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Matthew Bourne's Sleeping Beauty

Watch this highly theatrical production choreographed by Matthew Bourne to Tchaikovsky’s music.

Friday at 9pm on WGBH 2

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The Latest Start-up: You

Dave Girouard, former Google executive and CEO/founder of Upstart, has a radical — and controversial — solution for young people burdened with student loans. Get ready to invest in a graduate, then receive a cut of their future earnings.

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

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The Potential and Perils of Gentrification

Boston is undergoing gentrification at one of the fastest rates among US cities. Our panel will discuss the potential and perils of thess changes and how Boston's impacted communities are responding. (Image: Housing Works)

Friday at 7:30pm on WGBH 2

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OPEN STUDIO WITH JARED BOWEN

Designer Eugene Lee, MFA's Malcolm Rogers

Take a tour through the life and times of Tony and Emmy winning set designer, Eugene Lee, and hear Jared's conversation with MFA Director Malcolm Rogers about his impending retirement.

Friday at 8:30pm on WGBH 2

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