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2008 Stories by Jose D. Duran

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  • Spanish Soprano Montserrat Performing in Miami Beach Wednesday

    published Jun 23, 2008

    Montserrat She doesn't sound very concerned with how many bodies will - or won't be - occupying seats inside the Byron Carlyle in Miami Beach on Wednesday night. "That's out of my control," says Sp... More >>

  • Vlog - More March on the Mayors

    published Jun 23, 2008

    While mayors from all over the United States gathered inside the InterContinental Hotel in downtown Miami, hundreds gathered outside to give a voice to those activists say government officials ignore.... More >>

  • Vlog - March on the Mayors Community Reactions

    published Jun 20, 2008

    Videographer Jacob Katel takes a look at the March on the Mayors protests happening this weekend in reaction to the United States Conference of Mayors, which has brought 700 mayors from around the cou... More >>

  • Local Photographer Carlos Miller Found Guilty

    published Jun 19, 2008

    Carlos Miller So much for First Amendment rights. Carlos Miller, a local blogger and photographer, was arrested on February 20, 2007 for allegedly obstructing traffic as he was taking pictures of Mi... More >>

  • StreetWorks - More at the Margulies Collection

    published Jun 18, 2008

    Jose D. Duran The Cat's Pajamas. In the final installment of the graffiti I documented at the Margulies Collection in Wynwood, here is what the backside of the building looks like. Unprotected by a ... More >>

  • PrunkTV - Trick Daddy Still Loves the Kids

    published Jun 18, 2008

    Was I really sitting on the toilet while videotaping this week's episode of Prunk TV? Read the entire story here. Yes, I did accept Jesus in Ted's office. Read about it here. Congratulatio... More >>

  • Of Sweat and Etiquette

    published Jun 18, 2008

    Jogging in Miami at noon is a lot like setting yourself on fire. But I'm the masochistic type when it comes to working out, so I went for a run in South Beach the other day – under a burning ball of... More >>

  • Few Skidmarks at City Theatre's Undershorts

    published Jun 17, 2008

    George Schiavone A fourth-grade teacher (Sally Biondi) shows her students her newest purchase: a loaded 9mm handgun in Craig Pospisil's "Guns Don't Kill." Note: We’re giving away free tickets to t... More >>

  • Twin Vets Helping People Go Green

    published Jun 17, 2008

    Russ and Kevin Otway could be poster boys for South Florida's green set. The 29-year-old twins grew up on a 32-foot boat in the Virgin Islands without a refrigerator. By age 6, they were diving for... More >>

  • Bike Blog - Improving Road Safety

    published Jun 17, 2008

    Nothing says awesome like watching over forty cyclists form a train down Main Highway. This past Saturday's Critical Mass made a parade of cruisers, fixed-gears, road and mountain bikes and set a st... More >>

  • Vlog - June's Wynwood Art Walk

    published Jun 16, 2008

    Saturday, June 14, I took off on my bicycle to document the southern core of the Wynwood Art Walk. This doesn’t represent the full scale of the 40-plus galleries that were open, but it offers an ove... More >>

  • Last Night: Eddie Izzard at The Fillmore Miami Beach

    published Jun 16, 2008

    Ashley Swanson, Ash and Burn Eddie Izzard answers questions backstage after the show. Eddie Izzard Friday, June 13, 2008 The Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theatre Better Than: All the ... More >>

  • Marlins Up In Arms

    published Jun 16, 2008

    Good news: the Marlins now have 103 homeruns on the season – the most in the majors. Bad news: the pitching has been a bouillabaisse of pure unadulterated mediocrity. That was pretty much the case... More >>

  • Meat Me In Miami

    published Jun 13, 2008

    Manny (The Mayor) Diaz was at the grand opening of Manny’s (The Steakhouse) Steakhouse this week in the Met One Tower downtown. Manny’s comes from Minneapolis, and specifically from Phil Roberts, ... More >>

  • Cure For The Salmonella Blues, Or How To Enjoy Ripe Summer Tomatoes In Carefree Fashion

    published Jun 12, 2008

    Shop organic. -- Lee Klein... More >>

  • David Castillo Chosen for Basel

    published Jun 12, 2008

    Courtesy of the David Castillo Gallery Since opening in 2005 the David Castillo Gallery has elbowed its way up the Wynwood pecking order with a consistent lineup of provocative, well-executed shows.... More >>

  • StreetWorks - I Heart Graffiti

    published Jun 11, 2008

    Kerry Ball A few weeks ago I received a e-mail from Miami photographer Kerry Ball, who specializes in photographing graffiti around the city. She pointed out a series of hearts that have been poppin... More >>

  • Hanley Ramirez Is Just Like You, Except More Awesome

    published Jun 11, 2008

    Ideally, leadoff men are supposed to set the tone every night with their first at bat of the game. Last night, Hanley Ramirez set the tone on fire, kicked it in the onions and ran away with its hot gi... More >>

  • Artist Steven Gagnon's Brush With Death

    published Jun 10, 2008

    Last year, Miami Beach artist Steven Gagnon, created a rolling video installation on the plight of illegal aliens that patrolled local streets during Art Basel and earned a trip to Houston’s ArtCar ... More >>

  • Fun With Headlines

    published Jun 05, 2008

    I can't help feeling like the Miami Herald got it wrong when it gave this story on South Floridians who refuse to give up their love of SUVs and trucks despite the sharp increase in gas prices the fol... More >>

  • StreetWorks - Mural at the Margulies Collection

    published Jun 04, 2008

    Jose D. Duran Mural on the side the Margulies Collection at NW 6th Avenue. So when I woke up last week to find a subject to feature, this was originally what I had in mind. The mural, on the side of... More >>

  • Dwight Freeney Disagrees With Bloggers and Fan Forums

    published Jun 03, 2008

    Unlike some Dolphins bloggers and fan forum members, current and former NFL players are siding with JT on this whole fiasco. Colts Pro Bowl defensive end Dwight Freeney says that Taylor should get ... More >>

  • Last Night: Modeselektor at Studio A

    published Jun 01, 2008

    Justin Namon/thepopnessparty Modeselektor bringing the German groove to Studio A. Modeseleketor with Otto Von Schirach Saturday, May 31, 2008 Studio A, Miami Better than: When Dieter says, “Now i... More >>

  • Last Night: Nice Jewish Girls Gone Bad at The DuPont

    published Jun 01, 2008

    Photo courtesy of Nice Jewish Girls Gone Bad The Alfred I. DuPont Building Saturday, May 31, 2008 I dig bawdy. And I dig burlesque. Lots. In fact, the bawdier the burles... More >>

  • Last Night: Alerta! Miami Indie Showcase at White Room

    published May 31, 2008

    Natalie O'Neill Alerta! Miami Indie Showcase Friday, May 30, 2008 White Room, Miami It’s not that indie rock kids can’t dance. It’s just that, at most shows, they spend more time leaning agai... More >>

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