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KQED Life: Sunday, August 18, 2013

Comcast 189  •  Digital 54.3

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Sunday, August 18, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#714H] European Travel Skills, Part III These 3 episodes distill Rick Steves' 30 years of travel experience into 90 minutes of practical advice on how to have a fun, affordable, and culturally broadening trip to Europe. Shot on location in Amsterdam, Germany's Rhineland, Venice, Siena, the Italian Riviera, the Swiss Alps, Paris, and London, these episodes cover Rick's favorite 3000-mile European loop while providing viewers with essential travel skills. We cover tips on planning an itinerary, hurdling the language barrier, driving and catching the train, avoiding scams, eating well, sleeping smart, staying safe, and everything you need to enjoy the best possible experience. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#707] St. Gallen, Switzerland The eastern part of Switzerland is one of the best-kept secrets in European travel. It is picturesque, un-crowded and has one of the most interesting Baroque abbeys in the world. Burt takes viewers on a tour of the town of St. Gallen which is celebrating its 1000-year history as an innovative center for textiles. We visit the artists that make St. Gallen a center of clothing design. Burt takes us through the extraordinary fashion exhibits that have been set-up by the city government. Also included are St. Gallen's tourist attractions, its famous marzipan bakers and its great restaurants. duration 26:32   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 am
    Infinity Hall Live [#201H] Tori Amos Singer-songwriter and classically trained pianist Tori Amos comes to Infinity Hall for a stirring performance of compositions that span the breadth of her career. Backed by a lush string octet, Amos holds court at the grand piano and keyboards - sometimes playing both simultaneously - while delighting fans who came from across the country to see this rare concert performance, her only live date in 2012. Amos, whose career took off in 1992 with her debut solo album Little Earthquakes, has built a career of intense, introspective musical poetry. As the daughter of a Methodist minister, she began singing in the church choir at age four and quickly showed a command for the piano and songwriting. While often compared to the mystical Kate Bush and the confessional Joni Mitchell throughout her career, Amos has nevertheless forged her own path in the music industry creating a powerful canon of critically acclaimed albums that explore identity, religion, sexual awakening, rape and more. At Infinity Hall, Amos performs "Leather and "Winter" from Little Earthquakes, takes a passionate turn at "Taxi Ride," from Scarlett's Walk, and offers an emotional testament to her 12-year-old daughter with "Ribbons Undone, " from her eighth studio album, The Beekeeper. duration 56:02   STEREO TVPG
  • 2:00 am
    Austin City Limits [#3604H] Alejandro Escovedo/Trombone Shorty Rock and funk collide with Alejandro Escovedo and Trombone Shorty. Escovedo blasts out cuts from his LP Street Songs of Love. Trombone Shorty follows with a heavy dose of New Orleans funk 'n' roll. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 3:00 am
    Masterpiece Mystery! [#4322H] Endeavour, Series I: Home While studying for his upcoming sergeant's exam, Morse investigates the hit-and-run death of an eminent Oxford professor. The pressure mounts with his father's illness and the appearance of an enemy threatening to reveal aspects of Inspector Thursday's past. In the end, Morse must choose between the responsibilities of his job and loyalty to his mentor. duration 1:23:16   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:30 am
    Masterpiece Mystery! [#3928H] Inspector Lewis, Series II: Allegory of Love Literary whimsy becomes murderous reality with the death of a Czech barmaid. The scene of the crime yields two puzzling clues: a bloodstained note and a broken antique mirror. To find the killer, Lewis and Hathaway must uncover the hidden connections between the victim and a prominent Oxford professor, a literary society, and a book by Oxford's hottest new author. duration 1:26:36   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Wai Lana Yoga [#518] Special: Pregnancy - Part 1 Wai Lana shows you poses to keep you strong and flexible while pregnant-or anytime. The Blowing Breath will help you through labor and delivery. 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 [#1210] Facial Exercises Facial exercises are important because they increase sensory awareness in mouth and encourage facial expression. These exercises are essential for anyone experiencing neurological challenges. duration 27:20   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique [#606] Full Body Workout Lose inches off your body. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 am
