Friday, August 24, 2018

Erica Rivera Interviews Eliza Blue

Erica Rivera spoke with singer-songwriter Eliza Blue about how she relocated to rural South Dakota to escape her anxiety-ridden musician's life only to end up meeting, and making an album with, Crazy Horse's Billy Talbot. Read the Q&A on City Pages here.

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Erica Rivera Interviews Mara Altman

Erica Rivera spoke to Mara Altman, author of Gross Anatomy, about her feminist approach to the female body's unsightly aspects. Read the piece on City Pages here.

Friday, August 17, 2018

Erica Rivera Interviews Film Director Desiree Akhavan

Erica Rivera spoke to Desiree Akhavan, director and co-screenwriter of The Miseducation of Cameron Post, a film about a teen's coming-of-age in a gay conversion therapy center. Read the piece on City Pages here.

Friday, August 10, 2018

Erica Rivera Interviews Chris Thile of Punch Brothers and "Live From Here"

Erica Rivera spoke to Grammy winner Chris Thile, the singer and mandolinist for bluegrass band Punch Brothers as well as host of "Live From Here" (formerly "A Prairie Home Companion"). Read the delightful yet deep Q&A about tiki bars, dark angels, and tackle boxes on City Pages here.

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Erica Rivera Interviews Bad Bad Hats

Erica Rivera met up with Kerry Alexander of Bad Bad Hats to chat about overcoming the sophomore slump with the band's new album Lightning Round and how her songwriting evolved from breakup to long-term relationship tunes. Read the piece in the August 1, 2018 issue of City Pages or online here.