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Episode #106H

KQED Life: Fri, Nov 24, 2017 -- 10:30 PM

Multidisciplinary artist Alexa Horochowski creates work that speaks to globalization and environmental decline. Clarence Morgan's art reflects an interest in geometry and line, and is a departure from his classical training in figurative painting. Gabriel Douglas from The 4onthefloor performs "Toast to the Land of 10,000a?? at iconic Twin Cities locations. Contemporary performance company Off-Leash Area creates original performances in locations varying from proscenium stages to garages.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Nov 25, 2017 -- 4:30 AM

Episode #111H

KQED 9: Sun, Nov 19, 2017 -- 11:00 PM

The Jerome Foundation supports the creation, development and production of new works by emerging and established artists in MN and NYC. In her abstract paintings, Valerie Jenkins uses color and shape to challenge what is real and what is an illusion. The SpotLight Musical Theatre Program serves more than 60 Minnesota high schools through workshops and an annual award program.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Nov 20, 2017 -- 5:00 AM

Episode #105H

KQED Life: Fri, Nov 17, 2017 -- 10:30 PM

Known for her portrait work, photographer Katherine Turczan turns her attention toward landscapes with her project, "Line." Internationally known designer Tim Harding makes large-scale textiles out of colorful Chinese silks and other vibrant materials. Public artist Emily Stover's "General Delivery" is an interactive installation that encourages viewers to think about mail in a new way. A chart-topping soul singer/song-writer in the UK, musician and theater artist Timotha Lanae still calls Minnesota home.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Nov 18, 2017 -- 4:30 AM

Episode #110H

KQED 9: Sun, Nov 12, 2017 -- 11:00 PM

Mosaic artist Michael Sweere transforms discarded tins, tiles and plates into colorful works of art. Singer/songwriter Jayanthi Kyle performs "That's How the River Flows" on the sunny banks of the Mississippi River with guitarist Wes Burdine. A debut show at a local coffee shop first led Angel Sarkela-Saur and Andrew Saur to experiment with their unique medium of choice. And Greater Twin Cities Youth Symphonies provide rigorous orchestra experiences for young musicians.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Nov 13, 2017 -- 5:00 AM

Episode #202H

KQED Plus: Sun, Nov 12, 2017 -- 2:30 PM

Oil painter Leslie Barlow explores multiculturalism and identity through portraiture. Chai Lee performs and teaches the significance of the Qeej, an instrument widely known as a cultural symbol of Hmong identity. Amara Hark-Weber creates handmade custom shoes in traditional and conceptual designs. Multifaceted musician Eric Mayson accompanies a modern dance class at Zenon Dance and performs "Skyline" from his debut solo album Detail.

Episode #104H

KQED Life: Fri, Nov 10, 2017 -- 10:30 PM

Philip Daniel's stained glass art mixes innovative techniques with centuries old practices, resulting in modern works that are built to last. Inspired by and fascinated by nature, Moira Bateman earned a degree in landscape architecture but changed course to pursue mixed-media art full time. Longtime Twin Cities musician Adam Levy's recent solo work reflects losing his young adult son, Daniel, to mental illness.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Nov 11, 2017 -- 4:30 AM

Episode #109H

KQED 9: Sun, Nov 5, 2017 -- 11:00 PM

Using innumerable vintage beads, artist Gail Be fashions intricate women's clothing, including a wedding gown with an 18.5 foot train. Home improvement projects were the impetus for Patrick Pryor's experimental painting techniques in his latest body of work. Siblings J.D., Fred, Jearlyn, Jevetta and Billy Steele have been entertaining audiences around the world for decades.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Nov 6, 2017 -- 5:00 AM

Episode #201H

KQED Plus: Sun, Nov 5, 2017 -- 2:30 PM

Syrian photographer Osama Esid's mission is to document and further understand his varied communities. Made Here, led by Joan Vorderbruggen of Hennepin Theatre Trust, fills empty windows with local art in Downtown Minneapolis. Born in Columbia and adopted by a Minnesota family, painter Paul Peterson is creating a Columbian-themed series to help his recently found biological family. Led by teacher Crystal Spring, the acting program at Washburn High School empowers students to explore race, abuse and other issues that impact them.

Episode #103H

KQED Life: Fri, Nov 3, 2017 -- 10:30 PM

Using a combination of screen-printing, collage and painting, Greg Gossel builds up his mixed-media pieces layer by layer. An artist in her own right, Laura Zabel has become a champion for the Twin Cities' artistic community in her work as Executive Director of Springboard for the Arts. Self-taught bluesman Samuel James "Cornbread" Harris, Sr. reflects on a lifetime of playing piano gigs in the Twin Cities.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Nov 4, 2017 -- 4:30 AM
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TV Technical Issues

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    • KQED will no longer broadcast the KQEH signal from Monument Peak Tower effective 1/5/2018

      KQED will be removing its over-the-air television signal from the Monument Peak Tower in the San Jose area on January 5, 2018 (Note: this maintenance was previously scheduled for December 15, 2017). KQED will now broadcast our full suite of channels (KQED 9, KQED Plus, KQED World and PBS Kids) on Channel 9 and 54 […]

    • KQED LIFE OFF AIR Friday, December 15

      KQED will no longer offer the KQED Life channel beginning Friday, December 15. Several of the most popular exercise, cooking and lifestyle programs exclusive to KQED Life will now be scheduled on KQED Plus and KQED 9, where they can be experienced by more viewers. View/Download Schedule

    • Scheduled Maintenance 8/21-8/25

      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!

To view previous issues and how they were resolved, go to our TV Technical Issues page.

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