Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, Oct. 23, 2012 as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing.
* Alejandro Escovedo at Visulite Theatre
* Tar & Nicotine: Photographs of Chris Radok at Baku Gallery
* Cactus Truck at Snug Harbor
* Claude Stuart at The Comedy Zone Lake Norman
* Southern Docs at Gaston County Public Library