Arts Section

Inaugural Burien PRIDE event draws huge crowd to Town Square Park Sat.

Inaugural Burien PRIDE event draws huge crowd to Town Square Park Sat.

Click images to see larger versions/slideshow: By Xanna Don’t Photos by Ann L. Brown On Saturday, June 3, Burien celebrated its first-ever LGBTQ PRIDE event at a packed Town Square Park.... [Read more]

Sponsored Post REMINDER: Shorewood ‘Streets of Garage Sales’ is this Saturday, June 3!

REMINDER: Shorewood ‘Streets of Garage Sales’ is this Saturday, June 3!

REMINDER: The annual Shorewood ‘Streets of Garage Sales’ is this Saturday, June 3, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.! The Streets of Garage Sales is a beloved annual event that takes place in the Burien neighborhood,... [Read more]

Burien Growthmasters 4801 Club hosting Open House on Thursday, June 8

Burien Growthmasters 4801 Club hosting Open House on Thursday, June 8

Burien Growthmasters 4801 Club will host an Open House to the public on Thursday, June 8, from 12:05 p.m. – 1:05 p.m. at Burien Evangelical Church. The theme of the meeting will be Inspiring Courage... [Read more]

REMINDER: Opening Day is Saturday for the Des Moines Farmers Market!

REMINDER: Opening Day is Saturday for the Des Moines Farmers Market!

Opening Day is this Saturday (June 3) for the Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market! Joining our many regular vendors will be some new ones and the now famous Food Truck-In, with lots of delicious menus... [Read more]

The first-ever Burien PRIDE Festival is this Saturday at Town Square Park

The first-ever Burien PRIDE Festival is this Saturday at Town Square Park

The first-ever Burien PRIDE Festival will be this Saturday, June 3 at Town Square Park. This free and open, all-ages event will run from 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. at the park, which is located on SW 152nd... [Read more]

Burien Film Festival will kick-off with outdoor screening of cartoons on June 22

Burien Film Festival will kick-off with outdoor screening of cartoons on June 22

To open its 2017 event, the Burien Film Festival will be holding an outdoor screening of old-school silent cartoons with live musical accompaniment on Thursday, June 22. This FREE, all-ages event will... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Amazing capture of lightning strike as seen from Burien

PHOTOS: Amazing capture of lightning strike as seen from Burien

Elston Hill has done it again – this time capturing an amazing power of a lightning strike and its reflection in Puget Sound, photographed from Burien on Tuesday, May 30, 2017. “We seem to... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Great photos showcase region’s beauty through sunsets & tug boats

PHOTOS: Great photos showcase region’s beauty through sunsets & tug boats

Courtesy Elston Hill comes these great photos – all shot in Burien this last weekend – showcasing our region with beautiful sunsets, tug boats, barges and a sailboat (click images to see larger versions/slideshow): The... [Read more]

Burien’s Wild Strawberry Festival & Father’s Day Car Show will be June 17-18

Burien’s Wild Strawberry Festival & Father’s Day Car Show will be June 17-18

Burien’s annual Wild Strawberry Festival – a family-friendly event, filled with musical performances, games and activities for youth, vendor booths, and food trucks – will be held the weekend... [Read more]

Award-winning ‘Maury Island Incident’ film (& presentation) will be Sun., June 11

Award-winning ‘Maury Island Incident’ film (& presentation) will be Sun., June 11

The locally-produced, award-winning film “The Maury Island Incident” will screen – along with a presentation by filmmakers Steve Edmiston and Scott Schaefer – at the Northwest Film Forum... [Read more]

Reserve your Shuttle for Opening Day of Des Moines Farmers Market Sat., June 3!

Reserve your Shuttle for Opening Day of Des Moines Farmers Market Sat., June 3!

