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KQED Life: Friday, November 3, 2017

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Friday, November 3, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#514H] Iran's Historic Capitals Iran's rich history goes back millennia, to the days when Persepolis was home to "the king of kings." In this episode, Rick Steves explores three historic capitals of Iran: Persepolis, with its splendid monuments; Shiraz, with the tombs of Iran's most beloved poets; and Esfahan, with its extraordinary mosques and endearing people. 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
    Standing On Sacred Ground [#101H] Pilgrims & Tourists Around the world, indigenous communities stand in the way of government megaprojects.
    In the Russian Republic of Altai, traditional native people create their own mountain parks to rein in tourism and resist a gas pipeline that would cut through a World Heritage Site.
    In northern California, Winnemem Wintu girls grind herbs on a sacred medicine rock, as elders protest US government plans to enlarge one of the West's biggest dams and forever submerge this touchstone of a tribe.
    duration 56:40   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:00 am
    Standing On Sacred Ground [#102H] Profit & Loss From Papua New Guinea rainforests to Canada's tar sands, this episode exposes industrial threats to native peoples' health, livelihood and cultural survival.
    In Papua New Guinea, a Chinese government owned nickel mine has violently relocated villagers to a taboo sacred mountain, built a new pipeline and refinery on contested clan land, and is dumping mining waste into the sea.
    In Alberta, First Nations people suffer from rare cancers as their traditional hunting grounds are stripmined to unearth the world's third-largest oil reserve. Indigenous people tell their own stories-and confront us with the ethical consequences of our culture of consumption.
    duration 56:40   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 3:00 am
    Walking In Two Worlds This documentary journeys to the Tongass to reveal its splendor and shed light on the devastation and division resulting from the Settlement Act. The Tongass is rich with old-growth trees, salmon-filled rivers and wildlife. Alaska's Tlingit and Haida Indian tribes have depended on this forest for their culture and survival. The Settlement Act resulted from a massive collision of Washington bullying, big business and Native American naivete.
    The result was a swath of tragic scars in a magnificent forest wilderness. Natives struggled to adapt to new roles as corporate shareholders. For one Native brother and sister, this transition divided them. While the brother led the native corporation's clear-cut logging, his sister became a fierce leader in the battle to stop the destruction. Then a life-threatening illness drew them back together as one sibling offered the other a life-saving gift. A story of division and redemption plays out showing the possibility of healing both the forest and the native community.
    duration 58:40   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 am
    First Language - The Race to Save Cherokee Around fourteen thousand Cherokee remain in their ancestral homeland in the mountains of North Carolina, but few among them still speak their native language, and no children are learning the language at home. The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians is now fighting to revitalize the language and come to terms with their native heritage in the context of the modern United States. duration 56:14   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 am
    Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope [#709H] Bhutan - Part 1 - Gross National Happiness Travel is a life-changing experience, though often these changes come when least expected. Joseph heads to the Kingdom of Bhutan, a devout Buddhist country, fully aware of the possibilities for enlightenment that Bhutan offers him and his viewers. His trip through the "Land of the Thunder Dragon" begins in Paro with a conversation with an esteemed Buddhist master and an invitation to watch a local thangka (spiritual art) artist at work. From there he travels to the Bhutan capital of Thimphu where he is confronted by the modern pressures that ancient Bhutan faces as it strives to preserve and promote its cultural heritage, pristine environment and the "Gross National Happiness" of its people. In dzongs and monasteries, in shops and schools, in valleys and on mountaintops, every experience becomes a journey of discovery. And in a country where the traveler is surrounded by prayer - prayer flags, prayer wheels, prayer walls, sacred memorials and historic monasteries - every encounter is a blessing. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:30 am
