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KQED Life: Saturday, September 16, 2017

Channel 54.3  •  XFINITY 189

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Saturday, September 16, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#910H] England's Cornwall The far southwest of England is a world unto itself, with a persistent Cornish culture. He explores a world of flowers springing from towering hedges, a tin-mining heritage going back to biblical times, salty pirates' towns and fishing villages, and the Land's End of England. Then, side-tripping deep into the vast and mysterious Dartmoor National Park, he hikes to forgotten stone circles and chase wild ponies. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#1202H] Cruising The Rivers of Europe: Amsterdam to Cologne During the past decade, cruising the great rivers of Europe has become one of the most popular vacations for American tourists. In this program, Burt introduces you to Amsterdam, tours a museum dedicated to the history of women's handbags, and sails along the Rhine to Cologne. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 am
    Destination Craft with Jim West [#110H] Mexico Jim West travels to San Miguel de Allende, Mexico where master artisans teach paper mache, Huichol beading, pinata making, and creating giant Mojiganga puppets. He hopes to master the art of Mexican mosaics, craft sweet potato ice cream, learn about neo-muralism from street artists, and create a traditional mole sauce with chicken from a master chef. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 am
    Today's Wild West [#102H] Lone Pine Film Festival On location at the Lone Pine Film Festival in Lone Pine, CA, where Hollywood's been shooting Westerns - and lots of other movies - for nearly a century; plus a visit with Rifleman star Johnny Crawford. duration 26:42   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 am
    Born to Explore with Richard Wiese [#122H] Turkey: Land of Legends Richard Wiese travels to Turkey, the ancient crossroads of civilization. In Istanbul, he meets a family that has been creating baklava for over 200 years. In a small Mediterranean village, where 4, 000 year-old shipwrecks lie along dangerous reefs, Richard dives in search of ancient treasures. He discovers the Turkish secret forkeeping bad luck at bay-a piece of jewelry called the "evil eye". duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 am
    In Pursuit of Passion [#106H] Nyc Beat - Nyc, Ny Meet sixteen year-old John Patrick, who travels to NYC in search of his favorite singer/songwriter, Will Duval, and further his own passion to play the drums. Keep the beat while we jam with the band and follow them on the road to play for New York City fans! duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 am
    Travels with Darley [#304H] Illinois: Route 66 & Midewin Travel to the top diners and historic sites along all-American Route 66, including modern nature escapes that may surprise you. This is an Illinois road trip you won't forget, as host Darley Newman drives old Route 66 in a classic car to meet bison at Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie and explore the best of "the Mother Road." duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:30 am
    Rhythm Abroad [#101H] Tahiti, French Polynesia Sun-kissed beaches, lush green rainforests, and Tahitian drumming call Brittany's name. Unlike the slower paced Hawaiian hula, Tahitian dance is known for its fast hip shaking. Brittany gets an inside view into typical Tahitian life as she moves her hips with the locals at a community fundraiser. Away from the drums, Brittany cools off as she takes to the crystal blue waters for an exciting day of swimming with stingrays and sharks. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 am
    Bare Feet In NYC with Mickela Mallozzi [#209H] Brazil In Nyc Brazilians are born to dance, and Mickela learns as many ways as possible how New Yorkers keep that Brazilian energy alive - with capoeira, forro, and Carnival's samba. duration 27:23   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:30 am
    MN Original [#216H] Visual artist Carolyn Halliday pairs traditional fiber techniques with nontraditional materials to create her unique sculptures. Dancers from Carl Flink's Black Label Movement perform HIT, an intensely physical piece inspired by the chaos of cell movement. Rapper Slug of Atmosphere talks about his song writing process, his beginnings with Producer Ant and Rhymesayers, and the independent record label they helped develop. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 am
    Reel South [#211] An Enduring Legacy: Louisiana's Croatian-Americans By James Catano. Little-known even in their home state, the Croatians of Lower Plaquemines Parish have used grit and determination to build an oystering industry that has made Louisiana famous. Follow the lives of four figures who embody the 150-year Croatian experience in Louisiana and share in the history of this unique tight-knit community. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:30 am
    Chef's Life [#110H] Love Me Some Candied Yams! Vivian introduces viewers to Rob and Amy Hill, proprietors of one of the largest sweet potato farms in the country and two of the restaurant's best customers. Vivian and her mom, Scarlett, make her grandmother's candied yams, and Vivian later re-imagines these for the restaurant with texture, sorghum and pecans. Mother Earth Brewery and Chef & the Farmer team up for a beer dinner, featuring first-of-the-season sweet potatoes. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Wai Lana Yoga [#110] Soothe Your Nerves Wai Lana demonstrates poses that soothe the nerves and stretch and twist the spine. duration 27:35   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 am
    Priscilla's Yoga Stretches [#79] 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 [#80] 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 [#119] Long Holds - Version Two With Forward fold, Raised Runner's Lunge, Crescent, and others. duration 27:43   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sit and Be Fit [#1102] Brain Fitness Mary Ann uses a variety of exercises to stimulate the brain including body tapping, visual tactile stimulation, and reaction time drills. duration 27:24   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique [#1026H] Feet Flexibility & Strength duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 am
    MotorWeek [#3702H] duration 26:46   SRND51 TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Craftsman's Legacy [#108H] The Gun Maker Mike Brooks builds long rifles based on designs more than 100 years old. Host Eric Gorges discovers the history of a long rifle and along the way, learns that the old ways of the gunsmith are alive and well. duration 25:31   STEREO TVG
  • 9:30 am
    This Old House [#3614H] Arlington Arts & Crafts | Ship Lap for a Ship Shape House The homeowners have chosen ship lap, the hottest wall covering right now, for the third floor. Reclaimed granite is used for steps, and a marble slab is cut for the kitchen island. A cast stone mantel is built around the fireplace in the family room. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 am
