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The Lion-Man

May 29 at 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Free

The UBC Department of Psychology invites you to attend an interdisciplinary multimedia performance of The Lion-Man.

The performance is inspired by a 35,000 year-old statue of a half-lion and half-man, and includes music, art, dance and poetry for the purpose of testing a new theory for cultural evolution that encompasses cross-domain creative inspiration (Ganesh & Gabora, 2022).

  • Researchers: Kirthana Ganesh & Dr. Liane Gabora
  • Department Head and Promoter: Dr. Elena Nicoladis
  • Music: Sounds Like Things Ensemble
  • Art: Steve Dipaola
  • Poetry: Libby Hathorn
  • Dance: The Lion Man Dance Troupe
  • Chisel Actor: Mika Winslow
  • Coordinator: Isabel Gomez

Check out the scholarly paper on the research product.

This project is funded by the Irving K. Barber Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
and a gift from Susan and Jacques LeBlanc.

Image Credit: Steve Dipaola

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Details

Date:
May 29
Time:
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Cost:
Free

Venue

Rotary Centre for the Arts
421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Additional Info

Registration/RSVP Required
No
Event Type
Concert/Performance
Topic
Arts & Humanities, Entertainment
Audiences
Alumni, Community, Faculty, Staff, Families, Students