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    Archibald Motley Museum Exhibit

    By Hannah schanzer On Jan. 30, a new exhibit opened at the Nasher Museum featuring the work of the painter Archibald Motley. Although Motley is one of the most significant and influential painters of the 20th century, his work is not as well know as many of his peers.  Few museums have acquired his works because many of his portraits and cultural scenes still remain in private possession. “He is a great artist, and his name should be better known and will be better known after this exhibit,” said the museum’s assistant curator, Katharine Adkins. The exhibition was organized by Rick Powell, a professor of African Art at Duke.  Powell…

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    Wealth In Water Scores Record Deal

    By Victoria Brancazio After only nine months of practicing together, East sophomore Jonathan Schwartz’s band, Wealth In Water, has officially signed to Indianola Records. Since September, all six members of Wealth In Water have created a complex mixture of genres that generates their unique sound. “Our sound as a band is an amalgamation of everything from indie to progressive rock, to post-hardcore,” Schwartz, Wealth in Water’s drummer, said. Wealth In Water credits its sound to the various musical backgrounds and preferences of each of its members. “On a normal day I might find [vocalist] Pierce [Arnold] listening to Fleet Foxes, while [guitarist] Alex [Lopez] is getting down to some Oceano,”…