Thursday, June 23, 2016
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
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
Monday, June 20, 2016
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 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 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 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 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.
Erica Rivera spoke to pop culture critic Chuck Klosterman about his provocative new book But What If We're Wrong? Read the Q&A on City Pages here.
Tuesday, June 7, 2016
Erica Rivera spoke to comedian and actress Sarah Silverman about the drawbacks of celebrity, sex in her 40s, and the wonders of therapy. Read the Q&A on City Pages here.
Monday, June 6, 2016
Erica Rivera spoke to Terry Mattson, President and CEO of Visit Saint Paul, about increasing tourism in Minnesota's capitol city. Read the feature in the Summer 2016 issue of MN Meetings + Events magazine or online here.
Saturday, June 4, 2016
Erica Rivera spoke to Jeff Mauro of Food Network fame about the most common grilling mistake men make and how to ensure everyone's satisfied at the summer BBQ. Read the Q&A on Crave Online here.
Friday, June 3, 2016
Thursday, June 2, 2016
Wednesday, June 1, 2016
|"Meet the Bunyans" by Drew Preiner|
Erica Rivera spoke to Drew Preiner and Anne Ulku, two of the artists returning for this year's ARTCRANK, a poster party for bike people now in its 10th year. Read more on City Pages here.
Sunday, May 29, 2016
Erica Rivera interviewed Tim Jarvis, a single Minnesotan who transformed his St. Louis Park home into the ultimate bachelor pad. See the photos and read the story of the modern, luxurious renovation in the May 29th print edition of the Star Tribune or online here.
Saturday, May 28, 2016
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
In her new book, Natural Disasters, award-winning poet Erica Rivera explores the parallels between volatile relationships and the environment. Like seasons, lovers arrive unbidden, leave abruptly, and cycle back. Long-distance desire, loaded secrets, and unpredictable temperaments further complicate the narrative.
Inspired by the landscape of
nods to Minnesota , New Mexico , and New
evocative collection of poetry plumbs the depths of the places we live and the
people we love, and in the process discovers the beauty and brutality inherent
in both. California
Order Natural Disasters in paperback on Amazon.com here.
Monday, May 23, 2016
Erica Rivera interviewed author Linda LeGarde Grover about her novel The Road Back to Sweetgrass, federal Indian policies, and historical trauma. Read the Q&A on City Pages here.