Playtime Radio: On the Air With Food and Jazz, a Perfect Combo

Chris Greene. Photo by Ozzie Ramsey.

Here’s this week’s podcast for Playtime with Bill Turck and Kerri Kendall, our radio arts partner. Third Coast Review news and reviews are highlighted and our writers sometimes appear on the Sunday afternoon arts radio show. 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

A rockin’ show. in the first hour we talk food and art with editor from Third Coast Review, Nancy Bishop, along with food writer Bob Benenson. Find out why Victoria Reeves is selling out shows across Chicagoland; she has a piece from her one-woman show.

Hour Two

Lainie Petersen’s theater report with new shows at the Lyric Opera, Second City’s That Sunday Show and a return of The Boys in the Band. Local jazz great Chris Greene on some upcoming shows with the Chris Greene Quartet. Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Ray Grant is back with his new song, and Patricia Frontain, from Chicago PD with a special announcement for filmmakers.

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.