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KQED Life: Sunday, November 5, 2017

Channel 54.3  •  XFINITY 189

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Sunday, November 5, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#510H] Copenhagen Denmark's capital is the most fun-loving in Scandinavia. As we get to know Copenhagen, we'll discover reminders of its Viking history and symbols of its proudly independent ways today. We'll stroll through Europe's first great pedestrian zone, ogle crown jewels in the palace and take a bike ride through a famous hippie squatter community, finishing at Copenhagen's full-time carnival, Tivoli Gardens. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#1611H] On The Road In America, Part 2 In the second program, "Pack Up Your Troubles," Burt continues the story. This time it's around the theme of wars and crisis, covering the two world wars and the depression. Wars often move people around. The labor force demands of WWI accelerated the move from farms to cities and initiated the Great Migration out of the South. The Depression slowed migration as worried people stayed close to home. The Dust Bowl migration, driven by environmental as well as an economic crisis, was the memorable exception. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 am
    Woodsongs [#1912H] Alison Brown Quartet, Frank Solivan, and Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley Compass Records was co-founded in 1994 by musicians Alison Brown and Garry West in 1994. Called "one of the greatest independent labels of the last decade" by Billboard Magazine, Compass Records has provided a thriving haven of creativity for artists and a reliable beacon of quality for music fans. Michael will be exploring the state of the music business with Alison and celebrating the label's importance on roots music.
    Performing on this broadcast: Alison Brown is one of today's finest progressive banjo players. With her new Compass project, 'The Song of the Banjo', the 2015 IBMA Distinguished Achievement Award and 2001 Grammy Award-winning musician/composer/entrepreneur plants another flag in her ongoing journey of sonic exploration.
    Frank Solivan built a reputation as a monster mandolin master when he left the cold of Alaska for the bluegrass hotbed of Washington, D.C. Following Frank Solivan & his band Dirty Kitchen's Grammy nomination, IBMA Award, and top prize in the Mid-Atlantic Song Contest, Frank continues to impress in 2016 with a solo release, 'Family, Friends & Heroes' on Compass Records.< br>Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley is unique collaborative effort between two gifted musicians. Rob Ickes is a longtime, well-established instrumental giant (Blue Highways) and won IBMA Dobro Player of the Year fifteen times. Trey Hensley is newly arrived in Music City, bursting with talent both as a vocalist and guitarist. Their new album, 'Before the Sun Goes Down', was released on Compass Records. WoodSongs Kid: Amelia Eisenhauer is a music prodigy from DuQuoin, Illinois now living in Nashville. She was recently featured on American Idol.
    duration 56:34   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 am
    Austin City Limits [#4305H] Miranda Lambert Enjoy a show-stopping hour with country superstar Miranda Lambert in her third ACL appearance. The CMA- and Grammy-winning singer and songwriter delivers a powerful performance of hits and songs from her acclaimed LP The Weight of These Wings. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 3:00 am
    Front and Center [#703H] Cheap Trick Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees, Cheap Trick, best known for timeless classics such as "Surrender" and "I Want You to Want Me" celebrate their accomplishment with an intimate performance. The band has become a musical institution with more than 5,000 performances, 20 million records sold, 29 movie soundtracks and 40 gold and platinum recording awards. duration 55:53   STEREO TVPG
  • 4:00 am
    Live at 9:30 [#108H] Performances by Leon Bridges, Wolfmother, Andrew McMahon, Ryn Weaver, Lake Street Drive, and comedy from Hannibal Buress and Christian Finnegan. duration 56:25   STEREO TVPG
  • 5:00 am
    Live from the Artists Den [#1102H] Young The Giant The celebrated El Rey Theatre in the Miracle Mile neighborhood of Los Angeles hosted an intimate hometown show by alt-rockers Young the Giant. Five hundred and fifty of the band's lucky fans filled the former movie theater turned music venue originally built in 1936. The band opened their delightful 15-song set with their exhilarating new single "Something to Believe In," currently ascending to the Top 10 at Alternative radio. Fans were thrilled to hear older favorites such as "My Body," "Cough Syrup," and "Mind Over Matter." The crowd was also treated to two more songs, "Jungle Youth" and "Titus Was Born"- both being played for the first time live - from Young the Giant's new album Home of the Strange, which debuted at #6 on Billboard's Top Albums chart upon its release last month. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Wai Lana Yoga [#716] Backbend Boons Try a range of backbends to strengthen your spine, stretch your abdominal organs, and build your stamina. duration 27:35   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 am
    Priscilla's Yoga Stretches [#21] 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 [#22] 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 [#225] duration 26:56   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sit and Be Fit [#1408] Posture Mary Ann breaks down techniques to improve our posture and special guest Jeff Brooks gives us a balance exercise for the day. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique [#802Z] Increase Your Energy duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 am
