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KQED Life: Saturday, November 18, 2017

Channel 54.3  •  XFINITY 189

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Saturday, November 18, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#607H] Oslo The proud spirit of the Norwegian people shines in every dimension of their capital city - from its once-fearsome Viking ships to its sleek new Opera House, from tales of World War II heroism to the constant festival of its thriving harbor front. Connecting with the culture, we enjoy art-from Vigeland's statues to Monch's scream-and cap things off by joining local friends for a sail on their fjord. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#1302H] Florence, Italy Burt, travel expert Steve Perillo and Burt's youngest son Nicholas, spend a week in Florence, learning how to buy gloves that fit properly, who makes the finest jewelry boxes, and the art of coloring marbled paper. They visit the Salvatore Ferragamo Museum and discover why Marilyn Monroe, Greta Garbo, Audrey Hepburn, Lauren Bacall, Sophia Loren, and Julia Roberts wore his shoes in their movies. They find out how product placement influenced the artworks of the Renaissance and tour the great tourist attractions of the city. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 am
    Curious Traveler [#206H] Curious Venice Where is the hidden symbol of Venice on the iconic gondola? Why are there two different saints on the gateway columns? Why is the solar system off on Torre dell'Orologio? Why does Saint Mark's Basilica look like Hagia Sophia? Why does the Doge's Palace have a Stairway of Giants, and what do those symbols mean? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 am
    Today's Wild West [#111H] Tombstone Ranch / Geronimo's Hideout / Old Tucson Studios Historic Tombstone Arizona; Riding the desert trails of Tombstone Monument Ranch; Geronimo's hideout at Arizona's Cochise Stronghold; A tour of John Wayne's Old Tucson Movie Studios; Plus - rescuing Tucson's historic Rillito Park Race Track from the wrecking ball. duration 28:42   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 am
    Two for the Road [#105H] Tanzania: The Search for the Big Five Nik and Dusty travel to wild and beautiful Tanzania for their first-ever African safari. But will the weather wash away their hopes of capturing Africa's "Big Five" animals on camera? duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 2:30 am
    Travel Detective with Peter Greenberg [#208H] Egypt Tourism In 2011, there was the Arab Spring, a revolution in Egypt that was quickly followed by the Arab Winter. Travel and tourism flatlined in the country. CBS News Travel Editor Peter Greenberg explains how this impacted Egypt and, more importantly, how does that impact you as travelers? Plus, Peter reveals his hidden gems of Baja California, with an insider's look at experiences in Mexico no one knows about, from wine, to cheese, to horseback riding. None of which is in the brochures! And, Travel Weekly Editor In Chief Arnie Weissman introduces us to some alternatives to staying in hotels. They include parked jumbo jets converted into overnight accommodations, abandoned missile silos, and a building crane suspended 500 feet in the air! duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 3:00 am
    Travels with Darley [#102H] Maryland's Eastern Shore Darley Newman leads viewers on an epic family road trip along Maryland's Eastern Shore, showcasing accessible adventures for multiple generations traveling together, including young children. Destinations include Assateague Island National Seashore to view wild horses, a rural farm that makes ice cream from cow to cone, Ocean City, Berlin, St Michaels and stunning beaches. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:30 am
    Family Travel with Colleen Kelly [#306H] Amelia Island - Turtle Escapades, Shrimping Adventures & Petanque Play Colleen leads the way around beautiful Amelia Island, Florida with a lively interactive experience at Ft. Clinch State Park. After stepping back in time with historic re-enactors at the fort, Colleen comes back to the 21st century and joins families to learn the game of petanque. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 am
    Bare Feet with Mickela Mallozzi [#105H] The Lumbee Dance of the Spring Moon (Robeson County, North Carolina - USA) Mickela joins a Native-American Pow Wow with the Lumbee Tribe, digging deeper into the obstacles that a non-Federally recognized tribe must face. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:30 am
    MN Original [#105H] Known for her portrait work, photographer Katherine Turczan turns her attention toward landscapes with her project, "Line." Internationally known designer Tim Harding makes large-scale textiles out of colorful Chinese silks and other vibrant materials. Public artist Emily Stover's "General Delivery" is an interactive installation that encourages viewers to think about mail in a new way. A chart-topping soul singer/song-writer in the UK, musician and theater artist Timotha Lanae still calls Minnesota home. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 am
    Reel South [#202H] Eat White Dirt By Adam Forrester. Discover the oddly spellbinding personal, cultural and scientific history of the deeply transgressive and often misunderstood practice of consuming earth, a phenomenon known as geophagy. The film collects and combines the experiences, processes and explanations of people who eat white dirt with information from the scientists who study the phenomenon. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 am
