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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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202 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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Getting Nic Cage for your debut feature is a risky move. On the one hand, Cage is both a big name and a singular talent. On the other hand, Cage's ...

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Inspired by M Night Shyamalan's "Old," Adam and Josh take a trip to the shore for their Top 5 Beach Scenes. As a place of transition – between land...

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  • Added: Jul 23, 2021
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Caption: A Clockwork Orange (at 50) / As Tears Go By (Wong Kar Wai #1)
With its provocative mix of giddy, nihilistic violence, social satire, and formal audaciousness, "A Clockwork Orange" has been a cinephile rite of ...

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  • Added: Jul 16, 2021
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Caption: 'Black Widow' / 'No Sudden Move' / 'Summer of Soul' / 'Zola'
Marvel's "Black Widow" returns the MCU to theaters for the first time since 2019, but despite the more than capable cast and some provocative ideas...

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  • Added: Jul 09, 2021
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Caption: Harrison Ford in 'Raiders of the Lost Ark'
Back in September 2012, "Raiders of the Lost Ark" was back in theaters for a limited IMAX run on the heels of its 30th anniversary. Adam and Josh t...

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  • Added: Jul 02, 2021
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: 'Fast & Furious 9' / Top 5 Fast & Furious Moments
For one of their patented “still processing” reviews, Adam and Josh go from screening to studio to discuss F9. But all Adam has is questions, namel...

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  • Added: Jun 25, 2021
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Caption: 7 From ’76 Awards / Pixar’s 'Luca'
While Pixar’s latest -- "Luca" -- brazenly evokes the settings and stories of earlier animated classics like Disney’s “Little Mermaid,” Pixar’s own...

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  • Added: Jun 18, 2021
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: 'In The Heights' / 'Car Wash' (7 From ’76)
When reviews started trickling in for "In the Heights" earlier this year, anticipation for the already much-hyped adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda'...

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  • Added: Jun 11, 2021
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: 'Undine' / 'Harlan County U.S.A. '(7 From ’76)
Director Christian Petzold (“Phoenix,” “Transit”) returns with "Undine," a romance haunted by German history and politics -- and loosely inspired b...

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  • Added: Jun 04, 2021
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: 'A Quiet Place Part II' / Top 5 Quiet Scenes
Back in 2018, John Krasinksi’s “A Quiet Place” was a novelty: the rare box office hit that didn’t belong to an existing franchise or property. Fast...

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  • Added: May 28, 2021
  • Length: 54:00
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