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Dara Live, In Action!


An hour on MPR exploring my book, The Essential Dear Dara, with host Tom Crann in front of a full studio audience. Watch the full event on YouTube, or listen to the edited show which was broadcast on MPR here.  (Photo credit right, Matt Alvarez.) 



Carleton College

Authenticity, does it exist? Or has it been so exploited it's no longer possible to use as a concept? Or is the only thing we have or have ever had? Dara was invited to Carleton College, where she got to the bottom of authenticity in our time. Watch the full video here.

Kate DiCamillo and Dara at the Wordplay Festival presented by the Loft

During the pandemic everyone did everything online, including Dara and Kate DiCamillo's interview, for The Loft's Wordplay Festival.

Watch the full interview here


Off The Menu 

From 2012 to 2020, Dara was the host of a CBS radio show at WCCO.  Guests included Jacques Pepin, Anthony Bourdain, Eric Ripert, Dorie Greenspan, Ruth Reichl, and hundreds more. The show was also a podcast, and the archive still finds new listeners.

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