Catch Creative Loafing writers and editors on the streets of Charlotte at these great events:
• March 27 -- QC After Dark columnist Brittney Cason (pictured right) brings back the weekly after-work lounge experience known as Creative Lounging to Tilt on Trade. Come check out live music by Simplified, silent door prizes ... and Brittney in short skirts. Free. 6:30 p.m.-12 a.m. Tilt, 127 W. Trade St.
• April 7 -- Starting tonight, Music Editor Jeff Hahne judges The Crown Town Showdown the first Monday of every month. Presented by The Evening Muse and CL, The Crown Town Showdown is a music and songwriting competition for local and national acts -- with cash prizes presented to the winners. $3. 7 p.m. The Evening Muse, 3227 N. Davidson St.
• April 13 -- Hollis Gillespie, the writer behind CL's weekly Moodswing column and two top-selling memoirs, is coming back to Charlotte to host another edition of her popular Shocking Real-Life Memoir Writing Workshop. For more info and/or to register, visit: www.hollisgillespie.com.