Bedroom meets digital era in thoughtful comedy

Sex with Strangers at Burien Actors Theatre

Passion, ambition and the Internet become inextricably entangled in the thoughtful comedy Sex with Strangers at Burien Actors Theatre. Performances of this Washington State premiere, written by Laure Eason, run Feb. 10 through March 5.

The Burien Actors Theatre production features specialty drinks themed to the show and plenty of free on-site parking, plus an opening night party.

“SEX WITH STRANGERS”

Olivia, an attractive and talented but underappreciated mid-career writer, is unexpectedly trapped in a secluded, snowed-in B&B with Ethan, an equally attractive and wildly successful young blogger. Her latest novel is an unsung masterpiece; his blog of his “sexcapades” is being made into a movie. She prefers books; he prefers eBooks. She is anonymous; he has half a million Twitter followers. Opposites soon attract – passionately – as each realizes they want more of what the other has. But the closer they get, the more they must confront the murky side of ambition, success and the digital era…
This show is suggested for ages 13-plus due to some adult content and language.

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The Environmental Science Center invites you to the Seaside Soirée

Burien/Normandy Cove, January 30 – Please join the Environmental Science Center (ESC) naturalists, staff and community to celebrate another successful year providing experiential environmental education for South King County students! The Seaside Soirée is on Saturday, March 4th at 5:00pm at the Normandy Park Cove, 1500 SW Shorebrook Drive, Normandy Park, WA 98166. A ten-minute drive south of Burien, the Cove is nestled between Miller and Walker Creeks, where students in our Salmon Heroes program visit during the fall.

The evening’s program will include a previous student speaker, Surbhi Ghadia ,who now studies oceanography at the University of Washington. We will also unveil our new video featuring footage of ESC’s impact on students during our Beach and Salmon Heroes programs in South King County.

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Discover Burien Announces the winners of the Best of Burien Awards to be presented March 10th 2017

Thank you to everyone who participated in the survey to choose the recipients of these community awards.

Discover Burien is proud to congratulate and announce this year’s award recipients.
Educator of the year: Gloria Witters-Burien Cooperative Pre-school
Best Burien Restaurant: Elliot Bay Brewhouse and Pub
Best Burien Beverage: The Point, “Get to the point” Cocktail
Exemplary Service Award: Dr. Aaron Collins, Collins Chiropractic
Charity of the Year: Burien Actors Theatre
Public Servant of the Year: Chris Craig, City of Burien
Audacious Innovator: Eliav Cohen, Seattle Ballooning
Burien Hero: Dr. Aaron Collins
Jeff Kearney Award: Jorden Amantea
Business Leader of the Year: Daniel Keane, Serenza Salon

You’re invited to join Burien’s community and business leaders to support the nonprofit service organization, Discover Burien, at its annual fundraiser and awards dinner event the “Best of Burien: Building a vibrant community through engagement”.

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