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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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220 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: Top 5 Anthony Hopkins Performances
A five-time Oscar nominee, Anthony Hopkins has played a Pope, a psychopath and the most loyal of butlers. He's also killed vampires, fought a bear ...

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  • Added: Feb 26, 2021
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Jodie Foster in 1991's 'Silence of the Lambs'
Based on Thomas Harris's grisly 1988 bestseller, Jonathan Demme's "The Silence of the Lambs" was, on its February 1991 release, an immediate critic...

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  • Added: Feb 19, 2021
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Caption: 'Judas and the Black Messiah' / 'The Letter' (40s Noir #1)
The new Fred Hampton biopic "Judas and the Black Messiah" gives as much time to the FBI informant (Lakeith Stanfield) who infiltrates Hampton’s Bla...

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  • Added: Feb 12, 2021
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: All the President's Men (1976) / Malcolm & Marie
It doesn’t take the investigative powers of a Woodward or Bernstein to pick up on the giddiness that Adam and Josh bring to their review of "All th...

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  • Added: Feb 05, 2021
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: 2021 Movie Preview
As goes Bond, so goes the rest of the movie year. With Bond 25 “No Time To Die” recently moving to October -- along with several other high-profile...

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  • Added: Jan 29, 2021
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Best Scenes of 2020 / Golden Brick Winner
It goes without saying that the best movies also have their share of great movie moments, so this year’s Wrap Party allows Adam and Josh to share m...

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  • Added: Jan 22, 2021
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Gal Gadot in 'Wonder Woman 1984' and Tom Hanks in 'News of the World'
For the first proper show of the new year, The Chicago Tribune’s Michael Phillips joins Josh for reviews of a couple of late-2020 releases: the Tom...

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  • Added: Jan 15, 2021
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Oscar Isaac in 'Inside Llewyn Davis' (2013)
PTA. Wes. Malick. The Coens. Of course they made the cut. But who else? This week, Adam and Josh complete a task a decade in the making with their ...

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  • Added: Jan 08, 2021
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Top 10 Films of the 2020 (Pt. 2)
Any other year that gave us new films from Kelly Reichardt and David Fincher, Sofia Coppola and Charlie Kaufman, two from Spike Lee and five from S...

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  • Added: Jan 01, 2021
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Top 10 Films of the 2020 (Pt. 1)
True to the year that kept us apart, the Filmspotting Top 10 roundtable did not meet in its usual configuration in 2020. However, the Chicago Tribu...

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  • Added: Dec 24, 2020
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6