Arts Section

Burien Actors Theatre’s musical comedy ‘The Christmas Carol Rag’ opens Nov. 24

Burien Actors Theatre’s musical comedy ‘The Christmas Carol Rag’ opens Nov. 24

Burien Actors Theatre’s holiday show – which opens Friday, Nov. 24 – is ‘The Christmas Carol Rag,’ a delightfully irreverent and moving musical comedy set in ragtime-era New York City.... [Read more]

VIDEO: Burien’s own Travis Thompson performs on Jimmy Fallon Wed. night

VIDEO: Burien’s own Travis Thompson performs on Jimmy Fallon Wed. night

On Wednesday night, Nov. 15, Burien’s own Travis Thompson – rocking a hoodie with ‘AMBAUM’ on it – performed live on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon with some other performer named... [Read more]

Taproot Theatre will present ‘The Gift of the Magi’ in Des Moines on Nov. 29

Taproot Theatre will present ‘The Gift of the Magi’ in Des Moines on Nov. 29

TAPROOT THEATRE PRESENTS “THE GIFT OF THE MAGI” – NOVEMBER 29, 2017 Taproot Theatre’s Touring Company will be presenting a stage adaptation of O. Henry’s “The Gift of the Magi” at Resurrection... [Read more]

REMINDER: Over 40 Artists’ works will be sold at ‘Vision 20/20’ Sat., Nov. 18

REMINDER: Over 40 Artists’ works will be sold at ‘Vision 20/20’ Sat., Nov. 18

Burien’s biggest Art Party – Vision 20/20 – is coming to the Burien Community Center on Saturday, Nov. 18, from 6:30 – 10:30 p.m.! This art auction is THE art event of the fall for Burien. Unique... [Read more]

Sponsored Post St. Francis of Assisi’s annual Holiday Bazaar will be Saturday, Nov. 18

St. Francis of Assisi’s annual Holiday Bazaar will be Saturday, Nov. 18

Get your Christmas shopping done early with wonderful unique art, original handmade items, beautiful jewelry, and tasty treats (including the ever-popular Turkey Soup) at the St. Francis of Assisi School’s... [Read more]

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Highlights from Dia de los Muertos celebration in Burien

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Highlights from Dia de los Muertos celebration in Burien

Last Friday night (Nov. 2), Burien’s annual – and beautiful – Dia de los Muertos celebration took place at the Community Center. It was a fantastic, crowded and wonderful cultural event, full... [Read more]

Vendors being sought for St. Francis’ Holiday Bazaar, coming Sat., Nov. 18

Vendors being sought for St. Francis’ Holiday Bazaar, coming Sat., Nov. 18

Vendors are being sought for St. Francis’ Holiday Bazaar, coming Saturday, Nov. 18. Reserve your space now to sell at this great, annual Holiday Bazaar! Beautiful jewelry Unique art Dazzling gems Original... [Read more]

Over 40 Artists’ works will be sold at ‘Vision 20/20’ fundraiser Sat., Nov. 18

Over 40 Artists’ works will be sold at ‘Vision 20/20’ fundraiser Sat., Nov. 18

Burien’s biggest Art Party – Vision 20/20 – is coming to the Burien Community Center on Saturday, Nov. 18, from 6:30 – 10:30 p.m.! This art auction is THE art event of the fall for Burien. Unique... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: Moshier Holiday Pottery Sale will be Saturday, Dec. 2

SAVE THE DATE: Moshier Holiday Pottery Sale will be Saturday, Dec. 2

Twice a year the potters at the Moshier Community Art Center gather to sell their handmade wares, so be sure to mark your calendar for their annual – and very popular – Holiday Pottery Sale on Saturday,... [Read more]

Did you know Burien has a Script Club? Next meeting will be Thurs., Nov. 16

Did you know Burien has a Script Club? Next meeting will be Thurs., Nov. 16

Did you know Burien has a script club? Burien Actors Theatre’s script club meets monthly at Merrill Gardens, with the next meeting set for Thursday, Nov. 16 at 1:30 p.m. This is an open and free meeting,... [Read more]

REMINDER: Día De Los Muertos / Day of the Dead Celebration is this Friday!

REMINDER: Día De Los Muertos / Day of the Dead Celebration is this Friday!

