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KQED Life: Sunday, September 2, 2012

Comcast 189  •  Digital 54.3

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Sunday, September 2, 2012
  • 12:00 am
    Austin City Limits [#3711H] Florence + The Machine/Lykke Li Experimental modern rock rules with Florence + the Machine and Lykke Li. Bluesy singer Florence showcases her LP Lungs, while Swedish chanteuse Li highlights her LP Wounded Rhymes. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 1:00 am
    Infinity Hall Live [#101H] Aimee Mann Singer-songwriter Aimee Mann performs with bassist Paul Bryan, keyboardist Jamie Edwards, and drummer Sebastian Aymanns. Before launching into "High on Sunday 51" from her 2002 release Lost in Space, Mann welcomes the audience with her unique sense of humor. "Let me cheer you up with some songs of depression, heartache and dysfunction," she says. Mann's career stretches back to the 1980s when her new wave band, 'Til Tuesday, gained popularity on MTV with their hit song "Voices Carry." She released her first solo album, Whatever, in 1993, and has been going strong ever since. "For ten years I've had my own label and released my own records, so it's been very freeing to not have to worry about pleasing anybody else," says Mann. Mann's successes include Oscar, Grammy and Golden Globe nominations for the song "Save Me" from the film soundtrack for Magnolia. Mann performs a poignant version of "Save Me" along with another song from the film, "Wise Up". Her performance at Infinity Hall includes a variety of songs from past albums, as well as several new songs. This program captures Mann in the perfect atmosphere for her poetic lyrics and witty stage banter. The intimate performance of this accomplished artist is not to be missed. duration 56:47   STEREO TVPG
  • 2:00 am
    Austin City Limits [#3501H] Dave Matthews Band Rock superstars the Dave Matthews Band kick off ACL's 35th season with hits and songs from their album Big Whiskey and the GrooGrux King. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 3:00 am
    Great Performances [#3709H] Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night 2012 The dynamic conductor Gustavo Dudamel leads the world-renowned Vienna Philharmonic under the stars in the magnificent gardens of Austria's Imperial Schonbrunn Palace. Dancers of the Vienna Ballet join the orchestra in celebration of the world of the dance in music by Tchaikovsky, Mussorgsky and Richard Strauss. The concert also features performances of Debussy's "La Mer" and the Austrian favorite, "Wiener Blut (Viennese blood)" by the waltz-king himself, Johann Strauss. duration 1:26:25   SRND51 TVG
  • 4:30 am
    ImageMakers [#909H] In Sickness and In Health LOVE SONG OF ISKRA PRUFROCK - Australia
    Iskra Prufrock is a Croatian refugee who works as an X-ray technician.In an effort to recover from her violent past, she has made her life one of ritual with little contact with others. She finds her life a lonely one. That is until she meets Leo. Nothing in her life has been easy, and she soon learns, neither is love. Written and directed by Lucy Gaffy. Principal cast: Victoria Haralabidou and Luke Elliot.
    VISITING HOURS - England
    A man wakes up after 15 days in a coma and is told by his wife they have been in a serious car accident. As Paul's memory slowly returns, they realize they have a difficult decision to make that will test the depth of their love. Written, edited and directed by Steve Hughes.Principal cast: Danny Webb and Alexandra Boyd.
