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Emo Prom – the Epitome of Emo Night Raleigh

[video width="1280" height="720" webm="" autoplay="on"][/video]   Emo Prom 2018 at Imurj was a blast! The special edition of Emo Night featured a reason to dress up in your best party dress, and a professional photographer to document all the young emo love. Live performances from Ryan Dunson (Rookie...

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Featured Gallery Artist: Jeannie Nadja

A short interview with Jeannie about her creative style & influence.   How would you describe yourself and your artistic style?  “Glue gun and glitter fanatic with a camera” is my favorite byline to use on social media. My bedroom is full of sparkly things, paints, tripods, and random...

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Raleigh art exhibit gallery

Featured Gallery Artist: Nathaniel “Nate” Key

When you stop by Imurj and take a look at our main gallery wall this month, you'll find vibrant paintings created from forgotten photographs found in the artist's house; formerly part of a Durham church and school, gone but clearly not forgotten. "Agape Love" is...

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Raleigh music local The Geb

Raleigh Band “The Geb” Tearing It Up

Local band "The Geb" is currently in the process of recording their first official project in the Imurj Studios.  With two songs finished recently and more coming down the pipeline, they are on a creative tear that includes homemade music videos and upcoming performance dates. ...

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Featured Artist Member: Coaching Up Creativity

When Annette Shope started out as an artist, she believed she was a natural. Why so sure? Chalk it up to her genes. She grew up around inventive and artistic first- and-second degree relatives including engineers. Now science is backing up that belief and proving...

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January Featured Recording

  [audio mp3=""][/audio]     The tune is in Am and combines a classic minor blues pattern with a little Latin punch. The chorus goes straight to big majors and rock and roll. What hooks the melody is the space and stops. What you don’t play counts big sometimes!   The...

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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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