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KQED Life: Monday, July 24, 2017

Channel 54.3  •  XFINITY 189

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Monday, July 24, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#612H] Basque Country The homeland of the proud and resilient Basque people is split between France and Spain. From our San Sebastian home base, we tour the ancient Basque capital of Gernika, the dazzling Guggenheim Modern in Bilbao, and then cross into France for more Basque Country charms. From yummy tapa bars to lightning-fast jai alai games, we'll experience Basque culture at its most vivid. 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
    Gordon Getty: There Will Be Music GORDON GETTY: THERE WILL BE MUSIC profiles a man born into extraordinary wealth who chose to concentrate largely on music rather than on the family business. Gordon Getty's father, J. Paul Getty, was at the time of his death in 1976, the richest man in the world. But as the progeny of his father's fourth marriage, Gordon also inherited a family history that included scandal and tragedy. However, Gordon has more than survived and he has earned, on his own, membership in the highest echelons of the worlds of the arts and ideas. He is the author of complex, groundbreaking economic theories, and is an influential philanthropist and patron of the arts. It is music, however, that is Getty's chief pursuit. His compositions reflect a rich imagination and mastery of technique, as well as his courage to go against the grain of modernism. Although he thinks that he would have become a composer no matter what, Gordon credits his wealth for giving him the unrestricted liberty to compose. Yet, he credits his passion for music for lifting the curse of his family's inherited wealth and for letting him avoid all the trappings of money. Ten years in the making, the documentary offers a glimpse into the life of this complex, creative, controversial octogenarian at home and around the globe (Napa, San Francisco, Mexico, Germany, Russia and Portugal), during an intensely productive period. GORDON GETTY: THERE WILL BE MUSIC delivers an intimate portrait of the composer and musician during the creation, rehearsals, recordings and performances, of two full-length operas, including Usher House, based on Edgar Allan Poe's The Fall of the House of Usher, cantata, and numerous solo and chamber works. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 am
    Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival [#805H] Elizabeth Shepherd Vocalist/pianist Elizabeth Shepherd arrived on the international scene in 2006 when her debut album "Start to Move" was voted one of the top jazz albums of the year by the listeners of the influential Gilles Peterson Show on BBC Radio Worldwide. Since then, the Toronto-based soul jazz innovator has released two widely acclaimed records and toured extensively in North America, Europe and Japan. Elizabeth has sold out legendary clubs from Tokyo to Detroit, played festivals like Montreal and North Sea Jazz Festivals, and shared the stage with Branford Marsalis and Christian McBride. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 am
    Great Performances at the Met [#1007H] Madama Butterfly Kristine Opolais brings her heartbreaking interpretation of the title role in Madama Butterfly to Live in HD screens for the first time, in Anthony Minghella's critically acclaimed 2006 production. Roberto Alagna sings Lieutenant Pinkerton, the callous officer who crushes Butterfly's dreams of love. Debuting conductor Karel Mark Chichon leads a cast that also includes Maria Zifchak as Suzuki and Dwayne Croft as Sharpless. duration 2:54:47   SRND51 TVPG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Wai Lana Yoga [#126] Let's Tone Up! Wai Lana demonstrates exercises that tone buttocks and thighs, and strengthen arms and abs. She also explains all the benefits of the Shoulder Stand. duration 27:31   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 am
    Priscilla's Yoga Stretches [#9] 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 [#10] 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  
  • 7:00 am
    Power Yoga: Mind and Body [#219] duration 26:53   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sit and Be Fit [#1407] Vestibular and Core Mary Ann combines a nice mix of vestibular and core work while Gretchen reinforces the importance of gait training exercises. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique [#921H] Pain Relief: Spine Strength & Flexibility (All Standing) duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#1301H] Venice, Italy Burt is joined by travel expert, Steve Perillo for a tour of Venice, Italy. They take a water taxi through the canals, visit the Basilica of San Marco, the Doge's Palace and the Bell Tower. Burt and Steve stop in for coffee at one of the oldest coffee houses in Europe, find out what's cooking in some of the best restaurants and discover the real story behind the founding of the city. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 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
  • 9:30 am
