Kristin Tillotson

Reporter | Features
Phone: 612-673-7046
A Strib journalist for nearly 20 years, Kristin Tillotson now writes mostly for features on a broad range of topics, and sometimes for news.

Recent content from Kristin Tillotson

Local museum talents look ahead

Curators are often a hybrid of exacting clinicians and mother hens when overseeing collections. But to keep museum visitors coming back, curators must always look for fresh ways to present and expand their holdings. Here are four Twin Cities curators doing just that.

Updated: May 05, 2013, - 07:15 AM

From tigers to mushrooms, MN museums discover the new

We think of our museums as rest homes for old treasures, but some are also making new discoveries and improving the environment not only in Minnesota, but around the world.

Updated: May 05, 2013, - 07:12 AM

Minnesota museums reinvent themselves as playgrounds for the mind

No longer staid repositories to protect items from the past, Minnesota’s museums are evolving fast-forward into all-ages social beehives.

Updated: May 05, 2013, - 07:02 AM

From jalapenos to yurts, festival insiders offer a few how-tos

As festival season opens with a triple header of favorites this weekend, insiders reveal some secrets.

Updated: May 02, 2013, - 01:35 PM

Isabel Allende on her new book, grandchildren and loss

At 70, Isabel Allende reflects on cross-generational bonds, the tragedies of addiction and her new novel, about a troubled teen and the people who pull her through.

Updated: April 28, 2013, - 10:05 PM

REVIEW: "Country Girl' by Edna O'Brien.

A rambling yet fascinating memoir of Edna O'Brien's Irish girlhood.

Updated: April 27, 2013, - 08:14 PM

St. Paul Chamber Orchestra musicians to vote on contract

Agreement on digital recordings removed the final obstacle. If deal is approved, St. Paul Chamber Orchestra season could resume by...

Updated: April 18, 2013, - 11:02 PM

Mood and action find a 'Place Beyond the Pines'

REVIEW: Ryan Gosling and Bradley Cooper shine as fathers on opposite ends of the law in an ambitious, genre-blending drama.

Updated: April 04, 2013, - 09:44 PM

Author Stonich creates memorable cabin characters

With a strong sense of place, Sarah Stonich writes of life Up North on an Iron Range lake.

Updated: April 03, 2013, - 02:53 PM

One costume Rihanna won't wear: Role model

In town for a concert Sunday, the pop star has drawn criticism for returning to the boyfriend who badly beat her, but others plead for understanding.

Updated: March 24, 2013, - 12:33 PM

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