We're working on a new version of PRX. Want a sneak peek?

WBEZ

StationAccount image

Description

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.

Pieces

Caption: Taika Waititi in the mockumentary, 'What We Do in the Shadows'
With the release of the new mock documentary "What We Do in the Shadows" about a trio of New Zealand Vampires, Adam and Josh share their Top 5 Mock...

Bought by WOUB, KSRQ, WRST-FM Oshkosh, WNJR, KSKQ and more


  • Added: Feb 27, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan in '50 Shades of Grey'
Do Adam and Josh's "singular tastes" include an appreciation for the much-hyped adaptation of E.L. James' "Fifty Shades of Grey"? Join them in the ...

Bought by WRIR, WRST-FM Oshkosh, WOUB, KSRQ, WNJR and more


  • Added: Feb 20, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Filmspotting's Oscar picks
With the divisive "American Sniper" a surprise awards season success, Filmspotting takes a trip back a couple of decades -- back to the mythic Old ...

Bought by WRIR, KSRQ, WRST-FM Oshkosh, WOUB, WNJR and more


  • Added: Feb 13, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Channing Tatum and Mila Kunis in the Wachowski siblings' 'Jupiter Ascending'
Holed up in the Canadian Ambassador's residence waiting for Ben Affleck to save them, Josh and Adam share their Top 5 Rescue Scenes. Plus, a review...

Bought by KDRP Community Radio, WRIR, WOUB, KSRQ, WNJR and more


  • Added: Feb 06, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption:  Chris Hemsworth in Michael Mann's 'Blackhat'
Blackhat is a bona fide critical and box office bomb... But its director, Michael Mann, made "Thief," "The Insider" and "Heat," so Josh and Adam ar...

Bought by KDRP Community Radio, KSRQ, WRIR, WOUB, KSKQ and more


  • Added: Jan 30, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Bradley Cooper in 'American Sniper'
It's a (woefully civil) showdown over Clint Eastwood's "American Sniper," plus thoughts on the (woefully misguided) Oscar nominations, and Josh and...

Bought by KDRP Community Radio, KSRQ, WRIR, KTSW 89.9, WOUB and more


  • Added: Jan 23, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: David Oyelowo as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in 'Selma'
With the future of humanity depending on them, Josh and Adam recorded this episode from inside a time-traveling telephone booth in order to compile...

Bought by KDRP Community Radio, KSRQ, WRIR, WOUB, and KCPW


  • Added: Jan 16, 2015
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Timothy Spall in Mike Leigh's 'Mr. Turner'
The Oscars are still more than a month away, but Filmspotting's ballots are in for the Best Performances of 2014. Plus, a review of Mike Leigh's "M...

Bought by KSKQ, KDRP Community Radio, WRIR, WOUB, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Jan 09, 2015
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 6
Piece image
To help ring in 2015, we bring you a rebroadcast of Adam and Josh's review of this year's most talked about film, Richard Linklater's "Boyhood." Th...

Bought by KSRQ, WRIR, WOUB, KSKQ, and KCPW


  • Added: Jan 02, 2015
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Ellar Coltrane in Richard Linklater's 'Boyhood'
Somehow "Left Behind" didn't make the cut in Part 1 of Filmspotting's Top 10 Films of 2014. But there are five picks remaining and four critics – i...

Bought by KDRP Community Radio, KSRQ, KBRP Community Radio, WOUB, and KSKQ


  • Added: Dec 25, 2014
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Scene from 'Force Majeure'
10-9-8-7-6... It's part one of Filmspotting's Top 10 Films of 2014 countdown, featuring special guests Michael Phillips from the Chicago Tribune an...

Bought by KDRP Community Radio, KBRP Community Radio, WRIR, WOUB, KSKQ and more


  • Added: Dec 19, 2014
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Joaquin Phoenix in Paul Thomas Anderson's 'Inherent Vice'
What was the best shot of 2014? How about the best performances by actors we take granted? Before they get to their top picks of the year in the co...

Bought by KDRP Community Radio, KSRQ, WRIR, KSKQ, KCPW and more


  • Added: Dec 12, 2014
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Channing Tatem and Steve Carell in 'Foxcatcher'
Josh and Adam talk fake noses. And wrestling. And murder... with their review of "Foxcatcher" starring Channing Tatum, Mark Ruffalo and Steve Carel...

Bought by KDRP Community Radio, WRIR, KSRQ, WRST-FM Oshkosh, and KCPW


  • Added: Dec 05, 2014
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Golden Brick nominees 'The One I Love,' 'Starred Up,' '20,000 Days on Earth,' 'Finding Vivian Maier'
This week, Adam and Josh run down their nominees for the Filmspotting Golden Brick Award -- movies by new and emerging filmmakers that Adam and Jos...

Bought by KSRQ, KDRP Community Radio, WRIR, WOUB, WRST-FM Oshkosh and more


  • Added: Nov 26, 2014
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Crow Moses
On his album, Horse Heaven Hills, Crow Moses delivers a collection of songs that build upon Americana and folk traditions. Though this is his debut...

  • Added: Nov 26, 2014
  • Length: 56:50
Caption: Tall Walker
Chicago’s Tall Walker create songs that are contemplative in mood and delivered with a touch of Classic Rock sensibilities. The band evokes a sense...

  • Added: Nov 25, 2014
  • Length: 57:06
Caption: North By North
Chicago’s gritty blues rock trio North by North have done something very ambitious with their debut LP- they made it an 18 track double album, and ...

  • Added: Nov 25, 2014
  • Length: 57:12
Caption: Aryk Crowder
It was in his late teens that Aryk Crowder got into the sounds of James Taylor, Maxwell and Prince. Taking notes from the greats he’s been admiring...

  • Added: Nov 25, 2014
  • Length: 57:11
Caption: The Orwells
In just under two years, The Orwells have released an official full-length and an EP, and their most recent full-length album "Disgraceland". With ...

  • Added: Nov 25, 2014
  • Length: 57:17
Caption: The J. Davis Trio
The J. Davis Trio authentically combine their love of traditional Jazz with their passion for Hip Hop. The result is an exhibition of smooth lyrici...

  • Added: Nov 25, 2014
  • Length: 57:13