The Best of Mad Swirl : 06.24.17

by on June 25, 2017 :: 0 comments

“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

by on June 18, 2017 :: 0 comments

“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

by on June 11, 2017 :: 0 comments

“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 …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 06.03.17

by on June 4, 2017 :: 0 comments

“I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness, starving hysterical naked…” ~ Allen Ginsberg ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “Living Daylights” (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 …

Notes of Gratitude to the Mad Ones : 06.07.17

by on June 1, 2017 :: 0 comments

This past 1st Wednesday of May (aka 06.07.17) Mad Swirl​ featured YOU! and as we expected, YOU! delivered like champs! Here’s a shout out to all YOU YOU’s who graced us with their words, their songs, their divine madnesses… (click on the pic to get ’em movin’!) photos courtesy of Dan “the man” Rodriguez Hosts: Johnny Olson​ MH Clay​ Music: …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 05.27.17

by on May 28, 2017 :: 0 comments

“Art is the triumph over chaos.” ~ John Cheever ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “POWER” (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 caught a catcher’s POV; we met a …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 05.20.17

by on May 21, 2017 :: 0 comments

“My works are an imitation of my own past and present.” ~ Barbara Hepworth ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “LITTLE LAMB” (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 felt …

Mad Swirl Open Mic : 06.07.17

by on May 15, 2017 :: 0 comments

Join Mad Swirl & Swirve this 1st Wednesday of June (aka 06.07.17) at 8:00 SHARP as we continue to swirl up our mic madness at our mad mic-ness home, Dallas’ City Tavern! This month we will be featurin’ YOU! Who? Yes, YOU! So YOU better be there or be… Come on out, one & all. Get a brainful of Swirve, …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 05.13.17

by on May 14, 2017 :: 0 comments

“I have begun to think of life as a series of ripples widening out from an original center.” ~ Seamus Heaney ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “MEAT” (above) by featured artist Joseph Shepard. Mad Swirl’s newest featured visual artist, Joseph Shepard, while a bit of a renaissance artist, really wow’d us with his collage work that we just can’t resist …