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On Behalf of the Carlyle Club: Robert “Mousey” Thompson: The James Brown Experience featuring Greg Cooper
Jan 26 @ 8:00 pm

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Led by former James Brown drummer Robert “Mousey” Thompson, The James Brown Experience is all-star ensemble that faithfully performs the most popular songs by one of the greatest music legends of our time. After James Brown passed away, Thompson assembled this stellar group of musicians to continue the legacy by performing the music of James Brown live onstage. In addition to an amazing rhythm section led by Thompson, the band features a terrific horn section as well as outstanding showmanship and vocals by lead singer Gregory Cooper. The band performs James Brown’s classic hits including “Papa’s Got A Brand New Bag” “I Got You (I Feel Good)”, “Cold Sweat”, “I Got The Feelin'”, “Get Up (I Feel Like Being A) Sex Machine”, “Super Bad” and many many more. The James Brown Experience is the tightest and funkiest band around delivering the signature James Brown sound and putting on an extraordinary show that will have you dancing all night long!

 

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On Behalf of the Carlyle Club: Winter Wedding Showcase
Jan 28 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

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Finest wedding professionals serving the greater metropolitan area all in the beautiful art deco ambiance of the Carlyle Club. A few well-spent hours will help plan the day of your dreams. Experience live music, talk with award winning professionals in the areas of floral design, cake design travel, event planning, and more. Gather ideas taste free samples fill your gift bag and enter to win many exciting prizes.

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SBDC Workshop: Marketing Trends & Predictions for 2018 @ Alexandria Small Business Center
Jan 31 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

The start of 2018 is underway and it’s that time to have the annual discussion about the forthcoming year’s marketing and branding trends. This popular program (in its 6th year) will discuss at a high level the industry forecast, provide expert predictions and key trends to look for to adapt into your business. Join us as we gaze into the crystal ball and discuss what marketing initiatives will dominate 2018.

Presented by Maurisa Potts, Spotted MP (Marketing + Public Relations)

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2018
Anxiety isn’t cool ~ but talking about it is, ANGST DOCUMENTARY SCREENING @ Fusion Alexandria Campus
Feb 1 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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Alexandria Boutique Warehouse
Feb 3 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Old Town Boutique District Sale Returns to Carlyle

The Westin Alexandria will host the Old Town Boutique District annual warehouse sale. This once-a-year shopping extravaganza features high-end boutique merchandise sold for bargain prices.  The events runs from 9 am – 4 pm at 400 Courthouse Square. This much-anticipated sale attracts a devoted audience of shoppers from across the region. Deal seekers will find the very best from retailers in various brands of clothing, shoes, jewelry, home furnishings and more up to 70 or 80 percent off retail. Parking is available for a flat $5 rate at the USPTO garages located at 500 Elizabeth Lane and 551 John Carlyle St.‚  For event details, check out ALXWarehouseSale/

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Fri
2018
On Behalf of the Carlyle Club: BroadSound
Feb 9 @ 8:00 pm

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From the moment BroadSound begins the night will be special!  From 90’s hip hop to Motown/Soul, Rock, Latin and more, they continue to wow audiences with their energy and talent.  Members of BroadSound have performed with artists Common, Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, EnVogue, Erika Badu and more. “You sound like the original artists in concert!” is a frequent comment. Don’t just take our word for it! Come experience BroadSound yourself

Feb
14
Wed
2018
On Behalf of the Carlyle Club: Valentine’s Day with Jocelyn Oldham
Feb 14 all-day

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Join us this Valentine’s Day for a three course meal and live entertainment by Jocelyn Oldham who will perform an incredibly wide variety of tunes that you know and love, but all with her own original takes. Just a few of the artists Jocelyn covers include: Aretha Franklin, Bruno Mars, Colbie Caillat, Frank Sinatra, Jason Mraz, The Drifters, Roberta Flack, John Legend, Norah Jones, Eva Cassidy, etc. $55 per person plus tax and gratuity. There will be two seating this evening one will be at 6:00p.m. and the other will be at 8:15p.m.

