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KQED Life: Monday, October 8, 2012

Comcast 189  •  Digital 54.3

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Monday, October 8, 2012
  • 12:00 am
    Austin City Limits [#3801H] Radiohead Alt rock icon Radiohead takes the ACL stage. The band performs songs from its Grammy-nominated LP The King of Limbs. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 1:00 am
    Austin City Limits [#3801H] Radiohead Alt rock icon Radiohead takes the ACL stage. The band performs songs from its Grammy-nominated LP The King of Limbs. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 2:00 am
    Change Begins Within In a rare reunion performance, Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr headline this benefit concert for the David Lynch Foundation -- also featuring Eddie Vedder, Sheryl Crow, Ben Harper, Jerry Seinfeld, and an array of other stars. duration 1:26:47   STEREO TVG
  • 3:30 am
    Nobel Peace Prize Concert 2011 This musical celebration is hosted by Helen Mirren and Rosario Dawson, and features top musical performers including David Gray, Jill Scott, Evanescence, Janelle Mone Sugarland, Angelique Kidjo and the World Youth Choir. The concert honors Nobel Peace Prize laureates Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Leymah Gbowee of Liberia and Tawakkul Karman of Yemen for their non-violent struggle for the safety of women and women's rights. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 am
    Cliburn: 50 Years of Gold, The Every four years a group of the finest young pianists take the stage at the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition in Fort Worth, Texas. In the midst of the drama, the beauty, the nerves, and the excitement, they know one thing is true -- what happens there can change their lives. They strive to feel the joy of victory, the chance to achieve their utmost goal: to become a performer on the world stage. As seen through the eyes and memories of the 15 gold medalists, "The Cliburn: 50 Years of Gold" follows the half-century long history of one of the world's most prestigious music competitions, set against the backdrop of the world's most beautiful music. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 am
    Bluegrass Underground [#201H] The Civil Wars From multiple Grammy wins (Best Folk and Best Country Albums) to the The Hunger Games' soundtrack, 2012 is a breakout year for the Civil Wars. Their meteoric rise is no surprise to those who have witnessed Joy Williams' and John Paul White's artful performances. Intricately woven phrasing and airtight harmonies mark the minimalist duo's powerfully rendered murder ballads and astonishingly frank songs on the paradoxical nature of love. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Wai Lana Yoga [#716] Backbend Boons Try a range of backbends to strengthen your spine, stretch your abdominal organs, and build your stamina. duration 27:55   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 am
    Priscilla's Yoga Stretches [#9] 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 [#10] 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 13:45  
  • 7:00 am
    Power Yoga: Mind and Body [#206] duration 27:24   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sit and Be Fit [#1201] Core Strengthening Mary Ann uses hand weights and a ball to strengthen the abdominal muscles. Gretchen adds some exercises to challenge the brain. duration 27:18   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique [#625] Abs, Butt & Back Toning for abs, butt and back. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#101] Munich, Germany Visit the most popular beer garden in Europe, enjoy some Bavarian snacks, discover why Bavarian maypoles must be guarded 24 hours a day, visit a palace that didn't quite turn out the way the king expected, and take a driving tour through some of the most beautiful scenery in Europe. duration 26:44   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#305H] London: Mod and Trad London is quintessentially English, yet cosmopolitan. We check out the new - the Millennium Bridge and the British Museum's Great Court, and admire the old - well-wrapped mummies and a rare Leonardo. After bantering with Beefeaters at the Tower of London, we do some riverside beach-combing. Strolling the trendy South Bank of the Thames takes us from the Tate Modern to the dizzying London Eye. duration 27:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:30 am
