Arts Section

‘Pianos in the Parks’ returns to White Center on Saturday, July 29

‘Pianos in the Parks’ returns to White Center on Saturday, July 29

‘Pianos in the Parks’ returns to White Center in 2017 on Saturday, July 29 at Steve Cox Memorial Park with a piano decorated by Eric Kolbe and another great lineup of yoga, performances, free... [Read more]

Indelible Memories Formed at Powellwood Garden Storytelling Festival

Indelible Memories Formed at Powellwood Garden Storytelling Festival

What will your memories of Summer 2017 be? Most people form specific memories that stand out in Technicolor vividness because of their significance or intensity. Every year, the PowellsWood Garden Storytelling... [Read more]

VIDEO: Area residents read the Declaration of Independence

VIDEO: Area residents read the Declaration of Independence

We first posted this video on July 4, 2010, but we love it so much we thought it was worth a rerun on this national holiday: Out of the red, white and blue, it occurred to us that our third President,... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears are still a lot of fun to watch

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Bears are still a lot of fun to watch

[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]

Welcome to the New Rat City: A Look at the Gentrification of White Center

Welcome to the New Rat City: A Look at the Gentrification of White Center

By Devin Otto Intern, Big Picture High School As I sit on the bus, riding my way through White Center, it’s slowly become easier and easier to see changes happening around me. New buildings, new restaurants... [Read more]

Burien Film Festival seeking Sponsors – here’s how YOU (& your biz) can help

Burien Film Festival seeking Sponsors – here’s how YOU (& your biz) can help

Photo by Michael Brunk | nwlens.com The Burien Film Festival (BFF) is offering sponsorship opportunities for its upcoming 2017 season! Choose your level of sponsorship and receive exclusive opportunities... [Read more]

‘Oh say, can you sing?’ Highline Bears seeking National Anthem singers

‘Oh say, can you sing?’ Highline Bears seeking National Anthem singers

The Highline Bears announced this week that they will be holding tryouts for talented artists and performers on Sunday, April 30, to get the opportunity to sing the National Anthem at a 2017 Highline... [Read more]

Cambodian New Year Celebration will be Saturday, April 29 in White Center

Cambodian New Year Celebration will be Saturday, April 29 in White Center

In honor of the Cambodian New Year, the Cambodian Cultural Alliance of Washington (CCAW) will be holding a day full of entertainment, food, and fun o Saturday, April 29, from 10:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Events... [Read more]

White Center Teen Program Talent Show coming to Log Cabin Friday, Mar. 24

White Center Teen Program Talent Show coming to Log Cabin Friday, Mar. 24

Do the teens of White Center have talent? Come see for yourself at the “Log Cabin” at Steve Cox Memorial Park (1321 SW 102nd) on Friday, March 24, starting at 3 p.m.  Doors open at 3 p.m. and... [Read more]

REMINDER: FREE ‘Repair Time’ fix-it event at Burien Community Center Wed.

REMINDER: FREE ‘Repair Time’ fix-it event at Burien Community Center Wed.

REMINDER: A FREE ‘Repair Time’ fix-it event will be held at the Burien Community Center this Wednesday, March 1, from 3:30 – 6:30 p.m. “Bring your small household items including clothing... [Read more]

Empty Bowls presents $21,000 check to White Center & Highline Food Banks

Empty Bowls presents $21,000 check to White Center & Highline Food Banks

The annual “big check presentation” for Burien’s annual Empty Bowls fundraiser took place at Dan Thai Restaurant – which won this year for Best Soup – on Thursday afternoon, Feb.... [Read more]

4Culture offering grant money for creative projects; deadlines are March 1 & 8

4Culture offering grant money for creative projects; deadlines are March 1 & 8

The Three Yells present Giselle Deconstruct. Photo by Tim Summers. 4Culture – King County’s cultural funding agency – is currently offering grants to support projects for individuals and groups... [Read more]

REMINDER: ‘Empty Bowls’ fundraiser for local food banks is this Friday!

REMINDER: ‘Empty Bowls’ fundraiser for local food banks is this Friday!

REMINDER: Burien’s 12th annual ‘Empty Bowls’ fundraiser will be held this Friday, Jan. 27, 2017, with both a lunch and dinner serving at the Burien Community Center, located at 14700... [Read more]

VIDEO: Evergreen grad Dianna Leppa sings National Anthem at Seahawks game

VIDEO: Evergreen grad Dianna Leppa sings National Anthem at Seahawks game

Area resident and Evergreen High School graduate Dianna Leppa sang the National Anthem at Sunday night’s nationally-televised Seahawks vs Panthers game, and here’s a video of her in action... [Read more]

PODCAST: Armed man causes lockdowns; purse snatcher; Jack Mayne & more

PODCAST: Armed man causes lockdowns; purse snatcher; Jack Mayne & more

Here’s episode #77 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]

REVIEW: <i>The Ultimate Christmas Show (abridged)</i> is a holiday gift within a gift

REVIEW: The Ultimate Christmas Show (abridged) is a holiday gift within a gift

Review by John Van de Ven. The Ultimate Christmas Show (abridged), is a holiday gift within a gift – or a pageant within a play. The premise of the play (written by Reed Martin) is a pageant featuring a number of acts…

PODCAST: Businesses shot at; Jack Mayne on interim city managers & more

PODCAST: Businesses shot at; Jack Mayne on interim city managers & more

Here’s episode #76 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]

PODCAST: Hate crime; pepper spraying at Highline High; Jack Mayne & more

PODCAST: Hate crime; pepper spraying at Highline High; Jack Mayne & more

Here’s episode #75 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]

PODCAST: Diamond theft; taking on the FAA; bad logo; weather & more…

PODCAST: Diamond theft; taking on the FAA; bad logo; weather & more…

Here’s episode #74 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]

PODCAST: Burien man sentenced for shooting; Jack Mayne on airport; more…

PODCAST: Burien man sentenced for shooting; Jack Mayne on airport; more…

Here’s episode #73 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]