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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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157 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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Caption: 'Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind' turns 20
For its 20th anniversary, Adam and Josh take a deep dive into the intricate world of 2004’s “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.” Plus the first...

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  • Added: Mar 15, 2024
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: 'Dune: Part Two' / 1950s Madness (Rd. 2)
There is much to discuss about Dune: Part Two as Adam and Josh take on the latest in Denis Villeneuve’s “Dune” adaptation. Plus, Rd. 2 matchups in ...

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  • Added: Mar 08, 2024
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: 2024 Oscars Special
Michael Phillips (Chicago Tribune) drops by the Filmspotting Mojo Dojo Casa studio to talk Oscar picks. Who will win, who should win, and... who wo...

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  • Added: Mar 01, 2024
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Revisiting Dune / ‘50s Madness Play-Ins & Blind Spots
With the release of the “Dune” sequel just a week away, Adam and Josh revisit “Dune: Part One” and take care of some ‘50s blind spots ahead of Film...

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  • Added: Feb 23, 2024
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Top 5 Tokyo Movies / 'Perfect Days'
Wim Wenders’s Oscar-nominated “Perfect Days” inspires Adam and Josh to share their favorite films set in Japan’s capital city. They'll also review ...

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  • Added: Feb 16, 2024
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Hitchcock's 'Rear Window' vs 'Vertigo'
With “Rear Window” turning 70 this year, Adam and Josh give the double Sacred Cow treatment to a pair of Hitchcock masterpieces from the 50s, then ...

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  • Added: Feb 09, 2024
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: 'American Fiction' / 'Rustin' / Sundance 2024
Adam and Josh do a little catch-up with reviews of newly minted Oscar nominees “American Fiction” (Best Picture, Best Actor/Supporting Actor) and “...

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  • Added: Feb 02, 2024
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: 2024 Movie Preview, Death Match Edition
Rather than a preview of the year-to-come in film, Adam and Josh bring a Mad Max inspired format: Two films enter, one film leaves in their 2024 De...

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  • Added: Jan 26, 2024
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Filmspotting's Live 2023 Wrap Party
Adam and Josh head west for the 2023 Wrap Party, sharing their favorite scenes of the year, along with Michael Phillips (Chicago Tribune) and Mia L...

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  • Added: Jan 19, 2024
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: 'Ferrari' / 'Maestro' / 'Wonka' / 'The Color Purple'
It’s the 2023 movie orphans show, with reviews of late-year releases from Michael Mann (“Ferrari”) and Bradley Cooper (“Maestro”), along with thoug...

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  • Added: Jan 12, 2024
  • Length: 54:00
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