Photos from the Open City Holiday Party, 12/14

On December 14, 2010, Open City editors Thomas Beller and Joanna Yas threw a party at The Magician bar on the Lower East Side of Manhattan to celebrate the holiday season and the launch of the new issue, Open City #30. Poet Alissa Quart and fiction writer Ed Park read their contributions to the issue. A fantastic time was had by all! Photographs by Beowulf Sheehan. (Click on each image for a larger version.)

000 Welcome Table
 Welcome Table
003 Writer Lincoln Michel and Open City Contributing Editor Kimberly King Parsons
Writer Lincoln Michel and writer and Open City Contributing Editor Kimberly King Parsons
002 Poet Ben Carlton Turner and Lauren Brown
Poet Ben Carlton Turner and Lauren Brown 
004 Anderbo Editor Rick Rofihe an former Open City Intern Camille Perri and friend
Anderbo Editor Rick Rofihe and former Open City Intern Camille Perri and friend
005 Writer Ed Park and artist Duncan Hannah
Writer Ed Park and artist Duncan Hannah
Joanna Yas and Thomas Beller
Joanna Yas, Thomas Beller, and Elizabeth Beller
Elizabeth Beller Joanna Yas Thomas Beller and Sad Sayrafiezadeh
Elizabeth Beller, Joanna Yas, Said Sayrafiezadeh, and Thomas Beller
Elizabeth Beller and Sad Sayrafiezadeh
Elizabeth Beller and Said Sayrafiezadeh
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William Morton, Thomas Beller,Paul Morris, Jennifer Lazar, Zachary Lazar
Joanna Yas and Paul Morris
Joanna Yas and Paul Morris
Open City Board Member Wendy Flanagan talking to Elizabeth Beller and Joanna Yas
Open City Board Member Wendy Flanagan
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  Jonathan Wellerstein and friend
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  Daniel Bergner (C), Alissa Quart (R)
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Toby Bryce (L), Peter Harper (R)
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  Writers Michael Carroll, Edmund White Alissa Quart, and Peter Maass
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Edmund White, Alissa Quart, and Peter Maass
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Open City Board Member David Goodwillie (L) and friends
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Beatrice von Rezzori, Colm Toibin, Edmund White, and friends
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Petra West and Jonathan Wellerstein
Petra West and Jonathan Wellerstein
Our heroic bartenders
Our heroic bartenders
 
Rick Rofihe Joanna Yas and Elizabeth Beller
Rick Rofihe, Joanna Yas, and Elizabeth Beller
Rick Rofihe
Rick Rofihe
Thomas Beller Wendy Flanagan and Open City Art Director Nick Stone
Thomas Beller, Wendy Flanagan, and Open City Art Director Nick Stone
Thomas Beller and Sad Sayrafiezadeh
Thomas Beller and Said Sayrafiezadeh
Thomas and Elizabeth Beller and Dean Wareham and Britta Phillips
Thomas Beller, Elizabeth Beller, Britta Phillips, and Dean Wareham
018 Ed Park reading his story in the new issue
Ed Park reading his story in the new issue
Ed Park
 
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007 Thomas Beller introducing Alissa Quart
 Thomas Beller introducing Alissa Quart
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009 Alissa Quart
 Alissa Quart
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008 Alissa Quart reading poetry
 
010 Joanna Yas enjoying the reading
Joanna Yas enjoying the readings
012 Amanda Fortini and Walter Kirn part 2
Amanda Fortini and Walter Kirn
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Paul Morris (Bomb Magazine), Jennifer Lazar, Open City contributor Zachary Lazar
013 Artist Karla Wozniak
Artist Karla Wozniak
014 Beatrice von Rezzori and Colm Toibin
 Beatrice von Rezzori and Colm Toibin
015 Colm Toibin and Edmund White
Colm Toibin and Edmund White
016 Colm Toibin and Edmund White part 2
 
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William Morton and Thomas Beller part 2
William Morton and Thomas Beller
Walter Kirn and William Morton and friend
Walter Kirn (L), William Morton (R)
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Writers Claire Maclauchlan and Anna Godbersen
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 Editors Peter Barrett (Columbia), Lee Ellis (The New Yorker), and Karolina Waclawiak (The Believer
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Toby Bryce (L), friend (C), Peter Harper (R)
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Colm Toibin, Edmund White, and David Goodwillie
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Ed Park and Karolina Walclawiak
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  Siddhartha Lokanandi and Beowulf Sheehan
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June Eding and Erika Herran
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Jonathan Wellerstein and Alissa Quart
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Amanda Fortini, Said Sayrafiezadeh, Elizabeth Beller, Malerie Willens
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FSG Editor and former Open City Intern Amanda Schoonmaker and friend
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David Goodwillie, Thomas Beller, and friend
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The Belle of the Ball!

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