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To heck with ‘Pokémon Go’ – instead, go out and hunt for painted ‘Burien Rocks’!

To heck with ‘Pokémon Go’ – instead, go out and hunt for painted ‘Burien Rocks’!

By Scott Schaefer Burien resident Tammy Martin-Tauiliili recently created a new way for locals to go out and explore their city, by walking, searching, creating, hiding, finding and collecting individually-created... [Read more]

It’s ‘Community Art Month’ at the Burien Arts Gallery – get your art exhibited!

It’s ‘Community Art Month’ at the Burien Arts Gallery – get your art exhibited!

It’s ‘Community Art Month’ at the Burien Arts Gallery, where anyone can create a piece of art, bring it to the Gallery on Aug. 1, then get it exhibited during the month of August! See www.burienarts.org for... [Read more]

Burien Arts presents FREE Shakespeare plays in Dottie Harper Park during July

Burien Arts presents FREE Shakespeare plays in Dottie Harper Park during July

Burien Arts Association will be hosting a FREE open-air Shakespeare in the Park production of “Cymbeline ” on Saturday, July 23, at Dottie Harper Park from 7 – 9:30 p.m. A week later – on Saturday,... [Read more]

Burien Arts Gallery wants your Artwork! Make some Art & get on their walls

Burien Arts Gallery wants your Artwork! Make some Art & get on their walls

The Burien Arts Gallery wants your artwork! August is ‘Community Art Month’ in Burien. Engage your creativity Make some art in response to this photo Burien Arts will exhibit it on the... [Read more]

New mixed-media exhibit opens this week at Burien Arts Gallery

New mixed-media exhibit opens this week at Burien Arts Gallery

Mixed-media artist Kathy Constantine is featured in a Burien Arts Gallery exhibit opening this week. The show runs June 29 to July 30. The Burien Arts Gallery normally schedules its Artist/Opening Reception... [Read more]

Free talk with Photographer Melissa McClain at Burien Arts Gallery Sunday

Free talk with Photographer Melissa McClain at Burien Arts Gallery Sunday

A Free Artist Talk with Photographer Melissa McClain will be held at the Burien Arts Gallery on Sunday, June 26, from 4 – 6 p.m. The Burien Arts Gallery is located at 826 SW 152nd Street in Olde Burien;... [Read more]

PHOTO: Stunning, beautiful rainbow spotted over dark gray Puget Sound

PHOTO: Stunning, beautiful rainbow spotted over dark gray Puget Sound

Courtesy Dory Hamlyn comes this great photo of a stunning, beautiful rainbow spotted over a recent, dark gray Puget Sound day in ‘June-uary’ (click image to see larger version):  Read More →

PHOTOS: Bald Eagles cruise, battle crows, eat breakfast in Burien

PHOTOS: Bald Eagles cruise, battle crows, eat breakfast in Burien

Courtesy residents Elston Hill and Stan Milkowski, below are some great photos taken this week of some beautiful Bald Eagles as hey cruise, battle crows, and eat breakfast in Burien. First, from Elston... [Read more]

Mixed-media Artist Kathy Constantine spotlighted in July at Burien Arts Gallery

Mixed-media Artist Kathy Constantine spotlighted in July at Burien Arts Gallery

Works by mixed-media artist Kathy Constantine will be featured in July at the Burien Arts Gallery. Meet Kathy at the Opening Reception on Friday, July 8, from 5-8 p.m. at the Gallery, located at 826 SW... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears blow out the Snoqualmie Hurricanes

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears blow out the Snoqualmie Hurricanes

[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]

Fine-arts photography, oil paintings at Burien Arts Gallery through June

Fine-arts photography, oil paintings at Burien Arts Gallery through June

Fine art photographer and creativity coach Melissa McClain displays her photographs at the Burien Arts Gallery in June, together with oil paintings by Greta Dutton. The exhibit runs until June 25. The... [Read more]

