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Sponsored Post Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at the Cove on Saturday night, May 3

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at the Cove on Saturday night, May 3

A ‘Cinco de Mayo’ party will be held at the Normandy Park Cove on Saturday, May 3, from 7 p.m. — 11:30 p.m., with music by “Uncle Ernie.” Advance Tickets are $25, or $30 at the... [Read more]

REMINDER: 2nd annual ‘Burien UFO Festival’ is Tuesday night, April 1!

REMINDER: 2nd annual ‘Burien UFO Festival’ is Tuesday night, April 1!

The 2nd annual ‘Burien UFO Festival’ will be held Tuesday night, April 1 (aka April Fool’s Day), starting at 7 p.m., so you’d best finish up your homemade UFO, and get your Man/Woman in Black – or Alien – costume ready!

Breeders Theater’s ‘Tolstory’ opens April 4 at Des Moines Beach Park Auditorium

Breeders Theater’s ‘Tolstory’ opens April 4 at Des Moines Beach Park Auditorium

Breeders Theater, South King County’s premier professional theater company, returns to Des Moines in April with a new show – Tolstory. The show runs April, 4, 5, 11, 12 at 7 p.m., and April 6 and... [Read more]

REMINDER: 2nd annual ‘Burien UFO Festival’ is just 2 weeks away!

REMINDER: 2nd annual ‘Burien UFO Festival’ is just 2 weeks away!

Scene from the inaugural Burien UFO Festival on April 1, 2013. Photo by Michael Brunk. REMINDER: You’ve got two weeks to get your homemade UFO built, and your Man/Woman in Black – or Alien –... [Read more]

Kennedy Catholic High’s Spring Musical ‘The Music Man’ opens Thursday

Kennedy Catholic High’s Spring Musical ‘The Music Man’ opens Thursday

The Kennedy Catholic High School drama department’s Spring Musical ‘The Music Man’ will be marching into the Highline Performing Arts Center starting Thursday night, March 20, through... [Read more]

SilverSounds’ ‘Those Were the Days’ Spring Concert will be March 30

SilverSounds’ ‘Those Were the Days’ Spring Concert will be March 30

SilverSounds’ Spring Concert “Those Were the Days” will be held on Sunday, March 30 at the Highline Performing Arts Center. SilverSounds Northwest remembers the music of its youth with... [Read more]

Northwest Symphony Orchestra’s ‘Music for the Soul’ will be March 15

Northwest Symphony Orchestra’s ‘Music for the Soul’ will be March 15

Northwest Symphony Orchestra’s third concert of the season, “Music for the Soul,” will be held on Saturday, March 15, and will present Anton Bruckner’s monumental Symphony No. 8 in C minor, followed... [Read more]

Laugh with outrageous late-night improv from ‘Turbo Turkey’ at BAT

Laugh with outrageous late-night improv from ‘Turbo Turkey’ at BAT

Hilarious late-night improv has arrived in the form of ‘Turbo Turkey’ at Burien Actors Theatre’s pop-up theater at 14907 4th Ave SW – the former Staples space – Saturday nights through March 23…

Saturday could be last chance to attend jazz festival in historic Masonic castle

Saturday could be last chance to attend jazz festival in historic Masonic castle

This Saturday (March 8), YOU can enjoy a great party and share in making a little history at the perfect setting for a classic jazz festival – the historic Landmark Event Center in Des Moines. It will... [Read more]

Local Jazz Vocalist to perform at Poverty Bay Wine Festival this Sunday

Local Jazz Vocalist to perform at Poverty Bay Wine Festival this Sunday

Local Vocalist Kerry Wallingford and her trio will perform jazz standards at the Poverty Bay Wine Festival this Sunday, March 2. Wallingford regularly takes the stage at Seattle jazz clubs, including... [Read more]

REVIEW: ‘Noises Off!’ – ‘from the ashes of tragedy comes a comedy so hilarious…’

REVIEW: ‘Noises Off!’ – ‘from the ashes of tragedy comes a comedy so hilarious…’

Photo of the cast of ‘Noises Off!” by Michael Brunk. by Shelli Park If anyone is dedicated to bringing, and keeping, great theatre to Burien it is Maggie Lerrick and Eric Dickman, managing... [Read more]

Highline Community Symphonic Band’s ‘Festival of the Bands’ is March 3

Highline Community Symphonic Band’s ‘Festival of the Bands’ is March 3

The Highline Community Symphonic Band will be hosting its annual “Festival of the Bands” concert on Monday, March 3, with two local area high schools: The Kennedy Catholic Symphonic Band and... [Read more]

Internationally-acclaimed Jazz Group Pearl Django to perform at Wine Festival

Internationally-acclaimed Jazz Group Pearl Django to perform at Wine Festival

Gypsy Jazz stand-out Pearl Django will perform at the Poverty Bay Wine Festival on Sunday, March 2 at the historic Landmark Event Center in Des Moines. With a performance history spanning almost two decades,... [Read more]