    Smart Travels - Europe With Rudy Maxa [#207] Salzburg and the Lakes District In musical Salzburg, we focus on Austria's easy approach to life. We visit the city's grand cathedral, take a funicular up to Europe's greatest medieval fortress, and shop along fine Baroque streets reminiscent of Mozart's time. We visit the house where the young Amadeus was born and where he composed his first masterpiece. Investigating the sumptuous palaces of Salzburg's prince-archbishops, we discover some "secret" passions. Then we relax in Austria's woodsy "Sound of Music" land, the Salzkammergut Lakes District. We soar high into the mountains to tour magical ice caves and then stroll little spa towns where Europe's crowned heads once "took to the baths". Tip: Best bargain for seeing lots of sights in a short amount of time. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 am
    Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope [#907H] France - Following The Rhone Joseph follows the Rhone River on it's 500-mile journey through France to the Mediterranean sea and rides this watery highway to experiences that embrace the grandeurs of the past and the glories of a moment. From the ancient ruins of Vienne to the monumental masterpieces of Avignon, from Lyon's cityscape to Van Gogh's sanctuary in Saint-Remy-de-Provence and his Starry nights in Arles, Joseph discovers a wealth of historic, natural and cultural riches. He visits the bustling market of Uzes, walks across the 2, 000-year-old Pont du Gard aqueduct, has dinner in an historic Lyon Bouchon, enjoys a princely concert in the Palais of the Papes in Avignon and enjoys the wines of Beaujolais, Cotes du Rhone and Provence. The region offers him a never-ending banquet of pleasures and it becomes evident why the French particularly cherish, celebrate, protect and preserve this fabled land. Vive la France! duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 am
    Delicious TV's Totally Vegetarian [#202] A Sandwich Affair Toni loves sandwiches and in this episode, she cooks up Mock Maryland Crab Cakes and a luscious Mushroom Black-eyed Pea Pattie. Pair either of these sandwich stars with Toni's Chickpea Salad with spicy lemon dressing, and re-think the whole notion of what's for lunch! duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 am
    Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef [#508H] Entertaining for a Crowd Chef Keller is making pork rillette, a delicious pate or meat spread found in nearly every French home. The second recipe is a unique lasagna made with tender, succulent short rib meat. For dessert, he is showing a way to make meringue in minutes. Pork Rillette, Braised Short Rib Lasagna, & Floating Island Meringues with Creme Anglaise. duration 27:14   STEREO TVG
  • 11:30 am
    Baking with Julia [#312] Gail Gand This episode features Gail Gand, pastry chef and owner of Chicago's Vanilla Bean Bakery and Florida baker David Blom. Gail shows Julia and viewers how to create a "not your usual" lemon meringue pie-for-one, while David Blom makes cookies: delicately curved tuiles and tasty gingersnaps. duration 24:46   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Ciao Italia [#2616H] Almonds!/Mandorle! Pastry baker and cookbook author, Jim Dodge, brings his talents -- and almonds -- nella cucina to create his famous Almond Lemon Torta with Strawberries. Then he helps Mary Ann create her Almond Paste Cheesecake topped with luscious apricots. Along the way, Jim shares many secret tips to successful baking, including how to cut a perfect slice every time. duration 26:40   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 pm
    Sara's Weeknight Meals [#506H] Take Out Chinese at Home Are you a fan of takeout? Then this is your episode! Sara will demonstrate how to make traditional Chinese takeout dishes at home faster than driving to pick them up. First, stir-fry queen Grace Young shows us how to season a wok, and then cooks up her fast and easy Chinese Burmese chicken. Then, Sara makes homemade baby egg rolls with soy dipping sauce. Her goal? Have it on the table before her two staff members can pick up the same dish at a Chinese restaurant. Its beat the clock - Sara style. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 pm
    P. Allen Smith's Garden Home [#1306H] The Unusual We grow accustomed to things we see every day, the things we're comfortable with. But it's a good exercise to go beyond our comfort zones and explore things that are a little unusual. From unique planters, obscure wall hangings or a pizza topped with a fried egg, this episode explores the uncommon and unconventional. duration 26:07   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:30 pm
    Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac [#608H] Contemporary Bench with Steven Brown Series regular Steve Brown is back in the shop! He's here to help Tommy update a traditional bench with a more contemporary design, but still keep it comfortable. Using this project as another teaching tool, Steve walks us through some of the basic steps of woodworking any expert will tell you are important to practice. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting [#3001H] Diagonally Set Log Cabin Quilts Alongside host Sara Gallegos, Marianne Fons shares two quilts, Town Square and Concentric Circles. Both feature a diagonally set log cabin design, but the difference between the two could not be more dramatic. duration 27:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    Quilting Arts [#1613] Inspired by a Photo While on a trip to the East coast, California quilt artist Jane LaFazio was inspired by a plant she had never seen before. She photographed it and then used the photo to inspire an artful quilt. Artist Pat Pauly shares ways to use photos to help jumpstart her abstract designs. duration 28:00   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Simply Ming [#1425H] Louis Dibiccari Rising star chef Jason Bond of Bondir and Bondir Concord joins Ming as they cook with mackerel. Jason is making grilled mackerel with charred eggplant puree and eggplant pickle, while Ming makes tea-smoked mackerel with Hunan eggplant. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:30 pm
