Arts Section

S’mores, sing-alongs, campfire & more to celebrate restored Seahurst Park Oct. 3

S’mores, sing-alongs, campfire & more to celebrate restored Seahurst Park Oct. 3

Burien Parks will be celebrating the opening of the newly-restored Seahurst Park Beach with a special campout on Friday, Oct. 3 from 6:30 – 8 p.m.  “We may not have a traditional bonfire…but... [Read more]

The ‘Wandering Brat’ Instagram contest is back, and will trot through Oct. 2

The ‘Wandering Brat’ Instagram contest is back, and will trot through Oct. 2

The Brat Trot’s “Wandering Brat” Instagram contest is back, and will trot through Oct. 2. “We’ve created a fun little guy out of a plastic toy hot dog and have named him ‘Bret... [Read more]

Burien Parks’ ‘Call For Artists’ opens for 2015 Community Center Gallery Program

Burien Parks’ ‘Call For Artists’ opens for 2015 Community Center Gallery Program

Burien Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services is holding a “Call For Artists” for their 2015 Burien Community Center Gallery Program. The deadline to apply is 5 p.m. on Oct. 10. About the Exhibition... [Read more]

Back-to-School ‘Food Truck-In’ at this Saturday’s Des Moines Farmers Market

Back-to-School ‘Food Truck-In’ at this Saturday’s Des Moines Farmers Market

From our sister site The Waterland Blog: What a gorgeous day last Saturday, sunny with a cooling breeze off the water. Even with the Huskies at home and the opening of the Puyallup Fair (yes, we ol’... [Read more]

Sponsored Post REMINDER: Pip! Pip! Cheerio! Let’s all go to St. Luke’s English Fete Saturday!

REMINDER: Pip! Pip! Cheerio! Let’s all go to St. Luke’s English Fete Saturday!

REMINDER: Enjoy all things British this Saturday at the first-ever English Fete at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Renton, from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. “Drawing on our Anglican roots, St. Luke’s... [Read more]

After arson fire, comedy ‘Out of Sterno’ opens at Burien Actors Theatre Sept. 26

After arson fire, comedy ‘Out of Sterno’ opens at Burien Actors Theatre Sept. 26

Burien Actors Theatre presents the offbeat comedy Out of Sterno – from Sept. 26 through Oct. 19 – in the company’s newly-restored performance space, which was damaged by an arson fire on Dec. 10,... [Read more]

‘Sing & Sketch’ returning to Burien Arts Gallery Thursday night, Sept. 11

‘Sing & Sketch’ returning to Burien Arts Gallery Thursday night, Sept. 11

After a summer break, Burien Arts Association is back singing and sketching this fall. The first new informal Sing & Sketch session will be this Thursday, Sept. 11 at the Burien Arts Gallery, 826... [Read more]

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Sights & Sounds from the Arts-A-Glow Lantern Festival

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Sights & Sounds from the Arts-A-Glow Lantern Festival

This past Saturday evening was an absolutely perfect night to be outdoors enjoying the weather, especially if you were at Dottie Harper Park in Burien for the 2014 Arts-A-Glow lantern festival! BTB’s... [Read more]

SATURDAY: Kids’ Day, Piano Studio, Hi-Liners Alumni Night & Arts-A-Glow!

SATURDAY: Kids’ Day, Piano Studio, Hi-Liners Alumni Night & Arts-A-Glow!

It’s going to be a busy, artsy, lively and lovely day in the area this Saturday, Sept. 6, with a bunch of great local events that will make you think “Do the B-Town!”: Hi-Liners Alumni... [Read more]

‘Mantra’ – bringing visibility to Burien through the Arts

‘Mantra’ – bringing visibility to Burien through the Arts

by Shelli Park Recently, the B-Town Beat had the opportunity to host the French artist, ‘Mantra.’ Mantra is a self-educated artist who hails from Metz, France. Sam Sneke, one of the organizers... [Read more]

Celebrate newly-restored Burien Actors Theatre space on Saturday, Sept. 13

Celebrate newly-restored Burien Actors Theatre space on Saturday, Sept. 13

Celebrate Burien Actors Theatre’s return to its newly-restored home – as well as the opening of BAT’s 35th fantastical season – with a Gala Party and Show on Saturday, Sept 13. Join BAT from 6... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: 3rd annual Normandy Park ‘Zombie Fest’ will be Sept. 27!

SAVE THE DATE: 3rd annual Normandy Park ‘Zombie Fest’ will be Sept. 27!

