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Women In Architecture (#739)

The Pope's Shoemaker - Adriano Stefanelli based in Novara in northern Italy is Pope Benedikt's official shoemaker. His small shoemaker workshop also made shoes for previous Popes.

Installation artist Tomás Saraceno - Tomas Saraceno is an installation artist who was born in Argentina in 1973. He has lived and worked in Germany for over ten years. His utopian works have been shown at solo and group exhibitions in Europe, North and South America and Asia.

Oide Wiesn - Traditional Fair at the Oktoberfest. - Established in 2010 to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Munich's famous beer marathon a traditional fair with vintage fairground rides is back this year by popular demand.

German Vintner of the Year - Johannes Leitz from Rudesheim in the Rheingau region has been given the accolade German Vintner of the Year 2011 by Gault-Millau. Leitz's family has been in the wine business since 1744. Johannes Leitz took over the vineyard in 1985, further expanding it, and winning acclaim at home and abroad for his fine wines.

Women in Architecture - More and more women architects are making a name for themselves. We meet internationally renowned women architects Regine Leibinger and Barbara Holzer in Berlin and Zurich. [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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