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KQED Life: Sunday, November 11, 2012

Comcast 189  •  Digital 54.3

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Sunday, November 11, 2012
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#501H] Burgundy: Profound France Burgundy is a calm and cultivated corner of France, where nature is as sophisticated as the people. Traditions are strong here. We'll slow down to enjoy the region's edible, drinkable, scenic, and floatable delights. We'll travel on a canal barge, visit a medieval hospice and a modern monastery, build a barrel, appreciate fine Burgundy wine, slurp escargot, and eat very, very well. If you're looking for the quintessential French culture, you'll find it in Burgundy. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#309] The Lake Geneva Region, Switzerland As Burt guides us through the Lake Geneva Region of Switzerland we visit the top of one of Europe's highest glaciers, tour the Castle of Chillon - home of the Dukes of Savoy, and meet the only town crier still working in Switzerland. We also stop into a shop that reproduces Charlie Chaplin's shoes in chocolate, and discover the village that saved the music box. duration 25:49   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 am
    Infinity Hall Live [#109H] Rusted Root The Pittsburgh-based fusion band Rusted Root brings their unique percussive jam-rock sound to the historic stage at Infinity Hall. With a highly unique sound, the band has cultivated a loyal following, selling more than 3 million albums worldwide. Originally formed in 1990, the band has been characterized as many things: a jam band, an eclectic collection, a college-radio wonder. Whatever the case, the band has been nothing but popular. With consistently sold-out tours, Rusted Root appears to be garnering the attention of more than just their loyal "Rootheads." Blending world influences from the African, Indian, and Middle Eastern traditions, Rusted Root embodies a percussion-driven rock band with heavy use of tight vocal harmony and pulsing chords. With hit songs like "Send Me on My Way" and "Dance in the Middle," Rusted Root has become an immovable facet in alternative rock. duration 57:12   STEREO TVPG
  • 2:00 am
    Austin City Limits [#3706H] Miranda Lambert/Jeff Bridges ACL showcases the best in modern country with Miranda Lambert and Jeff Bridges. The multiple award-winning Lambert performs her greatest hits, followed by actor Bridges in his music television debut. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 3:00 am
    Masterpiece Classic [#4228#] Upstairs Downstairs, Series 2 - The Last Waltz As 165 Eaton Place prepares for the annual servants' ball, Mr. Pritchard enjoys a romance with fellow servant Miss Whisset and starts to wonder if there's more to life than service. With war looming, Harry has a proposition for Beryl; however, a shocking revelation threatens to thwart their plans. Meanwhile, as Lady Persie and Sir Hallam continue their affair, Sir Hallam is about to discover just how destructive his actions have been. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 4:00 am
    Reconstruction of Asa Carter This program explores the life and legacy of the best-selling novelist of The Rebel Outlaw: Josey Wales (republished in 1975 as Gone to Texas) and The Education of Little Tree (1976). Billed as an autobiographical story about an orphaned Native American boy, The Education of Little Tree was later revealed as a complete fabrication. The author: notorious white supremacist and Ku Klux Klan leader Asa Earl Carter (under the name Forrest Carter), the writer responsible for George Wallace's infamous 1963 "Segregation now! Segregation forever!" speech. Friends, colleagues and members of George Wallace's inner circle provide unprecedented access into the life of this enigmatic man, while scholars and historians reflect on the nature of Carter's identity shift, his place in the history of the civil-rights movement and his legacy. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:00 am
    ImageMakers [#905H] Boys and Their Pets CHICKEN HEADS - USA/Palestine
    A prized sheep goes missing from a poor farmer's land. His eleven year old son is the only one who knows what happened. Young Yousef learns a harsh lesson when he tries to cover up the truth. Written and directed by Bassam Ali Jarbawi. Principal cast: Qusai Abu-Eid, Mohammad Abu-Eid, Atef Al-Akhras and Hussein Nakhleh.
