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Weekend Wrap

A virtual gig, a notable venue, an iconic century and all things creative

B-boy Focus lines up his advice on breaking it down.

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The arts come stacking this week with a sequence of on-beat stories. Take a look at recent creativity from a Finnish perspective.

Beatnik Pekka Kuusisto drops a DIY tango while social distancing at his summer cabin. (Photo: Felix Broede) Read The Scotsman’s story

For Pastis, music is a get-away from the ordinary. (Photo: Facebook/Pastis)

Framery brings its flex to open offices. (Photo: Framery) Read Inverse’s story

Some people have the power to inspire a generation. Then there’s Touko Laaksonen, who has now been an inspiration for a century. (Photo: Philip Stuart/Tom of Finland Foundation) Read Wallpaper’s article

A party of 700 000, you ask? Right this way, says Helsinki. (Photo: Fullsteam/Zoan) Read Business Insider’s story

Teerenpeli distillery offers a helping hand sanitiser. (Photo: Facebook/Teerenpeli) Read our Daily Brief

G Livelab Tampere is a venue the world doesn’t deserve, but one it needs. (Photo: Genelec) Read our story

The Finnish gaming industry meets online. (Photo: Santeri Eloranta/Devs Channel) Read Gaminglyfe’s story

Trauma Field returns with metal most atmospheric. (Photo: Facebook) Watch their new video on YouTube

There is now a Finnish claim on the invention of sound on film. (Photo: Testifilmi)

B-boy Focus is licensed to ill. (Photo: Dean Treml/Red Bull Content Pool) Read Red Bull’s interview

By: Samuli Ojala