Stories by Lisa Takagi

Lisa Takagi

Lisa Takagi is a journalist and artist living in Halifax. Takagi has covered culture and cultural issues in Nova Scotia since she moved from Tokyo, Japan in 2015 including Gaelic culture or witchcraft. She is also active as a photographer and illustrator. Takagi is currently studying Master of Journalism at the University of King's College in New Venture stream.

Lucy Neatby on her experimental work

KnittingTight Knit

Stitching a community together, one knitter at a time

Dec 3, 2016

Halifax Central Library, which opened in Dec. 2014, has public computers in each floor.

A "smarter" future of Halifax Libraries is becoming real

Today's libraries are not only on the street, they're also on your screen.

Sep 6, 2016

Pamela McInnis, organized the Love Magick workshop at her shop Neighbourhood Witches General Store

Magic SpellsHalifax witches gather for love spells

A witchcraft shop hosted its first magic-spell workshop focused on love

Feb 13, 2016

Lewis MacKinnon,  executive director of Gaelic Affairs.

LanguagesProvince renews Gaelic bursary

The governments of Nova Scotia and Scotland fund travel to learn Gaelic on the Isle of Skye

Feb 10, 2016

"Herald is in my heart now," said Tom McCoag , who has worked at the Chronicle Herald for 33 years. Photo: Lisa Takagi

Labour disputeChronicle Herald employees enter second week on the picket line

Chronicle Herald strikers march the picket line in the snow

Jan 31, 2016

Students, artists and people from gallery gathered at Dalhousie Art Gallery on Jan. 21 for the opening party.

Modern artHow have artists survived in Halifax? This exhibit takes a look

An exhibition at the Dal art gallery interprets artist-run galleries from the 1970s

Jan 27, 2016

Jason, a volunteer with Halifax Pride, passed necklaces and rainbow banners to skaters who wanted to join the event.

SlideshowHalifax Pride community takes to their skates

Halifax Pride hosted its first event to mark the half-way point between summer Pride festivals

Jan 25, 2016

Jamie Alan Goreham

BriefRCMP alert residents to release of high risk sex offender

Jamie Alan Goreham is being released from detention in Calgary on Saturday

Jan 22, 2016

Halifax residents can borrow skates for free at the pavilion.

SkatingThick ice, warm space now available at the Oval

The new pavilion, now officially open at the Emera Oval, offers Haligonians a bright, warm space to borrow skates

Jan 19, 2016

Dr. Sherry Stewart faces a VLT at the Gambling Lab, Dalhousie University.

AddictionsGamblers using hard drugs wanted for Dal study

A research team at Dalhousie is looking for test takers to see if gambling affects a desire for hard drugs.

Jan 15, 2016