Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, Jan. 3, 2013 as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing.
* Jay Phillips at The Comedy Zone
* Antoni Tapies: Texture and Image exhibit at Bechtler Museum of Modern Art
* Arts at the Abbey at Belmont Abbey Basilica
* Blues and More at Wet Willies
* Wine Tasting at FABO Cafe