    P. Allen Smith's Garden Home [#1407H] Down and Dirty A day without dirt under the fingernails is a sad day at Moss Mountain Farm. How to get the most out of your soil in this episode of P. Allen Smith's Garden Home. duration 26:43   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Growing A Greener World [#704H] The 50-Mile Bouquet: Why Local Matters with Flowers, Too (Skagit Valley, WA) A common myth of food gardens is that they're ugly and unsuitable in front yards or as ornamental displays. Accordingly, they're typically relegated to out of sight places in backyards. But landscape design pro Rosalind Creasy has been working to debunk that myth for over 35 years. Even her home garden (starting right at the curb) is so beautiful; passersby usually don't even realize that it's mostly an edible landscape. We also visit another "master" when it comes to gardening and food, international celebrity chef and television host, Graham Kerr (a.k.a. "The Galloping Gourmet"). His relatively newfound passion for gardening is infectious and his desire to share his love of growing food is a true inspiration that you won't want to miss. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:30 am
    Victory Garden's EdibleFeast [#3606H] Palm Beach Visit Palm Beach, Florida, where Dr. John Zahina-Ramos of Just One Backyard shows how to plant sweet potatoes in a wheelbarrow and then how to make a wall garden. Then visit Jojo Milano, who left the urban life of Miami to start a farm in rural Palm Beach County where she raises purebred Nubian and Lamancha goats and makes cheese from their milk. Next, head to the water to see how Eric Finn dives for the invasive lionfish and spiny lobster. Finish up in the kitchen of Chef Clay Conley, who serves up lionfish, escabeche-style. duration 26:16   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 am
    P. Allen Smith's Garden to Table [#102H] Bunches of Blueberries Allen goes to Oregon to sample several delicious blueberry dishes and visits a plant where they harvest blueberries. Back at the farm, he makes his homemade blueberry muffins. Allen shows how use blueberries as an ornamental plant when he to puts together a "deckscape with a blueberry theme. duration 26:36   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 am
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#1009H] Monsieur Benjamin, Aly's On Main and Hog Island Our first visit is a Parisian-style bistro in San Francisco where the modern setting belies the traditional menu at Monsieur Benjamin. Next, a gathering spot for locals desiring a seasonal, contemporary menu at Aly's on Main in Redwood City. And finally, this bayside location with stunning views serves up the ultimate in fresh and local seafood at Hog Island Oyster Company in San Francisco's Ferry Building. duration 24:34   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    Antiques Roadshow [#2128H] Our 50 States 1 Celebrate America's hidden treasures from all 50 states in part one of this two-hour special, with finds such as a Thomas Hart Benton oil on tin, a Kentucky sugar chest, and a 1960 inscribed To Kill a Mockingbird. Which is valued at $125,000? duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Travel Detective with Peter Greenberg [#302H] Alternatives to Commercial Jets The price of commercial airfare keeps soaring, and in turn, so is the popularity of charter flights! CBS News Travel Editor Peter Greenberg tells us what it means to fly private, and how much it actually may not cost you. Plus, how do you know if your hotel is really green? Correspondent Tracy Gallagher shows us how to navigate through the brochures. And, when you're overseas, and you want to buy a souvenir, we'll explain how to find that hidden treasure. It's all about the fine art of shopping abroad. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 12:30 pm
    Landscapes Through Time with David Dunlop [#109] The Transcendent Landscapes of George Inness, Montclair, NJ In this program David Dunlop firsts visits the George Inness room at the Montclair Art Museum and explores the evolution of Inness's paintings and his philosophy. George Inness (1825-1894) was inspired by the classical landscape painters, especially the classic 17th century French artist Claude Lorrain, considered the father of landscape painting. David then sets up his easel on the hillside in Montclair, NJ and demonstrates the techniques of Inness, his quest for a union of spirituality and paint, his reliance on ambiguity, his sources of inspiration and his enduring influence in the world of art. duration 26:36   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:00 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#1304H] The Door's Wide Open The final week of the trip begins in New York, where the team sits down with the co-founders of New York on Tech, an organization providing tech-based training to low-income students in Brooklyn. The last leg of the journey takes the Green RV to Boston, Natalie's hometown. After conducting their final interview at MIT, the team reflects on the friendships and lessons they'll take home with them. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 1:30 pm
    Life on the Line [#302H] Ebola Warriors This is the dramatic story of two hospitals: one fighting to keep the Ebola virus inside, and the other to keep it out. Follow Dr. Gillian Seton, a physician at Cooper SDA Hospital in Liberia, who is fighting to keep the epidemic out of her hospital in order to keep its doors open to patients who don't have the deadly virus. A few hours away in Sierra Leone, meet James, a local healthcare worker who is risking his life to treat Ebola patients in the Red Zone at Waterloo SDA Hospital. And watch how one of his patients is trying to obtain community acceptance as an Ebola survivor. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 2:00 pm
