OJBKFM Third Coast

  • 3409 Dowling Street Houston, TX, 77004 United States
OJBKFM RADIO IN BROOKLYN. IMAGE BY SHULAMIT SEIDLER-FELLER

OJBKFM RADIO IN BROOKLYN. IMAGE BY SHULAMIT SEIDLER-FELLER

Saturdays | April 2, 9, 16

Local Lessons with Eureka Gilkey
Noon – 1pm
Community-based conversations that start local and end global
Eureka Gilkey, PRH Executive Director, in dialogue with Theola Petteway

Public Art Talk with Ryan N. Dennis
1 – 2pm
Insightful dialogue on the role of Art & Culture in a transforming society
Ryan N. Dennis, PRH Public Art Director, in dialogue with Dr. Alvia Wardlaw, Chief Curator and Director of Texas Southern University Art Museum

Memories of the Eldorado Ballroom with DJ Flash Gordon Parks
2 – 3pm
Documenting the history of 3rd Ward’s Eldorado Ballroom by taking a look at one of Houston’s most distinguished cultural centers

Open Field Variety with Otabenga Jones & Associates
3 – 3:30pm
A free-form mixture of music, sound, and radio based performance hosted by Otabenga Jones & Associates

Screw the Lid Back On with Ayanna Mccloud
3:30 – 4pm
A collection of mixes inspired by the crates of the DJ Screw archive at the University of Houston and Screw Shop

Middle Passage Future Sound
4 – 5pm
Live performance by From – to – From, featuring Alvin Fielder, David Dove, Damion Smith and Jason Jackson

About OJBKFM Third Coast

OJBKFM Third Coast is a temporary outdoor community radio station that will broadcast from the back of a 1959 pink Cadillac Coupe de Ville. Staged as the inaugural commission of Project/Site, this mobile station will activate sites on Dowling Street and other locations in the Northern Third Ward every Friday and Saturday from April 1-22, 2016. Project/Site is a new, commission-based temporary public art program.

OJBKFM Third Coast is generously supported by the Surdna Foundation.