Arts Section

Free face painting by Burien Arts to be featured at Arts-A-Glow Festival Sept. 6

Free face painting by Burien Arts to be featured at Arts-A-Glow Festival Sept. 6

What’s fun and free? Answer: Face painting by the Artists from the Burien Arts Association at the unique Arts-A-Glow Burien Lantern Festival and Procession on Saturday, Sept. 6! Burien Arts volunteers... [Read more]

‘The Maury Island Incident’ UFO film premieres as series on IndieFlix today

‘The Maury Island Incident’ UFO film premieres as series on IndieFlix today

EDITOR’S NOTE: “The Maury Island Incident” is a short film that was shot and produced locally during the summer of 2013 (including The Tin Room Bar), and released in May, 2014. It was... [Read more]

Family, friends remember Carol Selander through Burien Arts donations

Family, friends remember Carol Selander through Burien Arts donations

Programs that offer free art workshops for students will be greatly enhanced by generous donations from friends and family to the Burien Arts Association in honor of Carol Selander, a Burien cultural,... [Read more]

REMINDER: Des Moines Rotary’s Blues & Brews Fest is this Saturday, Aug. 23

REMINDER: Des Moines Rotary’s Blues & Brews Fest is this Saturday, Aug. 23

REMINDER: For the fifth year in a row – this coming Saturday, Aug. 23 – people from around Western Washington and beyond will be flocking to the shores of Puget Sound at the Des Moines Beach Park... [Read more]

Shake things up at Burien Senior Program’s Fundraiser on Friday, Sept. 19

Shake things up at Burien Senior Program’s Fundraiser on Friday, Sept. 19

Burien Senior Program’s annual spaghetti feed fundraiser is returning Friday, Sept. 19, with a delicious 3 course dinner, glass of wine, amazing silent auction and rockin’ entertainment by Paul Rodriguez... [Read more]

Former B-Town Blog Intern Bryan Shickmeister releases new cartoon

Former B-Town Blog Intern Bryan Shickmeister releases new cartoon

He served as our Intern for four years while attending Burien’s Big Picture High School, and now Bryan Shickmeister (aka Bryan Charles) is all growed up and going to Evergreen College in Olympia,... [Read more]

‘Music in the Park’ finale is Thursday night at Burien Community Center

‘Music in the Park’ finale is Thursday night at Burien Community Center

UPDATE: Tonight’s FREE ‘Music in the Park’ concert has been moved to the Burien Community Center due to rain. It will feature reggae music from Longstride, starting at 6:30 p.m. The Community... [Read more]

Paintings by artist Veronica Smith at Community Center through Sept. 30

Paintings by artist Veronica Smith at Community Center through Sept. 30

Paintings by artist Veronica Smith will be on display at the Burien Community Center through Sept. 30. The artists’ current paintings use personal materials picked for their connection or association... [Read more]

Burien’s Arts-A-Glow Lantern Festival & Procession will be Saturday, Sept. 6

Burien’s Arts-A-Glow Lantern Festival & Procession will be Saturday, Sept. 6

Burien’s unique and oh-so-sweet Arts-A-Glow Lantern Festival and Procession will be held Saturday, Sept. 6, from 5 – 10 p.m. at Dottie Harper Park (421 SW 146th Street; learn more about Dottie... [Read more]

Celebrate the 5th Anniversary of the Burien Library on Saturday, Sept. 13

Celebrate the 5th Anniversary of the Burien Library on Saturday, Sept. 13

It’s hard to believe it, but the Burien Library will be celebrating its 5th Anniversary soon, with an all-day party on Saturday, Sept. 13. There will be special performances by Brian Vogan and his... [Read more]

Free ‘Summer Sing’ coming to Burien Thursday, Aug. 21

Free ‘Summer Sing’ coming to Burien Thursday, Aug. 21

A free ‘Summer Sing!’ – hosted By ChoralSounds and SilverSounds Northwest – is coming to Glendale Lutheran Church on Thursday, Aug. 21. All ages are welcome to join singers from the Northwest... [Read more]

Burien residents step up to replace sculpture stolen from Eagle Landing Park

Burien residents step up to replace sculpture stolen from Eagle Landing Park

Burien residents John White and Guy Harper – along with others – have teamed up to replace a sculpture (pictured above) stolen from Eagle Landing Park in February, and are planning on installing a replacement sometime this Fall…

Two local filmmakers wrap production on new Sasquatch horror film

Two local filmmakers wrap production on new Sasquatch horror film

Two local filmmakers – John Portanova (Writer/Director) and Jeremy Berg (Director of Photography) – have just finished shooting a new feature horror film called “Valley of the Sasquatch.” These... [Read more]

Frank Ferrante returns from Australia with more of Groucho Marx

Frank Ferrante returns from Australia with more of Groucho Marx

by T.M. Sell Frank Ferrante was afraid. Every actor with a pulse is a little afraid before going on stage, but it’s a kind of fear and excitement and adrenaline that most use to drive their performances.... [Read more]

Burien couple part of Seattle 48 Hours Film Screening Wednesday evening

Burien couple part of Seattle 48 Hours Film Screening Wednesday evening

Christine Kennedy and Christopher Stephan, both Burien residents, worked as part of team who entered the 48 Hour Film Project (48HFP), a competition where teams have only 48 hours to complete a film from... [Read more]

‘Music in the Park’ continues with symphonic & folk rock this Wed. & Thurs.

