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KQED Life: Monday, August 28, 2017

Channel 54.3  •  XFINITY 189

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Monday, August 28, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Window in the Waves: The Flower Garden Banks Located 110 miles off the Louisiana/Texas coast, the corals of the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary rank among the healthiest in the world, even though they lie in the middle of one of the most active oil and gas production areas on earth. Narrated by Penny Hammer, a Gulf Coast resident, WINDOW IN THE WAVES tells the intriguing story of the reefs' formation, their essential function as a haven for marine animals, their designation as a national sanctuary in 1992 and their critical importance to the global environment. Formed millions of years ago and protected by remoteness, the three reefs collectively cover 56 square nautical miles in the Gulf of Mexico- and teem with biodiversity. Stunning underwater footage gathered over the course of hundreds of dives reveals the diverse inhabitants, including hundreds of species of fish and invertebrates. Cameras also capture a spectacular annual event in the life of coral reefs. Seven to 10 days after the August Moon, sponges begin to smoke and corals produce an underwater snowstorm resulting in an explosion of new life. WINDOW IN THE WAVES also highlights the unique partnership forged among environmental groups, divers, fishermen and the oil and gas industry to protect this fragile underwater ecosystem from the ever-constant threat of overfishing, climate change, invasive species and pollution. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Ken Burns: America's Storyteller [#103B] American Sampler This program focuses its attention on the many single documentaries and short series that Ken Burns has produced over the years. It explores the tremendous depth and breadth of his work with a special emphasis on films about Thomas Jefferson, Susan B. Anthony, Mark Twain, Jackie Robinson and others. duration 1:28:47   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 am
    Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival [#807H] Jeff Johnston & Friends Jeff Johnston is a Canadian based composer of music for film and media. With musical beginnings as a jazz pianist and recording artist his works are infused with alluring harmonies, lush textures, rhythmic inventiveness and spontaneity. Chuck Berg of Jazz Times Magazine wrote "This is music that while at the contemporary cutting edge, is both immediately and immensely satisfying." Johnston's trio and quartet recordings established him as a respected pianist and composer leading the Globe and Mail's Mark Miller to say "This is Canadian jazz at its best." duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 am
    Great Performances at the Met [#1103H] L'amour De Loin One of the most highly praised operas of recent years, which had its premiere at the Salzburg Festival in 2000, Kaija Saariaho's yearning medieval romance L'Amour de Loin ("Love From Afar"), has its Met premiere. The production is by Robert Lepage, co-produced with L'Opera de Quebec, where it premiered to acclaim last summer, in collaboration with Ex Machina. Debuting Finnish conductor Susanna Malkki leads the performance, which stars Susanna Phillips as Clemence, Eric Owens as Jaufre, and Tamara Mumford as the Pilgrim who carries messages of love between them. duration 2:25:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 5:30 am
    Articulate with Jim Cotter [#111] Ellen Harvey Though she's been a successful visual artist for decades, Ellen Harvey remains obsessed with failure. Bharatanatyam: Indian Dance - The classical Indian dance form Bharatanatyam survived colonial oppression and today exemplifies Indian identity both at home and abroad. Xenia Rubinos - Xenia Rubinos' complex music is infused with simple messages about big ideas. duration 26:47   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Wai Lana Yoga [#725] Topsy Turvy Today's upside down poses give your glands a boost, regulating those pesky hormones. duration 27:35   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 am
    Priscilla's Yoga Stretches [#59] 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 [#60] 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 [#109] Upper Body/Arms With Vinyasa to plank, Chaturanga, Vasisthasana, and others. duration 26:08   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sit and Be Fit [#1602H] Imagining Resistance Mary Ann demonstrates three different ways to push up from a chair and uses imaginary resistance to strengthen muscles. Gretchen combines a standing balance routine with vestibular work. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique [#1016H] Strengthen Your Spine and Flatten Your Abs duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#1608H] The Road to Ruin St. Augustine, Florida is the oldest city in the United States. Burt tours the town, looks into the history of Henry Flagler who built a railroad that turned Florida into "The American Riviera." He also visits Flagler College and learns about their Coastal Environmental project. St. Augustine was the place where the Spanish Conquistador, Juan Ponce De Leon searched for the Fountain of Youth. Throughout the program, Burt continues that investigation, with considerable success. