One of Santa Rosa’s best arts venues is the Schulz Museum, founded by Jean Schulz, the wife Peanuts creator Charles Schulz. She lost her home in the Tubbs Fire in October, but the museum is fine and it’s hosting a fundraiser for those affected by the North Bay wildfires. Drawing Strength, A Fire Relief Fundraiser, features Santa Rosa artists deeply affected by the fires, including graphic novelist Brian Fies, who lost his home and wrote a moving short comic about the experience that was featured in the KQED Arts video below. Also expected to appear is Santa Rosa resident Stephan Pastis, author of the daily strip Pearls Before Swine, plus Dave Eggers (The Circle), Raina Telgemeier (Smile), and Judd Winick (Hilo: The Boy who Crashed to Earth). Details here.

A Fire Relief Fundraiser in Comic Strips 6 December,2017Cy Musiker


Cy Musiker

Cy Musiker co-hosts The Do List and covers the arts for KQED News and The California Report.  He loves live performance, especially great theater, jazz, roots music, anything by Mahler. Cy has an MJ from UC Berkeley’s School of Journalism, and got his BA from Hampshire College. His work has been recognized by the Society for Professional Journalists with their Sigma Delta Chi Award for Public Service in Journalism. When he can, Cy likes to swim in Tomales Bay, run with his dog in the East Bay Hills, and hike the Sierra.

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