Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Friday, August 11, 2017
Erica Rivera spoke to members of electropop band Pornonono about porn overload, sexual hang-ups, and repressed audiences for City Pages. Read the Q&A here.
Wednesday, August 2, 2017
Erica Rivera sat down with Chan Poling, frontman for the Suburbs, to talk about the punk rock band's new album, his wife's death, and his lust for life. Read the feature in the August 2, 2017 issue of City Pages or online here.
Friday, July 28, 2017
Erica Rivera asked singer-songwriter Claire de Lune of dream-pop duo Tiny Deaths about breakups, misogyny in the music industry, and her sports obsession. Read the Q&A on City Pages here.
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Monday, July 17, 2017
Erica Rivera spoke to Dave Page, author of F. Scott Fitzgerald in Minnesota. Read about the great American novelist's favorite haunts and homes in a Q&A for City Pages here.
Saturday, July 15, 2017
Erica Rivera spoke to muralist Kelcey Fisher, the first artist-in-residence at OLiVE in downtown Los Angeles. Read about what he'll create while he lives rent-free at the luxury apartments here.
Erica Rivera interviewed MNFilmTV executive director Melodie Bahan about her aspirations for the state's film and TV industry, her favorite Minnesota-made features, and her wish list for future productions. Read the Q&A in the Variety section of the July 16, 2017 edition of the Star Tribune or online here.
Monday, July 10, 2017
Erica Rivera spoke to Vietnamese refugee and poet Bao Phi about Asian American anger, breakup poetry, and activism as it relates to his new book Thousand Star Hotel. Read the in-depth Q&A on City Pages here.
Saturday, July 8, 2017
Thursday, July 6, 2017
Erica Rivera spoke to Ecuadorian artist Isabela Cruz about her upcoming exhibition Aya. Read more about how her patterned scarves were inspired by the textiles of the indigenous Otavalo culture on City Pages here.
Erica Rivera spoke to KC Dalager and Brad Hale of pop duo Now, Now about their extended hiatus, losing a band member, and honing their confident new sound. Read the Q&A on City Pages here.
Wednesday, July 5, 2017
Erica Rivera selected six outstanding graphic memoirs written and drawn by modern cartoonists. Find out why comics aren't just for nerds anymore on Crave Online here.
(Image above from Imagine Wanting Only This by Kristen Radtke.)
Tuesday, July 4, 2017
Erica Rivera wrote about travel company Black Tomato, which offers "set jetting" vacations to the filming locations of popular television shows. Whether you're a Game of Thrones, Twin Peaks, or Westworld fan, your next adventure awaits on Crave Online here.
Monday, July 3, 2017
Erica Rivera found 16 fair foods to add to your must-eat list this summer. Discover your next deep-fried delicacy on Crave Online here.
(Photo: @1derluster on Instagram.)
Sunday, July 2, 2017
Saturday, July 1, 2017
Paint color can make or break your home's sale price. Check out the "do"s and "don't"s of wall colors for every room in your home on Crave Online here.
Friday, June 30, 2017
Erica Rivera spoke to Timisarocker frontman Tim Dooley about mental illness, staying sober, and being a black, gay musician in Minnesota. Read the Q&A on City Pages here.
(Photo by Ricky Taylor.)
Sunday, June 25, 2017
Saturday, June 24, 2017
Erica Rivera interviewed controversial Los Angeles painters Allie and Lexi Kaplan. The identical twin sisters focus on nudity, narcissism, and celebrities in their NSFW paintings. Read more on Crave Online here.