The list has
been running since 1995
and has hundreds of members. We talk about everything that
to do with Dar's music as well as issues of interest to her and her
The entire contents of Dar-List (since its beginning in January
available in a searchable
archive for your perusal (if the link doesn't work for you copy and
paste this URL: http://grassyhill.org/stax/dar-list/). As of August
2006, the Dar-list is hosted on folkserv.net and the archives now
generally reside here.
LIST IS CURRENTLY NOT UP AND RUNNING.
interested in joining an online
mailing list to discuss Dar's music with other fans, go here to
another list for fans in the U.K., used a lot for getting information
shows in the U.K. and setting up get togethers and so on.
you can either:
An online message
board for Dar fans has been set up for those who want to chat about Dar
in an alternate online forum. Check out The Cafeteria here.
Ridge FF photos
As many of you
the Falcon Ridge Folk Festival is like an annual pilgrimage for Dar
fans. Here's a somewhat outdated list
of sites with
of the event. Flickr and Facebook are the places to look nowadays. Just
do a quick search and you'll find lots.
- Every Friday night (well in North
Dar Chat has moved onto the web
from trusty old IRC. To join Dar chat
via web do the following:
- Go to http://www.dal.net/
- Choose nickname, press go
- You might get a prompt: "Allow java applet to
execute"; select yes :)
- Wait until logged on to the server and you see
"#channelname to join channel" (that might take some time)
- Switch to Dar chat with cmd /join #darwilliams
Birthday Project organizer Sally Heaven has once again set
a page on PledgeBank
you can sign the pledge to participate in this year's birthday project
of tree planting and/or eating lovely local foods. PledgeBank is
really cool and great way to get people connected to volunteerism and
their local communities, so in addition to encouraging you to sign the
above pledge, Sally also encourages fans to check out the rest of the
site, pledges in your area, and to create your own! Deadline for
pledging is April 19, Dar's birthday. In the
Comments section, write a note about what you're doing in honour of Dar's birthday. If you
have any pictures of your project you'd like to submit, send them to me
(sally.heaven(at)gmail.com), who will post them on the official
Birthday Project Page.
Every year Sally puts together
a community service project in honour of Dar's birthday, April
19. Instead of giving her presents and such, Sally encourages people to
go and do some volunteer work or some activity to make our communities
a better place. Dar says this makes her happy and she "feels
can go to the Birthday
Project Page to find out how to get involved and read what
people have done as their
contributions to the project in the past.
THIS OFFER IS
CURRENTLY ON HOLD
Green will make copies of Dar's
two early tapes, I Have No History and All My Heroes Are Dead, which
available in stores. The money he raises through this project goes to
Dar's charity, the Snowden Environmental Trust
(which has now been dissolved).
The details are on his
number of fans have put together
parodies of Dar's songs.
Just before seeing
Dar at home in Ft.
Lauderdale for the first time in 5 years, Susan Moss penned her version
of O Florida Girls.
The fine vintage
collection of parodies housed on Charlie Sweeney's site has been
resurrected. Find 'em right
Howie Lyhte has
graced us with a new version
of his Dar
weaving of wistful humour on a Dar-based magical musical ride.
Mel Valline has a
feline version of And
a God Descended called And
a Cat Descended.
Mad Babysitter is Here on a somewhat entertaining site called The
As he notes,
here's a "politically
charged parody of The Pointless, Yet Poignant Crisis of a Co-Ed" by
political commentary to the tune of I had No Right by Sharon
fascinating and amusing collection of videos made by fans of Dar and
other things! If you get a chance do a search on youtube.com for Dar
Williams and check out some of the covers of her songs but amateurs,
talented and otherwise. It's a fun way to spend a bit of time.
together a bit of a travelogue to go along with Iowa.
a very wide selection of Dar's PR shots that are used in this video for
Wilder than Her
Comfortably Numb a Grey's Anatomy theme.
Queseradeti has an arty video to
A choral rendering
of As Cool As I Am
has put Closer to Me with clips from the Final Fantasy game
The Beauty of the Rain
a dance to February
an homage to Mary-Kate Olsen set to Farewell to the Old Me
Relaxing is serious
business says this cat to the tune of Party Generation - I love it!
puts As Cool As I Am in the middle of Stargate Atlantis
Allgreatmusic has a
video done of Closer to Me
HobbyDoll and her
daughter to a lovely rendition of The Christians and the Pagans
A Star Wars video
to the song Empire. It's cool.
Usagi/Mamoru live action video to Beauty of the Rain
updated July 27, 2010
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maintained by Gail J.