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KQED Life: Sunday, November 19, 2017

Channel 54.3  •  XFINITY 189

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Sunday, November 19, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    60s Pop, Rock & Soul (My Music) Peter Noone of Herman's Hermits and Davy Jones of The Monkees host this concert spectacular featuring hits and favorites of the AM radio era. Classic songs from the decade of peace, love, and profound social change are sung by performers who represent a period of time that resonates through the generations. Includes Paul Revere & The Raiders ("Kicks"), Gary Lewis & The Playboys ("This Diamond Ring"), The Kingsmen ("Louie, Louie"), The Ventures ("Hawaii Five-O"), Question Mark & The Mysterians ("96 Tears"), and Jefferson Airplane ("Somebody to Love"). duration 1:58:05   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 am
    Austin City Limits [#4306H] The Head and the Heart/Benjamin Booker Dig the modern Americana sounds of The Head and The Heart and Benjamin Booker. Seattle's folk-rocking THaTH supports its latest acclaimed album Signs of Light, while New Orleans' Booker rips through the blues, soul and rock of Witness. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 3:00 am
    Front and Center [#705H] Steve Vai Legendary guitarist Steve Vai takes to the stage in the smallest room that he has performed in in years. Voted the 10th Greatest Guitarist byGuitar Worldmagazine, Vai treats fans to selections throughout his three decade long career. Vai began his career as a transcriptionist for Frank Zappa in 1978 before joining his band from 1980-1983. As an independent guitarist he has won three Grammy Awards and has produced eight studio albums, two EPs, two special albums, eight live albums, twelve soundtracks, twenty compilation albums, and six DVD releases. Vai's solo sophomore release, Passion and Warfare, has earned gold certification in the US. duration 57:04   STEREO TVPG
  • 4:00 am
    Live at 9:30 [#110H] Performances by Gogol Bordello, Thievery Corp, Those Darlins', Yonder Mountain String Band, Drew Holcomb and commentary from Henry Rollins. duration 55:28   STEREO TVPG
  • 5:00 am
    Live from the Artists Den [#1104H] The Lumineers Americana superstars The Lumineers returned to their former neighborhood of Brooklyn for an unforgettable taping of Live from the Artists Den at the majestic Kings Theatre. The band performed an 18-song set for ticket winners and guests, split evenly between songs from their Grammy-nominated 2012 debut and its Number One-charting follow-up, Cleopatra (plus a riveting unreleased song, "Long Way From Home," played solo by lead singer Wesley Schultz). The ornate, magnificent theater-built in 1929 and recently restored to its initial glory-provided a breathtaking setting for a night full of great moments, from an unamplified version of "Darlene" to a rousing rendition of the Lumineers' breakthrough smash "Ho Hey." duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Wai Lana Yoga [#724] Lord of the Dance This graceful balancing pose is a study in concentration, poise, and beauty. After backbends and a twist, end the session with musical meditation. duration 27:35   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 am
    Priscilla's Yoga Stretches [#41] 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 [#42] 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 [#235] duration 26:56   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sit and Be Fit [#1418] Flabby Arms This workout focuses on exercises to tone the arm muscles. Mary Ann introduces a new way to strengthen arms using your own body as resistance. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique [#812Z] Improve Your Balance duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 am
    P. Allen Smith's Garden Home [#1409H] Take It Easy No more excuses, get out and garden! P. Allen Smith demonstrates some hassle free gardening and cooking techniques for even the most well rooted couch potato. duration 25:48   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Growing A Greener World [#706H] Beyond Organic Gardening: The Principles of Permaculture (Raleigh, NC and Americus, GA) It's been said "necessity is the mother of invention." And when resources are limited, you quickly learn to make the most of them, while protecting what you have. Such is the case for one tiny Caribbean Island, commonly known as the Nature Island. Dominica has earned it. Over two thirds of the island is protected rainforests. On the remaining third, sustainable agriculture and eco-tourism help the country thrive, while serving as a role model for others. In this episode, Joe travels to the beautiful Nature Island of Dominica to see what we can all learn from this small country that appreciates what they have and takes nothing for granted. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:30 am
    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
  • 10:00 am
