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COUPON: Save $5 off psychological thriller <i>The Letters</i> at BAT; opens Friday

COUPON: Save $5 off psychological thriller The Letters at BAT; opens Friday

Burien Actors Theatre’s next production, the psychological thriller The Letters, opens this FRIDAY night, April 8, and runs through May 1. This production will feature live music performed pre-show... [Read more]

PHOTO: Two large cargo ships pass each other near Three Tree Point

PHOTO: Two large cargo ships pass each other near Three Tree Point

Courtesy resident Elston Hill comes this great photo of two large cargo ships passing each other near Burien’s Three Tree Point – the Euro Spirit Ro Ro Cargo and the Evergreen Ever Excel – taken... [Read more]

Northwest Symphony Orchestra’s season finale will be Saturday, April 30

Northwest Symphony Orchestra’s season finale will be Saturday, April 30

Northwest Symphony Orchestra will conclude its Season with a performance on Saturday April 30, starting at 8 p.m. at the Highline Performing Arts Center in Burien. The program will feature Sinfonia by... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: Moshier Spring Pottery Sale will be Saturday, May 7

SAVE THE DATE: Moshier Spring Pottery Sale will be Saturday, May 7

The annual Moshier Spring Pottery Sale will be held on Saturday, May 7, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Moshier Art Center, located at 430 S. 156th Street. Twice a year the potters at the Moshier Community... [Read more]

Burien Film Festival winners announced; will be featured at Tuesday Happy Hour

Burien Film Festival winners announced; will be featured at Tuesday Happy Hour

The winners of the 2nd annual Burien Film Festival were awarded at the event Friday night (April 1), and (“the envelope please…“) they are: Best Film: Harlon, Meet Lea Second Place:... [Read more]

Burien Artist Robert Dean exhibiting 9 large scale prints at Community Center

Burien Artist Robert Dean exhibiting 9 large scale prints at Community Center

Burien Artist Robert Dean has nine large scale (one of a kind) prints on display at the Burien Community Center until May 31. Relief prints by Robert are produced with acrylic paint on paper, and are... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Scenes from the wild, wacky & out-of-this-world Burien UFO Festival

PHOTOS: Scenes from the wild, wacky & out-of-this-world Burien UFO Festival

Perfect weather and a packed block of fun-seeking, energetic people jammed Olde Burien for Friday night’s 3rd annual Burien UFO Festival, founded, organized and managed by John White and Shelli Park... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Alien Abduction attempt foiled at Burien UFO Festival

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Alien Abduction attempt foiled at Burien UFO Festival

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Back with more great work is our youngest-ever Contributor – 11-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has earned a Girl Scout badge in Journalism, and is also developing her skills for... [Read more]

PODCAST: SeaTac City Manager on leave; Burien parking law upsets some…

PODCAST: SeaTac City Manager on leave; Burien parking law upsets some…

Here’s episode #45 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]

PHOTO: Strange ‘Halo’ photographed from kayak off Burien’s Three Tree Point

PHOTO: Strange ‘Halo’ photographed from kayak off Burien’s Three Tree Point

Resident Adam E. Levy shares this photo he took, showing “an interesting halo that formed over Three Tree Point yesterday morning (Thursday, March 31) as taken from my kayak.”: According... [Read more]

Local Artist forms group to perform ‘Live Spray Paint Show’ during BUFO Friday

Local Artist forms group to perform ‘Live Spray Paint Show’ during BUFO Friday

Local Artist Sam Sneke and his group have been provided a giant wall measuring 8′ high x 32′ feet long to paint during the Burien UFO & Film Festival this Friday night, April 1. Both events... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Page 2 Books has the cool Socks to wear to Friday’s Burien UFO Festival!

Page 2 Books has the cool Socks to wear to Friday’s Burien UFO Festival!

The Burien UFO Festival is this Friday night (April 1, starting at 6 p.m.), and Page 2 Books has these cool socks to go along with it: Also pictured with an alien theme is a pencil case and children’s... [Read more]

SilverSounds NW proves you’re ‘Never Too Old to Rock’ with April 17 concert

SilverSounds NW proves you’re ‘Never Too Old to Rock’ with April 17 concert

SilverSounds Northwest believes that you’re never too old to rock ‘n roll, and on Sunday, April 17, more than 60 fun-loving retirees, ranging in age from 60 to 87, will present a high energy show... [Read more]

Psychological thriller <i>The Letters</i> creates suspense at Burien Actors Theatre

Psychological thriller The Letters creates suspense at Burien Actors Theatre

Burien Actors Theatre’s next production, the psychological thriller The Letters, performs April 8 through May 1. This production will feature live music performed pre-show and at intermission, specialty... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Wow…what a Sunset that was!

PHOTOS: Wow…what a Sunset that was!

Did you see the Sunset Tuesday night (March 29)? Wow! Resident Elston Hill shares these great photos of our local beauty at its finest (click images to see larger versions/slideshow):  Read More →

REMINDER: Next Burien Film Office ‘Happy Hour’ is Tuesday night, April 5

REMINDER: Next Burien Film Office ‘Happy Hour’ is Tuesday night, April 5

REMINDER: The next Burien Film Office Happy Hour will be next Tuesday (April 5), from 5:30 – 7 p.m. at the Tin Theater in Olde Burien. This is an open, free and all-ages event, and all filmmakers, film... [Read more]

Meet Burien Arts Gallery’s April artists on festive April Fools this Friday night

Meet Burien Arts Gallery’s April artists on festive April Fools this Friday night

By Greta Dutton ​By Julie Jacobson The forecast is for fair weather but it will be “Gray Sky” at the Burien Arts Gallery this Friday evening for April Fools Day. Come meet Gray Sky Studio Artists... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: Normandy Park ‘Festival of the Arts’ is coming May 14-15

SAVE THE DATE: Normandy Park ‘Festival of the Arts’ is coming May 14-15

Greetings and salutations to all Artists and supporters of the Arts! The city of Normandy Park and the Normandy Park Arts Commission is happy to announce the 2016 Normandy Park Festival of the Arts!... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Huge car-carrying ship, double rainbow spotted off Three Tree Point

PHOTOS: Huge car-carrying ship, double rainbow spotted off Three Tree Point

It was a very scenic weekend in Burien, with plenty of showers, squalls and sun breaks – as well as some great photos – the first a pic of a huge car-carrying cargo ship called ‘The Grand Eagle,’... [Read more]

REMINDER: ‘Sunny & 63’ for Burien UFO & Film Festival on Friday night, April 1

REMINDER: ‘Sunny & 63’ for Burien UFO & Film Festival on Friday night, April 1

REMINDER: The Burien UFO & Film Festival is set to land in Olde Burien, starting at 6 p.m. on Friday, April 1! The Weather Peeps are calling for ‘Sunny, with a high near 63‘ (!) on... [Read more]

PODCAST: Help needed to solve drive-by shooting; Jack Mayne Commentary…

PODCAST: Help needed to solve drive-by shooting; Jack Mayne Commentary…

Here’s episode #43 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 BY ISABEL: Track & Field Jamboree at Highline Memorial Stadium

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Track & Field Jamboree at Highline Memorial Stadium

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Back with more great work is our youngest-ever Contributor – 11-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has earned a Girl Scout badge in Journalism, and is also developing her skills for... [Read more]

PHOTOS: The full Moon sets, as seen from Burien

PHOTOS: The full Moon sets, as seen from Burien

Resident Elston Hill photographed a recent full Moon from Burien as it set over our western neighbors of Vashon and the Olympic peninsula (click images to see larger versions):  Read More →