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5 Awesome Things To Do From Home This Week

By Urban List Writers
21st Sep 2020

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Mondays can be draggy these days with deadlines and zoom meetings lining up. So, as you take the time to plan your night, check out this to-do list to freshen up your mind after a long tiring day—because you deserve it. 

Festival Of Dangerous Ideas 

Pick your brain apart because the annual Festival of Dangerous Ideas (FODI) is back. Bringing Dangerous Realities as a theme, FODI returns with a digital program featuring Professor Marcia Langton, Edward Snowden and Journalist David Wallace-Wells. This Thursday 24 September, join Edward Snowden—the whistleblower—in one-hour conversation about governmental surveillance and freedom. 

More information here

Cannoleria | Cannoli Cake

Sometimes you’ve just got to celebrate the little wins, and that’s best done with an XL cannoli cake from online cannoli store, Cannoleria. The Cake itself is huge, and made up of 18 individual cannoli filled with Sicilian and chocolate ricotta fillings. 

For any occasion, get one your cannoli cake here.

Sunda EXP | En Croûte Cooking Class

This Friday 25 September at 6:30pm, catch Chef Khanh Nguyen, the man behind Sunda Dining, for a masterclass in the art of en croûte (AKA wrapping everything in pastry). In this one-hour session, join Nguyen in preparing a Hanoi-inspired dish called Chả Cá Lã Vọng. Clocking at $150, you’ll also get a set of ingredients and utensils, which includes two serves marinated kingfish filet, shortcrust pastry, fresh herbs, a temperature probe and many more. You can order the class kit until 5pm this Wednesday 23 September and is available for pick up or delivery. 

More information here

Double Virtual Escape Room 

Escape your daily routine and immerse yourself in Double, a nerve-wracking virtual escape room. Partnering with Relascape Productions, the folks at DARKFIELD are inviting you to a 20-minute nerve-wracking adventure, with a 360-degree binaural sound through your headphone. Call a friend, sit on your kitchen table and explore the Capgras delusion—a condition where one believes that their significant other has been replaced by an evil imposter. 

Transmitting four days a week, tickets are available on their website

Heide At Home Visual Poetry Challenge 

Heide Museum of Modern Art is inviting all Shakespeare wannabe’s to join the At Home Virtual Poetry Challenge. Find inspiration in one of Heide's collection here and create a 10-line visual poem. Send your masterpiece to programs@heide.com.au by Wednesday 14 October. Each week, several submissions will be chosen and featured on Heide's Instagram page. The winner will receive a one-year Heide membership and goodies from the museum’s shop.

Check out everything else happening at home over on our Things To Do section.

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