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KQED Life: Sunday, July 7, 2013

Comcast 189  •  Digital 54.3

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Sunday, July 7, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    Roadtrip Nation [#810H] Seattle, WA / Santa Fe, NM While in Seattle, WA, the team connects with Miss Indigo Blue, a renowned burlesque instructor and performer, and discovers why she decided to take up the bold art form. Her story particularly intrigues Carolyn who finds Miss Indigo Blue's confidence and fearlessness desirable. In Santa Fe, NM, the Roadtrippers link up with Kenny Ausubel and Nina Simons, co-founders of Bioneers, an organization that brings scientific innovators together to promote social and environmental change. Their story of risk-taking resonates with Sarah who realizes that maybe she "doesn't have to play it so safe." duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    On Story [#306H] A Conversation with Damon Lindelof, Co-Creator of Lost and Co-writer/Producer STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS Damon Lindelof discusses his hand in some of the most celebrated and scrutinized works of science fiction over the past five years, and how much of their success is attributed to writing stories that leave a lot up to one's imagination. Followed by Martin Rosete's allegorical short film, Voice Over, about a few extreme situations that literally take your breath away. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 am
    Oscar Hammerstein II - Out of My Dreams An entertaining look at the innovative genius who created musical theater as we know it today. His career spanned almost 40 years, from operettas such as "Rose-Marie" and "The Desert Song," to the groundbreaking "Show Boat," to the legendary musicals he wrote with Richard Rodgers - "Oklahoma!" - "Carousel" - "South Pacific" - "The King and I" - "Flower Drum Song" - and "The Sound of Music." duration 1:29:00   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#702H] Rome: Baroque Brilliance This second of 3 episodes on Rome reveals a city busy with life and bursting with Baroque. We ramble through the venerable heart of Rome, admire breathtaking Bernini statues, ponder sunbeams inside St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, and mix and mingle with the Romans during an early evening stroll. Following an exquisite Roman dinner, we join locals after dark, lacing together the Eternal City's most romantic nightspots. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:07 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#703H] Rome: Back-Street Riches In this third of 3 episodes on the Eternal City, we explore this grand metropolis - so rich in art and culture - on a more intimate scale, delving into its back lanes and unheralded corners. Venturing through the crusty Trastevere district, visiting the historic Jewish Ghetto, and enjoying art treasures in a string of rarely visited churches, we uncover charms of hidden Rome that compete with its marquee sights. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:44 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#704H] Florence: Heart of the Renaissance 15th-century Florence was the home of the Renaissance and the birthplace of our modern world. In this first of 2 episodes, we gaze into the self-assured eyes of Michelangelo's David, enjoy Botticelli's Birth of Venus, delve into the 3D wonders of Ghiberti's Gates of Paradise, appreciate Fra Angelico's serene beauty, and climb the dome that kicked off the Renaissance. Then we cross the Arno to where Florentine artisans live, work, and eat - very well. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:21 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#710H] Venice: City of Dreams After sorting through the monuments of Venice's powerful past, we trace its decline from Europe's most powerful city to its most hedonistic one. We cruise the Grand Canal, luxuriate in a venerable cafe, and savor fresh fish canal-side with Venetian friends. Becoming as anonymous as possible in this city of masks, we'll be dazzled by masterpieces of the Venetian Renaissance and get intimate with the city of Casanova - on a gondola under the moonlight. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:57 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#705H] Florentine Delights and Tuscan Side Trips In this second of 2 episodes on Florence, we enjoy more of the exquisite artistic treasures of the city that propelled Europe out of the Middle Ages. Then we side-trip to a couple of rival cities and cultural capitals in their own right, Pisa and Lucca, where we'll marvel at a tipsy tower, circle a city on its ramparts, and enjoy some Puccini in his hometown. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 am
    ImageMakers [#1102H] Frozen In Time DILEMMA - Holland
    A jogger and a boy on a bicycle challenge each other to a race. The runner stops at a busy intersection a truck approaches. The runner stops but the small boy pedals on. For a couple of minutes the world comes to a standstill as the jogger discovers he has the power over life and death - but whatever he decides comes with a price. Written and directed by Boris Pavel Conen. Principal cast: Marcel Hensema, Thom Van Seijen and Jack Bontekoe.
