| 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...
| 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...
| Apr 7, 2012
| 10:42 PM
PHILADELPHIA — When it ended, Stan Van Gundy stood in the tunnel that connects Wells Fargo Center’s game court to the visitors’ locker room, and he greeted players as they walked off the floor.
“A gutsy win!” he told Glen...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 6:48 PM
Andre Iguodala scored 20 points, pulled down nine rebounds and dished out five assists, as the Philadelphia 76ers stayed hot with a 96-86 victory over the Indiana Pacers.
Lou Williams added 13 points and six assists for the Sixers, who have won five in a...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 11:49 PM
Upon their arrival on Thursday the Washington Wizards held a team dinner at a Japanese steakhouse. The team-building exercise was intended to break up the monotony and division that naturally comes with being on a losing team.
"When you do things like...
| Jan 15, 2012
| 8:47 PM
Jimmer, Rubio look good
Every NBA season presents surprises, but the fact Jimmer Fredette is more than just a shooter has to rank up there for this crazy campaign. Fredette still makes rookie mistakes, but his decision-...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 7:27 AM
Philadelphia 76ers guard Lou Williams takes shots on the court, but prevented them from being fired recently in a Philadelphia neighborhood.
Williams told the Philadelphia Daily News that he was approached by a gun-wielding man while stopped in his car...
| 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...
| 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...
| May 16, 2012
| 8:57 PM
Lou Williams stuck a three-pointer at the end of the first quarter to give the Sixers a 33-28 lead. That's the high point of the game for Philadelphia in Game 3 of their series with Boston. The Celtics dominate the second quarter to open up a double digit...
| Sep 8, 2011
“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...