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KQED Life: Sunday, September 15, 2013

Comcast 189  •  Digital 54.3

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Sunday, September 15, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#306H] Highlights of Paris: Eiffel and Monet to Creme Brulee Packing the best of Paris into one episode, we scale the Eiffel Tower, then savor classic treats - from steak tartare to creme brulee. We marvel at Monet, Manet and company in the stunning Orsay Gallery. Tracing the sad steps of Marie Antoinette, we relive French history from its bloody revolution to its extravagant belle epoch. duration 27:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#1007] Miami, Florida Miami Florida is a sophisticated, subtropical city on the same latitude as the Sahara Desert. It has been described as the American city of the future. There's fun in the sun but there's also a major infusion of performing arts. We'll visit some of the local art galleries and taste the local flavors. duration 26:15   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 am
    Infinity Hall Live [#204H] Ben Taylor It must be daunting to be an up-and-coming singer/songwriter creating thoughtful melodic pop when your parents are two of the most celebrated, successful singer/songwriters of their generation. Ben Taylor knows a bit about that. Son of James Taylor and Carly Simon, Taylor spent his early years traveling and even considering a career in gardening and agriculture before eventually giving in to his musical calling with extraordinarily engaging results. Raised in Manhattan but educated at various private schools in New England, Taylor took up the guitar at age 12. Before he had reached age 20, his cover of the Beatles' "I Will" had found its way onto the soundtrack of the 1995 Paul Reiser film, Bye Bye, Love. Though he spent some time questioning whether music was the path for him, he formed The Ben Taylor Band in 2001 and began recording his first album, Green Dragon, Name a Fox. Famous Among the Barns followed in 2003 with strong buzz and reviews, and a tour with folk songstress Dar Williams. Actor and musician Kevin Bacon produced and performed on Taylor's next record Another Run Around the Sun. In 2008, Taylor's cover of Macy Gray's "I Try" was used in a Honey Nut Cheerios commercial. Joined on the Infinity Hall stage by fellow guitarist David Saw, percussionist Benjamin Thomas and vocalist Beth Mendes, Taylor presents an irresistible acoustic set full of intimate melodies and soaring harmonies. Between anecdotes of his life on the road, relationships and his famous family, the 36-year-old singer offers an alluring mix of songs (and even a poem!) from his six albums and EPs. Taylor opens with the poignant title track off his most recent album, Listening, released in 2012. "You Must've Fallen" is a love song with an appealing reggae groove that seems to lull the audience into a tropical trance. And as a tribute to his famous mother, or "Mama C" as he calls her, he performs "Nothing I Can Do," a ballad full of enchanting hooks and chords. duration 56:52   STEREO TVPG
  • 2:00 am
    Austin City Limits [#3612H] Sonic Youth/The Black Keys ACL presents the evolution of electric guitar music with Sonic Youth and the Black Keys. Sonic Youth showcases the avant-garde rock of its latest album The Eternal, while the Black Keys highlights the classic blues rock of its recent record Brothers. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 3:00 am
    Masterpiece Mystery! [#4325H] Silk Martha Costello's prosecution of an attempted murderer should be a slam-dunk, but will justice be served? As Martha and Clive have their Silk interviews in competition for the QC appointment, the scales appear tipped. And as Martha and Clive oppose one another in a high-profile murder trial, Martha's ambitions and fate hang in the balance. duration 1:59:42   STEREO TV14-D (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:00 am
    Last Tango In Halifax [#101H] Celia and Alan, childhood sweethearts reunited after 60 years, are stranded when Alan's car is stolen. They phone their respective daughters, arrogant Caroline and happy-go-lucky Gillian, to pick them up. Seconds before they actually meet, the women argue bitterly over a parking space. Celia and Alan introduce them to one another and make a surprising announcement. duration 56:16   SRND51 TV14
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Wai Lana Yoga [#212] Stretch, Tone & Salute After poses to stretch the inner groin and firm leg muscles, Wai Lana demonstrates how to solidify the Salute to the Sun. duration 27:55   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 am
    Priscilla's Yoga Stretches [#101] 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  
  • 6:45 am
    Priscilla's Yoga Stretches [#102] 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 [#117] Balancing Poses - Version Two With Navasana, Vyagrasana, Ashtanga, Eagle/Garudasana, and others. duration 27:15   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 [#627] Scar Tissue & Fascia Scar tissue and fascia release. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 am
    Growing A Greener World [#405H] Trees (Atlanta, GA) We take the mystery out of starting plants from seed and cover what you need to know to start your plants from seed for a successful garden. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    P. Allen Smith's Garden to Table [#101H] Pizza Party In P. Allen Smith's first Garden to Table episode, he's throwing a pizza party, and showcases several recipes, including a delicious Greek salad, an easy way to make pizza dough and a fresh strawberry sorbeto. Allen creates a fun tablescape using interesting items from the garden. Also, Allen gives tips on what herbs can be planted together and taken straight from Garden to Table. duration 26:32   TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 am
