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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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88 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
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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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For over four decades, Nicolas Cage has remained a distinctive and unpredictable screen presence, navigating a career that has gone from memorable ...

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Caption: 'Everything Everywhere All at Once'
The directing duo Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert (“Swiss Army Man”) take a maximalist approach to filmmaking that suits the dizzying plotting of ...

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Caption: Interview with filmmaker Kogonada ('After Yang,' 'Columbus')
With his first two films, 2017's “Columbus” and the new "After Yang," director Kogonada has established a meditative style of filmmaking that rewar...

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  • Added: Apr 08, 2022
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Caption: Apollo 10 1/2 / Top 5 Linklater Scenes
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  • Added: Apr 01, 2022
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Caption: 'The Batman' (2022)
Part detective story, part serial killer movie, Matt Reeves’ "The Batman" evokes Fincher’s “Se7en” and “Taxi Driver”-era Scorsese, while star Rober...

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Caption: Stephen Sondheim in 'Original Cast Album: Company' (1970)
Stephen Sondheim’s contributions to musical theater were so immense and influential that when he died last fall at 91, it was not uncommon to see h...

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  • Added: Feb 11, 2022
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Caption: Marlon Brando in 'The Godfather' (1972)
As they approached their rewatch of 1972’s "The Godfather," Adam and Josh questioned whether they -- or anybody, really -- could bring anything new...

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Caption: 'The Matrix Resurrections' / 'The Tragedy of Macbeth'
Adam and Josh did not choose the same color pill before recording their review of "The Matrix Resurrections." Both fans of the '99 original and equ...

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  • Added: Jan 14, 2022
  • Length: 54:00
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This week, Filmspotting revisits a few of their favorite conversations from the past year, including a look back at their 45th anniversary "blindsp...

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  • Added: Jan 07, 2022
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Top 5 Movie Meals
Inspired by the visually striking - and slyly funny - new documentary "The Truffle Hunters," Adam and Josh consider the greatest meals they've ever...

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  • Added: Nov 19, 2021
  • Length: 54:00
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