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KQED Life: Saturday, September 9, 2017

Channel 54.3  •  XFINITY 189

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Saturday, September 9, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#905H] Romania Rick and his team tour Romania's vibrant capital, Bucharest, with its "Little Paris of the East" architecture and lingering reminders of a brutal communist dictator. Then they head into Transylvania, where they visit fortified churches, cobbled merchant towns like Sighisoara, and castles made famous by an imported German king and the real-life Dracula. Finally, they explore Maramures, where everyday life still feels like an open-air folk museum. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#1609H] Visiting A Great Museum Can Reduce Stress For over 20 years, researchers have been studying the effects of drawing, painting and viewing works of art on brain functions. The results have been astounding. These activities can help prevent memory loss, increase mental fitness, stimulate your brain to grow new neurons, and increase the production of dopamine that improves your sense of wellbeing and the ability to focus your attention. In this program, Burt tours some of the world's great museums, talks to leading artists and medical researchers in order to understand the phenomenon. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 am
    Destination Craft with Jim West [#109H] Canada Jim West ravels to Vancouver, Canada where master artisans teach totem pole carving, painting on canvas, traditional soapstone carving, and how to prepare the perfect Canadian salmon with a master chef. Jim creates a traditional native Indian drum, crafts the perfect maple syrup candy, and is tattooed for the first time. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 am
    Today's Wild West [#101H] Rimrock / Cody / Stoecklein / Pipestone A visit to Rimrock Dude Ranch in Cody, WY; Learning cowboy photography from the pros at a Stoecklein Western Photo Workshop in Mackay, ID; and making peace pipes, at Pipestone National Monument in Pipestone, MN duration 27:41   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 am
    Born to Explore with Richard Wiese [#121H] Australia: Secret Outback In this episode, Richard journeys to Australia to discover its secret outback. From the Northern Territory to the Tiwi Islands. He meets the elders and families of Tiwi along with its artists. Richard goes "outbush" to learn how to survive and live on the land with his hosts. He spears fish and crabs, collects mud mussels. He learns about local customs, dances, and joins in a smoking ceremony to banish stress and demons. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 am
    In Pursuit of Passion [#105H] The Climb - Carrara, Italy Join canyoning guides, Guido Frattini and Simone Checci as we locate the mouth of a raging waterfall atop marble mountains in Carrara. Tighten your ropes and plunge into the waters, following the falls to their bases miles down the mountain. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 am
    Travels with Darley [#303H] Wyoming National Forests From the Bridger Teton National Forest in iconic Jackson Hole to the Snowy Range scenic byway in the Medicine Bow National Forest, host Darley Newman and local guides go off the grid to reconnect and discover national forests and great towns for outdoor lovers in Wyoming. From mountain biking, horseback riding, fishing, hiking and scenic drives to historic towns and modern brewpubs, the Cowboy State does not disappoint. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:30 am
    Family Travel with Colleen Kelly [#410H] The Best of Season 4 - A Year of Traveling We take a look back at some of our best moments from season four of "Family Travel", where we had the opportunities to explore amazing international destinations like Scotland and Quebec City, as well as some spectacular cities in our own American backyard, like Shenandoah Valley, Virginia, Sevierville, Tennessee, Tampa, Florida, Dallas, Texas, and more. duration 26:46   TVG
  • 4:00 am
    Bare Feet In NYC with Mickela Mallozzi [#208H] Harlem, USA Harlem is a neighborhood in Manhattan all its own - alive with culture, music, food, and of course dance, this thriving neighborhood has continued its ascent since the first Harlem Renaissance. duration 27:30   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:30 am
    MN Original [#215H] Lise Houlton carries on the legacy of Minnesota Dance Theatre, reinforcing tradition and encouraging collaboration. Drury Brennan draws upon graffiti and Asian calligraphy in his large-scale typographical improvisations. Noted poet Robert Bly shares a poem from inside his private writing sanctuary he calls "The Little House. " A finalist from the television singing competition series, The Voice, Nicholas David writes and performs soulful music. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 am
