Arts Section

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

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

Courtesy resident Elston Hill comes this amazing photo which shows the Sun trying to peak 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]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline High Pirates Track, Soccer, Baseball & Softball

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline High Pirates Track, Soccer, Baseball & Softball

[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]

Hi-Liners holding Clothing and Textile Drive at Burien Annex on June 17-18

Hi-Liners holding Clothing and Textile Drive at Burien Annex on June 17-18

Burien’s Hi-Liners will be holding a Clothing and Textile Drive on Friday, June 17 and Saturday, June 18 at the Burien Annex. “We all have unwanted textiles that are out of fashion, not needed,... [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]

Film acting workshop, film contest at Burien Film Office Happy Hour June 7

Film acting workshop, film contest at Burien Film Office Happy Hour June 7

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

LETTER: A note of ‘Thanks!’ from the folks at Burien Actors Theatre

LETTER: A note of ‘Thanks!’ from the folks at Burien Actors Theatre

From our friends at Burien Actors Theatre: Burien Actors Theatre’s 36th season has come to a close. BAT has already begun work on its 37th, the 2016-17, season. But before that adventure gets fully... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Gregory Heights residents want to share their beautiful Foxglove

PHOTOS: Gregory Heights residents want to share their beautiful Foxglove

Burien homeowners Tom and Linda Dike invite the community to drive by and see the beautiful foxglove growing along their picket fence, located at the corner of 12th Ave SW & SW 160th Street in Gregory... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATES: Burien’s ‘Music in the Park’ FREE concert series starts July 7

SAVE THE DATES: Burien’s ‘Music in the Park’ FREE concert series starts July 7

The City of Burien on Monday released its 2016 ‘Music In The Park’ schedule, and some of the highlights include opening night on July 7 with Gypsy Jazz from Pearl Django and closing with old school... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Sailboats frolic off Burien’s shoreline Saturday

PHOTOS: Sailboats frolic off Burien’s shoreline Saturday

Residents Elston Hill and Gregory Rehmke braved the overcast, soggy weather on Saturday, May 14 to photograph the Seattle Yacht Club’s second race in the Tri Island Series – from Vashon to Shilshole... [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]

PHOTOS: Residents get up-close tour of SR 99 tunnel construction

PHOTOS: Residents get up-close tour of SR 99 tunnel construction

Over the weekend, area residents Elston and Jackline Hiil took a tour to see the SR 99 tunnel construction in downtown Seattle. “The tours are free and fascinating,” Elston said. “We... [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]

Sponsored Post ChoralSounds ‘Heart of Our Song: The Musical Roots of Americana’ is May 14-15

ChoralSounds ‘Heart of Our Song: The Musical Roots of Americana’ is May 14-15

ChoralSounds Northwest will be celebrating Americana Roots music with ‘Heart of Our Song: The Musical Roots of Americana’ at a special concert at the Highline Performing Arts Center on Saturday,... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Schools Foundation delivers its Project PROMise

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Schools Foundation delivers its Project PROMise

[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]

Mandala Workshop will be at Burien Arts Gallery Saturday, May 7

Mandala Workshop will be at Burien Arts Gallery Saturday, May 7

A Mandala Workshop taught by Shannan Folino will be held on Saturday May 7 at the Burien Arts Gallery. People have been creating Mandalas for centuries. They are an internal and personal response to the... [Read more]

Local residents’ first feature-length film ‘Paralytic’ will premiere at SIFF

Local residents’ first feature-length film ‘Paralytic’ will premiere at SIFF

Local residents David S. Hogan and wife Angela DiMarco have just produced their first feature-length film, called ‘Paralytic’ – take a look: The film will premiere at the 2016 Seattle... [Read more]

Burien Arts hosting Open House this Sunday, May 1

Burien Arts hosting Open House this Sunday, May 1

New to Burien and want to feel more connected to your new home? A long-time resident desiring to get more involved in your community? Maybe advancing the Arts in Burien and the Greater Highline area could... [Read more]

REMINDER: Northwest Symphony Orchestra’s season finale is this Saturday

REMINDER: Northwest Symphony Orchestra’s season finale is this Saturday

REMINDER: Northwest Symphony Orchestra will conclude its Season with a performance this Saturday, April 30, starting at 8 p.m. at the Highline Performing Arts Center in Burien. The program will feature... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Pirates tennis, soccer, baseball & track

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Pirates tennis, soccer, baseball & track

[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]