    THE SPEED OF THE PAST - France
    Margo and Joseph move into a new house in need of TLC. Joseph slips from the roof as he is making a repair. Time literally stops and he is stuck in mid-air. While he is frozen in time, Margo's life continues on. Her loss not only stays with her emotionally, but physically, as she is reminded of it every day. How long must she wait until the day things return as to how they once were? Directed by Dominique Rocher. Principal cast: Melanie Thierry, Nicolas Giraud and Alban Lenoir.
    duration 27:05   STEREO TVG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Wai Lana Yoga [#614] Flex Your Feet Lie down and relax as you rotate, flex, and point your feet to increase circulation and flexibility. You'll loosen your hip and knee joints too. duration 27:55   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 am
    Priscilla's Yoga Stretches [#1] 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 [#2] 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 [#202] duration 27:03   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sit and Be Fit [#1310] Improve Your Mood In this episode Mary Ann uses tactile stimulation to increase circulation and elicit a relaxed state of body and mind. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique [#906H] Weight Loss: Focusing On Leg Work duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 am
    Growing A Greener World [#316H] Heritage Breeds (Pittsboro, Nc and Potomac, Md) With the renewed interest in sustainability and organic agriculture, heritage farm animals are making a come back. We learn why certain livestock had previously fallen out of favor, what is so special about them in today's world and how we can help restore this piece of our American heritage. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    P. Allen Smith's Garden to Table [#304H] Food and Fun Go Together Allen shares earth-friendly tips on packing a healthy picnic lunch. Allen then hits the road for visits to the roof top garden at Chicago's Markethouse restaurant and a community garden in Kansas City. Plus, Allen shows us how to properly can peppers straight from the garden. duration 27:08   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 am
    Victory Garden [#3304Z] Dark This week, we're keeping you in the dark! Deep, dark chocolate and black plants look great in any garden. Join Jamie as he visits the San Francisco Botanical Garden to see how they've worked dark plants into their collections. Paul Epsom shows off his favorite groundcover for dark locations. Got shade? Get moss! Starting a beautiful moss garden is easier than you think when you've got the right conditions. Not enough room in the city to grow everything you'd like? Chef Michel Nischan's "Homegrown" segment this week introduces you to the best farmer's market in New England, in the heart of Boston - where you'll learn to select the best, diverse produce with renowned chef Barbara Lynch. duration 26:46   TVG
  • 10:00 am
    Garden Smart [#3111] When thinking "community," more and more people are thinking "gardens. " Not only do community gardens mean vegetables, they bring neighbors together in a combined outdoor work and social atmosphere. Along with growing healthy food, community gardens have even been known to change people's sense of belonging. GS joins in the planning and planting of a community garden. duration 26:42   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 am
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#601H] Don Pico's Bistro, Lovejoy's Tea Room, Saha First, a celebration of food from Mexico, "taking tea" in a unique setting, and exotic dining with Yemenese Arabic cuisine. The guests make a lively bunch that revels in their restaurant selections of Don Pico's Mexican Bistro and Cevicheria, Lovejoy's Tea Room, and Saha. Leslie Sbrocco hosts. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    Antiques Roadshow [#1310#] Chattanooga, Tn - Hour One Reenactors fire a mid-19th-century cannon at the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park to punctuate a discussion of collecting antique cannon. Discoveries include an 1826 Tennessee hunting horn; a Regency cellarette once owned by poet Lord Byron; and an heirloom necklace whose centerpiece is a five carat diamond, valued at $250,000. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Inside E Street [#4014] Battle for Benefits Guests: Elizabeth Dole, Former North Carolina Senator; Alan Alford, VP, Fighting for our Heroes Foundation; Debbie Burak, CEO & Founder of VeteranAid.org. With over 22 million military veterans in the United States, there is little to no publicity on the everyday struggles faced by their caregivers. Whether dealing with a massive backlog of benefit claims from the Department of Veterans Affairs, or receiving little support while being an integral support system to our veterans, military caregivers have their work cut out for them. Lark McCarthy is joined by former North Carolina Senator Elizabeth Dole to discuss her new organization, Caring for Military Families, and its work to support veteran caregivers. We also meet Alan Alford, military veteran and VP of Fighting for Our Heroes Foundation, and Debbie Burak, Founder of VeteranAid.org. Ms. McCarthy discusses with our guests the present state of the VA's benefits backlogs, as well as which benefits you might be eligible for, and how to obtain them. Segment 3: A Mother's Moving Tribute. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 pm
    b organic with Michele Beschen [#301] Foraging Fun Forager Andy Benson talks about why he chooses wild edibles for his daily diet and joins Michele in her own backyard to share how to prepare a few of his favorite wild edibles like Wild Bergamot, Chicory, Cattails, Milkweed Pods and Sumac. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 pm
