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TV Daily Schedule: KQED Life

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KQED Life: Sunday, July 29, 2012

Comcast 189  •  Digital 54.3

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Sunday, July 29, 2012
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#508] Athens and Side Trips The thriving capital of Greece sprawls out from the foot of its magnificent Acropolis. We'll tour the must-sees of ancient Athens, including the Parthenon, Agora, and amazing National Archaeological Museum. We'll take the fast-paced pulse of the modern city, but waste no time getting to my favorite side trip destinations: the ruins of the mystical oracle at Delphi, and a fast boat to the romantic, traffic-free Isle of Hydra. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#504] Mexico City Burt goes to Guadalupe, Mexico to uncover the Story of Juan Diego and the patron Saint of Mexico. We discover how Christian groups separated themselves from Jews during the first century after Christ. We go to Seville, Spain to take part in the Holy Week processions, learn why Baroque churches were built to save Catholicism, and find out that after centuries of tradition, the people of Mexico have come to believe in only two things: Our Lady of Guadalupe and The National Lottery. duration 28:25   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 am
    Moody Blues Live from the Greek Theatre Recorded at Los Angeles' famed Greek Theater during their 2005 World Tour, this rare live concert special is pure Moody Blues. Showcasing the Moodies' unique style that has kept them at the top of their profession for 40 years - and has made them one of the biggest live touring acts of all time - this is a sparkling performance from one of the world's greatest and best-loved rock bands. duration 53:58   STEREO TVPG
  • 2:00 am
    Austin City Limits [#3505H] M. Ward/Okkervil River M. Ward graduates from guest spots to his own headline ACL performance, highlighting his latest LP, Hold Time . Austin indie rock favorite Okkervil River follows. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 3:00 am
    Masterpiece Mystery! [#4221#] Inspector Lewis, Series V: Generation of Vipers Suspicions abound as Lewis and Hathaway investigate the death of a lovelorn Oxford professor. Was her death caused by an embarrassing internet leak or something much more sinister? Toby Stephens ("Jane Eyre") guest stars. duration 1:26:46   STEREO TV14 (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:30 am
    ImageMakers [#911H] Imagine A World Without Me SEE YOU - DENMARK
    14 year old Nete's world collapses when her twin brother Noah is killed in a car accident. The family decides to move to Copenhagen to start life anew. Nete, still traumatized by her brother's death, begins classes in a new school, but the day she starts, she finds she is not the only new student. To everyone else he is just the new boy, but Nete is in total shock - because the boy looks exactly like her brother. Get out your handkerchiefs for a surprising and touching film highlighting the important connection between brothers and sisters. Written and directed by Jesper Waldvogel Rasmussen. The film was short listed for the 2009 Academy Awards. Principal cast: Coco Hjardemaal, Mikkel Juul Jensen, Henrik Birch and Julie Carlsen.
    duration 28:17   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 am
    American Masters [#2103] You Must Remember This: The Warner Bros. Story - A Rising Power: 1923-1937 In April 1923, four brothers from Ohio officially incorporated their new motion picture company. By the end of the decade, Warner Bros. hit it big with the sound of The Jazz Singer, the gangster personas of Edward G. Robinson and James Cagney and the musicals of Busby Berkeley. Directed by the award winning filmmaker and film critic Richard Schickel and narrated by Clint Eastwood, this 5-hour series chronicles the legacy of Warner Bros. with limitless access to movie clips and rare archival interviews and gives us the history of 20th century. Illuminating the footage and archival interviews are on-camera discussions with Warren Beatty, George Clooney, Clint Eastwood, Sidney Lumet, Martin Scorsese and Steven Spielberg, among many others.
    You Ain't Heard Nothin' Yet (1923-1935) - Episode one introduces the four Youngstown, Ohio, brothers (Harry, Albert, Sam and Jack L. Warner) who officially incorporated their new motion picture company on April 4, 1923. "Rin Tin Tin" may have put them on the map, but soon gave way to a unique hard-boiled, hard-times cinema ethos. Tough guys James Cagney and Edward G. Robinson dominated the new gangster genre, tough dame Barbara Stanwyck headlined racy melodramas and even the chorus kids in the dazzling musicals were one bad break away from the streets. Key interviews: Busby Berkeley, Edward G. Robinson, Alfred Hitchcock and William Wellman. Key films: "The Jazz Singer," "Public Enemy," "42nd Street," "Baby Face" and "Little Caesar."
