Arts Section

PHOTOS: ‘Balloon Glow’ kicks off Carnival Days, which runs through Sun.

PHOTOS: ‘Balloon Glow’ kicks off Carnival Days, which runs through Sun.

Courtesy Elston Hill comes these great photos of Thursday night’s ‘Balloon Glow’ kick-off event of Discover Burien’s Carnival Days, which continues through Sunday at Puget Sound... [Read more]

The next B-Town Beat Music & Art Walk will be Friday, Aug. 4

The next B-Town Beat Music & Art Walk will be Friday, Aug. 4

The next B-Town Beat Music and Art Walk will be held from 6 – 9 p.m. onFriday, August 4, throughout downtown Burien on SW 152nd Street between 4th and 10th Ave SW. Taste the arts, culture and charming... [Read more]

See ‘Coyote Tails’ play for FREE this Saturday at Dottie Harper Park

See ‘Coyote Tails’ play for FREE this Saturday at Dottie Harper Park

The 14/48 Projects returns with ‘Coyote Tails’ – its FREE annual Summer Park Show for children and adults alike at 2 p.m. this Saturday, July 22! This play will be performed outside in Burien’s... [Read more]

‘Music in the Park’ continues with country from Missy G Band Thursday night

‘Music in the Park’ continues with country from Missy G Band Thursday night

REMINDER: Burien’s ‘Music in the Park’ continues this Thursday night, July 20, with live country music from the Missy G Country Band! The free, live outdoor performance will be from... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Taste wines from Italy this Thursday at Tin Room Bar & Theater

Taste wines from Italy this Thursday at Tin Room Bar & Theater

From Advertiser The Tin Room Bar & Theater: A Wine Tasting will be held this Thursday, July 20, from 5 – 7 p.m. at the Tin Rom Bar & Theater. This month’s tasting will feature wines from... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Green algae is blooming in Puget Sound off the shores of Burien

PHOTOS: Green algae is blooming in Puget Sound off the shores of Burien

Courtesy Elston Hill comes these photos – taken on Monday, July 17 – that show green algae blooms on the surface of Puget Sound off the shores of Burien. “Tides and wind bring it in and out past... [Read more]

FREE ‘Artshops’ workshops for kids will start Thursday, July 27 at Burien Library

FREE ‘Artshops’ workshops for kids will start Thursday, July 27 at Burien Library

‘Artshops’ is a FREE hands-on arts workshop time for elementary aged students, co-sponsored by the Burien Library and with support from the City of Burien Parks, Rec. and Culture. All materials... [Read more]

See ‘Richard II’ free at Shakespeare in the Park on Saturday, Aug. 5

See ‘Richard II’ free at Shakespeare in the Park on Saturday, Aug. 5

Burien Arts will be presenting ‘Richard II’ as part of its 2017 Shakespeare in the Park series on Saturday, Aug. 5 at Lake Burien School Memorial Park. The outdoor performance will run from... [Read more]

Workshop on marketing, engagement & more at Film Office Happy Hour Aug. 1

Workshop on marketing, engagement & more at Film Office Happy Hour Aug. 1

Photo by Lauren Max. Brad Wilke will lead an interactive digital workshop on marketing, audience engagement, and personal branding to help filmmakers at the Burien Film Office Happy Hour on Tuesday,... [Read more]

City of Burien awarding $150 prizes in new #BurienSummer Photo Contest

City of Burien awarding $150 prizes in new #BurienSummer Photo Contest

The City of Burien on Friday (July 14) announced that it’s holding a #BurienSummer Photo Contest, with a deadline to enter of Sept. 4, 2017: Enter the #BurienSummer Photo Contest! What are the... [Read more]

REMINDER: Olde Burien Block Party will rock the block all day this Saturday!

REMINDER: Olde Burien Block Party will rock the block all day this Saturday!

REMINDER: The annual Olde Burien Block party is set for all day this Saturday, July 15! The street will be closed from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. – come down to SW 152nd Street between Ambaum Blvd. SW and... [Read more]

REMINDER: High Octane Salsa & Latin Jazz from ‘Mambo Cadillac’ Thurs. night!

REMINDER: High Octane Salsa & Latin Jazz from ‘Mambo Cadillac’ Thurs. night!

