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Archive for Wednesday, February 16, 2011

B.B. King Museum in Mississippi gets new executive director from Wichita

February 16, 2011

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— The B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center has a new executive director.

Museum officials say in a news release that Dion Brown has been hired after a seven-month search. Connie Gibbons had been executive director of the museum.

The 46-year-old Brown is an Illinois native who comes to the Delta museum from Wichita, Kan., where he's been chief operating officer at Exploration Place, a hands-on science and children's museum.

Brown says he's looking forward to learning more about the region's history and working with the community.

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Kontum1972 3 years, 1 month ago

ok...cool..but..can she play and sing the Blues?

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