Friday, April 28, 2017

Erica Rivera Interviews Chris Bartels

Erica Rivera interviewed musician Chris Bartels about finding escape and embracing imperfection in his new solo album Myths and Mold. Read more on City Pages here.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Erica Rivera Interviews Timbre Ghost

Erica Rivera spoke to Timbre Ghost frontman Dustin Tessier about overcoming alcoholism, becoming a counselor, and finding his way back to music. Read the feature in this week's print edition of City Pages or online here.

Monday, April 24, 2017

Erica Rivera Interviews Sarah Manguso

Erica Rivera spoke to 300 Arguments author Sarah Manguso about her genre-defying style, the trouble with happiness, and why writers should hone in on shame. Read the Q&A on City Pages here.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Erica Rivera Interviews Dudley Riggs

Erica Rivera spoke to Brave New Workshop founder Dudley Riggs about his new memoir Flying Funny. Read more about Riggs' circus upbringing, why he introduced espresso to Minnesota, and how he founded the longest running satirical theater in the country on City Pages here.

Erica Rivera Contributes to City Pages' Best Of Issue

Erica Rivera was among the contributors who wrote about their favorite people, places, and things in the Twin Cities for City Pages' Best Of 2017 issue. Browse the issue online here.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Erica Rivera Interviews Roma di Luna

Erica Rivera asked Roma di Luna about the band's upcoming reunion show. Find out why founders (and former spouses) Alexei Casselle and Channy Leaneagh wanted to return to the stage after a six-year hiatus on City Pages here.

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Erica Rivera Interviews Bruise Violet

Erica Rivera interviewed Danielle Cusack of grunge-punk group Bruise Violet. Read the Q&A about creepers, consent, and the band's new EP Trophy Wife on City Pages here.

Monday, April 3, 2017

Erica Rivera Interviews Jeremy Messersmith

Erica Rivera spoke to Jeremy Messersmith about his quirky new songbook and album 11 Obscenely Optimistic Songs For Ukulele: A Micro-Folk Record For The 21st Century and Beyond. Find out how to get your free copy on City Pages here.