Jose D. Duran
Jose D. Duran is the 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 been reporting on Miami's music, entertainment, and cultural scenes since 2006, previously through sites like MiamiNights.com and OnBeat.com. He earned his B.S. in journalism with a minor in art history from the University of Florida. As a South Florida native, he vows to eternally be a Miami resident as long as climate change permits.
5 days ago | Concerts
Kraftwerk 3D Concert Tuesday, September 29, 2015 Olympia Theater, Miami Better than: Upgrading to iOS 9. It seems odd that any band would want to put on a 3D show — real life is always three-dimensional. And, honestly, how much more interesting ca...
13 days ago | Concerts
Miami bass, the Magic City's signature sound, owes a lot to a couple of robots from Düsseldorf. Kraftwerk's influence on dance music cannot be understated. And more than 30 years later, tracks such as "It's More Fun to Compute" and "Trans-Europe E...
19 days ago | Miami Music
In a city that seems to have little value for its history, the Olympia Theater is an anomaly. Since 1926, it's been entertaining residents, first as a movie palace and Vaudeville stage, then as a performing arts center after 1975. But what has rem...
1 month ago | Nightlife
If you've been keeping up with Miami's Park West area, you know that there has been a lot of recent closures, including Mekka and Will Call so far. The culprit? The impending Miami Worldcenter construction. And though, to some, Park West appears t...
1 month ago | Interviews
In a small one-bedroom Brickell apartment, Elizabeth Ann Clark, dressed in all white, sits in front of her studio equipment — a Virus synthesizer, a voice box, a MIDI controller, and a couple of microphones that feed into her Mac Pro. "Let me play...
2 months ago | Things To Do
You'll never hear us speak ill of the pitchers of domestic beer and the worn bowling shoes at places like Bird Bowl or Holiday Bowling. They're a great suburban escape from the overpriced cocktails and attitude overkill found around Miami and Miam...