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America's Ballroom Challenge

Top ballroom dancers compete for the title of America’s Best, while behind-the-scenes footage reveals the complexity of their preparation, from music to hairstyles.

Friday at 9pm on WGBH 2

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INNOVATION HUB

How Crises Strengthen Cities

The modern city faces myriad catastrophes and crises. Judith Rodin, President of the Rockefeller Foundation, tells us how cities can cope with these challenges, and what they can do to bounce back.

Saturday at 10am and Thursday at 9pm on 89.7 WGBH

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An Uncomfortable Truth

Henry Louis Gates is under fire after giving in to actor Ben Affleck's demand to leave out information about his slave holding ancestors on Gates' Finding Your Roots program. We'll explore what happens when a historical fact is an uncomfortable truth.

Friday at 7:30pm on WGBH 2

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ARTS & DRAMA

Open Studio With Jared Bowen

Jared sits down with Boston comedian Kelly MacFarland to discuss the 7th Annual Women in Comedy Festival, running through April 26. Later, Jared visits the Concord Museum's exciting new exhibition, "The Art of Baseball."

Friday at 8:30pm on WGBH 2

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