The Canticle of the Black Madonna

A new opera in two acts

By Ethan Gans-Morse &
Tiziana DellaRovere

“Art Saved My Life” Panel Event

A free public panel discussion, Sunday, September 7, 2:00 pm

What: Join members of the local veteran community  and the creators of the new opera,  The Canticle of the Black Madonna,  for a lively panel discus sion of the power of art to build community and address combat PTSD and other urgent social crises.

Where:  TaborSpace “Annex Room” 5441 SE Belmont St, Portland, OR, 97215

When: Sunday, September 7, 2014, 2:00 pm

More Info: Contact Sean Davis at 503.679.3885 or

This event is a free service to the general public. All are welcome.


  • An expert panel comprising combat veterans, military family members, creative artists, and experts on combat PTSD.
  • An opportunity for both veterans and civilians to meet the creators of The Canticle of the Black Madonna, ask questions, and participate in a community discussion.
  • A chance to build bonds between community leaders, veterans, artists, and service providers.