Author Archives: Cerise Lim Jacobs

SOS Was a Success!

Dear Friends of White Snake Projects: A BIG thank you to our audience for coming to SING OUT STRONG: Immigrant Voices and to our artists for making music and telling stories from their hearts. I am so grateful to all of you who made our inaugural SOS successful. The three concerts…

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by Cerise Lim Jacobs , 2 months ago

Giving Immigrants a Voice

Dear Friends of White Snake Projects:I was going to report on our first SING OUT STRONG: Immigrant Voices concert at the Cambridge Multicultural Arts Center on August 1, 2019. But after this weekend’s mass shootings in El Paso, TX and Dayton, Ohio, I’d like to reflect on the importance events…

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by Cerise Lim Jacobs , 2 months ago

Meet the SOS Writers

Clockwise from left: Ewa Chrusciel, Joel Louis, Chun Yan Lin, Fiorella Valle, Helen Zhibing Huang, Heloiza Barbosa, Daniela Sanchez, Rute Pires, Melody Maduro, Jonathon Figuero, Ivete Souza, Irene Da Silva, Jorge Sosa Dear Friends of White Snake Projects, Last month, you met the 10 composers of …

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by Cerise Lim Jacobs , 3 months ago

Introducing SOS: Immigrant Voices Composers

Dear Friends of White Snake Projects, I’d like to introduce our SING OUT STRONG: Immigrant Voices‘ composers. We selected ten composers from a large pool of applicants and paired them with ten immigrant writers to make immigrant songs. They represent the diversity that is Boston and we’re proud to…

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by Cerise Lim Jacobs , 4 months ago

From Hong Kong with Love

Dear Friends of White Snake Projects: What an exciting March it has been:  Leaping forward into longer days with Daylight Savings Time, welcoming spring with its green shoots of daffodils and tulips, and, the Hong Kong premiere of Madame White Snake on March 8 and 9! Hong Kong was a…

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by Cerise Lim Jacobs , 7 months ago

Workshops, White Snakes, and More!

Dear Friends of White Snake Projects What a joy to speak with you about a vibrant and dynamic collaborator In I Am A Dreamer Who No Longer Dreams – the Boston Children’s Chorus led by Choral Director, Jason Holmes!  BCC hosted a three-day music workshop for Dreamer in November 2018…

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by Cerise Lim Jacobs , 8 months ago

White Snake Projects: An Activist Opera Company

Dear Friends of White Snake Projects: 2018 has been a year of exploring, learning and building the vision of who we are, what we want to be and how to get there. We want to be an activist opera company–one that integrates social activism and original opera; partners with other…

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by Cerise Lim Jacobs , 10 months ago

A BIG Thank you to all!

Dear Friends of White Snake Projects: Thank you for taking a risk with us by supporting PermaDeath as audience members, donors, hosts, volunteers, creators, artists, panel members, and well-wishers. As I look back over PermaDeath, the most challenging production we’ve ever done, I’m filled with wonder at how we managed…

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by Cerise Lim Jacobs , 1 year ago

Opening Night

Opening night was last night. Hard to believe we only have two shows left – tonight, Friday September 28 and tomorrow, Saturday, September 29. Our creative team was on tenterhooks with fingers and toes crossed that the gods of technology would be smiling down on us. And yes, they…

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by Cerise Lim Jacobs , 1 year ago

“It’s the night before the big night.”

“It’s the night before the big night,” so the entire ensemble sings in Scene 6 of PermaDeath as they contemplate the Tournament of Death that they’ll be fighting in the next day. A sleepless night for all. It’s the night before the big night for the artistic and creative…

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by Cerise Lim Jacobs , 1 year ago

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