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KQED Life: Sunday, September 24, 2017

Channel 54.3  •  XFINITY 189

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Sunday, September 24, 2017
  • 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
  • 1:00 am
    Woodsongs [#1909H] Celebration of Michael Hedges with Andy McKee and Christie Lenee Michael Hedges was a trailblazing acoustic guitarist. He pioneered percussive fingerstyle guitar, the influence of which can now be heard in the compositions and playing of many guitarists.
    Performing on this broadcast: Andy McKee is among the world's finest acoustic guitarists. His youthful energy and attention to song structure and melodic content elevates him above the rest. He entertains both the eye and the ear as he magically transforms the steel string guitar into a full orchestra via his use of altered tunings, tapping, partial capos, percussive hits and a signature two-handed technique. McKee's crossover success has helped him to achieve millions upon millions of YouTube viewers, underscoring his emergence as one of today's most unique and influential artists. McKee is the first artist to be signed CGP Sounds, the record label founded by fellow guitarist Tommy Emmanuel. 'Live Book' is McKee's first release for the label.
    Christie Lenee is often compared to guitar visionaries like Michael Hedges, Joni Mitchell and Dave Matthews - fusing folky/funky playfulness with pop/rock inspired songs and virtuosic guitar compositions. Being a compositional pioneer for this product inspired an abundance of innovative techniques and a unique percussive approach to the guitar. Christie is now in the process of mixing tracks for her next album that will deliver her innovative music, empowering vocals and inspirational lyrics. WoodSongs Kid: Logan Florence is 15-year-old guitarist from Lexington, Kentucky. Andy McKee and Michael Hedges are two of Logan's guitar heroes.
    duration 56:29   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 am
    Austin City Limits [#4204H] Florence + The Machine/Andra Day Enjoy dazzling modern rock and soul. British sensation Florence blazes through songs from her latest LP, How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful. San Diego's Andra Day sings tunes from her soulful debut, Cheers to the Fall. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 3:00 am
    The Kate [#104H] Ann Wilson Ann Wilson's musical gifts are legendary; she has created a truly impressive body of work with her equally talented sister Nancy as part of the rock band Heart. Her voice has moved legions of fans and great singers across every genre of music. Now, Ann is doing something she's always dreamed of--performing the songs she's been thinking about all these years in "The Ann Wilson Thing" (TAWT) on The Kate. TAWT is the equivalent of a mix tape gifted from Ann Wilson to her fans, providing an intimate perspective on her musical influences and inspiration. Songs like Buffalo Springfield's "For What It's Worth," Jeff Buckley's "I Want Someone Badly" and Ike and Tina's "River Deep Mountain High" prove that Ann Wilson is a master-fearless on stage. Her impassioned vocals and eclectic song choices are drenched in devotion to the song or the artist of origin and often sprinkled with personal innuendo. duration 56:02   STEREO TVPG
  • 4:00 am
    Live at 9:30 [#102H] Performances by The Arcs, The Jesus and Mary Chain, MS MR and Frank Turner, with an interview from NPR's Bob Boilen and comedy from Tony Rock and Hannibal Burress. duration 58:10   STEREO TVPG
  • 5:00 am
    Live from the Artists Den [#1004H] Gary Clark Jr. Austin native and blues phenomenon Gary Clarke Jr. has been touring the US since 2010, but he first picked up a guitar at age 12. By the time he was 15, he was a regular playing stages on Austin's famous 6th street after being discovered by local promoter Clifford Antone. Clarke released independent albums from 2005-2010, until he caught the attention of Eric Clapton, and was signed to Warner Music Group. His latest album, The Story of Sonny Boy Slim, a tribute to his southern roots, was released in September 2015. Clarke takes the stage in a February 2016 taping for Live from the Artists Den's 10th season. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Wai Lana Yoga [#115] The Crunch Alternative Wai Lana demonstrates two ab strengtheners for a firm, flat tummy. Two versions of Plough offer maximum stretch in the spine and hamstrings. A good leg stretch twist, too! duration 27:35   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 am
