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Monthly Archives: September 2010

Thursday 23.9 at 6pm:Sibelius: A Composer’s Life and the Awakening of Finland by Glenda Dawn Goss

Dear friend of Arkadia, You are warmly invited to a very special evening. On Thursday 23.9 at 6 pm Dr Glenda Dawn Goss will talk about her recent, provocative biography, Sibelius: A Composer’s Life and the Awakening of Finland. Dr. Goss is an American musicologist who has lived and taught in Finland for a number […]

Wednesday 22.9 at 6pm: New Latin American poetry with poet Roxana Crisologo

Dear friend of Arkadia, You are most heartily welcome to a poetry reading of new Latin American poetry with Peruvian poet Roxana Crisologo on Wednesday 22.9 at 6pm. Roxana Crisologo will be introduced by photographer Luis Chasa Baudrand. The reading will be held in Spanish with translations in Finnish and Swedish. It will be also […]

Friday 17.9 at 7pm: Jazz concert by Ohne!

Dear friend of Arkadia, You are invited to a concert by OHNE on Friday 17.9 at 7pm! Ohne is a fantastic German-Finnish jazz band with Jens Böckamp (tenor saxophone, clarinet), Panu Savolainen (vibes) and Olli Hirvonen (guitar). Ohne will be Finland’s representative at the Young Nordic Jazz Comets competition in Helsinki in September 2010. http://www.myspace.com/ohnetrio […]

Thursday 16.9 at 6pm: A talk with Karmela Belinki, Journalist, Writer, Translator and Academic

 Dear friend of Arkadia, You are invited to a very special evening. Karmela Belinki has very kindly accepted to visit the bookshop  on Thursday 16.9 at 6pm. She will talk and read from her books and life in Finnish, Swedish and English. www.karmelabelinki.com. You are heartily welcome. Warm regards, Ian www.arkadiabookshop.fi – Entrance is free and […]

Wednesday 15.9 at 7pm: Breakfast at Phoebe’s returns to Arkadia!

Dear friend of Arkadia, You are extremely welcome to attend yet another stupendous  Breakfast at Phoebe’s concert on Wednesday 15.9 at 7pm! www.myspace.com/breakfastatphoebes Come all! Warm regards, Ian www.arkadiabookshop.fi – Entrance is free and green tea will be served. A donation of €2 (or more!) is suggested and would be very welcome.   BREAKFAST AT […]

Tuesdays 14.9, 21.9 and 28.9 at 7pm: Poetry&Jazz with the Finn-Brit Players!

 Dear friend of Arkadia, You are warmly invited to a new Finn-Brit Players production of Poetry & Jazz – ‘Miscoloured’! On Tuesdays 14, 21 & 28 .9 at 7pm.www.zoechandler.com/2010/08/26/miscoloured/ Full programme:   Join us! Warm regards, Ian  www.arkadiabookshop.fi –Entrance is free and green tea will be offered. A donation of €2 (or more!) is suggested […]

Saturday 11.9 at 4pm: Pop&Poetry with singer-songwriter Henri Seger & poets Henriikka Tavi & Sirpa Kyyrönen

Dear friend of Arkadia, You are heartily invited to yet another stupendous afternoon of Poetry and Pop on Saturday 11.9 at 4pm! Wonderful singer-songwriter Henri Seger will play an acoustic set and remarkable poets Henriikka Tavi and Sirpa Kyyrönen will present their works. Note: poetry will be in Finnish. It is absolutely the very best […]

Friday 10.9 at 6pm: Keskustelutilaisuus Gazan tilanteesta / participants: Päivi Muma, Pertti Multanen and Jamil Attin,

 Dear friend of Arkadia, Your are heartily welcome to a talk on life in Gaza on Friday 10.9 at 6pm. The guests are Finn Church Aid expert, psychotherapist Päivi Muma, docent Pertti Multanen and Jamil Attin, leader of the Gaza Mind and Body Medicine Center. The talk is organized by the Finnish Arab Friendship Association […]