Entertainment Section

‘Treasure Hunt!’ WABI Weekday Walk will be Wednesday, Feb. 17

‘Treasure Hunt!’ WABI Weekday Walk will be Wednesday, Feb. 17

Aye matey! Come join the WABI Weekday Walkers on Wednesday, Feb. 17 at 9 a.m. for a treasure hunt through downtown Burien. Find the answers to questions like: Where are three places downtown I can find... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Celebrate ‘Birdfest’ at Advertiser Page 2 Books this Saturday, Feb. 13

Celebrate ‘Birdfest’ at Advertiser Page 2 Books this Saturday, Feb. 13

Advertiser Page 2 Books’ Birdfest event – to be held this Saturday, Feb. 13 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. – will feature a great lineup of experts and writers on birds: Gordon Orians, professor... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Pirate Wrestlers ‘Taking Down Pancreatic Cancer’

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Pirate Wrestlers ‘Taking Down Pancreatic Cancer’

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Back with more great work is our youngest-ever Contributor – 11-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has earned a Girl Scout badge in Journalism, and is also developing her skills for... [Read more]

PODCAST: Obama cites Highline Public Schools; change in weather & more…

PODCAST: Obama cites Highline Public Schools; change in weather & more…

Here’s episode #37 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics... [Read more]

Puget Sound Skills Center’s Digital Media Arts Dept. releases first Podcast

Puget Sound Skills Center’s Digital Media Arts Dept. releases first Podcast

Burien’s Puget Sound Skills Center’s (PSSC) Broadcast Communications department recently expanded its Digital Media Arts program to include radio and podcast production, and they just released... [Read more]

New ‘GRIT Found Challenge’ course coming to this year’s Cove to Clover

New ‘GRIT Found Challenge’ course coming to this year’s Cove to Clover

New this year – and to be staged before the annual Cove to Clover 5K – is the ‘GRIT Found Challenge,’ a pre-race event that combines obstacles and exercises to “test your mettle before... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Lady Pirates Basketball beat Evergreen Wolverines

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Lady Pirates Basketball beat Evergreen Wolverines

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Back with more great work is our youngest-ever Contributor – 11-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has earned a Girl Scout badge in Journalism, and is also developing her skills for... [Read more]

United Way’s ‘Fuel Your Future’ program hosting Valentine’s Family Day Feb. 13

United Way’s ‘Fuel Your Future’ program hosting Valentine’s Family Day Feb. 13

United Way’s ‘Fuel Your Future’ program is hosting a Valentine’s Family Day at the Burien Community Center on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.  This will be a FREE family... [Read more]

Annual Daddy/Daughter Valentine’s Day Ball is this Saturday, Feb. 6

Annual Daddy/Daughter Valentine’s Day Ball is this Saturday, Feb. 6

Burien Parks’ annual Daddy/Daughter Valentine’s Ball will be this Saturday, Feb. 6 at the Burien Community Center. Dance the night away with your favorite little girl. There will be two sessions... [Read more]

Premiere Burien Film Office Happy Hour plays to a packed house Tues. night

Premiere Burien Film Office Happy Hour plays to a packed house Tues. night

by Scott Schaefer The first-ever monthly ‘Happy Hour’ for the new Burien Film Office premiered to a packed house at the Tin Theater Tuesday night (Feb. 2), with over 50 film and arts enthusiasts... [Read more]

Art from Erin Algiers Segarra at Burien Community Center through March

Art from Erin Algiers Segarra at Burien Community Center through March

The Burien Community Center is pleased to present the works of local artist Erin Algiers Segarra through the end of March. Erin shifted her creative focus from writing to the visual arts while working... [Read more]

Post-Groundhog Day ‘Walk-n-Talk’ will be this Sunday, Feb. 7

Post-Groundhog Day ‘Walk-n-Talk’ will be this Sunday, Feb. 7

The groundhog saw his shadow this year, and it looks like he’ll be seeing it again this Sunday, Feb. 7, for another ‘Walk-n-Talk.’ Come on out and walk with your shadow and other walkers. Think... [Read more]

Burien Lions Club’s ‘Putting for Donations’ event will be Saturday, Feb. 20

Burien Lions Club’s ‘Putting for Donations’ event will be Saturday, Feb. 20

The Burien Lions Club will be holding a ‘Putting for Donations’ fundraiser event at the Burien Community Center on Saturday, Feb. 20. This will be an indoor Putt-Putt Golf event – with 9... [Read more]

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: Why my latest surgery was delayed…

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: Why my latest surgery was delayed…

EDITOR’S NOTE: Cass Huff is a 13-year old special needs student at Burien’s Sylvester Middle School. She is also our newest columnist… by Cass Huff Hey B-Town Readers! So, on February... [Read more]

