Arts Section

Attention People of Earth: ‘Super Sonic Soul Pimps’ band will rock BUFO April 1

Attention People of Earth: ‘Super Sonic Soul Pimps’ band will rock BUFO April 1

“Attention People of Earth” – the Seattle band the Super Sonic Soul Pimps will be crashing the Burien UFO Festival on Wednesday night, April 1st, so be prepared to be abducted by their... [Read more]

Flash back to the 90s at a Fashion Show at Puget Sound Skills Center March 29

Flash back to the 90s at a Fashion Show at Puget Sound Skills Center March 29

Flash back to the 90s with a special ’90s Fashion Show’ at Puget Sound Skills Center on Sunday, March 29, starting at 2 p.m. This event is being presented by the Fashion Design and Marketing... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: The Burien UFO Festival (‘BUFO’) will be April Fool’s Day!

SAVE THE DATE: The Burien UFO Festival (‘BUFO’) will be April Fool’s Day!

SAVE THE DATE: The 3rd annual Burien UFO Festival (‘BUFO’) will be Wednesday, April 1 – April Fool’s Day – starting at 6 p.m. in Olde Burien. This year, expect some new surprises –... [Read more]

REMINDER: St. Francis of Assisi’s ‘The Little Mermaid Jr.’ opens TONIGHT!

REMINDER: St. Francis of Assisi’s ‘The Little Mermaid Jr.’ opens TONIGHT!

REMINDER: St. Francis of Assisi School will be presenting “The Little Mermaid Jr.” starting TONIGHT – Friday, Feb. 27 – as well as on Saturday, Feb. 28 at 7 p.m. at the Highline Performing Arts... [Read more]

Poverty Bay Wine Festival returns to where it all began on Fri.-Sat. March 6-7

Poverty Bay Wine Festival returns to where it all began on Fri.-Sat. March 6-7

The Poverty Bay Wine Festival will return to where it all began next Friday and Saturday, March 6–7, at the newly remodeled Des Moines Beach Park Auditorium. For the past decade, the Des Moines Rotary... [Read more]

REVIEW: ‘I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change’ is a gem you don’t want to miss

REVIEW: ‘I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change’ is a gem you don’t want to miss

by Shelli Park One of the main reasons that we attend theatre performances? We want to be entertained; taken out of our day to day reality and deposited in another removed reality which matches the whim... [Read more]

Kennedy Catholic Lady Lancers showing ‘Finding Kind’ film Tuesday, March 24

Kennedy Catholic Lady Lancers showing ‘Finding Kind’ film Tuesday, March 24

The Kennedy Catholic Lady Lancers will be showing the movie “Finding Kind” – a powerful documentary about girl bullying – on Tuesday, March 24 at 7 p.m. on campus. All 5th – 12th grade girls... [Read more]

Our talented new Intern Sterling Paris will paint your face (or your kids’)!

Our talented new Intern Sterling Paris will paint your face (or your kids’)!

We’ve been serving as Mentors to students at Burien’s Big Picture High School since 2009, and this year we’re proud to have Sterling Paris as our newest – and fourth – Intern. Sterling... [Read more]

Celebrate Spring with a ‘Wee Spring Faire’ at Mathison Park Saturday, Mar. 21

Celebrate Spring with a ‘Wee Spring Faire’ at Mathison Park Saturday, Mar. 21

Burien Parks & Rec, along with ReTreasure Creative Reuse Studio, will be presenting a ‘Wee Spring Faire’ at Mathison Park on Saturday, March 21, from 11 a.m. – 1p.m. Kids 6 and under are invited... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Highline High Pirate Wrestlers compete in State Tournament

PHOTOS: Highline High Pirate Wrestlers compete in State Tournament

[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]

St. Francis of Assisi’s ‘The Little Mermaid Jr.’ runs Feb. 27–28

St. Francis of Assisi’s ‘The Little Mermaid Jr.’ runs Feb. 27–28

St. Francis of Assisi School will be presenting “The Little Mermaid Jr.” on Friday, Feb. 27 and Saturday, Feb. 28, starting at 7 p.m. at the Highline Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $12 for Adults... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Reader photos at Seahurst Park prove that ‘Nature is awesome!’

PHOTOS: Reader photos at Seahurst Park prove that ‘Nature is awesome!’

BTB Reader Doug Early spent some time recently at Burien’s Seahurst Park, and told us: “I took a walk at Seahurst Park about an hour before sunset and took these photos. Nature is awesome!” Here... [Read more]

Highline and Aviation High School Jazz Band ‘Spring Fling’ concert is Feb. 21

Highline and Aviation High School Jazz Band ‘Spring Fling’ concert is Feb. 21

Highline and Aviation High School Jazz Bands’ ‘Spring Fling’ Big Band Dance will be Saturday, Feb. 21, from 7 – 10 p.m. at the Highline High School cafeteria. “Come dance to... [Read more]

Enter to win two FREE tickets to the Mar. 6-7 Poverty Bay Wine Festival!

Enter to win two FREE tickets to the Mar. 6-7 Poverty Bay Wine Festival!