    duration 23:51   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 am
    Shirley Temple: America's Little Darling [#506] By the age of four, Shirley Temple had become a film star adored by adults and children alike, and had already broken records at the box office. Her golden locks, rosy cheeks and million dollar smile were irresistible, and the only thing that surpassed the charm of those qualities was her rare talent for acting and entertaining. This program is a wonderful retrospective of Temple's life and times. Tommy Tune hosts this fun-filled, toe-tapping documentary about the amazingly precocious child star whose films saved a movie studio from bankruptcy, and arguably raised the morale of Depression-weary Americans. duration 59:27   STEREO TVG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Wai Lana Yoga [#117] Striking Cobra and Headstand This dynamic version of Cobra strengthens arms and tones the back. Wai Lana also does some upside down poses, including Headstand. duration 27:55   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 am
    Priscilla's Yoga Stretches [#51] 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 [#52] 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 [#107] Forward Folds - Version One With Paschimottanasana, Janu Sirasana, Ardha Baddhu Padma, and others. duration 26:56   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sit and Be Fit [#1002] duration 27:15   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique [#826Z] Weight Loss & Toning duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 am
    Growing A Greener World [#222H] Back to School; Learning to Be An Organic Farmer We explore the new trend of living walls and demonstrate several ways that you can have a stunning wall garden both indoors and out. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    P. Allen Smith's Garden to Table [#206H] Soul Food In this episode of Garden to Table, P. Allen Smith traces the origins of Soul Food. Allen also heads to the garden to harvest okra and then puts it to use in the kitchen. And a look at a festival in the South dedicated to the purple hull pea. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 am
    Victory Garden [#3301Z] Old Old is new again. During World Wars I and II, home gardeners supported the effort abroad by growing their own vegetables to feed their families. Today, the Victory Garden movement continues - representing the need to work toward sustainability in an effort to connect the planet to the plate. Join host Jamie Durie as he visits San Francisco to see the installation of "Victory Gardens 2008" in front of City Hall's Civic Center. Jamie speaks with San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom and renowned chef and passionate slow food advocate Alice Waters about this special city project. Then, gardening correspondent Paul Epsom visits Mixed Border Nursery in Hollis, NH, to show us how many old varieties of plants are still favorites today-- and how they've evolved through hybridization. Resident chef Michel Nischan's "Homegrown" segment features a master gardener whose greenhouse and garden supply a new restaurant. duration 26:46   TVG
  • 10:00 am
    Garden SMART [#2807] You really can have the beautiful landscape of your dreams. Learn where and how to start from an expert who shares his ideas for creating a beautiful, relaxing space. duration 26:35   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 am
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#504H] Memo's Mexican Cuisine, Souls Restaurant & Flea Perfectly executed family recipes from North-Central Mexico and a house specialty of Chicken Pipian make Memo's Mexican Cuisine a great spot. And, the community spirit at a church-run spot adds another level of enjoyment at Souls Restaurant, where soul food is prepared fresh every day by members of the neighborhood. Finally, flavorful, fun, sustainable cuisine bought locally to make signature comfort foods and devilish desserts are at Flea Street Cafe. duration 26:48   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    Market Warriors [#101H] Antiquing In Adamstown, PA In the premiere, four pickers - Miller, John,Bob and Kevin - head to Lancaster, Pennsylvania, home to Renningers Adamstown, a large indoor/outdoor flea market, where they will be challenged to find mid-century modern items amid the Pennsylvania Dutch antiques. The pickers scour the market for key finds, which include an Eames chair, Moss floor lamp and a Tiffany jelly jar. The winning picker is determined at A.N. Abell Auction Company in Los Angeles, California, where their chosen items go under the hammer. duration 55:46   STEREO TVPG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Leading Gen [#212] Four people, ages 52-71, talk about dealing with the challenges in their lives. Shane Barrow, a 52 year old homosexual, describes the pain of losing his life partner, bias against the homosexual community, and moving forward with his life. Lori Palmer, age 58 and Jay Rubin, age 60, took an early retirement when their teaching jobs disappeared during a budget cut, and are now adjusting to living in a new community, retirement and financial planning for their future. Shirley Morton, age 71 a child of war-torn Europe, overcomes the horrors of World War II, gratefully moves to the United States and becomes a waitress to support her son. She is proud of her performance on the job and her values in life, and shares her views with the audience. duration 26:45   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 pm
    b organic with Michele Beschen [#301] Foraging Fun Forager Andy Benson talks about why he chooses wild edibles for his daily diet and joins Michele in her own backyard to share how to prepare a few of his favorite wild edibles like Wild Bergamot, Chicory, Cattails, Milkweed Pods and Sumac. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 pm
