The Best of Mad Swirl : 07.23.17

by on July 23, 2017 :: 0 comments

“Style is whatever you want to do, if you can do it with confidence.” ~ George Clinton ••• The Mad Gallery ••• Bodies Awakened (above) by featured artist David J. Thompson. To see more of David’s mad snaps, as well as our other featured artists, visit our Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week in Mad Swirl’s …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 07.16.17

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“Part of the fun of art is that it invites you to interpret it.” ~ Tony Kushner ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “People’s Republic of Cork” (above) by featured artist David J. Thompson. To see more of David’s mad snaps, as well as our other featured artists, visit our Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week in …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 07.09.17

by on July 9, 2017 :: 0 comments

••• The Mad Gallery ••• Cobbler” (above) by featured artist David J. Thompson. To see more of David’s mad snaps, as well as our other featured artists, visit our Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week in Mad Swirl’s Poetry Forum… we were warned against our domi-nation; we got the measure of a child’s treasure; we tripped …

Notes of Gratitude to the Mad Ones : 07.05.17

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This past 1st Wednesday of July (aka 07.05.17) Mad Swirl​ 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 YOU YOU’s who graced us with their words, their songs, their divine madnesses… (click on the …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 07.02.17

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“Keep up the good work, if only for a while, if only for the twinkling of a tiny galaxy.” ~ Wislawa Szymborska ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “Street Joyce” (above) by featured artist David J. Thompson. To see more of David’s mad snaps, as well as our other featured artists, visit our Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This …

Mad Swirl Open Mic : 07.05.17

by on June 27, 2017 :: 0 comments

Join Mad Swirl & Swirve this 1st Wednesday of July (aka 07.05.17) at 8:00 SHARP as we continue to swirl up our mic madness at our mad mic-ness home, Dallas’ City Tavern! Come on out, one & all. Get a brainful of Swirve, share in the Mad Swirl’n festivities, & if the spirit is movin’ ya get yourself a spot …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 06.24.17

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“It’s almost required with artists that there’s some duality. And I’ve got duality everywhere.” ~ George Michael ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “Queer Power” (above) by featured artist David J. Thompson. To see more of David’s mad snaps, as well as our other featured artists, visit our Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week in Mad Swirl’s …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 06.17.17

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“Eventually everything connects – people, ideas, objects. The quality of the connections is the key to quality…” ~ Charles Eames ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “Street Art, Belfast” (above) by featured artist David J. Thompson. Mad Swirl is proud to welcome back ‘round these swirlin’ parts artist David J. Thompson, with a new batch of mad visuals! David has captured …

Featured Artist: David J. Thompson

by on June 15, 2017 :: 0 comments

Mad Swirl is proud to welcome back ‘round these swirlin’ parts artist David J. Thompson, with a new batch of mad visuals! David has captured some more street art that we otherwise would breeze past without a second glance. Thanks to Thompson, we get that second glance. We admire the contrast of street art alongside messy half-hearted graffiti or horrid, …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 06.10.17

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“I do not innovate. I transmit.” ~ Andre Derain ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “Your Daughter is Older Than You Think” (above) by featured artist Joseph Shepard. To see more of Joseph’s mad collages, as well as our other featured artists, visit our Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week in Mad Swirl’s Poetry Forum… we sipped …