Arts Section

Burien UFO Festival will feature guest speakers for first time on Thurs., April 5

Burien UFO Festival will feature guest speakers for first time on Thurs., April 5

The Burien UFO Festival is returning on Thursday, April 5 after a one-year hiatus (some say abduction), and new this year will be guest speakers giving presentations in The Tin Theater. This fun annual... [Read more]

King County Parks Teen Talent Show coming to White Center Friday, Mar. 30

King County Parks Teen Talent Show coming to White Center Friday, Mar. 30

The second annual King County Parks Teen Talent Show is coming up on Friday, March 30, from 5-7 p.m. at the White Center Community Center, located in Steve Cox Memorial Park (1321 SW 102nd Street). Teens... [Read more]

‘Sikh Captain America’ will be visiting four Highline Public Schools this week

‘Sikh Captain America’ will be visiting four Highline Public Schools this week

Vishavjit Singh – aka ‘Sikh Captain America’ – an artist, speaker and activist based in Harlem, New York, will be visiting four Highline Public Schools to host diversity talks for 4th... [Read more]

REMINDER: The annual Empty Bowls fundraiser Lunch/Dinner is this FRIDAY!

REMINDER: The annual Empty Bowls fundraiser Lunch/Dinner is this FRIDAY!

REMINDER: Moshier potters have teamed up with Discover Burien and Burien Parks and Recreation to host the City’s annual Empty Bowls fundraiser Lunch and Dinner this Friday, Jan. 26, 2018. Your donation... [Read more]

Local Food Bank Fundraiser ‘Empty Bowls’ will be Friday, Jan. 26

Local Food Bank Fundraiser ‘Empty Bowls’ will be Friday, Jan. 26

Moshier potters have teamed up with Discover Burien and Burien Parks and Recreation to host the annual ‘Empty Bowls’ fundraiser on Friday, Jan. 26, 2018. Empty Bowls events can be found around... [Read more]

White Center Youth Winterfest will be Wednesday, Dec. 20

White Center Youth Winterfest will be Wednesday, Dec. 20

White Center Youth Winterfest will be held Wednesday, Dec. 20 from 3 – 6 p.m. at Evergreen High School. This event is FREE, and will feature games, sports tournaments and raffles with prizes, along... [Read more]

White Center’s annual Tree Lighting will be Sunday, Dec. 17

White Center’s annual Tree Lighting will be Sunday, Dec. 17

White Center’s annual Tree Lighting event will take place on Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017, starting at 6 p.m. at the triangle park at Delridge Way and SW Roxbury Street. Celebrate the season at White Center’s... [Read more]

Celebrate ‘Festivus’ White Center style at fundraiser on Saturday, Dec. 9

Celebrate ‘Festivus’ White Center style at fundraiser on Saturday, Dec. 9

The White Center community will come together to celebrate Festivus on Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017 at the White Center Eagles Hall. Tickets are $35 each, or a table of 8 for $250; ticket price includes prime... [Read more]

King County Library honors ‘Friends,’ including WC’s Rubina ‘Ruby’ Arrants

King County Library honors ‘Friends,’ including WC’s Rubina ‘Ruby’ Arrants

King County Library System (KCLS), recently recognized 15 honorees last Saturday at Friends’ Day, an annual celebration of KCLS volunteers, including Rubina “Ruby” Arrants of the White Center Library... [Read more]

REMINDER: Día De Los Muertos / Day of the Dead Celebration is this Friday!

REMINDER: Día De Los Muertos / Day of the Dead Celebration is this Friday!

REMINDER: Burien’s annual Día De Los Muertos / Day of the Dead Celebration will be held at the Community Center from 6 – 9 p.m. this FRIDAY, Nov. 3. Don’t miss this fun-filled evening to learn... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: Shorewood Holiday Bazaar will be Saturday, Nov. 11

SAVE THE DATE: Shorewood Holiday Bazaar will be Saturday, Nov. 11

The Shorewood Holiday Bazaar – coming Saturday, Nov. 11 – is a longstanding tradition in the Shorewood community, featuring over 60 talented local crafter-vendors selling handmade goods ranging from... [Read more]

Burien’s annual Día De Los Muertos / Day of the Dead Celebration is Fri., Nov. 3

Burien’s annual Día De Los Muertos / Day of the Dead Celebration is Fri., Nov. 3

Burien’s annual Día De Los Muertos / Day of the Dead Celebration will be held at the Community Center from 6 – 9 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 3. Don’t miss this fun-filled evening to learn about the rich... [Read more]

October is ‘Paint your Fire Hydrant Pink’ Month (aka Cancer Awareness Month)

October is ‘Paint your Fire Hydrant Pink’ Month (aka Cancer Awareness Month)

By Mark Ufkes October is Breast and All Cancer Awareness Month. To do our part to promote cancer health awareness, my remarkable wife Lois Schipper and I spent an hour painting our White Center fire... [Read more]

King County Parks’ Family Halloween Carnival will be Saturday, Oct. 28

King County Parks’ Family Halloween Carnival will be Saturday, Oct. 28

The Annual King County Parks Family Halloween Carnival is coming up on Saturday, Oct. 28, from 2 – 5 p.m. at the White Center Community Center, in Steve Cox Memorial Park (1321 SW 102nd, 98146.) Doors... [Read more]

‘Burien Man’ arts fest SeaCompression coming to Burien this Saturday night

‘Burien Man’ arts fest SeaCompression coming to Burien this Saturday night

From our sister site The B-Town Blog: SeaCompression – an arts-centric fundraiser festival sometimes called ‘Burien Man’ – is returning to Burien this Saturday, Oct. 14, from 4 p.m. –... [Read more]

Fall Festival coming to White Center on Tuesday, Oct. 31

Fall Festival coming to White Center on Tuesday, Oct. 31

Join the vibrant White Center community for a safe evening full of fun, community building, and some candy too at a Fall Festival on Tuesday, Oct. 31. This all ages event will have a little something... [Read more]

Rocktoberfest documentary fundraiser will be Sept. 9 at Company Store

Rocktoberfest documentary fundraiser will be Sept. 9 at Company Store

Rocktoberfest – coming Saturday, Sept. 9 – is an age 21+ Oktoberfest-themed event benefitting Circle of Cells: a unique, autobiographical documentary about international stem cell donation and cancer... [Read more]

Orchestra of Flight seeking percussionists, string players for new season

Orchestra of Flight seeking percussionists, string players for new season

The Orchestra of Flight – a community orchestra based in White Center – invites string players and percussionists to join them for their new season, beginning Sept. 11, 2017. Rehearsals are Monday... [Read more]

Free ‘Buddhism 101’ class offered at White Center Library Thurs., Aug. 24

Free ‘Buddhism 101’ class offered at White Center Library Thurs., Aug. 24

Do you believe in lasting happiness? More than 2500 years ago the Buddha taught that every human being is born with the ability to become happy. Nichiren Buddhism teaches that you can establish a state... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Last chance to see Highline Bears this year is next Friday

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Last chance to see Highline Bears this year is next Friday

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Now in her third year(!) with more great work is our youngest-ever Contributor – 13-year old Isabel Herbruger – Local Girl Scout, 4-H member, and aspiring photojournalist. We encourage... [Read more]