Arts Section

City of Burien seeking applicants for around $20,000 in Arts & Culture grants

City of Burien seeking applicants for around $20,000 in Arts & Culture grants

Do you provide arts, culture, or heritage programming for the Burien community? Or are you an artist interested in bringing a new or innovative arts experience to the City of Burien? Burien Arts &... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Bears lose two to the Seals and take two from the Blaze

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Bears lose two to the Seals and take two from the Blaze

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Now in her third year(!) with more great work is our youngest-ever Contributor – 13-year old Isabel Herbruger – Local Girl Scout, 4-H member, and aspiring photojournalist. We encourage... [Read more]

The next B-Town Beat Music and Art Walk will be Friday, July 7

The next B-Town Beat Music and Art Walk will be Friday, July 7

The next B-Town Beat Music and Art Walk will be held from 6 – 9 p.m. on Friday, July 7 in downtown Burien on SW 152nd Street between 4th and 10th Ave SW. As usual, businesses will display some of Burien’s... [Read more]

REMINDER: Brunch + LIVE commentary with ‘The Maury Island Incident’ Sunday!

REMINDER: Brunch + LIVE commentary with ‘The Maury Island Incident’ Sunday!

REMINDER: Enjoy a unique, tasty and fun ‘Sunday Brunch with The Maury Island Incident’ tomorrow morning – Sunday, June 25 starting at 11 a.m. – at The Tin Theater! Tickets are $25 each... [Read more]

Burien Pride crowd exceeds expectations, raises $8,000 for local charities

Burien Pride crowd exceeds expectations, raises $8,000 for local charities

Supporters of Burien’s first-ever Pride celebration (The B-Town Blog was a Sponsor) came out in droves to celebrate at Burien Town Square Park on Saturday, June 3, and $8,000 was raised for local... [Read more]

CLIFF’S EDGE: I turn 80 today

CLIFF’S EDGE: I turn 80 today

I turn 80 today, and I recall doubting I would ever be able to say that. Now the date arrives, I’m still here, and it doesn’t seem like such a big deal. Like you, I know our population as a whole... [Read more]

Burien Film Fest’s first-ever ‘International Film Crawl’ is FREE this Saturday

Burien Film Fest’s first-ever ‘International Film Crawl’ is FREE this Saturday

Enjoy the Burien Film Festival’s first-ever ‘International Film Crawl’ for FREE this Saturday, June 24, from 4 – 8 p.m.: Here’s the schedule: St. Elizabeth Episcopal Church... [Read more]

Get your tickets now for Burien Actors Theatre’s upcoming 2017-18 season!

Get your tickets now for Burien Actors Theatre’s upcoming 2017-18 season!

It’s almost here – Burien Actors Theatre’s 2017-18 season, which promises to be fanatical, amazing and wildly entertaining! Don’t miss your chance to get season tickets HERE. Here’s... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears are still a lot of fun to watch

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears are still a lot of fun to watch

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Now in her third year(!) with more great work is our youngest-ever Contributor – 13-year old Isabel Herbruger – Local Girl Scout, 4-H member, and aspiring photojournalist. We encourage... [Read more]

Burien Parks releases its 2017 ‘Music (& Theatre) In The Park’ lineups!

Burien Parks releases its 2017 ‘Music (& Theatre) In The Park’ lineups!

The City of Burien Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services released its 2017 lineup for both ‘Music In The Park’ and ‘Theatre In The Park’ FREE summer events. ‘Music In The... [Read more]

Kick-off the Burien Film Fest FREE with old silent cartoons & live music Thursday

Kick-off the Burien Film Fest FREE with old silent cartoons & live music Thursday

Kick-off the 2017 Burien Film Festival for FREE with old school silent animations with live musical accompaniment in Dottie Harper Park this Thursday night, June 22, starting at 9 p.m. Nine short films... [Read more]

July issue of Sunset Magazine features great profile about Burien

July issue of Sunset Magazine features great profile about Burien

Writer Heather Hansman profiled Burien for the July, 2017 issue of Sunset Magazine, which should be on newsstands now. The profile – which starts on page 28 – highlights B-Town’s local arts,... [Read more]

Burien’s annual Wild Strawberry Festival kicked off Saturday

Burien’s annual Wild Strawberry Festival kicked off Saturday

Story & Photos by Katalia Alexander Saturday, June 17 in Downtown Burien was the Annual Wild Strawberry Festival. At the event, Burien citizens enjoyed a variety of different activities, including... [Read more]

REMINDER: It’s Wild Strawberry Festival weekend, and here’s the schedule!

