Arts Section

Learn about ‘Birds of the Duwamish River Valley’ on Saturday, April 15

Learn about ‘Birds of the Duwamish River Valley’ on Saturday, April 15

There will be a springtime exploration of birds who make a living along the Duwamish River on Saturday, April 15.   After a presentation in the Longhouse, we will walk along the Duwamish River to... [Read more]

Highline Historical Society’s annual online auction fundraiser is now live

Highline Historical Society’s annual online auction fundraiser is now live

Left to right: Construction Manager Pat Patterson, Trustees Kitty Milne, Cyndi Upthegrove, Jeff Taylor and Bob Frey as demolition for the new museum at SW 152nd and Ambaum begins. The annual Highline... [Read more]

REMINDER: Poet Shin Yu Pai at Burien Library this Wednesday, April 5

REMINDER: Poet Shin Yu Pai at Burien Library this Wednesday, April 5

REMINDER: Discover the fascinating work that can result when visual arts and poetry collide when Poet Shin Yu Pai discusses the history of artist-poet collaborations at the Burien Library this Wednesday,... [Read more]

REMINDER: Steve Edmiston on film development, finance & more Tuesday

REMINDER: Steve Edmiston on film development, finance & more Tuesday

REMINDER: Local filmmaker Steve Edmiston will present “Adventures in the (short) film trade: lessons learned from the brave new world of independent film development, finance, and distribution” at... [Read more]

Local filmmaker Steve Edmiston at Burien Film Office Happy Hour Tues., April 4

Local filmmaker Steve Edmiston at Burien Film Office Happy Hour Tues., April 4

Local filmmaker Steve Edmiston will present “Adventures in the (short) film trade: lessons learned from the brave new world of independent film development, finance, and distribution” at the next... [Read more]

‘Drag Air’ fundraiser for local animal charities will be Saturday, April 8

‘Drag Air’ fundraiser for local animal charities will be Saturday, April 8

A fundraiser for local animal charities called ‘Drag Air’ will land on Saturday April 8, at 9 p.m. at Black Zia Cantina (15212 6th Ave SW). This is a 21+ fundraiser that will benefit The... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Recent storm over ‘The Brothers’ & Orcas in Puget Sound

PHOTOS: Recent storm over ‘The Brothers’ & Orcas in Puget Sound

Courtesy Elston Hill comes more great photos of the beauty of our region as seen from Burien: First, a storm hits ‘The Brothers’ peaks in the Olympic Mountains Saturday morning (click images... [Read more]

‘J. Edgar Hoover’s Flying Discs: Maury Island Incident’ at Norwescon April 13

‘J. Edgar Hoover’s Flying Discs: Maury Island Incident’ at Norwescon April 13

Local filmmakers and historians Steve Edmiston and Scott Schaefer will be presenting ‘J. Edgar Hoover’s Flying Discs: The Maury Island Incident’ at the 40th Annual Norwescon from 3 – 5... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Crows vs Raptors in the wind

PHOTOS: Crows vs Raptors in the wind

Courtesy Elston Hill comes these great wildlife photos taken in Burien on Monday, March 20. Elston says: “Yesterday it was windy. When it is windy, the raptors arrive. Strangely, a bald eagle and... [Read more]

Update on the Broadcast Communications program at Puget Sound Skills Center

Update on the Broadcast Communications program at Puget Sound Skills Center

EDITOR’S NOTE: South King Media Founder/Publisher Scott Schaefer serves as a Volunteer on the Advisory Board to this program: The Broadcast Communications (BComm) program at Puget Sound Skills Center... [Read more]

Has American politics always been so crazy? Expert will discuss Sunday at BAT

Has American politics always been so crazy? Expert will discuss Sunday at BAT

Back by popular demand – has American politics always been so crazy? Come find out from Cornell Clayton, Director of the Thomas S. Foley Institute for Public Policy and Public Service at Washington... [Read more]

Poet Shin Yu Pai will discuss artist-poet collaborations at Burien Library April 5

Poet Shin Yu Pai will discuss artist-poet collaborations at Burien Library April 5

Discover the fascinating work that can result when visual arts and poetry collide when Poet Shin Yu Pai discusses the history of artist-poet collaborations at the Burien Library on Wednesday, April 5. She... [Read more]

PHOTOS: What was that strange, bright shiny object up in the sky Thursday?

