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Black Swan actress Natalie Portman and her new husband Benjamin Millepied opted for a family affair in lieu of a quiet romantic honeymoon getaway. People reports that the newlyweds hung out at the Los Angeles Philharmonic concert with their one-year old son, Aleph. Insiders note that Natalie appeared very relaxed, wearing a t-shirt and jeans and held Aleph close so as not to disturb other guests. According to the report, Aleph become fussy in the middle of the performance, but that didn’t stop the couple from enjoying their night out. Of Benjamin, the source states, "[Benjamin] was really into the music. He was swaying back and forth while walking with Aleph, and keeping time with the music." Portman and Millepied wed nearly a week ago in a quiet Jewish style wedding. The two were engaged December 2011 after meeting on the set of 2009 Black Swan. Portman can be seen in the upcoming films Untitled Terrence Malick Project, Knight of Cups and Thor: The Dark World.