The Best of Mad Swirl : 01.30.21

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“With the pride of the artist, you must blow against the walls of every power that exists the small trumpet of your defiance.” Norman Mailer ••• The Mad Gallery ••• Diagram – Alan Murphy To see more of Alan’s eclectic collages, as well as our other former featured artists (51 in total), take a virtual stroll thru Mad Swirl’s Mad Gallery! ••• …

Mad Swirl Open Mic : 02.03.21

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Join Mad Swirl this 1st Wednesday of February (aka 02.06.21) when we’ll once again be doin’ the open mic voodoo that we do do virtually via Facebook LIVE!! Starting at 7:30pm (CST), join hosts Johnny O & MH Clay, along with musical mad grooves from Swirve (with special musical guest Pecan Tree) as we kick off these open mic’n Mad Swirl’n …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 01.23.21

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“Creative thinking inspires ideas. Ideas inspire change.” Barbara Januszkiewicz ••• The Mad Gallery ••• Construction Work – Alan Murphy To see more of Alan’s eclectic collages, as well as our other former featured artists (51 in total), take a virtual stroll thru Mad Swirl’s Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This past week on Mad Swirl’s Poetry Forum… we learned the …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 01.16.21

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“If you find something to tell, tell it to your truest…” Laura Riding ••• The Mad Gallery ••• The Sensual World – Alan Murphy To see more of Alan’s eclectic collages, as well as our other former featured artists (51 in total), take a virtual stroll thru Mad Swirl’s Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This past week on Mad Swirl’s …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 01.09.21

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“Truth is so rare that it is delightful to tell it.” Emily Dickinson ••• The Mad Gallery ••• Bethemoth 45 – Alan Murphy Mad Swirl welcomes back Alan Murphy to the Mad Gallery with some collage work that truly is a treat to take in. Each piece almost feels like a scavenger hunt when you look at it – taking in …

New Featured Artist: Alan Murphy

by on January 9, 2021 :: 0 comments

Bethemoth 45 by Alan Murphy Mad Swirl welcomes back Alan Murphy to the Mad Gallery with some collage work that truly is a treat to take in. Each piece almost feels like a scavenger hunt when you look at it – taking in both the entirety of the image portrayed and all the other parts and pieces that create it, …

Note of Gratitude to the Mad Ones : 01.06.21

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To ALL ye yin & yang hangers, ye yang & yin winners, ye lookers for the new, ye bookers of the blue skies beyond the auld lang syne… ye transformers & reformers & resolved heart warmers came & shook the old & new together to make a “now” like no other at Mad Swirl’s New Year 2021 Open Mic! If …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 01.02.21

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“All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.” J. R. R. Tolkien ••• The Mad Gallery ••• outgrown – Madelyn Olson With this one we end Madelyn’s feature run in our Mad Gallery. But don’t you fret or sweat it, we promise 2021 will showcase more beatific art! Stay tuned! To see more …

Mad Swirl Open Mic : 01.06.21

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Join Mad Swirl this 1st Wednesday of January (aka 01.06.21) when we’ll once again be doin’ the open mic voodoo that we do do virtually via Facebook LIVE!! Starting at 7:30pm (CST), join hosts Johnny O & MH Clay, along with musical mad grooves from Swirve, as we kick off these yin’n & yang’n Mad Swirl’n festivities… Come all ye …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 12.26.20

by on December 27, 2020 :: 0 comments

“We live at the edge of the miraculous.” Henry Miller ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week in Mad Swirl’s Poetry Forum we dazed our way to a Day of days, expressing ourselves in different ways… we endeavored to mend a rift, to be a better gift; we told a tale, a Yuletide topper, about a pissed-off Christmas shopper; …