    Pati's Mexican Table [#210H] Lip-Smacking Mexican Meal By adding a few key Mexican ingredients to what you'd normally find in an all-American pantry and fridge, you get these to-die-for, lip-smacking dishes. Chicken a la Trash; Everyday Green Salad; Impossible Chocoflan. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:00 pm
    Martha Stewart's Cooking School [#510H] Small Bites Spice up everyday side dishes with the distinctive ingredients of the Gulf. Four recipes-creamed coconut spinach, eggplant with herbs and yogurt, cauliflower salad with roasted chickpeas, and za'atar smashed potatoes-will brighten any meal! duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 pm
    Lidia's Kitchen [#416H] Sweet and Savory It's all about the balance today as Lidia pairs some unexpected ingredients that result in the best of flavors. She starts the meal with her prosciutto and fig bruschetta: grilled bread topped with a salty sweet combination of prosciutto and fig jam; spaghetti with fennel and bitter greens: spaghetti tossed with fennel, escarole and a splash of balsamic; chocolate anise biscotti: the "twice cooked" Italian cookie made with chocolate and anise. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    In Julia's Kitchen with Master Chefs [#114] Rick Bayless Rick Bayless prepares two Mexican dishes: chile-glazed country ribs and a rustic jicama salad. Bayless demonstrates how to deflame onions through blanching, as well as techniques for cooking each dish and presenting the plate. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 pm
    Jacques Pepin: Heart & Soul [#105H] Chef In Training A basket of fresh bread is a staple on Jacques' dining table, so he begins the show with an easy fast fougasse. Then using seafood for a unique twist, he makes salmon rillettes to top the fougasse with a tasty bite. While working at the Russian Tea Room in New York, Jacques recalls serving a spice-rubbed poussins a la russe, now a favorite dish of his granddaughter Shorey. He prepares it today as the main course, accompanied by broiled maple sweet potatoes coated with sugary goodness. To close, Shorey arrives for a tutorial from her grandfather on how to make her favorite breakfast food, crepes with Nutella, lemon or jam. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Joanne Weir Gets Fresh [#108H] Corn - Get An Earful! Come get an earful of corn in this episode dedicated to one of Joanne's favorite vegetables. To take a fresh approach to incorporating corn into recipes, Joanne will travel to Alaska where we'll visit a crab shack, and then make a Corn and Crab Chowder with her student. Recipes: Corn and Crab Chowder, Crab Tacos with fresh Tortillas and Corn Salsa, Elote Student: Gina Brown. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 pm
    Cook's Country [#904H] Surf and Turf Goes Regional Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make cedar-planked salmon with cucumber-yogurt sauce at home. Then, test cook Christie Morrison reveals the steps for lemon and herb red potato salad. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried unveils his top picks for insulated food carriers. And finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster uncovers the secrets to grilled sugar steak. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 pm
    The Great British Baking Show [#406H] Botanical Monitor the remaining seven as they strive to give their bakes maximum botanical taste. The signature demands sharp citrus flavors; the technical, a leafy challenge; and the final, three tiers of flavored sponges and stunning floral designs. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 8:00 pm
    Kitchen Wisdom of Cecilia Chiang [#103H] The Best Chinese Restaurant In America When Cecilia first opened the Mandarin in 1960, business was slow-a bit like the scene from the movie "Big Night" where nobody shows up. But then Herb Caen, front page gossip columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle, wrote about the Mandarin and from that moment on, there were lines out the door. In 1967, Cecilia moved to the recently renovated Ghirardelli Square, where she opened an elegant, temple-like restaurant with 300 seats and white tablecloths. It was called the "best Chinese restaurant in America." The Mandarin attracted the icons of the food world and later, at the urging of actor and comedian Danny Kaye, Cecilia opened another Mandarin in Beverly Hills where she became star to the stars. In this episode, Cecilia teams up with Nancy Oakes, chef/owner of Boulevard, a belle epoque eatery that for the past 20 years has been voted San Francisco's favorite restaurant. Cecilia teaches Nancy and her chef Dana Youkins how to make "minced squab in lettuce cups," a dish Cecilia created that became one of the signature dishes at the Mandarin. duration 27:15   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 pm
