Thompson House Hosts Second WordBeat Show

NEWPORT (KY.) – Thompson House Newport – Greater Cincinnati’s live music and creative hub – hosts the second in its monthly series of spoken-word performances, WORDBEAT: A Celebration of Creative Writing.

WORDBEAT runs from 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. Thursday, October 18, in the Tommygun Theater at Thompson House, 24 E. 3rd Street in Newport.

Area poet and author Emery Greye (Emery Greye and Friends) serves as emcee for the evening and will read selections from his poetry. Audience members are invited and encouraged to share their poetry as well.

“This kind of program is fairly unique to Greater Cincinnati,” said Cathy Creason, Thompson House artistic director. “We pride ourselves on promoting artistic diversity and are happy to be the home for this kind of original entertainment.”

For more information about WORDBEAT or any other Thompson House events, please visit

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