‘Seeking Sanctuary’ celebrates immigrant stories through music and art

Light, airy folk tunes featuring the stringed Chinese erhu melded with fiery rhythms from Cape Verde compositions and Irish storytelling, under the glass dome of the Cyclorama at the Boston Center for the Arts. The concert “Seeking Sanctuary,” performed by the ensemble Palaver Strings, united these three cultures in pursuing what it means to be part of an immigrant community in Boston. Continue reading

Central Square Theater’s ‘Proof’ adds cultural twist with Asian stars

Central Square Theater’s “Proof” brings fresh faces to the stage with Asian stars. Three of the four cast members are Asian American, with the exception of Avery Bargar: Cheryl Daro, Lisa Nguyen and Michael Tow. The production’s director Michelle Aguillon is also Asian American, who came from the Philippines as a child. Continue reading