Category: Rex News

12/19/12

SF Board of Education Honors The World As It Could Be

We are proud and honored to announce that on the occasion of December 10th as International Human Rights Day, on Tuesday, December 11, 2012, The World As It Could Be Human Rights Education Program received a Resolution and Certificate of Commendation from the Board of Education of the San Francisco Unified School District. As part […]

12/19/12

Atlanta’s Warlocks Share the Love With Rex

We’re happy to acknowledge our great appreciation to The Warlocks: A Tribute to the Grateful Dead for including Rex in their December 15 festivities. Thank you so much to all who made this possible! Reports the band’s David Young: We had our benefit show last night at a club here in metro Atlanta, called Java Monkey, […]

12/18/12

Mickey Hart Band’s 2013 Tour Dates, So Far

The Mickey Hart Band announces their first tour of 2013 with special guests The African Showboyz from Ghana. The African Showboyz are four brothers from the northern part of Ghana who fuse a unique blend of West African rhythm, dance, and raw energy. Originally discovered by Grammy-winning virtuoso Babatunde Olatunji, the African Showboyz have shared […]

12/13/12

The New Riders et al. Rock in the New Year for Rex!

Our good friends at Flagship Music Productions have put together an amazing New Year’s celebration to raise funds for the Rex Foundation, featuring The New Riders of the Purple Sage, The MiZ Band, Mysterytrain and Pan. It’s all happening December 31, 2012 in Kempton, PA, starting at 5 p.m. There’s also a Rex raffle with […]

12/13/12

Thanks to All Who Made A Buck Dancer’s Choice Possible!

Acknowledgments to all whose generous efforts made possible A Buck Dancer’s Choice, a benefit for the Rex Foundation in honor of Jon McIntire, Saturday, December 1, 2012 at the Fillmore in San Francisco. Presenting the December 1st benefit is a vital part of Rex Foundation efforts. It is through events like A Buck Dancer’s Choice […]

12/05/12

Jerry Bobbleheads Meet World Series Trophies

Rex board member Rosalie Howarth and husband Barry are, of course, big Giants fans. So when they got their photo taken with the Giants World Series trophies, it seemed only right to bring along the Jerry Garcia bobbleheads from the 2010 and 2012 ballpark events. After all, as Barry points out, there seems to be […]

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!

11/29/12

Oakland School for the Arts Unveils Human Rights Poster Series

Over these last two years, we have been exploring ways that the Oakland School for the Arts could work with The World As It Could Be curriculum. Donn Harris, Principal, thought we would like to see what the school is currently doing in connection with learning about the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.  We are […]

11/16/12

Phish’s Charitable Foundation Helps Bay Area Groups

The following grants were made on behalf of The WaterWheel Foundation, a charitable arm of the band Phish, and represent proceeds from the Foundation’s 15th anniversary event in San Francisco on August 18, 2012.  The Rex Foundation was asked to recommend local programs to be supported by the proceeds.  The grants reflect the mutual desire […]

11/15/12

Rex Names First Grant Recipient for NYC Event

Given the enormous challenges to recover from the recent storms, the Rex Foundation and Hot Tuna are collaborating to encourage generous contributions for 100 premium seating concert tickets at the band’s December 1 concert at the Beacon Theatre so that the proceeds can go directly as grants to local area grassroots programs serving the community […]