Playtime Radio: Music, Art, Politics and More in Podcast Form in Case You Missed It Sunday

We collaborate with Playtime with Bill Turck and Kerri Kendall and appear on their Sunday afternoon arts radio show occasionally. Playtime broadcasts on WCGO, 1590AM and 95.9FM, each Sunday from 1 to 3pm and streams on Facebook. You can listen to each week’s Playtime here on our site. Here’s host Bill Turck’s description of what you’ll hear on Playtime’s latest edition.

Hour One

Featuring new music from our friends at Bloodshot Records, including Bambi Lee Savage, The Royal Hounds and Mike Jacoby. If you’re in the Chicago area, Taste of Wheeling is this Thursday. We have the 411. What’s trending in arts, movies and culture over at Plus, author/educator Shawn Shiflett talks about his book, Hey Liberal, his father on getting arrested during the civil rights movement, Body Politic Theater and David Mamet. Megan Williamson on art spaces around town and we introduce our new film correspondent, Chloe Fourte. Just wait until the second hour!

Hour Two

We have a treat in the second hour. Blame Bill. Her Bishopness Lainie Petersen with the theater report, then great music, good vibes and some incredible stories. Kid Bear is live in studio for the hour! Remember, listen to our podcast each week posted at our online partner, and your ultimate destination for Chicago arts and culture and more,

Nancy S Bishop
Nancy S Bishop

Nancy S. Bishop is publisher and Stages editor of Third Coast Review. She’s a member of the American Theatre Critics Association and a 2014 Fellow of the National Critics Institute at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center. You can read her personal writing on pop culture at, and follow her on Twitter @nsbishop. She also writes about film, books, art, architecture and design.

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