Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, May 7, 2014 as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing.
* Other Desert Cities at Actor's Theatre of Charlotte
* Gaslight Anthem at The Fillmore
* Zipline & Dine at U.S. National Whitewater Center
* Allure of Flowers: Botanical Motifs in Craft, Design, & Fashion at Mint Museum Uptown
* Karaoke Night at UpStage