The festival has started! CBTand the Charleston Symphony Orchestra joined forces at the annual opening night Customs House evening show last night. Between the rain drops, the company performed to a huge crowd. Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra was danced with Kyle Barnette narrating . The event was stopped for a few minutes . but the audience patiently waited for the musicians to begin again.
Charleston Ballet Theatre’s impressive take on the tango
What is it? Charleston Ballet Theatre’s impressive take on the tango.
Why see it? This is a hot show that’s guaranteed to leave you panting for more. It left this reviewer blushing. CBT dancers bring their strong flexibility to the table, and Bahr twists them up like pretzels. The best part is that the music is traditional tango, so you’ll be toe-tapping the time away. Note to men: Your significant other will be signing you up for ballroom dance the next day.
Who should go? Men on Viagra and the women who love them.
PICCOLO SPOLETO • $25 • 1 hour • May 26, 29 at 12 p.m.; May 29, June 1, 6, 7 at 7 p.m.; June 1 at 1:30 p.m.; June 6, 7 at 9 p.m. • Charleston Ballet Theatre, 477 King St. • (888) 374-2656