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Monthly Archives: March 2011

Arkadia Anniversary

Dear friends of Arkadia, This notice is simply to say that the bookshop is a 3 years old toddler now! My wish as I opened the shop was to last 50 years, quite a task really, but now, suddenly, there are only 47 years left to reach that altogether not unachievable goal! I wished to […]

Saturday 19.3 at 4pm: Singer-songwriter Catself and poet Sinikka Vuola will perform!

Dear friend of Arkadia, You are heartily invited by Chorus and the bookshop to joyful afternoon of Poetry and Pop on Saturday 19.3 at 4pm! The delightful singer-songwriter Catself will play songs from her upcoming debut album and Sinikka Vuola will read her poems. catself.com/ Spring has arrived to Helsinki! What better way is there […]

Friday 18.3 at 6pm: Recital by Rebecca Clamp / Songs from ‘Key to the City’!

 Dear friend of Arkadia, You are warmly invited to a recital by Rebecca Clamp on Friday 18.3 at 6pm! She’ll be playing songs from her new album ‘Key to the City’ as well as some older ones. Rebecca Clamp’s new album, ‘ Key to the City’ is a love letter to her neighbourhood Helsinki, with […]

Thursday 17.3 at 6pm: Open mic poetry reading presented by Dalila Akkal

 Dear friend of Arkadia, You are invited to another marvellous ‘Open mic poetry reading’ event, hosted by Arkadia and presented by Dalila Akkal, on Thursday 17.3 at 6pm This event is an occasion for anyone to read their poetry to an audience. Whether you are a confirmed poet or someone who is writing poetry but […]

Wednesday 16.3 at 6pm: Käänteen tekeviä runoja:”Eläväiset lausujat” käännösrunojen kimpussa

Dear friend of Arkadia, You are warmly invited to Käänteen tekeviä runoja: “Eläväiset lausujat” käännösrunojen kimpussa on Wednesday 16.3 at 6pm!  The group members are Marja Hakola, Tuija Kanerva, Maija Lampinen and Timo Lampinen. They will be joined by photographers Sirpa Pääkkönen (with photographs of Saint-Petersburg) and Kirsti Palonen (with photographs of the Shatila refugee […]

Tuesdays 15.3 , 22.3 and 29.3 at 7pm: Finn-Brit Players production of Poetry & Jazz: ‘Nostalgia & Now’

Dear friend of Arkadia, You are warmly invited to a new Finn-Brit Players production of Poetry & Jazz: ‘Nostalgia & Now’ on Tuesdays 15.3 , 22.3 and 29.3 at 7pm.! Poetry & Jazz is celebrating its tenth anniversary in 2011! Anniversaries are a time when we reflect on the passage of time, wallow in nostalgia […]

Thursday 10.3 at 6pm: Talk on Eitur fyrir byrjendur (Poison for Beginners) by Eiríkur Örn Norðdahl

 Dear friend of Arkadia, You are warmly invited to a discussion on Eitur fyrir byrjendur (Poison for Beginners) by Eiríkur Örn Norðdahl on Thursday 10.3 at 6pm. Poison for Beginners has been recently published in German by Kozempel & Timm and will soon be published in Swedish by Rámus. The author will discuss the book […]

Friday 11.3 at 6pm: “Leimauksia Aleksis Kiven filosofiasta” by Philosopher Pekka Hongisto

Dear friend of Arkadia, You are warmly invited to “Leimauksia Aleksis Kiven filosofiasta” by Philosopher Pekka Hongisto on Friday 11.3 at 6pm. The lecture will be in Finnish but questions may be asked in English. Warm regards, Ian www.arkadiabookshop.fi -Entrance is free and green tea will be offered. A donation of €2 (or more!) to […]