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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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: Harrison Ford in 'Raiders of the Lost Ark'
The box office champ of 1981 -- and for many that year’s best loved film -- was Steven Spielberg’s "Raiders of the Lost Ark." Back in the fall of 2...

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  • Added: Jan 10, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Oscar Isaac in Coen brothers' new film, 'Inside Llewyn Davis'
Not so fast, 2013! There are two year-end releases Adam and Josh just COULDN'T let pass them by without a proper review. This week on the show, F...

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  • Added: Jan 03, 2014
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Joaquin Phoenix in Spike Jonze's 'Her'
"What if they did -- just one year -- what if everyone stopped watching? ... You root for your favorites, you cry when they get killed. It's sick....

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  • Added: Dec 27, 2013
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Scene from Joshua Oppenheimer's documentary, 'The Act of Killing'
Adam and Josh are making their lists, and checking them... obsessively! It's Best of the Year time on Filmspotting. Guests Michael Phillips (Chic...

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  • Added: Dec 18, 2013
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Zoe Saldana and Christian Bale in 'Out of the Furnace'
The year-end onslaught continues with Filmspotting's 2013 Surprises & Disappointments. Also, a review of "Out of the Furnace," with Christian Bale,...

Bought by WRIR, WOUB, Sun Radio - KDRP Radio, KSRQ, and KCPW Salt Lake City


  • Added: Dec 13, 2013
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Josh Brolin in Spike Lee's remake of 'Oldboy'
The last time Adam and Josh dedicated a Top 5 to their favorite up-and-coming actors, Elizabeth Olsen made both lists coming off her great performa...

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  • Added: Dec 06, 2013
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Bruce Dern in 'Nebraska'
Josh and Adam travel through time and space to share their Top 5 Movies With Places In the Title. Yes, after almost 9 years, it seems they've offic...

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  • Added: Nov 22, 2013
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Chicago From Above, Credit: Wakedog via Flickr
Curious Citizen Andrew Wambach wanted to know: Is Chicago ready for another supertall skyscraper? If so, when?

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  • Added: Nov 19, 2013
  • Length: 06:27
  • Purchases: 1
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Chicagoan Leanne Roddy asked WBEZ's Curious City this question: "I've heard there are parrots on the South Side of Chicago, and I was wondering whe...

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  • Added: Nov 14, 2013
  • Length: 07:20
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Dat Donut in Chatham, Credit: Logan Jaffe
An anonymous listener asked Curious City: "Does Chicago have any more privately-owned doughnut shops, and which is the best?"

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  • Added: Nov 14, 2013
  • Length: 10:01
  • Purchases: 1