The Walker's silent film fest features scores by local indie musicians

Members of Hippo Campus and Bon Iver will play.

The Walker Art Center in Minneapolis is having a film fest with old school silent movies. And to make things interesting, the short films will be accompanied by scores from local indie musicians. 

Sound for Silence, as the event is called, will feature live accompaniments by Marijuana Deathsquads, Hippo Campus' Jake Luppen, The Pines' Benson Ramsey and plenty of others. Bon Iver's Justin Vernon isn't quite as local (he's from Wisconsin) but he'll be there playing too. 

See the full list of musicians here.

According to the Facebook event, they'll be playing live cinematic scores for 1920s experimental short films. There will be shorts by Hans Richter, Viking Eggeling, and Rene Clair.

This free outdoor event will be Aug. 17 on the Walker’s new Wurtele Upper Garden at 8:30 p.m. It's expected to go until 10 p.m.

Next Up

ballot voting vote

Appeals court changes rules for MN absentee ballots received after Election Day

Pending a further challenge, votes received after 8 p.m. on Election Day may not be counted.

Donald Trump

Confusion over where Trump campaign rally will be held Friday

It sounds like it'll be held at the airport in Rochester.

Screen Shot 2020-10-29 at 3.19.05 PM

This video of the Lowry Hill Tunnel walls being cleaned is oddly satisfying

The tunnel will be closed overnight Thursday for cleaning.

gray wolf

Gray wolf removed from the endangered species list

A decision on whether they can be hunted in Minnesota will come later.

covid saliva test

Minnesota opening its 7th saliva testing location in St. Paul

The tests are free and open to anyone regardless of if they have symptoms.

pete stauber - qunn nystrom CD8

Election 2020 preview: Minnesota's 8th Congressional District

It's a race between incumbent Rep. Pete Stauber and Democratic challenger Quinn Nystrom.

fire, flames

Lives saved as passerby, city workers rescue from 3 from Golden Valley fire

The Golden Valley Fire Department responded to the fire Wednesday morning.

Caribou Coffee Holiday 2020

Caribou Coffee rolls out holiday cups, menu early

The holiday season is underway at some Twin Cities stores, with a nationwide rollout planned for Nov. 5.

Malik Beasley

Charges: Timberwolves' Beasley pointed assault rifle at family on a home tour

The family was on the Parade of Homes tour when Beasley allegedly pointed the gun at them, telling them to get off his property.