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Mike Devlin

Mike Devlin

Mike Devlin has covered arts and entertainment for the Times Colonist since 1997.

Born and raised in Victoria, the Camosun College graduate was among a team of Times Colonist reporters nominated for a Jack Webster award for best print news reporting in 2014.

He is currently a Polaris Music Prize and Juno Awards juror and a DJ at various local events and festivals.

Email
mdevlin@timescolonist.com

Recent Work by Mike

Black Pumas, Jungle, Earl Sweatshirt to headline Phillips series

Black Pumas, Jungle, Earl Sweatshirt to headline Phillips series

Grammy Award nominees Black Pumas, British neo-funk favourites Jungle, acclaimed Los Angeles rapper Earl Sweatshirt, and pop star Noah Cyrus highlight the Phillips Backyard line-up, which was announced Tuesday.
11 Island-area authors on shortlist for BC and Yukon Book Prizes

11 Island-area authors on shortlist for BC and Yukon Book Prizes

Eleven authors from the Vancouver Island area up for BC and Yukon Book Prizes, including Darrel J. McLeod of Sooke and Chelsea Wakelyn of Nanaimo.
Broken Rhythms explores chronic pain in new production, Knotted

Broken Rhythms explores chronic pain in new production, Knotted

Knotted looks at those among us who live life in chronic pain — from those who may have a painful knot in their back, to those who tie their stomach in knots due to stress.
Critic's picks: Moneka Arabic Jazz, Fubar Live, and Bianca Del Rio

Critic's picks: Moneka Arabic Jazz, Fubar Live, and Bianca Del Rio

Arts Mike Devlin picks his favourite upcoming events, including Moneka Arabic Jazz at Hermann’s Jazz Club on Wednesday, April 17
Jason Verners carves out own lane in competitive world of magic

Jason Verners carves out own lane in competitive world of magic

Victoria magician Jason Verners is performing with Vancouver’s Chris Yuill for Sin City Illusions, Saturday at the McPherson Playhouse.
In aftermath of cancer diagnosis, retired CEO finds meaning in music

In aftermath of cancer diagnosis, retired CEO finds meaning in music

An obsession with banjos and a recovery from cancer fuel this true-life solo show.
Sum 41's farewell tour of Canada kicks off in Victoria Jan. 10

Sum 41's farewell tour of Canada kicks off in Victoria Jan. 10

Ontario band Sum 41 will play the Save-on-Foods Memorial Centre on Jan. 10 as part of its Tour of the Setting Sum cross-country trek, with opening acts Pup and Gob in tow.
Victoria Symphony sails into Sea Songs and Shanties this weekend

Victoria Symphony sails into Sea Songs and Shanties this weekend

Montreal-based early-music collective La Nef is returning to Victoria for a pair of pops concerts at the Royal Theatre this weekend, backed by the Victoria Symphony.
Comox comic Syd Bosel finds solace in Island comedy scene

Comox comic Syd Bosel finds solace in Island comedy scene

Comedian Syd Bosel, who appeared on Canada’s Got Talent in April, is about to perform her biggest show yet at McPherson Playhouse in Victoria.
Nick Carter of Backstreet Boys heading to Victoria in October

Nick Carter of Backstreet Boys heading to Victoria in October

Nick Carter’s upcoming appearance is the Florida native’s first show Victoria in close to a decade.
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