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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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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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128 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

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John "Vietnam" Nguyen is a junior at Lane Tech High School in Chicago. He says his poem is about, "checking myself before I analyze the wrongs I se...

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  • Added: Apr 01, 2010
  • Length: 02:50
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A member of Team Kuumba Lynx (an arts-in-education, not-for-profit organization in Chicago), Lala's poem depicts a shooting from the perspective of...

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  • Added: Apr 01, 2010
  • Length: 03:21
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Team Kuumba Lynx says this piece is about the pressure of creating a group piece within the context of maintaining everyday teen responsibilities. ...

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  • Added: Apr 01, 2010
  • Length: 02:54
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Finalists in the 2010 Louder Than a Bomb Teen Poetry Slam, Kuumba Lynx is an arts-in-education, not-for-profit organization in Chicago. The team sa...

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  • Added: Mar 31, 2010
  • Length: 02:54
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A finalist in the 2010 Louder Than a Bomb Teen Poetry Slam, Tasha Viets-VanLear is a junior at Northside College Prep in Chicago. She says "Rememb...

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  • Added: Mar 31, 2010
  • Length: 02:41
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Benj was a finalist in the 2010 Louder Than a Bomb Teen Poetry Slam. A junior at Northside College Prep in Chicago, Benj says his poem is about ho...

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  • Added: Mar 30, 2010
  • Length: 02:58
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Josh Hoffman is a senior at Northside College Prep. A finalist in the 2010 Louder Than a Bomb Teen Poetry Competition, Josh says this poem is about...

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  • Added: Mar 30, 2010
  • Length: 03:00
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Tyler Sauter is a sophomore at Northside College Prep in Chicago and a finalist in the 2010 Louder Than a Bomb Teen Poetry Slam. Tyler says his poe...

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  • Added: Mar 30, 2010
  • Length: 02:35
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Team Northside College Prep was one of four teams taking part in the final round of competition during the 2010 Louder than a Bomb Teen Poetry Slam...

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  • Added: Mar 30, 2010
  • Length: 02:40
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It’s the season for holiday office parties. Awkward standing around…maybe some late night craziness with co-workers. This year, millions of people ...

  • Added: Dec 16, 2009
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