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KQED Life: Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Comcast 189  •  Digital 54.3

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Wednesday, November 7, 2012
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#503] Barcelona and Catalunya The creative spirit of Spain's Catalunya the land of Picasso, Gaudi and Salvador Dali is on a roll. We'll get caught up in the festivity of Barcelona, enjoying the vibrant street scenes, tasty tapas and pedestrian-friendly Gothic Quarter. Then we'll take a scenic side trip to mountaintop Montserrat, and finish with an artist's pilgrimage along the Costa Brava to Salvador Dali country seaside Cadaques to visit his home and nearby Figures to experience his playfully surreal mausoleum/museum. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#311] Ticino, Switzerland The Italian speaking Ticino is the most southerly part of Switzerland and one of the most beautiful parts of Europe. Burt takes viewers on a helicopter tour of the ancient castles, visits a 1000 year old mystic church, rides the Centrovalli railroad into mountain villages that have become national treasures, presents the traditional foods of the region, tours the open markets, and guides us through the towns of Gandria, Locarno, Lugano, and Ascona. duration 25:06   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 am
    Antiques Roadshow [#1621H] Junk in the Trunk 2 This special features never-before-seen appraisals from AR's Season 16 tour. Travel through El Paso, Atlanta, Minneapolis and more to enjoy new appraisals such as a Missouri Regiment Colt Pistol worth more than $22,000, sapphire and diamonds from Tiffany, and Dr. Seuss' signature. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 am
    Market Warriors [#110H] Antiquing In Canton, TX - Part 2 Miller, John, Bob and Kevin return to Canton, Texas, home to First Monday Trade Days, a massive monthly market in East Texas. Day two is a challenge for the pickers, working within their fixed budgets to find something from the 19th century. Off-screen host Mark L. Walberg comments on the broad range of finds the pickers bring to the table, including a blue railroad lantern and a pair of carved Chinese figures. Other finds include a Japanese hibachi, a German wall clock and a folk art cabinet. This week one picker's creativity and knowledge provides a winning edge when the items go to auction at Ken Farmer's Auctions in Radford, Virginia. duration 55:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 3:00 am
    Independent Lens [#1404H] Solar Mamas Welcome to India's Barefoot College, founded by Bunker Roy to provide rural women living in poverty with an education that empowers them to make their communities self-reliant and sustainable. Rafea -- a 30-year-old Jordanian mother of four -- is traveling outside of her village for the first time to attend Barefoot's solar engineering program. Once there, she will join women like her from Guatemala, Kenya, Burkina Faso and Colombia to learn concrete skills to change their communities. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:00 am
    Locked Out In the wind-swept sands of California's Mojave Desert sits a small town called Boron, population 2000. It is home to one of the largest borates mines in the world. The mine is owned by Rio Tinto, a British-American multinational company, whose net earnings in 2009 were nearly $5 billion dollars. This company has faced lawsuits by communities around the world over distribution of their way of life and pollution of their environment. In the fall of 2009, when the ILWU Local 30 miners' contract expired, Rio Tinto decided to drastically cut the miners' pay and benefits. But the workers rejected this and the company retaliated by locking out the workers on January 31, 2010. For 107 days the miners and their families stood up to Rio Tinto. This is their story duration 58:30   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 am
    Travelscope [#311H] Williamsburg, Virginia - America's Historic Triangle Travelscope traces America's birth in Jamestown, Colonial Williamsburg and Yorktown, Virginia. Yet, this adventure covers more than the past as Joseph kayaks the Chickahominy River, sails on a four-masted schooner past modern-day ocean-going vessels and partakes of the area's family fun. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:30 am
    Smart Travels - Europe With Rudy Maxa [#111] Belgium For centuries, Belgium has been a sophisticated hub for gourmets and connoisseurs. In true Belgian style, we treat ourselves to superb chocolate and sample first-rate beer. We indulge our senses with folk music and Bruegel paintings, and investigate the people's passion for comic strips. Then we drive to breathtaking Bruges, a medieval city suspended in time. There, we cruise the canals, admire intricate handmade lace and pay homage to a Michelangelo masterpiece. Tips on hearty Belgian cuisine and lace making. duration 28:31   STEREO TVG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Wai Lana Yoga [#108] Stretch Those Strings Wai Lana demonstrates an asana to strengthen the arms and stretch the whole body. Then a variety of poses work the abs and stretch the hamstrings. duration 27:55   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 am