    Growing Bolder [#202H] Famous Footsteps Paul and McCartney and Me - A lot of people love the Beatles, but how many have ever performed as one? Or ever recorded at Abbey Road Studios? Or toured with the cast of Beatlemania. Perhaps the only person in the world who has done it all, is John Babcock! It's a love affair that began at age five when he was one of the millions who first saw the Fab Four on the Ed Sullivan Show. Six Bullets to the Chest - James O'Connor was not standing at the proverbial crossroads. He was lying there. On a gurney. With six bullets in his chest. On what could have been his deathbed, James was overcome with a single thought, "We're born to be alive, so we should live." And so he did. The Boomer Fountain of Youth - Remember when Biketoberfest was for the young and wild? It's still pretty wild, but the average age will surprise you. More than 200,000 make the annual ride to Daytona Beach, Florida. They come to see the bikes, but often discover the bikers are far more interesting! Wearing a Dream for All to See - Her life was fine the way it was, except for one thing -- she had long dreamed of doing something else. So, Diane Shelton gathered up the courage and took a huge chance, never realizing that by creating a whole new cultural clothing business she'd also be creating a new passion for life! duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Healing Quest [#901] Tips from 5 Top Experts on the Art and Science of Healthy Aging. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:00 pm
    My Generation [#4004] Connections That Count Actor/Comedian John Leguizamo reveals his family secrets on stage. Richard Pryor's daughter is stepping out of his famous shadow. A deaf baseball player comes home. Plus, sex for grownups. duration 26:36   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#903H] Philadelphia - Chicago Arriving in Philadelphia, the team meets with Rosemarie Certo, the owner of Dock Street Brewing Co., where they get a taste of her award-winning beer and her passion for the craft. Next, they travel to Chicago to speak with Grammy Award-winning children's folk singer Ella Jenkins, who teaches the Roadtrippers a song. The team also meets with Paolo Davanzo and Lisa Marr-a happy-go-lucky couple that expresses their love for filmmaking by helping students through affordable film and media arts classes. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 3:00 pm
    MotorWeek [#3244H] Acura MDX Road Test: 2014 Acura MDX * Road Test: 2013 Chevrolet Camaro 1LE * Goss' Garage: Tire Problems duration 26:46   SRND51 TVG
  • 3:30 pm
    Hometime [#2712] Creekside Home Siding The crew tackles exterior elements, beginning with staining and applying shingle siding. duration 25:14   TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    This Old House [#3214H] Cambridge 2012, Secondary Spaces Finishing touches are coming together: the driveway, walk-in closets, home automation and some remarkable wallpaper in the powder room. Norm visits local glass artist Carrie Gustafson to see how she's making the foyer light, and Tom's helping the homeowner John Stone build a quick and easy workbench with one trip to the home center. duration 25:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 pm
    Ask This Old House [#1114H] Restoring Terrazzo Floors/Repairing a Cracked Floor Joist Host Kevin O'Connor heads to Del Ray Beach, Florida, to restore terrazzo floors. Then, Kevin, along with landscape contractor Roger Cook, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey and general contractor Tom Silva, asks, "What Is It?" Afterward, Tom helps a homeowner repair a cracked floor joist. duration 25:16   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    Victory Garden [#3304Z] Dark This week, we're keeping you in the dark! Deep, dark chocolate and black plants look great in any garden. Join Jamie as he visits the San Francisco Botanical Garden to see how they've worked dark plants into their collections. Paul Epsom shows off his favorite groundcover for dark locations. Got shade? Get moss! Starting a beautiful moss garden is easier than you think when you've got the right conditions. Not enough room in the city to grow everything you'd like? Chef Michel Nischan's "Homegrown" segment this week introduces you to the best farmer's market in New England, in the heart of Boston - where you'll learn to select the best, diverse produce with renowned chef Barbara Lynch. duration 26:46   TVG
  • 5:30 pm
    Just Seen It [#212] We review the zombie apocalypse thriller, World War Z - starring Brad Pitt. Next, we check in on the not-so-evil mastermind Gru and his family in Despicable Me 2, then discuss the Sundance winner Fruitvale Station, based on true events. And we wrap up this episode with a return to the western in The Lone Ranger, starring Armie Hammer in the title role and Johnny Depp as his faithful sidekick, Tonto. duration 27:36   STEREO TVG
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Between The Lines with Barry Kibrick [#1316] James Kouzes - The Leadership Challenge James Kouzes has written, what is celebrated throughout the world as, the definitive book on becoming a leader. The Leadership Challenge, inspires and encourages the heart so that all may embark on a lifetime journey of significance and personal success. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 pm
    Spark! [#601H] Fiore, A.C.T.'s Blood Knot, and Liu * Take a backstage look at American Conservatory Theater's production of "The Blood Knot," a play by Athol Fugard set in apartheid South Africa during the 1960s.
