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KQED Life: Friday, October 27, 2017

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Friday, October 27, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#509H] Greece's Peloponnese Island getaways are fun, but the real heart of Greece is found in the Peloponnese Peninsula. After enjoying the charming old port town of Nafplion, we'll time-trip through the ruins of Olympia, take center stage at the remarkably preserved theater at Epidavros, and explore the ancient capital of Mycenae. Then we'll wander off the beaten path along the rustic, rough-and-tumble Mani Peninsula, relax in the idyllic beach town of Kardymli and marvel at Greece's Rock of Gibraltar: the fortress town of Monemvasia. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#1610H] On The Road In America, Part 1 "On the Road in America" is a 3-part mini-series that reports on the history of migrations within the United States - not how people got here, but how and why they moved around once they were here.
    In the first program, "Tails of Hope and Tears," Burt retraces the big relocations of the 19th century. Native Americans were relocated and their ancestral lands turned over to European settlers. In addition, the government was in the process of giving away valuable mineral claims. And finally, there was the discovery of gold.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 am
    Slovakia: Treasures in the Heart of Europe A country of lush forests and mountains surrounded by hidden hills, Slovakia is a land rich with historical and cultural treasures. Centrally located in Europe, Slovakia was obscured for centuries within the Austro-Hungarian Empire and later by the establishment of Czechoslovakia, and has remained relatively unknown to much of the world.
    In this program, host Pat Uskert and Slovak guide Mila Kissova explore the country's history, culture and breathtaking landscapes, and spotlight the many castles and medieval towns - from the capital city of Bratislava, located on the Danube, to the rugged peaks of the High Tatra Mountains. The travel documentary features modern and ancient castles, historic cathedrals, a visit to the Andy Warhol Museum, music and dance festivals, traditional villages, hikes in national parks, and treks in the Tatra Mountains. For both travelers and history lovers, it promises an exciting journey into lands seldom traveled.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 am
    Great Performances [#3813B] Pavarotti: A Voice for the Ages Like Enrico Caruso before him, Luciano Pavarotti extended his presence far beyond the limits of Italian opera. Quickly establishing his trademark rich sound as the greatest male operatic voice of the 20th century, he expanded his reach to stadium concerts and pop collaborations which brought him fame beyond measure. Audiences adored his larger than life personality, childlike charm, generous figure, and happy go lucky style. This program celebrates the 50th anniversary since his career debut in Amsterdam, Vienna, Zurich and finally London where he substituted for the ailing Giuseppe di Stefano as Rodolfo in La Boheme.
    Even today, it is his powerful sound with its natural grace and brilliant color which still leads many to consider him the world's greatest voice. It is Pavarotti who brought opera to the masses and made football fans worldwide fall in love with "Nessun dorma." This program includes that hit and other beloved arias from La Boheme, Rigoletto and Aida; Neapolitan songs in arrangements by Henry Mancini including "Mamma" and "O Sole Mio"; favorite sacred songs like "Ave Maria" and "O Holy Night"; as well as popular duets with Bono, Sting and Eric Clapton.
