Weekly Alibi
 Feb 16 - 22, 2012 
NEWS/OPINION
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.
MUSIC
This weekend, an extravaganza of costumes, music, dance, stilt walkers and moremoves into the National Hispanic Cultural Center to celebrate Caribbean, Brazilian and Louisianan traditions of Carnaval.
FOOD
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.
FILM & TV
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.
ARTS/LIT
Joel Baca's mixed media art conveys themes that any Burqueño would recognizemarigolds, skeletons and Catholic icons pop up in colorful tableaus. It's what Baca call the New Mexico style.
FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

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