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KQED Life: Sunday, September 22, 2013

Comcast 189  •  Digital 54.3

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Sunday, September 22, 2013
  • 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
  • 1:00 am
    Infinity Hall Live [#205H] The Bacon Brothers The Bacon Brothers may be the best kept secret of the music industry. Michael Bacon is an accomplished cellist and guitarist, as well as an award-winning composer for both film and television. Kevin Bacon - one of the most prolific screen actors of his generation and a Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award winner - is also a talented singer and songwriter. The duo's eclectic sound combines their unique talents in a way that keeps their fans coming back for more year after year. As Kevin explains it, "When we were just starting out, people would say 'what kind of music do you play?' And the answer was 'well, it's folk/rock/soul/country.' We shortened it to 'forosoco' and then titled our first album Forosoco." Michael then chimes in sarcastically, "It was a great idea. We named our first album Forosoco and nobody could pronounce it. Wasn't probably the best marketing tool." Born into a household alive with arts and music, Kevin and Michael have played music together since they were boys, but only formed their band in 1994 for a charity event in their hometown of Philadelphia. The collaboration worked so well, the brothers hit the road whenever their busy schedules would allow. Soon they produced a collection of finely tuned albums with crowd-pleasing appeal, including Forosoco in 1997, Getting There in 1999, 2001's Can't Complain, as well as some live and 'best of' compilations. duration 56:30   STEREO TVPG
  • 2:00 am
    Austin City Limits [#3812H] Gary Clark Jr./Alabama Shakes ACL presents modern blues and soul with Gary Clark, Jr. and Alabama Shakes. Austin guitarist Clark showcases his major label debut, while Alabama's Shakes spotlight their critically acclaimed Boys & Girls. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 3:00 am
    Masterpiece Mystery! [#4326#] Foyle's War, Series VIII The Eternity Ring It's 1946, and in the brewing Cold War climate of post-war Britain, Detective Chief Superintendent Christopher Foyle (Michael Kitchen) and his loyal friend Sam (Honeysuckle Weeks) find themselves adjusting to a new era of secrets, intelligence, and security as the Iron Curtain descends and MI5 comes knocking. When Christopher Foyle returns from America, MI5, suspicious that British atomic research has been infiltrated, asks Foyle to investigate whether a Russian spy network could be at work in the heart of London. In signing on, he's reunited with the now-married Sam who is working for a scientist involved in the development of the atom bomb. duration 1:26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:30 am
    Last Tango In Halifax [#102#] Celia and Alan are enjoying their new life together, but widowed Gillian and separated Caroline have problems with their respective children and partners. During Celia and Alan's engagement party, Gillian's son is arrested for assaulting his mother's young lover. duration 56:46   SRND51 TV14
  • 5:30 am
    ImageMakers [#1111H] You Should Be Paranoid OUT OF ERASERS - Sweden / Denmark
    A woman becomes the victim of a strange "scribble" infection whose only cure is to physically erase the virus. Hysteria results when the town's eraser factory goes up in flames. After struggling to keep safe from the virus's reach, she must deal with the possibility that things will never be the same. A creative and arresting live action/animation blend which updates classic cold war paranoia with contemporary obsessions with viral attacks. Written, edited and directed by Eric Rosenlund.
    88:88 - USA
    Val has lost control of her life and has cut herself off from family and friends. She feels they are all in denial about the events happening in the world today. Despite her pleas, her warnings have fallen on deaf ears. Realizing she must take a stand, she has only one remaining option - fight back. What starts as the ramblings of a crazy woman turns in to an intense and suspenseful validation of her fears. Directed by Joey Ciccoline. Principal cast: Rachel Kahne.
