Arts-A-Glow 2011

The fifth annual Arts-A-Glow lantern festival was an enormous success. Hundreds of people attended the event, bringing their own lanterns or making them on site. Everyone appeared to have a wonderful time, as they experienced Dottie Harper Park in a new light, decorated, festive and alive with music.


World Premiere of Roxanne Ray's Frankenstein

Burien Little Theatre is presenting the world premiere of local playwright Roxanne Ray's Frankenstein. The show runs from September 30th through October 30th, 2011. Buy tickets online.

Photo of Russ Kay by Mike Wilson

Classes offered by the Hi-Liners Fall/Winter 2011-2012

In addition to developing theatre arts skills, DSC classes can help you develop your ability to speak up in school, increase the creativity going into your homework and improve your classroom presentations. It is documented that having the arts in our lives makes us better students in general! In the Spring, all DSC classes shift to a rehearsal focus to prepare for our June Recital. A full production experience, complete with costumes, lighting, and a stage performance, but class is still only once a week!

Imagination Station (Ages 5-8)


To get ready for the new season and to raise some funds, BLT is presenting 9-10-11.  That is 24 full hours of non-stop entertainment!  Theater, music, dancing and much much more!  We ask two things of you (1) sponsor BLT for twenty-hours: $1.00 an hour is just $24.00.  $5.00 an hour is just $120.00, and $100.00 an hour is just $2,400.00.  Well, you get the point.  Its fun and you'll feel good about yourself.  (2) come to 9-10-11!!!!  Come early stay late, stay for the full 24 hours, or just catch an hour!

Artists United's annual juried art show in the Community Center

Artists United, Burien's local club for painters and other visual artists will have all of the work submitted to its annual juried art show at the Burien Community Center from September 2nd through October 28th. The reception and presentation of awards will be on September 25th. For additional information about the show or the organization, contact or send mail to PO Box 66092, Burien WA 98166.

Vision for Burien

Read the final Vision Plan approved by the Burien City Council on July 11th, 2011. Many of the local arts organizations came together with a solid front of advocacy, which paid off in the final plan. This is the top level statement in the plan: "Burien: A vibrant and creative community, where the residents embrace diversity, celebrate arts and culture, promote vitality, and treasure the environment." Read the rest of the document on the City's website.