Arts Section

INTERN’S VIEW: Step back in time (and rhythm) at Burien’s Time Tunnel Records

INTERN’S VIEW: Step back in time (and rhythm) at Burien’s Time Tunnel Records

Story & Photos by Sterling Paris Intern, Big Picture High School My assignment was to go to Time Tunnel Records today! At 14911 Ambaum Blvd. SW in Burien there is a little white storefront... [Read more]

City Council chooses getting, keeping business as top economic goal for 2015

City Council chooses getting, keeping business as top economic goal for 2015

by Jack Mayne In one of the shorter meetings of recent past, the Burien City Council decided at Monday’s (Jan. 26) study session that getting and keeping businesses in the city is the most important... [Read more]

Northwest Symphony Orchestra’s Valentine’s Concert will be Friday, Feb. 13

Northwest Symphony Orchestra’s Valentine’s Concert will be Friday, Feb. 13

On Friday, 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 pieces centered... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Sailboats bloom off Three Tree Point during spring-like weather

PHOTOS: Sailboats bloom off Three Tree Point during spring-like weather

BTB Reader Elston Hill sent in these photos, showing sailboats passing close to Three Tree Point on Saturday, Jan. 24 (click images to see larger versions/slideshow): If you’ve got a cool photo... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Two Photographers share pics from Highline Pirate Wrestling matches

PHOTOS: Two Photographers share pics from Highline Pirate Wrestling matches

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following two stories/photos on Highline High School wrestling are 1) from our youngest-ever Contributor – 10-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has been submitting stories and... [Read more]

INTERN’S VIEW: ‘ReTreasure’ is a hidden treasure in downtown Burien

INTERN’S VIEW: ‘ReTreasure’ is a hidden treasure in downtown Burien

Story & Photos by Sterling Paris Intern, Big Picture High School In downtown Burien at 627 SW 152nd Street you will find a cute hidden treasure of a shop called “ReTreasure.” This... [Read more]

Burien UFO movie contest entrants to get free lunch this Saturday at Tin Room

Burien UFO movie contest entrants to get free lunch this Saturday at Tin Room

John White, Founder of the Burien UFO Festival, is offering all entrants registered for the fest’s upcoming Movie Contest a FREE lunch this Saturday at the Tin Room. “The purpose of the free... [Read more]

‘Maury Island Incident’ benefit for Des Moines Historical Society will be Feb. 11

‘Maury Island Incident’ benefit for Des Moines Historical Society will be Feb. 11

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

Burien UFO Festival announces new Movie Competition with $2500 prize!

Burien UFO Festival announces new Movie Competition with $2500 prize!

Organizers of the 3rd annual Burien UFO Festival (aka BUFO) – held every year on April 1st – announced that this year they’re adding a Movie Competition to the mix, with a $2500 Award! “Do... [Read more]

REMINDER: The 10th annual Empty Bowls is two weeks from today

REMINDER: The 10th annual Empty Bowls is two weeks from today

Two weeks from today – on Friday, Jan. 30 – the Empty Bowls fundraiser will be celebrating its 10 year anniversary! Moshier potters have teamed up with Discover Burien and Burien Parks and Recreation... [Read more]

The ‘Battle of Burien’ dance competition will be at community center this Saturday

The ‘Battle of Burien’ dance competition will be at community center this Saturday

The “Battle of Burien” b-boy/b-girl dance competition will be this Saturday night, Jan. 17, starting at 5 p.m. at the Burien Community Center. “We’re coming back with the same... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Meet the Author of ‘Bigfoot Hunters Never Lie’ at Page 2 Books Sat., Jan. 24

Meet the Author of ‘Bigfoot Hunters Never Lie’ at Page 2 Books Sat., Jan. 24

Kate Thompson, Author of “Bigfoot Hunters Never Lie,” will be at Advertiser Page 2 Books at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 24. Thompson’s new book is a story of intimacy, forgiving and forgetting, spiritual... [Read more]

SLIDESHOW: Last passenger MD-11 stops at Sea-Tac en route to final destination

SLIDESHOW: Last passenger MD-11 stops at Sea-Tac en route to final destination

The last existing McDonnell-Douglas MD-11 passenger aircraft – owned by KLM Royal Dutch Airlines – landed at Sea-Tac Airport on the foggy morning of Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015, then departed for its final... [Read more]

Dorpat and Sherrard will bring ‘Now and Then’ to Highline on Saturday, Jan. 24

Dorpat and Sherrard will bring ‘Now and Then’ to Highline on Saturday, Jan. 24

The Highline Historical Society will be hosting a “Now and Then” presentation by popular documentary photographers/historians/authors Paul Dorpat and Jean Sherrard on Saturday, Jan. 24, starting at... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Artistic images show Highline Pirates wrestlers beating Foster

PHOTOS: Artistic images show Highline Pirates wrestlers beating Foster

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article is from our youngest-ever Contributor – 10-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has been submitting stories and photos as part of her effort to earn a Girl... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Tin Theater’s Comedy Night will be Thursday, Jan. 22

Tin Theater’s Comedy Night will be Thursday, Jan. 22

January’s Comedy Night will be Thursday, Jan. 22 with two shows at the Tin Theater – 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. The headliner will be Susan Jones, and the featured performer will be Ed Hill. Cost is $14.95... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Author of ‘Death of a Dishonorable Gentleman’ will be at Page 2 Books Sat.

