A horse is a horse, of course, of course unless it’s walking down Broad Street. Then It’s A Great PR Stunt
Yesterday I was leaving the dress rehearsal of the Pennsylvania Ballet’s A Tribute to Jerome Robbins, which opened last night and plays through Sunday. Go, go, go, go. It was great fun, and funny, reminds me of several great old Broadway show. So I leave the Academy of Music and I see a back up of cars, wondering what it was. Then as I near City Hall I spot this horse and guy dressed, well like this.
I cross the street nearly getting killed, thinking my SM followers will love this, and they did. Then I recognized Stefanie Santo, Franklin Institute’s, Director of Public Relations and this was part of the promotion of their new exhibit: Genghis Khan: Bring the Legend to Life
The new traveling exhibit, “Genghis Khan: Bring the Legend to Life” ,
which opens May 9 at the Franklin Institute, is the true
story of this notorious conqueror. Fascinated by the genius of
Khan, Don Lessem, the curator of the exhibit, wanted to “set the record
straight.” “He was a man who came from nothing. But he knew he was to going to rule the world,” said Lessem.
present a startling perspective of Genghis Khan as the world’s greatest
civilizer and source of many modern Western customs and traditions.
battlegrounds, and marketplaces of a vanished world;
Genghis Khan stepped over part of the Philadelphia Photo Arts Center (PPAC) which was being put in place for a six-week outdoor art exhibition at the foot of City Hall. Showcasing close to 2,000 images shot during Philly Photo Day 2014, the photos will be on display May 9-June 21, 2015 at Dilworth Park, visitors are invited to walk through two columns of 11-inch photographs that provide a unique view of the highs and lows of everyday life including children turning sidewalks into their personal stage, Philadelphia landmarks rising into the setting sun, and even the tragedy in a shattered jar of honey.
the saddles and armor used by the Mongol Warriors, become immersed in a
an attacking stampede of horses (video), and see different styles of
bow and arrows used by the cavalry, including flaming arrows used to
spread fire on the battlefield.
catapults and fire arrows, or playing the roles as general, princess, or spy
in Khan’s army
Adults: $19.95; Children: $14.95 (ages 3-11)