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KQED Life: Friday, September 1, 2017

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Friday, September 1, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#903H] Germany's Frankfurt and Nurnberg Skyscraper-studded Frankfurt - with so much commerce it's nicknamed "Bankfurt" - has a delightful-to-explore old center. Rick also visits Nurnberg, a capital for both the First Reich (the Holy Roman Empire) and the Third. From its towering castle and playful fountains to its Nazi Documentation Center and maze of underground bomb shelters, Nurnberg is a fascinating study in contrasts. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#1607H] Tea for Two Tea is the second most widely consumed beverage in the world. Water is the first. Accordingly, tea has had a powerful impact on what we eat and drink, but it has also had an amazing influence on our music, art and literature. In this program Burt travels around the world talking to experts and looking at how tea has shown up in music (Tea for Two) in literature (Alice in Wonderland) and art (Norman Rockwell's Housewife At Tea Break). duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 am
    Story of China [#102H] Golden Age/The Ming See the stunning achievements of two of China's most brilliant dynasties: the Song, creators of a Chinese Renaissance, and the Ming, builders of the Great Wall and the Forbidden City. duration 1:52:06   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 3:00 am
    Bell Ringer: The Invisible Brain Injury BELL RINGER: THE INVISIBLE BRAIN INJURY dives into the complexities of the injured brain, examining what occurs in the brain during a concussion, how researchers are studying physical impact and neurological injuries, and the safe protocols for returning to play. Through eye-opening interviews with former professional players, including women's soccer legend and two-time World Cup Champion Michelle Akers and three-time Super Bowl Champion Monte Coleman (both of whom suffered multiple concussions during their careers), as well as medical experts and renowned researchers, the documentary examines the short-term effects and long-term risks of concussions, raises awareness of the issue, and discusses the best ways to prevent them altogether. BELL RINGER: THE INVISIBLE BRAIN INJURY dives into the complexities of the injured brain, examining what occurs in the brain during a concussion, how researchers are studying physical impact and neurological injuries, and the safe protocols for returning to play. Through eye-opening interviews with former professional players, including women's soccer legend and two-time World Cup Champion Michelle Akers and three-time Super Bowl Champion Monte Coleman (both of whom suffered multiple concussions during their careers), as well as medical experts and renowned researchers, the documentary examines the short-term effects and long-term risks of concussions, raises awareness of the issue, and discusses the best ways to prevent them altogether. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 am
    Frontline [#3202H] League of Denial: The NFL's Concussion Crisis, Part 1 With the NFL back in the news, Frontline investigates how the league denied and worked to refute scientific evidence that violent collisions at the heart of the game are linked to long-term brain injuries. Drawn from a book by ESPN journalists Steve Fainaru and Mark Fainaru-Wada, the film tells the hidden story of the NFL's concussion crisis. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 5:00 am
    Frontline [#3203H] League of Denial: The NFL's Concussion Crisis, Part 2 (see description in part 1) duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Wai Lana Yoga [#103] Upside Down & Rock'n Roll Reverse Arrow restores energy and improves circulation. Rock and Roll tones the spine and gets those abs working. duration 27:35   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 am
    Priscilla's Yoga Stretches [#67] 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 13:47  
  • 6:45 am