UPDATE: Meet Photographer Melissa McClain at Burien Arts Gallery Friday

UPDATE: Meet Photographer Melissa McClain at Burien Arts Gallery Friday

NOTE: Due to complications at the border, Canadian Artist Josh Byer will not be able to attend the Burien Arts Gallery reception this Friday night, June 3. Fine art Photographer and creativity coach Melissa... [Read more]

Photos by  Julie Gautier-Downes now on display at Burien Community Center

Photos by Julie Gautier-Downes now on display at Burien Community Center

The Burien Community Center will be presenting the works of photographer Julie Gautier-Downes until the end of July, 2016. Julie Gautier-Downes’ studio practice is the investigation of somatic traces... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears burned by Langley Blaze 11-3 Sunday

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears burned by Langley Blaze 11-3 Sunday

[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]

REMINDER: Opening Reception for Canadian Artist  Josh Byer is Friday

REMINDER: Opening Reception for Canadian Artist Josh Byer is Friday

REMINDER: Don’t miss the special Artist’s Reception – coming Friday, June 3 – at the Burien Arts Gallery for the opening of Vancouver B.C. artist Josh Byer’s wildly colorful Faux Fauvism... [Read more]

PHOTO: Sun tries to peek through Thursday evening over Vashon Island

PHOTO: Sun tries to peek through Thursday evening over Vashon Island

Courtesy resident Elston Hill comes this amazing photo which shows the Sun trying to peek through Thursday evening (May 26) over Vashon Island, as seen from Burien (click image to see larger version):  Read More →

PHOTO: Panoramic photo of puffy clouds over Puget Sound from Burien

PHOTO: Panoramic photo of puffy clouds over Puget Sound from Burien

Courtesy resident Elston Hill comes this great panoramic photo of Puget Sound showing some nice puffy clouds over Vashon and Blake Island on Saturday morning (May 21) shot from the hills above Three Tree... [Read more]

Canadian Artist will display dynamic works at Burien Arts Gallery in June

Canadian Artist will display dynamic works at Burien Arts Gallery in June

Multi-talented Vancouver B.C. artist Josh Byer displays his colorful “Faux Fauvism” paintings in June at the Burien Arts Gallery, located at 826 SW 152nd Street. “My technique, Faux Fauvism, attempts... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Boats, bees & beauty around Burien during recent warm weather

PHOTOS: Boats, bees & beauty around Burien during recent warm weather

Courtesy resident Elston Hill comes these amazing photos – of boats, bees and beauty in our region over the recent warm days (click images to see larger versions/slideshow): Workers and queens... [Read more]

STOLEN: Betty Vacca painting snatched from walls of Tin Room; reward offered

STOLEN: Betty Vacca painting snatched from walls of Tin Room; reward offered

Our friends at the Tin Room Bar & Theater recently had an original, 2009 Betty Vacca painting very similar to this one stolen right off their wall recently: Painted by award-winning local Artist Betty... [Read more]

LETTER: Some Highline Schools students will be missing from B-Town Beat event

LETTER: Some Highline Schools students will be missing from B-Town Beat event

[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:] “Artwork and performances by amazing... [Read more]

Meet pioneering glass Artist Michael Dupille this Friday at Burien Arts Gallery

Meet pioneering glass Artist Michael Dupille this Friday at Burien Arts Gallery

Grand Moule by Michael Dupille Meet pioneering glass artist Michael Dupille at an Artist’s Reception this Friday, May 6, from 5-8 p.m. at the Burien Arts Gallery, located at 826 SW 152nd Street in... [Read more]

REMINDER: Student Music & Art featured at B-Town Beat this Thursday

REMINDER: Student Music & Art featured at B-Town Beat this Thursday

Help celebrate Student Art Month at May’s B-Town Beat, which is partnering with Highline Public Schools and Burien Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services for a Student Music and Art Walk this... [Read more]