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Entertainment City: Justin Bieber wants Seth Rogen to roast him

Entertainment City: Justin Bieber wants Seth Rogen to roast him

| Steve Mylemans

Justin Bieber is calling on Seth Rogen to take part in his roast, plus Carrie Underwood has given birth to a baby boy.

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Boldly go ahead, doodlers: bank says ‘Spocking’ Laurier on $5 not illegal

| The Canadian Press and Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press

It turns out there's not a lot of logic after all in the belief that it's against the law to Vulcanize Wilfrid Laurier's likeness on the $5 bill.

Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith at a screening of 'Free Angela & All Political Prisoners' during the Toronto International Film Festival on Sept. 9, 2012. CITYNEWS/Colin and Jusin (@colinjustin).

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‘Focus’ tops weekend box office

| Reuters

The Will Smith film racked up $19.1 million in ticket sales.

Leonard Nimoy appeared as himself in this Simpsons episode called "Marge vs. The Monorail." YOUTUBE

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5 moments from Leonard Nimoy’s career after ‘Star Trek’

| Justin Piercy

Nimoy's impact on pop culture showed he was much more than a pair of pointy ears.

Leonard Nimoy

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Leonard Nimoy remembered: reaction to his death

| Toronto staff

Leonard Nimoy died at 83. Here's a look at the reaction to his passing. (1)

Emily Burgess hosts the Toronto Blues Society guitar workshop on March 1, 2015. HANDOUT/Toronto Blues Society

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5 things to do this weekend: LunarFest, blues guitar and free films

| Marcia Chen

Events happening in the city from Feb. 27 to March 1, 2015.

Leonard Nimoy has died at age 83. (Twitter/@TheRealNimoy)

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Leonard Nimoy, Spock of ‘Star Trek,’ dies at 83

| CNN and Toronto staff

The actor was famous for portraying the character of Spock on the television show "Star Trek."

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#MakeASongBritish trending on Twitter in Toronto after @midnight segment

| Amber LeBlanc and Diana Pereira

Some tweets include We Most Certainly Did Not Start the Fire, Pour Some Sugar in Tea and A Whiter Shade of Ale.

Chris Brown performs live as part of the F.A.M.E Tour at The Staples Center in Los Angeles on Oct. 20, 2011. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS/Katy Winn, file

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Chris Brown denied entry to Canada

| Toronto Staff

The singer tweeted that he hopes to be back in Canada in the summer. Video

People smoke outside of Massey Hall before Neil Young performs during the "Honour the Treaties" tour, a series benefit concerts being held to raise money for legal fight against the expansion of the Athabasca oilsands in northern Alberta and other similar projects, in Toronto, Sunday January 12, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mark Blinch

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Toronto’s legendary Massey Hall to receive $135M makeover

| Toronto Staff

The seven-year plan to upgrade the 120-year-old site was announced Monday.

In this image released by Fox Searchlight Pictures, Michael Keaton portrays Riggan in a scene from "Birdman." THE ASSOCIATED PRESS/Fox Searchlight, Atsushi Nishijima

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‘Birdman’, Redmayne, Moore win big at Oscars

| Reuters

The dark comedy Birdman won 4 Oscars. Video

What's It Like To Win An Academy Award? Find Out On Revamped Oscars Website

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Oscars 2015: Live coverage of Hollywood’s biggest night

| Toronto Staff

Catch the highlights live from the red carpet and the awards show from reporters Riaz Meghji, Leslie James and Momin Qureshi.

Screengrab from the trailer.

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‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ tops box office again

| Reuters

The top three films replicated their standings from a week ago, and also outperformed a trio of new films that opened this week. Video (2)

"Selma" is a nominee for Best Picture at the 2015 Academy Awards. PARAMOUNT PICTURES

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Group plans Oscar protest over lack of diversity

| Reuters

Civil rights groups are calling for a boycott after no actors of colour earned nominations this year. Video (9)

Golfers rejoice as courses open following brutal winter

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5 things to do this weekend: Golf dreams, IceFest & a science sleepover

| Christine Chubb

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

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Toronto New Quiz: Maple Leafs, Tim Hortons apology & Big Brother’s TV

| Justin Piercy

The questions are based on news from Feb. 8-16, 2015.

Psychotherapist discusses Fifty Shades of Grey concerns

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Conservative MP says ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ supports violence against women

| The Canadian Press

Joy Smith, a Conservative who represents a Winnipeg-area riding, says she hasn't seen the film herself.

Drake attends the 55th Annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center on Feb. 10, 2013 in Los Angeles.  WIREIMAGE/Getty Images/Steve Granitz

Entertainment

Drake releases surprise album overnight on iTunes

| Toronto staff

The 17-track album costs $13. Video

The Sun TV News Channel logo is displayed during a news conference in Toronto on June 15, 2010. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette.

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Sun News Network to shut down on Friday, reports say

| The Canadian Press

Sun News Network hit the airwaves in April 2011. (3)

TIFF 2014: Jon Stewart on directorial debut for ‘Rosewater’

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Jon Stewart leaving ‘The Daily Show’

| Diana Pereira and CNN

He will continue hosting until later this year, the network says.

File photo of Kanye West. GETTY IMAGES/Kevin Winter.

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5 of the most awkward award show moments

| Justin Piercy

After Kanye West's latest rush to the stage at an awards show, we look back at some of the most cringe-worthy, hands-buried-in-face moments from awards shows past.