Note of Gratitude to the Mad Ones : 08.04.21

by on August 5, 2021 :: 0 comments

If you joined Mad Swirl Open Mic this past 1st Wednesday of August (aka 08.04.21) at our NEW HOME, Barbara’s Pavillion, you know that we 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 graced our stage with your words, your songs, your divine madness… …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 07.31.21

by on August 1, 2021 :: 0 comments

“We cannot live only for ourselves. A thousand fibers connect us with our fellow men.” Herman Melville ••• The Mad Gallery ••• Ojos Locos V – J. Gregory Cisneros Mad Swirl is excited to welcome J. Gregory Cisneros to the our visual stage with some amazing works of art that caught our eyes quickly. Cisneros creates work that has a sort …

New Featured Artist : J. Gregory Cisneros

by on July 30, 2021 :: 0 comments

Mad Swirl is excited to welcome J. Gregory Cisneros to the our visual stage with some amazing works of art that caught our eyes quickly. Cisneros creates work that has a sort of complex simplicity (or simple complexity?), with line work that somehow manages to feel both casual and calculated all at once. He’s mastered the art of blank space …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 07.24.21

by on July 25, 2021 :: 0 comments

“I don’t want to live – I want to love first, and live incidentally.” Zelda Fitzgerald ••• The Mad Gallery ••• Always Tired – Bleak Teeth With this one we close out Bleak Teeth’s feature run featuring his gritty & creepy (yet oh so attractive) cast of characters. Stay tuned for our new feature next week! Stay tuned to Mad Swirl’s Mad Gallery! ••• …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 07.17.21

by on July 18, 2021 :: 0 comments
"Gonzo Fuel"

“Walk tall, kick ass, learn to speak Arabic, love music & never forget you come from a long line of truth seekers, lovers & warriors.” Dr. Hunter S. Thompson ••• The Mad Gallery ••• Death Mask – Bleak Teeth To see all of Bleak Teeth’s gritty and creepy (yet oh so attractive) cast of characters, as well as our other former featured …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 07.10.21

by on July 11, 2021 :: 0 comments

“Blessed are they who see beautiful things in humble places where other people see nothing.” Camille Pissarro ••• The Mad Gallery ••• Sailor Moon – Bleak Teeth To see all of Bleak Teeth’s gritty and creepy (yet oh so attractive) cast of characters, as well as our other former featured artists (over 50 in total), take a virtual stroll thru Mad Swirl’s Mad …

Note of Gratitude to the Mad Ones : 07.07.21

by on July 8, 2021 :: 0 comments

If you joined Mad Swirl Open Mic this past 1st Wednesday of July (aka 07.07.21) at our NEW HOME, Barbara’s Pavillion, you know that we 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 graced our stage (AND Zoom room) with your words, your songs, …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 07.03.21

by on July 4, 2021 :: 0 comments

“There is always a delightful sense of movement, vibration and life.” Theodore Robinson ••• The Mad Gallery ••• Burn Out – Bleak Teeth To see all of Bleak Teeth’s gritty and creepy (yet oh so attractive) cast of characters, as well as our other former featured artists (over 50 in total), take a virtual stroll thru Mad Swirl’s Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry …

Mad Swirl Open Mic : 07.07.21

by on 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 on 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 …