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#904H] Bulgaria Bulgaria, so mysterious to most Americans, has a vivid identity as a crossroads of the Balkans. Rick traces the country's complex history, from ancient Thracian tombs to medieval Orthodox Christian monasteries to Soviet monuments. And he enjoys an intimate taste of contemporary culture: the yellow brick road of Sofia; the gregarious craftspeople of the medieval capital, Veliko Tarnovo; and the thriving pedestrian zones of cosmopolitan Plovdiv. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:30 am
    Smart Travels - Europe With Rudy Maxa [#406] Bordeaux and the Dordogne The world's finest wines, sweeping vineyards and fine food couple with a river valley dotted with castles. We sample the best Bordeaux then cruise the lovely Dordogne and Lot rivers with stops at chateaux, ancient watermills, and perched villages. Cooking classes and an underground adventure to see pre-historic cave paintings round out the trip. Tips on wine tasting and walking paths. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 am
    Travelscope [#101] Manzanillo, Mexico & The Costa Alegre Rosendo explores Mexico's Costa Alegre - "the happy coast" - and Manzanillo, the resort village made famous by the movie "10". He highlights the state and city of Colima with its rain forests and active volcanoes, joins an on-going fiesta in Comala and discovers some of the coast's elegant resorts. duration 26:44   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 am
    Delicious TV's Totally Vegetarian [#212] Tempeh on the Go Tempeh is the most often reached-for staple in the Delicious TV kitchen. Toni puts together a quick and easy duo of tempeh sandwiches and pairs them with a Vegetarian Times recipe for savory Hot Potato Salad, then finishes with creamy - and vegan! - Coconut Cream Pie Squares for on the go WOW! duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 am
    Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef [#218] Outside The Meat Box: Wild Game It's truly refreshing to eat game which is now readily available in many grocery stores. Chef Keller presents some of the most popular game dishes from his Fleur de Lys restaurants with recipes that are tailored to home cooks. Recipes: Horseradish Crusted Venison Chops with Current Sauce; Muscovy Duck Breast with a Vanilla Sauce. duration 27:43   TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:30 am
    Baking with Julia [#109] Mary Bergin Head pastry chef Mary Bergin for Spago at Las Vegas, Nevada visits Julia Child in her kitchen. Bergin demonstrates how to make two different types of chiffon cakes. Bergin creates a nectarine upside down lemon chiffon cake and a chocolate chiffon bundt cake with creme brulee. Bergin provides many tips on preparing these cakes such as the colder the eggs are the easier they are to separate. duration 24:54   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Ciao Italia [#2515] Cooking with Wine - Cucinando Con Il Vino Mary Ann travels to the heart of Tuscany to cook with Maria Gorelli at Banfi winery, near Montalcino, Italy. They begin by creating classic Tuscan Pici, a hand rolled, thick-spaghetti style pasta that's the perfect base for Poor Sauce, made from toasted breadcrumbs, olive oil, tomatoes and garlic. And to go with it, a hearty Venison Stew guaranteed to chase the winter blues away. duration 27:12   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 pm
    Sara's Weeknight Meals [#511H] Sunday Supper There has to be one day to kick back and enjoy cooking and that's Sunday. Sara has satisfying meals for a family gathering, like a hearty roast duck with a side of duck fat popovers. Then a British favorite deviled bones. In Ask Sara she answers viewer questions about that Sunday favorite mashed potatoes. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 pm
    P. Allen Smith's Garden Home [#1311H] Washington Was Here Step back in time with P. Allen Smith as he travels back to 18th century Williamsburg to see just how George Washington and other Virginians would have lived (and eaten) in Pre-Revolutionary War time. He'll walk in the shoes of an 18th century middling to meet some colorful characters that talk about the gardens, kitchens and their way of life. You'll even get a taste of our first president's favorite dish. duration 27:09   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:30 pm
    Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac [#613H] Master Showcase with Tom McLaughlin We're heading to Canterbury, NH to see Master Woodworker and series regular Tom McLaughlin in his natural habitat. Tommy joins Tom in his workshop to build a porch swing, a perfect addition for any family home. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting [#3006H] Shooting Stars A traditional, 8-pointed star design by Debra Finan is the featured quilt on this episode. Its scrappy look is ideal for fat quarter or 2-1/2" strip collections. Debra and host Sara Gallegos even show you how to re-size the quilt block into larger and smaller versions. duration 27:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    Quilting Arts [#1705H] Applique Applique is a time-honored quilting tradition. With a contemporary twist, art quilter Susan Purney Mark uses a variety of media to add imagery and impact to fabric. Textile artist Nancy McNally uses strip sets and die-cut shapes to create innovative and colorful designs in applique. duration 28:00   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Simply Ming [#1224H] Let Them Eat Fish Cakes If you grew up near a coast, you've longed for summer so you could enjoy a seaside favorite: fish cakes. Fish cakes are made with a variety of fish, sauces and ingredients. Today we learn two ways to make the summer classic. First Ming makes Salmon Cakes with Fennel Salad, using the freshest salmon, and then Mark Gaier and Clark Fraiser make Cod Cakes with Tartar Sauce. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:30 pm
    Pati's Mexican Table [#312H] Girls Just Wanna Have Fun Pati invites a few of her girlfriends over for a much needed "girls' night in." But these girls are here to grill! Grilling isn't just a guy thing - Pati's got a great outdoor grill, and she's gonna put it to work by cooking up a mouth-watering menu of Mexican food with a BBQ twist. One of Pati's sisters shows up to help her mix some drinks too! Recipe 1: Honey Chipotle Ribs; Recipe 2: Spinning Top Cocktail; Recipe 3: Mango Guacamole with Grilled Tortilla Wedges; Recipe 4: Grilled Romaine & Red Bell Peppers with Ancho Chile Vinaigrette & Cheese. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    Martha Stewart's Cooking School [#512H] Sweets Follow Martha on a Gulf tour made for those with a sweet tooth. She whips up sugar creations sure to please: beehive buns, semolina coconut cake, sesame caramels, and bruleed saffron custards. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 pm
    Lidia's Kitchen [#421H] More Italian American Favorites Italian American classics have always been favorites at the family table and in this episode, there is reason to celebrate. Today's recipes include the most iconic Italian American dish, spaghetti and meatballs; a broccoli rabe with garlic; and a holiday must - zeppole. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    In Julia's Kitchen with Master Chefs [#117] Reed Hearon Reed Hearon prepares frito misto with aioli. He provides cooking hints and recommendations, and demonstrates how to make iron-skillet mussels and salt-encrusted cod. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 pm
    Jacques Pepin: Heart & Soul [#110H] Global Gastronomy Jacques brings together culinary treasures from exotic cuisines around the world. He starts in Asia with Japanese-inspired broiled salmon with miso glaze followed by a colorful feast of chirashi sushi. This smorgasbord of seafood is followed by authentic, vibrant South American flavors in an easy-to-follow recipe of grilled chicken tenders with chimichurri. Jacques then takes our taste buds across the Atlantic to Europe for a spirited ending of sabayon with Madeira and grapes. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Joanne Weir Gets Fresh [#208H] Citrus Three Ways Joanne has always wanted to do a cooking show where you don't cook. And fresh citrus is the key! She'll start by going to her restaurant Copita, and then to a citrus orchard in Yountville, California. With her student Kit, they'll make pomegranate kumquat and blood orange ceviche, followed by a citrus salsa. She's going to cheat a little bit by grilling some shrimp, and then oven-roasting quinoa. And for dessert: a refreshing citrus sorbet. Get ready to pucker up and get fresh. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 pm
    Cook's Country [#909H] All Wrapped Up Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate bacon-wrapped meatloaf. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of salted butter. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for vacuum sealers. And finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to making chicken baked in foil with sweet potato and radish. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 pm
    Great British Baking Show [#101H] Cake Follow 12 amateur bakers as they enter the competition tent for their first hurdle: cake. The Signature Bake requires a Swiss roll, a seemingly simple task fraught with risks. For the Technical Bake, bakers must duplicate Mary Berry's classic cherry cake, to Berry's exacting standard. In the Showstopper Bake, the competitors tackle classic British cakes - in perfect miniature - 36 of them. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 8:00 pm
    Nick Stellino: Storyteller in the Kitchen [#101H] To Spoon Or Not to Spoon Chef Stellino explores the uses, techniques and controversies behind one of the food world's most ubiquitous tools - the spoon. Dishes include: Tortellini alla panna / pasta alle vongole all'essenziale (clams and spaghetti) / chicken scallopini (peas and sundried tomatoes) / apple tart. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:30 pm
