What is it? A chance to see ballet on your lunch break. The Charleston Ballet Theatre performs different dances daily, ranging from Balanchine to contemporary pieces choreographed by CBT insiders.

Why see it? The CBT is a world-class professional dance company that has received numerous regional and national accolades. This year, it’s celebrating its 20th anniversary. Pack your own lunch or buy a sandwich at the theater.

Who should go? We all could use a little more culture in our lives, right? Brown Bag and Ballet provides a most convenient and casual way to amp up our artistic aptitudes.

PICCOLO SPOLETO • $25 • 1 hour • May 24, 30, and June 5-7 at 12 p.m.; May 25 at 1:30 p.m. • Charleston Ballet Theatre, 477 King St. • (888) 374-2656