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Episode #207H Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

History Theatre's production of Glensheen by Jeffrey Hatcher and Chan Poling examines the story of the 1977 Duluth murders. Greta Claire is an abstract painter obsessed with color and texture and the constant need to create. Cartoonist Tom Richmond is a regular contributor to MAD Magazine and recipient of the Reuben Award for Outstanding Cartoonist of the Year. Pianist Zhen Tu performs Etude No. 3 Un sospiro, arranged by Franz Liszt, in the Ordway's Concert Hall.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Jun 30, 2017 -- 10:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, Jul 1, 2017 -- 4:30am Remind me

Episode #214 Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Hend Al-Mansour questions the role of women in Saudi Arabian society and puts women's rights at the forefront of her work. Deaf writer Raymond Luczak performs his poem Birthright in American Sign Language at the Heights Theater in Minneapolis. Asia Ward sculpts and suspends sculptures she calls "aluminum dreamscapes." Composer Chan Poling's classical and contemporary jazz training inspires his songwriting for musical theater and his alternative rock band, The Suburbs.

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  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 2, 2017 -- 9:00am Remind me

Episode #208H Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

A graffiti artist since high school, Peyton Scott Russell uses his craft to educate young people. Lisa Friedrich's materials include fire, gunpowder and smoke to create cityscapes of her hometown. Ernest Miller alters his ceramic vessels and custom-glazes signature pieces that bridge modern and traditional design. Singer, composer and teacher Dr. Pooja Goswami Pavan specializes in classical and semi-classical Indian music.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Jul 7, 2017 -- 10:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, Jul 8, 2017 -- 4:30am Remind me

Episode #215 Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Lise Houlton carries on the legacy of Minnesota Dance Theatre, reinforcing tradition and encouraging collaboration. Drury Brennan draws upon graffiti and Asian calligraphy in his large-scale typographical improvisations. Noted poet Robert Bly shares a poem from inside his private writing sanctuary he calls "The Little House. " A finalist from the television singing competition series, The Voice, Nicholas David writes and performs soulful music.

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  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 9, 2017 -- 9:00am Remind me

Episode #209H Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Peter Haakon Thompson engages audiences outside of the traditional gallery setting through participation, interaction and conversation. Keren Kroul's large-scale watercolors are inspired by her memories growing up in Mexico, Israel and Costa Rica. Urban planner Weiming Lu integrates technology in his traditional Chinese calligraphy. Cantus performs "Mu isamaa on minu arm (Land of my Fathers)" from A Singing Revolution.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Jul 14, 2017 -- 10:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, Jul 15, 2017 -- 4:30am Remind me

Episode #216 Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Visual artist Carolyn Halliday pairs traditional fiber techniques with nontraditional materials to create her unique sculptures. Dancers from Carl Flink's Black Label Movement perform HIT, an intensely physical piece inspired by the chaos of cell movement. Rapper Slug of Atmosphere talks about his song writing process, his beginnings with Producer Ant and Rhymesayers, and the independent record label they helped develop.

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  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 16, 2017 -- 9:00am Remind me

Episode #210H Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Ceramic Artist and Carleton College Professor, Kelly Connole uses clay as her language of storytelling and to express beauty. Actor Pearce Bunting portrays the acclaimed host in Garrison Keillor's play Radio Man. Giving Voice Chorus is the unique chorale ensemble for people living with Alzheimer's disease and their care partners.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Jul 21, 2017 -- 10:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, Jul 22, 2017 -- 4:30am Remind me

Episode #217 Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Lise Houlton carries on the legacy of Minnesota Dance Theatre, reinforcing tradition and encouraging collaboration. Art plays a crucial role in the healing process for patients and families at the Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota. The work of longtime singer, songwriter and music producer Kevin Bowe has appeared on double-platinum and Grammy Award-winning albums.

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  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 23, 2017 -- 9:00am Remind me

Episode #211 Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Fascinated by the ability to travel the world via computer, Alyssa Baguss creates her own intricate landscapes, both real and imagined. Depicting unique genres and styles, Aziz Osman paints his prewar memories of Somalia and remembrances of his decades living in Italy. Minnesota Center for Book Arts celebrates paper, printing, bindings and broadsides with their annual Winter Book. Rooted in tradition and ceremony, tribal regalia and dance are important to Native American culture.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Jul 28, 2017 -- 10:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, Jul 29, 2017 -- 4:30am Remind me

Episode #218 Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

The resident acting company of Children's Theatre Company, along with Artistic Director Peter Brosius, mentors young actors and inspires young audiences. Julia Strand breathes new life into books that would otherwise be discarded, creating intricate carvings of the content within the pages. Secret Stash Records maintains its groove-based sound, whether it's with a vinyl re-release, or new music like Sonny Knight and the Lakers.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 30, 2017 -- 9:00am 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 30, 2017 -- 2:30pm Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • 6/22-23 Ch9 & Ch54 Virtual ID issues

      (DT9-1 thru 9-3, and DT54-1 thru 54-5) KQED experienced a major technical issue with our Virtual ID info in our signals for DT9 and DT54, beginning apx 4pm Thursday 6/22, which was resolved apx 11am Friday 6/23. As background, almost every TV station in the Bay Area now transmits on a frequency which is different […]

    • 2/22/17: Fremont Peak tower transmissions, including KQET DT25

      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Recent storms have taken out dozens of trees on Fremont Peak, which in turn have taken down power lines leading to the transmission tower located on the peak. It has been running on generators for several days, and regular trips are scheduled to re-fuel those generators with gas. However, the truck has […]

    • KQED TV All Channels: Planned outage late Fri/early Sat 1/14 midnight-2am

      All KQED television channels will be off the air late Friday/early Saturday 1/14 beginning at midnight for approximately two hours to perform maintenance and upgrades to our electrical system. These improvements will help KQED maintain and continue our broadcast service to the community. We will return to our regularly scheduled programs as soon as work […]

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

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