The Best of Mad Swirl : 09.23.16

by on September 24, 2016 :: 0 comments

“Genius is the ability to put into effect what is on your mind.” ~ F. Scott Fitzgerald ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “Arriving Unseen Inside Light” (above) by featured artist Bill Wolak. To see more of Bill’s mad canvases, as well as our other featured artists, visit our mad Gallery at MadSwirl.com! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week in …

Mad Swirl Open Mic: 10.05.16

by on September 23, 2016 :: 0 comments

Join Mad Swirl & Swirve this 1st Wednesday of October (aka 10.05.16) at 8:00 SHARP as we continue to swirl up our mic madness at our NEW mad mic-ness home, Dallas’ badass City Tavern! This month we will be featurin’ loco local singer/songwriter Jake Kinnard! Come on out, one & all. Get a heapin’ helpin’ of musical madness from Jake, …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 09.17.16

by on September 17, 2016 :: 0 comments

“I only give expression to the instincts from my soul.” ~ M. F. Husain ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “The Relentless Resonance of Her Nakedness” (above) by featured artist Bill Wolak. To see more of Bill’s mad canvases, as well as our other featured artists, visit our mad Gallery at MadSwirl.com! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week in Mad …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 09.10.16

by on September 10, 2016 :: 0 comments

“I believe art is utterly important. It is one of the things that could save us.” ~ Mary Oliver ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “The Dreamer’s Inconsolable Solitude” (above) by featured artist Bill Wolak. If you’ve been following Mad Swirl for a while now, we’re sure you’ll recognize the twistedly bizarre & beautifully beat works of Bill Wolak. If you missed …

Notes of Gratitude to the Mad Ones : 09.07.16

by on September 9, 2016 :: 0 comments

All we here at Mad Swirl have gots’ta say about this past 1st Wednesday is Awww! OK, we have a LOT more words to share, what with ALL the poets & musicians and pics & links & tags & whatnot’s we gots… A HUGE shout-out to our NEW mad mic home, Dallas’ badass’d City Tavern! A HUGER shout-out to our …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 08.27.16

by on August 27, 2016 :: 0 comments

“Poetry is the mother-tongue of the human race.” ~ Johann Georg Hamann ••• The Mad Gallery ••• (click here to to hear the accompanying track to this piece) “Surveillance” (above) by featured artist Suza Kanon. To see more of Suza’s mad canvases, as well as our other featured artists, visit our mad Gallery at MadSwirl.com! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 08.20.16

by on August 20, 2016 :: 0 comments

“Thus, the poet’s word is beginning to strike forcefully upon the hearts of all men…” ~ Salvatore Quasimodo ••• The Mad Gallery ••• (click here to to hear the accompanying track to this piece) “Houdini” (above) by featured artist Suza Kanon. To see more of Suza’s mad canvases, as well as our other featured artists, visit our mad Gallery at MadSwirl.com! …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 08.13.16

by on August 13, 2016 :: 0 comments

“Great art is the expression of a solution of the conflict between the demands of the world without and that within.” ~ Edith Hamilton ••• The Mad Gallery ••• (click here to to hear the accompanying track to this piece) “Cars” (above) by featured artist Suza Kanon. To see more of Suza’s mad canvases, as well as our other featured artists, …

Mad Swirl Open Mic : 09.07.16

by on August 10, 2016 :: 0 comments

Join Mad Swirl & Swirve this 1st Wednesday of September (aka 09.07.16) at 8:00 SHARP as we continue to swirl up our mic madness at our NEW mad mic-ness home, Dallas’ badass City Tavern! This month we will be featurin’ on of our loco locals & a true mad sista to all of us Mad Ones, poet Desmene Statum! Can …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 09.04.16

by on August 10, 2016 :: 0 comments

“A poet is a nightingale, who sits in darkness and sings to cheer its own solitude with sweet sounds.” ~ Percy Bysshe Shelley ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “Tesla” (above) by featured artist Suza Kanon. To see more of Suza’s mad canvases, as well as our other featured artists, visit our mad Gallery at MadSwirl.com! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This …