    P. Allen Smith's Garden to Table [#104H] Orchard Fruit P. Allen Smith shares with us the many things you can do with orchard fruit, including a crunchy pear salad, grilled nectarines with bleu cheese and a refreshing peach beverage. Allen decorates a festive fall table using apples. Allen pays a visit to an expert on peaches and takes us on a tour of his orchard at the farm. duration 26:40   TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 am
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#1208H] Bistro Don Giovanni, El Molino Central, 1760 Wine Country favorite Bistro Don Giovanni showcases traditional Italian cuisine in Napa. Find authentic, award-winning and vibrant Mexican flavors at a roadside eatery called El Molino Central. Finally, it's all about the ingredient-driven small plates and artisanal wines and cocktails at 1760 in San Francisco. duration 25:48   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    Antiques Roadshow [#2126H] Junk in the Trunk 7 Discover never-before-aired appraisals from all six Season 21 cities, including an American Folk Art cane, a 1927 Yankees team-signed baseball, and a Vairocana Buddha, CA. 1410. Which is appraised for $ 150,000-$200,000? duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Travel Detective with Peter Greenberg [#304H] Decline & Fall of Air Service to U.S. Cities "Can you get there from here?" That's the question more and more Americans are asking. CBS News Travel Editor Peter Greenberg discusses the decline in air service across the United States, and provides some sobering numbers. Plus, when you think of Spain, the obvious destinations come to mind, like Madrid and Barcelona. We take you beyond the brochures and show you the hidden gems of this European country. And, what happens when you buy a nonrefundable ticket for you and your girlfriend, and then your girlfriend breaks up with you! Hear about one man's ingenious solution. duration 26:48   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 12:30 pm
    Landscapes Through Time with David Dunlop [#111] The Hudson River Painters at Kaaterskill Falls, Ny David visits the top of the 300-foot Kaaterskill Falls in the Catskill Mountains, painted by many Hudson River artists. These artists, considered the first American school of painting, portrayed the awesome immensity and sublime effects of nature. These artists painted from a various motivations but always with a scrupulous observation of nature, in the words of Thomas Cole (1800 - 1848), considered the father of the Hudson River painters. David paints the magnificent wilderness painted by discussing Thomas Cole and Sanford Gifford (1823-1880). duration 26:36   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:00 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#1402H] Get Out There In NYC, the road-trippers meet the mechanical engineer who's pushing touch technology into the future. Katherine Kuchenbecker is working on haptic technologies that will shape medicine, commerce, and more. Next up, artist and activist Zaria Forman talks about the transformative power of travel, and entrepreneur Jewel Burks tells her gutsy story of building a company from the ground up. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 1:30 pm
    Life on the Line [#304H] The Lasting Impact Wilber "Wil" Alexander has sat at the bedside of the sick and the dying for the last 40 years, inviting the wounded to tell their stories. This story follows Wil as he uniquely cares for sick, wounded, and terminal patients by walking alongside them and aiding in their search for meaning and healing in their time of unique vulnerability. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 2:00 pm
    This Old House [#3707H] Approaching Half Way Dining room flooring is used to make a barn door. Roger teaches a horticulture class in the field. Tommy and Charlie break through the basement wall to find uninsulated crawl space. Garage floor gets radiant heat and front porch gets new columns. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    Ask This Old House [#1607H] Happy Holidays from Asktoh! It's the holiday season at the AskTOH barn! Tom and Kevin build a toy box for Tom's grandson; Kevin travels to UL Laboratories in Chicago to learn about preventing fires from holiday decorations; the guys exchange gifts. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Craftsman's Legacy [#410H] The Spur Maker Texas cowboy and master craftsman Wilson Capron creates spurs that truly are a thing of function and beauty. Host Eric Gorges works with Wilson to make a pair of spurs. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:30 pm
    Pati's Mexican Table [#605H] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    Essential Pepin [#126H] Fowl Play Turkey Cutlets In Anchovy-Lemon Sauce; Grilled Chicken With Tarragon Butter; Roast Capon With Cognac And Mustard Sauce; Ballottine Of Chicken With Spinach Filling. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:30 pm
