Mother nature showing its beauty at Clover Point. (sonia_elissagram/Instagram)

Tuesday returns, and along with it comes some an impressive lineup of awesome events worth checking out. Here are five things happening in and around Victoria today, Tuesday November 12th.

The Sleeping Beauty

40 star-studded dancers perform Olympic-worthy leaps, lunges and pirouettes in Moscow Ballet’s exquisite Sleeping Beauty. “Sheer splendor and elegant dancing,” says the Baltimore Sun. With bejewelled hand-sewn costumes and stunning backdrops, Moscow Ballet’s award-winning dancers bring Tchaikovsky’s finest ballet score to life. Celebrate Russian ballet and the beauty of Moscow Ballet’s Sleeping Beauty!

  • When: 7 p.m.
  • Where: Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street

Night School at the Brewery: Seminar 1 of 5: Style Basics

Beer tasting with a 60-minute talk plus Q & A. Learn basic beer styles from around the world! Join the first talk in 5 part series covering a wide range of all things Beer + Brewing with Brewmaster and Master Distiller, Clay Potter.

The first topic will be Beer Style Basics. The fun and interactive seminar combine beer tasting and an informal discussion on different beer styles. You’ll leave with a broad understanding of the basic beer styles from around the world, their history, and current trends in Craft Brewing. Tickets are $25+ ticket fees.

  • When: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Where: The Moon Under Water Brewery, 350B Bay Street

Unplugged Open Mic at Gorgeous Coffee

Acoustic guitar available and keyboard can be set up by request. Sign up starts at 8:15 p.m. and continues throughout the show–we’ll always make room for ya!

  • When: 8:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
  • Where: Gorgeous Coffee, 103-300 Gorge Rd West

Swing Jazz Tuesdays

Reminisce 1928 with a night of live swing jazz, classic cocktails, and swing dancing. There will be two bands alternating every Tuesday night: The Capital City Syncopators / The Flying Saucers.

  • When: 8:00 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.
  • Where: Victoria Event Centre, 1415 Broad Street

Bang Bang – a comedy by Kat Sandler

For those who just aren’t that into Halloween, the Belfry Theatre is hosting their opening night of ‘Bang Bang’. Filled with tension and comedy, Kat Sandler’s thought-provoking take on race and culture will have everyone questioning the meaning behind the phrase “based on a true story.” Read our review.

  • When: 7:30 p.m. – 9:45 p.m.
  • Where: Belfry Theatre, 1291 Gladstone Avenue