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.
6 days ago | Interviews
Every year, Record Store Day invites vinyl fanatics, collectors, and even casual music fans to visit their local independent record store to shop for exclusive releases from acts across all genres and from all over the world. This year, if you can...
8 days ago | III Points Festival
Since 2000, Damon Albarn of Blur fame and illustrator Jamie Hewlett, best known for co-creating the comic book Tank Girl, have been shaping their own alternative rock/hip-hop/what-have-you act with Gorillaz. And in 17 years, the virtual band ...
10 days ago | Nightlife
You've been dancing all night, drinking, and perhaps sampling some mild recreational drugs, but now it's time to catch a rideshare and go home. So as you gather yourself together to request a ride, you start feeling around for them. Your house key...
13 days ago | Music Festivals
This morning, the Bayfront Park Management Trust voted in favor of allowing the third edition of Rolling Loud to move forward. The vote comes after a city commissioner balked at the hip-hop festival over claims it was too close to Ultra and that h...
27 days ago | Ultra Music Festival
Music has always been a way to escape, and dance music embodies this mission more than any other genre. Following the "disco sucks" movement of 1979, marginalized groups — black, Latino, and gay — were once again pushed outside the mainstream. Gen...
28 days ago | Ultra Music Festival
Sunday night, Ultra Music Festival let downtown know that its three-day party was over with a fireworks display at the end of DJ Snake's set on the main stage. Condo dwellers breathed a sigh of relief knowing they would finally be free once again ...