Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, May 23, 2012 as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing.
* 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee at Theatre Charlotte
* Micro Brews Cruise at U.S. National Whitewater Center
* Janes Addiction at Ovens Auditorium
* Live show and TV taping of Crazy Late with Johnny Millwater at The Comedy Zone Charlotte
* Echoed Locations exhibit at Twenty-Two