Arts Section

New film/TV/VR production studio opens in old Staples location in Burien

New film/TV/VR production studio opens in old Staples location in Burien

By Scott Schaefer Where once you could buy paper clips and business supplies, now you can create a film, TV, VR or other production. Zoo Break Productions is a new production studio facility at the... [Read more]

Burien Arts Commissioner reading Poetry at Humble Vine this Friday, Jan. 19

Burien Arts Commissioner reading Poetry at Humble Vine this Friday, Jan. 19

All are invited to Burien Arts Commissioner Gaylloyd Sisson’s first Poetry Gig at the Humble Vine Wine & Gift Shoppe this Friday, Jan. 19, from 6-7 p.m. Gaylloyd will read the first two chapters... [Read more]

Highline High School Drama’s ‘The Craving’ is Friday & Saturday at the PAC

Highline High School Drama’s ‘The Craving’ is Friday & Saturday at the PAC

Highline High School Drama will be presenting ‘The Craving’ this Friday, Jan. 12 and Saturday, Jan. 13 at the Performing Arts Center. Here’s the synopsis: Screenwriter Terry Kyle Morris... [Read more]

Burien Arts Pop-up Gallery will feature Danny Mansmith; reception Jan. 9

Burien Arts Pop-up Gallery will feature Danny Mansmith; reception Jan. 9

Burien Arts Pop-up Gallery this month features Danny Mansmith, a celebrated local mixed media textile artist. The exhibit opens on Tuesday, Jan. 9,  with a meet and greet the artist at 6 p.m. hosted... [Read more]

Reception for Al-Abboud’s recent Art will be this Saturday at Scarlet Ibis Gallery

Reception for Al-Abboud’s recent Art will be this Saturday at Scarlet Ibis Gallery

9 Circles: Dante’s “Inferno” provided the inspiration for this work. Each circle contains an image that corresponds with a circle in the book, and these images are contained within the flesh of the... [Read more]

PHOTO: Sunrise as seen from Burien

PHOTO: Sunrise as seen from Burien

Courtesy Marc Milrod comes this great photo, showcasing the beautiful sunrise of the first workday of 2018 as seen from Burien on Tuesday morning, Jan. 2, 2018 (click image to view larger version):  Read More →

PHOTOS: Dozens explore Seahurst Park Beach during Moonlight Beach Walk

PHOTOS: Dozens explore Seahurst Park Beach during Moonlight Beach Walk

Dozens of people showed up Saturday night (Dec. 30) despite the drizzle at Seahurst Park Beach for the Environmental Science Center’s final Moonlight Beach Walk of 2017. Science Center Naturalists... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Yes, we had a White Christmas!

PHOTOS: Yes, we had a White Christmas!

Courtesy Elston Hill comes these great photos, submitted as proof that yes Virginia, we had a White Christmas in Burien! “Since the 1890’s, there has been snow on Christmas Eve six times,”... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Beautiful views seen while flying out of Sea-Tac Airport

PHOTOS: Beautiful views seen while flying out of Sea-Tac Airport

Courtesy resident Elston Hill: Wednesday (Dec. 20) was a great day to be taking off from Sea-Tac Airport – great view of Burien! First picture you can see Lake Burien in the foreground (click images... [Read more]

‘Dumpster Divas’ films in Olde Burien

‘Dumpster Divas’ films in Olde Burien

Courtesy Writer/Director/Actor Lee Ryan Coston comes this report on the recent filming of ‘Dumpster Divas’ in Burien: When someone thinks of film, they automatically think of Hollywood/Los... [Read more]

Sponsored Post ‘Santa’s Holiday Wine Workshop’ is this Thursday at Tin Room Bar & Theater

‘Santa’s Holiday Wine Workshop’ is this Thursday at Tin Room Bar & Theater

From Advertiser The Tin Room Bar & Theater: December Wine Tasting! Thursday, Dec. 21: 5 – 7 p.m. in the Tin Theater. Find your perfect pairing for your holiday dinner! Featured Wines: Valdo DOCG... [Read more]

PHOTOS: A window on a wonderful sunset

PHOTOS: A window on a wonderful sunset

Courtesy Elston Hill comes these great photos showing Thursday night’s (Dec. 14) wonderful sunset (click images to view larger versions/slideshow):  Read More →

PHOTOS: Dramatic fog hides most of Puget Sound Monday morning

PHOTOS: Dramatic fog hides most of Puget Sound Monday morning

Courtesy resident Elston Hill comes these amazing photos showing the fog around our region. “The fog this morning reduced visibility in much of Burien to only a few feet and the Sound was completely... [Read more]