    Priscilla's Yoga Stretches [#53] 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 [#54] 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 [#1103] Perceptual Motor Timing Learn how to use rhythm to keep different processing areas of the brain sharp by practicing special exercise combinations. duration 27:41   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique [#717] Weight Loss Workout duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#311] Ticino, Switzerland The Italian speaking Ticino is the most southerly part of Switzerland and one of the most beautiful parts of Europe. Burt takes viewers on a helicopter tour of the ancient castles, visits a 1000 year old mystic church, rides the Centrovalli railroad into mountain villages that have become national treasures, presents the traditional foods of the region, tours the open markets, and guides us through the towns of Gandria, Locarno, Lugano, and Ascona. duration 25:06   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#503] Barcelona and Catalunya The creative spirit of Spain's Catalunya the land of Picasso, Gaudi and Salvador Dali is on a roll. We'll get caught up in the festivity of Barcelona, enjoying the vibrant street scenes, tasty tapas and pedestrian-friendly Gothic Quarter. Then we'll take a scenic side trip to mountaintop Montserrat, and finish with an artist's pilgrimage along the Costa Brava to Salvador Dali country seaside Cadaques to visit his home and nearby Figures to experience his playfully surreal mausoleum/museum. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:30 am
    Smart Travels - Europe With Rudy Maxa [#112] Amsterdam and the Netherlands The country of the Netherlands inspired the Dutch masters and became a powerhouse that conquered the sea. We bicycle to Amsterdam's great art museums to see the works of Van Gogh and Rembrandt. Then we climb to the attic where Anne Frank and her family hid from the Nazis. Later, we prowl windmills and check out Amsterdam's infamous red-light district. Next stop is the Hague, home to the International Court of Justice. Finally, we peek at the delightful city of Delft where we learn techniques for making world-renowned china. Tips on riding trolleys and buying Delftware. duration 28:18   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 am
    California's Gold [#2004] Bird Rock Have you ever wondered what it would be like to have your very own island? What about an island off the southern coast of California? Join Huell and the family that owns this special island as they return to their little slice of California. It takes three separate boat rides to get there and your feet might get wet, but it is well worth the trip. duration 27:14  
  • 10:30 am
    Travelscope [#312H] Madhya Pradesh, India - The Heart of India Joseph begins his adventure in India's capital, Delhi, and then makes a pilgrimage to the ancient Hindu and Jain temples of Khajuraho with their erotic life-affirming 1,000-year-old carvings. His journey of discovery draws him from rural villages to palace ruins. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 am
    Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef [#210] Back to the Future with Puff Pastry Chef Keller takes two classic childhood favorites and transforms them into grown-up culinary delights, all with the help of store-bought puff pastry. First, he dresses up chicken pot pie with Madeira, pearl onions, and baby carrots. Then, substituting puff pastry for graham crackers, he makes a to-die-for S'more with luscious, creamy homemade marshmallow. Recipes: Roasted Chicken Pot Pie; S'more Burgers. duration 28:20   TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:30 am
    Baking with Julia [#107] Norman Love Executive pastry chef Norman Love at Ritz Carlton in Naples, Florida visits Julia Child in her kitchen. Love creates chocolate-cinnamon beignets. Love demonstrates how to make the beignet pastry from choux paste. Using a pot sticker press, Love forms the beignets and then fills them with pastry cream and bananas. Love creates a walnut sauce for the beignets. duration 24:55   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Ciao Italia [#2024] Neapolitan Pasta / Scialatielli Mary Ann explores the backstreets of Naples for inspiration to create Scialatielli, a linguine-like pasta favorite of the Campania region. To it she adds a spicy tomato and clam sauce to create a traditional seafood dish unique to the city of Naples. One taste is almost as good as being there. duration 26:37   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 pm
    Primal Grill with Steven Raichlen [#211] Up In Smoke When it comes to flavor, you can't beat meat that's still attached to the bone. This simple truth is appreciated by anyone who has ever barbecued a rack of ribs, grilled a long bone veal chop, or roasted a whole leg of lamb. Grilling, and more importantly serving meat on the bone transports us to a time back before the invention of knives and forks, when barbecue buffs ate with their hands, chewing the fire-roasted meat right off the bone. Discover your inner caveman. Recipes: Marinated veal chops/ Allen Brothers rib steak with tomato, caper, olive vinaigrette; Roast leg of lamb provencale; Side dish: deconstructed grilled ratatouille; Memphis-style beef ribs. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 pm