    Rudy Maxa's World [#101] Delhi & Agra, India India is the world's "it" country. Tumultuous, colorful, and fragrant, northern India is a mosaic of urban and rural life. "You can put a camera down almost anywhere in India and let it run for two hours," Rudy Maxa says, "and when you return, you'll have a film to rival an 'Indiana Jones' movie." From the serene beauty of one man's love poem to a woman, the Taj Mahal, to the crowded alleys of downtown New Delhi, India is a feast for the senses. Maxa discovers temples straight out of Disneyland and consults a street astrologer who tells him he will live a long life but his hotel room number is not an auspicious one. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Foundations of Yoga with Tara Lee [#105H] Air & Water Strength & Flexibility Air & Water Strength & Flexibility is designed to increase stamina and flexibility in the body by holding postures and then releasing them through stretching. duration 26:48   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 am
    Priscilla's Yoga Stretches [#27] 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 [#28] 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 [#228] duration 26:58   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sit and Be Fit [#1411] Functional Fitness This episode includes exercises that promote healthy living and being able to perform daily activities with ease and without injury. Registered dietitian, Janell Buchkoski, challenges viewers with a weight management tip of the day. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique [#805Z] Balance & Strength 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 [#605H] Granada, Cordoba, and Spain's Costa Del Sol Andalucia's Moorish heritage sparkles in the historic capitals of Granada and Cordoba. And the pride of the Reconquista and the power of Queen Isabel and King Ferdinand enliven the region's great sights. Tasting the smooth sherry and marveling at prancing stallions, we find the passion in Andalucian culture. And we top it off with fun in the Spanish sun on the Costa del Sol. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:30 am
    Rudy Maxa's World [#102] Rajasthan Jaipur, the "Pink City," provided the Mughal Empire with its generals even as its civilians were building some of the world's great temples and palaces. Here travelers find the Hawa Mahal, the Hall of Winds, built with red and pink sandstone. One of Rajasthan's other great cities, Jodhpur, is less know to the world, even though it loaned its name to a style of riding breeches. This episode takes viewers into the royal rooms behind the sandstone walls of the Mehrangarh Fort, perched high above the city. And in the back streets of Jodhpur, cameras find the enormous furniture industry that collects and refurbishes heirloom furniture that make their way to stores around the world. In the dusty countryside outside of Jodhpur, villagers who have never have seen a Westerner invite Rudy Maxa into their modest homes, and the maharajah of Jodhpur explains why his palace is now a hotel. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 am
    Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope [#901H] South Korea - A Winter Journey On Joseph's second visit to South Korea he discovers that apart from the many attractions of the capital city of Seoul, once you get out into the countryside many treasures await you. From world heritage temples to Olympic venues from historic towns to great food, he finds a world of surprises. The gems are many and each has a particular charm all its own. And, of course, the greatest treasures of all are always the people and the gracious warm-hearted welcome they offer. It's the kind of experience that keeps one excited to find out what they would discover on their next visit to South Korea. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 am
    Ellie's Real Good Food [#207H] Snack Attack Americans get more than 25% of calories from snacks. Ellie shows how to make them count with some great ways to satisfy the cravings we get around the clock. Recipe: - Nutty oatmeal bars - Spring cottage peas with basil - Hummus with cumin-roasted carrots - 3-Ingredient chocolate grape banana skewers. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef [#201] The Great Pies of France Luscious, savory pies have long been the hallmark of great French home cooking. Chef Keller presents some blue-ribbon winners that use flavors and aromas that take you right into the heart of France. Recipes: Alsatian Onion Pie; Pissaladerie; Tarte Flambee Alsaciene. duration 28:39   TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:30 am
    In Julia's Kitchen with Master Chefs [#111] Jody Adams Chef Jody Adams Cambridge, Massachusetts, creates a braised, stuffed breast of veal over a bed of polenta. As she cooks, Adams offers numerous tips for the home cook, including the benefit of using whole garlic in sauces to thicken without fat, and the potential dangers of swallowing bay leaves. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Ciao Italia [#2512] Homemade Pasta- Cucinando Con Graziella E Gaetana Too many cooks don't spoil the broth - providing all three are Italian and happen to be cooking up a storm in a farm kitchen in Tuscany, which is what happens when Mary Ann, Graziella and Gaetana create Wild Boar Stew and Tagliatelle with Ragu Sauce. hen Mary Ann goes nella cucina to finish off the homemade pasta party by preparing Pappardelle with Mushrooms. Mangia Tutti! duration 27:12   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 pm
