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All-day jazz party will swing into Burien on Saturday, Sept. 24

All-day jazz party will swing into Burien on Saturday, Sept. 24

The summer music festival season is not over – and the best is yet to come! The 8th annual Highline Classic Jazz Festival will swing into Burien on Saturday, Sept. 24, from 3 p.m.-11 p.m. The all-day... [Read more]

Burien Actors Theatre auditioning for comedy ‘Sex with Strangers’ Sept. 10 & 12

Burien Actors Theatre auditioning for comedy ‘Sex with Strangers’ Sept. 10 & 12

Burien Actors Theatre will be holding auditions for the comedy ‘Sex with Strangers,’ on Saturday, Sept. 10, and Monday, Sept. 12. Written by Laura Eason, this new play will be performed from Feb.... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Blues & Brews Fest grosses over $64,500 in Des Moines Saturday

PHOTOS: Blues & Brews Fest grosses over $64,500 in Des Moines Saturday

The Rotary Club of Des Moines & Normandy Park’s 7th annual Blues & Brews Festival fundraiser grossed over $64,500 at Des Moines Beach Park on Saturday, Aug. 27. 100% of net proceeds will... [Read more]

7th Annual Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival concert will be Saturday, Aug. 27

7th Annual Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival concert will be Saturday, Aug. 27

Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival from Olav on Vimeo. Grab your sunscreen, dust off those dancin’ shoes and get ready – the 7th annual Blues and Brews festival at Des Moines Beach Park is... [Read more]

Innovative film ‘M.O.P.Z’ to be featured at Film Office Happy Hour Sept. 6

Innovative film ‘M.O.P.Z’ to be featured at Film Office Happy Hour Sept. 6

The incredibly innovative comedy short “M.O.P.Z.” – which was filmed mostly at Burien’s Sunnydale Elementary School – will be featured at the next Burien Film Office Happy Hour,... [Read more]

Don’t miss ‘Quack Attack’ at Music in the Park at Marvista Park Sunday!

Don’t miss ‘Quack Attack’ at Music in the Park at Marvista Park Sunday!

All are invited to a very special ‘Music in the Park’ this Sunday, Aug. 14 at Marvista Park (19900 4th Ave SW) – Quack Attack! This is a celebration of music, art, community and Normandy... [Read more]

Hi-Liners’ 50th Anniversary Celebration will be this Saturday, Aug. 13

Hi-Liners’ 50th Anniversary Celebration will be this Saturday, Aug. 13

The Hi-Liners’ 50th Anniversary Reunion Celebration will be from 2 – 5 p.m. this Saturday, Aug. 13, at The Burien Annex. Past and Present Hi-Liners, Family, Friends, and Supporters are all invited! Come... [Read more]

All ages welcome at ‘Summer Sing’ at Glendale Lutheran on Sunday, Aug. 28

All ages welcome at ‘Summer Sing’ at Glendale Lutheran on Sunday, Aug. 28

All ages are welcome at a ‘Summer Sing!” hosted by Northwest Associated Arts’ ChoralSounds, SilverSounds and the Youth Choruses on Sunday Aug, 28, at Glendale Lutheran Church. The free... [Read more]

REMINDER: ‘Music in the Park’ concludes Thurs. with Kim Archer & Band

REMINDER: ‘Music in the Park’ concludes Thurs. with Kim Archer & Band

REMINDER: Burien Parks’ ‘Music in the Park’ concludes this week with the summer’s final FREE concert on Thursday, Aug. 11 at Lake Burien School Park with old school soul, funk... [Read more]

REMINDER: Burien filmmaker at Burien Film Office Happy Hour Tuesday!

REMINDER: Burien filmmaker at Burien Film Office Happy Hour Tuesday!

REMINDER: Burien native Jeff Ferrell has been making films locally since 2008, and he’ll be the Guest Speaker at the next Burien Film Office Happy Hour, to be held this Tuesday night (Aug. 2), from... [Read more]

Burien native, filmmaker to speak at next Burien Film Office Happy Hour on Aug. 2

Burien native, filmmaker to speak at next Burien Film Office Happy Hour on Aug. 2

Burien native Jeff Ferrell has been making films locally since 2008, and he’ll be the Guest Speaker at the next Burien Film Office Happy Hour, to be held from 5:30-7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 2. Ferrell... [Read more]

Auditions for BAT’s comedy ‘The Ultimate Christmas Show (abridged)’ start July 30

Auditions for BAT’s comedy ‘The Ultimate Christmas Show (abridged)’ start July 30

