MOTR Pub hosts an open feature and poetry reading in the form of Word of Mouth, a monthly reading in the pub’s basement the first Tuesday of the month, hosted by poets Jim Palmarini and Mark Flanigan.
Inspired by the late Aralee Strange, a former Cincinnati writer and artist who co-founded a Word of Mouth spoken word event in Athens, Ga., this Cincinnati-based event creates an arc between the two
The first featured reader is Matt Hart, the author of five books of poems, a founder and the editor-in-chief of Forklift, Ohio: A Journal of Poetry, Cooking & Light Industrial Safety and teacher at the Art Academy of Cincinnati.
7 p.m. Tuesday. Free. MOTR Pub, 1345 Main St., Over-the-Rhine, motrpub.com.