Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Erica Rivera spoke to punk rocker Ezra Furman about artistic torment, dressing feminine, and reconciling his identity with the Jewish faith. Read the Q&A on City Pages here.
Monday, October 5, 2015
Erica Rivera spoke to British singer-songwriter Lianne La Havas about working with Prince, finding inspiration in Jamaica, and expressing herself through fashion. Read the Q&A on City Pages here.
Saturday, October 3, 2015
Erica Rivera profiled JonnyPops, a frozen dessert company, to find out how its popular product and feel-good mission began. Read more on craveonline.com here.
Friday, October 2, 2015
Erica Rivera explored the trends in real estate for manufacturing companies in Minnesota. Read more in the October 2015 issue of Minnesota Business magazine or online here.
Thursday, September 24, 2015
Erica Rivera spoke to Jacob Bannon, frontman of metalcore band Converge, about his upcoming art show at CO Exhibitions. Read more on the City Pages art blog here.
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Erica Rivera spoke to Jim Norton, a comedian, radio show host, New York Times bestselling author, and actor who has appeared on television shows such as Inside Amy Schumer and Louie. Talking points included how he pissed off Jesse Ventura, his experiences with prostitutes, and why he thinks he's a pervert. Read the Q&A on City Pages arts blog here.
Monday, September 21, 2015
Erica Rivera spoke to Minneapolis-based artist Joe Sinness about his upcoming show of colored pencil drawings at Macalester College. Read more on the City Pages arts blog here.
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
|Photo by Constance Kostrevski|
Erica Rivera spoke to Hannibal Buress, a comedian from Chicago who rose to notoriety after speaking out against Bill Cosby. The feature is in this week's print issue of City Pages or read the full interview online here.
Tuesday, September 1, 2015
Erica Rivera contributed to a cover story on how companies can find loyal employees by using alternative staffing agencies like EmergeWORKS in Northeast Minneapolis. Read the piece in the September 2015 issue of Minnesota Business magazine or online here.
Monday, August 31, 2015
Erica Rivera interviewed Bryan Boll of Boll Farms to find out how he saved his family's farm with modern technology and sustainable practices. Read more in the September 2015 issue of Minnesota Business magazine or online here.
Friday, August 28, 2015
Erica Rivera profiled Dynamic Group, a plastic injection molding manufacturer, for Minnesota Business magazine. Read about the company in the September 2015 issue or online here.
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Monday, August 24, 2015
Erica Rivera interviewed Nick Beste, president of Man Cave Craft Meats, to find out how the Minnesota-based company went from farmers market to mass distribution. Read more on craveonline.com.
Thursday, August 20, 2015
|Photo by Meiko Takechi Arquilos|
Erica Rivera spoke to author Jerry Stahl, best known for his memoir Permanent Midnight, about his new book Old Guy Dad and parenting heroin-free. Read the Q&A on craveonline.com.
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
|Photo by Heidi Ehalt|
Erica Rivera interviewed Chef Sean Sherman of Tatanka Truck about going beyond fry bread when creating the menu for Minnesota's first indigenous food truck. Read more on Crave Online here.
Thursday, August 6, 2015
Erica Rivera was invited to electronic musician Dosh's home to observe him scoring Universe, a film featured in this year's Square Lake Festival. Read more in today's Star Tribune Variety section or online here.
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
|Colleen Evans as Miranda Sings|
Erica Rivera spoke to Colleen Evans (née Ballinger), creator of YouTube celebrity Miranda Sings. Read how haters helped refine the quirky character in this Q&A for City Pages.
Monday, August 3, 2015
|Rob "The Rez Reporter" Fairbanks and Jon "The Ojibwe Outlaw" Roberts|
Erica Rivera spoke to Jon Roberts, whose documentary with fellow Ojibwe comic Rob Fairbanks was successfully funded in the final hours of its Kickstarter campaign. Read more on the City Pages blog.