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

Obituary: Dr. Robert L. Goodale, surgeon and philanthropist

Dr. Robert L. Goodale’s name graces a downtown Minneapolis theater that his donations helped to refurbish. But before he was...

Updated: July 23, 2014, - 08:05 PM

Minnesota orchestra's pop concerts to feature Christopher Lloyd, Okee Dokee Brothers, more

Lineup includes Christopher Lloyd and Okee Dokee Brothers.

Updated: July 11, 2014, - 12:01 AM

'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' a smart blockbuster

REVIEW: In a lackluster summer for movies, the surefire hit “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” should have its producers swinging from the girders.

Updated: July 10, 2014, - 01:58 PM

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

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