"Meet and Greet" with the Burien Arts Commission

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The Burien Arts Commission is embarking on a new project to gather the artists of Burien together for a series of “Meet and Greet” events.

The first of these events will be the evening of Friday, February 16th, location to be determined.

Vision 2020 Returns November 18, 2017

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The Burien Arts' Vision 20/20 Art Gala is Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, 6:30 – 10:00 PM at the Burien Community Center, 14700 6th Ave. SW, Burien, WA.

This is Burien's premier Fall Art Event: come and enjoy a night of good food, great company, the music of Trio Abaraka, and ART!

Seattle Playwrights Salon: WRITE LIKE IT'S 1899!, Friday November 10

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In celebration of National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), the Seattle Playwrights Salon invites writers of any stripe to gather on Friday, November 10, 2017 for Write Like It’s 1899! at the Conservatory, for timed writing sprints. Get your writing juices flowing. Poetry, short stories, plays, novels, non-fiction? Bring it on! Admission is free.

Highline Band presents "Fall Destinations" on October 23

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Highline Band's first concert is fast approaching! They will be performing on October 23rd (next Monday) at 7:30PM at Foster High School (4242 S 144th St, Tukwila, WA 98168)

Review of "Ben Butler" at BAT

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There are many stories that have come out of the civil war. Some detail the struggles the union and confederate soldiers endured, while others are about the oppression the slaves suffered through. Few, however, illustrate the strained relationship of union soldiers and the slaves which they fought for.

Ben Butler is a very unique civil war story that is so incredible, it’s hard to believe it is based on a true story. It takes place a few weeks after the start of the American civil war, shortly after the state of Virginia seceded from the Union.

Historical drama meets comedy in thought-provoking Ben Butler at Burien Actors Theatre

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Based upon historical events, the comedy-drama Ben Butler at Burien Actors Theatre is a unique look at a key decision in the Civil War. Performances of this Northwest premiere, written by Richard Strand, run Sept. 29 through Oct. 22.

Two quick-witted men, one black and one white, and their innate stubborness radically change the course of history and the purpose of the North’s cause in the U.S. Civil War. Ben Butler is based upon historical events.

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