    duration 56:37   STEREO TVPG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Wai Lana Yoga [#518] Special: Pregnancy - Part 1 Wai Lana shows you poses to keep you strong and flexible while pregnant-or anytime. The Blowing Breath will help you through labor and delivery. duration 27:55   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 am
    Priscilla's Yoga Stretches [#1] 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 [#2] 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 [#217] duration 27:04   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sit and Be Fit [#1109] Strengthen Your Brain A towel is used to assist with breathing exercises while new balance and eye exercises are introduced to challege the vestibular system. duration 27:11   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique [#801Z] Stretch All 600 Muscles duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 am
    Growing A Greener World [#217H] Organic Flower Power; All the Beauty-None of the Chemicals Some organically minded growers and retailers are changing the way the flower industry practices their craft of growing beautiful flowers without the chemicals. It's a movement that is good for the planet. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    P. Allen Smith's Garden to Table [#204H] Gone Fishing Fresh fish is on the menu in this episode of P. Allen Smith's Garden to Table. Also tips on growing cabbage and using it to create a delicious Cole Slaw. Plus, a fishing trip in the Arkansas Delta in search of crappie. duration 26:43   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 am
    Victory Garden [#3304Z] Dark This week, we're keeping you in the dark! Deep, dark chocolate and black plants look great in any garden. Join Jamie as he visits the San Francisco Botanical Garden to see how they've worked dark plants into their collections. Paul Epsom shows off his favorite groundcover for dark locations. Got shade? Get moss! Starting a beautiful moss garden is easier than you think when you've got the right conditions. Not enough room in the city to grow everything you'd like? Chef Michel Nischan's "Homegrown" segment this week introduces you to the best farmer's market in New England, in the heart of Boston - where you'll learn to select the best, diverse produce with renowned chef Barbara Lynch. duration 26:46   TVG
  • 10:00 am
    Garden SMART [#2802] Find out what all the fuss is about when GS talks native plants with gardening experts. Tune in to the pros and cons of going native. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 am
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#502H] Pomelo, Deedee's, Farina Enjoy a light take on healthy, family-style vegetarian cuisine from North Western India at Deedee's on Lafayette Street in Santa Clara. Next, Farina on 18th in San Francisco takes you to the Ligurian region of Italy where fresh, organic ingredients shine. Finally, Pomelo on Church in San Francisco offers global tastes with fragrant aromas and big bowls of nourishment. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    Market Warriors [#102#] Antiquing In Philadelphia, PA Miller, John, Bob and Kevin are in the City of Brotherly Love, working in close quarters at the 60-vendor Phila Flea Market. The challenge is to find costume jewelry - within their fixed budgets - with an eye to selling their finds for profit at auction. One picker will make a fatal mistake. Notable picks include a set by French jeweler Marcel Boucher and items such as a Playboy ice bucket and a Japanese mixed metal vase. It becomes clear whose strategy is working best when the items are auctioned at A.N. Abell Auction Company in Los Angeles. duration 56:10   STEREO TVPG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Leading Gen [#211] Four people, ages 57-77, describe how they surmount their life challenges. Shirley Jones, age 76, originally from small town America, discusses her award winning Broadway, motion picture, and TV career, her difficulty raising children in Hollywood with its different value system, and her life values. Mel, age 77, and Sylvia, age 74, Cheatham offer surgical care to the poverty-stricken in war-torn countries. Noel Pittman, age 57, overcomes the pain of racial intolerance, studies with Coretta Scott-King and finds peace. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 pm
    b organic with Michele Beschen [#104] Natural Art Creative escapes with natural art. Michele Beschen shares how to create your own art supplies using outdoor items and recyclables. Discover how easy it is to create your own handmade papers using old newspapers and junk mail. Unique ways to make 'natural' additions to your papers and artwork. Put the get up and go in your creative efforts by creating a portable art set-up you can take with you to the great outdoors. Whether you think you're a natural or not... art-making is. duration 27:16   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 pm
    Growing Bolder [#213H] Pursuit of Passion The Purpose and Beauty of Birds of Prey - They are two of the most under-appreciated groups around -- birds of prey and the people who dedicate their lives to helping them. Find out what made Carol McCorkle and her husband change careers to educate us on the plight of raptors, and see how their Avian Reconditioning Center has become a big part of their outreach. The Power of Persistence - It's the definitive American success story. See a need, fill it and make millions. Of course, it's never that easy. But it can be done. Patrick Gottsch is living proof. Eight years of having doors slammed in his face didn't keep this former farmer from building a global media network. The Sky's the Limit - What would you do if you had all the money in the world and a whole lifetime to spend it? Kermit Weeks realized early on that for him, the sky's the limit. Literally. He now owns the largest private airplane collection in the world. But it wasn't until recently that he realized the planes were just a vehicle to help him reach his true destiny. