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American Masters: Althea

Uncover the story of Althea Gibson (1927-2003), who emerged as the unlikely queen of the segregated tennis world of the 1950s.

Friday at 9pm on WGBH 2

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Through the Looking Glass

On Innovation Hub, we're taking a journey through the looking glass. We’ve got stories about altered perceptions, gazing towards the future, and red queens.

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

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Moone Boy: Dark Side of the Moon

Martin's Uncle Daniel arrives unexpectedly for a visit and this causes a lot of tension in the Moone household. During his visit, Martin also learns about the birds and the bees.

Friday at 8pm on WGBH 2

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OPEN STUDIO WITH JARED BOWEN

Black Chronicles II & The Lion

Jared heads to the Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African & African-American Art for Black Chronicles II, an exhibition of newly rediscovered photographic portraits. Then, he has a conversation with Benjamin Scheuer about his one-man musical The Lion.

Friday at 8:30pm on WGBH 2

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Andrew Parker: The Singing Oboe

In a twenty-two-lieder collection by Beethoven, Schubert, and Schumann, oboist Andrew Parker transmits the elegance and deep lyricism of the works, gracefully emulating the human voice.

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