    Ask This Old House [#1514H] Future House, Nick Offerman Kevin heads to Los Angeles to visit comedian Nick Offerman and tour his woodworking shop. Ross Trethewey takes the pulse of a home's energy consumption using new technology in Future House. And Richard makes a dish soap blunder, on purpose. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 am
    Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac [#702H] Framing Tommy is joined by his general contractor, Chris Reynolds, to talk about the framing of the shop. From the foundation to laying out the sills to putting up the first wall, he learns the best way to start off a project like this. And with a little help from regular Al D'Attanasio, that wall will be up in no time. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    American Woodshop [#2301H] Victorian Hall Tree Recreating turned spindles and finials to build a 1910 heirloom. Turning tips for every skill level. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:30 am
    Urban Conversion [#105H] Detroit Urban Farming Rodman sees first hand the positive effects of urban farming as it shapes a new identity for the Detroit community. Leading the way is Taja Seville and Urban Farming, who takes him into the city to see where hope is springing up from vacant lots and community run programs. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    GardenSmart [#4710H] Trial gardens can provide many useful lessons for home gardeners: Which plants work, which don't, how to identify new plants, even provide gardening inspiration. All are objectives. For a gardener - what's not to like? Be sure to join us this week as we GardenSMART. duration 26:34   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 pm
    Victory Garden's EdibleFeast [#3608H] Vancouver In Vancouver, Canada, gardener and author Andrea Bellamy shows how to create a worm composter, propagate herbs by taking cuttings and harvest flax seeds. Chef Chris Roper is cooking rye crusted sturgeon with lightly pickled beets, and smoked salmon salad with cucumber. Go out on crab boats with fishermen dedicated to keeping low-impact practices viable for small-scale harvesters, and visit a mobile truck farm owned by Judy Kenzie. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 pm
    P. Allen Smith's Garden Home [#1313H] Self Defense Learning some self-defense is a good idea for everyone. In this episode, P. Allen Smith will explore some fighting moves you can do to protect things around your home and garden. Now don't worry, these moves are all natural and a few are also very effective in case of a Zombie Apocalypse. duration 26:31   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:30 pm
    Growing A Greener World [#810H] The Private Garden of a Public Gardener (Wayne, PA and Wilmington, DE) Bringing your work home with you can actually be a very good thing... when both your vocation and your avocation relates to gardening. Such is the case for Dan Benarcik and his wife Peggy Anne Montgomery. Both work in professional horticulture: Dan, at one of the country's most admired public gardens, while Peggy is a champion of native plants and the important role they play in the landscape. But it's at home where the real magic happens. Thanks to their keen eyes for design and a strong shared knowledge of plants, there's always something interesting to see throughout this garden's many rooms. Their beautiful garden is a laboratory of sorts where the couple is always experimenting with different plants yet with an abundance of native selections to provide wildlife habitats. Dan and Peggy's greatest joy is sharing their garden with friends and family; now they're sharing it with us. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    America's Heartland [#1210H] We follow a California cattle rancher as he leads his last cattle drive before handing the family ranch over to the next generation. As the family faces an uncertain future, so does their small town of Likely, California. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    Travelscope [#103] New Brunswick, Canada Joseph falls into winter in New Brunswick, Canada. In New Brunswick - Canada's only official bi-lingual province - the English and French Acadian thrive in perfect harmony. This episode features a bi-cultural, bi-seasonal view of this beautiful Atlantic province. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Craftsman's Legacy [#306H] The Chocolatiers In this episode, host Eric Gorges meets Dan and Jael Rattigan at their chocolate factory in Asheville, NC. The Rattigan's truly craft from bean to bar, letting Eric live out his lifetime dream of working with chocolate. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:30 pm
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#1206H] The Great Rivers of Europe: Nuremberg to Linz Burt starts off in Nuremberg with visits to the 900 year old Imperial Castle, the open farmers' market and his favorite spice cookie shop. Then he sails to Regensburg to visit the remains of an ancient Roman fort. Next he cruises through the Danube Gorge to Weltenburg Abbey where the Benedictine monks have been brewing one of Europe's great beers since 1050. In Linz, we learn about the Linzertorte and see the world's largest church organ. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    Smart Travels - Europe With Rudy Maxa [#503] San Francisco The port city of San Francisco revels in art, diversity and food. Chinatown is a feast for the senses, and the city's new Asian Art Museum a must-see. We get savvy on sourdough and tour notorious Alcatraz Island. A stroll through the Haight neighborhood harkens back to the "Summer of Love", and the Italian cafes of North Beach serve up a dollop of hospitality with their espresso. Crossing the Golden Gate, Rudy heads to Napa Valley wine country for a relaxing mud bath and some off-beat garden art. Tips on vegetarian food and wine-tasting. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 pm
    Rick Steves' Europe [#304H] Belfast and the Best of Northern Ireland No trip to Emerald Isle is complete without a visit to Northern Ireland. We tour bustling Belfast, sneaking a peek at its politically charged neighborhoods. Then we head for the Antrim Coast and go wild in Portrush, Ulster's Coney Island. We taste-test Irish whiskey, scramble over six-sided rock columns, putter through a world-class golf course, and stomp our feet to Irish music in rough-and- tumble Derry. duration 27:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    On Story [#709H] Deconstructing Billy Wilder The unique filmmaking style of Billy Wilder and what makes his films relevant today are discussed. duration 26:48   STEREO TVPG
  • 5:30 pm
    Articulate with Jim Cotter [#109H] It Takes Two In the popular imagination, tango is an exotic seduction born on the sultry streets of Buenos Aires. In truth, it's a complex improvised form danced the world over.
