Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Erica Rivera On Home Staging


Erica Rivera shared tips and tricks to stage a home like a pro with input from luxury home stager Meridith Baer. Find out how on Crave Online here.

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Erica Rivera Interviews Peter Geye


Erica Rivera spoke to Minneapolis author Peter Geye about Wintering, the Boundary Waters, and why every story is a love story. Read the Q&A on City Pages here.

Monday, July 18, 2016

Erica Rivera Profiles Leslie Barlow


Erica Rivera interviewed painter Leslie Barlow about her portraits that focus on the many layers that make up identity. Read more on City Pages here.

Saturday, July 16, 2016

Erica Rivera Profiles California Tiny House


Erica Rivera spoke to Nick Mosley, co-owner of California Tiny House, a Fresno-based builder of tiny homes on wheels. Read more about the advantages of downsizing your living space on Crave Online here.

Friday, July 15, 2016

Erica Rivera Profiles Lego Artist Nathan Sawaya


Erica Rivera spoke to Nathan Sawaya, a corporate attorney turned contemporary artist who uses Legos as sculpting material. Read more on Crave Online here.

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Erica Rivera On Luxury Hotels Abroad


Erica Rivera profiled six of the world's most opulent luxury hotels, from London to Paris to Tokyo and beyond. Find out where to plan your next travel splurge on Crave Online here.

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Erica Rivera Interviews Frankie Lee


Erica Rivera spoke to Frankie Lee, a nomadic musician whose new album American Dreamer is garnering acclaim from critics to fellow musicians like Dave Simonett of Trampled by Turtles. Read more in this week's print edition of City Pages or online here.

Monday, July 4, 2016

Erica Rivera On Beer-Flavored Food


Erica Rivera compiled a list of seven weird and wonderful beer-flavored foods. Find out where to get your buzz on at Crave Online here.

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Erica Rivera On Making Houseguests Feel At Home


Erica Rivera interviewed Ariel Kaye, CEO of Venice Beach-based bath and bedding retailer Parachute, to find out how to make your houseguests feel more at home. Read the tips on Crave Online here.

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Erica Rivera Interviews Chef Ben Sargent


Erica Rivera spoke to underground lobster chef Ben Sargent about his Kickstarter campaign to bring back his alter-ego Dr. Klaw in a live-action cooking show. Read more on Crave Online here.

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Erica Rivera Interviews The Lioness


Erica Rivera spoke to North Minneapolis rapper The Lioness about her unflinching and empowering music. Read the Q&A on City Pages here.

Monday, June 27, 2016

Erica Rivera Profiles Ben Skinner


Erica Rivera interviewed Canadian artist Ben Skinner about his wide variety of materials, working as a window dresser, and the use of words in his work. Read the profile on Crave Online here.

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Erica Rivera Previews Justin Vernon's New Hotel


Erica Rivera got a sneak peek of The Oxbow, a new boutique hotel coming to Eau Claire that is owned in part by Bon Iver's Justin Vernon. Read more on Crave Online here.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Erica Rivera Previews "Delightful 10"


Erica Rivera spoke to artists Amy Rice and Jennifer Davis about their new exhibition, Delightful 10, that celebrates ten years of friendship and painting. Read more on City Pages here.

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Erica Rivera Interviews Kathy Griffin


Erica Rivera spoke to comedian Kathy Griffin about sexism, her younger man, and her favorite Twin Cities pizza place. Read the Q&A on City Pages here.

Monday, June 20, 2016

Erica Rivera Interviews Max Porter


Erica Rivera spoke with Granta Books editor Max Porter about Grief Is The Thing With Feathers, his debut novel from Graywolf Press. Porter's story is based on his own experience of losing his father in his childhood. Read the Q&A on City Pages here.

Saturday, June 18, 2016

Erica Rivera Profiles Jaque Fragua


Erica Rivera spoke to Jemez Pueblo painter Jaque Fragua about mural-making, reclaiming Native American symbolism, and the use of the whirling log in his artwork. Read more on Crave Online here.

(Photo by @indiangiver and @mmoriesonppers on Instagram.)

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Erica Rivera Profiles David Olenick


Erica Rivera interviewed David Olenick, a New York artist who channels his fashion industry experience and food anxiety into his work. Read the profile of Crave Online here.

Erica Rivera Interviews Natalie Goldberg


Erica Rivera spoke with renowned writing teacher and author Natalie Goldberg about Zen meditation, idol worship, and "Minnesota nice" culture. Read the Q&A on City Pages here.

Monday, June 13, 2016

Erica Rivera Interviews Adam Carolla (Again!)


Erica Rivera interviewed podcast personality and bestselling author Adam Carolla about competitive parenting, the ideal Father's Day, and his latest book "Daddy, Stop Talking!" Read the Q&A on Crave Online here.

Rivera also interviewed Adam Carolla in 2013 for Vita.mn. Read that interview here.