Arts Section

REMINDER: The 9th annual Burien Jazz Walk is Saturday!

REMINDER: The 9th annual Burien Jazz Walk is Saturday!

REMINDER: The Burien Arts Association’s 9th Annual Burien Jazz Walk (formerly known as the Highline Classic Jazz Festival) is this Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, from 3 – 11 p.m.! The Festival returns... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Taste wines from France at Tin Room’s monthly wine tasting Thursday night

Taste wines from France at Tin Room’s monthly wine tasting Thursday night

From Advertiser The Tin Room Bar & Theater: “Wines of France” Thursday, September 21: 5 – 7 p.m. A.O.C. Alsace Cremant Brut Rose 100% Pinot Noir This brilliant pink salmon color sparkling rose... [Read more]

Get early Burien Jazz Walk entrance at this Thursday’s Farmers Market

Get early Burien Jazz Walk entrance at this Thursday’s Farmers Market

No waiting – get your Jazz Walk entrance early by dropping by the Burien Farmers Market this Thursday, Sept. 21. Come to the Discover Burien booth and see Grace or Laura to buy your early bird tickets. The... [Read more]

Cassidy Huff will perform at fundraiser concert at Benaroya Hall Fri., Nov. 10

Cassidy Huff will perform at fundraiser concert at Benaroya Hall Fri., Nov. 10

B-Town Blog Columnist – and Burien’s “Citizen of the Year” for 2016 – Cassidy Huff will be performing a fundraiser concert at Benaroya Hall on Friday, Nov. 10, 2017, starting at 8... [Read more]

History meets comedy in ‘Ben Butler,’ opening Sept. 29 at Burien Actors Theatre

History meets comedy in ‘Ben Butler,’ opening Sept. 29 at Burien Actors Theatre

Based upon historical events, the comedy-drama Ben Butler at Burien Actors Theatre is a unique look at a key decision in the Civil War. Performances of this Northwest premiere, written by Richard Strand,... [Read more]

Entertainment lineup announced for the 2017 Burien Brat Trot on Sunday, Oct. 1

Entertainment lineup announced for the 2017 Burien Brat Trot on Sunday, Oct. 1

The main stage entertainment lineup for the 2017 Burien Brat Trot – coming Sunday, Oct. 1 – has been announced: Los Flacos performs a blend of the spiciest traditional sounds of Mexico, South America,... [Read more]

PHOTOS: A Magical Night at Dottie Harper Park for 10th Annual Arts-A-Glow

PHOTOS: A Magical Night at Dottie Harper Park for 10th Annual Arts-A-Glow

This past Saturday was the 10th annual Arts-A-Glow festival held in Burien. For the past several years the event has taken place at Dottie Harper Park with food trucks, music and artwork sprinkled through... [Read more]

B/IAS founders will present at South King County Public Art Symposium Sept. 22

B/IAS founders will present at South King County Public Art Symposium Sept. 22

In 2009, the Burien Interim Art Space took over an empty lot near Town Square. Photo by Scott Schaefer. ‘What Works’ – a South King County Public Art Symposium – will be held on Friday,... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Might we be done with smoky skies?

PHOTOS: Might we be done with smoky skies?

Courtesy Elston Hill comes these great photos showing what may be the last of our smoky sunsets, as well as some other views from around Burien. The Puget Sound Clean Air Agency seems to agree: “For... [Read more]

Best-Selling Author Robert Dugoni holding book signing at Tin Room Sept. 13

Best-Selling Author Robert Dugoni holding book signing at Tin Room Sept. 13

On Wednesday, Sept. 13, starting at 6 p.m., there will be a Book Signing with “New York Times Best Selling Author” Robert Dugoni at the Tin Room Bar & Theater. Dugoni’s newest book... [Read more]

REMINDER: Don’t miss the fun! The 4th Annual English Fête is this Saturday!

REMINDER: Don’t miss the fun! The 4th Annual English Fête is this Saturday!

