Arts Section

Burien Film Festival seeking small businesses to host pianos

Burien Film Festival seeking small businesses to host pianos

The Burien Film Festival is donating pianos to Burien small business, and organizers are seeking one small business in each of the 18 Burien neighborhoods to host a working piano…

COUPON: Save $5 off tickets to see BAT’s ‘Ben Butler,’ which opens Friday

COUPON: Save $5 off tickets to see BAT’s ‘Ben Butler,’ which opens Friday

Burien Actors Theatre’s historical comedy-drama ‘Ben Butler’ opens this Friday night, Sept. 29, and you can save $5 off tickets by clicking, printing and using our coupon below! SYNOPSIS: Two... [Read more]

‘Distinguished Gentlemen’s Ride’ cruises through Burien, raises over $25,000

‘Distinguished Gentlemen’s Ride’ cruises through Burien, raises over $25,000

On Sunday (Sept. 24), around 350 motorcycle riders cruised through Burien, and raised over $25,000 as part of the Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride for the Movember Foundation, which is focused on men’s... [Read more]

PHOTOS: A lovely fall evening at Three Tree Point

PHOTOS: A lovely fall evening at Three Tree Point

Courtesy Photographer Aaron Wells comes these photos, showing a lovely fall evening at Burien’s Three Tree Point on Sunday, Sept. 24 (click images to view larger versions/slideshow):  Read More →

‘Your Personal Happiness Project’ coming to Burien Community Center Oct. 14

‘Your Personal Happiness Project’ coming to Burien Community Center Oct. 14

A little ray of sunshine is coming to Burien, in the form of a one-of-a-kind new workshop called ‘Your Personal Happiness Project,’ which will take place at the Burien Community Center on... [Read more]

REMINDER: The 9th annual Burien Jazz Walk is Saturday!

REMINDER: The 9th annual Burien Jazz Walk is Saturday!

REMINDER: The Burien Arts Association’s 9th Annual Burien Jazz Walk (formerly known as the Highline Classic Jazz Festival) is this Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, from 3 – 11 p.m.! The Festival returns... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Local Piano Technician prepares Pianos for Saturday’s Burien Jazz Walk

Local Piano Technician prepares Pianos for Saturday’s Burien Jazz Walk

This weekend we will once again treated to an evening of Jazz with the Burien Jazz walk this Saturday, Sept. 23, and two of the venues – St Elizabeth’s Church and Classic Eats – have pianos tuned... [Read more]

CLIFF’S EDGE: Plenty in school documentary to ponder; watch it here

CLIFF’S EDGE: Plenty in school documentary to ponder; watch it here

Highline Public Schools unveiled the documentary, “Eleven Paths,” this week to an audience reflecting diverse interests in the district and the education it provides. Students, their families and... [Read more]

VIDEOS/PHOTOS: Zombie Fest NW amused, educated hundreds on Saturday

VIDEOS/PHOTOS: Zombie Fest NW amused, educated hundreds on Saturday

The 6th annual Zombie Fest Northwest – a free event held last Saturday, Sept. 16 at the Normandy Park Towne Center – scared hundreds of people with fun, costumes, music and emergency preparedness. The... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Taste wines from France at Tin Room’s monthly wine tasting Thursday night

Taste wines from France at Tin Room’s monthly wine tasting Thursday night

From Advertiser The Tin Room Bar & Theater: “Wines of France” Thursday, September 21: 5 – 7 p.m. A.O.C. Alsace Cremant Brut Rose 100% Pinot Noir This brilliant pink salmon color sparkling rose... [Read more]

Get early Burien Jazz Walk entrance at this Thursday’s Farmers Market

Get early Burien Jazz Walk entrance at this Thursday’s Farmers Market

No waiting – get your Jazz Walk entrance early by dropping by the Burien Farmers Market this Thursday, Sept. 21. Come to the Discover Burien booth and see Grace or Laura to buy your early bird tickets. The... [Read more]

Highline High School Band holding fundraiser at Value Village on Sept. 24

Highline High School Band holding fundraiser at Value Village on Sept. 24

The Highline High School Band will be holding a Fundraiser at the Burien Value Village on Sunday, Sept. 24, from 1-3 p.m. Any items dropped off during that time frame will be counted toward the Highline... [Read more]

