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Poet Shin Yu Pai will discuss artist-poet collaborations at Burien Library April 5

Poet Shin Yu Pai will discuss artist-poet collaborations at Burien Library April 5

Discover the fascinating work that can result when visual arts and poetry collide when Poet Shin Yu Pai discusses the history of artist-poet collaborations at the Burien Library on Wednesday, April 5. She... [Read more]

Burien Arts Gallery holding Open Mic Poetry Night on Wednesday, April 29

Burien Arts Gallery holding Open Mic Poetry Night on Wednesday, April 29

Burien Arts Gallery will be holding an Open Mic Poetry Night from 7 – 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 29, and all are invited to celebrate poetry and support local poets. This event is in honor of National... [Read more]

Para Los Niños holding Community Poetry Workshop on Saturday, June 14

Para Los Niños holding Community Poetry Workshop on Saturday, June 14

Para Los Niños will be holding a Community Poetry Workshop on Saturday, June 14, as part of their partnership with 4Culture for the “Poetry on the Buses” campaign. “Some of us were born here.... [Read more]

‘Poets with a Purpose’ holding Back to School Poetry Slam & Open Mic Friday

‘Poets with a Purpose’ holding Back to School Poetry Slam & Open Mic Friday

‘Poets with a Purpose’ will be holding a Back to School Poetry Slam and Open Mic this Friday night, Sept. 13 at the Burien Community Center, and they’re looking for participants. Here’s... [Read more]

Local Basketball Star-Turned-Poet Touches Hearts And Opens Minds

Local Basketball Star-Turned-Poet Touches Hearts And Opens Minds

by Rachel M. Lusby Fraught with sadness and anger, Keasha Beard plummeted into a deep depression for over two years. Now in her early 20s, Beard is back on her feet with a smile on her face. She has... [Read more]

Summer Poetry Pub Crawl Coming Saturday, June 13th

Summer Poetry Pub Crawl Coming Saturday, June 13th

A “Summer Poetry Pub Crawl” will rhyme its way through various Burien pubs on Saturday, June 13th, starting at 6:45pm.

It’s a “Singles Meetup” event, and according to their website:

Poets, Performance Artists, Friends and many others will bring poetry to the streets of B-Town as they eat and drink, read poetry and then drink some more…

Burien Resident’s Great-Great Grandfather Subject Of Documentary Film

Burien Resident’s Great-Great Grandfather Subject Of Documentary Film

by Janet Grella Burien resident Carolyn Rosenfield stopped by our B-Town Blog booth at the Farmers’ Market last week to tell us about a documentary film about her great-great grandfather, Samuel... [Read more]

Spanglish Potluck, Words & Music Wed. Night In White Center

Spanglish Potluck, Words & Music Wed. Night In White Center

From Engaged: Politics, Poetics & Miscellany: Spanglish Potluck at Cafe Rozella: una noche de palabras y música an evening of words & music with Wendy Call and Maria de Lourdes Victoria with... [Read more]