July 5, 2010 |
When Marine Staff Sgt. Amy Forsythe was showing reporters around wartorn Afghanistan in 2002, she realized there was a story behind the headlines — a story to be told through images of the joyous yet needy children, and the suspicious, closed-off adults. It was a feeling that continued when Forsythe, a combat correspondent, deployed to Iraq in 2006 and 2008. Now three dozen of Forsythe's photographs are on display at the public library here through the end of July.
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April 3, 2010 |
John Forsythe, the suave actor with the silvery hair and mellifluous voice who was familiar to millions for his roles on the popular television series "Bachelor Father," "Charlie's Angels" and "Dynasty," died Thursday. He was 92. Forsythe, who had heart bypass surgery in 1979 and was hospitalized for colon cancer in 2006, died at his home in the Santa Barbara County town of Santa Ynez from complications of pneumonia, publicist Harlan Boll said. Skilled at both comedy and drama, the actor began his long career on Broadway, where he stepped in for Henry Fonda in "Mister Roberts" and later originated the lead role in the hit comedy "Teahouse of the August Moon."
September 1, 2006 |
Recent news that terrorists were planning to explode up to 10 trans-Atlantic jets has found an eerie echo in Frederick Forsyth's taut new thriller, "The Afghan," which details an Al Qaeda plot to bomb a meeting of world leaders aboard an ocean liner as it leaves New York. "I have had my publishers on the phone, saying, 'Well done, you,' " says the author as he sits at the typewriter in his impressive wood-lined study. "But I planned this all two years ago."
June 14, 2004 |
Reforming classical ballet to reflect a heightened sense of how young people actually move in the contemporary world: That's one legacy of American choreographer William Forsythe's 20 years as the artistic director of the Frankfurt Ballet. It's not a matter of becoming temporarily grungy for novelty or crossover appeal; it's a complete transformation of the art from within.
June 6, 2004 |
A stripped stage, sparse light and dancers creating metaphor and beauty with unbridled movement define the work of choreographer William Forsythe, who reveres classical ballet even as he deconstructs it with mesmerizing defiance. Forsythe's celebrated Frankfurt Ballet will present four of his works at the Orange Country Performing Arts Center on Friday and Saturday.
December 21, 2003 |
Frederick FORSYTH'S latest adventure roams from the killing fields of Vietnam to Bosnia, from Langley to Arabian emirates and the corrupt Caribbean south. His message is outlandish: that acts have consequences, intended and unintended. Attorney Cal Dexter was once a much decorated Navy SEAL and has kept in good training. When a predator lures away his beloved daughter, plunges her into prostitution, then batters her to death, he pursues and liquidates the vermin.