    Priscilla's Yoga Stretches [#91] 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 [#92] 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 [#125] Abs and Arms With Cat Rolls with leg Variations, Elbow Stances. duration 27:13   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sit and Be Fit [#1108] Improve Reaction Time for Safe Driving Mary Ann practices seated reaction time and peripheral vision exercises using a lemon! A variety of finger exercises are also demonstrated. duration 27:04   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Classical Stretch: By Essentrics [#1102H] Posture Workout This standing and barre posture workout, filmed in Riviera Maya, Mexico will improve your posture and give you tons of energy. duration 26:06   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 am
    P. Allen Smith's Garden Home [#1401H] A Visit from the Beekman Boys Two New York City boys turned farmers visit Moss Mountain Farm. Find out how the Fabulous Beekman Boys fare, when faced with the challenge of capturing a free-range turkey while Allen puts a spin on a classic dish. duration 27:11   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Growing A Greener World [#811H] The Compost Pedallers (Austin, Tx) America is on a mission to lighten their environmental footprint while reducing waste going into landfills. Many urban and suburban homeowners know that composting is a great way to do both. Yet not everyone is ready to take the dive into managing a backyard heap of food scraps and yard debris. In Austin, locals can have the best of both words. The Compost Pedallers is a small eco-minded company on a big mission. Using the clean energy of pedal power, they'll bike to your door, pick up your weekly collection, and haul it off to a nearby farm to do the dirty work for you. Keeping it local and out of the landfill while producing an abundance of compost, it's a winning recipe and a business model that's as green as it gets and growing fast. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:30 am
    Victory Garden's EdibleFeast [#3613H] San Diego Head to idyllic San Diego. Restaurant owner and gardener Trish Watlington shows how to pre-soak, inoculate and plant fall peas, and explains why and how to combat the infestation of white flies by planting marigolds. Chef and restaurateur Javier Plascencia prepares a dish of quail and farrato. Go diving with sea urchin diver Pete Halmay, who has been practicing this tradition for more than 30 years, and visit the sisters who grow Thai produce at their home farm to supply their restaurant Suppanee House of Thai. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 am
    P. Allen Smith's Garden to Table [#309H] Autumn Enchantment With the welcomed cool air of autumn, it's the perfect time to celebrate the bounty of the season! Allen tells us about the second growing season of the year and shares a few ways to use Mother Nature's gift in the kitchen. He also visits Natchez, Mississippi where a close friend shows him how to make a delicious recipe with sweet potatoes. duration 26:20   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 am
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#1003H] Pintxo Pote, Red Hill Station and Osmanthus Traditional Basque cooking at Pintxo Pote, ultra-fresh seafood at Red Hill Station and Osmanthus' focus on Japanese, South-Asian flavors. Leslie Sbrocco hosts as local diners share their favorite Bay Area eateries. duration 26:16   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    Antiques Roadshow [#1801H] Boise, Hour One In the Sooner State, host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Nicholas Lowry head to the Pawnee Bill Ranch to look at some show-stopping Wild West posters. Highlights include a poignant signed note from Mother Teresa to a wood-carver who sent her a walking cane during her final years; a custom model 1894 Winchester rifle that may have been used in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show; and a collection of late 17th/early 18th-century Chinese rhinoceros horn carved libation cups - then the all-time highest value AR appraisal at $1 to $1.5 million! duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Travel Detective with Peter Greenberg [#204H] Dark Science of Menu Engineering The next time you go out to eat at a restaurant, whether it's at Denny's or a 5 Star establishment, do you have any idea what you're going to order, before you get there? Probably not. However, the restaurant might know! CBS News Travel Editor Peter Greenberg introduces us to the brave new world of menu engineering. Plus, most Americans might know Williamsburg as one of the United States' most historic cities. But, Peter shows us the hidden gems of a place that goes way beyond colonial times. And, for years, Florida was known as the retirement mecca of the United States. However, for those looking beyond the Sunshine State to kick back and relax after a life's work, there are many factors to consider, such as health care costs, and housing prices. Peter shares his list of the worst cities to retire. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 12:30 pm
