Jose D. Duran
Jose D. Duran has been the associate web editor of Miami New Times since 2008. He's the voice and strategist behind the publication's eyebrow-raising Facebook and Twitter feeds. He has also been reporting on Miami's music, entertainment, and cultural scenes since 2006, previously through sites such as MiamiNights.com and OnBeat.com. He earned his BS in journalism with a minor in art history from the University of Florida. He's a South Florida native and will be a Miami resident as long as climate change permits and the temperature doesn't drop below 60 degrees.
22 hours ago | Miami Music
If you thought Tara Long's music-cum-performance art project Poorgrrrl was just a temporary thing, Long is back to prove you wrong. Not that she ever really went away. After a buzzy — and busy — Art Basel this past December, Long opened for rising...
12 days ago | Interviews
Dance music and Miami have been bedfellows pretty much from the start, from way back to its R&B and disco roots to its current EDM form. To have a conversation today about dance music without mentioning Miami is to leave out a very important c...
1 month ago | Nightlife
Space. Club Space. Space 34. (Remember that?) Whatever incarnation of the megaclub you are most familiar with, one thing has always remained constant: Louis Puig. His name is so synonymous with the dance music institution that there couldn't be a ...
2 months ago | Miami Music
Sitting outside of Panther Coffee in Wynwood, Fabio Galarce and Alex Borges, two-thirds of the DJ collective Dude Skywalker, are really excited to talk about their new party. "This is the first time we've ever taken a weekly endeavor," says Galarc...
3 months ago | First Bites
If former nightlife kingpin turned restauranteur Jason Odio knows it's how to carefully pick out the location of each of his projects. With Sidebar, he gave Brickell a hip hotspot it so desperately needed. With Ariete, he, partner Roman Jones...
3 months ago | Art
Even when speeding north on I-95, it was always hard to miss. The multicolored lights glimmered against the nightscape, reflecting on the dark waters of the Miami River like watercolors swirling on a canvas. When the Metrorail rushed above, it alm...