Pine Bluff Civic Center, including City Hall. The Civic Center, designed by Edward Durell Stone and Edward Durell Stone, Jr., was built over a span from 1963 to 1968. Photo credit: Shane Vaughn

Multiple Efforts To Strengthen PB

Three entities, all non-profits, currently aim to help Pine Bluff strengthen, whether through broad, city-wide revitalization or targeted economic growth and eventual economic development:  Go Forward Pine Bluff, Pine Bluff Rising, and Delta Rhythm ‘n’ Bayous.  These […]

PB Junction's new logo. Copyright 2016-2017 by

PB Junction’s New Logo

PB Junction is going green — PINE green with its new logo.  The logo’s symbolism represents the many and varied artists born of the area, including talents in visual arts (sketching, painting, and sculpting); music […]

You are invited to the Original Kingfest. Image credit for background: Stefan Scheihofer
Arts & Culture

The Original Kingfest (By ICVR) x 33

Join the Original Kingfest festivities from January 10 through 16, 2017, sponsored and coordinated by Interested Citizens for Voter Registration (ICVR) in Pine Bluff, Arkansas.  The events and locations vary day by day, as Kingfest is truly […]

Rays of Light

On Peace, Joy, and Self-Worth

Bradley Gregory, currently of Pine Bluff, Arkansas, recently shared these sage words: “Never let anyone rob you of your peace, joy, & self worth. As hard as it is to admit to yourself, everybody that […]

Guitar Fingerboard. Photo credit: Mike Foster
Rays of Light

On Gut Bucket Blues

Parents can relate to Geraldine Smith who, in the 1950s, warned her daughter about “gut bucket blues,” a genre of music that Mrs. Smith deemed inappropriate.  Children (even those who have grown up) can relate […]