Category: Rex Foundation

03/20/13

A Change at the Rex Foundation: Messages From Sandy Sohcot and Tim Duncan

A Message from Sandy Sohcot  Dear Friends, With gratitude for 12 years of what has been an exhilarating and deeply meaningful experience, I am writing to announce that I will be leaving my position of Executive Director of the Rex Foundation later this year. My work began because the Rex Board wanted to see Rex […]

03/06/13

Rex on Pacifica Community Television

On January 23, 2013, Rex Foundation Executive Director Sandy Sohcot was a guest on Bruce Latimer’s talk show on Pacifica Community Television in Pacifica, CA. Among the topics of conversation: the history of Rex, and in particular, how it stayed alive after the devastating blow of Jerry Garcia’s death. Also, an upbeat look at more […]

12/23/12

Meet Board President Tim Duncan

  Meet Tim Duncan, our current board president! Says Tim: “I am honored to be the President of the Rex Foundation. “My role at our family’s winery, Silver Oak Cellars, has always been focused on sales. I feel that I have a similar role at Rex by wanting to continue to let our community know […]

12/04/12

An Amazing Evening!

We’ll have something more formal for you in a bit, but while we’re still in a happy daze from A Buck Dancer’s Choice at the Fillmore on Saturday, here are a few awesome pics from Susana Millman! (See even more here.) Thanks to all who made this possible!

11/13/12

Blair Jackson Interviews Sandy Sohcot

Check out this great story on Dead.net!   Says Blair: “Throughout the year now, all over the country, musicians have been helping out Rex in large and small ways. And it’s not just musicians, either. The San Francisco Giants’ now-annual ‘Jerry Garcia Day’ has provided funds to Rex, and even the Sacramento Kings NBA basketball […]

03/19/12

Tix now on sale! Friday, April 20th Sacramento Kings 2nd Annual Grateful Dead Night

    Now on sale! Bill Walton makes the big announcement: httpv://youtu.be/p4HNxBTDK10 We are excited to announce that the Sacramento Kings will hold their 2nd Annual Grateful Dead Tribute night featuring Bill Walton and special guests on Friday, April 20th.  The Rex Foundation will receive charitable proceeds from this event and once again be able […]

02/17/12

In Memory of Jon McIntire

Read Dennis McNally’s tribute and Robert Hunter’s elegy on Dead.net Jon McIntire, former manager of the Grateful Dead and New Riders of the Purple Sage, was also a longstanding member of the Rex Board of Directors, continuing to the present as an active member of the Rex Advisory Board. On Thursday, February 16th, 2012, Jon […]

12/21/11

What Touches Your Heart About Rex?

Personal testimonials recorded at the Rex event Run for the Roses at The Fillmore San Francisco

11/23/09

Rex grant keeps giving in Africa

Rex Foundation provided a grant in November 2009. Burners Without Borders is a service group of individuals who are Burners, a sub-culture like Dead Heads. Instead of attending Grateful Dead shows, or jamband shows, the Burners work year round on the Burning Man project held every summer in Nevada”s Black Rock Desert, 130 miles north […]

06/17/09

Rex invites Musicians, Bands and Promoters to get on Board the Rex Music Caravan

The Rex Foundation hopes you all get on board the Rex Music Caravan over the summer when you encounter a Rex Jam at the summer festivals or see one of the bands on the Music Caravan. Rex Jams are when one of the bands announces from the stage that “this is a Rex Jam segment”. […]