    Krimes and Punishment - Jesse Krimes describes his six years in federal prison as a kind of "arts residency". Not only did his work keep him sane while on the inside, it's become the foundation for a successful artistic career on the outside.
    Stephen Costello's Most Valuable Friend - Celebrated opera tenor Stephen Costello has been both blessed and betrayed by his voice.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Essential Pepin [#108H] Cozy Carbs Ricotta Dumplings With Red Pepper Sauce; Macaroni Beaucaire; Gnocchi Maison; Linguine With Clam Sauce And Vegetables. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#1001H] Cosecha, Bull Valley Roadhouse and Michael Warring Made-from-scratch Mexican dishes at Cosecha, Bull Valley Roadhouse's comfort food and Michael Warring's molecular cuisine. Will the Bay Area diners agree on their favorite local spots? Leslie Sbrocco hosts. duration 26:03   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 pm
    Woodsongs [#1908H] John McEuen and Bill & The Belles John McEuen brings 45+ years of worldwide performing with his banjo, fiddle, guitar, and mandolin. Often referred to as "the String Wizard, " John is a founding member of the legendary Nitty Gritty Dirt Band. The band's 1972 classic 'Will the Circle Be Unbroken' album was inducted in to the Library of Congress as one of America's most important recordings. McEeun has earned Emmy nominations, Grammy Awards, CMA acclaim, The Western Heritage Award, and many other accolades. He is celebrating the release of his latest solo album 'Made in Brooklyn'.
    Bill and the Belles has made waves in the world of roots music with striking three-part harmonies and masterful instrumentation. Based at the foothills of the Blue Ridge and the forefront of old time music, Bill and the Belles continue to further the music traditions of their region. From sentimental Southern ballads to the popular songs of Tin Pan Alley to regional fiddle breakdowns, the group's shows are a celebration of the diversity country music once represented. WoodSongs Kid: Victor Furtado is an award winning 15-year-old claw hammer banjo virtuoso from Front Royal, Virginia.
    duration 56:34   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 pm
    Austin City Limits [#4114H] 2015 Hall of Fame Special Enjoy the 2015 Austin City Limits Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, as Loretta Lynn, Asleep at the Wheel, Guy Clark, Townes Van Zandt and Flaco Jimenez are honored by Lyle Lovett, Dwight Yoakam, Vince Gill, Gillian Welch, Jason Isbell and more. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 9:00 pm
    The Kate [#103H] Jarrod Spector Actor and Broadway tenor Jarrod Spector channels the experience of playing 1500+ performances of Frankie Valli in Jersey Boysto deliver a dazzling storyboard of male vocalists from classic to modern. Experience the unstoppable energy of hits like "Good Vibrations," "Uptown Girl" and "Walk Like a Man" paired with swoon-worthy renditions of "Maybe I'm Amazed" and Enrico Caruso's "Una Furtiva." Spector's reverent interpretations illustrate his closeness to the material and his deep respect for these influential artists: Freddie Mercury, Paul McCartney, Billy Joel, Stevie Wonder, The Beach Boys, and of course, Frankie Valli. From "Star Search" to failed TV pilots, Jarrod's story is told with humor, tender moments and powerful singing. duration 57:58   STEREO TVPG
  • 10:00 pm
    Live at 9:30 [#101H] Performances by Garbage, Ibeyi, El Vy and Misterwives, with comedy from Hannibal Buress and Breaking Bad's Lavell Crawford. duration 57:54   STEREO TVPG
  • 11:00 pm
    Live from the Artists Den [#1003H] Marina and the Diamonds Marina And The Diamonds, fronted by Welsh native Marina Diamandis, gives an eclectic performance of 11 songs in the famous Great Hall at the New York Hall of Science in Corona, NY. She performs her hit song "Primadonna," and includes performances from her most recent album Froot. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:00 am
    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
  • 12:30 am
    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
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