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KQED Life: Monday, September 24, 2012

Comcast 189  •  Digital 54.3

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Monday, September 24, 2012
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#209H] South Ireland: Waterford to the Ring of Kerry We find the story of Ireland strewn along its fascinating south coast: Waterford's much-loved crystal factory; the Kennedy family homestead; the Dunbrody famine ship; and Kinsale's star-shaped fortresses. After learning why locals don't kiss the Blarney Stone, we savor the scenic charms of the Emerald Isle-driving the Ring of Kerry. duration 27:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#1009] San Francisco, California San Francisco is a city whose present day gleam began with the discovery of glittering gold. The people who settled San Francisco came from all over the world and as they mixed together they established the traditions that make San Francisco what it is today. We'll look at the city's unique history, love of opulence and appreciation of good food. duration 27:30   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 am
    Austin City Limits [#3713H] Coldplay Grammy-winners Coldplay, the modern-rock giants who have sold more than 50 million records worldwide, perform hits and selections from their newest LP, Mylo Xyloto. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 2:00 am
    Wages of Spin: Dick Clark, American Bandstand and the Payola Scandals A fascinating, multi-dimensional and provocative account of the evolution of the Philadelphia music scene between 1952 and 1962, the evolution of American Bandstand, and the creation of one of the industry's true moguls, Dick Clark. Pulling no punches, the documentary takes on the highly-controversial subject of the payola scandals of the time period and Clark's testimony before Congress. Performers interviewed include Chubby Checker, Connie Francis, Fabian, Frankie Avalon, Len Barry, Charlie Gracie, members of The Beach Boys, Danny & the Juniors and many others. duration 58:00   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 am
    Tina Fey: The Mark Twain Prize A lineup of top entertainers including Fred Armisen, Steve Carell, Jimmy Fallon, Jon Hamm, Jennifer Hudson, Jane Krakowski, Steve Martin, Seth Meyers, Lorne Michaels, Tracy Morgan, Amy Poehler and Betty White will salute Tina Fey in the Concert Hall at the Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize For American Humor. The evening will pay tribute to the humor and accomplishments of the popular writer, producer, actress and comedienne. duration 1:26:46   STEREO TV14
  • 4:30 am
    To Be Heard The story of three teens from the South Bronx whose struggle to change their lives begins when they start to write poetry. duration 56:40   STEREO TVPG-L
  • 5:30 am
    On Story [#205] Based on a True Story The challenges of making true life stories compelling on the screen are discussed by The Fighter's Academy Award-nominated screenwriter Scott Silver, Academy Award-nominated scribe Nicholas Kazan (Reversal of Fortune, At Close Range), Pamela Gray (Conviction), Academy Award-winner Ron Howard and the team behind Apollo 13. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Wai Lana Yoga [#708] Ease Into It! This seven-stage forward bend will ease your hamstrings to their maximum length. Then rest your legs as you focus on your torso with a side bend and twist. duration 27:55   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 am
    Priscilla's Yoga Stretches [#119] 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 [#120] 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 [#126] Long Holds - Version Three With Side Plank, Charlie Chaplin, Supta Baddha Konasana, Camel. duration 27:10   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sit and Be Fit [#1101] Safe Driving Skills Mary Ann combines a number of exercises to sharpen driving skills by working the brain, eyes and hand/eye coordination. duration 27:27   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique [#615] Stretch & Strengthening Full body stretch and strengthening workout. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#1009] San Francisco, California San Francisco is a city whose present day gleam began with the discovery of glittering gold. The people who settled San Francisco came from all over the world and as they mixed together they established the traditions that make San Francisco what it is today. We'll look at the city's unique history, love of opulence and appreciation of good food. duration 27:30   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#209H] South Ireland: Waterford to the Ring of Kerry We find the story of Ireland strewn along its fascinating south coast: Waterford's much-loved crystal factory; the Kennedy family homestead; the Dunbrody famine ship; and Kinsale's star-shaped fortresses. After learning why locals don't kiss the Blarney Stone, we savor the scenic charms of the Emerald Isle-driving the Ring of Kerry. duration 27:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:30 am
    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
  • 10:00 am
