Mad Swirl Open Mic : 04.06.16

by on March 28, 2016 :: 0 comments

Join Mad Swirl & Swirve the 1st Wednesday of April (aka 04.06.16) as we continue to swirl up our open mic madness at our NEW Open Mic home, Dallas’ Underpass Bar! This month we feature Dallas singer/songwriter Kelly Nygren! Her groove is sure to move us in the most mad-licious of ways. For proof of that claim, visit her official …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 03.26.16

by on March 26, 2016 :: 0 comments

“What is straight? A line can be straight, or a street, but the human heart, oh, no, it’s curved like a road through mountains.” ~ Tennessee Williams ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “Holy Nature Mailbox” (above) by featured artist Chuck Taylor. To view more of Chuck’s mad snaps, along with our other featured artists, visit our Gallery at MadSwirl.com! ••• The …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 03.19.16

by on March 19, 2016 :: 0 comments

“All art is a confession.” ~ Gaston Lachaise ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “Just You” (above) by featured artist Chuck Taylor. To view more of Chuck’s mad snaps, along with our other featured artists, visit our Gallery at MadSwirl.com! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week in Mad Swirl’s Poetry Forum… we wandered far in a big car; we studied …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 03.12.16

by on March 12, 2016 :: 0 comments

“The whole mad swirl of everything to come began then” ~ Jack Kerouac ••• The Mad Gallery ••• New Madness Hangin’ in our Gallery! “MOVING AROUND COVER” (above) by featured artist Chuck Taylor. To view more of Chuck’s mad snaps, along with our other featured artists, visit our Gallery at MadSwirl.com! If the name of our newest featured artist rings a …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 03.05.16

by on March 5, 2016 :: 0 comments

“Truth is a thing immortal and perpetual, and it gives to us a beauty that fades not away in time.” ~ Frank Norris ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “Startled by Unfamiliar Perfume” (above) by featured artist Bill Wolak. To view more of Bill’s mad-nificent canvases, along with our other featured artists, visit our Gallery at MadSwirl.com! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• …

Notes of Gratitude to the Mad Ones : 03.02.16

by on March 4, 2016 :: 0 comments

Oh what a night it was in the land of Swirl’n mic Mad-ness this past 1st Wednesday! Mad Swirl featured longtime Contributing Poet Quinten Collier all the way from the Rocky Mountain HIGH state of Colorado. With the help of the interwebs, it felt like he was right there with us at The Underpass. If you were there to toke …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 02.27.16

by on February 27, 2016 :: 0 comments

“All things must change to something new, to something strange.” ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “Kisses Restless as Wildfire” (above) by our repeat featured artist Bill Wolak. To view more of Bill’s mad-nificent canvases, along with our other featured artists, visit our Gallery at MadSwirl.com! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week in Mad Swirl’s Poetry …

Mad Swirl Open Mic : 03.02.16

by on February 23, 2016 :: 0 comments

Join Mad Swirl & Swirve the 1st Wednesday of Marchy (aka 03.02.16) as we continue to swirl up our open mic madness at our NEW Open Mic home, The Underpass Bar! This month we feature Poet Quinten Collier all the way from the Rocky Mountain HIGH state of Colorado. A Contributing Poet to Mad Swirl since 2010, Quinten is also …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 02.20.16

by on February 20, 2016 :: 0 comments

“The sun is gone, but I have a light.” ~ Kurt Cobain ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “Open As an Amulet’s Eye” (above) by featured artist Bill Wolak. To view more of Bill’s twisted images, as well as our other featured artists, visit our Gallery at MadSwirl.com! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week in Mad Swirl’s Poetry Forum… we …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 02.13.16

by on February 13, 2016 :: 0 comments

“Great art is as irrational as great music. It is mad with its own loveliness.” ~ George Jean Nathan ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “Undressing Moonlight” (above) by featured artist Bill Wolak. We here at Mad Swirl just can’t get enough of Bill Wolak’s symmetrical sweetness! This time around, he treats us to some splash of color and even allusions to …