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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]

CALL TO ARTISTS: Sound Transit Art Program is seeking Art

CALL TO ARTISTS: Sound Transit Art Program is seeking Art

The Sound Transit Art Program (STart) has identified many art opportunities to enrich the experience for riders using its transit systems, and has put out a ‘Call to Artists’ for Art. Sound... [Read more]

Burien welcomes new Art Spaces to town

Burien welcomes new Art Spaces to town

By Maureen Hoffmann Special to the B-Town Blog Have they caught your eye? Piqued your curiosity? Thanks to Merrill Gardens and The Maverick Apartments, Burien has innovative, new spaces devoted to the... [Read more]

Mixed media artist Robert Dean’s works on display at Burien Community Center

Mixed media artist Robert Dean’s works on display at Burien Community Center

The Burien Community Center is currently presenting the works of mixed media artist Robert Dean until the end of March, 2018. Here’s more info about the artist: Robert moved to the Seattle area in 1985... [Read more]

‘Meet & Greet’ Artist John Taylor at Merrill Gardens on Tuesday, Feb. 6

‘Meet & Greet’ Artist John Taylor at Merrill Gardens on Tuesday, Feb. 6

John Taylor’s artwork is on display at Merrill Gardens in Burien from January-March 2018, and there will be a ‘Meet and Greet’ reception with him on Tuesday, Feb. 6 at 3 p.m. The 8 exterior... [Read more]

‘A Gift of Music’ Art Exhibit Reception with Linda McClamrock is Wed., Feb. 7

‘A Gift of Music’ Art Exhibit Reception with Linda McClamrock is Wed., Feb. 7

Burien Arts Association will be presenting “A Gift of Music” Art Exhibit by Linda McClamrock on Wednesday, Feb. 7, from 6 – 7:30 p.m. NOTE: Burien Arts’ NEW Pop-Up Gallery location is the... [Read more]

Reception for Artist Juliette Ripley-Dunkelberger will be Friday at Scarlet Ibis

Reception for Artist Juliette Ripley-Dunkelberger will be Friday at Scarlet Ibis

A Reception for Artist Juliette Ripley-Dunkelberger will be held at Burien’s Scarlet Ibis Gallery this Friday, Feb. 2, from 6 – 10 p.m. In February and March 2018, Scarlet Ibis Gallery will be... [Read more]

Applications now open for Linda Dougherty Memorial Arts Scholarship

Applications now open for Linda Dougherty Memorial Arts Scholarship

In honor of Linda Dougherty, Burien Arts established a scholarship for graduating high school seniors going on to study the arts. Sadly, Linda passed away on July 7, 2015. Linda was an active member of... [Read more]

Burien Arts Commission holding first ‘Meet and Greet’ event Friday, Feb. 16

Burien Arts Commission holding first ‘Meet and Greet’ event Friday, Feb. 16

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. The first of these events will be held on Friday, Feb. 16,... [Read more]

Burien Arts Pop-up Gallery will feature Danny Mansmith; reception Jan. 9

Burien Arts Pop-up Gallery will feature Danny Mansmith; reception Jan. 9

Burien Arts Pop-up Gallery this month features Danny Mansmith, a celebrated local mixed media textile artist. The exhibit opens on Tuesday, Jan. 9,  with a meet and greet the artist at 6 p.m. hosted... [Read more]

Reception for Al-Abboud’s recent Art will be this Saturday at Scarlet Ibis Gallery

Reception for Al-Abboud’s recent Art will be this Saturday at Scarlet Ibis Gallery

9 Circles: Dante’s “Inferno” provided the inspiration for this work. Each circle contains an image that corresponds with a circle in the book, and these images are contained within the flesh of the... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Dramatic fog hides most of Puget Sound Monday morning

PHOTOS: Dramatic fog hides most of Puget Sound Monday morning

Courtesy resident Elston Hill comes these amazing photos showing the fog around our region. “The fog this morning reduced visibility in much of Burien to only a few feet and the Sound was completely... [Read more]

Monica Bretherton’s Art on display at Community Center through January

Monica Bretherton’s Art on display at Community Center through January

The Burien Community Center is currently presenting the works of artist Monica Bretherton until the end of January, 2018. Monica began her artistic career in Denver Colorado, where she exhibited sculpture... [Read more]

Burien Arts Pop-Up Gallery will feature Janet Price Art starting Dec. 1 at City Hall

Burien Arts Pop-Up Gallery will feature Janet Price Art starting Dec. 1 at City Hall

Burien Arts Association will be presenting a Pop-Up Gallery featuring the work of local artist Janet Price at Burien City Hall, 3rd Floor Lobby, on Friday, Dec. 1, from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. This exhibit... [Read more]

REMINDER: Buy local, buy handmade at Moshier Holiday Pottery Sale Saturday

REMINDER: Buy local, buy handmade at Moshier Holiday Pottery Sale Saturday

REMINDER: The annual Moshier Holiday Pottery Sale – with beautiful handmade items – will be held this Saturday, Dec. 2, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Moshier Art Center. Twice a year the potters... [Read more]