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The Soulful Mavis Staples Makes her Clarice Smith Center Debut, Nov. 8, 8 p.m.

When: Friday, November 08, 2013 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Where: Clarice Smith PAC : Kay Theatre
Event Type(s): Concert

R&B and gospel legend Mavis Staples brings her smoldering voice to College Park in her Clarice Smith Center debut.

Staples' career began at a young age during the 1950s when her family's gospel-folk group, The Staple Singers, became a household name with hits such as "Respect Yourself" and "I'll Take You There." Their spiritual and political sound became a voice of the Civil Rights movement alongside Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. Decades later, Staples' notable collaborations as a solo artist include Ray Charles, Natalie Merchant, Bob Dylan, Prince and Wilco.


Ticket Information:
Charges: Regular $50.00; UMD Faculty/Staff $40.00; Students/Youth $10.00
Available at: Clarice Smith Box Office
Phone: 301.405.ARTS (2787)

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