David Rosen
Hundreds of people including this awesome dinosaur ATV lined with LED lights came out to Dottie Harper Park for the annual Arts a Glow festival that kicked off with style on Sept 7.

SLIDESHOW: Arts a Glow lights up the Highline night with color

By David Rosen

Hundreds of people including some decorated in fancy costumes came out to Dottie Harper Park in Burien on Sept. 7 for the annual Arts a Glow festival that kicked off with style. Lantern art and performers, face painting, lantern making, food vendors and music entertained the crowd.

This year’s Arts-A-Glow festival featured six local and regional lantern artists who created temporary, site-specific installations for Burien’s sixth annual celebration of light.

Below is some info about the artists.

Annett Mateo (Seattle) is brought beautiful illuminated dragon puppets that were installed in the park and were in the procession.

Shariana Mundi (White Center) created "Flight of Fancy" with students with disabilities in her Burien art workshops. Inspired by James Christensen's flying fish and flying ships they brought mysterious and mythical creatures of the deep into our own Milky Way.

Laura Matheson & Robert Campbell (Seattle) Team Math Camp created "Sounds Like Eye Candy", an interactive station where participants were able to view multiple glowing and blinking lights that responded to ambient sound that they made with provided hand drums, voices, or body movement.

Josh Lind & Hernan Savastano (Seattle) "Night Balloons" presented strands of balloons stretching up to the sky, glowing, changing and moving.

Sarah Lovett (Seattle) The creator of amazing lantern puppets that have lead Glow processions in past years (remember the dog and owl?), Sarah returned this year with her "Rainbow Serpent Illuminated Puppet."

Mike Dodds & Kyle Miller (Normandy Park) "Simon" was inspired by the golden age of hand-held games. This interactive sculpture modeled after the Milton Bradley game "Simon" had sound and light effects.

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