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10/09/13

Rex Grantee Helps Domestic Workers Get OT

Rex 2013 grantee the California Domestic Workers Coalition played a key role in the state’s new law that requires overtime pay for domestic workers. Starting in January, nannies, cooks, housekeepers and other domestic workers will be paid time and a half for working more than 9 hours a day or 45 hours a week. Read […]

09/23/13

Guitar Lessons From Jerry

The strangest of places? At San Francisco’s Davies Symphony Hall preceding the Tribute to Jerry Garcia with Warren Haynes and Company this past August, Rex board member Andy Gadiel introduced JamBase’s new CEO, Sabrina Schulz, and her husband, Jim Keller, to board member Freddy Hahne. In the conversation that followed, Jim Keller divulged his experience […]

09/20/13

Robert Hunter Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Our heartfelt congratulations to Grateful Dead lyricist Robert Hunter, who earlier this week in Nashville accepted the Lifetime Achievement Award for Songwriter at the 12th Annual Americana Music Honors. We can all attest to the life-changing impact of Hunter’s lyrics, and how strongly they influence our outlook on the world, and it’s a delight to see […]

09/12/13

Save the Date: Cubensis Post-Thanksgiving Party Returns December 1

Details still to be announced on Cubensis.com, but mark your calendars now for the return of Cubensis’ beloved holiday tradition: The Thanksgiving Potluck Feast & Concert, coming December 1. Once again, folks converge on The Mint in L.A., share food and fellowship, and then dance the night away to Cubensis. Another beloved holiday tradition making […]

09/11/13

Rex Musical Caravan: Pinnacle Jam September 13-14

We’re delighted to report that Rex Musical Caravan fundraising festival Pinnacle Jam returns to Kempton, PA on September 13-14, with music, camping, vending, kids’ activities and more on 60 acres of paradise. Festival producer Rob Hunt of Flagship Music Productions says: “I personally would like to dedicate this year’s Pinnacle Jam to Sandy Sohcot for […]

08/28/13

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 […]

08/17/13

John K. Sends Some Pix

August 1 in Washington DC, one of the epic celebrations was at the Howard Theater, where On the Bus, the U-Liners and John Kadlecik and the John K. Band rocked the night away and raised funds for Rex at a Jerry’s Birthday Celebration. Listen to the audio on archive.org! John just send us these great […]

08/06/13

Rex Musical Caravan: A Celebration of Sutro in SF August 8

Adolph Sutro: Rex supporter. Who knew? Indeed, not content with the Baths and the Tower, the noted 19th Century magnate lends his name to an evening of music and fun in San Francisco, raising money for good causes! Clearly destined to be another beloved SF tradition, A Celebration of Sutro comes to the Great American […]

07/23/13

Rex Jam at GOTV July 28

Festival season goes on, and so do the Rex Jams! We’re delighted to report that this weekend at Gathering of the Vibes, another Rex Jam will raise money for music programs in the local schools–in this case, Roosevelt School in Bridgeport, CT, right near the festival. On Sunday, July 28, during Max Creek’s noon-1:30 p.m. […]

07/19/13

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: http://givingworks.ebay.com/charity-auctions/charity-sellers/ Make us a […]