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From Memorial Day to Labor Day, movie studios will be sending their best fighters to duke it out at your local theater. 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. Recess Records mastermind Todd Congelliere talks making albums, punks who go folk and nebulous band members. Hidden, organic crêpes with a lighter-than-air béchamel await deep inside a Downtown Albuquerque flea market. It's hard to reconcile Richard Linklater, the young-turk auteur who gave us 1991’s Gen-X manifesto Slacker, with Richard Linklater, the movie industry vet responsible for Jack Black's latest movie, a pleasantly quirky crime comedy called Bernie. Like pretty much everything else she's written, Toni Morrison's most recent novel Home is a work of historical fiction deeply ingrained in social injustices.