Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, Feb. 7, 2013 as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing.
* Opening reception for Connected There But Not Always Here exhibit at The Light Factory
* Flogging Molly at The Fillmore
* Give Something Loveable reception at New Gallery of Modern Art
* Unchain Your Heart at Volume Lounge
* The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 lecture at Davidson College