WBEZ

StationAccount image

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

Caption: PRX default Series image
11 Pieces

Chicago Public Radio's coverage of the economic meltdown.

  • From: WBEZ
  • Updated: Nov 06, 2009
Series image
0 Pieces

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
Series image
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
Series image
249 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
Caption: PRX default Series image
17 Pieces

This a series produced by Vocalo for WBEZ, called Live From Studio. LFS10,

  • From: WBEZ
  • Updated: Oct 28, 2014
Series image
0 Pieces

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
Series image
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
Series image
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
Series image
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

Latest Pieces

Caption: 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes'
Are the days of treating franchise reboots as an inferior species of movie no more? Josh and Adam check in on the damned dirty apes of "Dawn of the...

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


  • Added: Jul 11, 2014
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Michael Keaton & Jack Nicholson in Tim Burton's 1989 reboot of Batman
Josh and Adam really carpe the diem this week: they find the holy grail, ask out Diane Cort and fake orgasms at the Katz's Deli — all on the hottes...

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


  • Added: Jul 04, 2014
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Nerdette Great Lady Nerds of History Spcial
For America's birthday, Nerdette highlights the mothers of movements. Hosts Tricia and Greta bring you the stories of journalist Nellie Bly, painte...

Bought by WCNY, KOSU, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., WHRV, KUNM and more


  • Added: Jun 30, 2014
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: Freakonomics' Stephen J. Dubner
Freaks and nerds unite! Freakonomics' Stephen Dubner teaches Tricia and Greta how to think like a freak. Plus a portrait of astronaut Sally Ride on...

Bought by KUAC, WRIR, and KMXT


  • Added: Jun 24, 2014
  • Length: 26:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Jesse Eisenberg, Dakota Fanning, Peter Sarsgaard in 'Night Moves'
Adam and Josh review Oregon director Kelly Reichardt’s "Night Moves" with Jesse Eisenberg and Dakota Fanning, and also do some location scouting fo...

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


  • Added: Jun 20, 2014
  • Length: 53:55
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Pop-science author, Mary Roach
Pop science author Mary Roach tells Nerdette hosts Tricia and Greta about answering gross questions most of us are too afraid to ask. Plus a conver...

Bought by WRIR, KMXT, and KUAC


  • Added: Jun 19, 2014
  • Length: 26:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Marion Cotillard and Joaquin Phoenix in scene from 'The Immigrant'
Josh Larsen and Michael Phillips — along with their respective gangs of New York — leave the Five Points for an exploration of immigration in the m...

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


  • Added: Jun 13, 2014
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Angelina Jolie in 'Maleficent'
Josh and The Dissolve’s Tasha Robinson may have to wait until Prince Adam returns in a week or two to lift the curse Tasha just put on this week’s ...

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


  • Added: Jun 06, 2014
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: 'X-Men: Days of Future Past'
Josh and Michael put aside their petty differences for the good of humanity — and the show — when they share their Top 5 Movie Teams. Plus, a revie...

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


  • Added: May 30, 2014
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Godzilla as Godzilla in 'Godzilla'
Don’t tell their wives, but after taping this show, Josh and Adam split a bottle of Jack Daniels and got ink for all of the picks that made this we...

Bought by Sun Radio - KDRP Radio, WRIR, WRST-FM Oshkosh, KCPW Salt Lake City, WOUB and more


  • Added: May 23, 2014
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 6