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KQED Life: Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Comcast 189  •  Digital 54.3

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Tuesday, November 13, 2012
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#507] The Czech Republic Off The Beaten Path Few travelers venture beyond Prague to experience the Czech Republic's many cultural riches and offbeat delights. We'll get you started with a whirlwind of Art Nouveau, local pub music, stinky cheese-tasting, river-rafting, and peat-bathing in places like Olomouc, Moravsky Krumlov, Telc, Trebon and Konopiste. We'll also tour a remarkable memorial to the holocaust in Terezin, and the charming castle town of Cesky Krumlov. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#315] Graubuenden, Switzerland Burt finds out how avalanches are predicted, and takes us for a safe ride on the Bernina Express -one of the world's 10 best train trips. We learn the secrets of yodeling, cross the most dangerous mountain pass in the Alps, walk through the untouched forests of the Swiss National Park and tour St. Moritz-the original Alpine winter resort. Burt also visits one of the area's finest restaurants and gets the recipes for their most famous dishes. duration 25:23   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 am
    Great Performances at the Met [#401] Tosca This new production of Giacomo Puccini's Tosca is staged by Luc Bondy in his Met debut, and stars Karita Mattila in her first Met performance of the title role. James Levine conducts. Sets are by Richard Peduzzi, with costumes by Milena Canonero and lighting by Dominque Brugiere. duration 2:26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 3:30 am
    Broadway: The American Musical [#103H] I Got Plenty O' Nuttin' (1930-1942)/Oh, What A Beautiful Mornin' (1943-1960) The Great Depression proves to be a dynamic period of creative growth on Broadway, and a dichotomy in the musical theater emerges. Productions like Cole Porter's Anything Goes offer glamour and high times as an escape, while others - such as Of Thee I Sing, which satirizes the American political system, and theremarkable WPA production of The Cradle Will Rock, about a steel stri ke - deal directly with the era's social and political concerns. When Bing Crosby records "Brother, Can You Spare a Dime," the doleful Broadway ballad takes the hit parade by surprise. The onset of World War IIgalvanizes the country, and America's troubadour, Irving Berlin, rall ies the troops with "This Is the Army." duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 4:30 am
    Broadway: The American Musical [#104H] Oh, What A Beautiful Mornin' (1943-1960) The new partnership of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II changes the face of Broadway forever, beginning with the record- breaking Oklahoma! in 1943, featuring a landmark ballet by Agnes De Mille. Carousel and South Pacific then set the standard for decades to come by pioneering a musical in which story is all-important. For challenging the country to confront its deep-seated racial bigotry, South Pacific wins the Pulitzer Prize. In On the Town, an exuberant team of novices - Leonard Bernstein, Betty Comden, Adolph Green and Jerome Robbins - captures the energy, humor and pathos of New York City during World War II. Irving Berlin triumphs again with Annie Get Your Gun, featuring Ethel Merman and the unofficial anthem of the American musical theater, "There's No Business Like Show Business." In shows like Guys and Dolls, My Fair Lady and Kiss Me, Kate, sophisticated adaptations of literary material prevail. "Cole Porter led the way in writing adult songs about love and sex," says theater historian Robert Kimball. "He defied the censors. He, probably more than any other songwriter in this century, made it possible for the openness that we have in all popular music." In 1956, Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe triumph with My Fair Lady, featuring an 18-year- old Julie Andrews. TV's "The Ed Sullivan Show" becomes the most important showcase for Broadway musicals. Yet with the death of Oscar Hammerstein II soon after the premiere of The Sound of Music in 1959, the curtain begins to lower on a golden age. The episode features interviews with actor Julie Andrews, writer/lyricist Betty Comden, choreographer Agnes De Mille, writer/lyricist Adolph Green, Oscar Hammerstein's grandson Andy Hammerstein, choreographer Michael Kidd, author James Michener, theater historian Steve Nelson, musician John Raitt, choreographer Jerome Robbins, Richard Rodgers' composer/ daughter Mary Rodgers and conductor Michael Tilson-Thomas. Highlights include never-before-broadcast footage of Jerome Robbins' choreography for On the Town, 1960 TV footage of Rex Harrison re- enacting "I'm an Ordinary Man" from My Fair Lady, and the first American broadcast of 1950 footage of the original Guys and Dolls cast performing in London. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 5:30 am
