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REMINDER: Benefit screening of UFO film for Discover Burien is this Friday

REMINDER: Benefit screening of UFO film for Discover Burien is this Friday

REMINDER: A benefit screening of the locally-produced UFO film “The Maury Island Incident” for Discover Burien will be in one week – Friday night, Aug. 1 – at the Tin Theater, with the... [Read more]

REMINDER: It’s Shakespeare in the Park with ‘Othello’ at Dottie Harper Saturday

REMINDER: It’s Shakespeare in the Park with ‘Othello’ at Dottie Harper Saturday

REMINDER: Burien Arts Association will be presenting a FREE open-air Shakespeare in the Park production of GreenStage’s “Othello” this Saturday, July 26, at Dottie Harper Park, 421 S. 146th St.,... [Read more]

Filmmaker Megan Griffiths will be at Tin Theater for ‘Lucky Them’ Friday

Filmmaker Megan Griffiths will be at Tin Theater for ‘Lucky Them’ Friday

Seattle Filmmaker Megan Griffiths, who Directed “Lucky Them,” will be in attendance this Friday, July 25 at the Tin Theater for the film’s Burien showing. Griffiths will introduce the... [Read more]

‘Music in the Park’ continues with Latin music Wed. & Thurs. nights

‘Music in the Park’ continues with Latin music Wed. & Thurs. nights

REMINDER: Burien Parks’ ‘Music in the Parks’ concert series continues this week with two great Latin bands: WEDNESDAY, July 23 at 6:30 p.m.: North SeaTac Park with Grupo Son, a Latin... [Read more]

Highline High School grad Eliot Baker doing book signing Saturday, July 26

Highline High School grad Eliot Baker doing book signing Saturday, July 26

Highline High School grad Eliot Baker, who wrote a novel called “The Last Ancient,” will be doing a book signing at Burien Books this Saturday, July 26 from 1 – 3 p.m. “My book won my publisher’s... [Read more]

VIDEO: Flash Mobbers ‘Survive’ Saturday’s Olde Burien Block Party

VIDEO: Flash Mobbers ‘Survive’ Saturday’s Olde Burien Block Party

Courtesy Marty Conrad comes this video showing a Flash Mob performing to “I Will Survive” at Saturday’s Olde Burien Block Party:  Read More →

REMINDER: Olde Burien Block Party is this Saturday, July 19

REMINDER: Olde Burien Block Party is this Saturday, July 19

REMINDER: The annual Olde Burien Block Party will be held THIS Saturday, July 19, from 10 a.m. – 11 p.m. on SW 152nd Street between 9th and 10th Ave SW. Here’s the lineup: 12:00-1:00: Darrell... [Read more]

Normandy Park’s ‘Music in the Park’ summer concert series starts Sunday

Normandy Park’s ‘Music in the Park’ summer concert series starts Sunday

The Normandy Park Arts Commission invites you to Marvista Park this Sunday, July 20 for their first 2014 Music in the Park Summer Concert Series. Residents will be rocking out to A Cedar Suede Orkestra... [Read more]

REMINDER: Benefit screening of local UFO film for Discover Burien is Aug. 1

REMINDER: Benefit screening of local UFO film for Discover Burien is Aug. 1

REMINDER: A benefit screening of the locally-produced UFO film “The Maury Island Incident” for Discover Burien will be in two weeks – Friday night, Aug. 1 – at the Tin Theater, starting... [Read more]

READER PHOTOS: More stunning summer sunsets as seen from Burien

READER PHOTOS: More stunning summer sunsets as seen from Burien

BTB Reader Elston Hill sent us these photo of sunsets taken over the last two nights (click images to see larger versions): Elston took these from a viewpoint on 32nd Ave SW, above Three Tree Point. If... [Read more]

‘Turbo Turkey’ improv group to perform live comedy shows at BAT July 25-27

‘Turbo Turkey’ improv group to perform live comedy shows at BAT July 25-27

In partnership with Burien Actors Theatre, comedy troupe ‘Turbo Turkey’ will be performing a Live Comedy/Imrpvo show two times a day, three days a week on July 25, 26 and 27. This is a small... [Read more]

‘Music in the Park’ continues Wed. with Country & Thursday with Soul

‘Music in the Park’ continues Wed. with Country & Thursday with Soul

Burien’s 2014 “Music in the Park” series continues this Wednesday night, July 16, with country music from The Joy Mills Band at North SeaTac Park and sweet urban soul with the Darrius... [Read more]

