Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, Feb. 24, 2012 — as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing.
• Cabaret at CPCC's Halton Theater
• Big Mamma's House of Burlesque at Roux
• Charlotte Dance Festival at Duke Energy Theatre
• Minus the Bear at Tremont Music Hall
• Charlotte Symphony's Carmina Burana at Knight Theater