With heavy hearts we learned of the passing of our friend and founding board member John Perry Barlow. Barlow was many things to most of us, and he made a lasting impression on everyone he encountered. He epitomized the frontier spirit, self-reliant but not self-restrained, self-assured without being selfish, selfless and never self-conscious. He spoke his mind with conviction, […]
(Check out photos and videos from this incredible event here!) Rex Executive Director Cameron Sears says: We really had a terrific night December 9 at the Fillmore as we came together and celebrated the Summer of Love — a great reason to assemble the stellar cast of musicians on the stage. What a joy it […]
Cold Rain and Snow Video by Jay Blakesberg: Photos by Jay Blakesberg Photos by Susana Millman Photos by Bob Minkin:
We’re pleased to announce an incredible roster of artists who’ll be taking the stage in this unforgettable final 50th Anniversary tribute to the Summer of Love. You won’t want to miss this–get your tickets now! Lebo & Friends with… Jay Lane John Molo Steve Adams Bobby Vega Barry Sless Mookie Siegel Roger McNamee Pete Sears […]
Coming to Dancing in the Street from out of town? Just want a place to stay after the show? Good news–the Kimpton Buchanan, right in the neighborhood, is holding a limited number of rooms December 8-9 at a special rate for Rex supporters. Call the hotel at call the hotel directly (415) 921-4000 and mention […]
The Summer of Love was the culmination of a movement, and its music defined the era. Songs such as Jefferson Airplane’s “Somebody to Love,” The Beatles’ “All You Need is Love”, Norman Greenbaum’s “Spirit in the Sky,” and Buffalo Springfield’s “For What It’s Worth” are as relevant today as they were when they were first heard 50 years ago. We […]
2016 Jerry Garcia Award Mariachi Heritage Foundation ($10,000) April 2017 Grants Corcovado Foundation ($2,500) Friends of Outlet Creek ($4,000) Hope on a String ($5,000) Melmark New England ($5,000) New American Story Project ($2,500) August 2017 Grants Berkeley Music Group ($5,000) Brown Girl Surf ($5,000) Clarion Music Performing Arts Center ($5,000) Corazon de Healdsburg ($5,000) Dec My Room – SF […]
It all started when Scott Shapiro’s father-in-law, an avid collector, gave him the famed Avalon Ballroom Skull and Roses poster as a gift. Shapiro, who calls himself a regular guy who’s had a lifelong love affair with the Grateful Dead, was hooked. The art, the history, the stories all drew him in, and soon his […]
Wall Street folks, heads up! Wall Street Dead aHead Networking Events, who kindly chose Rex as an Affliate Charity, are having their annual gathering in NYC this October 24. If you’d like more info or think you need to be there, find out more.
Sharing a few scenes from this year’s Fire on the Mountain Ski Challenge! Thanks for your support! We want to thank our friends at the Squaw Valley Resort, WinterWonderGrass, The North Face, Putnam, and J.P. Morgan Securities for helping make this event possible. Photos by Alan Sheckter where noted.