    Reel South [#210H] Red Wolf Revival By Rosh Patel and Madison McClintock. Three decades ago, the nearly-extinct red wolf was reintroduced in North Carolina. While this flagship conservation effort paved the way for reintroducing several other species across the country, today fewer than 100 wild red wolves remain - and their fate hinges on significant biological, political, cultural and economic challenges. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 am
    Chef's Life [#109H] A Peanut Pastime Vivian visits neighbor Marty Harper's peanut farm just before and during harvest. Vivian's dad introduces Ben and Vivian to the old school break snack, a pack of salted peanuts dumped into a Pepsi in a glass bottle. At the restaurant, Vivian translates the snack into Pepsi glazed pork belly with country ham braised peanuts. Vivian reinvents the popular Southern snack, boiled peanuts, for the local farmers' market. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Wai Lana Yoga [#105] Alternat Nostril Breathing This breathing technique calms nerves and purifies and oxygenates the blood. duration 27:35   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 am
    Priscilla's Yoga Stretches [#69] 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 [#70] 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 [#114] Flow - Version Two With Warrior I & II, Vinyasa to Down Dog, and Toe grasp with Padangusthasana. duration 26:47   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sit and Be Fit [#1607H] Full Body Workout Mary Ann uses a towel to assist with neck alignment and a band for strengthening shoulders and upper back. There is a focus on core and a special tip to help balance. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique [#1021H] Calorie Burning Workout duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 am
    MotorWeek [#3701H] duration 26:46   SRND51 TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Craftsman's Legacy [#107H] The Saddle Maker Charon and Tom Caldwell changed the horse saddle industry. Host Eric Gorges visits the Caldwell ranch and learns about the making saddles. Charon and Tom Caldwell embody the craftsperson who knows when it's time to strike out on their own. After years of successfully working for a top saddle maker, they charted their own paths and created a revolution in the way saddles are fitted to the horse. duration 25:31   STEREO TVG
  • 9:30 am
    This Old House [#3613H] Arlington Arts & Crafts | Decorative Touches Make the Difference The architect plans call for exterior decorative features on all sides of the house: a roof detail over the bank of windows, a refinished front door and evergreen trees along the edges of the property. Kevin learns to lazure paint in a bedroom. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 am
    Ask This Old House [#1513H] Rooftop Garden, Stains, Shed Landscape designer Jenn Nawada climbs the ladder to learn about rooftop and small-space gardening. Scott turns a shed into a homeowner hangout by bringing power to the outside storage space. Tom has tips on how to get rid of stubborn ceiling stains. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 am
    Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac [#701H] Old Shop/New Shop It's out with the old, in with the new. Tommy's building his very own shop from the ground up. Tommy and his team start by going over the plans for the shop with his architect Monte French, before heading over to Koopman's Lumber to talk to Steve Ingram who explains what kind of lumber Tommy picked and why. Finally, they head back to the site to meet up with building commissioner Ed Walsh, who reminds them it's not just about building a shop, it's building it safely. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    American Woodshop [#2213H] Recycled Trestle Table Through pegged mortise and tenon joints. Miller Sawmill tour. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:30 am
    Urban Conversion [#104H] Green yoU Rodman goes back to school to learn how one campus is leading the way towards sustainability in higher education. He will be living, learning and putting one up for the home team as a "non-traditional" student. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    GardenSmart [#4709H] Majestic miniature plants may not be something we, as gardeners, are ready to tackle just now. But many of the techniques used to care for and prune these miniatures apply to larger plants as well. A beautiful, interesting show and a lot to learn. Be sure to tune in. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 pm
