Tag: mickey hart

09/12/16

#VotePeavy: Jake Peavy Nominated for Roberto Clemente Award

We’re happy to pass along the news that SF Giants pitcher and Rex partner Jake Peavy (recently of Can’t Stop The Train fame) is in the running for Major League Baseball’s Robert Clemente Award — and that your vote can help him win! Named after the late, legendary Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder, who was known for […]

08/18/15

Grateful Dead Night With the SF Giants, 2015 Edition

Annabelle Garcia with Lou Seal

Susana Millman sends along some pix! The Giants presented Grateful Dead charities, including Rex, with $23,000 in proceeds from ticket sales. Thank you! Annabelle Garcia throws the first pitch, befriends Lou Seal. Mickey Hart accepts commemorative plaque. Bill Walton spreads good vibes, joins Mickey and Annabelle to accept check for Grateful Dead charities.

EVENT: AUG 12, 2014 in AT&T Park, San Francisco

Photo Album – SF Giants Jerry Garcia Tribute Night 2014

Trixie Garcia and Bill Walton

Thanks to Susana Millman and Bob Minkin for these great shots from the Giants’ Jerry Garcia Tribute night, which was lots of fun and raised money for Rex. And thanks to everyone who came to the game to support us and the Giants!

07/22/14

UpBeat Drum Circles

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UpBeat Drum Circles was founded on the principle that music should be valued not only as a mode of entertainment, but as an active methodology for achieving change in individuals, teams and communities. We use drums because they are the most accessible instrument. Everyone can drum. Our programs are aimed at creating a musically accessible […]

05/08/13

Rex Newsletter #8: The Answer of Art

From the introduction: Throughout history, creative essence breaks through the old to the new, offering new answers to societal problems. The Rex Foundation, itself founded by artists, seeks to shine light on the arts and the creative process, and the positive forces that result from their vitality. This newsletter looks at the role of art […]

04/30/13

A Buck Dancer’s Choice: The Download

Check out Michael Doherty’s review of the CD! A BUCK DANCER’S CHOICE December 1, 2012 Rex Foundation Benefit Show at The Fillmore Featuring Bob Weir, the Mickey Hart Band, & Members of ALO Selected Compilation Available Beginning Tuesday, April 30, 2013 For Digital Download at nugs.net and iTunes And on disc only at nugs.net On […]

04/26/13

Update: Mickey Hart’s Kempton Show to Help Friend in Need

The Rex Foundation wants to announce how contributions from the Flagship Music Productions May 11th show will be used to support Mickey Hart’s efforts to help his longtime musical friend and colleague Joe Bennett. Recently, Mickey Hart learned about the challenges Joe Bennett was facing.  Joe reconnected with Mickey after watching the movie “The Music […]

02/14/13

Sharing a Letter From Hidden Wings

We just announced the first recipients of our 2013 grants, including the 2012 Bill Graham Award to Hidden Wings, which works with young people with autism. We were deeply touched by this letter we just received from directors Jim and Julie Billington about the school’s work, the healing effects of drumming, and how Rex is […]

02/07/13

Watch the Video: A Buck Dancer’s Choice

Our December 1, 2012 event “A Buck Dancer’s Choice,” honoring the memory of Jon McIntire, was pretty much a delight from start to finish. Now we’re happy to present this video with highlights from the show, so those who were there can relive the happy evening, and those who missed out can enjoy some of […]

02/06/13

Mickey Hart Helps Hurricane Relief With ‘Jersey Shore’

“I was a kid from Coney Island, Atlantic Beach and Far Rockaway,” says Rex Foundation co-founder and board member Mickey Hart. So it’s no surprise he’s come up with a way to get some great tunes and support the victims of Hurricane Sandy, starting with the new Mickey Hard Band song “Jersey Shore.” “The Shore […]