The Best of Mad Swirl : 05.12.18

by on May 13, 2018 :: 0 comments

“I don’t like to say I have given my life to art. I prefer to say art has given me my life” Christian Morgenstern ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “hurry leave me” (above) by featured artist Madelyn Olson. It’s been a great run featuring Madelyn Olson​’s mad canvases! This one will finish her run as our featured artist. But don’t …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 05.05.18

by on May 6, 2018 :: 0 comments

“Home is not where you live, but where they understand you.” Christian Morgenstern ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “pool party” (above) by featured artist Madelyn Olson. To see more of Maddi’s mad canvases, as well as our other featured artists, visit our Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week on Mad Swirl’s Poetry Forum… we unwrapped a present, …

Notes of Gratitude to the Mad Ones : 05.02.18

by on May 3, 2018 :: 0 comments

This past 1st Wednesday of May (aka 05.02.18) Mad Swirl​ stirred it up again! As always, we opened the mic up to all you mad poets, performers, artists and musicians and, as always, all y’all swirled up a mighty fine night! Here’s a shout out to all who graced us with your words, your songs, your divine madness… (click to …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 04.28.18

by on April 29, 2018 :: 0 comments

“You’ve got to find some way of saying it without saying it.” Duke Ellington ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “she’s a peach” (above) by featured artist Madelyn Olson. To see more of Maddi’s mad canvases, as well as our other featured artists, visit our Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week on Mad Swirl’s Poetry Forum… we shed …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 04.21.18

by on April 22, 2018 :: 0 comments

“Imagination is the air of mind.” Philip James Bailey ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “strangers” (above) by featured artist Madelyn Olson. To see more of Maddi’s mad canvases, as well as our other featured artists, visit our Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week on Mad Swirl’s Poetry Forum… we ooo’ed and aahhh’ed at a grand facade; we …

Mad Swirl Open Mic : 05.02.18

by on April 20, 2018 :: 0 comments

Join Mad Swirl & Swirve (with special guest Gregg Prickett) this 1st Wednesday of May (aka 05.02.18) 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… share in the Mad Swirl’n festivities, & if the spirit is movin’ ya get yourself a spot …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 04.14.18

by on April 15, 2018 :: 0 comments

“Where the spirit does not work with the hand, there is no art.” Leonardo da Vinci ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “she saw something we couldn’t” (above) by featured artist Madelyn Olson. To see more of Maddi’s mad canvases, as well as our other featured artists, visit our Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week on Mad Swirl’s …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 04.07.18

by on April 8, 2018 :: 0 comments

“Fill your paper with the breathings of your heart.” William Wordsworth ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “u wanna hit this” (above) by featured artist Madelyn Olson. To see more of Maddi’s mad canvases, as well as our other featured artists, visit our Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week on Mad Swirl’s Poetry Forum… we followed misfortune, would …

Notes of Gratitude to the Mad Ones : 04.04.18

by on April 5, 2018 :: 0 comments

This past 1st Wednesday of April (aka 04.04.18) Mad Swirl​ stirred it up again! As always, we opened the mic up to all you mad poets, performers, artists and musicians and as always, we swirled us up a mighty fine night! Here’s a shout out to all who graced us with your words, your songs, your divine madness… (click to …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 03.31.18

by on April 1, 2018 :: 0 comments

“I feel that there is nothing more truly artistic than to love people.” Vincent Van Gogh ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “smiling while she cried” (above) by featured artist Madelyn Olson. Mad Swirl is proud to once again feature the colorfully disturbing and beautiful works of our Visual Editor, Madelyn Olson. If the name is familiar maybe it’s because you’ve seen …