Arts Section

REMINDER: The 3rd annual Burien UFO Festival will be April Fool’s Day!

REMINDER: The 3rd annual Burien UFO Festival will be April Fool’s Day!

REMINDER: Have you got your costume ready yet? The 3rd annual Burien UFO Festival (‘BUFO’) will be a week from tonight – Wednesday, April 1 (April Fool’s Day) – starting at 6 p.m.... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATES: The 16th Normandy Park Arts Festival will be May 2-3

SAVE THE DATES: The 16th Normandy Park Arts Festival will be May 2-3

From our sister site The Normandy Park Blog: The City of Normandy Park, along with the Normandy Park Arts Commission announced the dates of their 16th annual Arts Festival as Saturday May 2 and Sunday... [Read more]

Sponsored Post South Sound Piano’s annual free Recital will be Monday night, March 30

South Sound Piano’s annual free Recital will be Monday night, March 30

South Sound Piano’s annual Recital – which is FREE – will be Monday, March 30, starting at 7 p.m. at the Highline Performing Arts Center. This free, open concert is a public performance where... [Read more]

Still time to vote for Artists United favorite at Burien Arts Gallery

Still time to vote for Artists United favorite at Burien Arts Gallery

The Artists United Juried Show is in full swing at the Burien Arts Gallery for the month of March, and the following prizes were awarded: 1st Place Painting – Nancy Bogni – “The Ballerina” 2nd... [Read more]

Stunning jewelry from five Artists a welcome addition to Burien Arts Gallery

Stunning jewelry from five Artists a welcome addition to Burien Arts Gallery

The Burien Arts Gallery is now also offering stunning jewelry from five talented artists. The affordable wearable art, created by Checha, Bob Hoffmeyer, Amy Reeves Silvana Segulja and Victoria Leep,... [Read more]

Seattle P-I: Investigation of Maury Island UFO ‘Incident’ haunted by coincidence

Seattle P-I: Investigation of Maury Island UFO ‘Incident’ haunted by coincidence

The Seattle P-I on Sunday posted a very interesting story about the local film “The Maury Island Incident,” in which journalist Jake Ellison dives deep into a ‘rabbit hole’ about... [Read more]

Kennedy Catholic High School’s ‘Good News’ musical will be March 19-22

Kennedy Catholic High School’s ‘Good News’ musical will be March 19-22

The Fine Arts Department at Kennedy Catholic High School is pleased to present the spring musical ‘Good News,’ which will run from March 19-22 at the Highline Performing Arts Center in Burien. ‘Good... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Springfest Vintage/Artist Market will be March 28 at Burien Community Center

Springfest Vintage/Artist Market will be March 28 at Burien Community Center

A Springfest Vintage/Artist Market will be held at the Burien Community Center on Saturday, March 28, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., and will include 40 Artists and Crafts people. There will also be live music,... [Read more]

Northwest Symphony Orchestra’s ‘Gardens of England’ will be March 14

Northwest Symphony Orchestra’s ‘Gardens of England’ will be March 14

On Saturday, March 14, Northwest Symphony Orchestra’s third concert of the season, “Gardens of England,” will usher in spring with a symphony by Vaughan Williams, Gerald Finzi’s Clarinet Concerto,... [Read more]

Get FREE PIE at Burien Actors Theatre on ‘Pi Day’ Saturday, March 14

Get FREE PIE at Burien Actors Theatre on ‘Pi Day’ Saturday, March 14

In honor of ‘Pi Day’ on Saturday, March 14, 2015, get a FREE slice of pie with admission that day only to the musical comedy I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change at Burien Actors Theatre…

REMINDER: The Poverty Bay Wine Festival opens Friday night!

REMINDER: The Poverty Bay Wine Festival opens Friday night!

REMINDER: The Poverty Bay Wine Festival will return to where it all began this weekend – Friday and Saturday, March 6–7 – at the newly remodeled Des Moines Beach Park Auditorium. BUY TICKETS HERE! For... [Read more]

Meet Artist/Developer Dan Spalding, the new owner of the Des Moines Theater

Meet Artist/Developer Dan Spalding, the new owner of the Des Moines Theater

From our sister site The Waterland Blog: On Monday it was announced that Dan Spalding of Spokane will be the new owner of the Des Moines Theater, which has sat vacant for years at 22325 Marine View Drive. Spalding... [Read more]

Attention People of Earth: ‘Super Sonic Soul Pimps’ band will rock BUFO April 1

Attention People of Earth: ‘Super Sonic Soul Pimps’ band will rock BUFO April 1

“Attention People of Earth” – the Seattle band the Super Sonic Soul Pimps will be crashing the Burien UFO Festival on Wednesday night, April 1st, so be prepared to be abducted by their... [Read more]

REMINDER: St. Francis of Assisi’s ‘The Little Mermaid Jr.’ opens TONIGHT!

REMINDER: St. Francis of Assisi’s ‘The Little Mermaid Jr.’ opens TONIGHT!