    duration 27:46   STEREO TVPGV
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Wai Lana Yoga [#217] Abs and Thighs Wake up with a breathing exercise, then strengthen your abs and thighs. Give your spine a full stretch as you roll into a ball. duration 27:55   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 am
    Priscilla's Yoga Stretches [#111] 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 [#112] 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 [#122] Airplanes With Parsvokonasana Warrior I, II, and II with three arm positions. duration 27:42   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sit and Be Fit [#1315] Releasing Muscle Tightness Mary Ann uses a small ball, a towel and large ball to release some of the restrictions that build up in the connective tissue that runs throughout the body. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique [#702] Slenderize Your Legs duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 am
    Growing A Greener World [#406H] Setting Up Your Garden: (Atlanta, GA) Host, Joe Lamp'l creates his own raised bed garden from scratch, and shows the tips along the way that anyone can do to create a productive garden. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    P. Allen Smith's Garden to Table [#102H] Bunches of Blueberries Allen goes to Oregon to sample several delicious blueberry dishes and visits a plant where they harvest blueberries. Back at the farm, he makes his homemade blueberry muffins. Allen shows how use blueberries as an ornamental plant when he to puts together a "deckscape with a blueberry theme. duration 26:37   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 am
    Victory Garden [#3302Z] New The best of the new! Jamie Durie takes viewers to Cornerstone Gardens one of North America's premier collections of exciting new garden design. Cornerstone presents gardeners with terrific, fresh ideas to bring home to their own spaces. Ever wonder how new plants make it onto nursery shelves? Gardening correspondent Paul Epsom explores the path from seed to retail sale when he visits an All-American Selection trial garden. This week's "Homegrown" segment features a husband and wife team that bring the farm to the table: Farmer Chris Kurth and chef Ana Sortun show resident chef Michel Nischan the glories of freshly-dug potatoes. duration 26:46   TVG
  • 10:00 am
    Garden Smart [#3203] One man found the raw land, saw its potential, then spent 40 years carving out a beautiful space for home and gardens. By blending home and nature, the site looks like it has been here for a hundred years. The lessons learned can apply no matter where we live. duration 26:47   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 am
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#710H] Salute E Vita Ristorante, Lolo Restaurant and Le G Salute e Vita Ristorante (Richmond), Lolo Restaurant (San Francisco) and Le Garage (Sausalito) 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 [#1313H] Grand Rapids, Mi - Hour One AR drives to the Gilmore Car Museum near Grand Rapids, Michigan, for a look at its collection of more than 1500 hood ornaments or "mascots. " Appraisal highlights: a letter from Grand Rapids native son, Gerald Ford, written in 1967 to his former kindergarten teacher; a pair of earrings made from cufflinks given to the guest's grandfather by Czar Nicholas of Russia; and an 1881 painting by noted Hudson River School artist Jasper Cropsey, valued at $300,000. duration 55:39   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Inside E Street [#4025] The Conversation Just how familiar are you with your loved one's end of life wishes? It's an uncomfortable and at times painful talk that many don't want to face. More often than not, however, it can help alleviate heart-wrenching decisions that occur at the most difficult of times. So, have you had the conversation? Joining us in our studio is Charles Ornstein, Senior Health Care Reporter and President of the Association of Health Care Journalists. Mr. Ornstein, who had the conversation with his aging parents, found that talking helped his understanding of their wishes. Knowing their wishes, however, did not make the choice any easier once they became ill and the reality of those life and death decisions became real. Ellen Goodman, the Co-Founder of, "The Conversation Project," also joins us to detail end-of-life chats, and how you can begin your own exchange. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 pm
    b organic with Michele Beschen [#312] Naturally Entertaining - Outdoor Clever, budget friendly ideas on how to have naturally great parties outdoors with "party plantings", "no waste serving ware", "repurposed lighting", and multi-purpose, long lasting cement block patio furniture you can build yourself. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 pm
