Arts Section

Northwest Symphony Orchestra’s Valentines Concert will be Tues., Feb. 19

Northwest Symphony Orchestra’s Valentines Concert will be Tues., Feb. 19

Northwest Symphony Orchestra’s Valentines Concert has been rescheduled to Tuesday, Feb. 19 at 7:30 p.m. at the Highline Performing Arts Center in Burien. It will feature guest conductor Huw Edwards,... [Read more]

‘Just a Kid from Ambaum’ – Burien’s Travis Thompson signs with Epic Records

‘Just a Kid from Ambaum’ – Burien’s Travis Thompson signs with Epic Records

Burien’s Travis Thompson – aka ‘Just a Kid from Ambaum’ – announced on Tuesday, Feb. 12 that he has signed with Epic Records. The ‘AMBAUM’ rap star first came to our... [Read more]

PHOTOS: More snow scenes from Burien

PHOTOS: More snow scenes from Burien

Courtesy Elston Hill comes some more snow scene photos taken in Burien (click images to view larger versions/slideshow): Read More →

UPDATE: ‘Good Bootlegger’ Smith Tower event postponed 1 month due to weather

UPDATE: ‘Good Bootlegger’ Smith Tower event postponed 1 month due to weather

Due to inclement weather, Monday’s ‘The Good Bootlegger’ presentation at the Smith Tower has been postponed one month, and will instead begin its three-part series on Monday, March... [Read more]

Sponsored PostSmall but mighty, Three Trees Books is now open in Seahurst!

Small but mighty, Three Trees Books is now open in Seahurst!

Have you noticed the charming new shop next to the Seahurst Post Office? This snug space is home to the neighborhood’s newest business – Three Trees Books! Owners Ingrid Miller and her husband Tim... [Read more]

Comedy-drama <em>Visiting Cezanne</em> opens at Burien Actors Theatre Friday, Feb. 15

Comedy-drama Visiting Cezanne opens at Burien Actors Theatre Friday, Feb. 15

Burien Actors Theatre’s (“BAT”) production of the comedy-drama Visiting Cezanne is a funny and inspiring look at artists–and how we find our way, and ourselves, when all seems lost, and it... [Read more]

PHOTOS: It snowed! How much more will we get, and for how much longer?

PHOTOS: It snowed! How much more will we get, and for how much longer?

It snowed in Burien overnight, and as of 10:45 a.m. it was still coming down lightly – good news if you’re a student who likes ‘Snow Days,’ or you just like to play in the white stuff. Of... [Read more]

PHOTOS/VIDEOS: Saying goodbye to the beloved ol’ Viaduct one more time

PHOTOS/VIDEOS: Saying goodbye to the beloved ol’ Viaduct one more time

On Saturday, Feb. 2, around 100,000 people walked, ran, hung out and cherished the historic Alaskan Way Viaduct one last time, as well as checked out the sleek new SR 99 Tunnel for the first time. It was... [Read more]

Burien Actors Theatre offering scholarships to Burien High School students

Burien Actors Theatre offering scholarships to Burien High School students

Burien Actors Theatre (BAT) is offering three scholarships to Burien High School students interested in pursuing an education in the arts. This year – with the assistance of King County Councilmember... [Read more]

Music photography at Burien Community Center in Feb.; reception Feb. 5

Music photography at Burien Community Center in Feb.; reception Feb. 5

The Burien Arts Association will feature the photographs of Kari Taylor in its February 2019 exhibit at the Burien Community Center, and will also hold an opening reception on Tuesday, Feb. 5, from 6-7:30... [Read more]

PHOTOS: The sunrise was great, but tonight’s sunset was better…

PHOTOS: The sunrise was great, but tonight’s sunset was better…

This morning we were able to view an awesome sunrise, and just when we thought we had filled our neurons with nature’s beauty comes a bookend sunset that was even more amazing. Elston Hill shared... [Read more]

PHOTO: Wednesday morning’s amazing sunrise as seen from Burien

PHOTO: Wednesday morning’s amazing sunrise as seen from Burien

Courtesy Marc Milrod comes this awesome photo showing the sunrise with Mt. Rainier as seen from Burien on Wednesday morning, Jan. 30, 2019 (click image to view larger version): Read More →

CLIFF’S EDGE: ‘He’s ba-a-a-a-a-ck…’

CLIFF’S EDGE: ‘He’s ba-a-a-a-a-ck…’

“He’s ba-a-a-a-a-ck.” “He” being “me,” as I attempt to relaunch “Cliff’s Edge,” the weekly column I was contributing to this blog until about... [Read more]

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: ‘My ultimate goal is to be on Broadway one day…’

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: ‘My ultimate goal is to be on Broadway one day…’

EDITOR’S NOTE: Cass Huff is a special needs student at Mt. Rainier High School. In 2016, she was named “Citizen of the Year” by the City of Burien.Hey B-Town Readers, If you know me... [Read more]

Sponsored PostDavid Templeton will perform in concert at Glendale Lutheran Church on March 1

David Templeton will perform in concert at Glendale Lutheran Church on March 1

Local musician David Templeton will play live in Concert on Friday, March 1, 2019, starting at 7 p.m. in the Glendale Lutheran Church Sanctuary. Here’s more info about this talented local treasure,... [Read more]