Jasmine Guy explores Harlem Renaissance in ‘Raisin’ Cane’

January 30, 2015 10:21 PM

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Jasmine Guy explores Harlem Renaissance in ‘Raisin’ Cane’

Jasmine Guy, the singer-actress-dancer who starred in the TV series A Different World, on Broadway and in several movies, will perform Raisin’ Cane at 8 p.m. Saturday at the South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center in celebration of Black History Month. Sharing the words of Harlem Renaissance figures Langston Hughes, Countee Cullen, Zora Neale Hurston, W.E.B. DuBois and others, Guy will be accompanied by the Avery Sharpe Trio in an evening of song, dance, spoken word and imagery assembled by playwright Harry Clark.

At 8 p.m. Friday, Guy and the musicians will talk about Raisin’ Cane in a free discussion at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables, and Sharpe’s trio will perform.

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