The Best of Mad Swirl : 08.31.19

by on September 1, 2019 :: 0 comments

“There is no black-and-white situation. It’s all part of life. Highs, lows, middles.” Van Morrison ••• The Mad Gallery ••• The Attraction of Irresistible Smoothness ~ Bill Wolak To see ALL of Bill‘s crazy concoction of collages, as well as our other featured artists (45 total!), visit our Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week on Mad Swirl’s Poetry …

Mad Swirl Open Mic : 09.04.19

by on August 27, 2019 :: 0 comments

Join Mad Swirl THIS 1st Wednesday of September (aka 09.04.19) as at 8:00 SHARP as we swirl it up at our Mad mic loco home, RUINS! To kick things off, Chris Curiel’s Swirve (with special guest Clay Stinnett on skins) will start us off with some Mad musical grooves. After that, hosts Johnny O & MH Clay will invite all …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 08.24.19

by on August 25, 2019 :: 0 comments

“Writing is nothing more than a guided dream.” Jorge Luis Borges ••• The Mad Gallery ••• Cultivating Delirium ~ Bill Wolak To see ALL of Bill‘s crazy concoction of collages, as well as our other featured artists (45 total!), visit our Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week on Mad Swirl’s Poetry Forum… we heard tales told of gods …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 08.17.19

by on August 18, 2019 :: 0 comments

“Any art communicates what you’re in the mood to receive.” Larry Rivers ••• The Mad Gallery ••• Seductive As a Moan of Pleasure ~ Bill Wolak It’s always a pleasure to welcome Bill Wolak back to the Mad Swirl Gallery and this time (his 6th) is no different! The symmetrical works he brings are always quite the treat; sometimes erotic, …

Another Mad Review : Unwritten Words That Slide Down The Wall

by on August 15, 2019 :: 0 comments

Unwritten Words That Slide Down The Wall by James D. Casey IV Cajun Mutt Press (May 28, 2019) Available at Amazon James Dennis Casey IV (JDC IV) goes by a few names: Magick Gonzo Outlaw Poet, Madman Philosopher, Artist, Pirate, Owl Lover, Cat Lover, and Weirdo. I’m sure there are more things he’s been called or calls himself. But in …

Featured Artist : Bill Wolak

by on August 14, 2019 :: 0 comments

Seductive As a Moan of Pleasure – Bill Wolak It’s always a pleasure to welcome Bill Wolak back to the Mad Swirl Gallery and this time (his 6th) is no different! The symmetrical works he brings are always quite the treat; sometimes erotic, hairy, grassy and even phallic – but always right up our Mad alley… and with titles like ‘cultivating …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 08.10.19

by on August 11, 2019 :: 0 comments

“I have no concern for the common man except that he should not be so common.” Angus Wilson ••• The Mad Gallery ••• This Misfit ~Tyler Malone To see ALL of Tyler‘s poignantly poetic photos, as well as our other featured artists (45 total!), visit our Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week on Mad Swirl’s Poetry Forum… we chafed …

Note of Gratitude to the Mad Ones : 08.07.19

by on August 11, 2019 :: 0 comments

This past 1st Wednesday of August (aka 08.07.19) Mad Swirl whirled up our open mic madness! HUGE GRATS & shout out to all you mad poets, performers, artists and musicians who helped swirl us up some googily madness! Hosts: Johnny O MH Clay Swirve: Chris Curiel (trumpet) Stefan Gonzalez (drums) Mad Mic Cast: Johnny Olson MH Clay Opalina Salas Chris Zimmerly Victory Carlos …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 08.03.19

by on August 4, 2019 :: 0 comments

“What we play is life.” Louis Armstrong ••• The Mad Gallery ••• This Misfit ~Tyler Malone To see ALL of Tyler‘s poignantly poetic photos, as well as our other featured artists (45 total!), visit our Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week on Mad Swirl’s Poetry Forum… we marked the moon with a lotus bloom; we recalled no kinder toward …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 07.27.19

by on July 28, 2019 :: 0 comments

“What art is, in reality, is this missing link, not the links which exist. It’s not what you see that is art; art is the gap.” Marcel Duchamp ••• The Mad Gallery ••• Secret Handshake ~Tyler Malone To see ALL of Tyler‘s poignantly poetic photos, as well as our other featured artists (45 total!), visit our Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• …