‘Music in the Park’ continues with symphonic & folk rock this Wed. & Thurs.

REMINDER: Burien Parks’ ‘Music in the Parks’ concert series continues this week with two great  bands: WEDNESDAY, Aug. 6 at 6:30 p.m.: North SeaTac Park with the Highline Community... [Read more]

4 talented artists, 4 different media at Burien Arts Gallery’s August Exhibit

4 talented artists, 4 different media at Burien Arts Gallery’s August Exhibit

The Burien Arts Gallery’s August exhibition features painter Jim Matthew, photographer Jane Day Lanning, ceramic artist Vicki Hamilton and mixed media creator Diane Baxter. Meet the artists at the... [Read more]

Local UFO film ‘The Maury Island Incident’ to be IndieFlix’ ‘original series’

Local UFO film ‘The Maury Island Incident’ to be IndieFlix’ ‘original series’

“The Maury Island Incident” – a short film that was shot locally in the Burien area last summer – has been turned into a 6-part original series and will premiere on Seattle-based IndieFlix,... [Read more]

Enjoy amazing 6-string violin music from Geoffrey Castle Thursday night

Enjoy amazing 6-string violin music from Geoffrey Castle Thursday night

REMINDER: Burien Parks’ ‘Music in the Parks’ concert series continues this Thursday night starting at 6:30 p.m. featuring amazing Electric Six String Violin music from Geoffrey Castle... [Read more]

It’s FREE Theater in the Park with ‘Around the World in 8 Stories’ Wed.

It’s FREE Theater in the Park with ‘Around the World in 8 Stories’ Wed.

Enjoy Theater in the Park this Wednesday night (July 30) with Teatro Minestrone’s ‘Around the World in 8 Stories’ at North SeaTac Park, starting at 6:30 p.m. Since performing here last... [Read more]

Sponsored Post ‘Gear Driver’ will be rockin’ Elmer’s Pub for FREE on Friday night, Aug. 8

‘Gear Driver’ will be rockin’ Elmer’s Pub for FREE on Friday night, Aug. 8

‘Gear Driver’ will be rockin’ Elmer’s Pub on Friday night, Aug. 8 from 9 p.m. to close with NO cover charge. Here are some videos showing the band in action: Here’s a link... [Read more]

Second annual Burien Public Art Walk-n-Talk will be this Sunday, Aug. 3

Second annual Burien Public Art Walk-n-Talk will be this Sunday, Aug. 3

“Only through art can we emerge from ourselves and know what another person sees.” - Marcel Proust What is Public Art in Burien? It stands tall on a pedestal at your side, adds pattern and color... [Read more]

Teatro Minestrone’s ‘Around the World in 8 Stories’ at North SeaTac Park Wed.

Teatro Minestrone’s ‘Around the World in 8 Stories’ at North SeaTac Park Wed.

Teatro Minestrone’s ‘Around the World in 8 Stories’ is coming to North SeaTac Park this Wednesday night, July 30! The traveling Italian theatre troupe that brought The Totally True and... [Read more]

The next B-Town Beat is set for Thursday, Aug. 7

The next B-Town Beat is set for Thursday, Aug. 7

The next B-Town Beat is set for Thursday, Aug. 7, from 6 – 9 p.m. in downtown Burien. Each business participating with visual art will also host an artist! The B-Town Beat is an independent not-for-profit... [Read more]

6th annual FREE Ice Cream Social and Concert with Ciscoe will be Aug. 17

6th annual FREE Ice Cream Social and Concert with Ciscoe will be Aug. 17

by Wendy Morgan and Jennifer Muscolo Due to a spirited fan demand, a Sixth Annual Free Ice Cream Social and Concert with a Silent Auction and Plant Sale will happen at the Highline SeaTac Botanical Garden... [Read more]

PODCAST: Learn about Blues & Brews artists ‘The Wired Blues Band’

PODCAST: Learn about Blues & Brews artists ‘The Wired Blues Band’

The 5th annual Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival is coming up on Saturday, Aug. 23, with a day filled with local blues together with a variety of fine brews from local breweries. This event is the... [Read more]