Arts Section

Local student art will be showcased in first B-Town Beat this Friday, May 4

Local student art will be showcased in first B-Town Beat this Friday, May 4

Celebrate the start of the 2018 B-Town Beat season by experiencing the visual and performing arts of our own talented Burien students this Friday, May 4. This free and open Music & Art Walk will take... [Read more]

Auditions for Hi-Liners ‘Into the Woods’ is Thurs., May 10; scholarships available

Auditions for Hi-Liners ‘Into the Woods’ is Thurs., May 10; scholarships available

Auditions for the Hi-Liners Musical Theatre’s production of ‘Into the Woods’ is coming up on Thursday, May 10, and some scholarships are available. This is a tuition-based program. College... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Splish splash – these birds were taking a bath!

PHOTOS: Splish splash – these birds were taking a bath!

Courtesy Elston Hill comes these great photos taken in his yard on Saturday of birds taking baths. “Love these cloudy and drizzly days for taking pictures.” Click images to view larger versions/slideshow:  Read More →

Sponsored Post ‘Shortcutz’ will Rock the Burien Eagles Club tonight!

‘Shortcutz’ will Rock the Burien Eagles Club tonight!

Looking for some fun to kick off the weekend? Join Classic/Alternative Rock ’n Roll Band “Shortcutz” starting at 7 p.m. at the Burien Eagles Club. All are welcome to come check out the band and The... [Read more]

REMINDER: Burien Actors Theatre’s ‘Church & State’ opens Friday night!

REMINDER: Burien Actors Theatre’s ‘Church & State’ opens Friday night!

REMINDER: Burien Actors Theater’s (“BAT”) production of the comedy-drama Church & State opens this Friday night, April 27! This dramedy takes a look at what can happen when religion, guns and... [Read more]

Highline United Methodist Church holding Spring Bazaar this Saturday

Highline United Methodist Church holding Spring Bazaar this Saturday

Highline United Methodist Church will be holding a Spring Bazaar this Saturday, April 28, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Multiple vendors will be on hand, with a mix of handcrafted soaps & lotions, jams... [Read more]

Earn BATcoins via Burien Actors Theatre’s new ‘Whitmore Selfie Challenge’!

Earn BATcoins via Burien Actors Theatre’s new ‘Whitmore Selfie Challenge’!

Did you know that you can earn BATcoins by participating in Burien Actors Theatre’s new ‘Whitmore Selfie Challenge’? During the run of Church & State – which opens this Friday,... [Read more]

Auditions for Hi-Liners’ production of ‘Into the Woods’ will be Thursday, May 10

Auditions for Hi-Liners’ production of ‘Into the Woods’ will be Thursday, May 10

Auditions for the Hi-Liners’ MainStage Production of ‘Into the Woods’ will be held on Thursday, May 10. James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim take everyone’s favorite storybook characters... [Read more]

National Children’s Day to be celebrated at Burien Library on Sun., April 29

National Children’s Day to be celebrated at Burien Library on Sun., April 29

Serving residents within 39 cities of its large and diverse service area, King County Library System (KCLS) will emphasize the importance of literacy for children from all backgrounds on Sunday, April... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Taste Northwest Cellars Wines at Tin Room Bar & Theater this Thursday

Taste Northwest Cellars Wines at Tin Room Bar & Theater this Thursday

SAVE THE DATE! April Wine Tasting! This Thursday, April 19: 5 – 7 p.m. Tin Room Bar & Theater Featuring Northwest Cellars Wines: I’M IN! Chardonnay 2016 100% Chardonnay Smell the melon, dried... [Read more]

Come support Hi-Liners at their Spring Bookfair Fundraiser Sun., April 22

Come support Hi-Liners at their Spring Bookfair Fundraiser Sun., April 22

Come support Burien’s Hi-Liners during their Spring Bookfair Fundraiser this coming Sunday, April 22 at Barnes & Noble in Tukwila. “Join us as we count down to our spring production of... [Read more]

‘Taste of Burien’ winners announced

‘Taste of Burien’ winners announced

Discover Burien’s ‘Taste of Burien’ event – formerly known as ‘Burien Bites’ – was held at Merrill Gardens last Thursday, April 12, 2018. At this annual event, local restaurants offered... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Rain can be very beautiful

