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Paintings by artist Veronica Smith at Community Center through Sept. 30

Paintings by artist Veronica Smith at Community Center through Sept. 30

Paintings by artist Veronica Smith will be on display at the Burien Community Center through Sept. 30. The artists’ current paintings use personal materials picked for their connection or association... [Read more]

Burien’s Arts-A-Glow Lantern Festival & Procession will be Saturday, Sept. 6

Burien’s Arts-A-Glow Lantern Festival & Procession will be Saturday, Sept. 6

Burien’s unique and oh-so-sweet Arts-A-Glow Lantern Festival and Procession will be held Saturday, Sept. 6, from 5 – 10 p.m. at Dottie Harper Park (421 SW 146th Street; learn more about Dottie... [Read more]

Celebrate the 5th Anniversary of the Burien Library on Saturday, Sept. 13

Celebrate the 5th Anniversary of the Burien Library on Saturday, Sept. 13

It’s hard to believe it, but the Burien Library will be celebrating its 5th Anniversary soon, with an all-day party on Saturday, Sept. 13. There will be special performances by Brian Vogan and his... [Read more]

Free ‘Summer Sing’ coming to Burien Thursday, Aug. 21

Free ‘Summer Sing’ coming to Burien Thursday, Aug. 21

A free ‘Summer Sing!’ – hosted By ChoralSounds and SilverSounds Northwest – is coming to Glendale Lutheran Church on Thursday, Aug. 21. All ages are welcome to join singers from the Northwest... [Read more]

Burien Parks holding Free Family Fun Run – with prizes –on Friday, Aug. 15

Burien Parks holding Free Family Fun Run – with prizes –on Friday, Aug. 15

Burien Parks will be holding a Free Family Fun Run – with prizes – at Burien Town Square Park on Friday, Aug. 15. The Run will be from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m., with check-in at 5:30 p.m., and the big raffle... [Read more]

Two local filmmakers wrap production on new Sasquatch horror film

Two local filmmakers wrap production on new Sasquatch horror film

Two local filmmakers – John Portanova (Writer/Director) and Jeremy Berg (Director of Photography) – have just finished shooting a new feature horror film called “Valley of the Sasquatch.” These... [Read more]

Sponsored Post 34th District Democrats holding Dinner/Auction on Friday, Aug. 15

34th District Democrats holding Dinner/Auction on Friday, Aug. 15

The 34th District Democrats will be holding a Dinner & Garden Party/Auction – “Luau at the Lake” – at the TAF Bethaday Community Learning Center at Lakewood Park/Hicks Lake on Friday, Aug.... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: ‘Kids’ Day’ is coming to Burien Fire Station Saturday, Sept. 6!

SAVE THE DATE: ‘Kids’ Day’ is coming to Burien Fire Station Saturday, Sept. 6!

The annual Burien/Normandy Park Fire Department Kids’ Day will be held on Saturday, Sept. 6, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the fire station at 15100 8th Ave SW. “Come join us for a FREE day of fun... [Read more]

Frank Ferrante returns from Australia with more of Groucho Marx

Frank Ferrante returns from Australia with more of Groucho Marx

by T.M. Sell Frank Ferrante was afraid. Every actor with a pulse is a little afraid before going on stage, but it’s a kind of fear and excitement and adrenaline that most use to drive their performances.... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Blue Whale Bistro holding Grand Opening in Des Moines this weekend, Aug. 8 & 9!

Blue Whale Bistro holding Grand Opening in Des Moines this weekend, Aug. 8 & 9!

New Des Moines restaurant Blue Whale Bistro will be holding a Grand Opening this Friday and Saturday, Aug. 8 and 9, at their location at 22341 Marine View Dr South, Unit D, in Des Moines. “For the... [Read more]

‘Obliteride’ bike riders will pedal through Burien this Sunday, Aug. 10

‘Obliteride’ bike riders will pedal through Burien this Sunday, Aug. 10

Obliteride bike riders will be pedaling through our area – including Maplewild Ave SW, SW 152nd Street, and 4th Ave SW – this Sunday, Aug. 10, in an effort to raise critical funds to help the Fred... [Read more]

Sponsored Post ‘The Circus is Coming!’ starting this Thursday in Burien

‘The Circus is Coming!’ starting this Thursday in Burien

There’s nothing like a good ol’ summertime circus, and Burienites will have several chances to enjoy a showing starting this Thursday, Aug. 7 and continuing through Monday, Aug. 11. American Crown... [Read more]

Burien couple part of Seattle 48 Hours Film Screening Wednesday evening

Burien couple part of Seattle 48 Hours Film Screening Wednesday evening

Christine Kennedy and Christopher Stephan, both Burien residents, worked as part of team who entered the 48 Hour Film Project (48HFP), a competition where teams have only 48 hours to complete a film from... [Read more]

‘Music in the Park’ continues with symphonic & folk rock this Wed. & Thurs.

