Arts Section

REVIEW: Playwrights Fest kicks off with collegiate innuendos & political clash

REVIEW: Playwrights Fest kicks off with collegiate innuendos & political clash

From left to right, Sam Goldstein (Randall Brammer) and John Kelly (Byron Patten) passionately discuss sports versus academics in the comedy-drama “The Study Group,” which explores friendship among... [Read more]

Sponsored Post ‘Glen Campbell…I’ll Be Me’ FREE film screening at Wesley Homes May 4 & 5

‘Glen Campbell…I’ll Be Me’ FREE film screening at Wesley Homes May 4 & 5

Advertiser Wesley Homes Retirement Communities and Home Health Services will be hosting a free screening of the Grammy Award winning and Academy Award nominated film “GLEN CAMPBELL…I’LL BE ME”... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Meet Stella Cameron, Author of ‘Folly’ at Page 2 Books this Saturday, May 2

Meet Stella Cameron, Author of ‘Folly’ at Page 2 Books this Saturday, May 2

Meet Stella Cameron, Author of “Folly,” this Saturday, May 2 at 1:30 p.m. at Page 2 Books in Burien. Stella Cameron is a bestselling author in contemporary and historical romance; now she’s taking... [Read more]

Discover Burien’s Farmers Market opens Thursday, May 7, runs through Oct. 29

Discover Burien’s Farmers Market opens Thursday, May 7, runs through Oct. 29

Discover Burien will put on its weekly Farmers Market starting Thursday, May 7, from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m and every Thursday through Oct. 29 at Burien Town Square Park at 5th Place SW & SW 152nd Street. The... [Read more]

REMINDER: ‘Buy local, buy handmade’ at Moshier Spring Pottery Sale Saturday!

REMINDER: ‘Buy local, buy handmade’ at Moshier Spring Pottery Sale Saturday!

REMINDER: The Moshier Spring Pottery Sale will be held this Saturday, May 2, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Moshier Art Center, located at 430 S. 156th in Burien. Twice a year the potters at the Moshier... [Read more]

COUPON: Bill & Peggy Hunt Playwrights Festival opens this Friday night!

COUPON: Bill & Peggy Hunt Playwrights Festival opens this Friday night!

REMINDER: Four all-new plays by Washington playwrights will be featured in the 2015 Bill & Peggy Hunt Playwrights Festival, which opens at Burien Actors Theatre this Friday night, May 1, and runs... [Read more]

Burien resident’s new film ‘Valley of the Sasquatch’ to premiere at SIFF May 24

Burien resident’s new film ‘Valley of the Sasquatch’ to premiere at SIFF May 24

Burien resident John Portanova has Written and Directed a new feature-length horror film – “Valley of the Sasquatch” – which will have its West Coast premiere at the 2015 Seattle International... [Read more]

REMINDER: Normandy Park Arts Festival will be this weekend, May 2-3!

REMINDER: Normandy Park Arts Festival will be this weekend, May 2-3!

REMINDER: The City of Normandy Park, along with the Normandy Park Arts Commission, will be holding the 16th annual Normandy Park Arts Festival this weekend – Saturday, May 2 and Sunday May 3! The event... [Read more]

Auditions for Hi-Liners’ ‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’ will be Thursday, May 7

Auditions for Hi-Liners’ ‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’ will be Thursday, May 7

Auditions for the Hi-Liners’ version of ‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’ (aka C2B2) will be Thursday, May 7, from 3–6pm at The Burien Annex. To register, click here. Here’s more info: C2B2... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Highline Pirates vs Lindbergh track by 10-year old Photographer Isabel

PHOTOS: Highline Pirates vs Lindbergh track by 10-year old Photographer Isabel

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article is another from our youngest-ever Contributor – 10-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has been submitting stories and photos as part of her effort to earn... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Meet Author of ‘100 Things to do in Seattle Before You Die’ at Page 2 Books Sat.

Meet Author of ‘100 Things to do in Seattle Before You Die’ at Page 2 Books Sat.

Meet Athima Chansanchai, Author of “100 Things To Do In Seattle Before You Die” this Saturday, April 25 at 1:30 p.m. at Page 2 Books in Burien. How well do you know your own city? What should... [Read more]

PHOTO: 102-year old schooner ‘Adventuress’ sails past Three Tree Point

PHOTO: 102-year old schooner ‘Adventuress’ sails past Three Tree Point

Dory Hamlyn sent us this photo, showing the 102-year old schooner ‘Adventuress’ as she rounded Three Tree Point and headed south on Friday, April 24: Here’s more info about this schooner,... [Read more]

REMINDER: Support The Hi-Liners at a Book Fair this Saturday, April 25

REMINDER: Support The Hi-Liners at a Book Fair this Saturday, April 25

REMINDER: The Hi-Liners Musical Theater will be part of a Barnes & Noble Book Fair this Saturday, April 25, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Barnes & Noble Southcenter store. “Join us for... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at the Normandy Park Cove on Saturday, May 2

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at the Normandy Park Cove on Saturday, May 2

