Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, Nov. 15, 2011 — as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing.
• UniverSoul Circus at Old Merchandise Mart
• Open Mic Poetry at Wine Up
• Battle for the Iron Mic at Apostrophe Lounge
• Taboo Tuesday at Crown Station Pub
• Table Manners exhibit at Lark & Key Gallery