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Video of the Day: Burlesque + Art

According to New York-based artist and illustrator Molly Crabapple, Dr. Sketchy’s, a social gathering that she launched in Brooklyn four years ago, is what happens “when cabaret meets art school.” Now located in over 80 cities, the Dr. Sketchy’s movement is appealing to artists and amateurs alike because of the burlesque, booze, and prizes; after the jump, check out a behind-the-scenes interview with Crabapple wherein she discusses how she picks her models with our friends from Babelgum. You should also check out this post over on TheGloss about how her racy graphic novel, Scarlett Takes Manhattan, was banned by Barnes and Noble.

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