Arts Section

Significant new oversight measures for 4Culture proposed by King Co. Council

Significant new oversight measures for 4Culture proposed by King Co. Council

By Virginia Wright There is a very important piece of legislation before the King County Council right now which could have a profound impact on the local cultural economy: arts and heritage organizations,... [Read more]

Ladies Musical Club of Seattle will perform at Merrill Gardens on March 4

Ladies Musical Club of Seattle will perform at Merrill Gardens on March 4

On Sunday, March 4 at 3 p.m., the Ladies Musical Club of Seattle (LMC) initiates a collaboration with the City of Burien with a program of Music of Spain and South America at Burien’s Merrill Gardens.... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Highline & Evergreen Wrestlers compete in State

PHOTOS: Highline & Evergreen Wrestlers compete in State

Highline and Evergreen High Schools have Wrestlers competing in State this weekend, and below are photos from the family of Isabel Herbruger. But first we’d like to extend a hearty “CONGRATS!”... [Read more]

New KING-TV show ‘Take 5’ films profile on Burien

New KING-TV show ‘Take 5’ films profile on Burien

You may have noticed some filming going on around Burien last Wednesday, Feb. 14, at the Oilerie, Tin Room and the Three Tree Point neighborhood. The production was for ‘Take 5,” which is a... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Predator bird, flowers…and a barge full of scrapped cars

PHOTOS: Predator bird, flowers…and a barge full of scrapped cars

Courtesy Elston Hill comes these great photos of budding/blooming flowers (was the Groundhog wrong?), along with a beautiful, gliding predator bird (perhaps an immature bald eagle?) along with a passing... [Read more]

REMINDER: Burien CARES ‘Open Bite Nite’ fundraiser is this Saturday, Feb. 17

REMINDER: Burien CARES ‘Open Bite Nite’ fundraiser is this Saturday, Feb. 17

REMINDER: ‘Open Bite Nite’ – benefiting Burien CARES animal shelter – will be held this Saturday, Feb. 17, starting at 7:30 p.m. This event will be held at the Burien Elks Lodge, located... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Mt. Rainier, Blue Heron & amazing red sunset

PHOTOS: Mt. Rainier, Blue Heron & amazing red sunset

Courtesy Author/Photographer George Matthew Cole comes these great photos that showcase the beauty of our region (click images to view larger versions/slideshow): A view of Mount Rainier from a neighborhood... [Read more]

REMINDER: Artist ‘Meet & Greet’ will be at Moshier Art Center this Friday

REMINDER: Artist ‘Meet & Greet’ will be at Moshier Art Center this Friday

REMINDER: The Burien Arts Commission is embarking on a new project to gather the artists of Burien together for a series of “Meet and Greet” events, and the first of these events will be this Friday,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post St. Francis of Assisi School’s ‘The Lion King Jr.’ will be Feb. 23 & 24

St. Francis of Assisi School’s ‘The Lion King Jr.’ will be Feb. 23 & 24

St. Francis of Assisi School – in collaboration with Hi-Liners Musical Theatre – proudly presents a production of Disney’s ‘The Lion King JR.’ on Friday, Feb. 23 and Saturday, Feb.... [Read more]

Tardy Cupids rejoice! Enjoy amazing ‘Love, Chaos & Dinner’ at Teatro Zinzanni

Tardy Cupids rejoice! Enjoy amazing ‘Love, Chaos & Dinner’ at Teatro Zinzanni

By Scott Schaefer It’s an amazing (make that‘Amazonian if you like your local Yodeling Dominatrix’ tall) night of ‘Love, Chaos and Dinner‘ in an authentic spiegeltent at Teatro Zinzanni,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Enjoy the Wines of Italy at Tin Theater’s Wine Tasting this Thursday

Enjoy the Wines of Italy at Tin Theater’s Wine Tasting this Thursday

The Tin Theater’s next Wine Tasting will be this Thursday, Feb. 15! Featuring the “Wines of Italy” Tin Theater:  5 – 7 p.m. Colutta Ribolla Gialla 2016 100% Ribolla Gialla Straw yellow... [Read more]

VIDEO: Here’s episode 1 of new ‘The Briefing’ Port of Seattle documentary film

VIDEO: Here’s episode 1 of new ‘The Briefing’ Port of Seattle documentary film

FOLLOWUP: Des Moines resident Steve Edmiston reports that his new documentary film project – intended to provide a “briefing” to the Port of Seattle Commissioners addressing the harms to airport... [Read more]

