Category: Rex Foundation

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”. […]

06/14/09

Taj Mahal at Silver Oak Cellars 6-11-2009

In the heart of Napa Valley and California viticulture is Silver Oak Cellars, considered to be among the producers of the finest cabernet sauvignon in the world. The winery and vineyards are nestled between Route 29 and the Silverado Trail on Oakville Cross Road. Thanks to Executive Vice President and Rex board member Tim Duncan, […]

01/29/09

Sweet Pictures Everywhere…

or at least on the Rex Web site and on our Facebook page–great shots by Susana Millman and Bob Minkin at December’s Sweet Music Everywhere gathering. The music was wonderful, the vibe couldn’t be better, and it all shows in the pics. Whether you were part of the event or want to join the fun […]

12/05/08

Rex Grantee Bradley Angel Wins 2008 Cultural Freedom Award

Bradley Angel, the Co-Founder and Executive Director of Greenaction for Health an Environmental Justice, was just awarded the Lannan Foundation 2008 Cultural Freedom Award. This award honors individuals working on behalf of communities struggling to uphold and defend their right to cultural freedom and diversity. As defined by Lannan, Cultural Freedom is a basic human […]

10/27/08

An Excerpt from the Rex Foundation Newsletter-Perspectives on the World As It Could Be

In the 2007/08 dramatization The World As It Could Be – Where There’s A Will There’s A Way, created by the youth of the Destiny Arts Center Performance Troupe, there was a segment where each person presented minute actions they would take to manifest the words of the UDHR. One said, “I will no longer drink bottled water.” Another said, “I will speak up if I witness anyone being disrespectful to others.” And another said, “I will vote.”