Blues Symposium
Symposium on Blues
Hosted by Delta Cultural Center
Saturday, October 6, 2001
Saturday, October 6, 2001 from 10:30AM to 12 Noon at the Delta Cultural Center's Visitor Center, 141 Cherry Street a panel discussion about how local radio in the Delta helped popularize blues music will be held. Focusing on the role of stations like KFFA (Helena, AR), KWEM (West Memphis, AR), WDIA (Memphis, TN) and WROX (Clarksdale, MS) the historian Louis Cantor, Professoremeritus at Indiana University and author of the definitive history of WDIA and blues expert Peter Aschoff, Professor at University of Mississippi along with a third guest, to be announced will offer their input and then open the floor to a Q & A session.

Presented by the Delta Cultural Center, a museum of the Department of Arkansas Heritage, the admission is free and open to the public.

For Additional information, please call Bob Nance or Kim Williams at the Delta Cultural Center (800 358-0972) or Steve Hoffman, event coordinator (301-270-8520).