Arts Section

REMINDER: ‘Night of 1000 Pumpkins’ is next Saturday night, Nov. 1!

REMINDER: ‘Night of 1000 Pumpkins’ is next Saturday night, Nov. 1!

REMINDER: ‘Night of 1000 Pumpkins’ is returning and will be held next Saturday, Nov. 1 at the Burien Community Center from 6-10 p.m. Entrance to the event is FREE. Wrist bands for unlimited... [Read more]

REMINDER: See & Hear ‘The Planets’ with NW Symphony Orchestra Saturday

REMINDER: See & Hear ‘The Planets’ with NW Symphony Orchestra Saturday

REMINDER: The Northwest Symphony Orchestra first concert in its 2014-2015 season – a multimedia extravaganza called “The Planets” – will be this Saturday night, Oct. 25 at Burien’s... [Read more]

Burien Arts Gallery’s November exhibit spotlights two unique Artists

Burien Arts Gallery’s November exhibit spotlights two unique Artists

Kalvin Zane Rutagengwa is a self-taught painter and sculptor who discovered his artistic talent as a 6-year-old boy in Rwanda. Tamara Stephas is a landscape painter and sculptor whose work is deeply... [Read more]

CALL FOR ARTISTS: Burien Arts Gallery accepting submissions for 2015-16

CALL FOR ARTISTS: Burien Arts Gallery accepting submissions for 2015-16

CALL FOR ARTISTS: BURIEN ARTS GALLERY now accepting submissions for the 2015-16 Gallery Exhibition Schedule. The Burien Arts Gallery, centrally located in downtown Burien, is calling for artists to apply... [Read more]

‘Night of 1000 Pumpkins’ will be Saturday, Nov. 1 at Community Center

‘Night of 1000 Pumpkins’ will be Saturday, Nov. 1 at Community Center

‘Night of 1000 Pumpkins’ is returning and will be held on Saturday, Nov. 1 at the Burien Community Center from 6-10pm. Entrance to the event is FREE. Wrist bands for unlimited carnival games... [Read more]

See local UFO film ‘The Maury Island Incident’ at Gig Harbor Film Fest Sat.

See local UFO film ‘The Maury Island Incident’ at Gig Harbor Film Fest Sat.

a The locally-made short film ‘The Maury Island Incident‘ will screen this coming Saturday night, Oct. 18, at 7:30 p.m. at the Gig Harbor Film Festival. The screening will be followed by a... [Read more]

See & Hear ‘The Planets’ with Northwest Symphony Orchestra Oct. 25

See & Hear ‘The Planets’ with Northwest Symphony Orchestra Oct. 25

The Northwest Symphony Orchestra will be holding the first concert in its 2014-2015 season – a multimedia extravaganza called “The Planets” – on Saturday, Oct. 25 at Burien’s Highline... [Read more]

Locally-made alien & UFO films will screen at upcoming film fests

Locally-made alien & UFO films will screen at upcoming film fests

Two films made by Burien filmmakers will be screening at upcoming film festivals in Tacoma and Gig Harbor. The alien abduction thriller feature “The Device,” Directed by Burien resident Jeremy Berg,... [Read more]

REVIEW: ‘Out of Sterno a beautiful journey wrapped in caricatures & humor’

REVIEW: ‘Out of Sterno a beautiful journey wrapped in caricatures & humor’

by Shelli Park “Like Mama always said: ‘Nothing is so horrible that it can’t be explained away.’” And, like an ostrich with her head in the sand, Dotty has lived a static life in service to her ‘“hunk” of a husband…

‘Night of 1,000 Pumpkins’ will haunt Dottie Harper Park on Saturday, Nov. 1

‘Night of 1,000 Pumpkins’ will haunt Dottie Harper Park on Saturday, Nov. 1

The ‘Night of 1,000 Pumpkins’ will haunt Burien’s Dottie Harper Park from 6 – 10 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 1, as a fun family-safe celebration of Halloween and the Day of the Dead! “Bring... [Read more]

New Exhibit at Burien Community Center features local Artist Keli Sim-DeRitis

New Exhibit at Burien Community Center features local Artist Keli Sim-DeRitis

The Burien Community Center is now showing the paintings of local Artist Keli Sim-DeRitis through the end of November. Keli has been a graphic designer and artist for over 25 years. She has dabbled with... [Read more]

The October B-Town Beat will be Thursday night

The October B-Town Beat will be Thursday night

The October B-Town Beat will be this Thursday, Oct. 2, from 6 – 9 p.m. in downtown Burien. “Each business participating with visual art will host an Artist! Please come out and join us on Thursday... [Read more]

Kennedy Catholic High School’s Arts and Crafts Fair seeking Artists and Vendors

Kennedy Catholic High School’s Arts and Crafts Fair seeking Artists and Vendors

Kennedy Catholic High School’s Arts and Crafts Fair is seeking Artists and Vendors for its well-attended annual event, to be held Dec. 6. There is space for 140 vendors, a student art show, cafe, barista,... [Read more]

Fascinating exhibit featured in October at Burien Arts Gallery; reception Oct. 3

Fascinating exhibit featured in October at Burien Arts Gallery; reception Oct. 3

Artists Claire Putney and Kristie Smith bring their unique and fascinating artwork to the Burien Arts Gallery, located at 826 SW 152nd Street, in October. Artist receptions have been changed to the first... [Read more]

