Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Alisa Hayashida

Alisa Hayashida
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Alisa Hayashida has been covering arts, culture, & events in the greater Pasadena Metro area and Los Angeles Metro area for the past seven years. She is a valuable arts advocate in South Pasadena, with an extensive background in theatre arts. She has been a proud South Pasadenan for over 25 years.
JONES Coffee taking over 'Busters' location on Mission Street in South Pasadena

JONES Coffee Comes To South Pasadena

It’s a rainy morning in South Pasadena and as Chuck Jones, founder of Jones Coffee Roasters, sits on an upstairs bench in the iconic “Buster’s” coffeehouse, he is feeling both nostalgic and excited. “I...

South Pasadena Middle School Students Create Hallway Murals

Student artists at South Pasadena Middle School were tasked with creating Hallway Murals based on the six "Pillars of Character" that SPMS has adopted. SPMS art teacher, Denise Tanaka, led the 7th and 8th...

It’s That Time of Year for ANW’s A CHRISTMAS CAROL

Is it really Christmas until you’ve seen A Christmas Carol at A Noise Within? I think not. Especially considering this production is, year after year, the very best in town. From the clever adaptation...

Step Back In Time with a Live Radio Play of IT’S A WONDERUL LIFE...

After last year’s holiday success of doing a live radio play of Miracle on 34th Street with Alfred Molina, Pasadena Playhouse has brought back the concept with a fresh adaptation of It’s A Wonderful...

Stella Abrera Stars in ABT’s THE NUTCRACKER

American Ballet Theatre Principal Dancer Stella Abrera is running late; her subway train is delayed and so she is stuck, underground, with hundreds of other commuters on a cold, New York winter day after...

DANCE | Winter Dance Concert “Perspective” On Stage Now

Dance is thriving in South Pasadena and it is on full display at South Pasadena High School this week. The SPHS Dance Department, under the direction of Courtney Cheyne, has become a vibrant program...

SPHS DANCE | The Winter Dance Concert

South Pasadena High School Dance Department, under the direction of Courtney Cheyne, will present their Winter Dance Concert this coming Thursday and Friday evenings at 7pm at the SPHS auditorium. Tickets may be purchased...

The Laramie Project | A Bold Cry For Hope

The Laramie Project at South Pasadena High School is an audacious cry for hope that is a remarkable piece of theatre. Set in the Wyoming town of Laramie, the Moises Kaufman play weaves together...

The Laramie Project at SPHS | Say It Right

“I will speak to you, I will trust you people that if you write a play of this, that you say it right, you need to do your best to say it correct.” It’s...

Judy Bernal | A Professional with a Passion

Judy Bernal has a passion for houses, a passion for architecture and she loves people. “Put that together and you have a career in real estate!” exclaims Bernal. She hails from right here in...
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