mavis mavis  /ˈmeɪ vɪs/


  • (n) common Old World thrush noted for its song


  1. Late night TV - Wed, 12 Jun 2013 PST

    Mavis Staples is scheduled on “The Daily Show With Jon Stewart” (11 p.m., Comedy Central). Tom Brokaw and Darlene Love appear on “Late Show With David Letterman” (11:35 p.m., CBS).
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Spokesman-Review

  2. Mavis Staples, Rakim and Laurie Anderson: It's Summer Concert Season

    The free summer concert season has officially started, and Mavis Staples will be in Prospect Park this Friday. The R&B singer is one of the highlights of Celebrate Brooklyn , the free festival that goes until early August. Others include rockers They Might Be Giants, Malian duo Amadou & Mariam and the Brazilian psychedelic group Os Mutantes. In Downtown Manhattan, the River to River festival ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: WNYC New York Public Radio

  3. Mavis Staples' 'I Like the Things About Me': Lunchtime listen

    Give a listen to the latest track from Mavis Staples' upcoming Jeff Tweedy-produced album, "One True Vine."
    on June 6, 2013     Source: The Oregonian


  • "When I signed my new contract, I felt that the timing was right to plan for my successor, and there is no one more qualified than Conan," Leno said in a statement. "Plus, I promised Mavis I would take her out for dinner before I turned 60."
    on Sep 27, 2004 By: Jay Leno Source: USA Today

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