    Growing Bolder [#302H] Better Together One Lap at a Time - Susan Helmrich is one of the best swimmers in the world in her age group. She's also a three-time cancer survivor and a victim of one of the greatest drug tragedies in history. With luck, determination, great medical care, the support of family and friends and the benefits of the sport of swimming, Susan has fought to escape the deadly legacy of a supposed wonder drug turned nightmare. Meet the Hornman! - Bill Nemoyten was a music educator for most of his life. So why would that change when he retired? Instead, he bought an RV, packed up his wife and his collection of 16 different types of horns and set out from his home in the San Francisco Bay Area on a never-ending mission to share his passion for horns with anyone who will listen. Now, he is known far and wide as... The Hornman! The Couple That Sweats Together Stays Together - Triathlons are hard enough, but imagine competing against your spouse! Carol and Joe Neal recently celebrated their 40th anniversary, and their relationship is as strong as their bodies. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:30 pm
    Healing Quest [#1001] Integrative Pediatrics with Dr. Lindy Woodard; The Power of Food As Medicine with Dr. Nick Gonzalez & Dr. Ron Schmid; Gratefulness as a Healing Practice with Dr. Brenda Wade. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:00 pm
    My Generation [#3012] Repair The World Journalist, author and playwright Janet Langhart Cohen discusses her biography, "From Rage to Reason". Operation Gratitude sends custom care packages to troops overseas. And Hug Wraps keep cancer patients warm and in high spirits. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#804H] Tempe, AZ / Albuquerque, NM The Roadtrippers start out in Tempe, AZ, where they speak with Todd McFarlane, the creator of the best-selling comic book series Spawn, and Antoine's personal hero. The team is given encouraging advice by Todd to move away from the idea that they "need to have everything now." Next, the team heads to Albuquerque, NM, where they meet with lobbyist and co-founder of the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, Tom Rutherford. Afterward, as they head back on the Road, an unfortunate event happens-an unexpected mechanical issue leads the Green RV to catch fire. The Roadtrippers pull over and no one is seriously injured; but emotions are high as the stark realization sets in as to whether they'll be able to continue their journey. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    MotorWeek [#3152H] Ford Focus Electric Road Test: 2012 Ford Focus Electric * Road Test: 2012 Mitsubishi I * Goss' Garage: Ethanol & Classic Cars duration 26:46   SRND51 TVG (Secondary audio: Spanish)
  • 3:30 pm
    Hometime [#2514] Wine Cellar The crew builds a sophisticated wine cellar racking system and installs a climate control unit. duration 25:14   TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    This Old House [#3122H] Barrington Project, Part 6 of 10 Builder Andy Tiplady uses a less-expensive Brazilian hardwood called garapa for the new deck, and installs it with a hidden fastening system. Carpenter Chris Aguiar uses a jig to cut straight red cedar shingles into a wave pattern designed by the architect, then passes them up to George Duarte for installation at the top of the side gable. Inside, Andy shows master carpenter Norm Abram the progress on the flooring, which is four-inch strip red oak, and the simple details on the interior trim that will let the water views take center stage. Host Kevin O'Connor heads to Providence to meet designer Lisa Newman Paratore at her design shop to see her sense of style and what she is pulling together for the project. Back in Barrington, Norm meets architectural millwork specialist Mark White to see the decorative polyurethane brackets he's brought for use on the exterior, and he explains why polyurethane is a better choice than PVC stock for this application. duration 25:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 pm
    Ask This Old House [#1022H] Tiling A Bathroom Floor; Weatherstripping A Front Door Contractor Angelo McRae helps a homeowner tile his bathroom floor. Then, general contractor Tom Silva heads to Washington, DC, to help a help a homeowner weatherstrip her front door. duration 25:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    Victory Garden [#3301Z] Old Old is new again. During World Wars I and II, home gardeners supported the effort abroad by growing their own vegetables to feed their families. Today, the Victory Garden movement continues - representing the need to work toward sustainability in an effort to connect the planet to the plate. Join host Jamie Durie as he visits San Francisco to see the installation of "Victory Gardens 2008" in front of City Hall's Civic Center. Jamie speaks with San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom and renowned chef and passionate slow food advocate Alice Waters about this special city project. Then, gardening correspondent Paul Epsom visits Mixed Border Nursery in Hollis, NH, to show us how many old varieties of plants are still favorites today-- and how they've evolved through hybridization. Resident chef Michel Nischan's "Homegrown" segment features a master gardener whose greenhouse and garden supply a new restaurant. duration 26:46   TVG
  • 5:30 pm