Author of ‘Death of a Dishonorable Gentleman’ will be at Page 2 Books Sat.

Tessa Arlen, Author of “Death of a Dishonorable Gentleman” will be holding a book-signing at Advertiser Page 2 Books this Saturday, Jan. 10 at 1:30 p.m. In this enchanting debut... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Amazing clouds make for another beautiful sunset view from Burien

PHOTOS: Amazing clouds make for another beautiful sunset view from Burien

Seems like everyday lately, someone asks “did you see the sunset tonight?” Well, Jim Branson not only saw it – he photographed it – showing some amazing and gorgeous cloud formations... [Read more]

Critically-acclaimed documentary on sex trafficking will play Saturday, Jan. 17

Critically-acclaimed documentary on sex trafficking will play Saturday, Jan. 17

“Rape For Profit” – a critically-acclaimed documentary that exposes the reality of sex trafficking in the Seattle area – will be shown in Burien on Saturday, Jan. 17 at 5:30 p.m. at the Transform... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Views from Burien shows area obscured by fog

PHOTOS: Views from Burien shows area obscured by fog

Courtesy Chris Rimple comes this great panorama photo from his house today, showing a little sliver of Vashon, the Olympics, and West Seattle, with the remainder of Vashon, Blake, and Bainbridge obscured... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Pics of Highline High’s Wrestling team in action by 10-year old

PHOTOS: Pics of Highline High’s Wrestling team in action by 10-year old

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article is from our youngest-ever Contributor – 10-year old Isabel Herbruger – who submitted this story and photos as part of her effort to earn a Girl Scout badge... [Read more]

The Hi-Liners’ ‘The King and I’ starts Friday, Jan. 9 at Renton Civic Theatre

The Hi-Liners’ ‘The King and I’ starts Friday, Jan. 9 at Renton Civic Theatre

Announcing The Hi-Liners 2015 DownStage Center Winter Show: Rodgers & Hammerstein’s ‘The King and I,’ starting Friday, Jan. 9 at the Renton Civic Theatre. “East versus West... [Read more]

VIDEO: Time-lapse of New Year’s Day on Puget Sound as seen from Burien

VIDEO: Time-lapse of New Year’s Day on Puget Sound as seen from Burien

Susan Plecko shot this great time-lapse video from her home in Burien, showing – from sunrise to sunset – the “living” Puget Sound on New Year’s Day 2015. See if you can spot the... [Read more]

Make a resolution to attend Burien Arts Gallery Artist’s reception Friday

Make a resolution to attend Burien Arts Gallery Artist’s reception Friday

‘Metamorphosis’ by Mia-Schulte. ‘The Lake’ by Nia Michaels. The fun New Year’s parties continue with Burien Arts Gallery’s gala opening reception this Friday, Jan. 2 for its... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Author Jayne Ann Krentz will hold book signing at Page 2 Books Saturday

Author Jayne Ann Krentz will hold book signing at Page 2 Books Saturday

New York Times bestselling Author Jayne Ann Krentz will be at Advertiser Page 2 Books this Saturday, Jan. 3 to talk with fans and sign copies of her book, which can then be picked up on Tuesday. Lots... [Read more]

PHOTOS: ‘Yes, Hazel…the Olympics were certainly beautiful this morning…’

PHOTOS: ‘Yes, Hazel…the Olympics were certainly beautiful this morning…’

From Guy Harper comes this series of photos compared to his wife Pam’s paintings of the Olympic mountains. “Yes, Hazel…the Olympics were certainly beautiful this morning… “It... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Large pair of antlers spotted in the surf at Three Tree Point

PHOTOS: Large pair of antlers spotted in the surf at Three Tree Point

Burien City Councilmember Nancy Tosta sent us these pics, of what appears to be a pair of large antlers floundering in the surf on the north beach of Three Tree Point around sunset on Sunday, Dec. 28: Anyone... [Read more]

WATERLAND BLOG: An ode to Lynch’s legendary touchdown run

WATERLAND BLOG: An ode to Lynch’s legendary touchdown run

From our sister site The Waterland Blog comes this great poem by Greg Wright: ‘Twas four days ‘fore Christmas, and all through the house The Hawk fans were cheering — yes, even my spouse. The Cardinals... [Read more]