    b organic with Michele Beschen [#302] Smaller, Simpler Living Michele tours the 572 square foot home of Tim and Debbie Freeberg-Renwick and chats with them about their choices to dramatically downsize, building their home with salvaged materials, and what they've learned along the way. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Woodsmith Shop [#606] Modular Bookcase Join the editors of Woodsmith as they pack a lot of woodworking into this beautiful bookcase. You'll learn the custom design tricks along the way. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Sewing with Nancy [#2603] Sew Techie Covers, Part 1 Make a personalized cover for your e-tablet or paper tablet. Learn how to sew covers for your electronic devices and paper tablets using templates or commercial patterns. Then embellish them with applique, quilting, techie circles, undercover stitching accents, plus more. With Nancy's expert guidance, your personalized cover is fast, fabulous, and fun to make. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    Sewing with Nancy [#2604] Sew Techie Covers, Part 2 Showcase creative embellishment on a cover for your paper or electronic tablet. Nancy transforms the ordinary into the extraordinary when it comes to a cover for a paper or electronic tablet. Learn Dresden hi-tech patchwork, e-cycling with the help of a denim shirt, and letters of distinction using your embroidery machine. These tablet keeper covers look "techie" and are so much fun to make! duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Simply Ming [#822] Cilantro & Bacon Guest Chef: Michael Schlow. For the premiere of his fifth season, Ming stirs things up with a whole new approach to East-West cooking! Making things simpler than ever, Ming focuses on two main ingredients: one East, one West. For this episode, Ming uses cilantro and bacon to grill up a uniquely flavorful dish-Swordfish-Bacon Kebabs with Asian Gremolata, and a Bacon-Cilantro Fried Rice. Ming also spices up the traditional BLT by adding a dash of cilantro mayo. Then Ming meets up with chef/friend, Michael Schlow who uses today's pair in his Slow Roasted Salmon with Brussel Sprout Leaves, Bacon, and Cilantro. duration 26:52   STEREO TVG
  • 3:30 pm
    Delicious TV's Totally Vegetarian [#204] One Dish Wonders What could be easier? Toni puts an Italian spin on the one-dish meal and creates a "meaty" Roasted Eggplant Cannelloni another classic dinner with a Delicious twist, especially when you finish with Toni's very special Tofu Cannoli! duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:00 pm
    Nick Stellino's Family Kitchen [#505] Prime Rib Dinner, Nick's Sauteed Mushrooms, Fresh Creamed Spinach . duration 26:19   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 pm
    Lidia's Italy In America [#110H] Baltimore: Gone Crabbing In this episode Lidia heads to Baltimore, where she goes crabbing off of Tangiers Island, VA in search of the freshest crabs for her crabcakes. In this exciting episode, viewers will witness the molting of the crab's shell with the local mayor - one of the watermen of the island. In the kitchen, Lidia prepares a truly nautical meal of Mussels Triestina, Stuffed Tomatoes, and Crabcakes. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    Baking with Julia [#103] Michel Richard Master chef Michel Richard at Citrus in Los Angeles visits Julia Child in her kitchen. Richard demonstrates the making and baking of puff pastries. He creates a torte Milanese filled with layers of spinach, red bell pepper omelet, ham and cheese. For dessert, he creates sunny-side up apricot pastries. Richard designs the pastry to look like eggs sunny-side up. duration 24:54   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 pm
    Essential Pepin [#120H] Souper Soups for Supper Tomato Chowder With Mollet Eggs; Black Bean Soup With Bananas; Garlic Soup; Onion Soup Lyonnaise-Style; Consomme. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence [#112H] Magical Morocco Joanne shows us just how easily and quickly a deliciously spiced lentil soup can be made when you have the right spices in the pantry. She continues to spice it up with her student John, building a warm Moroccan chicken and sweet potato salad, cooling it off with a cardamom and ginger cocktail she has aptly named the Marrakech 75. Recipes: Spiced Lentil Soup, Warm Moroccan Chicken and Sweet Potato Salad, and Marrakech 75 Cocktail. Student: John Cu, Trial Attorney. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 pm
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1107H] Seafood in a Skillet Host Christopher Kimball visits a Boston fishmonger to learn how to buy the best scallops. Test cook Becky Hays then demystifies how to make perfect Pan-Seared Scallops. Next, science expert Guy Crosby teaches Chris about the Maillard reaction and what it really means. Then equipment expert Adam Ried reviews cheap nonstick skillets in the Equipment Corner. And finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster reveals the test kitchen's secrets for Skillet-Roasted Fish Fillets. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 pm
