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.
10 days ago | Guides
Impeding hurricanes, minor federal holidays, Tuesdays — Miami never needs much of an excuse to party. So it's no shock than for an actual, A-list fiesta like Halloween, the Magic City doesn't play. Our costumes are more elaborate than Donald Trump...
13 days ago | III Points Festival
I won't keep you waiting in suspense to the question asked in this headline: No. Why? Because you didn't buy a ticket for an LCD Soundsystem show; you bought a ticket for a music festival that happened to feature LCD Soundsystem on the bill. All w...
15 days ago | III Points Festival
While Hurricane Matthew threw an obvious speed bump into Friday night's festivities, there would be no excuse for not pulling things off on day two. Luckily, that's exactly what III Points did. With ever stage up and operational — and with only sl...
16 days ago | III Points Festival
Down its biggest headliner and plagued by last-minute hiccups, III Points limped into day one, badly wounded. The forces of god, nature, and misfortune had seemingly unloaded their entire arsenal on the Wynwood festival this year in the form of wi...
17 days ago | III Points Festival
We get it. You're bummed out that LCD Soundsystem pulled out of this year's III Points. However, if you are thinking there's nothing else worth your time on the first day of the festival, you're wrong. Let us introduce you to Sophie, the reclusive...
20 days ago | III Points Festival
In just four years, III Points has grown at a staggering pace. Year one, the festival seemed to have been slapped together in a matter of months. Yet despite the rush job, 2013's inaugural edition was electric thanks to the headliners, which inclu...