Grab a blanket and cuddle bud and join us on the Open Field this Monday, August 22, as Summer Music and Movies makes the jump across Loring Park to the Walker. At dusk we will listen to the commissioned new score by local musicians Dark Dark Dark accompanying the film Spies while relaxing under the stars.
Here’s a great teaser vid about the piece made by Dark Dark Dark made (or 3D as we like to call ‘em)… Check it out!
The Details: 89.3 The Current host Barb Abney spins from 7-8:30pm and at dusk the captivating chamber-folk sextet Dark Dark Dark unveil their new live score for Fritz Lang’s 1928 classic Spies joined by over 40 musicians, singers, and dancers (The Modern Times Spychestra!) for a spellbinding evening of silent film and live sounds.
Spies is a viscerally thrilling tale of a criminal mastermind and his love affair with his secret agent operative by Fritz Lang, the audacious director of Metropolis. This will be a rare exhibition of silent film―in all its virtuosity. See a clip of the film here.
To read more about the film, check out Film/Video intern Matt Levine’s great blog here.