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Andrea Bocelli: Love In Portofino (Episode #3713()

KQED 9: Sat, Mar 30, 2013 -- 9:00 PM

International superstar Andrea Bocelli returns once again to delight fans with a concert special of classical favorites, pop standards and Brazilian jazz, this time from the breathtaking coastal setting of Portofino, Italy. With 16-time Grammy-winner David Foster as music director and at the keyboard, Bocelli is joined by trumpeter Chris Botti to perform a select collection of the world's most famous love songs.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Mar 31, 2013 -- 3:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Sun, Mar 31, 2013 -- 3:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Sat, Mar 30, 2013 -- 9:00 PM

Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy (Episode #3806)

KQED 9: Thu, Mar 21, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

A throw-away joke in the blockbuster Monty Python musical Spamalot may say it best, albeit bluntly: "You won't make it on Broadway if you don't have any Jews." The line is funny, but there is also more than a little truth in it. From Broadway's golden age, legendary names like Irving Berlin, Jerome Kern, the Gershwins, Arthur Laurents, Jerome Robbins, Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim immediately come to mind. And more recently, new generations of Broadway babies like Stephen Schwartz (Godspell, Pippin, Wicked), Marc Shaiman (Hairspray) and Andrew Lippa (The Addams Family) represent a small sampling of the Jewish talents who continue to leave their mark on musical theater. In "Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy," filmmaker Michael Kantor focuses in on this central question: what exactly is it that is so "Jewish" about Broadway? What is it about this unique American art form that has proven to be such fertile territory for Jewish artists of all kinds? To answer the question, this film combines interviews and extensive performance footage, including many of the rousing anthems and timeless ballads America has loved for the last 100 years.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Mar 22, 2013 -- 3:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Fri, Mar 22, 2013 -- 3:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Fri, Mar 22, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Fri, Mar 22, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Thu, Mar 21, 2013 -- 9:30 PM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Mar 21, 2013 -- 9:30 PM
  • KQED Life: Thu, Mar 21, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

Magical Mystery Tour Revisited (Episode #3803H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Mar 13, 2013 -- 4:00 AM

Produced at the peak of Beatlemania in 1967, "Magical Mystery Tour" is the least known of the various films starring The Beatles and was never theatrically released or nationally broadcast on US television, only receiving sporadic TV syndication in the 1980s. This documentary chronicles the behind-the-scenes story on the making of the film, and provides context for "the summer of love" era that set the scene for its production.

Andrea Bocelli: Love In Portofino (Episode #3713()

KQED 9: Wed, Mar 13, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

International superstar Andrea Bocelli returns once again to delight fans with a concert special of classical favorites, pop standards and Brazilian jazz, this time from the breathtaking coastal setting of Portofino, Italy. With 16-time Grammy-winner David Foster as music director and at the keyboard, Bocelli is joined by trumpeter Chris Botti to perform a select collection of the world's most famous love songs.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Mar 31, 2013 -- 3:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Sun, Mar 31, 2013 -- 3:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Sat, Mar 30, 2013 -- 9:00 PM
  • KQED Life: Wed, Mar 13, 2013 -- 3:30 AM

The Beatles' Magical Mystery Tour (Episode #3804H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Mar 13, 2013 -- 2:30 AM

Released in 1967, "Magical Mystery Tour" was arguably ahead of its time, with its mostly improvised and loosely plotted script providing a charming comic showcase for The Fab Four and their idiosyncratic sense of humor. The film recounts a series of episodic misadventures of John, Paul, George and Ringo on a bus tour with a cast of eccentric characters including Auntie Jessie, tour director Jolly Jimmy Johnson, tour hostess Miss Wendy Winters and conductor Buster Bloodvessel. Newly restored, the often antic production numbers feature such now Beatles standards as "Magical Mystery Tour," "The Fool on the Hill," "I Am the Walrus" and "Hello, Goodbye."

Magical Mystery Tour Revisited (Episode #3803H)

KQED Plus: Tue, Mar 12, 2013 -- 10:00 PM

Produced at the peak of Beatlemania in 1967, "Magical Mystery Tour" is the least known of the various films starring The Beatles and was never theatrically released or nationally broadcast on US television, only receiving sporadic TV syndication in the 1980s. This documentary chronicles the behind-the-scenes story on the making of the film, and provides context for "the summer of love" era that set the scene for its production.

