Arts Section

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]

Burien’s FREE ‘Music in the Park’ kicks off with Pearl Django Thursday, July 7!

Burien’s FREE ‘Music in the Park’ kicks off with Pearl Django Thursday, July 7!

The City of Burien’s FREE ‘Music In The Park’ concert series will kick off at Lake Burien School Park on Thursday, July 7 with jazz from Pearl Django. The free concert will run from 6:30–8... [Read more]

PHOTOS: A peek inside the Museum of Flight’s new Aviation Pavilion

PHOTOS: A peek inside the Museum of Flight’s new Aviation Pavilion

Story & Photos courtesy resident Elston Hill: The Museum of Flight previewed its new, 3-acre Aviation Pavilion on Thursday (June 23) for the media. The 9-story high, roofed outdoor gallery doubles... [Read more]

Hi-Liners Summer Camps start Monday, June 27

Hi-Liners Summer Camps start Monday, June 27

Hey you! Yes, you. You look worried! Don’t be. Burien’s Hi-Liners still have room in their camps! But hurry. Summer theatre fun starts on Monday, June 27: 8 weeks of Camps (Ages 5–16) In... [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: Scenes from Saturday’s low tide walk at Seahurst Park Beach

PHOTOS: Scenes from Saturday’s low tide walk at Seahurst Park Beach

Courtesy resident Elston Hill comes these great photos and story: This is an amazing time of the year. Lowest tides of the year are in June with some of the lowest this week. Saturday morning (June 18)... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: 7th Annual Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival will be Aug. 27

SAVE THE DATE: 7th Annual Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival will be Aug. 27

Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival from Olav on Vimeo. SAVE THE DATE: The Rotary Club of Des Moines and Normandy Park is rallying its members, sponsors and the surrounding communities for the annual... [Read more]

Hi-Liners extend Clothing & Textile Drive one more week; here’s how to help

Hi-Liners extend Clothing & Textile Drive one more week; here’s how to help

Burien’s Hi-Liners announced that they have extended their Clothing and Textile Drive one more week, with donations being accepted from 9 a.m. – Noon on Saturday, June 25 at the Burien Annex. “We... [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]

Pulitzer Prize winning photo presented to Burien/Normandy Park Fire Dept.

Pulitzer Prize winning photo presented to Burien/Normandy Park Fire Dept.

On Tuesday, June 14, Photographer Jerry Gay presented Burien/Normandy Park Fire Department Chief Mike Marrs with 100 copies of his classic Pulitzer Prize winning photograph taken on Three Tree Point in... [Read more]

Arts, entertainment, car show & more at Wild Strawberry Festival this weekend!

Arts, entertainment, car show & more at Wild Strawberry Festival this weekend!

Burien’s annual Wild Strawberry Festival is coming up at Town Square Park this weekend – Saturday, June 18 and Sunday, June 19! The festival – along with the Father’s Day Car Show – attracts... [Read more]

PHOTO: ‘Why I love Burien’ – crab pots stacked in neighbor’s driveway

PHOTO: ‘Why I love Burien’ – crab pots stacked in neighbor’s driveway

Resident Elston Hill shares this story and photo of why he loves living in Burien: The other night I knew why I loved Burien. We arrived at Sea-Tac at 10:30 p.m. and it was a zoo. Crazy with so many people.... [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]

‘Touch A Truck’ returning to Wild Strawberry Festival on Saturday, June 18

‘Touch A Truck’ returning to Wild Strawberry Festival on Saturday, June 18

‘Touch A Truck’ is returning to Burien’s Wild Strawberry Festival, from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. on Saturday, June 18 at Town Square Park. “We have some exciting new vehicles coming,... [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]

Local Actress Angela DiMarco’s new ‘Brides to Be’ film to premiere June 17

Local Actress Angela DiMarco’s new ‘Brides to Be’ film to premiere June 17

Local Actress Angela DiMarco is co-starring in the new film “Brides to Be,” which will world premiere at the Twist of Pride Film Festival on Friday, June 17…

Celebrate at the Wild Strawberry Festival & Father’s Day Car Show June 18-19

Celebrate at the Wild Strawberry Festival & Father’s Day Car Show June 18-19

It’s almost that special time of the year again! The Burien Wild Strawberry Festival and Father’s Day Car Show returns to Burien Town Square June 18 and 19. Over 8,000 people attend this wonderful... [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]

Around $20,000 in Arts & Culture grant funding now available from City of Burien

Around $20,000 in Arts & Culture grant funding now available from City of Burien

Approximately $20,000 in grant funding for Arts & Culture projects is now available to individuals, groups and organizations that provide arts and cultural enrichment to the residents of Burien. The... [Read more]

REMINDER: Acting workshop, 48-hour contest at Film Office Happy Hour Tues.

REMINDER: Acting workshop, 48-hour contest at Film Office Happy Hour Tues.

REMINDER: The next Burien Film Office Happy Hour – to be held this coming Tuesday, June 7 at the Tin Room Bar & Theater – will feature presentations on a local film acting workshop, as well as... [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]