Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, Feb. 9, 2014 as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing.
* Jericho at Harvey B. Gantt Center for African American Arts + Culture
* Dom Kennedy at The Fillmore
* Art & Orchids exhibit at Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden
* The Mountaintop at Booth Playhouse
* Miss Firecracker Contest at Theatre Charlotte