Anna Walsh Contributing Editor

Class of 2013


  • Julia Holter releases Ekstasis

    When Julia Holter released her album Tragedy last year, it quickly received plenty of critical acclaim: National Public Radio named it one of the top 10 “outer sound” albums of 2011 while FACT magazine ranked it at No. 13 on its list of best albums of the year. The album, which centers around Euripides’ play Hippolytus, combines psychedelic soundscapes with Holter’s echoing vocals and a multit...

    Pillbox | March 5, 2012
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    Allen Stone. Stage AE. 7 p.m.
    Allen Stone is a singer-songwriter from Chewelah, Wash., who incorporates classic soul, pop hooks, and R&B beats into his music. His self-titled, self-released sophomore album, which came out last October, peaked at the No. 2 spot on the R&B/Soul charts on iTunes.


    Pillbox | February 13, 2012
  • Local writers spin dark stories

    When one thinks of the noir genre, it’s usually in the context of cinema. Black and white film, dramatic close shots, and a lone man walking away in the rain come to mind. Akashic Books breaks away from this medium, however, with its series of noir short story collections, each set in a specific city. One of the latest installments in this series is Pittsburgh Noir, a collection of short, Pittsb...

    Pillbox | February 6, 2012
  • Pennsylvania introduces abortion legislation

    In the Pennsylvania General Assembly, the House Bill 1077 — also referred to as the Women’s Right to Know Act — has been making headway since its introduction last October and has 112 co-sponsors. Although the bill claims to be for women’s rights, the actual details of the bill imply the opposite.

    Forum | January 30, 2012
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    In The Raw: The One That Got Away. 937 Liberty Avenue Building. 7 p.m.

    Pillbox | December 5, 2011

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