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KQED Life: Saturday, October 7, 2017

Channel 54.3  •  XFINITY 189

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Saturday, October 7, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#402H] North Wales: Feisty and Poetic From towering Mount Snowdon, to evocative medieval castles, to sweeping Victorian promenades, North Wales is a poem written in landscape. We'll climb a mountain aboard a steam train, learn some Welsh, follow a miner deep into a slate mine, herd sheep with a very clever dog, and work in a pop pilgrimage to the Beatles' Liverpool. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#1404H] Cruising The Rhine - Part Two In Cruising The Rhine - Part Two, Burt explains the Romantic Period in European art, what the original Grimm Brothers Fairy Tales were really like (very grim), how the river locks work, the history of Eau de Cologne and how the Black Forest got to be black. Burt also takes us on a tour of Strasbourg and the extraordinary Hand Bag Museum of Amsterdam. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 am
    Destination Craft with Jim West [#113H] Christmas Crafts of Austria & Germany Jim West travels to Austria and throughout Bavaria where he visits the Christmas market in Salzburg, learns the mechanics of a three-year-old Glockenspiel, crafts the perfect pair of lederhosen, and makes homemade apple strudel with a master chef. He also learns how to create hand blown glass ornaments. Jim participates in a woodcarving workshop, learns how to make a holiday mulled wine, and takes a tour of a Christmas toy museum. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 am
    Today's Wild West [#105H] Ghost Train / Hansen / Jesse James / Rawhide Braider / Virginia City Take a ride - or take the controls - of the century old Ghost Train in Ely, NV; Meet the builders of authentic stagecoaches at South Dakota's Hansen Wheel & Wagon; The Minnesota bank where Jesse James met his match; South Dakota Rawhide Braider Whit Olson; and the historic mining town of Mark Twain fame - Virginia City, Nevada. duration 26:59   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 am
    Born to Explore with Richard Wiese [#125H] Iceland: Fire & Ice Explore the majestic country of Iceland with host Richard Wiese. Here, people live in the shadow of Iceland's volcanoes - a land of fire and ice. Join Richard as he explores haunting glaciers and famed geothermal pools. He meets the modern day Vikings and prepares a meal of rotten shark. In the idyllic countryside of Skagafjordur, the community rounds up its sheep on the volcanic terrain after a summer of grazing. It's part family affair, part local celebration. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 am
    Travel Detective with Peter Greenberg [#202H] Boating Safety There are hundreds of boating fatalities every year, and most of those are avoidable. CBS News Travel Editor Peter Greenberg takes an in-depth look at boating safety and explains what you can do to save lives, including your own. Plus, it's not just a high-end principality on the coast of the Mediterranean. Peter shows us the hidden gems of Monaco, for an insider's tour with everything off the brochure - - and affordable. Also, correspondent Rikki Lander gives back at a turtle rescue in Aruba, at the Jolly Pirates Ocean Habitat Preservation. And, there are many cities around the world that have become too touristy. Peter reveals which ones to avoid. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 3:00 am
    Travels with Darley [#402H] France's Western Front Part I Experience World War I history in an active way on a journey along the Western Front in Northeastern France. Local experts guide Darley by bicycle and foot through the cities of Verdun and Metz to sample famous foods like Quiche Lorraine and visit battlefields, American cemeteries and memorials, combining rich cuisine with history related to The Great War. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:30 am
    Rhythm Abroad [#104H] Alberta, Canada Brittany hits the trail to Southern Alberta, Canada to celebrate the rich heritage of the Blackfoot First Nations people through their history, dances, chants and songs. It's a colorful and lively celebration as Brittany dances in full costume set against the natural beauty of Alberta's Waterton Lakes National Park at the annual Blackfoot Arts and Cultural Festival. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 am
    Bare Feet In NYC with Mickela Mallozzi [#212H] Nuyorican Barrios The Bronx is not only known as the Borough of Salsa, but also the Borough of Music - Mickela digs deeper into the long-standing Puerto Rican whose influence stretches across all of New York City. duration 27:36   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:30 am
