The Best of Mad Swirl : 02.16.19

by on February 17, 2019 :: 0 comments

“Art is for everybody.” Keith Haring ••• The Mad Gallery ••• Love Coming and Going – Tony Gentry To see ALL of Tony’s mad snaps, as well as our other featured artists, visit our Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week on Mad Swirl’s Poetry Forum… we remarked as renowned a tremendous town; we ran, refugees, to the shelter of …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 02.09.19

by on February 10, 2019 :: 0 comments

“Art is the desire of a man to express himself, to record the reactions of his personality to the world he lives in.” Amy Lowell ••• The Mad Gallery ••• Old Canal, Downtown Richmond – Tony Gentry To see ALL of Tony’s mad snaps, as well as our other featured artists, visit our Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week …

Notes of Gratitude to the Mad Ones : 02.06.19

by on February 8, 2019 :: 0 comments

This past 1st Wednesday of February (aka 02.06.19) Mad Swirl continued to whirl up our mic madness at our mad mic home deep in the heart of Deep Ellum… the Regal Room! HUGE GRATS to all you mad poets, performers, artists and musicians who helped swirl us up a mighty fine night! Here’s a shout out to all who graced …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 02.02.19

by on February 3, 2019 :: 0 comments

“Right from the beginning, I always strived to capture everything I saw as completely as possible.” Norman Rockwell ••• The Mad Gallery ••• Wall Beneath High Line, NYC – Tony Gentry To see ALL of Tony’s mad snaps, as well as our other featured artists, visit our Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week on Mad Swirl’s Poetry Forum… we …

Mad Swirl Open Mic : 02.06.19

by on January 29, 2019 :: 0 comments

Join Mad Swirl this 1st Wednesday of February (aka 02.06.19) at 8:00 SHARP as we swirl up the mic at our mad mic-ness home, The Regal Room (located inside of Independent Bar & Kitchen)! Mad musical grooves from Swirve (with special guests Jolene Masone on bassoon & Clark Walker on drums) will start us off. After that, join in & share in …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 01.26.19

by on January 27, 2019 :: 0 comments

“I cannot write poetically, for I am no poet. I cannot make fine artistic phrases that cast light and shadow, for I am no painter. I can neither by signs nor by pantomime express my thoughts and feelings, for I am no dancer; but I can by tones, for I am a musician.” Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ••• The Mad Gallery …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 01.19.19

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“Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.” Edgar Allan Poe ••• The Mad Gallery ••• Mad Swirl welcomes to the visual arts stage, Virginia-based writer and photographer, Tony Gentry. The thing that spoke most loudly to us from Gentry’s work is the otherwise everyday nature of that which seems to beckon to him. There …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 01.12.19

by on January 13, 2019 :: 2 comments

“You can’t wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.” Jack London ••• The Mad Gallery ••• It’s been good visitin’ Stephen’s mad illustration i-mad-gination! But as all good things do, this too must pass. Stay tuned next week when we’ll be delivering to you yet another bad ass artisté that is gonna swirl up your …

New Featured Artist : Tony Gentry

by on January 12, 2019 :: 0 comments

Mad Swirl welcomes to the visual arts stage, Virginia-based writer and photographer, Tony Gentry. The thing that spoke most loudly to us from Gentry’s work is the otherwise everyday nature of that which seems to beckon to him. There is something ironic to some of his photographs – a bride walking down a dirty city-street with her groom in tow or a …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 01.05.19

by on January 6, 2019 :: 0 comments

••• The Mad Gallery ••• To see all of Stephen’s swirly’n’silly yet perfectly profound scenes, as well as our other featured artists, visit Mad Swirl’s Gallery. ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week on Mad Swirl’s Poetry Forum… we liked where we sat with our lizard tatt; we met the girl who would change the world; we made a …