    Chef's Life [#203H] R-E-S-P-E-C-T The Butterbean Burgers. Oysters. Beer. Vivian and Ben are on the cusp of opening their new restaurant, the Boiler Room, and they're facing a new challenge: how to make a veggie burger stand out. Vivian chooses the beloved butterbean as the star of her new burger, but quickly learns that the bean is a straight up diva - the Aretha Franklin of the legume family - when it comes to growing conditions. After a wet spring, Warren's patch is abysmal, but with the help of onions and gouda, eggplant and garlic, Vivian's butterbean burger is the talk of opening night. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Thomas & Friends [#708H] Sounds and Smells O the Indignity - Gordon is horrified when Sir Topham Hatt announces that he is to take charge of Whiff's Waste Dump for the day. Gordon arrives at the Waste Dump and decides that the only thing for him to do is to hide when other engines arrive at the dump. Gordon just cannot be seen at such a smelly place! As the day progresses, Gordon hides from Spencer, Diesel and Thomas. As Gordon hides from each engine, the waste trucks get higher and higher and Whiff's Waste Dump becomes smellier and smellier. Sir Topham Hatt arrives with Whiff to a state of chaos. What Gordon didn't know is that the Island Inspector is arriving to view the Waste Dump. Gordon realizes he has been a silly engine! He gets straight to work to clean up the mess, and with Whiff's help, everything is clean and tidy for the Inspector's visit. Pop Goes Thomas - Thomas has to take crates of lemonade to the children's picnic. He goes over bumpy track and a cork pops. Thomas doesn't know what the sound is, only that he likes it. To make it happen again, he goes over more and more bumpy track. All the corks pop, wreaking havoc! Mr. Bubbles the Clown is delayed, the picnic cakes are spoiled, and James has a bump. When Thomas realizes what he has done, he goes back for more lemonade, stopping on the way to pick up more cakes and Mr. Bubbles. He arrives back at the picnic just in time to the cheers of the children. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 am
    Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#220H] The Skin I'm In/Fishy Washy * The Skin I'm In - Nick and Sally are playing super heroes when Nick cuts his finger. He wishes he had skin like a super hero. Oh but you do, says The Cat! And a visit to Dr. Giggles to learn all about how super skin is, is just the thing! By shrinking down really small, they discover teeny tiny hairs on our skin, how stretchy our skin is and slippery too! They even learn that old skin falls off and new skin grows. It even fixes itself when it's hurt! Skin really is super!
    * Fishy Washy - Sally and Nick need to clean up the backyard. Cat has a friend who's an expert at cleaning, perhaps he can give them some tips! It's off to the ocean to meet this cleaner fish! They discover that Rufus doesn't clean the ocean, he cleans other fish! They watch as Rufus cleans one bit at a time, that's the trick! It's not so hard to clean up, especially when you have friends to help!
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 am
    70s Soul Superstars (My Music) Join Patti LaBelle for an all-star reunion of the legends of 1970s Motown, R&B and soul, including the Commodores, original lead Eugene Record reuniting with the Chi-Lites, the Stylistics, Yvonne Elliman, Heatwave, the Trammps and the Emotions. duration 2:28:57   STEREO TVG
  • 9:30 am
    The Healing Mind with Dr. Martin Rossman Break the worry cycle and transform that energy into a positive force for a happy, healthier life. Using proven clinical techniques, this easy-to-use plan shows how to take control of your reactions to stress and anxiety. duration 1:28:31   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1708H] Hearty One Pot Meals Host Julia Collin Davison shows host Bridget Lancaster how to make the best ground beef chili. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews food processors in the Equipment Corner. Finally, test cook Erin McMurrer uncovers the secrets to the ultimate red lentil soup with north African spices. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:30 am
    Cook's Country [#1012H] When Only Chocolate Will Do Julia Collin Davison shows Bridget Lancaster how to make the ultimate Mississippi mud pie. Equipment expert Adam Ried reviews small food processors. Bridget uncovers the secrets to making the best whoopie pies right at home. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#1213H] Nopa, Mua, La Costanera Transformed from a bank, an auto shop and a chain restaurant, these eateries now accommodate amazing menus crafted by passionate chefs. North of the panhandle in San Francisco is Nopa, a hip, late-night restaurant perfect for meeting new friends. Mua in Oakland's place to experience live DJs, an internationally inspired menu and crave-worthy cocktails. And La Costanera Restaurant in Montara serves up contemporary Peruvian cuisine and ocean-front views in Montara. duration 25:48   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 pm
    Lidia's Kitchen [#506H] Spiced Up Soup and Salad Night Soups are a part of any Italian celebration, and Americans love pairing them with a salad and sandwich. Today, Lidia combines the best of both with a unique Italian style menu of soup, salad and bruschetta. The menu includes spicy Italian style vegetable soup, bruschetta with nduja - a crunchy country bread topped with a spicy sausage - plus a few other variations, and a simple and delicious skillet peppers and potatoes. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 pm
