Recent News

06/12/18

Our First Grantees of 2018!

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We are delighted to share with you the latest results of your kind generosity at work. Thanks to you, here’s who we’ve helped so far this year: David Best Temples $5,000 Freight & Salvage $5,000 My Voice Music . $5,000 OneReef Worldwide Stewardship . $5,000 Positive Legacy . $3,500 San Francisco Choral Society $3,000 You […]

06/07/18

Support Rex, Honor Jerry With SF Giants August 9!

Jerry Garcia t-shirt art SF Giants

A beloved San Francisco tradition returns! The Giants invite you to join in an evening dedicated to paying tribute to legendary musician and San Francisco Native, Jerry Garcia, who was born in San Francisco on August 1, 1942, and grew up in the city’s Excelsior District, before becoming a founding member of the iconic rock […]

06/07/18

We’ve Moved!

As the wheel covers just a little more ground, we’ve moved from our former Presidio digs in SF  to a lovely new office just around the corner from the former Grateful Dead World Headquarters! We’re still settling in, and hope you’ll stay in touch! New address: Rex Foundation P.O. Box 219 San Anselmo, CA 94979 […]

05/10/18

Fun in Boulder! Pre- and Post-Dead & Company Shows Support Rex

Going to the Dead & Company shows in Boulder? You’re invited to join us for some pre- and post-show fun at the Fox Theatre in Boulder. Tickets go on sale Friday, May 11. Thursday, July 12, it’s Big Something – Dead & Company Pre-Party, as  Joe Hertler & The Rainbow Seekers open and Big Something […]

02/08/18

John Perry Barlow 1947-2018

John Perry Barlow head shot

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, […]

12/20/17

Dancing in the Street: Thank You!

(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 […]

12/15/17

Dancing in the Street: Photos and Video

Cold Rain and Snow Video by Jay Blakesberg: Photos by Jay Blakesberg Photos by Susana Millman   Photos by Bob Minkin:

12/04/17

Dancing in the Street: Full Lineup Announced!

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 […]

11/10/17

Kimpton Buchanan Hotel Special

Kimpton Buchanan Hotel SF

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 […]

10/20/17

Dancing in the Street at The Fillmore December 9

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 […]