She is like a cat in the dark, and then she is the darkness. She is, of course, Stevie Nicks, Wiccan goddess of song. Fleetwood’s mack mommy. On May 14, at the Knitting Factory in New York, the Jackie Factory will present its extraordinary Night of a Thousand Stevies, an annual event, this year called “Gate and Garden” and featuring Boy George. The Jackie Factory tried to do Stevie in Los Angeles a few years back, at the Viper Room, where you’d think leather and lace would go over big, but it summoned the event’s lukewarmest response in its long history. So it was Nicksed. It’s decidedly better, nicer, darker, fussier in New York, where it belongs.
Night of a Thousand Stevies is probably the best-known Stevie Nicks fan event in the world, a riot of shawls, lace, baby’s breath, twirling, tambourines and great performance. This event began at Jackie 60 fourteen years ago with four performers, and has grown into a true spectacle, featuring countless interpretations over a marathon night. As always, this Enchanted evening will climax in a twirl of shawls and tambourines with the Battle of a Thousand Stevies near morning.
Dress: Like a White Winged Dove, glittery shawls, paper flowers, customized tambourines, Best Hair In Rock-and-Roll, Leather and Lace, chiffon handkerchief hems, Enchanted Eveningwear, Victoriana, ruched boot covers, Nightbird cloaks, Fleetwood looks, antique lace, baby’s breath bouquets. . .Total Stevie Realness (All Periods.)
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