    Victory Garden's EdibleFeast [#3607H] Madison In Madison, Wisconsin, stop by the home of vegetable gardener Megan Cain and learn to make an herb spiral using repurposed bricks. Watch Chef Christine Inthachith and her mother Bounyoung of Lao Laan-Xang restaurant (the first Laotian restaurant in Madison) cook up chicken laarp and fall squash curry. Visit Roller Coaster farm, which supplies the majority of its pigs to Johnny Hunter of the Underground Food Collective, then head back to Johnny's butcher shop to see him break down a pig and make charcuterie. And last, visit the first organic cranberry farm in Wisconsin, a farm that uses the traditional method of dry harvesting cranberries. duration 26:16   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 pm
    P. Allen Smith's Garden Home [#1312H] Extremes Look up in the sky... it's a bird, it's a plane... nope. It's an episode of Garden Home all about extremes! Today P. Allen Smith covers both ends of the spectrum. Topics range from plants that love the heat to plants that thrive in water. We'll also see some extreme decorating ideas that feel right at home in the Garden Home Cottage. duration 26:17   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:30 pm
    Growing A Greener World [#809H] In Susan's Garden: A Backyard Habitat in Harmony with Nature (Spokane, WA) One thing all gardeners have in common is the desire to see other people's beautiful gardens. In fact, while many of our viewers enjoy painstakingly-maintained public gardens, nearly all prefer the ideas and inspiration they receive from an up-close look at more down-to-earth personal gardens. Today, we'll respond to many viewers' request for more visits to personal gardens with an episode that will not disappoint. Susan Mulvihill, an avid gardener, birder, and nature lover in Spokane, has created an inviting habitat for the creatures great and small that she welcomes to her garden. We'll learn some of Susan's best tips for creating a beautiful backyard habitat in harmony with nature. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    America's Heartland [#1209H] Find out where California rice farmers have found a market for Japanese-style sake. Then, discover how horses are helping kids with special needs, and how an Indiana man breathes life into historic windmills. duration 26:40   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    Travelscope [#102] Flathead Valley, Montana A river runs into it - Flathead Lake, that is, the largest natural fresh water lake West of the Mississippi. It's the beauty of the lake and the area's rivers and streams, not to mention, Glacier National Park that leads Joseph into the Flathead Valley to partake of the area's activities and scenic attractions. duration 25:00   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Craftsman's Legacy [#305H] The Tool Maker Seth Gould could easily be called one of the rock-stars of metalsmithing. Host Eric Gorges heads South to the Appalachian Mountains in North Carolina and the famed Penland School of Crafts to learn from this amazing craftsman. In this episode Eric and Seth make a breathtaking hammer. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:30 pm
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#1201H] Atlantic Crossing In 1911, Burt's grandmother and her one-year old daughter, Burt's mother, boarded a ship in Hamburg, Germany and immigrated to the United States. To mark this anniversary, Burt and his family sailed back to Europe on Cunard's Queen Mary -- same route, different accommodations. This program covers the history of transatlantic passenger ships and introduces you to what it is like today. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    Smart Travels - Europe With Rudy Maxa [#411] Four Great Cities II We can jet to Europe in a day and visit four cities in less than a week. It's great to take your time but sometimes you only have a day to visit. How can you be part of the international jet set and still get a taste of "old" Europe? This time Smart Travels takes viewers on a whirlwind tour of four cities that represent a bit of the old and bit of the new in Europe. Rudy shows viewer how to get the most out of one-day visits to Copenhagen, Berlin, Munich, and Rome. Tips on maximizing travel memories from a 24-hour stay in a European big city. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 pm
    Rick Steves' Europe [#909H] Southeast England Arcing along the southeast coast of England, Rick travels from Canterbury (with its famous cathedral) to Dover (stoutly fortified from Roman times to the Battle of Britain). Then he hikes the trails that top the towering chalk cliffs of the South Downs, wander into the beachy resort of Brighton (England's Coney Island), and push on to Portsmouth, whose naval heritage has left it with the best collection of historic sailing ships anywhere. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    On Story [#708H] Creed: A New Legend Writer Aaron Covington discusses how he and director Ryan Coogler came up with the idea for Creed. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 5:30 pm
