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KQED Life: Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Channel 54.3  •  XFINITY 189

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Wednesday, October 4, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#403H] Edinburgh Edinburgh is the historical and cultural heart of Scotland. We'll explore the castle, peek at the new parliament, dabble in the local literature, sip a little Scotch, get wrapped up in a kilt, and then stow away on Her Majesty's Yacht Britannia. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#1405H] Sailing The Danube The Danube River flows through nine countries and is one of the great rivers of Europe. In this program, Burt Wolf guides us along the Danube. First stop is Nuremberg, where we take a look at the works of Albrecht Durer, a master artist of the 14th century. We also visit Regensburg, its castle and its 1,000-year-old bridge. Then through the Danube Gorge, one of the most beautiful landscapes in Europe. There's a visit to Salzburg with a walk through the streets where Mozart lived, a tour of the ancient Melk Abbey, and a demonstration of the Abbey's reusable coffin. Next stop is Vienna and a guided tour of the Hapsburg Palace. The program ends with a visit to Budapest. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 am
    India - Nature's Wonderland [#102H] Continue exploring India and meet a man who spent 30 years planting his own rainforest. On the way, encounter demoiselle cranes, tahr goats, one-horned rhinos, the tiny pika and lion-tailed macaques. Witness the mass hatching of olive ridley turtles. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 2:00 am
    Nova [#4116H] Why Planes Vanish The disappearance of Flight MH370 stunned the world. In an era of smart-phones and GPS, how could a 270-ton passenger jet vanish into thin air? It was a rude awakening for all of us, showing just how far we are from the world we imagined we lived in - in which every move is monitored all the time. Nova tells the inside story of the search for Flight MH370 and meets the key players, from all corners of the globe, who have spent months searching for the lost plane. How easy is it to make a plane disappear? Or can new technology guarantee that in the future, nothing will ever be "lost" again? duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 3:00 am
    Painting The Falls of Yellowstone A look at some of the most stunning, varied, and unique waterfalls in the Yellowstone National Park, with insight into internationally renowned artist M.C. Poulsen's vision and creative process for capturing their beauty. duration 56:16   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 am
    Rare - Creatures of the Photo Ark [#103H] Travel with photographer Joel Sartore as he adds vibrant insects to his Photo Ark collection and searches for larger animals in Budapest and Prague. He also tags along on a Rowi kiwi egg rescue in New Zealand. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 5:00 am
    Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope [#613H] Passage Through Chile's Tierra Del Fuego Around Cape Horn The spirit of Magellan, the worldwide traveler, is alive and well as Joseph circumnavigates the tip of South America on an expedition passenger ship. He sails through Tierra del Fuego and around Cape Horn on Travelscope's latest Chilean adventure. As the ship follows Darwin's watery trail, he travels into the Beagle Channel and through "Glaciers Avenue" where the majestic Spain, Romanche, Germany, Italy, France and Holland glaciers seem close enough to touch. Along the way he encounters Elephant Seals, Magellanic Penguins and sea birds aplenty. A highlight of the show is a stop on Isla Del Horno - Horn Island - where Joseph stands at the end of the Americas and visits the memorial to the ancient mariners who lost their lives attempting to make the Cape Horn passage. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:30 am
    Smart Travels - Europe With Rudy Maxa [#409] Out of Rome We leave the eternal city behind by way of the famous Appian Way to explore the environs of Rome. First it's the majesty of Emperor Hadrian's villa and the wine and lakes of the Alban Hills. Next, it's south to the ancient seaport of Ostia, Rome's Pompeii. Along the way we watch olive oil pressing, stop at the ancient's favorite beach and visit a medieval hilltop town. Tips on tasting olive oil and navigating Rome's ring road. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Wai Lana Yoga [#701] Crane Poses Balance first on one leg, then on your hands in two poses that resemble this graceful white bird. duration 27:35   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 am
    Priscilla's Yoga Stretches [#113] 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 [#114] 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 13:45  
  • 7:00 am
    Power Yoga: Mind and Body [#206] duration 27:24   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sit and Be Fit [#1309] Better Balance Good balance begins with proper spinal alignment, strong core muscles and bringing awareness to our center of gravity while weight shifting. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Classical Stretch: By Essentrics [#1113H] Bone Strengthening In this episode of Classical Stretch, join Miranda Esmonde-White at the Kantun Chi Eco Park. This all-standing workout is designed to strengthen your bones and prevent osteoporosis. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#1504H] Women @ Work Burt's mother was one of the first women executives at Macy's Department store. During the past few years, as Burt traveled around the world he began to see how things had changed for women in business and how some things had not changed. In this program he visits with leading authorities on the history of women at work. It took him to New York City, Fairfield, Connecticut, Washington, DC and Zurich, Switzerland. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#408H] Italy's Great Hill Towns Connoisseurs of Italy find that its quintessential charms survive in its classic hill towns. From San Gimignano's medieval towers, to Cortona's charming lanes, to Orvieto's papal intrigue, to Civita di Bagnoregio's cliff-hanging vistas...all sit on lofty stone perches that now seem to protect them only from the modern world. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:30 am