    Rudy Maxa's World [#110] Buenos Aires, Argentina The style and verve of one of South America's most beautiful capitals is the focus of this episode that highlights Argentina's national dance, the tango, as well as the energy that its diverse population brings to the urban landscape. The HD lens brings to the fore the graceful and classic architecture of Buenos Aires, exemplified by the San Telmo neighborhood whose Sunday market is traditionally closed at sunset by an impromptu street band that marches through the streets, collecting dancers and revelers with its insistent drumbeats. At local tango parlors called milongas, Buenos Aires residents, known as portenos, lend an air of authenticity to the dance that grew up in the working class neighborhoods of the city. We wander the famous Recoleta cemetery in downtown Buenos Aires, where incredible monuments to the departed, including Eva Peron, feature winged angels and other fantastically decorated crypts. Meet a 70-year-old ice cream maker from Sicily who never misses a day's work. And explore the underground art scene that's finding a home in Buenos Aires. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 am
    California's Gold [#706] Firefall Yosemite's "Firefall" was one of California's most spectacular summer's night traditions from 1872 until 1969. The firefall consisted of men pushing a pile of burning embers off the top of Glacier Point creating an incredible "waterfall" effect with red hot coals. Huell climbs to the Point, where he meets Nic Fiore, who had the job of pushing the embers off the mountain each night. Next, he visits Camp Curry, which was a favorite spot to view the firefall and meets Bill Lane, whose nightly duty it was to yell at the top of his lungs, "Let the fire fall!" duration 28:06  
  • 10:30 am
    Travelscope [#203H] Naturally Los Angeles While most visitors head for Hollywood or Rodeo Drive, Joseph introduces viewers to some of Los Angeles' little-known treasures from hiking in the Santa Monica Mountains and wine tasting in Malibu to the Venice Beach drum circle - a weekly celebration of the city's diversity. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef [#314H] Veal for a Special Occasion Most French chefs love veal for its tender texture and delicate flavor, and Chef Keller is no exception. Today he's making a veal loin and stuffing it with pancetta, sweetbreads and pistachios. Dessert is a rich espresso drowned in ice cream. Recipes: Veal Loin Stuffed with Pancetta, Pistachios and Sweetbreads, Affogato duration 28:18   TVG
  • 11:30 am
    Baking with Julia [#211] Joe Ortiz, Gayle's Bakery & Rosticceria, Capitola Joe Ortiz, a baker from Gayle's Bakery & Rosticceria in Capitola, California, shows chef Julia Child how to make crusty sourdough bread loaves in several decorative shapes. First, he makes homemade yeast, pulling bacteria wild and yeast out of the air with a mixture of flour, milk, water, and cumin. Adding more flour, he crafts a dough which he shapes into a loaf garnished with a sheaf of wheat, and mini-loaves shaped like a star and a cluster of grapes. duration 24:54   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Ciao Italia [#2002] Bitter Greens / Friarielli Mary Ann visits Peter Carbone of Haverhill Beef Company to pick up the fixings for homemade Italian sausage. Then she goes nella cucina to turn out link after link that she then combines with bitter greens to make an Italian favorite; Bitter Greens with Homemade Italian Sausage. Does it get better than this? No. duration 26:43   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 pm
    Primal Grill with Steven Raichlen [#102] Kebabs of the World Unite Meat on a stick represented the first technological leap forward in the evolution of barbecue. The popularity of kebabs and sates around the world attests to the universal appeal of skewered foods. So why do so many kebabs come on bamboo skewers with burnt ends or on metal skewers with raw onions, overcooked meat, and tomatoes that fall into the embers? If you've ever had trouble nailing the perfect shish kebab, or you want to expand your repertoire, this show is for you. Persian Quick Beef Kebabs - beef tenderloin, red-ripe plum tomatoes, Bermuda onions and Anaheim chili peppers - individually skewered and grilled to perfection. Swordfish Souvlaki - Cubed swordfish steak marinated in white wine and herbs and delicately threaded on skewers with onion and bay leaves. Savory Thai Chicken Sate - thinly sliced chicken breast woven onto bamboo skewers, quickly grilled and served on a fresh lettuce leaf with diced cucumber and a warm peanut sauce. Desert Kebabs: Asian Pear, fresh Fig, miniature Pineapple and buttery pound cake threaded on oversized cinnamon sticks, lightly grilled, and basted with Raichlen's mouth-watering butter rum glaze. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 pm
