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July 7, 1998 | JAN HERMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Five, six, seven, eight . . . When the hit "Chicago" revival opens tonight at the Orange County Performing Arts Center, Jasmine Guy will begin the countdown to her last show. After being on the road with it for more than a year, she's leaving the tour. Next stop for her will be an after-school, gang-prevention safe house in South-Central Los Angeles.
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October 31, 2003 | Louise Roug
Jasmine Guy has pulled out of "The Violet Hour," a play by Tony Award winner Richard Greenberg, less than two weeks before it opens on Broadway. The actress, who walked out during the intermission of a preview performance, withdrew for medical reasons, according to a spokesman for the show. The production, which has seen other cast replacements and a change of director, is scheduled to open at the Biltmore Theater on Nov. 6.
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ENTERTAINMENT
October 31, 2003 | Louise Roug
Jasmine Guy has pulled out of "The Violet Hour," a play by Tony Award winner Richard Greenberg, less than two weeks before it opens on Broadway. The actress, who walked out during the intermission of a preview performance, withdrew for medical reasons, according to a spokesman for the show. The production, which has seen other cast replacements and a change of director, is scheduled to open at the Biltmore Theater on Nov. 6.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 7, 1998 | JAN HERMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Five, six, seven, eight . . . When the hit "Chicago" revival opens tonight at the Orange County Performing Arts Center, Jasmine Guy will begin the countdown to her last show. After being on the road with it for more than a year, she's leaving the tour. Next stop for her will be an after-school, gang-prevention safe house in South-Central Los Angeles.
ENTERTAINMENT
November 11, 1990 | CONNIE JOHNSON
1/2 Jasmine Guy, "Jasmine Guy," Warner Bros. While the "Different World" star's debut album has its good points, it sounds as if it was recorded by someone who won't need to depend on record sales for her success. It has one exceptional track: "Try Me," an unflinching bit of funk produced by Full Force.
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April 29, 1993 | SHAUNA SNOW, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Say Sayonara : NBC is billing the hour-long May 8 episode of "A Different World" as the series finale, but the network in fact has a few remaining original episodes of the canceled Jasmine Guy-Kadeem Hardison show that will air later in the season. The "Cosby Show" spinoff, which ranked second after its first season in 1987-88, slipped to 71st in the ratings this year, down from 17th place a year ago.
ENTERTAINMENT
March 9, 2001
Jason Alexander, Mimi Kennedy, Lea Thompson, JoBeth Williams, Jasmine Guy and "ER's" Paul McCrane are among the celebrities who will entertain in "Starry, Starry Night 2001," a musical benefit for the expansion of A Place Called Home on March 16 at 7 p.m. at the Wadsworth Theatre. A Place Called Home, founded by Debrah Constance, is a center and safe house for South-Central Los Angeles youths 9 to 20. The Wadsworth is at 11301 Wilshire Blvd. in Brentwood. Tickets are $200. (310) 201-5033.
ENTERTAINMENT
December 14, 1989 | CLAUDIA PUIG, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Ailey Recalled: Dancer-choreographer Alvin Ailey was remembered for his innovations and artistic passion as a modern dance pioneer Tuesday night by about 100 friends and relatives during a 1 1/2-hour funeral service at the First Baptist Church of Artesia. The modest ceremony followed a memorial in New York last Friday attended by 5,000. Mourners included Jasmine Guy, co-star of NBC's "A Different World," who sang the hymn "His Eye Is on the Sparrow."
ENTERTAINMENT
January 23, 1993 | N.F. MENDOZA
Television turns its eye to awards shows and education this weekend. Tonight at 7, TBS presents the 50th Annual Golden Globe Awards, which salute the film and television industries. Heading the list of feature films with five nominations each are "A Few Good Men," starring Tom Cruise (a best actor nominee) and Jack Nicholson (supporting actor), and Disney's animated "Aladdin."
ENTERTAINMENT
August 1, 1997
Tickets go on sale Aug. 10 for "Macy's and American Express Passport '97 Fusion," a multimedia fashion show benefiting several local AIDS groups. Elizabeth Taylor and Magic Johnson are the hosts of the Sept. 26 event, at Santa Monica airport's Barker Hanger. Jasmine Guy and the cast of "Chicago" are also scheduled to perform. Tickets for the 9 p.m. show, which is preceded by a cocktail reception at 8, are $40 and $50, and can be purchased by calling (800) 678-5440.
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August 30, 1996
"A Place Called Home," a safe house for youths, celebrated the opening of a new location Thursday at Central Avenue and 28th Street in South-Central Los Angeles. During the celebration, Suge Knight, president and chairman of Death Row Records, announced plans for a benefit concert with Tupac Shakur and other rap artists in the first week of November at the Shrine Auditorium. Proceeds would go to the safe house.
BUSINESS
May 16, 1995 | JAMES BATES
Film: Audio and hardcover book publisher Dove Audio is entering the international film sales business at the Cannes Film Festival in France with the movie Kla$h, a Jamaican film starring Jasmine Guy and Giancarlo Esposito. The company plans to act as international sales agents for movies, matching distributors with filmmakers looking for capital.
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