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Daniel Boscaljon

Posted by Daniel Boscaljon | Jun 10, 2017

The Lady Parts Justice League is bringing its Vagical Mystery Tour to Iowa City on June 20 at The Mill at 8 p.m. The performance will feature Lizz Winstead, musician...

Posted by Daniel Boscaljon | Jun 5, 2017

Local and regional artists came to town to display and sell at Iowa Arts Fest. -- photo by Jason Smith The 2017 Iowa Arts Festival was more spread out than...

Posted by Daniel Boscaljon | Jun 4, 2017

Tim Kasher will bring his five-piece band to the Mill on Sunday, 11 June, as part of a tour promoting his newest album, No Resolution, which accompanies a movie of...

Posted by Daniel Boscaljon | May 23, 2017

Hailing from Sandpoint, Idaho and currently operating out of Portland, Oregon, the Shook Twins — identical twin sisters Katelyn and Laurie Shook, backed by Niko Slice, Barra Brown and Josh...

Posted by Daniel Boscaljon | May 18, 2017

Feed Me Weird Things is the newest curation effort of Chris Wiersema, the soft-spoken but large-bearded part of Witching Hour and Mission Creek responsible for keeping Iowa City immersed in...

Posted by Daniel Boscaljon | May 2, 2017

In anticipation of their headlining show at the Green Gravel Comedy Festival on Saturday, May 13 I spoke with Helltrap Nightmare head writer/performer Sarah “Squirm” Sherman and producer/collaborator Julia Dratel...

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,...