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: The films of documentarian Barbara Kopple
“That's what I love doing more than anything: really getting to know people and let them tell their story." That's legendary documentary filmmaker ...

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  • Added: Aug 21, 2020
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Boys State / I Used To Go Here / Black is King / She Dies Tomorrow
While the world waits for the release of blockbusters like "Tenet" and "Mulan," smaller films continue to appear on the regular and on a variety of...

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  • Added: Aug 14, 2020
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: 'This is Spinal Tap,' 'Purple Rain,' 'Stop Making Sense'
"Purple Rain" was one of the highest-grossing films of 1984, but Prince's semi-autobiographical screen debut hasn't aged as well as its music has. ...

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  • Added: Aug 07, 2020
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: The films of Christopher Nolan
Back in 2017, Christopher Nolan's "Dunkirk" made both Adam and Josh's Top 10 of the year. (It was Josh's #1.) For this revisit -- the final film in...

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  • Added: Jul 31, 2020
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: 'First Cow' / Kelly Reichardt
Kelly Reichardt's "First Cow" opened in limited release in March 2020—and less than two weeks later the COVID-19 pandemic shut theaters down. The f...

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  • Added: Jul 24, 2020
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Christopher Nolan's 'Interstellar' and Andy Samberg's 'Palm Springs'
In Christopher Nolan's "Interstellar," Matthew McConaughey's Cooper battles the forces of quantum physics (and regular old physics) to save humanit...

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  • Added: Jul 17, 2020
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: 'Hamilton' hits the small screen
The biggest movie event of the summer isn't even a movie, but the debut -- 18 months ahead of schedule -- of Broadway phenomenon "Hamilton" on Disn...

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  • Added: Jul 10, 2020
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Top 5 Films of 2020 So Far
It's been an unusual year for movies – and for everything else – but there's been great stuff to see if you knew where to look. This week, Adam and...

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  • Added: Jul 03, 2020
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: John Hughes' 'The Breakfast Club'
If Josh is "the brain," is Adam... the vice principal Richard Vernon of Filmspotting? This week, they give John Hughes' "The Breakfast Club" a sac...

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  • Added: Jun 26, 2020
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Roy Scheider in Steven Spielberg's 'Jaws' (1975)
A blowhard anti-science mayor ignoring the threat of a murderous invisible menace because it threatens the economy? What could "Jaws" possibly have...

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  • Added: Jun 19, 2020
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6