Journeying with ALS: Finding voice in Art, Music, and Technology

September 13
Lesley Art + Design

Join us at Lesley University on September 13 at 6 PM to explore the intimate connection between ALS and creativity through the art of Jon Imber, the revered New England painter who recently passed away from ALS; through the new opera PermaDeath whose hero, Sonny has been diagnosed with ALS; and through the technology invented to better patients’ lives.

Panel participants include:
Cerise Lim Jacobs, Creator and Librettist, Moderator
Ron Hoffman, Founder and Executive Director, Compassionate Care ALS
Steve Saling, architect
Jill Hoy, artist and widow of Jon Imber
Dr. John Landers, Landers Lab, U Mass Medical School

The panel discussion will also include excerpts from PermaDeath, featuring members of the cast and musicians. A wine reception will follow at 7:30 PM, hosted by Lesley Art + Design at the Lunder Arts Center with a viewing of portraits by renowned NE artist, Jon Imber, Raizes Gallery, Lunder Arts Center. The panel is free, but please RSVP to [email protected] as space is limited.

Lesley University, University Hall
1815 Mass Ave, Cambridge, MA
September 13 6 PM