Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, April 23, 2012 as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing.
* 8 at Actor's Theatre of Charlotte
* Artist Mingle at The Saloon
* Earth Exchange exhibit at The Light Factory
* Nita B Trio at Amelie's French Bakery
* Textures and Tones Art Festival at Gaston College