Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, April 25, 2012 as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing.
* Back to the Garden exhibit at Ciel Gallery
* Jon Reep at The Comedy Zone Charlotte
* Trampled by Turtles at Time Warner Cable Arena
* Illuminated Narratives: Stories from the Q.C. at UNC Charlotte
* Van Halen at Time Warner Cable Arena