Arts Section

July’s B-Town Beat will be Thursday night

July’s B-Town Beat will be Thursday night

The July B-Town Beat is set for this Thursday night, July 2, from 6 – 9 p.m. in downtown Burien. This month the theme will be “Craft Madness!” “We’ll have crafts, music and art for every... [Read more]

City of Burien seeking applicants for Arts & Culture grants

City of Burien seeking applicants for Arts & Culture grants

Burien’s Arts & Culture funding is on an annual application cycle and is available to individuals, groups and organizations that provide arts and cultural enrichment to the residents of Burien. Applications... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Scenes from the 2015 Father’s Day Car Show & Chili Cook-Off

PHOTOS: Scenes from the 2015 Father’s Day Car Show & Chili Cook-Off

Courtesy Dina Hrisko comes these photos from last Sunday’s Discover Burien Father’s Day Car Show & Chili Cook-Off (click images to see larger versions): People’s Choice Award –... [Read more]

Debbie Bianchi’s birds to dance across canvas at Burien Arts Gallery July show

Debbie Bianchi’s birds to dance across canvas at Burien Arts Gallery July show

Lone Ranger by Debbie Bianchi. Free birds will dance across canvasses among fanciful blossoms, trees and landscapes during Burien Arts Gallery’s July exhibit, which will run from July 1 – Aug. 2. Featured... [Read more]

Normandy Park Senior Living & Memory Village launches new Art Gallery

Normandy Park Senior Living & Memory Village launches new Art Gallery

There’s a new art gallery coming to the area this Thursday, June 25, at Advertiser Normandy Park Senior Living & Memory Village, located at 16625 1st Ave South in Normandy Park. Named the Normandy... [Read more]

REMINDER: It’s Wild Strawberry Festival weekend, and here’s the full schedule!

REMINDER: It’s Wild Strawberry Festival weekend, and here’s the full schedule!

REMINDER: It’s Wild Strawberry Festival weekend – this Saturday, June 20 and Sunday, June 21 – at Town Square Park, and here’s the full schedule: SATURDAY, JUNE 20: Town Square Stage,... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: Olde Burien Block Party will be held on Saturday, July 18

SAVE THE DATE: Olde Burien Block Party will be held on Saturday, July 18

The annual Olde Burien Block Party will be held from Noon – 11 p.m. on Saturday, July 18. There will be lots of live music, beer gardens, food and more in Olde Burien on SW 152nd Street, between 9th... [Read more]

Burien Arts Gallery holding Painting Workshops through end of July

Burien Arts Gallery holding Painting Workshops through end of July

Burien Arts Gallery will be holding a Painting Workshop – “WATER MEDIA BASICS” – on the 4th Saturday in June, and on the 2nd & 4th Saturdays in July, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. “Bring your... [Read more]

Discover Burien’s Father’s Day Car Show & Chili Cook-Off will be Sunday, June 21

Discover Burien’s Father’s Day Car Show & Chili Cook-Off will be Sunday, June 21

Save the date because this Father’s Day weekend – June 20 & 21 – marks a sacred (and FREE) annual tradition in Burien – the Wild Strawberry Festival and Father’s Day Car Show and Chili... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Page 2 Books participating in Art Walk Thursday night

Advertiser Page 2 Books participating in Art Walk Thursday night

Advertiser Page 2 Books will be participating in the B-Town Beat Music & Art Walk this Thursday night, June 4: 1st Annual Highline Writes! Week of Writing Celebration Over 300 students throughout Highline... [Read more]

Bring the family to see ‘Coppelia’ at Momentum Dance in Burien June 6

Bring the family to see ‘Coppelia’ at Momentum Dance in Burien June 6

The girl with the enamel eyes – ‘Coppelia’ – is a charming, funny ballet full of humor, ballet mime, mistaken identity, mad science, and finding true love. A full-length ballet presented... [Read more]

Meet Burien Arts Gallery’s featured Artist Rebecca Woodhouse Allard Fri. night

Meet Burien Arts Gallery’s featured Artist Rebecca Woodhouse Allard Fri. night

by Rebecca Woodhouse Allard Meet Rebecca Woodhouse Allard, a printmaker who works in carved linoleum and rubber, at Burien Arts Gallery’s Opening Reception, Friday, June 5, 5 p.m.-8 p.m., at the gallery,... [Read more]

Here’s the full schedule for the Wild Strawberry Festival, coming June 20-21

Here’s the full schedule for the Wild Strawberry Festival, coming June 20-21

The City of Burien announced the full schedule for the Wild Strawberry Festival – coming to Town Square Park the weekend of June 20-21 – and we’ve got it here: SATURDAY, JUNE 20: Town Square... [Read more]

B-Town Beat Music & Art Walk will be Thursday night in downtown Burien

B-Town Beat Music & Art Walk will be Thursday night in downtown Burien

The monthly B-Town Beat Music & Art Walk will be this Thursday night, June 4, from 6 – 9 p.m. in downtown Burien. “This month’s art walk is music themed and will be featuring musicians... [Read more]

