Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, March 18, 2013 as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing.
* Film screening of The Cranes are Flying at UNC Charlotte
* Trivia at Sir Edmond Halley's Restaurant
* Get to Know the Show: Traces at Booth Playhouse
* Monday Night Allstars at Double Door Inn
* Open Mic Poetry at 54 Hundred Bar & Grill