    BUNNY - USA
    A naïve young boy ventures into a rough part of town to retrieve his stolen pet bunny. Understanding and forgiveness are big words when you're a little child. Writer/director Robert Snow offers a gritty, touching and uncompromising look at class differences in a tough Philadelphia suburb. Based on a true story. When the filmmaker was 8 years old, someone stole his rabbit. Principal cast: John Barbieri, Scott Clark, Griffin Hyde, Brooke Hoover and Natalie Toth.
    duration 27:22   STEREO TVPG-L
  • 5:30 am
    On Story [#209] Buck Henry: A Hollywood Story From The Graduate and Catch-22 to Saturday Night Live and Get Smart, iconic comedic and distinctly American writer, director, and actor Buck Henry recalls his long and storied career in Hollywood. Followed by the heartwarming story of a failed ukulele player and her talking puppet dog, The Ballad of Friday and June by writer/director Tate English. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Wai Lana Yoga [#107] Balance Your Buttocks Balancing on buttocks helps to stretch the hamstrings. Tiger Pose tones the buttocks. Sitting in an Imaginary Chair strengthens thigh muscles fast! 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 [#227] duration 26:57   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sit and Be Fit [#1102] duration 27:24   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique [#716] Bone Strengthening duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 am
    Growing A Greener World [#311H] Backyard Chickens (Raleigh, NC) Everything you need to know in one episode, from selecting and caring for chicks & adult chickens to housing options on any budget. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    P. Allen Smith's Garden to Table [#104H] Orchard Fruit P. Allen Smith shares with us the many things you can do with orchard fruit, including a crunchy pear salad, grilled nectarines with bleu cheese and a refreshing peach beverage. Allen decorates a festive fall table using apples. Allen pays a visit to an expert on peaches and takes us on a tour of his orchard at the farm. duration 26:40   TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 am
    Victory Garden [#3203Z] Hot: Create A Garden That Beats The Heat Create a garden that beats the heat. Explore an incredible collection of cycads in Los Angeles with host Jamie Durie and learn more about this ancient plant that thrives in a hot climate. Watch as the Stone Guys heat up the garden with a firepit and outdoor wood-burning oven. Cultivate a vibrant garden with garden correspondent Paul Epsom's tips on hot color combos for the garden and containers. Discover the many varieties of eggplant with chef Michel Nischan - and try a hot and spicy recipe sure to warm you up. duration 26:46   TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 am
    Garden Smart [#2904] If you have entered the tropical craze and filled your garden with tender plants or just have a few houseplants summering outdoors, it's time to start thinking about moving them indoors. What grows well inside and how should we care for them? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 am
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#223H] Baladie Gourmet Cafe, Sumi, Marche Aux Fleurs Be prepared to perform a belly dance when you ring the bell at our first Middle Eastern eatery. Then Cal-fusion cuisine keeps the taste buds tapping. Finally, a sense of pastoral tranquility envelopes diners as they savor local flavors at our final stop. duration 28:04   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    Market Warriors [#110#] 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 55:45   STEREO TVPG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Leading Gen [#109] Hosts Gino La Mont and Carolyn Ausman interview 80 year old Roy Daniels, widower and father of three adopted children, loves to play softball with his teammates; the softball team (from ages 50 - 88) share their views on camaraderie and playing with a team; Don Staub, age 73, Herman Mack, age 76, Marshall Stone, age 70, softball players, explain the importance of their teammates in their lives; Sheila Zacker, age 57, a single mom, talks about her life with adopted daughter, Julia, and how they live with very little income. Julia, age 14, discusses being an adopted child; Bill Marx, age 71, adopted son of "Harpo" and Susan Marx, talks about living with famous parents and what he will do with the rest of his life; Luther Symons, age 46, and Van Wyatt, age 59, HIV positive and HIV negative, devote their lives to one another and find new ways to deal with the challenges of homosexual partners. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 pm
    b organic with Michele Beschen [#311] For The Birds - Benefits of Backyard Wildlife Discover why encouraging beneficial birds and wildlife to flock to your backyard can be naturally great for the environment. Learn about building houses and assisting with shelter, food recipes, and do it yourself feeder ideas. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 pm
