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

Joan the connector: Muse makes storefronts bloom

The woman behind all that art in downtown Minneapolis windows is both an artist’s best friend and an organizing machine.

Updated: July 08, 2014, - 05:33 PM

'Eat Pray Love' success enabled Elizabeth Gilbert's big new novel

The heroine of Elizabeth Gilbert's latest novel must balance her intrepid scientific pursuits with yearnings of the heart. The author, who will appear as a Talking Volumes guest at the Fitzgerald Theater on July 11, calls the book “a celebration of the freedom that ‘Eat, Pray, Love’ has brought me."

Updated: July 03, 2014, - 07:04 AM

Paint the town pinot; have a glass of wine as you hone artistic talent

Events that pair painting lessons with social drinking are popping up in the metro area. The art might not be fine, but at least there's wine.

Updated: June 25, 2014, - 02:46 PM

Woodworker's magic touch: 'You learn to see with your hands'

George Wurtzel doesn’t need his sight to transform raw wood into wondrous objects.

Updated: June 22, 2014, - 11:41 PM

Comic Eddie Izzard's edge remains sharp

The British comic’s humor strikes a balance between highbrow commentary and silly fun.

Updated: June 13, 2014, - 10:42 PM

Dad by the numbers: Jason Good finds the funny in fatherhood

Comic turned author Jason Good distills what’s funny about fatherhood into lists any parent can laugh at.

Updated: June 08, 2014, - 06:10 PM

Music program helps kids learn new skills

Classical music is helping a group of north Minneapolis kids step up their skills in all sorts of ways.

Updated: June 02, 2014, - 03:31 PM

Review: 'Maleficent' has wicked good intentions

REVIEW: “Maleficent” adds welcome shades of ambiguity to the concept of good vs. evil, but the new Disney fantasy film falls short on fun. | ★★½ out of 4 stars

Updated: May 30, 2014, - 05:31 AM

Kids will bug out at the Minnesota Zoo's big summer show

The Minnesota Zoo's new creature feature is all about insects, from monster-sized replicas to little live ones.

Updated: May 23, 2014, - 02:19 PM

For Daniel Jones, love is a many-splintered thing

After two decades of editing the “Modern Love” column, he offers thoughts on online dating, monogamy and monotony.

Updated: May 16, 2014, - 02:19 PM

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