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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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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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228 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
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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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2022 has the directors: Scorsese, Reichardt, Cronenberg, Wilde, Eggers, Aster, Spielberg, Peele. And the talent: Pattinson, Swinton, Cumberbatch, ...

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  • Added: Jan 28, 2022
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Best Scenes of 2021 / Golden Brick Award
We don't remember movies. We remember movie moments. This week, Adam and Josh say goodbye for now to 2021 with a celebration of the year's best sce...

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  • Added: Jan 21, 2022
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: 'The Matrix Resurrections' / 'The Tragedy of Macbeth'
Adam and Josh did not choose the same color pill before recording their review of "The Matrix Resurrections." Both fans of the '99 original and equ...

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  • Added: Jan 14, 2022
  • Length: 54:00
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This week, Filmspotting revisits a few of their favorite conversations from the past year, including a look back at their 45th anniversary "blindsp...

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  • Added: Jan 07, 2022
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Top 10 Films of 2021 (Part 2)
Sure, a few films have dominated the conversation about the year’s best -- Jane Campion’s unsettling western “The Power of the Dog,” Questlove’s ec...

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  • Added: Dec 31, 2021
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Top 10 Films of 2021 (Part 1)
A shock comic, a gambler, a couple of exotic dancers, and Nicolas Cage all make appearances in part one of the Top 10 Films of 2021 – not to mentio...

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  • Added: Dec 23, 2021
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Best Performances of 2021 / Licorice Pizza / Nightmare Alley
The end-of-year conversation starts this week as Adam and Josh talk through their Chicago Film Critics Association ballots, naming their favorite t...

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  • Added: Dec 17, 2021
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Kirsten Dunst in Jane Campion's 'The Power of the Dog'
Jane Campion’s filmography is one of the greatest collections of woman-led features in the history of the medium, which makes her latest -- "The Po...

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  • Added: Dec 10, 2021
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: 'West Side Story' (2021) / 'Red Rocket'
When it was announced that Steven Spielberg was mounting a new film adaptation of the classic Broadway musical "West Side Story," it was entirely r...

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  • Added: Dec 03, 2021
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: 'House of Gucci' / 'tick, tick... BOOM!' / 'Spencer'
'Tis the season for awards-bait movies based on real lives, so for this week's holiday review roundup, Adam and Josh discuss Ridley Scott's true-cr...

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  • Added: Nov 27, 2021
  • Length: 54:00
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