You are invited to the 11th Annual Poverty Bay Wine Festival, coming to Des Moines Beach Park Auditorium on March 6-7! To purchase tickets, click here and save $5 with special early bird pricing. Proceeds... [Read more]

Artists United’s annual Juried Art Show opens at Burien Arts Gallery March 6

Artists United’s annual Juried Art Show opens at Burien Arts Gallery March 6

Artists United is presenting its annual Juried Art Show at the Burien Arts Gallery in March, with an opening reception on Friday, March 6, from 5 – 8 p.m.. The gallery is located at 826 SW 152 Street... [Read more]

REMINDER: Celebrate Valentine’s with ‘I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change’!

REMINDER: Celebrate Valentine’s with ‘I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change’!

Valentine’s Day weekend is brimming with deals to see Burien Actors Theatre’s musical comedy “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change” – which opens TONIGHT (Friday, Feb. 13) – at an... [Read more]

REMINDER: Northwest Symphony Orchestra’s Valentine’s Concert is Friday

REMINDER: Northwest Symphony Orchestra’s Valentine’s Concert is Friday

REMINDER: This Friday night, Feb. 13, Burien’s Northwest Symphony Orchestra will present its popular Valentine’s Concert at the Highline Performing Arts Center in Burien. The concert will feature... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Highline High Pirate Wrestlers make it to sub-regionals

PHOTOS: Highline High Pirate Wrestlers make it to sub-regionals

[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 Book Signing with Tracy Weber will be at Page 2 Books this Saturday, Feb. 7

Book Signing with Tracy Weber will be at Page 2 Books this Saturday, Feb. 7

A Book Signing with Tracy Weber – Author of the “Downward Dog” series – will be held at Page 2 Books this Saturday, Feb. 7 at 1:30 p.m. Seattle-based writer and yoga instructor Tracy... [Read more]

SoKing Internet Radio receives prestigious grant to create Newscasts

SoKing Internet Radio receives prestigious grant to create Newscasts

Four startups – including our very own SoKing Internet Radio – have been awarded $12,000 each in national Encore Media Entrepreneurs funding, J-Lab announced on Thursday (Feb. 5). SoKing Internet Radio... [Read more]

COUPON: Save $5 off BAT’s musical ‘I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change’

COUPON: Save $5 off BAT’s musical ‘I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change’

Laugh at love’s imperfection with the musical comedy ‘I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change’ at Burien Actors Theatre, opening Friday, Feb. 13 and running through March 22. “I LOVE... [Read more]

Reception for ‘Saints & Sinners’ exhibit is this Friday at Burien Arts Gallery

Reception for ‘Saints & Sinners’ exhibit is this Friday at Burien Arts Gallery

By Lis Wright Ivec.​By Daniel McManus.Artist Lis Wright Ivec will be at the Burien Arts Gallery this Friday evening, Feb. 6 for the opening of the “Icons and Masks: Images of Saints and Sinners”... [Read more]

‘Empty Bowls’ sets record with over 1,200 attendees and over $21,000 raised

‘Empty Bowls’ sets record with over 1,200 attendees and over $21,000 raised

This year’s 10th anniversary of ‘Empty Bowls’ was a huge success and broke all fundraising and attendance records with over 1,200 in attendance donating over $21,000. The proceeds raised... [Read more]

PHOTOS: More Highline Pirate Wrestling pics from 10-year old Photographer

PHOTOS: More Highline Pirate Wrestling pics from 10-year old Photographer

[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]

SLIDESHOW: Seattle Seahawks return to warm welcome at Sea-Tac Airport

SLIDESHOW: Seattle Seahawks return to warm welcome at Sea-Tac Airport

Photographer Francis Zera was on hand Monday (Feb. 2) as the Seattle Seahawks returned to Sea-Tac Airport after their heartbreaking loss in the Super Bowl. Numerous “12th Fans” were on hand... [Read more]

REMINDER: ‘Maury Island Incident’ benefit for Des Moines Historical Society is Feb. 11

REMINDER: ‘Maury Island Incident’ benefit for Des Moines Historical Society is Feb. 11

REMINDER: A full screening of the locally-produced film “The Maury Island Incident” to benefit the Des Moines Historical Society will be next Wednesday night, Feb. 11, at Mt. Rainier High... [Read more]

Burien’s Daddy & Daughter Valentine’s Ball will be Saturday, Feb. 7

Burien’s Daddy & Daughter Valentine’s Ball will be Saturday, Feb. 7

The annual Daddy & Daughter Valentine’s Ball is set for Saturday, Feb. 7 at the Burien Community Center, with two sessions: 5:30 – 7 p.m. 7:30 – 9 p.m. Registration*: $35, or just $30... [Read more]

CALL FOR ARTISTS: Burien Arts Gallery seeking print-making Artists

CALL FOR ARTISTS: Burien Arts Gallery seeking print-making Artists

CALL FOR ARTISTS: Burien Arts Gallery is seeking to host several shows focusing on the topical and timeless fine art of the print, and they’re seeking print-making Artists. To apply, please submit... [Read more]