    duration 1:22:35   STEREO TVG
  • 3:30 am
    Motown 25 (My Music Presents) Hosted by legendary comedian Richard Pryor, this special celebrates the 25th anniversary of Motown, with reunions of Smokey Robinson & The Miracles, Diana Ross & The Supremes, The Jackson 5, The Temptations, The Four Tops and more! Unseen for over 20 years, this incredible My Music presentation comes to KQED, featuring many major Motown artists including Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, Mary Wells, Martha Reeves, Jr. Walker, the Commodores, and more. duration 1:58:45   STEREO
  • 5:30 am
    Music Voyager [#605H] Albany/Columbus, Ga This episode sees the Music Voyager team delving deeper into the Georgian heartlands, where spirituals, gospel and the blues laid the foundation for American popular music. They start in Albany with Miss Rutha Harris, one of the original Freedom Singers that marched with Martin Luther King Jr. to Washington DC. Every second Saturday, Ms. Harris still assembles her fellow Freedom Singers and new voices from the next generation to join in song to keep the spirit of freedom alive. Next, they head to Columbus and the house of Ma Rainy 'The Mother of the Blues' where her colorful story is just one of many enriching experiences on this journey to where it all began. duration 27:10   STEREO TVG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Foundations of Yoga with Tara Lee [#104H] Air & Water Expansion & Awareness Sequence Air & Water Expansion & Awareness Sequence focuses on the kidneys and lungs. By breathing into different areas of the body while holding a yoga posture, we can create fluidity and space so tension can be released. duration 26:48   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 am
    Priscilla's Yoga Stretches [#17] The 130 programs are designed to air daily, Monday through Friday. The 15- minute segments are frequently coupled together to fill a 30- minute time slot at the option of local programmers. The first three shows demonstrate and explain three to four new postures or exercises per show. The last two shows serve as review so the viewer has a chance to make certain they followed and understood correctly. In addition, if the viewer missed a show, the Thursday and Friday review days bring them up-to-date. At the onset, the program is strictly teaching the "building blocks" of yoga exercise. As the series progresses, the work becomes more demanding. However, there is an effort to always have a fair balance of some basically simple postures mixed in so that everyone will have an opportunity to participate. duration 13:46  
  • 6:45 am
    Priscilla's Yoga Stretches [#18] The 130 programs are designed to air daily, Monday through Friday. The 15- minute segments are frequently coupled together to fill a 30- minute time slot at the option of local programmers. The first three shows demonstrate and explain three to four new postures or exercises per show. The last two shows serve as review so the viewer has a chance to make certain they followed and understood correctly. In addition, if the viewer missed a show, the Thursday and Friday review days bring them up-to-date. At the onset, the program is strictly teaching the "building blocks" of yoga exercise. As the series progresses, the work becomes more demanding. However, there is an effort to always have a fair balance of some basically simple postures mixed in so that everyone will have an opportunity to participate. duration 13:46  
  • 7:00 am
    Power Yoga: Mind and Body [#223] duration 26:57   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sit and Be Fit [#1406] Controlled Breathing Mary Ann experiments with several ways to control breathing to efficiently distribute oxygen throughout the body. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Classical Stretch: By Essentrics [#1130H] Increase Balance Workout In this episode of Classical Stretch, join Miranda Esmonde-White along a serene pathway facing a beautiful beach in Mexico. Miranda will take you through a gentle, all-standing workout that will improve your balance, flexibility and mobility. duration 26:43   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#1203H] The Great Rivers of Europe: Cologne to Zell Burt sails along the Rhine from Cologne to Rudesheim where he visits a museum dedicated to mechanical musical instruments. Along the way he passes the Lorelei Rock and explains the real story of how it got famous for luring ships into the rocks. Then he visits the city of Zell where the mayor and his band lead visitors in a parade through the streets of the town to a wine cellar underneath one of the government buildings. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#514H] Iran's Historic Capitals Iran's rich history goes back millennia, to the days when Persepolis was home to "the king of kings." In this episode, Rick Steves explores three historic capitals of Iran: Persepolis, with its splendid monuments; Shiraz, with the tombs of Iran's most beloved poets; and Esfahan, with its extraordinary mosques and endearing people. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:30 am
