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You can dine at a chic D.C. eatery with that special someone pretty much any night. But the chance to swoon to romantic falsetto harmonies, soak in suave choreography, and maybe chuckle at old-school fashion as you will at the Valentine’s Soul Jam with the Stylistics, Dramatics, and Harold Melvin’s Bluenotes, is a rare opportunity. While some traditionalists will sneer that these ensembles no longer include all their original members and don’t sound exactly as they did on vinyl, such curmudgeons need to be reminded that the Stylistics’ busy touring roster includes veteran warblers who know how to make their classic hits work live. Listeners can expect a soulful 1970s Philly sound with vocalists smoothly navigating the scales over lush keyboard and strings arrangements. So when the Stylistics hit the high notes on “You Make Me Feel Brand New” or take dramatic pauses on “Stop, Look, Listen to Your Heart,” all while performing coordinated hand gestures and footwork, it should feel much more special than drugstore chocolate or a fancy “upscale American” meal. The Stylistics perform with the Dramatics, the Manhattans, and Harold Melvin’s Blue Notes at 8 p.m. at DAR Constitution Hall, 1776 D St. NW. $47–$125. (202) 628-1776. dar.org.