    b organic with Michele Beschen [#106] Restyled Outdoor Home Enhancements Clever ways to enhance your outdoor spaces using unique reclaimed goods. Michele Beschen is joined by backyard conservationist Sheila O'Riley who shares her innovative ideas for recycling old sinks into fountains and birdbaths. See how she rescues a corn crib from the landfill and turns it into a beautiful gazebo for her backyard and how to create a disappearing fountain for your yard by repurposing a storage tote. duration 27:16   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac [#102] Shaker-Inspired Step Stool A Shaker-inspired Step Stool is Tommy's project. This simple piece serves as the perfect introduction to woodworking, and throughout the episode Tommy explores the technique of making dovetails. For inspiration, he travels to Rollingsford, New Hampshire, and meets up with Allan Breed of the Breed School of Fine Woodworking. There, Allan shows Tommy his unique way of cutting dovetails, which includes holding the saw upside down. Upon returning to his shop, Tommy works with local woodworker Al D'Attanasio to explain the important and varied techniques of making dovetails. duration 27:58   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting [#2011] Quilting Tips & Tricks Quilter Heidi Kaisand shares with Marianne several tips & tricks for successful machine quilting. duration 27:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    Quilting Arts [#1010] Art Meets Stitch This episode looks at thread and stitch and their impact on projects. Rebecca Kemp Brent starts us out with a small drawstring bag. All sorts of stitching is prominent, from the machine-embroidered redwork designs to the enhancements with needle felting, punch needle work, ribbon embroidery, and beading. Then, Rayna Gillman is back for a return visit featuring her slicing techniques with hand-printed fabrics to create free-form strip sets. Finally we have another returning guest: Jane Davila gives a lesson on combining stitch, fabric, and paper. duration 28:00   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Simply Ming [#715] Ginger Syrup When fresh, ginger can transform any drink or meal into a refreshing and unique dining experience. Using the popular root, Ming develops a master recipe for delicious and versatile Ginger Syrup. According to Ming, Ginger Syrup can substitute for the more common corn variety adding a special zing wherever it's used. Ming creates a new twist on a standby favorite, beef and broccoli, with his Ginger Beef and Leeks, and serves up a Blue Ginger Gimlet, by far the most popular drink at his restaurant. Best-Ever Ginger-Limeade and comforting Glazed Chicken Thighs and Carrots completes the menu. Guest chef Michael Schlow of Boston's Radius and Via Matta uses the master recipe to create Chilled Shrimp and Cucumber Salad with Sweet and Spicy Ginger Vinaigrette. duration 27:03   STEREO TVG
  • 3:30 pm
    Jazzy Vegetarian [#202] 5-Ingredients Or Less Host Laura Theodore prepares quick recipes that require only 5-ingredients or less! "Easy Black Bean Casserole" is served with a crunchy and sweet "Carrot and Maple-Walnut Salad." For starters, tantalizing "Tortilla Oven 'Fried' Mushrooms" take the stage. Need a quick dessert or snack? "No-Cook Peanut Butter Cookies" fill the bill for a sweet and crunchy bite! duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:00 pm
    Nick Stellino's Family Kitchen [#309] Short Cream Pastry; Peach Tart; Ricotta Torte. duration 26:16   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 pm
    Lidia's Italy In America [#116H] Chicago: Chicago's Chicken Vesuvio Lidia travels to the Windy City to visit Caputo's, a family-owned Italian grocery in Elmwood Park, a very Italian suburb of Chicago. Lidia also brings her viewers for a stroll along the main thoroughfare of Chicago's Little Italy, Taylor Street, which is currently undergoing a major Renaissance. Grandma joins Lidia in the kitchen as her taste-tester, while Lidia prepares Cauliflower Soup and Chicken Vesuvio. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    Julia and Jacques Cooking at Home [#110] Eggs Eggs - all sizes, all types - from chicken to quail to ostrich. Soft, scrambled, poached - from omelets to fritatas to eggs benedict - not to mention Julia and Jacques scrambling an ostrich egg as voluminous as a dozen and a half Grade A Large. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 pm
