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Rita (Israeli singer)

Rita Yahan-Farouz (; ; ; b. March 24, 1962), known as Rita, is an Israeli pop singer and actress.

In 2011, she became popular in Iran after the release of various pop records which she sings in her native Persian language. In 2012, her album "All My Joys," also sung in Persian, was popular in Israel and Iran, going gold in Israel after three weeks. She has since been referred to as a cultural ambassador between Israeli and Iranian citizens, and states she hopes to "puncture the wall of tension" between their countries.

Rita (roller coaster)

Rita (formerly known as Rita: Queen of Speed) is an Intamin accelerator coaster located in the Dark Forest area of Alton Towers in Staffordshire Moorlands, England. Open since 2005, it accelerates to 61.1 mph in 2.5 seconds. The ride is loosely based on drag racing, though this partly changed with the retheming of "Ug Land" into the "Dark Forest" in 2010. It now stands as an abandoned drag racer that is used as the escape cart to escape the Dark Forest. Riders must be over tall to ride. In 2006 a similar coaster opened at Thorpe Park, called Stealth.

The ride was temporarily renamed "Camilla - Queen of Speed" on 9 April 2005 to celebrate the marriage of Prince Charles to Camilla Parker Bowles. This simply involved banner signage to notify guests of the name change.

Rita (Japanese singer)

is a Japanese singer, lyricist, and voice actress from Osaka. The majority of her work is dealt with adult visual novels. She was also the singer for all the vocal music in Key's visual novel Little Busters!, as well as Liar-soft's " Steampunk" series.

Rita (opera)

Rita, ou Le mari battu (Rita, or The Beaten Husband) is an opéra comique in one act, composed by Gaetano Donizetti to a French libretto by Gustave Vaëz. The opera, a domestic comedy consisting of eight musical numbers connected by spoken dialogue, was completed in 1841 under its original title Deux hommes et une femme (Two Men and a Woman). Never performed in Donizetti's lifetime, Rita premiered posthumously at the Opéra-Comique in Paris on 7 May 1860.

Rita (album)

Rita was an album released in 2005 by Portuguese singer Rita Guerra and was sung in Portuguese This album was a great success in Portugal and was awarded several platine´s discs.

Rita (genus)

Rita is a genus of bagrid catfishes found in southern Asia.

Rita (film)

Rita is an Italian short drama film released in 2009 and directed by Fabio Grassadonia and Antonio Piazza. It is a film realised from the point of view of a blind person. It has been presented in more than 100 international film festivals receiving several awards.

Rita (given name)

Rita is a common female first name, often a name in its own right, but mostly a shortened version of Margarita. The following are notable people with the name Rita.

Rita (Indian singer)

Rita Thyagarajan (born 10 June 1984), known by the mononym Rita, is an Indian playback singer who sings in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam.

Rita (TV series)

Rita is a Danish comedy-drama TV series on TV 2. It premiered in February 2012 and has run for three seasons, in Denmark and internationally on Netflix.

The series centers around Rita Madsen ( Mille Dinesen), a headstrong and unconventional teacher and single mother. It received generally favorable response from critics, including Henrik Palle in Politiken who commented that the series "works really well with some characters who actually look like people". The series uses locations in and near the former school campus at the National Innovative Centre (SPF) in Islev, Rødovre. The theme song is "Speak Out Now" by the Danish musician Oh Land.

A spin-off of the series called Hjørdis debuted in May 2015. It was announced prior to, but aired after, Rita's third season The spin-off takes place in the same school as 'Rita', focusing on her colleague Hjordis' attempt to organize a school play. Mille Dinesen did not return for that series

Mille Dinesen received an award at the Monte-Carlo Television Festival in the category Best Female Lead. At the festival, the series received a total of six nominations, including the producers Karoline Leth and Jesper Morthorst and the screenwriter Christian Torpe for Best International Producer and Best European producer of a TV drama series.

A US remake was planned with a pilot episode filmed in 2013, starring Anna Gunn, but it was not picked up as a series.

A Dutch remake called Tessa has been made and aired in November 2015 on NPO 1. It followed the storyline of Rita Season one, with only few changes. The lead role was played by Thekla Reuten. There won't be a second series.

Rita (1959 TV play)

Rita is a 1959 Australian TV play starring Rosalind Keene. It is a recording of an opera by Donezeti.

It was directed by Alan Burke, one of several operas he directed for the ABC that year.

Usage examples of "rita".

Everyone laughed and Rita placed the Cana water jar on the tray with the teapot.

Physio was busier than usual in the morning and, besides, there were several more patients on the wards to be treated, but other than her usual morning session with little Rita, Claribel was kept in the department.

Rita seemed to expect to be kissed when I left, so I generally arranged to kiss her standing in the open front door where Doakes could see me.

But I stayed the course, making a small game of my visits to Rita to see how far I could push it, knowing that Doakes was watching and, hopefully, beginning to wonder just a little bit.

I kissed Rita ever more outlandishly, framed in the open front door to give Doakes the best possible picture.

There was only the sound of the cloth being rinsed in the basin, the squirt of lotion Rita warmed in her palms before smoothing it across her flaccid buttocks, down her legs along her calves which were like flaps of skin hanging off her bony shins.

According to Mrs Gowen, Rita might have done any of those things, but it was absolutely impossible for her to forget to call home.

When she could no longer see him, she curled up sobbing, and in time Rita came and gathered her up in her strong arms and carried her slowly back across the field to the Millhouse where the steady wheel rolled.

The Mexicans worked the mines of Santa Rita near the headwaters of the Rio Mimbres in those days, and their chief was a pindah lickoyee named Johnson.

The first significant event occurred at the mines at Santa Rita, between the Mimbres and Gila rivers.

But people think I am naturally redheaded and even make certain tempestuous allowances for me, as they did for Rita Hayworth, who purchased red hair at the same mythopoeic counter where Marilyn Monroe acquired her fatal fairness.

Art would stumble helplessly into a betrayal of the Parrs, and Rita would hate him for that, even if she were not thrown in jail and forcibly sterilized herself.

Rita and Ali, Liz and Dick, Rainier and Grace, Coward, Capote, Warhol.

Rita was no roboticist, of course, but any human of her time knew something of robots and the Three Laws.

Rita peered at the dark river as the tires hummed over the old bridge.