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One Last Drum Circle at Pasadena City Hall

February 4th, 2016 Posted by Lions, Tigers And..., News No Comment yet

Don’t miss this chance to participate in one last DRUM ROAR at City Hall! (more…)

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Afternoon lectures at City Hall: Kelema Lee Moses, Ph.D., on lions and meanings in architecture

February 2nd, 2016 Posted by Lions, Tigers And..., News No Comment yet

“Does it mean anything to render a lion full-bodied versus a lion decapitated or partially shown to us?”

“Thinking about the role of the viewer, how can we complete the body of the lion? it’s not that we are all seeing the same lion with the same body, we were given the face and we are meant to visualize the body lion ourselves.” (more…)

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Architectural eclecticism that allows itself to incorporate lions to where the lions do make sense. They fit in to the architectural diversity of this site.

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It’s this idea of creating a sublime nature within the city.

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It is not that we are all seeing the same lion with the same body, we were given the face and we are meant to visualize the body ourselves.

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It is the faces of the building, rather than showing the entire lion which is separate from the building.

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In China it means protection, and it might have been a symbol of social class in the past.

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Does it mean anything to render a lion full-bodied versus a lion decapitated or partially shown to us?

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The lion in Budhism means accomplishment.

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LUNCH WITH THE LIONS with Kelema Lee Moses, Architectural Historian

January 25th, 2016 Posted by Lions, Tigers And..., News No Comment yet

Join us this Wednesday, January 27, as Kelema Lee Moses, Ph.D., Architectural Historian, leads a discussion on the lions’ significance at Pasadena City Hall.

We will meet on the north side of the City Hall courtyard at 12pm sharp and begin a walking tour.

For more info and to RSVP, visit the event page on Facebook