Zarathustra came from somewhere in Jimmy Valadez and Lynn Kozak's minds.
Lynn and JJ organized this construed advertising campaign, full of
posters and collages touting Zarathustra but remaining a mystery.
The whole idea was to have a festival of art and music, trying to get
many people from our school to submit any works of art or poetry they
had laying around...or might create just for the festival.
So, for the music part of the festival, Lynn asked if the racing
pisshorses would play, the musical entertainment for the evening. And,
of course, after consulting the other pisshorses, I said we'd love to
do it. We spent the night before hanging out and working on songs,
then recorded and rehearsed in the studio for a good part of the
Saturday of the show.
While we were playing in the auditorium, the rest of the art show was
taking place near the Pillow Wall. Folks contributed photography,
paintings, sculptures, collages, poetry, and even painted new works
while others were viewing in the gallery by the Hamster Ball. We tried
to make our set as exciting as possible, both musically and visually.
It was damn loud on stage, but you could FEEL the music, and we could
hear each other. Musically, it was a pretty exciting show (except for
a few screw-ups).
We had two pillars on either side of the set, one for love, one for
(one, a beautiful uncertainty, the other the only indisputable
fact of life).
The show was filmed by two different camera people,
which gave us much footage for editing. Oh, the show was free to
anybody who happened to drop by.
Back to the pisshorses