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Earn BATcoins via Burien Actors Theatre’s new ‘Whitmore Selfie Challenge’!

Earn BATcoins via Burien Actors Theatre’s new ‘Whitmore Selfie Challenge’!

Did you know that you can earn BATcoins by participating in Burien Actors Theatre’s new ‘Whitmore Selfie Challenge’? During the run of Church & State – which opens this Friday,... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Rain can be very beautiful

PHOTOS: Rain can be very beautiful

Courtesy Elston Hill comes these great photos he took Sunday morning (April 15) in his front yard after going for a walk. “Lots to enjoy now that spring is here. Be sure you are one of the many... [Read more]

Religion, guns, social media mix with politics in BAT’s dramedy ‘Church & State’

Religion, guns, social media mix with politics in BAT’s dramedy ‘Church & State’

Burien Actors Theater’s (“BAT”) production of the comedy-drama Church & State – which runs April 27 to May 20 – is a look at what can happen when religion, guns and social media mix it... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Orca whales frolic off Burien’s Three Tree Point

PHOTOS: Orca whales frolic off Burien’s Three Tree Point

Courtesy Elston Hill comes these great photos of Orca whales frolicking off Burien’s Three Tree Point on Tuesday, April 10. “About 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon. Must be transients. They... [Read more]

City of Burien hosting new Art Exhibits in downtown Burien through June

City of Burien hosting new Art Exhibits in downtown Burien through June

The City of Burien– in partnership with The Maverick Apartments and Merrill Gardens Senior Living at Burien – are currently presenting the works of Kathleen Skeels and Roxanne G. Fawcett until the... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: Moshier Spring Pottery Sale will be Saturday, May 5

SAVE THE DATE: Moshier Spring Pottery Sale will be Saturday, May 5

Twice a year the potters at the Moshier Community Art Center gather to sell their handmade wares, with the next event set for Saturday, May 5. Come to this amazing sale to find hundreds of items such... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Bees & Cherry Blossoms at Burien Town Square Park

PHOTOS: Bees & Cherry Blossoms at Burien Town Square Park

Courtesy Photographer Aaron Wells comes these great photos of bees and cherry blossoms taken on Friday, April 6 at Burien Town Square Park: Click images to view larger versions/slideshow: A Cherry Blossom... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Drizzle, fog and calm waters make for great photos

PHOTOS: Drizzle, fog and calm waters make for great photos

The drizzle, fog, and very calm waters continue – although expect a change with big winds on Saturday – providing a great backdrop to Elston Hill, who shot these great photos from and in Burien recently. Click... [Read more]

CALL FOR ARTISTS: Burien Arts-A-Glow Lantern Festival seeking Artists

CALL FOR ARTISTS: Burien Arts-A-Glow Lantern Festival seeking Artists

CALL FOR ARTISTS: Burien Arts-A-Glow Lantern Festival & Procession is seeking Artists: WHERE: Dottie Harper Park, Burien, WA WHEN: September 8, 2018, 5– 10 p.m. INFO: www.burienwa.gov/GLOW DEADLINE... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Artist Alexis St. John holding Moving/Art/Book Sale this Saturday

Artist Alexis St. John holding Moving/Art/Book Sale this Saturday

Artist Alexis St. John will be holding a Moving/Art/Book Sale event at her artist studio this Saturday, March 31. The event will run fro 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. at her studio, which is located at 615 SW... [Read more]

King County Council votes to provide oversight of 4Culture

King County Council votes to provide oversight of 4Culture

On Monday, March 19, the King County Council approved legislation that will provide enhanced oversight of 4Culture, the county’s cultural services agency. The final vote on Ordinance 2018-0086 was 6-3,... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Beautiful Tuesday morning sunrise as seen from Burien

PHOTOS: Beautiful Tuesday morning sunrise as seen from Burien

Did you see the sunrise Tuesday morning (March 13)? It was beautiful! Here are some photos – first, from Marc Milrod (click images to view larger versions/slideshow): And more, courtesy Robbie Howell:  Read More →

