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Tuesday
September 3, 2013
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12:00 am 
Dialogue  "Naomi Shihab Nye"  The Palestinian-American poet, essayist, novelist and teacher talks with host Marcia Franklin. In her writing, she is inspired by her experiences as an Arab-American, as well as the richness and diversity of people and places she has encountered in the U.S. and abroad.G

12:30 am 
Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope  "Bhutan - Part 2 - Land of the Thunder Dragon"  Joseph's Bhutan adventure continues as he heads east over 14,000 foot mountain passes to the Phobjikha Valley to witness the graceful antics of the rare and endangered Black-Necked Crane. While the cranes are breathtaking in their elegance and beauty, his overnight stay in a local guest house and unexpected invitation to join villagers constructing their neighbors' adobe home proves most heart-warming and inspirational. He travels to Bumthang, the spiritual heart of Central Bhutan, where he traverses a challenging road to the annual Ngang Lhankhang "Swan Monastery" festival. D

1:00 am 
West of the Basque   This documentary traces the history of the Basque in Idaho, from the early days of Basque immigrants leaving war-torn Spain and France for jobs as sheepherders in the Idaho mountains to the prominence Basque descendants hold in Idaho society today. Now dancers, language institutes and historic sites help keep the heritage alive for a people who added a vibrant layer to the state's rich tapestry.G

2:00 am 
Side By Side, The Science, Art and Impact of Digital Cinema   Actor Keanu Reeves is host and producer of this documentary that takes an in-depth look at the history of photochemical filmmaking and the newer digital process that has emerged to challenge it. The film examines all aspects of filmmaking - from capture to editing, visual effects to color correction, distribution to archive. It shows what artists and filmmakers accomplish with both film and digital and how they have helped push filmmaking in new directions.G

3:00 am 
Dialogue  "Naomi Shihab Nye"  The Palestinian-American poet, essayist, novelist and teacher talks with host Marcia Franklin. In her writing, she is inspired by her experiences as an Arab-American, as well as the richness and diversity of people and places she has encountered in the U.S. and abroad.G

3:30 am 
MotorWeek  "Audi A8 Tdi"  Road Test: 2013 Audi A8 TDI. Road Test: 2014 Chevrolet Silverado. Goss' Garage: Classic Car Restoration. D

4:00 am 
Sesame Street  "The Latinization of Marco"  Gina is reading a book to Marco about the Spanish names for animals. Rosita asks what she is doing and Gina explains that since Marco was born in Guatemala where people speak Spanish, she would like him (and herself) to learn Spanish too. Rosita explains that there is so much more to learn and dashes off to get her guitar. D

5:00 am 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood  "Neighbor Day"  In this half hour special Daniel learns how good it feels to be neighborly and that one kind act can lead to many. His first good deed starts a chain reaction of kindness all around the Neighborhood, culminating with the declaration of "Neighbor Day"!. D

5:30 am 
Martha Speaks  "Puppy Skits/Dinosaurs In Trouble!"  Puppy Skits - Can a dog break through the space-time continuum? T.D. thinks so. As Martha recounts the tale of how T.D. D

6:00 am 
Nature  "Cracking The Koala Code"  Scientists track the day-to-day lives of an extended family of koalas in a forest pocket near urban Brisbane, Australia, to unravel what a forest needs to support a healthy population and how these slow-moving creatures react to the surrounding suburbia. Other scientists on St. Bees Island use solar-powered mobile phones to record koala vocalizations and begin to decipher some of the animals' communications.G

7:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Barcelona and Catalunya"  Rick enjoys the vibrant street scenes, tasty tapas, and pedestrian-friendly Gothic Quarter in Barcelona. He takes a scenic side trip to mountaintop Montserrat.G

7:30 am 
Smart Travels - Pacific Rim With Rudy Maxa  "San Francisco"  The port city of San Francisco revels in art, diversity and food. Chinatown is a feast for the senses, and the city's new Asian Art Museum a must-see. We get savvy on sourdough and tour notorious Alcatraz Island. D