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Healing Quest [#807] Deepak on Having More Happiness; Hot Tea to Keep Cool; Neurological Chiropractic. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    My Generation [#3010] Secrets of Success What does it take to be successful? For M*A*S*H actor Wayne Rogers, it's never taking your eye off the ball...and he has the good ideas and business know-how to back him up. For rock photographer Ken Regan, it was an all-access pass to Dylan, Jagger and other music greats. And for Wanjiru Kamau, success is measured in American smiles imported from Africa. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#802H] Los Angeles, Part 2 In Los Angeles, Calif., the Roadtrippers make their way to Amoeba Music, one of the largest indie record stores in the US, to meet co-owner Karen Pearson. Next, the team speaks with Joe Rogan, a stand-up comedian, who tells them to do what you do because you love it, not for money. Just as the Roadtrippers are leaving their interview, they snag an impromptu and unexpectedly musical interview with actor Craig Robinson. Playing the piano and in a sing-songy voice, the actor of the The Office empowers Nika to not be afraid to pursue her dream as a performing artist. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    MotorWeek [#3147H] $25k Compact Crossover Shootout Road Test: $25K Compact Crossover Shootout. Road Test: 2012 Fisker Karma. Goss' Garage: Electronic Add-ons. duration 26:46   SRND51 TVG (Secondary audio: Spanish)
  • 3:30 pm
    Hometime [#2511] Stone Cottage - Carpet The crew prepares and installs area rugs, stair runners and wall-to-wall carpet and tests the new central vacuum. duration 26:46   TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    This Old House [#3117H] Barrington Project, Part 1 of 10 The TOH crew opens the Barrington, Rhode Island, project aboard the motor sailor Liberty bound for the Ocean State via scenic Narragansett Bay. On Barrington Beach, homeowner Geoff Allen shows master carpenter Norm Abram and host Kevin O'Connor why they bought their 1925 modified cape - not for its 1950s and 1970s-era additions, but for the outstanding location. Inside, his wife, Michelle Forcier, shows Kevin that the kitchen has not been remodeled in decades, and how they hope to remove everything that is outdated and open up the new space to the beautiful water views. In the basement, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey shows Norm a fairly standard scene - outdated mechanicals with low efficiency and a 100-amp electrical service that should be updated. While there appear to be no problems with the structure, the biggest challenge will be building to withstand the marine environment, as well as the hurricanes, wind, and sideways rain that can occur by the water. In Providence, Kevin meets architect Mary Brewster to look at the plans for the renovation with the help of a useful 3D software program. Norm visits local builder Andy Tiplady in Bristol to see a classic new home he recently built that represents the apex of seaside living in Rhode Island. Back at the house, Andy's crew has loaded in, and Kevin lends a hand as they begin demo of the 1950s porch addition and start gutting the first floor. duration 25:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 pm
    Ask This Old House [#1017H] Reusing Water from a Washing Machine; Maintaining Small Gasoline Engines Host Kevin O'Connor and landscape contractor Roger Cook examine ways to save water when irrigating. Meanwhile, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey heads to San Francisco to install an irrigation system that reuses water from a washing machine. Back in the loft, Richard shows Kevin some toilets that are also designed for hand washing. Then, Roger visits an engine repair shop to learn how to maintain small gasoline engines. duration 25:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    Victory Garden [#3304Z] Dark This week, we're keeping you in the dark! Deep, dark chocolate and black plants look great in any garden. Join Jamie as he visits the San Francisco Botanical Garden to see how they've worked dark plants into their collections. Paul Epsom shows off his favorite groundcover for dark locations. Got shade? Get moss! Starting a beautiful moss garden is easier than you think when you've got the right conditions. Not enough room in the city to grow everything you'd like? Chef Michel Nischan's "Homegrown" segment this week introduces you to the best farmer's market in New England, in the heart of Boston - where you'll learn to select the best, diverse produce with renowned chef Barbara Lynch. duration 26:46   TVG
  • 5:30 pm
    Theater Talk [#539] A classic interview with the late Simon Gray, taped in 2006 when he was in New York to work on the Broadway revival of his acclaimed play Butley. The prolific British playwright, memoirist and wit wryly discussed the inspiration for the "darkly comic" perspective in his work (including The Common Pursuit and The Smoking Diaries) that made him one of the most revered writers of his generation. duration 26:41   STEREO TVG
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Between The Lines with Barry Kibrick [#1220] Robert Greene - The 50th Law (Philosopher) Robert Greene is the bestselling author of The 48 Laws of Power. When he wrote The 48 Laws of Power he had no idea it would become a classic and have an affect on some of the most powerful leaders in society. He was truly shocked when hip-hop artist 50 Centcredited Robert's book for helping him with his own success. In fact, 50 Cent was so moved by Robert's writing he wanted to collaborate with him; the result is their book The 50th Law. The 50th Law is an insightful look at fear and what we must do to respond to it and set free the power within ourselves. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 pm
    Spark! [#601H] Fiore, A.C.T.'s Blood Knot, and Liu * Take a backstage look at American Conservatory Theater's production of "The Blood Knot," a play by Athol Fugard set in apartheid South Africa during the 1960s.
