Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, Oct. 22, 2013 as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing.
* Rooted: Perspectives of the Natural World exhibit at Lark & Key Gallery
* Fight Night Comedy Competition at The Comedy Zone
* Re-colonizing: Using the Fight for Gay Rights to Divide the Black Community at UNC Charlotte's Cone Center
* The Exorcist at Ayrsley Grand Cinemas 14
* Bill Hanna Jazz Jam at Double Door Inn