    Smart Travels - Europe With Rudy Maxa [#202] Greek Islands On the Greek Islands we get familiar with the ferries as we island- hop the Aegean. Sun-drenched, upscale and exotic, Santorini sits on the rim of an ancient, but still active, volcano. At one end of the island, the archeological site at Akrotiri uncovers a city frozen in time by the volcano's eruption 3,600 years ago. The island of Naxos offers serenity, a low-keyed pace and bargain accommodations. Its massive marble quarries and kouros sculptures were the toast of ancient Greece. We catch some R&R on trendy Mykonos, and then head to sacred Delos-an uninhabited island covered entirely with ancient ruins, and the place where the great god Apollo was born. Tips: Discovering little off-the-beaten- path surprises. duration 27:47   STEREO TVG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Wai Lana Yoga [#111] Dive In! Diving Pose strengthens the back and thighs and gets the heart pumping. Wrapping the body into a little ball offers a good spinal stretch, while Tree Pose improves balance. duration 27:55   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 am
    Priscilla's Yoga Stretches [#61] 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 [#62] 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 13:47  
  • 7:00 am
    Power Yoga: Mind and Body [#232] duration 27:02   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sit and Be Fit [#1107] duration 27:16   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique [#721] Increase Your Energy duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#315] Graubuenden, Switzerland Burt finds out how avalanches are predicted, and takes us for a safe ride on the Bernina Express -one of the world's 10 best train trips. We learn the secrets of yodeling, cross the most dangerous mountain pass in the Alps, walk through the untouched forests of the Swiss National Park and tour St. Moritz-the original Alpine winter resort. Burt also visits one of the area's finest restaurants and gets the recipes for their most famous dishes. duration 25:23   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#507] The Czech Republic Off The Beaten Path Few travelers venture beyond Prague to experience the Czech Republic's many cultural riches and offbeat delights. We'll get you started with a whirlwind of Art Nouveau, local pub music, stinky cheese-tasting, river-rafting, and peat-bathing in places like Olomouc, Moravsky Krumlov, Telc, Trebon and Konopiste. We'll also tour a remarkable memorial to the holocaust in Terezin, and the charming castle town of Cesky Krumlov. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:30 am
    Smart Travels - Europe With Rudy Maxa [#203] French Riviera From Nice to St. Tropez, we drop in on the hot spots along the Mediterranean's famous Cote d'Azur. Based in lively Nice, we visit the local beaches and superb modern art museums featuring works by Matisse, Picasso and Signac. A short hop up along the winding Grande Corniche leads to wealthy Monaco. Then it's on to glamorous Cannes and the lively beaches at Juan le Pins. In stylish St. Tropez, we visit the prettiest beaches and tour the colorful town. Inland, we make our own perfume in Grasse and explore a medieval hill town. Tips include renting a car, and accommodations. duration 27:47   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 am
    California's Gold [#604] Important Places Huell travels to two significant but little-known places. First, he gets a tour of the fields of Camp Pendelton near San Diego, where for a period of time in the mid-1970s thousands of Vietnamese refugees lived in a large tent city - their first stop after fleeing their war-torn homeland. Next, Huell visits the Sherman Institute High School, an off-reservation boarding house for Native Americans that has educated students for almost a century. duration 28:01  
  • 10:30 am
    Travelscope [#403H] Tasmania, Australia Joseph continues his Aussie adventure in Australia's island state -- Tasmania. From the capital of Hobart and its harbor, markets and elegant neighborhoods he heads out across the state and traces Tasmania's convict origins in the prisons of Port Arthur, hikes Cradle Mountain National Park, rides out the ups and downs of a fast paced eco-cruise along Tasman National Park's spectacular coastline and meets the devil -- the Tasmanian Devil, that is. Along the way he samples the best of the local food and wine and gets to know Tasmania's colorful and multi-cultural inhabitants. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 am
    Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef [#214] Hats Off to Hollandaise Considered one of the most important "mother" sauces in French Cuisine and a must-know for chefs, hollandaise is a prized addition to many dishes. Chef Keller presents an easy-to-follow method for making the sauce along with a delightful twist on eggs benedict. Next he demonstrates a famous variation of hollandaise, the Bernaise Sauce. Recipes: Basic Hollandaise Sauce; Smoked Salmon Eggs Benedict; Rib Eye Steak with Bernaise Sauce. duration 28:28   TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:30 am
    Baking with Julia [#111] Nancy Silverton Nancy Silverton, owner of La Brea Bakery in Los Angeles, CA visits Julia Child in her kitchen. Silverton demonstrates how to create a basic brioche dough. Silverton shows how versatile brioche dough can be - creating everything from a main course to the desert. This dough is used to make two different bakery goods: savory brioche pockets and pecan sticky buns. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Ciao Italia [#2102] White Asparagus/Asparagi Bianchi Mary Ann takes a good, long look at this elegant white vegetable before creating a spring-fresh Cream of Asparagus Soup, a crisp White Asparagus Salad, and an Italian favorite, Asparagus, Bassano del Grappo-style, topped with a rich, buttery egg sauce. One look at this snow-white gift from the garden and you'll be green with envy. duration 27:03   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 pm
