Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, March 16, 2012 — as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing.
• Around the World in 80 Days at Theatre Charlotte
• Author Osama Wazan at Poor Richard's Book Shoppe
• Cedric Burnside Project at Double Door Inn
• Midnight Swinger at The Comedy Zone Charlotte
• Lyle Lovett at McGlohon Theatre