    Smart Travels - Europe With Rudy Maxa [#107] Provence Sun, olive trees and cicadas - we're in the heart of France. With our base in the sleepy town of St. Remy, we make forays into the villages, countryside and cities of Provence. Driving tours of the Alpilles and Luberon regions take us to the red rock village of Rousillion, the lavender ensconced Abbey of Senanque, and the picture perfect village of Eygalieres. We also take in the delights of Provence's cities, Arles, Avignon and Aix-en-Provence. We end our adventures with a dip in the Mediterranean at the seaside village of Cassis. Tips on how to rent a vacation home in France and enjoying the many summer festivals. duration 28:18   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 am
    Travelscope [#305H] West Virginia - Wild and Wonderful In the New River Gorge Joseph paddles the gentle New River and then battles to stay afloat on the raging Gauley. Along the way he bikes up a mountain trail, rappels down the gorge's face and experiences West Virginia's coal mining past. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 am
    The Jazzy Vegetarian [#601H] Let's Celebrate! Host Laura Theodore prepares a vegan celebratory meal for friends and family, highlighting a satisfying, easy-to-prepare Yummy Pecan, Sunflower Seed, and Zucchini Loaf served with Simple Mushroom Gravy and Red Potato and Cauliflower Mash. Quick Pecan-Date Truffles make a delicious, sweet dessert. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef [#320] Fleur Tastings Chef Keller shows how to pack lots of punch and great flavors into small plates with three popular dishes from his restaurant, Fleur. Recipes: Tuna Tacos Slow-Cooked Smoky Baby Ribs, Beef Tartare duration 28:02   STEREO TVG
  • 11:30 am
    In Julia's Kitchen with Master Chefs [#135] Jody Adams and Joachim Splichal Executive chef of Rialto at the Charles Hotel in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Jody Adams, and chef/owner of Patina in Los Angeles, Joachim Splichal, visit Julia Child in her kitchen. For a light first course, Adams creates Carta Musica--a flat bread with a tossed salad. Splichal prepares a Mushroom Potato Lasagna, using chanterelles as the filler between potato slices with a butter and vegetable sauce. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Ciao Italia [#2616H] Almonds!/Mandorle! Pastry baker and cookbook author, Jim Dodge, brings his talents -- and almonds -- nella cucina to create his famous Almond Lemon Torta with Strawberries. Then he helps Mary Ann create her Almond Paste Cheesecake topped with luscious apricots. Along the way, Jim shares many secret tips to successful baking, including how to cut a perfect slice every time. duration 26:40   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 pm
    Sara's Weeknight Meals [#304H] I'm Cheating On You How does Sara get great food on the table every night with no effort at all? She cheats! Lucky for you. she'll reveal all her tricks and secrets in this episode. She'll show you fast Sticky Buns without the yeast, a way to bake risotto instead of stirring it with Baked Risotto with Red Wine, Sweet Potatoes and Duck Confit and cheaters Wonton Ravioli stuffed with spinach, ricotta and mozzarella. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 pm
    Woodsmith Shop [#901H] Details of Craftsmanship The Woodsmith editors begin their Details of Craftsmanship series to help you become a better woodworker. duration 26:52   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Woodwright's Shop [#3603H] Carved Oak Desk Box Master of Pilgrim-century furniture Peter Follansbee joins Roy to make a slope-lidded, carved box from carved white and red oak. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:00 pm
    Sewing with Nancy [#3108H] Strip-By-Strip Patchwork Quilts, Part 2 Nancy and quilt designer, Donna Fenske, explore the use of color and design to achieve a rich depth of tone and dimension by using fabric strips to construct quilt blocks. Learn how fabric and block dimension changes produce an entirely new look. Projects include Jeweled Illusion and Tumbling Leaves table runners, and the Fractured Sunlight quilt. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    Sewing with Nancy [#3109H] Sewing Today's Fashion Trends-Tunics Make your own fashion statement when you stitch this stylish and versatile knit tunic with Nancy's expert guidance and helpful sewing hints. Nancy walks you step-by-step through the sewing process, showing that knit sewing is enjoyable and easy. Learn how simple tools and notions streamline the stitching process of collars, sleeves, and seams. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Simply Ming [#1325H] Texas 3 It's fall in Dallas, and we're visiting with renowned local chefs this week on Simply Ming! Ming tries out the local fare in Texas, visiting area purveyors and meeting with friends old and new. Getting inspiration from the city, Ming contributes his own dish to the cities cuisine culture. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:30 pm
