Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, August 16, 2012 as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing.
* Bips, Babbles and Screams exhibit at Hidell Brooks Gallery
* Who's Who in Black Charlotte at Wells Fargo Atrium
* Abraham Lincoln's Big, Gay Dance Party at Duke Energy Theatre
* Arnez J at The Comedy Zone Charlotte
* Radio Rehab Charlotte at Neighborhood Theatre