All aboard the Vancouver Train Expo at PNE Forum

And three other reasons Vancouver is awesome this week

Vancouver Train Expo
All aboard! Vancouver’s biggest event for train lovers of all ages is pulling into the Forum at the PNE for a weekend of geekery that’s off the rails. This annual model railroad show is an absolute must for train enthusiasts young and old.
Nov. 10 to 11 at the Forum at the PNE
vancouvertrainexpo.ca

 

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Aquarela do Brasil: An Explosive Celebration of Music and Dance
Experience a passionate evening of red-hot performances celebrating the profound impact Brazilian music has on the international music scene. Vancouver-based world music percussionist-producer Sal Ferreras will lead an ensemble of award-winning musicians who will perform alongside the infectious energy and exuberance of the dancers and drummers of Aché Brasil.

Your toes will be tapping to the samba and bossanova beats all night long.
Nov. 8 to 9 at Vancouver Playhouse, 600 Hamilton St.

vlacc.ca

Vancouver Podcast Festival

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With a focus on “True Crime, True Justice,” Vancouver’s inaugural Podcast Festival will feature podcasters from Canada and the United States. Guests may enjoy live-tapings, workshops, onstage Q&As, panels, and more at this multi-day event.
Nov. 8 to 10 at various locations
vanpodfest.ca

Back to the Future

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Fire up the flux capacitor and go back in time as Back to the Future hits the big screen for the Rio’s late night movie series. Watch, and remember, as Marty McFly (and his sweet orange vest) scrambles to save the course of history and tries to avoid making out with his own mom in this beloved ’80s comedy adventure.
Nov. 9, 11:15 p.m. at the Rio Theatre, 1660 East Broadway
riotheatre.ca

For more events, go to vancouverisawesome.com.

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