    Pati's Mexican Table [#502H] Merida - Exploring with the Locals Sunday in Merida is a day not to miss. It's a joyous weekly celebration of food, dancing, and culture. Pati starts her day like most Meridians, at the market. After touring around and tasting the best lechon torta (slow cooked pork sandwich) in town, she takes in the sights of the Vaqueria dance in the main square. Merida en Domingo is incomplete without a family meal. Luckily, friend and chef Robert Solis of Nectar restaurant in Merida, invites Pati into his home for a traditional Sunday meal with the whole family. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    Martha Stewart's Cooking School [#510H] Small Bites Spice up everyday side dishes with the distinctive ingredients of the Gulf. Four recipes-creamed coconut spinach, eggplant with herbs and yogurt, cauliflower salad with roasted chickpeas, and za'atar smashed potatoes-will brighten any meal! duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 pm
    Lidia's Kitchen [#402H] Poached Egg The egg is a staple ingredient in any kitchen and should not be overlooked or overcooked. In this episode, Lidia shows the classic technique of poaching an egg and making a warm mushroom salad: a bed of frisee with a warm medley of mixed wild mushrooms, pancetta and a poached egg; eggs poached in tomato sauce: a simple and delicious tomato sauce poached egg served with slices of grilled country bread and brutti ma buoni, a classic Italian hazelnut cookie made with meringue. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    In Julia's Kitchen with Master Chefs [#134] Jim Dodge Vermont, Jim Dodge creates an all-American apple pie--the Harvest Apple Pie. To get a flaky crust, Dodge makes sure to use cold butter. He also suggests using Empire and Golden Delicious apples rather than Granny Smith or Red Delicious. duration 25:40   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 pm
    Jacques Pepin: More Fast Food My Way [#202H] Citrus Thrill Jacques fires up the kitchen with a mouth-watering Skirt Steak Grandma accented with freshly squeezed lime in anchovy and garlic sauce. He complements this hearty dish with a classic Gnocchi with Eggs and Scallions and Sauteed Curly Mustard Greens with Hot Sausage. The elegantly presented Chestnut Cream Mont-Blanc, with crushed pieces of scrumptious biscotti, chestnut puree, and whipped cream, is simply a delicious ending. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Joanne Weir Gets Fresh [#109H] Winter Squash In this episode, Joanne goes wild with one of her secret food crushes - winter squash. We'll visit a farmer's market and a California walnut farm, and then watch as Joanne teaches her student how to transform winter squash into recipes including a Roasted Kabocha Soup with Ginger Butter. Recipes: Pasta with Roasted Butternut Squash, Toasted Walnuts, Sage, and Parsley; Grana Padano and White Balsamic Vinaigrette; Kabocha Soup. Student: Joan Boada. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 pm
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1608H] Why Not Add Wine? Test cook Bridget Lancaster reveals the secrets to making the best coq au riesling at home. Next, gadget guru Lisa McManus uncovers the best waiter's corkscrews. Finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate Tuscan-style beef stew. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 pm
    Finding Your Roots [#304] Tragedy + Time = Comedy Uncover a history of tragedies and triumphs in the families of three of America's funniest men-Jimmy Kimmel, Norman Lear and Bill Hader-as they learn how comedy truly has its place in all aspects of life. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG-VL (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:00 pm
    F.S. Key and the Song That Built America This program celebrates the 200th anniversary of Francis Scott Key's writing of America's national anthem, "The Star-Spangled Banner." Key, a constitutional lawyer, famously penned the lyrics following the 12-hour bombardment of Ft. McHenry in September 1814. Against a backdrop of history, and through the eyes of Key's loving wife Polly (played by Deborah Hazlett), the film highlights Key's personal life, legal career and artistic development. The documentary covers Key's major cases (including the Aaron Burr conspiracy), his vehement opposition to the War of 1812, his enlistment in the militia, his participation in the ill-fated defense of Washington, DC, and his penchant for poetry and art. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVG
  • 9:00 pm
    F.S. Key After The Song [#101H] The Era of Good Feelings It starts a heartbeat after Jackson's battle of New Orleans and is a primer on early slavery. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 10:00 pm
    F.S. Key After The Song [#102H] Might Versus Right It centers on Key's change in character, his involvement in the Jackson Administration, and his transformation into a political operative. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 11:00 pm
    F.S. Key After The Song [#103H] Absolute Power Corrupts Absolutely It shows how Key goes head-to-head with abolitionists' ideas and loses. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#404H] Naples and Pompeii Naples is Italy in the extreme. We'll prowl backstreet fish markets, dodge fast-moving Vespas, and dine on pizza where it was invented. We'll climb to the top of nearby Mount Vesuvius, then wander through the amazing ruins of Pompeii, the Roman town it destroyed. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#1406H] The Palm Beaches, Florida In this program, Burt takes a look at how the Palm Beaches were developed, the Norton Museum of Art, a man who was able to change the law so you could get divorced if your spouse was insane, and the history of polo. He also shows us a great place to learn to snorkel, where you can get some excellent antique jewelry, a museum and park dedicated to Japanese culture and a lighthouse with a secret detection station that helped sink over 60 German submarines during the Second World War. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
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