    This Old House [#3705H] All Decked Out The apprentices learn the basics of framing a deck, while around the corner the chimney is demo-ed. The homeowners work with their interior designer to create a custom pattern for the tile floor. The flue for the wood-burning stove is installed. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    Ask This Old House [#1605H] Radiator Swap, Brick Repointing Richard replaces a small radiator with one that's the correct size; Roger demonstrates the importance of sunscreen on the jobsite; in Milwaukee, mason Mark McCullough makes his first house call to teach a homeowner how to repoint brick. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Craftsman's Legacy [#408H] The Arrow Maker Cherokee National treasure Noel Grayson shows host Eric Gorges how to craft traditional Cherokee arrows using primitive tools. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:30 pm
    Pati's Mexican Table [#601H] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    Essential Pepin [#122H] Good Catch! Grilled Swordfish With Spicy Yogurt Sauce; Baked Mackerel With Potatoes And Onions; Seafood With "Handkerchiefs"; Poached Trout In Vegetable Broth. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:30 pm
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1616H] Italian with Ease Test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to making semolina gnocchi at home. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Christopher Kimball to a tasting of balsamic vinegar. Finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster shows Chris how to make the best Italian sausage with grapes and balsamic vinegar. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#1009H] Monsieur Benjamin, Aly's On Main and Hog Island Our first visit is a Parisian-style bistro in San Francisco where the modern setting belies the traditional menu at Monsieur Benjamin. Next, a gathering spot for locals desiring a seasonal, contemporary menu at Aly's on Main in Redwood City. And finally, this bayside location with stunning views serves up the ultimate in fresh and local seafood at Hog Island Oyster Company in San Francisco's Ferry Building. duration 24:34   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 pm
    Martha Bakes [#605H] Frangipane See how Martha incorporates frangipane, a sweet nut cream, into four remarkable recipes: the beloved French pastry known as Bostock, a classic English bakewell tart, an apricot tart made with a hazelnut frangipane and a pecan-frangipane coffee cake. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Steven Raichlen's Project Smoke [#302H] Hot Stuff A show to stoke our insatiable appetite for fiery foods, starting with smoky Nashville hot wings. From rural Kentucky comes smoky grilled pork shoulder steaks dunked as often as you dare in an incendiary vinegar cayenne pepper sauce. For more pain, we present piri piri Pprawns from South Africa grilled in the shell and ignited with a distinctive hot sauce introduced by Portuguese explorers, followed by spice-blasted Indian tandoori lamb served with Hell's Fury Hot Sauce and a cooling cucumber yogurt raita. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 pm
    Articulate with Jim Cotter [#201H] The Very Fortunate Daniel Handler 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. duration 26:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 7:00 pm
    Remembering Vietnam: The Telling Project REMEMBERING VIETNAM: THE TELLING PROJECT takes viewers behind-the-scenes as national performing arts organization, The Telling Project, works with Minnesota veterans of the Vietnam War and armed conflict in Laos to create a play in which veterans share their stories. The one-hour program follows the cast - including former Army nurse Mary Beth Crowley, Marine veteran Ken Plant, retired Navy service member Ken Sholes, 20-plus-year Army veteran Ray Wilson, and the son of a Laos army officer, Khang Yang - through interviews, time spent with their families and friends, and rehearsals culminating in a performance with an invited audience. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:00 pm
    Great Performances at the Met [#1110H] Der Rosenkavalier The Met's first new production since 1969 of Strauss's rich, romantic masterpiece stars Renee Fleming in one of her signature roles as the Marschallin, opposite El?na Garan?a as Octavian, the impulsive young title character, on Great Performances at the Met. duration 3:25:56   SRND51 TV14-SD
  • 11:30 pm
    Arts In Context [#504] Rude Mechs Darden Smith had never had a real conversation with a U.S. military service member until he met Lt. Col. Fred Cale. He quickly realized that they had much in common - both were music lovers. Through this meeting, Smith realized that the divide between soldier and civilian was not what he thought it was. He saw the potential for music and songwriting to help soldiers transition back into civilian life. SongwritingWith:Soldiers offers intensely immersive retreats to military veterans and active duty soldiers where they write songs about their experiences with the help of professional songwriters. Equal parts cathartic release and creative endeavor, SongwritingWith: Soldiers offers a chance at healing to the people who need it most. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#601H] Rick Steves' Andalucia: The Best of Southern Spain This special weaves together the region's rich mix of culture, cuisine, history, and natural wonders. It includes the major cites of Sevilla, Cordoba, and Granada; flamenco, sherry, and horses; dramatic white-washed hill towns; and fun in the Costa del Sol sun - plus a dash of Britain in Gibraltar. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
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