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  • A (Slightly) Lighter Shade of Dark with ‘Dark Horse’

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    July 18, 2012 | 5:29 pm

    The last time I interviewed Todd Solondz—one of independent cinema’s most acidic provocateurs—he joked that his agents were thrilled with his black comedy “Dark Horse” “because there’s no child molestation, masturbation or rape in it.”

    “I was being a little bit flip,” Solondz said...

  • Jazz With Jewish Roots

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    June 15, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    "George Gershwin Alone," the only one-man show ever permitted by the heirs of the composer for the commercial stage, began in the shadow of the Holocaust.

    The year was 1995. Actor-pianist-composer Hershey Felder, fluent in French, Hebrew, Yiddish and English, had been invited to...