    Sara's Weeknight Meals [#605H] Super Bowls of Soup (Super Bowl Stunt) The big game and a cold night are both perfect times to enjoy a heart bowl of soup, like Sara's take on traditional New England chowder, her smoky fish chowder, made even more delicious with bacon. On Ask Sara, she shows ways to pack for a tailgate, including safely transporting hot soups. Then she joins Brazilian chef Leticia Moreinos Schwartz on a shopping trip to a Brazilian market before they make Leticia's chicken, shrimp, peanut and cashew stew. Soups on! Recipes: Smoky fish chowder, Chicken shrimp, peanut and cashew stew. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 pm
    Craftsman's Legacy [#303H] The Puppet Maker Hey dummy! In this episode host Eric Gorges visits famous master ventriloquist puppet maker, Tim Selberg. Here, viewers are shown the behind-the-scenes genius of creating the intricate (and maybe magical) mechanization process of puppet making. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    MotorWeek [#3709H] duration 26:46   SRND51 TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Knit and Crochet Now! [#704H] Mosaic Stitch Scarves Everybody loves scarves and this week Host Deborah Norville joins Lena Skvagerson who will show you how to knit the Slip That Stich Scarf and magically make two colors appear in the same row without carrying the yarn. Ellen will show us her interpretation of a crochet mosaic scarf with the Nascha Crochet Scarf and then back to Lena in the stitch corner with her very own Knit Crocodile Stitch. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:30 pm
    Fit 2 Stitch [#504H] The Modern Pant In this episode, Peggy shares the history of slacks - and how they got their name - with the help of a guest from the company that invented them. Viewers will learn about today's latest styles and environmentally friendly fabrics. Always helping sewers focus on fit, Peggy also will use a live model to demonstrate the steps to getting the best-fitting pair of pants. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Simply Ming [#1421H] Hawai'i - Mom & Dad Ming heads to Honolulu to join mom and dad in their kitchen for a family meal. Whipping up a few favorite dishes, the Tsai family trades laughs and stories - and more than a few family photos - before sitting down to dinner on the lanai. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:30 pm
    Pati's Mexican Table [#602H] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    Martha Bakes [#704H] Northwest The Northwest is known for their world-class produce. Join Martha as she celebrates the best of the season with an unforgettable flaky biscuit-topped blackberry cobbler, outstanding chewy fig bars, and a moist and chocolaty Idaho potato cake. Plus, the most delectable hazelnut cookies, made with just five ingredients. All guaranteed to garner rave reviews! duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 pm
    Lidia's Kitchen [#424H] Bolognese It's a world famous technique but made with milk, it is famous only in the Italian region of Emilia Romagna. In this episode, Lidia shares a show stopping meal that consists of bolognese with milk: a traditional beef and pork ragu prepared in the style of bologna; dandelion greens with almond vinaigrette and ricotta salata: a vibrant salad of bitter dandelion greens tossed with a sweet honey almond vinaigrette and salty ricotta salata; pomegranate sorbet: a refreshing sorbet of pomegranate juice and dark rum. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    Baking with Julia [#302] Martha Stewart, Part 2 of 2 Guest Martha Stewart returns to complete her three-tiered wedding cake decorated with yellow buttercream icing and handmade marzipan fruit in this second of a two-part episode. Steward puts together the individual cakes that serve as the building blocks of this dessert, inserting a baked crunchy almond and egg white wafer and apricot jam between individual layers and decorating with the icing and candy fruit garnish. duration 24:47   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 pm
    Jacques Pepin: Heart & Soul [#114H] Gloria's Favorites Jacques dedicates today's dishes to his wife Gloria and their many years spent together in the kitchen. He kicks off with an extravagant, yet easy and elegant Pressed Caviar Canape. Jacques then pops the top from a bottle of beer to make a simple batter for his Corn Fritters topped with Smoked Salmon. And while the oil is still hot, he browns Fried Eggplant Fans to a perfect crispy crunch using a tempura batter. Next comes a quick bowl of Vietnamese Hanoi Chicken Soup served with zesty accoutrements. Finally, he utilizes often-overlooked offal for Gloria's memorable Pork Kidneys With Mushroom And Vermouth Sauce. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence [#209H] Argentina Remembered Craving the bold flavors she tasted in Argentina, Joanne shows her student Leigh how to give grilled skirt steak a boost with a fresh and zesty chimichurri sauce. And potatoes get the double treatment of roasting and grilling becoming twice as flavorful. Recipes: Gazpacho Salad, Grilled Skirt Steak with Chimichurri, Roasted and Grilled Potatoes. Student: Leigh Balkon. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 pm