PHOTOS: Rain can be very beautiful

Courtesy Elston Hill comes these great photos he took Sunday morning (April 15) in his front yard after going for a walk. “Lots to enjoy now that spring is here. Be sure you are one of the many... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Construction at Airport’s North Satellite Modernization Project

PHOTOS: Construction at Airport’s North Satellite Modernization Project

Story & Photos by Elston Hill The North Satellite Modernization Project is the expansion and renovation of the 45-year-old North Satellite facility at Sea-Tac Airport. We were privileged to take a... [Read more]

Religion, guns, social media mix with politics in BAT’s dramedy ‘Church & State’

Religion, guns, social media mix with politics in BAT’s dramedy ‘Church & State’

Burien Actors Theater’s (“BAT”) production of the comedy-drama Church & State – which runs April 27 to May 20 – is a look at what can happen when religion, guns and social media mix it... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Orca whales frolic off Burien’s Three Tree Point

PHOTOS: Orca whales frolic off Burien’s Three Tree Point

Courtesy Elston Hill comes these great photos of Orca whales frolicking off Burien’s Three Tree Point on Tuesday, April 10. “About 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon. Must be transients. They... [Read more]

REMINDER: ‘Taste of Burien’ will be at Merrill Gardens this Thursday, April 12

REMINDER: ‘Taste of Burien’ will be at Merrill Gardens this Thursday, April 12

REMINDER: Get your taste buds ready B-Town, because Discover Burien’s ‘Taste of Burien’ event – formerly known as ‘Burien Bites’ – will be held at Merrill Gardens this... [Read more]

The next ‘Pitch Pit’ Screenwriting Competition will be this Friday, April 13

The next ‘Pitch Pit’ Screenwriting Competition will be this Friday, April 13

The next “Pitch Pit” Screenwriting Competition will be this Friday, April 13, from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at Create!, located at 216 W. Gowe Street in the Kent Arts District. Here’s how it... [Read more]

City of Burien hosting new Art Exhibits in downtown Burien through June

City of Burien hosting new Art Exhibits in downtown Burien through June

The City of Burien– in partnership with The Maverick Apartments and Merrill Gardens Senior Living at Burien – are currently presenting the works of Kathleen Skeels and Roxanne G. Fawcett until the... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: Moshier Spring Pottery Sale will be Saturday, May 5

SAVE THE DATE: Moshier Spring Pottery Sale will be Saturday, May 5

Twice a year the potters at the Moshier Community Art Center gather to sell their handmade wares, with the next event set for Saturday, May 5. Come to this amazing sale to find hundreds of items such... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Bees & Cherry Blossoms at Burien Town Square Park

PHOTOS: Bees & Cherry Blossoms at Burien Town Square Park

Courtesy Photographer Aaron Wells comes these great photos of bees and cherry blossoms taken on Friday, April 6 at Burien Town Square Park: Click images to view larger versions/slideshow: A Cherry Blossom... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Highline High Pirates baseball team is loaded with Seniors this year

PHOTOS: Highline High Pirates baseball team is loaded with Seniors this year

The Highline Pirates Baseball team is loaded with Seniors this year! They are currently 7-1 in conference play, losing a close game to River Ridge on Monday before coming back to beat them in the last... [Read more]

Roadside Attraction Big Band Jazz will perform at Highline High School April 17

Roadside Attraction Big Band Jazz will perform at Highline High School April 17

Roadside Attraction Big Band Jazz – with Highline High School’s Band Director, Scott Babcock – will be putting on a FREE concert Tuesday, April 17 at Highline High School Cafeteria, from 7:30 9... [Read more]

PHOTOS: It was a cool and misty night at the 2018 Burien UFO Festival

PHOTOS: It was a cool and misty night at the 2018 Burien UFO Festival

Story & Photos by Julie Newcombe It was a cool and misty night — fewer sightings (and photos due to rain) than BUFO 2016, but that didn’t put a damper on the festivities — alien life forms,... [Read more]