Tag: Michael Franti
We were very pleased to provide a $5,000 matching grant when Ralph J. Gleason Award recipient Michael Franti and Seane Corn joined forces this past July at Battleship Park in Wilmngton, NC, to benefit the Human Rights Campaign and Equality North Carolina. This event followed one the two collaborators hosted two years ago aboard the […]
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 […]
Michael Franti knows all about the power of music. He knows how it can inspire, uplift and make people want to dance or cry. He felt it firsthand recently when he heard the children’s chorus at New York’s PS22 elementary school singing “I’m Alive (Life Sounds Like),” the celebratory first single from Franti’s tenth studio […]
Update: As stated on Furthur.net, Furthur will NOT be playing the BottleRock Napa Valley festival due to Bob Weir”s current inability to play. Per the site: Due to unforeseen circumstances, Furthur regretfully will be unable to appear as scheduled at BottleRock Napa Valley on Thursday, May 9. Â Grateful Dead & Furthur Co-Founder Bob Weir, is […]
The Rex Foundation 2010 Annual Report is now available online.Â Â We referÂ toÂ last year’s newsletter Perspectives on Generosity of Spirit to noteÂ how thisÂ “Spirit,” demonstrated by so many of you,Â enabled the Rex Foundation to carry out its work even amid the economic challenges of 2010. Download the Annual Report here.