    * Also, meet San Francisco political cartoonist Mark Fiore, who quit his job at a daily newspaper to experiment with a new format - animated political cartoons for the web.
    * And, go to the studio of Oakland painter Hung Liu, who draws inspiration from photographs of people during Mao's cultural revolution.
    duration 27:50   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 pm
    Austin City Limits [#3505H] M. Ward/Okkervil River M. Ward graduates from guest spots to his own headline ACL performance, highlighting his latest LP, Hold Time . Austin indie rock favorite Okkervil River follows. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 8:00 pm
    American Masters [#2104] You Must Remember This: The Warner Bros. Story - War and Peace: 1937-1949 Good War, Uneasy Peace (1935-1950) - Warner Bros. becomes home to celebrated stars Bette Davis, Humphrey Bogart, Errol Flynn and more. The studio -- like the world -- faces the twin catastrophes of the Depression and World War II. Warner answers with films that reflect a deep and defiant belief in the courage of common people. But after the war, on-screen noir reflects the off-screen anxiety of blacklists and political witch-hunts. Key interviews: James Cagney, Ronald Reagan, Howard Hawks and Alexis Smith. Key films: Casablanca, Now, Voyager, The Adventures of Robin Hood, Kings Row and White Heat. duration 56:40   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:00 pm
    Havana, Havana! - PBS Arts This music documentary vibrates with the soul and energy of African-Cuban drummers, guajira guitarists and the pulsing melodies of celebrated Cuban musician Raul Paz. He brings together fellow musical stars Descemer Bueno, Kelvis Ochoa and David Torrens for a concert in Havana. All of them left Cuba years ago, and their decision to return has injected a new spirit into Cuban music. Mirroring Cuba's growing relationship with the world, the program highlights how the country's musical expression is evolving in the 21st century. duration 54:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 10:00 pm
    ACL Presents: Americana Music Festival This ACL special features the best in American roots music. Taped at the influential Americana Music Awards in Nashville, the program showcases performances from legends and emerging artists, including Lucinda Williams, Gregg Allman, Robert Plant, The Civil Wars, Jessica Lea Mayfield, and Justin Townes Earle, capturing the music, without the awards presentations. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 11:00 pm
    Bluegrass Underground [#102H] Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder By the age of 21, Ricky Skaggs was a recognized master of one of America's most disciplined art forms, but his career catapulted him to success in the mainstream of Country music. 2011 marks Ricky's 40th year as a professional musician, and this 14-time Grammy Award winner continues to lead the Roots revival. Known affectionately as Bluegrass music's official ambassador, Ricky Skaggs is back with a full band sound, a style that made him one of the best-selling artists in Country history with an incredible string of twelve No.1 Country hits and twelve Top 20 Country albums. duration 26:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 11:30 pm
    Bluegrass Underground [#104H] Mike Farris & The McCrary Sisters Farris' songs are ancient, a marriage of traditional black Gospel, 70s Stax Soul and southern Blues. Farris' undeniable voice, his skillful arrangements and, perhaps most of all, the joy and passion with which he delivers both, breathe new life into long-forgotten Spirituals and vintage-originals. "It's music with dirt on its feet and sweat on its back," says Farris. Here is one of the most powerful & emotional singers around, backed by the stirring vocals of the McCrary Sisters - Ann, Regina, and Alfreda - daughters of Sam McCrary, a prominent member of the a cappella Gospel group The Fairfield Four. duration 26:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#511] 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 [#509] Krakow, Poland For hundreds of years Krakow has been one of the great cultural centers of Eastern Europe. We tour the city, visit the ancient castle and Cathedral on Wawel Hill, discover the origin of the croissant, look at some of the 2.5 million works of art in the city's museums and find out how the immodest sight of a woman's legs saved the town's Medieval wall. Burt also checks out what's cooking and visits the Jewish quarter of Krakow that was founded in the 14th century. duration 27:55   STEREO TVG
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