REMINDER: Save $5 on tix for last two weekends of BAT’s ‘Christmas Carol Rag’

REMINDER: Save $5 on tix for last two weekends of BAT’s ‘Christmas Carol Rag’

From left to right, Anne Cratchit (Hannah Rockel) and Bob Cratchit (Jaron Boggs) celebrate the birth of their baby while friend and co-worker Agnes (Jessica Robins) looks on in Burien Actors Theatre’s... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Clear (and cool) views of Mt. Rainier and Three Tree Point at sunset

PHOTOS: Clear (and cool) views of Mt. Rainier and Three Tree Point at sunset

Courtesy Photographer Aaron Wells comes these great photos showing Wednesday night’s sunset and view of Mt. Rainier from Three Tree Point (click images to view larger version/slideshow):  Read More →

Monica Bretherton’s Art on display at Community Center through January

Monica Bretherton’s Art on display at Community Center through January

The Burien Community Center is currently presenting the works of artist Monica Bretherton until the end of January, 2018. Monica began her artistic career in Denver Colorado, where she exhibited sculpture... [Read more]

South Sound Choruses ‘ChristmasSounds’ to ring in Holidays Dec. 9 & 10

South Sound Choruses ‘ChristmasSounds’ to ring in Holidays Dec. 9 & 10

On Saturday, Dec. 9 & Sunday, Dec. 10, the entire Northwest Associated Arts family will present their annual Christmas program at the Highline Performing Arts Center in Burien. This annual holiday... [Read more]

REVIEW: BAT’s ‘Christmas Carol Rag’ – fun, warm feeling of the holiday season

REVIEW: BAT’s ‘Christmas Carol Rag’ – fun, warm feeling of the holiday season

From left to right, Anne Cratchit (Hannah Rockel) and Bob Cratchit (Jaron Boggs) celebrate the birth of their baby while friend and co-worker Agnes (Jessica Robins) looks on in Burien Actors Theatre’s... [Read more]

Burien Arts Pop-Up Gallery will feature Janet Price Art starting Dec. 1 at City Hall

Burien Arts Pop-Up Gallery will feature Janet Price Art starting Dec. 1 at City Hall

Burien Arts Association will be presenting a Pop-Up Gallery featuring the work of local artist Janet Price at Burien City Hall, 3rd Floor Lobby, on Friday, Dec. 1, from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. This exhibit... [Read more]

REMINDER: Buy local, buy handmade at Moshier Holiday Pottery Sale Saturday

REMINDER: Buy local, buy handmade at Moshier Holiday Pottery Sale Saturday

REMINDER: The annual Moshier Holiday Pottery Sale – with beautiful handmade items – will be held this Saturday, Dec. 2, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Moshier Art Center. Twice a year the potters... [Read more]

Burien Actors Theatre’s musical comedy ‘The Christmas Carol Rag’ opens Nov. 24

Burien Actors Theatre’s musical comedy ‘The Christmas Carol Rag’ opens Nov. 24

Burien Actors Theatre’s holiday show – which opens Friday, Nov. 24 – is ‘The Christmas Carol Rag,’ a delightfully irreverent and moving musical comedy set in ragtime-era New York City.... [Read more]

VIDEO: Burien’s own Travis Thompson performs on Jimmy Fallon Wed. night

VIDEO: Burien’s own Travis Thompson performs on Jimmy Fallon Wed. night

On Wednesday night, Nov. 15, Burien’s own Travis Thompson – rocking a hoodie with ‘AMBAUM’ on it – performed live on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon with some other performer named... [Read more]

Taproot Theatre will present ‘The Gift of the Magi’ in Des Moines on Nov. 29

Taproot Theatre will present ‘The Gift of the Magi’ in Des Moines on Nov. 29

TAPROOT THEATRE PRESENTS “THE GIFT OF THE MAGI” – NOVEMBER 29, 2017 Taproot Theatre’s Touring Company will be presenting a stage adaptation of O. Henry’s “The Gift of the Magi” at Resurrection... [Read more]

REMINDER: Over 40 Artists’ works will be sold at ‘Vision 20/20’ Sat., Nov. 18

REMINDER: Over 40 Artists’ works will be sold at ‘Vision 20/20’ Sat., Nov. 18

Burien’s biggest Art Party – Vision 20/20 – is coming to the Burien Community Center on Saturday, Nov. 18, from 6:30 – 10:30 p.m.! This art auction is THE art event of the fall for Burien. Unique... [Read more]