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The Grateful Dead and the Great Pyramid: Presenting the Wonders of Adrian Boot's Photography

Rock Paper Photo | Posted 06.02.2014 | Arts
Rock Paper Photo

You could say things ended well.

David Lohr

Grateful Dead Fan Remains Nameless, 18 Years After Fatal Crash

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 04.25.2014 | Crime

Police call him "Grateful Doe," but all they really know, 18 years after he was found dead at the side of the road, is locked in a secret surrounding ...

Grateful Dead's Bob Weir Reflects On Jerry's Death: 'I Don't Miss Him... He's Here'

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 04.24.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Bob Weir, founding member of the Grateful Dead, doesn't miss his deceased bandmate Jerry Garcia. "I see him in my dreams all the time. I hear him w...

Daily Meditation: Palm Sunday

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 04.13.2014 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these daily meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

Dead After 50

Jessica Wolf | Posted 05.03.2014 | Fifty
Jessica Wolf

Last Thursday night, I texted a friend: "What should I wear to a Dead show? No tie dye available," and got back, "Tank top, no bra." "I'm afraid that ship has sailed," I wrote.

Reissue Roundup 2: Box Sets by Donny Hathaway, Ry Cooder, Stephen Stills, Van Morrison, Yes and More

Mike Ragogna | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Though the masses might only remember the late Donny Hathaway as Roberta Flack's soulful partner on "The Closer I Get To You," "You've Got A Friend" and "Where Is The Love," the box set Never My Love: The Anthology makes the case that this previous Gospel singer also was one of the great voices of R&B.

The Grateful Dead Will Always Be This Colorful

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 11.05.2013 | Arts

Watch Grateful Dead's lead singer Jerry Garcia give a special peak into the band's humble beginnings in this 1988 interview with Joe Smith. Seeing...

The Melodies Linger On (Part II)

Michael Sigman | Posted 10.09.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

When I asked my pop-music-obsessed friends to pick a favorite melody from the past 50 years I overbooked, assuming that a fair number would have bette...

'The Days Between' and the Gospel of Jerry Garcia

Varun Soni | Posted 10.05.2013 | Religion
Varun Soni

With Garcia as a reluctant leader of the hippie movement, the largest countercultural movement in American history, the Grateful Dead quickly evolved from a rock and roll band into a new religious movement.

My Grateful Dead

Joanna Colangelo | Posted 08.11.2013 | Entertainment
Joanna Colangelo

Twenty-six years ago, in June 1987, I sat in our family's blue Volvo station wagon, my six-year-old legs sticking to the vinyl seats of the car. I had tagged along with my mom to go grocery shopping, and as we pulled onto our street, a song came on the radio.

Deadheads Fight New SF Proposal

AP | Posted 07.02.2013 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO — Deadheads are uniting in opposition to a proposal to rename a San Francisco venue named in honor of the Grateful Dead founder. ...

How the Grateful Dead Got Started

Dr. R. Keith Sawyer | Posted 06.22.2013 | Arts
Dr. R. Keith Sawyer

This is how all great creativity happens -- a wandering path, surprising and unpredictable. As a Grateful Dead song puts it, "What a long, strange trip it's been." You can't tell where it's going to end, but you have to trust in the process, and stay open to the surprising ideas along the way.

Texas Republican Dan Patrick Wants to End Rock 'n' Roll History With the No Grateful Dead/No Day of the Dead Bill

Tony_Diaz | Posted 05.26.2013 | Latino Voices
Tony_Diaz

Dan Patrick keeps talking about creating "comprehensive history courses." What can you talk about in these comprehensive courses if you can't talk about race, gender, class... or rock 'n' roll history?

'Art Of The Dead': New Book Celebrates Poster Art Of The Grateful Dead

Posted 12.15.2012 | Fifty

If you're a deadhead or have one in the family, we've found the perfect holiday gift for you. "Art of The Dead," released this month by Counterpoint P...

Chatting With Peter Frampton, Bruce Hornsby and Mike Andrews

Mike Ragogna | Posted 12.24.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"I always try to make stuff that affects me and I think that if given the chance, a lot of music that doesn't seem like the formula of what might be a hit would be more popular. There's a lot of great music that doesn't sound like whatever. Everything sounds very dance-y now."

Jerry Garcia Is Still Making the Fans Move

Jamie Soja | Posted 08.16.2012 | San Francisco
Jamie Soja

Seventeen years after the death of Jerry Garcia, the Grateful Dead's music is still going strong. This could not be more evident than on the night of August 3rd celebrating Jerry Garcia's 70th birthday with the event "Move me Brightly."

Andy Campbell

We Found Jerry Garcia In A Horseradish Jar, Man

HuffingtonPost.com | Andy Campbell | Posted 08.13.2012 | Weird News

How high are you right now? Good, because Florida man Tom Haupert wants to show you his horseradish jar, and it's got the spitting image of the lat...

Carly Schwartz

PHOTOS: Two Star-Studded Tributes To SF's Most Famous Rock Legend

HuffingtonPost.com | Carly Schwartz | Posted 10.06.2012 | San Francisco

I'll never forget the day Jerry Garcia died. It was Wednesday, August 9, 1995; I was ten. My father came home in the middle of his work day, crestf...

A Legacy of Rambling: Music Is (Still) Alive and Well in Levon Helm's Barn

Joanna Colangelo | Posted 09.25.2012 | Home
Joanna Colangelo

In April, Levon passed away and there was talk of what would happen to the Rambles. And then, this past Saturday night rolled around like so many others before it, and Levon's Barn was open once again.

Daydream Believer, 1945-2012: Davy Jones and the Shift of Generations

Howard Barbanel | Posted 05.01.2012 | Entertainment
Howard Barbanel

American culture is a youth culture. On television and the movies it sometimes seems that everything and everybody is permanently frozen at 28 years old and it's just the rest of us on the couch who break '50, '60 and '70.

Business Is Booming For The Grateful Dead

www.rollingstone.com | Posted 01.20.2012 | Fifty

Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart admits his band has always been wary of plastering its name or likeness onto products. "People would bring us sugges...

Jerry Garcia Documentary Planned

www.rollingstone.com | Posted 01.07.2012 | Fifty

The late Grateful Dead guitarist Jerry Garcia will be the subject of a forthcoming feature-length documentary. Filmmaker Malcolm Leo, who has previous...

7 Business Lessons from The Grateful Dead

Barry Barnes | Posted 01.03.2012 | Books
Barry Barnes

Without intending to, the band ended up pioneering ideas and practices that have subsequently been embraced by corporate America.

PHOTOS: Dead Heads Paint The Park Tie-Dye For Jerry Garcia

Robin Wilkey | Posted 10.08.2011 | San Francisco

On Sunday, Dead heads took over McLaren Park for the 9th annual Jerry Day to honor the late Jerry Garcia, founder and frontman of the Grateful Dead. ...

Ken Kesey Rides Again In Magic Trip

Cynthia Ellis | Posted 10.06.2011 | Entertainment
Cynthia Ellis

Directors Alex Gibney and Allison Ellwood have resurrected, cinematically, the pivotal moment when our country went from Mad Men to HAIR.