Entertainment Section

REMINDER: ‘Music in the Park’ concludes Thurs. with Kim Archer & Band

REMINDER: ‘Music in the Park’ concludes Thurs. with Kim Archer & Band

REMINDER: Burien Parks’ ‘Music in the Park’ concludes this week with the summer’s final FREE concert on Thursday, Aug. 11 at Lake Burien School Park with old school soul, funk... [Read more]

PODCAST: Fire destroys new home; Jack Mayne commentary, more…

PODCAST: Fire destroys new home; Jack Mayne commentary, more…

Here’s episode #63 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]

Cheer on Obliteriders at ‘Orange Tunnel’ in Three Tree Point on Sun., Aug. 14

Cheer on Obliteriders at ‘Orange Tunnel’ in Three Tree Point on Sun., Aug. 14

From our friends at WABI Burien: On Sunday morning, Aug. 14, about 150 Obliteride cyclists will ride through Normandy Park and Burien on Day 2 of their 150-mile bike ride to raise money for cancer... [Read more]

Meet community Artists Friday night at Burien Arts Gallery

Meet community Artists Friday night at Burien Arts Gallery

Meet your community’s Artists tonight – Friday, Aug. 5, 5-8 p.m. – at an Opening Reception in the Burien Arts Gallery. Since October 2013, the Burien Arts Gallery at 826 SW 152nd Street in Olde... [Read more]

New local film examines lost work of missing surveillance whistleblower

New local film examines lost work of missing surveillance whistleblower

This week, Seattle-based EKE Pictures announced the world premiere release of The Periphery Project, Volume I, will be on IndieFlix, the membership-based global movie hub. According to Producer Steve... [Read more]

Enjoy unexpected new plays in Seattle Playwrights Studio Showcase at BAT

Enjoy unexpected new plays in Seattle Playwrights Studio Showcase at BAT

For about the price of a matinee movie theater ticket, you can see two brand-new plays from the creative minds of local playwrights during the Seattle Playwrights Studio Showcase in August at Burien... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: All-City Swim Meet at Normandy Park Swim Club

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: All-City Swim Meet at Normandy Park Swim Club

[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]

Burien’s annual Arts-A-Glow Lantern Festival & Procession will be Sat., Sept. 10

Burien’s annual Arts-A-Glow Lantern Festival & Procession will be Sat., Sept. 10

Arts-A-Glow, Burien’s Unique & Oh So Sweet Lantern Festival and Procession, will be held on Saturday, Sept. 10 at Dottie Harper Park. This is an annual, magical evening in the forest! Lantern... [Read more]

Congrats to local Pacwest Little League team for coming in 3rd in State!

Congrats to local Pacwest Little League team for coming in 3rd in State!

An amazing run came to an end last weekend for our local Pacwest 10-11 team at the Washington State Little League Tournament. After seven straight days of games in 100+ degree weather (whew!), these... [Read more]

REMINDER: Burien filmmaker at Burien Film Office Happy Hour Tuesday!

REMINDER: Burien filmmaker at Burien Film Office Happy Hour Tuesday!

REMINDER: Burien native Jeff Ferrell has been making films locally since 2008, and he’ll be the Guest Speaker at the next Burien Film Office Happy Hour, to be held this Tuesday night (Aug. 2), from... [Read more]

WABI Burien’s next ‘Walk-n-Talk’ will focus on Public Art on Sunday, Aug. 7

WABI Burien’s next ‘Walk-n-Talk’ will focus on Public Art on Sunday, Aug. 7

From WABI Burien: In keeping with our summertime tradition, come join the 4th Annual Burien Public Art Walk-n-Talk on Sunday, August 7, as we begin the SIXTH year (!) of our monthly walks. A few years... [Read more]

Burien Community Center hosting Artist Michael Dinning until end of Sept.

Burien Community Center hosting Artist Michael Dinning until end of Sept.

The Burien Community Center is hosting Spokane artist Michael Dinning until the end of September. Michael’s artwork is inspired by a wide variety of sources, from Italian Renaissance to Pop Art, Abstract... [Read more]

PODCAST: Recap of this week’s news; weather forecast; Jack Mayne & more…

PODCAST: Recap of this week’s news; weather forecast; Jack Mayne & more…

Here’s episode #62 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]

Annual Highline SeaTac Garden Ice Cream Social will be Sunday, Aug. 21

Annual Highline SeaTac Garden Ice Cream Social will be Sunday, Aug. 21

By Jennifer Muscolo The Highline SeaTac Botanical Garden is one of our area’s wonders. A serene respite for visitors and volunteers throughout the year. It features a Seike garden, which might remind... [Read more]

Finish up your art for ‘Community Art Month’ at Burien Arts Gallery

Finish up your art for ‘Community Art Month’ at Burien Arts Gallery

Kudos to the first artist’s submission for the August Community Art Exhibit at the Burien Arts Gallery, 826 SW 152nd Street: Way to Go Floyd Tokuda! He’s the first to submit his work. Now everyone,... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: FREE Family Fun Run will be Aug. 25 at Town Square Park

SAVE THE DATE: FREE Family Fun Run will be Aug. 25 at Town Square Park

A FREE, scavenger hunt style ‘Family Fun Run’ race for runners and walkers of all ages will be held on Thursday, Aug. 25 at Town Square Park. The run will run from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. at the... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Native American canoes ‘Paddle to Nisqually’ past Burien

PHOTOS: Native American canoes ‘Paddle to Nisqually’ past Burien

Up to 130 Tribal Canoe Families are expected to land at the Port of Olympia’s NorthPoint area this Saturday, July 30, for the annual ‘Paddle to Nisqually,’ and it appears that several... [Read more]

REMINDER: Jazz crooner Chris Anderson at Lake Burien Park TONIGHT

REMINDER: Jazz crooner Chris Anderson at Lake Burien Park TONIGHT

Burien Parks’ ‘Music in the Park’ continues TONGHT – Thursday night (July 28) – with a FREE concert at Lake Burien School Park from classic jazz crooner Chris Anderson! The free... [Read more]

Discover Burien’s 2nd annual ‘Boiling Point’ seafood boil & fundraiser is Aug. 13

Discover Burien’s 2nd annual ‘Boiling Point’ seafood boil & fundraiser is Aug. 13

Discover Burien’s second annual ‘Boiling Point’ seafood boil and fundraiser will be begin at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 13 on the beach of Seahurst Park. The event will include a magical night of... [Read more]

Burien youth programs a hit with teens – fun instead of being on the phone

Burien youth programs a hit with teens – fun instead of being on the phone

By Jack Mayne At least a couple of Burien teens credit a city-sponsored youth program with helping them make friends which one said was much better than spending time with a smart phone. At a special meeting... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears sock it to the Seattle Studs

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears sock it to the Seattle Studs

[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]

Local Girl Scouts make homemade ‘Survival Kits’ for Burien Police Officers

Local Girl Scouts make homemade ‘Survival Kits’ for Burien Police Officers

Local Girl Scout Troop #46548 surprised the Burien Police Department Tuesday morning (July 26), by dropping off several homemade “Survival Kits” for officers! “We had a visit from Girl... [Read more]

PODCAST: Burien vacating land to Port; school bond on ballot; weather & more…

PODCAST: Burien vacating land to Port; school bond on ballot; weather & more…

Here’s episode #61 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]