Wanolitto reminds all seniors that Opening Day of the Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market is Saturday June 3, so don’t forget to call three days in advance for the Sound Generations Hyde Shuttle door... [Read more]

Native American Spirituality Interfaith Conversations at St. Luke’s June 7 & 14

Native American Spirituality Interfaith Conversations at St. Luke’s June 7 & 14

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Renton will be holding a series of Native American Spirituality Interfaith Conversations on Wednesdays – June 7 and June 14, from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. – and all... [Read more]

Watch local Student Films at next Burien Film Office Happy Hour Tues., June 6

Watch local Student Films at next Burien Film Office Happy Hour Tues., June 6

The City of Burien will be the main guest as they present the winners of their recent Stormwater Film Contest at the Film Office Happy Hour on Tuesday, June 6. This free and open all-ages event will run... [Read more]

Former ‘Citizen of the Year’ Cassidy Huff nominated for 5th Avenue Award

Former ‘Citizen of the Year’ Cassidy Huff nominated for 5th Avenue Award

The 5th Avenue Theater’s annual celebration of musical theater in high schools across Washington State – which will take place on June 12, 2017 – has released its nominees, and former Burien... [Read more]

Next B-Town Beat Music & Art Walk will be Friday, June 2

Next B-Town Beat Music & Art Walk will be Friday, June 2

Take an evening stroll on Friday, June 2 on SW 152nd Street between 4th to 10th Ave SW in downtown Burien to enjoy the next B-Town Beat Music & Art Walk. Numerous stores and restaurants will... [Read more]

Music4Life donates 37 instruments worth over $22,000 to Highline Public Schools

Music4Life donates 37 instruments worth over $22,000 to Highline Public Schools

During the month of February, March and April of 2017, local non-profit Music4Life delivered 37 ready-to-play musical instruments to Highline Public Schools, valued at $22,585. Included were four trombones;... [Read more]

Northwest Symphony Orchestra Music Director Anthony Spain wins award

Northwest Symphony Orchestra Music Director Anthony Spain wins award

Anthony Spain – Music Director of the Northwest Symphony Orchestra (NWSO) since 1987 – recently won the American Prize in Orchestral Programming Maestro Vytautas Marijosius Memorial Award in the Community... [Read more]

Pop-Up Art Gallery featuring Pop-Artist Denny Driver at Burien City Hall June 2

Pop-Up Art Gallery featuring Pop-Artist Denny Driver at Burien City Hall June 2

Burien’s newest Pop-Up Art Gallery show will feature Pop-Artist Denny Driver on Friday, June 2 on the 3rd floor of Burien City Hall. Meet the artist from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. All art is for sale and... [Read more]

Local Real Estate Agent paints tiny homes on rocks, leaves them around Burien

Local Real Estate Agent paints tiny homes on rocks, leaves them around Burien

Meredith Hailey (pictured, left), a real estate broker for Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest (a BTB Advertiser), paints doors and tiny homes on rocks, then leaves them around Burien. She is one... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Community Rummage Sale will be Sunday, June 4 at Normandy Park Cove

Community Rummage Sale will be Sunday, June 4 at Normandy Park Cove

A Community Rummage Sale will be held on Sunday, June 4, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Normandy Park Cove. The sale will take place inside and outside of the Cove Building. “Bargains will... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Sneak peek of Apollo exhibit at the Museum of Flight

PHOTOS: Sneak peek of Apollo exhibit at the Museum of Flight

On Thursday morning (May 18), Elston and Jackline Hill had the privilege of attending the press preview of the new Apollo exhibit at the Museum of Flight, which opens this Saturday, May 20. The centerpiece... [Read more]

REMINDER: Normandy Park Arts Festival is this weekend!

REMINDER: Normandy Park Arts Festival is this weekend!

Poster art by 2016 arts festival “People’s Choice” award winner Crystal Campbell REMINDER: The Normandy Park Arts Festival will be held this weekend – May 20-21, 2017 – with an Art Show/Competition... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Pirates boys soccer wins exciting playoff game

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Pirates boys soccer wins exciting playoff game

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Now in her third 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]

Sponsored Post Taste Wines from Yakima Valley at Tin Room’s Wine Tasting this Thursday

Taste Wines from Yakima Valley at Tin Room’s Wine Tasting this Thursday

From Advertiser The Tin Room Bar & Theater: *** SAVE THE DATE *** “Spring Fever” Wine Tasting ~ Thursday, May 18 | 5 pm~7pm Paul Rin Wines from the Yakima Valley Featured Wines Southern... [Read more]