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Monthly Archives: April 2012

Monday 7.5 at 6pm: International Poetry Night with Paul Polansky, Iztok Osojnic, Esa Hirvonen and Ville Hytönen

Dear friend of Arkadia, You are heartily to “International Poetry Night” with Paul Polansky (USA), Iztok Osojnic (Slovenia), Esa Hirvonen (Finland) and Ville Hytönen (Finland) on Monday 7.5 at 6pm. Ville Hytönen will introduce his fellow poets and open the discussions as well as interpret. Paul Polansky is an American author and activist who works […]

Saturday 5.5 at 4pm: Talk with journalist Oksana Chelysheva and Chechen singer Liza Umarova, and screening of ‘Aldy. The Past cannot be Forgotten’ by Natasha Estemirova

Dear friend of Arkadia, You are heartily invited to a talk with journalist Oksana Chelysheva and Chechen singer Liza Umarova, and to the screening of “Aldy. The Past cannot be Forgotten” by Natasha Estemirova (and villagers from the Chechen village of Aldy)  on Saturday 5.5. at 4pm. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liza_Umarova http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oVsluw74cv0 82 inhabitants of the Chechen village […]

Friday 4.5 at 4pm: Kritiikkikahvila talk on Filosofian puolesta. Kaksi manifestia by Alain Badiou

Dear friend of Arkadia, You are heartily invited to a Kritiikkikahvila talk on Filosofian puolesta. Kaksi manifestia by Alain Badiou on Friday 4.5 at 4pm. Janne Porttikivi, Anna Tuomikoski and Lauri Pekonen who have just translated the book into Finnish will launch the discussion. The talk will be chaired by Eetu Viren. Kritiikkikahvila is organized […]

Thursday 3.5 at 7pm: Jazz concert by Five in Four

Dear friend of Arkadia, You are heartily invited to a concert by Five in Four on Thursday 3.5 at 7pm. Five in Four, a Finnish-Japanese trio, will play jazz music from 1960’s. Ilkka Nevanen (saxophone), Kosuke Omagari (doublebass) and Ari-Pekka Roitto (Drums) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QCF4a-2Dt-s http://www.youtube.com/user/FIVEINFOUR Welcome! Warm regards, Ian www.arkadiabookshop.fi Entrance is free and green tea […]

Wednesdays 2.5, 9.5 and 16.5 at 7pm: Poetry & Jazz ‘Understandings and Misunderstandings’

Dear friend of Arkadia, You are invited to a new Finn-Brit Players production of Poetry & Jazz: ‘Understandings and Misunderstandings’ on Wednesdays 2.5, 9.5 and 16.5 at 7pm. Not everyone will have experienced a Eureka moment as pivotal as Archimedes’ bath-time epiphany, or have famously called themselves a jam doughnut like John F. Kennedy – […]

Saturday 28.4 at 4pm: Strange/wonderful/exotic/cute/dangerous songs by Bill, Moray & Bill

Dear friend of Arkadia, You are invited to attend a performance by Bill, Moray & Bill and listen to their Strange/wonderful/exotic/cute/dangerous songs on Saturday 28.4 at 4pm. http://www.facebook.com/billmoraybill http://www.myspace.com/billmoraybill Jenna, Matt & Bill sing and play various instruments. Cool. Welcome! Warm regards, Ian www.arkadiabookshop.fi Entrance is free and green tea will be offered. A donation […]

Friday 27.4 at 6pm: Café Freud with psychoanalyst Jussi Kotkavirta

Dear friend of Arkadia, You are heartily invited to the third edition of Café Freud at the bookshop on Friday 27.4 at 6pm. The founder and moderator of Café Freud is psychoanalyst Jussi Kotkavirta, philosophy professor at Jyväskylä University. The talk will be mostly in Finnish. Welcome! Warm regards, Ian www.arkadiabookshop.fi –Entrance is free and […]

Thursday 26.4 at 6pm: ‘Microfinance – a blessing or a curse’ by Tom von Weissenberg

Dear friend of Arkadia, You are invited to “Microfinance – a blessing or a curse” by Tom von Weissenberg on Thursday 26.4 at 6pm. Tom is a former banker and senior development consultant. His first overseas assignment was for IFRC in Sri Lanka in 1995. He will share some of his experience from both genuine […]