Mad Swirl Open Mic : 03.01.17

by on February 19, 2017 :: 0 comments

Join forces with Mad Swirl & Swirve this 1st Wednesday of March (aka 03.01.17) at 8:00 SHARP as we continue to swirl up our mic madness at our mad mic-ness home, Dallas’ City Tavern! This month Mad Swirl is proud to be hosting the book release of poet Paul Sexton’s fourth book “Machine Of Almosting: Poems 1993-2016“ This feature set …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 02.18.17

by on February 18, 2017 :: 0 comments

“A person needs a little madness, or else they never dare cut the rope and be free.” ~ Nikos Kazantzakis ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “the forgotten (3)” (above) by featured artist Allen Forrest. To see more of Allen’s mad illustrations, as well as our other featured artists, visit our Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week in …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 02.11.17

by on February 12, 2017 :: 0 comments

“The real being of language is that into which we are taken up when we hear it – what is said.” ~ Hans-Georg Gadamer ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “the forgotten (1)” (above) by featured artist Allen Forrest. Mad Swirl is proud to introduce you to our newest visual artist, Allen Forrest. Allen brings us an expressive art collection we’ve been …

New Featured Artist : Allen Forrest

by on February 9, 2017 :: 0 comments

Mad Swirl is proud to introduce you to our newest visual artist, Allen Forrest. Allen brings us an expressive art collection we’ve been waiting for! His work really draws attention to the space of the page, the white vs. black in high contrast. While some are more obvious than others, each piece seems to make a statement, demanding your attention. …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 02.04.17

by on February 4, 2017 :: 0 comments

“All of us are mad. If it weren’t for the fact every one of us is slightly abnormal, there wouldn’t be any point in giving each person a separate name.” ~ Ugo Betti ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “Chrysalis” (above) by featured artist William Zuback. To see more of William’s mad snaps, as well as our other featured artists, visit our …

Notes of Gratitude to the Mad Ones : 02.01.16

by on February 3, 2017 :: 0 comments

This 1st Wednesday of February (aka 02.01.17) we swirled it up madly in the live way that we do every month. This month we featured… wait for it… YOU! Yes, we featured all you mad ones out there! Y’all brought your A-game (like you’ve ever brought anything less) and swirled up some fine madness together! Here’s a shout out to …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 01.28.17

by on January 28, 2017 :: 0 comments

“The modern artist… is working and expressing an inner world – in other words – expressing the energy, the motion, and other inner forces.” ~ Jackson Pollock ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “Trust” (above) by featured artist William Zuback. To see more of William’s mad snaps, as well as our other featured artists, visit our Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum …

Mad Swirl Open Mic : 02.01.17

by on January 25, 2017 :: 0 comments

Join forces with Mad Swirl & Swirve this 1st Wednesday of February (aka 02.01.17) 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 heapin’ helpin’ of musical mad grooves from Swirve, share in the Mad Swirl’n festivities, & if the spirit …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 01.21.17

by on January 21, 2017 :: 0 comments

“Art is about profundity. It’s about connecting to everything that it means to be alive… “ ~ Jeff Koons ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “Transcendence” (above) by featured artist William Zuback. To see more of William’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 …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 01.14.17

by on January 14, 2017 :: 0 comments

“Be daring, be different, be impractical, be anything that will assert integrity of purpose and imaginative vision against the play-it-safers, the creatures of the commonplace, the slaves of the ordinary.” ~ Cecil Beaton ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “Untitled Portrait of Brooke” (above) by featured artist William Zuback. To see more of William’s mad snaps, as well as our other featured …