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Waiting Out the Midterm Results with Spaghetti and Sofia Coppola

“Is there any news yet?”
Sofia Coppola was asking the million dollar question Tuesday evening — election night — from The Garage in Manhattan, where nonprofit contemporary cultural arts space Ballroom Marfa was celebrating 15 years. Rather than sit home glued to CNN for hours, Ballroom Marfa gathered a crowd of New York art folk to come together in celebration of art, over tequila — and spaghetti and meatballs.
Max Mara partnered with the organization for the “Spaghetti Western” themed night, which drew many a wide-brimmed hat and fringe-adored garment. An “I Voted” sticker, though, proved the must-have accessory of the night.
Though the midterm election results were heavily on the minds of Ballroom Marfa’s guests and organizers — the event was pushed back an hour to allow for end-of-day voters to get to the polling stations — the evening aimed at providing a diversion, by celebrating the positivity art can bring in challenging times, political or otherwise.
“I feel like it’s a nice camaraderie of people who are here together; I think its a positive thing to put art into the world, so I think in these times we all need that,” said Coppola, the night’s big honoree.
She and her 11 year-old daughter,

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