Ongoing. Focus on ‘riotous’ aspects and proximity to life -recurring themes in literature on the Baroque. Extricating the Baroque concept from conventional context within history of style/ formal clichés. Not pomp, ornament and gold, rather ‘manifestations of precarious vitality’ -lived, rediscovered, lost, projected/ threatened by death.
Every Friday & Saturday at Heaven, Spitalgasse 5. August 24th & 25th 5pm-2am outdoor street parties, 11pm-6am Deep House and Techno dance parties. Following weeks Friday/Saturday 11pm-6am parties, variety of music including Charts Disco, Pop, House, Techno to Open Format. Resident and international guest DJs.
Every Sunday night, 5pm-1am at X-Tra Club, Limmatstrasse 118, Zurich. New weekly gay T-Dance from some of the area's top promotional teams, with terrace, lounges and the finest DJs around. The X-TRA complex includes nightclub, bars, a restaurant (closed Sunday nights), and a hotel.
August 10, 2013 dancing in the streets, electronic music, top international stars, innovative newcomers, 6 massive stages, 30 Love Mobiles. Typically over 200 DJs, live acts & VJs plus hundreds of dancers performing, 1pm-midnight +after-hours party.
August 24, 2013. Legendary sportswear parties at rage club and sector c! - motto "team player." Dresscode sportswear prefered at rage club and absolutely required at sector c. Coming: August 31, 2013 ultrarubber | rubber only at sector c. Hot rubber sessions, nasty-pig, f-wear, latex or neopren. get the beer card 3 for 2 at the bar - be nasty, play safe!
September 7, 2013, 10pm-late, at Exil Club, Hardstrasse 245. Back from summer break - the Gay/Lesbian & friends alternative dance party, with indie, electro, punk, pop music.
September 26 - October 6, 2013, at Sechseläutenplatz Zürich. The work of up-and-coming young filmmakers from around the world, awarding the "Goldenes Auge" prize in the competitive category. Eleven days with 70 film premières, well-known actors & directors. Also discussions on the films.
October 5, 2013, from 10:30pm at KOMPLEX 457, Hohlstrasse 457. DJs Manuel de Diego, Phil Romano, and Luca Papini. Spectacular visuals, the best in house music on 2 dance floors, live entertainment by the WE Party crew.
October 12 - November 10, 2013. Annual party under a great tent in the traditional Münchener manner, at Bauschänzli Island, with Bavarian beer, food & music -- natürlich! See website for details and tickets online.
October 18, 2013, 11pm-6am, at Heaven, Spitalgasse 5, Old Town. Gay/hetero-friendly House, Deep House, Techno monthly dance parties. Next date: November 15th.
November 2, 2013 --The Black Party, one of several big circuit parties each year from the Angels group held at Volkshaus (Stauffacherstrasse 60). Also at Volkshaus: February 1, 2014, the Kitsch Party; and May 2014, The White Party. See details and photos of previous events at their website:
December 31, 2013, 8pm - January 1, 2014, 3am. Annual New Year's events: Silvesterzauber fireworks and open-air party at General Guisan Quai, Quaibrücke, Limmatquai to see in the New Year. A wide range of food treats and drinks all around the festival grounds area – from Asian specialities to grilled Zurich bratwurst. See more details online.
January 12-19, 2014, annual gay ski week: 5700 foot elevation mountain resort, parties, gourmet dining, dancing, lounging in the sun, 10 gay-friendly hotels - boutique to chalet, foam party, fondue night, classical piano concert, pool party, cabaret-night, drag- queen ski race.
April 30 - May 8, 2014 (tentative) LGBT film festival at various venues in Zurich including Cabaret Voltaire in Zurich; and May 9-11, 2014, at Cinema Luna, in Frauenfeld.
Early June, 2014 annual events. Saturday Parade typically follows shoreline of Lake Zurich, beginning at Hafendamm Enge, ending at Kreuzstrasse. Festival of four days with bars, food and entertainment stage - all-night movies too. See their website for updates.