Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, August 17, 2012 as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing.
* Leela James at Tempo
* Sketches of Frank Gehry at Bechtler Museum of Modern Art
* All Arts Market at Neighborhood Theatre
* The Dysfunctional Figurines at Carolina Actors Studio Theatre
* Cement Stars at Snug Harbor