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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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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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165 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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Adam and Josh share the Top 5 Jump Scares that messed them up. Plus, Filmspotting begins its African cinema marathon with a review of 1958’s “Cairo...

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  • Added: Aug 04, 2023
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For the most anticipated double feature in years -- Greta Gerwig's "Barbie" and Christopher Nolan's "Oppenheimer" -- Adam and Josh praise two very ...

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  • Added: Jul 28, 2023
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: 'Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One'
With its show-stopping stunts, the long-awaited seventh film in the “Mission: Impossible” series – Dead Reckoning Part One – delivers the goods. Bu...

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  • Added: Jul 21, 2023
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Best Actor-Director Duos
Lots of directors have favorite actors. But for their Top 5 Actor-Director Duos since 2000, Adam and Josh choose the definitive collaborations of t...

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  • Added: Jul 14, 2023
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Top 5 Indiana Jones Moments / Dial of Destiny
Adam and Josh praise Harrison Ford’s farewell to Indy with their review of "Dial of Destiny," and narrow down their favorite scenes in the franchis...

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  • Added: Jul 07, 2023
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Harrison Ford in 'Raiders of the Lost Ark'
Back in September 2012, "Raiders of the Lost Ark" was back in theaters for a limited IMAX run on the heels of its 30th anniversary. Adam and Josh t...

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  • Added: Jun 30, 2023
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: 'Asteroid City' / 'Past Lives'
The films of Wes Anderson have always had a fanciful quality, but with his latest, "Asteroid City," the director approaches the truly fantastic. Th...

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  • Added: Jun 23, 2023
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Top 5 Movie Characters Who Shaped Us (w/ Aisha Harris) / 'Elemental'
Aisha Harris’s new book -- “Wannabe: Reckoning With the Pop Culture that Shapes Me” -- inspires this week’s show. Adam, Josh, and Aisha share the T...

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  • Added: Jun 16, 2023
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Pride Top 5: LGBTQ+ Movies
Adam and Josh celebrate Pride Month with the Top 5 LGBTQ+ Movies that were formative in shaping their understanding of queer life. Plus, ‘The BFIs’...

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  • Added: Jun 09, 2023
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: 'Across The Spider-Verse' / 'A Brighter Summer Day' (Sight & Sound #6)
This week, a pair of very different, but also surprisingly similar, coming of age stories: the electrifying new “Across the Spider-Verse” and Edwar...

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  • Added: Jun 02, 2023
  • Length: 54:00
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