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KQED Life: Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Channel 54.3  •  XFINITY 189

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Wednesday, October 25, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#507H] The Czech Republic Off The Beaten Path Few travelers venture beyond Prague to experience the Czech Republic's many cultural riches and offbeat delights. We'll get you started with a whirlwind of Art Nouveau, local pub music, stinky cheese-tasting, river-rafting, and peat-bathing in places like Olomouc, Moravsky Krumlov, Telc, Trebon and Konopiste. We'll also tour a remarkable memorial to the holocaust in Terezin, and the charming castle town of Cesky Krumlov. 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
  • 1:00 am
    Nature [#3313H] Animal Reunions Feel the emotion as keepers and carers reunite with the wild animals that were once in their care to learn whether the close interspecies bonds that developed over many years in refuges and orphanages have stood the test of time. duration 55:46   SRND51 TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:00 am
    Nova [#4415H] Secrets of the Forbidden City For nearly 500 years, Beijing's complex of palaces and temples was the power center of imperial China. Explore this ancient architectural masterpiece, long hidden from western eyes, as experts use ancient craft secrets to restore its fading grandeur. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 am
    My Voice: One Man's Journey to Overcome The Silence of Autism A young autistic man fights to help others who, like him, were born without the ability to communicate. Watch the inspiring true story of Matt Hayes as he navigates life and finds his place in the world as a defender of human rights for non-communicative autistic people duration 56:48   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 am
    Gorongosa Park - Rebirth of Paradise [#103H] New Blood/Hidden Worlds Poole and the lion team find one of the cubs with a grave wound and race to save her. A massive relocation mission is launched to bring back zebra and eland - Africa's largest antelope. Discover a hero who kept Gorongosa alive after the war. duration 55:30   SRND51 TVPG
  • 5:00 am
    Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope [#706H] Montreal, Quebec, Canada - Bonjour, Montreal "Bonjour" means good day in French and it is always a good day in the French speaking Canadian province of Quebec, especially in the lively cosmopolitan city of Montreal. By taking to Montreal's streets, neighborhoods, natural places and waterways, Joseph discovers that joie du vivre is not just a French phrase; it's a way of life in Montreal. And summer is the time for celebrating. From music and dance to fireworks and circus acts, festivals abound! In addition, to the official celebrations every one of the scores of cultural neighborhoods throws a party! Extraordinary markets, majestic cathedrals, trendy cafes, the Latin quarter, a 70's era drum circle, activities on the St. Lawrence and warm fun-loving people all add up to a joyful time in Montreal. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:30 am
    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
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Wai Lana Yoga [#713] Special: Chair Poses Wai Lana shows you creative ways to use a chair in forward bends, backbends, and even inversions. duration 27:31   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 am
    Priscilla's Yoga Stretches [#13] 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 [#14] 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 [#221] duration 26:54   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sit and Be Fit [#1404] Fun with the Large Ball The large ball is used in many ways from postural alignment to helping with balance in this episode. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Classical Stretch: By Essentrics [#1128H] Weight Loss Workout In this episode of Classical Stretch, Miranda Esmonde-White will guide you through gentle, full body exercises that will help you lose weight and gain strength and flexibility in your muscles and joints. Enjoy this gentle, all-standing workout, filmed at a gorgeous, quaint chapel in Mexico. duration 25:47   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 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
  • 9:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#512H] Istanbul Where Europe comes face to face with Asia, we'll explore the fascinating, multilayered city of Istanbul. We'll lose our way in the Grand Bazaar and feast like kings with locals at a fisherman's wharf. We'll follow the fall of the Byzantium and the rise of Islam at the city's ancient wall, Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque and Topkapi Palace. To escape the city bustle, we'll board a boat on the churning Bosphorus, make friends over backgammon, and try a traditional bath. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:30 am
    Smart Travels - Europe With Rudy Maxa [#209] Milan and Lake Como Milan symbolizes the powerhouse Italy of the 21st century-a European center for finance and fashion. We explore Italy's most extravagantly decorated Gothic cathedral, look at Leonardo da Vinci's famous Last Supper and shop, shop, shop. A visit to the Milan Design Museum shows how, for the Milanese, everyday life is art. We take a train north to serene Lake Como, where we ferry-hop among lakeside villages, explore elegant villas and stop over at the historic Villa D'Este Hotel. A side trip to the ancient city of Bergamo and an alpine festival in the Valtellina complete our journey. Tips include train travel and boat itineraries. duration 27:48   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 am
