Monday, February 8, 2016

Erica Rivera Previews "Sinew" Exhibition


Erica Rivera spoke to curator Dyani White Hawk about Sinew, a new exhibition at Artistry featuring female Native artists like Julie Buffalohead (above). Read more on City Pages here.

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Erica Rivera Interviews Andy Erikson about Misogyny


Erica Rivera spoke to comedian Andy Erikson about misogyny after the Last Comic Standing competitor withdrew from the SLO Comedy Festival based on the lineup. Read the Q&A on City Pages here.

Erica Rivera Previews Baroness Frontman's Art Show


Erica Rivera spoke to John Dyer Baizley, frontman for sludge metal band Baroness, about using art and music to heal from a tour bus accident. Read more about his Desperation Burns exhibition, coming to Minneapolis this weekend, on City Pages here.

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Erica Rivera Profiles Art Shanty Projects


Erica Rivera profiled the Art Shanty Projects, an annual Minnesotan festival that invites artists to take over a frozen lake and populate it with their creative takes on ice houses. Read more on craveonline.com here.

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Erica Rivera Previews "Happenstance" Photography Exhibition


Erica Rivera spoke to Martha Gabriela Driessen about Happenstance, her street photography exhibition that documents everyday moments from around the world. Read more on City Pages here.

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Erica Rivera Interviews Lower Dens


Erica Rivera spoke to Jana Hunter, leader of synth-pop band Lower Dens, about depression, the evils of television, and using music to foster human connection. Read the Q&A on City Pages here.

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Erica Rivera Interviews City of Sound


Erica Rivera spoke to Danny Morrison, frontman for City of Sound, a Minneapolis-based band ten years in the making. Read the Q&A on City Pages here.

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Erica Rivera Interviews The Guerrilla Girls


Erica Rivera interviewed Käthe Kollwitz of the Guerrilla Girls, a group of masked feminist arts advocates currently taking over the Twin Cities. Read the Q&A on City Pages here.

Monday, January 18, 2016

Erica Rivera Previews Red Lake Art Show


Erica Rivera spoke to curator Brenda Child about Singing Our History, an exhibition at the University of Minnesota showcasing the art and photography of Red Lake Nation. Read more on City Pages here.

Friday, January 15, 2016

Erica Rivera Interviews Hari Kondabolu


Erica Rivera spoke to "overeducated" comedian Hari Kondabolu about his intellectual stand-up act, thoughts on Donald Trump, and the current events that have captured his attention. Read the Q&A on City Pages here.

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Erica Rivera Interviews Jermaine Fowler


Erica Rivera spoke to comedian and actor Jermaine Fowler about growing up with teen parents, his new sitcom, and what's wrong with the comedy scene. Read the Q&A on City Pages here.

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Erica Rivera Previews MINNEscapes


Erica Rivera spoke to curator Ron Ridgeway about MINNEscapes, an exhibition featuring four female painters' interpretations of the Minnesotan landscape. Read more on City Pages here.

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Erica Rivera Previews David Foster Wallace-Inspired Production


Erica Rivera interviewed director Daniel Fish about his theater production A (radically condensed and expanded) Supposedly Fun Thing I’ll Never Do Again After David Foster Wallace, coming to the Walker Art Center. Read more on City Pages here.

Monday, January 11, 2016

Erica Rivera Profiles Coolhaus Ice Cream


Erica Rivera spoke to Natasha Case, CEO of ice cream sandwich empire Coolhaus. Read the profile on craveonline.com here.

Erica Rivera Previews "Circumstantial Evidence"


Erica Rivera spoke to artist Jody Williams about Circumstantial Evidence, an exhibit of her art boxes filled with tiny curiosities. Read more on City Pages here.

Sunday, January 10, 2016

Erica Rivera on Displaying Art in the Home

Shower curtain design by Eugenia Loli.

Erica Rivera found ten off-the-wall ways to display art in the home, from shower curtains to throw pillows and more. Check out the list for craveonline.com here.

Saturday, January 9, 2016

Erica Rivera Profiles Sarina Brewer


Erica Rivera spoke to rogue taxidermy artist Sarina Brewer about her animal-inspired sculptures. Read more on craveonline.com here.

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Erica Rivera Previews "Wired"


Erica Rivera spoke to photographer Christopher Atkins about Wired, his upcoming exhibition that documents insomnia. Read more on the City Pages arts blog here.

Monday, January 4, 2016

Erica Rivera Previews RoosevElvis


Erica Rivera previewed RoosevElvis, a theater performance from The TEAM that takes Roosevelt and Elvis on a road trip, Read the piece for City Pages here.

Thursday, December 31, 2015

Erica Rivera Contributes to Twin Cities Critics Tally


Erica Rivera shared her Top 10 Local Albums of 2015 for the annual Twin Cities Critics Tally. See all of the ballots and comments on the Star Tribune's website here.