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Episode #102H Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Tish Jones' passion for language is evident in her poetry and in her work as a community organizer and educator. Tattoo artist Kurt Melancon works in a variety of other mediums including oil paint, scratch board, metal and wood. Chris Mars, former drummer for iconic Minneapolis rock band The Replacements, eventually left the music scene to pursue a career in visual arts.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Jul 23, 2018 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Jul 24, 2018 -- 5:30am Remind me

Episode #113H Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

The Arts Partners lead the organizations that share the stages of Ordway Center for the Performing Arts. The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra's Bruce Coppock, The Schubert Club's Barry Kempton, Minnesota Opera's Nina Archabal, and the Ordway's Patricia Mitchell talk about the unique partnership formed to build the new concert hall, welcoming new audiences to an array of world-class performances.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sun, Jul 29, 2018 -- 3:30pm Remind me

Episode #103H Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Jul 30, 2018 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Jul 31, 2018 -- 5:30am Remind me

Episode #104H Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Aug 20, 2018 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Aug 21, 2018 -- 5:30am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • 6/04/18: KQET Signal Loss

      KQET (DT25.1, 25.2 & 25.3) was unable to transmit from late Saturday 6/02 through early Monday 6/04 due to a break in the third party fiber feed somewhere between KQED’s Master Control room in San Francisco and the uplink reception point at California State University Monterey Bay. The break was found and fixed shortly after … Continue reading 6/04/18: KQET Signal Loss

    • DIRECTV KQED Plus 54 HD Issue

      We are experiencing a technical issue with DIRECTV which has affected our broadcast in High Definition.  We appreciate your patience, and for watching KQED Public Television!

    • KQED World Technical Issue

      UPDATE: The technical issue that we were experiencing has been resolved. KQED WORLD has now resumed regularly scheduled programming. Please find a discrepancy report below. 13:00-13:32 ET Secrets of the Dead #1602: Van Gogh’s Ear 13:32 ET: Regularly scheduled programming resumes ***Due to a technical issue, KQED WORLD will be airing evergreen programming (Secrets of … Continue reading KQED World Technical Issue

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

KQED DTV Channels

KQED 9, KQET

KQED 9 / KQET

Channels 9.1, 54.2, 25.1
XFINITY 9 and HD 709
Wave, DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQED, or as KQET in the 831 area code.
Outstanding PBS programming, KQED original productions, and more.

All HD programs

KQED Plus, KQET

KQED Plus / KQEH

Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
XFINITY 10 and HD 710
Wave, DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQEH
KQED Plus, formerly KTEH.
Unique programs including the best British dramas, mysteries, and comedies.

PBS Kids

PBS Kids

Channel 54.4, 25.4, and 9.4
XFINITY 192 (Monterey/Salinas 372 and Sacramento/Fairfield 391)
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Quality children's programming. Live streaming 24/7 at pbskids.org.

KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3, 54.3 and 25.3
XFINITY 190 Monterey/Salinas 371 and Sacramento/Fairfield 390)
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Thought-provoking television — public affairs, local and world events, nature, history, and science.