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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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250 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: Barbara Stanwyck marathon (Baby Face) / 1930s Starter Pack
The frank sexuality of 1933's "Baby Face" has made it one of the defining films of Hollywood’s precode era, with Filmspotting marathon subject Barb...

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  • Added: Jul 01, 2022
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Top 5 Movie Summers
The summer movie season offers the promise of a special kind of escape. With our brains and bodies fried from the heat, we go to the multiplex less...

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  • Added: Jun 24, 2022
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Cooper Raiff (Cha Cha Real Smooth) / Top 5 Toy Story Moments
Cooper Raiff's debut film, 2020's "Sh*thouse," put the young writer/director on the map with a tale of collegiate malaise, and was made not long af...

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  • Added: Jun 17, 2022
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Top 5 Films of the Year So Far / Keaton Marathon Awards (Live in Chicago)
At the midpoint of the movie year, Adam and Josh come to the show with several titles big and small vying for their Top 5 Films of the Year So Far,...

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  • Added: Jun 10, 2022
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Top 5 Movies For Graduates
For their "Top 5 Movies for Graduates," Adam and Josh choose tales of hardship, uncertainty, letting go, and finding fulfillment from Hayao Miyazak...

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  • Added: Jun 03, 2022
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: 'Top Gun: Maverick' / 'Steamboat Bill, Jr.' (Buster Keaton)
Scrubbed of nostalgia, 1986's "Top Gun" is, let's be honest, a big slab of '80s cheese. But there's that star-making turn by Tom Cruise; some flash...

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  • Added: May 27, 2022
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Alex Gardland's 'Men'
Do you have to understand a movie to love it? And if so, how much do you have to understand a movie to love it? This, more or less, is what constit...

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  • Added: May 20, 2022
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Summer Movie Preview
With new films from Jordan Peele, Alex Garland, and Claire Denis, not to mention the latest from Marvel, Pixar, and the long-awaited return of Tom ...

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  • Added: May 13, 2022
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Spider-Man (2002)
Back in 2002, the superhero genre was still finding its feet. Tim Burton's "Batman" had been huge in '89, but the franchise it spawned had fizzled ...

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  • Added: May 06, 2022
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: 'The Northman' (Robert Eggers) / 'Sherlock, Jr.' (Buster Keaton)
With an obsessive attention to historical detail and a fascination with lore, language, and ritual, there is no mistaking "The Northman" for the wo...

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  • Added: Apr 29, 2022
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7