Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, May 7, 2012 as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing.
* Cash Crop exhibit at Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture
* Mic Night at Flying Saucer
* Open Mic Mondays at Tremont Music Hall
* Monday Night Allstars at Double Door Inn
* Monday Funday at Dixie's Tavern