REMINDER: Burien’s annual Día De Los Muertos / Day of the Dead Celebration will be held at the Community Center from 6 – 9 p.m. this FRIDAY, Nov. 3. Don’t miss this fun-filled evening to learn... [Read more]

CALL TO ARTISTS: Applications now open for 4Culture’s Arc Artist Fellowship

CALL TO ARTISTS: Applications now open for 4Culture’s Arc Artist Fellowship

CALL TO ARTISTS: 4Culture’s Arc Artist Fellowship will provide $12,000 in unrestricted funding for individual artists, with a deadline of Nov. 29, 2017. An unrestricted grant allows artists to apply... [Read more]

REMINDER: Artists United’s Art Fair is at Normandy Park Cove this weekend

REMINDER: Artists United’s Art Fair is at Normandy Park Cove this weekend

Artists United will be presenting its annual Art Fair this coming weekend – Nov. 4-5 (Saturday & Sunday) from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. – at the Normandy Park Cove. Original fine art, photography, prints,... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Windy fall days make for dramatic kiteboarding off Burien’s shores

PHOTOS: Windy fall days make for dramatic kiteboarding off Burien’s shores

Windy fall days sure make for some good opportunities for water sports like stand up paddle boarding and the always-dramatic kiteboarding. Courtesy Elston Hill comes some great photos taken of said sports... [Read more]

Burien native Robert Pidde will compete in Seattle Comedy Competition

Burien native Robert Pidde will compete in Seattle Comedy Competition

Burien-born and raised Comedian Robert Pidde will be competing in the Seattle International Comedy Competition, with his first appearance set for Nov. 7 at the Comedy Underground. We caught up with Robert... [Read more]

REMINDER: History, Beer, UFOs & ‘Maury Island Incident’ Thursday night!

REMINDER: History, Beer, UFOs & ‘Maury Island Incident’ Thursday night!

REMINDER: The Washington State History Museum in Tacoma will be celebrating the 70th Anniversary of two of history’s most notable UFO sightings with a 21+ evening of beer tastings and all things... [Read more]

‘Normal is overrated’; Burien’s Cassidy Huff to perform at Benaroya Hall Nov. 10

‘Normal is overrated’; Burien’s Cassidy Huff to perform at Benaroya Hall Nov. 10

A great story about inspirational local icon Cassidy Huff – B-Town Blog columnist and Burien ‘Citizen of the Year’ who has gone through 41 surgeries – was posted on the Seattle Children’s... [Read more]

PHOTO: Blue Heron waits for fly fisherman at Seahurst Park Beach

PHOTO: Blue Heron waits for fly fisherman at Seahurst Park Beach

Courtesy Photographer Aaron Wells comes this great photo, captured Sunday evening at Seahurst Park. “The Blue Heron spent a good fifteen minutes waiting for the fly fisherman, a local man named... [Read more]

Burien’s annual Día De Los Muertos / Day of the Dead Celebration is Fri., Nov. 3

Burien’s annual Día De Los Muertos / Day of the Dead Celebration is Fri., Nov. 3

Burien’s annual Día De Los Muertos / Day of the Dead Celebration will be held at the Community Center from 6 – 9 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 3. Don’t miss this fun-filled evening to learn about the rich... [Read more]

REMINDER: Burien Actors Theatre’s excellent ‘Ben Butler’ ends this weekend!

REMINDER: Burien Actors Theatre’s excellent ‘Ben Butler’ ends this weekend!

From left to right, the slave Shepard Mallory (Sharif Ali) shows the results of being punished to Major Benjamin Butler (Michael Mendonsa) in Burien Actors Theatre’s comedy-historical drama Ben Butler... [Read more]

CALL TO ARTISTS: Apply for 2018 Community Center Gallery Program

CALL TO ARTISTS: Apply for 2018 Community Center Gallery Program

Artists working in 2 dimensional media are invited to apply for the 2018 schedule of gallery exhibitions at the Burien Community Center, the City announced. The application deadline is Nov. 17, 2017. The... [Read more]

‘Vision 20/20’ Art Party Fundraiser will be at Burien Community Center Nov. 18

‘Vision 20/20’ Art Party Fundraiser will be at Burien Community Center Nov. 18

Burien’s biggest Art Party – Vision 20/20 – is coming to the Burien Community Center on Saturday, Nov. 18, from 6:30 – 10:30 p.m.! Over 400 pieces of original art by 40+ regional artists... [Read more]

PHOTO: Did you see the amazing rainbow Tuesday morning? Elston Hill did

PHOTO: Did you see the amazing rainbow Tuesday morning? Elston Hill did

Did you see the amazing rainbow that seemingly heralded the start of  ‘The Great Dark’ season Tuesday morning, Oct. 17? Elston Hill did, and he captured it in two photos that we did our best... [Read more]

Annual ‘Boo In Burien’ – & ‘Creepy Crawlers Pub Crawl’ – will be Sat., Oct. 28

Annual ‘Boo In Burien’ – & ‘Creepy Crawlers Pub Crawl’ – will be Sat., Oct. 28

Discover Burien’s annual ‘Boo In Burien’ – and the first-ever ‘Creepy Crawlers Pub Crawl – will be held in downtown Burien on Saturday, Oct. 28. ‘Boo,’ the safe... [Read more]