Arts Section

LETTER: Reader disagrees with our review of BAT’s <i>Dr. Frankenstein</i>

LETTER: Reader disagrees with our review of BAT’s Dr. Frankenstein

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] Dear Editor, Last weekend, I attended... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: Burien’s biggest Art Party – Vision 20/20 – will be Nov. 17

SAVE THE DATE: Burien’s biggest Art Party – Vision 20/20 – will be Nov. 17

Vision 20/20 is Burien’s biggest Art Party with its own unique format, and it will be held on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018 at the Burien Community Center. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and this is a FREE event... [Read more]

Highline Indigenous Theater + Music Festival will be Oct. 31 & Nov. 1 at PAC

Highline Indigenous Theater + Music Festival will be Oct. 31 & Nov. 1 at PAC

All are invited to a very unique and special two-night Indigenous Theater + Music Festival at the Highline Performing Arts Center on Halloween (Oct. 31) and Nov. 1. This event will celebrate the brilliance... [Read more]

Seattle Women’s Chorus will perform ‘Hear Me Roar’ at HPAC on Oct. 20

Seattle Women’s Chorus will perform ‘Hear Me Roar’ at HPAC on Oct. 20

The Seattle Women’s Chorus will perform “Hear Me Roar” on Saturday, Oct. 20 at the Highline Performing Arts Center. It’s a blowout concert marking 15 years on stage! Seattle Women’s Chorus celebrates... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Elston Hill proves that ‘October can be amazing’

PHOTOS: Elston Hill proves that ‘October can be amazing’

Courtesy Elston Hill comes these stunning photos of a foggy morning at sunrise on Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, along with Thursday night’s sunset and plants turning colors. “October can be amazing,”... [Read more]

Volunteers needed to help awesome local art project this Saturday in Des Moines!

Volunteers needed to help awesome local art project this Saturday in Des Moines!

From our sister site The Waterland Blog: Don’t miss your chance to learn from a Master Artist while collaborating to create a work of art that will be permanently displayed along Des Moines’ beautiful... [Read more]

REVIEW: Themes in Burien Actors Theatre’s <i>Dr. Frankenstein</I> very timely

REVIEW: Themes in Burien Actors Theatre’s Dr. Frankenstein very timely

Photos by Michael Brunk / nwlens.com By Shelli Park The themes which Burien Actors Theatre’s 2018 season opener, Dr. Frankenstein, deal with are very timely as women continue to fight for an equal... [Read more]

Raul Sanchez named Poet-in-Residence for Burien Community Poetry Project

Raul Sanchez named Poet-in-Residence for Burien Community Poetry Project

Raul Sanchez – a Washington poet and translator – has been selected for Burien’s citizen-led Poet-in-Residence project. Mr. Sanchez will visit Burien in early November, attend local events, and host... [Read more]

CALL FOR ARTISTS: Burien Gallery Program seeking Artists for 2019

CALL FOR ARTISTS: Burien Gallery Program seeking Artists for 2019

The Burien Gallery Program has put out a ‘CALL FOR ARTISTS’ for its 2019 season. The application deadline is Oct. 26, 2018. About the Exhibition Program – 3 Location Options: Burien Community... [Read more]

Enjoy Fall Arts in Olde Burien on Thursday night, Oct. 18

Enjoy Fall Arts in Olde Burien on Thursday night, Oct. 18

Fall Arts in Olde Burien Thursday, Oct. 18 6 – 9 p.m. As the days grow darker, and a bit colder, come to Olde Burien – warm your spirits with art, music, food and beverage. “Community is the... [Read more]

Burien’s fantástico ‘<i>Dia de los Muertos</i>‘ Celebration will be Friday, Nov. 2

Burien’s fantástico ‘Dia de los Muertos‘ Celebration will be Friday, Nov. 2

Burien’s fantástico, annual Day of the Dead Celebration – Dia de los Muertos – will be held on Friday, Nov 2, 2018, from 6 – 9 p.m. at the Burien Community Center. “Ven a celebrar la... [Read more]

Burien Community Center hosts Artist Jake Prendez through November

Burien Community Center hosts Artist Jake Prendez through November

The Burien Community Center is currently presenting the works of artist Jake Prendez until the end of November, 2018. Jake Prendez is a renowned Chicano artist, scholar and public speaker, displaying... [Read more]

REMINDER/COUPON: Save $5 Off BAT’s <i>Dr. Frankenstein</I> – opens FRIDAY!

