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Next ‘Climate & Culture’ Session will be at Highline High School Wednesday

Next ‘Climate & Culture’ Session will be at Highline High School Wednesday

The next Climate and Culture Planning Session for Highline High School will be held this Wednesday night, Aug. 23, from 6 – 8 p.m. at the school’s cafeteria. Inspired by a controversial incident... [Read more]

Around 75 attend Highline High School Climate and Culture Planning Session

Around 75 attend Highline High School Climate and Culture Planning Session

Story & Photos by Scott Schaefer Around 75 students, parents, and community supporters gathered in the Highline High School cafeteria Thursday night, Aug. 10, to brainstorm on plans for a positive... [Read more]

Around $20,000 in Arts & Culture grant funding now available from City of Burien

Around $20,000 in Arts & Culture grant funding now available from City of Burien

Approximately $20,000 in grant funding for Arts & Culture projects is now available to individuals, groups and organizations that provide arts and cultural enrichment to the residents of Burien. The... [Read more]

Burien’s Dia De Los Muertos / Day Of The Dead Celebration will be Oct. 30

Burien’s Dia De Los Muertos / Day Of The Dead Celebration will be Oct. 30

Burien’s Dia De Los Muertos / Day Of The Dead Celebration will be on Friday, Oct. 30 at the Community Center. This is a new, FREE event celebrating a wonderful hispanic celebration. WHEN: Friday,... [Read more]

City of Burien seeking applicants for Arts & Culture grants

City of Burien seeking applicants for Arts & Culture grants

Burien’s Arts & Culture funding is on an annual application cycle and is available to individuals, groups and organizations that provide arts and cultural enrichment to the residents of Burien. Applications... [Read more]

Second Burien Arts and Culture Focus Meeting set for Saturday, Nov. 16

Second Burien Arts and Culture Focus Meeting set for Saturday, Nov. 16

Burien arts and culture stakeholders are invited on Saturday, Nov. 16 to discuss the latest potential for developing a private venture that will provide a showcase for local arts, culture and heritage.... [Read more]

City of Burien offering Arts & Culture Grant funding; deadline is Aug. 16

City of Burien offering Arts & Culture Grant funding; deadline is Aug. 16

The City of Burien annually offers Arts & Culture Grant funding, and it’s now accepting applications from individuals, groups and organizations that “provide arts and cultural enrichment... [Read more]

Navos holding Health, Prevention & Culture Fair at Greenbridge Plaza Friday

Navos holding Health, Prevention & Culture Fair at Greenbridge Plaza Friday

Navos is holding a free Health, Prevention & Culture Fair on Friday, June 28 from 4 – 8 p.m. at Greenbridge Plaza, located at 8th Ave SW and 99th Ave SW in White Center (map below). A Community... [Read more]

Burien Arts and Culture Focus Meeting set for June 29

Burien Arts and Culture Focus Meeting set for June 29

Burien arts and culture stakeholders are invited to take part in developing a private venture that will provide a showcase for local arts, culture and heritage at a Burien Arts and Culture Focus Meeting... [Read more]

Cambodian New Year Street Festival will be in White Center this Saturday

Cambodian New Year Street Festival will be in White Center this Saturday

The 11th annual White Center Cambodian New Year Street Festival will be held from 10:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. this Saturday, April 27, on SW 98th Street between 15th and 16th Ave SW. “Come, celebrate... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Burien, Into the Future’; thoughts on the Town Square Parcels

LETTER: ‘Burien, Into the Future’; thoughts on the Town Square Parcels

Burien is a relatively young city. It has been incorporated for almost 20 years. The community, however, has been around much longer and has a rich history. All of the work that has been done to get Burien... [Read more]

Celebrate “Dia De Muertos” In White Center Nov. 1st & 2nd

Celebrate “Dia De Muertos” In White Center Nov. 1st & 2nd

Dia De Muertos, aka “Day of the Dead,” will be coming to the White Center Community Cultural Center on Nov. 1st and 2nd, and residents are encouraged to participate by building an alter, showing... [Read more]

Burien Arts & Culture Brochures Have Been Mailed Out; Got Yours Yet?

Burien Arts & Culture Brochures Have Been Mailed Out; Got Yours Yet?

The 2010-2011 Burien Arts and Culture Brochures are now available, and have been mailed out – so be sure to get one so you can plan for upcoming B-Town area arts and performance events. Inside you’ll... [Read more]

There’ll Be (Zumba) Dancin’ In The Streets At Sunday’s Latino Market

There’ll Be (Zumba) Dancin’ In The Streets At Sunday’s Latino Market

There will be live “dancin’ in the street” at 2pm at Sunday’s El Tianguis Latino Market, as FREE Zumba lessons are taught. El Tianguis market runs from 10am – 4pm at Burien Town... [Read more]

“4 The Luv Of It” Hip Hop Dance-Off Is Saturday At Town Square Park

“4 The Luv Of It” Hip Hop Dance-Off Is Saturday At Town Square Park

The fourth annual “4 the Luv of It” B-Boy/B-Girl Hip Hop dance competition will be this Saturday, Aug. 21st at Burien Town Square Park from 6pm – 10pm. Sponsored by the Good Foot Arts Collective... [Read more]

New Street Market “El Tianguis Mercado Latino” Opening In Burien Sunday

New Street Market “El Tianguis Mercado Latino” Opening In Burien Sunday

El Tianguis, the first Latino-themed street market in the region, is set to open this Sunday, May 30th, in the Town Square Park of downtown Burien. The weekly market will feature goods and services that... [Read more]

Hey Artsy Types – Burien Has Around $20K In Grant Money Waiting For You, But You’d Better Act Fast…

Hey Artsy Types – Burien Has Around $20K In Grant Money Waiting For You, But You’d Better Act Fast…

It’s good to know that even in tough economic times, money has been set aside to fund arts in our community. Burien of course, being the arts-centric “new Brooklyn” has around $20,000... [Read more]

City Of SeaTac Hosting Free International Festival This Weekend & Here’s The Schedule

City Of SeaTac Hosting Free International Festival This Weekend & Here’s The Schedule

The City of SeaTac will be hosting its FREE, annual International Festival beginning this Friday, June 26th through Sunday, June 28th at Angle Lake Park. The festival will include: A grand parade A family... [Read more]

White Center Community Cultural Center Review July 30th

White Center Community Cultural Center Review July 30th

A community review meeting is scheduled for July 30th, from 5:30-7:30pm, to review plans for the new White Center Community Cultural Center at St. James Place: It’s your opporunity to contribute... [Read more]

Tour Burien Artwork Without Leaving Your Desk

Tour Burien Artwork Without Leaving Your Desk

Courtesy of Michael Lafreniere, Director of Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services for Burien Parks comes this excellent Flickr slideshow of artwork around B-Town:  Read More →