Using lyrics from rock songs drawn onto blankets as signs, Iauch hitches rides toward the physical and emotional spaces these lyrics imagine, such as “the land of truth” lyric from Neil Young’s Thrashers (1979). He talks to those who pick him up–about music, feeling trapped, and the day-to-day activities that ground romantic desire.
Friday, October 18, 2013, performances at 11:00-11:45 am and 1:00–1:45 pm
Lava Falls, El Malpais National Monument (at the south end of El Malpais National Monument)*
Directions: Take I-40 Exit 89. Head south on Hwy 117. You will pass the El Malpais (BLM) Ranger Station (stop by and pick up a map if it's open!) Continue driving south for about an hour (but we suggest allowing more time to stop and check out the park's other sites!) –past the Sandstone Bluffs Overlook, La Ventana Natural Arch, and the Narrows Picnic Area. Park in the lot for the Lava Falls area. *subject to change due to potential park closures
IMPORTANT SITE UPDATE 10/16/13: Directions: take I-40 exit 89, and drive south on Highway 117 for 20 miles. Turn left on South Narrows Road, and drive to the far end of the parking lot. Performances at 11AM and 1PM.