Expand your cultural diversity tonight as the International House presents its International Poetry Night. The spoken word event -- hosted by Jonathan K. Rice, editor of Iodine Poetry Journal -- will feature Chinese, Iranian, Nigerian, Polish, Spanish performers, among others. In addition, an open mic will follow. Proceeds raised will support International House. Light refreshments will be served. Seating is limited. For more information or to make reservations, call 704-333-8099 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. $5. 7 p.m. International House, 322 Hawthorne Lane. www.ihclt.org.