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Cam Gillette “One Of You”

Composition In the early 1900s, there was a Russian psychologist named Lee Vygotsky, famous for his theory called the 'Zone of Proximal Development,' which simply put, broke learning into 3 sections: 1) easy, where the learner would generally become bored, 2) frustratingly difficult 3) and optimal,...

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First Friday January: “Basement Battle”!

We wanted to start off 2019 with a big party, so we decided to go hard with a little friendly little art competition which we referred to as “Basement Battle”. The name was inspired by our locale as an underground creative venue. A call went...

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music open mic raleigh

Open Mic at Imurj Expands Hours and Changes Format

Members spoke – Imurj listened! "World-famous", "award-winning", open mic at Imurj expands hours and changes format!   Imurj adjusted Wednesdays’ open mic in response to member complaints about our randomization of the sign-up list. Some of our youngest…and some of our oldest…members have difficulty waking for school…and work…on Thursday,...

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Imurj Artist Member Spotlight Series

Imurj presents another Artist Member Spotlight featuring CLINE, Francis Patrick, and Ashlar Sargent. Kicking off the show, Francis hit the stage with his alternative singer-songwriter sound. He combines acoustic pop-punk with a country flair, and is constantly experimenting with as many styles as possible. With...

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Featured Artist: Cheryl McCardle

I sat down with Cheryl McCardle to learn a little more about her work and her experience in the Member Mayhem gallery…   1- How would you describe yourself and your artistic style?  I have been seriously creating art through painting and sculpture for over 20 years. I...

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Pseudo Cowboys Lincoln Theatre Performance

The Pseudo Cowboys Video Premier and Patreon Launch Party

Imurj will be hosting the Pseudo Cowboys Video Premier and Patreon Launch party, Saturday December 15th. The Pseudo Cowboys are a Raleigh-based band with a “captivating blend of raucous original rock and roll, channeling the classic sound of great 70’s rock-era bands and coupling it...

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Imurj Artist Member Spotlight Series

Imurj presents another Artist Member Spotlight featuring Dustin Buck, Spur, Jenny Lyden with Brian Jones, and For Good Measure. Opening the show, Dustin Buck hit the stage with his “guitar forward, alternative rock sound.” Influenced by musicians like The Beatles, Tame Impala, and Rex Orange...

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Imurj Artist Member Spotlight Series

Kicking off another one of Imurj’s Local Artist Spotlight shows, Heads Up Penny hit the Imurj stage with their soulful rock sound. No strangers to Imurj , Heads Up Penny recently held their EP release party after October’s First Friday event. The 5-piece band speaks...

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Jenny with student

Featured Artist: Jenny Eggleston

This month, Imurj’s Main Gallery presents the “Icons of Art Revisited” exhibit by the students of Egg in Nest Art Studio. Jenny Eggleston is the the founder and instructor at Egg in Nest Art studio, an art gallery that offers art classes for children and...

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