HEIDI BARR: Minnesota Organic gardener and wellness coach discusses her essay collection “Woodland Manitou: To Be on Earth,” in which she illustrates how the cycles of the earth have informed her everyday life, from community to vocation to the food on her dinner table. 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 16; Common Good Books, 38 S. Snelling Ave., St. Paul. MARK BOWDEN: Discusses “Hue 1968: A Turning Point of the American War in Vietnam,” with Mark Brunswick of the Minneapolis-based Star Tribune.
Marcia Anderson was inventorying 250,000 items in 1981 when she was newly hired curator of the Minnesota Historical Society’s museum collections. One box piqued her curiosity because it was unusually heavy. “I opened the square storage box and there were piles and layers of something with beads,” she recalls. “I laid them out and had a suspicion they were American Indian. I wanted to know what these beautiful things were, and why so many?
“We loved living in Eden Prairie. We still talk about it all the time,” Andrea Thome said, reminiscing about living in Minnesota when her husband, Jim, played with the Minnesota Twins. Andrea was answering interview questions while the couple were driving from their home in Chicago to Cleveland to watch Jim’s former team — the Cleveland Indians — play the New York Yankees in the playoffs. “Those darn Yankees,” Andrea said with a laugh. (The Indians won 4-0.)
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".