Light Fires Live in the Stacks at Toronto Public Library’s Sanderson Branch

October 16, 2013 | Media Relations

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Make Some Noise announces Fall 2013 season

TORONTO (Wednesday, October 16, 2013) – Toronto band Light Fires featuring Regina the Gentlelady will headline the Fall 2013 season of Toronto Public Library's award-winning Make Some Noise free concert and workshop series. Events start this Friday, October 18, 2013.

What:              Light Fires live in the Stacks
Where:           Sanderson Branch, 327 Bathurst Street (at Dundas Street West)
When:             Friday November 15, 2013, 8 pm

The Make Some Noise…Take Some Noise program brings the library's local music collection of more than 1,000 CDs to life in the stacks of library branches around the city. The initiative provides people of all ages an opportunity to see Toronto’s hottest indie bands live for free at their local library branches.

Other Fall Make Some Noise Events:

Alias Screening and Panel Discussion
Hip Hop MCs from the Screwface Capital discuss the struggles of rising above the street in this gritty and powerful documentary directed by Michelle Latimer. The screening will be proceeded by a special showing of the short film Trespassing directed by Toronto MC Rich Kidd, as a part of the 2011 City Life Program. The Alias screening will be followed by a panel discussion led by Toronto Hip Hop scholar Dalton Higgins.

Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge Street
Friday October 18, 2013, 7 pm

Mars Project screening and Director Q&A
A decade ago rapper Khari "Conspiracy" Stewart was diagnosed with schizophrenia, a label he has chosen to reject. Jonathan Balazs, director of the documentary Mars Project documents recording artist Khari's history and daily life and the deep complexities of mental health and inadequacies of the current Canadian health system.
Danforth/Coxwell Branch, 1675 Danforth Avenue
Wednesday November 20, 2013, 6:30 pm

Parkdale Branch, 1303 Queen Street West
Friday November 29, 2013, 6:00 pm

Maria A. Shchuka Branch, 1745 Eglinton Avenue West
Monday December 9, 2013, 6:30 pm

Sarah Liss on Will Munro Sarah Liss, author of Army of Lovers, discusses the legendary Toronto artist, DJ, activist and impresario, Will Munro and his importance to Toronto's artistic and queer culture.
Yorkville Branch, 22 Yorkville Avenue
Thursday November 28, 2013, 7 pm

Toronto Public Library is one of the world's busiest urban public library systems. Every year, 19 million people visit our branches in neighbourhoods across the city and borrow 32 million items. To learn more about Toronto Public Library, visit our website at or call Answerline at 416-393-7131. To get the most current updates on what's happening at the library, follow us on Twitter @torontolibrary.


Media Contact:
Edward Karek, Communications Officer