Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Erica Rivera Interviews Tommy Orange


Erica Rivera spoke to Native author Tommy Orange about his debut novel There There, the absence of urban Indian stories in literature, and his youth in Oakland, California. Read the piece on City Pages here.

Saturday, June 16, 2018

Erica Rivera Profiles Home of Johnna and Max Holmgren


Erica Rivera visited Fox Meets Bear blogger Johnna Holmgren and her artist husband Max at their A-frame home in the woods. Read about their holistic approach to home decor and Johnna's cookbook Tales From a Forager's Kitchen in the June 17, 2018 issue of the Star Tribune or online here.

Friday, June 15, 2018

Erica Rivera Receives MN Society of Professional Journalists Recognition


Erica Rivera's City Pages cover story Man of Constant Sorrow: Charlie Parr's quiet battle with depression won second place in the Arts & Entertainment Story category at the MN Society of Professional Journalists' 2018 Page One awards. Read the Charlie Parr cover story on City Pages here.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Erica Rivera Interviews Veteran Chef Tyler Johnson


Erica Rivera interviewed Chef Tyler Johnson about his former career as an Army specialist, deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan, and his professional pivot to cooking. Read the piece in the June 13, 2018 issue of City Pages or online here.

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Erica Rivera Interviews Pandit Birju Maharaj


Erica Rivera spoke to Indian dance guru Pandit Birju Maharaj about the cultural history of kathak dance and a rare upcoming performance with Katha Dance Theatre. Read the piece in the June 7, 2018 issue of the Star Tribune or online here.

Monday, June 4, 2018

Erica Rivera Picks Pride Month Movies


Erica Rivera selected the best LGBTQ+ movies to binge-watch for Pride month. Find the complete watchlist on Mandatory here.