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Thursday 19.12 at 4pm: Screening of the short documentary film The Lady at Number 6 by Oscar award-winning Michael Clarke.

Please to visit us at: www.facebook.com / Arkadia International Bookshop and “like” us if indeed you do!Dear friend of Arkadia,You are invited to the screening of the short documentary film The Lady at Number 6 by Oscar award-winning Michael Clarke on Thursday 19.12 at 4pm at Arkadia (Nervanderinkatu 11).The screening will be hosted by Simon […]

Wednesday 19.9 at 6pm at Old Arkadia: ‘Giorgio Vasarin elämästä ja taiteesta’ by Pirkko Nissilä

Arkadia on Facebook:www.facebook.com/#!/pages/Arkadia-International-Bookshop-Ian-Bourgeot/114962855198875http://www.facebook.com/Ian.Bourgeot.IBDear friend of Arkadia,You are invited to “Giorgio Vasarin elämästä ja taiteesta” by Pirkko Nissilä on Wednesday 19.9 at 6pm at Old Arkadia (Pohjoinen Hesperiankatu 9A)To celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Renaissance artist, architect, writer and historian Giorgio Vasari, Pirkko Nissilä published his biography in 2011 (in Finnish as well as English). […]

Monday 23.4 at 6pm: “Armas Launis, successes and failures of a Finnish composer” by Henri-Claude Fantapié

Dear friend of Arkadia, You are invited to “Armas Launis, successes and failures of a Finnish composer in Nice (1930-1959)” by French composer and conductor Henri-Claude Fantapié on Monday 23.4 at 6pm. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henri-Claude_Fantapi%C3%A9 Henri-Claude Fantapié has kindly accepted to speak about past and present musical works composed in Nice and in particular about Armas Launis. […]

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, […]

Saturday 22.10 at 2pm: Matkalla edellen with President Martti Ahtisaari

 Dear friend of Arkadia, You are heartily invited to Matkalla edelleen, a talk with President Martti Ahtisaari on Saturday 22.10. at 2pm. President Ahtisaari has kindly accepted to present his new book ‘Matkalla’ and discuss the joys and tribulations of his life with Katri Merikallio. The talk will be in Finnish but questions can be […]

Wednesday 12.10 at 6pm: Launch of Hemingway – En betraktelse by Nils Erik Forsgård

Dear friend of Arkadia, You are invited to the release party of Hemingway – En betraktelse by author and historian Nils Erik Forsgård on Wednesday 12.10 at 6 pm. The author and literary scholar Mathias Rosenlund will discuss Ernest Hemingway’s works and the legacy of this literature giant. You will have the opportunity to buy Forsgård’s book […]

Monday 29.8 at 6pm: ‘Un cobra chez les lapons’ by Joël Vernet

Dear friend of Arkadia, You are heartily invited by the Institut français de Finlande and the bookshop to “ Un cobra chez les lapons” by writer and poet Joël Vernet on Monday 29.8 at 6pm. Joël Vernet will talk of his research on Belgian painter, writer and poet Christian Dotremont. Christian Dotremont belonged to CoBrA […]

Wednesday 3.11 at 6pm: International launch of On Growin’ Up by Ryan Kerr

Dear Friend of Arkadia, You are warmly invited to attend the first international launch of On Growin’ Up by Ryan Kerr on Wednesday 3.11 at 6pm. Ryan Kerr will give a reading of his book and open a discussion with Kenneth Liukkonen. www.ongrowinup.com It will be quite an evening and you are most welcome to […]