    Smart Travels - Europe With Rudy Maxa [#211] Classical Europe: Ancient Greece and Rome Here's where we pull together some of Europe's most rewarding sites from the classical world. Ancient Greek and Roman remnants are more than cold stone. They hold centuries of stories. So we revisit some favorite classical sites around the Mediterranean, pick up some new stories and see what kinds of connections we can make. It's the Greeks in Athens, Delphi, Delos, Paestum and Syracuse-and the Romans in Pompeii, Rome and Provence, with a little history of wine and olives thrown in for good measure. duration 27:48   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 am
    Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope [#815H] Eastern Europe's Treasures - From Budapest to Bucharest Joseph seeks the surprising and the little-known, as well as hits the highlights as he hopscotches his way through some of the best and undiscovered of Europe. Along the way there's always time for a taste of the region's culinary gems and to take time to share a drink and a chat with the locals. Join Joseph on a colorful kaleidoscope of adventures in the heart of the heart of Europe. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 am
    Ellie's Real Good Food [#206H] Better Brunch Ellie hits refresh on the typical brunch menu with some creative, make-ahead crowd-pleasers that break the mold. Recipe: - Eggs Florentine in tomato cups - Breakfast strada primavera - 3-Ingredient Brussel sprout hash with egg - Pumpkin cranberry waffles. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef [#511H] One-Pot Favorites Chef Keller makes an Alsatian favorite, choucroute or sauerkraut served with an array of seafood. Then he heads to the South for a deep, richly-flavored gumbo made with an assortment of great sausage and chicken. Seafood Medley with Choucroute, & Chef Keller's Gumbo. duration 28:45   STEREO TVG
  • 11:30 am
    In Julia's Kitchen with Master Chefs [#108] Charlie Trotter Chef Charlie Trotter prepares one of his innovative main dishes, Seared Scallops With Curried Carrot Broth, and follows this entree with a modern fruit dessert, Warm Peach Soup With a Trio of Sorbets-- blackberry, yogurt, and watermelon. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Ciao Italia [#2507] Squash Gnocchi - Gnocchi Di Zucca Gialla Mary Ann cooks with chef and restaurant owner Daniela Benvenuti in Grutti, Italy. The hard-working all-women cooking staff at Le Noci restaurant is rare for Italy, as is the Gnocchi with Prunes Daniela and Mary Ann prepare. Mary Ann keeps the gnocchi coming, nella cucina, with Squash Gnocchi. Bet you can't eat just one. duration 28:06   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 pm
    Sara's Weeknight Meals [#604H] Honey Be Good It's a well-known fact that honeybees are a precious resource for pollinating the food we eat, but they are mysteriously dying off. Sara joins a beekeeper in Savannah, Georgia to discover the secrets of bees and beekeeping. Then they make a honey centered dish that's pure Georgia - rosemary honey and Georgia peach chutney burgers. Next, she travels to Napa, California to gather ingredients at a farm and cook with chef Joey Altman. His grilled duck breast with honey roasted carrots, farro-herb salad and cider jus is easier than it sounds, and delicious as well. Recipes: Rosemary honey and Georgia peach chutney burgers, Grilled duck breast, honey roasted carrots, farro-herb salad and cider jus. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 pm
    Craftsman's Legacy [#302H] The Yarn Spinner This episode is all about hoof to hat. Meet Maple Smith, a retired schoolteacher who raises her own alpacas, sheers their coats, and spins yarn. Eric gets out of his comfort zone and starts knitting! duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    MotorWeek [#3708H] duration 26:46   SRND51 TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Knit and Crochet Now! [#703H] Vested Interest Today we are feeling funky! Deborah Norville is joined by Robyn Chachula and Kristin Nicholas who are here with two Boho inspired long vests. First up is Robyn with a crochet fringed vest, the Boho Vest, and then Kristin will go over how to knit the Ashbury Vest, featuring a garter stitch stripe and fair isle. Then we'll take a trip to the stitch corner where Ellen will show how to do the Crochet Crocodile Stitch. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:30 pm