    Growing A Greener World [#401H] Greenhouse School (New York) We visit a public school in the heart of NYC that uses a rooftop greenhouse to teach lesson in sustainability and environmental stewardship. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    P. Allen Smith's Garden to Table [#310H] A Feast for the Season Allen is getting ready for a feast at the farm! But he wants to spend time with his guests. In this episode, he shows viewers how to prepare some recipes in advance so there is more time with family and friends. Plus, Chef Capi Peck prepares a delicious Butternut Squash Gratin and Allen shares tips on how to decorate an elegant table without going overboard. duration 26:18   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 am
    Victory Garden [#3404] Edible Gardens This week, the program is digging in and showing you how to prepare, grow and feast from a victory garden of your own. Gardening correspondent Paul Epsom shares tips from New York's finest - the edible gardens at the New York Botanical Garden. The art of seed saving will enable you to grow the best from the past - magnificent varieties of antique flowers and heirlooms vegetables. Host Jamie Durie is in Sonoma California to tour the Cornerstone Festival of Gardens, which features garden ideas form the worlds' leading architects. And Chef Michel Nischan talks about potatoes in his "homegrown" segment, offering practical tips for how best to grow, cook and eat them. duration 26:46   TVG
  • 10:00 am
    Garden Smart [#3110] Shade gardens, sunny gardens, vegetables and history all combine in this gardening gem in the heart of Atlanta. You don't have to live south of the Mason/Dixon line to grow many of these plants. duration 26:50   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 am
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#705H] All Spice, Sorella Di Zza's & Hillstone We follow the full-bodied aromas wafting around San Mateo to All Spice, a hidden gem serving tantalizing Indian fusion dishes. Next, Oakland's family friendly Sorella di Zza's cooks up authentic Italian recipes that owner Regina's Grandma used to make. Finally, we end the show just off San Francisco's Embarcadero at Hillstone where the food is plentiful and the service shines. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    Antiques Roadshow [#1517H] Washington, DC - Hour Two At the offices of the U.S. General Services Administration, host Mark L. Walberg interviews Inspector General Brian Miller about the New Deal's WPA program, the tens of thousands of artworks produced under its auspices and the current effort to find some of these lost treasures. Highlights include an 1813 Congressional sword; an early 20th-century Tiffany & Co. Sinclair mantel clock; and an early 20th-century Charles Schreyvogel sculpture depicting a soldier and his horse, valued at $60,000 to $90,000. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Inside E Street [#4020] The Future of Home Sweet Home: Part I Guests: Ellen Dunham-Jones, Professor of Architecture and Urban Design at Georgia Tech and co-author of "Retrofitting Suburbia"; Parris Glendening, Former Governor of Maryland and President of Smart Growth America's Leadership Institute; John Salmen, Architect and Accessibility Specialist
    Moving to warmer climates and a slower pace of life was once the norm when it came to retirement. Since the 1990s, however, close to 90% of older Americans have decided to stay in the same county they've been living in, if not in the very same home. A willingness to stay close to family and friends has led many seniors to consider "aging-in-place." In the first part of our "The Future of Home Sweet Home" series; we take a look at the issue of housing. With many people residing in single family homes in suburbia, there is now a challenge to meet the needs of an aging population.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 pm
    b organic with Michele Beschen [#307] Natural Healing Michele's friend and cancer survivor Glenda Aldrich introduces us to the benefits of Laughter Yoga and her daily foraging routine. Michele also shares a couple of healthy uses for homegrown herbs and the healing rewards of creative expression. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 pm
    Growing Bolder [#206H] Quiet Confidence Discover Your Inner Sex Symbol - The expression "less is more" has never been more true. Women are taking it off, to turn it back on! Boudoir photography is hot, in more ways that one! And it's not just those young, skinny 20-somethings, it's women in mid-life and beyond who are giving their all, well, just about, to prove that age is irrelevant! Celebrating 50 Years of Skydiving History - On August 16, 1960, Air Force Capt. Joe Kittinger rode a helium balloon to 102,800 feet -- the very edge of space -- and jumped. Fifty years later, to commemorate man's longest leap, Kittinger became the first inductee into the National Skydiving Museum Hall of Fame. Tracing Your Family Tree - Ever wonder where you came from? Digging up your family tree's roots can help you see a more clear future. We'll take a look at how technology is making it easier than ever to find out who you really are! Bobby Goldsboro: Musical Colors - In 1968 while Joplin, Hendrix, the Doors and Jefferson Airplane were singing about sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll, Bobby Goldsboro was singing about "Honey." After a career in which he sold more than 35 million records, hosted a national TV show, wrote six best-selling children's books and produced a national PBS show, you'd think the soon-to-be 70 Goldsboro would be winding down. Think again. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Healing Quest [#907] Energy Medicine from Connecticut to California. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:00 pm
