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Ian Brennan and the Democratization of Music (Episode #203)

KQED World: Sun, Feb 18, 2018 -- 9:00 AM

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.

Kenny Scharf: Here to Stay (Episode #210H)

KQED 9: Sun, Feb 11, 2018 -- 6:30 PM

Whether on a gallery wall or the side of a car, Kenny Scharf's exuberant cartoons infuse daily life with a dose of whimsy. Buffy Sainte-Marie's Indefatigable Spirit - Buffy Sainte-Marie's 1960s protest songs made her the subject of FBI attention. Fifty years on, she wouldn't change a thing. The Last Refuge...? - Unconditional love of country can be blinding. But artists find ways to express patriotism with eyes wide open.

Janet Echelman Looms Large (Episode #202)

KQED World: Sun, Feb 11, 2018 -- 9:00 AM

Janet Echelman's giant net sculptures are the fruit of an artistic process encompassing technology, engineering, and civic engagement. Hats Off to Arturo Rios! - What began as a 9-5 job in the shipping department of a hat maker quickly became a life's vocation for the Mexican-American milliner Arturo Rios. Our Greatest Fear - Humanity's greatest fear is not the unknown, it's the certainty of death, and we've been dealing with it artistically since time immemorial. Justin Bettman's Perspective - Justin Bettman's fine art photography took flight when he began using recycled materials to make disposable sets. The images had staying power.

Allora & Calzadilla: Displacement and Defamiliarization (Episode #209H)

KQED 9: Sun, Feb 4, 2018 -- 6:30 PM

Conceptual artists Jennifer Allora and Guillermo Calzadilla are one of the art world's most dynamic power couples. Doug Balliet: Free Agent - Composer and bassist Doug Balliet has created a career as diverse as his own great musical talents. The Vibrant Veruschka Stevens - Veruschka Stevens uses brightly colored polymer clay to create joyful statement jewelry. Daniel Levitin's Musical Mind - Producer and writer Daniel Levitin's lifelong love of music has served him both in recordings and on the page.

The Very Fortunate Daniel Handler (Episode #201)

KQED World: Sun, Feb 4, 2018 -- 9:00 AM

Though his neighbors call him Daniel Handler, you're more likely to know him as Lemony Snicket, the prolific author of the wildly popular children's books, A Series of Unfortunate Events. Lisa Hannigan: Stalking the Muse - After a decade of non-stop creativity, singer-songwriter Lisa Hannigan came face to face, and then overcame, the horrors of the blank page. Nina Chanel is Selling Out (In a Good Way) - Nina Chanel Abney's gift was obvious from an early age. Now, she's on her own waiting list for a painting.

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TV Technical Issues

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    • Audio Issue KQED DT 9.1 /25.1

      UPDATE: Audio has been restored, please report any issues!  If you?re still experiencing audio issues, you may need to rescan your television. Visit kqed.org/54move to learn how. Thank you for your patience while we resolve the issue!

    • KQED will no longer broadcast the KQEH signal from Monument Peak Tower effective 1/17/2018

      KQED will be removing its over-the-air television signal from the Monument Peak Tower in the San Jose area on January 17, 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

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

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XFINITY 9 and HD 709
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KQED Plus, formerly KTEH.
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PBS Kids

Channel 54.4, 25.4, and 9.4
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Quality children's programming. Live streaming 24/7 at pbskids.org.

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KQED World

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Thought-provoking television — public affairs, local and world events, nature, history, and science.