Arts Section

PHOTOS: Kiteboarders take advantage of Saturday’s windstorm off Burien

PHOTOS: Kiteboarders take advantage of Saturday’s windstorm off Burien

When Saturday’s windstorm hit, not only was resident Elston Hill out and about, but so were several brave kiteboarders, who were sailing off the shores of Burien. “At almost exactly Noon Saturday... [Read more]

PODCAST: Shooter with ‘HATRED’ tattoo on the lam; weather forecast & more…

PODCAST: Shooter with ‘HATRED’ tattoo on the lam; weather forecast & more…

Here’s episode #17 of our SoKing News Podcast, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics and Excellence... [Read more]

Saturday’s Poverty Bay Blues and Brews Festival will also benefit wildfire victims

Saturday’s Poverty Bay Blues and Brews Festival will also benefit wildfire victims

Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival from Olav on Vimeo. This year, the Rotary Club of Des Moines & Normandy Park will be supporting families impacted by forest fires in Washington with ticket sales... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Large container ships cruise past the shores of Burien

PHOTOS: Large container ships cruise past the shores of Burien

Resident Elston Hill recently photographed two large container ships cruising past the shores of Burien, which he shared with us (click images to see larger versions/slideshow): OOCL Seoul built in 2010... [Read more]

Sponsored Post REMINDER: Artists United Exhibit opens at Normandy Park Art Gallery Thursday

REMINDER: Artists United Exhibit opens at Normandy Park Art Gallery Thursday

REMINDER: Normandy Park Art Gallery at Advertiser Normandy Park Senior Living will change out its current art exhibit with 5 new artists’ works, and will host a community champagne reception this Thursday,... [Read more]

‘Blues & Brews Pre-Funk’ will be Friday night at Normandy Park Towne Center

‘Blues & Brews Pre-Funk’ will be Friday night at Normandy Park Towne Center

A special ‘Pre-Funk’ party for Saturday’s Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival will be held this Friday night, Aug. 28, at the Normandy Park Towne Center, from 5 – 8 p.m. There... [Read more]

Volunteers needed to help move ‘Boo in Burien’ Haunted House to new location

Volunteers needed to help move ‘Boo in Burien’ Haunted House to new location

Scene from inside a previous haunted house at Moss Chiropractic. Volunteers are needed to help continue a local Halloween tradition – the Haunted House held during the annual ‘Boo in Burien’... [Read more]

Hi-Liners’ ‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’ opens Sept. 12 at Performing Arts Center

Hi-Liners’ ‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’ opens Sept. 12 at Performing Arts Center

The Hi-Liners’ ‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’ opens Saturday, Sept. 12 at the Highline Performing Arts Center. And all seats are just $12 for Opening Night (while supplies last). “Be... [Read more]

Burien Senior Program’s annual ‘Taste of Tuscany’ fundraiser will be Sept. 25

Burien Senior Program’s annual ‘Taste of Tuscany’ fundraiser will be Sept. 25

Get “gussied up” on Friday night, Sept. 25, for a night of fun at Burien Senior Program’s Annual ‘Taste of Tuscany’ Spaghetti Feed Fundraiser! You will enjoy a 3-course... [Read more]

PHOTO: Smoke from Washington forest fires nearly obscures the sun

PHOTO: Smoke from Washington forest fires nearly obscures the sun

Reader Elston Hill is sharing another great photo of a near-sunset taken from Burien, of which he says: On Saturday, UW Meteorologist Cliff Mass wrote that the air in Portland, OR was more polluted than... [Read more]

PODCAST: Bank robbed; community advocate killed; methadone clinic

PODCAST: Bank robbed; community advocate killed; methadone clinic

Here’s episode #16 of our SoKing News Podcast, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics and Excellence... [Read more]

Burien Film Festival will show films, announce new contest Sept. 3

Burien Film Festival will show films, announce new contest Sept. 3

Thursday night (Aug. 20) was ‘Movies in the Park’ night at Lake Burien School Park, co-sponsored by the City, the Burien Film Festival and “The Maury Island Incident,” but unfortunately... [Read more]

REMINDER: In addition to cool cars; beer, bands at Rusty Nuts Car Show Sat.

REMINDER: In addition to cool cars; beer, bands at Rusty Nuts Car Show Sat.

