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Here's what to do in Houston this week

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Photo: Matthew Kwong/Unsplash

From a global disease discussion to an art exhibition, there's plenty to enjoy in Houston this week. Read on for a rundown of ideas for how to fill your calendar.

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YANA Evening Tea: Meeting Global Healthcare Challenges

From the event description:

Please join us for a special evening, featuring Dr. Sharmila Anandasabapathy '93, in an informal discussion with Dr. Elizabeth Yu Chiao MPH '93, about how they seek to develop novel, environmentally-appropriate technologies and approaches to addressing the global disease burden. This includes the development and validation of innovative mobile-applications for clinical care, point-of-care diagnostic technologies and portable, low-cost devices for the diagnosis and management of chronic, non-communicable diseases worldwide.

When: Tuesday, Sept. 24, 6-8 p.m.
Where: Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center, McNair Campus, 7200 Cambridge St., Conference Room A & B
Admission: Free
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Dorian Electra Concert

From the event description:

Rising pop star Dorian Electra (pronouns: they/them/theirs) makes music that defies gender norms. In the past year, their work has gained a rapidly growing queer cult following as well as critical praise from Pitchfork, Billboard, Paper Magazine, The Fader and more.

When: Tuesday, Sept. 24, 9 p.m.-Wednesday, Sept. 25, 12 a.m.
Where: Satellite HTX (Indoor), 6922 Harrisburg
Admission: $10
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Borderlust Art Exhibition Opening

From the event description:

Eduardo Galeano, Mauricio Paz Viola and Justin Earl Grant celebrate their second exhibition entitled 'Borderlust,' which is a reflection on the dynamic experience of how we construct our identity as an emancipatory and paradoxical process. The collection presents a series of silhouettes of the human figure whose limits are traced and show the interconnection of the subject with the whole.

When: Wednesday, Sept. 25, 4-7 p.m.
Where: Institute of Hispanic Culture of Houston, 3315 Sul Ross St.
Admission: Free
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