Tag: Cincinnati Pops

Culture FIX: Oct. 19-25

With BLINK in the rearview mirror, there is a lot of making up for lost time this week. No rest for the curious, I’m afraid. (There’s a lot of cool stuff to sample.)

Culture FIX: March 23-29

Whether Einstein said it or not, “The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” We at M&M are in the clear here because we expect the same thing each week — you peruse; you pick; you hopefully come back next week for more!

Culture FIX: Dec. 1-7

Now that you all have done your good deeds and donated on #GivingTuesday, we can all celebrate by looking for distractions in the days ahead. Here’s my starter list…

Culture FIX: Oct. 20-26

East Side. West Side. All around Downtown. I feel a song coming on. (Look it up, Kids.) So much to sing about this week. And to see, to eat and drink and … do!

Cincinnati Pops’ John Morris Russell makes a case for the ‘good stuff’

Cincinnati Pops Conductor John Morris Russell

Most stories about John Morris Russell spend lots of time discussing his showmanship, his brash, cheerleader-ish onstage persona as conductor of the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra – the guy one of his former colleagues described as “a wind-up toy” that never runs down. But this is a story about a more contemplative JMR, as he has become known over his 20 years in the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra organization.