    Primal Grill with Steven Raichlen [#302] Barbecue's Birthplace In 1516, a Spanish explorer encountered a band of Taino Indians roasting game and seafood on a wooden frame over a smoky fire. They called the cooking device a barbacoa-the origin of modern barbecue. This show takes us to the birthplace of barbecue-the Caribbean-where you'll learn to make Jamaican jerk chicken, buccaneer baby back ribs with pineapple barbecue sauce, and a Raichlen classic: shrimp grilled on sugarcane. Jamaican Jerk Chicken; Buccaneer Baby Back Ribs with Pineapple Barbecue Sauce; Shrimp Grilled on Sugarcane. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 pm
    b organic with Michele Beschen [#306] Growing Food - The Heirloom Way Michele visits with the family behind Eldorado Heirloom Seeds at their homestead in Kansas. They talk about the benefits of heirloom gardening, seeds, soil, and simple living. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    American Woodshop [#1807] Antique Repair & Restoration Discover everyday solutions to fixing your heirlooms. duration 26:46   TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Gary Spetz's Painting Wild Places! with Watercolors [#303] Learn to Paint The Monument Valley, Part 1 The colorful and stark rock formations of the majestic Monument Valley. In a step-by-step demonstration, Gary takes the viewer half way through the painting process: from a drawing on watercolor paper through the creation of the painting's base foundation of colors and values. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:30 pm
    Gary Spetz's Watercolor Quest [#101] Glacier National Park - West Gary explores, photographs and paints the west side of Montana's majestic Glacier National Park-explaining, along the way, what he looks for, in composing a scene and how he approaches various paintings. duration 27:15   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 3:00 pm
    Simply Ming [#826] Fish Sauce & Lemons Guest Chef: Ken Oringer. One of the main sources of flavor in Southeast Asian cooking is fish sauce with lime. Instead of using limes, Ming pairs fish sauce with lemons to create unique and flavorful dishes. In the kitchen, Ming calls on fish sauce to lend deep flavor to his "All-In-One" Shrimp Scampi. Ming draws inspiration from Blue Ginger's crispy calamari when he prepares a variation on that theme: Crispy Marinated Scallop Coins. Also on the menu are Cucumber and Smoked Salmon Summer Rolls, a delicious spin on the Southeast Asian favorite most commonly prepared with shrimp. Guest Ken Oringer takes us to the Massachusetts coastline where he pulls lobsters to use with today's master pair in his Grilled Lobster with Thai Curry Butter & Grilled Lemons. duration 27:18   STEREO TVG
  • 3:30 pm
    Delicious TV's Totally Vegetarian [#205] Garden Fresh and Fabulous Author-chef Didi Emmons joins Toni in the kitchen to cook up a Delicious burger using garden-fresh ingredients and a hearty healthy Pumpkin Chili served with a "slaw" dressed in a creamy tofu-lime dressing. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:00 pm
    Nick Stellino's Family Kitchen [#509] Fillet of Sole with Piccata Sauce, Steamed Green Beans with Garlic and Tomatoes . duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 pm
    Lidia's Italy In America [#113H] California: Pasta - The Ultimate Showcase Lidia returns to California to visit Andy Boy farm and learns all about broccoli rabe. Later, Lidia meets up with Dino Cortopassi, owner of Corto Olive, to hear his family's colorful culinary history. Join Lidia and Grandma in the kitchen as she makes Baked Stuffed Shells, Penne with Artichokes, and Bacon Orecchiette with Andy Boy's Broccoli Rabe. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    Julia Child: Cooking with Master Chefs [#114] Nancy Silverton Nancy Silverton owns and operates La Brea Bakery, which is considered to be one of the most innovative bakeries in the country. From her kitchen at home in L.A., Chef Nancy prepares a sourdough starter which is then used to make a loaf of rustic bread, a focaccia pizza dough, and an olive bread. duration 26:08   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 pm
    Jacques Pepin: More Fast Food My Way [#213H] Earth to Table For Jacques, nothing beats an earthy soup to keep you warm during the coldest season and his Hearty Vegetable Bean Soup hits the spot. To spice up the evening, he creates a pocket in boneless chicken breasts to fill with a tasty stuffing in Chicken Supremes with Tapenade and Mushroom Sauce served over Vegetable Couscous. The meal ends on a sweet note with a Pear Compote and freshly baked Almond Crumble Cookies. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence [#116H] You Say Tomato When it is tomato season, it is sometimes difficult to keep up with the bounty. Joanne prepares a chilled tomato and Greek yogurt soup, and then teaches her student Jack the versatility of roasted cherry tomatoes, showcasing them in a lamb sirloin salad. Recipes: Chilled Tomato and Greek Yogurt Soup, Roasted Cherry Tomatoes, and Lamb Sirloin Salad with Feta and Roasted Cherry Tomatoes. Student: Jack Cohen, Website Merchandising. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 pm
