The Best of Mad Swirl : 12.08.18

by on December 10, 2018 :: 0 comments

“My role in society, or any artist’s or poet’s role, is to try and express what we all feel. Not to tell people how to feel. Not as a preacher, not as a leader, but as a reflection of us all.” John Lennon ••• The Mad Gallery ••• You, Me – Sharon O’Callaghan Shero To see ALL of Sharon’s madly mysterious snaps, as …

Notes of Gratitude to the Mad Ones : 12.05.18

by on December 10, 2018 :: 0 comments

This past 1st Wednesday of December (aka 12.05.18)Mad Swirl continued to whirl up our mic madness at our mad mic home, Deep Ellum’s 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 us with your words, your songs, your divine …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 12.01.18

by on December 2, 2018 :: 0 comments

“I read a poem every night, as others read a prayer.” Tahar Ben Jelloun ••• The Mad Gallery ••• And So – Sharon O’Callaghan Shero To see ALL of Sharon’s madly mysterious 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 savored some sin at a red …

Mad Swirl Open Mic : 12.05.18

by on November 27, 2018 :: 0 comments

Join Mad Swirl this 1st Wednesday of December (aka 12.05.18) 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)! Swirve (Chris Curiel: trumpet; Tamitha Curiel: vocals; Clark Walker: drums) will be gettin’ this partay goin’ so don’t delay! Come on out, one & all… share in the Mad Swirl’n …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 11.24.18

by on November 25, 2018 :: 0 comments

“You shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you mad.” Aldous Huxley ••• The Mad Gallery ••• Waking Diogenes – Sharon O’Callaghan Shero To see ALL of Sharon’s madly systerious 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 wound sweet while, a pebble for …

Mad Swirl Merch Holidaze Sale

by on November 21, 2018 :: 0 comments

Extra! Extra! Read ALL about it! Mad Swirl Merch available just in time for the holidaze! The whole mad swirl of merch begins right here, at our online store! If you haven’t already got yourself some mad threads to sport, then you’ve come to the right post. We have Mens & Ladies tees in all sizes & even MORE colors. …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 11.17.18

by on November 18, 2018 :: 0 comments

“You just get the vibes of your surroundings and it rubs off on you.” Gordon Lightfoot ••• The Mad Gallery ••• Ova  – Sharon O’Callaghan Shero To see ALL of Sharon’s madly systerious 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 saw girl turned gunner, …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 11.10.18

by on November 11, 2018 :: 0 comments

“I want to stand as close to the edge as I can without going over. Out on the edge you see all the kinds of things you can’t see from the center.” Kurt Vonnegut ••• The Mad Gallery ••• They’re Gone – Sharon O’Callaghan Shero This month’s featured artist, Sharon O’Callaghan Shero, brings us photographs that look like they were pulled straight out …

Notes of Gratitude to the Mad Ones : 11.07.18

by on November 8, 2018 :: 0 comments

This past 1st Wednesday of November (aka 11.07.18) Mad Swirl kicked off our 14th year of mic madness! The Regal Room (at the Independent Bar & Kitchen) was chock filled with all the swirlin’ souls we know AND love! ‘t’was quite the Swirl-abration! HUGE GRATS to all you mad poets, performers, artists and musicians who helped swirl us up a …

New Featured Artist : Sharon O’Callaghan Shero

by on November 7, 2018 :: 1 comment

They’re Gone – Sharon O’Callaghan Shero This month’s featured artist, Sharon O’Callaghan Shero, brings us photographs that look like they were pulled straight out of a suspense thriller. The way she plays with (little) light and (lots of) dark sets such a mood that you might end up insisting there’s some kind of dark and mysterious backstory to each and every shot. The way …