    MN Original [#219H] Actress and playwright Sun Mee Chomet searches for her identity both onstage and off. Kurt Seaberg depicts the indigenous Sami people of Northern Europe in his intricate drawings. The Walker Art Center's 2013 Artist-Designed Mini Golf commemorated the 25th Anniversary of the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden. Instrumental alchemist Paul Metzger improvises hauntingly beautiful music on his modified 23-string banjo. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 am
    Reel South [#102H] Tommy! The Dreams I Keep Inside Me A touching portrait of Tommy Onorato, a 60 year-old man with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and the life-long dream of singing with a Big Band. Armed with his golden voice and his All-American optimism, Tommy embarks on a quest to have the "world on a string." A film by Rodrigo Dorfman. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 am
    Chef's Life [#112H] The Buttermilk Belt Vivian and Ben go to Maple View Dairy to pick up product for the restaurant. They talk buttermilk with the dairy's manager, and the noise Ben makes while savoring his cup of the thick liquid annoys his wife. The couple attempts to shoot the twins' Christmas card picture in the family's swimming-pool-turned-turnip patch, while Vivian's nieces and nephews desperately try to make buttermilk with their great-grandmother's butter churn. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Wai Lana Yoga [#701] Crane Poses Balance first on one leg, then on your hands in two poses that resemble this graceful white bird. duration 27:35   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 am
    Priscilla's Yoga Stretches [#109] 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 [#110] 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 [#204] duration 27:26   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sit and Be Fit [#1307] Strengthening Muscles & Joints This program is devoted to strengthening muscles to stabilize our joints and preserve muscle mass. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Classical Stretch: By Essentrics [#1111H] Spine Strengthening In this episode of Classical Stretch, join Miranda Esmonde-White on a beautiful terrace in Mexico. Miranda will take you through stretches that will strengthen your back and improve your posture in this entry level standing and floor workout. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 am
    MotorWeek [#3705H] duration 26:46   SRND51 TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Craftsman's Legacy [#111H] The Book 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 [#3626H] Detroit | Rebirth In Detroit After seven months of hard work, the project is complete. Tour the interior and exterior of the house to see the major areas of improvement and preservation. Celebrate the beautiful transformation with Frank, Tamiko and everyone who pitched in. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 am
    Ask This Old House [#1526H] Hawaii Makes 50 That makes 50! The guys complete the show's run of every U.S. state. Tom learns how to create a unique keepsake box from island materials in Build It. Richard looks at a new way to store solar energy. Roger helps a family grow an organic garden. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 am
    Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac [#705H] Interior Stairs, Wall Frame, Pop Up Side Walls It's all about the interior of the shop - from the stairs, to the wall frame holding up the roof. To help him with the layout and construction of the stairs, Tommy brings on old friend Gordon Arthur to break down what seems like a complicated project into a few simple steps. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    American Woodshop [#2304H] Scrolled Tree of Life Shares tool and blade scroll saw ideas for every scroller. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:30 am
    Urban Conversion [#108H] Urban Gardening, The Whitehouse and Monticello Gina's community garden inspires a family trip to the historic gardens of Thomas Jefferson at Monticello followed by a visit to the First Lady's kitchen garden guided by White House chef, Sam Kass. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:30 pm
    Victory Garden's EdibleFeast [#3611H] New Orleans Head to the Big Easy to see all that New Orleans has to offer. But first, visit Brian and Dawn Gotreaux - first-generation farmers who adopted 10 children from around the world and raise them on the family farm for the life lessons they believe are fostered there. Next, visit farmer Ben Burkett of B&B Farms/Indian Springs Cooperative - an African-American farming cooperative in Mississippi. Then head to Paradigm Gardens, where farmer Joel Hitchcock is making homemade insecticide with cayenne pepper and garlic, showing the essential tools every gardener should have, and teaching some basic watering tips. Finally, visit the home kitchen of James Beard Award-winning chef Donald Link, who will make a dish of shrimp and citrus. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 pm