    Travelscope [#401H] Crossing The Swiss Alps From cosmopolitan Geneva to the UNESCO heritage Aletsch Glacier Joseph travels through Switzerland by bus, train and lake steamer. In Geneva Joseph explores a city that has remained in the forefront of innovation and change and visits Lake Geneva's fascinating lakeside villages such as the Olympic city of Lausanne. While in the sun-rich, car-free, 7,000-foot atmosphere of Bettmeralp Joseph enjoys a typical Swiss experience that is filled with glacier treks, colorful festivals, local cuisine, the beauty of the rural countryside and warm Alpine hospitality. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 am
    The Jazzy Vegetarian [#604H] Tex-Mex with a Twist Host Laura Theodore prepares plant-based, Tex-Mex style cuisine. The spicy fare starts with Seitan Fajitas, showcasing the meaty texture of seitan, drizzled with Cashew Sour "Cream," and served over Spicy Rice. Zesty Maple Almonds are crunchy, spicy, and sweet, while a Mango- Banana Smoothie provides a refreshing beverage to round out the menu. Special guest: Tara Sherbert. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef [#509H] Black-Tie Dining Chef Keller has the perfect menu for an upscale dinner party. He starts with seared scallops served on a luscious slice of pork belly surrounded by beluga lentils. The main course is roast Cornish game hen with a stuffing of Swiss chard and pine nuts. Seared Scallops on Pork Belly with Beluga Lentils, Roast Cornish Game Hen Stuffed with Swiss Chard in a Red Wine Thyme Sauce, & Macaroons with Rocky Road Beer Ice Cream. duration 29:00   STEREO TVG
  • 11:30 am
    In Julia's Kitchen with Master Chefs [#106] Daniel Boulud Chef Daniel Boulud prepares a dish of roasted veal chops and sweetbreads. Boulud uses various techniques and an array of vegetables to add touches of sweet and sour flavoring to this dish. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Ciao Italia [#2505] Mushrooms for Ravioli - Funghi Freschi Per Ravioli Mary Ann spends the day in a California forest with professional mushroom gatherer, Connie Green, in search of the elusive porcino mushroom, beloved by Italian cooks. After finding just what she needs, Mary Ann goes nella cucina to make an elegant first course ravioli dish perfumed with fresh mushrooms. duration 27:05   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 pm
    Sara's Weeknight Meals [#307H] A Trip to Brazil W/Leticia Moreinos Schwartz The flavors of Brazil come alive as Brazilian chef Leticia Moreinos Schwartz takes Sara to some of her favorite bodegas and Brazilian neighborhoods in Connecticut. They return to prepare traditional Salt Cod with Bacon, Onions, Eggs and Potatoes plus Chicken, Shrimp, Peanut and Cashew Stew. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 pm
    Woodsmith Shop [#904H] Smooth Curves, Slot-Cutters & Painting Hardware In Router Workshop, the editors of Woodsmith magazine discuss how to choose and get the most out of a hand-held router and a slot-cutting bit. duration 26:52   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Woodwright's Shop [#3606H] Swedish Shrink Box Woodworker Peter Follansbee shows Roy Underhill how to make Swedish shrink boxes from hollowed wood with inserted bottoms. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:00 pm
    Sewing with Nancy [#3112H] Rainbow Quilts for Scrap Lovers, Part 2 Many quilters have a variety of fabric scraps that don't seem to coordinate together. Nancy's guest, Judy Gauthier, introduces viewers to a system of making scrap quilts that incorporates all sizes, shapes, and prints. Learn the "spacing" technique of separating colorful fabrics to keep them from fighting and how to sort fabrics by intensity for best results. Three unique quilt designs featured. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    Sewing with Nancy [#2814] All Occasion Fabric Wraps, Part 2 Enhance your wardrobe with fun fabric wraps made easily with casual clothing. Transform specialty fabrics and clothing into fabulous fabric wraps with the help of Nancy and designer Mary Mulari. See the magical morphing of a sweatshirt and necktie into a casual wrap designed by Mary. These cozy wraps, both practical and stylish, are a great gift or personal wardrobe accessory. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Simply Ming [#1414H] Andreas Viestad Mackerel is on the menu for Ming and chef Andreas Viestad on this special episode of Simply Ming in Norway. Known for his show, "New Scandinavian Cooking", Chef Viestad introduces Ming to a farm apple Kir before they settle in to whip up two mouth-watering meals. With dishes capturing each of the five tastes, this is a meal you won't forget. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:30 pm
    Pati's Mexican Table [#511H] Turkey Day Pati's oldest son, Alan, is going to be graduating high school soon and heading off to college. Pati wants to make sure he goes to school with some basic cooking techniques and knowledge since he will not be able to rely on mom's cooking anymore. In this episode, she'll make a few simple, inexpensive recipes that any college kid can do and she'll also give a series of simple cooking tips. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    Martha Stewart's Cooking School [#503H] Stews of the Arabian Gulf Follow the flavor as Martha puts her spin on the stews of the Arabian Gulf. Slow-cooked treasures like Arabian Gulf potpie, braised lamb shanks with okra, curried swordfish stew, and red lentil vegetable stew offer nourishing comfort with ease. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 pm
