Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, Jan. 16, 2012 — as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing.
• Finding Harmony in Difference - Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration at Harvey B. Gantt Center
• Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day festivities at Levine Museum of the New South
• The O-Getters at Snug Harbor
• Monday Funday at Dixie's Tavern
• Find Your Muse Open Mic at The Evening Muse