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.
17 hours ago | Miami Music Week
Rapture Electronic Music Festival promises four stages and more than 20 acts performing on the shores of Biscayne Bay — all on the eve of that other, better-known dance music festival happening in Bayfront Park.
9 days ago | Concerts
All that anyone could talk after Sunday night's Grammys was James Hetfield's microphone issues or Laverne Cox forgetting to namedrop the band in the introduction. But in metal circles, the real controversy was Metallica sharing the stage with...
13 days ago | Nightlife
It might have been short-lived, but the downtown Miami bar Libertine was an interesting experiment. In 2015, a first-floor room of the megaclub Space was walled off. Owners created a separate entrance and delivered something different.
14 days ago | Ultra Music Festival
Now that general-admission tickets are sold out and all you can get are the more expensive VIP passes, Ultra Music Festival has revealed its Phase 2 lineup.
23 days ago | Concerts
This past September, Red Bull Sound Select took over the Hangar in downtown Miami for three days of music headlined by A$AP Ferg, AlunaGeorge, and Cashmere Cat. The mission of the event was to showcase both established acts and relative newco...
24 days ago | Concerts
Mild temperatures and cloudy skies greeted the crowds Saturday afternoon as they walked onto the sand adjacent to the North Beach Bandshell. By the entrance, a large tent held about a dozen stalls offering food and drinks from top Miami purveyors....