Arts Section

Oil paintings, metal assemblages at Burien Arts Gallery in January

Oil paintings, metal assemblages at Burien Arts Gallery in January

‘Metamorphosis’ by Mia-Schulte.   ‘The Lake’ by Nia Michaels.   The Burien Arts Gallery is starting up the new year with a mixed media show featuring paintings by Mia... [Read more]

REMINDER: Benefit concert for Burien Actors Theatre is Wednesday night

REMINDER: Benefit concert for Burien Actors Theatre is Wednesday night

REMINDER: This Wednesday night (Dec. 17), enjoy the sounds of the season as Burien Actors Theatre presents a Holiday Concert with the Northwest Symphony Orchestra Brass Quintet – featuring internationally... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Beautiful scenery at Burien’s Seahurst Park

PHOTOS: Beautiful scenery at Burien’s Seahurst Park

BTB Reader Elston Hill sent us these great photos, taken at Seahurst Park on Friday, Dec. 12, the day after the big windstorm (click images to see larger versions/slideshow): Two fishermen fishing at base... [Read more]

Today is The B-Town Blog’s 7th birthday!

Today is The B-Town Blog’s 7th birthday!

Seven years ago today – Dec. 11, 2007 to be exact – The B-Town Blog was created, its domain name registered and activated, with hopes of creating an effective online news and events source for the... [Read more]

Burien Arts Gallery will be closed for the holidays

Burien Arts Gallery will be closed for the holidays

The Burien Arts Gallery will be taking a holiday break. The Gallery will close Wednesday, Dec. 24 (Christmas Eve) and reopen on Friday, Jan. 2 with an Artist’s Reception for its January exhibition. The... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Meet the Author of ‘Marijuana Nation’ at Advertiser Page 2 Books Saturday

Meet the Author of ‘Marijuana Nation’ at Advertiser Page 2 Books Saturday

Meet Roger Roffman, the Author of ‘Marijuana Nation’ at Advertiser Page 2 Books this Saturday, Dec. 13 at 2 p.m. Roffman, professor emeritus in social work at the University of Washington,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Meet the Author of ‘Pacific Northwest Garden Tours’ at Page 2 Books Friday

Meet the Author of ‘Pacific Northwest Garden Tours’ at Page 2 Books Friday

Meet Donald Olson, Author of ‘Pacific Northwest Garden Tour,’ who will be at a book signing at Advertiser Page 2 Books this Friday, Dec. 12 from 6 – 8 p.m. Olson’s book is full of... [Read more]

Prolific Des Moines resident Nancy Warren passes away suddenly

Prolific Des Moines resident Nancy Warren passes away suddenly

From our sister site The Waterland Blog: Photo of a thoughtful Nancy Warren moderating one of our Candidate Forums by Micael Brunkf Nancy Warren, a teacher at Highline College, Des Moines resident, musician... [Read more]

Celebrate Burien Actors Theatre’s re-emergence at ‘Fire Watch Party’ Wed.

Celebrate Burien Actors Theatre’s re-emergence at ‘Fire Watch Party’ Wed.

Join Burien Actors Theatre for a party to celebrate BAT’s re-emergence from the Dec. 10, 2013 fire at the theater (read our previous coverage here) – and thank those who put out the flames and helped... [Read more]

See local artist Jan Rogers work at Burien Community Center through January

See local artist Jan Rogers work at Burien Community Center through January

Local artist Jan Rogers is showing her work at the Burien Community Center until the end of January 2015. Jan has studied classical drawing and painting from the Gage Academy of Art in Seattle, Washington... [Read more]

REMINDER: Benefit screening of UFO film will be at Tin Theater on Tuesday!

REMINDER: Benefit screening of UFO film will be at Tin Theater on Tuesday!

REMINDER: A benefit screening of the locally produced, award-winning UFO film “The Maury Island Incident” – for the Burien Actors Theatre and the Highline Area Food Bank – will take... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Gear Driver’s Christmas Show will be this Friday at Mick Kelly’s Irish Pub

Gear Driver’s Christmas Show will be this Friday at Mick Kelly’s Irish Pub

Gear Driver’s annual Christmas show will be at Mick Kelly’s in Burien this Friday Dec. 12 from 9 p.m. to close! “We’ll be giving away free copies of our Christmas CD and performing... [Read more]

Sponsored Post The Afrodisiacs will play at Mick Kelly’s Irish Pub TONIGHT – Friday, Dec. 5

The Afrodisiacs will play at Mick Kelly’s Irish Pub TONIGHT – Friday, Dec. 5

The Afrodisiacs – along with DJ Lucky Strike (as seen on the Steve Harvey Show – read about him here) – will be returning to Mick Kelly’s Irish Pub TONIGHT – Friday, Dec. 5. The cover... [Read more]

Sponsored Post REMINDER: FREE Santa Photos at Berkshire Hathaway offices on Saturday!

REMINDER: FREE Santa Photos at Berkshire Hathaway offices on Saturday!

