Volume 20 Issue 13 | August 10 - 16, 2007

Downtown Express photos by Milo Hess

Preaching the gospel in B.P.C.

With a mix of blues, gospel and R & B, Mavis Staples had Rockefeller Park grooving to a free concert. The crowd jumped to their feet to hear Staples’ version of an Aretha Franklin staple, “Respect.” The concert wsa part of the River to River festival with free events all summer long. Visit for more information.

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