WBEZ

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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.

Series

Caption: www.wbez.org/cleverapes
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WBEZ’s science experiment, “Clever Apes” is a nano-sized show with a cosmic scope. It tells the stories of the rich scientific community of the Chicago area, its quirky characters and the fascinating, often mind-bending questions they’re out to answer. But it is not so Chicago-centric that it won't work for your town.

  • From: WBEZ
  • Updated: Apr 05, 2012
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From Nobel Peace Prize winners to Nicaraguan sweatshop workers, Worldview highlights a range of voices that go beyond the headlines.

  • From: WBEZ
  • Updated: Apr 21, 2011

Latest Pieces

Caption: Elle Lorraine in Justin Simien's 'Bad Hair'
Justin Simien, director of 2014's "Dear White People," has followed up that campus-set comedy with another, much bloodier, satire: "Bad Hair" (curr...

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  • Added: Oct 30, 2020
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Sofia Coppola's 'On the Rocks' / Lina Wertmüller's 'Seven Beauties'
Is there such a thing as too much Bill Murray? Seems like heresy to suggest such a thing, but it's a question Josh dares to ask during the review o...

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  • Added: Oct 23, 2020
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Spike Lee directed David Byrne concert film 'American Utopia' / Aaron Sorkin's 'Trial of the Chicago 7'
With the pandemic forcing this year's Chicago International Film Festival (Oct. 14-25) to go almost all virtual, Adam and Josh's CIFF Preview will ...

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  • Added: Oct 16, 2020
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: 1984 Best Picture winner, 'Amadeus'
You need music that's transcendent, soaring, or touched by God? Mozart is your man. This week, Adam and Josh share their Top 5 Mozart Movie Moments...

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  • Added: Oct 09, 2020
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: 'Dick Johnson is Dead' / 'Wanda'
When veteran documentary cinematographer Kirsten Johnson transitioned to directing with 2016's "Cameraperson," which was assembled from hundreds of...

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  • Added: Oct 02, 2020
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: The The landscape of San Francisco's in Hitchcock's 'Vertigo'
Gregory Crewdson's large-scale, cinematic photos have been compared to the work of filmmakers such as Alfred Hitchcock and David Lynch. His latest ...

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  • Added: Sep 25, 2020
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Jude Law and Carrie Coon in 'The Nest'
When the tense marriage drama THE NEST debuted earlier this year at Sundance, there was understandable excitement about the return of Sean Durkin, ...

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  • Added: Sep 18, 2020
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Ennio Morricone's Best Scores / Sergio Leone's 'Once Upon a Time in America'
When Ennio Morricone passed away back in July at 91, Adam and Josh were quick to commit to a Top 5 Scores from the master film composer. From his e...

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  • Added: Sep 11, 2020
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Christopher Nolan's 'Tenet,' Charlie Kaufman's 'I'm Thinking of Ending Things'
Christopher Nolan's "Tenet." The film that inspired our recent Nolan Oeuvre-view -- the film that the entire movie theater industry has been resti...

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  • Added: Sep 04, 2020
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: The Personal History of David Copperfield / Daisies
Adam and Josh have no disagreement about the charismatic powers of "The Personal History of David Copperfield" star Dev Patel—but they do butt head...

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  • Added: Aug 28, 2020
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6