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Daniel Boscaljon

Posted by Daniel Boscaljon | Apr 30, 2017

Meditation practices distinguish attention and awareness. One simple way to distinguish them is to understand attention as a mental or conceptual activity -- one’s thoughts -- and awareness as what...

Posted by Daniel Boscaljon | Apr 20, 2017

The Mill was the perfect venue on April 19 for a Wednesday night of atmospheric delicacy, performed for a hushed full house. The Pines, local legends transplanted to Minnesota, framed...

Posted by Daniel Boscaljon | Apr 19, 2017

The Milarepa Buddhist Center (207 Scott Ct, Iowa City), a volunteer-run Buddhist community that opened in 2016, will be hosting Tibetan Lama Khenpo Choephel Rinpoche for a retreat April 21-23.

Posted by Daniel Boscaljon | Apr 10, 2017

The concluding night of the 2017 Mission Creek Festival was hosted by the Englert, and as usual drew a full crowd. The closing acts face the daunting challenge of being...

Posted by Daniel Boscaljon | Apr 10, 2017

Mission Creek’s offerings last night provided attendees with three presentations of timeless joy.

Posted by Daniel Boscaljon | Apr 8, 2017

Amidst the bustle of a busy week of Mission Creek, Friday night’s musical possibilities included a night of pleasant music that seemed to emphasize ephemerality.

Posted by Daniel Boscaljon | Apr 7, 2017

Cloud Nothings on stage at Gabe's on the thirst night of the Mission Creek Festival. Thursday, April 8, 2017. -- photo by Zak Neumann. On the third night of Mission...

Posted by Daniel Boscaljon | Apr 5, 2017

At 6 p.m. on April 4, Joe Tiefenthaler opened Mission Creek 2017's Hancher component with a short statement about the enduring importance of the arts in terms of building what...

Posted by Daniel Boscaljon | Apr 3, 2017

1984 FilmScene -- Tuesday, April 4 at 6 p.m. Video still from Michael Radford's '1984.' FilmScene, located in the Pedestrian Mall at 118 E. College, will join more than 90...

Posted by Daniel Boscaljon | Mar 27, 2017

Whitney w/ Helena Deland The Mill -- Saturday, April 1 at 9 p.m. Lauded for their Light Upon the Lake and playing in their own backyard after an Australian tour,...

Posted by Daniel Boscaljon | Mar 21, 2017

Lambchop, the musical collective anchored in the vocals and musical genius of Kurt Wagner, will be playing their first show in Iowa City on March 23 at The Mill. The...

Posted by Daniel Boscaljon | Mar 14, 2017

Andrew Bird’s discography is a compelling set of intricately arranged songs that have no obvious cognates in the contemporary musical scene. Having studied violin, Bird also plays guitar, sings and...

Posted by Daniel Boscaljon | Mar 3, 2017

Birdman Live, which came to the Englert Theatre on March 1, features Antonio Sanchez playing drums to the movie Birdman -- which makes sense, as he was the composer and...

Posted by Daniel Boscaljon | Feb 26, 2017

The lineup for Gabe’s on Friday night, Feb. 24 featured two bands that I had long wanted to watch but had been prevented from seeing. For the past ten years...

Posted by Daniel Boscaljon | Feb 13, 2017

Davina and the Vagabonds are a quintet (drums, bass, trombone, trumpet, piano/ukulele) from the Twin Cities, who visited The Mill on Sunday, Feb. 12 at the end of a brief...

Posted by Daniel Boscaljon | Jan 28, 2017

Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox performs for a sold out Englert Theatre. Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017. See more photos below. -- photo by Zak Neumann. Introduced with a brief musical flourish...