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KQED Life: Monday, December 17, 2012

Comcast 189  •  Digital 54.3

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Monday, December 17, 2012
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#605] Granada, Cordoba, and Spain's Costa Del Sol AndalucĂ­a's Moorish heritage sparkles in the historic capitals of Granada and Cordoba. And the pride of the Reconquista and the power of Queen Isabel and King Ferdinand enliven the region's great sights. Tasting the smooth sherry and marveling at prancing stallions, we find the passion in Andalucian culture. And we top it off with fun in the Spanish sun on the Costa del Sol. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#608] Assisi, Italy The town of Assisi, in the center of Italy was built on a hill that has been inhabited for about 4000 years, and for almost as long it has been a religious center. They say that the stones that were used to build Assisi have absorbed the prayers of the millions of pilgrims that have come there over the centuries. And now, it is believed that the stones radiate a sense of peace and quiet that has a spiritual effect on visitors. Burt Wolf tours the city, discovers the true story of the life of St. Francis and the founding of the Franciscan order, visits the sites sacred to St. Clare, explains the art in the Basilica of St. Francis, where the Italian Renaissance was born, and traces the creation of the Nativity scene. duration 27:28   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 am
    Austin City Limits [#3610H] Monsters of Folk ACL presents alternative rock supergroup Monsters of Folk. The group performs songs from its debut album. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 2:00 am
    Judy Garland: Duets Judy Garland and guest stars from her weekly TV series perform classic duets. Guests include Mel Torme, Bobby Darin, Lena Horne, Barbra Streisand, Ethel Merman, Vic Damone, Tony Bennett, Mickey Rooney, and of course, daughter Liza Minnelli. duration 1:29:14   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 am
    Sinatra Sings Frank Sinatra sings the songs that defined him. Narrated by his daughter, Tina Sinatra, this program captures Sinatra at his irresistible best with unforgettable performances of Come Fly With Me, Strangers in the Night, My Way, the theme from New York, New York and many more. It features clips compiled from his award-winning television specials and landmark concerts, and presents an extraordinary collection of iconic moments from his unparalleled career. duration 57:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 am
    Chihuly Outside A magical one-hour glimpse into the conception and installation of Dale Chihuly's artistic outside work. The most comprehensive of all the Chihuly documentaries, this brand new program focuses on his outdoor and landscape installations. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 am
    Chihuly in the Hotshop In 2006, world-renowned artist Dale Chihuly reunited glassblowers from important periods of his career in a weeklong residency at the Museum of Glass in his hometown of Tacoma, Wash. The residency brought 40 artists and gaffers together to produce pieces revisiting 13 of Chihuly's most important and best-known series. CHIHULY IN THE HOTSHOP captures highlights of that historic event, following Chihuly and his teams as they create magnificent works of glass art before an appreciative live audience in the museum's state-of-the-art hotshop. Filmed in high-definition, the documentary offers an intimate, close-up view of the artist's process, from initial design to completed piece. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Wai Lana Yoga [#504] Good Vibrations Vibrate your vocal cords with Standing Lion for a clear, strong voice. Lion and Shoulderstand both stimulate the thyroid gland, keeping your hormones under control. duration 27:55   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 am
    Priscilla's Yoga Stretches [#109] 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 [#110] 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 [#121] Flow - Version Five With Sun salutation A, Sun salutation B, variations holding and with legs. duration 27:41   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sit and Be Fit Live In Central Park! [#101] Exercising on location with NYC fans was part of Central Park's "Fitness Friday" events aimed at promoting active lifestyles. Wilson is joined on set by her daughter, Gretchen, who demonstrates seated versions of the standing exercises. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique [#815Z] Increase Your Energy duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#608] Assisi, Italy The town of Assisi, in the center of Italy was built on a hill that has been inhabited for about 4000 years, and for almost as long it has been a religious center. They say that the stones that were used to build Assisi have absorbed the prayers of the millions of pilgrims that have come there over the centuries. And now, it is believed that the stones radiate a sense of peace and quiet that has a spiritual effect on visitors. Burt Wolf tours the city, discovers the true story of the life of St. Francis and the founding of the Franciscan order, visits the sites sacred to St. Clare, explains the art in the Basilica of St. Francis, where the Italian Renaissance was born, and traces the creation of the Nativity scene. duration 27:28   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#605] Granada, Cordoba, and Spain's Costa Del Sol AndalucĂ­a's Moorish heritage sparkles in the historic capitals of Granada and Cordoba. And the pride of the Reconquista and the power of Queen Isabel and King Ferdinand enliven the region's great sights. Tasting the smooth sherry and marveling at prancing stallions, we find the passion in Andalucian culture. And we top it off with fun in the Spanish sun on the Costa del Sol. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:30 am
    Smart Travels - Europe With Rudy Maxa [#401] Bath and South Wales We conjure a bit of magic when we visit the Georgian city of Bath and follow tales of Camelot into South Wales. In Bath, we marvel at ancient Roman spas and peek into the high society of Jane Austen's day. We stop by Wells to admire that city's spectacular cathedral, and we quest for the Holy Grail in the mystical town of Glastonbury. The poignant landscape of Wales' Wye River Valley offers a wealth of scenic riches. We investigate Caerleon's claim to King Arthur and explore a ruined abbey that inspired poet William Wordsworth. Tips on bookstores and country fairs. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 am
    California's Gold [#4002] Modjeska House Huell visits the historic home and gardens of Helena Modjeska, still considered Poland's most famous Shakespearean actress, and a star of the 19th-century American stage. Named Arden by Modjeska and her husband, the two settled in Santiago Canyon in Orange County in 1888. The estate they built, surrounded by oaks and running brooks, has been faithfully preserved. The Helena Modjeska Historic House and Gardens is one of only two National Historic Landmarks in Orange County and is open to the public for tours. duration 27:45  
  • 10:30 am
    Travelscope [#101] Manzanillo, Mexico & The Costa Alegre Rosendo explores Mexico's Costa Alegre - "the happy coast" - and Manzanillo, the resort village made famous by the movie "10". He highlights the state and city of Colima with its rain forests and active volcanoes, joins an on-going fiesta in Comala and discovers some of the coast's elegant resorts. duration 26:44   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef [#324] Sandwiches from Master Chefs (Part 2) Today's show includes more great sandwiches from Chef Keller's master chef friends. First Rick Moonen makes a scrumptious sloppy joe with catfish and his own, very special barbecue sauce. Then star chef Shawn McClain takes burgers to a new level by combining Wagyu beef, short rib meat, goat cheese, and an artichoke-ham relish. Recipes: Rick Moonen's Catfish Sloppy Joe, Shawn McClain's Mediterranean Burger duration 28:03   STEREO TVG
  • 11:30 am
    Baking with Julia [#309] Mary Bergin Mary Bergin of Las Vegas, Nevada, head pastry chef for Wolfgang Puck's Spago Restaurant, demonstrates how to make a vanilla chiffon cake with a twist -- a full vanilla flavor and a thin, flexible shape, ideal for rolling with chocolate-laced walnut mousse. duration 24:48   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Ciao Italia [#2126] Pizza on the Grill/Pizza Alla Griglia It's summertime at last, and Mary Ann fires up the grill -- not for burgers -- but for pizza, starting with a Roasted Vegetable Pizza topped with zucchini, eggplant, squash and red Onions. And for dessert? Even more pizza, this time a sweet, Mini-dessert Pizza topped with honey, fresh mint and sliced apricots. duration 26:58   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 pm
    Primal Grill with Steven Raichlen [#113] Really Big Beef In barbecue, as in life, bigger is often better. Especially when it comes to beef. Every aspiring grill master should know how to tackle the big cuts-brisket, prime rib, and whole beef tenderloin. Big beef, like big game, will impress the hell out of your guests. Are you up to the challenge? Bacon-crusted Texas-style Brisket with BBQ beer mop sauce. Fragrant Rosemary Rib Roast studded with minced garlic and melted asiago cheese. The ultimate cheesesteak-a spectacular beef tenderloin stuffed with grilled poblano chilies, onions, and provolone cheese - and served on garlic bread. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 pm
