Arts Section

PHOTOS: Great Blue Heron spotted at Burien’s Three Tree Point Saturday

PHOTOS: Great Blue Heron spotted at Burien’s Three Tree Point Saturday

Courtesy Photographer Aaron Wells comes these great photos of a Great Blue Heron spotted at Burien’s Three Tree Point on Saturday afternoon, July 29 (click images to see larger versions/slideshow): A... [Read more]

REMINDER: See ‘Coyote Tails’ for FREE this Saturday at New Start High School

REMINDER: See ‘Coyote Tails’ for FREE this Saturday at New Start High School

REMINDER: There’s a FREE family-friendly outdoor ‘Theatre in the Park’ performance in Burien this Saturday, July 29, at 2 p.m. – “Coyote Tails” – at the New Start Community... [Read more]

CLIFF’S EDGE: A few leftovers from my discussion on libraries…

CLIFF’S EDGE: A few leftovers from my discussion on libraries…

I thought you and I had a healthy conversation around the table last Friday as we chewed on the topic of local libraries and their continued value in this age of evolving media. I thought this weekend... [Read more]

Area will be featured in international tourism video for Seattle Southside RTA

Area will be featured in international tourism video for Seattle Southside RTA

The Seattle Southside region – including Burien – will get some star treatment through this Saturday (July 29) when Brand USA will be filming for a series of short videos aimed at attracting international... [Read more]

REMINDER: See ‘Coyote Tails’ play for FREE Saturday at New Start High School

REMINDER: See ‘Coyote Tails’ play for FREE Saturday at New Start High School

REMINDER: The 14/48 Projects will be presenting ‘Coyote Tails’ – its FREE annual Summer Park Show for children and adults alike – at 2 p.m. this Saturday, July 29! This play will be performed... [Read more]

VIDEO: Cassidy Huff performs original song ‘Farewells and Goodbyes’

VIDEO: Cassidy Huff performs original song ‘Farewells and Goodbyes’

From our Columnist (former Burien “Citizen of the Year”) Cassidy Huff: “Hey guys! I have a new original out on YouTube called Farewells and Goodbyes. It’s my first original that... [Read more]

‘Music in the Park’ continues with 85th Street Big Band Thursday night

‘Music in the Park’ continues with 85th Street Big Band Thursday night

REMINDER: Burien’s ‘Music in the Park’ continues this Thursday night, July 27, with swingin’ sounds from the 85th Street Big Band! The free, live outdoor performance will be from... [Read more]

Rock Painting Party will be at Classic Eats this Thursday, July 27

Rock Painting Party will be at Classic Eats this Thursday, July 27

Rock Painting Party this Thursday at Classic Eats restaurant! Meredith Hailey of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices has eight spaces available for any adult thinking of joining the Burien Rocks painting group. No... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Last chance to see Highline Bears this year is next Friday

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Last chance to see Highline Bears this year is next Friday

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Now in her third year(!) with more great work is our youngest-ever Contributor – 13-year old Isabel Herbruger – Local Girl Scout, 4-H member, and aspiring photojournalist. We encourage... [Read more]

Katalia’s Community Corner: Meet Shirley Hays of the Forest Fairy Bakery

Katalia’s Community Corner: Meet Shirley Hays of the Forest Fairy Bakery

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Please welcome our newest Writer, 17-year old Katalia Alexander, a journalism student at Mt. Rainier High School who nearly single-handedly led a successful effort to revive the school’s... [Read more]

PHOTOS: ‘Balloon Glow’ kicks off Carnival Days, which runs through Sun.

PHOTOS: ‘Balloon Glow’ kicks off Carnival Days, which runs through Sun.

