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Yearly Archives: 2011

Thursday 22.12 at 6pm: Visceral Logic Romances with the Facts and Fiction of the Conceptual Machine, a mixed media improvisation, by Aero Ionian Risk (Taina Riikonen & Antti Sakari Saario)

Dear friend of Arkadia, You are heartily invited to Visceral Logic Romances with the Facts and Fiction of the Conceptual Machine, a mixed media improvisation, by Aero Ionian Risk (Taina Riikonen & Antti Sakari Saario) on Thursday 22.12 at 6pm. http://frequenciesoftouch.posterous.com/ Welcome! Warm regards, Ian www.arkadiabookshop.fi –Entrance is free and green tea will be offered. […]

Wednesday 21.12 at 6pm: Recital by folksong group Kuusikko

Dear friend of Arkadia, You are heartily invited to a recital by the folksong group Kuusikko on Wednesday 21.12 at 6pm! Let powerful folk music warm you in the middle of winter! Kuusikko is a folksong group of nine women singing songs from Finland, neighbouring countries and finno-ugric people. The group was formed during autumn […]

Tuesday 20.12 at 6pm: ‘Balanchine and the Lost Muse’ by Elizabeth Kendall

Dear friend of Arkadia, You are invited to ‘Balanchine and the Lost Muse’ by Elizabeth Kendall on Tuesday 20.12 at 6pm. Elizabeth has kindly accepted to talk about George Balanchine’s youth in St. Petersburg (Petrograd, Leningrad and Finland), and about his classmate, the young gifted ballerina Lidiia Ivanova, who died (a possible murder) in 1924, […]

Friday 16.12 at 7 A.M.: Breakfast Concert by Rebecca Clamp!

Dear friend of Arkadia, You are heartily invited to a breakfast concert by Rebecca Clamp on Friday 16.12 at 7am! There will be Christmas porridge, tea and coffee, and Rebecca will be playing for about an hour. http://www.myspace.com/rebeccaclamp It will be a magical experience you simply can’t miss, welcome! Warm regards, Ian www.arkadiabookshop.fi –Entrance is free and […]

Thursday 15.12 at 6pm: Utbyte! with poets Helena Österlund (SWE), Peter Mickwitz (FIN) and Heidi von Wright (FIN)

 Dear friend of Arkadia, You are heartily invited to Utbyte! on Thursday 15.12 at 6pm. Three poets, Helena Österlund (SWE), Peter Mickwitz (FIN) and Heidi von Wright (FIN), will be meet at Arkadia to exchange experiences of poetry both with the audience and with each other. They will read their works, and also have a short […]

Tuesday 13.12 at 6pm: Recital by singer-songwriter Maisa Tikka and guitarist-sitarist Veli Peltonen

Dear friend of Arkadia, You are heartily invited to a recital by singer-songwriter Maisa Tikka and guitarist-sitarist Veli Peltonen on Tuesday 13.12 at 6pm. They will play and sing their own compositions and improvisations: melodic love songs, some influenced by Indian mysticism. Welcome! Warm regards, Ian www.arkadiabookshop.fi –Entrance is free and green tea will be […]

Saturday 10.12 at 4pm: Concert of Kim Huikarinen

 Dear friend of Arkadia, You are heartily invited to a concert of Kim Huikarinen on Saturday 10.12 at 4pm. A visit from Copenhagen Finnish singer-songwriter Kim Huikarinen will visit Helsinki to perform songs at Arkadia. Kim is a former and founding member of the critically acclaimed Finnish indie-band Cats on Fire. At Arkadia, Kim will […]

Friday 9.12 at 6pm: : ‘Finland 360°’ by writers and tourism developers Ulla-Maija Rouhiainen and Sari Snellman

Dear friend of Arkadia, You are invited to ‘Finland 360°’ by travel/culture writers and tourism developers Ulla-Maija Rouhiainen and Sari Snellman on Friday 9.12 at 6pm. Ulla-Maija and Sari will discuss themes related to Finland and its image, and their importance to tourism (sauna naturally and others). It will be photographic journey through Finland and […]