[The half dozen]

Illustration by Cecilia Secaira

1. Channel good ol’ Zelda and F. Scott Fitzgerald for the 1920s Klyde Warren Park Valentine’s Party. Practice cutting-the-rug with free dance lessons or watch Leonardo in a screening of “The Great Gatsby.” However you celebrate, it’s sure to be the cat’s meow. Feb. 13. Klyde Warren Park. Free.

2. Statistics say that you’ve probably already broken your New Year’s resolutions, so start a new one with the Chinese. Ring in the Chinese New Year with lantern crafts, calligraphy, yoga and mountains of potstickers. Feb. 13. Crow Collection of Asian Art. Free.

3. Husband and wife duo, Shovels & Rope, will spend their Valentine’s weekend on tour, bringing their folk-rock sounds from Charleston to Dallas. Jason Isbell joins them on stage. Feb. 16. South Side Ballroom. $35.

4. If Chagall isn’t a good enough reason for you to trek to the Art Village, maybe the student-curated show, Unsettled, can finally convince you. The show includes photography by artists Frances Moulin and Stephanie Keller. Ends Feb. 19. Upper Gallery. Free.

5. Revisit the saga of the conch with the regional premiere of the Lord of the Flies. Ends Feb. 14. WaterTower Theatre. $10 and up.

6. Dust off your cape and suit up to meet your geeky soul mate at Dallas Comic Con and its Speed Dating event. While there, you can also meet the original red power ranger, legendary comic artists and actors from shows like “Arrow” and “Star Trek.” Feb. 13. Irving Convention Center. $30 and up.


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