    Lidia's Kitchen [#417H] Vegetable Favorites Italy is a garden year round, and Lidia celebrates an array of beautiful vegetable dishes including: celery stalks stuffed with gorgonzola and apples; an elegant asparagus and scallion salad; a refreshing fava sesame dip, that pairs beautifully with flat breads and finally a linguine with swisschard made with walnuts and creamy fresh ricotta. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    In Julia's Kitchen with Master Chefs [#105] Madhur Jaffrey Cookbook author and teacher Madhur Jaffrey creates two southern Indian dishes: shrimp in spicy coconut sauce and basmati rice with dill. Using blends of Indian spices, Jaffrey demonstrates ways to intensify or change flavors and aromas in Indian cooking. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 pm
    Jacques Pepin: More Fast Food My Way [#205H] Chef's Dream Combining silky tuna, crunchy apples, herbaceous chives and piquant shallots, Jacques assembles a mountain of fresh Bluefin Tuna Tartare with Apple to open the show. Inspired by the flavors of the east, Jacques prepares exotic Lamb Burgers with Feta Cheese cooked rare and served with a refreshing Yogurt-Cucumber Sauce and a gratin of sorts called Corn Parfait. He ends his cooking adventure with Cream Cheese and Fruit Medley. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Joanne Weir Gets Fresh [#203H] Salads Joanne loves salads because the possible combinations of ingredients are endless. Today she's going to think outside the bowl with salads. Joanne and her team will go to La Nebbia, a prosciutteria in San Francisco, and Green String Farm with Bob Canard in Sonoma, California. With her student Lila in tow, they'll make an amazing PLT salad with prosciutto, mixed greens, and croutons, and a smoked black cod and apple slaw. So, join them as they get creative with salads. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 pm
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1614H] Dinner In Italy Man on the street Doc Willoughby learns all about Sicilian-style pizza from the Barbati family of L&B Spumoni Gardens in Brooklyn. Then, host Christopher Kimball goes into the test kitchen with test cook Bridget Lancaster to learn how to make the ultimate thick-crust Sicilian-style pizza at home. Next, test cook Becky Hays uncovers the secrets to homemade ricotta cheese. Finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison shows Chris how to make the best pasta with cauliflower, bacon, and bread crumbs. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 pm
    Finding Your Roots [#307H] Family Reunions Uncover family mysteries about two legends of hip hop, Sean Combs and LL Cool J, through the use of DNA technology that reveals information that shakes their very foundations. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:00 pm
    Editor and the Dragon: Horace Carter Fights The Klan Narrated by Oscar-winning actor Morgan Freeman, this documentary tells the story of Pulitzer Prize-winning publisher Horace Carter (1921-2009) and his bold reporting on the Ku Klux Klan in the pre-Civil Rights era. Carter, the 29-year-old editor of the weekly Tabor City Tribune, stood against the Klan and risking life, livelihood, friendships and his family's safety to protest the Klan's racist rhetoric and vigilantism. His courageous reports and the unwavering integrity of his weekly editorials helped lead to the first FBI investigation of the Klan during that era, and to the arrest and conviction of nearly 100 Klansmen. Archival footage and interviews with Carter, his family, Tabor City (North Carolina) residents, journalists and historians help piece together this dark chapter in American history. duration 57:03   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:00 pm
    Klansville, U.S.A.: American Experience Investigate the reasons North Carolina, long seen as the most progressive state in the South, became home to the largest Klan organization in the country, with more members than all the other Southern states combined, during the 1960s. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG-L (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 pm
    POV [#3008H] Raising Bertie An intimate portrait of three African American boys as they face a precarious coming of age in rural Bertie County, North Carolina. Like many rural areas, Bertie County struggles with a dwindling economy, a declining population, and a high school graduation rate below the state average. This powerful verite film weaves the young men's narratives together as they work to define their identities and grow into adulthood while navigating complex relationships, institutional racism, violence, poverty, and educational inequity. duration 1:26:46   STEREO TVPG-L
  • 11:30 pm
    Smart Travels - Europe With Rudy Maxa [#504] Seattle A hip, happening urban center surrounded by natural beauty, Seattle combines city life with the great outdoors. Rudy explores the vibrant downtown, samples microbrews and lattes, noses around Seattle's neighborhoods and hops aboard a ferry. Excursions take us hiking at magnificent Mount Rainier and boating through the San Juan Islands in search of whales. Tips on great seafood and getting outfitted for the outdoors. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#508H] Athens and Side Trips The thriving capital of Greece sprawls out from the foot of its magnificent Acropolis. We'll tour the must-sees of ancient Athens, including the Parthenon, Agora, and amazing National Archaeological Museum. We'll take the fast-paced pulse of the modern city, but waste no time getting to my favorite side trip destinations: the ruins of the mystical oracle at Delphi, and a fast boat to the romantic, traffic-free Isle of Hydra. 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
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