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FREE Artists’ Networking, Elevator Speeches, Grants & more coming up

FREE Artists’ Networking, Elevator Speeches, Grants & more coming up

Some upcoming events for Burien Artists: Networking & Elevator Speeches for Artists presented by Artist Trust The elevator speech is often used in the business world. It’s based on the idea that... [Read more]

SoCo Culture’s ‘Engaging Trees’ Speaker Series kicks off tonight in Des Moines

SoCo Culture’s ‘Engaging Trees’ Speaker Series kicks off tonight in Des Moines

SoCo Culture’s Engaging Trees Speaker Series, which explores the vital role of trees in our lives begins TONIGHT – Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018 – in Des Moines. This free event will include a panel... [Read more]

Burien Actors Theatre’s Script Club will meet this Thursday, Sept. 20

Burien Actors Theatre’s Script Club will meet this Thursday, Sept. 20

Burien Actors Theatre’s Script Club took a month off, but it is back and bigger and better than ever before – it now meets twice a month, once during the day and once in the evening! BAT’s... [Read more]

Burien’s first-ever B-Town Fiesta will be this Sunday at Town Square Park

Burien’s first-ever B-Town Fiesta will be this Sunday at Town Square Park

Hola, Burien! New to the Discover Burien annual event lineup is the ‘B-Town Fiesta,’ to be held this coming Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018 at Town Square Park. “Gather your friends, relatives... [Read more]

CALL FOR ARTISTS: Paintings & Installations wanted for window display

CALL FOR ARTISTS: Paintings & Installations wanted for window display

CALL FOR ARTISTS: WHAT: Paintings and Installation in the Agema office front window at the SE corner of SW 152nd Street and 9th Ave SW in Olde Burien. WHEN: Currently looking to feature one artist per... [Read more]

VIDEOS/PHOTOS: Zombie Fest Northwest was fun, educational & scary

VIDEOS/PHOTOS: Zombie Fest Northwest was fun, educational & scary

The 7th annual Zombie Fest Northwest was held at the Normandy Park Towne Center on Saturday, Sept. 15, and who knew that learning about disaster preparedness could be so fun…or scary? Zombies... [Read more]

VIDEO: Edmiston to Port: ‘What Did You Know and When Did You Know It?’

VIDEO: Edmiston to Port: ‘What Did You Know and When Did You Know It?’

Here’s episode #10 of local activist/filmmaker Steve Edmiston’s ‘The Briefing’ project, where he takes on the Port of Seattle, one Public Comment at a time. This comment was recorded... [Read more]

ME WANT BRAINZ!!! Zombie Fest Northwest is this SATURDAY, Sept. 15!

ME WANT BRAINZ!!! Zombie Fest Northwest is this SATURDAY, Sept. 15!

REMINDER: Hundreds of Zombies of all ages will gather for the 7th annual Zombie Fest Northwest, to celebrate the beginning of the haunting and holiday season this SATURDAY, Sept. 15, 2018! This FREE,... [Read more]

REMINDER: Lots of fun activities going on during this last weekend of Summer

REMINDER: Lots of fun activities going on during this last weekend of Summer

It’s the last full weekend of Summer, 2018, and the calendar is packed with great events and activities: FRIDAY, SEPT. 14, 2018: ‘Age Wave’ Candidates Forum will be held at Tukwila Village SATURDAY,... [Read more]

Five Burien businesses get some serious love from The New York Times

Five Burien businesses get some serious love from The New York Times

On Thursday, Sept. 13, The New York Times Travel Section published a story entitled: ‘What’s the best Seattle suburb for drinking with teachers, playing with trains and watching chocolate get... [Read more]

Volunteers needed to help at new Highline Heritage Museum

Volunteers needed to help at new Highline Heritage Museum

Volunteers are needed to help at the new Highline Heritage Museum, beginning this Friday, Sept. 14. Nancy Salguero McKay, the Curator of Collections, is seeking help: PACKING: People interested in carefully... [Read more]

County Council will likely cut funding for local tourism, give $135M to Safeco Field

County Council will likely cut funding for local tourism, give $135M to Safeco Field

By Scott Schaefer On Monday, Sept. 17, the King County Council will likely vote to cut funding for tourism in the south end, yet allocate $135 million in taxpayer money to subsidize the upkeep of Safeco... [Read more]

