Saturday, October 31, 2009
Friday, October 30, 2009
For nearly four thousand years, in culture after culture, the signet ring has remained a clear symbol of personal affinity. For men and women of distinction, this classic piece of jewelry has always denoted a valued position, a special bond. Today that tradition continues. Those who wear signet rings share membership in a very special group of people.
It is with great pride that we offer Dead Heads all around the world, a work of exceptional beauty and superb craftsmanship – the Grateful Dead Tour Alumni Ring.
Officially licensed by Grateful Dead Productions and available in a wide choice of metals, each ring bears the classic "Steal Your Face" logo in striking bas-relief. The sculptured features of the designs, remarkably precise, have been achieved through "lost-wax" casting – a rare technique preferred since the early Renaissance for its ability to capture intricate detail.
This demanding technique requires the expertise of very gifted artisans. For this reason, Jostens, one of America’s most respected names in jewelry, has been authorized to create this superb keepsake. Twice selected by the International Olympic Committee to craft its gold, silver and bronze medals, and twenty-eight time supplier of Super Bowl Championship Rings, Jostens has been a name synonymous with excellence since 1897.
Your ring will be a very personal possession, custom crafted to your order, with your name engraved inside the band in elegant script. Then, only after it is polished to a rich luster that distinguishes the finest jewelry, will it be presented to you, ready for a lifetime of wear.
Wednesday, October 28, 2009
Bob Weir to Perform at Benefit for Global Security
NUCLEAR CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES
FACING OUR GLOBAL COMMUNITY
10th Anniversary Celebration of the
GLOBAL SECURITY INSTITUTE
NOVEMBER 1, 2009
AT THE NAPA VALLEY OPERA HOUSE
Sunday, October 25, 2009
Friday, October 23, 2009
Thursday, October 22, 2009
JERRY GARCIA BAND WILL “LET IT ROCK”
Double-Disc Collection Includes Rare Early Performances Of The Group’s Original Lineup, Featuring Legendary Pianist Nicky Hopkins, Recorded Live In Berkeley, November 1975
LOS ANGELES — For Jerry Garcia, 1975 was a seminal year that found him splitting time between recording Blues for Allah with the Dead, directing The Grateful Dead Movie, and forming the Jerry Garcia Band–his long-running side project. JGB’s earliest days are the subject of a two-disc live collection recorded during that momentous year. THE JERRY GARCIA COLLECTION, VOL. 2: LET IT ROCK, JERRY GARCIA BAND, NOVEMBER 17 & 18, 1975, KEYSTONE BERKELEY will be available November 10 from Jerry Garcia Family/Rhino at physical retail outlets and at www.dead.net for a suggested list price of $19.98.
Tuesday, October 20, 2009
I've been shakin it down with you since I found the stream this past spring. Thank you for what you do; doling out the Grateful dead lore and history, bringing the bear essentials, and sharing choice shows from every era and phase of this glorious band! Your show shines through and we can all feel your love for the band and the music. Tuesday's don't come quick enough, when I hear "hey now, hey now" I know I am in for something good.
I live in Brooklyn and work in Manhattan. I ride the stream's sweet vibe every day as I sail over the Manhattan bridge on the Q train. Listening to a gritty Pig Pen show or hearing shows from the Dead this Spring with the East river rolling and the city skyline glinting and sprinting skyward just knocks me out every time. You are a part of that, just wanted to share it with you.
Thanks again, keep groovin
Peace and Love from the BK,
Monday, October 19, 2009
I thought you would appreciate that I figured out why I was having trouble downloading this week's stream. It turns out that all 16 gigabytes of my iphone was taken up by one thing.. Shakedown Streams! I enjoy the show a lot and have listened to each stream a couple of times. I guess I'm going to have to delete some of these off and visit the archive now and again.
Keep warm out there on the island. Peak colors are hitting here in Indiana. Time for bon fires, chili, and warm cider.
Sunday, October 18, 2009
- December 30 & 31
- Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
- San Francisco, CA
- Doors: 6:00 / Showtime: 7:30 PM
- All Tickets General Admission
- **12.31 Will Be A Special Three Set Show**
Friday, October 16, 2009
Most stadiums are bad for sound because they were designed to be sports arenas. For some reason, the Philly Spectrum had good sound. Who knows why, I guess they got lucky. We have two more streams to feature this month of Rocktober. Find out this Tuesday at 5pm on mvyradio.com, what I select out of the 50 or so shows from the Philly spectrum. "Don't tell me this town ain't got no heart. You just gotta poke around."
Monday, October 12, 2009
Friday, October 9, 2009
Wednesday, October 7, 2009
Grateful Dead to Rise in New York Exhibition
Though the Grateful Dead are most closely associated with the Haight-Ashbury district of San Francisco, the Upper West Side of Manhattan can briefly lay claim to that industrious and ever-evolving band in the weeks and months ahead. In March, the New-York Historical Society will open an exhibition tracing the Grateful Dead’s history and cultural influence. In a release, the society said the show, “The Grateful Dead: Now Playing at the New-York Historical Society,” would feature artwork, posters, marionettes and other stage props, as well as banners and decorated fan mail from the band’s 30-year career. Before that opening, the society will hold a fund-raising event, which the Grateful Dead members Phil Lesh and Bob Weir are expected to attend, where items from the Grateful Dead Archive at the University of California, Santa Cruz, will be previewed. Information on the Oct. 21 event is available online atnyhistory.org.
Sunday, October 4, 2009
The Spectrum was always a special destination for East Coast Deadheads. The Grateful Dead played more shows at the Spectrum than any other venue on the East Coast - 53 to be exact. Join me as we spotlight Philly Spectrum shows for the entire month of October. May 4, 1981 will be the first show to get us going this week. Peace, Jer Bear.