Feb 16 - 22, 2012
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.
A Real Pill: Prescription rules pit addiction activists against medical groups
State axes cap-and-trade
Ortiz y Pino: Don’t be scared. Be angry.
Odds & Ends: Scary mermaids; ancient French fries; North Pole crackhead; bucket list chase
Letters: Christianity, homosexuality and politics
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.
Spotlight: The Glass Menageries rock literary
Jazzed: Life Is a 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.
Locovore: Pasión is a green-chile-infused tour of Latin America
Chowtown Restaurant Guide
FILM & TV
, 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.
Film Review: Wim Wenders documents modern dance in 3D with
makers find more horror footage in ABC’s eerie adventure series “The River.”
Reel World: Casting
Week in Sloth: “Raymond” goes to Russia, The Simpsons meet Julian Assange, National Geographic rolls a joint
Film Times and Capsules
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.
Arts Profile: Barber and woodworker Joel Baca cuts it up at Ace
Performance Review: Duke City Rep’s
FREE WILL ASTROLOGY
Free Will Astrology for the week of Feb. 15
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