‘Music in the Park’ continues with symphonic & folk rock this Wed. & Thurs.

REMINDER: Burien Parks’ ‘Music in the Parks’ concert series continues this week with two great  bands: WEDNESDAY, Aug. 6 at 6:30 p.m.: North SeaTac Park with the Highline Community... [Read more]

4 talented artists, 4 different media at Burien Arts Gallery’s August Exhibit

4 talented artists, 4 different media at Burien Arts Gallery’s August Exhibit

The Burien Arts Gallery’s August exhibition features painter Jim Matthew, photographer Jane Day Lanning, ceramic artist Vicki Hamilton and mixed media creator Diane Baxter. Meet the artists at the... [Read more]

Local UFO film ‘The Maury Island Incident’ to be IndieFlix’ ‘original series’

Local UFO film ‘The Maury Island Incident’ to be IndieFlix’ ‘original series’

“The Maury Island Incident” – a short film that was shot locally in the Burien area last summer – has been turned into a 6-part original series and will premiere on Seattle-based IndieFlix,... [Read more]

Enjoy amazing 6-string violin music from Geoffrey Castle Thursday night

Enjoy amazing 6-string violin music from Geoffrey Castle Thursday night

REMINDER: Burien Parks’ ‘Music in the Parks’ concert series continues this Thursday night starting at 6:30 p.m. featuring amazing Electric Six String Violin music from Geoffrey Castle... [Read more]

It’s FREE Theater in the Park with ‘Around the World in 8 Stories’ Wed.

It’s FREE Theater in the Park with ‘Around the World in 8 Stories’ Wed.

Enjoy Theater in the Park this Wednesday night (July 30) with Teatro Minestrone’s ‘Around the World in 8 Stories’ at North SeaTac Park, starting at 6:30 p.m. Since performing here last... [Read more]

Sponsored Post ‘Gear Driver’ will be rockin’ Elmer’s Pub for FREE on Friday night, Aug. 8

‘Gear Driver’ will be rockin’ Elmer’s Pub for FREE on Friday night, Aug. 8

‘Gear Driver’ will be rockin’ Elmer’s Pub on Friday night, Aug. 8 from 9 p.m. to close with NO cover charge. Here are some videos showing the band in action: Here’s a link... [Read more]

Second annual Burien Public Art Walk-n-Talk will be this Sunday, Aug. 3

Second annual Burien Public Art Walk-n-Talk will be this Sunday, Aug. 3

“Only through art can we emerge from ourselves and know what another person sees.” - Marcel Proust What is Public Art in Burien? It stands tall on a pedestal at your side, adds pattern and color... [Read more]

Teatro Minestrone’s ‘Around the World in 8 Stories’ at North SeaTac Park Wed.

Teatro Minestrone’s ‘Around the World in 8 Stories’ at North SeaTac Park Wed.

Teatro Minestrone’s ‘Around the World in 8 Stories’ is coming to North SeaTac Park this Wednesday night, July 30! The traveling Italian theatre troupe that brought The Totally True and... [Read more]

The next B-Town Beat is set for Thursday, Aug. 7

The next B-Town Beat is set for Thursday, Aug. 7

The next B-Town Beat is set for Thursday, Aug. 7, from 6 – 9 p.m. in downtown Burien. Each business participating with visual art will also host an artist! The B-Town Beat is an independent not-for-profit... [Read more]

6th annual FREE Ice Cream Social and Concert with Ciscoe will be Aug. 17

6th annual FREE Ice Cream Social and Concert with Ciscoe will be Aug. 17

by Wendy Morgan and Jennifer Muscolo Due to a spirited fan demand, a Sixth Annual Free Ice Cream Social and Concert with a Silent Auction and Plant Sale will happen at the Highline SeaTac Botanical Garden... [Read more]

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

PODCAST: Learn about Blues & Brews artists ‘The Wired Blues 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]

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]