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Entertainment City: Zayn Malik speaks out about leaving One Direction

Entertainment City: Zayn Malik speaks out about leaving One Direction

| Toronto staff

One Direction's Zayn Malik speaks out about leaving the group

Drake's Raptors clothing line

Entertainment Local Entertainment

Drake launches Raptors clothing line

| Toronto staff

The clothes, including jerseys, hoodies and hats, are on display on his website.

Faulty Towers: The Dining Experience features dinner and a show. SOURCE: sonycentre.ca

Entertainment Family Life Local Entertainment

5 things to do this weekend: Downtown record show, Faulty Towers, Easter egg hunts

| Justin Piercy

This week, we have a variety of happenings, ranging from live comedy, to Easter egg hunts and film festivals.

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie pose for a photograph on the red carpet before the screening of the new movie Moneyball at the Toronto International Film Festival, Sept. 9, 2011. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Entertainment

Angelina Jolie has ovaries, fallopian tubes removed to cut cancer risk

| CNN

Jolie, 39, carries a mutation of the BRCA1 gene, which sharply increases her risk of developing breast cancer and ovarian cancer.

Insurgent Kate

Entertainment Movies

‘Insurgent’ tops weekend box office

| Reuters

Internationally, the film grossed an estimated $47 million in 76 markets.

Thousands pack Convention Centre for Toronto ComiCon

Entertainment Family Life Local Entertainment

5 things to do this weekend: Comicon, Curryfest and Quad City Chaos

| Michael Talbot

As our regular CityNews.ca series continues, we look at events happening in Toronto for a variety of ages and interests.

Maroon 5, Adam Levine throws mic and hits fan in face in Toronto.

Entertainment Entertainment News

Toronto woman ecstatic after hit in face by microphone at Maroon 5 show

| Melanie Ng and Toronto staff

Stephanie Green is sporting a goose egg after her dream encounter. (1)

An Irish flag. Photo source: flickr.com/thewavingcat

Entertainment Life

5 things you probably didn’t know about St. Patrick’s Day

| Toronto staff

St. Patrick’s Day parades are more North American than Irish: The Irish diaspora in Boston and New York City first held St. Patrick’s Day parades in 1737 and 1762, respectively. Montreal boasts one of the longest continually running parades, first launched in 1824. But the day did not become a holiday in Ireland until 1903, Read the Rest of the Entry

Elton John and David Furnish take Zachary John on a boat in St Tropez, France, Aug. 2, 2012. INFPHOTO.COM

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Elton John calls for boycott of Dolce & Gabanna after IVF comments

| Reuters and CNN

The fashion house's founders told an Italian magazine that they oppose in-vitro fertilization. (2)

Canadian musicians walk the Juno red carpet

Entertainment

IN PHOTOS: Juno Awards red carpet

| Christine Chubb

680News music reporter Rudy Blair was there for all the action.

Lily James discusses her role in 'Cinderella'

Entertainment Movies

‘Cinderella’ a royal box office hit

| Reuters

"Cinderella" was a juggernaut overseas picking up an estimated $62.4 million. Video

Arcade Fire singer Win Butler looks through one of the band's awards at the Junos in Toronto on March 27, 2011. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese.

Entertainment Entertainment News

QUIZ: How well do you know the Juno Awards?

| Justin Piercy

In honour of the Junos, we present the following quiz to see how up-to-snuff you are on your Canadian music trivia.

VELD Music Festival draws colossal crowd

Entertainment Local News

6 music festivals hitting Toronto in summer 2015

| Toronto staff

Some of the festivals include Canadian Music Week, North by Northeast, and Bud Light Digital Dreams.

A crowd parties at the Digital Dreams Music Festival at Ontario Place in Toronto on June 28, 2014. TWITTER/@DigiDreamsFest

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Tory heads to Austin next week on mission to make Toronto a ‘music city’

| Toronto staff

The delegation will travel to Austin March 18 to 19. (2)

Children taking part in a nature camp. SOURCE: torontobotanicalgarden.ca

Entertainment Family Life Local News

5 things to do this weekend and next week: March break edition

| Patricia D'Cunha

A selection of March break events that we think your family should check out.

Rapper Shad is shown in an interview with The Canadian Press in Toronto on Oct. 17, 2013. Arcade Fire, Drake, Shad and DeMarco have made the short list for the Polaris Music Prize.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

Entertainment Local News

After Ghomeshi scandal, new ‘Q’ host Shad hopes to offer a ‘clean slate’

| Nick Patch, The Canadian Press

Shad does acknowledge some lingering baggage surrounding the host's chair.

Rapper Shad is shown in an interview with The Canadian Press in Toronto on Oct. 17, 2013. Arcade Fire, Drake, Shad and DeMarco have made the short list for the Polaris Music Prize.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

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5 things to know about Q’s new host, Shad

| Alanna Kelly

He is a Toronto Raptors fan, he beat out Drake for a Juno, and has a master's degree and more.

Apple unveils its new gadget, Apple Watch, on March 10, 2015. CITYNEWS/Mike Yawney

Entertainment Life Technology

Hands-on with the new Apple Watch

| Mike Yawney

The watch retails for $449 to $22,000. Video

Rapper Shad is shown in an interview with The Canadian Press in Toronto on Oct. 17, 2013. Arcade Fire, Drake, Shad and DeMarco have made the short list for the Polaris Music Prize.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

Entertainment National

CBC Radio names new host of program formerly helmed by Jian Ghomeshi

| The Canadian Press

Shad is a multiple Juno-nominated artist who won the 2011 prize for rap recording of the year for his studio album "TSOL." (4)

Chappie movie

Entertainment Movies

‘Chappie’ tops weekend box office

| Reuters

Coming in second was last weekend's heist film 'Focus' starring Will Smith.

#TheDress is used in a powerful domestic violence campaign by the Salvation Army. SOURCE:Twitter/@SalvationArmySA

Entertainment Local News Uncategorized

Salvation Army creates powerful domestic violence campaign with #TheDress

| Alanna Kelly

#TheDress is gaining worldwide attention once again through a domestic violence campaign by the Salvation Army (3)