Arts Section

Prestigious Youth Playwrights Program to be offered to Highline Drama Students

Prestigious Youth Playwrights Program to be offered to Highline Drama Students

The Highline High School Drama department has secured grants and funding to participate in an exclusive Youth Playwrights Program taking place in fall 2019. Participation is open to all interested students... [Read more]

Please take a survey and give feedback for Burien Cultural District

Please take a survey and give feedback for Burien Cultural District

Organizers behind a Burien Cultural District are seeking the public’s feedback via an online survey. Arts and culture are vital ingredients for making our community a vibrant place to live and work. The... [Read more]

PHOTOS: ‘I love the rain!’

PHOTOS: ‘I love the rain!’

Elston Hill LOVES THE RAIN: This morning we took a 20 minute walk around the neighborhood. Spring is exceptional in Burien. And the hard drizzle was lovely making the flowers look so fresh and beautiful. The... [Read more]

Deadline to apply for Burien Actors Theatre’s scholarships is June 15, 2019

Deadline to apply for Burien Actors Theatre’s scholarships is June 15, 2019

Burien Actors Theatre is continuing its tradition of awarding scholarships to high school students who have a passion for theater and arts within the Highline School District. “BAT wants Burien to... [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…

May Is “Music4Life Month” in King & Snohomish Counties

May Is “Music4Life Month” in King & Snohomish Counties

May is “Music4Life Month” says King County Executive Dow Constantine and Dave Somers, as well as the mayors and city councils of several cities in King and Snohomish Counties.  The program kicks-off... [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]

Paintings by Vincent Keele highlighted in May exhibit at Burien Community Center

Paintings by Vincent Keele highlighted in May exhibit at Burien Community Center

Private Cathay Williams The Burien Arts Association is featuring the paintings of Vincent Keele in their May exhibit at the Burien Community Center. Meet Vincent at the opening reception on Tuesday, May... [Read more]

Burien Actors Theatre awards scholarships to local high school students

Burien Actors Theatre awards scholarships to local high school students

On Wednesday  May 1, 2019, Burien Actors Theatre (BAT) awarded the first of its three $1,000.00 scholarships to local high school student interested in theater or the performing arts. In the photo below,... [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]

REMINDER: Celebrate Student Art at B-Town Beat Art Walk this Friday

REMINDER: Celebrate Student Art at B-Town Beat Art Walk this Friday

REMINDER: Kick off the local Art Walk season this Friday, May 3, as the B-town Beat – in conjunction with Highline Public Schools – celebrates Arts in Education Month! The art walk goes from 6 –... [Read more]

REMINDER: Burien Farmers Market opens 2019 season this Thursday, May 2!

REMINDER: Burien Farmers Market opens 2019 season this Thursday, May 2!

REMINDER: The Burien Farmers Market opens its 2019 season this Thursday, May 2, 2019at Town Square Park! The weekly event will run from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. every Thursday through October. There will be... [Read more]

CALL FOR ARTISTS: Burien Arts-A-Glow seeking Artists for 2019 event!

CALL FOR ARTISTS: Burien Arts-A-Glow seeking Artists for 2019 event!

CALL FOR ARTISTS: Burien Arts-A-Glow Arts-A-Glow is a free community arts festival developed and implemented by Burien city staff and community artists, and organizers are seeking Artists! 2019 will be... [Read more]

Celebrate local Student Artists at Art Walk in downtown Burien this Friday, May 3

Celebrate local Student Artists at Art Walk in downtown Burien this Friday, May 3

Celebrate Arts in Education month at the annual Student Art Walk in downtown Burien this Friday, May 3, 2019, from 6 – 8 p.m. This event will include artwork and performances from the many student artists... [Read more]

REMINDER: Moshier Spring Pottery Sale is this Saturday, May 4

REMINDER: Moshier Spring Pottery Sale is this Saturday, May 4

REMINDER: The annual Moshier Spring Pottery Sale will be this Saturday, May 4, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Moshier Art Center in Burien. Twice a year the potters at the Moshier Community Art Center... [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]