Arts Section

‘J. Edgar Hoover’s Flying Discs: Maury Island Incident’ at Norwescon April 13

‘J. Edgar Hoover’s Flying Discs: Maury Island Incident’ at Norwescon April 13

Local filmmakers and historians Steve Edmiston and Scott Schaefer will be presenting ‘J. Edgar Hoover’s Flying Discs: The Maury Island Incident’ at the 40th Annual Norwescon from 3 – 5... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Crows vs Raptors in the wind

PHOTOS: Crows vs Raptors in the wind

Courtesy Elston Hill comes these great wildlife photos taken in Burien on Monday, March 20. Elston says: “Yesterday it was windy. When it is windy, the raptors arrive. Strangely, a bald eagle and... [Read more]

Poet Shin Yu Pai will discuss artist-poet collaborations at Burien Library April 5

Poet Shin Yu Pai will discuss artist-poet collaborations at Burien Library April 5

Discover the fascinating work that can result when visual arts and poetry collide when Poet Shin Yu Pai discusses the history of artist-poet collaborations at the Burien Library on Wednesday, April 5. She... [Read more]

PHOTOS: What was that strange, bright shiny object up in the sky Thursday?

PHOTOS: What was that strange, bright shiny object up in the sky Thursday?

Did you see that strange, bright shiny object up in the sky Thursday? Well, courtesy Elston Hill and Aaron Wells come these great photos documenting the setting of that foreign body, which hasn’t... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Here’s proof that spring is near – Trilliums are starting to bloom!

PHOTOS: Here’s proof that spring is near – Trilliums are starting to bloom!

Resident Elston Hill and his wife Jackline managed to avoid some of the recent, seemingly relentless torrent of raindrops and capture some great photos of some local Trilliums just starting to bloom. “We... [Read more]

‘America’s Jukebox’ leads exciting spring lineup of South Sound Choral Events

‘America’s Jukebox’ leads exciting spring lineup of South Sound Choral Events

On April 9, 2017 at 3 p.m., SilverSounds Northwest (SSN) will present its Spring Concert ‘America’s Jukebox.’ Northwest Associated Arts’ senior singers put their best foot forward with... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Golden glow of a sunset & crow as seen from Burien Monday evening

PHOTOS: Golden glow of a sunset & crow as seen from Burien Monday evening

Courtesy Elston Hill comes more amazing photos of the golden glow of a March sunset on Puget Sound, as well as a crow (perhaps flying to roost in/near Tukwila?), as seen from his Burien home on Monday... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Art & Creativity Classes with Lory Newsom start soon at Lake Burien Physical Therapy

Art & Creativity Classes with Lory Newsom start soon at Lake Burien Physical Therapy

Ready to start a path to wellness? Many people express a desire to develop a wellness routine, yet many don’t fully realize the power of Art. The supportive, creative professionals at Lake Burien... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Just another dreary day in the rain in Burien :)

PHOTOS: Just another dreary day in the rain in Burien :)

Courtesy Elston Hill comes this photo gallery taken on ‘another dreary day’ in Burien: Another dreary day. Can you believe it? We just spent a month in Wyoming and Alberta. Cold? Yes. But it... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Pirate Wrestlers compete at State Mat Classic

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Pirate Wrestlers compete at State Mat Classic

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Now in her third 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]

VIDEO: Time-lapse from BAT’s ‘Sex with Strangers’, which ends this weekend

VIDEO: Time-lapse from BAT’s ‘Sex with Strangers’, which ends this weekend

In case you were in Burien Actors Theatre’s bar or concessions, or – heaven forbid – have not yet seen ‘Sex with Strangers,’ and missed the scene change, here is a sped-up time lapse... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Meditation & Restorative Yoga highlight March at Lake Burien Physical Therapy

Meditation & Restorative Yoga highlight March at Lake Burien Physical Therapy

Ready to start a path to wellness? Many people express a desire to develop a wellness routine, but often feel daunted by the unknown. Will I be able to meditate? How can I slow down, or will I feel comfortable... [Read more]