8:00 am 
The Desert Speaks  "Desolation Canyon River Journey"  Take a trip down the virtually unknown Green River in Utah, which is often overshadowed by its more famous counterpart - the mighty Colorado River. Along the river's course explore what is perhaps the best-known geographical feature of the river, the prehistoric creatures buried along its banks in Dinosaur National Monument. No trip down the Green River would be complete without a venture through the appropriately named Desolation Canyon and some of the wildest, least inhabited areas remaining in the U.S. D

8:30 am 
Ciao Italia  "Pears and Pistachios/Pere E Pistacchi"  Fresh fruit never had it so good as when Mary Ann combines pears and apples in a creamy tart that's almost - but not quite, thank goodness - too beautiful to eat. And who said pistachios are only good for snacking? Mary Ann proves otherwise when she urges these tasty treats to a higher calling by make them the star attraction of her delightful Pistachio Tart. D

9:00 am 
Expeditions with Patrick McMillan  "Arizona, A Border Or Barrier?"  Political borders are changing biological movements and frontiers. In Southern Arizona, McMillan explores the challenges wildlife face due to the border fence. D

9:30 am 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Lip-Smacking Mexican Meal"  By adding a few key Mexican ingredients to what you'd normally find in an all-American pantry and fridge, you get these to-die-for, lip-smacking dishes. Chicken a la Trash; Everyday Green Salad; Impossible Chocoflan. D

10:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "A Taste of Spain"  Host Christopher Kimball goes into the kitchen with test cook Bridget Lancaster to learn the secrets to making perfect Catalan-Style Beef Stew with MushrooMs. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of spaghetti. Finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison shows Chris how to make classic Spanish-Style Toasted Pasta with Shrimp. D

10:30 am 
Garden SMART   An abandoned waterfront has been transformed into a public park, a wonderful area filled with lush lawns, trees and beautiful flowers. By incorporating a collection of ecosystems, it's a landscape people and wildlife use and enjoy. You can utilize similar concepts in your own landscape. D

11:00 am 
Infinity Hall Live  "Ben Taylor"  It must be daunting to be an up-and-coming singer/songwriter creating thoughtful melodic pop when your parents are two of the most celebrated, successful singer/songwriters of their generation. Ben Taylor knows a bit about that. Son of James Taylor and Carly Simon, Taylor spent his early years traveling and even considering a career in gardening and agriculture before eventually giving in to his musical calling with extraordinarily engaging results. D

12:00 pm 
Sesame Street  "Great Vibrations"  Bob is conducting a class of kids playing different musical instruments. Abby walks by and is amazed by the beautiful music. Bob offers to teach her, but first, she needs to choose an instrument. D

1:00 pm 
Dinosaur Train  "Kenny Kentrosaurus/Don and the Troodons"  Kenny Kentrosaurus - As the Pteranodon's World Tour nears its end, the Pteranodon family travels to Africa to meet a Stegosaur named Kenny Kentrosaurus. He teaches the kids about his spikes and his tail, showing them how to thump, prompting a fun drumming party! Don and the Troodons - The Pteranodon family oversleeps and rushes to go on another World Tour! Don is allowed to stay back on the Train and he ends up having a fun and educational day with the Conductor and his mom, Mrs. Conductor!. D

1:30 pm 
Super Why!  "Around The World Adventure"  With the help of their teacher, Whyatt and his friends have contacted a girl from another school over the computer but they wonder where she lives. The super readers take a trip around the world with a wacky explorer name Wigglesbottom who is on the hunt for his friend Sophie. Will they be able to help Wigglesbottom find his friend, or will they be destined to travel the globe indefinitely? Educational Objectives: To learn about Geography. D

2:00 pm 
Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!  "Top of the Sky/Jiggle Bones"  Top of the Sky: Nick, Sally and Cat are playing with their toy rocket. Using the Cat's "Whoa-Look-At-It-Go-Launcher," he shoots the rocket up up and up! But now they need to go find it. Off to the top of the sky! They pass the treetops, and the mountains. D

