Frankenstone Arts Center, 3310 W. Foster Ave., is celebrating National Poetry Month with a bash that includes an open mic night, text installation and special spoken word performance by Carolyn Aguila.

The festivities kick off from 7-11 p.m. April 22. Bring your poems, music and stories to the open mic and stick around for a performance by Aguila, backed by Steven Hashimoto on bass, Aaron Koppel on guitar and Nils Higdon on drums.

The cover charge is $1.99. BYOB.