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Art from Erin Algiers Segarra at Burien Community Center through March

Art from Erin Algiers Segarra at Burien Community Center through March

The Burien Community Center is pleased to present the works of local artist Erin Algiers Segarra through the end of March. Erin shifted her creative focus from writing to the visual arts while working... [Read more]

Mixed media, encaustic paintings featured in February at Burien Arts Gallery

Mixed media, encaustic paintings featured in February at Burien Arts Gallery

Laura Van Horne’s mixed media paintings and Corrie LaVelle’s encaustic paintings are featured in February at the Burien Arts Gallery. Meet Laura and Corrie during the Opening Reception on Friday,... [Read more]

Ignite your bustle with comedic Victorian love story at Burien Actors Theatre

Ignite your bustle with comedic Victorian love story at Burien Actors Theatre

A finalist for the Pulitzer Prizc, In the Next Room or the vibrator play is a touching and comical love story about a young doctor and his wife in the Victorian age, and it will run at Burien Actors... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Normandy Park Art Gallery Champagne Reception features 5 local Artists Jan. 28

Normandy Park Art Gallery Champagne Reception features 5 local Artists Jan. 28

Five Artists from Burien’s Artists United will feature their work at the upcoming monthly Normandy Park Art Gallery Champagne Reception on Thursday, Jan. 28 – Jacque Carroll, Harry Langdon, Helena... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Paddleboarders paddle past – and back to – the shores of Burien

PHOTOS: Paddleboarders paddle past – and back to – the shores of Burien

Courtesy resident Elston Hill comes these scenic photos of paddleboarders paddling their way past – and back to – the shores of Burien on a clear and crisp Sunday (Jan. 10) (click images to see... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Scenes from the ‘Battle of Burien’ breakdancing contest

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Scenes from the ‘Battle of Burien’ breakdancing contest

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Back with more great work is our youngest-ever Contributor – 11-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has earned a Girl Scout badge in Journalism, and is also developing her skills for... [Read more]

Artists tell their stories through clay at Burien Arts Gallery’s January exhibit

Artists tell their stories through clay at Burien Arts Gallery’s January exhibit

An Opening Reception for Artists from the Washington Clay Arts Association will be this Friday, Jan. 8, from 5 – 8 p.m. at the Burien Arts Gallery, located at 826 SW 152nd Street in Olde Burien. Artists... [Read more]

It’ll be a FREE ‘Clay Day’ all day this Saturday at the Burien Library

It’ll be a FREE ‘Clay Day’ all day this Saturday at the Burien Library

Washington Clay Arts Association is presenting a FREE ‘Day of Clay’ this Saturday, Jan. 9 at the Burien Library – all day! “Join us at the Burien Library for this year’s WCA Winter... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Washington State Ferry MV Wenatchee stops off Three Tree Point

PHOTOS: Washington State Ferry MV Wenatchee stops off Three Tree Point

Resident Elston Hill took these photos of Washington State Ferry MV Wenatchee Thursday morning (Dec. 31), as it traveled north past Three Tree Point before coming to a stop. Then it resumed its path north... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Olympic Mountains before Sunrise Wednesday morning

PHOTOS: Olympic Mountains before Sunrise Wednesday morning

Resident Elston Hill was up bright and early Wednesday morning (Dec. 30), capturing these spectacular photos of the Olympic Mountains reflecting the Sunrise (click images to see larger versions/slideshow):  Read More →

Ceramics will kick off the New Year at Burien Arts Gallery

Ceramics will kick off the New Year at Burien Arts Gallery

“Tell Your Story,” a ceramic exhibit by artists from the Washington Clay Arts Association is the first exhibit of the new year at the Burien Arts Gallery, located at 826 SW 152nd Street. The exhibit... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Normandy Park Art Gallery Champagne Reception will be Tuesday, Dec. 22

Normandy Park Art Gallery Champagne Reception will be Tuesday, Dec. 22

Five new Artists will unveil their work at the upcoming monthly Normandy Park Art Gallery Champagne Reception on Tuesday, Dec. 22 – Jacque Carroll, Harry Langdon, Helena Poortvliet, Alba Romero and... [Read more]

Workshops for students presented over Winter Break by Burien Arts Association

Workshops for students presented over Winter Break by Burien Arts Association

The Burien Arts Association is presenting fascinating art workshops in fused glass and collage over the Winter Break for students in grades 6-8. The workshops taught by noted artist Kris Vermeer will be Monday... [Read more]

Paintings by local Artist Amaranta Ibarra-Sandys at Burien Community Center

Paintings by local Artist Amaranta Ibarra-Sandys at Burien Community Center

The Burien Community Center will have paintings on display by local artist Amaranta Ibarra-Sandys until the end of January.  Amaranta moved to Seattle 20 years ago from Mexico City. As an artist and... [Read more]

