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The 2nd annual Street Food Festival moves a little closer into town: this year it's being held at Puls 5, Geissereistrasse 19 in Kreis 5. Expect over 60 innovative and and exceptional food and beverage stands from all around the world. February 27 to March 1.

ewz.stattkino is not your usual film festival. The movies are enhanced depending on their content, potential for providing an innovative experience, according to the directors' whim, or all of the above – with new soundtracks, dance troupes, magic shows, or simultaneous ad-libbed lines. Ongoing until February 28. ewz.stattkino.com

Meet the Tessa Virtue or Scott Moir of your dreams: Zurich's Department of Sport is hosting Afterwork on Ice for the final time this winter on Wednesday, March 4 from 6pm to 10 pm, at the Oerlikon and Heuried skating rinks. Admission is free, skates can be rented cheaply and there's a bar with drinks & snacks. More... (in German).

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 opening is on March 7 at 7 pm and the show runs untl May 2.

The Herrmann Germann Contemporary gallery is hosting a show of paintings by the multitalented Francisca Silva called "Still Rapping It (Process Work)" Ongoing until March 14th.

What may be the longest country music festival in the world is at Albisgüetli again this year: the 31st International Country Music Festival plays host to acts such as Two Tons of Steel, Mary Duff and Johnny Reid. Ongoing until March 22. More...


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