Tag: Rex Foundation

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 […]

10/27/20

The Beverly Area Arts Alliance

The Alliance coordinates art focused events and projects fostering collaboration between artists and the Beverly community. The Alliance seeks to identify opportunities and incubate ideas to advance Beverly as a hub of culture and creativity on Chicago’s Far South Side, and it does so by working with like-minded community leaders, organizations and artists that come […]

10/22/20

Backline Care, Inc.

Backline Alliance Inc.’s mission is to connect music industry professionals and their family members with a trusted network of mental health and wellness providers. In 2019, Backline was created to provide easy access to preventative care and crisis management services for the music community. Backline connects music industry professionals and their families with mental health […]

10/22/20

Artist Relief Tree, Inc.

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Artist Relief Tree is a network of artists supporting artists around the world and promotes sharing our collective resources to lift each other up. Like the tree in our name, they want to bring each root and branch of our community together to support each other. Artists Relief was set up as a mutual aid […]

10/22/20

The Introverts Collective

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The Introverts Collective: The Doors Project explores the intersection of Art, Consciousness and Social Activism. The artwork produced engages and informs communities of social and cultural issues through civic interaction.