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Sponsored Post FREE Live Jazz with Chris Symer Trio at Tin Room Bar on Thursday, April 9

FREE Live Jazz with Chris Symer Trio at Tin Room Bar on Thursday, April 9

Live Jazz with the Chris Symer Trio – featuring Ryan Burns on keyboard – will be at the Tin Room Bar on Thursday, April 9, starting at 7:30 p.m. “Come join us in our Dining Room for good jazz,... [Read more]

REMINDER: The 3rd annual Burien UFO Festival is Wednesday night, April 1!

REMINDER: The 3rd annual Burien UFO Festival is Wednesday night, April 1!

Scene from the inaugural Burien UFO Festival on April 1, 2013. Photo by Michael Brunk. REMINDER: The 3rd annual Burien UFO Festival (‘BUFO’) will be this Wednesday night, April 1 (April Fool’s... [Read more]

NW Associated Arts holding 3 concerts in May, including 30th anniversary

NW Associated Arts holding 3 concerts in May, including 30th anniversary

Northwest Associated Arts has several concerts coming up, and one of them is a celebration of our 30th Anniversary — that’s right – 30 years of singing in Burien! Here’s the schedule: Encore! ChoralSounds... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Sailboats race off Burien’s Three Tree Point Saturday

PHOTOS: Sailboats race off Burien’s Three Tree Point Saturday

BTB Contributor Elston Hill sent us these great photos he took on Saturday, showing a sailboat race off Burien’s Three Tree Point on Saturday, March 28. We believe this race was part of the Center... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Highline High Track vs Renton by 10-year old Photographer Isabel

PHOTOS: Highline High Track vs Renton by 10-year old Photographer Isabel

[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]

PHOTOS: Our 10-year old Photographer shoots Highline High’s Track & Field

PHOTOS: Our 10-year old Photographer shoots Highline High’s Track & Field

[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]

REMINDER: The 3rd annual Burien UFO Festival will be April Fool’s Day!

REMINDER: The 3rd annual Burien UFO Festival will be April Fool’s Day!

REMINDER: Have you got your costume ready yet? The 3rd annual Burien UFO Festival (‘BUFO’) will be a week from tonight – Wednesday, April 1 (April Fool’s Day) – starting at 6 p.m.... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATES: The 16th Normandy Park Arts Festival will be May 2-3

SAVE THE DATES: The 16th Normandy Park Arts Festival will be May 2-3

From our sister site The Normandy Park Blog: The City of Normandy Park, along with the Normandy Park Arts Commission announced the dates of their 16th annual Arts Festival as Saturday May 2 and Sunday... [Read more]

Sponsored Post South Sound Piano’s annual free Recital will be Monday night, March 30

South Sound Piano’s annual free Recital will be Monday night, March 30

South Sound Piano’s annual Recital – which is FREE – will be Monday, March 30, starting at 7 p.m. at the Highline Performing Arts Center. This free, open concert is a public performance where... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Thursday night will be Comedy Night with 2 shows at the Tin Room Bar & Theater

Thursday night will be Comedy Night with 2 shows at the Tin Room Bar & Theater

Advertiser the Tin Room Bar & Theater will be holding its monthly Comedy Night this Thursday, March 26, with two shows – 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. Headlining will be Kortney Shane Williams, featuring Billy... [Read more]

Still time to vote for Artists United favorite at Burien Arts Gallery

Still time to vote for Artists United favorite at Burien Arts Gallery

The Artists United Juried Show is in full swing at the Burien Arts Gallery for the month of March, and the following prizes were awarded: 1st Place Painting – Nancy Bogni – “The Ballerina” 2nd... [Read more]

Stunning jewelry from five Artists a welcome addition to Burien Arts Gallery

Stunning jewelry from five Artists a welcome addition to Burien Arts Gallery

The Burien Arts Gallery is now also offering stunning jewelry from five talented artists. The affordable wearable art, created by Checha, Bob Hoffmeyer, Amy Reeves Silvana Segulja and Victoria Leep,... [Read more]

Burien City Council awards Eric Mathison its 2015 ‘Citizen of the Year’ award

Burien City Council awards Eric Mathison its 2015 ‘Citizen of the Year’ award

Photo of Eric Mathison near Burien Town Square by Maurreen Hoffmann. He was speaking to a WABI Burien ‘Walk-N-Talk’ group before walking over to Mathison Park. At Monday night’s City Council... [Read more]

Seattle P-I: Investigation of Maury Island UFO ‘Incident’ haunted by coincidence

Seattle P-I: Investigation of Maury Island UFO ‘Incident’ haunted by coincidence

The Seattle P-I on Sunday posted a very interesting story about the local film “The Maury Island Incident,” in which journalist Jake Ellison dives deep into a ‘rabbit hole’ about... [Read more]

Sponsored Post The Raucous Band will rock out at The Cove’s Country/Western Dance March 21

The Raucous Band will rock out at The Cove’s Country/Western Dance March 21

The Raucous Band will be rockin’ the music for the Normandy Park Community Club’s 2nd Annual Country-Western Barn Dance, which is being held on Saturday night, March 21. This evening will include... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Meet Author Theresa McCormick at Page 2 Books TONIGHT at 7 p.m.