COUPON: Save $5 off ‘Noises Off,’ opening Friday at former Staples space

COUPON: Save $5 off ‘Noises Off,’ opening Friday at former Staples space

Burien Actors Theatre will be presenting the comedy “Noises Off” – called “the funniest farce ever written” – starting this Friday, Feb. 21 and running through March 23 at... [Read more]

‘Noises Off’ at Burien Actors Theatre starts Feb. 21; ‘funniest farce ever written’

‘Noises Off’ at Burien Actors Theatre starts Feb. 21; ‘funniest farce ever written’

Burien Actors Theatre (formerly Burien Little Theatre) will be presenting the comedy “Noises Off” – called “the funniest farce ever written” – starting Feb. 21 and running through March 23 at the former Staples location…

’15-Token Friday’ to kick off Poverty Bay Wine Festival on Friday, Feb. 28

’15-Token Friday’ to kick off Poverty Bay Wine Festival on Friday, Feb. 28

The Poverty Bay Wine Festival is back for its 10th year in Des Moines, and opening night – Friday, Feb. 28 – is ’15-Token Friday’! Your ticket that night will be good for 15 tasting tokens —five more than on Saturday and Sunday…

Burien Actors Theatre’s ‘Noises Off’ is ON – at the old Staples, starting Feb. 21

Burien Actors Theatre’s ‘Noises Off’ is ON – at the old Staples, starting Feb. 21

“Noises Off” is ON, hitting a new stage Feb. 21, as Burien Actors Theatre has received permission to use the old Staples retail space, located in the southwest corner of the Burien Town Plaza…

Northwest’s only classic jazz festival set for March 8 at historic venue

Northwest’s only classic jazz festival set for March 8 at historic venue

The time is rapidly approaching for the Northwest’s only music festival that exclusively features classic jazz from the first half of the 20th Century – Burien Arts Association’s 6th annual Highline Classic Jazz Festival, coming Saturday, March 8…

St. Francis Junior High to perform Disney’s ‘Peter Pan Jr.’ Feb. 28-Mar. 1

St. Francis Junior High to perform Disney’s ‘Peter Pan Jr.’ Feb. 28-Mar. 1

Disney’s Peter Pan Jr. will be performed by the St. Francis Junior High students at the Highline Performing Arts Center on Friday, Feb. 28 and Saturday, March 1…

Auditions for comedy ‘End Days’ at Burien Actors Theatre will be Jan. 29-30

Auditions for comedy ‘End Days’ at Burien Actors Theatre will be Jan. 29-30

Burien Actors Theatre will be holding auditions on Wednesday, Jan. 29 and Thursday, Jan. 30 for the 5-actor comedy “End Days,” written by Deborah Zoe Laufer…

NW Symphony Orchestra’s Valentine’s Concert will have ‘Latin Passion’

NW Symphony Orchestra’s Valentine’s Concert will have ‘Latin Passion’

This Valentine’s Day – Friday, Feb. 14 – Northwest Symphony Orchestra will present its popular Valentine’s Concert, featuring Salsa by Northwest student composer Ian Guthrie, alongside Capriccio... [Read more]

Hi-Liners’ ‘Bye Bye Birdie’ closes this weekend at Renton Civic Theatre

Hi-Liners’ ‘Bye Bye Birdie’ closes this weekend at Renton Civic Theatre

The Hi-Liners‘ production of ‘Bye Bye Birdie’ closes this weekend at the Renton Civic Theatre, the substitute location for the troupe since the arson fire at the Burien Annex Dec. 10... [Read more]

Read about ‘The Miracle on 153rd Street’

Read about ‘The Miracle on 153rd Street’

There was a fire at BAT’s home of 34 years (read our extensive coverage here). It is up to the Burien City Council, BAT’s landlord, to decide whether to rebuild the theater space or not. But this... [Read more]

Caspar Babypants to play at Burien Library this Sunday, Dec. 15

Caspar Babypants to play at Burien Library this Sunday, Dec. 15

Caspar Babypants, featuring Chris Ballew of the Presidents of the United States of America, will perform for FREE at the Burien Library at 2 p.m. this Sunday, Dec. 15. “Please call ahead for capacity... [Read more]

Legendary Seattle band Mudhoney to play Full Tilt Ice Cream Wed. night

Legendary Seattle band Mudhoney to play Full Tilt Ice Cream Wed. night

From our sister site The White Center Blog comes this news – legendary Seattle band Mudhoney will be playing a FREE show at their location on 16th Ave SW this Wednesday night, Dec. 11. Read the full... [Read more]

B-TOWN HAPS: It’s going to be a busy yet ‘Bazaar’ Holiday weekend!

B-TOWN HAPS: It’s going to be a busy yet ‘Bazaar’ Holiday weekend!

There are a LOT of holiday-related activities going on this weekend, with the Discover Burien Winterfest, tree lightings, concerts, fundraisers, plays and at least seven bazaars/sales going on! Here are... [Read more]