Connect the dots between ethnic newspapers reduced to blocks of color, tourist photos taken from the Internet and re-formed into tiny 3-D scenes, and ordinary rocks impersonating pieces of the Berlin Wall during todays Perspectives Talk with Cindi Stauss, curator of modern and contemporary decorative art and design for the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Shell walk visitors through the exhibit Perspectives 164: Stephanie Syjuco: Total Fabrications, discussing how Syjucos creations of fakes, imitations and forgeries reflect our invented narratives about everything around us, including cultural authenticity. 6:30 p.m. Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, 5216 Montrose. For information, call 713-284-8250 or visit www.camh.org. Free.
Thu., Jan. 8, 6:30 p.m., 2009