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KQED Life: Sunday, September 17, 2017

Channel 54.3  •  XFINITY 189

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Sunday, September 17, 2017
  • 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
  • 1:00 am
    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
  • 2:00 am
    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
  • 3:00 am
    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
  • 4:00 am
    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
  • 5:00 am
    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
  • 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 [#81] 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 [#82] 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 [#120] Core - Abs/Back - Version Two With Forward Fold, Revolved Triangle, Shalabasana, and others. duration 25:42   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sit and Be Fit [#1103] Perceptual Motor Timing Learn how to use rhythm to keep different processing areas of the brain sharp by practicing special exercise combinations. duration 27:41   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique [#1027H] Feet & Ankle Strength and Mobility duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 am
    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)
  • 9:00 am
    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
  • 9:30 am
    Victory Garden's EdibleFeast [#3612H] Charlotte Travel to Charlotte, North Carolina, where Scott Lindsley and Joey Hewell give gardening tips from their eye-catching urban farm, and meet Robin Emmons (nominated for CNN Hero of the year), who started gardening in her backyard to provide fresh food to the mentally ill and found ways to get good, fresh food to those in need. Then go foraging in the woods of Millers Creek with expert (and mushroom cultivator) Ken Crouse, before heading into the kitchen with Chef Clark Barlowe to cook up some pan roasted chicken and African prickly cucumber gazpacho. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 am
    P. Allen Smith's Garden to Table [#308H] The Art of Tailgating Tailgating is a time-honored tradition but what if you can't make it out to the big game? Allen shares a few tips on how to prepare your own tailgate party in your backyard with easy and unique recipes that can be prepared in advance. He also offers advice on how to grow our own ingredients in the summer and preserve them for fall. duration 25:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 am
    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
  • 11:00 am
    Antiques Roadshow [#1717H] Seattle, Hour Two It wouldn't be a visit to Seattle without a ride up the Space Needle! Host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Nicholas Lowry visit the tower to talk about World's Fair posters. Seattle's discoveries run the gamut with a circa 1964 "Star Trek" script and pitch letter; a Civil War dog collar; and Harriet Frishmuth bookends valued at $10,000. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Travel Detective with Peter Greenberg [#203H] Airline Safety Rankings How safe is your airline and how do the world's airlines actually rank? CBS News Travel Editor Peter Greenberg takes a very serious look at the hard data, and says there are some huge surprises over which airlines pass muster -- and which airlines don't. Plus, we take you to the island of Aruba and show you the great work they're doing in environmental protection and sustainability. Peter will also show off some of his hidden gems on this Southern Caribbean island. And, if you enjoy searching for the past when you travel, correspondent Tracy Gallagher has a suggestion for you, as she goes on an archaeological dig in Malta. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 12:30 pm
    Landscapes Through Time with David Dunlop [#102] Monet's Waterlilies David visits the enchanting village of Giverny, 45 miles northwest of Paris, which was the last home there until the end of his life in 1926. David describes the evolution of Impressionism from its experimental beginnings in the Gleyre studio in Paris in 1862 with Monet and his friends Sisley, Renoir, Bazille, Pissarro - to its later stage (and beyond) of explosive color, loose brushwork, complementary color vivid sunshine and sensual delight. David discusses and demonstrates Monet's later methods as a mid-career Impressionist at Giverny and his evolution into expressionism with his carefully developed and cultivated waterlily garden as his inspiration. duration 26:36   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:00 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#1205H] The Answer Is Within You The road-trippers explore the Experience Music Project in Seattle, where experience designer Andrea Weatherhead advises that the best path toward happiness is getting to know yourself. In Colorado, the team meets interior designer Eiko Okura, who urges them to stop overthinking and see what emerges, and Michael Franti, who advocates for making lots of decisions and seeing what sticks. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Healing Quest [#1302H] Inner World: Virtual Reality & Brain Health, Brain Food: Dairy, Eggs &Bacon Breakfast, Healthy Wheat Option, Healing Moment: Sunrise. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    This Old House [#3615H] Arlington Arts & Crafts | Details Make the House Beautiful The kitchen island countertop is installed and the crew starts on a fieldstone wall in the front yard. Wallpaper covers a new secret door in the upstairs foyer. In the basement, Richard checks the finished heating, cooling and ventilation systems. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    Ask This Old House [#1515H] Water Heat, Panels, Astronaut An indirect route to solve a hot water problem-Richard helps a father of two make bath time fun again. Tom uses molding to spruce up a dining room in Cincinnati. To infinity and beyond-Kevin welcomes a former NASA astronaut to the barn to talk tools. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Craftsman's Legacy [#401H] The Sword Smith Host Eric Gorges takes a stab at sword-smithing with Master Bladesmith Kevin Cashen, learning about the mystical world of metallurgy, forging a spatha. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:30 pm
    Pati's Mexican Table [#406H] Mexamericana Pati's family is the perfect example of cultures colliding - Mexican and American. The happy result is the creation of unique and tasty recipes in the kitchen on a daily basis. In this episode, Pati dives deep into the blending of these cultures and comes up with some classic American recipes with a delicious Mexican twist. Of course, the meeting of Mexican and American cultures is happening in small towns and big cities all over America, too! Pati will also take us to a local restaurant where she'll get the story, and taste the results of, their unique Mex-American story.
