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REMINDER: Bring carved pumpkins to ‘Night of 1000 Pumpkins’ this Saturday!

REMINDER: Bring carved pumpkins to ‘Night of 1000 Pumpkins’ this Saturday!

REMINDER: Be sure to bring your carved pumpkins and tea light candles to Dottie Harper Park this Saturday night, Nov. 1 to fill the park up with pumpkins for the ‘Night of 1000 Pumpkins’! The... [Read more]

Burien Arts Gallery’s November exhibit spotlights two unique Artists

Burien Arts Gallery’s November exhibit spotlights two unique Artists

Kalvin Zane Rutagengwa is a self-taught painter and sculptor who discovered his artistic talent as a 6-year-old boy in Rwanda. Tamara Stephas is a landscape painter and sculptor whose work is deeply... [Read more]

CALL FOR ARTISTS: Burien Arts Gallery accepting submissions for 2015-16

CALL FOR ARTISTS: Burien Arts Gallery accepting submissions for 2015-16

CALL FOR ARTISTS: BURIEN ARTS GALLERY now accepting submissions for the 2015-16 Gallery Exhibition Schedule. The Burien Arts Gallery, centrally located in downtown Burien, is calling for artists to apply... [Read more]

‘Night of 1000 Pumpkins’ will be Saturday, Nov. 1 at Community Center

‘Night of 1000 Pumpkins’ will be Saturday, Nov. 1 at Community Center

‘Night of 1000 Pumpkins’ is returning and will be held on Saturday, Nov. 1 at the Burien Community Center from 6-10pm. Entrance to the event is FREE. Wrist bands for unlimited carnival games... [Read more]

Locally-made alien & UFO films will screen at upcoming film fests

Locally-made alien & UFO films will screen at upcoming film fests

Two films made by Burien filmmakers will be screening at upcoming film festivals in Tacoma and Gig Harbor. The alien abduction thriller feature “The Device,” Directed by Burien resident Jeremy Berg,... [Read more]

‘Night of 1,000 Pumpkins’ will haunt Dottie Harper Park on Saturday, Nov. 1

‘Night of 1,000 Pumpkins’ will haunt Dottie Harper Park on Saturday, Nov. 1

The ‘Night of 1,000 Pumpkins’ will haunt Burien’s Dottie Harper Park from 6 – 10 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 1, as a fun family-safe celebration of Halloween and the Day of the Dead! “Bring... [Read more]

New Exhibit at Burien Community Center features local Artist Keli Sim-DeRitis

New Exhibit at Burien Community Center features local Artist Keli Sim-DeRitis

The Burien Community Center is now showing the paintings of local Artist Keli Sim-DeRitis through the end of November. Keli has been a graphic designer and artist for over 25 years. She has dabbled with... [Read more]

The October B-Town Beat will be Thursday night

The October B-Town Beat will be Thursday night

The October B-Town Beat will be this Thursday, Oct. 2, from 6 – 9 p.m. in downtown Burien. “Each business participating with visual art will host an Artist! Please come out and join us on Thursday... [Read more]

Fascinating exhibit featured in October at Burien Arts Gallery; reception Oct. 3

Fascinating exhibit featured in October at Burien Arts Gallery; reception Oct. 3

Artists Claire Putney and Kristie Smith bring their unique and fascinating artwork to the Burien Arts Gallery, located at 826 SW 152nd Street, in October. Artist receptions have been changed to the first... [Read more]

‘Sing & Sketch’ returning to Burien Arts Gallery Thursday night, Sept. 11

‘Sing & Sketch’ returning to Burien Arts Gallery Thursday night, Sept. 11

After a summer break, Burien Arts Association is back singing and sketching this fall. The first new informal Sing & Sketch session will be this Thursday, Sept. 11 at the Burien Arts Gallery, 826... [Read more]

‘Mantra’ – bringing visibility to Burien through the Arts

‘Mantra’ – bringing visibility to Burien through the Arts

by Shelli Park Recently, the B-Town Beat had the opportunity to host the French artist, ‘Mantra.’ Mantra is a self-educated artist who hails from Metz, France. Sam Sneke, one of the organizers... [Read more]

French Artist ‘Mantra Voz’ paints two new amazing murals in Burien

French Artist ‘Mantra Voz’ paints two new amazing murals in Burien

Two walls in downtown Burien just became a whole lot more beautiful – and valuable – thanks to French Artist Youri Cansell (aka “Mantra Voz”) – one in the Art Alley behind SW 152nd Street... [Read more]

