Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Erica Rivera Interviews Gaelynn Lea


Erica Rivera spoke to Gaelynn Lea, the 2016 winner of NPR's Tiny Desk Concert, about her new album, touring challenges, and her activism for people with disabilities. Read the piece in the Oct. 24, 2018 issue of City Pages or online here.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Erica Rivera Profiles Bathtub Cig


Erica Rivera spoke to Hilary James, founding member of Bathtub Cig, one of City Pages' "Picked to Click" groups for 2018. Though the band was born of depression, its music is far from a downer. Read all about it in the Oct. 17, 2018 issue of City Pages or online here.

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Erica Rivera Interviews Rebecca Traister


Erica Rivera spoke to feminist and journalist Rebecca Traister about her new book Good and Mad and the historical impact of women's anger on America. Read the piece on City Pages here.

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Erica Rivera Profiles Women Organizing Women


Erica Rivera spoke to Habon Abdulle, the founder of Women Organizing Women, the organization that motivated Rep. Ilhan Omar to launch her political career. Read about how WOW inspires East African women in Minnesota to take on leadership roles in the October 2018 issue of Women's Press or online here.

Friday, October 5, 2018

Erica Rivera Interviews Ben Gibbard


Erica Rivera spoke to Ben Gibbard, frontman of indie pop rock band Death Cab For Cutie, about hero worship, aging in the music industry, and how gentrification affects memory. Read the Q&A on City Pages here.

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Erica Rivera Interviews Haley


Erica Rivera interviewed musical artist Haley about her new instrumental album Pleasureland. Read the Q&A on City Pages here.

Rivera previously interviewed Haley for the Star Tribune in 2014. Read that piece here.