Articles tagged american violet

8 May 2009 // 2:18 AM

Alfre Woodard felt she must tell tale of injustice

“Americans, we’re getting better,” says Alfre Woodard, sounding, well, presidential. “But it’s hard.” The actress, on the phone from Santa Monica, Calif., is

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17 Apr 2009 // 6:00 AM

American Violet

Based on the infamous Panhandle Regional Narcotics Task Force case in Tulia, Texas, American Violet makes clear the corruption and racism that pervades the official structures of its fictional town.

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//Mixed media

Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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