Arts Section

REMINDER: St. Francis of Assisi’s ‘The Little Mermaid Jr.’ opens TONIGHT!

REMINDER: St. Francis of Assisi’s ‘The Little Mermaid Jr.’ opens TONIGHT!

REMINDER: St. Francis of Assisi School will be presenting “The Little Mermaid Jr.” starting TONIGHT – Friday, Feb. 27 – as well as on Saturday, Feb. 28 at 7 p.m. at the Highline Performing Arts... [Read more]

Poverty Bay Wine Festival returns to where it all began on Fri.-Sat. March 6-7

Poverty Bay Wine Festival returns to where it all began on Fri.-Sat. March 6-7

The Poverty Bay Wine Festival will return to where it all began next Friday and Saturday, March 6–7, at the newly remodeled Des Moines Beach Park Auditorium. For the past decade, the Des Moines Rotary... [Read more]

REVIEW: ‘I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change’ is a gem you don’t want to miss

REVIEW: ‘I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change’ is a gem you don’t want to miss

by Shelli Park One of the main reasons that we attend theatre performances? We want to be entertained; taken out of our day to day reality and deposited in another removed reality which matches the whim... [Read more]

Our talented new Intern Sterling Paris will paint your face (or your kids’)!

Our talented new Intern Sterling Paris will paint your face (or your kids’)!

We’ve been serving as Mentors to students at Burien’s Big Picture High School since 2009, and this year we’re proud to have Sterling Paris as our newest – and fourth – Intern. Sterling... [Read more]

Celebrate Spring with a ‘Wee Spring Faire’ at Mathison Park Saturday, Mar. 21

Celebrate Spring with a ‘Wee Spring Faire’ at Mathison Park Saturday, Mar. 21

Burien Parks & Rec, along with ReTreasure Creative Reuse Studio, will be presenting a ‘Wee Spring Faire’ at Mathison Park on Saturday, March 21, from 11 a.m. – 1p.m. Kids 6 and under are invited... [Read more]

St. Francis of Assisi’s ‘The Little Mermaid Jr.’ runs Feb. 27–28

St. Francis of Assisi’s ‘The Little Mermaid Jr.’ runs Feb. 27–28

St. Francis of Assisi School will be presenting “The Little Mermaid Jr.” on Friday, Feb. 27 and Saturday, Feb. 28, starting at 7 p.m. at the Highline Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $12 for Adults... [Read more]

Highline and Aviation High School Jazz Band ‘Spring Fling’ concert is Feb. 21

Highline and Aviation High School Jazz Band ‘Spring Fling’ concert is Feb. 21

Highline and Aviation High School Jazz Bands’ ‘Spring Fling’ Big Band Dance will be Saturday, Feb. 21, from 7 – 10 p.m. at the Highline High School cafeteria. “Come dance to... [Read more]

Artists United’s annual Juried Art Show opens at Burien Arts Gallery March 6

Artists United’s annual Juried Art Show opens at Burien Arts Gallery March 6

Artists United is presenting its annual Juried Art Show at the Burien Arts Gallery in March, with an opening reception on Friday, March 6, from 5 – 8 p.m.. The gallery is located at 826 SW 152 Street... [Read more]

REMINDER: Celebrate Valentine’s with ‘I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change’!

REMINDER: Celebrate Valentine’s with ‘I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change’!

Valentine’s Day weekend is brimming with deals to see Burien Actors Theatre’s musical comedy “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change” – which opens TONIGHT (Friday, Feb. 13) – at an... [Read more]

REMINDER: Northwest Symphony Orchestra’s Valentine’s Concert is Friday

REMINDER: Northwest Symphony Orchestra’s Valentine’s Concert is Friday

REMINDER: This Friday night, Feb. 13, Burien’s Northwest Symphony Orchestra will present its popular Valentine’s Concert at the Highline Performing Arts Center in Burien. The concert will feature... [Read more]

COUPON: Save $5 off BAT’s musical ‘I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change’

COUPON: Save $5 off BAT’s musical ‘I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change’

Laugh at love’s imperfection with the musical comedy ‘I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change’ at Burien Actors Theatre, opening Friday, Feb. 13 and running through March 22. “I LOVE... [Read more]