The September B-Town Beat will be Thursday, Sept. 4

The September B-Town Beat will be Thursday, Sept. 4

The September B-Town Beat will be Thursday, Sept. 4, from 6 – 9 p.m. throughout downtown Burien. Each business participating with visual art will host an artist! Please come out and join us on Thursday,... [Read more]

Burien Arts Gallery’s September show to feature Kris Vermeer and Kim Bly

Burien Arts Gallery’s September show to feature Kris Vermeer and Kim Bly

Burien Arts Gallery September’s show will feature works from two exciting multimedia Artists – Kris Vermeer and Kim Bly, with an Artist’s Reception set for Thursday, Sept. 4…

Free face painting by Burien Arts to be featured at Arts-A-Glow Festival Sept. 6

Free face painting by Burien Arts to be featured at Arts-A-Glow Festival Sept. 6

What’s fun and free? Answer: Face painting by the Artists from the Burien Arts Association at the unique Arts-A-Glow Burien Lantern Festival and Procession on Saturday, Sept. 6! Burien Arts volunteers... [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]

Burien residents step up to replace sculpture stolen from Eagle Landing Park

Burien residents step up to replace sculpture stolen from Eagle Landing Park

Burien residents John White and Guy Harper – along with others – have teamed up to replace a sculpture (pictured above) stolen from Eagle Landing Park in February, and are planning on installing a replacement sometime this Fall…

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]

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]

Burien Community Garden Green House has some new artwork

Burien Community Garden Green House has some new artwork

The Burien Community Garden has some new artwork – thanks to local artist Alina Gridley, the Green House at the gardens is now graced with colorful flowers, vegetables and a butterfly made from recycled... [Read more]

Opening Reception for ‘No Boundaries’ at Burien Community Center July 17

Opening Reception for ‘No Boundaries’ at Burien Community Center July 17

The Burien Community Center is now presenting “No Boundaries 2014,” an exhibit showcasing artists with disabilities, with an opening reception on Thursday, July 17 from 6 – 8 p.m. “No... [Read more]

Start your 4th of July early at the B-Town Beat this Thursday night

Start your 4th of July early at the B-Town Beat this Thursday night

Start your 4th of July celebration early by joining your favorite local and regional visual artists and musicians at the B-Town Beat Music and Art Walk this Thursday, July 3, from 6 – 9 p.m. For more... [Read more]

Burien Arts Gallery’s July show will feature three local Artists

Burien Arts Gallery’s July show will feature three local Artists

Burien Arts Gallery’s July show will feature three local Artists – Ken DeRoux, Robert Dean and Diane Baxter, with an opening reception set for Thursday, July 3 from 5 – 8 p.m., as part of... [Read more]

‘Sing & Sketch’ will be at Burien Arts Gallery this Thursday night, June 12

‘Sing & Sketch’ will be at Burien Arts Gallery this Thursday night, June 12

Musicians–grab your instruments. Artists–grab your drawing pads. Then join together between 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. this Thursday, June 12 for Burien Arts’ unique Sing & Sketch program at the new... [Read more]

Normandy Park Arts Festival is this weekend – June 7–8

Normandy Park Arts Festival is this weekend – June 7–8

All the world is a stage and you’re invited to the Normandy Park Arts Festival this weekend – Saturday, June 7 and Sunday, June 8. This will be the 16th year of this colorful celebration of art... [Read more]

Burien Community Center hosting new exhibit by Artist Jose Johann Bitanco

Burien Community Center hosting new exhibit by Artist Jose Johann Bitanco

The Burien Community Center is hosting a new exhibit by artist Jose Johann Bitancor titled “ISTRUKTURA” through the end of July. Bitancor is a Filipino painter and graphic designer with a... [Read more]

Classical drawing spotlighted in June at Burien Arts Gallery

Classical drawing spotlighted in June at Burien Arts Gallery

So you think you can draw!?!? Check out “Classical Drawing – The Art of the Atelier,” the June Show at the Burien Arts Gallery, located at 826 SW 152nd Street in Olde Burien. Drawings by the... [Read more]

Vote for ‘People’s Choice’ at Artists United Juried Art Show at Burien Arts Gallery

Vote for ‘People’s Choice’ at Artists United Juried Art Show at Burien Arts Gallery

Artists United is presenting its annual Juried Art Show at the new Burien Arts Gallery for the month of May.  The gallery is located at 826 S.W. 152 St. in Olde Burien. Hours are Wednesday through Saturday,... [Read more]