Natalie Portman accompanies choreographer fiance to town
Natalie Portman shopped at Joan Shepp (1616 Walnut) Tuesday afternoon. The pregnant Oscar-winner is in town with fiance Benjamin Millepied, who choreographed her in "Black Swan," and who is now working with the Pennsylvania Ballet on "Building on Balanchine," which runs April 14 to 17 at the Merriam Theatre. Millepied previously worked with 14 PA Ballet dancers in "Black Swan."
Beat the Midweek Blues: The Feast Shop's Midweek Guide
Hammarhead Industries Workshop at Art in the Age; 116 N 3rd St, Philadelphia
Tuesday, March 22; 6 - 8 p.m.; Free admission; R.S.V.P. to nicole[at]artintheage.com
Join James Hammarhead of Hammarhead Industries as he demonstrates the construction of the airbox fuel tank for the recently debuted Solo X, a reinterpretation of the legendary Ural sT. Safety goggles encouraged. Complimentary ROOT and SNAP refreshments will be served.
The Weekend Guide
Philadelphia Events and Diversions
EXPLORE Secrets of the Silk Roads What: Embroidered boots, textiles, and other eerily well-preserved artifacts from the famed trade route. Why: Don’t dawdle — the mummies are around only thru Mar. 15. When: Thru June 5. Where: Penn Museum, 3260 South St. (215-898-4001). Tickets ($22.50) at 877-772-5425 or online at penn.museum.
Industrial Arts: Motorcycles by Hammarhead Industries
For the month of March, Hammarhead Industries will invade Philadelphia’s Art in the Age for a special exhibition of custom motorcycles. The installation will also provide an opportunity for Hammarhead to preview its own line of goods – which will be available come spring at Hammarhead Parts & Service.
Stir It Up
Like a Swiffer, but for Vodka
It’s Tuesday, so let’s talk about stocking your wet bar. You know, the one inside the globe.
Tyler Scaife at Art in the Age
This February, Philadelphia’s Art in The Age will present new photographs by Tyler Scaife.
Over the past year, photographer Tyler Scaife has been creating a series of images of abandoned elementary and middle schools throughout the Philadelphia area. Many of these schools have been unused for decades, slowly deteriorating behind barred steel doors and boarded-up windows.