Comedic sparks fly in BAT’s superhero play ‘Electric Man,’ which opens June 12

Comedic sparks fly in BAT’s superhero play ‘Electric Man,’ which opens June 12

Enjoy the comedy, love, drama and origins of an original superhero comedy ‘Electric Man’ at Burien Actors Theatre, from June 12 through June 20. “ELECTRIC MAN” Based on a concept from... [Read more]

Burien Student’s Artwork to be seen by 3.2 million people in Voters’ Pamphlet

Burien Student’s Artwork to be seen by 3.2 million people in Voters’ Pamphlet

The following story is courtesy the Washington State Secretary of State’s office: Emily Cain began Wednesday morning at Burien’s Cedarhurst Elementary School like she has many times before it.... [Read more]

Unique linoleum and rubber show set for June at Burien Arts Gallery

Unique linoleum and rubber show set for June at Burien Arts Gallery

Rebecca Woodhouse Allard, a printmaker who works in carved linoleum and rubber, will be the featured artist for Burien Arts Gallery’s June exhibit. Explains Rebecca: “I carve words into linoleum... [Read more]

LETTER: Burien Actors Theatre says ‘there would be no BAT without you!’

LETTER: Burien Actors Theatre says ‘there would be no BAT without you!’

[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:] Thanks to all of you, Burien Actors Theatre’s... [Read more]

INTERN’S VIEW: Sketch of kids in Spray Park at Thursday’s Farmers Market

INTERN’S VIEW: Sketch of kids in Spray Park at Thursday’s Farmers Market

Story & Photos by Sterling Paris South King Media Intern It was a beautiful day for the Burien Farmers Market on Thursday, and my difficult assignment was to go find something there worth sketching. That’s... [Read more]

VIDEO/PHOTOS: ‘Weirdo’ Artist paints cool new mural on old McMurphy’s Pub

VIDEO/PHOTOS: ‘Weirdo’ Artist paints cool new mural on old McMurphy’s Pub

From our sister site The White Center Blog: If you’ve passed by the old McMurphy’s Pub near where north Burien meets White Center (11069 16th Ave SW), you may have noticed some very stylistic painting... [Read more]

VIDEO: Burien Parks’ video for Wild Strawberry Festival, coming June 20-21

VIDEO: Burien Parks’ video for Wild Strawberry Festival, coming June 20-21

Burien Parks released a new promo video for the 2015 Wild Strawberry Festival, coming to Town Square Park the weekend of June 20-21: Don’t miss this year’s Wild Strawberry Festival, on Saturday,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post FREE Wine Tasting at Tin Room Bar this Thursday, May 21, from 5–7 p.m.

FREE Wine Tasting at Tin Room Bar this Thursday, May 21, from 5–7 p.m.

MAY WINE TASTING ~ “WINES OF ITALY” Thursday, May 21, from 5pm – 7pm! Col de’ Salici Prosecco  Made from 100% estate Glera grapes grown in Conegliano Valdobbiadene. This elegant... [Read more]

REVIEW: BAT’s Playwrights Fest’s final two shows continue through May 24

REVIEW: BAT’s Playwrights Fest’s final two shows continue through May 24

At center, Reinhard Heydrich of the SS (Christopher Rodriguez) faces off with Dr. Wilhelm Stuckart (Jim Rogers) at far left in “Dr. Kritzinger’s 12 O’Clock,” written by Jim Snowden and playing... [Read more]

ChoralSounds Northwest’s 30th Anniversary Concert will be May 16 & 17

ChoralSounds Northwest’s 30th Anniversary Concert will be May 16 & 17

ChoralSounds Northwest Encore! 30th Anniversary Concert will be held Saturday May 16 and Sunday May 17 at the Highline Performing Arts Center in Burien! Here are the details: WHAT: ChoralSounds Northwest Encore!... [Read more]

Openings for Burien Arts Gallery May exhibit set for Thursday, Friday

Openings for Burien Arts Gallery May exhibit set for Thursday, Friday

by Becky Knold Openings for Burien Arts Gallery’s May exhibit is set for this Thursday and Friday, May 7 and 8. On Thursday the Burien Arts Gallery features Becky Knold “Abstract by Nature,”... [Read more]

REMINDER: Highline Public Schools Student Art Walk is Thursday night

REMINDER: Highline Public Schools Student Art Walk is Thursday night

REMINDER: The City of Burien and B-Town Beat will be hosting the Highline Public School Annual Student Art Walk this Thursday night, May 7, from 6 – 9 p.m. on SW 152nd in downtown Burien. Celebrate... [Read more]

REVIEW: Playwrights Fest kicks off with collegiate innuendos & political clash

REVIEW: Playwrights Fest kicks off with collegiate innuendos & political clash

From left to right, Sam Goldstein (Randall Brammer) and John Kelly (Byron Patten) passionately discuss sports versus academics in the comedy-drama “The Study Group,” which explores friendship among... [Read more]

REMINDER: ‘Buy local, buy handmade’ at Moshier Spring Pottery Sale Saturday!

REMINDER: ‘Buy local, buy handmade’ at Moshier Spring Pottery Sale Saturday!

REMINDER: The Moshier Spring Pottery Sale will be held this Saturday, May 2, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Moshier Art Center, located at 430 S. 156th in Burien. Twice a year the potters at the Moshier... [Read more]