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KQED Life: Sunday, October 6, 2013

Comcast 189  •  Digital 54.3

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Sunday, October 6, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#408H] Italy's Great Hill Towns Connoisseurs of Italy find that its quintessential charms survive in its classic hill towns. From San Gimignano's medieval towers, to Cortona's charming lanes, to Orvieto's papal intrigue, to Civita di Bagnoregio's cliff-hanging vistas...all sit on lofty stone perches that now seem to protect them only from the modern world. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#1204H] The Great Rivers of Europe: Cochem to Luxembourg Burt cruises along the Mosel River with stops in Cochem and Bernkastel in the middle of the Mosel wine region. He also tours the city of Luxembourg and cooks with Lea Linster, one of Europe's leading chefs and a major television personality. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 am
    Infinity Hall Live [#207H] Barenaked Ladies Barenaked Ladies brings a comically upbeat quality to alternative rock. After 25 years together, the band continues to win over fans with their witty, tongue-twisting lyrics and light-hearted style. Despite their years on the road, they still bring the same kinetic stage presence to their shows, complete with improvised raps, animated dancing and humorous banter between songs. Barenaked Ladies was born in the late 80s in the Toronto suburb of Scarborough, Canada when the duo of Ed Robertson and Steven Page began playing acoustic shows as the opening acts for comedy troupes. The experience proved influential for them as they learned the importance of inserting humor into their songs and performances. The group soon added Jim Creeggan on bass, his brother Andy on keyboards and Tyler Stewart on drums. In order to increase their visibility locally, the group began independently releasing audio cassettes, but 1991's Yellow Tape exceeded all their expectations. Fueled in part by a press story about Toronto's mayor banning their performance near City Hall since she believed their name to be demeaning of women, sales of Barenaked Ladies' Yellow Tape soared, making it the first independently released record to reach platinum status in Canada. The band's first full album, Gordon was released in 1992 with great success in Canada including the songs "If I Had a $1,000,000" and "Brian Wilson." The band caught on in America in 1998 with the chart-topping single "One Week" off the album, Stunt. When Stunt debuted at Number #3 on the Billboard 200 - selling more than 140,000 copies in its first week - BnL quickly upgraded their concert venues from small clubs to arenas. The band was nominated for two Grammys and won six Juno Awards. While Andy Creeggan and Steven Page have since left the group, the remaining members continue to tour and produce new music, including 2013's Grinning Streak. In their Infinity Hall performance, Barenaked Ladies brings the same fun and spontaneity that has endeared them to their fans. In addition to performing their mega-hits One Week and If I Had a $1,000,000, they also delight the crowd with a performance of their theme song from the hit television series, The Big Bang Theory. The audience received the rare opportunity to hear the band's first live performance of three new songs: "Boomerang," "Odds Are" and "Smile." And in true Barenaked Ladies form, the group busted out two improvised raps, one about the concert hall and the other based on an exuberant comment made by a concertgoer. duration 57:27   STEREO TVPG
  • 2:00 am
    Austin City Limits [#3901H] Juanes/Jesse & Joy ACL presents the best in Latin music with Juanes and Jesse & Joy. Colombian superstar Juanes performs a high-energy set of his best, while Mexico City's sibling duo Jesse & Joy sing a selection of their greatest hits. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 3:00 am
    Masterpiece Mystery! [#4328#] Foyle's War, Series VII: Sunflower Foyle is given the distasteful task of protecting art historian Professor Peter Van Haren, an undercover ex-Nazi and a valuable MI5 intelligence asset against the Russians. But when Van Haren lectures a group of students on the self-portraits of the artist Rembrandt, his presence causes a young man to suffer a frightening flashback which ends in tragedy. duration 1:26:46   STEREO TVPG-V (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:30 am
    Last Tango In Halifax [#104#] A police search begins for Alan and Celia, who are locked inside the hall without phone service. Fearing for their parents and unable to sleep, Caroline and Gillian open up to one another and form a supportive bond. In the morning, the curator and his assistant find Alan and Celia. duration 56:46   SRND51 TV14
  • 5:30 am
    ImageMakers [#1105H] Dead Last Option TRUE LOVE - Australia
    A woman has suffered years of psychological and physical abuse at the hands of her husband. When he starts focusing his rage on her daughter, she snaps and kills him. She never thought she had it in her to kill somebody. Now does she have it in her to bury the evidence? The original and unpredictable thriller that will have you guessing up to its shocking climax. Directed by Robert Braiden. Principal cast: Niki J Price and Jamie Dunn.
