Chicago’s art scene, like its neighborhoods, tends to be segregated. Artists and aficionados usually partake in shows and galleries that are within the bubbles of their own enclaves, and seldom experience anything outside of them. Whether it’s on the city’s West or South sides, Chicago’s Latino art scene is notorious for this, and understandably so—if Latinos don’t support their own hoods, who will?
This November, Chicago is all about the music. Red Bull is blessing the Windy City with a month of back to back shows with their 30 Days in Chicago Sound Select lineup— showcasing an FOMO-inducing curation of the latest music heavyweights. Every night a different music act will grace venues up and down the city, celebrating the musicians that have been vital parts of soundtracking 2017.
Chicago’s creative scene is a notorious boys club, but that’s never been a barrier for Southside Mexicana, Esperanza Rosas – better known by her artist name, Runsy. The multifaceted artist — who designs, illustrates and also partakes in photography and installation work – has made a name for herself in the Windy City by being an unapologetically Mexican and femme-leaning force in Chicago’s art scene.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".