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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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80 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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Comic artist Jacques Tardi is little known in the U.S but revered in his native France. His expressionistic, historical graphic novels are the insp...

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Caption: Anthony Mackie, Paul Rudd, Jeremy Renner, Chris Evans, Elizabeth Olsen and Sebastian Stan in 'Captain America: Civil War.'
Even if you’re a comic book fan, it’s possible that you’re feeling some Marvel Movie fatigue. But one of the surprising things about the dozen or s...

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  • Added: May 05, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
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Caption: Patrick Stewart and Brent Werzner in Jeremy Saulnier's 'Green Room', Credit: Broad Green Pictures
When they finally get around to making Filmspotting: The Movie, it will be eligible for a future revisit of this week’s Top 5: Single Location Film...

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  • Added: Apr 29, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
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Caption: Richard Linklater's 'Everybody Wants Some!!'
Richard Linlaker’s last film was an ambitious Best Picture nominee that landed on just about every critic's 2014 Top 10 list. That was "Boyhood." T...

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  • Added: Apr 15, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
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Caption: 'Midnight Special'
Beloved by critics (including Adam and Josh), filmmaker Jeff Nichols made a bid for popular success in 2012 with "Mud." But when "Mud" didn’t catch...

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  • Added: Apr 08, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
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Caption: 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice'
With Josh away this week, Adam made elaborate plans for a special Justice League-inspired episode. Minus one Wonder Woman, he almost pulled it off....

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  • Added: Apr 01, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
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Caption: John Gallagher Jr., Mary Elizabeth Winstead & John Goodman in '10 Cloverfield Lane'
"10 Cloverfield Lane" finds a woman holed up in a bunker with John Goodman. But is the monster inside or outside? Adam and Josh review, and try to ...

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  • Added: Mar 25, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
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Caption: Cate Blanchett & Christian Bale in Terrence Malick's 'Knight of Cups'
Since returning in the late '90s with "The Thin Red Line," director Terrence Malick has spent the past couple of decades producing enigmatic master...

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  • Added: Mar 18, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
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Caption: Mark Rylance and Tom Hanks in Steven Spielberg's 'Bridge of Spies'
With the Academy Awards just behind us, we revisit our review of multi-award nominee, Stephen Spielberg's "Bridge of Spies." The Cold War drama to...

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  • Added: Mar 11, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
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Caption: Michelle Yeoh in 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny'
Debuting last weekend on Netflix, "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny" has lost original director Ang Lee, but star Michelle Yeoh has...

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  • Added: Mar 04, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
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