Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, Jan. 9, 2012 — as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing.
• Mummies: Secrets of the Pharaohs at Discovery Place's IMAX
• Monday Funday at Dixie's Tavern
• Find Your Muse Open Mic at The Evening Muse
• Monday Night Allstars at Double Door Inn
• Mic Night at Flying Saucer