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George Orwell couldn’t have seen this coming. In 1993, Chip Duckett founded 1984, a party accented more by Madonna than Orwell’s dystopic predictions for that fateful year. Except for the Friday after 9/11, the weekly party has run nonstop for 18 years, 17 of them at the Pyramid Club. But tonight, 1984 will shut its doors forever on the year that gave us the Macintosh computer, crack, and “Do They Know It’s Christmas?” So don your best Molly Ringwald–wear and say a happy goodbye. Said Duckett: “Considering that 1984 has lasted almost twice as long as the ’80s themselves, it has been a great run.”

Fri., April 29, 10 p.m., 2011

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on April 20, 2011

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