Things to do in Vancouver this weekend: Oct. 29 and Oct. 30

Trace Bundy must be seen, not just heard.

This weekend’s culture fix includes guitar virtuoso Trace Bundy, a masquerade party hosted by the organizers of Diner En Blanc and Deighton Cup, and the opening of the exhibition Stare at Vancouver Art Gallery:

Trace Bundy

Oct. 29, 7 p.m.


Blueshore Centre, Capilano University

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The Colorado-based guitarist never uses a pick because his intricate playing requires every speedy finger. Known to fans as the Acoustic Ninja, videos of his astonishing playing have been viewed 35 million times (and people still can’t figure out how he makes his guitar sound like a piano or an accordion or other instruments).

The Beautiful and The Damned

Oct. 29, doors 8 p.m. |

Terminal City Club

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The Social Concierge (organizers of Diner En Blanc and Deighton Cup)  throws a glittery black-tie masquerade party, to which everyone must wear a mask (or no entry).


Oct. 29 to Jan. 22


Vancouver Art Gallery

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Walker Evans famously said “Stare, pry, listen, eavesdrop. Die knowing something.” Inspired by the comment, curators have selected photographic works that evoke a concentrated gaze, by artists such as Roy Arden, Bernd and Hilla Becher and John Coplans, whose Self Portrait (Front of Hand II), is pictured.

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