The Best of Mad Swirl : 06.10.17

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“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

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“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

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“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

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“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 …

New Featured Artist : Joseph Shepard

by on May 12, 2017 :: 0 comments

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 sharing. Each collage is incredibly unique and though a bit of a blur when minimized, you can really get lost in them when you look up close. At that point, even, with your …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 05.07.17

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“Imagination is the eye of the soul.” ~ Joseph Joubert ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “SOAPBOX” (above) by featured artist David Ross. To see more of David’s mad illustrations, as well as our other featured artists, visit our Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week in Mad Swirl’s Poetry Forum… we acquiesced arborially; we perused an apple …

Notes of Gratitude to the Mad Ones : 05.03.17

by on May 4, 2017 :: 1 comment

This past 1st Wednesday of May (aka 05.03.17) Mad Swirl​ kicked off the 2nd Annual Dr. Googily-Eyes Healing Circus & Mad Swirlin’ Medicine Show: Inciting the Rise of YES and the Fall of NO. We YES’d it up in the swirlin’ mad live way that we do every month. Our purpose to invoke positivity was quite successful thanks to all …