 

Feb
16
Fri
2018
On Behalf of the Carlyle Club: Doc Scantlin and his Imperial Palms Orchestra Valentines Day Celebration
Feb 16 @ 8:00 pm

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For over a decade, dapper Doc Scantlin has kept the 1920’s, 30’s and 40’s alive for Washington, DC and others internationally.

Doc’s whole ensemble offers a memorable evening of musical entertainment. From the 1920’s speakeasy numbers such as “Puttin’ On The Ritz” and the “Charleston” through the romantic, elegant 1930’s of Irving Berlin, Cole Porter, George Gershwin, and the wonderful swing era of Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller, etc… He has played hundreds of the biggest and best balls, special events, weddings, private parties, fund raisers and concerts, appearing throughout the U.S. and Europe.

Feb
18
Sun
2018
On Behalf of the Carlyle Club: Alexandria’s Hall Of Famer the Incomparable Edward “Jose” Hernandez
Feb 18 @ 6:00 pm

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Celebrate Black History Month at the Carlyle Club, Featuring Alexandria’s Hall Of Famer the Incomparable Edward “Jose” Hernandez. The 1965 Parker-Gray High School graduate was already an accomplished musician by the age of 16 studying under another Alexandria Hall of Famer, the incomparable Dr. Arthur C Dawkins.

Mr. Dawkins also a Parker-Gray Alum and the Director of Howard University’s Jazz Studies for over 30 years. Edward later became an outstanding educator and recording artist, performing with the Whispers, Joe Williams, Patti Austin and many more  Presenting R&B singer Julia Nixon who conquered Broadway’s Dreamgirls and won a Helen Hayes Award in the critically acclaimed Studio Theatre production of Tony Kushner’s Caroline, or Change. In the ’80s, the multiple Washington Area Music Association Wammie winner began leading the musical group Julia & Company.

Feb
20
Tue
2018
SBDC Workshop: Small Business Roundtable: Dealing With Challenging Customers @ Alexandria Small Business Center
Feb 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Have you ever wanted to “fire” a difficult client? At this roundtable, we will explore ways to turn challenging customers into favorite ones.

Facilitated by Ray Sidney-Smith, W3 Consulting

The Small Business Roundtable is an opportunity to meet with other small business owners in a facilitated discussion format. No pre-registration is required. Feel free to bring your lunch or a beverage.


