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Celebrate Live and Local! The best Jazz Musicians in the Northwest play in Burien

Celebrate Live and Local! The best Jazz Musicians in the Northwest play in Burien

by Shelli Park If you want to add a higher dimension of cool to spice up your December entertainment be sure you are present at Black Zia Cantina on Wednesdays at 8:30 p.m. starting Dec. 3. Historically,... [Read more]

BAT’s irreverant comedy ‘Bob’s Holiday Office Party’ opens Friday, Nov. 28

BAT’s irreverant comedy ‘Bob’s Holiday Office Party’ opens Friday, Nov. 28

Celebrate the season with the irreverent comedy ‘Bob’s Holiday Office Party’ at Burien Actors Theatre, opening Friday, Nov. 28 and running through Dec. 21. The show incorporates original... [Read more]

REMINDER: Don’t miss out on the ‘Vision 20/20′ Art event Saturday night!

REMINDER: Don’t miss out on the ‘Vision 20/20′ Art event Saturday night!

Affordable art, a buying frenzy, fun food from local restaurants, marvelous music, refreshing wine and beer, great raffle prizes—all for a great cause, and all happening this Saturday night,... [Read more]

7th annual Burien Arts’ ‘Vision 20/20′ Art Sale will be Saturday, Nov. 22

7th annual Burien Arts’ ‘Vision 20/20′ Art Sale will be Saturday, Nov. 22

Mixing quality affordable art with a fun evening of music, food, wine and “buying frenzy,” the Burien Arts Association will be presenting its annual Vision 20/20 Art Sale on Saturday, Nov. 22. Doors... [Read more]

PHOTO: Fishing Boats off Vashon Island

PHOTO: Fishing Boats off Vashon Island

BTB Reader Elston Hill sent us this nice telephoto pic taken from Burien Tuesday morning (Nov. 11), of which he says: “This morning there are three fishing boats off Vashon Island across from Three... [Read more]

A new Eagle (carving) has landed in Burien’s Eagle Landing Park

A new Eagle (carving) has landed in Burien’s Eagle Landing Park

A new Eagle will stand guard at Burien’s Eagle Landing Park. On Monday afternoon (Nov. 10), a new wooden Eagle sculpture – carved by Artist Jack McEntire – was installed in the parking lot of... [Read more]

PHOTOS: More amazing sunset photos taken in Burien Saturday night

PHOTOS: More amazing sunset photos taken in Burien Saturday night

New residents and BTB Readers Cindi and Ben Brinson sent us these great photos of another amazing sunset, taken Saturday night, Nov. 8 (click images to see larger versions): Here’s what Cindi told... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: Moshier Holiday Pottery Sale will be Saturday, Dec. 6

SAVE THE DATE: Moshier Holiday Pottery Sale will be Saturday, Dec. 6

The annual Moshier Holiday Pottery Sale is set for Saturday, Dec. 6, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Moshier Art Center, located at 430 S. 156th Street. “Twice a year the potters at the Moshier Community... [Read more]

Burien Artist creates large-scale sound installation for Pike Street Hill Climb

Burien Artist creates large-scale sound installation for Pike Street Hill Climb

‘To Scale (10,000 things for Mark Tobey)’ is a new, large-scale sound installation created by Pete Bjordahl – founder of Burien’s Parallel Public Works – and Berlin-based artist... [Read more]

Burien Actors Theatre holding Auditions for musical comedy starting Nov. 12

Burien Actors Theatre holding Auditions for musical comedy starting Nov. 12

Starting Nov. 12, Burien Actors Theatre will be holding auditions for the musical comedy “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change,” written by Joe DiPietro with music by Jimmy Roberts. The show calls... [Read more]

St. Pauls of Shorewood Lutheran Church’s annual craft sale will be Nov. 8

St. Pauls of Shorewood Lutheran Church’s annual craft sale will be Nov. 8

St. Paul’s of Shorewwod Lutheran Church’s annual craft sale will be held Saturday, Nov. 8 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at its campus located at 11620 21st Ave SW. The event will take place in the... [Read more]

There’s a FREE face painting workshop at Burien Arts Gallery today

There’s a FREE face painting workshop at Burien Arts Gallery today

Today – Halloween, Oct. 31 – from Noon – 4 p.m., you can learn how to paint faces for FREE at the Burien Arts Gallery, located at 826 SW 152nd Street in Olde Burien. This is a “drop in”... [Read more]

REMINDER: Bring carved pumpkins to ‘Night of 1000 Pumpkins’ this Saturday!

REMINDER: Bring carved pumpkins to ‘Night of 1000 Pumpkins’ this Saturday!

REMINDER: Be sure to bring your carved pumpkins and tea light candles to Dottie Harper Park this Saturday night, Nov. 1 to fill the park up with pumpkins for the ‘Night of 1000 Pumpkins’! The... [Read more]

Help Transform Burien at November B-Town Beat on Thursday, Nov. 6

Help Transform Burien at November B-Town Beat on Thursday, Nov. 6

November’s B-Town Beat is coming up on Thursday, Nov. 6, from 6 to 9 p.m. In addition to showcasing art, select venues will also be collecting donations of new or gently used winter clothing, blankets,... [Read more]

Burien Arts to paint faces for FREE at Saturday’s Pumpkin Festival

Burien Arts to paint faces for FREE at Saturday’s Pumpkin Festival

Pumpkins won’t be the only things decorated at this year’s Night of 1000 Pumpkins – coming this Saturday, Nov. 1. The artists from the Burien Arts Association will be painting faces for FREE at the... [Read more]

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

REMINDER: ‘Night of 1000 Pumpkins’ is 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.

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 Q... [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]