Arts Section

Hi-Liners’ ‘James and the Giant Peach Jr.’ at Renton Civic Theater July 14-17

Hi-Liners’ ‘James and the Giant Peach Jr.’ at Renton Civic Theater July 14-17

Burien’s Hi-Liners Musical Theatre will be performing ‘James and the Giant Peach Jr.’ at the Renton Civic Theater on July 14, 15, 16 & 17. This is a delightfully offbeat adaptation... [Read more]

UPDATE: Tonight’s ‘Music in the Park’ with Pearl Django has been MOVED!

UPDATE: Tonight’s ‘Music in the Park’ with Pearl Django has been MOVED!

UPDATE: Tonight’s FREE ‘Music in the Park’ concert – featuring Pearl Django – will be held from 6:30 – 8 p.m. at the Burien Community Center (14700 6th Ave SW – map below),... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Local Author Carol S. Hervin launches new children’s book; book signing July 16

Local Author Carol S. Hervin launches new children’s book; book signing July 16

Carol S. Hervin, local Normandy Park resident, has just released her newest children’s book, “Boots and Sam, A Story of Friendship.” This is a delightful story of two loveable cats,... [Read more]

Burien Arts presents FREE Shakespeare plays in Dottie Harper Park during July

Burien Arts presents FREE Shakespeare plays in Dottie Harper Park during July

Burien Arts Association will be hosting a FREE open-air Shakespeare in the Park production of “Cymbeline ” on Saturday, July 23, at Dottie Harper Park from 7 – 9:30 p.m. A week later – on Saturday,... [Read more]

Burien Arts Gallery wants your Artwork! Make some Art & get on their walls

Burien Arts Gallery wants your Artwork! Make some Art & get on their walls

The Burien Arts Gallery wants your artwork! August is ‘Community Art Month’ in Burien. Engage your creativity Make some art in response to this photo Burien Arts will exhibit it on the... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Check out LIVE ‘Molner Music’ at the Tin Room Bar this Thursday night

Check out LIVE ‘Molner Music’ at the Tin Room Bar this Thursday night

Experience The B-Town Beat Art Walk in Burien this Thursday, July 7, and check out “Molner Music” – LIVE at the Tin Room Bar, from 6 – 8 p.m. TIN THEATER MOVIE SCHEDULE   |   JOIN... [Read more]

Live music, beer gardens & more at Olde Burien Block Party on Saturday, July 16

Live music, beer gardens & more at Olde Burien Block Party on Saturday, July 16

The annual Olde Burien Block party happens on Saturday, July 16 in Olde Burien, on SW 152nd Street between Ambaum Blvd. and 10th Ave SW. The FREE event will run from 10 a.m. and 11 p.m., and will include... [Read more]

PHOTOS/VIDEO: 4th of July fireworks light up skies around Burien

PHOTOS/VIDEO: 4th of July fireworks light up skies around Burien

Courtesy resident Elston Hill comes these great photos of fireworks seen from Burien on the 4th of July. “A neighbor invited us to his house for the fireworks. His house faces south. Our house faces... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Scenes from Burien’s 95th Independence Day Parade

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Scenes from Burien’s 95th Independence Day Parade

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Now in her second year with more great work is our youngest-ever Contributor – 12-year old Isabel Herbruger – local Girl Scout, 4-H member, and aspiring photojournalist. We encourage... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Scenes from the 4th of July in Burien’s Three Tree Point neighborhood

PHOTOS: Scenes from the 4th of July in Burien’s Three Tree Point neighborhood

The 4th of July is an awesome, day-long celebration in Burien’s beautiful Three Tree Point neighborhood – starting with a community breakfast, flag-raising ceremony, kids’ parade and games,... [Read more]

PODCAST: Teenage girl nearly drowns; update on former Burien Mayor, more…

PODCAST: Teenage girl nearly drowns; update on former Burien Mayor, more…

Here’s episode #58 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics... [Read more]