    Fit 2 Stitch [#503H] The Riding Jacket: from Yesterday to Today The Riding Jacket is one of the most iconic pieces of clothing in garment history, and today's versions are the best basic in modern wardrobes. Peggy will share the story of the riding jacket's evolution from the 1800s to the equestrian world of Jackie Kennedy Onassis and to its popularity at Kensington Palace with both Princess Diana and now, Princess Kate. She also will teach viewers how to get the proper fit to ensure that the jacket is the flattering, wardrobe must-have it should be. duration 26:48   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Simply Ming [#1416H] Susan Regis Chefs Andrew Taylor and Mike Wiley head south to Boston from Portland, Maine and their restaurants Eventide Oyster Company, Hugo's, and The Honey Paw-their latest venture. They will, of course, start off with oysters with kimchee ice, followed by their Eventide classic brown butter lobster roll. Ming follows that up with some beer battered Island Creek Oysters and shallots with Chinese vinegar mignonette aioli. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:30 pm
    Pati's Mexican Table [#512H] Alan Goes to College Pati and her family celebrate Thanksgiving in the Jinich house. Pati will cook for and host the Jinich family traditional Thanksgiving dinner with all of the essentials - turkey, stuffing, veggies, the works - all with a Mexican twist, of course. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    Martha Bakes [#702H] Mid-Atlantic Join Martha as she shares four mouthwatering regional favorites from the Mid-Atlantic. In this episode, Martha introduces a local summertime favorite, Baltimore peach cake, teaches the technique for perfectly twisted kaiser rolls, and whips up a delectable black raspberry crumb cake. Plus, black and white cookies, a New York City favorite. Homemade treats your family will adore! duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 pm
    Lidia's Kitchen [#419H] My Favorite Braises Braising is a preferred technique in Lidia's kitchen and today she prepares one rich braised meat dish, along with two braised vegetable choices for the home cook. Recipes include: beef braised in barolo; a braised kale with bacon; and finally braised cauliflower. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    Baking with Julia [#213] Norman Love Norman Love, executive pastry chef at the Ritz-Carlton in Naples, Florida shows chef Julia Child how to make savory puffs and eclairs. The dough is flavored with cucumber and red onion juice, and is one of the only pastries that is cooked twice: once in a saucepan, and again in the oven. The puffs are filled with a salmon mousse, while the eclairs are split and filled with a mascarpone cheese and vegetable medley. duration 24:54   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 pm
    Jacques Pepin: Heart & Soul [#113H] Julia Remembered Jacques takes a stroll down memory lane as he lovingly prepares dishes once enjoyed with his dear cooking companion Julia Child. Jacques' retrospective menu begins with a shucking lesson, the first steps towards an oyster chowder with potatoes, spinach and corn. Jacques then recreates Julia's classic South of France eggplant-tomato gratin, a dish with layers of rustic flavors. He recalls going head-to-head with Julia for a winning hamburger royale using fresh ground beef and all the fixin's. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence [#207H] Making Waves Or Marrakech Express Joanne turns ordinary romaine into an exotic salad salad with honey, cardamom, and Moroccan Spiced Almonds. Her student, Leah, boards the Marrakech Express to learn the secret to making burger night an even bigger hit with the family, mixing Moroccan spices with lamb and topping with a zesty cucumber, yogurt sauce with ginger. Recipes: Romaine Waves with Honey and Cardamom and Moroccan Spiced Almonds, Moroccan Merguez Lamb Burgers, Yogurt, Cucumber and Ginger Sauce. Student: Leah Ballantyne. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 pm
    Cook's Country [#909H] All Wrapped Up Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate bacon-wrapped meatloaf. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of salted butter. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for vacuum sealers. And finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to making chicken baked in foil with sweet potato and radish. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 pm
    Curious Traveler [#203H] Curious Copenhagen Why did Shakespeare use Kronborg Castle as the setting for Hamlet? Was picturesque Nyhavn really the playground for sailors and brothels? Christiansborg Palace, Amalienborg Palace, Rosenborg Castle - why so many palaces in one small European country? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 pm
    Today's Wild West [#108H] White Stallion / Loren Entz Learning to ride horses - and a lot more - at the White Stallion Dude Ranch in Tucson, AZ; Plus acclaimed Western painter and sculptor Loren Entz. duration 27:23   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 pm
