Category: Rex Foundation


Rex Foundation 2012 Annual Report

Rex Executive Director Sandy Sohcot says: This is the 12th Annual Report I’ve had the privilege of preparing, and my last as Rex Executive Director. Reflecting on the following robust activities and grant making that took place during 2012, I am hopeful that the momentum underway is paving the way for Rex to advance to […]


Support Rex on eBay!

How to donate to Rex Foundation as an eBay user: Giving Works allows sellers to support a favorite cause by allocating from 10% to 100% of your sale to go directly to the charity of your choice. To find out how it benefits both your favorite charity and you go to: Make us a […]


Rex Newsletter #8: The Answer of Art

From the introduction: Throughout history, creative essence breaks through the old to the new, offering new answers to societal problems. The Rex Foundation, itself founded by artists, seeks to shine light on the arts and the creative process, and the positive forces that result from their vitality. This newsletter looks at the role of art […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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!


Blair Jackson Interviews Sandy Sohcot

Check out this great story on!   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 […]


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

    Now on sale! Bill Walton makes the big announcement: httpv:// 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 […]


In Memory of Jon McIntire

Read Dennis McNally’s tribute and Robert Hunter’s elegy on 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 […]