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Yearly Archives: 2018

Christmas and New Year Wishes from Arkadia!

Dear friend of Arkadia, We wish you and your loved ones an incredibly cheerful Christmas and immense fun for the New Year! May you enter 2019 with equanimity and good humour! As ever would like to express our deepest gratitude to all who have visited Arkadia International Bookshop this year, who have performed at our […]

Friday 21.12. from 3pm to 6.30pm at Arkadia: ‘No Man’s Land’, an installation by Miriam Bourgeot and Ella Jaakkola

Dear friend of Arkadia,You are invited to ‘No Man’s Land’, an installation by Miriam Bourgeot and Ella Jaakkola on Friday 21.12. from 3pm to 6.30pm at Arkadia (Nervanderinkatu 11).The installation examines the possibilities of telling a story or depicting a character through physical spaces instead of text or image. The installation has been inspired by […]

Thursday 20.12 at 5pm at Arkadia: “What Is This Thing Called Love”, concert by Jarkko Niemi & The Electric Landlords

Dear friend of Arkadia,You are invited to “What Is This Thing Called Love”, a concert by Jarkko Niemi & The Electric Landlords gig on Thursday 20.12 at 5pm at Arkadia (Nervanderinkatu 11)https://www.facebook.com/events/1962827927086376/Love songs from the sunny & dark side of the street. Classic songs from the 60’s till today sung in English.Jarkko Niemi, vocal & […]

Wednesday 19.12 at 6pm at Arkadia: Concert by Tara i Kajsa

Dear friend of Arkadia,You are invited to a concert by Tara i Kajsa on Wednesday 19.12 at 6pm at Arkadia (Nervanderinkatu 11)https://www.facebook.com/events/261622801183986/267856913893908/?notif_t=admin_plan_mall_activity&notif_id=1544188662921503Tara i Kajsa is a cool duo of a jazz freak and a contemporary music wanna-be composer (rather freakish, too). Together we make music that perfectly fits into an unspecified pop genre.Special guests: Raoul […]

Tuesday 18.12 at 6pm at Arkadia: Concert by Lapua-Uusi-Guinea

Dear friend of Arkadia,You are invited to a concert of Lapua-Uusi-Guinea on Tuesday 18.12 at 6pm at Arkadia (Nervanderinkatu 11)https://www.facebook.com/events/1152142471606895/Lapua-Uusi-Guinea approaches the Finnish folk music tradition by paraphrasing the traditional dance-band instrumentation while expanding the harmonic and rhythmic perspectives with contemporary and fusion influences. Original compositions and folktune arrangements by the pianist Santeri Kaipiainen borrow […]

Saturday 15.12 at 11am: Arkadia Ad Sextam, a Prayer During the Day, held by Rev. Petri Tikka

Dear friend of Arkadia,You are invited to Arkadia Ad Sextam, a Prayer During the Day, held by Rev. Petri Tikka on Saturday 15.12 at 11am at Arkadia (Nervanderinkatu 11)Welcome!Warm regards,Ian         www.arkadiabookshop.fiARKADIA AD SEXTAMDeep within Arkadia International Bookshop (at Nervanderinkatu 11), there is a chapel that invites visitors to meditate and pray at all times. There have been regular […]

Friday 14.12 at 6pm at Arkadia: Café Freud: Pyrkimyksistä elää optimaalisesti

Dear friend of Arkadia,You are invited to Café Freud: Pyrkimyksistä elää optimaalisesti on Friday 14.12 at 6pm at Arkadia (Nervanderinkatu 11) The founder and moderator of Café Freud is psychoanalyst Jussi Kotkavirta. The talk will be mostly in Finnish. Welcome! Warm regards,Ian         www.arkadiabookshop.fi– Entrance is free but a donation of €3 (or more!) to fund the event is suggested […]

Friday 14.12 at 4pm at Arkadia: Kafka-Fragmente op. 24 by György Kurtág performed by Meeri Pulakka (soprano) and Heidi Ilmolahti (violin)

Dear friend of Arkadia,You are invited to listen to Kafka-Fragmente op. 24 by György Kurtág performed by Meeri Pulakka (soprano) and Heidi Ilmolahti (violin) on Friday 14.12 at 4pm at Arkadia (Nervanderinkatu 11)This piece will be a part of Meeri Pulakka’s “Young artists of the winter” concert in January at Musiikkitalo.https://www.musiikkitalo.fi/en/content/young-artists-winter-meeri-pulakka-sopranowww.meeripulakka.comWarm regards,Ian         www.arkadiabookshop.fi– Entrance is […]