    Growing Bolder [#312H] Born to Dance With the Greatest of Ease - 67-Year-Old Joe Johnston is a champion at track and field, and the pole vault is his specialty. He flies through the air with the greatest of ease, but he's no circus performer. Joe says he has the secret to life, and he's sharing it with Growing Bolder. So She Thought She Could Dance - Thanks to the popularity of dance shows on network TV, dance studios around the country are busier than they've been in decades. Many more people would love to take lessons but worry about embarrassing themselves. By all accounts, Quin Bommelje was so bad when she first started, her teacher and even her husband couldn't bear to watch. She had a hard time to keeping time to the beat. Now, her younger dance partner has a hard time keeping up with her! Final Resting Place - It's art. It's a memorial. It's grandma's cremated remains! We're all about living and normally wouldn't cover the National Funeral Directors Convention, but we heard the industry is changing rapidly. We promise, this story isn't depressing. A little weird? Yeah, we'll give you that. From launching your loved one's ashes into space to tucking them into the barrel of a hunting fan's shotgun, we'll give you unusual ideas for a final resting place. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:30 pm
    Healing Quest [#1004] Soy Controversy with Kaayla Daniel The Naughty Nutritionist; Happiness Research with Dr. Candace Pert and Amyee Coget ; Gratefulness and Prosperity with Dr. Brenda Wade. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:00 pm
    My Generation [#3002] Ways of Wisdom What makes you wise? Basketball great Kareem Abdul Jabbar says we must know the past to appreciate the present. Then, Judi Dench, Desmond TuTu and Clint Eastwood take part in the extraordinary "Wisdom Project". Hear from them and others including Maya Angelou on the importance of sharing what you know. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#906H] In-Studio Interviews: David Bader and Milena Acosta For the first time ever, this season includes three in-studio episodes filmed at Roadtrip Nation headquarters. Using a transformed 1972 Winnebago as a stage in front of a live audience, Alumni Roadtrippers Ray, Mariana, and Hannah interview David Bader, Director of Education at the Aquarium of the Pacific, and Milena Acosta, Education Outreach Supervisor at the Aquarium of the Pacific. The audience gains insight into each guest's path, including how David followed his childhood passion to his current position, and how Milena's choice of "love over career" has led to a fulfilling destination. The guests then present a few interesting artifacts from the museum. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 3:00 pm
    MotorWeek [#3210H] Porsche Cayenne Diesel Road Test: 2013 Porsche Cayenne Diesel * Road Test: 2013 Ford C-MAX Hybrid * Goss' Garage: Long-Term Storage duration 26:46   SRND51 TVG (Secondary audio: Spanish)
  • 3:30 pm
    Hometime [#2617] Timber Shed Roof Framing The crew pre-builds timber frame style roof trusses inside and re-assembles them on site as shed construction continues. duration 25:14   TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    This Old House [#3206H] Exterior Improvements Mason Mark McCullough shows Norm how he's repointing the old brick foundation. Then Norm and Tom repair the sagging front porch. Kevin visits Community Rowing on the Charles River to see how they make the Cambridge pastime of rowing available to everyone. Back at the project house, Tom and Kevin re-build the rotted historic porch railing to meet conservation district standards. Tom details the fire blocking and fire caulking as spray foam insulation begins in the balloon frame house. duration 25:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 pm
    Ask This Old House [#1106H] Special New York Episode In a special episode, the guys visit New York. Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey tours a scale model of the entire city in Queens. Host Kevin O'Connor works with a local electrician to add task lighting to a dark kitchen in Brooklyn. Then, Richard, Kevin, landscape contractor Roger Cook and general contractor Tom Silva play "What Is It" with a special guest in Times Square. Afterward, Roger visits a new park built atop an old train line. And Tom helps a homeowner in Greenwich Village add a cable railing system to her deck. duration 25:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    Victory Garden [#3203Z] Hot: Create A Garden That Beats The Heat Create a garden that beats the heat. Explore an incredible collection of cycads in Los Angeles with host Jamie Durie and learn more about this ancient plant that thrives in a hot climate. Watch as the Stone Guys heat up the garden with a firepit and outdoor wood-burning oven. Cultivate a vibrant garden with garden correspondent Paul Epsom's tips on hot color combos for the garden and containers. Discover the many varieties of eggplant with chef Michel Nischan - and try a hot and spicy recipe sure to warm you up. duration 26:46   TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:30 pm
