Tag: Rex Foundation

05/19/21

Cameron Speaks!
Read the interview in Relix!

The current issue of Relix features an in-depth interview with Rex Executive Director Cameron Sears, encompassing the past, the present, the future, and Rex’s ongoing work. Read all about it!

03/30/21

Meet Our First Grantees of 2021!

As the new year gets under way, we’re very happy to announce our first grantees of the year, and share with you what they’re working on. You make this possible, so thank you! LEAF Global Arts $5,000 This grant will support the efforts of Sumaili Nyange, a young refugee at Kakuma Refugee Camp, until recently […]

03/30/21

Woody Guthrie Coalition

WoodyFest logo

Woody Guthrie Coalition’s mission is preserving and promoting the legacy and music of Woodrow Wilson Guthrie through the Woody Guthrie Folk Festival, as well as year-round cultural, musical, educational and scholarly community outreach events that relate to Woody Guthrie and folk music. Facebook:  WoodyFest Twitter:  @WoodyFest Instagram:  @WoodyFest

03/30/21

LEAF Global Arts

LEAF Global Arts logo

LEAF Global Arts’ mission is to support the growth of an establishment of a youth-led music and video recording studio to help empower young musicians in Kenya’s Kakuma Refugee Camp, in the northwestern corner of Kenya, surrounded by Uganda, Ethiopia and Sudan. Facebook:  @ theLEAF.org Instagram:  @leafglobalarts

03/30/21

Musicians In Solidarity

Musicians in Solidarity logo

Musicians in Solidarity’s mission is to support the growth of an inclusive and supportive music industry that upholds equal rights for all people, fights against adverse discrimination, and actively works to create inclusive platforms and programming, operating from Portland, Oregon. Facebook:  @Musiciansinsolidarity Twitter:  @MiSnonprofit Instagram:  @musicians_in_solidarity  

03/23/21

Billboard Names Nadia Prescher “Change Agent” for 2021

Nadia Prescher

Billboard magazine recently published its list of “Billboard Change Agents: Leaders Stepping Up In A Year of Turmoil“–one of whom, we’re pleased and proud to report, is our own Board Member Nadia Prescher of Madison House! From her profile: Prescher led efforts to raise awareness of the need for federal relief for independent booking agencies […]

03/09/21

Deadhead Stories Announces Book 2!

Since it first launched in 2019, Deadhead Stories–a now-legendary compendium of crowdsourced Grateful Dead lore, culture, and tales–has sold out three printings. This has been good news not just for the lucky recipients of the books, but also for Rex, which  has regularly received contributions from Deadhead Stories sales proceeds. We’ve been able to support […]

02/17/21

Billy Strings Revisits Legendary Dead Run February 18-24

Billy Strings Deja Vu poster

It’s the 50th anniversary of the Grateful Dead’s legendary 6-night run at The Capitol Theatre in 1971. With a nod to those historic shows, Billy Strings will perform “The Deja Vu Experiment” in which the band hopes to tap into the musicianship and fearlessness that the Grateful Dead did 50 years ago, unlocking improvisational boundaries […]

11/23/20

Checking in With Rex on Tales From the Golden Road

Cameron Sears with Sirius XM Grateful Dead channel logos

On “Tales From the Golden Road” on the Grateful Dead Channel on SirusXM, Rex Foundation Executive Director Cameron Sears talks about Rex–and how we’ve adapted in the era of a pandemic–with hosts David Gans and Gary Lambert. How we’ve always been about “hope, community, giving back, loving your brother and sister, and helping people out […]

11/05/20

Announcing Our Grantees for 2020!

Rex Caravan art featuring bus and happy people

Long, strange trip does not even begin to describe 2020. But in a year that’s been traumatic for so many, we are humbled and happy that your kind generosity has made it possible to help these groups who are doing such great work.   April 2020 Backline Care, Inc. $5,000 Backline Alliance Inc.’s mission to […]