    Recipes: Mexican Crab Cakes with Jalape?o Aioli; Foolproof Pizza Dough; Pizza Sauce; Poblano, Corn and Zucchini Pizza; Carne Asada and Cebollitas Pizza; Chorizo Hamburgers.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 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)
  • 4:30 pm
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1602H] New York Natives Test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to foolproof New York cheesecake. Then, man on the street Doc Willoughby learns about bagels from Philip Romanzi of Bagel Hole in Brooklyn. And finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate New York agels. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 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
  • 5:30 pm
    Martha Bakes [#503H] Pulled Doughs Join Martha - and a few special guests - to learn expert tips you'll need to prepare pizza, pretzel and strudel doughs, Old World European specialties that involve "pulling" dough. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Steven Raichlen's Project Smoke [#108H] Hog Wild Pork is the heart and soul of American barbecue, especially in the South. In this show, you'll learn how to smoke a spectacular whole pork loin roast (complete with ribs, loin, and tenderloin) on a wood-burning rotisserie. (To wake you up there's coffee crust and smoky redeye barbecue sauce.) Next, pulled pork-prepared with a herb slather and served with a West Virginia peppery vinegar sauce. Speaking of Virginia, you'll learn how to cure and hickory-smoke a spectacular shoulder ham. (The process involves four classic techniques: brining, injecting, cold smoking, and hot smoking.) And to serve with it: barbecue cabbage with smoked cheese and chorizo. Go hog wild. Do it now. Recipes: Smoke-tisserie Pork Loin Roast; Smokehouse Ham; Pulled Pork Shoulder with West Virginia Barbecue Sauce; Chorizo Barbecued Cabbage. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 pm
    Articulate with Jim Cotter [#109] 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 (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 pm
    All-Star Orchestra [#303H] British Enigmas Elgar - Enigma Variations. Secret, "enigmatic" portraits of the composer's friends, each with great individuality Britten - Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra The perennial family favorite that showcases - one by one - all the instruments in the orchestra. The perfect introduction to classical music. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 pm
    Great Performances at the Met [#1102H] Don Giovanni Simon Keenlyside makes his Met role debut as the unrepentant seducer in Tony Award-winner Michael Grandage's staging of Mozart's masterpiece. Met principal conductor Fabio Luisi conducts. duration 3:24:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 11:30 pm
    Arts In Context [#502] In Face Behind the makeup and false eyelashes of drag queens are the eccentric lives of brilliant performers. In Face follows the complex lives of three performance artists in three cities: Austin, Los Angeles, Atlanta. Each queen, with a unique life offstage, sheds a bit of light on the hectic and determined lifestyle of pursuing a drag career. With daring costumes and lavish handmade hair pieces, Gia Sunflowers always surprises the crowd with his gothic style as waiter and performer of the drag queen dining establishment LIPS Atlanta. Obtaining success in Hollywood as contestant on RuPaul's Drag Race, television star Willam Belli tours the country as a performer while also gaining a career as a recording artist. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:00 am
    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
  • 12:30 am
    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
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