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1111H] Southern Fare, Reinvented Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make pulled pork without using a grill! Next, equipment expert Adam Reid reviews electric pressure cookers in the Equipment Corner. Then, science expert Guy Crosby teaches Chris about the science behind brining. And finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison reveals a recipe for Easier Fried Chicken. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 pm
    Antiques Roadshow [#1619H] Cats & Dogs Whether it's a ceramic dog or a painted cat, this special is chock full of appraisals featuring felines and canines - in sculpture, on canvas and in many other forms. Take a look at an original "Hush Puppy" mascot, dog portraits and one "naughty cat" bronze. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 pm
    Market Warriors [#111H] Antiquing In New York, NY Miller, John, Bob and Kevin head to the Big Apple in search of big treasures at the Antiques Garage in the heart of New York City. They team up to find the right piece of ephemera from the 100 dealers packed into cramped quarters. Mark L.Walberg comments on the wide array of items the pickers find, such as an antique child's rake, a woodcut of Grand Central Terminal, and an abstract painting of a woman. In addition, Bob and Miller team up against Kevin and John to find the target item of ephemera. The winning picker is determined at Ken Farmer's Auctions in Radford, Virginia, where the items go under the hammer. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:00 pm
    Independent Lens [#1401H] Park Avenue: Money, Power & The American Dream If income inequality were a sport, the residents of 740 Park Avenue in Manhattan would all be medalists. This address boasts the highest number of billionaires of any apartment building in the United States, many of whom actively lobby and finance political campaigns to lower taxes on the wealthy. Less than four miles away Park Avenue runs through New York's 16th Congressional District in the South Bronx, which has the highest poverty rate in the U.S. Minutes away from one another as the crow flies these New Yorker's face dramatically different economic realities. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 pm
    POV [#2511H] Sun Kissed When a Navajo couple discovers their children have a disorder that makes exposure to sunlight fatal, they also learn their reservation is a hotbed for this rare genetic disease. Why? "Sun Kissed" follows Dorey and Yolanda Nez as they confront cultural taboos, tribal history and their own unconventional choices to learn the shocking truth: the consequences of the Navajos' Long Walk -- their forced relocation by the U.S. military in 1864 --are far from over. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 11:00 pm
    Travelscope [#403H] Tasmania, Australia Joseph continues his Aussie adventure in Australia's island state -- Tasmania. From the capital of Hobart and its harbor, markets and elegant neighborhoods he heads out across the state and traces Tasmania's convict origins in the prisons of Port Arthur, hikes Cradle Mountain National Park, rides out the ups and downs of a fast paced eco-cruise along Tasman National Park's spectacular coastline and meets the devil -- the Tasmanian Devil, that is. Along the way he samples the best of the local food and wine and gets to know Tasmania's colorful and multi-cultural inhabitants. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:30 pm
    Smart Travels - Europe With Rudy Maxa [#203] French Riviera From Nice to St. Tropez, we drop in on the hot spots along the Mediterranean's famous Cote d'Azur. Based in lively Nice, we visit the local beaches and superb modern art museums featuring works by Matisse, Picasso and Signac. A short hop up along the winding Grande Corniche leads to wealthy Monaco. Then it's on to glamorous Cannes and the lively beaches at Juan le Pins. In stylish St. Tropez, we visit the prettiest beaches and tour the colorful town. Inland, we make our own perfume in Grasse and explore a medieval hill town. Tips include renting a car, and accommodations. duration 27:47   STEREO TVG
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#508] Athens and Side Trips The thriving capital of Greece sprawls out from the foot of its magnificent Acropolis. We'll tour the must-sees of ancient Athens, including the Parthenon, Agora, and amazing National Archaeological Museum. We'll take the fast-paced pulse of the modern city, but waste no time getting to my favorite side trip destinations: the ruins of the mystical oracle at Delphi, and a fast boat to the romantic, traffic-free Isle of Hydra. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#401] Boston, Massachusetts The first residents of Boston arrived in 1630 which gave the city an early start in our nation's history. Burt retraces some of the city's historic sites and tells us what really happened during the midnight ride of Paul Revere. You'll visit the first Dunkin Donut shop and see what their donuts once looked like, tour the world's oldest commissioned warship still afloat, learn about the most complex highway construction project ever undertaken in the United States and find out who's cooking the best lobster and how. duration 25:49   STEREO TVG
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