    Priscilla's Yoga Stretches [#68] 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 [#113] Abs With Plank, Supta Tadasana, Navasana, and others. duration 26:21   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sit and Be Fit [#1606H] Diabetes and Peripheral Neuropathy A large and small ball is used as a way to facilitate exercises to improve conditions such as diabetes and peripheral neuropathy. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique [#1020H] Back Bain Relief duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#1612H] On The Road In America, Part 3 In the final episode, "Your Move," Burt introduces the concept of "migrations of convenience". Moving to the suburbs, industries and workers moving to the Sunbelt, tech industries and workers moving back into the gentrified consumer metropolises--each representing a different logic than the migrations of earlier periods. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#908H] West England The quintessence of charming England is the "West Country": quaint Cotswold villages with their fine churches, manor homes, and gastropubs; Wells, England's smallest cathedral town; and the New Age capital of Glastonbury, with its legends of the Holy Grail and King Arthur. He finishes by pondering the dramatic prehistoric stone circles of Stonehenge and Avebury. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:30 am
    Smart Travels - Europe With Rudy Maxa [#410] Croatia's Dalmatian Coast Europe's best kept secret, the Croatian coast of Dalmatia dazzles with stunning white stone cities and azure waters. We begin in Dubrovnik, then island hop up the coast, snorkeling, swimming, sunning and reveling in the scenery. In Split we visit a Roman emperor's palace and make excursions to ruins, timeless towns and fortresses. Tips on boating, food and driving. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 am
    Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope [#807H] Ontario's Central Counties - Multi-Cultural Adventures Ontario's Central Counties offers a mosaic of historic gristmill villages, verdant farmlands and towns that thrive because of their multi-cultural population. During his Central Counties explorations Joseph cycles through the rich Durham farmlands on an agri-tourism adventure that includes fruit wine tasting and a visit to Tyrone Mill, one of only two operating mills in Ontario. In the York region he steps back in time at the Black Creek Pioneer Village for a taste of what life was like in the early days of Canada and fast forwards into the present at the Taste of Asia Festival in Markham. The Hills of Headwaters area features wilderness parks as well as horse stables, vineyards and luxury resorts. It's here where surprisingly Joseph visits a three-generation farm and learns about the people that manage Ontario's Central Counties agricultural riches. Joseph also attends Canada Day, where Canadians celebrate their confederation, and poses the question, "What is a Canadian?" duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 am
    Ellie's Real Good Food [#113H] Spring Break with No Regrets Have you ever gone on vacation and come back wishing you hadn't let your hair down quite so often? Especially when you try to get back into your favorite pants and they won't have anything to do with you? Ellie shows us how to transform a vacation from a free-for-all into an opportunity to find new flavors you can use to bring your good times home. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef [#222] Simply Shrimp Chef Keller teaches shrimp basics by demonstrating a rub, a stock, a sauce, and a great technique for wrapping shrimp in zucchini. The second recipe is a refreshingly unique ceviche with a twist that includes both shrimp and salmon. Recipes: Zucchini Wrapped Barbecued Shrimp; Shrimp and Salmon Ceviche. duration 27:27   TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:30 am
    In Julia's Kitchen with Master Chefs [#122] Jacques Torres Jacques Torres creates a chocolate presentation with pralines. First he demonstrates his technique for tempering dark and white chocolate. Then, once the chocolates have been melted, Torres applies the melted chocolate to florist-style plastic wrap, bubble wrap and molds. When the chocolate sets, he cuts and designs the chocolate in an artistic presentation; then he creates non-brittle pralines using a wide assortment of nuts. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Ciao Italia [#2519H] Homemade Pizza - Pizza Casalinga Mary Ann visits the small town of Fragneto Manforte, Italy to help her friends, Assunta and Anna, celebrate their town's patron saint, San Niccola, by preparing pizzas for a crowd of people who stop by to join the festivities for Pizza Margherita, Escarole Pizza, Pizza Napoletana, Pizza with Potatoes, with Broccoli, and with Tuna in a wood-fired oven that bakes the thin-crusted marvels in record time. Mangia! duration 26:57   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 pm
    Sara's Weeknight Meals [#516H] Louisiana Style Farm fresh food is a mantra for Sara and so many chefs. That's why her tea rubbed duck salad with Roquefort and pear dressing hits every note. Then, Sara is off to California's Napa Valley to visit chef Joey Altman, a three time James Beard award winner. They visit a winery and gather ingredients at a local farm for an al fresco meal of salmon and corn salad with pea pesto crostini. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 pm