    b organic with Michele Beschen [#203] Resourceful Renovating Take II The conclusion to Michele's resourceful kitchen renovation. She chats about choices when it comes to purchasing appliances and the benefits of natural copper sinks. She installs a countertop kitchen garden, throws together scrap lumber for inset cutting boards and shares tips on how to disguise mismatched appliances and making the most use out of every bit of space duration 25:16   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac [#107] Finishes Tommy is the first to say, finishes are an art unto themselves. That's why he dedicated an entire episode to this topic featuring two very talented finishers, Christine Thomson, a period finisher from Salem, Massachusetts, and Mark Libby, a local finisher who has worked with Tommy for years. In this episode, Tommy provides detailed project instruction for work requiring a finishing technique. He visits Christine's shop to see some of her techniques, and later, Mark Libby swings by Tommy's shop. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting [#1808] Computerized Quilting Longarm quilter JoAnn Hoffman shares with Marianne her technique for combining computerized quilting with freehand quilting. duration 27:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    Quilting Arts [#807] Gone to the Dogs Dogs are the theme of the show. In the first segment, Faith Cleary creates a canine fabric collage featuring her yellow lab. Then, Vivika Hansen DeNegre shows how to make a futon for Fido, or your favorite feline. In the last segment, Helen Gregory shows how to make an easy to clean floor mat for your favorite pet. duration 28:00   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 3:00 pm
    Simply Ming [#919Z] Janice Wong & Desserts Dessert before dinner? Absolutely! It's all the rage at Singapore's 2am Dessert Bar. Ming and Chef Janice Wong, travel to the outskirts of the city to find inspiration at Oh Farms. With a bag-full of delicious edible flowers and greens, they head back to 2am Dessert Bar where they each whip up a delicious dessert that is not only a feast for the stomach but also the eyes. duration 27:52   STEREO TVG
  • 3:30 pm
    Jazzy Vegetarian [#212] It's Soup Time! Host Laura Theodore prepares four superstar soup recipes. We begin with "Winter Warming Soup," which makes the perfect meal on a chilly night. Next up, "Creamy Broccoli Soup" is quick to prepare with no cream required. When the temperature is rising and soup is on your mind, chilled "Green Goddess Summer Soup" fills the bill. And last up, soup with a twist: "Penne and Lettuce Soup" cooks up in under fifteen minutes. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:00 pm
    Nick Stellino Cooking with Friends [#207Z] Steak, Salad & Dessert Chef Stellino is joined by Chef John Tesar of The Dallas Restaurant Group in Dallas and makes Lime & Curry Marinated Grass-Fed Rib-Eye Steaks with Cucumber & Honeydew Melon Chutney and Spiced Basmati Rice. Then, Nick creates his own Steak Salad with Balsamic Dressing and Shaved Parmesan and shares a quick and delicious dessert Easy White Chocolate Mousse. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 pm
    Lidia's Italy In America [#208H] It's Chicken Time Everyone loves a great chicken dish and in this episode Lidia demonstrates the Braised Chicken with Smoky Provola and the Chicken Cacciatore Dishes. She also prepares a wonderful summertime salad, Panzanella, made of tomatoes and day old bread. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    Julia and Jacques Cooking at Home [#109] Soup Four classic soups made from scratch in Julia's kitchen: aromatic steaming hot French Onion Soup, topped with heaps of melted, baked cheese; Vichyssoise, or chilled Leak and Potato Soup, as well as an original variation on the theme using watercress; and a hearty Mediterranean fish stew with an authentic rouille. And, because no show about would be complete without Chicken Soup, we are presented chicken & noodle, and chicken & rice soups. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 pm
    Essential Pepin [#105H] Fine Finishes Cheesecake With Apricot-Blueberry Sauce; Flan A La Vanille With Caramel-Cognac Sauce; Chocolate Mousse; Bread And Butter Pudding. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Joanne Weir's Cooking Class [#214] Spicy Crab Linguine & Winter White Salad Joanne gives her student Leigh a crash course on working with crab and creating a composed salad. Recipes: winter white salad with a hint of green, linguine with spicy hot crab and tomatoes. Student: Leigh Balkom - Healthcare Professional. Wine Segment: Vouvray from the Loire Valley. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 pm
