Artist Day Jobs is back for a second season profiling Minnesota artists whose 9-5′s complement and inspire their creative process. In this episode of “Artist Day Jobs,” we meet singer and actress Thomasina Petrus whose cashew brittle is taking the world by storm.
One night you might see her dressed to the nines with formal gloves and a gardenia in her hair, belting out Billie Holiday classics. Another night you might see her on the stage at Penumbra or Mixed Blood theaters. Still another night, you might see her in the kitchen at Calvary Church, wearing an apron […]
Race is very much on the mind of singer/actress/cashew brittle mogul Thomasina Petrus these days, partly because of who she is and partly because of the play she appears in. “The Gospel of Lovingkindness” is a ripped-from-the-headlines drama about two mothers — played by Petrus and her co-star from this winter’s “The Color Purple” at […]