The Best of Mad Swirl : 04.30.16

by on April 30, 2016 :: 0 comments

“Everything starts as somebody’s daydream.” ~ Larry Niven ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “Saint Francis at Northpark” (above) by featured artist Maria Valentina Sheets. To view more of Maria’s beatific works, as well as our other featured artists, visit our Gallery at MadSwirl.com! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week in Mad Swirl’s Poetry Forum… we wet dry thoughts with …

Mad Swirl Open Mic : 05.04.16

by on April 27, 2016 :: 0 comments

Join Mad Swirl & Swirve this 1st Wednesday of May (aka 05.04.16) as we continue to swirl up our mic madness at our mad micness home, Dallas’ badass The Underpass Bar! This month we feature poetry editor, poet, playwright, actor, musician, mad co-conspirator, and all-around top-notch soul…MH Clay! Join MH & musical guest Earthlinger as we celebrate the release of …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 04.23.16

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“Every day I feel is a blessing from God. And I consider it a new beginning. Yeah, everything is beautiful.” ~ Prince Rogers Nelson ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “Hard to get a signal – John and the ladder” (above) by featured artist Maria Valentina Sheets. To view more of Maria’s beatific works, as well as our other featured artists, visit …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 04.16.16

by on April 16, 2016 :: 0 comments

“If the path be beautiful, let us not ask where it leads.” ~ Anatole France ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “Mom at the well” (above) by featured artist Maria Valentina Sheets. Months ago, we here at Mad Swirl were swept off our feet by artist Maria Valentina Sheets. This time we’re not quite back on the ground, lifted by her gifts …

New Featured Artist : Maria Valentina Sheets

by on April 14, 2016 :: 0 comments

Mom at the well – Maria Valentina Sheets Months ago, we here at Mad Swirl were swept off our feet by artist Maria Valentina Sheets. This time we’re not quite back on the ground, lifted by her gifts once again. Once you see what she’s got for us, we’re sure you’ll get what we mean – Sheets’ stained glass pieces …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 04.09.16

by on April 9, 2016 :: 2 comments

“A frenzied passion for art is a canker that devours everything else.” ~ Charles Baudelaire ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “Gothic Tree Sky” (above) by featured artist Chuck Taylor. This one will close out Chuck’s feature showing but we bet he’ll be back with more snaps sooner than later! Til then, to view more of Chuck’s mad snaps, along with our …

Notes of Gratitude to the Mad Ones : 04.06.16

by on April 7, 2016 :: 0 comments

(photo courtesy of Rosie Lindsey. to see more mad mic pics, check out here FB page here) Oh what a night it was in the land of Swirl’n mic Mad-ness this past 1st Wednesday! Mad Swirl Open Mic was honored to feature Dallas singer/songwriter Kelly Nygren! Her groove sure moved us in the most mad-licious of ways. Her smooth smokey …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 04.02.16

by on April 2, 2016 :: 0 comments

“I am an artist… I am here to live out loud.” ~ Emile Zola ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “Going Up” (above) by featured artist Chuck Taylor. To view more of Chuck’s mad snaps, along with our other featured artists, visit our Gallery at MadSwirl.com! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week in Mad Swirl’s Poetry Forum… we gave our …