Arts Section

Lineup for 9th Annual Burien Jazz Walk – coming Sept. 23 – announced

Lineup for 9th Annual Burien Jazz Walk – coming Sept. 23 – announced

The Burien Arts Association this week announced the lineup for its 9th Annual Burien Jazz Walk (formerly known as the Highline Classic Jazz Festival) coming Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, from 3 – 11 p.m. The... [Read more]

‘Big Beer Pong Battle’ will add fun new element to Blues & Brews Fest Saturday

‘Big Beer Pong Battle’ will add fun new element to Blues & Brews Fest Saturday

If you like blues or brews – or have ever been to a frat party – at sometime in your life you may have also run across a fun little party game called ‘Beer Pong,’ where people toss ping... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Burien’s Iris & Peony graces back-to-back covers of Seattle Bride Magazine

Burien’s Iris & Peony graces back-to-back covers of Seattle Bride Magazine

It seems we aren’t the only ones who recognize the unique beauty and creativity of floral artistry found at Burien’s own Iris & Peony – the editors of Seattle Bride Magazine agree that the... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Elston Hill road trips to Solar Eclipse totality, takes amazing photos

PHOTOS: Elston Hill road trips to Solar Eclipse totality, takes amazing photos

Elston Hill and his wife Jackline road tripped south into the ‘path of totality’ to Ontario, Oregon, to witness and photograph Monday’s historic Solar Eclipse. “I made our reservations... [Read more]

The final 2017 B-Town Beat Music & Art Walk will be Friday, Sept. 1

The final 2017 B-Town Beat Music & Art Walk will be Friday, Sept. 1

The final 2017 B-Town Beat Music and Art Walk will be held on Friday, Sept. 1, from 6 – 9 p.m. in downtown Burien on SW 152nd Street between 4th and 10th Ave SW. Plan now for the B-Town Beat’s Music... [Read more]

PHOTOS/VIDEOS: Scenes of the 2017 Solar Eclipse from around the area

PHOTOS/VIDEOS: Scenes of the 2017 Solar Eclipse from around the area

Did you watch the great 2017 Solar Eclipse? Were you able to get some eclipse glasses and see it firsthand yourself through the morning fog? Photographer Michael Brunk took this great series of photos... [Read more]

Join the Hi-Liners under the sea for Disney’s ‘The Little Mermaid’ Sept. 9-24

Join the Hi-Liners under the sea for Disney’s ‘The Little Mermaid’ Sept. 9-24

Join Burien’s Hi-Liners Musical Theatre under the sea! The Burien Hi-Liners Musical Theatre proudly presents Disney’s The Little Mermaid at the Highline Performing Arts Center, from Sept. 9-24. Youth... [Read more]

Rummage/Garage Sale fundraiser for Hazel Valley Elementary will be Saturday

Rummage/Garage Sale fundraiser for Hazel Valley Elementary will be Saturday

A Rummage/Garage Sale to benefit Hazel Valley Elementary School will be held this Saturday, Aug. 19, from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Highline United Methodist Church, 13015 1st Ave S, Burien (map below). Lots... [Read more]

CLIFF’S EDGE: Passing ships bear promise along with cargo

CLIFF’S EDGE: Passing ships bear promise along with cargo

If you were anywhere along our communities’ western fringe this week you had the opportunity to see ships in the sound coming in from or leaving for Yantian China, Yokohama, Japan, Busan, Korea and... [Read more]

Join Burien’s new Script Club this Saturday at Merrill Gardens

Join Burien’s new Script Club this Saturday at Merrill Gardens

From our friends at Burien Actors Theatre: Come learn about Burien’s new script club this Saturday, Aug. 19! That’s right, Burien now has a script club. Burien Actors Theatre will be holding an introductory... [Read more]

Zombie Fest will scare things up Sat., Sept. 16 at Normandy Park Towne Center

Zombie Fest will scare things up Sat., Sept. 16 at Normandy Park Towne Center

Photo of Zombie Fest costume contest winner Mackenzie Bull by Scott Schaefer. Zombie Fest Northwest is a fun, free, all-ages and family friendly event that’s returning to Normandy Park Towne Center... [Read more]

Amazing bands will rock Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Fest on Saturday, Aug. 26

Amazing bands will rock Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Fest on Saturday, Aug. 26

One of the region’s premier blues music events returns to the shores of Des Moines on Saturday, Aug. 26, as the 8th Annual Poverty Bay Blues and Brews Fest rocks Des Moines Beach Park. Close to 20 craft... [Read more]

REMINDER: Dance to ‘Fun Addicts’ at final ‘Music in the Park’ Thursday night!