REMINDER: ‘Mambo Cadillac’ will spice up B-Town with its high-octane Salsa & Latin Jazz for opening night of the 2017 ‘Music In The Park’ series this Thursday night, July 13! The... [Read more]

See ‘The Comedy of Errors’ FREE at Shakespeare in the Park on Sat., July 29

See ‘The Comedy of Errors’ FREE at Shakespeare in the Park on Sat., July 29

Burien Arts will be presenting ‘The Comedy of Errors’ as part of its 2017 Shakespeare in the Park series on Saturday, July 29 at Lake Burien School Memorial Park. The outdoor performance will... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Golden hour views from Burien’s Three Tree Point

PHOTOS: Golden hour views from Burien’s Three Tree Point

Photographer Aaron Wells shot these great photos over the course of a very enjoyable ‘golden hour’ at Three Tree Point Saturday evening (click images to see larger versions/slideshow): A... [Read more]

Are you ready for the solar eclipse? It’s coming Aug. 21!

Are you ready for the solar eclipse? It’s coming Aug. 21!

By Elston Hill On Aug. 21, a full eclipse will cross the United States from Oregon to South Carolina. I experienced a full eclipse in 1970 and it was one of the most amazing experiences in my life. Starting... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: Burien’s ‘Arts-A-Glow’ will celebrate 10th anniversary Sept. 9

SAVE THE DATE: Burien’s ‘Arts-A-Glow’ will celebrate 10th anniversary Sept. 9

This year will mark the 10th anniversary of the annual ‘Arts-A-Glow’ lighting up Burien on Saturday, Sept. 9! This amazing local event will run from 5 – 10 p.m. at Dottie Harper Park, and... [Read more]

Here’s the lineup for the Olde Burien Block Party, coming Saturday July 15!

Here’s the lineup for the Olde Burien Block Party, coming Saturday July 15!

This year’s Olde Burien Block Party, set for Saturday, July 15, is being headlined by local band The Approximations – an 8-piece classic rock dance party band led by local boy Dan Satterberg –... [Read more]

VIDEOS/PHOTOS: Scenes from a red, white and blue 4th of July in Burien

VIDEOS/PHOTOS: Scenes from a red, white and blue 4th of July in Burien

Under glorious sunny skies, with temps in the high 70s, Burien’s Independence Day celebrations were a mix of tradition, family fun and red, white and blue pride in our country and region. VIDEOS: The... [Read more]

VIDEOS: See the top three 2017 local Burien Film Festival winners here!

VIDEOS: See the top three 2017 local Burien Film Festival winners here!

Congratulations to the Winners of the 2017 Burien Film Festival, which were awarded on June 24! Burien-centric 5 min. Short Film Contest: RULES: The Burien-centric Short Film Contest was open to all filmmakers... [Read more]

STUDY: Burien Actors Theatre brings additional $141,000 into City of Burien

STUDY: Burien Actors Theatre brings additional $141,000 into City of Burien

The University of Washington’s Foster School of Business recently came to B-Town to study Burien Actors Theatre’s economic impact on Burien, and their findings are impressive: The top line of... [Read more]

City of Burien seeking applicants for around $20,000 in Arts & Culture grants

City of Burien seeking applicants for around $20,000 in Arts & Culture grants

Do you provide arts, culture, or heritage programming for the Burien community? Or are you an artist interested in bringing a new or innovative arts experience to the City of Burien? Burien Arts &... [Read more]

The next B-Town Beat Music and Art Walk will be Friday, July 7

The next B-Town Beat Music and Art Walk will be Friday, July 7

The next B-Town Beat Music and Art Walk will be held from 6 – 9 p.m. on Friday, July 7 in downtown Burien on SW 152nd Street between 4th and 10th Ave SW. As usual, businesses will display some of Burien’s... [Read more]

REMINDER: Brunch + LIVE commentary with ‘The Maury Island Incident’ Sunday!

REMINDER: Brunch + LIVE commentary with ‘The Maury Island Incident’ Sunday!

REMINDER: Enjoy a unique, tasty and fun ‘Sunday Brunch with The Maury Island Incident’ tomorrow morning – Sunday, June 25 starting at 11 a.m. – at The Tin Theater! Tickets are $25 each... [Read more]

Burien Pride crowd exceeds expectations, raises $8,000 for local charities

Burien Pride crowd exceeds expectations, raises $8,000 for local charities

Supporters of Burien’s first-ever Pride celebration (The B-Town Blog was a Sponsor) came out in droves to celebrate at Burien Town Square Park on Saturday, June 3, and $8,000 was raised for local... [Read more]