Arts Section

REMINDER: Unique dance performance HERE // HEAR at BAT this weekend

REMINDER: Unique dance performance HERE // HEAR at BAT this weekend

Dancers in rehearsal for unique new dance performance HERE // HEAR by choreographer Kris Wheeler and singer Ivory Smith, presented by Burien Actors Theatre from June 22 to 24. Photos courtesy Kris Wheeler. REMINDER:... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATES: White Center Jubilee Days 2018 will be July 18 – 22

SAVE THE DATES: White Center Jubilee Days 2018 will be July 18 – 22

WHITE CENTER JUBILEE DAYS 2018 SW 16th & 17th Streets @ SW Roxbury St, White Center, WA White Center Jubilee Days, Match + Gasoline, and Monumental Undertaking present WHITE CENTER JUBILEE DAYS 2018: Carnival... [Read more]

Nearly 5,000 attend 2nd annual Burien Pride Festival at Town Square Park

Nearly 5,000 attend 2nd annual Burien Pride Festival at Town Square Park

Photos courtesy Steph Brusig The second annual Burien Pride festival, sponsored by Blissful Knead and Kaiser Permanente (as well as The B-Town Blog), saw approximately 5,000 attendees – an increase... [Read more]

Car Show, Soap Box Derby & Chili Cook-Off winners from Strawberry Days

Car Show, Soap Box Derby & Chili Cook-Off winners from Strawberry Days

Discover Burien’s 2018 Strawberry Days last weekend was a huge hit, with sunny skies, warm weather and lots of fun for all. In addition to the usual music, performers, food booths, Car Show, Chili... [Read more]

Burien Arts will be serving up delicious Strawberry Shortcake all weekend!

Burien Arts will be serving up delicious Strawberry Shortcake all weekend!

When you’re strolling through Strawberry Days in Burien this weekend, don’t forget to visit our friends at Burien Arts’ booth for the most delicious old fashioned shortcake and lemonade! Their... [Read more]

Burien’s new ‘Great Day of Play’ will be at Moshier Field on Saturday, June 30

Burien’s new ‘Great Day of Play’ will be at Moshier Field on Saturday, June 30

Burien’s new – and FREE – ‘Great Day of Play’ will be held on Saturday, June 30, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Join in and have FUN at the Great Day of Play, featuring: Touch-A-Truck Field of inflatables Sports... [Read more]

Don’t miss ‘Mural Masters 4’ Artists in action at Strawberry Days this weekend

Don’t miss ‘Mural Masters 4’ Artists in action at Strawberry Days this weekend

Curator & Artist Sneke + B-Town Beat are presenting ‘Northwest Mural Masters 4’ during Strawberry Days this weekend – June 16 & 17. Hosted in the Burien Art Alley, NWMM features... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Sailboat, container ship drift by Burien at sunset

PHOTOS: Sailboat, container ship drift by Burien at sunset

Courtesy Elston Hill: “Thursday night, June 7, a sailboat and a container ship drifted by Burien. “In the evening and at night the container ship emits a very audible growlng sound from the... [Read more]

SoCoCulture and local Artist team up to document culturally significant trees

SoCoCulture and local Artist team up to document culturally significant trees

Artist Katherine Wimble Fox and the South King County Cultural Coalition (SoCoCulture) announced this week an open call to the public to contribute to the crowd-sourced, online, interactive Forest for... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Des Moines Gospel Chapel holding witty Father’s Day performance June 17

Des Moines Gospel Chapel holding witty Father’s Day performance June 17

Des Moines Gospel Chapel will be holding a witty performance by Actor/Storyteller Chuck Neighbors – a Christian actor and storyteller – at their church on Sunday, June 17 at 11 a.m. for Father’s... [Read more]

Burien Arts seeking Volunteers to help at Strawberry Shortcake Booth June 16-17

Burien Arts seeking Volunteers to help at Strawberry Shortcake Booth June 16-17

Burien Arts is seeking Volunteers to help at their annual Strawberry Shortcake Booth on June 16 and 17 in downtown Burien. Can YOU volunteer? Five people are needed at the booth for each shift between... [Read more]

Strawberry Days coming to Burien Town Square Park weekend of June 16-17

Strawberry Days coming to Burien Town Square Park weekend of June 16-17

Enjoy the Strawberry Days (formerly the Wild Strawberry Festival), Soap Box Derby Races and Relay For Life Cornhole Tournament hosted by Discover Burien the weekend of June 16-17! This is a FREE, family-friendly... [Read more]

Highline Garden Tour will be this Saturday, June 9

Highline Garden Tour will be this Saturday, June 9

The Highline Garden Tour will be held this Saturday, June 9, 2018, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Visit beautiful gardens in Burien, SeaTac and Normandy Park. Enjoy artists, music, coupons, drawings for gardening... [Read more]

REMINDER: Burien Pride is this weekend & here’s the lineup!

