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WBEZ 91.5 offers over 560,000 listeners each week a wide variety of programs from news and public affairs to music and arts.  Chicago Public Media produces such distinctive and innovative programming as This American Life, Eight Forty-Eight, Sound Opinions, Worldview and Vocalo.org. WBEZ is the only Chicago area member station of NPR®, producers of Morning Edition® and All Things Considered®. We also broadcast programming distributed by Public Radio International and American Public Media as well as from many other national and international program sources.

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11 Pieces

Chicago Public Radio's coverage of the economic meltdown.

  • From: WBEZ
  • Updated: Nov 06, 2009
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WBEZ’s Curious City is a new approach to community-powered stories. The public poses questions about Chicago, the region and its people, votes on their favorites and teams up with WBEZ reporters to find answers. The outcomes range from videos to comic books to yes - radio stories! Here you can find a collection of our stories that relate to Chicago but have wider appeal.

  • From: WBEZ
  • Updated: May 22, 2013
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16 Pieces

Got a question about Chicago, the region or the people who live here? Anything you’ve always wondered about, found peculiar or downright confusing? Ask questions, vote, discover answers. It’s your Curious City.

  • From: WBEZ
  • Updated: Aug 12, 2013
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88 Pieces

"Filmspotting" is an hour-long program about film, including: movie reviews, interviews, top 5 lists, listener feedback and insightful film talk. Filmspotting is available on PRX by noon (CST) on Fridays. Promos are available on PRX earlier in the week.

  • From: WBEZ
  • Updated: May 30, 2014
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17 Pieces

This a series produced by Vocalo for WBEZ, called Live From Studio. LFS10,

  • From: WBEZ
  • Updated: Oct 28, 2014
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Presented here are finalists from the 2005 Louder Than a Bomb teen poetry slam. The work of these incredible young writers is offered to you so that they might share their stories, break stereotypes, and speak the truth as they challenge both themselves and their audiences.

  • From: WBEZ
  • Updated: Sep 21, 2010
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21 Pieces

Presented here are the finalists from the 2007 Louder Than a Bomb teen poetry slam. The work of these incredible young writers is offered to you so that they might share their stories, break stereotypes, and speak the truth as they challenge both themselves and their audiences.

  • From: WBEZ
  • Updated: Mar 20, 2007
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24 Pieces

Chicago Public Radio is pleased to distribute the 2008 collection of Louder Than a Bomb Teen Poetry Festival and Competition studio recordings (LTAB2008), just in time for National Poetry Month. For the fourth year, the station invited competition finalists in-studio from this nationally-renowned teen poetry slam, hosted by Young Chicago Authors, and present these 24 pieces (all under 3 minutes) to you ? enjoy!

  • From: WBEZ
  • Updated: Apr 01, 2008
Caption: Louder Than a Bomb Teen Poetry Festival and Competition, Credit: Young Chicago Authors
24 Pieces

Just in time for National Poetry Month, Chicago Public Radio is thrilled to distribute a series of studio recordings featuring the finalists of the 2010 Louder Than a Bomb Teen Poetry Festival and Competition. For the sixth year, Chicago Public Radio invited competition finalists from this nationally-renowned teen poetry slam, hosted by Young Chicago Authors, to record their performance pieces in our studios. We present to you 24 pieces (all under 3 minutes.) Enjoy!

  • From: WBEZ
  • Updated: Mar 30, 2010
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22 Pieces

Just in time for National Poetry Month, Chicago Public Media (WBEZ-Chicago) is thrilled to distribute a series of studio recordings featuring the finalists of the 2011 Louder Than a Bomb Teen Poetry Festival and Competition.

  • From: WBEZ
  • Updated: Apr 01, 2011

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Caption: 2023 Movie Preview
Gerwig, Nolan, Wes, Scorsese. The new movie year is full of promise. For their '23 Movie Preview, Adam and Josh look to avoid getting burned by the...

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  • Added: Jan 27, 2023
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Filmspotting 2022 Wrap Party, Live from Brooklyn
Delayed nearly three years by the pandemic, but, in many ways, 18 years in the making, the show's live NYC debut was worth all the waiting. Joined ...

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  • Added: Jan 20, 2023
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: 'White Noise' / Top 5 Noah Baumbach Characters
With the help of regular collaborators Adam Driver and Greta Gerwig, Noah Baumbach leaves the big city -- and reality -- behind for his ambitious a...

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  • Added: Jan 13, 2023
  • Length: 54:00
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This week, Filmspotting offers up a lookback at two meaty pieces from the past year. Starting things off, Adam and Josh revisit their review of the...

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  • Added: Jan 06, 2023
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Top 10 Films of 2022, Part 2
Filmspotting returns with part 2 (of 2) of their look back at the Top 10 Films of 2022 -- aka, Filmspotting's 18th annual "films-of-the-year roundt...

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  • Added: Dec 30, 2022
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Top 10 Films of 2022, Part 1
Filmspotting returns with its 18th annual "films-of-the-year roundtable." Or, as listeners call it: The Top 10 Films of the Year. This is part 1 of...

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  • Added: Dec 23, 2022
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: 'Avatar: The Way of Water'
It's been so long since the first "Avatar" that it came out two years before Josh was even on the show. But back in 2009, Josh was a fan of James C...

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  • Added: Dec 16, 2022
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Best Performances of 2022 / Sight & Sound
With Adam and Josh facing a deadline for submitting their Chicago Film Critics Association best of the year ballots, they use this episode to hash ...

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  • Added: Dec 09, 2022
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: 'The Fabelmans' / 'The Eternal Daughter'
With "The Fablemans," what appeared to be Steven Spielberg’s portrait of the filmmaker as a young man turns out to be a more complicated autopsy of...

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  • Added: Dec 02, 2022
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: The Art of Adaptation with David Kajganich ('Bones and All')
Luca Guadagnino’s "Bones and All" is a coming-of-age story with an unusual twist: cannibalism. Starring Timothée Chalamet and Taylor Russell, the f...

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  • Added: Nov 25, 2022
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 9