    P. Allen Smith's Garden Home [#1403H] Pay It Forward Be inspired to pay it forward! From building homes for those in need, to inspiring children to garden, in this episode P. Allen Smith spotlights several groups and organizations that are doing their part giving back to the community. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Growing A Greener World [#813H] New Ways of Growing America's Favorite Vegetable - Where inspiration and innovation Meet (Raleigh, NC) For as long as tomatoes have been grown, the techniques to do so haven't changed all that much. But leave it to horticultural and tomato growing expert, Brie Arthur to turn conventional wisdom upside down. Never one to be satisfied with old-school thinking, Brie is exploring new ways of growing an old favorite. While dealing with her own challenges of inhospitable soil, and advancements in growing technology, Brie is charting new ground to see if she can create the latest, best way to grow America's favorite vegetable while opening new opportunities to potential gardeners that may now finally have a way to grow them too. In this episode, we track Brie's progress as she works through the season and numerous challenges of trialing these techniques for the very first time duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    America's Heartland [#1213H] Saddle up for an Old West cattle drive in Utah. We hit the dusty trail where we meet an extended ranch family who's been driving cattle to summer grazing grounds for generations. It's an experience available to city slickers too. duration 26:16   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    Travelscope [#106] Newfoundland - Winter/Summer Joseph travels to Canada's Eastern-most province in winter and summer in search of cultural, scenic and wildlife adventures. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Craftsman's Legacy [#309H] The Cooper Think handmade wooden buckets a thing of the past? Cooper Jim Gaster keeps the craft alive and well. His buckets were recently in The Revenant. Host Eric Gorges and Jim make a bucket - no leaks. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:30 pm
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#1502H] Coming to America The final decades of the 1800s found much of Europe in a losing battle with over-population. Many people felt that their only hope for survival was to immigrate to The United States. They soon discovered that the streets were not paved with gold. In fact, most of the streets were not paved at all, and they were expected to pave them. In this program, Burt takes a look at who came, where they came from and what they contributed to the history of our nation. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    Smart Travels - Europe With Rudy Maxa [#105] Florence In this glorious city, rich in art, Rudy brings the Renaissance to life. We visit the great museums - the Uffizi, Bargello, and Accademia, as well as the landmarks of the Renaissance - the Duomo, Bapistery and Giotto's Tower. Rudy's tip for beating the crowds is peaceful Oltr'arno on the other side of the river. An excursion outside of town leads to a Medici villa, a sleepy Tuscan town and a museum with inventions by Leonardo da Vinci. Tips on shopping and how to buy quality leather products. duration 28:18   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 pm
    Rick Steves' Europe [#406H] Milan and Lake Como No trip to Italy is complete without Milan and Lake Como. In Milan we'll take a peek at Italy's highest fashion, fanciest delis, grandest cemetery and greatest opera house - not to mention Leonardo's Last Supper. Then we'll cruise along Lake Como, settling down in the lakeside village of Varenna, classic honeymoon country, where Italy meets the Alps. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    On Story [#712H] Script to Screen: Motorcycle Diaries Screenwriter Jose Rivera discusses his approach to bringing Che Guevara's story to the screen. duration 26:48   STEREO TVPG
  • 5:30 pm
    Articulate with Jim Cotter [#112H] Feminist Fatale Carsie Blanton is using an old school musical form- jazz- to help change the way women are perceived today.
    Matthew Neenan - From a very young age, life has been a dance for choreographer Matthew Neenan.
    Modigliani - Amedeo Modigliani died a broken man. His art, especially sculptures, have endured.
