February 28, 2021, 4:19 am

Alisa Hayashida

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.

Arts Are Essential | What’s On in Arts and Entertainment | Sept. 25 –...

A film adaptation of Shakespeare’s masterpiece, Romeo and Juliet takes legendary Royal Ballet choreographer Kenneth MacMillan’s 1965 audience favorite out of the theater and into the streets of a cinematic Verona, offering a passionate reimagining of...

Arts Are Essential | September 18 – 25

Join South Pasadena’s nighttime mayor, Brad Colerick, for the latest Wine & Song podcast.  Episode #24 is coming to us from Fraser, Colorado and features PJ Olsson, John Statz, Celeste Krenz & Rebecca Folsom,...

Arts Are Essential | September 11 – 18

South Pasadena's nighttime mayor, Brad Colerick, brings us a new Wine & Song podcast, #23, featuring music by Brad Colerick, Emily Zuzik with Ted Russell Kamp, Justin Farren, Jeffrey Martin, Hope Dunbar, and Kevin...

Know Your Rights

South Pasadena High School’s Speech and Debate team is organizing a program, known as Know Your Rights, as a community program for participants to understand the importance of voting rights. "Our purpose is for participants...

The Arts Are Essential | September 4 – 11

Nederlands Dans Theatre is doing something unique in this time of Covid, by giving us a Livestream of their live programs at Zuiderstrandtheater in The Hague September 17, 18 & 19. For the opening...

The Arts Are Essential | August 28 – September 4

I am so grateful for the continuous content The Metropolitan Opera has been giving us every single night for the past six months. Each night is a new opera from their archives which remains...

The Arts Are Essential | August 20-27

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater presents Jawole Willa Jo Zollar’s SHELTER, streaming through August 27 at AlvinAiley.org. Originally performed in 1992, Shelter is a passionate study of the physical and emotional deprivation of the...

The Arts Are Essential

Something wicked this way comes! A thrilling and chilling production of Macbeth is now streaming on PBS.org Following a London West End run in December 2007, a sold-out limited engagement at the Brooklyn Academy...

Not To Be Missed This Week in The Arts

PBS.org continues its Great Performances series with Kevin Kline’s Tony Award-winning performance in Noël Coward’s “Present Laughter”, streaming July 31 – August 28. The play was first produced in 1942, with Coward himself in...

What We’re Watching in Arts & Entertainment

Nederlands Dans Theater is streaming two exclusive film premieres marking the artistic farewell of house choreographers Paul Lightfoot and Sol Leon. They have created two exceptional world premieres in recent weeks, together with the...
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