REMINDER: The 2nd annual ‘Rusty Nuts Car Show’ will be held from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. this Saturday, Aug. 22, at SW 152nd and 21st Ave SW, near St. Francis of Assisi in the Seahurst neighborhood. The... [Read more]

Kennedy Catholic High School’s Arts and Crafts Fair seeking Artists & Vendors

Kennedy Catholic High School’s Arts and Crafts Fair seeking Artists & Vendors

Kennedy Catholic High School’s Arts and Crafts Fair is seeking Artists and Vendors for its well-attended annual event, to be held Dec. 5, 2015. There is space for 140 vendors, with a student art show,... [Read more]

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: What I did at Camp Korey & Camp Casey this summer

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: What I did at Camp Korey & Camp Casey this summer

EDITOR’S NOTE: Cass Huff is a 13-year old special needs student at Burien’s Sylvester Middle School. She is also our newest columnist… by Cass Huff Hey B-Town Readers! Jeez! I feel... [Read more]

PHOTOS: A tour of Burien’s Indian Trail

PHOTOS: A tour of Burien’s Indian Trail

Resident Elston Hill recently took some out of town guests on a tour of the Indian Trail in Burien’s Three Tree Point neighborhood, and he brought along his camera. “I was amused a few months... [Read more]

‘ZombieFest’ will take over Normandy Park Towne Center Saturday, Sept. 19

‘ZombieFest’ will take over Normandy Park Towne Center Saturday, Sept. 19

SAVE THE DATE: The FREE annual ‘ZombieFest’ will be taking over the Normandy Park Towne Center on Saturday, Sept. 19, from 3 – 8 p.m. This is a FREE, public event meant for humans, families,... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for upcoming, fun Burien arts events

Volunteers needed for upcoming, fun Burien arts events

The Burien Arts Association urgently needs volunteers for three upcoming events. By volunteering, citizens will not only be helping their community but also be participating in fun activities. Face painters... [Read more]

Painting workshop for adults offered at Burien Arts Gallery in September

Painting workshop for adults offered at Burien Arts Gallery in September

Due to popular demand, a painting workshop for adults will be offered at the Burien Arts Gallery every Saturday in September, from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Nancy Fulton will teach a workshop in water media (oil,... [Read more]

REMINDER: FREE Burien Film Fest & ‘The Maury Island Incident’ Thurs. night

REMINDER: FREE Burien Film Fest & ‘The Maury Island Incident’ Thurs. night

REMINDER: See a FREE screening of entries from the inaugural Burien Film Festival as well as the locally-produced, award-winning film “The Maury Island Incident” this Thursday night, Aug. 20. Yes,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Tin Room Bar’s monthly FREE Wine Tasting is this Thursday night

Advertiser Tin Room Bar’s monthly FREE Wine Tasting is this Thursday night

Advertiser the Tin Room Bar’s FREE August Wine Tasting will be this Thursday, Aug. 20, from 5 – 7 p.m. The Tin Room is located at 923 SW 152nd Street in Olde Burien. Featured Wines: J. Laurens... [Read more]

All ages welcome at FREE ‘Summer Sing’ event on Sunday, Aug. 30

All ages welcome at FREE ‘Summer Sing’ event on Sunday, Aug. 30

EDITOR’S NOTE: This posted has been edited, with the date corrected. All ages are welcome at a FREE ‘Summer Sing’ event on Sunday, Aug. 30 at Glendale Lutheran church. Join singers... [Read more]

Fine-art jewelry is delightful discovery at Burien Arts Gallery

Fine-art jewelry is delightful discovery at Burien Arts Gallery

People expect to find stimulating and thought-provoking artwork on the walls when they enter the Burien Arts Gallery at 826 SW 152nd Street in Olde Burien. But what often surprises them is the beautiful,... [Read more]

Tickets to the Hi-Liners’ ‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’ are now on sale

Tickets to the Hi-Liners’ ‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’ are now on sale

Tickets to see the Hi-Liners’ performance of ‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’ are now on sale. Opening Night – Saturday Sept.. 12 – all seats are just $12 (while supplies last). “Be... [Read more]

PODCAST: 11-year old boy steals car, takes joy ride; weather forecast & more

PODCAST: 11-year old boy steals car, takes joy ride; weather forecast & more

Here’s episode #15 of our SoKing News Podcast, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics and Excellence... [Read more]

Sponsored Post New Artists United Exhibit to be Unveiled at Normandy Park Art Gallery Aug. 27

New Artists United Exhibit to be Unveiled at Normandy Park Art Gallery Aug. 27

Normandy Park Art Gallery at Advertiser Normandy Park Senior Living will change out its current art exhibit with 5 new artists’ works, and will host a community champagne reception on Thursday, Aug.... [Read more]

Presentation on Roots of Music to spark community conversation on Aug. 23

Presentation on Roots of Music to spark community conversation on Aug. 23

The Burien Arts Association and Humanities Washington invite the community to an engaging conversation with George Halekas, a member of the 2012-14 Humanities Washington Speakers Bureau. This free event... [Read more]

PHOTOS: The Summer of amazing Sunsets continues

PHOTOS: The Summer of amazing Sunsets continues

Like many area residents, reader Elston Hill loves the natural beauty of the Northwest, especially the red summer sunsets. UW Meteorologist Cliff Mass says that the redness is from wildfires in California. Here... [Read more]