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

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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: Spike Lee's 'Da 5 Bloods,' and Denzel Washington in Lee's 'Malcolm X'
While it's true that there's never a bad time for a new Spike Lee joint, it just happens to be an especially good time to be getting a new film fro...

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  • Added: Jun 12, 2020
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: James Baldwin in 'I Am Not Your Negro' and Spike Lee in 'Do the Right Thing'
When a Minneapolis police officer killed unarmed black man George Floyd on May 25, 2020, protests broke out across the U.S. On this week's show, Ad...

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  • Added: Jun 05, 2020
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Christopher Nolan's 'Dark Knight' Trilogy
After scoring $2B and change at the box office and near-universal praise from audiences and critics, the only black mark on Christopher Nolan's "Da...

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  • Added: May 15, 2020
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: 1984's 'Ghostbusters' vs 'Gremlins'
Back in '84, "Ghostbusters" was a bigger hit than "Gremlins" (#2 and #4 at the box office, respectively), and it's got the more memorable cast—and ...

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  • Added: May 08, 2020
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: 'Star Wars' and 'Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom'
With movie theaters shuttered and many of us housebound, Adam and Josh look back over a lifetime of going to the movies with their Top 5 Moviegoing...

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  • Added: May 01, 2020
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Hayao Miyazaki's 'Family Time' and Bette Davis in 'Dark Victory'
With Adam and Josh cooped up at home and spending lots (and lots) of quality time with their families in front of the TV, this week's Top 5 is devo...

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  • Added: Apr 17, 2020
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Jeremy Theobald in 'Following' / Bette Davis in 'Jezebel'
Christopher Nolan’s films are events: smart, ambitious and original. But before he made "Interstellar," "Dunkirk" or his "Dark Knight" trilogy—even...

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  • Added: Apr 03, 2020
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Top 10 Films of the 2010s (Pt. 1)
Films from Abbas Kiarostami, Sofia Coppola, Spike Lee – and a couple of former Golden Brick winners – all make the cut as Adam and Josh start their...

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  • Added: Feb 28, 2020
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Top 10 Performers of the 2010s
It was the decade we discovered Jennifer Lawrence, Adam Driver and Lupita Nyong'o. The decade we watched actors like Scarlett Johansson and Joaquin...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, GCR (Global Community Radio), KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., WMUU-LP, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Feb 21, 2020
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: WBEZ's 'Making Beyoncé'
Beyoncé Knowles-Carter is a media mogul. A philanthropist. A feminist hero. But before the Grammys, the platinum records and Destiny’s Child, ther...

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  • Added: Jan 24, 2020
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 29