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Featured Musician: iYo The Philosopher

“Gotta Be Us” holds a very special place in my heart. The inspiration for this song hit me on the tail end up after making up with my wife after a heated argument. Even though this conversation was a difficult one, as we made up,...

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Graphic Illustrator & Mural Artist Chris Pyrate

Featured Visual Artist: Chris Pyrate   [video width="1080" height="1080" mp4="https://home.imurj.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/chrispyrategif.mp4" loop="true" autoplay="true"][/video] Name: Chris Pyrate Age: 30 Least favorite color: red Creative Influences: Moebius (Jean Henri Gaston Giraud), Ralph McQuarrie, José Ladrönn, & Michael Jackson Currently on Rotation: Sour Soul, Kids See Ghosts, & the latest Nas album. Chris Pyrate is super easy...

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Featured Visual Artists: Stephanie Bennett

When speaking to Stephanie, you can really feel the enthusiasm she has for her art of creating wire wrapped jewelry. She excitedly shows me Instagram photos of pieces she has done and pieces she aspires to create in the future, in which she refers to...

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Radio Contest Letter

Bon jour mon ami,   Thanks for checking out the First Imurj Raleigh Radio Contest, sponsored by…Oak City Productions and Next Step Raleigh!!!   SACRE BLEU!  What an honor our local musicians have granted to us, sharing their recordings to broadcast to the world (wide web) the vast pool...

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Featured Musician: Fallow Ground

  There are many within the music industry that believe musicianship has gone by the wayside. On the surface that may be true, but those of us still seeking out authenticity, truth, and the human elements of music find it with a bit of digging.  It’s...

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Featured Artist: Kevin Peddicord

We asked Kevin a few questions about his work, and his experience with Imurj's exhibit this month! Take a few minutes and read more about this local artist!     1- How would you describe yourself and your artistic style? - I am a fan of cinema and pop...

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Featured Artist: Lynn Alker

We asked Lynn a few questions about her work, and her experience with the Unchained exhibit this month! Take a few minutes and read more about this local female artist!   1- How would you describe yourself and your artistic style? “Enthusiastically Experimental & Evolving” I’m drawn to all...

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Featured Recording: Fin the DJ

Imurj's Featured Artist Recording: Finian St. Omer - Let Him Know   [audio mp3="https://home.imurj.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/Let-Him-Know-Finian-St.-Omar-mp3.mp3"][/audio]     There are countless topics and messages imbibed in the lyrics of modern music.  Politics, personal status, social issues, and frivolous revelry are widespread themes across all genres.  Artists tell stories of friends and rivalries,...

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Featured Gallery Artist: Amanda Wilson

A short interview with Amanda about her creative style & influence.   What aspect of your work drove you to apply for the 92% show?  "I think every person in the world has something they would like to change about themselves in one way or another. Which leads us...

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