REMINDER/COUPON: Save $5 Off BAT’s Dr. Frankenstein – opens FRIDAY!

REMINDER: Burien Actors Theatre’s new production of Dr. Frankenstein – a fresh take on Mary Shelley’s Gothic tale, only with a female doctor – opens this FRIDAY night, Oct. 5! After a successful... [Read more]

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of closing of Spanish Castle this coming weekend

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of closing of Spanish Castle this coming weekend

‘Spanish Castle Magic’ is a celebration of the 50th anniversary of the closing of the Spanish Castle Ballroom, and it’ll be held this coming weekend – Friday, Oct. 5 through Sunday,... [Read more]

New plays sought for Burien Actors Theatre’s 2019 Playwrights Festival

New plays sought for Burien Actors Theatre’s 2019 Playwrights Festival

The play’s the thing… Burien Actors Theatre is seeking submissions of new plays by Washington State playwrights for the 2019 BAT Playwrights Festival. Both one-act and full-length plays are sought. Winning... [Read more]

Season opening concert for Northwest Symphony Orchestra will be Wed., Oct. 24

Season opening concert for Northwest Symphony Orchestra will be Wed., Oct. 24

The Season Opening Concert for the Northwest Symphony Orchestra will be Wednesday, Oct. 24, starting at 7:30 p.m. at Benaroya Hall. Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.: “National Parks at Benaroya”... [Read more]

Hi-Liners holding Auditions for ‘Once On This Island Jr.’ on Monday, Oct. 1

Hi-Liners holding Auditions for ‘Once On This Island Jr.’ on Monday, Oct. 1

Come join kids ages 7-18 and audition for The Hi-Liners Musical Theatre’s upcoming production of ‘Once On This Island Jr.’ on Monday, Oct. 1. Audition times still available! Register on... [Read more]

Burien Actors Theatre’s new production is not your father’s <i>Frankenstein</i>!

Burien Actors Theatre’s new production is not your father’s Frankenstein!

Burien Actors Theatre’s (“BAT”) production of Dr. Frankenstein is a fresh take on Mary Shelley’s Gothic tale, with a female doctor who breaks the rules of her time and an exploration through her... [Read more]

Hey Artist(s) – it’s time to brush up on your Elevator Speech w/FREE workshops

Hey Artist(s) – it’s time to brush up on your Elevator Speech w/FREE workshops

The Burien Arts Commission will be holding the following FREE programs for Burien Artists and Artists invested in Burien. Visual artists, performing artists, writers, media artists, film artists, etc... [Read more]

Painter Eric Faramus will be featured at Burien Arts Pop-up Gallery in October

Painter Eric Faramus will be featured at Burien Arts Pop-up Gallery in October

Artist Eric Faramus, pictured here with one of his paintings, will display his work at the Burien Arts Association Pop-up Gallery located at the Burien Community Center Oct. 1-31. Lynn Werner photo. Reviewing... [Read more]

Sponsored Post South Sound Piano Studio holding Open House on Saturday, Sept. 29

South Sound Piano Studio holding Open House on Saturday, Sept. 29

SouthSoundPiano (SSP), a local piano school serving the South Seattle region, will be hosting an Open House event on Saturday Sept. 29, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at their studio in Burien. Are you an adult... [Read more]

FREE Artists’ Networking, Elevator Speeches, Grants & more coming up

FREE Artists’ Networking, Elevator Speeches, Grants & more coming up

Some upcoming events for Burien Artists: Networking & Elevator Speeches for Artists presented by Artist Trust The elevator speech is often used in the business world. It’s based on the idea that... [Read more]

Burien Actors Theatre’s Script Club will meet this Thursday, Sept. 20

Burien Actors Theatre’s Script Club will meet this Thursday, Sept. 20

Burien Actors Theatre’s Script Club took a month off, but it is back and bigger and better than ever before – it now meets twice a month, once during the day and once in the evening! BAT’s... [Read more]

CALL FOR ARTISTS: Paintings & Installations wanted for window display

CALL FOR ARTISTS: Paintings & Installations wanted for window display

CALL FOR ARTISTS: WHAT: Paintings and Installation in the Agema office front window at the SE corner of SW 152nd Street and 9th Ave SW in Olde Burien. WHEN: Currently looking to feature one artist per... [Read more]