Legislation that aimed to curb New Mexico's epidemic rates of opioid abuse and overdose deaths became a hot-button issue during the 30-day legislative session. This weekend, an extravaganza of costumes, music, dance, stilt walkers and more—moves into the National Hispanic Cultural Center to celebrate Caribbean, Brazilian and Louisianan traditions of Carnaval. Many “fusion” restaurants serve a diversity of dishes representing a range of cuisines, but the dishes themselves remain boilerplate versions of classics. Not so at Pasión Latin Fusion. In Pina, German auteur Wim Wenders (Wings of Desire, Until the End of the World) has created a 3D documentary about avant garde dance choreographer Pina Bausch. Joel Baca's mixed media art conveys themes that any Burqueño would recognize—marigolds, skeletons and Catholic icons pop up in colorful tableaus. It's what Baca call the New Mexico style.