The Best of Mad Swirl : 08.29.15

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“Speak clearly, if you speak at all; carve every word before you let it fall.” ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “Dancing on Burning Kites” (above) by featured artist Bill Wolak. To see more Mad works from Bill, and our other contributing artists, please visit our Mad Gallery. ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week in …

Mad Swirl Open Mic : 09.02.15

by on August 26, 2015 :: 0 comments

Join Mad Swirl this 1st Wednesday of September (aka 09.02.15) at 8:00 sharp, when we will swirl it up madly in the LIVE way that we do every month now for OVER 10 years! This month we are featuring poet Sebastián Hasani Páramo! Here’s a bit about Sebastián: Sebastian H. Paramo is poet living in Denton working on a doctorate …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 08.22.15

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“Art is the most beautiful of all lies.” ~ Claude Debussy ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “Carefree As the Journey of Perfume” (above) by featured artist Bill Wolak. To see more Mad works from Bill, and our other contributing artists, please visit our Mad Gallery. ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week in Mad Swirl’s Poetry Forum… wwe quelled the …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 08.15.15

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••• The Mad Gallery ••• “Coaxing Light Out of Nakedness” (above) by featured artist Bill Wolak. To see more Mad works from Bill, and our other contributing artists, please visit our Mad Gallery. “An intellectual says a simple thing in a hard way. An artist says a hard thing in a simple way.” ~ Charles Bukowski ••• The Poetry Forum ••• …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 08.08.15

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••• The Mad Gallery ••• “Belonging” (above) by featured artist Bill Wolak. To see more Mad works from Bill, and our other contributing artists, please visit our Mad Gallery. “The artist need not know very much; best of all let him work instinctively and paint as naturally as he breathes or walks.” ~ Emil Nolde ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This …

Notes of Gratitude to the Mad Ones : 08.05.15

by on August 8, 2015 :: 0 comments

Oh what a night it was in the land of Swirl’n mic Mad-ness! As Swirve started their jazzy madness, the crowd found their way to the stage with their heads boppin’ and their fingers snappin’. As the last notes were fading away, hosts Johnny O & Chris Zimmerly got the show goin’ with an introduction of Texas Beat poet PW …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 08.01.15

by on August 1, 2015 :: 0 comments

••• The Mad Gallery ••• “The Death Mask of Friedrich Hölderlin” (above) by featured artist Bill Wolak. To see more Mad works from Bill, and our other contributing artists, please visit our Mad Gallery. “We cannot live only for ourselves. A thousand fibers connect us with our fellow men.” ~ Herman Melville ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week in …