REMINDER: Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest will be participating in Winterfest in Burien this Saturday, Dec. 6, with FREE Santa Photos from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.! “It’s... [Read more]

Book Launch for Virginia Wright’s ‘Burien’ book will be Dec. 11 at Tin Room

Book Launch for Virginia Wright’s ‘Burien’ book will be Dec. 11 at Tin Room

A Book Launch Party for Virginia Wright’s new “Burien” book will held Thursday, Dec. 11 at 5:30 p.m. at the Tin Room Bar (read our previous coverage here). Virginia will be on hand,... [Read more]

Burien Actors Theatre’s Holiday Concert will be Wednesday, Dec. 17

Burien Actors Theatre’s Holiday Concert will be Wednesday, Dec. 17

On Wednesday, Dec. 17, enjoy the sounds of the season as Burien Actors Theatre presents a Holiday Concert with the Northwest Symphony Orchestra Brass Quintet – featuring internationally renowned soloist... [Read more]

Meet the 20/20 artists at Burien Arts Gallery tonight

Meet the 20/20 artists at Burien Arts Gallery tonight

You can meet some of the artists tonight (Thursday, Dec. 4) featured in the Burien Arts Gallery’s Best of Vision 20/20 exhibit in December. The small artworks are $40 each and make great holiday gifts. The... [Read more]

Kennedy Catholic High School’s Arts & Crafts Fair is this Saturday, Dec. 6

Kennedy Catholic High School’s Arts & Crafts Fair is this Saturday, Dec. 6

Kennedy Catholic High School’s annual Arts & Crafts Fair is this Saturday, Dec. 6 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at their campus at 140 South 140th Street. There will be: Talented Vendor Artists Holiday... [Read more]

Here’s the schedule for this Saturday’s Discover Burien ‘Winterfest’

Here’s the schedule for this Saturday’s Discover Burien ‘Winterfest’

Discover Burien’s Annual Winterfest celebration takes place this Saturday, Dec. 6, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. in Downtown and Olde Burien! Winterfest is a wonderful event that encourages community... [Read more]

Normandy Park Cove’s annual Holiday Craft Bazaar is this Saturday, Dec. 6

Normandy Park Cove’s annual Holiday Craft Bazaar is this Saturday, Dec. 6

The Normandy Park Cove’s annual Holiday Craft Bazaar will be this Saturday, Dec. 6 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Over 40 vendors will be selling their handcrafted Christmas gifts and more. Also stop by... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Join the Song at St. Luke’s Annual Carol Sing event on Sunday, Dec. 21

Join the Song at St. Luke’s Annual Carol Sing event on Sunday, Dec. 21

Join the song at St. Luke’s Annual Carol Sing event on Sunday, Dec. 21 at 4:30 p.m.! Festive carols and stories, hot cider, cookies, cheese and wine are on the bill for this donation-only event at... [Read more]

St. Elizabeth Episcopal Church’s annual Christmas Bazaar is this Saturday

St. Elizabeth Episcopal Church’s annual Christmas Bazaar is this Saturday

St. Elizabeth Episcopal Church’s annual Christmas Bazaar will be this Saturday, Dec. 6, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. “Our annual bazaar features handmade craft items, delicious baked goods, quality... [Read more]

Southgate Eastern Star’s annual Christmas Bazaar is this Saturday, Dec. 6

Southgate Eastern Star’s annual Christmas Bazaar is this Saturday, Dec. 6

Southgate Eastern Star is holding its annual Christmas Bazaar this Saturday, Dec. 6, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the South Gate Masonic hall located at 1004 SW 152nd, on the corner of 10th and SW152nd... [Read more]

Dickens Carolers, local Art to be featured at B-Town Beat this Thursday night

Dickens Carolers, local Art to be featured at B-Town Beat this Thursday night

  December’s B-Town Beat will be held this Thursday night, Dec. 4 from 6 – 9 p.m.  This month it’ll feature Dickens Carolers at RE/MAX (636 SW 152nd Street) from 6 – 8 p.m.! Local... [Read more]

Benefit screening of local UFO film will be at Tin Theater Tuesday night, Dec. 16

Benefit screening of local UFO film will be at Tin Theater Tuesday night, Dec. 16

A benefit screening of the locally produced, award-winning UFO film “The Maury Island Incident” – for the Burien Actors Theatre and the Highline Area Food Bank – will take place on Tuesday... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Get FREE Santa Photos taken at Berkshire Hathaway offices on Saturday, Dec. 6

Get FREE Santa Photos taken at Berkshire Hathaway offices on Saturday, Dec. 6

Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest will be participating in Winterfest in Burien on Dec. 6, with FREE Santa Photos from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.! “It’s Winterfest in Burien!”... [Read more]

PHOTO: A Thanksgiving rainbow

PHOTO: A Thanksgiving rainbow

BTB Reader Chris Rimple sent us this great photo, taken Thanksgiving morning from Burien of a rainbow passing by Blake Island (click image to see larger version):  Read More →

Celebrate Burien Actors Theatre’s re-emergence with ‘Fire Watch Party’ Dec. 10

Celebrate Burien Actors Theatre’s re-emergence with ‘Fire Watch Party’ Dec. 10

Join Burien Actors Theatre for a party to celebrate BAT’s re-emergence from the Dec. 10, 2013 fire at the theater (read our previous coverage here) – and thank those who put out the flames and helped... [Read more]