Arts Section

VIDEO/PHOTOS: ‘Weirdo’ Artist paints cool new mural on old McMurphy’s Pub

VIDEO/PHOTOS: ‘Weirdo’ Artist paints cool new mural on old McMurphy’s Pub

From our sister site The White Center Blog: If you’ve passed by the old McMurphy’s Pub near where north Burien meets White Center (11069 16th Ave SW), you may have noticed some very stylistic painting... [Read more]

VIDEO: Burien Parks’ video for Wild Strawberry Festival, coming June 20-21

VIDEO: Burien Parks’ video for Wild Strawberry Festival, coming June 20-21

Burien Parks released a new promo video for the 2015 Wild Strawberry Festival, coming to Town Square Park the weekend of June 20-21: Don’t miss this year’s Wild Strawberry Festival, on Saturday,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post FREE Wine Tasting at Tin Room Bar this Thursday, May 21, from 5–7 p.m.

FREE Wine Tasting at Tin Room Bar this Thursday, May 21, from 5–7 p.m.

MAY WINE TASTING ~ “WINES OF ITALY” Thursday, May 21, from 5pm – 7pm! Col de’ Salici Prosecco  Made from 100% estate Glera grapes grown in Conegliano Valdobbiadene. This elegant... [Read more]

REVIEW: BAT’s Playwrights Fest’s final two shows continue through May 24

REVIEW: BAT’s Playwrights Fest’s final two shows continue through May 24

At center, Reinhard Heydrich of the SS (Christopher Rodriguez) faces off with Dr. Wilhelm Stuckart (Jim Rogers) at far left in “Dr. Kritzinger’s 12 O’Clock,” written by Jim Snowden and playing... [Read more]

ChoralSounds Northwest’s 30th Anniversary Concert will be May 16 & 17

ChoralSounds Northwest’s 30th Anniversary Concert will be May 16 & 17

ChoralSounds Northwest Encore! 30th Anniversary Concert will be held Saturday May 16 and Sunday May 17 at the Highline Performing Arts Center in Burien! Here are the details: WHAT: ChoralSounds Northwest Encore!... [Read more]

Openings for Burien Arts Gallery May exhibit set for Thursday, Friday

Openings for Burien Arts Gallery May exhibit set for Thursday, Friday

by Becky Knold Openings for Burien Arts Gallery’s May exhibit is set for this Thursday and Friday, May 7 and 8. On Thursday the Burien Arts Gallery features Becky Knold “Abstract by Nature,”... [Read more]

REMINDER: Highline Public Schools Student Art Walk is Thursday night

REMINDER: Highline Public Schools Student Art Walk is Thursday night

REMINDER: The City of Burien and B-Town Beat will be hosting the Highline Public School Annual Student Art Walk this Thursday night, May 7, from 6 – 9 p.m. on SW 152nd in downtown Burien. Celebrate... [Read more]

REVIEW: Playwrights Fest kicks off with collegiate innuendos & political clash

REVIEW: Playwrights Fest kicks off with collegiate innuendos & political clash

From left to right, Sam Goldstein (Randall Brammer) and John Kelly (Byron Patten) passionately discuss sports versus academics in the comedy-drama “The Study Group,” which explores friendship among... [Read more]

REMINDER: ‘Buy local, buy handmade’ at Moshier Spring Pottery Sale Saturday!

REMINDER: ‘Buy local, buy handmade’ at Moshier Spring Pottery Sale Saturday!

REMINDER: The Moshier Spring Pottery Sale will be held this Saturday, May 2, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Moshier Art Center, located at 430 S. 156th in Burien. Twice a year the potters at the Moshier... [Read more]

COUPON: Bill & Peggy Hunt Playwrights Festival opens this Friday night!

COUPON: Bill & Peggy Hunt Playwrights Festival opens this Friday night!

REMINDER: Four all-new plays by Washington playwrights will be featured in the 2015 Bill & Peggy Hunt Playwrights Festival, which opens at Burien Actors Theatre this Friday night, May 1, and runs... [Read more]

Burien resident’s new film ‘Valley of the Sasquatch’ to premiere at SIFF May 24

Burien resident’s new film ‘Valley of the Sasquatch’ to premiere at SIFF May 24

Burien resident John Portanova has Written and Directed a new feature-length horror film – “Valley of the Sasquatch” – which will have its West Coast premiere at the 2015 Seattle International... [Read more]

REMINDER: Normandy Park Arts Festival will be this weekend, May 2-3!

REMINDER: Normandy Park Arts Festival will be this weekend, May 2-3!

REMINDER: The City of Normandy Park, along with the Normandy Park Arts Commission, will be holding the 16th annual Normandy Park Arts Festival this weekend – Saturday, May 2 and Sunday May 3! The event... [Read more]

Auditions for Hi-Liners’ ‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’ will be Thursday, May 7

Auditions for Hi-Liners’ ‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’ will be Thursday, May 7

Auditions for the Hi-Liners’ version of ‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’ (aka C2B2) will be Thursday, May 7, from 3–6pm at The Burien Annex. To register, click here. Here’s more info: C2B2... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at the Normandy Park Cove on Saturday, May 2

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at the Normandy Park Cove on Saturday, May 2

You are cordially invited to attend the Cinco de Mayo celebration at The Cove with Rock ‘n Roll music by The Approximations (Dan Satterberg’s band) on Saturday, May 2, from 7 – 11:30 p.m. The... [Read more]