    CURFEW - USA
    At the lowest point in his life, Richie gets a call from his estranged sister, asking him to look after his 9-year-old niece. Years may exaggerate the distance separating brothers and sisters, but blood ties run too deep and cannot be ignored. Written, directed and edited by Shawn Christensen. Principal cast: Shawn Christensen, Fatima Ptacek and Kim Allen.
    duration 29:05   STEREO TVPGV
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Wai Lana Yoga [#601] Lengthen & Strengthen Lengthen and strengthen the muscles of your legs, your arms, your entire body with poses like Wheel, Warrior, and Patient Crane. 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 [#201] duration 26:29   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sit and Be Fit [#1105] Perceptual Motor Fitness This workout combines a variety of exercises that will encourage perceptual motor fitness for the purpose of strengthening communication between body and brain. duration 27:01   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique [#712] Relieve Aches and Pains duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 am
    Growing A Greener World [#408H] Waterwise Gardening (San Diego, CA) We explore how gardeners can maximize their garden's beauty while still minimizing their water usage using time tested and the latest watering technology. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    P. Allen Smith's Garden to Table [#105H] Harvest Festival P. Allen Smith is celebrating the fall harvest at the farm with a lot of friends. If you love autumn, this is the episode for you! Allen shares several delicious recipes like his mouthwatering pumpkin creme brulee and roasted chicken and pumpkin stew. Plus, chef Ashley Christenson is on hand to help Allen harvest sweet potatoes and, in turn, she shows him how to make a simple sweet potato dish with honey mustard and brown sugar. Allen also talks to a guest about Southern cuisine and shows us what he did to decorate for the big party by using sumac branches as chandeliers! duration 26:39   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 [#3205] An abandoned waterfront has been transformed into a public park, a wonderful area filled with lush lawns, trees and beautiful flowers. By incorporating a collection of ecosystems, it's a landscape people and wildlife use and enjoy. You can utilize similar concepts in your own landscape. duration 26:32   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 am
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#712H] Roti Indian, Chop Bar & Park Tavern Roti Indian Bistro, Chop Bar and Park Tavern are the eateries selected by local diners. Will the three guests agree on their Bay Area favorites? duration 26:47   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    Antiques Roadshow [#1316H] Hartford, Ct - Hour One AR arrives in Hartford, Connecticut, then ventures to Mystic Seaport for a glimpse of America's maritime heritage expressed in the Seaport's collection of rare paintings. Appraisal highlights include a 1963 poster for a Joan Baez/Bob Dylan concert at New Haven Arena, brought by the artist's daughter; a pair of 18th-century silk shoes purportedly worn by one of George Washington's dance partners; and a collection of 200-year-old Wedgwood pottery buttons found in an attic and valued at $1500 to $2000 for the set. duration 55:35   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Market Warriors [#101H] Antiquing In Adamstown, PA In the premiere, four pickers - Miller, John,Bob and Kevin - head to Lancaster, Pennsylvania, home to Renningers Adamstown, a large indoor/outdoor flea market, where they will be challenged to find mid-century modern items amid the Pennsylvania Dutch antiques. The pickers scour the market for key finds, which include an Eames chair, Moss floor lamp and a Tiffany jelly jar. The winning picker is determined at A.N. Abell Auction Company in Los Angeles, California, where their chosen items go under the hammer. duration 55:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 1:00 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#1003H] The Power of Serendipity Outside of San Francisco, the team arrives at the Jelly Belly factory to meet with Elise Benstein, a food scientist who develops new Jelly Belly flavors. Elise encourages the Roadtrippers to be open to unplanned opportunity; after all, she never would have thought her job would consist of making Root Beer-flavored candy, but she loves it. From California, the crew winds east to Arizona, where they meet with Deon Clark, a nuclear engineer. Deon joined the navy as a teenager to escape the drugs and violence of his neighborhood, and stresses the importance of rejecting peer pressure. Moving onto New Mexico, the team meets two-time Pulitzer-Prize-winning journalist Paul Salopek, whose non-linear life experiences teach the Roadtrippers to embrace serendipity. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 1:30 pm
    Healing Quest [#1007] The Cod Liver Oil Revival; Dr. Howard Murad on Youth Building for Boomers; Dr. Brenda Wade on Gratefulness and Evolution. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:00 pm
    My Generation [#4017] Follow Your Dreams Bestselling author Nora Roberts is doing what she loves. Ever thought about selling your stuff and hitting the road? One couple did just that. Take flight on an unforgettable hot air balloon ride. And what do cops and teddy bears have in common? More than you think. duration 26:36   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    Ask This Old House [#1201H] Replacing An Old Door/Hot Water Without Waiting The 12th season of ATOH begins with Kevin teaching the guys how to use Twitter. Tom replaces an old, rusted bulkhead door. Richard discusses several ways to get hot water without waiting. And the guys ask, "What is it?" duration 25:16   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 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
  • 3:30 pm
    Chef John Besh's Family Table [#126H] Garlicky Baked Oysters; Marinated Crab Fingers; Seafood Gumbo. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    Jacques Pepin: More Fast Food My Way [#201] Viva Espana! Jacques' world travels influence his cooking and with this menu we'll savor the essence of Spain. Bold and Spicy Gazpacho kicks off the meal followed by Shellfish and Chicken Paella. A detour to pick up some Caribbean flavors makes the last dish of Pineapple in Dark Rum Sauce worth a trip to the kitchen. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:30 pm
