If we look on the bright side, with the monsoon raging on, it’s nice to not have to brave the wet, waterlogged streets every time you step out looking pretty for a concert or event. Today, we give thanks, for the small silver linings of a pandemic that shows no sign of any return to normalcy, any time soon. This August, we’ve found an exceptionally interesting line-up of virtual events you can tune into, from the comfort of your own home.
Pastel de Nata Workshop with OPedro, 2nd August
Pastel de Nata is a delicious traditional Portuguese egg custard and a favorite at OPedro. This Sunday at 4 pm, you can watch learn how to make the custard tart yourself. Watch the chef’s live demo, get your ingredients from OPedro, and try your hand at bringing a piece of OPedro into your kitchen! Click here to learn more.
Virtual Concert with Prateek Kuhad, 7th and 8th August
Prateek Kuhad is one of India’s biggest Indie singer/songwriters today. His dreamy lyrics, gentle melodies and powerful performances have drawn up a huge following. Want to hear him “live”? Tune into the Supermoon House party and watch Prateek Kuhad’s raw performance, for a concert at home. Click here to learn more.
Art Workshop with Sakshi Lunkad, 16th and 22nd August
If you enjoyed our Fluid Art tutorial, you’ll love this. Sakshi specializes in resin art, fluid art and alcohol art and is now hosting workshops where you can learn how to create your own masterpieces at home. On August 16th, you can join her for an alcohol-ink workshop or opt for her resin art workshop on the 22nd. Click here to learn more.
A Puppeteering Class with Anurupa Roy, 22nd August
Anurupa Roy, a puppeteer from Bangalore, hosts a puppeteering class via Zoom for your younglings aged between 10 and 14. In the workshop, she’ll take young learners through the art of storytelling, making your own puppet and the theater of puppetry. Click here to learn more.
Repetition Meditation & Yoga
Lee is a yogi and artist. Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 5:00 pm, they hold virtual yoga classes via Zoom. Not your traditional class, with these sessions, we really learn how to slow down, connect with our breath and treat each movement as a meditative act. On Saturdays, they also host a “Repetition Meditation”, where we use art to connect with our body and mind. During a time of general stress, Lee’s gentle voice and practice is an invitation, to be fully here, fully present in the now. To sign up and learn more, send Lee a message on Instagram! We promise it won’t disappoint.
Americano at Home
Americano, India’s latest spot for good old comfort food, gives you chance to cook up your favorite dishes at home with their DIY kits. Pasta kits that’ll give you a gourmet dish in 5 minutes, ready to bake chicken and even pre-made gourmet cookie dough! They even have a playlist to get you in the mood and recreate the experience. Click here to learn more and place your order!