    Mind of A Chef, The [#402H] Garbage Hear Gabrielle's explanation of what is and isn't garbage. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:00 pm
    Weekend In Havana Join Geoffrey Baer as he travels to Havana, where dancers, musicians, architects and writers invite him into their lives to experience the color, culture and history of a beautiful and seductive city only recently re-opened to Americans. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVG
  • 10:00 pm
    Globe Trekker [#1618H] Food Hour: Southern China Celebrated New Zealand chef Peter Gordon discovers the roots of Cantonese cuisine. Peter's journey takes him north to Lianzhou, the mountain home of the Yao tribe, where he cooks succulent spiced pork. Next, he walks the rice fields of the Pearl River Delta, meets traditional medical doctors in Foshan, cooks up a strength-giving feast for dragon boat racing crews in Guangzhou, shops in the fabled market of Qingping, samples street fare in Chaozhou, visits the tea mountains near An'xi, stops in the glittering city of Xiamen and ends his journey in Daya Bay for simple soul food. duration 57:42   STEREO TVPG
  • 11:00 pm
    Travelscope [#509H] Greece - Cruising The Isles A Greek Island cruise sounds like a bit of a cliche, but not when Joseph and the crew of Travelscope make landing on some of the Goddess Athena's special children. There's plenty of ancient history and beautiful scenic bays to explore, but the real life of the voyage is the opportunity to pull the small cruise ship right up to the docks and discover the heart and soul of the Greek isles and the people who inhabit them. There's always a story to be told and a laugh to share around a table of great food, local wine and music. Joseph catches the unique rhythm of each island on Travelscope's own Grecian odyssey. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:30 pm
    Smart Travels - Europe With Rudy Maxa [#304] Germany's Rhine and Mosel Rivers For centuries, the Rhine has been a natural border and the main route for trade, people and ideas. We start in the ancient Roman city of Trier and travel up the Mosel River visiting vineyards and ancient castles. We'll take a scenic cruise down the Rhine for a sailor's-eye view of famous Rhine castles and the lovely but dangerous Lorelei. In Koblenz, we'll see where Julius Caesar destroyed two Germanic tribes but was never able to conquer Germany, and just down stream we'll see where American troops first crossed the Rhine during World War II at the bridge at Remagen. Our trip concludes in the city of Cologne, where we'll visit the modern art museum and sample Kolsch, the local beer. Tip: Taking a cruise down the Rhine. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#812H] Berlin A tumultuous 20th century left Berlin filled with powerful sights - from evocative memorials, to surviving bits of its communist and fascist days, to its glass-domed Reichstag. We enjoy its now-trendy east side, its people-friendly riverfront, and its vibrant social scene. Reunited Berlin - perhaps the fastest changing and most happening city in Europe - is entertaining more visitors than ever. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#1604H] Cruising The Baltic Burt takes a look at the history of cruising and how it has changed and how much of it has remained the same during the past 200 years. The first luxury cruise ship was based in Italy, and was only available to the rich and famous. It offered excellent food, gambling, magnificent parties and guided tours. Burt's cruise starts in Portsmith, England and visit Belgium (Zeebrugge), Denmark (Copenhagen) , Germany (Berlin), Russia (St. Petersburg), Estonia (Tallinn) and Sweden (Stockholm). duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
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    • Scheduled Maintenance 8/21-8/25

      Next week, Sutro Tower will be switching most stations to their auxiliary antennas. KQED TV will be at half power on the lower auxiliary antenna, this will affect some of our Over The Air viewers. Maintenance is scheduled on August 21-25 from 9am through 4pm daily. Thank you for your patience!

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      (DT9-1 thru 9-3, and DT54-1 thru 54-5) KQED experienced a major technical issue with our Virtual ID info in our signals for DT9 and DT54, beginning apx 4pm Thursday 6/22, which was resolved apx 11am Friday 6/23. As background, almost every TV station in the Bay Area now transmits on a frequency which is different […]

    • 2/22/17: Fremont Peak tower transmissions, including KQET DT25

      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Recent storms have taken out dozens of trees on Fremont Peak, which in turn have taken down power lines leading to the transmission tower located on the peak. It has been running on generators for several days, and regular trips are scheduled to re-fuel those generators with gas. However, the truck has […]

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