The Seattle Thrillers will perform at Zombie Fest 2014! They’re an amazing group that performs Michael Jackson’s famous Thriller dance! You can join in too! The 3rd annual ‘Zombie Fest’... [Read more]

French Artist ‘Mantra Voz’ paints two new amazing murals in Burien

French Artist ‘Mantra Voz’ paints two new amazing murals in Burien

Two walls in downtown Burien just became a whole lot more beautiful – and valuable – thanks to French Artist Youri Cansell (aka “Mantra Voz”) – one in the Art Alley behind SW 152nd Street... [Read more]

Sponsored Post South Sound Piano Studio’s Open House and Grand Opening will be Sept. 6

South Sound Piano Studio’s Open House and Grand Opening will be Sept. 6

South Sound Piano (SSP), a local piano school serving the South Seattle region, will be hosting an Open House event on Saturday, September 6, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Burien, as a grand opening following... [Read more]

VIDEO: Here’s what to expect at this year’s Arts-A-Glow on Saturday, Sept. 6

VIDEO: Here’s what to expect at this year’s Arts-A-Glow on Saturday, Sept. 6

Burien Parks released the following video that nicely showcases the annual Arts-A-Glow Lantern Festival and Procession, to be held this year on Saturday, Sept. 6 from 5 – 10 p.m. at Dottie Harper Park: This... [Read more]

The Highline Historical Society asks: ‘Is there a Van Gogh in your garage’?

The Highline Historical Society asks: ‘Is there a Van Gogh in your garage’?

The Highline Historical Society is asking: “Is there a Van Gogh in your garage?“ Haul out those treasures you’ve always wondered about and bring them to the Highline Historical Society’s... [Read more]

The September B-Town Beat will be Thursday, Sept. 4

The September B-Town Beat will be Thursday, Sept. 4

The September B-Town Beat will be Thursday, Sept. 4, from 6 – 9 p.m. throughout downtown Burien. Each business participating with visual art will host an artist! Please come out and join us on Thursday,... [Read more]

Here are the September events for your Burien Library

Here are the September events for your Burien Library

Here are the September Events for your Burien Library: Please click on the links below to view the programs for each age group. Children & Families Teens Adults Children & Families September... [Read more]

Sound and Fury Morris Dancers to delight at St. Luke’s English Fete Sept. 13

Sound and Fury Morris Dancers to delight at St. Luke’s English Fete Sept. 13

Part Steampunk, part Renaissance Faire – Morris Dancing is a staple of Country Village fetes (rhymes with plates) or fairs all over England. Some have called it “organized chaos,” with its... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Tin Room Bar & Theater holding Comedy Night this Thursday

Advertiser Tin Room Bar & Theater holding Comedy Night this Thursday

Longtime Advertiser The Tin Room Bar & Theater will be holding their monthly Comedy Night – with two shows – this Thursday night, Aug. 28, at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. Headliner is Derek Sheen, the “Middle”... [Read more]

The Hi-Liners to celebrate anniversaries of entertaining Burien audiences

The Hi-Liners to celebrate anniversaries of entertaining Burien audiences

“Once a Hi-Liner, always a Hi-Liner” has been the rallying call since the organization was founded in 1966, and has been reiterated each year since 1994 when MainStage first took to the Highline PAC... [Read more]

Burien Arts Gallery’s September show to feature Kris Vermeer and Kim Bly

Burien Arts Gallery’s September show to feature Kris Vermeer and Kim Bly

Burien Arts Gallery September’s show will feature works from two exciting multimedia Artists – Kris Vermeer and Kim Bly, with an Artist’s Reception set for Thursday, Sept. 4…

Free face painting by Burien Arts to be featured at Arts-A-Glow Festival Sept. 6

Free face painting by Burien Arts to be featured at Arts-A-Glow Festival Sept. 6

What’s fun and free? Answer: Face painting by the Artists from the Burien Arts Association at the unique Arts-A-Glow Burien Lantern Festival and Procession on Saturday, Sept. 6! Burien Arts volunteers... [Read more]

‘The Maury Island Incident’ UFO film premieres as series on IndieFlix today

‘The Maury Island Incident’ UFO film premieres as series on IndieFlix today

EDITOR’S NOTE: “The Maury Island Incident” is a short film that was shot and produced locally during the summer of 2013 (including The Tin Room Bar), and released in May, 2014. It was... [Read more]

Family, friends remember Carol Selander through Burien Arts donations

Family, friends remember Carol Selander through Burien Arts donations

Programs that offer free art workshops for students will be greatly enhanced by generous donations from friends and family to the Burien Arts Association in honor of Carol Selander, a Burien cultural,... [Read more]

REMINDER: Des Moines Rotary’s Blues & Brews Fest is this Saturday!

REMINDER: Des Moines Rotary’s Blues & Brews Fest is this Saturday!

REMINDER: For the fifth year in a row – this coming Saturday, Aug. 23 – people from around Western Washington and beyond will be flocking to the shores of Puget Sound at the Des Moines Beach Park... [Read more]