Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, April 16, 2012 as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing.
* Reception for Sixteen exhibit at UNC Charlotte
* RAIN: A Tribute to The Beatles at Belk Theater
* Author Edith Pearlman signing Binocular Vision at Park Road Books
* Rich Guzzi at The Comedy Zone
* Monday Funday at Dixie's Tavern