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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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156 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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In part 2 of their year-end best of picks, Adam, Josh are joined by special guests hosts Michael Phillips (Chicago Tribune) and Marya E. Gates dive...

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  • Added: Dec 30, 2023
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Best Films of the Year, Part 1 (Consensus Picks)
In part 1 of their year-end best of picks, Adam, Josh are joined by special guests hosts Michael Phillips (Chicago Tribune) and Marya E. Gates -- a...

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  • Added: Dec 22, 2023
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: The 30 Best Performances of 2023
With the year 2023 near its end, Adam and Josh sift through their lists of the best as they run down their favorite film performances of the year. ...

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  • Added: Dec 15, 2023
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: 'Poor Things' / 'May December'
Playing catchup ahead of their year-end Top 10s, Adam and Josh dig into the latest from Yorgos Lanthimos, Todd Haynes, Ridley Scott, and more, with...

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  • Added: Dec 08, 2023
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: From the Archive: Alien (sacred cow review) / Top 5 Joaquin Phoenix Performances
Inspired by the new film "Napoleon" -- directed by Ridley Scott and starring Joaquin Phoenix -- Adam and Josh pull from the show archives to revis...

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  • Added: Dec 01, 2023
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Alexander Payne's 'The Holdovers' / Essential Werner Herzog Films
Alexander Payne reunites with Paul Giamatti for a holiday period comedy that is one of the director’s best—and one of the best of the year. Plus, t...

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  • Added: Nov 24, 2023
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Michael Fassbender in David Fincher's 'The Killer'
David Fincher’s "The Killer" has more on its mind than mere genre thrills. Adam and Josh have a review of Fincher’s 12th feature, then run down the...

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  • Added: Nov 17, 2023
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Sofia Copolla's 'Priscilla' / 'Fingernails'
Adam and Josh debate whether Sofia Coppola’s “Priscilla” is a new kind of biopic, or just more of the same. Then, each rank their top 5 Sofia Coppo...

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  • Added: Nov 10, 2023
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: 'Anatomy of a Fall' / 'All Dirt Roads Taste of Salt'
Praise for star Sandra Hüller in director Justine Triet’s slippery, sophisticated courtroom drama that puts a woman and her marriage on trial, "Ana...

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  • Added: Nov 03, 2023
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: 'Killers of the Flower Moon' / Martin Scorsese films, ranked
Adam and Josh go long and deep the new film from cinematic master Martin Scorsese, "Killers of the Flower Moon," and do their best to rank their fa...

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  • Added: Oct 27, 2023
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 9