    My Generation [#4010] The Art of Adapting How do a rock star, an athlete and an artist adapt to big changes in their lives? He's been rockin' hard with Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band for years, but guitarist Nils Lofgren is now dancing to a new tune. Not even MS can stop one woman from climbing the world's highest mountain. And a blind painter has the right touch. duration 26:36   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#907H] In-Studio Interview: Veronica Belmont Past Roadtrippers Mariana and Hannah join RTN staffer Jason on the Roadtrip Nation Winnebago stage to interview Veronica Belmont, Gamer and Host of Tekzilla, a technology news podcast. The audience hears about Veronica's love for technology and the moment of serendipity that led her from humble beginnings to internet fame. Veronica urges the audience to "Think big," and fields questions from her fans about gaming, technology, and the Road she's paved to arrive at a meaningful job. The show finishes with Veronica playing a game of "Mario Kart" against members of the audience. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 3:00 pm
    MotorWeek [#3250H] Kia Forte Road Test: 2014 Kia Forte * Road Test: 2014 Mazda6 * Goss' Garage: Fork Maintenance duration 26:46   SRND51 TVG
  • 3:30 pm
    Hometime [#2621] Island Kitchen 2.0: Cabinets The crew's update of an island kitchen with new cabinets includes visits with the designer and the manufacturer. duration 25:14   TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    This Old House [#3220H] Essex 2012/13, Cottage Style Digging for energy: geothermal bore holes are filled and grouted. General contractor Tom Silva shows how to weave shingles around a corner for a cottage look, and Norm helps him mill and install custom PVC window trim with standard stock from the home center. duration 25:47   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 pm
    Ask This Old House [#1120H] Insulating Ductwork/Maintaining Clothes Washers And Dryers Plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey visits Cortland, Illinois, to learn how corn is harvested and then to help a homeowner insulate his ductwork. Then, Richard, along with host Kevin O'Connor, landscape contractor Roger Cook and general contractor Tom Silva, asks "What is it?" Afterward, Kevin learns how to maintain clothes washers and dryers. duration 25:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    Victory Garden [#3404] Edible Gardens This week, the program is digging in and showing you how to prepare, grow and feast from a victory garden of your own. Gardening correspondent Paul Epsom shares tips from New York's finest - the edible gardens at the New York Botanical Garden. The art of seed saving will enable you to grow the best from the past - magnificent varieties of antique flowers and heirlooms vegetables. Host Jamie Durie is in Sonoma California to tour the Cornerstone Festival of Gardens, which features garden ideas form the worlds' leading architects. And Chef Michel Nischan talks about potatoes in his "homegrown" segment, offering practical tips for how best to grow, cook and eat them. duration 26:46   TVG
  • 5:30 pm
    Just Seen It [#305] In a summer full of Sci-Fi thrillers, we review the newest starring Matt Damon - Elysium. Next, we discuss the new Disney animated comedy, Planes and let you know if it takes off, and then we look at the historical drama, Lee Daniel's The Butler, about a White House butler that serves during the span of seven presidential administrations. And finally, we look at the second chapter in the Percy Jackson mythical franchise - Percy Jackson: Sea Of Monsters. duration 27:01   STEREO TVG
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Between The Lines with Barry Kibrick [#1218] Jim Abbott - Imperfect (Baseball Pitcher) Jim Abbott won a gold medal in the Olympics and the prestigious Sullivan award for best amateur athlete. He then went on to pitch the most memorable no-hitter of all time for the 1993 Yankees. With his insightful memoir, Imperfect, Jim, born without a right hand, shares his moving story about a remarkable achievement that will inspire all. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 pm
    Spark! [#511H] Seyed Alavi and Alonzo King * Follow conceptual artist Seyed Alavi as he installs a temporary piece at San Francisco's Exploratorium.