    Essential Pepin [#111H] Cattle Call Grilled Steak With Lemon-Thyme Butter; Spicy Rib Roast; Veal Chops With Caper Sauce; Braised Beef In Red Wine. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Joanne Weir's Cooking Class [#216] Asparagus Salad with Tangy Relish & Rolled Pork with Figs Joanne's watchful instruction and encouragement gives her student Yasu the confidence to try more challenging recipes. Recipes: grilled asparagus salad with lemon shallot relish, pork tenderloin with onion, orange and fig marmalade. Student: Yasu Maskay - Public Relations Consultant. Wine Segment: "What is a Master Sommelier?" with Master Sommelier Andrea Robinson. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 pm
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1211H] Crepes and Croissants Host Christopher Kimball takes a trip to Paris in search of the best croissants. Next, test cook Julia Collin Davison shows Chris how to make foolproof Croissants right at home. And finally, test cook Becky Hays reveals the secrets to flawless Crepes. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 pm
    San Francisco Opera [#303H] Il Trittico Enjoy Puccini's rarely-performed triptych in its entirety, the way its creator intended. Soprano Patricia Racette, a celebrated interpreter of Puccini's works, portrays the heroine in each of Il Trittico's three one-act operas. San Francisco Opera Principal Guest Conductor Patrick Summers conducts. duration 2:49:43   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 pm
    Independent Lens [#1101] Herb and Dorothy He was a postal clerk, and she was a librarian. With their modest means, Herbert and Dorothy Vogel managed to build one of the most important contemporary art collections in history. Filmmaker Megumi Sasaki looks at a couple whose passion and disciplines defied stereotypes and redefined what it means to be an art collector. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 pm
    Travelscope [#203H] Naturally Los Angeles While most visitors head for Hollywood or Rodeo Drive, Joseph introduces viewers to some of Los Angeles' little-known treasures from hiking in the Santa Monica Mountains and wine tasting in Malibu to the Venice Beach drum circle - a weekly celebration of the city's diversity. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:30 pm
    Rudy Maxa's World [#110] Buenos Aires, Argentina The style and verve of one of South America's most beautiful capitals is the focus of this episode that highlights Argentina's national dance, the tango, as well as the energy that its diverse population brings to the urban landscape. The HD lens brings to the fore the graceful and classic architecture of Buenos Aires, exemplified by the San Telmo neighborhood whose Sunday market is traditionally closed at sunset by an impromptu street band that marches through the streets, collecting dancers and revelers with its insistent drumbeats. At local tango parlors called milongas, Buenos Aires residents, known as portenos, lend an air of authenticity to the dance that grew up in the working class neighborhoods of the city. We wander the famous Recoleta cemetery in downtown Buenos Aires, where incredible monuments to the departed, including Eva Peron, feature winged angels and other fantastically decorated crypts. Meet a 70-year-old ice cream maker from Sicily who never misses a day's work. And explore the underground art scene that's finding a home in Buenos Aires. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#306H] Highlights of Paris: Eiffel and Monet to Creme Brulee Packing the best of Paris into one episode, we scale the Eiffel Tower, then savor classic treats - from steak tartare to creme brulee. We marvel at Monet, Manet and company in the stunning Orsay Gallery. Tracing the sad steps of Marie Antoinette, we relive French history from its bloody revolution to its extravagant belle epoch. duration 27:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#102] Greater Miami & The Beaches Burt tours "the American city of the future," visits Little Havana and Coconut Grove, and attends a party that lasts all day and all night in this sophisticated subtropical city. duration 26:59   STEREO TVG
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