WBEZ

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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.

Series

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30 Pieces

WBEZ’s science experiment, “Clever Apes” is a nano-sized show with a cosmic scope. It tells the stories of the rich scientific community of the Chicago area, its quirky characters and the fascinating, often mind-bending questions they’re out to answer. But it is not so Chicago-centric that it won't work for your town.

  • From: WBEZ
  • Updated: Apr 05, 2012
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From Nobel Peace Prize winners to Nicaraguan sweatshop workers, Worldview highlights a range of voices that go beyond the headlines.

  • From: WBEZ
  • Updated: Apr 21, 2011

Latest Pieces

Caption: Steve Carell and Ryan Gosling in a scene from 'The Big Short'
If a movie has you sticking around for the credits, chances are you’re looking for an answer to the question: who was that? Every year the movies i...

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  • Added: Dec 11, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: François Truffaut and Alfred Hitchcock in scene from film 'Hitchcock/Truffaut'
Based on a true story and made in the same decade as Hitchcock masterpieces "Strangers on a Train," "Rear Window" and "Vertigo," 1956's "The Wrong ...

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  • Added: Dec 04, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Scenes from this year's 'Golden Brick' film nominees
We hope you haven’t had your fill of leftovers because on this week’s show Josh and Adam start their look back at the year in film with their annua...

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  • Added: Nov 27, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Characters from 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2'
"The Hunger Games" series could have settled for pleasing its YA fan base, but its success at the box office – and (mostly) with critics – shows a ...

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  • Added: Nov 20, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Daniel Craig as 007 James Bond in 'Spectre'
Daniel Craig’s James Bond is more serious, more human and more haunted than his predecessors. Does that make him the best? (Yes, actually it does.)...

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  • Added: Nov 13, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Johnny Depp and Winona Ryder in 'Edward Scissorhands'
Twenty-five years ago, the movies gave us Schwarzenegger on Mars, “Best Director Kevin Costner,” and iconic performances like Kathy Bates’ Annie Wi...

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  • Added: Oct 29, 2015
  • Length: 53:53
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Jessica Chastain in Guillermo del Toro's 'Crimson Peak'
Josh and guest host Michael Phillips (Chicago Tribune) are visited by the 'Ghost of Fights over Guillermo del Toro Movies Past' for their divisive ...

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  • Added: Oct 23, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Michael Fassbender in the title role in Danny Boyle's 'Steve Jobs'
How hard is it to make two great films back to back? Turns out, most legendary directors have done it. Our recent Ridley Scott Death Match poll bet...

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  • Added: Oct 16, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Matt Damon in Ridley Scott's adaptation of 'The Martian'
Telluride, Venice, Toronto, New York… they’ve had their fun. Now it’s Chicago’s turn, as the Fall film festival season sweeps into the Windy City f...

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  • Added: Oct 09, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Emily Blunt in 'Sicario'
Adam and Josh held out hope that fellow critics Tasha Robinson and Dana Stevens might come crashing into the studio to share *their* Top 5 Breaking...

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  • Added: Oct 02, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 7