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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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106 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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  • Added: Jun 02, 2023
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Top 5 Films of 2023 (So Far)
As Adam and Josh weigh in on their Top 5 Films of 2023 (so far), guest Michael Phillips (Chicago Tribune) drops in for a look back at the first hal...

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  • Added: May 26, 2023
  • Length: 54:00
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  • Added: May 19, 2023
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Summer Movie Preview
New films from Christopher Nolan ("Oppenheimer"), Greta Gerwig ("Barbie"), and Wes Anderson ("Astroid City") may be the auteur-driven must-sees of ...

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  • Added: May 12, 2023
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Caption: Pom Klementieff, Chris Pratt, Karen Gillan in 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3'
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  • Added: May 05, 2023
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Top 5 Joaquin Phoenix Performances / 'Beau Is Afraid'
Joaquin Phoenix. Enigmatic, tortured, funny. It’s the Oscar-winning actor’s best from his ‘90s breakthrough with Gus Van Sant, to his partnerships ...

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  • Added: Apr 28, 2023
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Florence Pugh in Ari Aster's 'Midsommar'
Guest critics Tasha Robinson (The Next Picture Show, Polygon) and Angelica Jade Bastién (Vulture, New York Magazine) join Josh for a lively debate ...

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  • Added: Apr 21, 2023
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: 'How to Blow Up a Pipeline' review
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  • Added: Apr 14, 2023
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: 'Showing Up' / 'Air'
This week, we find out where Adam and guest host Michael Phillips (Chicago Tribune) stand on Ben Affleck's bio-sports-pic on Chicago's hero, Michae...

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  • Added: Apr 07, 2023
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: 'John Wick: Chapter 4' - Endurance Test or Series’ Best
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  • Added: Mar 31, 2023
  • Length: 54:00
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