INDIANOLA, Mississippi (AP) — An exhibit of 30 paintings of Mississippi blues performers will go on display Aug. 21 at the B. B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center. The work by Mississippi artist H.C. Porter is paired with oral histories collected and edited by Lauchlin Fields and heard through hand-held audio devices. An opening […]
The B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center in Indianola said the annual homecoming festival in honor of their namesake and the legendary bluesman, B.B. King, is scheduled for July 3.
King, a Mississippi native, will be performing on Saturday, April 27, at a casino in Tunica.
In keeping with their mission to preserve the rich culture and music of the Mississippi Delta, The B.B. King Museum will host free musical programs every Thursday in February in honor of Black History Month.
On Feb. 7, the program will begin at 6:30 p.m. and will feature the music of: The Eastside High School Choir; The Greenwood High School Choir and the Restoration Ministries Academy.
Museum director, Dion Brown, said this month’s program is just a preview of what The B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center will offer to the public in 2013.
By Monica Land KILMICHAEL – The members of the Elkhorn Primitive Baptist Church are celebrating their 35th annual homecoming celebration this weekend and the public is invited for refreshments, fellowship and fun. The church will host a “Sunday School” picnic, complete with games, on Saturday, May 26, from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., and Sunday, […]