Entries by Kristi Feige


NelsonJobs.com—a big company with a huge heart

An eclectic appetite for entertainment, a keen business sense and a huge heart for giving; this in a nutshell describes Gary and Marcia Nelson, founders of NelsonJobs.com—a Corporate Alliance Partner and leading funder of the Center’s education programs. Lovers of the arts through-and-through, the Nelsons sometimes attend two and three performances in one weekend. But, […]


Luther Burbank Center for the Arts announces facilities renovations to begin in May 2013

Theater and backstage upgrades launch phase one of $10 million “Bridge to the Future” project Santa Rosa, CA (March 28, 2013) – The Board of Directors of the non-profit Luther Burbank Memorial Foundation, which owns and operates Luther Burbank Center for the Arts, today announced plans for a four-phase project to upgrade facilities, improve patron […]


Aloha spirit abounds with community participation

Plenty of grass skirts and Hawaiian shirts welcomed renowned guitarist George Kahumoku to Sonoma County in February. Nearly 100 people attended master classes to learn first-hand from Kahumoku and his company about the art of slack-key guitar, ukulele and hula. The Center presents classes with master artists throughout the year as part of its Education […]


Attitude of gratitude, life of service

“Life has been good to me, I need to give back to feel satisfied.”  Mary Liberatore wakes up early and goes, goes, goes into the evening.  She may be retired, but she works fulltime and then some. At the spry age of 87, Mary racks up 170 hours of volunteer work per month, much of […]

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