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Raisin’ Cane: A Harlem Renaissance Odyssey
November 17, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Starring the award-winning actress, singer and dancer Jasmine Guy and the acclaimed Avery Sharpe Trio, Raisin’ Cane: A Harlem Renaissance Odyssey celebrates and honors the legendary voices of the Harlem Renaissance through literature, song, music, movement and imagery. Guy and the Sharpe Trio take audiences back to post World War I America, where a new generation of African-Americans was bursting with artistic expression, seeking to illustrate the past and anticipate a better future. The original score is also by Sharpe, who has toured with Wynton Marsalis, Dizzy Gillespie, Cab Calloway and Bobby McFerrin, among others. Presented by the Mary B. Martin School of the Arts in partnership with the Wellmont Regional Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets for the event $25 Adult, $20 Senior 60+, $5 Student w/ ID Note: This event was originally scheduled for Thursday, November 12. Due to scheduling issues with the artists, the new date of the performance is Tuesday, November 17. We apologize for any inconvenience.