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DEADHEADS: Artful envelopes mailed by Grateful Dead fans hoping to receive tickets to the band’s final shows are on display in the Stinson Beach Library through the month. Tens of thousands of similar envelopes flooded the town’s post office in January, to the postmaster’s astonishment.   Courtesy of Frankie Accardi-Peri

In the days before electronic ticket sales, Grateful Dead fans would mail in ticket requests with money-filled envelopes that they decorated with colorful Deadhead iconography, in hopes that a more artistic envelope would give them a better chance of being selected for a high-demand ticket. This year, for their farewell tour, the band decided to rekindle its . . .

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