    Luis Cruz Azaceta - Since the 1970s, the paintings and drawings of the Cuban American artist Luis Cruz Azaceta, have reflected on some of society's great modern tragedies.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TV14
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Essential Pepin [#114H] Family Favorites Grilled Leg Of Lamb; Pork Loin Tournedos With Cream And Calvados; Puerto Rican Pork And Beans; Lamb Navarin. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#1005H] Lou's Cafe, Pappo and Lasalette Restaurant Our first stop is a family-run sandwich spot where their special sauces add an extra kick to their extensive list, at Lou's Cafe in San Francisco. Next, we take a trip to a small and trendy bistro committed to fresh and local ingredients and Cal-cuisine at Pappo in Alameda. Lastly, we follow the fragrant aroma of exotic Mediterranean flavors and spices, served up in modern Portuguese style at LaSalette Restaurant in Sonoma. duration 24:34   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 pm
    Woodsongs [#1911H] California Guitar Trio and Sugar Blue The California Guitar Trio has enthralled listeners with a singular sound that fearlessly explores the intersections between rock, jazz, classical, and world music. It even throws in the occasional surf or spaghetti Western tune for good measure. Comprised of Bert Lams, Hideyo Moriya and Paul Richards, the group has established a unique, personal connection with audiences. CGT's 14 albums, streamed over 47 million times on Pandora, offer diverse snapshots of the group's mercurial muse. The trio's most recent release 'Masterworks' showcases its classical side, with expansive takes on Bach, Beethoven, Arvo Part, and Schubert.
    Sugar Blue is the Grammy Award winner who has played with legends from Willie Dixon to The Rolling Stones. He's been called "One of the foremost harmonica blowers in all of Modern blues..." (Rolling Stone Magazine). He began his career as a street musician and made his first recordings in 1975 with legendary blues figures Brownie McGhee and Roosevelt Sykes. Sugar Blue has played and recorded with musicians ranging from Willie Dixon to Stan Getz to Frank Zappa to Johnny Shines to Bob Dylan. He is perhaps best known for his signature riff and solo on the Rolling Stones' hit "Miss You. " His new release is 'Voyage' on M.C. Records. WoodSongs Kid: Matt Chalk is young bluesman from Grove City, Ohio. This sixteen-year-old received a Generation Blues Scholarship from the Blues Foundation last year.
    duration 56:30   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 pm
    Austin City Limits [#4301H] Ed Sheeran Relish an hour with best-selling pop sensation Ed Sheeran. The British singer/songwriter performs hits and songs from his latest album ?. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 9:00 pm
    The Kate [#105H] Barb Jungr Award-winning British songstress Barb Jungr is renowned for her vocal style, interpretation of song and radical approach to arrangements. Barb's latest musical exploration, Shelter From The Storm, is a masterful take on healing songs arranged with the help of legendary jazz pianist Laurence Hobgood. Experience Leonard Cohen's "Sisters of Mercy," Bob Dylan's "All Along the Watchtower" and David Bowie's "Life on Mars" through Barb Jungr's provocative musical lens. It doesn't take long to fall captive to Jungr's cheeky British humor and charisma brilliantly paired with the conceptual weight and lyrical depth of her song selections. Jungr and Hobgood are joined by bassist Michael Olatuja (Stevie Wonder, Chaka Khan) and percussionist Wilson Torres (In The Heights, The New York Philharmonic). duration 57:55   STEREO TVPG
  • 10:00 pm
    Live at 9:30 [#104H] Performances by Vance Joy, Jess Glynne, the English Beat and Waxahatchee, with comedy from Jill Kargman and Christian Finnegan. duration 56:40   STEREO TVPG
  • 11:00 pm
    Live from the Artists Den [#1202H] OneRepublic OneRepublic creates an avalanche of fans in Park City, Utah as they descend onstage for an epic show of their greatest hits, as well as new music from their latest release, Oh My My. Their set includes fan favorites "Apologize," "Good Life," "Counting Stars," and an electric closing with "If I Love Myself." A taste of their new music included a powerful rendition of "Kids" and "Let's Hurt Tonight." OneRepublic's lead singer Ryan Tedder talks to the audience throughout the set, reflecting on his love of film and the special significance of performing during Sundance. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 12:00 am
    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
  • 12:30 am
    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
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    • Fremont Peak Tower Maintenance

      *UPDATE: The tower crew will work the Fremont peak tower as of 11am, Thursday, Nov 30th. We will need to lower power on KQET, Channel 25, to 25% at 10:30am through 4-5pm. Thank you for your patience!

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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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