Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, Jan. 16, 2013 as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing.
* Mum's the Word at Duke Energy Theater
* Off the Record with Caleb Caudle & Pullman Strike at The Evening Muse
* CATS Blue Line Art exhibit at UNC Charlotte
* Open Mic at Jackalope Jacks
* Pop Life at RE:Public