Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, Sept. 17, 2013 as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing.
* Ignite Charlotte 6 at Neighborhood Theatre
* J. Cole at UNC-Charlotte's Halton Arena
* Fight Night Comedy Competition at The Comedy Zone
* The Jazz Room Tribute to Buddy Rich at Stage Door Theater
* Silent Movie Night (screening College) with Ethan Uslan at Petra's Piano Bar & Cabaret