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LETTER: Did Highline Historical Society Steal “Night Of 1,000 Pumpkins” Idea?

LETTER: Did Highline Historical Society Steal “Night Of 1,000 Pumpkins” Idea?

The Burien/ Interim Art Space was close to two years of Kathy and my life and we closed with one of the most successful events of its kind to ever happen in Burien, The Night of 1000 Pumpkins. This event... [Read more]

Burien's B/ IAS Outdoor Art Space Is Back…But With A Major Twist

Burien's B/ IAS Outdoor Art Space Is Back…But With A Major Twist

by Robb Patrickson Burien’s Pubic Arts Board announced Thursday (April 1) that they’re going to re-open the now-closed but innovative Burien Interim Art Space, which once sat in an empty lot... [Read more]

PHOTOS: “The Passage” Leaves Burien, Begins Passage Back Home

PHOTOS: “The Passage” Leaves Burien, Begins Passage Back Home

Story by Scott Schaefer Photos by Michael Brunk On Thursday (Dec. 17th), “The Passage,” the large, two-piece Mother/Daughter sculpture by Dan Das Mann that anchored Burien’s Interim Art... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Proof That The Art At Burien’s Interim Art Space Is Only Temporary

PHOTOS: Proof That The Art At Burien’s Interim Art Space Is Only Temporary

Driving past Burien’s Interim Art Space Friday afternoon, we noticed something was amiss. No, nobody had cleaned up the chunks of asphalt that everyone complains about, nor had anyone covered up... [Read more]

PHOTOS & SOUNDS: The Dead Light Up Night Of 1,000 Pumpkins As B/IAS Prepares For The End

PHOTOS & SOUNDS: The Dead Light Up Night Of 1,000 Pumpkins As B/IAS Prepares For The End

Sunday, Nov. 1st was a Day of the Dead for more than one way in Burien – it was also the last big event to be held at the Interim Art Space, which hosted “Night of 1,000 Pumpkins” as... [Read more]

REMINDER: Celebrate Dia de las Muertes & Night Of 1,000 Pumpkins Today/Tonight At B/ IAS

REMINDER: Celebrate Dia de las Muertes & Night Of 1,000 Pumpkins Today/Tonight At B/ IAS

Just when you thought that the fun with the skeletons and candy were done, today (Sunday, Nov. 1st) is the official start of Dia de las Muertes, an Hispanic celebration also known as “Day of the... [Read more]

Celebrate Day Of The Dead With A Night Of 1,000 Pumpkins At B/ IAS Nov. 1st

Celebrate Day Of The Dead With A Night Of 1,000 Pumpkins At B/ IAS Nov. 1st

Burien’s Interim Art Space’s space in time is nearing its completion, with a Dec. 31st deadline fast approaching, and it’s fitting that the final big bash will be a special Day of the... [Read more]

Burien Arts Hosting “Big Figure Draw-In” At B/ IAS Saturday From 4-6pm

Burien Arts Hosting “Big Figure Draw-In” At B/ IAS Saturday From 4-6pm

Our friends at Burien ARTS tell us they’re hosting a “Big Figure Draw-In” at B/ IAS from 4-6pm Saturday (Sept. 12th) as a precursor to the Arts-a-Glow Lantern Festival. Everyone is welcome... [Read more]

“Arts-A-Glow” Is Coming To Burien Town Square & B/ IAS Saturday, Sept. 12th

“Arts-A-Glow” Is Coming To Burien Town Square & B/ IAS Saturday, Sept. 12th

Burien’s annual “Arts-A-Glow” festival is coming Saturday, Sept. 12th, from 5pm to 10pm at Burien Town Square as well as the Interim Art Space. During Arts A-Glow the park will be lit... [Read more]

Imagine 8 Different Music Channels Over 2 Days At B/ IAS. Stop Imagining Things – It'll Be Live Aug. 15th & 16th!

Imagine 8 Different Music Channels Over 2 Days At B/ IAS. Stop Imagining Things – It'll Be Live Aug. 15th & 16th!

