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David Rubin – Creating Order Out of Chaos

June Gallery Artist: David Rubin Creating Order out of Chaos As a child, David Rubin felt connected to The Art Institute of Chicago because of its accessibility and the impressionist art featured in the collection. When he had children of his own, Rubin wanted to encourage them...

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Weekly Scoop of Imurj – June 14

Serving up a fresh scoop of Imurj news every other Friday!     Last Week at Imurj THIS PAST WEEK AT IMURJ, WE HAD A LOT OF GREAT EVENTS FOR EVERYONE TO ENJOY. HERE’S A RUNDOWN OF WHAT YOU MISSED!     Local Jam featuring The Kids Downtown For the first time, the...

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Featured Recording: Better Every Day by Icarus Airline

BEHIND THE SONG   Better Every Day started off simply enough with me wanting to incorporate a southernism I am fond of into a song: "If you chase two rabbits you don't catch either." I figured it was the perfect ground on which to construct a feel-good...

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Exploris Middle School Kids Write, Record, and Mix Song

Imurj hosted a group of Exploris Middle School students last month for a class elective - The Anatomy & Recording of a Song.  Michelle Parkerson, Associate Director of Exploris Middle School, said, "As a downtown school, we are able to extend learning beyond our walls...

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Weekly Scoop of Imurj – May 29

Last Week at Imurj THIS PAST WEEK AT IMURJ, WE HAD A LOT OF GREAT EVENTS FOR EVERYONE TO ENJOY. HERE’S A RUNDOWN OF WHAT YOU MISSED!   Marc Rebillet - SOLD OUT SHOW   Marc Rebillet, a described "artist, actor, musician, composer, humorist, philosopher and phone psychotherapist who explores...

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Weekly Scoop of Imurj – May 15

Last Week at Imurj This past week at Imurj, we had a lot of great music events for everyone to enjoy. Here’s a rundown of what you missed!   Wednesday Open Mic This past Wednesday night, 36 musicians signed up to play, and there were 8 new artists who...

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Retro Candy “Escape”

The vocal rock band, Retro Candy, releases their debut professional album this month. It was a year's worth of labor and love, but they are proud to finally present the songs to the world. Brennan (aka Savage) and Jade were the primary writers for the...

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Charles Adair

Art Of Mind Charles Adair: Empathy Through Art Ever since I was 6 years old, I have played the piano.  One of the main reasons that I chose to learn piano instead of another instrument was because my grandfather was an amazing pianist.  Anytime he would pass...

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Imurj Artist Member, Tom Ray, Publishes New Book

Hang out at Imurj on Tuesday afternoons and you will surely run into Tom Ray.  Tom helps lead and is a member of the Raleigh Pubwriters Meetup Group.  He has been working on a new book for some time, and has recently released the self...

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