[The half dozen]

Illustration by Cecilia Secaira

1) At a towering 5’7” Kristian Matsson comes to Dallas with his musical act, The Tallest Man on Earth. Lady Lamb opens. House of Blues. Sept. 11. $30.94 & up.

2) You may not be able to buy happiness, but you can buy chocolate, or so the saying goes. Stop by the Dallas Chocolate Festival and get your fix. Addison Conference Centre. Sept. 12. $27.24 (tickets are selling out, so buy soon.)

3) Don your best hipster attire and survey the craft beer of the Dallas Observer Brewfest. One ticket includes 12 two oz. beer samples. Dallas Farmer’s Market. Sept. 12. $31.25 & up (21+)

4) Though a student budget may limit you to window shopping, peruse the LOOT Vintage Market for unique and beautiful finds. Dallas Market Hall. Sept. 11-13. Passes can be purchased for $6 & up.

5) Country music lovers rejoice! Moonshine: That Hee Haw Musical is coming to both the Wyly Theater and AT&T Performing Arts Center for its world premier, featuring songs by Grammy-winning artists. Showing until Oct. 3. $16.50 & up.

6) If the last time you encountered a Lego was with a curse as it pierced your foot, perhaps you should reconcile with the little plastic toys and visit The Art of Brick, featuring Nathan Sawaya’s Lego sculptures. Tyler Museum of Art. On view until Sept. 13. Free for students.


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