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

Obtuse Crew hip-hops its way to dance prize

Hip-hop dance group Obtuse Crew has yet to win a deserved blue ribbon for its cheeky name. But the energetic b-boys 'n' girls did nab outstanding-ensemble honors at Wednesday night's Sage Awards.

Updated: October 17, 2012, - 10:35 PM

SPCO plays for time that may be running out

The chamber orchestra's musicians held a rally to garner public support in a contract dispute, but they fear a lockout is likely.

Updated: October 16, 2012, - 09:33 PM

Taking care, with patients and the written word

Dr. Abraham Verghese brings the human touch to both his jobs -- practicing medicine and writing books.

Updated: October 06, 2012, - 04:33 PM

A new civic canvas for public art

Cities embracing relevant projects that are not just "art for art's sake"

Updated: October 06, 2012, - 07:30 AM

What’s going on at other orchestras

Orchestras across the country are facing or recently have undergone cuts in musician pay and benefits. Here is a look...

Updated: October 05, 2012, - 05:27 PM

Jeffrey Toobin: Drama in the court

In his second book about the inner workings of the Supreme Court, Jeffrey Toobin sheds light on high-stakes legal battles between the White House and Chief Justice John Roberts.

Updated: October 02, 2012, - 04:16 PM

Radio K: 100 years young

Is it really a century old? Roger, codger. But these days the University of Minnesota station appears more vital than ever.

Updated: September 28, 2012, - 06:01 PM

Coen brothers' 'Fargo' on path to becoming TV show

Joel and Ethan Coen are planning a return trip to "Fargo," but this time it'll be on the small screen. The multiple-Oscar-winning St. Louis Park natives will be executive producers on a potential hourlong series for FX that will be loosely based on their Minnesota-spoofing 1996 film.

Updated: September 25, 2012, - 02:00 PM

City Pages sale splits it away from Backpage sex-ad website

Terms of the deal, which essentially splits their parent company, Village Voice Media (VVM), into two parts, weren't disclosed. "Backpage" will be on its own.

Updated: September 24, 2012, - 08:24 PM

Pulling the shades on E L James

The author of the "Fifty Shades" phenomenon seems like the core fans she'll meet in Edina Thursday -- suburban, prone to fantasy, but with a lot more money.

Updated: September 18, 2012, - 08:52 AM

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