HBO has acquired U.S. broadcast rights to “Mavis!,” about the life of musician and civil rights activist Mavis Staples.
The doc, directed by Jessica Edwards, premiered at SXSW in March to positive reviews. 30 more words
Gospel music great, rhythm-and-blues icon, civil rights activist and all-around living legend Mavis Staples is celebrated with the infectiously joyful enthusiasm of a passionately devoted fan in “Mavis!,” a spirited and captivating bio-doc that richly deserves the exclamation point in its title. 704 more words
The number “50” is off—an 18-year-old Van the Man actually joined Them in April 1964 (thus, 51 years on)—but it’s fitting, as playing with time is something Morrison mastered early and continues to do very well, as singer, … 902 more words
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” Sunday Night, later named Michelob Presents Night Music, is a late-night television show which aired for two seasons between 1988 and 1990 as a showcase for jazz and eclectic musical artists.
Everyone loves Mavis, so you’ll be glad to know that she has new music on the way in the form of an EP to be released on April 21. 58 more words