REMINDER: St. Francis of Assisi School will be presenting “The Little Mermaid Jr.” starting TONIGHT – Friday, Feb. 27 – as well as on Saturday, Feb. 28 at 7 p.m. at the Highline Performing Arts... [Read more]

Poverty Bay Wine Festival returns to where it all began on Fri.-Sat. March 6-7

Poverty Bay Wine Festival returns to where it all began on Fri.-Sat. March 6-7

The Poverty Bay Wine Festival will return to where it all began next Friday and Saturday, March 6–7, at the newly remodeled Des Moines Beach Park Auditorium. For the past decade, the Des Moines Rotary... [Read more]

REVIEW: ‘I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change’ is a gem you don’t want to miss

REVIEW: ‘I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change’ is a gem you don’t want to miss

by Shelli Park One of the main reasons that we attend theatre performances? We want to be entertained; taken out of our day to day reality and deposited in another removed reality which matches the whim... [Read more]

Our talented new Intern Sterling Paris will paint your face (or your kids’)!

Our talented new Intern Sterling Paris will paint your face (or your kids’)!

We’ve been serving as Mentors to students at Burien’s Big Picture High School since 2009, and this year we’re proud to have Sterling Paris as our newest – and fourth – Intern. Sterling... [Read more]

Celebrate Spring with a ‘Wee Spring Faire’ at Mathison Park Saturday, Mar. 21

Celebrate Spring with a ‘Wee Spring Faire’ at Mathison Park Saturday, Mar. 21

Burien Parks & Rec, along with ReTreasure Creative Reuse Studio, will be presenting a ‘Wee Spring Faire’ at Mathison Park on Saturday, March 21, from 11 a.m. – 1p.m. Kids 6 and under are invited... [Read more]

St. Francis of Assisi’s ‘The Little Mermaid Jr.’ runs Feb. 27–28

St. Francis of Assisi’s ‘The Little Mermaid Jr.’ runs Feb. 27–28

St. Francis of Assisi School will be presenting “The Little Mermaid Jr.” on Friday, Feb. 27 and Saturday, Feb. 28, starting at 7 p.m. at the Highline Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $12 for Adults... [Read more]

Highline and Aviation High School Jazz Band ‘Spring Fling’ concert is Feb. 21

Highline and Aviation High School Jazz Band ‘Spring Fling’ concert is Feb. 21

Highline and Aviation High School Jazz Bands’ ‘Spring Fling’ Big Band Dance will be Saturday, Feb. 21, from 7 – 10 p.m. at the Highline High School cafeteria. “Come dance to... [Read more]

Artists United’s annual Juried Art Show opens at Burien Arts Gallery March 6

Artists United’s annual Juried Art Show opens at Burien Arts Gallery March 6

Artists United is presenting its annual Juried Art Show at the Burien Arts Gallery in March, with an opening reception on Friday, March 6, from 5 – 8 p.m.. The gallery is located at 826 SW 152 Street... [Read more]

REMINDER: Celebrate Valentine’s with ‘I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change’!

REMINDER: Celebrate Valentine’s with ‘I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change’!

Valentine’s Day weekend is brimming with deals to see Burien Actors Theatre’s musical comedy “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change” – which opens TONIGHT (Friday, Feb. 13) – at an... [Read more]

REMINDER: Northwest Symphony Orchestra’s Valentine’s Concert is Friday

REMINDER: Northwest Symphony Orchestra’s Valentine’s Concert is Friday

REMINDER: This Friday night, Feb. 13, Burien’s Northwest Symphony Orchestra will present its popular Valentine’s Concert at the Highline Performing Arts Center in Burien. The concert will feature... [Read more]

COUPON: Save $5 off BAT’s musical ‘I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change’

COUPON: Save $5 off BAT’s musical ‘I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change’

Laugh at love’s imperfection with the musical comedy ‘I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change’ at Burien Actors Theatre, opening Friday, Feb. 13 and running through March 22. “I LOVE... [Read more]

Reception for ‘Saints & Sinners’ exhibit is this Friday at Burien Arts Gallery

Reception for ‘Saints & Sinners’ exhibit is this Friday at Burien Arts Gallery

By Lis Wright Ivec.​By Daniel McManus.Artist Lis Wright Ivec will be at the Burien Arts Gallery this Friday evening, Feb. 6 for the opening of the “Icons and Masks: Images of Saints and Sinners”... [Read more]

REMINDER: ‘Maury Island Incident’ benefit for Des Moines Historical Society is Feb. 11

REMINDER: ‘Maury Island Incident’ benefit for Des Moines Historical Society is Feb. 11

REMINDER: A full screening of the locally-produced film “The Maury Island Incident” to benefit the Des Moines Historical Society will be next Wednesday night, Feb. 11, at Mt. Rainier High... [Read more]

CALL FOR ARTISTS: Burien Arts Gallery seeking print-making Artists

CALL FOR ARTISTS: Burien Arts Gallery seeking print-making Artists

CALL FOR ARTISTS: Burien Arts Gallery is seeking to host several shows focusing on the topical and timeless fine art of the print, and they’re seeking print-making Artists. To apply, please submit... [Read more]

REMINDER: 10th annual Empty Bowls is this Friday, with both Lunch & Dinner!

REMINDER: 10th annual Empty Bowls is this Friday, with both Lunch & Dinner!

REMINDER: This Friday, Jan. 30, the Empty Bowls fundraiser will be celebrating its 10 year anniversary with both a Lunch and Dinner planned. Moshier potters have teamed up with Discover Burien and Burien... [Read more]