    Cook's Country [#910H] Southern Stews Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make a regional classic, Brunswick stew. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of brown rice. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for shrimp tools. And finally, test cook Erin McMurrer reveals the steps to making the best shrimp and grits at home. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 pm
    Curious Traveler [#204H] Curious Vancouver Who was Gassy Jack and why was he so gassy? Why was Capilano Suspension Bridge built and what do all those totem poles mean? What's so important about the Hotel Vancouver, and what does it have to do with the train station, the Queen of England, and Harry Potter? Who was Yip Sang, and why did he have his own Boy Scout Troop? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 pm
    Today's Wild West [#109H] Bonanza/ Bair / Virgelle / Buckles Fast rides and cattle drives at Montana's Bonanza Creek Ranch; The West's "Hearst Castle" -The Bair Family Museum in Martinsdale, MT; Crossing the Missouri on Montana's River Ferries; The homestead cabin B&B in Virgelle, MT; plus the Bozeman artist who make buckles from barb wire. duration 27:41   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 pm
    Two for the Road [#103H] Into The Ecuadorian Amazon Nik and Dusty arrive in Ecuador, where they embark on an epic journey into the Amazon jungle in search of a legendary tribe. And they learn of a dark presence in the forest threatens to devastate the tribe's way of life. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 8:30 pm
    Travel Detective with Peter Greenberg [#206H] The Invisibles Do you ever wonder who really runs the travel industry? We're not talking about the corporate CEO's or hotel general managers, but rather, the people who load your bags on the plane or bring the towels to your room. CBS News Travel Editor Peter Greenberg calls them "The Invisibles", and explains how they make a critical difference every time you travel. Plus, it's not just about cheese! Peter takes us to tribal Indian nations: a hidden gem of Wisconsin. And, while the Corinthia London is a fairly new hotel in New York City, correspondent Tracy Gallagher reveals that it has quite a compelling history. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 pm
    Travels with Darley [#406H] Martinique Caribbean Culture Darley travels with locals to learn about Martinique's unique culture and history, which includes famous figures like Empress Josephine and modern poets, artists and politicians. She travels through the capital city of Fort-de-France, to the Anse Cafard Slave Memorial, through urban markets and to an ancient Creole sugarcane plantation to learn about rhum agricole and enjoy a deeper dive into this French Caribbean Island. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:30 pm
    Family Travel with Colleen Kelly [#304H] Frankenmuth - Michigan's Little Bavaria Frankenmuth is a quaint little town that has fully embraced its Bavarian roots. Colleen, her children, and niece kick off their vacation with a visit to Bronner's, where the holidays are celebrated all year round. From there, they take a chocolate boat tour, and check out some family friendly waterparks! duration 26:46   TVG
  • 10:00 pm
    Bare Feet with Mickela Mallozzi [#103H] Jeju Fire Festival (Seoul & Jeju, South Korea) The Jeju Fire Festival in South Korea celebrates new life - with it comes all aspects of Korean tradition, beauty, and modern advancement. Mickela spans the South Korean culture from traditional mask dances to the ever-popular KPOP. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 pm
    MN Original [#103H] Using a combination of screen-printing, collage and painting, Greg Gossel builds up his mixed-media pieces layer by layer. An artist in her own right, Laura Zabel has become a champion for the Twin Cities' artistic community in her work as Executive Director of Springboard for the Arts. Self-taught bluesman Samuel James "Cornbread" Harris, Sr. reflects on a lifetime of playing piano gigs in the Twin Cities. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 pm
    Reel South [#106H] Bending Sticks Celebrates the 25-year career of internationally renowned environmental artist Patrick Dougherty, who has created hundreds of monumental, site-specific sculptures out of nothing more than saplings. The film follows the artist and his collaborators during a year of stick work and reveals Dougherty's process, personal story and inspirations. By Penelope Maunsell and Kenny Dalsheimer. duration 55:07   STEREO TVG
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#511H] Denmark: Beyond Copenhagen Using Copenhagen as a spring board, we'll visit the very best of Denmark. Aarhus welcomes us with its ruddy affluence, charming open air museum and eerily well-preserved ancient bog man. Roskilde impresses visitors with its royal burial church and the best Viking ship museum anywhere. And the delightfully quaint Isle of Aero beckons a bike ride among thatched cottages, "snooping mirrors", and cobbled alleyways that reminds us of the world of Hans Christian Andersen. 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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