Friday, September 21, 2018

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.

Police and Fire Open House Drew a Crowd

South Pasadena Police Officer Chris Perez and Department K-9, Barry, were on hand to greet local South Pasadena children and residents coming to the hugely popular Police and Fire Open House today. The big...

NATIVE GARDENS – Topical, Funny, Spectacularly Good Time

Native Gardens, the witty, new play by Karen Zacarias is currently blooming into a bona fide hit at the Pasadena Playhouse. Directed with a keen sense of comedy and rhythm by Jason Alexander, the...

BELLAND – Variety Musical Charity Event at Fremont Centre Theatre

Brittany Belland is back in South Pasadena to share a funny, entertaining and powerful ensemble variety show, BELLAND,  to benefit the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. The show takes place at Fremont Centre Theatre...

Local Actress Jessie Mobley is The Baker’s Wife in INTO THE WOODS

Once upon a time, Jessie Mobley was in high school and she played the baker’s wife in the school’s production of Stephen Sondheim’s INTO THE WOODS. It has been on her bucket list to...

An Electrifying AIN’T TOO PROUD at The Ahmanson

There are not enough superlatives to accurately describe the raucous and simply irresistible speed train of joy that is Ain’t Too Proud, The Life and Times of The Temptations. The epic, sometimes tragic rise...

A Triumphant “Mary of The Avenue” Opens at Fremont Centre Theatre

Theatre Americana’s production of the original Neil Scanlan and Greg Wood musical Mary of The Avenue had a triumphant opening night on Friday August 17. It was the culmination of many years of hard...

Manuel Lozano Talks Green Brooms $10 Lesson Day For SPEF

Manuel Rafael Lozano is the kind of person who elevates the energy of whatever room he walks into; handsome, charming and rather bursting with positivity and kindness. Lozano is father to a fierce and...

LYMAN The Musical | A Chance Encounter Inspires a Musical That Puts a Face...

Anne Johnstonbrown confesses that for most of her life, she never considered the homeless; she says she always walked hurriedly by them and is sad to admit that she felt they had made that choice....

A Word With Greg Wood | Co-creator of “Mary of The Avenue”

Singer Songwriter Greg Wood and writer Neil Scanlan come to us by way of the advertising world of the 1970’s where they met and worked in the creative and market research departments at a...

SPARC Gallery Artist Reception for Shelley Stephens

The South Pasadena Arts Council (SPARC) held an artist reception for Shelley Stephens to officially open Stephens’ show entitled It’s About Time at SPARC Gallery located at the South Pasadena Chamber of Commerce on...
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