REMINDER: This Saturday, Sept. 9 – from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. – the grounds at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Renton will once again come alive with vibrant music, dancing, eating, drinking, bouncing... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Mike Molner will play acoustic set before Seahawks game at Tin Room Sunday

Mike Molner will play acoustic set before Seahawks game at Tin Room Sunday

From Advertiser The Tin Room Bar & Theater: “If there’s a bustle in your hedgerow, don’t be alarmed now, it’s just Mike Molner ‘Acoustic Live’ at the Tin Room”! 11:30... [Read more]

REMINDER: ‘Arts-A-Glow’ promises a magical night this Saturday, Sept. 9

REMINDER: ‘Arts-A-Glow’ promises a magical night this Saturday, Sept. 9

Celebrating its 10th anniversary, Burien’s magical 2017 Arts-A-Glow event will feature dozens of light art installations scattered throughout Dottie Harper Park’s mature fir tree forest this Saturday,... [Read more]

Burien Actors Theatre’s Script Club’s first meeting will be Thursday, Sept. 21

Burien Actors Theatre’s Script Club’s first meeting will be Thursday, Sept. 21

Burien Actors Theatre’s Script Club is getting ready for its first meeting on Thursday, Sept. 21 at Merrill Gardens. BAT’s very own Faith will be leading the meeting. What is a script club? It’s... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Some recent summer scenes as seen through the eyes of Elston Hill

PHOTOS: Some recent summer scenes as seen through the eyes of Elston Hill

Some recent photographic awesomeness from resident Elston Hill: On Friday (Sept. 1), The Virginia V. – built in 1922 when roads were frequently impassable – cruised past Burien’s shores. This... [Read more]

REMINDER: 48 Hour Horror Film Project at Film Office Happy Hour Tues.

REMINDER: 48 Hour Horror Film Project at Film Office Happy Hour Tues.

REMINDER: Area resident Kirk Nordenstrom will give a presentation about the 48 Hour Film Horror Project at the Burien Film Office Happy Hour this Tuesday, Sept. 5. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., and Kirk... [Read more]

Enjoy fantastical theater, delectable food at Burien Actors Theatre party Sept. 16

Enjoy fantastical theater, delectable food at Burien Actors Theatre party Sept. 16

Enjoy fabulous food, drink and theatrical performances at Burien Actors Theatre’s Gala Party & Show on Saturday, Sept. 16. From 6 to 9 p.m., be among the first to get a sneak peek into BAT’s 2017-18... [Read more]

PHOTO: Wet spiderweb a sign that (gulp) fall is coming…

PHOTO: Wet spiderweb a sign that (gulp) fall is coming…

Courtesy Elston Hill comes this great photo of a wet spiderweb seen on his deck Thursday morning (Aug. 31) – a sure sign that fall is coming (click image to see larger version): But don’t worry... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Smoke slips back into the area, causes red sunset

PHOTOS: Smoke slips back into the area, causes red sunset

Courtesy Elston Hill come these photos of Monday night’s amazing sunset, showing how smoke from wildfires in southwestern Washington have slipped back into our area. The last time we saw red, smoky... [Read more]

Katalia’s Community Corner: Meet local Artist Josh Manderville

Katalia’s Community Corner: Meet local Artist Josh Manderville

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Please welcome our newest Writer, 17-year old Katalia Alexander, a journalism student at Mt. Rainier High School who nearly single-handedly led a successful effort to revive the school’s... [Read more]

Learn about the 48 Hour Horror Film Project at Film Office Happy Hour Sept. 5

Learn about the 48 Hour Horror Film Project at Film Office Happy Hour Sept. 5

Area resident Kirk Nordenstrom has produced the Seattle 48 Hour Film Project since its inception in 2005, and he’ll be presenting at the Burien Film Office Happy Hour on Tuesday, Sept. 5, to showcase... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Comedian Susan Rice will perform at Wesley Homes Des Moines Fri., Sept. 22

Comedian Susan Rice will perform at Wesley Homes Des Moines Fri., Sept. 22

Wesley Homes retirement communities welcomes comedian Susan Rice to its Des Moines campus on Friday, Sept. 22 at 6 p.m.! Making people laugh comes naturally to Rice. In college, Rice found that she loved... [Read more]

Lineup for 9th Annual Burien Jazz Walk – coming Sept. 23 – announced

Lineup for 9th Annual Burien Jazz Walk – coming Sept. 23 – announced

The Burien Arts Association this week announced the lineup for its 9th Annual Burien Jazz Walk (formerly known as the Highline Classic Jazz Festival) coming Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, from 3 – 11 p.m. The... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Elston Hill road trips to Solar Eclipse totality, takes amazing photos

PHOTOS: Elston Hill road trips to Solar Eclipse totality, takes amazing photos

Elston Hill and his wife Jackline road tripped south into the ‘path of totality’ to Ontario, Oregon, to witness and photograph Monday’s historic Solar Eclipse. “I made our reservations... [Read more]