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08/08/19

Come See Us in Michigan August 31!

Michigan, Indiana and Chicago area folks, heads up for a great Labor Day Weekend gathering in your neck of the woods. On August 31, Melvin Seals and JGB, with special guest John Kadlecik, will be in Buchanan, Michigan for a free show downtown at the Common. This outdoor, all ages show will wrap up the […]

06/19/19

Boulder Pre- and Post-Party Shows Supporting Rex

Poster for Boulder Dead and Company afterparty shows

If you’re headed to Boulder for the Dead and Company shows, good for you! And we are happy to announce that there will be a number of shows happening over the long weekend to keep the party going, with a portion of the ticket price going to Rex. Hope you’ll join the fun! July 3: […]

04/27/19

Terrapin Band Supports Rex With Tour Posters

  Terrapin Band is supporting Rex on its current East Coast tour with a different poster each night! Buy a tour poster at a show and 100% of the proceeds go to Rex Foundation! Tour info and tickets: https://terrapinband.com

04/27/19

Another Awesome Night at Wrigley Field!

Deb at Wrigley Field

Great to see you all at Grateful Dead Night on Wednesday, and even better, the Cubs beat the Dodgers 7-6! Thanks for sharing the good times, and thanks for your support!

03/14/19

Chicago Cubs Grateful Dead Night Returns April 24!

chicago cubs logo

Calling all Dead Heads! The Cubs are teaming up with Third Man Pressing for the second Grateful Dead Night at Wrigley Field. On Wednesday, April 24, fans can join the celebration of the iconic rock band by purchasing this Special Ticket Offer to see the Cubs take on the Dodgers. In addition to a ticket […]

02/11/19

David Best Temples Brings Healing to Coral Springs

Rex Board Member Freddy Hahne sends word about grantee David Best Temples working as part of a healing and reflection program of art taking place in the extended community around Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, site of last year’s mass shootings in Florida.  On February 14, 2019, the first anniversary of the massacre, the Temple […]

01/17/19

An Invitation From Sandy Sohcot

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This just in from former Executive Director Sandy Sohcot, now Director of The World As It Could Be Human Rights Education Program: Greetings to the Rex Foundation Community, I want to thank Cameron Sears for providing me this opportunity to invite you to a series of events The World As It Could Be Program (TWAICB) […]

01/10/19

Coming Together to Feed the Hungry in Boulder

volunteers assemble soup packets for distribution at food banks

Reflecting on the past year and looking forward to what’s in store, we’re happy to share a few scenes from last summer’s Feed the Hungry collaborative project at the Dead and Company shows in Boulder. As you’ll recall, Rex was part of an effort by grantees Positive Legacy and Conscious Alliance to get delicious, nutritious […]

12/13/18

How Sweet It Was! Thanks to All Who Made It Possible

Fillmore: Michael Bailey, Amie Bailey, Matt Lawsky Event Coordinator: Theresa Hayle and B.E.W. Productions, Sarah Kaufman Melvin Seals and JGB: Melvin Seals, Zack Nugent, Pete Lavezzoli,  John- Paul McLean, Sunshine Becker Garcia, Lady Chi, Dave Ellis Michael Weinstein, Armando Tobriner One Big Guitar: Bo Carper, Scott Law, Dan “Lebo” Lebowitz Jenna Lebowitz Food: Global Gourmet […]

11/27/18

Your Kindness at Work: More Grantees for 2018

We’re delighted to share with you our Rex grantees for November, 2018. They join our April recipients in being able to do their vital, world-changing work because of your kindness. 2018 Bill Graham Award: Connie Nielsen for her work with the Kibera Town Centre, with the Human Needs Project BATS: Bay Area Theatresports Between Horses […]