    California's Gold [#401] Buried Treasures Explore the coastal town of Guadalupe in Santa Barbara County, where the massive set from Cecil B. De Mille's silent film epic, "The Ten Commandments," is buried; journey to the Sierra County mining town of Allegheny and descend cavernous tunnels 2200 feet below for an adventure in search of gold. duration 28:38  
  • 10:30 am
    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
  • 11:00 am
    Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef [#304] Easy Frozen Desserts Two great frozen desserts are on the menu today including a delicious chocolate sorbet and a fruity, raspberry frozen yogurt. Recipes: Chocolate Sorbet in White Chocolate Cups; Raspberry Frozen Yogurt. duration 28:18   STEREO TVG
  • 11:30 am
    Baking with Julia [#201] Esther McManus Esther McManus of Le Bus restaurant in Philadelphia makes a "real" French croissant. duration 24:54   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Ciao Italia [#2218] Cooking School for Everyone/La Scuola Di Cucina Per Tutti Mary Ann meets a group of eager students who want to learn the art of making pasta from scratch. She shows them how to make the playful-looking Farfalle (Butterflies) and off they go to do it themselves. Then it's on to a Sicilian cookie treat; Cuccidati, a tart, citrusy delight with a lemony frosting. Class dismissed! and happy too. duration 26:54   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 pm
    Primal Grill with Steven Raichlen [#305] Burn in the USA The whole world grills, and a few countries smoke. But only one place on Planet Barbecue has highly evolved traditions of both-the U.S.A. (Of course, in the South, Midwest, and Texas, smoked meats are better known as barbecue.) In previous seasons of Primal Grill, we've shown you how to barbecue the familiar-chicken, ribs, and brisket. So here's a look at some less well-known regional live fire cooking: lobster the way we do it on Martha's Vineyard (my summer home); Texas beef clod-a massive cut from the shoulder that handily feeds a carnivorous horde; and Puerto Rican pork shoulder, seasoned with oregano and garlic, basted with annatto oil, and spit-roasted until the skin is shatteringly crisp and the meat fork-tender. Lobster Martha's Vineyard-Style; Texas Clod; Puerto Rican Pork Shoulder. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 pm
    Ask This Old House [#1004H] Pruning an Overgrown Hedge; Installing a Kitchen Tile Backsplash Landscape contractor Roger Cook helps a homeowner prune an overgrown evergreen hedge. Then Roger, along with host Kevin O'Connor, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey and general contractor Tom Silva ask "what is it?" Afterward, Tom helps a homeowner install a tile backsplash in his kitchen. duration 25:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Katie Brown Workshop [#504] Vegetable Medley Learn to cook, grow, display and love vegetables with exciting projects and delicious recipes. In the Kitchen: Creamy Cauliflower Soup, Colorful Chopped Root Salad and Quick Vegetable Roll-Ups. Projects: Sculptural vegetable centerpiece. A stone wall vegetable garden. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting [#2009] Labeling Techniques Sewing educator Linda Rainwater shares with Marianne a unique way to label a quilt and why it's So important to for a quilt to have a label. duration 27:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    Quilting Arts [#1008] Stitch, Quilt, and Finish It's hard to define the common elements of an art quilt, but at the most basic level all have stitching, quilting, and finishing plus the added element of a contemporary attitude. This episode begins with a segment taped on location with Valori Wells: fabric designer, sewer, and quilter. She presents a modern quilt featuring paint, embroidery, machine stitching, and specialty fabric-for an integrated design. Then, Luana Rubin, trend expert and chair holder in the Color Marketing Group, returns to the show. Learn about two key trends in the industry today. We finish up-literally-with Jane Davila who shares edge-finishing techniques involving stitch, machine decorative stitching, and stitch and paint-all suitable for small quilts. duration 28:00   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Simply Ming [#806Z] Fermented Black Beans & Ketchup Today's master ingredients actually started out in the same place even though they ended up on opposite sides of the globe-fermented black beans and ketchup. Ming takes the pair and combines them to make Stir Fried Pork Chops and Peppers with Spicy Ketchup, a spicy appetizer with his Warm Beef Dip with Crudites and a spin on a classic with his Bacon Wedge with Tropical 1,000 Island Dressing. Joining Ming in the kitchen, Boston talent and Hell's Kitchen finalist, Jason Santos takes Ming's master pair and works it into a into an delicious one pot dish, Seared Duck Breast with Fermented Black Bean and Ketchup Glaze. duration 26:57   STEREO TVG
  • 3:30 pm
    Delicious TV's Totally Vegetarian [#410] Grill It! Cathi Dicoco visits Toni for a fast and furious, fun and bountiful backyard barbecue leading with her "Rasta Pup" topped with Spicy Slaw - a surprising twist on the classic hot dog - plus a new spin on grilled vegetables, and Squash stuffed with Quinoa Salad. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:00 pm
    Nick Stellino's Family Kitchen [#212] Risotto with Sausages, Radicchio and Gorgonzola, Risotto with Pumpkin, Sausage and Sage, Rice. duration 26:16   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 pm
