Arts Section

REMINDER: Benefit concert for Burien Actors Theatre is Wednesday night

REMINDER: Benefit concert for Burien Actors Theatre is Wednesday night

REMINDER: This Wednesday night (Dec. 17), enjoy the sounds of the season as Burien Actors Theatre presents a Holiday Concert with the Northwest Symphony Orchestra Brass Quintet – featuring internationally... [Read more]

Burien Arts Gallery will be closed for the holidays

Burien Arts Gallery will be closed for the holidays

The Burien Arts Gallery will be taking a holiday break. The Gallery will close Wednesday, Dec. 24 (Christmas Eve) and reopen on Friday, Jan. 2 with an Artist’s Reception for its January exhibition. The... [Read more]

Celebrate Burien Actors Theatre’s re-emergence at ‘Fire Watch Party’ Wed.

Celebrate Burien Actors Theatre’s re-emergence at ‘Fire Watch Party’ Wed.

Join Burien Actors Theatre for a party to celebrate BAT’s re-emergence from the Dec. 10, 2013 fire at the theater (read our previous coverage here) – and thank those who put out the flames and helped... [Read more]

See local artist Jan Rogers work at Burien Community Center through January

See local artist Jan Rogers work at Burien Community Center through January

Local artist Jan Rogers is showing her work at the Burien Community Center until the end of January 2015. Jan has studied classical drawing and painting from the Gage Academy of Art in Seattle, Washington... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Gear Driver’s Christmas Show will be this Friday at Mick Kelly’s Irish Pub

Gear Driver’s Christmas Show will be this Friday at Mick Kelly’s Irish Pub

Gear Driver’s annual Christmas show will be at Mick Kelly’s in Burien this Friday Dec. 12 from 9 p.m. to close! “We’ll be giving away free copies of our Christmas CD and performing... [Read more]

Sponsored Post The Afrodisiacs will play at Mick Kelly’s Irish Pub TONIGHT – Friday, Dec. 5

The Afrodisiacs will play at Mick Kelly’s Irish Pub TONIGHT – Friday, Dec. 5

The Afrodisiacs – along with DJ Lucky Strike (as seen on the Steve Harvey Show – read about him here) – will be returning to Mick Kelly’s Irish Pub TONIGHT – Friday, Dec. 5. The cover... [Read more]

Burien Actors Theatre’s Holiday Concert will be Wednesday, Dec. 17

Burien Actors Theatre’s Holiday Concert will be Wednesday, Dec. 17

On Wednesday, Dec. 17, enjoy the sounds of the season as Burien Actors Theatre presents a Holiday Concert with the Northwest Symphony Orchestra Brass Quintet – featuring internationally renowned soloist... [Read more]

Kennedy Catholic High School’s Arts & Crafts Fair is this Saturday, Dec. 6

Kennedy Catholic High School’s Arts & Crafts Fair is this Saturday, Dec. 6

Kennedy Catholic High School’s annual Arts & Crafts Fair is this Saturday, Dec. 6 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at their campus at 140 South 140th Street. There will be: Talented Vendor Artists Holiday... [Read more]

Dickens Carolers, local Art to be featured at B-Town Beat this Thursday night

Dickens Carolers, local Art to be featured at B-Town Beat this Thursday night

  December’s B-Town Beat will be held this Thursday night, Dec. 4 from 6 – 9 p.m.  This month it’ll feature Dickens Carolers at RE/MAX (636 SW 152nd Street) from 6 – 8 p.m.! Local... [Read more]

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]