    Articulate with Jim Cotter [#108] The Cutting Edge of Stained Glass For more than thirty years, Judith Schaechter has been applying avant-garde sensibilities to a once traditional art form; stained glass. Bodies of Work - In the past century or so, tattoos have gone from being a mark of the outsider to a more socially accepted expression of self. Eric Owens - With a voice and stage presence as big as his personality, Eric Owens is among the most celebrated bass-baritones in the opera world. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Essential Pepin [#106H] Special Spuds Garlic Mashed Potatoes; Potato Ragout; Gratin Dauphinoise; Cream Puff Potatoes. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#916H] The Front Porch, Memphis Minnie's Barbeque Joint and Auntie April's Chicken, Waffles & Soul Food Revisit three Southern soul food restaurants from the Check, Please! Bay Area archives: The Front Porch, Memphis Minnie's Barbeque Joint and Auntie April's Chicken, Waffles & Soul Food. duration 26:52   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 pm
    Woodsongs [#1907H] Michael Martin Murphey and the Kentucky Headhunter Michael Martin Murphey has left an indelible mark on the American Music Landscape crafting and recording such iconic hits as "Wildfire, " "Carolina In The Pines", "Geronimo's Cadillac", "Cowboy Logic," "Cherokee Fiddle", "Boy From The Country" and more.. In the early 1970s, Rolling Stone Magazine called Michael Martin Murphey "one of the best songwriters in America." He has topped the Pop, Country, Bluegrass and Western Music charts, earned six gold albums and multiple Grammy nominations. His latest release is 'High Stakes'.
    The Kentucky Headhunters are known as "Southern Rock Royalty" and the "great American rock 'n' roll band." With a Grammy Award, CMA Album of the Year Award, two CMA Vocal Group of the Year Awards, two Top 10 charting albums, and four consecutive Top 40 hits, the "Heads" are credited for creating a unique blend of honky-tonk, blues, and southern rock that appeals to the toughest music critics and listeners of all kinds. Their newest album, 'Meet Me In Bluesland', is a collaboration between the band and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame pianist Johnnie Johnson. WoodSongs Kid: Jonathan Wilson Rader is a 10-year-old Elvis tribute artist from Wilmore, Kentucky. He is known as Little E and has released a tribute CDs to the King.
    duration 56:30   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 pm
    Austin City Limits [#4014H] 2014 Hall of Fame Special Noir rock hits ACL with Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds. The Australian group's set ranges across their 30-year career, from their first album to their latest, Push the Sky Away. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 9:00 pm
    The Kate [#102H] Rickie Lee Jones Two-time Grammy-winner Rickie Lee Jones exploded onto the pop scene in 1978 and has made a career of fearlessly experimenting with her sound and persona over 15 critically acclaimed albums. Her latest release, The Other Side of Desire, explores a new chapter in her life--her first album of new original material in ten years. In The Kate, Rickie Lee's performance provides a window into the meteoric rise and fade of the early days and the soul-stirring place her song writing emanates from now. Charming the audience with fan favorites like "Chuck E's In Love" and the playful new tune penned for her daughter, "Jimmy Choos," to the haunting piano-driven ballad "Infinity," Rickie Lee Jones shares with audiences her signature bravado. duration 54:40   STEREO TVPG
  • 10:00 pm
    Infinity Hall Live [#606H] Dave Mason Dave Mason, a Rock and Roll Hall of Famer as a founding member of Traffic, and a hit solo artist in the 1970s, performs a rousing concert of his hits "Dear Mr. Fantasy," "Rock and Roll Stew," "Feelin' Alright," "Only You Know and I Know" and "We Just Disagree." The English singer songwriter and guitarist is joined by his own band on the Infinity Hall stage. duration 57:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 11:00 pm
    Live from the Artists Den [#1002H] alt-J U.K. rockers Alt-J perform an intense, moody set at Los Angeles's Hollywood American Legion. The group performs 12 songs, veering between their eclectic new album, This Is All Yours, and their 2012 debut, An Awesome Wave. The surging, boisterous set included hit singles "Hunger of the Pine," "Fitzpleasure" and "Left Hand Free." duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:00 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
  • 12:30 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
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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 […]

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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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