REMINDER: Burien Pride is this weekend & here’s the lineup!

REMINDER: The second annual Burien Pride celebration will take place this weekend, with the main event at Town Square Park on Saturday, June 2, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. with FREE admission to the... [Read more]

Show your Pride in Local Art & Music at the B-Town Beat this Friday night

Show your Pride in Local Art & Music at the B-Town Beat this Friday night

Show your pride in local Art this Friday during the monthly B-Town Beat Music & Art Walk, from 6 – 9 p.m. in downtown Burien. Art and Music will be on display/performed in various businesses between... [Read more]

Unique dance performance HERE // HEAR at Burien Actors Theatre June 22-24

Unique dance performance HERE // HEAR at Burien Actors Theatre June 22-24

Burien Actors Theatre presents HERE // HEAR, a unique full-evening length, new dance performance by choreographer Kris Wheeler and singer Ivory Smith, with performances from June 22 – 24…

Local Artist/Filmmaker Gevin Booth’s Art featured in Olde Burien storefront

Local Artist/Filmmaker Gevin Booth’s Art featured in Olde Burien storefront

Local Artist/Filmmaker Gevin Booth (pictured above) has his artwork on display in Olde Burien at the storefront located at 826 SW 152nd Street, in the space most recently occupied by the Burien Arts Gallery. Gevin... [Read more]

REMINDER: Final performances of BAT’s ‘Church & State’ are this weekend!

REMINDER: Final performances of BAT’s ‘Church & State’ are this weekend!

REMINDER: Burien Actors Theater’s (“BAT”) production of the comedy-drama Church & State ends this weekend, with performances Friday & Saturday nights at 8 p.m. and the finalé on Sunday... [Read more]

Burien native Larry J. Snyder holding Book Release fundraiser June 12

Burien native Larry J. Snyder holding Book Release fundraiser June 12

Which One Am I? Book Release Benefit Event Tuesday, June 12 Come celebrate the release of Author – and native Burienite – Larry J. Snyder’s second book, ‘Which One am I, 12 Extraordinary... [Read more]

BAT seeking people with/without performing background for dance performance

BAT seeking people with/without performing background for dance performance

Want to be in a dance performance, but have no performance background? Come be part of the movement chorus in the new dance performance HERE // HEAR from June 22–24, presented by Burien Actors Theatre... [Read more]

May is ‘Music4Life Month’!

May is ‘Music4Life Month’!

May is “Music4Life Month” say County Executives Dow Constantine and Dave Somers, as well as the mayors and city councils of several cities in King and Snohomish Counties. Music4Life™ (www.Music4Life.org)... [Read more]

Former Blog Intern Devin Otto working on documentary about homeless youth

Former Blog Intern Devin Otto working on documentary about homeless youth

Former B-Town Blog Intern Devin Otto – now a senior at Big Picture High School – has recently been working on a documentary on queer youth experiencing homelessness, and here’s an update: The... [Read more]

Big Picture Senior’s ‘Low Tide Music Festival’ coming to Des Moines June 2

Big Picture Senior’s ‘Low Tide Music Festival’ coming to Des Moines June 2

Poster by Anna Moore As his Senior Project, Big Picture High School student Alex Heindel is producing the ‘Low Tide Music Festival,’ an all ages, FREE music festival in the Des Moines Beach... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Great Blue Heron enjoys meal, and shrimp season opens

PHOTOS: Great Blue Heron enjoys meal, and shrimp season opens

Courtesy Elston Hill comes these great photos, taken this weekend from/in Burien and showing two different ways of catching seafood in Puget Sound. First, some dramatic photos of a Great Blue Heron enjoying... [Read more]