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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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177 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
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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: The The landscape of San Francisco's in Hitchcock's 'Vertigo'
Gregory Crewdson's large-scale, cinematic photos have been compared to the work of filmmakers such as Alfred Hitchcock and David Lynch. His latest ...

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Caption: Jude Law and Carrie Coon in 'The Nest'
When the tense marriage drama THE NEST debuted earlier this year at Sundance, there was understandable excitement about the return of Sean Durkin, ...

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Caption: Ennio Morricone's Best Scores / Sergio Leone's 'Once Upon a Time in America'
When Ennio Morricone passed away back in July at 91, Adam and Josh were quick to commit to a Top 5 Scores from the master film composer. From his e...

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  • Added: Sep 11, 2020
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Caption: Christopher Nolan's 'Tenet,' Charlie Kaufman's 'I'm Thinking of Ending Things'
Christopher Nolan's "Tenet." The film that inspired our recent Nolan Oeuvre-view -- the film that the entire movie theater industry has been resti...

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  • Added: Sep 04, 2020
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Caption: The Personal History of David Copperfield / Daisies
Adam and Josh have no disagreement about the charismatic powers of "The Personal History of David Copperfield" star Dev Patel—but they do butt head...

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  • Added: Aug 28, 2020
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: The films of documentarian Barbara Kopple
“That's what I love doing more than anything: really getting to know people and let them tell their story." That's legendary documentary filmmaker ...

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  • Added: Aug 21, 2020
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Boys State / I Used To Go Here / Black is King / She Dies Tomorrow
While the world waits for the release of blockbusters like "Tenet" and "Mulan," smaller films continue to appear on the regular and on a variety of...

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  • Added: Aug 14, 2020
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: 'This is Spinal Tap,' 'Purple Rain,' 'Stop Making Sense'
"Purple Rain" was one of the highest-grossing films of 1984, but Prince's semi-autobiographical screen debut hasn't aged as well as its music has. ...

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  • Added: Aug 07, 2020
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: The films of Christopher Nolan
Back in 2017, Christopher Nolan's "Dunkirk" made both Adam and Josh's Top 10 of the year. (It was Josh's #1.) For this revisit -- the final film in...

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  • Added: Jul 31, 2020
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: 'First Cow' / Kelly Reichardt
Kelly Reichardt's "First Cow" opened in limited release in March 2020—and less than two weeks later the COVID-19 pandemic shut theaters down. The f...

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  • Added: Jul 24, 2020
  • Length: 54:00
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