| Jun 6, 2013
| 11:29 AM
The lively and entertaining documentary "The Girls in the Band" sheds long overdue light on the many unsung female jazz instrumentalists of the 1930s and 1940s. Director Judy Chaikin, who co-wrote the film with its deft editor, Edward Osei-Gyimah, infuses...
| May 28, 2013
| 11:40 AM
The great flutist-composer Nicole Mitchell moved to Chicago – and launched her international career here – in 1990.
More than two decades later, in August of 2011, she left the city for California, yet it's still impossible to think of...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 8:23 PM
ATLANTA — The Orlando Magic entered this season with daunting obstacles: an abundance of inexperience, a roster with just five returning players and no superstar.
The last thing the Magic should do is make things tougher on themselves.
| Nov 7, 2012
| 7:18 PM
Al Horford scored a team-high 16 points and Jeff Teague poured in 15 to lead the Atlanta Hawks to an 89-86 win over the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday.
The Hawks trailed 83-69 with 6:34 to play, but used an 18-0 run to pull ahead 87-83 with 32.7 seconds...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 9:33 PM
Chris Paul leads Clippers to 78-77 win over 76ers...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Lakers may have to attack point-guard deficiencies collectively...
| Nov 20, 2011
| 4:12 PM
(As the NBA remains shuttered, only now are the actual losses of games becoming real. To that end, we will offer a look on each scheduled game day of what would have been in play for the Miami Heat had they actually been playing.) The schedule: The Heat...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 4:33 PM
“Grand Canyon Serenade” 8 p.m. Thursday KVCR: A visual tour of the Grand Canyon is set to classical music by Tchaikovsky, Brahms and Dvorak. “Globe Trekker” 8 p.m. Thursday and 7 p.m. Saturday KLCS; 9 p.m. Monday KCET: Amsterdam...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 5:58 AM
Almost everybody who has played basketball since grade school wants to be a starter. But in the NBA, even quality players must be resigned to coming off the bench.
It's a job that calls for stars to swallow their pride and ego, and sacrifice for the...
| Feb 25, 2011
Elton Brand had 20 points and 17 rebounds, and the Philadelphia 76ers reached .500 for the first time this season in a 110-94 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Friday night.
Led by a resurgent Brand, the Sixers have rebounded from a 3-13 start to get...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 8:56 PM
Knicks and Pacers
Look for the Knicks, America's (and Asia's) Team, to be the biggest disappointment.
There's two problems: 1) You play with only one basketball, meaning 'Melo, Amare and J.R. Smith...