Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, Jan. 8, 2013 as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing.
* Tyler Hilton at Visulite Theatre
* Sister Act at Ovens Auditorium
* Vik Muniz at Mint Museum Uptown
* Seven Minutes in Heaven at Gaston County Public Library
* Author Katya Lezin to sign and discuss her book, But I Just Grew Out My Bangs, A Cancer Tale at Levine Jewish Community Center