    Craftsman's Legacy [#207H] The Cheesemaker Cheese, please! Join master cheesemaker Bruce Workman and host Eric Gorges for an inside view of an award winning creamery. Who knew master cheesemakers started their day at 2am? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    MotorWeek [#3652H] duration 26:46   SRND51 TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Knitting Daily [#1308] Everyday Lace Lace is not just for dress up; learn how to make lace an every day technique. First, author Heather Zoppetti shows how to begin a circular lace piece and finish a lacy beret. Next, we chat virtually with Lorna's Laces' Beth Casey. Then, editor Amy Palmer talks about the "big lace" trend of combining big needles and chunky yarn with delicate stitches and demonstrates different double decreases. On Tools of the Trade, Tanis looks at lace needles, and gives us a behind the scenes look at how knitting needles and crochet hooks are manufactured. Last on Loose Ends, Vickie adds an easy 'picot' edging for a stress-free lacy touch. duration 28:00   TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    Fit 2 Stitch [#208] Capes Fit for Any Fashion Whatever your style - a cape fits for any fashion. Learn how to make this flattering garment to add to your wardrobe. duration 28:00   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Simply Ming [#1302H] Ed Lee This week it's all about steak in Ming's loft kitchen! Chef Edward Lee of 610 Magnolia stops by to grill up a rich rib eye with spicy gochujang butter, while Ming whips up a delicious shitake-umami glazed steak. Two different tastes, one spectacular cut of beef, this week on Simply Ming! duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:30 pm
    Pati's Mexican Table [#401H] Good Morning, Mexico Pati is on the road in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, a pretty, tourist-friendly vacation town in the state of Guanajuato, known for its cobblestone streets, colonial architecture, art galleries and, of course, a wide range of delicious eats. This week, Alan, Sami and Juju have a break from school, so she and Dany brought them along! In this episode, the Jinich family has just arrived in San Miguel, and Pati has decided to kick off the week with a delicious breakfast. But first, she wants to introduce us to San Miguel.
    Recipes: JuJu's Fruit Smoothie; Big Brunch Enchiladas; Black Beans from the Pot; Warm Nopalitos with Sauteed Corn and Guajillo.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    Martha Stewart's Cooking School [#501H] Arabian Gulf Breakfast Join Martha as she simplifies time-honored recipes to bring a Gulf-style breakfast to your table: khameer, a date-sweetened bread; shakshouka, a baked egg dish; jebabs, a distant cousin of pancakes; and balaleet, a delicious way to serve an omelet. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 pm
    Lidia's Kitchen [#301H] Ragu Italians don't like to eat big pieces of meat, but they do like to braise small pieces with lots of vegetables into delicious ragus. In this episode, Lidia creates a delicious meal of celery stalks stuffed with gorgonzola and apples; mouthwatering lamb ragu prepared with an array of peppers and potatoes and for a sweet finish, a gianduia cake made of hazelnuts and chocolate-a Piedmontese tradition. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    Baking with Julia [#110] Steve Sullivan, Acme Bakery In Berkeley, Ca Master bread-maker Steve Sullivan from the Acme Bakery in Berkeley, CA visits Julia Child in her kitchen. Sullivan demonstrates how to make various decorative loaves. He creates a couronne, or crown of pearls. This bread uses three different starters. He also bakes baguettes, wheat stalks and pain fendu. To allow for these decorative breads to expand more readily, Sullivan recommends raising the humidity of the oven by pouring water in pans underneath the baking breads. duration 24:48   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's Cooking Confidence [#117H] Go Nuts! Joanne goes "nuts" and makes for us her five-spice, ginger, and cayenne packed Asian Toasted Nuts. Then she encourages her student Geoff to do the same making stir-fried chicken, pine-nut lettuce wraps, and cardamom-scented rice with toasted almonds. Recipes: Asian Toasted Nuts, Stir-Fried Chicken and Mushroom Lettuce Wraps, and Cardamom-Scented Rice with Toasted Almonds. Student: Geoff Rubendall, Civil Engineer. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 pm
