Fran Ichijo understands that most folks consider “The Nutcracker” the holiday season’s quintessential ballet. But the artistic director of the Poolesville-based Hope Garden Ballet Academy had no intention of being so predictable. Instead, she decided to choreograph a ballet to Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol.”“In the D.C. Metro area, there are so many good ‘Nutcrackers,’” Ichijo observed.
Elizabeth DeRose says she is inspired every day by her students, especially when they have been bitten by the bug. “They’ve got this fire in their eyes. They’ve got a sparkle or a twinkle in their eyes because they say they just love this business,” says DeRose, manager of Frederick Community College’s Hospitality, Culinary and Tourism Institute. “They know it is hard work,” she adds. “Some of them are not even sure exactly what career they want to pursue.
UMMS’ diverse supplier program succeeds by focusing on partnerships By: Tim Curtis November 19, 2017 Over the past seven years, the University of Maryland Medical System has increased the number of minority- and women-owned businesses in its supply chain from 7 percent to 25 percent, a growth that officials say has made the hospital system an industry leader. At the same time, these diverse suppliers say they feel a genuine partnership ... 12:47 pm Sun, November 19, 2017 Maryland Daily...
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".