Four all-new plays in 2015 Bill & Peggy Hunt Playwrights Festival start May 1

Four all-new plays in 2015 Bill & Peggy Hunt Playwrights Festival start May 1

Four all-new plays by Washington playwrights will be featured in the 2015 Bill & Peggy Hunt Playwrights Festival, which runs at Burien Actors Theatre from May 1 through May 24. For about the price... [Read more]

‘Abstract by Nature’ solo show at Burien Arts Gallery opens Friday, May 8

‘Abstract by Nature’ solo show at Burien Arts Gallery opens Friday, May 8

“Abstract by Nature” – a solo show by Olympia painter Becky Knold – begins Friday, May 8 at the Burien Arts Gallery. “The paintings selected for this exhibit at the Burien Arts Gallery are visual... [Read more]

Burien Arts Gallery holding Open Mic Poetry Night on Wednesday, April 29

Burien Arts Gallery holding Open Mic Poetry Night on Wednesday, April 29

Burien Arts Gallery will be holding an Open Mic Poetry Night from 7 – 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 29, and all are invited to celebrate poetry and support local poets. This event is in honor of National... [Read more]

Celebrate Student Art Month at the B-Town Beat in downtown Burien on May 7

Celebrate Student Art Month at the B-Town Beat in downtown Burien on May 7

Celebrate Student Art Month by exploring visual and performing arts from local Highline Public Schools students at the next B-Town Beat – set for Thursday, May 7, from 6 – 9 p.m. This art walk is... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Get 2 tickets for the price of 1 for Thursday night comedy at the Tin Room!

Get 2 tickets for the price of 1 for Thursday night comedy at the Tin Room!

Advertiser the Tin Room Bar & Theater wants everyone to know that they’re having a special on their upcoming Thursday night (April 23) Comedy Night – 2 tickets for the price of 1! There are... [Read more]

Burien/SeaTac 2015 ‘Music in the Park’ Summer concert schedules released

Burien/SeaTac 2015 ‘Music in the Park’ Summer concert schedules released

Summer is just around the corner – can you feel/smell/taste it yet? One sure indicator – aside from the increasing pollen count – is that the City of Burien announced the lineup for its FREE 2015... [Read more]

CALL FOR ARTISTS: Burien Arts Gallery seeking Glass Artists

CALL FOR ARTISTS: Burien Arts Gallery seeking Glass Artists

CALL FOR GLASS ARTISTS: Burien Arts Gallery is a non-profit community gallery that fosters an environment to expose artists and their work to patrons, dealers, collectors and art buyers, and they’re... [Read more]

‘Talking with Corvids’ Artist Reception with Judy Lane will be Thursday, April 16

‘Talking with Corvids’ Artist Reception with Judy Lane will be Thursday, April 16

An Artist Reception with Judy Lane of ‘Talking with Corvids’ will be held at Normandy Perk on Thursday, April 16, from 6 – 8 p.m. Join artist Judy Lane for her informative and entertaining... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Book Signing for Blaine Harden at Page 2 Books Thursday night, April 9

Book Signing for Blaine Harden at Page 2 Books Thursday night, April 9

A Book Signing for Author Blaine Harden will be held at Page 2 Books this Thursday night, April 9 at 7 p.m. Blaine – a longtime Washington Post reporter and now Seattle resident wrote “The Great Leader... [Read more]

Help Burien’s Hi-Liners by buying at Book Fair on Saturday, April 25

Help Burien’s Hi-Liners by buying at Book Fair on Saturday, April 25

Help Burien’s Hi-Liners by shopping at a Book Fair fundraiser from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 25 at Barnes & Noble at Southcenter. There will also be a sneak peek of ‘Dinosaurs... [Read more]

CALL FOR ARTISTS: Burien Arts Gallery now accepting submissions

CALL FOR ARTISTS: Burien Arts Gallery now accepting submissions

The Burien Arts Gallery, centrally located in downtown Burien, is calling for artists to apply via www.burienarts.org for consideration to have their work exhibited in the Burien Arts Gallery. Here’s... [Read more]

‘Buy local, buy handmade’ Moshier Spring Pottery Sale will be Saturday, May 2

‘Buy local, buy handmade’ Moshier Spring Pottery Sale will be Saturday, May 2

The Moshier Spring Pottery Sale will be held on Saturday, May 2, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Moshier Art Center, located at 430 S. 156th in Burien. Twice a year the potters at the Moshier Community... [Read more]

Hi-Liners’ ‘Magic Tree House: Dinosaurs Before Dark KIDS’ opens Friday, May 1

Hi-Liners’ ‘Magic Tree House: Dinosaurs Before Dark KIDS’ opens Friday, May 1

The Hi-Liners Musical Theatre 2015 DownStage Center Spring Show ‘Magic Tree House: Dinosaurs Before Dark KIDS’ will open on Friday, May 1 at the Renton Civic Theatre. About the Show: While... [Read more]

VIDEOS: Inaugural Burien Film Festival kicks off with 10 original short films

VIDEOS: Inaugural Burien Film Festival kicks off with 10 original short films

The inaugural Burien Film Festival (BFF) kicked off at the 3rd annual Burien UFO Festival on Wednesday night, April 1, showcasing 10 original short films shot in the city and utilizing local businesses. The... [Read more]