Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, May 2, 2012 as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing.
* Matthew Weinstein exhibit at Mint Museum Uptown
* Rise Against at Time Warner Cable Uptown Amphitheatre
* Phillippe Petit at Milestone
* Neil Brennan at The Comedy Zone Charlotte
* Tosco House Party Open Mic at The Evening Muse