    Jim Thorpe: World's Greatest Athlete This program chronicles the sports superstar's remarkable life (1887-1953) - from his boyhood in Oklahoma and his gold-medal wins at the 1912 Summer Olympics to his subsequent fall from grace and later, his advocacy of American Indian rights and self-sufficiency. The biography recounts these events, and others, through in-depth interviews with Thorpe's surviving children, dramatic re-creations, and archival stills and film. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:00 pm
    Lonely Island: Hidden Alcatraz Its fame emanates from its role in housing the most notorious prisoners of an era, yet Alcatraz boasts a long and eclectic history. KQED explores it all in a walking tour of the island, beautifully taped in high-definition format. Host Greg Sherwood joins National Park Service ranger John Cantwell and other experts as they explore the ruins where Civil War soldiers protected California's gold from Confederate plots, see where Native Americans made a thrilling statement for self-determination and uncover much more of the island's surprising past. duration 1:29:16   STEREO TVG
  • 9:15 pm
    Lost Treasures of the Ancient World [#205] Empires in the Americas This fascinating program highlights the amazing parallels between the two great American societies of the Aztecs and the Incas. duration 49:41   STEREO TVG
  • 10:05 pm
    Above Yellowstone The first-ever aerial tour of Yellowstone National Park reveals Yellowstone as never seen before - virtually all of the park from the air - to celebrate its natural wonders and to provide a brief contextual history of its geology, Native peoples, wildlife and its current status as a destination for 3.6 million annual visitors. Included: The Lamar Valley, The Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, Forest Fire, The Geyser Basins and parts of Yellowstone as seen during the flight of a Bald Eagle. duration 22:03   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 pm
    Gallery: The National Museum of the American Indian This program charts the unveiling and dedication of the first Smithsonian museum dedicated exclusively to American Indians. The grand unveiling of the National Museum of the American Indian coincided with the six-day, outdoor First American Festival and the Native Nations Festival. The colorful opening day began with a Native Nations Procession, the largest gathering of Native peoples in modern history. More than 25,000 American Indians, representing more than 500 tribes and Native communities - from as far north as Alaska to as far south as Chile - participated in this historic event. During the program, the museum's architects discuss the conception and design of the striking building, and landscaping, which was created to resemble a land form shaped by rain, water and nature. Throughout the documentary, American Indians share their thoughts on the importance of the museum, their heritage and passing along traditions to the next generation. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 pm
    Travelscope [#312H] Madhya Pradesh, India - The Heart of India Joseph begins his adventure in India's capital, Delhi, and then makes a pilgrimage to the ancient Hindu and Jain temples of Khajuraho with their erotic life-affirming 1,000-year-old carvings. His journey of discovery draws him from rural villages to palace ruins. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:30 pm
    Smart Travels - Europe With Rudy Maxa [#112] Amsterdam and the Netherlands The country of the Netherlands inspired the Dutch masters and became a powerhouse that conquered the sea. We bicycle to Amsterdam's great art museums to see the works of Van Gogh and Rembrandt. Then we climb to the attic where Anne Frank and her family hid from the Nazis. Later, we prowl windmills and check out Amsterdam's infamous red-light district. Next stop is the Hague, home to the International Court of Justice. Finally, we peek at the delightful city of Delft where we learn techniques for making world-renowned china. Tips on riding trolleys and buying Delftware. duration 28:18   STEREO TVG
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#504] Little Europe: San Marino, Monaco, Vatican City, Liechtenstein, and Andorra Don't blink as we blitz through Europe's tiniest countries: Vatican City, the world's smallest country, comes with the planet's biggest church. The fairytale princedom of Monaco lures visitors with its fancy casino and glamorous views. Italy's last independent hill town, San Marino still looks formidable, as does the castle-guarded principality of Liechtenstein. And tiny Andorra entertains shoppers and hikers alike, surrounded by the rugged beauty of the Pyrenees. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#312] Northwestern Switzerland Burt takes us to a 500-year-old divorce court, a 2000-year-old Roman kitchen, and a ferry that offers travelers a short course in philosophy as they cross the Rhine River. We take a look at Basil's carnival, learn why cookies are sold in tins, see how paper was first made and discover why calligraphy survived the invention of the printing press and the computer. duration 26:37   STEREO TVG
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