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11/16/11

Music for Rex

Thanks to the generosity of many musicians who support the Rex Foundation, we’re pleased to offer these great CDs and downloads benefiting Rex! A Buck Dancer’s Choice: CD and Download Anela Lauren: Harpin’ on the Dead Keller Williams: KEYS Run for the Roses Download and CD Rex Musical Caravan: “Fairlee Well” Download The Wheel: The […]

08/25/11

Rex Musical Caravan: Pink Moon Festival, Sept. 15-18

The Donna Jean Godchaux Band with Jeff Mattson of Dark Star Orchestra, along with Particle,   headline the Third Annual Pink Moon Music and Arts festival September 15-18, 2011 in Rock Camp WV.  Added to the lineup are regional acts including Josh Phillips Folk Festival, Sol and Funk Root, The DJ Williams Projekt, Galaxy Dynamite, […]

04/06/11

Rex Musical Caravan Benefit April 7: Black Tie-Dye Ball

Get out your festive tie-dye, be there for the DSO Sound Check, and enjoy pre-show party time with the artists, friends & family–it’s the Rex Musical Caravan benefit concert with Dark Star Orchestra at the Great American Music Hall in San Francisco April 7th. Rex Musical Caravan Benefit Black Tie-Dye Ball with Dark Star Orchestra […]

12/01/10

Black Muddy River Revisited

Bluegrass legend Jesse McReynolds, 81, covers a little more ground with his Garcia/Hunter tribute album By Mary Eisenhart (December 1, 2010) Mandolinist Jesse McReynolds and his late brother Jim were already stars of the bluegrass world in 1964 when young Jerry Garcia and his pal Sandy Rothman took to following them around with a tape […]

06/10/10

Support Rex’s Work

The Rex Foundation’s work is only possible because of the kind people who support us–and often are quite creative in figuring out new ways to help out. Here are some of them–we welcome your thoughts as well as your contributions! If you would like to make a contribution in honor or memory of someone and […]

02/10/10

Cubensis

poster for Gratefully GivingFor the last 22 years, Southern California’s Cubensis has been playing Grateful Dead music across the southwestern U.S. “We try to play Grateful Dead music like they played Grateful Dead music, with spontaneity, passion, determination, honesty, technical prowess, and an exploratory mindset,” says founding member Craig Marshall. “Ideally, we serve the music, and if we’re aware and willing, the music plays the band, as they say.”

09/18/09

Share the Love…

We’ve been hearing from people who can’t make it to next week’s Black Tie-Dye Ball with Dark Star Orchestra in Portland, but still want to help out Rex. We’ve also been hearing from some Portland area residents who’d love to go to the Ball but can’t afford a ticket. So we had this idea: If […]

09/18/09

Share the Love

Support Rex, Send a Local to the Black Tie-Dye Ball We can’t wait for the next Black Tie-Dye Ball, when Dark Star Orchestra takes the stage at the Crystal Ballroom in Portland, Oregon, in support of the Rex Foundation. It’s coming right up on September 25. See our website for details. But what if I […]

09/10/09

Portland Artists Join Black Tie-Dye Ball

The upcoming Black Tie-Dye Ball on September 25, featuring Dark Star Orchestra at the Crystal Ballroom in Portland, is the latest in a series of collaborations with gifted performers who care about the Rex Foundation. It offers  Rex supporters the opportunity to enjoy a unique musical experience, while also celebrating the Portland area’s talent, enterprise […]

08/31/09

A Letter From Rex Executive Director Sandy Sohcot

August 1, 2009 Dear Friends, We are pleased to provide you with the Rex Foundation’s 2008 Annual Report. While we began 2009 with challenges similar to those of so many organizations affected by the contracting economy, we have been actively working to build funding for grant making in the fall and The World As It […]