Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, Dec. 19, 2013 as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing.
* The Santaland Diaries at Petra's Piano Bar & Cabaret
* Rachel Kate at Milestone
* Trivia at VBGB
* I Am Art: Spoken Word at UpStage
* Twelfth Night at Actor's Theatre of Charlotte