And nudity is by no means necessary to make this event fucking awesome. It's open to anyone from world-famous artists -- and they do show up occasionally -- to bumbling amateurs. "We accept all forms of stick people produced in your books as unique forms of interpretative, contemporary art." Plus, there's booze, lots of it, along with contests and prizes. And when she's done with her various poses, Betty Pickle will put on a vaudeville show, which somehow involves this six-foot-tall woman swallowing a five-foot-long balloon. Make sure to bring your own art supplies. The event goes from 7 to 10 p.m. on Thursday at the Stage 84 Music Cafe (9118 W. State Road 84, Davie). Admission costs $10, or $12 at the door. Call 954-695-1587, or visit drsketchy.com/branch/southflorida.
Thu., Aug. 18, 7 p.m., 2011