    Victory Garden [#3301Z] Old Old is new again. During World Wars I and II, home gardeners supported the effort abroad by growing their own vegetables to feed their families. Today, the Victory Garden movement continues - representing the need to work toward sustainability in an effort to connect the planet to the plate. Join host Jamie Durie as he visits San Francisco to see the installation of "Victory Gardens 2008" in front of City Hall's Civic Center. Jamie speaks with San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom and renowned chef and passionate slow food advocate Alice Waters about this special city project. Then, gardening correspondent Paul Epsom visits Mixed Border Nursery in Hollis, NH, to show us how many old varieties of plants are still favorites today-- and how they've evolved through hybridization. Resident chef Michel Nischan's "Homegrown" segment features a master gardener whose greenhouse and garden supply a new restaurant. duration 26:46   TVG
  • 10:00 am
    Garden Smart [#3202] Garden rooms are something old that is new again. GS visits a national landmark that has a fantastic historic garden. From garden rooms to plants that are easy to grow, this show is filled with great gardening ideas. duration 26:42   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 am
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#709H] Cafe Borrone, Wexler's and Big 4 Restaurant Cafe Borrone (Menlo Park), Wexler's (San Francisco) and Big 4 Restaurant (San Francisco) are the eateries selected by local diners. Will the three guests agree on their Bay Area favorites? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    Antiques Roadshow [#1308H] Wichita, Ks - Hour Two In Wichita, Kansas, host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Gary Piattoni shed some light on the Wichita-based Coleman Company and the appeal of its iconic recreational and military lanterns and stoves. At the Century II Performing Arts & Convention Center, one lucky guest gets a big surprise when her set of 1914 and 1915 Cracker Jack baseball cards is estimated to be worth $30,000 to $40,000. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Inside E Street [#4024] Make Your Money Last Retirement once painted a rosy picture of leisurely time spent reading or enjoying hobbies, as well as pursuing new and rewarding activities we once couldn't make time for. But just how ready are Americans for retirement, and is that once ideal notion still attainable? The downturn in the economic landscape has left many Boomers woefully unprepared for what was once thought to be one of the most pleasurable phases of life. We are joined in our studios by AARP's Financial Ambassador and Financial Editor for NBC's, "Today Show," Jean Chatzky. She discusses the best ways to plan for, and calculate, your retirement needs. Also joining Ms. Chatzky is Steve Cassaday, an independent financial planner and President of Cassaday &Co. 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 [#210H] No Strings Attached No Strings Attached? - Musicians strive for perfection. That means their instruments must be flawless. But good luthiers are very hard to find. See what makes Saul Cornell the most important member of any string section, even though he doesn't play a note. International Celebrity: Rachel Veitch - "How's Rachel? Is Chariot Still Running?" We get the questions daily. Rachel, of course, is Rachel Veitch, the hard-driving, gun-toting, America-loving nonagenarian who became an international celebrity after we told her story. How's she doing? For starters, she's a little nervous to have Marc behind the wheel of her beloved Chariot. But she's also getting ready for a little body work of her own. She shares her busy plans for the coming months (you could say she's on a bit of a media blitz) and she answers the question everyone wants to know: how many miles are on Chariot now? Skydivers Over Sixty Smash World Record - Growing Bolder is something anyone can do. Knitters. Dancers. Writers. Painters. Entrepreneurs. This is how skydivers do it. It's one of the most inspiring, empowering and unforgettable world records ever, and only Growing Bolder was there to document it. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 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 [#4014] A New View What makes you different? Meet a doctor who makes house calls on horseback. Plus, forget about living large, tiny houses may be the next big thing. The Ultimate Cheapskate reveals how to get the best bargain at yard sale. Plus, how one grandmother redefines staying fit for life. duration 26:36   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#710H] The finale of Season 7 finds the team seeing the sights of New York City before interviewing singer-songwriter Zee Avi, as she relates her road from YouTube posting to successful recording artist. Their final interview is with Nathan Vincent, crochet artist. The team reflects on the places that they visit. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    MotorWeek [#3302H] * Ferrari F12 Berlinetta * Two Wheelin': Current Motors Super Scooter * Goss' Garage: Oil Filters * Toyota Rav4, Honda Accord, Ram 1500 (Hi) * Full Size Sedan Challenge duration 26:46   SRND51 TVG
  • 3:30 pm
    Hometime [#2625] Timber Shed Roof and Stone The crew installs clay tile roofing and natural stone cladding for the walls. duration 25:14   TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    This Old House [#3224H] Essex 2012/13, from Our House to Daryl's House Kevin points out the exterior details that bring the outside into the sunroom, like the slate floor tile installer Mark Ferrante is laying. Parged plaster, salvaged hearth tile and carefully stained quarter-sawn oak floors all work to revive the look of the original cottage. Norm visits music icon and old house buff Daryl Hall at his antique home and studio. duration 25:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 pm
