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Rita Dove

Rita Dove was the youngest person and the first African-American ever named Poet Laureate of the United States. She held the position from 1993 to 1995. Dove was educated in Ohio, Germany and Iowa and…

The Wings of the Dove

Director: Iain Softley Writer: Hossein Amini Director of Photography: Eduardo Serra Editor: Tariq Anwar Music: Ed Shea…

The Legend of Rita

Director:Volker SchondorffWriters:Volker Schondorff, Wolfgang KohlhaaseKino International; NR; 101 minutesRelease:2/01Cast:Bibiana Beglau, Martin Wuttke, Nadja Uhl The Legend of Rita does what…

Rita Ora

Rita Ora is an Albanian-born singer from London whose 2012 debut album, Ora, included the top U.K. singles "R.I.P." and "How We Do (Party)" and "Shine Ya Light." She got her professional start singing…

Rita Hayworth

Name at birth: Margarita Carmen CansinoRita Hayworth was a top box office star and sex symbol of the 1940s, perhaps best known these days for the 1947 movie The Lady From Shanghai, and for a LIFE maga…

Rita Moreno

Rita Moreno(Rosita Dolores Alverio)actress, dancer, singerBorn: 12/11/1931Birthplace: Humacao, Puerto Rico Moreno first appeared in film at the age of fourteen, in A Medal for Benny (1945). She playe…

Brewer's: Dove

—i.e. the diver-bird; perhaps so called from its habit of ducking the head. So also columba (the Latin for dove) is the Greek kolumbis (a diver). Dove (The). The dove, in Christi…

Brewer's: Pliny's Doves

In one of the rooms on the upper floor of the museum of the Capitol at Rome are the celebrated Doves of Pliny, one of the finest and most perfectly preserved specimens of ancient mosaic. It…

Brewer's: Doves' Dung

In 2 Kings vi. 25, during the siege of Samaria, “there was a great famine ... and ... an ass's head was sold for fourscore pieces of silver, and the fourth part of a cab of dove's dun…

Brewer's: Turtle Doves

Rhyming slang for a pair of gloves. (See Chivy.) Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894TussleTurpin A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V…