Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, Jan. 26, 2012 — as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing.
• Melancholia at Carolina Cinemas Crownpoint
• Nicolay and the Hot at Nights at The Evening Muse
• MMA Cage Fights at Coyote Joe's
• The Art of Cleonique Hilsaca & Alexandra Loesser at Genome
• On the Verge at Warehouse Performing Arts Center