REMINDER: Moshier Art Center’s Holiday Pottery Sale is Saturday, Dec. 5

REMINDER: Moshier Art Center’s Holiday Pottery Sale is Saturday, Dec. 5

The Moshier Art Center’s annual Holiday Pottery Sale will be this Saturday, Dec. 5, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Twice a year the potters at the Moshier Community Art Center gather to sell their handmade... [Read more]

Artist’s Reception Friday at Burien Arts Gallery as fiber-arts exhibit continues

Artist’s Reception Friday at Burien Arts Gallery as fiber-arts exhibit continues

​By Fiber 19 Artist Louise Roby Just because Burien Art Association’s fabulous “Bountiful Textures” exhibit at three venues is being held over from November, doesn’t mean the Burien Arts Gallery... [Read more]

Moshier Art Center receives $10,000 grant from King County

Moshier Art Center receives $10,000 grant from King County

Burien’s Moshier Art Center will receive a $10,000 grant from King County to help maintain its building and preserve the arts and heritage. Moshier is one of several projects in Tukwila, Burien,... [Read more]

REMINDER: Burien’s biggest art party is this Saturday, Nov. 21 – ‘Vision 20/20’

REMINDER: Burien’s biggest art party is this Saturday, Nov. 21 – ‘Vision 20/20’

With the dreary winter weather this week hopefully behind us, we’re all anxious to get out and have some fun this weekend. That’s where the Burien Arts Association’ s 8th Annual Vision 20/20 Art... [Read more]

REMINDER: ‘Vision 20/20’ – Burien’s biggest art sale & gala is Saturday, Nov. 21

REMINDER: ‘Vision 20/20’ – Burien’s biggest art sale & gala is Saturday, Nov. 21

Vision 20/20, Burien’s biggest annual art sale and gala, is little more than a week away – coming next Saturday, Nov. 21 at the Burien Community Center! Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and you won’t want... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Reception for Highline High Student Art at Normandy Park Art Gallery Nov. 23

Reception for Highline High Student Art at Normandy Park Art Gallery Nov. 23

The Normandy Park Art Gallery will honor the artwork of Highline High Students with a Reception on Monday, Nov. 23, from 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. At the end of October, an all-new art exhibit in the Normandy... [Read more]

Burien Arts Gallery’s biggest-ever exhibit opens this Thursday; reception Friday

Burien Arts Gallery’s biggest-ever exhibit opens this Thursday; reception Friday

“Bountiful Textures” presents works in textiles by Fiber 19 artists at the Gallery, 826 S.W. 152nd St., and baskets by Patricia Galavin, beginning this Thursday, Nov. 5. The Gallery also features... [Read more]

The Moshier Art Center’s Holiday Pottery Sale will be Saturday, Dec. 5

The Moshier Art Center’s Holiday Pottery Sale will be Saturday, Dec. 5

The Moshier Art Center’s annual Holiday Pottery Sale will be Saturday, Dec. 5, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Twice a year the potters at the Moshier Community Art Center gather to sell their handmade... [Read more]

Shadow Puppetry Workshop will be held Nov. 3 and Nov. 10 at Burien Library

Shadow Puppetry Workshop will be held Nov. 3 and Nov. 10 at Burien Library

A two-day Shadow Puppetry Workshop for students in grades 5-8 will be held Tuesday, Nov. 3 and Tuesday, Nov. 10 at the Burien Library. “Some of the first stories people told long ago were with... [Read more]

Volunteer needed to serve on Burien Arts Commission Board

Volunteer needed to serve on Burien Arts Commission Board

Do you love the arts and want to see more in your community? Applications are being accepted for an opening on the Burien Arts Commission (residency required). Application forms are available at Burien... [Read more]

Northwest Symphony Orchestra opens 29th concert season this Friday night

Northwest Symphony Orchestra opens 29th concert season this Friday night

Northwest Symphony Orchestra will be opening their 2015/16 concert season this Friday night (Oct. 30) with “A Season of Local Women Composers” at 7:30 p.m. at the Highline Performing Arts Center in... [Read more]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A note of ‘Thanks!’ from Burien Actors Theatre

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A note of ‘Thanks!’ from Burien Actors Theatre

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] Photo by Michael Brunk / nwlens.com The... [Read more]

Volunteers needed to sort jewelry for a good cause at Burien Arts Gallery Tuesday

Volunteers needed to sort jewelry for a good cause at Burien Arts Gallery Tuesday

Everyone is welcome at a jewelry sorting party at the Burien Arts Gallery, located at 826 SW 152nd Street, this Tuesday, Oct. 27, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Volunteers will sort jewelry that has been donated... [Read more]