Meet Author Theresa McCormick at Page 2 Books TONIGHT at 7 p.m.

Meet Theresa McCormick, Author of “A Far Cry From Here” at Page 2 Books TONIGHT – Thursday, March 12 – at 7 p.m. Seattle author Theresa McCormick’s memoir takes readers to her girlhood... [Read more]

Burien UFO Festival to feature original short movies as part of new Film Festival

Burien UFO Festival to feature original short movies as part of new Film Festival

This year, the Burien UFO Festival (‘BUFO’) – set for Wednesday, April 1 – will introduce the first-ever Burien Film Festival, featuring locally-made short, sci-fi themed films vying... [Read more]

Kennedy Catholic High School’s ‘Good News’ musical will be March 19-22

Kennedy Catholic High School’s ‘Good News’ musical will be March 19-22

The Fine Arts Department at Kennedy Catholic High School is pleased to present the spring musical ‘Good News,’ which will run from March 19-22 at the Highline Performing Arts Center in Burien. ‘Good... [Read more]

PHOTOS: 10-year old Isabel Herbruger’s final pics of Highline High Wrestling

PHOTOS: 10-year old Isabel Herbruger’s final pics of Highline High Wrestling

[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 Springfest Vintage/Artist Market will be March 28 at Burien Community Center

Springfest Vintage/Artist Market will be March 28 at Burien Community Center

A Springfest Vintage/Artist Market will be held at the Burien Community Center on Saturday, March 28, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., and will include 40 Artists and Crafts people. There will also be live music,... [Read more]

Know who the owner of this ‘Flying Saucer’ is? BUFO Organizers need help

Know who the owner of this ‘Flying Saucer’ is? BUFO Organizers need help

Do you know who owned (and donated) this “flying saucer” vehicle to the Burien UFO Festival last year? If you do, please contact John White at forestledge@gmail.com ASAP!  Read More →

Nina McLemore Trunk Show benefits Highline Music4Life

Nina McLemore Trunk Show benefits Highline Music4Life

The Music4Life™ initiative – including the local version called “Highline Music4Life” – has won corporate support from New York-based Nina McLemore, the clothing line for executive and... [Read more]

PHOTO: Travel to the top of Mt. Rainier through photo from Burien Town Square

PHOTO: Travel to the top of Mt. Rainier through photo from Burien Town Square

BTB Contributor Guy Harper sent us this great photo of Mt. Rainier, taken during sunset Saturday night, March 7, of which he said: “I’ve never been to the top of Mt Rainier, but now I feel as... [Read more]

Northwest Symphony Orchestra’s ‘Gardens of England’ will be March 14

Northwest Symphony Orchestra’s ‘Gardens of England’ will be March 14

On Saturday, March 14, Northwest Symphony Orchestra’s third concert of the season, “Gardens of England,” will usher in spring with a symphony by Vaughan Williams, Gerald Finzi’s Clarinet Concerto,... [Read more]

Get FREE PIE at Burien Actors Theatre on ‘Pi Day’ Saturday, March 14

Get FREE PIE at Burien Actors Theatre on ‘Pi Day’ Saturday, March 14

In honor of ‘Pi Day’ on Saturday, March 14, 2015, get a FREE slice of pie with admission that day only to the musical comedy I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change at Burien Actors Theatre…

REMINDER: The Poverty Bay Wine Festival opens Friday night!

REMINDER: The Poverty Bay Wine Festival opens Friday night!

REMINDER: The Poverty Bay Wine Festival will return to where it all began this weekend – Friday and Saturday, March 6–7 – at the newly remodeled Des Moines Beach Park Auditorium. BUY TICKETS HERE! For... [Read more]

INTERN’S VIEW: Photo essay of Burien’s Seahurst Park

INTERN’S VIEW: Photo essay of Burien’s Seahurst Park

Story & Photos by Sterling Paris Intern, Big Picture High School The weather has been so nice out that we sent Intern Sterling Paris to Seahurst Park; here’s what she saw (click images to... [Read more]

Meet Artist/Developer Dan Spalding, the new owner of the Des Moines Theater

Meet Artist/Developer Dan Spalding, the new owner of the Des Moines Theater

From our sister site The Waterland Blog: On Monday it was announced that Dan Spalding of Spokane will be the new owner of the Des Moines Theater, which has sat vacant for years at 22325 Marine View Drive. Spalding... [Read more]