Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, Sept. 12, 2012 as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing.
* Charlotte International Fashion Week at The Blake Hotel
* Conscious Movie Night, screening Body of War at Center of Light
* Kelly Clarkson, The Fray, and Carolina Liar at Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
* '80s Night at Crown Station Pub
* Micro Brews Cruise at U.S. National Whitewater Center