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The Delta Rhythm & Bayous Alliance and Pine Bluff Advertising and Promotion Commission held an unveiling of the “Freedom & Blues Exhibition” and launch of the Explore Pine Bluff Visitor Information Center on Thursday, June 27th.  The event took place from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at 615 S. Main Street (UAPB Business Support Incubator) in Pine Bluff, AR.

Coordinated by the Delta Rhythm & Bayous Alliance (DRBA), the Freedom & Blues Exhibition highlights the interconnectedness of the African American freedom struggle and the prodigious blues legacy from Pine Bluff, AR to Greenville, MS. Through visual art, photographs, musical instruments and other memorabilia, the Freedom & Blues Exhibition weaves a nuanced story of human achievement, resilience, and challenge about its residents and artists living on the Delta Rhythm & Bayous Highway (U.S. 65 and 82).

The Explore Pine Bluff Visitor Information Center provides information and support for the many cultural and recreational outlets in the area. Whether guests are visiting Pine Bluff for the first time, have recently relocated to Pine Bluff, or are established residents, the friendly staff at Explore Pine Bluff stands ready to provide information on Pine Bluff’s attractions, tours, accommodations, dining, events and more.

Both the Explore Pine Bluff Visitor Information Center and the Freedom & Blues Exhibition are open Monday-Friday, 8 AM – 5 PM. For more information, call 870.534.2121.