Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, Feb. 23, 2014 as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing.
* Sizwe Bansi is Dead at Carolina Actors Studio Theatre
* Queen City Soup's Second Chance Valentine's Soiree at Frock Shop
* Demi Lovato at Time Warner Cable Arena
* Wine and Dance at Theatre Charlotte
* Race Viewing Party at NASCAR Hall of Fame