Women’s Space Radio Show with host Elaine B. Holtz and guests Maria Muldaur on her Red Hot Blusiana Band coming to Cotati and Sabra Briere and Kathy Johnson on Indivisible’s Influence in the Election,  recorded on 11/26/18, has been uploaded to the web archives. The show was recorded, broadcast and streamed over Radio KBBF 89.1 FM in the NorthBay on Monday 11/26/18 and repeat broadcast and streamed over Radio KPCA 103.3 FM in Petaluma on Tuesday 11/27/18.

The Recording of the show is archived at   http://www.womensspaces.com/ArchiveWSKBBF/WSA181126.html


Maria Muldaur on her Red Hot Bluesiana Band coming to Cotati

Indivisible’s Influence on the Election

Featuring Guests

1. Maria Muldaur,  Singer, songwriter,  performer, Six-time Grammy Nominee

 2. Sabra Briere, Volunteer, Advisory Council member, Indivisible Sonoma County

3. Kathy Johnson, Volunteer, Indivisible Sonoma County

Announcements (See links below)


1. .Maria Muldaur talks about her long career, what got her started, and what gave her the courage to “follow her bliss.”  She recounts some of the artists with whom she has performed.  Maria also touches upon music as a healing art. Maria has just released her 41st album, DON’T YOU FEEL MY LEG ~ The Naughty Bawdy Blues of Blue Lu Barker and she will be performing these and some of her classic dance songs with her Red Hot Bluesiana Band this Friday evening at the Redwood Cafe in Cotati.

About our Guest: Maria Muldaur is best known world-wide for her 1974 mega-hit “Midnight at the Oasis,” which received several Grammy nominations, and enshrined her forever in the hearts of Baby Boomers everywhere; . During the folk revival of the early ’60s, she began exploring and singing early Blues, Bluegrass and Appalachian “Old Timey” Music, In the 44 years since “Midnight at the Oasis,” Maria has toured extensively worldwide and has recorded 41 solo albums covering all kinds of American Roots Music, including Gospel, R&B, Jazz and Big Band along with several award-winning children’s albums. Her timely 2008 album, Yes We Can!, featured her “Women’s Voices for Peace Choir,” which includes: Bonnie Raitt, Joan, Baez, Jane Fonda, Odetta, Phoebe Snow, Holly Near and others. Maria continues to tour regularly world wide, and is available for festivals, concerts, club dates, workshops and residencies. She has now settled comfortably into her favorite idiom, the Blues.

Guest Link: www.mariamuldaur.com

Event Link: Friday November 30th, Maria Muldaur & Her Red Hot Bluesiana Band, www.redwoodcafe.com

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2. Sabra Briere and 3. Kathy Johnson share how they came to be active in the group Indivisible – Sonoma County Chapter that realy came to life after the election of 2016 of Donald Trump.  The mission of Indivisible Sonoma County is to mobilize and organize people locally by connecting them with the political processes to fight for equality and justice.Sabra and Kathy and other volunteers of Indivisible telephoned folks, especially those who have not voted in awhile, to encourage them to register and to vote on key issues. Those districts that were once solid Republican in Orange County, for example, shifted to elect Democratic candidates who campaigned to resist Trump’s agenda, much through the efforts of Indivisible calls from its chapters across the nation.

About our Guest:  Sabra Briere a former Ann Arbor, Michigan, resident, moved to Sonoma County last year. Prior to moving here she was a member of the Ann Arbor  City Council. She immediately became involved in the community and joined Indivisible Sonoma County at their first general meeting in January, 2017 and currently sits on their Advisory Council. She is active member of the local Democratic Party, and volunteers for the City. Sabra is passionate about free speech, education, the environment, and civic responsibilities and brings her energy and her insights to our local issues.

About our Guest:  Kathy Johnson retired after 32 years of service for the Social Security Administration and although political activism is fairly new to her she has always tried to be an engaged citizen and voter. She has been an active volunteer in her church and for several local non-profits but in November of 2016 her focus changed and she saw that political action was the best way to influence change and became part of Indivisible.

Guest Link:  www.indivisiblesoco.com



Friday November 30th, Maria Muldaur & Her Red Hot Bluesiana Band, Redwood Cafe, Cotati, 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm www.redwoodcafe.com


Music Selections:

The Opening and Closing Theme song is with permission of the Composer and Singer

Alix Dobkin: The Woman in Your Life is You by Alix Dobkin from the album Living with Lavender Jane (Women’s Wax Works) – www.alixdobkin.com

Yes We Can Can sung by Maria Muldaur from the Album Yes We Can (Telarc)

It’s Political sung by Shannon LeBrie from the Album War and Peace (LeBrie Records and BUTR Records LLC)

Link to Spinitron.com Playlist of the Women’s Spaces Show