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Smithsonian Comes to Jordan High

Smithsonian Week Event

Rebels With a Cause

The B-Sides


Youth Culture & Music in the '50's


Every generation of youth struggles for self-expression eventually defining their particular place in history. Today's youth is in the midst of creating their place in history.


You won't want to miss this FREE concert exploring the youth of post-war America.


Join the B-Sides, a Washington D.C.- based group of Smithsonian history scholars by day, musicians by night as they host an evening of R & B, doo wop, mambo and rock 'n' roll, tracing the social causes that impacted the music of this decade.




       Nannette Brodie Dance Theatre

       REnaissance High School for the Arts

       Ron Grigsby & Anthony Maldonado

       Tony Rogers & the Frisco's Carhops

       Renaissance Doo Wop


Reserve your seat at


Location: Jordan High School Auditorium, 6500 Atlantic Avenue, Long Beach.  Free secured parking at the high school.

Rebels With a Cause is sponsored in part through the generous support of The Connected Corridor Project, administered by Leadership Long Beach, is made possible by a Long Beach Community Foundation grant funded by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation's Transformative Initiative; Verizon; Signal Hill Petroleum, Inc; Long Beach Area Convention & Visitor's Bureau; and Don Knabe, Supervisor, Fourth district, County of Los Angeles.