    Landscapes Through Time with David Dunlop [#103] Cezanne at Mont Sainte Victoire Travel with David to the locations of Paul Cezanne's (1839-1906) natural inspiration near Aixen Provence & Mont Saint Victoire. David considers Cezanne's ambitious struggle with the contradiction: how to present stability and form with change and movement. David demonstrates Cezanne's strategies; from sketch to watercolor to oil, and discusses Cezanne's insights into acts of visual perception. He discusses Cezanne's difficulties, frustrations, and his ultimate success - as the father of Modernism. duration 26:36   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:00 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#1206H] Make It Your Own The road-trippers try their hand at spinning molten glass with glassblower Jessica Schimpf. The world isn't looking for you, she says, you have to go out and find it. She recounts how she left a big-time welding gig to follow her dreams. In Texas, the team interviews Austinites on the street and goes for beignets and palm readings in New Orleans before hitting crowd-powered T-shirt purveyor Threadless in Chicago. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Healing Quest [#1303H] Inner World: Music & Brain Health, Acupuncture's Healing Power, Brain Food: Nuts, Healing Moment: Waterfalls. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    This Old House [#3616H] Arlington Arts & Crafts | An Arts & Craft for the Ages Tour the completed project house, including the new addition at the back of the house, updated front hall, dining room and pantry, expanded master suite, spacious new bathroom and new front porch, and outside, new plantings and hardscape. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    Ask This Old House [#1516H] Build It, Lighting, Mousetrap Nothing beats leftovers-Tom and Kevin use scrap heart pine to make a cutting board in "Build It." Scott transforms an overly bright room with LEDs. It's a trap! Roger takes the bait and shows off the best ways to prevent mice. Also, "What is it?" duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Craftsman's Legacy [#402H] The Ski Makers Eric hits the slopes on handmade skis he makes with son and father team Jeff and John Thompson. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:30 pm
    Pati's Mexican Table [#409H] Sami's Big Day This show is all about Pati's middle son, Sami. Being stuck in the middle of first born, Alan, and Mr. Personality himself, Juju, isn't always easy for Sami. Every once in a while, Pati likes to give Sami a day all to himself, and he'll help her as she cooks his absolute favorite foods!
    Recipes: Sami's Smashed Baby Potatoes; Chipotle Salmon, Bacon and Avocado Sandwich; Nothing Like Homemade Cookies.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    Essential Pepin [#110H] Easy and Elegant Seafood Lobster In Artichoke Hearts; Shrimp Pane On Watercress; Escoffier Quenelles; Monkfish Roulade. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:30 pm
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1604H] A Hearty Fall Feast Test cook Dan Souza shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the best roasted rack of lamb at home. Next, test cook Julia Collin Davison reveals the test kitchen's secret to roasted brined Turkey. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of dijon mustard. Finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster uncovers the secrets to the ultimate root vegetable gratin. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#1003H] Pintxo Pote, Red Hill Station and Osmanthus Traditional Basque cooking at Pintxo Pote, ultra-fresh seafood at Red Hill Station and Osmanthus' focus on Japanese, South-Asian flavors. Leslie Sbrocco hosts as local diners share their favorite Bay Area eateries. duration 26:16   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 pm