    Cook's Country [#901H] Badger State Favorites Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make a regional classic, spicy cheese bread. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of sharp cheddar cheese. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for dish drying racks. And finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster uncovers the secrets to old-fashioned vanilla frozen custard. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 pm
    Destination Craft with Jim West [#108H] Peru Jim West travels to Cusco and Lima in Peru, South America where master artisans teach gourd carving, Peruvian pottery, and making a traditional retablo. He also crafts the perfect pan flute. Jim also makes a "ceviche" dish with a master chef, learns about silver jewelry making, and weaves colorful tapestries. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 pm
    In The Americas with David Yetman [#510H] The Brazilian State of Ceara From dazzling beaches to verdant mountains to parched scrubland, Ceara exhibits many of the attractions and also the contradictory currents that Brazilians face. David visits the old sections of the capital city of Fortaleza, a once-isolated beach town, the sweltering inland semi-desert, and the lush mountain range that forms the state's garden basket. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 pm
    Born to Explore with Richard Wiese [#120H] South Africa: Turtles and Tsongas The tale of the turtle takes place on the beaches of South Africa's Rocktail Bay, on the edge of the Indian Ocean. Richard Wiese travels here to search for the extraordinary 300-pound loggerhead turtle, which swims thousands of miles each year to lay its eggs on the same beach where it was born. Richard joins a Tsonga tribesman to catch fish in unusual reed traps and visits a rural primary school to see how the next generation of South Africans is coming of age. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:30 pm
    In Pursuit of Passion [#104H] Sy Africa - Zambia, Africa Swim to the edge of Victoria Falls, canoe with elephants and take a micro-light flight with founder and philanthropist of Abercrombie and Kent, Geoffrey Kent, as we learn of his beginnings and his ultimate choice to run his business and global philanthropic efforts in parallel. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 pm
    Travels with Darley [#302H] Hong Kong Urban Adventures Explore art galleries, hip neighborhoods and top nightlife in Hong Kong, as host Darley Newman meets local experts enjoy the best urban adventures in this bustling Asian city. From authentic cuisine on a foodies' tour of Sham Shui Po to dim sum at the world's cheapest Michelin-star restaurant, food, markets, culture and temples take center state on this city tour. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:30 pm
    Family Travel with Colleen Kelly [#409H] Oxnard, California - California, Here We Come! California, here we come! Colleen and her family head to the beautiful coastal town of Oxnard, California. Join them as they go on a whale watching expedition, learn the history of Oxnard at Heritage Square, try their hand at a game of Foot Golf, and soak up a beautiful sunset at the Hollywood Beach Cafe, where the food is delicious and the surf is sweet. duration 26:46   TVG
  • 10:00 pm
    Bare Feet In NYC with Mickela Mallozzi [#207H] Little Ukraine Little Ukraine is a small 3-block gem in Manhattan's East Village: from celebrating Pierogi Day to jumping splits with Ukrainian dancers, Mickela gets a taste of it all. duration 27:01   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 pm
    MN Original [#214H] Hend Al-Mansour questions the role of women in Saudi Arabian society and puts women's rights at the forefront of her work. Deaf writer Raymond Luczak performs his poem Birthright in American Sign Language at the Heights Theater in Minneapolis. Asia Ward sculpts and suspends sculptures she calls "aluminum dreamscapes." Composer Chan Poling's classical and contemporary jazz training inspires his songwriting for musical theater and his alternative rock band, The Suburbs. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 pm
    Reel South [#209H] Private Violence By Cynthia Hill. With at least four women murdered each day by abusive (and often, ex) partners, a woman in America is most in danger in her own home. Witness the complex realities of intimate partner violence through the eyes of two survivors: Deanna Walters, a mother seeking justice for her estranged husband's crimes against her, and victims' advocate Kit Gruelle. Executive produced by Gloria Steinem. duration 54:16   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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      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 […]

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      (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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