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Kino Xenix's April programme is mostly about Stanley Kubrick, including the following movies in English: Stanley Kubrick: A Life in Pictures, Dr. Strangelove, Killer's Kiss, A Clockwork Orange, Spartacus, Room 237, Paths of Glory, Full Metal Jacket, Lolita, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Barry Lyndon, Early Shorts by Kubrick, Eyes Wide Shut. For showtimes and more information visit the Xenix site (in German).

The third annual Women's Expo Switzerland takes place on March 29 at Halle 9 in Oerlikon from 10 am to 4 pm. The marketing and networkign platform is for and by women, with tables presenting all kinds of interests, from commercial to social.

American author Rachel Kushner will be at the Literaturhaus on March 30 to read from her novle "The Flamethrowers". Doors open at 7:30 pm

Sechseläuten – Best described as a kind of Groundhog Day with camels, a parade of men in medieval costume on horseback, and a snowman whose head explodes. In the evening locals roast weenies and drink around the resulting bonfire. A quintessentially Zürcher experience. April 12 (children’s parade) and 13 (main parade with bonfire). www.sechselaeuten.ch

Zurich Marathon – Watch thousands sweat their way along 42.195 kilometres through Zurich, or join in the fun yourself! April 19. www.zurichmarathon.ch

The Zentrum für orientalische Tanzkunst dance centre is hosting an exhibition of photography by Sabua Gärtig celebrating the beauty, magic and variety found in Middle Eastern and North African dance. The show runs until May 2.


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