Thu, 09.10.2008

Zurich (EN) : Thursday, 9.10.08: Future is now, bikes & bird's-eye view

Music festival
  Back to the future: is old news because the "Future is Now" - I love that name. As well as Zeughaus, Walcheturm and Zukunft, other venues feature a wide selection of current electro DJs highlighting the cultural and economic relevance of Zurich's club scene. Ron has 2 pairs of 3-day festival passes to give away.
Thursday, Friday, Saturday
e-mail for festival passes
Look ma, no brakes: More than you ever wanted to know about bikes on display at the Bicycle Film Festival starting on 16 Oct at Grand Gallery. As a pre-launch to the festival, Stash and Futura 2000 (one of NYC's first graffiti sprayers) show off their artwork on Colnago bicycle frames and other bike gear. There'll be music, food and drinks.
Friday, 7 pm Grand Gallery
  Goodbye: This is the last Forget Zurich party at Toni Molkerei, where we danced and drank and flirted - and which'll be torn down in 81 days and reopened as an art school. We'll miss it. All DJs - including the Ron Orp DJ team - will try to make this an unforgettable night. It'll be fun but a bit sad.
Saturday, 11 pm Toni Molkerei
Laugh? I nearly died: Phil Kay from Scotland and Stuart Goldsmith from England headline at Mascotte bringing wry British humour to the stage in the Funny Laundry season. A ticket includes discounted entry to the club after the show, so guffaw and then groove without greasing too many palms.
Saturday, 8 pm Mascotte
  Something for the girls: Thelma and Louise - the road movie no woman I know ever seems to tire of. Does this have something to do with the powerful female characters or with Brad Pitt's young body? If you miss it this week, it's also showing on Thursday and Sunday next week.
Saturday, 11.30 pm Xenix
Midweek affair
Knowing me is knowing you, aha: Eskobar are back on tour after a year in the studio. Their sound is often compared to Britpop - only lighter - as they retain a sense of Swedish levity in their music. And, of course they also cover ABBA!
Wednesday, 8 pm Rohstofflager
  City view: sometimes, it's just nice to cast an eye over the city in which you live - so here are the best areas for a bird's-eye view. Polyterrasse: This classic - in front of the main building of the ETH - has been renovated but the perfect view remains the same. Jules Verne bar: Another classic - take the lift to the top, put a cocktail in your hand and drink-in the panoramic view. Grossmünster: The typical tourist trap and a lot of stairs to climb. Freitag-Tower: The nu-tourist spot. Only, the smell of plastic is a bit off-putting! Loorenkopf w ooden tower: It's 33 meters high, in the forest on the Adlisberg. Oerlikerturm: Rise up to 35 metres in the middle of the new Oerlikon district.
  80s-videos: A nice way to pass time is watching old music videos on Youtube. A big thank you to all the eager users who upload every last clip and help us to rekindle our childhood memories. Here a page with a massive selection from the 80s.
Yes, I do leave Kreis 4 & 5 once in a while: La Stanza is a really nice bar at Bleicherweg, famous for its espresso and Italian aperitifs. Every Wednesday offers different appetizers so good that you'll imagine you're in Rome or Florence.
City Page
Flat : Hello, I am looking for a 1- or 2-bedroom flat in Zurich, starting at the 1st of November, for no more than around CHF 2000. Locations that I would prefer are No 3, No 6 (Unterstrass/Oberstrass), No 7 (Hirslanden/Hottingen), No 8 (Riesbach), No 10 (Hongg/Wipkingen) as well as Oerlikon, but of course I would be interested to see apartments that happen to be available in other areas as well. My name is Maria Mitsi, I am 30 years old, from Greece and I am an employee at ETH Zurich.Contact information: e-mail: [email protected] [email protected]: +41 (44) 633 69 59
Friends : I lived in English speaking countries for quite a bit although I love Switzerland I do miss English conversations, folks who speak English.Would love to meet up with like minded people, either natives or not, doesnt matter..If it sounds like you, give me a line or two..Im female, mid 30ies, in a relationship, love to socialize, culture, a drink every now and then...
Nanny : As of mid October we are looking for a Nanny for a 4,5 year old boy. help will be needed every motning from 9 to 10 o clock. Wednsdays little man needs your company the whole day.
German, English, French with Johann : You just moved in Zurich or have already been leaving here for so long but still don`t speak good German. Probably, because it`s just a very difficult language. Did you try to learn it with Johann? Well, then your should. It`s easy, flexible and fun. He`s got a lot of experience in teaching privately and in the groups. He can organise lessons at his home or come to your office. By the way, he can show you around Zurich, which is also different and fun. Here is his web site:
office assistant in an English school : 100% Back office assistant urgently needed for a small school offering GCE and IGCSE to Swiss Teenagers. You must be able to work with MS Office in a fast-paced environment, dealing with changing priorities on a regular basis. You will deal with requests from students, parents and teachers alike. German knowledge is an advantage. Swiss German knowledge an absolute winner. Small but very friendly team. very central location. If you are looking for a quiet job, please don't apply. One of the perks is free language lessons if you are interested.please send your CV to: [email protected] attn R.Krähenbühl
Zurich Zoo : HiIf you are interested in visiting Zurich Zoo with an English speaking decent looking working guy, pls contact me. You should be working educated beautiful female preferably less than 27 age and fond of nature.
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