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1204H] Chocolate Torte Host Christopher Kimball visits the Hotel Sacher Vienna to taste Sacher torte, and test cook Yvonne Ruperti shows him how to make foolproof Chocolate Torte at home. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of baking chocolate. And finally, gadget guru Lisa McManus uncovers the best nut choppers. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#223H] Baladie Gourmet Cafe, Sumi, Marche Aux Fleurs Be prepared to perform a belly dance when you ring the bell at our first Middle Eastern eatery. Then Cal-fusion cuisine keeps the taste buds tapping. Finally, a sense of pastoral tranquility envelopes diners as they savor local flavors at our final stop. duration 28:04   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 pm
    Martha Bakes [#101H] Yellow Cake A simple recipe for yellow cake becomes the foundation for extraordinary desserts. Martha shares her father's favorite birthday cake, with an orange curd filling and a rich chocolate frosting - and offers tips for creating a bakery-worthy layer cake, such as creating even layers and applying a perfect coat of frosting. From a mouthwatering stone-fruit upside-down cake to a batch of strawberry cupcakes, Martha covers the possibilities for this yellow cake recipe. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Just Seen It [#312] This week, we cover three very different comedies and one of the most highly-anticipated movies of the year. First, we take a look at the romantic comedy, Don Jon, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Scarlett Johansson. Next, we check out the animated sequel, Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2. Following up is the cross-country romantic comedy, Baggage Claim, and we head out into space for the sci-fi thriller, Gravity, starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney. duration 26:59   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 pm
    Spark! [#107] The Next Generation Speaks Especially in these turbulent times, young people have a lot on their minds, as this episode demonstrates. We see how several innovative programs give young people powerful and eloquent ways to express themselves through the arts at venues such as the Youth Speaks Poetry Slam, the East Palo Alto Mural Art Project, and Oakland's Destiny Arts Center. duration 25:44   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 pm
    Austin City Limits [#3901H] Juanes/Jesse & Joy ACL presents the best in Latin music with Juanes and Jesse & Joy. Colombian superstar Juanes performs a high-energy set of his best, while Mexico City's sibling duo Jesse & Joy sing a selection of their greatest hits. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 8:00 pm
    Latino Americans [#105^] Pride and Prejudice Prejudice and Pride - Witness the creation of the proud "Chicano" identity as labor leaders organize farm workers in California, and as activists push for better education opportunities for Latinos, the inclusion of Latino studies and empowerment in the political process. Peril and Promise - Examine the past 30 years, as a second wave of Cubans and hundreds of thousands Salvadorans, Nicaraguans and Guatemalans flee to the U.S., creating a debate over undocumented immigrants that leads to calls for tightened borders, English-only laws and efforts to brand the undocumented as a drain on public resources. Simultaneously, the Latino influence is booming in business, sports, media, politics and entertainment. Latino Americans become the largest and youngest growing sector of the American population. duration 1:51:27   STEREO TVPG-VL (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 pm
    American Masters [#2404H] Charles & Ray Eames: The Architect and the Painter From 1941 to 1978, this husband-and-wife team brought unique talents to their partnership. He was an architect by training, she was a painter and sculptor. Together they are considered America's most important and influential designers, whose work helped, literally, shape the second half of the 20th century and remains culturally vital and commercially popular today. Ray and Charles Eames are, perhaps, best remembered for their mid-century modern furniture, built from novel materials like molded plywood, fiberglass-reinforced plastic, bent metal wire and aluminum -- offering consumers beautiful, functional, yet inexpensive products. Revered for their designs and fascinating as individuals, the Eames have risen to iconic status in American culture. But their influence on significant events and movements in American life -- from the development of modernism, to the rise of the computer age -- has been less widely understood. duration 1:26:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 11:30 pm
    Theater Talk [#614] The Heritage of Broadway We look at the history of Broadway and the world of the theater from two different perspectives. First, producer Michael Kantor, discusses his new PBS documentary Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy, which examines how Jewish culture and liturgical music helped in the creation of the modern Broadway musical. Also on the program, writer Robert Simonson, and actor Nick Wyman, President of Actors' Equity Association, look back at the first 100 years of the influential performers' union and how it strives to help, not only the situation of individual performers, but also the quality of live theater throughout the country. duration 26:32   STEREO TVG
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#502H] France's Dordogne The Dordogne River Valley with its dramatic castles, pre-historic cave paintings, and prized cuisine is an unforgettable blend of man-made and natural beauty. We'll take an idyllic canoe ride, visit a goose farm, then savor the foie gras. We'll also wander through a lamp-lit castle, enjoy a country market, and visit the Sistine Chapel of the prehistoric world. Then we head south to Albi, home of Toulouse Lautrec, and the imposing fortress city of Carcassonne. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#401] Boston, Massachusetts The first residents of Boston arrived in 1630 which gave the city an early start in our nation's history. Burt retraces some of the city's historic sites and tells us what really happened during the midnight ride of Paul Revere. You'll visit the first Dunkin Donut shop and see what their donuts once looked like, tour the world's oldest commissioned warship still afloat, learn about the most complex highway construction project ever undertaken in the United States and find out who's cooking the best lobster and how. duration 25:49   STEREO TVG
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