Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, May 10, 2012 as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing.
* 3rd Annual Carolina Art Soiree at MetTerraces at Metropolitan
* Mastodon at The Fillmore
* Esperanza Spalding at Knight Theater
* Josh Blue at The Comedy Zone Charlotte
* Sicilian Wine & Food Pairing at Blue Restaurant & Bar