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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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143 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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21 Pieces

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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23 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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Caption: Denis Villeneuve's 'Blade Runner 2049'
The short version of Filmspotting's 2017 Movie Preview is easy: it starts with "Last" and ends with "Jedi." For a longer take, listen to this week'...

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  • Added: Feb 03, 2017
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Caption: Mahershala Ali and Alex R. Hibbert in Barry Jenkins' 'Moonlight'
With its 14 Oscar nominations, the 2017 Best Picture Oscar seems ""La La Land’s" to lose. In the role of spoiler? The critically adored "Moonlight,...

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  • Added: Jan 27, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Michael Phillips, Josh Larsen & Adam Kempenaar at Filmspotting's 2016 Wrap Party Live
For Filmspotting's annual year-end Wrap Party, Adam, Josh and some very special guests set up camp on Chicago's South Side for a live show dedicate...

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  • Added: Jan 20, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Christopher Nolan's 'Inception'
Citizen Kane, Vertigo, The Godfather. 200 years from now, will anyone even remember these movies? Or are we currently overlooking the classics of t...

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  • Added: Jan 13, 2017
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Caption: The View from Room 205
"The View from Room 205" is a one-hour documentary that takes an unflinching look at the intersection of poverty and education in this country. It ...

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  • Added: Jan 10, 2017
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Caption: Adam Driver and Golshifteh Farahani in Jim Jarmusch's 'Paterson'
The Filmspotting New Year's 'Fix' show has featured some memorable battles over the years ("Wolf of Wall Street" v "American Hustle" in 2015; "Hate...

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  • Added: Jan 06, 2017
  • Length: 53:59
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Caption: Top 10 Films of 2016, Part 2
2016 was a tough year. We lost icons like Prince, David Bowie and just days ago Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds. And how about that not-divisive-...

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  • Added: Dec 30, 2016
  • Length: 53:52
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Caption: Top 10 Films of 2016, Part 1
A lot of usual suspects at the top of the box office charts in 2016: Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, Disney and Harry Potter. And a lot of those movies? ...

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  • Added: Dec 23, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
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Caption: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
There’s no such thing as a small Star Wars movie, but without a roman numeral anywhere in its title the new "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" promises...

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  • Added: Dec 16, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
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PREVIEW THE HOUR NOW! http://www.prx.org/pieces/194893-the-view-from-room-205 "The View from Room 205" is a one-hour documentary that takes an unf...

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  • Added: Dec 14, 2016
  • Length: 01:48
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