Mad Swirl Open Mic : 07.07.21

by June 28, 2021 0 comments

Join Mad Swirl this 1st Wednesday of July (aka 07.07.21) when we’ll be warming up our new home, BARBARA’S PAVILLION, by doin’ the open mic voodoo that we do do! We will be trying out a hybrid of LIVE in-person and virtually via Facebook LIVE! Starting at 7:30pm (CST), join hosts Johnny O & MH Clay, along with musical mad …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 06.27.21

by June 27, 2021 0 comments

“Painting is an illusion, a piece of magic, so what you see is not what you see.” Philip Guston ••• The Mad Gallery ••• Buried – Bleak Teeth To see all of Bleak Teeth’s gritty and creepy cast of characters (yet oh so attractive), as well as our other former featured artists (over 50 in total), take a virtual stroll thru Mad …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 06.20.21

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“The best poems come from the world, go through the poet, and go back in to the world.” Paul Muldoon ••• The Mad Gallery ••• Why Worry – Bleak Teeth Our newest featured visual artist has been on our radar for quite a while now. Some might even say I requested him to submit his art for a feature… (I did). …

New Featured Artist : Bleak Teeth

by June 18, 2021 0 comments

Our newest featured visual artist has been on our radar for quite a while now. Some might even say I requested him to submit his art for a feature… (I did). But could you blame me? Ferrill, otherwise known as Bleak Teeth, creates gritty, creepy characters that don’t seem human right away but have such a human quality to them when you …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 06.12.21

by June 13, 2021 0 comments

“Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot; but make it hot by striking.” William Butler Yeats ••• The Mad Gallery ••• A New Day A New Emptiness – Tyler Malone With this one we end Tyler’s feature run in our Mad Gallery. But don’t you fret, we’ve got a new artist coming your way real soon! Stay tuned… …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 06.05.21

by June 6, 2021 0 comments

“Creativity is piercing the mundane to find the marvelous.” Bill Moyers ••• The Mad Gallery ••• Pour One Out – Tyler Malone To witness more of Tyler’s poignant photos, as well as our other former featured artists (over 50 in total), take a virtual stroll thru Mad Swirl’s Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This past week on Mad Swirl’s Poetry …

Note of Gratitude to the Mad Ones : 06.02.21

by June 3, 2021 0 comments

If you tuned in to Mad Swirl Open Mic this past 1st Wednesday of June (aka 06.02.21), you know that Mad Swirl once again virtually whirled up the Swirl and got the Mad mic opened for all you Mad ones out there! Here’s a shout out to all who Zoom’d on in & graced us with your words, your songs, …