Reception for ‘Saints & Sinners’ exhibit is this Friday at Burien Arts Gallery

Reception for ‘Saints & Sinners’ exhibit is this Friday at Burien Arts Gallery

By Lis Wright Ivec.​By Daniel McManus.Artist Lis Wright Ivec will be at the Burien Arts Gallery this Friday evening, Feb. 6 for the opening of the “Icons and Masks: Images of Saints and Sinners”... [Read more]

REMINDER: ‘Maury Island Incident’ benefit for Des Moines Historical Society is Feb. 11

REMINDER: ‘Maury Island Incident’ benefit for Des Moines Historical Society is Feb. 11

REMINDER: A full screening of the locally-produced film “The Maury Island Incident” to benefit the Des Moines Historical Society will be next Wednesday night, Feb. 11, at Mt. Rainier High... [Read more]

CALL FOR ARTISTS: Burien Arts Gallery seeking print-making Artists

CALL FOR ARTISTS: Burien Arts Gallery seeking print-making Artists

CALL FOR ARTISTS: Burien Arts Gallery is seeking to host several shows focusing on the topical and timeless fine art of the print, and they’re seeking print-making Artists. To apply, please submit... [Read more]

REMINDER: 10th annual Empty Bowls is this Friday, with both Lunch & Dinner!

REMINDER: 10th annual Empty Bowls is this Friday, with both Lunch & Dinner!

REMINDER: This Friday, Jan. 30, the Empty Bowls fundraiser will be celebrating its 10 year anniversary with both a Lunch and Dinner planned. Moshier potters have teamed up with Discover Burien and Burien... [Read more]

INTERN’S VIEW: Step back in time (and rhythm) at Burien’s Time Tunnel Records

INTERN’S VIEW: Step back in time (and rhythm) at Burien’s Time Tunnel Records

Story & Photos by Sterling Paris Intern, Big Picture High School My assignment was to go to Time Tunnel Records today! At 14911 Ambaum Blvd. SW in Burien there is a little white storefront... [Read more]

Northwest Symphony Orchestra’s Valentine’s Concert will be Friday, Feb. 13

Northwest Symphony Orchestra’s Valentine’s Concert will be Friday, Feb. 13

On Friday, Feb. 13, Burien’s Northwest Symphony Orchestra will present its popular Valentine’s Concert at the Highline Performing Arts Center in Burien. The concert will feature pieces centered... [Read more]

INTERN’S VIEW: ‘ReTreasure’ is a hidden treasure in downtown Burien

INTERN’S VIEW: ‘ReTreasure’ is a hidden treasure in downtown Burien

Story & Photos by Sterling Paris Intern, Big Picture High School In downtown Burien at 627 SW 152nd Street you will find a cute hidden treasure of a shop called “ReTreasure.” This... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Artistic images show Highline Pirates wrestlers beating Foster

PHOTOS: Artistic images show Highline Pirates wrestlers beating Foster

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article is from our youngest-ever Contributor – 10-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has been submitting stories and photos as part of her effort to earn a Girl... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Tin Theater’s Comedy Night will be Thursday, Jan. 22

Tin Theater’s Comedy Night will be Thursday, Jan. 22

January’s Comedy Night will be Thursday, Jan. 22 with two shows at the Tin Theater – 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. The headliner will be Susan Jones, and the featured performer will be Ed Hill. Cost is $14.95... [Read more]

The Hi-Liners’ ‘The King and I’ starts Friday, Jan. 9 at Renton Civic Theatre

The Hi-Liners’ ‘The King and I’ starts Friday, Jan. 9 at Renton Civic Theatre

Announcing The Hi-Liners 2015 DownStage Center Winter Show: Rodgers & Hammerstein’s ‘The King and I,’ starting Friday, Jan. 9 at the Renton Civic Theatre. “East versus West... [Read more]

Make a resolution to attend Burien Arts Gallery Artist’s reception Friday

Make a resolution to attend Burien Arts Gallery Artist’s reception Friday

‘Metamorphosis’ by Mia-Schulte. ‘The Lake’ by Nia Michaels. The fun New Year’s parties continue with Burien Arts Gallery’s gala opening reception this Friday, Jan. 2 for its... [Read more]

Oil paintings, metal assemblages at Burien Arts Gallery in January

Oil paintings, metal assemblages at Burien Arts Gallery in January

‘Metamorphosis’ by Mia-Schulte. ‘The Lake’ by Nia Michaels. The Burien Arts Gallery is starting up the new year with a mixed media show featuring paintings by Mia Schulte and tin... [Read more]

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]