REMINDER: It’s Wild Strawberry Festival weekend, and here’s the schedule!

REMINDER: It’s Wild Strawberry Festival & Father’s Day Car Show weekend! Festivities start at and around Burien Town Square Park on Saturday, June 17 (10 a.m. – 6 p.m.), and Sunday,... [Read more]

CLIFF’S EDGE: A new column premieres

CLIFF’S EDGE: A new column premieres

As I age there seems to be less interest in my opinion, starting at home with my wife and extending on to children, grandchildren, neighbors, clerks and so on. I’m learning to deal with it, but it still... [Read more]

Burien’s 96th annual Independence Day Parade will follow a new route this year

Burien’s 96th annual Independence Day Parade will follow a new route this year

Proudly in its 96th year, the City of Burien’s 4th of July Independence Day parade is the oldest and one of the best attended in King County, and this year it will follow a new route. The parade is also... [Read more]

Watch Graffiti Artists create amazing murals in the Art Alley this weekend

Watch Graffiti Artists create amazing murals in the Art Alley this weekend

Photo from the 2015 Mural Masters event courtesy Elston Hill. Come celebrate the 3rd annual NW Mural Masters event, featuring several local graffiti and street artists from the Northwest and beyond this... [Read more]

‘Summer Sip in the Garden’ at SeaTac Highline Botanical Garden Sun., June 25

‘Summer Sip in the Garden’ at SeaTac Highline Botanical Garden Sun., June 25

Enjoy a ‘Summer Sip in the Garden’ on Sunday, June 25, from 3 – 7 p.m. for a wine, beer and cider tasting in the beautiful SeaTac Highline Botanical Garden (13735 24th Avenue, SeaTac –... [Read more]

‘Strawberry Jam’ dance competition will be this Saturday at Strawberry Festival

‘Strawberry Jam’ dance competition will be this Saturday at Strawberry Festival

Dancers will be back in the heart of Burien’s annual Wild Strawberry Festival on the main stage at Town Square Park this Saturday, June 17, from 3 – 6 p.m. This is a FREE dance competition,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Taste wines from Ginkgo Forest Winery this Thursday at Tin Room Bar & Theater

Taste wines from Ginkgo Forest Winery this Thursday at Tin Room Bar & Theater

From Advertiser The Tin Room Bar & Theater: A Wine Tasting will be held this Thursday, June 15, from 5 – 7 p.m. at the Tin Rom Bar & Theater. Featuring wines from the Ginkgo Forest Winery, Wahluke... [Read more]

Flute Circle meets TONIGHT at El Dorado West Retirement Community

Flute Circle meets TONIGHT at El Dorado West Retirement Community

A ‘Flute Circle’ will meet TONIGHT – Tuesday, June 13 – from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. (for FREE) at El Dorado West Retirement Community, located at 1010 SW 134th Street. For more info, call leader... [Read more]

13th annual Father’s Day Car Show & Chili Cook-Off will be this Sunday, June 18!

13th annual Father’s Day Car Show & Chili Cook-Off will be this Sunday, June 18!

Now in its 13th year, the annual Father’s Day Car Show & Chili Cook-Off – coming Sunday, June 18 – features lean mean cruzin’ machines, and has become a perfect date with Dad. Beautifully-restored... [Read more]

Sunday Brunch + LIVE commentary with ‘The Maury Island Incident’ on June 25!

Sunday Brunch + LIVE commentary with ‘The Maury Island Incident’ on June 25!

Enjoy a unique, tasty and fun ‘Sunday Brunch with The Maury Island Incident’ on Sunday, June 25 from 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at The Tin Theater! You’ll enjoy brunch, plus view a special,... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears lose to Everett Merchants Friday night

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears lose to Everett Merchants Friday night

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Now in her third year(!) with more great work is our youngest-ever Contributor – 13-year old Isabel Herbruger – Local Girl Scout, 4-H member, and aspiring photojournalist. We encourage... [Read more]