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May 24 - 30, 2012
From Memorial Day to Labor Day, movie studios will be sending their best fighters to duke it out at your local theater.
Summer Movie Smackdown
Batman vs. Spider-Man
The Animals of
vs. The Animals of
Ice Age 4
The Avengers’ Hawkeye vs. Brave’s Princess Merida
Battleship vs. G.I. Joe: Retaliation
Heavyweight Champion of Summer: Bruce Willis
The Navajo Nation outlawed uranium mining and processing in 2005 in response to high cancer rates. Yet now members of the tribe are fighting plans to mine uranium from an aquifer.
Navajo group fights aquifer mine
Travelog: Gila’s monster fan
Council Watch: DA talks cop juries
Answer Me This
Odds & Ends: Spy bird, Walmart snake, buffet ejection, lie GSW
Letters: Primary Guide cheers and jeers
Recess Records mastermind Todd Congelliere talks making albums, punks who go folk and nebulous band members.
Spotlight: San Pedro punk band Toys That Kill
Song Roulette: Random Tracks from Double Plow’s Dwayne "Buzzard" Norris
Flyer on the Wall: Vinyl and Voodoo
Hidden, organic crêpes with a lighter-than-air béchamel await deep inside a Downtown Albuquerque flea market.
Dish Jockey: Crêpe Central
Chowtown Restaurant Guide
FILM & TV
It's hard to reconcile Richard Linklater, the young-turk auteur who gave us 1991’s Gen-X manifesto
with Richard Linklater, the movie industry vet responsible for Jack Black's latest movie, a pleasantly quirky crime comedy called
Film Review: Jack Black does black comedy in
Idiot Box: What network shows won’t be coming back in fall?
Reel World: Broadway Cultural Center goes Bollywood,
airs, summer camp meets cinema
Week in Sloth:
Hatfields & McCoys
, “Alien Surf Girls” and “Dogs in the City”
Film Times and Capsules
Like pretty much everything else she's written, Toni Morrison's most recent novel
is a work of historical fiction deeply ingrained in social injustices.
Performance Preview: Wild Dancing West returns to VSA North Fourth Art Center
Book Review: Toni Morrison’s
Culture Shock: Openings at Richard Levy Gallery and 516 ARTS on Saturday, May 26
FREE WILL ASTROLOGY
Free Will Astrology Week of