Rhodes hosts celebration honoring Stax with Robert Gordon

Next month, Rhodes College is presenting “Respect Yourself: A Celebration of Stax Records,” an event that’s free and open to the public and will feature informal performances and discussions about Stax.

It will take place on March 6 at 6 p.m. in the McCallum Ballroom of the Bryan Campus Life Center and will be hosted by author Robert Gordon, writer of the nationally acclaimed book “Respect Yourself: Stax Records and the Soul Explosion.”

Joining Gordon will be Bettye Crutcher, a songwriter, producer and recording artst; drummer and producer Willie Hall; guitarist, producer and recording artist Don Nix and keyboardist and producer Marvell Thomas.