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Burien Actors Theatre looking for additional Trustees; here’s how to join

Burien Actors Theatre looking for additional Trustees; here’s how to join

Burien Actors Theatre is looking for additional Trustees; here’s a note from our friends at BAT: BAT is just about to start its 37th season of better live theater. This is a great time to join this... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Forest fire smoke paints red sunset over The Brothers mountains

PHOTOS: Forest fire smoke paints red sunset over The Brothers mountains

Resident Elston Hill shares these photos, saying that the reddish sunset over ‘The Brothers’ mountains on Tuesday night (Aug. 23) must be from forest fires in the Olympics (click images to... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Amazing late summer sunsets as seen from Burien

PHOTOS: Amazing late summer sunsets as seen from Burien

Courtesy resident Elston Hill comes these amazing photos of two gorgeous sunsets as seen from Burien over the last two days (click images to see larger versions/slideshow):  Read More →

7th Annual Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival concert will be Saturday, Aug. 27

7th Annual Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival concert will be Saturday, Aug. 27

Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival from Olav on Vimeo. Grab your sunscreen, dust off those dancin’ shoes and get ready – the 7th annual Blues and Brews festival at Des Moines Beach Park is... [Read more]

Burien Arts Gallery featuring Artist Sue Kraft; opening reception Fri., Sept. 2

Burien Arts Gallery featuring Artist Sue Kraft; opening reception Fri., Sept. 2

The Burien Arts Gallery will be featuring work from Artist Sue Kraft, with a solo exhibition of her recent paintings. An Artist’s Reception is set for Friday, Sept. 2, from 5-8 p.m., at the gallery,... [Read more]

Innovative film ‘M.O.P.Z’ to be featured at Film Office Happy Hour Sept. 6

Innovative film ‘M.O.P.Z’ to be featured at Film Office Happy Hour Sept. 6

The incredibly innovative comedy short “M.O.P.Z.” – which was filmed mostly at Burien’s Sunnydale Elementary School – will be featured at the next Burien Film Office Happy Hour,... [Read more]

Don’t miss ‘Quack Attack’ at Music in the Park at Marvista Park Sunday!

Don’t miss ‘Quack Attack’ at Music in the Park at Marvista Park Sunday!

All are invited to a very special ‘Music in the Park’ this Sunday, Aug. 14 at Marvista Park (19900 4th Ave SW) – Quack Attack! This is a celebration of music, art, community and Normandy... [Read more]

Hi-Liners’ 50th Anniversary Celebration will be this Saturday, Aug. 13

Hi-Liners’ 50th Anniversary Celebration will be this Saturday, Aug. 13

The Hi-Liners’ 50th Anniversary Reunion Celebration will be from 2 – 5 p.m. this Saturday, Aug. 13, at The Burien Annex. Past and Present Hi-Liners, Family, Friends, and Supporters are all invited! Come... [Read more]

All ages welcome at ‘Summer Sing’ at Glendale Lutheran on Sunday, Aug. 28

All ages welcome at ‘Summer Sing’ at Glendale Lutheran on Sunday, Aug. 28

All ages are welcome at a ‘Summer Sing!” hosted by Northwest Associated Arts’ ChoralSounds, SilverSounds and the Youth Choruses on Sunday Aug, 28, at Glendale Lutheran Church. The free... [Read more]

REMINDER: ‘Music in the Park’ concludes Thurs. with Kim Archer & Band

REMINDER: ‘Music in the Park’ concludes Thurs. with Kim Archer & Band

REMINDER: Burien Parks’ ‘Music in the Park’ concludes this week with the summer’s final FREE concert on Thursday, Aug. 11 at Lake Burien School Park with old school soul, funk... [Read more]

Meet community Artists Friday night at Burien Arts Gallery

Meet community Artists Friday night at Burien Arts Gallery

Meet your community’s Artists tonight – Friday, Aug. 5, 5-8 p.m. – at an Opening Reception in the Burien Arts Gallery. Since October 2013, the Burien Arts Gallery at 826 SW 152nd Street in Olde... [Read more]

