Category: Community Connections

10/02/20

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Merch Sales Benefit Rex Roadie Fund

Let The Music Play On Street Poster

We’re delighted that Hardly Strictly Bluegrass has designated the Rex Roadie Fund, our collaboration with Sweet Relief to help out crew folks suffering the health and economic impacts of COVID-19. HSB’s “Let The Music Play On,” celebrating the Festival’s 20th anniversary, will be broadcast Saturday, October 3, from 2-5 p.m. Pacific/5-8 p-.m. Eastern at hardlystrictlybluegrass.com, […]

04/28/20

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

Rex Caravan art featuring bus and happy people

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 […]

09/20/19

Deadhead Stories Shares Tales, Supports Rex

Now in its second printing, Deadhead Stories is a collection of marvelous adventures, miraculous moments, and many other times we’ve all had traveling along the golden road. A portion of each book’s sale price supports Rex’s work too–a great read for a great cause!

09/27/16

#VotePeavy By October 2!

We hope you’ll join us in supporting our fellow Dead Head Jake Peavy, who’s been nominated for the Roberto Clemente Award to honor his community service. You can participate in the new process of selecting the winner of the Roberto Clemente Award by posting Jake’s voting hashtag (#VotePeavy) to MLB’s official social media accounts, @MLB on Twitter and Facebook.com/MLB. Voting ends […]

01/08/16

Wall Street Dead aHead in the News!

Last October, we were honored to be chosen as the Affiliate Charity at Wall Street Dead aHead Networking Events’ annual gathering in NYC.  Here’s a great article in Rolling Stone about it all! It was an awesome experience of connecting with great folks, and we thank founder Deb Solomon for including us.

08/18/15

DeadBase: Rex Musical Caravan Pioneers!

DeadBase50 cover

For most of us, DeadBase needs little introduction: it’s been the go-to resource and reference for tapers, historians, archivists and other serious students of the Grateful Dead for decades. Perhaps less well known is DeadBase’s long support of the Rex Foundation, which continues with the latest edition, DeadBase 50. Co-author and longtime Rex supporter Stu […]

10/06/14

Rex Founders, Friends and Family to Speak at So Many Roads Conference

On Saturday, November 8, Rex co-founder and Board Member Carolyn Garcia, Executive Director Cameron Sears, and Sandy Sohcot, Executive Director of The World As It Could Be Human Rights Education Program, will take part in a roundtable discussion of “‘The More That You Give’: Philanthropy, Philosophy, and the Rex Foundation.” Chaired by Rex Advisory Board […]

09/29/14

Sighted in Napa: Michael Franti, Rosalie Howarth, and Friends

Michael Franti, Rosalie Howarth and Friends

As you may have heard, there was an earthquake in Napa Valley a few weeks ago that left many folks and their homes and businesses in dire straits. Over the weekend there was a big benefit to help them out: Napa Valley Rocks. Rex board member Rosalie Howarth was there on Sunday morning with a […]

04/29/13

Scenes From ‘The Precipice’

Rex Executive Director Sandy Sohcot says: On April 13th, I had the pleasure of attending the Workshop of The Precipice, the recipient of the 2012 Rex Foundation Ralph Gleason Award.  I thought the music, co-written by Miranda Ferriss Jones and Jeff Chimenti, performed by Jeff and accompanying musicians, was outstanding. The music, along with storytelling […]

12/05/12

Jerry Bobbleheads Meet World Series Trophies

Rex board member Rosalie Howarth and husband Barry are, of course, big Giants fans. So when they got their photo taken with the Giants World Series trophies, it seemed only right to bring along the Jerry Garcia bobbleheads from the 2010 and 2012 ballpark events. After all, as Barry points out, there seems to be […]