Category: Grantees in the News


SUN RA – Retrospective Exhibition

Sun Ra, 1993 Gleason Award winner. “Pathways to Unknown Worlds: Sun Ra, El Saturn & Chicago’s Afro-Futurist Underground, 1954-68,” is a small, piquant exhibition of art, writing and ephemera related to Sun Ra’s life. This link is a story from the New York Times about Sun Ra.


Pete Seeger Celebrates his 90th Birthday – Musicians gather at Madison Square Garden

Madison Square Garden, May 4 2009: On the occasion of his 90th birthday, performers gathered to pay tribute to Pete Seeger, recipient of the Rex Foundation’s 2001 Ralph J. Gleason Award. This link is a story about Pete Seeger in the New York Times.


INNOCENCE PROJECT – New Suspect Charged Article: New Suspect Charged in 1992 Miss. Murder