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Maria Muldaur headlines Blues and Gospel Brunch

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I don’t know how Easter goes down in your household, but in mine Sunday’s celebration primarily means brunch with my wife’s family. If all goes according to plan, the early afternoon will find us gathered around the table at one of the East Bay’s most scenic spots, dining al fresco and sipping mimosas. Not the most sacred way to mark what remains – despite Hallmark’s best efforts – a religious holiday, but we enjoy it.
It’s a safe bet that few of the people Bread & Roses serves will be able to mark Easter in the same fashion. Founded in 1974, the organization’s mission is to provide “free, live, quality shows to people who live in institutions or are otherwise isolated from society,” its website states. “Their ability to uplift and transform the lives of almost 30,000 people a year is powerful. B&R performances brighten the lives of children in classrooms and hospitals; inspire the lives of those working to turn themselves around in rehab centers, detention facilities and homeless shelters; and uplift the spirits of our seniors, often alone and immobile, in senior day care centers, convalescent homes and health care facilities.”
If you’re available May 4, please check out the Blues and Gospel Brunch at Fenix in San Rafael. In addition to the gourmet food, the event will feature performances by Maria Muldaur and Her Red Hot Bluesiana Band, as well as Sofi Rox with Dick Bright, and Aidan Nelson. And proceeds benefit B&R.

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