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REMINDER: Zombie Fest is SATURDAY at Normandy Park Towne Center!

REMINDER: Zombie Fest is SATURDAY at Normandy Park Towne Center!

Mackenzie Bull won the 2015 kid’s costume contest with this amazing, haunting look. Photo by Scott Schaefer. REMINDER: Join 2,000+ zombies this Saturday, Sept. 17 for Zombie Fest Northwest, a free, FUN... [Read more]

CALL FOR ARTISTS: ‘Vision 20/20’ – Burien’s biggest art sale – is seeking Art!

CALL FOR ARTISTS: ‘Vision 20/20’ – Burien’s biggest art sale – is seeking Art!

CALL FOR ARTISTS: Burien Arts Association is looking for additional talented artists to show their work at ‘Vision 20/20’ – Burien’s biggest annual art gala, being held on Saturday, Nov.... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Lady Pirates beat Eatonville Cruisers in soccer

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Lady Pirates beat Eatonville Cruisers in soccer

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Now in her second year with more great work is our youngest-ever Contributor – 12-year old Isabel Herbruger – Local Girl Scout, 4-H member, and aspiring photojournalist. We encourage... [Read more]

PODCAST: Man shot, killed; body found in airport restroom; Jack Mayne & more

PODCAST: Man shot, killed; body found in airport restroom; Jack Mayne & more

Here’s episode #67 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]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Ribbon cut at Burien’s new off-leash Dog Park Thursday

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Ribbon cut at Burien’s new off-leash Dog Park Thursday

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Now in her second year with more great work is our youngest-ever Contributor – 12-year old Isabel Herbruger – Local Girl Scout, 4-H member, and aspiring photojournalist. We encourage... [Read more]

All-day jazz party will swing into Burien on Saturday, Sept. 24

All-day jazz party will swing into Burien on Saturday, Sept. 24

The summer music festival season is not over – and the best is yet to come! The 8th annual Highline Classic Jazz Festival will swing into Burien on Saturday, Sept. 24, from 3 p.m.-11 p.m. The all-day... [Read more]

Watercolor Workshop with Georgia Sumner at Burien Arts Gallery Oct. 1-2

Watercolor Workshop with Georgia Sumner at Burien Arts Gallery Oct. 1-2

A Watercolor Workshop with Georgia Sumner will be held at the Burien Arts Gallery the weekend of Oct. 1 and 2. Georgia – a former nurse and painter for many years – will conduct this workshop in watercolor,... [Read more]

Enjoy fantastical theater, delectable food at Burien Actors Theatre Gala Sept. 17

Enjoy fantastical theater, delectable food at Burien Actors Theatre Gala Sept. 17

Enjoy fabulous food, drink and theatrical performances at Burien Actors Theatre’s Gala Party & Show on Saturday, Sept. 17. From 6 to 9 p.m., be among the first to get a sneak peek into BAT’s... [Read more]

REMINDER: Locally-filmed ‘M.O.P.Z’ at Film Office Happy Hour Tuesday night!

REMINDER: Locally-filmed ‘M.O.P.Z’ at Film Office Happy Hour Tuesday night!

REMINDER: The hilarious and innovative comedy short “M.O.P.Z.” – filmed mostly at Burien’s Sunnydale Elementary School – will be featured at the next Burien Film Office Happy Hour,... [Read more]

Kids’ Day at new Burien Fire Station will be Saturday, Sept. 10

Kids’ Day at new Burien Fire Station will be Saturday, Sept. 10

KIDS’ DAY AT THE NEW FIRE STATION SATURDAY, SEPT. 10 • 10 a.m. – 3 p.m 900 SW 146th St. Burien The Burien / Normandy Park Fire Department will be hosting their annual open-house event on Saturday,... [Read more]

PODCAST: Man shot, killed at motel; Jack Mayne on airport noise & more…

PODCAST: Man shot, killed at motel; Jack Mayne on airport noise & more…

Here’s episode #66 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]

Burien’s Community Wellness Fair coming to Town Square Park Sat., Sept. 17

Burien’s Community Wellness Fair coming to Town Square Park Sat., Sept. 17

Burien’s annual celebration of healthy living will be held at downtown Burien’s Town Square Park on Saturday, Sept. 17, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Healthy activities for your mind, body and spirit will... [Read more]

Calling all Anglophiles – 3rd annual English Fête will be Saturday, Sept. 10!