B-Town’s Dog Blogger Marley A. Mutt: <i>Puppy Love</i>

B-Town’s Dog Blogger Marley A. Mutt: Puppy Love

By Marley A. Mutt I remember it like it was yesterday. When our eyes first met from across the kennel at the animal shelter. The world got suddenly very small and focused, my stomach dropped, my ears... [Read more]

Big changes coming to 14th Annual Poverty Bay Wine Festival March 2-3

Big changes coming to 14th Annual Poverty Bay Wine Festival March 2-3

Big changes are planned this year for the 14th annual Poverty Bay Wine Festival, coming March 2 – 3. Changes include: Magician Nate Jester from ‘America’s Got Talent’ will be amazing... [Read more]

4Culture’s next ‘Let’s Chat’ public meeting will be Tuesday, Feb. 20

4Culture’s next ‘Let’s Chat’ public meeting will be Tuesday, Feb. 20

Hello 4Culture – Let’s Chat 4Culture, King County’s cultural funding agency, offers project grants in arts, heritage and preservation every year, and on the THIRD TUESDAY of every month, from 10... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Point Ruston Ferry & Kite/Sailboarders sail past Burien on Super Sunday

PHOTOS: Point Ruston Ferry & Kite/Sailboarders sail past Burien on Super Sunday

Courtesy Elston Hill comes these great photos that show what was going on just off the shores of Burien while many were watching the Super Bowl on Sunday, Feb. 4. Click images to view larger versions/slideshow: The... [Read more]

Comedy ‘Rapture, Blister, Burn’ opens Friday, Feb. 16 at Burien Actors Theatre

Comedy ‘Rapture, Blister, Burn’ opens Friday, Feb. 16 at Burien Actors Theatre

‘Rapture, Blister, Burn‘ at Burien Actors Theatre (“BAT”) is an intensely smart and immensely funny Pulitzer Prize finalist that explores whether the grass really is greener on the other... [Read more]

CALL TO ARTISTS: Sound Transit Art Program is seeking Art

CALL TO ARTISTS: Sound Transit Art Program is seeking Art

The Sound Transit Art Program (STart) has identified many art opportunities to enrich the experience for riders using its transit systems, and has put out a ‘Call to Artists’ for Art. Sound... [Read more]

Burien welcomes new Art Spaces to town

Burien welcomes new Art Spaces to town

By Maureen Hoffmann Special to the B-Town Blog Have they caught your eye? Piqued your curiosity? Thanks to Merrill Gardens and The Maverick Apartments, Burien has innovative, new spaces devoted to the... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: Burien UFO Festival is returning on Thursday, April 5, 2018!

SAVE THE DATE: Burien UFO Festival is returning on Thursday, April 5, 2018!

BUFO is coming back! After a year off (missing time?!), the 2018 Burien UFO Festival will be held on Thursday, April 5, 2018! New this year – live UFO-related seminars with guest experts! Details to... [Read more]

Mixed media artist Robert Dean’s works on display at Burien Community Center

Mixed media artist Robert Dean’s works on display at Burien Community Center

The Burien Community Center is currently presenting the works of mixed media artist Robert Dean until the end of March, 2018. Here’s more info about the artist: Robert moved to the Seattle area in 1985... [Read more]

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: What it was like singing live at Benaroya Hall!

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: What it was like singing live at Benaroya Hall!

EDITOR’S NOTE: Cass Huff is a special needs student at Mt. Rainier High School. In 2016, she was named “Citizen of the Year” by the City of Burien. By Cass Huff Hey B-Town Readers! I’m... [Read more]

Next presentation/screening of ‘The Maury Island Incident’ is Friday in Yelm

Next presentation/screening of ‘The Maury Island Incident’ is Friday in Yelm

The next presentation/screening of the award-winning “The Maury Island Incident” will be this Friday, Feb. 2, starting at 7 p.m. at the Triad Theater in Yelm, WA. This event will include a... [Read more]

‘Meet & Greet’ Artist John Taylor at Merrill Gardens on Tuesday, Feb. 6

‘Meet & Greet’ Artist John Taylor at Merrill Gardens on Tuesday, Feb. 6

John Taylor’s artwork is on display at Merrill Gardens in Burien from January-March 2018, and there will be a ‘Meet and Greet’ reception with him on Tuesday, Feb. 6 at 3 p.m. The 8 exterior... [Read more]