KPFT’s famed alumni are featured in a new documentary screening Saturday at Cactus Music.

This Thing We Do: Houston’s DJ Culture Revealed is directed by Flash Gordon Parks. It screens Saturday at 7 p.m. at Cactus Records, 2110 Portsmouth.

Produced by Jason Woods aka DJ Flash Gordon Parks and funded in part by a grant from Houston Arts Alliance. This Thing We Do is a visual tour of a major component of Houston cultural nfluence, the DJ. In it, Parks gets insight from a DJ who’s who list of Bayou City pioneers including Daryl Scott of Blast Records, Gracie Chavez, DJ Sun of KPFT and Chuck Roast of Vinyl Edge Records and the legendary KPFT punk rock radio show, Funhouse, KPFT alumnus Ceeplus and many others.

Flash Gordon Parks describes himself as an “ethnomusicologist, collector, and documentarian from the city of Houston” feels the “deejay is a conduit of information supplying his or her audience with history, awareness and entertainment” and that “Gospel, Jazz, Blues, Soul, Funk, Rock and Hip-Hop are the cornerstones of Houston’s diverse cultural makeup.”

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