    Suze Orman's Financial Solutions for You We all have financial issues and problems. Suze Orman's latest special sharply focuses on her helping individual viewers "find financial solutions for you." As always, Suze's advice is based not just on numbers, but on a critical understanding of ourselves and our emotional needs. The special's central theme is that our financial decision-making should be guided by an understanding of "the goal of money." As Suze perceptively defines it: "The goal of money is to make you feel secure." Our financial solutions should work to fulfill that goal. In addition, Suze stresses the importance of making financial decisions that you feel comfortable with. Financial problems are caused when you do things with money that do not seem "right" to you, despite pressures and advice from others. duration 1:57:06   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Ethan Bortnick: Generations of Music Join the talented young virtuoso for a concert spanning generations and genres. Featuring guests Peter Yarrow (Peter, Paul and Mary), Bethany Yarrow and cellist Rufus Cappadocia, this concert will appeal to audiences of all ages and musical tastes. duration 1:27:09   STEREO
  • 4:30 pm
    Ask This Old House [#1607H] Happy Holidays from Asktoh! It's the holiday season at the AskTOH barn! Tom and Kevin build a toy box for Tom's grandson; Kevin travels to UL Laboratories in Chicago to learn about preventing fires from holiday decorations; the guys exchange gifts. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    This Old House [#3707H] Approaching Half Way Dining room flooring is used to make a barn door. Roger teaches a horticulture class in the field. Tommy and Charlie break through the basement wall to find uninsulated crawl space. Garage floor gets radiant heat and front porch gets new columns. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 pm
    PBS NewsHour Weekend [#841H] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    60s Pop, Rock & Soul (My Music) Peter Noone of Herman's Hermits and Davy Jones of The Monkees host this concert spectacular featuring hits and favorites of the AM radio era. Classic songs from the decade of peace, love, and profound social change are sung by performers who represent a period of time that resonates through the generations. Includes Paul Revere & The Raiders ("Kicks"), Gary Lewis & The Playboys ("This Diamond Ring"), The Kingsmen ("Louie, Louie"), The Ventures ("Hawaii Five-O"), Question Mark & The Mysterians ("96 Tears"), and Jefferson Airplane ("Somebody to Love"). duration 1:58:05   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 pm
    Austin City Limits [#4306H] The Head and the Heart/Benjamin Booker Dig the modern Americana sounds of The Head and The Heart and Benjamin Booker. Seattle's folk-rocking THaTH supports its latest acclaimed album Signs of Light, while New Orleans' Booker rips through the blues, soul and rock of Witness. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 9:00 pm
    Front and Center [#705H] Steve Vai Legendary guitarist Steve Vai takes to the stage in the smallest room that he has performed in in years. Voted the 10th Greatest Guitarist byGuitar Worldmagazine, Vai treats fans to selections throughout his three decade long career. Vai began his career as a transcriptionist for Frank Zappa in 1978 before joining his band from 1980-1983. As an independent guitarist he has won three Grammy Awards and has produced eight studio albums, two EPs, two special albums, eight live albums, twelve soundtracks, twenty compilation albums, and six DVD releases. Vai's solo sophomore release, Passion and Warfare, has earned gold certification in the US. duration 57:04   STEREO TVPG
  • 10:00 pm
    Live at 9:30 [#110H] Performances by Gogol Bordello, Thievery Corp, Those Darlins', Yonder Mountain String Band, Drew Holcomb and commentary from Henry Rollins. duration 55:28   STEREO TVPG
  • 11:00 pm
    Live from the Artists Den [#1104H] The Lumineers Americana superstars The Lumineers returned to their former neighborhood of Brooklyn for an unforgettable taping of Live from the Artists Den at the majestic Kings Theatre. The band performed an 18-song set for ticket winners and guests, split evenly between songs from their Grammy-nominated 2012 debut and its Number One-charting follow-up, Cleopatra (plus a riveting unreleased song, "Long Way From Home," played solo by lead singer Wesley Schultz). The ornate, magnificent theater-built in 1929 and recently restored to its initial glory-provided a breathtaking setting for a night full of great moments, from an unamplified version of "Darlene" to a rousing rendition of the Lumineers' breakthrough smash "Ho Hey." duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 12:00 am
    60s Pop, Rock & Soul (My Music) Peter Noone of Herman's Hermits and Davy Jones of The Monkees host this concert spectacular featuring hits and favorites of the AM radio era. Classic songs from the decade of peace, love, and profound social change are sung by performers who represent a period of time that resonates through the generations. Includes Paul Revere & The Raiders ("Kicks"), Gary Lewis & The Playboys ("This Diamond Ring"), The Kingsmen ("Louie, Louie"), The Ventures ("Hawaii Five-O"), Question Mark & The Mysterians ("96 Tears"), and Jefferson Airplane ("Somebody to Love"). duration 1:58:05   STEREO TVG
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