REMINDER: St. Francis of Assisi School’s ‘Annie Jr.’ will be Friday & Saturday

REMINDER: St. Francis of Assisi School’s ‘Annie Jr.’ will be Friday & Saturday

REMINDER: St. Francis of Assisi School – in collaboration with Hi-Liners Musical Theatre – proudly presents ‘Annie Jr.’ this weekend, opening TONIGHT, Friday, Feb. 24, with the finalé... [Read more]

POLL: What do YOU think? Two revised designs released for City of Burien logo

POLL: What do YOU think? Two revised designs released for City of Burien logo

After two proposed new logos for the City of Burien were presented by Tacoma agency JayRay – and rejected last October – two new revised ones were released this week. The City Council will likely... [Read more]

Burien Film Festival will be focus of March 7 Film Office Happy Hour

Burien Film Festival will be focus of March 7 Film Office Happy Hour

The 2017 Burien Film Festival will be the focus of the next Film Office Happy Hour, set for Tuesday, March 7 at 6 p.m. at the Tin Theater. This is an open, all-ages, FREE event, and all who enjoy film... [Read more]

PHOTO: Big puffy clouds over Ro-Ro Carrier North Star cargo ship Wednesday

PHOTO: Big puffy clouds over Ro-Ro Carrier North Star cargo ship Wednesday

Courtesy Elston Hill comes this photo of big puffy clouds Wednesday afternoon (Feb. 22) seen over the Ro-Ro Carrier North Star on its 1600 mile voyage to Tacoma from Anchorage as it passed Blake Island. FYI,... [Read more]

Proceeds from March 3 & 4 Poverty Bay Wine Festival will go to Music4Life

Proceeds from March 3 & 4 Poverty Bay Wine Festival will go to Music4Life

Wine, music and a great cause – the annual Poverty Bay Wine Festival – presented this year on Friday, March 3 and Saturday, March 4 at the Des Moines Beach Park Event Center – is proud to be donating... [Read more]

REVIEW: Burien Actors Theatre’s ‘Sex with Strangers’ not to be missed!

REVIEW: Burien Actors Theatre’s ‘Sex with Strangers’ not to be missed!

Photos by Michael Brunk Review by Shelli Park A play entitled ‘Sex with Strangers’ can be a bit provocative if the subject of sex makes you feel uncomfortable. Burien Actors Theatre (BAT)... [Read more]

Burien’s Jeff Ferrell will keep making films ‘until the day he drops dead’

Burien’s Jeff Ferrell will keep making films ‘until the day he drops dead’

By Kelsey Par Burien Director and Writer Jeff Ferrell premiered his new feature film ‘Dead West’ on Feb. 7. ‘Dead West’ (previously entitled ‘Lady Killer’) is a road... [Read more]

Sponsored Post St. Francis of Assisi School’s ‘Annie Jr.’ will be Feb. 24 & Feb. 25

St. Francis of Assisi School’s ‘Annie Jr.’ will be Feb. 24 & Feb. 25

St. Francis of Assisi School – in collaboration with Hi-Liners Musical Theatre – proudly presents ‘Annie Jr.’ on Friday, Feb. 24 and Saturday, Feb. 25! With equal measures of pluck and... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Wine Tasting at Advertiser Tin Room Bar & Theater this Thursday, Feb. 16

Wine Tasting at Advertiser Tin Room Bar & Theater this Thursday, Feb. 16

MONTES Sauvignon Blanc Chile 2016 This wine is greenish in color and very transparent and brilliant. The highly aromatic nose offers notes of citrus, peach and orange blossom. The palate is tremendously... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Pirate Wrestlers place second at Subregionals

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Pirate Wrestlers place second at Subregionals

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Now in her third 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 filmmaker Christine Kennedy gets video into Getty Research Institute

Burien filmmaker Christine Kennedy gets video into Getty Research Institute

This week the Getty Research Institute announced that it will obtain a large collection of short films and video art entitled ‘Joanie4Jackie,’ all made by women – including one by Burien... [Read more]

COUPON: Save $5 off ‘Sex with Strangers,’ opening at BAT this Friday

COUPON: Save $5 off ‘Sex with Strangers,’ opening at BAT this Friday

Passion, ambition and the Internet become inextricably entangled in the thoughtful comedy ‘Sex with Strangers,’ opening at Burien Actors Theatre this Friday, Feb. 10, and continuing through... [Read more]