Parade, Awesome Kids Day, Block Party & Carnival will liven up July in Burien

Parade, Awesome Kids Day, Block Party & Carnival will liven up July in Burien

Summer fun during July will kick off with the Independence Day Parade this coming Monday, July 4, 2016 starting at 3 p.m. (and if you can’t attend, you can watch a live stream of it FREE on our... [Read more]

Bizarre vintage ‘Industrial Musicals’ show coming to Seattle Thursday, July 21

Bizarre vintage ‘Industrial Musicals’ show coming to Seattle Thursday, July 21

“The Lost World of Industrial Musicals” – celebrating the little-known genre of internal corporate musical propaganda – is coming to Seattle on Thursday, July 21.  Steve Young, author/collector/historian... [Read more]

VIDEO: Watch The B-Town Blog’s LIVE video feed of the 4th of July Parade!

VIDEO: Watch The B-Town Blog’s LIVE video feed of the 4th of July Parade!

If you’re unable to catch Burien’s 95th annual Independence Day Parade in person on Monday, July 4, there’s now another way you can watch it – LIVE on The B-Town Blog’s Facebook... [Read more]

New mixed-media exhibit opens this week at Burien Arts Gallery

New mixed-media exhibit opens this week at Burien Arts Gallery

Mixed-media artist Kathy Constantine is featured in a Burien Arts Gallery exhibit opening this week. The show runs June 29 to July 30. The Burien Arts Gallery normally schedules its Artist/Opening Reception... [Read more]

The Spinnakers Drill Team is looking to recruit new members

The Spinnakers Drill Team is looking to recruit new members

The Spinnakers drill team is looking to recruit new members! This is a semi-military precision marching drill team, and they’re looking for girls and boys ages 7 to 20. They practice year-round,... [Read more]

Burien’s FREE ‘Music in the Park’ kicks off with Pearl Django Thursday, July 7!

Burien’s FREE ‘Music in the Park’ kicks off with Pearl Django Thursday, July 7!

The City of Burien’s FREE ‘Music In The Park’ concert series will kick off at Lake Burien School Park on Thursday, July 7 with jazz from Pearl Django. The free concert will run from 6:30–8... [Read more]

Authenticity In Focus At Powellwood Garden Storytelling Festival

Authenticity In Focus At Powellwood Garden Storytelling Festival

The PowellsWood Garden Storytelling Festival is a potent and charming alternative to a culture dominated by self-serving stories designed to distract or mislead.  Anybody read or heard any of those lately?... [Read more]

Highline High grad, baseball coach’s book signing at Tin Theater Monday

Highline High grad, baseball coach’s book signing at Tin Theater Monday

A Book Signing & Launch Party will be held for former Highline High grad and baseball coach David Larson on Monday, June 27, from 5 – 7 p.m. at the Tin Theater. Larson is a 1969 Highline grad,... [Read more]

PODCAST: Gunshot puts campus into ‘Shelter-in-Place’ mode; Jack Mayne…

PODCAST: Gunshot puts campus into ‘Shelter-in-Place’ mode; Jack Mayne…

Here’s episode #57 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics... [Read more]

PHOTOS: A peek inside the Museum of Flight’s new Aviation Pavilion

PHOTOS: A peek inside the Museum of Flight’s new Aviation Pavilion

Story & Photos courtesy resident Elston Hill: The Museum of Flight previewed its new, 3-acre Aviation Pavilion on Thursday (June 23) for the media. The 9-story high, roofed outdoor gallery doubles... [Read more]

Hi-Liners Summer Camps start Monday, June 27

Hi-Liners Summer Camps start Monday, June 27

Hey you! Yes, you. You look worried! Don’t be. Burien’s Hi-Liners still have room in their camps! But hurry. Summer theatre fun starts on Monday, June 27: 8 weeks of Camps (Ages 5–16) In... [Read more]

Free talk with Photographer Melissa McClain at Burien Arts Gallery Sunday

Free talk with Photographer Melissa McClain at Burien Arts Gallery Sunday

A Free Artist Talk with Photographer Melissa McClain will be held at the Burien Arts Gallery on Sunday, June 26, from 4 – 6 p.m. The Burien Arts Gallery is located at 826 SW 152nd Street in Olde Burien;... [Read more]