Entertainment Section

3rd annual Burien PRIDE Festival will be Friday, May 31 & Saturday, June 1

3rd annual Burien PRIDE Festival will be Friday, May 31 & Saturday, June 1

Discover Burien’s 3rd Annual Burien Pride weekend – sponsored by BECU, Blissful Knead, Kaiser Permanente, and Wells Fargo – is less than three weeks away, and there’s so much to share! Drag Queen... [Read more]

Sponsored Post South Sound Choruses will celebrate Springtime in Burien this weekend

South Sound Choruses will celebrate Springtime in Burien this weekend

South Sound Choruses will celebrate Springtime in Burien this weekend – Saturday,May 18 and Sunday, May 19! On Saturday May 18 at 2 p.m., YouthSounds Northwest presents a varied and fun show titled... [Read more]

WATCH: 10 reasons to go to the Kent Downtown Wine Walk on Fri., May 17

WATCH: 10 reasons to go to the Kent Downtown Wine Walk on Fri., May 17

It’s Wine Walk season, and the Kent Downtown Partnership’s annual Wine Walk will be this coming Friday, May 17, from 5:30 – 9 p.m. at ten businesses in downtown Kent. The registration/wine... [Read more]

BAT’s Playwright’s Fest, Pt. 2: ‘Wonderful to see great theater so close to home!’

BAT’s Playwright’s Fest, Pt. 2: ‘Wonderful to see great theater so close to home!’

Review by Shelli Park. Burien Actors Theatre’s 2019 Playwrights Festival: Part 2 doesn’t disappoint. The first play is a short called The Big Fish and Jonah, directed by Rachel Rene. Revisiting the well-known Old Testament Bible story…

Highline Bears’ Buntly the Bear goes on strike

Highline Bears’ Buntly the Bear goes on strike

The local summer collegiate baseball team, the Highline Bears’ beloved mascot Buntly the Bear has gone on strike. Citing lack of pay, hostile work conditions, unreasonable performance standards and lack... [Read more]

Registration for Hi-Liners Musical Theatre Summer Camps open now

Registration for Hi-Liners Musical Theatre Summer Camps open now

Hi-Liners Musical Theatre Summer Camps – Register Now! Registration Open Now! HMT offers a wide variety of week-long musical theatre summer camps for ages 3-18. Choose from 20 camps including Hogwarts,... [Read more]

Highline Heritage Museum’s Grand Opening Celebration will be Fri., June 14

Highline Heritage Museum’s Grand Opening Celebration will be Fri., June 14

Community Ribbon Cutting, Tour Opportunities, and Giveaways will mark Grand Opening Discover Burien and the Seattle Southside Chamber are inviting all to the Grand Opening Celebration of the Highline... [Read more]

REMINDER: Final ‘Good Bootlegger’ event will be Monday at Smith Tower

REMINDER: Final ‘Good Bootlegger’ event will be Monday at Smith Tower

REMINDER: The final in a three-part presentation series on Roy Olmstead – aka ‘The Good Bootlegger’ – will be held this coming Monday night, May 6 at the historic Smith Tower. Doors open... [Read more]

REVIEW: 2019 Playwrights Festival, Part 1: ‘the best of BAT’s season, so far’

REVIEW: 2019 Playwrights Festival, Part 1: ‘the best of BAT’s season, so far’

By Shelli Park If I were to apply a theme to BAT’s 2019 Playwrights Festival, Part 1, I would say that good and evil, and the art of rationalization, would be that theme. The human condition is perilous.... [Read more]

REMINDER (+COUPON): Burien Actors Theatre’s Playwrights Festival opens Fri.

REMINDER (+COUPON): Burien Actors Theatre’s Playwrights Festival opens Fri.

REMINDER: Burien Actors Theatre’s 2019 Playwrights Festival opens this Friday, April 26! Through May 19, BAT’s Festival offers four weekends of four thought-provoking and entertaining new shows... [Read more]

Highline High School’s ‘I Hate Shakespeare’ will be performed Saturday

Highline High School’s ‘I Hate Shakespeare’ will be performed Saturday

Highline High School’s Spring Play ‘I Hate Shakespeare’ will be performed twice this Saturday, April 20, 2019 – at 2 and 7 p.m. – at the Highline Performing Arts Center. This is... [Read more]

REMINDER: Register for the Hi-Liners summer camps & auditions

REMINDER: Register for the Hi-Liners summer camps & auditions

Burien’s Hi-Liners Musical Theater will be holding Summer Auditions: Registration Open Now! Hi-Liners Musical Theater offers a wide variety of week-long musical theatre summer camps for ages... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATES: 2019 Burien Film Festival will be weekend of Oct. 18-20

SAVE THE DATES: 2019 Burien Film Festival will be weekend of Oct. 18-20

SAVE THE DATES: The 2019 Burien Film Festival will be held the weekend of Oct. 18-20. This year, filmmakers will be tasked with creating a 5-7-minute short documentary film centered around Burien: What... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘In support of the Annex’

LETTER: ‘In support of the Annex’

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] In support of the Annex: I read the reporting... [Read more]

LISTEN: Ambaum’s Travis Thompson with DJ Marco Collins on KEXP

LISTEN: Ambaum’s Travis Thompson with DJ Marco Collins on KEXP

Two Burien-area legends created some great radio art last Saturday – KEXP guest host Marco Collins welcomed Travis Thompson to his Audioasis show on March 23. Over the three hour show, the two talked... [Read more]

Northwest Symphony Orchestra’s season finalé will be Saturday, April 27

Northwest Symphony Orchestra’s season finalé will be Saturday, April 27

Northwest Symphony Orchestra will conclude their 2018-2019 season with a performance on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 8 p.m. at the Highline Performing Arts Center in Burien. The program features the entire... [Read more]

Burien UFO Festival will continue under management of Discover Burien

Burien UFO Festival will continue under management of Discover Burien

Discover Burien will be taking over the management of the Burien UFO Festival (BUFO), the organization announced Friday, Mar. 15. BUFO was started in 2014 to celebrate the local premiere of “The... [Read more]

‘Youth Night’ will be this Friday night, Mar. 15

‘Youth Night’ will be this Friday night, Mar. 15

A free ‘Youth Night’ for ages 8 – 15 will be held this Friday, Mar. 15, from 6 – 9 p.m. at A House of Refuge located at 14006 1st Ave South in Burien (map below). Music Food Games Movies... [Read more]

Hi-Liners offering spring classes, summer camps & ‘Pirates Past Noon KIDS’

Hi-Liners offering spring classes, summer camps & ‘Pirates Past Noon KIDS’

From our friends at the Hi-Liners Musical Theatre: Register for Spring classes NOW Registration remains open after classes start. Choose from multiple options including Acting Fundamentals, Imagination... [Read more]