Auditions for ‘Bob’s Holiday Office Party’ at Burien Actors Theatre Oct. 6 & 7

Auditions for ‘Bob’s Holiday Office Party’ at Burien Actors Theatre Oct. 6 & 7

Burien Actors Theatre announces auditions for the Northwest premiere of the comedy “Bob’s Holiday Office Party,” written by Joe Keyes and Rob Elk, to be held Oct. 6 and 7. Actors of all ethnicities... [Read more]

New plays sought for 2015 Bill and Peggy Hunt Playwrights Festival

New plays sought for 2015 Bill and Peggy Hunt Playwrights Festival

The play’s the thing… New plays are being sought from Washington State playwrights for the 2015 Bill and Peggy Hunt Playwrights Festival at Burien Actors Theatre. Script submission deadline Oct. 22,... [Read more]

COUPON: $5 off Burien Actors Theatre’s ‘Out of Sterno,’ opening Sept. 26

COUPON: $5 off Burien Actors Theatre’s ‘Out of Sterno,’ opening Sept. 26

You can save $5 bucks on tickets to Burien Actors Theatre’s new production ‘Out of Sterno’ – starting Friday, Sept. 26 and running through Oct. 19 – with our exclusive coupon: Click... [Read more]

Burien Parks’ ‘Call For Artists’ opens for 2015 Community Center Gallery Program

Burien Parks’ ‘Call For Artists’ opens for 2015 Community Center Gallery Program

Burien Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services is holding a “Call For Artists” for their 2015 Burien Community Center Gallery Program. The deadline to apply is 5 p.m. on Oct. 10. About the Exhibition... [Read more]

After arson fire, comedy ‘Out of Sterno’ opens at Burien Actors Theatre Sept. 26

After arson fire, comedy ‘Out of Sterno’ opens at Burien Actors Theatre Sept. 26

Burien Actors Theatre presents the offbeat comedy Out of Sterno – from Sept. 26 through Oct. 19 – in the company’s newly-restored performance space, which was damaged by an arson fire on Dec. 10,... [Read more]

‘Sing & Sketch’ returning to Burien Arts Gallery Thursday night, Sept. 11

‘Sing & Sketch’ returning to Burien Arts Gallery Thursday night, Sept. 11

After a summer break, Burien Arts Association is back singing and sketching this fall. The first new informal Sing & Sketch session will be this Thursday, Sept. 11 at the Burien Arts Gallery, 826... [Read more]

SATURDAY: Kids’ Day, Piano Studio, Hi-Liners Alumni Night & Arts-A-Glow!

SATURDAY: Kids’ Day, Piano Studio, Hi-Liners Alumni Night & Arts-A-Glow!

It’s going to be a busy, artsy, lively and lovely day in the area this Saturday, Sept. 6, with a bunch of great local events that will make you think “Do the B-Town!”: Hi-Liners Alumni... [Read more]

‘Mantra’ – bringing visibility to Burien through the Arts

‘Mantra’ – bringing visibility to Burien through the Arts

by Shelli Park Recently, the B-Town Beat had the opportunity to host the French artist, ‘Mantra.’ Mantra is a self-educated artist who hails from Metz, France. Sam Sneke, one of the organizers... [Read more]

Celebrate newly-restored Burien Actors Theatre space on Saturday, Sept. 13

Celebrate newly-restored Burien Actors Theatre space on Saturday, Sept. 13

Celebrate Burien Actors Theatre’s return to its newly-restored home – as well as the opening of BAT’s 35th fantastical season – with a Gala Party and Show on Saturday, Sept 13. Join BAT from 6... [Read more]

French Artist ‘Mantra Voz’ paints two new amazing murals in Burien

French Artist ‘Mantra Voz’ paints two new amazing murals in Burien

Two walls in downtown Burien just became a whole lot more beautiful – and valuable – thanks to French Artist Youri Cansell (aka “Mantra Voz”) – one in the Art Alley behind SW 152nd Street... [Read more]

VIDEO: Here’s what to expect at this year’s Arts-A-Glow on Saturday, Sept. 6

VIDEO: Here’s what to expect at this year’s Arts-A-Glow on Saturday, Sept. 6

Burien Parks released the following video that nicely showcases the annual Arts-A-Glow Lantern Festival and Procession, to be held this year on Saturday, Sept. 6 from 5 – 10 p.m. at Dottie Harper Park: This... [Read more]

The September B-Town Beat will be Thursday, Sept. 4

The September B-Town Beat will be Thursday, Sept. 4

The September B-Town Beat will be Thursday, Sept. 4, from 6 – 9 p.m. throughout downtown Burien. Each business participating with visual art will host an artist! Please come out and join us on Thursday,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Tin Room Bar & Theater holding Comedy Night this Thursday

Advertiser Tin Room Bar & Theater holding Comedy Night this Thursday

Longtime Advertiser The Tin Room Bar & Theater will be holding their monthly Comedy Night – with two shows – this Thursday night, Aug. 28, at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. Headliner is Derek Sheen, the “Middle”... [Read more]

The Hi-Liners to celebrate anniversaries of entertaining Burien audiences

The Hi-Liners to celebrate anniversaries of entertaining Burien audiences

“Once a Hi-Liner, always a Hi-Liner” has been the rallying call since the organization was founded in 1966, and has been reiterated each year since 1994 when MainStage first took to the Highline PAC... [Read more]