Luther Burbank Center for the Arts Reports Damage, Staff Safe After Santa Rosa Fire
Luther Burbank Center for the Arts has released the following official statement regarding Santa Rosa fire:
"Update at 11:30 a.m.: California Highway Patrol (CHP) has informed Luther Burbank Center for the Arts that the main building appears to have minimal damage, but that classrooms and the Center's east end are destroyed. We will continue to share updates as more information becomes available.
"10:35 a.m.: While there has been fire damage at Luther Burbank Center for the Arts, we do not know the full extent at this time. The Center is closed today and all of our staff are safe. We will continue to share updates as more information becomes available."
A 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, Luther Burbank Center for the Arts is home to world-class performances, nationally recognized education programs, contemporary visual art, and many popular events. The Arts Center is located in the heart of the Sonoma wine country and ranked among California's top performing arts presenters. Together with its resident companies, the Center presents more than 230 performances in music, dance, theater, renowned speakers, and comedy; provides education programs serving 40,000 children and adults; and hosts more than 1,000 community events a year. Owned and operated by the Luther Burbank Memorial Foundation, the Center relies on charitable community donations to achieve its mission - to enrich, educate, and entertain.