2:30 pm 
Wild Kratts  "A Bat in the Brownies"  When a little brown bat crashlands into a plate of Jimmy Z's famous brownies, Martin and Chris out set out to convince Aviva, Jimmy Z and Koki that bats are nothing to be afraid of. With bat activated Creature Power Suits, the bros follow join their new friend on a nocturnal fly about, and the entire crew must come to the rescue when the bat colony's roost is destroyed by a lightning bolt. In the end the Wild Kratts crew "goes batty," as they gain a new appreciation for bat ecology, predators and insects and echolocation, and learn to love bats. D

3:00 pm 
Wyland's Art Studio  "Sunset Coconuts"  Paint the tropical evening sun behind a silhouette of palm trees.G

3:30 pm 
Piano Guy   A viewers' favorite compilation show from past episodes on how to play signature intros and identifiable parts to memorable tunes. These include Bradley Sowash's "The Twilight Zone," five-time Grammy nominee David Benoit's "Linus And Lucy" and Karl Propst's "The Addams Family Theme." Other featured guests include David Tolley, Andy LaVerne, Lori Mechem, Dave Powers and Bobby Floyd. D

4:00 pm 
Make Me  "Live Forever"  Michael Mosley seeks out people working toward the logical conclusion of modern medicine - triumph over death. At Cambridge, academic Aubrey de Grey offers prize money for the scientist who can most effectively rejuvenate aging mice. He goes to witness the application of stem cell work that is restoring vision, constructing new organs, and offers the chance of replacing body parts. Then using the latest research, some of Michael's cells are made immortal.G

5:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL

6:00 pm 
NOVA  "Making Stuff Cleaner"  David Pogue explores the science and business of clean energy, examining alternative ways to generate it, store it and distribute it. One scientist uses chicken feathers to create a cheap way to make hydrogen cars safer. Pogue looks at the dependency on a rare resource in South America to make lithium batteries and how scientists might devise a way for batteries to run on molten salts, abundant in the U.S. Part 3 of 4G

7:00 pm 
Curiosity Quest Goes Green  "Reusable Bags"  This is a hot topic in the Environmental Community. Join Joel as he tackles this important discussion of what to do with all the plastic bags. D

7:30 pm 
Make:  "Computer Music Making"  The musical makers of CCRMA stretch the sonic boundaries by turning personal computers into an electronic symphony.G

8:00 pm 
Scientific American Frontiers  "The Gene Hunters"  Alda meets some of the brightest gene-hunting scientists today, including Nobelist Jim Watson, the Human Genome Project's Eric Lander and developmental geneticist Nancy Hopkins. He also examines a controversial gene therapy project that's attempting to grow new blood vessels in diseased hearts. D

9:00 pm 
Inventions That Shook The World  "The 1980s"  The 1980s launch an unprecedented technological age that will continue into the next century. DNA profiling begins changing crime scene investigations for all time. Smokers find a helpful hand in kicking the habit through the nicotine patch. Other featured inventions include the MIR Space Station and the endoscopy capsule. Part 9 of 10G

10:00 pm 
NOVA  "Making Stuff Cleaner"  David Pogue explores the science and business of clean energy, examining alternative ways to generate it, store it and distribute it. One scientist uses chicken feathers to create a cheap way to make hydrogen cars safer. Pogue looks at the dependency on a rare resource in South America to make lithium batteries and how scientists might devise a way for batteries to run on molten salts, abundant in the U.S. Part 3 of 4G

11:00 pm 
Curiosity Quest Goes Green  "Reusable Bags"  This is a hot topic in the Environmental Community. Join Joel as he tackles this important discussion of what to do with all the plastic bags. D

11:30 pm 
Make:  "Computer Music Making"  The musical makers of CCRMA stretch the sonic boundaries by turning personal computers into an electronic symphony.G

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