Category: Community Connections
Rex grantee Project AVARY is currently a finalist in Toyota’s 100 Cars for Good contest, donating cars to nonprofits in need. Project AVARY, which works with kids who have a parent in prison, has to rent vans every time it takes the kids on a field trip, so winning a van would be huge. If […]
Rex grantee Bread & Roses presents a not-to-be-missed one-day benefit sale featuring fine art created by some of the music worldâ€™s most extraordinary music legends and curated by renowned gallery owner Donna Seager. Pieces to be shown include a limited edition thirteen-color and separated serigraph of Jerry Garcia painted by Grace Slick; a limited edition […]
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Rex grantee Little Kids Rock is currently holding a fundraising auction to support its work of bringing music instruction back to underfunded public schools. Many artists have customized Strats for the cause, among them Stanley Mouse, who’s contributed a distinctly Dead-themed image. Also up for bid: one-of-a-kind guitars byÂ Ziggy Marley, Jack Johnson, Michael Franti, […]
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Rex grantee Black Rock Arts Foundation is associated with KidAroo through the Black Rock Arts Foundation founding board member Harley K. Dubois. KidAroo is a new music festival for kids, benefiting programs at San Francisco’s Yick Wo Elementary School, on Saturday, September 25. Here’s the press release: New Music Festival Lets Kids Rock Out on […]
June 3, 2010: Rex grantee the New Old Time Chautauqua launches its summer tour this month in San Francisco on June 19 with a performance at Fort Mason in San Francisco. Keep the Faith blends the raucous and the sublime — folk music, aerial acts, new music, poetry, juggling, Sousa marches, bubble magic, beat box […]
Rex board members Mickey Hart and Carolyn (Mountain Girl) Garcia hosted a benefit for Haiti’s earthquake victims at the Fillmore in San Francisco on February 13. The benefit featured Mickey Hart & Friends with Giovanni Hidalgo, Sikiru Adepoju, and Rebeca Mauleon, Big Head Todd and The Monsters, Brett Dennen and Amos Lee. ProceedsÂ benefit What […]
Sandy Sohcot, executive director, and Mary Eisenhart, editor, RexFoundation.org in conversation on October 2, 2009 about the Rex Foundation Renewal effort since 2001.