Information about the North By Area fires.
Guitarist Volker Strifler cannot imagine what it would be like for a musician to lose all of their instruments in a natural disaster. Instruments become a part of the musician. This inspired him to collaborate on the benefit music CD “Out of the Fire.” He believes we need to focus on the spirit as well as the physical aspects of fire recovery.
Mark “Mooka” Rennick, the owner of Prairie Sun Recording Studios, produced and performed on a benefit CD called “Out of the Fire.” The proceeds will go to replace the instruments musicians and music students lost in the fire.
Musician Eki Shola and her family narrowly escaped the North Bay Wildfires. Shola lost her home, instruments, and creative archive of music. She perseveres by creating new music that expresses her new appreciation for life. Music is a family affair with Eki Shola, her father has created new percussion sounds using found objects from the wreckage of the fire.
On Monday night, The City of Santa Rosa invited the community to attend a ceremony and express themselves with chalk art in Courthouse Square.
KRCB reporter Adia White met the Terrazas family there. She listened to the stories of 15-year-old Isabella and younger brother Jesse.Their family was separated after they lost their home in the Tubb’s fire. They are now living apart with friends and other family members.