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May 13, 2013
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7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Athens and Side Trips"  Rick tours the must-sees of ancient Athens, then takes the fast-paced pulse of the modern city. On side trips, he visits the ruins of the mystical oracle at Delphi and takes a fast boat to the traffic-free island of Hydra.G

7:30 am 
Rudy Maxa's World  "Food, Drink & Place"  At Istanbul's Spice Market, persimmons are split open, their insides resembling melting rubies. Brown-gold paprika is carefully molded into the shape of a pyramid. Cinnamon, cumin, ginger, and cardamom infuse the air with the fragrance of the East. D

8:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "People and Their Prickly Plants"  Enjoy a slice of the cactus-collecting life with a look into the ways people collect and enjoy some of the oddest plants in the world, then head to Scottsdale, Arizona to see the largest private collection of desert-area plants in the world. Also on the itinerary are visits to the Boyce Thompson Arboretum and an amazing collection at Bach's Nursery in Tucson, Arizona, where they have a better success rate with their individually raised saguaro cacti than Mother Nature herself. Finally, travel on Interstate 10 to Los Angeles for North America's largest cactus and succulent show - the Olympics of cactus cultivation. D

8:30 am 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Pasta Milanese, Mudrica, and Stuffed Artichokes. D

9:00 am 
Lidia's Italy In America  "New England's Italy"  As the Italian immigrants settled the Northeastern coast of the United States, they did what they knew from their homeland. In many cases, this included fishing for the local catch. In this episode, Lidia makes Calamari Fra Diavolo over Linguine and she also prepares a Salt Cod, Potato & String Bean Salad. D

9:30 am 
Garden Smart   GardenSMART is always looking for unique gardens. And, we found another. This garden overflows with flowers. D

10:00 am 
Christina  "The Sweetness of Life"  With the average American eating 49 pounds of sugar a year and 63 pounds of high fructose corn syrup, I'd say we're losing the battle with our sweet tooth.and the incidence of diabetes is the evidence, along with our rapidly expanding waistlines. In this show, I'll satisfy your desire for sweet without risking your health. D

10:30 am 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Autumn Desserts"  Bridget reveals the secrets to the ultimate Apple Dumplings. Then, Adam reveals his top picks for cake carriers. Next, Chris learns about the best apple varieties for baking at Saratoga Orchards. D

11:00 am 
Austin City Limits  "The Shins/Dr. Dog"  Highlighting two alternative rock groups, The Shins play songs from heir latest recording Port of Morrow, while Dr. Dog perform selections from Be the Void.G

12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "The Shape O' Bots"  Telly, Elmo, and Rosita are playing Shape-O-Bots, robots that actually transform into shapes to help people. Andy, a guy in need of shapes, rushes in and explains that he needs an octagon to help stop people from crashing into him. Telly tries to transform into an octagon with eight sides and eight angles, but changes into a triangle with three sides and three angles instead. D

1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Tiny and the Crocodile/Meet The Grandparents"  Team Pteranodon travels to Dienosuchas Swamp to meet Deanna Dienosuchas, a 40 foot crocodile with many big teeth, and a crabby attitude. Tiny leads the way to warm up Deanna who turns out to be more friendly and less scary than our kids imagined. The Pteranodon kids have special visitors - their Grandma and Grandpa! The kids delight in realizing they share similar traits with their grandparents (laughs, expressions, and interests), and love showing Grandma and Grandpa around the nest area and playing some games they all like. D

1:30 pm 
Super Why!  "Goldilocks and the Three Bears: The Mystery"  There's a mystery in Storybrook Village - the case of the broken guitar strings! Jack thinks Whyatt is the culprit, but he knows he's innocent! The Super Readers fly into the tale of Goldilocks and the Three Bears and meet up with Goldilocks, who is just as determined to prove that she didn't make the mess in the Three Bears' house! What will it take for Goldilocks, and Whyatt, to convince everyone they're telling the truth? Educational Objectives: To learn strategies for convincing someone, explore the practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to change the story. D

2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Hooray for Hair/Ice Is Nice"  Hooray for Hair - Sally and Nick are getting their hair cut today; maybe they should try new hairstyles! A trip to meet three of Cat's friends (and some styling help from the Wig-o-lator) will help them decide! Should they have Yak hair? No, too hot! How about hair like a fur seal? Not quite, too short. A porcupine? No way! How will they ever get a hug from their moms with hair that spiky? They decide that the hair they have is what's perfect for them! Ice is Nice - Nick and Sally want some nice cold lemonade, but there's no more ice cubes in Sally's fridge! A trip to Freeze-your-knees Snowland will fix that! They meet Cat's friend Polly the polar bear who introduces Sally and Nick to all the different kinds of ice that make up her home. After trying many types of ice, they find the kind that will be perfect for their lemonade!. D

2:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "Birds of a Feather"  When Aviva reveals that dancing is just not her thing, Chris and Martin set out in the New Guinea forest to inspire her to give dancing a try by uncovering some of the greatest dancers in the creature world - the Birds of Paradise. They soon find that the male birds use their showy bright feathers and extraordinary dances to display to potential female mates that they are healthy and strong. But when the gang gets caught up in Donita's plan to capture these fashionable birds for her latest clothing line, Aviva must put her dancing skills on the line to save them. D

3:00 pm 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Pantry Raid"  Friends drop by at the last minute, but even on a weeknight, it's not a problem for Sara because she just pulls ingredients from the pantry. No need to go to the store with Linguine with White Bean, Sun-Dried Tomato and Olive Sauce, decadent Nacho Pie made healthier with home-made tortilla chips and surprisingly Savory Waffles topped with a Poached Egg in Hollandaise. D

3:30 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Venice and Its Lagoon"  Rick samples sumptuous art treasures, and explores back-street wonders. He cruises its lagoon, stopping in fiery Murano for glass, pastel Burano for lace, and murky Torcello for a sense of where Venice was born. Part 2 of 2G

4:00 pm 
Fake Or Fortune?  "Van Dyck: What Lies Beneath"  One of art detective Philip Mould's own purchases is put under the microscope. His keen-eyed researcher Bendor Grosvenor believes there is a portrait by Sir Anthony Van Dyck beneath layers of newer paint. When an earlier image begins to appear, Fiona insists the work undergo a thorough investigation by an independent Van Dyck expert.G

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6:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Around The World - Silk Road: X'ian to Kashgar"  In China, Megan McCormick follows the legendary trade route along which caravans of treasures once found their way into Europe.G

7:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Climbing Idaho"  Today's rock-climbing enthusiasts support climbing gyms, clubs and advocacy groups - no longer the exclusive band of wanderers of just a few decades ago. The heights they achieve throughout the state require skills, levels of expertise, techniques and climbing methods as varied as the state's terrain. Cameras follow as they seek to conquer nature's rock walls.G

7:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Jac Venza"  Marcia Franklin talks with the founder of several long-running PBS arts series - GREAT PERFORMANCES, LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER - at University of Idaho, where he was speaking. He and Franklin talk about his long career in public broadcasting, the potential effects of cuts in national grants programs, and the trends he is following in the arts.G

8:00 pm 
Oregon Field Guide  "Exploratory Kayaking, Global Warming"  Modern explorers attempt to conquer a raging waterway in the Cascades that has not been successfully run before.G

8:30 pm 
Travelscope  "Italy - Friuli Venezia Giulia - Italy's Hidden Region"  Joseph embarks into the little known region of Friuli Venezia Giulia on the Slovenian border where a multi-cultural heritage thrives. He straps on his helmet before hoping a Vespa for a two-wheeled tour through the region's wine country where he meets generations of winemakers and their fellow Dionysian devotees. D

9:00 pm 
Pacific Heartbeat  "Tonga: The Last Place On Earth"  Tonga, an archipelago of 169 islands in the South Pacific, cut off from modernity as it is physically from the Western world. Each month, however, the United States deports ethnic Tongans convicted of murder, gang violence and other serious crimes to this peaceful island kingdom. Forced to leave behind spouses, children, and family in the U.S. D

10:00 pm 
Globe Trekker  "Around The World - Silk Road: X'ian to Kashgar"  In China, Megan McCormick follows the legendary trade route along which caravans of treasures once found their way into Europe.G

11:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Climbing Idaho"  Today's rock-climbing enthusiasts support climbing gyms, clubs and advocacy groups - no longer the exclusive band of wanderers of just a few decades ago. The heights they achieve throughout the state require skills, levels of expertise, techniques and climbing methods as varied as the state's terrain. Cameras follow as they seek to conquer nature's rock walls.G

11:30 pm 
Dialogue  "Jac Venza"  Marcia Franklin talks with the founder of several long-running PBS arts series - GREAT PERFORMANCES, LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER - at University of Idaho, where he was speaking. He and Franklin talk about his long career in public broadcasting, the potential effects of cuts in national grants programs, and the trends he is following in the arts.G

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