Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, May 8, 2014 as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing.
* Red Baraat at Neighborhood Theatre
* Reception for Jeannine Marchand: Con relación al espacio exhibit at LaCa Projects
* Poise at Duke Energy Theater
* Earl Sweatshirt at Amos' Southend
* River Jam w/ The New Familiars at U.S. National Whitewater Center