    Theater Talk [#518] Kevin Spacey On Richard III We interview Kevin Spacey about his portrayal of Richard III in the internationally-acclaimed production, now at BAM. The celebrated actor explains how he devised his stunning way of portraying Shakespeare's evil protagonist. Spacey also discusses his role as Artistic Director of the Old Vic Theatre in London and why, in the midst of a successful Hollywood career, he took on this responsibility. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Between The Lines with Barry Kibrick [#1223] Richard Bronson - The War at the Shore (Business Entrepreneur) The War at the Shore is a story of an epic business battle written by Richard "Skip" Bronson. Richard is the Chairman and Founder of U.S. Digital Gaming and one of the nation's leading commercial real estate developers. But, for a period of five years he was at the center of a clash of two business tycoons, Donald Trump and Steve Wynn. With his book, The War at the Shore, Skip Bronson gives us the inside scoop of the true battle for a Boardwalk Empire. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 pm
    On Story [#103] Comedy in film is discussed by the creative minds behind To Die For, The 40 Year Old Virgin, National Lampoon's Vacation, and The Hangover. Features Harold Ramis, Judd Apatow, Buck Henry, and Jon Lucas. Film: Sleep Study by Kerri Lendo and John Merriman and My Biggest Weakness by Bradley Jackson. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 pm
    Austin City Limits [#3501H] Dave Matthews Band Rock superstars the Dave Matthews Band kick off ACL's 35th season with hits and songs from their album Big Whiskey and the GrooGrux King. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 8:00 pm
    Los Lonely Boys Cottonfields and Crossroads After a childhood of playing cantinas and honky tonks from Texas to Tennessee, Los Lonely Boys have rocked their way to the top of the American music industry, determined to fulfill their father's long held dream. Using live performances and intimate personal stories, the film tells the story of three Mexican American brothers from San Angelo, Texas, who are creating a unique sound that melds the core of the early San Angelo music scene of the 1950s and 60s with a signature style they call "Texican." duration 1:26:46   STEREO
  • 9:30 pm
    American Masters [#2304] Cachao: Uno Mas The Grammy winning bassist Israel "Cachao" Lopez died in Coral Gables, Florida, in March 2008, at almost 90 years of age. A maestro of legendary status on the world stage and ultimately considered one of the greatest Afro-Cuban musicians of all time, he had made his home in the United States for the past four decades. However, he continued playing the Havana clubs and dance halls with his brother Orestes. Together, they revolutionized the heart of Cuban music -- their spontaneous improvisations and innovations established the basis of, and the influence of, contemporary Latin jazz and salsa, rock 'n roll and rhythm and blues. The basis of this film is a sold-out 2005 concert at Bimbo's 365 Club, a famous San Francisco nightclub. Cachaos's life and work are palpable. "Cachao: Uno Mas" is produced and narrated by actor Andy Garcia, a friend and ardent fan, who helped reinvigorate Cachao's career in the 1990s -- and who appears in this film playing the bongos. duration 1:26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 11:00 pm
    On Story [#201] Creating Memorable Characters Academy Award-winning director Sydney Pollack (Out Of Africa, Tootsie, The Way We Were) and NYPD Blue and Deadwood creator David Milch discuss the inspiration behind creating classic film and television characters. Followed by the suspenseful short film The Lab by writer/director Ryan Scheer, about two young boys whose summer afternoon in the woods goes horribly awry. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:30 pm
    On Story [#202] Making Comedy Work Curb Your Enthusiasm and Seinfeld writer/producer Alec Berg and Bridesmaids director and Freaks and Geeks creator Paul Feig pull back the curtain to show how they create comedy that resonates with us all. Followed by the hilarious short film Spit by writer/director Benjamin Hayes. Paul will never have his first kiss until he overcomes his fear of saliva. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#110] Eastern Turkey After a Mount Ararat sunrise, we visit Abraham's 4000-year-old home town, tour one of the world's biggest dams, cheer on grease wrestlers, meet the gods atop Mount Nemrut and dance with new friends in a village. duration 28:00   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#804] Rome, Italy In contrast to New York as The Big Apple, Rome has been called The Big Lasagna, and it's a perfect description. Like lasagna, Rome is all about layers -- layers that could easily stand on their own, and yet being together in the same pot has made the entire dish more interesting. Burt takes viewers shopping through the famous streets of Rome to the international fashion houses... the great Italian tailors... the jewelry makers. And, of course he visits some of the city's great restaurants. duration 27:18   STEREO TVG
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      (this includes all DT9, DT54 and DT25 channels, along with all paid services) We will be doing upgrade and maintenance work in our Master Control area during the overnight hours of late Thurs/early Fri 12/19. Work will begin shortly after midnight early Friday, which may last until 6am, though we hope to finish earlier. This […]

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      (DT54.1 thru 54.5) Assuming that the weather and road conditions permit, we plan to do a bit of maintenance on our KQEH transmitter the morning of Friday 12/05… hopefully 10am-11am-ish, but could be a bit later. Most of the work should not affect the outgoing signal, but there will need to be a cable swap […]

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