You are cordially invited to attend the Cinco de Mayo celebration at The Cove with Rock ‘n Roll music by The Approximations (Dan Satterberg’s band) on Saturday, May 2, from 7 – 11:30 p.m. The... [Read more]

Four all-new plays in 2015 Bill & Peggy Hunt Playwrights Festival start May 1

Four all-new plays in 2015 Bill & Peggy Hunt Playwrights Festival start May 1

Four all-new plays by Washington playwrights will be featured in the 2015 Bill & Peggy Hunt Playwrights Festival, which runs at Burien Actors Theatre from May 1 through May 24. For about the price... [Read more]

‘Abstract by Nature’ solo show at Burien Arts Gallery opens Friday, May 8

‘Abstract by Nature’ solo show at Burien Arts Gallery opens Friday, May 8

“Abstract by Nature” – a solo show by Olympia painter Becky Knold – begins Friday, May 8 at the Burien Arts Gallery. “The paintings selected for this exhibit at the Burien Arts Gallery are visual... [Read more]

Burien Arts Gallery holding Open Mic Poetry Night on Wednesday, April 29

Burien Arts Gallery holding Open Mic Poetry Night on Wednesday, April 29

Burien Arts Gallery will be holding an Open Mic Poetry Night from 7 – 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 29, and all are invited to celebrate poetry and support local poets. This event is in honor of National... [Read more]

PHOTO: Amazing red Sunset – due to Siberian forest fires – as seen from Burien

PHOTO: Amazing red Sunset – due to Siberian forest fires – as seen from Burien

On Saturday night (April 18), BTB Contributor Elston Hill took this amazing photo of the sunset (click image to see larger version): “I could not figure out why the sun was so red,” he said.... [Read more]

Celebrate Student Art Month at the B-Town Beat in downtown Burien on May 7

Celebrate Student Art Month at the B-Town Beat in downtown Burien on May 7

Celebrate Student Art Month by exploring visual and performing arts from local Highline Public Schools students at the next B-Town Beat – set for Thursday, May 7, from 6 – 9 p.m. This art walk is... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Burien Parks’ 360-degree views of Seahurst Park

PHOTOS: Burien Parks’ 360-degree views of Seahurst Park

Our friends at Burien Parks recently shot and created some pretty cool 360-degree photos of Seahurst Park, which may inspire you to make a trip – in real life! – out to one of our city’s wonderful... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Get 2 tickets for the price of 1 for Thursday night comedy at the Tin Room!

Get 2 tickets for the price of 1 for Thursday night comedy at the Tin Room!

Advertiser the Tin Room Bar & Theater wants everyone to know that they’re having a special on their upcoming Thursday night (April 23) Comedy Night – 2 tickets for the price of 1! There are... [Read more]

Expanded Festivities This Mother’s Day at PowellsWood Garden

Expanded Festivities This Mother’s Day at PowellsWood Garden

New garden spaces make it possible for PowellsWood to expand offerings at their annual Mother’s Day weekend event. Each year Monte and Diane Powell offer up a taste of English Garden-inspired hospitality... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Highline High Track vs Hazen by 10-year old Photographer Isabel

PHOTOS: Highline High Track vs Hazen by 10-year old Photographer Isabel

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article is another from our youngest-ever Contributor – 10-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has been submitting stories and photos as part of her effort to earn... [Read more]

Burien/SeaTac 2015 ‘Music in the Park’ Summer concert schedules released

Burien/SeaTac 2015 ‘Music in the Park’ Summer concert schedules released

Summer is just around the corner – can you feel/smell/taste it yet? One sure indicator – aside from the increasing pollen count – is that the City of Burien announced the lineup for its FREE 2015... [Read more]

CALL FOR ARTISTS: Burien Arts Gallery seeking Glass Artists

CALL FOR ARTISTS: Burien Arts Gallery seeking Glass Artists

CALL FOR GLASS ARTISTS: Burien Arts Gallery is a non-profit community gallery that fosters an environment to expose artists and their work to patrons, dealers, collectors and art buyers, and they’re... [Read more]

‘Talking with Corvids’ Artist Reception with Judy Lane will be Thursday, April 16

‘Talking with Corvids’ Artist Reception with Judy Lane will be Thursday, April 16

An Artist Reception with Judy Lane of ‘Talking with Corvids’ will be held at Normandy Perk on Thursday, April 16, from 6 – 8 p.m. Join artist Judy Lane for her informative and entertaining... [Read more]

Sponsored Post A Day of Mystery – 10 local Authors will be at Page 2 Books this Saturday

A Day of Mystery – 10 local Authors will be at Page 2 Books this Saturday

Ten local mystery writers, whose books feature such varied themes, settings and sleuths as a professor of electrical engineering, a yoga instructor, a basketball coach and a tango dancer, will be at Page... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Book Signing for Blaine Harden at Page 2 Books Thursday night, April 9

Book Signing for Blaine Harden at Page 2 Books Thursday night, April 9

A Book Signing for Author Blaine Harden will be held at Page 2 Books this Thursday night, April 9 at 7 p.m. Blaine – a longtime Washington Post reporter and now Seattle resident wrote “The Great Leader... [Read more]