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1109H] Dutch Oven Classics Host Christopher Kimball demystifies wine varieties and reveals which brands the test kitchen recommends. He then takes this knowledge to test cook Bridget Lancaster, who whips up the Best Beef Stew. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of beef broth. And finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison shows Chris how to create the ultimate Chicken and Dumplings. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 pm
    Live from Lincoln Center [#3703H] The Richard Tucker Opera Gala Tenor Joseph Calleja joins some special friends for an evening of song at Lincoln Center's Kaplan Penthouse. Series Host: Audra McDonald. duration 1:55:41   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 pm
    Celebrating The Music of Johnny Cash: We Walk The Line! No one represents American music more than Johnny Cash. Songs like "Walk The Line", "Folsom Prison Blues" and "Long Black Veil" gave a voice to those who were never sung about. Nearly 60 years after his booming first notes hit the airwaves and almost ten years since his passing, Johnny Cash's legacy is being honored and celebrated like never before. In honor of Johnny Cash and what would have been his 80th birthday, Keith Wortman and Don Was have produced a PBS Special like no other. Grammy winner Don Was (Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Bonnie Raitt), served as musical director for this monumental concert taping that features the biggest artists in the music industry including: Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, Sheryl Crow, Pat Monahan of Train, Ronnie Dunn, Lucinda Williams, Jamey Johnson, Shooter Jennings, and Shelby Lynne amongst others. duration 1:29:56   SRND51 TVG
  • 10:00 pm
    Johnny Cash Music Festival Recorded on the campus of Arkansas State University in February 2012, this musical benefit to restore Johnny Cash's boyhood home includes performances by Rosanne Cash, John Carter Cash, Kris Kristofferson, George Jones, Tommy Cash, Joanne Cash Yates, Dailey and Vincent, Gary Morris, Rodney Crowell and Bill Miller. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 pm
    Travelscope [#101] Manzanillo, Mexico & The Costa Alegre Rosendo explores Mexico's Costa Alegre - "the happy coast" - and Manzanillo, the resort village made famous by the movie "10". He highlights the state and city of Colima with its rain forests and active volcanoes, joins an on-going fiesta in Comala and discovers some of the coast's elegant resorts. duration 26:44   STEREO TVG
  • 11:30 pm
    Smart Travels - Europe With Rudy Maxa [#401] Bath and South Wales We conjure a bit of magic when we visit the Georgian city of Bath and follow tales of Camelot into South Wales. In Bath, we marvel at ancient Roman spas and peek into the high society of Jane Austen's day. We stop by Wells to admire that city's spectacular cathedral, and we quest for the Holy Grail in the mystical town of Glastonbury. The poignant landscape of Wales' Wye River Valley offers a wealth of scenic riches. We investigate Caerleon's claim to King Arthur and explore a ruined abbey that inspired poet William Wordsworth. Tips on bookstores and country fairs. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#606] Andalucia, Gibraltar and Tangier Exploring Andalucia, we experience the quintessence of Spanish culture. Starting up high, in Spain's whitewashed hill towns, we roll down to the coast to enjoy the windsurfing mecca of Tarifa. Then we catch a bit of Britain on the Rock of Gibraltar, and sail to Africa for a Moroccan finale in Tangier. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#609] Stamp Collecting, China Collecting things might be part of an innate human desire to own stuff - to gather physical evidence of our lives and the natural world around us, and for thousands of years, people have collected and brought back stuff from their travels. But in 1837, something was created that was easy to collect and gave the collector the sensation of having traveled. It was the first postage stamp. Today, there are over 200 million stamp collectors. Burt Wolf looks at the history of stamp collecting, the most popular stamp ever printed, the most valuable stamp (over one million dollars), and the great forgeries. Then Burt travels to China to find out why the government has an official policy encouraging stamp collecting. duration 25:08   STEREO TVG
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