Arts Section

PHOTOS: Native American canoes ‘Paddle to Nisqually’ past Burien Thurs.

PHOTOS: Native American canoes ‘Paddle to Nisqually’ past Burien Thurs.

Up to 130 Tribal Canoe Families are expected to land at the Port of Olympia’s NorthPoint area this Saturday, July 30, for the annual ‘Paddle to Nisqually,’ and it appears that several... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears sock it to the Seattle Studs

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears sock it to the Seattle Studs

[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]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears extract 5-2 revenge against the Honkers

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears extract 5-2 revenge against the Honkers

[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]

Burien native, filmmaker to speak at next Burien Film Office Happy Hour on Aug. 2

Burien native, filmmaker to speak at next Burien Film Office Happy Hour on Aug. 2

Burien native Jeff Ferrell has been making films locally since 2008, and he’ll be the Guest Speaker at the next Burien Film Office Happy Hour, to be held from 5:30-7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 2. Ferrell... [Read more]

Auditions for BAT’s comedy ‘The Ultimate Christmas Show (abridged)’ start July 30

Auditions for BAT’s comedy ‘The Ultimate Christmas Show (abridged)’ start July 30

Auditions for Burien Actors Theatre’s comedy “The Ultimate Christmas Show (abridged)” start on Saturday, July 30, and Monday, Aug. 1. The show, written by Reed Martin and Austin Tichenor, will be... [Read more]

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]

Sponsored Post Advertiser El Dorado West holding ‘Talent Exposé & Open Mic’ Thurs., July 28

Advertiser El Dorado West holding ‘Talent Exposé & Open Mic’ Thurs., July 28

Advertiser El Dorado West will be holding a Talent Exposé & Ppen Mic on Thursday, July 28, with sign-ups beginning at 6:15 p.m. “Sing a song! Stand-up comedy! Read a poem! The floor is yours!” Performers... [Read more]

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Light show dazzles at Boeing’s 100th Anniversary Party

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Light show dazzles at Boeing’s 100th Anniversary Party

Courtesy Elston Hill comes these photos of some amazing light shows that dazzled guests at Boeing’s 100th Anniversary Party Friday night, July 15 (click images to see larger versions): VIDEO Here’s... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears slide into White Center Jubilee Days

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears slide into White Center Jubilee Days

[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]

PODCAST: Boat capsizes, 2 rescued; weather forecast, Jack Mayne & more…

PODCAST: Boat capsizes, 2 rescued; weather forecast, Jack Mayne & more…

Here’s episode #60 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics... [Read more]

PHOTOS: ‘Seattle Woman’s Steel Pan Project’ at Thursday’s ‘Music in the Park’

PHOTOS: ‘Seattle Woman’s Steel Pan Project’ at Thursday’s ‘Music in the Park’

Courtesy resident Elston Hill comes these great photos from Thursday night’s ‘Music in the Park’ at Lake Burien School Park, featuring Caribbean music from the Seattle Woman’s Steel... [Read more]

Laugh, tremble with ‘Turbo Turkey: The Dark Meat,’ opening at BAT July 29

Laugh, tremble with ‘Turbo Turkey: The Dark Meat,’ opening at BAT July 29

Get set for spine-tingling laughs with Turbo Turkey: The Dark Meat, four horror-comedy shorts from the demented minds of Turbo Turkey, performing at Burien Actors Theatre from Friday, July 29 through Aug.... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Closeups of a beautiful Hummingbird visiting a Burien backyard

PHOTOS: Closeups of a beautiful Hummingbird visiting a Burien backyard

Courtesy resident Elston Hill comes these amazing photos of a recent visitor to his Burien garden – a likely Rufous Hummingbird. Click images to see larger versions/slideshow: [NOTE: If you think... [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]

‘Bakelite 78’ will rock Marvista Park for FREE this Sunday, July 17

‘Bakelite 78’ will rock Marvista Park for FREE this Sunday, July 17

Bakelite 78 will rock Marvista Park on Sunday July 17, from 5 – 6:30 p.m.! Join your neighbors for this fun and FREE event at the park, located at 19990 4th Ave SW (map below). Here’s more about... [Read more]

‘Music in the Park’ continues this Wed. & Thursday with two FREE concerts!

‘Music in the Park’ continues this Wed. & Thursday with two FREE concerts!

Burien Parks’ ‘Music in the Park’ continues this week with two FREE concerts scheduled on Wednesday, July 13 at North SeaTac Park, and Thursday, July 14 at Lake Burien School Park: Wednesday,... [Read more]

Hi-Liners’ ’25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee’ July 16 & 17 in Renton

Hi-Liners’ ’25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee’ July 16 & 17 in Renton

Burien’s Hi-Liners Musical Theatre will be performing “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” at Renton Civic Theater on July 16 & 17, starting at 7 p.m. Six awkward spelling... [Read more]

UPDATE: Tonight’s ‘Music in the Park’ with Pearl Django has been MOVED!

UPDATE: Tonight’s ‘Music in the Park’ with Pearl Django has been MOVED!

UPDATE: Tonight’s FREE ‘Music in the Park’ concert – featuring Pearl Django – will be held from 6:30 – 8 p.m. at the Burien Community Center (14700 6th Ave SW – map below),... [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]

Live music, beer gardens & more at Olde Burien Block Party on Saturday, July 16

Live music, beer gardens & more at Olde Burien Block Party on Saturday, July 16

The annual Olde Burien Block party happens on Saturday, July 16 in Olde Burien, on SW 152nd Street between Ambaum Blvd. and 10th Ave SW. The FREE event will run from 10 a.m. and 11 p.m., and will include... [Read more]

Parade, Awesome Kids Day, Block Party & Carnival will liven up July in Burien

Parade, Awesome Kids Day, Block Party & Carnival will liven up July in Burien

Summer fun during July will kick off with the Independence Day Parade this coming Monday, July 4, 2016 starting at 3 p.m. (and if you can’t attend, you can watch a live stream of it FREE on our... [Read more]

Bizarre vintage ‘Industrial Musicals’ show coming to Seattle Thursday, July 21

Bizarre vintage ‘Industrial Musicals’ show coming to Seattle Thursday, July 21

“The Lost World of Industrial Musicals” – celebrating the little-known genre of internal corporate musical propaganda – is coming to Seattle on Thursday, July 21.  Steve Young, author/collector/historian... [Read more]