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1620H] Braised to Perfection Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate braised halibut with leeks and mustard at home. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of smoked salmon. Then, gadget guru Lisa McManus uncovers the best warming trays. Finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster reveals the secrets to making perfect slow-cooked whole carrots. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#1208H] Bistro Don Giovanni, El Molino Central, 1760 Wine Country favorite Bistro Don Giovanni showcases traditional Italian cuisine in Napa. Find authentic, award-winning and vibrant Mexican flavors at a roadside eatery called El Molino Central. Finally, it's all about the ingredient-driven small plates and artisanal wines and cocktails at 1760 in San Francisco. duration 25:48   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 pm
    Martha Bakes [#607H] Never Enough Cookies Learn to make the perfect cookie for every occasion. Bake giant fruit-and-nut filled kitchen sink cookies, vanilla sugar cookie sorbet sandwiches, maple-pecan shortbread squares and decadent double-chocolate sandwich cookies. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Steven Raichlen's Project Smoke [#304H] Fire Birds Poultry is one of the most versatile meats to cook over live fire, popular in grill cultures across planet barbecue. From the Republic of Georgia comes tabaka, citrusy butterflied chickens grilled under a press to compact the meat and crisp the skin. On the side? A piquant rhubarb tkemali sauce. From Fez in Morocco, experience grilled chicken and onion kebabs marinated in and sauced with spice-scented charmoula. Pound cake gets the grill treatment with fresh berry "salsa" and smoked whipped cream. Finally, not even Norman Rockwell would recognize this magnificent bird...a smoke-roasted organic turkey with butter and sliced fresh truffles under the skin. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 pm
    Articulate with Jim Cotter [#203] Ian Brennan and the Democratization of Music Music producer Ian Brennan believes that cultural colonization by English-speakers needs redress. Nina Berman's World View - Nina Berman blurs the line between fine art and editorial photography. Her images are as compelling as they are beautiful. Inside the Outsider: Leroy Johnson - Leroy Johnson has lived on the edges of the art world for all his 80+ years. But life in the hinterland has provided him with his own distinctive artistic voice. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 pm
    Lineage: Tlingit Art Across Generations Lineage: Tlingit Artists Across Generations shines a light on Tlingit masters, their apprentices and their descendants. It is a story of legacy, and of how generations renew the spirit and form of their ancestral visual culture with every chip carved, fiber woven, bead sewn, and step danced. This is a story of cultural awareness and resurgence, all told through the perspectives of the Indigenous artists, illuminating cultural lifeways and ways of being and knowing that have fostered an art form that has long fascinated and beguiled viewers across the world. duration 57:48   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 pm
    Great Performances at the Met [#1002H] Otello See new staging of Verdi's masterpiece, conducted by Yannick Nezet-Seguin and directed by Bartlett Sher, with Aleksandrs Antonenko as the tormented Moor of Venice, with Sonya Yoncheva as Desdemona and Zeljko Lucic as Otello's sinister rival, Iago. duration 2:56:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 11:00 pm
    DruidShakespeare In 2015 Druid Theatre Company marked their 40th anniversary by taking on their most ambitious project yet. To universal acclaim, fearless, pioneering director Garry Hynes and her troop took on Shakespeare's History Plays, casting Irish women as English kings and men as bawdy widows. Acclaimed director Maurice Sweeney was with them all the way, documenting the journey from school text to triumphant premiere and rave reviews at the Lincoln Festival in New York. duration 55:25   STEREO TVG
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#611H] Galicia and the Camino De Santiago We follow the trail pilgrims have trod for centuries, from the French border to Santiago de Compostela in the northwest corner of Spain. Along the way, we stop off in Pamplona to run with the bulls, and dive into the unique Celtic culture of Galicia-where Riverdance meets flamenco. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#1501H] Basking with the Basques The Basque country straddles the border between southwest France and northeast Spain, but except for their passports the Basques are neither French nor Spanish -- they are Basque. They speak the oldest European language still spoken, so old that no one can tell where it came from. In this program Burt travels through the Basque country, visits the hometown of the first person to sail completely around the world, looks at the early works of Andy Warhol in the Bilbao Museum, and tastes what the Basques are eating and drinking. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
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