Calling all Anglophiles – 3rd annual English Fête will be Saturday, Sept. 10!

Fête rhymes with PLATE and you will HATE to miss the 3rd annual English Fête on Saturday, Sept. 10, from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Renton. Festive village fetes are fairs,... [Read more]

The play’s the thing…BAT seeking new plays from Washington State playwrights

The play’s the thing…BAT seeking new plays from Washington State playwrights

Burien Actors Theatre is seeking submissions of new plays by Washington State playwrights for the 2017 Bill and Peggy Hunt Playwrights Festival. Both one-act and full-length plays are sought. Winning... [Read more]

Interested in Broadcast Communications? Puget Sound Skills Center has openings

Interested in Broadcast Communications? Puget Sound Skills Center has openings

DISCLAIMER: South King Media Founder/Publisher Scott Schaefer serves as a volunteer Advisor to the Puget Sound Skills Center Broadcast Communications Department. The Broadcast Communications Department... [Read more]

Prints by Robert Dean will be on display at The Scarlet Ibis Gallery during Sept.

Prints by Robert Dean will be on display at The Scarlet Ibis Gallery during Sept.

Prints by Robert Dean will be showing at The Scarlet Ibis Gallery during the month of September. The opening for the show will be during the B-Town Beat this Thursday, Sept. 1, from 6-9 p.m. The... [Read more]

Volunteers needed to help at Zombie Fest Northwest on Saturday Sept. 17

Volunteers needed to help at Zombie Fest Northwest on Saturday Sept. 17

Volunteers are needed for Zombie Fest Northwest, coming to the Normandy Park Towne Center on Saturday, Sept. 17! This is a festive community event that increases awareness about disaster preparedness,... [Read more]

REMINDER: Innovative film ‘M.O.P.Z’ at Film Office Happy Hour Tuesday, Sept. 6

REMINDER: Innovative film ‘M.O.P.Z’ at Film Office Happy Hour Tuesday, Sept. 6

REMINDER: The hilarious and innovative comedy short “M.O.P.Z.” – filmed mostly at Burien’s Sunnydale Elementary School – will be featured at the next Burien Film Office Happy Hour,... [Read more]

Meet acclaimed Alaskan Artist Sue Kraft on Friday at Burien Arts Gallery

Meet acclaimed Alaskan Artist Sue Kraft on Friday at Burien Arts Gallery

Come meet noted Alaskan painter Sue Kraft on Friday, Sept. 2 at the Burien Arts Gallery. Her Artist’s Reception is from 5-8 p.m. at the Gallery, 826 S.W. 152nd St. in Olde Burien. Kraft brings her... [Read more]

The Orchestra of Flight is seeking string players & percussionists

The Orchestra of Flight is seeking string players & percussionists

The Orchestra of Flight, a community orchestra based in White Center, is inviting string players and percussionists to join them for our new season, which begins Sept. 12, 2016. Rehearsals are Monday... [Read more]

Burien Actors Theatre auditioning for comedy ‘Sex with Strangers’ Sept. 10 & 12

Burien Actors Theatre auditioning for comedy ‘Sex with Strangers’ Sept. 10 & 12

Burien Actors Theatre will be holding auditions for the comedy ‘Sex with Strangers,’ on Saturday, Sept. 10, and Monday, Sept. 12. Written by Laura Eason, this new play will be performed from Feb.... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Blues & Brews Fest grosses over $64,500 in Des Moines Saturday

PHOTOS: Blues & Brews Fest grosses over $64,500 in Des Moines Saturday

The Rotary Club of Des Moines & Normandy Park’s 7th annual Blues & Brews Festival fundraiser grossed over $64,500 at Des Moines Beach Park on Saturday, Aug. 27. 100% of net proceeds will... [Read more]

Ribbon cutting celebration for Burien’s new off-leash Dog Park will be Sept. 8

Ribbon cutting celebration for Burien’s new off-leash Dog Park will be Sept. 8

Mark your calendars for a celebration at Burien’s new off-leash Dog Park on Thursday, Sept. 8 at 4 p.m. There will be a ribbon cutting, light snacks and fun. And perhaps some dogs having fun too…? This... [Read more]