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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
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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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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Caption: Top 5 Movies Siskel & Ebert Got Wrong
Adam, Josh, and guest Matt Singer (“Opposable Thumbs: How Siskel & Ebert Changed Movies Forever”) wrangle with Gene and Roger over reviews of movie...

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  • Added: Oct 20, 2023
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Wes Anderson's Roald Dahl shorts
Wes Anderson follows up this year’s “Asteroid City” with four short films, all adapted from Roald Dahl stories, for Netflix. This week, Adam and Jo...

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  • Added: Oct 13, 2023
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: 'The Creator'
Is Gareth Edwards’ Humans vs. A.I. movie, "The Creator," the original piece of Hollywood filmmaking that we’ve been waiting for? Plus, a road map f...

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  • Added: Oct 06, 2023
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Caption: 'Flora and Son' / 'Stop Making Sense' (revisited)
John Carney has given us a musical love story (“Once”), a musical coming-of-age story (“Sing Street”), and now, with the new “Flora and Son”, a mus...

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  • Added: Sep 29, 2023
  • Length: 01:48:00
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Caption: Top 5 Music Docs, 'The Last Waltz' (at 45)
With Jonathan Demme's seminal Talking Heads concert film “Stop Making Sense” back in theaters, Adam and Josh share their Top 5 Music Docs, and give...

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  • Added: Sep 22, 2023
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Richard Linklater's 'Dazed and Confused' at 30
30 years later, Filmspotting offers up a sacred cow review of the cult classic, Richard Linklater’s “Dazed and Confused.” Is it even better than th...

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  • Added: Sep 15, 2023
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: 'Midnight Run' turns 35
The Filmspotting Pantheon contains distinguished titles like “Vertigo,” “Do The Right Thing,” and “The Godfather.” Also? The 1988 action comedy “Mi...

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  • Added: Sep 08, 2023
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Fall Movie Preview including Killers of the Flower Moon / Priscilla
As they consider the fall movie slate, Adam and Josh look past some of the bigger releases for questions about the season’s potential hidden gems. ...

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  • Added: Sep 01, 2023
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: 'Bottoms' / 'Risky Business' (at 40)
Filmmaker Emma Seligman (“Shiva Baby”) wields satirical feminism in her raunchy, violent, and hilarious new high school comedy "Bottoms." Josh, alo...

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  • Added: Aug 25, 2023
  • Length: 54:00
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