PHOTOS: What was that strange, bright shiny object up in the sky Thursday?

Did you see that strange, bright shiny object up in the sky Thursday? Well, courtesy Elston Hill and Aaron Wells come these great photos documenting the setting of that foreign body, which hasn’t... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Here’s proof that spring is near – Trilliums are starting to bloom!

PHOTOS: Here’s proof that spring is near – Trilliums are starting to bloom!

Resident Elston Hill and his wife Jackline managed to avoid some of the recent, seemingly relentless torrent of raindrops and capture some great photos of some local Trilliums just starting to bloom. “We... [Read more]

‘America’s Jukebox’ leads exciting spring lineup of South Sound Choral Events

‘America’s Jukebox’ leads exciting spring lineup of South Sound Choral Events

On April 9, 2017 at 3 p.m., SilverSounds Northwest (SSN) will present its Spring Concert ‘America’s Jukebox.’ Northwest Associated Arts’ senior singers put their best foot forward with... [Read more]

Whoops! Facade wall of old building being demolished for new museum falls over

Whoops! Facade wall of old building being demolished for new museum falls over

Story & Photos by Scott Schaefer Over this last weekend, as construction workers were carefully tearing down an old building on a lot that will soon be the new home for the Highline Heritage Museum,... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Mudslide at Seahurst Park affecting upper parking lot

PHOTOS: Mudslide at Seahurst Park affecting upper parking lot

Courtesy Elston Hill comes these photos of a mudslide in the upper parking lot at Burien’s Seahurst Park, taken on Tuesday, March 14: “Barriers have been placed to close off at least two-thirds... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Golden glow of a sunset & crow as seen from Burien Monday evening

PHOTOS: Golden glow of a sunset & crow as seen from Burien Monday evening

Courtesy Elston Hill comes more amazing photos of the golden glow of a March sunset on Puget Sound, as well as a crow (perhaps flying to roost in/near Tukwila?), as seen from his Burien home on Monday... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Art & Creativity Classes with Lory Newsom start soon at Lake Burien Physical Therapy

Art & Creativity Classes with Lory Newsom start soon at Lake Burien Physical Therapy

Ready to start a path to wellness? Many people express a desire to develop a wellness routine, yet many don’t fully realize the power of Art. The supportive, creative professionals at Lake Burien... [Read more]

REMINDER: Northwest Ale Fest fundraiser will be Saturday at The Cove

REMINDER: Northwest Ale Fest fundraiser will be Saturday at The Cove

Great Beer. Great Music.  Great Cause NORTHWEST ALE FEST The Cove, Normandy Park, WA REMINDER: Come see how you can make a big difference in the lives of orphaned children, all while sipping local beers,... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Just another dreary day in the rain in Burien :)

PHOTOS: Just another dreary day in the rain in Burien :)

Courtesy Elston Hill comes this photo gallery taken on ‘another dreary day’ in Burien: Another dreary day. Can you believe it? We just spent a month in Wyoming and Alberta. Cold? Yes. But it... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Over $65,000 raised at 13th annual Poverty Bay Wine Festival!

PHOTOS: Over $65,000 raised at 13th annual Poverty Bay Wine Festival!

Our friends at the Rotary Club of Des Moines & Normandy Park tell us they raised an “unofficial” total of $65,056 from the 13th Annual Poverty Bay Wine Festival, held March 3 and 4! “Last... [Read more]

REMINDER: Burien Film Festival focus of Tuesday night Film Office Happy Hour

REMINDER: Burien Film Festival focus of Tuesday night Film Office Happy Hour

REMINDER: The 2017 Burien Film Festival will be the focus of the next Film Office Happy Hour, set for this Tuesday, March 7 at 6 p.m. at the Tin Theater. This is an open, all-ages, FREE event, and all... [Read more]

Arts, BEDP, Citizen of Year, CARES & more on agenda for Monday council

Arts, BEDP, Citizen of Year, CARES & more on agenda for Monday council

Here’s what’s on the agenda for Monday night’s (March 6) Burien City Council meeting: The Council will hold a Special Meeting starting at 6 p.m. in the Council Chambers for the purpose... [Read more]