White Center Jubilee Days starts with Carnival & Fireworks this Wednesday

White Center Jubilee Days starts with Carnival & Fireworks this Wednesday

White Center Jubilee Days – which starts with a Carnival and Fireworks this Wednesday, July 16 – will offer up a big bang fireworks show, live and loud music on the main stage, hilarious and amazing... [Read more]

PHOTO: If you thought Sunday’s sunset pic was amazing, wait ’til you see this…

PHOTO: If you thought Sunday’s sunset pic was amazing, wait ’til you see this…

Burien resident Ethan Janson created this amazing animated gif of ‘fire in the sky’ – aka lightning – over Vashon Island Sunday night (July 13), from his Three Tree Point viewpoint (click... [Read more]

PHOTO: Amazing Sunday night sunset from Burien

PHOTO: Amazing Sunday night sunset from Burien

BTB Reader Jim Branson submitted this amazing photo of Sunday night’s sunset, taken from Burien. As for the incredible colors in the pic, Jim tells us “that’s with no adjustments other... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Panoramic shot of Three Tree Point & other low tide pics

PHOTOS: Panoramic shot of Three Tree Point & other low tide pics

BTB Founder/Publisher Scott Schaefer – a huge fan of really low tides – ventured out to the very tip of Burien’s Three Tree Point beach during Saturday’s -2.9 low tide, then turned his... [Read more]

The B-Town film boom continues as new Web Series starts shooting in Burien

The B-Town film boom continues as new Web Series starts shooting in Burien

The B-Town film boom continues, as a new webseries called “Manic Pixie Dream Wife” has begun shooting in Burien. http://www.vimeo.com/97180958 Series Creator M. Elizabeth Eller is a proud... [Read more]

GreenStage to perform two FREE Shakespeare plays in Burien this summer

GreenStage to perform two FREE Shakespeare plays in Burien this summer

GreenStage is bringing its FREE performances of Shakespeare to Burien’s Dottie Harper Park again this summer. “With our production of Othello this summer, we will have completed every play... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Burien’s official ‘After’ Block Party will be Saturday, July 19 at Black Zia Cantina

Burien’s official ‘After’ Block Party will be Saturday, July 19 at Black Zia Cantina

The Official Burien “After” Block Party, where folks 21 and over can enjoy three great local bands, is set for Saturday night, July 19. “Had enough of Free Bird, Born to be Wild and ice cream eating... [Read more]

PODCAST: Learn about Blues & Brews artists ‘The Curtis Hammond Band’

PODCAST: Learn about Blues & Brews artists ‘The Curtis Hammond Band’

The 5th annual Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival is coming up on Saturday, Aug. 23, with a day filled with local blues together with a variety of fine brews from local breweries. This event is the... [Read more]

‘We All Have Stories to Share’: Grammy-Nominated Storyteller Visits the Northwest

‘We All Have Stories to Share’: Grammy-Nominated Storyteller Visits the Northwest

by Greg Wright Diane Ferlatte, the National Storytelling Network’s Circle of Excellence Award winner, will be a featured “teller” at this year’s PowellsWood Storytelling Festival. The first day... [Read more]

REMINDER: ‘Music in the Park’ kicks off with Pearl Django Thursday night!

REMINDER: ‘Music in the Park’ kicks off with Pearl Django Thursday night!

Burien’s 2014 “Music in the Park” series kicks off this Thursday night, July 10, at Lake Burien School Park with acclaimed jazz band Pearl Django, starting at 6:30 p.m.! So grab a... [Read more]

Burien Community Garden Green House has some new artwork

Burien Community Garden Green House has some new artwork

The Burien Community Garden has some new artwork – thanks to local artist Alina Gridley, the Green House at the gardens is now graced with colorful flowers, vegetables and a butterfly made from recycled... [Read more]

Opening Reception for ‘No Boundaries’ at Burien Community Center July 17

Opening Reception for ‘No Boundaries’ at Burien Community Center July 17

The Burien Community Center is now presenting “No Boundaries 2014,” an exhibit showcasing artists with disabilities, with an opening reception on Thursday, July 17 from 6 – 8 p.m. “No... [Read more]

First-ever ‘Awesome Kids Day’ is this Saturday at Burien Town Square Park

First-ever ‘Awesome Kids Day’ is this Saturday at Burien Town Square Park

The first-ever ‘Awesome Kids Day,’ a family event co-sponsored by the Burien Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department and Collins Chiropractic, will be held at Burien Town Square... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Readers share their photos & stories of the 4th in Burien

PHOTOS: Readers share their photos & stories of the 4th in Burien

BTB Reader Ethan Busse, 16, shared this great photo he took of the fireworks at Three Tree Point (click image to see larger version): New Burien resident Elston J. Hill also celebrated the 4th of July... [Read more]