Evan Kahn Senior Staffwriter

Class of 2015

Articles

  • Page presents his final performance

    Never before has a passage of music sounded more like a sexual climax than in Carnegie Mellon alumna Elisabeth Turchi’s magnificent rendition of “Dulcissime,” a movement of Carl Orff’s famous classical “scenic cantata” Carmina Burana. And what better way than through great primal passion — and through one of the most famous classical pieces of all time — to celebrate the final concert of Robert ...

    Pillbox | February 18, 2013
  • Reinventing reverb in rock

    When the Local Natives announced the imminent release of their second album Hummingbird, amongst the wild cheers of twenty-somethings in skinny jeans everywhere, two questions arose.

    Pillbox | February 4, 2013
  • Angels in America offers heavenly experience

    Something’s coming — something big.

    That thought nags at the back of the audience members’ minds from the moment they sit down and gaze at the vastly empty set for Angels in America Part One: Millennium Approaches, and it slowly edges its way to the forefront until the final scene, when the world comes crashing down.

    Pillbox | December 3, 2012
  • Hide your kids, hide your pot

    “Commie reefer queens want your kids.”

    Statements like this, painted on the set and often voiced by actors, were the driving satire behind Scotch’n’Soda’s first production of the school year, Reefer Madness, which played last Thursday through Saturday in McConomy Auditorium.

    Pillbox | October 29, 2012
  • Flylo releases introspective, intimate album

    Until the Quiet Comes, Steve Ellison’s (a.k.a Flying Lotus) latest masterpiece, brings to a head everything he’s been working toward since creating the Brainfeeder music label in 2008. From his synthesis of Los Angeles’ electronic music, he has crafted his own voice — and it is boundless, ageless, and undeniably beautiful.

    Pillbox | October 1, 2012