    Growing Bolder [#211H] Don't Stop Believing Food and Family - Isabella Morgia di Vicari has two passions -- food and family. They've always been her recipe for happiness. When Isabella had a midlife crisis, she didn't come out swinging -- she came out cooking. *Miss Matchmaker - Driven by a fear of failure, Michelle Valentine learned to light the spark of passion, not just in herself, but in others as well. Her success in creating a world-class dating service helped her to a clear understanding of how to help others build powerful relationships of all kinds. Don't Stop Believin' - The recession has led to difficult times for a lot of people, including 48-year-old Don Cupo. A year ago, he had lost his job and his optimism. But then he decided to take action and a leap of faith. He enrolled at the nation's second largest university to pursue his passion -- film and music. And since he was already being bold, he decided to chase another dream. He tried out for and made the marching band. Now he's pushing himself in ways he never thought possible, and he's got a message for anyone who's lost hope -- don't stop believing. Taking the Plunge - More times than not, the one thing that gets in the way of trying something new is fear! What if there was a way to eliminate it? Would you be willing to try something like scuba diving? Find out how taking risks in life can bring you more rewards than you imagined. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Healing Quest [#1005] Tapping Into Healing Power from the Earth; Energy Healing from New Zealand's Geoffrey Morell; Michele Bernhardt on Improving Our Personal Energy. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:00 pm
    My Generation [#4015] The Real You Actress and sex symbol Raquel Welch talks about her career, life and philanthropy. Pro wrestler Mick Foley shows his more sensitive side as a volunteer helping victims of abuse. And Hall of Fame quarterback Dan Marino talks about his life on and off the field. duration 26:33   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#1001H] Breaking Out of the Comfort Zone Joined by the common desire to get out of their comfort zones, a new team of Roadtrippers embarks on a cross-country journey to interview innovative Leaders who can provide insight on building a fulfilling life. Roadtripper Jackie has just earned a bachelor's degree in chemistry at the University of Texas, and left her home in Mexico to do so. With her family's high hopes hinging on her success, she seeks to find a balance between her academic demands and outside interests. Recent-grad Megan has always wanted to become a teacher, but feels she must break out of her insulated surroundings to determine whether that dream is still right for her. Zachariah, an animated student at Ohio State, seeks to channel his many interests into one concrete path. After meeting each other (and their 36-foot home-on-wheels), the crew hits the beach to interview Dr. Graeme Rae, the Chief Scientist for Surfline.com, who discusses leaving the world of academia to help surfers score waves. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 3:00 pm
    MotorWeek [#3303H] * '14 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray * No Limit * Goss' Garage: Timing Belt Kits * Quick Spin: Porsche 911 Turbo, Mercedes-Benz Sedan/Wagon, JCW Mini Countryman * Winnebago Sightseer * '14 Toyota Tundra duration 26:46   SRND51 TVG
  • 3:30 pm
    Hometime [#2626] Timber Shed Finishing Touches The crew finishes the exterior and gets the new shed ready for winter. duration 25:14   TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    This Old House [#3225H] Essex 2012/13, Design for Everyone Richard and son Ross Trethewey recap the geothermal system's installation with Norm. Tile installers Mark and Erik Ferrante lay reclaimed marble tile in the foyer and designer Keith Musinski's custom-ordered hand-painted border tile in the kitchen. Kevin learns about universal design touring the Seattle home of architect Emory Baldwin. duration 25:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 pm
    Ask This Old House [#1125H] Making Custom Concrete Countertops/Cordless Landscape Tools Host Kevin O'Connor works with an expert to make and install custom concrete countertops. Then, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey shows how to make watertight connections without soldering. Afterward, landscape contractor Roger demonstrates several new cordless landscape tools. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    Victory Garden [#3302Z] New The best of the new! Jamie Durie takes viewers to Cornerstone Gardens one of North America's premier collections of exciting new garden design. Cornerstone presents gardeners with terrific, fresh ideas to bring home to their own spaces. Ever wonder how new plants make it onto nursery shelves? Gardening correspondent Paul Epsom explores the path from seed to retail sale when he visits an All-American Selection trial garden. This week's "Homegrown" segment features a husband and wife team that bring the farm to the table: Farmer Chris Kurth and chef Ana Sortun show resident chef Michel Nischan the glories of freshly-dug potatoes. duration 26:46   TVG
  • 5:30 pm