REMINDER: Dance to ‘Fun Addicts’ at final ‘Music in the Park’ Thursday night!

REMINDER: Burien’s ‘Music in the Park’ has its final 2017 performance this Thursday night (Aug. 17), with dancing music from the Fun Addicts! The final FREE, live outdoor performance... [Read more]

Sponsored Post ‘Total Eclipse of the Sun’ August Wine Tasting will be Thursday at Tin Room Bar

‘Total Eclipse of the Sun’ August Wine Tasting will be Thursday at Tin Room Bar

A ‘Total Eclipse of the Sun’ August Tasting will be this Thursday, Aug. 17, from 5 – 7 p.m. at the Tin Room Bar & Theater. Featured Wines: Gruet Blanc De Blanc Sauvage – New Mexico Fluer... [Read more]

Burien’s 10th annual ‘Arts-A-Glow’ will light up Dottie Harper Park on Sept. 9

Burien’s 10th annual ‘Arts-A-Glow’ will light up Dottie Harper Park on Sept. 9

This year will mark the 10th anniversary of the annual ‘Arts-A-Glow,’ which will light up Burien’s Dottie Harper Park on Saturday, Sept. 9! This amazing, free and local event – open... [Read more]

Obliteride riders bike through Three Tree Point, where residents raise over $1,000

Obliteride riders bike through Three Tree Point, where residents raise over $1,000

On Sunday, Aug. 13, numerous Obliteride bike riders cruised through Burien’s Three Tree Point neighborhood, which was festooned in orange pennants as well as throngs of cheering residents clad in... [Read more]

CLIFF’S EDGE: One for the Road and Back Home, Too

CLIFF’S EDGE: One for the Road and Back Home, Too

Our daughter checked out the two audio books we took with us on our annual visit to a family reunion in Montana a few days ago. As I write this, we’re in St. Regis, Mont., one day out on our way back.... [Read more]

Rat City Brass will play for FREE at Marvista Park this Sunday, Aug. 13

Rat City Brass will play for FREE at Marvista Park this Sunday, Aug. 13

Rat City Brass will play for FREE at Marvista Park in Normandy Park this Sunday, Aug. 13, from 5 – 6:30 p.m. “We’ll play under the gazebo in Normandy Parks’ Marvista Park — so... [Read more]

Celebrate UFOs – including The Maury Island Incident – with Beer(!) Oct. 26

Celebrate UFOs – including The Maury Island Incident – with Beer(!) Oct. 26

The Washington State History Museum in Tacoma will be celebrating the 70th Anniversary of two of history’s most notable UFO sightings with a 21+ evening of beer tastings and all things flying saucers... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Get your UFO on at Classic Eats’ ‘Ancient Aliens Night’ Wednesday, Aug. 16

Get your UFO on at Classic Eats’ ‘Ancient Aliens Night’ Wednesday, Aug. 16

Advertiser Classic Eats will be holding ‘Ancient Aliens Night’ on Wednesday, Aug. 16, from 6 – 7:30 p.m. This is a regular event held on the third Wednesday of each month (NOTE: the date... [Read more]

REMINDER: FREE ‘Music in the Park’ with LeRoy Bell this Thursday night!

REMINDER: FREE ‘Music in the Park’ with LeRoy Bell this Thursday night!

REMINDER: Burien’s ‘Music in the Park’ continues this Thursday night (Aug. 9), with soulful music from LeRoy Bell & His Only Friends! It’ll be another amazing – and FREE... [Read more]

8th Annual Blues & Brews Festival will rock Des Moines Beach Park Sat., Aug. 26

8th Annual Blues & Brews Festival will rock Des Moines Beach Park Sat., Aug. 26

The 8th Annual Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival will rock the waterfront at Des Moines Beach Park on Saturday, Aug. 26. Lisa Mann – winner of the prestigious 2016 Blues Music Award and the Oregon... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Backyard nature and beauty abounds in Burien

PHOTOS: Backyard nature and beauty abounds in Burien

Story & Photos by Elston Hill We in Burien are so fortunate to have the Northwest vegetation and temperate climate, which attracts all kinds of wildlife into our backyards. Sitting in our backyard... [Read more]

Hi-Liners will sing and dance while washing your car on Saturday, Aug. 12

Hi-Liners will sing and dance while washing your car on Saturday, Aug. 12

Members of Burien’s Hi-Liners will sing and dance while they wash cars this coming Saturday, Aug. 12, from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Annex Parking Lot. WHEN: Saturday, Aug. 12, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. WHERE:... [Read more]