    Theater Talk [#606] Checkers With the election on everybody's mind, we take a look at one of the most significant political events of the 20th century -- Richard Nixon's infamous "Checkers speech." It is the subject of the new play by Douglas McGrath, Checkers, opening this week at the Vineyard Theatre. Our guests are playwright McGrath, the show's director Terry Kinney, plus actors Anthony LaPaglia and Kathryn Erbe, who play Richard and Pat Nixon respectively in this dramabased on the events surrounding Nixon's 1952 televised address to the nation. In it, Nixon not only defended his reputation, but more importantly, pioneered the use of television as an effective political tool. duration 26:32   STEREO TVG
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Between The Lines with Barry Kibrick [#1232] Leonard Susskind - The Black Hole War Leonard Susskind is one of the most important and prominent physicists of our time. He is the Felix Bloch Professor of theoretical physics at Stanford University. For the past three decades he has been battling Stephen Hawking over the true nature of black holes. At stake, is our understanding of the entire universe. His book The Black Hole War is the detailed account of a furious race to determine the truth about the universe and all of existence, with a mind bending conclusion that even baffles those who came up with it. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 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
  • 7:00 pm
    Austin City Limits [#3805H] The Civil Wars/Punch Brothers ACL presents new American acoustic music with the Civil Wars and Punch Brothers. The Civil Wars play tunes from their Grammy-winning album Barton Hollow. Punch Brothers showcase their latest, Who's Feeling Young Now? duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 8:00 pm
    Maria Hinojosa: One-On-One [#405] Chris Eyre Chris Eyre is an award-winning film director and producer, acclaimed for his intimate focus on the contemporary Native American experience. His debut film, Smoke Signals, caused a sensation at the 1998 Sundance Film Festival, where he received the Filmmaker's Trophy and the Audience Award. Since then he has made several films, as well as documentaries for American Experience. duration 26:16   STEREO TVG
  • 8:30 pm
    Maria Hinojosa: One-On-One [#515H] Wes Studi Native American activist, children's book author and actor Wes Studi (The Last of the Mohicans, Dances with Wolves, Avatar) talks with Maria Hinojosa about his long film career and how he prepared himself for some of his most important roles. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 pm
    Woodsongs [#912] Emmylou Harris, Darrell Scott, John & Patricia Adams and More People have been singing about the mountains for generations. In recent years, the voices singing them have taken on a special urgency with the landscape of Appalachia changing with the times and so are the songs. In the spirit of this music, WoodSongs taped two broadcasts at the historic Lexington Opera House featuring an array of artists singing the music of coal country and Appalachia including the legendary Emmylou Harris, Darrell Scott, and more. John Adams, co-founder of the Natural Resources Defense Council in Washington DC and recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, and his wife Patricia join Michael Johnathon for a spirited conversation about Appalachia in Part 1 of this special WoodSongs broadcast. duration 56:30   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 pm
    Woodsongs [#913] Emmylou Harris, Darrell Scott, John & Patricia Adams (Part 2) Part 2 of this special WoodSongs broadcast from the Lexington Opera House continues the music of Appalachia and Coal Country with more performances by the legendary Emmylou Harris, Darrell Scott, and others. John and Patricia Adams expands on their conversation on Appalachia. This show features the "Appalachian Road" music video and song by Michael Johnathon. duration 56:30   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 pm
    Woodsongs [#711] Jakob Dylan with Neko Case and Jayme Stone with Yacouba Sissoko duration 56:31   STEREO TVG
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#506] Vienna and the Danube For centuries, Vienna was the crown jewel of the rich and powerful Habsburg Empire. A century after that empire's fall, the Viennese appreciates their imperial legacy as a cultural wellspring and an excuse to live in style. We'll take in the city's wealth of elegant gardens, great art and fine music. Then we'll explore the city's surroundings, with a trip along the romantic Danube River and a hike up to the breathtakingly Baroque Melk Abbey. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#314] The Matterhorn Region, Switzerland Burt takes us on a helicopter tour of Switzerland's most beautiful Alpine peaks, discovers why glaciers form and why the earth will get warmer during the next four decades, no matter what. We ride the highest cogwheel railroad in Europe, go to the top of the Matterhorn and find out why people started climbing mountains in the first place, meet the dogs of St. Bernard, watch the championship battle of the fighting cows and hear the oldest playable organ in the world. We also get an introduction to the traditional foods and wines of the area. duration 26:35   STEREO TVG
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