Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, Dec. 27, 2011 — as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing.
• Mummies of the World exhibit at Discovery Place
• Red Rocking Chair at Comet Grill
• Treephort, The Lester Bangs, Bamboo Forest and The Modrats at Milestone
• Open Jam at Smokey Joe's Cafe
• Streetwise: Masters of '60s Photography exhibit at The Light Factory