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December Featured Recording

  [audio mp3="" autoplay="true" preload="auto"][/audio] Song: What Are We By: C.J. Vickery   C.J. tells us about his song "What Are We", how he made it, his influences, and everything in between. “What Are We?” is a driving barroom anthem with a relentless rhythm section pushing the melody for the entire...

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Hennessy Cognac, #1 in Music

A 2013 study on alcohol references in music determined Grey Goose, Patrón, Jack Daniel's & Hennessy as the four brands most frequently mentioned in popular music. Hennessy claimed first place on the list, so here's a look at 15 songs that name-drop the brand. #1 Montell Jordan -...

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Let’s Talk Salt

Bars are no stranger to salt; Margaritas, Salty Dogs & Tequila Shots all get a decent dose of the stuff. You may have seen flavored or dyed salts, but there are also some amazing varieties of naturally derived salts that add dimension and flavor to...

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How to: Old Cuban

The mojito's caramel cousin; The Old Cuban is a crowd favorite with Imurj's members.  As we move into winter it becomes harder to find enough fresh mint to keep this gem on our menu, so here's how to make it at home! Ingredients: 1 sprig fresh mint ...

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Rookie Booking Mistakes

The good folks at Deep South hosted a forum (as part of their on-going “Angles” series held the first Weds of every month) entitled “Rookie Booking Mistakes and How To Avoid Them”. Panelists included John Booker (Deep South Entertainment), Kristen Hill (Cat's Cradle), Glenn Boothe (Motorco Music...

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In The Scene: Clark Hipolito Imurj’s In The Scene Series showcases NC artists and musicians in their creative spaces. Season 1. Episode 2. Interview with local artist Clark Hipolito.  ...

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In The Scene: Stevie G

Imurj's In The Scene Series showcases NC artists and musicians in their creative spaces. Season 1. Episode 1. Interview with local musician Stevie G. Stevie G is the lead vocals in Echo the Aftermath....

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Imurj Look: “Contemplation”

Meleah Gabhart is an artist specializing in wooden sculptures.  Meleah’s work of art, “Contemplation”, is on exhibit in the Imurj Main Gallery exhibit, MONO a MONO. Meleah discusses her inspirations, her artwork, and her creative process. Q: How would you describe yourself & your artistic style? A: I'm a...

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Imurj Look: “Southern Comforter”

  Victoria Powers is primarily a painter, but who has also worked in all kind of fiber arts, photography, mixed media and recycle arts. Power's collection of paintings, “Southern Comforter”, is on exhibit in the Imurj Main Gallery exhibit, MONO a MONO. Gentile discusses her inspirations,...

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