This Gatsby-themed forum focuses on the American Dream as it appeared in the classic novel as opposed to its modern incarnation. Obviously Fitzgerald won’t be in attendance, so go to the roundtable discussion with literary greats Arianna Huffington and Suzan-Lori Parks (Monday, 8 p.m., 425 Lafayette St.).
Meet Student Ambassadors at the Chelsea Art Museum (Oct.20, 556 West 22nd St.).
Dating stinks. Talk to expert Rachel Greenwald at the Successful Woman’s Dating Plan (Sunday, 7 p.m., $29).
Channel your inner flapper at Radio Purgatory by TheaterTHE (Thursday, Friday, 161A Chrystie St.).