    Lidia's Italy In America [#106H] California: Pesto Pronto! On her trip to the Golden State, Lidia meets with Brady Whitlow, president of Corto Olive, to talk about their methods of producing Italian-style olive oil in California. Next, Lidia visits one of the longest-standing wine making families in Sonoma County, the Seghesio family, at their vineyards. Joe joins Lidia in the kitchen to give his take on how to use pesto in two easy recipes: Pesto Salmon BLT and Pesto Chicken Salad. Lidia explores pesto's possibilities with a Spaghetti with Basil and Pistachio Pesto and a Fusilli dish with Spinach Walnut Pesto. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    Julia and Jacques Cooking at Home [#108] (Not-Quite-Traditional) Roast Turkey Dinner This meal is the holiday favorite that is so good, Julia and Jacques recommend it for any day of the year...Roast Turkey with sausage and cornbread stuffing, gravy made the old-fashioned way from the pan drippings, accompanied by creamed onions and a zesty cranberry-apple chutney. The "not-quite..." which has to be seen, is the inventive way the turkey is cut-up before cooking, and then roasted and re-assembled for serving. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 pm
    Essential Pepin [#107H] Economical Offal Pork Liver Pate; Roast Sausage With Potatoes; Braised Sweetbreads In Mirepoix; Braised Tongue With Lentils. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Joanne Weir's Cooking Class [#206] Summer Bean Pasta & Italian Bread Salad Joanne teaches her student Michelle to use the freshest seasonal ingredients including shell and string beans, tomatoes, and straight-from-the-garden summer herbs to create two Italian-inspired recipes. Recipes: fusilli with summer beans and savory, italian bread salad (panzanella) with tomatoes and basil. Student: Michelle Soto - Financial Advisor. Wine Segment: Austrian Gruner Veltliner. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 pm
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1201H] Simply Chicken Host Christopher Kimball goes into the test kitchen to learn how to create a French classic, Chicken Fricassee, with test cook Becky Hays. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals the best cutting boards in the Equipment Corner, and science expert Guy Crosby uncovers the science behind emulsification and the human sense of taste. And finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison shows Chris how to make the Best Simple Roast Chicken. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 pm
    San Francisco Opera [#301H] The Magic Flute Mozart's beloved The Magic Flute, is a playful, yet profound look at the human quest for love, wisdom, and virtue. Acclaimed opera director Stanley M. Garner helms the colorful and inventive production designed by cartoonist Gerald Scarfe. Donald Runnicles conducts an enchanting cast headed by acclaimed lyric tenor Piotr Beczala as Tamino and soprano Dina Kuznetsova as Pamina. Other singers include Christopher Maltman (Papageno), soprano Erika Mikl? sa (Queen of the Night) and bass Georg Zeppenfeld (Sarastro). duration 2:38:33   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 pm
    Placido Domingo: Greatest Living Tenor Legendary tenor Placido Domingo sits down with Rick Reiff for a wide-ranging interview. He discusses his storied career, his "friendly" rivalry with Luciano Pavarotti, the future of opera and, at age 71, how long he plans to keep singing. He talks a little LA Lakers basketball, too. duration 26:00   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 pm
    Truly CA: Our State, Our Stories [#802H] Brush with the Tenderloin What happens when a soft-spoken artist decides to paint a fanciful mural on one of San Francisco's diciest street corners? A colorful collection of locals interact with artist Mona Caron and end up playing key roles in the mural's evolution in this fascinating cinema verite documentary. duration 24:30   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 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
  • 11:30 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
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#210H] The Best of West Ireland: Dingle, Galway, and the Aran Islands Ireland in the extreme is best experienced on its west coast in Gaeltachts, where the people speak Gaelic and the rugged villages have changed little over the generations. After exploring the rugged and remote Aran Islands, we settle into Galway, dance in a castle at a medieval folk banquet and delve into Ireland in the extreme: Dingle Peninsula. Ringing with traditional music from its rustic pubs, dotted with prehistoric "fairy forts," if you'll fall in love with Ireland, chances are it'll be right here. duration 27:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#1010] Springfield, Illinois Burt takes us for a ride on America's great mother road, Route 66, and tells us how it transformed the way the world eats. We'll also discover the true origin of the corn dog, the filled dough nut, the horseshoe sandwich, root beer and Abraham Lincoln's favorite cake. We'll visit Abraham Lincoln's hometown and see what his personal life was really like. duration 26:35   STEREO TVG
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