    * Travel with Alonzo King to New York City as he mounts new ballets with the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.
    duration 28:22   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 pm
    Austin City Limits [#3604H] Alejandro Escovedo/Trombone Shorty Rock and funk collide with Alejandro Escovedo and Trombone Shorty. Escovedo blasts out cuts from his LP Street Songs of Love. Trombone Shorty follows with a heavy dose of New Orleans funk 'n' roll. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 8:00 pm
    President's Photographer: Fifty Years Inside the Oval Office Pete Souza is never far behind President Obama. In fact, sometimes he's ahead of him. As the President's chief White House photographer, Souza is the President's shadow. Now, National Geographic will follow Souza inside the Obama White House--aboard Air Force One, backstage at the State of the Union, and into the heart of the West Wing. It's a behind-the-scenes look at the everyday grit of the American presidency and a chance to see what it's like to cover the most powerful man in the world, for history. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVG
  • 9:00 pm
    Pioneers of Television [#102&] Late Night The stories of Steve Allen, Jack Paar and Johnny Carson headline this episode about the formative years of late-night television. Merv Griffin also emerges as a key player on the late-night scene. (His interview for Pioneers was his last before passing away.) Regis Philbin offers revelations about his years as a late-night sidekick (to Joey Bishop). Dick Cavett and Arsenio Hall also discuss their years in the mix, and Sigourney Weaver offers personal details about her father, Pat - the inventor of "Tonight." The episode is peppered with dozens of never-before-seen clips, including Johnny Carson performing in his early 20s. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 pm
    Woody Allen: American Masters [#101H] Part One His is one of the longest and most prolific careers in show business - beginning with joke-writing and stand-up comedy in the 1950s and morphing into the world of film in the late 1960s. As a writer, director and/or actor, he has averaged a film a year for the past 40 years. But Woody Allen has remained a notoriously private man. After 20 years of begging, the Emmy Award-winner Robert Weide gained unprecedented access to the expanse of this film legend's life and creative process. Beginning with his Brooklyn childhood and deeply exploring this ultimate "independent filmmaker's" writing habits, casting, directing and relationship with his actors, Weide follows Allen over a year and a half, from the London set of 2009's "You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger" through to 2011's "Midnight in Paris" - both feted at the Cannes Film Festival - featuring scenes of Allen's inner sanctums at home and in the editing room. duration 1:55:18   SRND51 TV14
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#205] Cinque Terre: Italy's Hidden Riviera Italy's Hidden Riviera In these five idyllic port towns, we sample village life: fishing for anchovies at midnight, savoring the best pesto, picking grapes, and cheering cliff divers as we hike the "walkway of love." Each pastel town is a delight, but my favorite is Vernazza - where Giovanni makes pasta and Granelli sells porcini mushrooms at the tiny street market. We sidetrip to Carrara's quarries where Michelangelo selected his marble, then return to Vernazza to stroll the only street with the entire village as the sun sets. duration 27:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#802] Milan, Italy Milan has been an influential city for well over 2,000 years. It was a significant political and commercial center for the Roman Empire, and it has maintained that position ever since. Today, Milan is an industrial powerhouse. It is the financial and commercial center of Italy, a focus for electronics, publishing, television, textiles, international trade-fairs, fashion and food. Burt takes viewers to a 16th century Italian palazzo, filled with authentic furnishings and objects from the Renaissance. We'll also find out why Milan is the source of some of Italy's best cooking. duration 27:51   STEREO TVG
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