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Monthly Archives: January 2011

Saturday 5.2 at 4pm: Luluby will sing at Arkadia!

Dear friend of Arkadia, You are most welcome to a recital by Luluby, a delightful and remarkable Czech-Finnish singer-songwriter, on Saturday 5.2 at 4pm! Her music has adventurous melodies and personal lyrics and her voice is sweet but brutally honest. Luluby sings and plays the piano and might very well bring along a special guest […]

Thursday 3.2 at 6pm: Frank Boyle in a Public Reading by Charles Dickens

Dear friend of Arkadia, You are most warmly welcome to: Frank Boyle in a Public Reading by Charles Dickens on Thursday 3.2 at 6pm! The entertainment is a re-enactment of Charles Dickens performing Public Readings from his works. The selection includes excerpts from The Pickwick Papers his first published book and several of his short […]

Wednesday 2.2 at 6pm: screening of Simply Raw by Morgan Spurlock

 Dear friend of Arkadia, You are most welcome to the screening of Simply Raw by Morgan Spurlock on Wednesday 2.2 at 6pm. This film showing will be hosted by Simon Dannapfel. The screening will be followed by a talk conducted in English. The documentary raises a number of questions, some controversial, and a discussion is […]

Saturday 29.1 at 4pm: Kimmo Kortelainen from Toothpaste will sing at Arkadia!

 Dear friend of Arkadia, You are heartily invited by Chorus and the bookshop to a most agreeable afternoon of Poetry and Pop on Saturday 29.1 at 4pm! We will celebrate the new year with Kimmo Kortelainen from Toothpaste, a wonderful indie pop band from Tampere. Kimmo plays airy songs inspired by everyday movie-like feelings. Besides […]

Thursday 27.1 at 6pm: Writer Janne Kortteinen will talk of Paljain jaloin palavassa viinimarjapensaassa

Dear friend of Arkadia, You are heartily invited to a most interesting talk. Writer Janne Kortteinen will discuss his new and challenging book Paljain jaloin palavassa viinimarjapensaassa with Teemu Manninen at the bookshop on Thursday 27.1 at 6pm.   The talk will be in Finnish. Welcome! Warm regards, Ian www.arkadiabookshop.fi – Entrance is free and […]

Short notice! Friday 21.1 at 2pm and 3pm: Close-up Magic Show at Arkadia!

 Dear friend of Arkadia, You are invited to a stupendous magic show on Friday 21.1! There are two performances, one at 2pm and another at 3pm. The conjurors are Robert Jägerhorn, Pete Purho and Miika Pelkonen. They’ll astound us with close-up magic! Come and be amazed! Warm regards, Ian www.arkadiabookshop.fi – Entrance is free and […]

Wednesday 26.1 at 6pm: Talk by Marjo Heiskanen and Touko Siltala

 Dear friend of Arkadia, You are warmly invited to the bookshop on Wednesday 26.1. at 6 pm. Marjo Heiskanen has kindly accepted to be interviewed by Touko Siltala. Marjo Heiskanen is a musician-turned-writer and a regional artist from North Savolax. She will discuss her writing life following her debut novel Idiootin valinta (2009, Siltala) and […]

Tuesday 25.1 at 6pm: Valoa pimeyteen runon ystäville!

Dear friend of Arkadia, You are heartily welcome to an extraordinary evening of Finnish poetry at the bookshop on Tuesday 25.1 at 6pm! Ten wonderfully gifted Finnish poets will read a number of their works: Vesa Haapala, Pauliina Haasjoki, Vilja-Tuulia Huotarinen, Marianna Kurtto, Teemu Manninen, Juho Nieminen, Jarkko Tontti, Johanna Venho, Jukka Viikilä and Sinikka Vuola. […]