Best of Mad Swirl : 03.03.18

by on March 4, 2018 :: 0 comments

“Whether you listen to a piece of music, or a poem, or look at a picture or a jug, or a piece of sculpture, what matters about it is not what it has in common with others of its kind, but what is singularly its own.” Basil Bunting ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “Shaman” (above) by featured artist Jon Marquette. …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 02.24.18

by on February 25, 2018 :: 0 comments

“I write what I see; I paint what I am.” Etel Adnan ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “Ujpetre West Ridge” (above) by featured artist Jon Marquette. To see more of Jon’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 bridged the Bay …

Come & Get Some Mad Swirl Swag!

by on February 22, 2018 :: 0 comments

Guess what’s back?! Yep, Mad Swirl Merch!… The whole mad swirl of merch begins right here, in 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 & more colors. New to the line-up: mad mugs to fill with your …

Mad Swirl Open Mic : 03.07.18

by on February 20, 2018 :: 0 comments

Join Mad Swirl & Swirve this 1st Wednesday of March (aka 03.07.18) 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 on our list. Come to …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 02.17.18

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“Anything looked at closely becomes wonderful.” A. R. Ammons ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “Kiraly Utca” (above) by featured artist Jon Marquette. To see more of Jon’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 watched a flock flee; we saw a …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 02.10.18

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“If this be not love, it is madness, and then it is pardonable.” William Congreve ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “Ascent” (above) by featured artist Jon Marquette. Mad Swirl proudly welcomes back longtime contributor & bad ass artist Jon Marquette to the Mad Gallery because, to be quite honest, we really can’t get enough of his work! Marquette’s shapes and …

Jon Marquette is Back in the Mad Gallery

by on February 10, 2018 :: 0 comments

Ascent – Jon Marquette Mad Swirl proudly welcomes back longtime contributor & bad ass artist Jon Marquette to the Mad Gallery because, to be quite honest, we really can’t get enough of his work! Marquette’s shapes and colors always keep us captivated. Sometimes minimal and most times abstract, we could easily stare at Jon’s mad canvases all day. There is a …

Notes of Gratitude to the Mad Ones : 02.07.18

by on February 8, 2018 :: 0 comments

This past 1st Wednesday of February (aka 02.07.18) Mad Swirl​ stirred it up again! As always, we opened the mic up to all you mad poets, performers 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… Hosts: Johnny O …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 02.03.18

by on February 4, 2018 :: 0 comments

“The essence of the beautiful is unity in variety.” Felix Mendelssohn ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “Work of a Great Hand” (above) by featured artist Fabrice Poussin. To see more of Fabrice’s fine photos, as well as our other featured artists, visit our Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week on Mad Swirl’s Poetry Forum… we paid a …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 01.27.18

by on January 28, 2018 :: 0 comments

“Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius.” Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “Dialogue” (above) by featured artist Fabrice Poussin. To see more of Fabrice’s fine photos, as well as our other featured artists, visit our Mad Gallery! ••• The …