    Two for the Road [#102H] Adventure In Antarctica After crossing the dreaded Drake Passage, Nik and Dusty arrive to the coast to Antarctica, and find penguins, whales and skyscraper-sized icebergs. But a painful accident threatens to spoil their hopes of setting foot on the continent. Part 2 of 2. duration 26:48   STEREO TVPG
  • 8:30 pm
    Travel Detective with Peter Greenberg [#205H] Over The Top Airline Seats The airline industry is one of the most competitive in the world, with carriers scrambling to pack more and more bodies on board. But, there's another way airlines can turn a profit: charge more for the seats. CBS News Travel Editor Peter Greenberg tells us about some luxurious, over-the-top airline seats. Plus, if you think Hilton Head, South Carolina offers nothing but golf and time shares, you might want to think again. Peter shows us the hidden gems of the low country. Here's a hint: hope you like shrimp! And, it's a vacation of volunteer tourism unlike any other: a special falcon sanctuary in Abu Dhabi. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 pm
    Travels with Darley [#405H] Tokyo, Japan Mixing the ultra-modern with Edo-period traditions, locals guide Darley to the best food, culture and adventures in Japan's capital city of Tokyo. Explore top neighborhoods, markets, temples, and surprising areas of natural beauty, including a behind-the-scenes tour of a Tokyo sake brewery, sushi at the world's largest fish market, a hike at a sacred mountain and more. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:30 pm
    Family Travel with Colleen Kelly [#303H] Pittsburgh - Heinz History, Awesome Aviary & Incline Views Colleen, her daughters, and niece start their adventure with a bird's eye view of the city from the Duquesne Incline. They explore a hometown favorite, Sr. John Heinz History Center, get a pierogi-making lesson at Pierogi Plus, and even take a class in glass firing at the Pittsburgh Glass Center, where they make one of-a-kind souvenirs. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 pm
    Bare Feet with Mickela Mallozzi [#102H] It Takes Two to Tango (Buenos Aires, Argentina) Mickela gets up close and personal with the locals as she heads to Buenos Aires, Argentina, to learn the seductive dance of tango. From attending the world's largest tango festival to dancing on the city's main stage, Mickela sees it all. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 pm
    MN Original [#102H] 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. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 pm
    Reel South [#105H] Counter Histories: Rock Hill In 1961 nine college men decided they were ready to go to jail to fight segregation laws and inequality in Rock Hill, SC. Their sit-in at the local whites-only lunch counter changed the course of the civil rights movement by introducing a new strategy. This film explores the story of the 'Friendship 9', and the human capacity to find courage, take action, and inspire change. By Ellen Barnard and Fr3deR1ck Taylor. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:30 pm
    Chef's Life [#201H] Blueberries and Boiling Over After a year recovering from a restaurant fire and re-opening Chef and the Farmer, Vivian and Ben open a burger/oyster bar called the Boiler Room. Vivian boils over with the stress of staffing adjustments, testing new menu concepts and the task of putting 500 pounds of blueberries to good use. She dons a hairnet and bubbles with excitement at the sight of her blueberry BBQ sauce hitting the assembly line. The staff of Chef and the Farmer finally lets off some steam with a growler cocktail and a blueberry BBQ water park extravaganza. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#506H] Vienna and the Danube For centuries, Vienna was the crown jewel of the rich and powerful Habsburg Empire. A century after that empire's fall, the Viennese appreciates their imperial legacy as a cultural wellspring and an excuse to live in style. We'll take in the city's wealth of elegant gardens, great art and fine music. Then we'll explore the city's surroundings, with a trip along the romantic Danube River and a hike up to the breathtakingly Baroque Melk Abbey. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#1607H] Tea for Two Tea is the second most widely consumed beverage in the world. Water is the first. Accordingly, tea has had a powerful impact on what we eat and drink, but it has also had an amazing influence on our music, art and literature. In this program Burt travels around the world talking to experts and looking at how tea has shown up in music (Tea for Two) in literature (Alice in Wonderland) and art (Norman Rockwell's Housewife At Tea Break). duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
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