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Monthly Archives: September 2009

The Belle of Amherst at Arkadia on 17.10 at 4pm, 22.10 at 6pm, 23.10 at 6pm and 10.11 at 6pm

Dear friend of Arkadia,   Our good friends Adrian Goldman and Rebecca Clamp are putting on a production of The Belle of Amherst next month. Staged in Arkadia bookshop, this unique play has a limited run – so book your seat asap. 17.10 at 4pm: Fully booked 22.10 at 6pm: Fully booked 23.10 at 6pm: Fully booked […]

Open discussion on communication and design introduced by Leandro Righini and Richard Hogan on Wednesday 7.10 at 6pm

Dear friend of Arkadia,   Please join us for the first of what we hope will be a series of open discussions on communication and design on Wednesday 7.10 at 6pm! For any design or media professional an international outlook is essential for success. This means having the ability to communicate ones vision beyond one’s […]

Saturday 3.10 at 4pm: The Princess Bride and Fencing with swordman Guy Windsor

Dear friend of Arkadia, You are welcome to yet another extraordinary presentation by swordman Guy Windsor , of the School of European Swordsmanship, on Saturday 3.10 at 4pm!  (http://www.swordschool.com/) Perhaps the best loved screen duel of all time comes from the Princess Bride. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Princess_Bride_) The two swordsmen (Inigo and Wesley) do battle while discussing fencing […]

Monday 28.9 at 6pm: German author BirgitVanderbeke and Finnish author Rax Rinnekangas will start an enthralling discussion entitled “Literature meets gastronomy”.

Dear friend of Arkadia, You are invited to the bookshop on Monday 28.9 at 6pm! German author BirgitVanderbeke and Finnish author Rax Rinnekangas will start an enthralling discussion entitled “Literature meets gastronomy”. You must absolutely come and join the talk! Birgit Vanderbeke will be asked questions about her book The Blue Mussel Dinner that is […]

Kai Jämsä will perform at Arkadia on Saturday 26.9 at 4pm

Dear friend of Arkadia, You are invited to attend Kai Jämsä Duo’s concert at the bookshop Saturday 26.9 at 4pm! Kai Jämsä is a vocalist, a songwriter and a guitarist; he is accompanied by Petri Auer at the piano. Kai has composed songs for many Finnish artists and bands such as Yölintu, Muska, Finlanders, Anna […]

Tuesday 22.9 at 6pm: Les Forêts du Mali Survivront-elles? Guests: Diakalia Traore and Issa Diarra

Dear friend of Arkadia, You are most welcome to a “Soirée Africaine Francophone” on Tuesday 22.9 at 6pm!  It’s an evening about Africa in French. This time the topic will be “Will the Forests of Mali survive?”, the guests are Diakalia Traore (from Nyetaa) and Issa Diarra (from Siguda Nyetaa). Both are highly knowledgeable about […]

The guitar duo “Kemppi & Sharman” will perform at the bookshop next Saturday 19.9 at 4pm

  Dear friend of Arkadia,  You are heartily invited to attend a recital by the guitar duo “Kemppi & Sharman” at the bookshop next Saturday 19.9 at 4pm.  http://www.mineralkingdom.net/    Antero and Sharman will perform instrumental music flavoured with flamenco, blues and Kingston Wall music among other influences.   They are extraordinary, don’t miss this concert! […]

Screening of Unrepentant by Kevin Annett on Wednesday 16.9 at 6pm

Dear friend of Arkadia, Vello Ruus ( Canadian writer and teacher living in Helsinki) will introduce the screening of Unrepentant, the film by fellow Canadian Kevin Annett at the bookshop on Wednesday 16.9 at 6pm. The film tells the absolutely tragic story of the native community of Canada. The film is powerful, thought provoking and […]