Andrea Bocelli: Love In Portofino (Episode #3713()

KQED 9: Tue, Mar 12, 2013 -- 9:30 PM

International superstar Andrea Bocelli returns once again to delight fans with a concert special of classical favorites, pop standards and Brazilian jazz, this time from the breathtaking coastal setting of Portofino, Italy. With 16-time Grammy-winner David Foster as music director and at the keyboard, Bocelli is joined by trumpeter Chris Botti to perform a select collection of the world's most famous love songs.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Mar 31, 2013 -- 3:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Sun, Mar 31, 2013 -- 3:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Sat, Mar 30, 2013 -- 9:00 PM
  • KQED Life: Wed, Mar 13, 2013 -- 3:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Tue, Mar 12, 2013 -- 9:30 PM

The Beatles' Magical Mystery Tour (Episode #3804H)

KQED Plus: Tue, Mar 12, 2013 -- 8:30 PM

Released in 1967, "Magical Mystery Tour" was arguably ahead of its time, with its mostly improvised and loosely plotted script providing a charming comic showcase for The Fab Four and their idiosyncratic sense of humor. The film recounts a series of episodic misadventures of John, Paul, George and Ringo on a bus tour with a cast of eccentric characters including Auntie Jessie, tour director Jolly Jimmy Johnson, tour hostess Miss Wendy Winters and conductor Buster Bloodvessel. Newly restored, the often antic production numbers feature such now Beatles standards as "Magical Mystery Tour," "The Fool on the Hill," "I Am the Walrus" and "Hello, Goodbye."

Magical Mystery Tour Revisited (Episode #3803H)

KQED 9: Tue, Mar 12, 2013 -- 4:30 AM

Produced at the peak of Beatlemania in 1967, "Magical Mystery Tour" is the least known of the various films starring The Beatles and was never theatrically released or nationally broadcast on US television, only receiving sporadic TV syndication in the 1980s. This documentary chronicles the behind-the-scenes story on the making of the film, and provides context for "the summer of love" era that set the scene for its production.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Tue, Mar 12, 2013 -- 4:30 AM

The Beatles' Magical Mystery Tour (Episode #3804H)

KQED 9: Tue, Mar 12, 2013 -- 3:00 AM

Released in 1967, "Magical Mystery Tour" was arguably ahead of its time, with its mostly improvised and loosely plotted script providing a charming comic showcase for The Fab Four and their idiosyncratic sense of humor. The film recounts a series of episodic misadventures of John, Paul, George and Ringo on a bus tour with a cast of eccentric characters including Auntie Jessie, tour director Jolly Jimmy Johnson, tour hostess Miss Wendy Winters and conductor Buster Bloodvessel. Newly restored, the often antic production numbers feature such now Beatles standards as "Magical Mystery Tour," "The Fool on the Hill," "I Am the Walrus" and "Hello, Goodbye."

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Tue, Mar 12, 2013 -- 3:00 AM

Magical Mystery Tour Revisited (Episode #3803H)

KQED 9: Mon, Mar 11, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

Produced at the peak of Beatlemania in 1967, "Magical Mystery Tour" is the least known of the various films starring The Beatles and was never theatrically released or nationally broadcast on US television, only receiving sporadic TV syndication in the 1980s. This documentary chronicles the behind-the-scenes story on the making of the film, and provides context for "the summer of love" era that set the scene for its production.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Tue, Mar 12, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Mon, Mar 11, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

The Beatles' Magical Mystery Tour (Episode #3804H)

KQED 9: Mon, Mar 11, 2013 -- 9:00 PM

Released in 1967, "Magical Mystery Tour" was arguably ahead of its time, with its mostly improvised and loosely plotted script providing a charming comic showcase for The Fab Four and their idiosyncratic sense of humor. The film recounts a series of episodic misadventures of John, Paul, George and Ringo on a bus tour with a cast of eccentric characters including Auntie Jessie, tour director Jolly Jimmy Johnson, tour hostess Miss Wendy Winters and conductor Buster Bloodvessel. Newly restored, the often antic production numbers feature such now Beatles standards as "Magical Mystery Tour," "The Fool on the Hill," "I Am the Walrus" and "Hello, Goodbye."

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Tue, Mar 12, 2013 -- 3:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Mon, Mar 11, 2013 -- 9:00 PM

Andrea Bocelli: Love In Portofino (Episode #3713()

KQED 9: Sat, Mar 2, 2013 -- 11:30 AM

International superstar Andrea Bocelli returns once again to delight fans with a concert special of classical favorites, pop standards and Brazilian jazz, this time from the breathtaking coastal setting of Portofino, Italy. With 16-time Grammy-winner David Foster as music director and at the keyboard, Bocelli is joined by trumpeter Chris Botti to perform a select collection of the world's most famous love songs.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Mar 31, 2013 -- 3:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Sun, Mar 31, 2013 -- 3:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Sat, Mar 30, 2013 -- 9:00 PM
  • KQED Life: Wed, Mar 13, 2013 -- 3:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Tue, Mar 12, 2013 -- 9:30 PM
  • KQED 9: Mon, Mar 11, 2013 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED Life: Sun, Mar 10, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Sun, Mar 10, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED Life: Thu, Mar 7, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Mar 7, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Wed, Mar 6, 2013 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED 9: Wed, Mar 6, 2013 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED Life: Mon, Mar 4, 2013 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Mon, Mar 4, 2013 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Sun, Mar 3, 2013 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Sun, Mar 3, 2013 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED Life: Sat, Mar 2, 2013 -- 11:30 AM
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