Arts Section

New plays sought for 2015 Bill and Peggy Hunt Playwrights Festival

New plays sought for 2015 Bill and Peggy Hunt Playwrights Festival

The play’s the thing… New plays are being sought from Washington State playwrights for the 2015 Bill and Peggy Hunt Playwrights Festival at Burien Actors Theatre. Script submission deadline Oct. 22,... [Read more]

COUPON: $5 off Burien Actors Theatre’s ‘Out of Sterno,’ opening Sept. 26

COUPON: $5 off Burien Actors Theatre’s ‘Out of Sterno,’ opening Sept. 26

You can save $5 bucks on tickets to Burien Actors Theatre’s new production ‘Out of Sterno’ – starting Friday, Sept. 26 and running through Oct. 19 – with our exclusive coupon: Click... [Read more]

Burien Parks’ ‘Call For Artists’ opens for 2015 Community Center Gallery Program

Burien Parks’ ‘Call For Artists’ opens for 2015 Community Center Gallery Program

Burien Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services is holding a “Call For Artists” for their 2015 Burien Community Center Gallery Program. The deadline to apply is 5 p.m. on Oct. 10. About the Exhibition... [Read more]

After arson fire, comedy ‘Out of Sterno’ opens at Burien Actors Theatre Sept. 26

After arson fire, comedy ‘Out of Sterno’ opens at Burien Actors Theatre Sept. 26

Burien Actors Theatre presents the offbeat comedy Out of Sterno – from Sept. 26 through Oct. 19 – in the company’s newly-restored performance space, which was damaged by an arson fire on Dec. 10,... [Read more]

‘Sing & Sketch’ returning to Burien Arts Gallery Thursday night, Sept. 11

‘Sing & Sketch’ returning to Burien Arts Gallery Thursday night, Sept. 11

After a summer break, Burien Arts Association is back singing and sketching this fall. The first new informal Sing & Sketch session will be this Thursday, Sept. 11 at the Burien Arts Gallery, 826... [Read more]

SATURDAY: Kids’ Day, Piano Studio, Hi-Liners Alumni Night & Arts-A-Glow!

SATURDAY: Kids’ Day, Piano Studio, Hi-Liners Alumni Night & Arts-A-Glow!

It’s going to be a busy, artsy, lively and lovely day in the area this Saturday, Sept. 6, with a bunch of great local events that will make you think “Do the B-Town!”: Hi-Liners Alumni... [Read more]

‘Mantra’ – bringing visibility to Burien through the Arts

‘Mantra’ – bringing visibility to Burien through the Arts

by Shelli Park Recently, the B-Town Beat had the opportunity to host the French artist, ‘Mantra.’ Mantra is a self-educated artist who hails from Metz, France. Sam Sneke, one of the organizers... [Read more]

Celebrate newly-restored Burien Actors Theatre space on Saturday, Sept. 13

Celebrate newly-restored Burien Actors Theatre space on Saturday, Sept. 13

Celebrate Burien Actors Theatre’s return to its newly-restored home – as well as the opening of BAT’s 35th fantastical season – with a Gala Party and Show on Saturday, Sept 13. Join BAT from 6... [Read more]

French Artist ‘Mantra Voz’ paints two new amazing murals in Burien

French Artist ‘Mantra Voz’ paints two new amazing murals in Burien

Two walls in downtown Burien just became a whole lot more beautiful – and valuable – thanks to French Artist Youri Cansell (aka “Mantra Voz”) – one in the Art Alley behind SW 152nd Street... [Read more]

VIDEO: Here’s what to expect at this year’s Arts-A-Glow on Saturday, Sept. 6

VIDEO: Here’s what to expect at this year’s Arts-A-Glow on Saturday, Sept. 6

Burien Parks released the following video that nicely showcases the annual Arts-A-Glow Lantern Festival and Procession, to be held this year on Saturday, Sept. 6 from 5 – 10 p.m. at Dottie Harper Park: This... [Read more]

The September B-Town Beat will be Thursday, Sept. 4

The September B-Town Beat will be Thursday, Sept. 4

The September B-Town Beat will be Thursday, Sept. 4, from 6 – 9 p.m. throughout downtown Burien. Each business participating with visual art will host an artist! Please come out and join us on Thursday,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Tin Room Bar & Theater holding Comedy Night this Thursday

Advertiser Tin Room Bar & Theater holding Comedy Night this Thursday

Longtime Advertiser The Tin Room Bar & Theater will be holding their monthly Comedy Night – with two shows – this Thursday night, Aug. 28, at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. Headliner is Derek Sheen, the “Middle”... [Read more]

The Hi-Liners to celebrate anniversaries of entertaining Burien audiences

The Hi-Liners to celebrate anniversaries of entertaining Burien audiences

“Once a Hi-Liner, always a Hi-Liner” has been the rallying call since the organization was founded in 1966, and has been reiterated each year since 1994 when MainStage first took to the Highline PAC... [Read more]

