The Best of Mad Swirl : 01.28.23

by January 29, 2023 0 comments

There is only one real happiness in life, and that is the happiness of creating. Frederick Delius ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “That Smile Sharpened by Fire” ~ Bill Wolak To see all of Bill’s wonderfully trippy illustrations, as well as our other resident artists (50 and counting!) take a virtual stroll thru Mad Swirl’s Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 01.21.23

by January 22, 2023 1 comment

What is really beautiful must always be true. Stendhal ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “Restless as Driftwood” ~ Bill Wolak To see all of Bill’s wonderfully trippy illustrations, as well as our other resident artists (50 and counting!) take a virtual stroll thru Mad Swirl’s Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This past week on Mad Swirl’s Poetry Forum… we …

Mad Swirl Open Mic : 02.01.23

by January 19, 2023 0 comments

DUE TO WINTER WEATHER WARNINGS IN DFW, MAD SWIRL OPEN MIC WILL BE VIRTUAL THIS MONTH Join Mad Swirl this 1st Wednesday of February (aka 02.01.23) as we continue doin’ the open mic voodoo that we do do from our Mad Zoom Room (broadcasted via FB Live)! Starting at 7:30pm, join hosts Johnny O & MH Clay as we will …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 01.14.23

by January 15, 2023 0 comments

Genius unrefined resembles a flash of lightning, but wisdom is like the sun. Franz Grillparzer ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “Unexpected Silence” ~ Bill Wolak To see all of Bill’s wonderfully trippy illustrations, as well as our other resident artists (50 and counting!) take a virtual stroll thru Mad Swirl’s Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This past week on …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 01.07.23

by January 8, 2023 0 comments
tomorrow belongs to thosewho can hear it coming

••• The Mad Gallery ••• “The Tripwire of Uncertainty” ~ Bill Wolak Mad Swirl is excited to start off the new year with one of our favorite returning artists, Bill Wolak! Bill has brought more of his wonderful, trippy artwork to the mad gallery. What better way to start a new year than with more of his dreamy and unusual pieces? …

Featured Artist : Bill Wolak

by January 6, 2023 0 comments

Restless As Driftwood by Bill Wolak Mad Swirl is excited to start off the new year with one of our favorite returning artists, Bill Wolak! Bill has brought more of his wonderful, trippy artwork to the mad gallery. What better way to start a new year than with more of his dreamy and unusual pieces? Looking at his work and hoping for more …

Note of Gratitude to the Mad Ones : 01.04.23

by January 5, 2023 0 comments

If you joined Mad Swirl Open Mic this past 1st Wednesday of January (aka 01.04.23) at our OC home, Barbara’s Pavillion, then you know that once again whirl’d up the Swirl and got the Mad mic opened for all you Mad ones out there! Here’s a shout out to all who graced our stage with your words, your songs, your divine …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 01.01.23

by January 1, 2023 0 comments

“And now we welcome the new year. Full of things that have never been” Rainer Maria Rilke ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “happy(?) new year” ~ Madelyn Olson To see all of Madelyn’s Maddi’s mad canvases, as well as our other resident artists (50 and counting!) take a virtual stroll thru Mad Swirl’s Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This …