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On Behalf of the Carlyle Club: Doc Scantlin and his Imperial Palms Orchestra 8:00 pm
On Behalf of the Carlyle Club: Doc Scantlin and his Imperial Palms Orchestra
Jul 14 @ 8:00 pm
On Behalf of the Carlyle Club:  Doc Scantlin and his Imperial Palms Orchestra @ Alexandria | Virginia | United States
For over a decade, dapper Doc Scantlin has kept the 1920’s, 30’s and 40’s alive for Washington, DC and others internationally. Doc’s whole ensemble offers a memorable evening of musical entertainment. From the 1920’s speakeasy[...]
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On Behalf of the Carlyle Club: A Night of Live Music with The “Rock Q” Project and ON KEE Jazz Band 7:00 pm
On Behalf of the Carlyle Club: A Night of Live Music with The “Rock Q” Project and ON KEE Jazz Band
Jul 15 @ 7:00 pm
On Behalf of the Carlyle Club: A Night of Live Music with The "Rock Q" Project and ON KEE Jazz Band @ Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Enjoy an evening of Live Jazz and R&B featuring The Rock Q Project and ON KEE Jazz Band.  These bands offer some of the great music in the DMV and have performed on many stage throughout[...]
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On Behalf of the Carlyle Club: A Tribute to the Music of George Duke and Joe Sample 8:00 pm
On Behalf of the Carlyle Club: A Tribute to the Music of George Duke and Joe Sample
Jul 20 @ 8:00 pm
On Behalf of the Carlyle Club:  A Tribute to the Music of George Duke and Joe Sample @ Alexandria | Virginia | United States
BRENCORE Entertainment Presents “A Tribute to the Music of George Duke, Joe Sample and more featuring National Recording Artist Jazz Pianist Kevin Howard at the Carlyle Club. Honoring two legends such as George Duke and[...]
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On Behalf of the Carlyle Club: The Alexandria African American Hall of Fame Presents Marcos Ariel 7:00 pm
On Behalf of the Carlyle Club: The Alexandria African American Hall of Fame Presents Marcos Ariel
Jul 22 @ 7:00 pm
On Behalf of the Carlyle Club:  The Alexandria African American Hall of Fame Presents Marcos Ariel @ Alexandria | Virginia | United States
The Alexandria African American Hall of Fame Presents A Brazilian Celebration Featuring Marcos Ariel Bossa Novais today one of the best-known Brazilian music genres abroad. The phrase bossa nova literally means “new trend” or “new wave.”  A lyrical fusion of[...]
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On Behalf of the Carlyle Club: A Tribute to the Music of Teena Marie, Alicia Keys, Chaka Khan & Diana Ross 8:00 pm
On Behalf of the Carlyle Club: A Tribute to the Music of Teena Marie, Alicia Keys, Chaka Khan & Diana Ross
Jul 27 @ 8:00 pm
On Behalf of the Carlyle Club:  A Tribute to the Music of Teena Marie, Alicia Keys, Chaka Khan & Diana Ross @ Alexandria | Virginia | United States
, BRENCORE Entertainment Presents “A Tribute to the Music of Teena Marie, Alicia Keys, Chaka Khan, Diana Ross and more featuring R&B Recording Artist Halima Peru and The FAYCEZ U KNOW Music Group. Halima Peru’s high-energy performance[...]
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On Behalf of the Carlyle Club: Big Bad Juju 8:00 pm
On Behalf of the Carlyle Club: Big Bad Juju
Jul 28 @ 8:00 pm
On Behalf of the Carlyle Club:  Big Bad Juju @ Alexandria | Virginia | United States
This cover band is one of the area’s most popular, and a Carlyle Club favorite. This show will feature a great mix of songs you’ll dance to all night so put on your dancing shoes[...]
On Behalf of the Carlyle Club: Big Bad Juju 8:00 pm
On Behalf of the Carlyle Club: Big Bad Juju
Jul 28 @ 8:00 pm
On Behalf of the Carlyle Club: Big Bad Juju @ Alexandria | Virginia | United States
This cover band is one of the area’s most popular, and a Carlyle Club favorite. This show will feature a great mix of songs you’ll dance to all night so put on your dancing shoes[...]
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On Behalf of the Carlyle Club: A Tribute to the Music of Jeffrey Osborne and L.T.D. 6:30 pm
On Behalf of the Carlyle Club: A Tribute to the Music of Jeffrey Osborne and L.T.D.
Jul 29 @ 6:30 pm
On Behalf of the Carlyle Club:  A Tribute to the Music of Jeffrey Osborne and L.T.D. @ Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Jeffrey Osborne served as the lead singer for L.T.D. for many years before embarking on his solo career. L.T.D. (which stands for Love, Togetherness, and Devotion) was formed in Greensboro, North Carolina in 1968. L.T.D.[...]
On Behalf of the Carlyle Club: A Tribute to the Music of Jeffrey Osborne and L.T.D. 6:30 pm
On Behalf of the Carlyle Club: A Tribute to the Music of Jeffrey Osborne and L.T.D.
Jul 29 @ 6:30 pm
On Behalf of the Carlyle Club: A Tribute to the Music of Jeffrey Osborne and L.T.D. @ Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Jeffrey Osborne served as the lead singer for L.T.D. for many years before embarking on his solo career. L.T.D. (which stands for Love, Togetherness, and Devotion) was formed in Greensboro, North Carolina in 1968. L.T.D.[...]
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