PHOTO: Great Blue Heron at Seahurst Park Beach

PHOTO: Great Blue Heron at Seahurst Park Beach

Courtesy Photographer Aaron Wells comes this awesome photo of a Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) captured on a warm Friday afternoon at Seahurst Park Beach in Burien (click image to view larger version):  Read More →

Meet Artist Nancy Bogni at Reception on Tuesday, March 6

Meet Artist Nancy Bogni at Reception on Tuesday, March 6

Meet Artist Nancy Bogni and see her portrait exhibit of various mediums – Acrylic, Watercolor and Oil at an Artist’s Reception on Tuesday, March 6. Her exhibit features portraits from around... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Cargo ship Zhen Hua 28 passes by Burien with an unusual load

PHOTOS: Cargo ship Zhen Hua 28 passes by Burien with an unusual load

A large cargo ship called the Zhen Hua 28 passed Burien’s shores slowly but surely on Friday afternoon, Feb. 23, all while hauling a very unusual load. The Hong Kong-flagged ship had four huge... [Read more]

WABI Burien’s ‘Art-n-Walk-n-Talk-n-Music’ will be Sunday, March 4

WABI Burien’s ‘Art-n-Walk-n-Talk-n-Music’ will be Sunday, March 4

From our friends at WABI Burien: We’ve got a special Walk-n-Talk day lined up for Sunday, March 4! Artist’s Reception for Danny Mansmith at the Maverick Apartments – 1:30-2:30; Northwest corner... [Read more]

B-Town Beat Art Walk seeking Artists; holding ‘Meet & Greet’ Wed., Feb. 28

B-Town Beat Art Walk seeking Artists; holding ‘Meet & Greet’ Wed., Feb. 28

The B-Town Beat Art Walk is getting ready to kick off its 2018 Art Walk(s), and they’re inviting artists and arts facilitators (venues, curators, etc.) to a ‘Meet and Greet’ event on... [Read more]

Artist Reception for Danny Mansmith will be at The Maverick Sunday, March 4

Artist Reception for Danny Mansmith will be at The Maverick Sunday, March 4

An Artist Reception for Danny Mansmith’s site specific art installation “Eight Doorways” will be held at The Maverick on Sunday, March 4, from 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Mansmith has been working... [Read more]

Significant new oversight measures for 4Culture proposed by King Co. Council

Significant new oversight measures for 4Culture proposed by King Co. Council

By Virginia Wright There is a very important piece of legislation before the King County Council right now which could have a profound impact on the local cultural economy: arts and heritage organizations,... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Predator bird, flowers…and a barge full of scrapped cars

PHOTOS: Predator bird, flowers…and a barge full of scrapped cars

Courtesy Elston Hill comes these great photos of budding/blooming flowers (was the Groundhog wrong?), along with a beautiful, gliding predator bird (perhaps an immature bald eagle?) along with a passing... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Mt. Rainier, Blue Heron & amazing red sunset

PHOTOS: Mt. Rainier, Blue Heron & amazing red sunset

Courtesy Author/Photographer George Matthew Cole comes these great photos that showcase the beauty of our region (click images to view larger versions/slideshow): A view of Mount Rainier from a neighborhood... [Read more]

REMINDER: Artist ‘Meet & Greet’ will be at Moshier Art Center this Friday

REMINDER: Artist ‘Meet & Greet’ will be at Moshier Art Center this Friday

REMINDER: The Burien Arts Commission is embarking on a new project to gather the artists of Burien together for a series of “Meet and Greet” events, and the first of these events will be this Friday,... [Read more]

4Culture’s next ‘Let’s Chat’ public meeting will be Tuesday, Feb. 20

4Culture’s next ‘Let’s Chat’ public meeting will be Tuesday, Feb. 20

Hello 4Culture – Let’s Chat 4Culture, King County’s cultural funding agency, offers project grants in arts, heritage and preservation every year, and on the THIRD TUESDAY of every month, from 10... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Point Ruston Ferry & Kite/Sailboarders sail past Burien on Super Sunday

PHOTOS: Point Ruston Ferry & Kite/Sailboarders sail past Burien on Super Sunday

Courtesy Elston Hill comes these great photos that show what was going on just off the shores of Burien while many were watching the Super Bowl on Sunday, Feb. 4. Click images to view larger versions/slideshow: The... [Read more]