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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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79 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: 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
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Caption: 'Wakanda Forever' / 'Glass Onion'
For the second installment in his "Knives Out" series, Rian Johnson leaves the family squabbling behind for a trip to a luxury island where murder ...

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  • Added: Nov 18, 2022
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Father-Daughter Duos / Aftersun
Director Charlotte Wells's "Aftersun" documents a holiday that 11-year-old Sophie takes with her loving but troubled father (played by Paul Mescal)...

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  • Added: Nov 11, 2022
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Armageddon Time / Causeway / Wendell & Wild / Triangle of Sadness
Adam and Josh cover lots of new releases on this week's show, including James Gray's guilt-ridden coming-of-age film "Armageddon Time" and Ruben Ös...

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  • Added: Nov 04, 2022
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: The Banshees of Inisherin / Top 5 Bromances / Ticket To Paradise
In Martin McDonagh’s new "The Banshees of Inisherin," Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson play a couple of longtime friends whose relationship takes ...

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  • Added: Oct 28, 2022
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Top 5 Cops In Love / Park Chan-wook’s 'Decision To Leave'
Korean auteur Park Chan-wook’s "Decision To Leave" is something of a departure for a director best known for the violent and sexual provocations of...

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  • Added: Oct 21, 2022
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: 'TÁR' / 'Amsterdam'
Director Todd Field ("In The Bedroom," "Little Children") returns after a sixteen-year hiatus with "TÁR," the most acclaimed film of his career and...

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  • Added: Oct 14, 2022
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Most Anticipated at Chicago Film Festival / 'God's Creatures'
The 58th annual Chicago International Film Festival closes out the fall fest season with screenings of highly anticipated titles from Sarah Polley,...

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  • Added: Oct 07, 2022
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Olivia Wilde's 'Don't Worry Darling' / Top 5 Utopias Gone Wrong
Caught up in a storm of bad press following its festival debut earlier in the month, Olivia Wilde’s highly anticipated "Don't Worry Darling" finall...

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  • Added: Sep 30, 2022
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Top 5 Movie Queens / 'The Woman King'
With the passing of Queen Elizabeth II in the news and Her Majesty Viola Davis currently on screens in Gina Prince-Bythewood’s "The Woman King," Ad...

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  • Added: Sep 23, 2022
  • Length: 54:00
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