bharatanatyam: Indian Dance - The classical Indian dance form Bharatanatyam survived colonial oppression and today exemplifies Indian identity both at home and abroad. Xenia Rubinos - Xenia Rubinos' complex music is infused with simple messages about big ideas. duration 26:47   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 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)
  • 6:30 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#1004H] OI-C Bowl Chinese Kitchen, Los Moles and Hotel Mac Restaurant From Chinese and puebla-style to classic comfort food, this week's guests invite Bay Area diners to Oi-C Bowl Chinese Kitchen, Los Moles and Hotel Mac Restaurant. Will they agree on their favorite eateries? Leslie Sbrocco hosts. duration 25:51   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 pm
    Woodsongs [#1910H] Bobby Rush and Dallahan Bobby Rush is known as 'The King of the Chitlin Circuit' and considered one of the greatest bluesman currently performing. Rush estimates that he has cut over 345 songs since he first began making music including first gold record in 1971 with a hit entitled "Chicken Heads." He has been honored with four Grammy nominations, as well as ten Blues Music Awards and 41 nominations. He was inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame in 2006. 'Porcupine Meat' is Rush's debut release for Rounder Records, and cements Bobby Rush's legacy as blues' most vital artist of his generation.
    Dallahan is one of the fastest rising forces on the international folk circuit; heavily rooted in traditional Irish music, but with hugely diverse backgrounds and influences. They call on their mixed Irish, Scottish and Hungarian heritage to create a unique and seamless musical montage, drawing in influences from jazz, funk, pop and classical music. This Scottish band of award winning musicians latest release is 'Matter Of Time'. WoodSongs Kid; Lissy Taylor was born in Staffordshire, England and now enjoys living in Lexington, Kentucky. This sixteen year-old has her own distinctive vocal sound and signature acoustic style.
    duration 56:30   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 pm
    Austin City Limits [#4201H] Paul Simon Savor a career-spanning set from Paul Simon. The singer/songwriter legend performs his classics, songs from Graceland, Simon & Garfunkel tunes and tracks from his latest LP, Stranger to Stranger. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 9:00 pm
    The Annual Imagen Awards [#2017] The 32nd Annual Imagen Awards recognizes and rewards positive portrayals of Latinos in all forms of media, as well as encourages and recognizes the achievements of Latino celebrities and Latino-focused projects, including programs that have aired on PBS. Hamilton's Lin-Manuel Miranda and Family receive the President's Award for their contributions to the Latino community and the arts. duration 59:00   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:00 pm
    Live at 9:30 [#103H] Performances by Tove Lo, Cold War Kids, Youth Lagoon and Trouble Funk, with comedy from Ralphie May and an interview by NPR's Bob Boilen. duration 58:12   STEREO TVPG
  • 11:00 pm
    Live from the Artists Den [#1201H] John Legend John Legend celebrates the release of his new album, DARKNESS AND LIGHT, with an unforgettable performance at Manhattan's historic Riverside Church. From the same pulpit where, fifty years earlier, Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered an electrifying "A Time To Break Silence" speech, Legend presents a magnificent set of brand new songs (many being played for the first time ever onstage) alongside such classics as "All Of Me" and "Glory," offering messages of love and hope in a spectacular setting that has been associated with progressive activism for almost a century. The concert is preceded by a provocative conversation between the ten-time Grammy winner, and the Atlantic magazine's national correspondent and National Book Award winner Ta-Nehisi Coates. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#309H] French Riviera: Uniquely Chic A longtime favorite escape of Europe's elite, the Riviera coastline still sparkles with yachts. We follow in the footsteps of 19th century aristocrats along Monaco's harbor and Nice's promenade des Anglais. Then we visit the picturesque, artist hangouts of Chagall, Matisse and Picasso. duration 27:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#1303H] What's Cooking In Rome? Burt visits the Coliseum and discovers that it had a roof that could be pulled into place during bad weather - 2000 years before the Houston Astrodome. We find out why the Pantheon was never broken down for its marble, look into the best places for pizza, and ice cream, discover a new hotel in the finest part of town and take a private tour of the Vatican, St. Peters and the Sistine Chapel. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
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      Next week, Sutro Tower will be switching most stations to their auxiliary antennas. KQED TV will be at half power on the lower auxiliary antenna, this will affect some of our Over The Air viewers. Maintenance is scheduled on August 21-25 from 9am through 4pm daily. Thank you for your patience!

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      (DT9-1 thru 9-3, and DT54-1 thru 54-5) KQED experienced a major technical issue with our Virtual ID info in our signals for DT9 and DT54, beginning apx 4pm Thursday 6/22, which was resolved apx 11am Friday 6/23. As background, almost every TV station in the Bay Area now transmits on a frequency which is different […]

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