    Martha Bakes [#504H] Celebration Cakes Mark a special celebration with a homemade cake. Martha makes three easy-to-prepare layer cakes: a sprinkle cake, a fanciful hedgehog cake with meringue spikes, and her daughter Alexis' coconut-covered heart cake. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Steven Raichlen's Project Smoke [#109H] Thanksgiving Comes Early The secret to supernaturally moist turkey? The Project Smoke version involves a whiskey brine and a slow smoke over maple wood. The traditional side dishes get smoked, too: bacon-stuffed barbecued onions, smoky creamed corn, and a smoky bacon-apple crisp for dessert. Even the cranberry sauce (salsa in this case) has fire thanks to the strategic addition of jalapenos. Forget your oven: this Thanksgiving feast gets cooked in a ceramic smoker, upright barrel smoker, electric smoker, and stovetop smoker. Just don't wait until Thanksgiving to try it. Recipes: Whiskey-Smoked Turkey with Cranberry Salsa; Barbecued Onions; Smoked Creamed Corn; Bacon-Apple Crisp. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 pm
    Articulate with Jim Cotter [#110] Orchestrating Hits Classically trained cellist Larry Gold has spent a lifetime orchestrating pop classics. Today he's helping bring out the soul in R&B and Hip-hop. Goldberg Variations; Timeless Virtuosity - Bach's centuries old, devilishly difficult, Goldberg Variations, continue to fascinate audiences and challenge pianists. The Illustrious Kevin Cornell - Kevin Cornell's illustrations have a remarkable capacity to evoke childlike emotion, even in adults. Perceptual Shift - Whether created for commercial, political, or personal ends, sculptor Michael Murphy's installations are perceptual puzzles. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 pm
    All-Star Orchestra [#304H] Mysterious Mountain Hovhaness - Symphony # 2 "Mysterious Mountain". The most celebrated work by the iconic composer of the Pacific Northwest. A mystical mediation on the magnificence of nature. Sir Eugene Goossens et al - Jubilee Variations. This will be a world-premiere TV recording of this unpublished 1944 work created by ELEVEN great composers: Goossens, Aaron Copland, Deems Taylor, Howard Hanson, Walter Piston, William Schuman, Roy Harris , Anis Fuleihan, Bernard Rogers, Ernest Bloch, and Paul Creston. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 pm
    Great Performances at the Met [#1104H] Romeo Et Juliette The electrifying team of Vittorio Grigolo and Diana Damrau reunites for a new production of Gounod's opera based on the Shakespeare play. Damrau makes her role debut as Juliette in Bartlett Sher's new production, conducted by Gianandrea Noseda. Elliot Madore sings Mercutio and Mikhail Petrenko sings Frre Laurent. Sher's staging is a La Scala production, initially presented by the Salzburg Festival, where it premiered in 2008. duration 2:54:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 11:00 pm
    Cavalia's Odysseo Known as the world's largest touring production, Odysseo marries the equestrian arts, stage arts and high-tech theatrical effects at never-before-seen levels. This larger-than-life show sends hearts racing, but it is also a feast for the eyes that succeeds in delivering the spectacular with soul. Audiences of all ages are rediscovering with emotions the century-old relationship between human and horse. As friends, partners and inseparable performers on stage, 70 horses and 45 artists lead the spectator on a great journey in a world of dreams where, together, they discover some of the planet's most unforgettable landscapes.
    Beyond the impressive technical display and equestrian and acrobatic numbers that are unlike anything ever seen on stage, Odysseo is first and foremost a work that feeds the soul. The poetry flowing from this grand adventure shines a light on a more humane world where human and horse may live in harmony.
    duration 58:37   STEREO
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#309H] French Riviera: Uniquely Chic A longtime favorite escape of Europe's elite, the Riviera coastline still sparkles with yachts. We follow in the footsteps of 19th century aristocrats along Monaco's harbor and Nice's promenade des Anglais. Then we visit the picturesque, artist hangouts of Chagall, Matisse and Picasso. duration 27:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#1303H] What's Cooking In Rome? Burt visits the Coliseum and discovers that it had a roof that could be pulled into place during bad weather - 2000 years before the Houston Astrodome. We find out why the Pantheon was never broken down for its marble, look into the best places for pizza, and ice cream, discover a new hotel in the finest part of town and take a private tour of the Vatican, St. Peters and the Sistine Chapel. 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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