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  1. Eagles again receive Kennedy Center HonorsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Denver Post

    Mavis Staples, 76, was excited by her invitation. "Oh,my God, if I could have turned a flip I would have done it."

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  2. Kennedy Center honorees include Pacino, the EaglesRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Art Daily

    ... in the arts. Pacino joins a wide-ranging group of musicians -- rock band the Eagles, rhythm-and-blues legend Mavis Staples, singer-songwriter James Taylor and pianist Martha Argerich -- on the roster of Kennedy Center award winners announced ...

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  3. Kennedy Center Honours go to the Eagles, Al Pacino, Mavis StaplesRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    The Kennedy Center Honours for 2016 have been announced with recognition going to Argentine pianist Martha Argerich, musical group the Eagles, actor Al Pacino, singer Mavis Staples and musician James Taylor. The group was scheduled to be honoured in 2015 but postponed due to Frey's declining health.

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  4. 2016 Kennedy Center Honors go to the Eagles, Al Pacino, Mavis...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Spokesman-Review

    The Kennedy Center Honors on Thursday announced its honorees for 2016 with recognition going to Argentine pianist Martha Argerich, musical group the Eagles, actor Al Pacino, singer Mavis Staples and musician James Taylor. The Kennedy Center Honors on Thursday announced its honorees for 2016 with recognition going to Argentine pianist Martha Argerich, musical group the Eagles, actor Al Pacino, singer Mavis Staples and musician James Taylor.

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  5. 2016 Kennedy Center honorees include Al Pacino, the EaglesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Hill

    ... "Al Pacino has embodied some of the most powerful characters of our time on both the stage and silver screen; Mavis Staples's unmatched gospel and rhythm and blues masterpieces span 60 years and even served as a musical backdrop to Dr. Martin Luther ...

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  6. Al Pacino, The Eagles and James Taylor among 2016's Kennedy Center HonoreesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | UPI

    Rock group The Eagles, actor Al Pacino and singer-songwriter James Taylor will be among this year's Kennedy Center Honorees. Also set to be recognized for their contributions to the arts will be Argentine pianist Martha Argerich, and gospel and blues singer Mavis Staples.

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  7. Al Pacino, the Eagles among Kennedy Center honoreesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Athens Banner-Herald

    This year's Kennedy Center honorees include musicians who span genres including pop, rock, gospel, blues, folk and classical - and an actor known for his extraordinary range. The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announced Thursday that actor Al Pacino, rock band the Eagles, Argentine pianist Martha Argerich, gospel and blues singer Mavis Staples and singer-songwriter James Taylor will be honored for influencing American culture through the arts.

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  8. James Taylor, Eagles & Mavis Staples Among Kennedy Center HonoreesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Billboard

    This year's Kennedy Center honorees include musicians who span genres including pop, rock, gospel, blues, folk and classical -- and an actor known for his extraordinary range. The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announced Thursday that actor Al Pacino, rock band the Eagles , Argentine pianist Martha Argerich , gospel and blues singer Mavis Staples and singer-songwriter James Taylor will be honored for influencing American culture through the arts.

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  9. 2016 Kennedy Center Honors go to the Eagles, Al Pacino, Mavis Staples and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Los Angeles Times

    ... recognition going to Argentine pianist Martha Argerich, musical group the Eagles, actor Al Pacino , singer Mavis Staples and musician James Taylor. The honor for the Eagles in particular will be bittersweet, as founding member Glenn Frey died in ...

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  10. Odds & Ends: PBS Sets Air Date for Hamilton Doc, Al Pacino to Receive Kennedy Center Honor & MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Broadway

    ... The other recipients are Argentine pianist Martha Argerich, rock band the Eagles, gospel and blues singer Mavis Staples and musician James Taylor; the celebration will be broadcast on CBS on December 27. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Date Shift ...

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  11. Mavis Staples to receive Kennedy Center HonorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    The Kennedy Center announced Thursday that it will honor Mavis Staples, Al Pacino, the Eagles, James Taylor, and Argentine pianist Martha Argerich at a gala later this year. The event will be held December 4 at the Kennedy Center Opera House in Washington, D.C. and will be broadcast December 27 on CBS.

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  12. Staples, Pacino among Kennedy Center honoreesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | USA Today

    Staples, Pacino among Kennedy Center honorees Annual ceremony to pay tribute to the Eagles, Mavis Staples, Al Pacino. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/28SUHk9 The 39th Annual Kennedy Center Honors, paying tribute to Argentine pianist Martha Argerich, rock band the Eagles, actor Al Pacino, gospel and blues singer Mavis Staples and musician James Taylor, will be broadcast Tuesday, Dec. 27 , on CBS.

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  13. The Twilight Concert Series Sets New 2016 ShowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Southern California's largest free concert series at the Santa Monica Pier--has just announced the full line-up for their 32nd annual season presented by Snapchat. Legendary R&B singer Mavis Staples and Houston soul band The Suffers are confirmed for August 18 and leadingAustralian dance acts Rufus Du Sol and Marc Baker are locked in for August 18. Beyond these two final announcements, the bill features a few additions to already announced headliners.

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  14. Nik Wallenda & More Set for Foxwoods Resort Casino July Entertainment Line UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... to the 1960s & 70s. For one night only, Bob Dylan brings back his classics along with the sultry sounds of Mavis Staples . Tickets are $70, $95, $125 & $155. The Commission Presents Maxwell; an R&B singer that will bring back the 90's vibe to the ...

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  15. The complicated crooner: 5 thoughts on Bob Dylan's show at the ShrineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 17 | Los Angeles Times

    ... numbers Dylan did at the Shrine Auditorium, the last of several stops in California on his summer tour with Mavis Staples . More likely, then, was that the dude was riffing on a recent Dylan episode that went viral. Confronted last week in Berkeley ...

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  16. Bob Dylan & His Band, Mavis StaplesRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 16 | LA Weekly

    ... inward with his craggy, post-midnight growl and his group's artfully restrained backing. Dylan's onetime muse Mavis Staples has always had a passionately soaring gospel voice, but on her latest album, Livin' on a High Note , she makes her way ...

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  17. Bob Dylan's Humphreys concert a revelationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... nothing left to prove. Dylan took to the stage after a slow-burning opening set by gospel music vocal legend Mavis Staples, his paramour for a period in the 1960s. "I could tell you some stories, but I'm going to be good," a grinning Staples said, ...

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  18. Alligator boss recalls scary start that led to 45 years in businessRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 12 | Metal Hammer

    ... feel better - blues is happy music." A 45th anniversary Alligator compilation album - featuring Johnny Winter, Mavis Staples, Elvin Bishop, Shemekia Copeland, The Holmes Brothers and many others - is on sale now.

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  19. Review: Bob Dylan and Mavis Staples inspire in Santa BarbaraRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 12 | Los Angeles Times

    A 2012 file photo shows Bob Dylan performing in France. Dylan refused to allow photographs at his show Saturday with Mavis Staples at the Santa Barbara Bowl, part of a tour that reaches the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles on Thursday.

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  20. Soul Singer Brian Owens' Gospel Influence Shines Through on Beautiful Day EPRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 9 | River Front Times

    ... a parable form. "I'm not the first artist to do stuff like that," he continues. "I've been really listening to Mavis Staples and the Staple Singers - they never stopped being a gospel group. It gets to the intent, and then the content that comes ...

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