New local film examines lost work of missing surveillance whistleblower

New local film examines lost work of missing surveillance whistleblower

This week, Seattle-based EKE Pictures announced the world premiere release of The Periphery Project, Volume I, will be on IndieFlix, the membership-based global movie hub. According to Producer Steve... [Read more]

Enjoy unexpected new plays in Seattle Playwrights Studio Showcase at BAT

Enjoy unexpected new plays in Seattle Playwrights Studio Showcase at BAT

For about the price of a matinee movie theater ticket, you can see two brand-new plays from the creative minds of local playwrights during the Seattle Playwrights Studio Showcase in August at Burien... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: All-City Swim Meet at Normandy Park Swim Club

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: All-City Swim Meet at Normandy Park Swim Club

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Now in her second year with more great work is our youngest-ever Contributor – 12-year old Isabel Herbruger – Local Girl Scout, 4-H member, and aspiring photojournalist. We encourage... [Read more]

Burien’s annual Arts-A-Glow Lantern Festival & Procession will be Sat., Sept. 10

Burien’s annual Arts-A-Glow Lantern Festival & Procession will be Sat., Sept. 10

Arts-A-Glow, Burien’s Unique & Oh So Sweet Lantern Festival and Procession, will be held on Saturday, Sept. 10 at Dottie Harper Park. This is an annual, magical evening in the forest! Lantern... [Read more]

REMINDER: Burien filmmaker at Burien Film Office Happy Hour Tuesday!

REMINDER: Burien filmmaker at Burien Film Office Happy Hour Tuesday!

REMINDER: Burien native Jeff Ferrell has been making films locally since 2008, and he’ll be the Guest Speaker at the next Burien Film Office Happy Hour, to be held this Tuesday night (Aug. 2), from... [Read more]

Burien Community Center hosting Artist Michael Dinning until end of Sept.

Burien Community Center hosting Artist Michael Dinning until end of Sept.

The Burien Community Center is hosting Spokane artist Michael Dinning until the end of September. Michael’s artwork is inspired by a wide variety of sources, from Italian Renaissance to Pop Art, Abstract... [Read more]

Finish up your art for ‘Community Art Month’ at Burien Arts Gallery

Finish up your art for ‘Community Art Month’ at Burien Arts Gallery

Kudos to the first artist’s submission for the August Community Art Exhibit at the Burien Arts Gallery, 826 SW 152nd Street: Way to Go Floyd Tokuda! He’s the first to submit his work. Now everyone,... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Native American canoes ‘Paddle to Nisqually’ past Burien

PHOTOS: Native American canoes ‘Paddle to Nisqually’ past Burien

Up to 130 Tribal Canoe Families are expected to land at the Port of Olympia’s NorthPoint area this Saturday, July 30, for the annual ‘Paddle to Nisqually,’ and it appears that several... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears sock it to the Seattle Studs

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears sock it to the Seattle Studs

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Now in her second year with more great work is our youngest-ever Contributor – 12-year old Isabel Herbruger – Local Girl Scout, 4-H member, and aspiring photojournalist. We encourage... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears extract 5-2 revenge against the Honkers

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears extract 5-2 revenge against the Honkers

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Now in her second year with more great work is our youngest-ever Contributor – 12-year old Isabel Herbruger – Local Girl Scout, 4-H member, and aspiring photojournalist. We encourage... [Read more]

Burien native, filmmaker to speak at next Burien Film Office Happy Hour on Aug. 2

Burien native, filmmaker to speak at next Burien Film Office Happy Hour on Aug. 2

Burien native Jeff Ferrell has been making films locally since 2008, and he’ll be the Guest Speaker at the next Burien Film Office Happy Hour, to be held from 5:30-7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 2. Ferrell... [Read more]

Auditions for BAT’s comedy ‘The Ultimate Christmas Show (abridged)’ start July 30

Auditions for BAT’s comedy ‘The Ultimate Christmas Show (abridged)’ start July 30

Auditions for Burien Actors Theatre’s comedy “The Ultimate Christmas Show (abridged)” start on Saturday, July 30, and Monday, Aug. 1. The show, written by Reed Martin and Austin Tichenor, will be... [Read more]