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07/29/20

Daze Between Press Archive

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Brooklyn Vegan https://www.brooklynvegan.com/nine-day-jerry-garcia-celebration-livestream-happening-in-august-w-live-performances-storytelling-more/ JamBands.com  https://jambands.com/news/2020/07/24/grateful-dead-dead-company-bob-weir-and-more-to-be-featured-on-rex-foundation-and-jerry-garcia-familys-daze-between-livestream/ JamBase – https://www.jambase.com/article/jerry-garcia-family-the-rex-foundation-daze-between-livestream Live For Live Music  https://liveforlivemusic.com/news/daze-between-stream-announce/ Pollstar  https://www.pollstar.com/article/nine-day-daze-between-jerry-garcia-streaming-tribute-to-feature-grateful-dead-graham-nash-david-grisman-many-more-146118 Relix  https://relix.com/news/detail/grateful-dead-dead-company-bob-weir-and-more-to-be-featured-on-rex-foundation-and-jerry-garcia-familys-daze-between-livestream/ Rolling Stone  https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/jerry-garcia-to-be-honored-in-nine-day-livestream-event-1033774/

07/24/20

Celebrating Jerry Garcia with Daze Between

square poster for Daze Between with Jerry Garcia photo

The Rex Foundation and The Jerry Garcia Family have announced that they will bring a cherished tradition to the virtual sphere for the first time, with the inaugural livestream event: “Daze Between,” featuring nine days of exclusive musical performances and storytelling to celebrate the life and legacy of Jerry Garcia. The event will run from […]

07/11/20

Join Jerry at the Giants Game!

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Normally about this time we’d be having some epic Rex gatherings at ball parks around the country. But this year, seriously not happening. All is not lost, however. You may not be able to cheer the San Francisco Giants from the stands during this season of distance–but you can send your avatar to hang at […]

04/28/20

In the Time of COVID-19, Rex Is Stepping Up for Musicians and Others

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Just when we’d all normally be planning a whole lot of summertime music, gatherings, and musical gatherings, along comes COVID-19, and here we are sheltering in place for what promises to be a while yet. For fans, this is pretty sad, as the party is not being taken where they need it the most. But […]

02/06/20

Our 2019 Grantees

We’re happy to share the ultimate roundup of our grantees for 2019. Thank you all for making this possible!   November 2019 Humane Society of Grand Bahama $5,000 Founded in 1968, The Humane Society of Grand Bahama (HSGB) is the island’s only animal welfare organization. HSGB addresses animal over-population and suffering through programs, ongoing education […]

01/03/20

The Ralph J. Gleason Award Origin Story

In a 1993 documentary by filmmaker Jeremy Marre (later of Anthem to Beauty) for the BBC, Jerry Garcia and Phil Lesh explain the origins of Rex’s Ralph J. Gleason Award, and we hear the music of recipients Pharaoh Saunders and David Grisman. 

12/11/19

American Beauty: Thanks for Making It Possible!

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What a night! (Check out our photo gallery!) As we bask in the afterglow of American Beauty,  we want to thank all of you who joined us, supported us, and otherwise made the whole incredible evening possible. We are so grateful.   Event Team Event Coordinator Theresa Hayle Artist Coordinator Jenna Lebowitz Auction Coordinator Pamela […]

12/11/19

Scenes From American Beauty

Reliving an incredible evening in pictures. Photos by Jay Blakesberg and NOCOAST.TV    

10/31/19

Join Us December 6
for “American Beauty”
with Lebo and the Arrows of Neon

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UPDATE 11/25: Thanks to your amazing support, we are now completely sold out of table tickets. There are still a few General Admission tickets at Ticketmaster, which we also expect to go pretty quickly. Thanks so much, and we can’t wait to see you! — We are very excited to announce the Annual Rex Foundation […]

10/01/19

Announcing Our September 2019 Grantees!

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We are delighted to share with you the recipients of our most recent grants! Read about them, and what they’re able to do thanks to your kindness and generosity. 1Hood Media  $5,000 1Hood Media’s mission is to build liberated communities through art, education and social justice. 1Hood Media aims to be the vehicle that will […]