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Dueling Markets Show Native American Art Is Big Business  |   

The Santa Fe Indian Market returns to New Mexico in August for the 93rd time. But this time, there's competition — a new event showcasing Native American artists has set up shop down the street.

Not My Job: We Ask A San Francisco Drag Queen About Queens, N.Y.  |   

We've invited Peaches Christ, Queen of San Francisco Drag Queens, to play a game called "Fuggedaboutit!"

In Which Colin Firth Debunks Some Myths About Working With Woody Allen  |   

Allen doesn't rehearse, and he isn't a big talker. But Firth pooh-poohs claims that he doesn't direct. He says Allen was a "very involved and meticulous director" while making Magic in the Moonlight.

Can Finishing A Big Bowl Of Ramen Make Dreams Come True?  |   

At his ramen shop in Cambridge, Mass., chef Tsuyoshi Nishioka wants customers to follow their dreams. His philosophy? If you can finish a bowl of his ramen, you can accomplish anything in life.

Fiction Explores The Push And Pull Of Arab-Israeli Identity  |   

Sayed Kashua is an Arab who writes novels in Hebrew and a sitcom in Arabic. A contradiction? Maybe. But his newest book is a good look at an often-overlooked segment of the Israeli population.

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