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Rudy Maxa's World

Building on five successful seasons of travel shows featuring Europe and the Pacific Rim, award-winning travel journalist Rudy Maxa broadens his horizons - and those of his audience - with the launch of RUDY MAXA'S WORLD. In this new 13-part series, Rudy offers his sophisticated take on a destination's history, culture, architecture, politics and cuisine, while also turning a journalistic eye to the people and lifestyles of Russia, Estonia, Turkey, India, Argentina, Japan and Thailand. The season begins in India, where Rudy visits the Taj Mahal and the crowded alleys and villages of New Delhi. Later, Rudy indulges in resorts . . .

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Sunday, Jan 12, 2014 - 8:00 PM    "Buenos Aires, Argentina" The style and verve of one of South America's most beautiful capitals is the focus of this episode that highlights Argentina's national dance, the tango, as well as the energy that its diverse population brings to the urban landscape. The HD lens brings to the fore the graceful and classic architecture of Buenos Aires, exemplified by the San Telmo neighborhood whose Sunday market is traditionally closed at sunset by an impromptu street band that marches through the streets, collecting dancers and revelers with its insistent drumbeats. At local tango parlors called milongas, Buenos Aires residents, known as portenos, lend an air of authenticity to the dance that grew up in the working class neighborhoods of the city. D
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Sunday, Jan 12, 2014 - 8:00 PM "Buenos Aires, Argentina" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Wednesday, Jan 15, 2014 - 8:00 PM "Mendoza, Argentina" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Sunday, Jan 19, 2014 - 8:00 PM "Tokyo, Japan" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Wednesday, Jan 22, 2014 - 8:00 PM "Kyoto, Japan" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Sunday, Jan 26, 2014 - 10:30 AM "Nova Scotia & Newfoundland" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Sunday, Jan 26, 2014 - 8:00 PM "Tahiti & Bora Bora" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Wednesday, Jan 29, 2014 - 8:00 PM "The Islands of Polynesia" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Sunday, Feb 2, 2014 - 8:00 PM "Montreal & Quebec City" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Wednesday, Feb 5, 2014 - 8:00 PM "Nova Scotia & Newfoundland" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Sunday, Feb 9, 2014 - 8:00 PM "Food, Drink & Place" (LEARN/CREATE)
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