    Ask This Old House [#1124H] Installing Surge Protection/Hardscaping Projects Master electrician Scott Caron installs several types of surge protection. Then, general contractor Tom Silva, host Kevin O'Connor, landscape contractor Roger Cook and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey ask, "What is it?" Afterward, Roger demonstrates how to cut and shape rocks for hardscaping projects. duration 25:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    Victory Garden [#3301Z] Old Old is new again. During World Wars I and II, home gardeners supported the effort abroad by growing their own vegetables to feed their families. Today, the Victory Garden movement continues - representing the need to work toward sustainability in an effort to connect the planet to the plate. Join host Jamie Durie as he visits San Francisco to see the installation of "Victory Gardens 2008" in front of City Hall's Civic Center. Jamie speaks with San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom and renowned chef and passionate slow food advocate Alice Waters about this special city project. Then, gardening correspondent Paul Epsom visits Mixed Border Nursery in Hollis, NH, to show us how many old varieties of plants are still favorites today-- and how they've evolved through hybridization. Resident chef Michel Nischan's "Homegrown" segment features a master gardener whose greenhouse and garden supply a new restaurant. duration 26:46   TVG
  • 5:30 pm
    Just Seen It [#309] Lots of Fall TV pilots to discuss so first we look at ABC and review the new comedy, Trophy Wife, and the drama, Lucky 7, based on the British series, The Syndicate. Then we check out NBC's offerings with The Michael J. Fox Show and The Blacklist, starring James Spader. Next, Robin Williams returns to TV with his CBS comedy, The Crazy Ones. And finally, there are still movies coming out so we review the mob comedy, The Family, starring Robert De Niro, Tommy Lee Jones and Michelle Pfeiffer. duration 27:07   STEREO TVG
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Between The Lines with Barry Kibrick [#1238] Robert Greene - Mastery Free will and the Science of the Brain. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 pm
    Spark! [#605H] Yoshi's, Hijos del Sol, Diamano Coura Spark visits Yoshi's new venue in San Francisco's historic Fillmore district, and explores efforts to reinvigorate the jazz scene with shows dubbed "Local Legends," featuring artists like Sugar Pie de Santo. Next, meet painter Jose Ortiz whose Salinas after-school program, Hijos del Sol, is turning young kids from tough neighborhoods onto art. Then join Dr. Zak Diouf and Naomi Washington Diouf and their Diamano Coura West African Dance Company in the weeks leading up to their annual repertoire concert. duration 27:02   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 pm
    Austin City Limits [#3612H] Sonic Youth/The Black Keys ACL presents the evolution of electric guitar music with Sonic Youth and the Black Keys. Sonic Youth showcases the avant-garde rock of its latest album The Eternal, while the Black Keys highlights the classic blues rock of its recent record Brothers. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 8:00 pm
    In Performance at the White House [#1601H] Fiesta Latina This program presents the White House celebration of Latino music and its influence on American music and culture. The President and Mrs. Obama welcome a star-studded evening of performance from the South Lawn of the White House, hosted by Eva Longoria Parker, George Lopez and Jimmy Smits. Performing will be Marc Anthony, Aventura, Pete Escovedo, Gloria Estefan, Jose Feliciano, Los Lobos, Thalia, Tito El Bambino and musical director, Sheila E. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 pm
    Storm That Swept Mexico The Mexican Revolution, the first major political and social revolution of the 20th century, not only changed the course of Mexican history, but also profoundly impacted its relationships with the rest of the world. This program looks at the complex historical, social, political, economic and cultural forces that shaped the Mexican Revolution, influenced its course, and determined its consequences and legacy. duration 1:56:46   STEREO TVPG-V
  • 11:00 pm
    Life On Fire [#102H] Volcano Doctors Whether the Philippines, Papua New Guinea, Colombia, Chile, Italy or Iceland, each of these countries is home to active volcanoes that are a threat to the populations settled at their feet. Every day, lava, ash, gas, bombs and avalanches are likely to slide down the gaping mouths of the rock giants. To avoid disasters, volcanologists are asked to anticipate and warn. They are asked to be prophets and to know how to analyze the volcanoes' slightest tremors. Around the world, these volcano doctors use their tools and knowledge to try to protect those who live beneath the Earth's fire. duration 55:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#311H] Budapest: The Best of Hungary Budapest, once Vienna's partner in ruling the Austro-Hungarian empire, feels like the capital of Eastern Europe. It's actually two cities- busy Pest and noble Buda-straddling the Danube and laced together by mighty bridges. Capitalism has taken hold with gusto as shopping boulevards thrive and stone Lenins and cast iron Stalins litter a theme park at the edge of town. Today Gypsy orchestras feature smoking violins, venerable mineral baths are the rage, and 19th century coffeehouses enjoy a renaissance. duration 27:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#1102] Touring Ireland Burt visits Ireland's great pilgrimage sites, follows the trails of St. Patrick, investigates the history of Guinness, learns about the most valuable book in Ireland, looks at the great architecture of Dublin and finds out what's good to eat. This program could easily become the basis for your own fascinating tour of Ireland. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
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