    Get Ready to Rio! with Chef Hubert Keller [#102H] A Taste of Africa and the Amazon They say you can find the heart and soul of Rio at its famous Farmers' Markets. Chef Keller browses the stalls filled with wonderful street food and the sweetest fruits and vegetables imaginable. He joins an EATRIO food tour run by Brazilian food expert, Tom LeMesurier. Afterwards, they head to one of Rio's very best Amazonian restaurants, Tacaca do Norte, for a real food adventure. Then a ride up to the beautiful and bohemian Santa Teresa district where they get a taste of bar life in Rio at the celebrated Bar do Gomez. In the evening, they visit Rio's most famous street food vendor, the beautiful and elegant Nega Teresa who makes the African dish, Acaraje. duration 25:05   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 pm
    Brazil with Michael Palin [#101H] Out of Africa Michael Palin's Brazilian odyssey begins in the northeast, where modern Brazil was born. He starts in the city of Sao Luis before traveling down the coast to Recife and Salvador, dropping in on the vaqueros - Brazilian cowboys - who work on vast cattle ranches. His travels also take him south to the stunning coastal lagoons of the Lencois Maranhenses national park. In Salvador, he learns to drum with the famous Olodum School and has a lesson in cooking Bahian-style, before finding out what lies behind the beguiling moves of capoeira dancers. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 10:00 pm
    Globe Trekker [#1614H] Food Hour: The Story of Beef The tradition of eating beef has passed down generations to become an integral part for many of our regular diets. By providing precious protein, and packed with fatty calories, beef has come to be regarded as an important ingredient for human survival. Along with fellow presenters sharing delicacies from around the globe, this informative and entertaining episode joins Kate Comer on a voyage to discover the extraordinary journey behind the world's favorite red meat. The story of beef would not be complete without seeing Zay Harding attempt to eat a 72-ounce steak. duration 56:58   STEREO TVPG
  • 11:00 pm
    Travelscope [#413H] Mozambique, Africa On Mozambique's Bazaruto Archipelago Kuta Katila means, "Roll your reed mat out on the sand, lay back and relax." Always ready to follow local customs, Joseph does exactly that at the Indigo Bay Island Resort and Spa on Bazaruto Island and at the Azura Resort on Benguerra Island. Joseph continues to practice the fine art of Kuta Katila on the sparkling beaches and in the turquoise waters of the Bazaruto Marine National Park. Snorkeling, sailing, horseback riding and sand-boarding down 100-meter high dunes are activities that are all on the agenda, as well as, a sunset swim with horses. Activities aside, as always, the highlight of the show is Joseph's friendly encounters with the islands' people and the opportunity to share cultural experiences. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:30 pm
    Islands Without Cars with Kira Hesser [#104H] Ireland's Inis Meain According to legend, in the l7th century, Oliver Cromwell, the fanatical Protestant "Lord Protector" of England gave the Irish Catholics a choice: they could go to hell or go to Connacht. Some went further still -all the way to three ruggedly beautiful islands off of Ireland's west coast. Following in the footsteps of great Irish writers, "Ireland's Inish Meain" explores Ireland's pre-colonial past as the 150 Gaelic-speaking inhabitants of this wet rock in the Atlantic figure out how to manage their legacy and lifestyle just outside of the contaminating influences of the modern world. The innovations - like a luxurious and exclusive new hotel and a sweater factory that sells to the likes of Barney's - are controlled carefully with an eye toward tradition and the environment. This program celebrates an island that is the repository of Irish culture, Irish island cuisine that is locally gathered, organically grown and beautifully prepared and reveals what it takes to knit a sweater that bears little resemblance to the fisherman's sweaters. In the process, we hear one of Ireland's noted poets and fiddle players, learn to pour a proper Guinness and discover what inspired the Irish Nationalist imagination. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#701H] Rome: Ancient Glory Part 1 of 3 on the Eternal City, this episode resurrects the rubble and brings back to life the capital of the ancient world. Focusing on the grandeur of classical Rome, we marvel at the Colosseum, the Pantheon, and the empire's exquisite art. Then we go offbeat by bicycle to see the Appian Way and marvels of Roman engineering. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#1205H] Artcops As Burt visited the museums and galleries that are in his programs, he became aware of the extraordinary amount of great art that had been stolen - over 6 billion dollars worth each year. This program will tell you about some of the works that are missing, why they are an important part of our history, and what you can do to help find them and earn millions of dollars in reward money. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
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