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

Play about honoring veterans features real-life military personnel

Military veterans and professional actors join forces in a play whose authentic ring comes from real war stories.

Updated: November 09, 2013, - 05:06 PM

Moonshine memories: Minnesota's role in Prohibition

A Prohibition exhibit opening Saturday sparks recollections of Minnesotans’ role in lubricating the nation’s dry spell.

Updated: November 08, 2013, - 11:16 AM

Oct. 21: Leaders look at more state aid for Minnesota Orchestra

There’s a push on to have the Legislature help cover the Minnesota Orchestra’s deficit.

Updated: October 21, 2013, - 10:17 AM

Oct. 18: Legislator questions ongoing oversight of Orchestra Hall

With no concerts on the books, Rep. Alice Hausman wonders if the hall is in compliance with the city of Minneapolis.

Updated: October 18, 2013, - 11:21 PM

Edwidge Danticat: Daughter of Haiti

Set in her native land, Edwidge Danticat’s latest novel is infused with the intensity of two kinds of love – for one’s country and one’s children.

Updated: October 17, 2013, - 10:51 AM

Rep. Kahn proposes community ownership of Minnesota Orchestra

Under Kahn’s proposal, no buyer could own more than 5 percent of stock and at least 50 percent of the ownership would be sold to members of the public.

Updated: October 15, 2013, - 08:34 PM

Riordan finds YA success of mythical proportions

Rick Riordan is considered a god by teens who can’t get enough of his young-adult books modernizing ancient Greek myths.

Updated: October 14, 2013, - 09:06 AM

Off-the-wall Miami calls to adventurers

Two evolving neighborhoods lure visitors with modern art and retro angles.

Updated: October 13, 2013, - 06:56 AM

Emotions high as Vänskä plays final concerts here

Where words had failed, concert put contract dispute into perspective. Both crowd and conductor were emotional.

Updated: October 05, 2013, - 05:10 PM

Vänskä will conduct orchestra musicians this weekend

Vänskä, who resigned as music director Tuesday, will conduct the locked-out musicians in three sold-out concerts this weekend at Ted Mann Concert Hall at the University of Minnesota.

Updated: October 04, 2013, - 12:58 PM

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