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Blues in the Schools: Honoring Black History Month
Lana Shoppe2024-02-26
In connection with Black History Month, the Long Beach Blues Society has been hard at work, educating kids and performing “Blues in the Schools” for six Long Beach Unified education venues.

The program began six years ago when the nonprofit organization created their first classroom instruction and performance with an arts high school in Long Beach.
“In addition to our successful internship program in arts management, Blues in the Schools is our largest and most successful program of the Long Beach Blues Society,” said musician/founder Bill Grisolia.
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The Long Beach Blues Society has been hard at work with a number of projects, educating kids and performing their ongoing education initiative, “Blues in the Schools” for six Long Beach Unified schools. “I love that our program provides students with a unique experience that delivers enrichment, encouragement, empowerment, and entertainment,” said Blues Society board member Lionel Pasamonte. “Through this program, students not only witnessed live music–for some, the first time–but also that the kids & teens gained a deep appreciation for the history, heritage, and cultural significance of blues music.”Read the rest here.

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Long Beach Blues Society Press

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The Long Beach Blues Society Brings ‘Blues in the Schools’ to Kids

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