VIDEO: Magical Arts-A-Glow grows its glow with additional space, attendance

VIDEO: Magical Arts-A-Glow grows its glow with additional space, attendance

On Saturday night, Sept. 8, the area around Burien’s Dottie Harper Park was dotted with dozens of cars trying to park, all in an effort to attend the city’s magical, annual ‘Arts-A-Glow’... [Read more]

REMINDER: Hi-Liners’ ‘Into the Woods’ opens this Saturday, Sept. 8

REMINDER: Hi-Liners’ ‘Into the Woods’ opens this Saturday, Sept. 8

Tickets on sale now! www.hi-liners.org Into The Woods Sept. 8-23 Highline Performing Arts Center Follow a Baker and his wife, who wish to have a child; Cinderella, who wishes to attend the King’s... [Read more]

REMINDER: Burien’s awesome ‘Arts-a-Glow’ is this SATURDAY, Sept. 8!

REMINDER: Burien’s awesome ‘Arts-a-Glow’ is this SATURDAY, Sept. 8!

REMINDER: Burien’s unique and oh-so-sweet ‘Arts-a-Glow’ Lantern Festival & Procession will be held this SATURDAY, SEPT. 8 at Dottie Harper Park. This FREE, annual event is not to... [Read more]

Friends of the Burien Library organization needs help, seeking new members

Friends of the Burien Library organization needs help, seeking new members

Our Burien Library is a wonderful community resource for free books, media, arts and cultural events, classes and so much more. “However, less tax funding means more difficulty maintaining our current... [Read more]

Tea in the garden? Yes, please! Reserve now for Saturday’s English Fête!

Tea in the garden? Yes, please! Reserve now for Saturday’s English Fête!

Sun-dappled tables in the shade of a kiwi-tree, dazzling dahlias in bloom swaying in the soft September breeze…such are the things of High Tea served in the brimming parish garden at historic St.Luke’s... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority: Working to bring Visitors to Southwest King County

Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority: Working to bring Visitors to Southwest King County

The Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority is the destination marketing organization for Southwest King County. The region referred to as “Seattle Southside” is comprised of the cities of SeaTac,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Enjoy deals at 3-day Sale at Junkie Jane’s Unique Finds this Labor Day Weekend

Enjoy deals at 3-day Sale at Junkie Jane’s Unique Finds this Labor Day Weekend

Enjoy great deals at a 3-day Labor Day Weekend Sale at Junkie Jane’s Unique Finds this weekend! Proudly located in Olde Burien at 902 SW 152nd Street, Burien WA 98166 (map below). 20% off the entire... [Read more]

Auditions now open for Rainier Youth Choirs

Auditions now open for Rainier Youth Choirs

Rainier Youth Choirs announced that auditions for its 12th season are now open: Students in grades 2 and up are welcome to apply for membership in RYC. Application forms and frequently asked questions... [Read more]

Festive English Fête returns Saturday, Sept. 8

Festive English Fête returns Saturday, Sept. 8

The festive English Fête returns Saturday, Sept. 8, from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m to St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Renton. Festive village fêtes are fairs, a perennial tradition in the UK, complete with... [Read more]

Enjoy fantastical theater, delectable food at Burien Actors Theatre Party Sept. 15

Enjoy fantastical theater, delectable food at Burien Actors Theatre Party Sept. 15

Enjoy fabulous food and drink from Burien businesses plus theatrical performances and Erin Austin of OK Sweetheart at Burien Actors Theatre’s Gala Party & Show on Saturday, Sept. 15. From 6 to 9... [Read more]

Mixed-media paintings will be featured in September at Burien Community Center

Mixed-media paintings will be featured in September at Burien Community Center

The Burien Arts Association will be featuring the multi-media paintings of Mia Schulte in the September exhibit at the Pop-up Art Gallery at the Burien Community Center. Meet Mia at the opening reception... [Read more]

B-Town Fiesta will be Sunday, Sept. 23 at Burien Town Square Park

B-Town Fiesta will be Sunday, Sept. 23 at Burien Town Square Park

B-Town Fiesta – a new Community Celebration featuring Vendor Booths, Lucha Libre Volcánica, Food Booths, Kids Area and Music, will be held on Sunday, Sept. 23, from Noon – 7 p.m. This free, open... [Read more]