Courtesy Elston Hill comes these great photos of Thursday night’s ‘Balloon Glow’ kick-off event of Discover Burien’s Carnival Days, which continues through Sunday at Puget Sound... [Read more]

CLIFF’S EDGE: If you haven’t visited a public library lately, I encourage you to do so

CLIFF’S EDGE: If you haven’t visited a public library lately, I encourage you to do so

If you haven’t visited a public library lately, as I hadn’t until this week, I encourage you to do so. If you happen to have children or grandchildren, invite them along. There’s a lot going on... [Read more]

The next B-Town Beat Music & Art Walk will be Friday, Aug. 4

The next B-Town Beat Music & Art Walk will be Friday, Aug. 4

The next B-Town Beat Music and Art Walk will be held from 6 – 9 p.m. on Friday, August 4, throughout downtown Burien on SW 152nd Street between 4th and 10th Ave SW. Taste the arts, culture and charming... [Read more]

See ‘Coyote Tails’ play for FREE this Saturday at Dottie Harper Park

See ‘Coyote Tails’ play for FREE this Saturday at Dottie Harper Park

The 14/48 Projects returns with ‘Coyote Tails’ – its FREE annual Summer Park Show for children and adults alike at 2 p.m. this Saturday, July 22! This play will be performed outside in Burien’s... [Read more]

‘Music in the Park’ continues with country from Missy G Band Thursday night

‘Music in the Park’ continues with country from Missy G Band Thursday night

REMINDER: Burien’s ‘Music in the Park’ continues this Thursday night, July 20, with live country music from the Missy G Country Band! The free, live outdoor performance will be from... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Taste wines from Italy this Thursday at Tin Room Bar & Theater

Taste wines from Italy this Thursday at Tin Room Bar & Theater

From Advertiser The Tin Room Bar & Theater: A Wine Tasting will be held this Thursday, July 20, from 5 – 7 p.m. at the Tin Rom Bar & Theater. This month’s tasting will feature wines from... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Green algae is blooming in Puget Sound off the shores of Burien

PHOTOS: Green algae is blooming in Puget Sound off the shores of Burien

Courtesy Elston Hill comes these photos – taken on Monday, July 17 – that show green algae blooms on the surface of Puget Sound off the shores of Burien. “Tides and wind bring it in and out past... [Read more]

FREE ‘Artshops’ workshops for kids will start Thursday, July 27 at Burien Library

FREE ‘Artshops’ workshops for kids will start Thursday, July 27 at Burien Library

‘Artshops’ is a FREE hands-on arts workshop time for elementary aged students, co-sponsored by the Burien Library and with support from the City of Burien Parks, Rec. and Culture. All materials... [Read more]

See ‘Richard II’ free at Shakespeare in the Park on Saturday, Aug. 5

See ‘Richard II’ free at Shakespeare in the Park on Saturday, Aug. 5

Burien Arts will be presenting ‘Richard II’ as part of its 2017 Shakespeare in the Park series on Saturday, Aug. 5 at Lake Burien School Memorial Park. The outdoor performance will run from... [Read more]

Workshop on marketing, engagement & more at Film Office Happy Hour Aug. 1

Workshop on marketing, engagement & more at Film Office Happy Hour Aug. 1

Photo by Lauren Max. Brad Wilke will lead an interactive digital workshop on marketing, audience engagement, and personal branding to help filmmakers at the Burien Film Office Happy Hour on Tuesday,... [Read more]

City of Burien awarding $150 prizes in new #BurienSummer Photo Contest

City of Burien awarding $150 prizes in new #BurienSummer Photo Contest

The City of Burien on Friday (July 14) announced that it’s holding a #BurienSummer Photo Contest, with a deadline to enter of Sept. 4, 2017: Enter the #BurienSummer Photo Contest! What are the... [Read more]

CLIFF’S EDGE: I’m still encouraging students to go into journalism

CLIFF’S EDGE: I’m still encouraging students to go into journalism

A few years back, about the time I retired from teaching journalism, I became comfortable with a question my former newspaper colleagues would frequently ask, often from behind a sneer: Are you still... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Numerous responders perform in emergency exercise at Sea-Tac

PHOTOS: Numerous responders perform in emergency exercise at Sea-Tac

Story & Photos by Elston Hill On Wednesday, July 12, a mock fuselage was placed on the north end of the runway at Sea-Tac Airport as part of an emergency exercise. The fuselage was part of a Boeing... [Read more]

REMINDER: Olde Burien Block Party will rock the block all day this Saturday!

REMINDER: Olde Burien Block Party will rock the block all day this Saturday!

REMINDER: The annual Olde Burien Block party is set for all day this Saturday, July 15! The street will be closed from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. – come down to SW 152nd Street between Ambaum Blvd. SW and... [Read more]