Burien Arts Gallery’s September show to feature Kris Vermeer and Kim Bly

Burien Arts Gallery’s September show to feature Kris Vermeer and Kim Bly

Burien Arts Gallery September’s show will feature works from two exciting multimedia Artists – Kris Vermeer and Kim Bly, with an Artist’s Reception set for Thursday, Sept. 4…

Free face painting by Burien Arts to be featured at Arts-A-Glow Festival Sept. 6

Free face painting by Burien Arts to be featured at Arts-A-Glow Festival Sept. 6

What’s fun and free? Answer: Face painting by the Artists from the Burien Arts Association at the unique Arts-A-Glow Burien Lantern Festival and Procession on Saturday, Sept. 6! Burien Arts volunteers... [Read more]

Family, friends remember Carol Selander through Burien Arts donations

Family, friends remember Carol Selander through Burien Arts donations

Programs that offer free art workshops for students will be greatly enhanced by generous donations from friends and family to the Burien Arts Association in honor of Carol Selander, a Burien cultural,... [Read more]

REMINDER: Des Moines Rotary’s Blues & Brews Fest is this Saturday!

REMINDER: Des Moines Rotary’s Blues & Brews Fest is this Saturday!

REMINDER: For the fifth year in a row – this coming Saturday, Aug. 23 – people from around Western Washington and beyond will be flocking to the shores of Puget Sound at the Des Moines Beach Park... [Read more]

‘Music in the Park’ finale is Thursday night at Burien Community Center

‘Music in the Park’ finale is Thursday night at Burien Community Center

UPDATE: Tonight’s FREE ‘Music in the Park’ concert has been moved to the Burien Community Center due to rain. It will feature reggae music from Longstride, starting at 6:30 p.m. The Community... [Read more]

Paintings by artist Veronica Smith at Community Center through Sept. 30

Paintings by artist Veronica Smith at Community Center through Sept. 30

Paintings by artist Veronica Smith will be on display at the Burien Community Center through Sept. 30. The artists’ current paintings use personal materials picked for their connection or association... [Read more]

Burien’s Arts-A-Glow Lantern Festival & Procession will be Saturday, Sept. 6

Burien’s Arts-A-Glow Lantern Festival & Procession will be Saturday, Sept. 6

Burien’s unique and oh-so-sweet Arts-A-Glow Lantern Festival and Procession will be held Saturday, Sept. 6, from 5 – 10 p.m. at Dottie Harper Park (421 SW 146th Street; learn more about Dottie... [Read more]

Free ‘Summer Sing’ coming to Burien Thursday, Aug. 21

Free ‘Summer Sing’ coming to Burien Thursday, Aug. 21

A free ‘Summer Sing!’ – hosted By ChoralSounds and SilverSounds Northwest – is coming to Glendale Lutheran Church on Thursday, Aug. 21. All ages are welcome to join singers from the Northwest... [Read more]

Burien residents step up to replace sculpture stolen from Eagle Landing Park

Burien residents step up to replace sculpture stolen from Eagle Landing Park

Burien residents John White and Guy Harper – along with others – have teamed up to replace a sculpture (pictured above) stolen from Eagle Landing Park in February, and are planning on installing a replacement sometime this Fall…

Frank Ferrante returns from Australia with more of Groucho Marx

Frank Ferrante returns from Australia with more of Groucho Marx

by T.M. Sell Frank Ferrante was afraid. Every actor with a pulse is a little afraid before going on stage, but it’s a kind of fear and excitement and adrenaline that most use to drive their performances.... [Read more]

Burien couple part of Seattle 48 Hours Film Screening Wednesday evening

Burien couple part of Seattle 48 Hours Film Screening Wednesday evening

Christine Kennedy and Christopher Stephan, both Burien residents, worked as part of team who entered the 48 Hour Film Project (48HFP), a competition where teams have only 48 hours to complete a film from... [Read more]

‘Music in the Park’ continues with symphonic & folk rock this Wed. & Thurs.

‘Music in the Park’ continues with symphonic & folk rock this Wed. & Thurs.

REMINDER: Burien Parks’ ‘Music in the Parks’ concert series continues this week with two great  bands: WEDNESDAY, Aug. 6 at 6:30 p.m.: North SeaTac Park with the Highline Community... [Read more]

4 talented artists, 4 different media at Burien Arts Gallery’s August Exhibit

4 talented artists, 4 different media at Burien Arts Gallery’s August Exhibit

The Burien Arts Gallery’s August exhibition features painter Jim Matthew, photographer Jane Day Lanning, ceramic artist Vicki Hamilton and mixed media creator Diane Baxter. Meet the artists at the... [Read more]