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: Judy Garland in 'A Star Is Born' (1954)
50 years after Judy Garland's death at the tragically young age of 47, the movie musical legend is largely remembered for one iconic film role -- D...

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  • Added: Jan 10, 2020
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Top 10 Films of 2019 (Pt. 2)
Was the last year of the decade also its best? Martin Scorsese's "The Irishman." Terrence Malick's "A Hidden Life." Quentin Tarantino's "Once Upon ...

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  • Added: Dec 31, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Top 10 Films of 2019 (Pt. 1)
The Chicago Tribune's Michael Phillips and The Next Picture Show's Tasha Robinson are back for this year's Best of '19 roundtable, and in part one ...

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  • Added: Dec 27, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Robert De Niro in 'The Irishman' (2019)
A new film from Martin Scorsese is always an event, but "The Irishman" is one that, for many, won’t happen at a movie theatre. After a short theatr...

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  • Added: Nov 08, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson in 'The Lighthouse' (2019)
In 2014, director Robert Eggers brought 17th century Puritan New England to frighteningly vivid life in "The Witch." For his follow-up -- The Light...

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  • Added: Nov 01, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Kang-ho Song, Hyun-jun Jung, Sun-kyun Lee, Yeo-jeong Jo, and Woo-sik Choi in Gisaengchung (2019)
One of the most praised films of the year, Bong Joon-ho's "Parasite" has been the subject of rave reviews since its Palme d'Or-winning debut at the...

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  • Added: Oct 25, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Kevin Spacey and Annette Bening in 'American Beauty' (1999)
Back in '99, the trailers and movie posters for "American Beauty" implored us to "look closer." For their 9 From '99 review, Adam and Josh give the...

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  • Added: Oct 18, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Joaquin Phoenix in 'Joker' (2019)
Between its late-August premiere at the Venice Film Festival (where it won the festival's top prize) and its release in theaters here in the States...

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  • Added: Oct 11, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Elijah Wood in 'The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring'
Released in consecutive Decembers beginning in 2001, Peter Jackson’s colossal adaptation of Tolkien’s "Lord of the Rings" trilogy reached its concl...

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  • Added: Oct 04, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Brad Pitt in 'Ad Astra'
It's always good news when an acclaimed director announces a new project, but it's somehow especially thrilling when that project is set in space. ...

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  • Added: Sep 27, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7