Cassidy Huff will perform at fundraiser concert at Benaroya Hall Fri., Nov. 10

Cassidy Huff will perform at fundraiser concert at Benaroya Hall Fri., Nov. 10

B-Town Blog Columnist – and Burien’s “Citizen of the Year” for 2016 – Cassidy Huff will be performing a fundraiser concert at Benaroya Hall on Friday, Nov. 10, 2017, starting at 8... [Read more]

REMINDER: Highline Schools film ‘Eleven Paths’ premieres Tues. night

REMINDER: Highline Schools film ‘Eleven Paths’ premieres Tues. night

Four years, 11 students, countless challenges and one big, bold goal are at the center of ‘Eleven Paths,’ a new film set in South King County that will premiere at the Highline Performing Arts... [Read more]

History meets comedy in ‘Ben Butler,’ opening Sept. 29 at Burien Actors Theatre

History meets comedy in ‘Ben Butler,’ opening Sept. 29 at Burien Actors Theatre

Based upon historical events, the comedy-drama Ben Butler at Burien Actors Theatre is a unique look at a key decision in the Civil War. Performances of this Northwest premiere, written by Richard Strand,... [Read more]

CLIFF’S EDGE: ‘High Water and Low Smoke’

CLIFF’S EDGE: ‘High Water and Low Smoke’

As our nation’s summer winds down, it leaves behind at least two dominant impressions: High Water and Low Smoke. We certainly got our share of the latter in the Pacific Northwest, and there’s always... [Read more]

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: When people call me ‘inspirational,’ I sometimes take offense

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: When people call me ‘inspirational,’ I sometimes take offense

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! Today... [Read more]

REMINDER: Zombie Fest Northwest is this Saturday in Normandy Park!

REMINDER: Zombie Fest Northwest is this Saturday in Normandy Park!

REMINDER: Hundreds of Zombies of all ages will gather for the 6th annual Zombie Fest Northwest this Saturday, Sept. 16 to celebrate the beginning of the haunting and holiday season! Held at the Normandy... [Read more]

Entertainment lineup announced for the 2017 Burien Brat Trot on Sunday, Oct. 1

Entertainment lineup announced for the 2017 Burien Brat Trot on Sunday, Oct. 1

The main stage entertainment lineup for the 2017 Burien Brat Trot – coming Sunday, Oct. 1 – has been announced: Los Flacos performs a blend of the spiciest traditional sounds of Mexico, South America,... [Read more]

PHOTOS: A Magical Night at Dottie Harper Park for 10th Annual Arts-A-Glow

PHOTOS: A Magical Night at Dottie Harper Park for 10th Annual Arts-A-Glow

This past Saturday was the 10th annual Arts-A-Glow festival held in Burien. For the past several years the event has taken place at Dottie Harper Park with food trucks, music and artwork sprinkled through... [Read more]

B/IAS founders will present at South King County Public Art Symposium Sept. 22

B/IAS founders will present at South King County Public Art Symposium Sept. 22

In 2009, the Burien Interim Art Space took over an empty lot near Town Square. Photo by Scott Schaefer. ‘What Works’ – a South King County Public Art Symposium – will be held on Friday,... [Read more]

Zombie Fest NW will be giving away 250 FREE pumpkins on Saturday, Sept. 16

Zombie Fest NW will be giving away 250 FREE pumpkins on Saturday, Sept. 16

Zombie Fest Northwest – coming to the Normandy Park Towne Center on Saturday, Sept. 16 – will giving away 250 FREE pumpkins: WHEN: Saturday, September 16, 2017, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. WHERE: Normandy Park... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Might we be done with smoky skies?

PHOTOS: Might we be done with smoky skies?

Courtesy Elston Hill comes these great photos showing what may be the last of our smoky sunsets, as well as some other views from around Burien. The Puget Sound Clean Air Agency seems to agree: “For... [Read more]

CLIFF’S EDGE: Gone fishin’

CLIFF’S EDGE: Gone fishin’

It’s foolish to try describing something that hasn’t occurred yet with any pretense of accuracy. I’m going to go for it, though, because I want to tell you what I’m doing today before I do it. Anyway,... [Read more]