    * Also, meet San Francisco political cartoonist Mark Fiore, who quit his job at a daily newspaper to experiment with a new format - animated political cartoons for the web.
    * And, go to the studio of Oakland painter Hung Liu, who draws inspiration from photographs of people during Mao's cultural revolution.
    duration 27:50   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 pm
    Austin City Limits [#3705H] The Steve Miller Band/Preservation Hall Jazz Band ACL presents great American music with the Steve Miller Band and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band. Miller performs classic blues tunes as well as his hits. The PHJB presents classic New Orleans jazz with special guests the Del McCoury Band and Jim James of My Morning Jacket. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 8:00 pm
    Art & Soul [#101H] War Photography, Gray Koehler, Michael Birawer, David Korins, Tom Watson At the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, the compelling exhibition "War/Photography" shows the human side of war. Printmaker Emily Gray Koehler shows how she creates her prints and even incorporates pieces of nature with the ink and canvas. Artist Michael Birawer's unique cityscapes capture iconic places in colorful, three-dimensional pieces. We meet two artists behind the Broadway show "Annie: The Musical" - set designer David Korins and hair and wig designer Tom Watson. duration 25:16   STEREO TVG
  • 8:30 pm
    Art & Soul [#102H] The Quay Brothers, Menil Museum, Rhea Pappas, Michael Heizer The Quay brothers are identical twins known for their startling stop-motion animated films, often dark and with little or no dialogue. The Menil Museum in Houston, Texas, is known all over the world for its innovative design and eclectic art. Rhea Pappas uses underwater photography to explore feminine vulnerability and power. Sculpture artist Michael Heizer set his sights on a boulder and didn't stop until the massive stone was on display at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. duration 25:27   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 pm
    Art & Soul [#103H] Tom Schroeder, Tinsel Painting, A.D. Wheeler, Jayden Moore, Gunilla Klingberg Tom Schroeder is filmmaker whose hand-drawn animations tackle unusual subjects. A rare collection of tinsel painting is showcased at the American Folk Art on New York City. A.D. Wheeler is a photographer who seeks out ruins and buildings in decay as his subjects. Jayden Moore is a metal artist who hammers new life into discarded relics. Finally, Swedish artist Gunilla Klingberg finds iconic imagery in the ordinary brands and signage of American consumer products. duration 26:05   STEREO TVG
  • 9:30 pm
    Art & Soul [#104H] Luke Hillestad, Christine Ha, Judith Shea, Neon Musuem Luke Hillestad is a modern-day painter who takes his cues from some of history's great artists. Christine Ha uses writing to deal with a debilitating illness. Sculptor Judith Shea assembles a rare exhibition of portraits by pioneering woman artists. Where does Las Vegas glitter end up? At the Neon Museum, a treasure trove of iconic signs. duration 26:28   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 pm
    Art & Soul [#105H] The Art Farm, Jim McHugh, Marc Rubin, Adreinn Banhegyi, The Progress of Love Artists find a peaceful retreat at The Art Farm near Omaha, Nebraska. Los Angeles photographer Jim McHugh has an eye for images that evoke memories of a time gone by. In Elmira, New York, artist Marc Rubin finds satisfaction in classic still life paintings. A national jump rope champion, Adreinn Banhegyi finds a home for his art at Cirque du Soleil. "The Progress of Love" explores stages of love in concurrent exhibitions at museums in St. Louis, Houston, and Lagos, Nigeria. duration 27:08   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 pm
    Cleveland Orchestra In Performance: Boulez Conducts Mahler This program includes Gustav Mahler's Adagio from Symphony No. 10 in F-sharp Major, and Mahler's "The Youth's Magic Horn." Pierre Boulez conducts. Vocal soloists are mezzo-soprano Magdalena Kozena and baritone Christian Gerhaher. duration 1:26:46   SRND51 TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#601H] Rick Steves' Andalucia: The Best of Southern Spain This special weaves together the region's rich mix of culture, cuisine, history, and natural wonders. It includes the major cites of Sevilla, Cordoba, and Granada; flamenco, sherry, and horses; dramatic white-washed hill towns; and fun in the Costa del Sol sun - plus a dash of Britain in Gibraltar. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
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