Just when you thought the hot part of summer was over comes news that the Burien Interim Art Space is hosting “Pieces of 8,” a FREE “urban concert presented in 8 channels over 2 days... [Read more]

“City Arts” Magazine Profiles Burien’s Interim Art Space

“City Arts” Magazine Profiles Burien’s Interim Art Space

Seattle’s City Arts Magazine recently published a story praising Burien’s Interim Art Space, saying that it “proves any empty lot can become an artistic spectacle.” The story, written... [Read more]

Student Welders Install New Sculpture At B/ IAS

Student Welders Install New Sculpture At B/ IAS

Students from the Puget Sound Skills Center’s Welding Careers Program, in association with Plumber and Pipefitters Local 32, installed “To Be Named Later,” an original sculpture of an eagle swooping down onto a salmon at the Burien Interim Art Space on Friday, June 5th…

PHOTO: Vandals Knock Over Part Of “The Passage”

PHOTO: Vandals Knock Over Part Of “The Passage”

BREAKING NEWS, FIRST REPORTED HERE & EXCLUSVE TO THE B-TOWN BLOG AND NO OTHER LOCAL MEDIA WITHIN A 12-MILE RADIUS:

Sometime within the last 24 hours, vandals apparently drove a racing green Mini Cooper onto Burien’s Interim Art Space area, hooked a tow line up and pulled over the “Mother” portion of “The Passage,” which was unveiled on January 24th.

Here’s an exclusive photo, taken by Contributing Photographer Francisco Beigh around 3:45pm Wednesday, April 1st:

Burien Awards Profile #1: Dane Johnson & Kathy Justin

Burien Awards Profile #1: Dane Johnson & Kathy Justin

Tuesday night (Feb. 24) at the monthly Arts Commission meeting, Mayor Joan McGilton (right) presented the Burien Community Leader Award to Dane Johnson and Kathy Justin. The presentation was given early... [Read more]

Burien Interim Art Space Planning Meeting Is Mon., Feb. 9th

Burien Interim Art Space Planning Meeting Is Mon., Feb. 9th

Kathy Justin and Dane Johnson, the driving forces behind the innovative Burien Interim Art Space, sent us this email about an upcoming planning meeting for the site on Monday, Feb. 9th at 6:30pm at the... [Read more]

Hot Art Heats Up A Cool Burien On Saturday

Hot Art Heats Up A Cool Burien On Saturday

Saturday afternoon saw chilly temps but warm hearts set aglow by numerous innovative and often fiery sculptures, art pieces and artists at the grand opening of Burien’s Interim Art Space (B/ IAS)... [Read more]

VIDEO: Time Lapse Of Thursday’s “The Passage” Installation

VIDEO: Time Lapse Of Thursday’s “The Passage” Installation

Here’s an exclusive time-lapse movie of “The Passage” being installed late Thursday afternoon, courtesy Burien Photog Francis Zera: [flashvideo filename=”http://b-townblog.com/wp-content/media/thepassagetimelapse.flv”... [Read more]

Sculptures Installed At Interim Art Space For Sat. Unveiling

Sculptures Installed At Interim Art Space For Sat. Unveiling

The “daughter” portion of sculpture “The Passage” is lifted into place at the Burien/ Interim Art Space Thursday afternoon in preparation for Saturday’s opening party. Photo... [Read more]

PHOTOS: “The Passage” Makes Safe Passage To Burien

PHOTOS: “The Passage” Makes Safe Passage To Burien

“The Passage,” the unusual Mother/Daughter sculpture made of recycled and scrap metal, made safe passage to Burien from California Tuesday night on a semi-truck to the Interim Art Space at... [Read more]

Ground Broken For Town Square Sculpture “The Passage”

Ground Broken For Town Square Sculpture “The Passage”

Thanks for Kathy Justin for sending us this video (produced by Steven Bradford), which shows “de-construction of the site” where Dan Das Mann’s impressive Burning Man-created sculpture... [Read more]

UPDATE:”The Passage” Installation Postponed To Jan. 24th

UPDATE:”The Passage” Installation Postponed To Jan. 24th

12/27/08 UPDATE: Due to weather conditions, the installation of the sculpture The Passage into Burien’s Town Square (BTB Advertiser) has been POSTPONED from Sat. Jan, 3rd to Saturday, January 24th,... [Read more]