Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, Jan. 13, 2012 — as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing.
• Jack Goes Boating at Carolina Actors Studio Theatre
• The Menzingers at Milestone
• Cash Crop exhibit at Harvey B. Gantt Center
• Machete at Snug Harbor
• The FreeStyle Funny Comedy Show at Club Lux