Thursday, March 24, 2016

Erica Rivera Interviews Alex Abramovich

Erica Rivera spoke to Alex Abramovich about his gritty memoir Bullies, the appeal of motorcycle clubs, and the violent legacy of Oakland. Read the Q&A on Mandatory here.

Monday, March 21, 2016

Erica Rivera Profiles Paper Cutting Artist

Erica Rivera spoke to Quinn Rivenburgh, a Chicago paper cutting artist whose show "Attention is the Most Basic form of Love" opens this week. Read more on City Pages here.

Friday, March 18, 2016

Erica Rivera Interviews Mark Leyner

Erica Rivera spoke to author Mark Leyner about his new fictional autobiography Gone With The Mind, apologizing to his readers, and stealing material from his mom. Read the Q&A on Mandatory here.

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Erica Rivera Interviews The Pines

Erica Rivera spoke to David Huckfelt and Benson Ramsey, frontmen for The Pines, an indie roots band based in the Twin Cities. Read more about their unorthodox approach to music-making and how nature and impermanence influenced their new album Above The Prairie in Friday's print issue of the Star Tribune or online here.

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Erica Rivera Interviews John Jodzio

Erica Rivera spoke to Knockout author John Jodzio about day jobs, binge drinking, and his bizarre, unpredictable stories. Read more on Mandatory here.

Friday, March 4, 2016

Erica Rivera Interviews Poliça

Erica Rivera spoke to Channy Leaneagh of Minneapolis-based electro-pop band Poliça about the new album United Crushers and touring with a baby on board. Read the front page feature in today's Star Tribune or online here.

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Erica Rivera Profiles Luis Fitch

Erica Rivera spoke to Luis Fitch, a Mexican mixed media artist who also founded a multicultural branding and design firm in Minneapolis. Read more on City Pages here.