Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, August 19, 2011 — as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing.
• Tammy Pescatelli at The Comedy Zone Charlotte
• Dolce at The Sunset Club
• SlamCharlotte Poetry Slam at McGlohon Theatre
• The Wiz at Hopewell High School
• Movies Under The Stars at Symphony Park