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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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11 Pieces

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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119 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

Latest Pieces

Caption: Edward Norton and Brad Pitt in David Fincher's 'Fight Club' (1999)
"Fight Club," the third film our 9From99 series, was initially met with lukewarm critical and box office response, but developed a cult following o...

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  • Added: Jun 07, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Kaitlyn Dever and Beanie Feldstein in 'Booksmart'
A raunchy/sweet comedy in the "Superbad" mold, Olivia Wilde's "Booksmart" mixes genre clichés and clever updates as it follows its high-achieving h...

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  • Added: May 31, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Robert Duvall in 'Apocalypse Now' (1979)
John Hurt's exploding chest turns 40. Of the films celebrating 40th anniversaries in 2019, only Francis Ford Coppola's "Apocalypse Now" can really...

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  • Added: May 24, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Keanu Reeves
Whether you love or hate the "John Wick" franchise -- or even if you're completely indifferent to it -- it has given us all the chance to appreciat...

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  • Added: May 17, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Audrey Hepburn and Albert Finney in Stanley Donen's 'Two for the Road'
Now in its 7th year, the Chicago Critics Film Festival prides itself on bringing the best of the fest circuit to Chicago. With 15 or so features th...

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  • Added: May 10, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 6
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Marvel burnout. "Booksmart" hype. Will Smith's genie. Detective Pikachu. And of course the astonishingly worded "Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & S...

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  • Added: May 03, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
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Caption: The MCU's 'Avengers: Endgame'
Can the MCU mothership stick the landing? After earning a probably undeserved reputation for being hard on the MCU, Adam and Josh return from thei...

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  • Added: Apr 26, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Elisabeth Moss in 'Her Smell'
Elisabeth Moss smells like teen spirit. In Alex Ross Perry's "Her Smell," Elisabeth Moss gives a performance that, for Adam and Josh, evokes Gena ...

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  • Added: Apr 19, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Filmmaker Claire Denis
The 70 year-old French director of "Beau Travail," "35 Shots of Rum" and last year's "Let the Sunshine In" is having a moment. After 30 years of cr...

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  • Added: Apr 12, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Brad Pitt in 'The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford' (2007)
As the 2019 edition of Filmspotting Madness comes to a close, Adam and Josh share some favorite titles that didn't make the 64-film bracket. Then, ...

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  • Added: Apr 05, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 6