    Just Seen It [#310] We take a break from all the new TV pilots to look at 4 very different movies! First, the Lambert family returns but can't shake their demons in the horror-filled Insidious: Chapter 2. Then we come clean with our review of Thanks For Sharing, the dramedy about sex addiction starring Mark Ruffalo. Up next is the documentary about the reclusive author of The Catcher in the Rye, Salinger. Then we wrap it all up with the third movie in the sci-fi franchise staring Vin Diesel, Riddick. duration 27:03   STEREO TVG
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Between The Lines with Barry Kibrick [#1239] Trevor Blake - Three Simple Steps A new approach for building a joyful life. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 pm
    Spark! [#606H] The Ark, Mauleon, and Grisman Spark goes on a musical adventure, exploring Latin Jazz, Bluegrass, and music from the Jewish diaspora. First, climb aboard The Ark, a project created by the Jewish Music Festival. In the basement of a divinity school, nine musicians from the US, Eastern Europe, and the Middle East have six days to compose a groundbreaking new piece of Jewish music. Next, meet pianist and bandleader Rebeca Mauleon, one of the leading ladies of Latin Jazz. Then visit with mandolin master, David Grisman, who blends new jazz and traditional bluegrass to create a thoroughly original sound. duration 28:21   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 pm
    Austin City Limits [#3812H] Gary Clark Jr./Alabama Shakes ACL presents modern blues and soul with Gary Clark, Jr. and Alabama Shakes. Austin guitarist Clark showcases his major label debut, while Alabama's Shakes spotlight their critically acclaimed Boys & Girls. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 8:00 pm
    Latino Americans [#101^] Foreigners In Their Own Land/Empire of Dreams Foreigners in Their Own Land - Survey the history and people from 1565-1880, as the first Spanish explorers enter North America, the U. S. expands into territories in the Southwest that had been home to Native Americans and English and Spanish colonies, and as the Mexican-American War strips Mexico of half its territories by 1848. Empire of Dreams - See how the American population is reshaped by Latino immigration starting in 1880 and continuing into the 1940s: Cubans, Mexicans and Puerto Ricans begin arriving in the U.S. and start to build communities in South Florida, Los Angeles and New York. duration 1:52:16   STEREO TV14-V (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 pm
    Voces On PBS [#104] Lemon When Lemon Andersen held a Tony Award in his hands for his work in Russell Simmons' Def Poetry Jam on Broadway, it was close to a miracle. This poet/performer was a three-time felon who'd achieved more than anyone could have ever imagined. But when the show closed, he lost everything and moved his wife and two small daughters back to the projects. In desperation, he turned to the only thing he had left - his pen and his past. Lemon follows one man's journey to bring his life story to the New York stage while battling his darkest demons. duration 56:46   STEREO TV14 (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 pm
    Lifecasters This program explores the yet-untold dramatic stories of Americans living beyond the spotlight, outside of the mainstream. They are compelling people whose second acts and life experience defies categorization and who contribute rarely heard, unique voices to our culture. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#403H] Edinburgh Edinburgh is the historical and cultural heart of Scotland. We'll explore the castle, peek at the new parliament, dabble in the local literature, sip a little Scotch, get wrapped up in a kilt, and then stow away on Her Majesty's Yacht Britannia. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#1107] Taiwan - A Sense of Place - Part Four In 1869, Francis Galton, an English anthropologist argued that all talent was the result of heredity. No matter what the skill - from painting a great picture - to inventing a perfect recipe - it was always the result of the genes you received from your parents. Today, we know that he was smart, but wrong. What we are is the result of the interaction of our genes and our environment and our biology is continually altered by our environment. In these programs, Burt interviews a number of famous Taiwanese-Americans who grew up in traditional Taiwanese homes and immigrated to the United States, including an internet billionaire, a top Hollywood director, and a man who builds 6 million bicycles every year. Then, Burt travels to Taiwan to look at the key influences on their lives including one of Taiwan's most famous museums, a train that travels at over 150 miles an hour, big budget martial arts movies, a restaurant that presents dishes based on famous works of Chinese art, and one of the world's greatest choreographers. Burt tries to discover how the early life of these successful people affected the way they think now. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
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