Auditions for Burien Actors Theatre’s comedy “The Ultimate Christmas Show (abridged)” start on Saturday, July 30, and Monday, Aug. 1. The show, written by Reed Martin and Austin Tichenor, will be... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser El Dorado West holding ‘Talent Exposé & Open Mic’ Thurs., July 28

Advertiser El Dorado West holding ‘Talent Exposé & Open Mic’ Thurs., July 28

Advertiser El Dorado West will be holding a Talent Exposé & Ppen Mic on Thursday, July 28, with sign-ups beginning at 6:15 p.m. “Sing a song! Stand-up comedy! Read a poem! The floor is yours!” Performers... [Read more]

PODCAST: Boat capsizes, 2 rescued; weather forecast, Jack Mayne & more…

PODCAST: Boat capsizes, 2 rescued; weather forecast, Jack Mayne & more…

Here’s episode #60 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics... [Read more]

PHOTOS: ‘Seattle Woman’s Steel Pan Project’ at Thursday’s ‘Music in the Park’

PHOTOS: ‘Seattle Woman’s Steel Pan Project’ at Thursday’s ‘Music in the Park’

Courtesy resident Elston Hill comes these great photos from Thursday night’s ‘Music in the Park’ at Lake Burien School Park, featuring Caribbean music from the Seattle Woman’s Steel... [Read more]

Laugh, tremble with ‘Turbo Turkey: The Dark Meat,’ opening at BAT July 29

Laugh, tremble with ‘Turbo Turkey: The Dark Meat,’ opening at BAT July 29

Get set for spine-tingling laughs with Turbo Turkey: The Dark Meat, four horror-comedy shorts from the demented minds of Turbo Turkey, performing at Burien Actors Theatre from Friday, July 29 through Aug.... [Read more]

‘Bakelite 78’ will rock Marvista Park for FREE this Sunday, July 17

‘Bakelite 78’ will rock Marvista Park for FREE this Sunday, July 17

Bakelite 78 will rock Marvista Park on Sunday July 17, from 5 – 6:30 p.m.! Join your neighbors for this fun and FREE event at the park, located at 19990 4th Ave SW (map below). Here’s more about... [Read more]

‘Music in the Park’ continues this Wed. & Thursday with two FREE concerts!

‘Music in the Park’ continues this Wed. & Thursday with two FREE concerts!

Burien Parks’ ‘Music in the Park’ continues this week with two FREE concerts scheduled on Wednesday, July 13 at North SeaTac Park, and Thursday, July 14 at Lake Burien School Park: Wednesday,... [Read more]

Hi-Liners’ ’25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee’ July 16 & 17 in Renton

Hi-Liners’ ’25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee’ July 16 & 17 in Renton

Burien’s Hi-Liners Musical Theatre will be performing “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” at Renton Civic Theater on July 16 & 17, starting at 7 p.m. Six awkward spelling... [Read more]

Discover Burien’s annual ‘Carnival Days’ will be July 21-24 at Puget Sound Park

Discover Burien’s annual ‘Carnival Days’ will be July 21-24 at Puget Sound Park

Photo by Michael Brunk | nwlens.com Discover Burien’s annual ‘Carnival Days’ is returning to Puget Sound Park, from Thursday, July 21 to Sunday, July 24, from 3 – 10 p.m. Puget Sound... [Read more]

UPDATE: Tonight’s ‘Music in the Park’ with Pearl Django has been MOVED!

UPDATE: Tonight’s ‘Music in the Park’ with Pearl Django has been MOVED!

UPDATE: Tonight’s FREE ‘Music in the Park’ concert – featuring Pearl Django – will be held from 6:30 – 8 p.m. at the Burien Community Center (14700 6th Ave SW – map below),... [Read more]

Burien Arts presents FREE Shakespeare plays in Dottie Harper Park during July

Burien Arts presents FREE Shakespeare plays in Dottie Harper Park during July

Burien Arts Association will be hosting a FREE open-air Shakespeare in the Park production of “Cymbeline ” on Saturday, July 23, at Dottie Harper Park from 7 – 9:30 p.m. A week later – on Saturday,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Check out LIVE ‘Molner Music’ at the Tin Room Bar this Thursday night

Check out LIVE ‘Molner Music’ at the Tin Room Bar this Thursday night

Experience The B-Town Beat Art Walk in Burien this Thursday, July 7, and check out “Molner Music” – LIVE at the Tin Room Bar, from 6 – 8 p.m. TIN THEATER MOVIE SCHEDULE   |   JOIN... [Read more]