PHOTOS: ‘Empty Bowls’ fundraiser raises over $19,000 for food banks

PHOTOS: ‘Empty Bowls’ fundraiser raises over $19,000 for food banks

The 2016 Empty Bowls fundraiser – held on Friday, Jan. 29 – welcomed 1,125 visitors, and raised over $19,000 for both the Highline Area and White Center Food Banks. “A huge thank you to all who... [Read more]

Three Tree Montessori holding screening of ‘Most Likely to Succeed’ film Thursday

Three Tree Montessori holding screening of ‘Most Likely to Succeed’ film Thursday

Three Tree Montessori School will be holding a FREE film screening of “Most Likely to Succeed,” a 2015 Sundance Film Festival selected documentary, on Thursday, Feb. 4, from 6:30 – 9 p.m.... [Read more]

Northwest Symphony Orchestra’s ‘Valentine’s Concert’ will be Fri., Feb. 12

Northwest Symphony Orchestra’s ‘Valentine’s Concert’ will be Fri., Feb. 12

Northwest Symphony Orchestra kicked off their Season this past October with a very successful family concert, and this season – their 29th – they will be featuring local women composers for a special... [Read more]

CALL FOR FILMMAKERS: Burien Film Festival now accepting ~5-minute movies

CALL FOR FILMMAKERS: Burien Film Festival now accepting ~5-minute movies

Burien Film Festival (BFF) 2016’s five­-minute short film contest will screen on April 1, in conjunction with the Burien UFO Festival! This year BFF will highlight Burien’s 17 neighborhoods. Movie... [Read more]

VIDEO PODCAST: Burien shooting most likely gang related; weather & more

VIDEO PODCAST: Burien shooting most likely gang related; weather & more

Here’s episode #36 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics... [Read more]

Robotics competition makes Science & Math fun for Boys & Girls Club members

Robotics competition makes Science & Math fun for Boys & Girls Club members

What do Skunks, ducks and robots have in common? They all make science, technology, engineering, and math fun! Members of Skunk Works, Aviation High School’s robotics team, have designed a robotics... [Read more]

‘Open Bite Nite’ fundraiser for CARES Animal Control will be Saturday night

‘Open Bite Nite’ fundraiser for CARES Animal Control will be Saturday night

The annual ‘Open Bite Nite’ fundraiser for Burien CARES Animal Control will be this Saturday night, Jan. 30 at the Burien Elks Lodge, starting at 7:30 p.m. There will be appetizers, n0-host... [Read more]

Enjoy the cool sounds of ‘Rat City Brass’ at BAT’s Valentine’s Concert Feb. 14

Enjoy the cool sounds of ‘Rat City Brass’ at BAT’s Valentine’s Concert Feb. 14

On Sunday, Feb. 14, enjoy the irresistible 21st-century musical stylings of the Rat City Brass while indulging in chocolate and champagne, beer or wine at Burien Actors Theatre’s Valentine’s Fundraiser... [Read more]

Mixed media, encaustic paintings featured in February at Burien Arts Gallery

Mixed media, encaustic paintings featured in February at Burien Arts Gallery

Laura Van Horne’s mixed media paintings and Corrie LaVelle’s encaustic paintings are featured in February at the Burien Arts Gallery. Meet Laura and Corrie during the Opening Reception on Friday,... [Read more]

Ignite your bustle with comedic Victorian love story at Burien Actors Theatre

Ignite your bustle with comedic Victorian love story at Burien Actors Theatre

A finalist for the Pulitzer Prizc, In the Next Room or the vibrator play is a touching and comical love story about a young doctor and his wife in the Victorian age, and it will run at Burien Actors... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Pirates Boys Basketball team wins in overtime

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Pirates Boys Basketball team wins in overtime

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Back with more great work is our youngest-ever Contributor – 11-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has earned a Girl Scout badge in Journalism, and is also developing her skills for... [Read more]

REMINDER: ‘Empty Bowls’ lunch & dinner fundraisers will be this Friday!

REMINDER: ‘Empty Bowls’ lunch & dinner fundraisers will be this Friday!

REMINDER: Burien’s annual Empty Bowls fundraiser will again hold Lunch and Dinner events this Friday, Jan. 29, at the Burien Community Center, raising money to benefit both the Highline and White... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Try new Advertiser Burien Fish House – ‘You’ll Get Hooked!’

Try new Advertiser Burien Fish House – ‘You’ll Get Hooked!’

Try new Advertiser Burien Fish House – “You’ll Get Hooked!“ That’s the motto of the newest Burien destination to fill your seafood cravings. But don’t let the name fool... [Read more]