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A Profile of 3 Star French Chef Yannick Alleno (#612)

Personal Touch - The Klazz Brothers give their take on the works of Frederic Chopin This year is the 200th anniversary of the birth of the composer Frederic Chopin. There are many events taking place all around Europe to celebrate this bicentenary. One of the more intriguing ones is the latest project of the Klazz Brothers a German crossover trio who mix classical and jazz - hence Klazz. They have their own interpretations of Chopin on a new CD called "Chopin Lounge" and we met up with them to find out more.

Personal Insight - A closeup look on what made Swiss sculptor Alberto Giacometti tick. Alberto Giacometti was one of the the greatest sculptors of the twentieth century. His stick like figures of all sizes are perhaps his most memorable pieces and one was sold last month for 75 million euros, the highest price ever paid at auction for a work of art. A look back at the career of this extraordinary artist.

Personal Menu - French chef Yannick Alleno is a member of a very elite club. He has the highest accolade from the Michelin gourmet restaurant guide : that of three stars. And he's an absolute celebrity in his home country, appearing in the gossip columns there for various reasons. However unlike some top chefs he's very hands on in his restaurant kitchen that's in one of the best hotels in Paris. [26 minutes] Closed Captioning

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Series Description: DW-TV's euromaxx provides an insight into the cultural side of Europe and the people who live there with colorful stories that reflect the rich variety of cultural life in Europe. From architecture and design to pop culture and fashion, euromaxx explores the region's new trends as well as its old traditions. euromaxx is as multi-facetted as Europe itself: an entertaining kaleidoscope of people, places and lifestyle. Each half-hour is packed with features focused on the latest in music, movies, fashion, food and travel. euromaxx always has a fresh take on today's culture - it's what's happening today and this week. It's topical, relevant, and as fresh as this week's Sunday newspaper.

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