Reedist Ilhan Ersahin seems reluctant to make too big a deal out of the fact that nublu, his multi-culti Avenue C nightspot, was shuttered for much of last year. On a recent evening, as he moved casually about the room in preparation for a blistering late-night appearance by the Sun Ra Arkestra, Ers ... More >>
Craig Taborn Trio
Thursday, April 5
Better than: Any live music I've heard this year so far.
"I'm not one for much discourse while I'm up here," said Craig Taborn, addressing the crowd briefly before he sat down at the piano last night. He was smiling politely, offering some reass ... More >>
James Carter, an ex-con with murder on his rap sheet, will spend 16 years behind bars for illegally selling firearms -- including semiautomatic handguns and a sawed-off shotgun, Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance announced today.
Carter, 45, was just sentenced. He had pleaded guilty Jan. 23 t ... More >>
This week in the Village Voice, out and in a red box near you as of now: Francis Davis takes a look at the strong crop of recent releases by tenor saxophonists, including two projects starring James Carter (left); and I talk about Facebook's integration with streaming-music services and the concept ... More >>
A New Mexico woman is suing Chili's after she says she pulled a needle about two inches long from her mouth while eating mashed potatoes.
A group of "feeders," people who indulge in the sexual fetish of bingeing on fattening food with a partner, weighed in on James Carter's play ... More >>