Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, Jan. 16, 2014 as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing.
* Aries Spears at The Comedy Zone
* "Pay What You Want Day" and Grand Opening at Moe's Southwest Grill (Carmel Village location)
* The Sleeping Beauty at Knight Theater
* "Go to the Courts and Fight it Out" lecture at UNC Charlotte