The Best of Mad Swirl : 04.30.17

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“Everything starts as somebody’s daydream.” ~ Larry Niven ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “NORM” (above) by featured artist David Ross. To see more of David’s mad illustrations, as well as our other featured artists, visit our Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week in Mad Swirl’s Poetry Forum… we tippled tea in ecstasy; we shed tears for …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 04.23.17

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“Caress the detail, the divine detail.” ~ Vladimir Nabokov ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “Throb & Ween” (above) by featured artist David Ross. To see more of David’s mad illustrations, as well as our other featured artists, visit our Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week in Mad Swirl’s Poetry Forum… we sojourned in suburban splendor; we indulged …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 04.16.17

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“The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.” ~ Leonardo da Vinci ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “MOS” (above) by featured artist David Ross. To see more of David’s mad illustrations, as well as our other featured artists, visit our Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week in Mad Swirl’s Poetry Forum… we increased utterance; we made none; …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 04.09.17

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“Any healthy man can go without food for two days – but not without poetry.” ~ Charles Baudelaire ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “Strike!” (above) by featured artist David Ross. Our newest featured artist at Mad Swirl, David Ross, brings us a collection of complicated, chaotic works that we could probably stare at for an entire day. Some pieces have words …

Notes of Gratitude to the Mad Ones : 04.05.17

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This 1st Wednesday of April (aka 04.05.17) we swirled it up madly in the live way that we do every month. This month we opened the mic up to all you mad poets, performers and musicians. Here’s a shout out to all who graced us with their words, their songs, their divine madnesses… (click on the pic to get ’em …

Mad Swirl Open Mic : 05.03.17

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Join forces with Mad Swirl this 1st Wednesday of May (aka 05.03.17) at 8:00 SHARP as we continue to swirl up our mic madness at our mad mic-ness home, Dallas’ City Tavern! This month we will be hosting the 2nd Annual Dr. Googily-Eyes Healing Circus & Mad Swirlin’ Medicine Show: Inciting the Rise of YES and the Fall of NO. …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 04.02.17

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“A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself.” ~ Abraham Maslow ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “The Scream That Binds Us” (above) by featured artist Bill Wolak. To see more of Bill’s mad illustrations, as well as our other featured artists, visit our Mad Gallery! …