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

Two transgender YA fiction titles by Minnesotans up for Lambdas

Two Minnesota authors are at the forefront of the next frontier in young adult fiction.

Updated: May 31, 2013, - 02:10 PM

'Mad Men' star Kartheiser cast in Guthrie's 'Pride and Prejudice'

Minneapolis native Vincent Kartheiser, best known as conniving Pete Campbell on the hit TV series, will play Mr. Darcy in an adaptation of the Jane Austen novel.

Updated: May 17, 2013, - 02:54 PM

'Cul-de-Sac': You don't know Leonard

Wade A. Vaughn plays all the roles in "Cul-de-Sac," a play about the death of a mild-mannered man in suburbia.

Updated: May 16, 2013, - 05:56 PM

Alliance Francaise undergoes a renaissance

Quelle turnaround! The French-cultured Alliance Francaise has undergone a renaissance, upping the fun quotient and balancing the books.

Updated: May 07, 2013, - 01:52 PM

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

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