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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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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
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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.

 

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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
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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.

Feb
22
Thu
2018
SBDC Workshop: Web, Mobile and Social Media Productivity Tools for Small Business @ Alexandria Small Business Development Center
Feb 22 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
SBDC Workshop: Web, Mobile and Social Media Productivity Tools for Small Business @ Alexandria Small Business Development Center | Alexandria | Virginia | United States

Most Small Business owners say that one of their biggest challenges in reaching their company’s goals is staying productive through ups and downs, as well as getting more done in less time. There are a plethora of personal and business productivity tools to sift through, but what if that work has already been done for you? Look no further! We have assembled the best Web, Mobile and Social Media productivity tools that you can use today to get your time and team on track toward success across a wide variety of business marketing and operations. We will review the features, discuss pros and cons, and answer your questions on how to implement any of these productivity tools in your business. These are software specifically geared toward Small Business (or can be easily adapted for it) so they are primed to work out-of-the-box and customized to your needs.

This Webinar will be presented by Ray Sidney-Smith, author of SoLoMo Success: Social Media, Local and Web Small Business Marketing Strategy Explained (Second Edition coming out in Q1 2018), and President of W3 Consulting. Ray is also a personal productivity expert, who hosts:

  • ProdPod, the podcast of personal productivity lessons in two minutes or less (listed as one of the top 10 productivity podcasts of 2016 and 2017 by Inc.com and BusinessInsider.com)
  • Productivity Book Group, a virtual book club for productivity enthusiasts
  • ProductivityCast, the weekly show about all things productivity

In addition, he also hosts the two largest US personal productivity Meetups about the Getting Things Done (GTD) methodology. Ray is a frequent speaker at groups and conferences (such as National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO) chapters) around the country on productivity and technology.

Who should attend?

  • Small business owners, entrepreneurs, micropreneurs, and solopreneurs
  • Office/sales/customer service managers, marketing directors, executives and professionals
  • Administrative/executive assistants and sales/account representatives
  • Nonprofit executive directors and board members

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On Behalf of the Carlyle Club: Tribute to the music of Mighty O’Jays 8:00 pm
On Behalf of the Carlyle Club: Tribute to the music of Mighty O’Jays
Apr 7 @ 8:00 pm
On Behalf of the Carlyle Club:  Tribute to the music of Mighty O'Jays @ Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Forever Yours returns to The Carlyle Club to pay Tribute to the music of Mighty O’Jays.  Do yourself a favor by experiencing this group live and you will enjoy yourself thoroughly.  Spread the word and bring[...]
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SBDC Workshop: Alexandria Small Business Development Center 9:00 am
SBDC Workshop: Alexandria Small Business Development Center @ Alexandria Small Business Development Center
Apr 12 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
SBDC Workshop: Alexandria Small Business Development Center @ Alexandria Small Business Development Center  | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
 
On Behalf of the Carlyle Club: The Legends of R&B: The Ladies Edition 7:30 pm
On Behalf of the Carlyle Club: The Legends of R&B: The Ladies Edition
Apr 12 @ 7:30 pm
On Behalf of the Carlyle Club:  The Legends of R&B: The Ladies Edition @ Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Musical tributes to Phyllis Hyman, Anita Baker, Tina Turner, Tina Marie, and many more. Vocalists include Tyra Levone, Anissa Hargrove, and Karen Linette. The event will sell out so get your tickets now! You will not[...]
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On Behalf of the Carlyle Club: Back to the 90’s Dance Party 8:00 pm
On Behalf of the Carlyle Club: Back to the 90’s Dance Party
Apr 13 @ 8:00 pm
On Behalf of  the Carlyle Club:  Back to the 90's Dance Party @ Alexandria | Virginia | United States
It’s time to start breaking out your pegged, baggy, or ripped jeans, overalls with the straps down, flannel shirts, chain wallets, spiked hair, side ponytail, Doc Martins, ripped leggings, Starter Jackets, jean jackets, jean shorts,[...]
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On Behalf of the Carlyle Club: The Rat Pack Together Again 7:00 pm
On Behalf of the Carlyle Club: The Rat Pack Together Again
Apr 15 @ 7:00 pm
On Behalf of the Carlyle  Club:  The Rat Pack Together Again @ Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Tony Sands  presents . . . .  A MUST-SEE SHOW! A thrilling night of great music and song. Experience Frank, Dean, and Sammy performe with their  8 peice Big Band Swingtopia.  The Rat Pack will[...]
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SBDC Workshop: Blockchain for Small Business: What it is/Marketing/Management Opportunities 9:00 am
SBDC Workshop: Blockchain for Small Business: What it is/Marketing/Management Opportunities @ Alexandria Small Business Development Center
Apr 17 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
SBDC Workshop:  Blockchain for Small Business: What it is/Marketing/Management Opportunities @ Alexandria Small Business Development Center  | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
 
SBDC Workshop: Who is Your Target Market? It May Surprise You! 12:00 pm
SBDC Workshop: Who is Your Target Market? It May Surprise You! @ Alexandria Small Business Development Center
Apr 17 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
SBDC Workshop:  Who is Your Target Market?  It May Surprise You! @ Alexandria Small Business Development Center  | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
On Behalf of the Carlyle Club: Soul on Three 8:00 pm
On Behalf of the Carlyle Club: Soul on Three
Apr 17 @ 8:00 pm
On Behalf of the Carlyle Club:  Soul on Three @ Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Robert T is bringing is soul powerhouse trio to The Carlyle Club for the first time! This amazing and award winning trio consists of Robert T, Shawn Allen, and Sonja. Robert T began performing at[...]
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On Behalf of the Carlyle Club: American Spirit: A Decade of Heroes 8:00 pm
On Behalf of the Carlyle Club: American Spirit: A Decade of Heroes
Apr 20 @ 8:00 pm
On Behalf of the Carlyle Club:  American Spirit: A Decade of Heroes @ Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Thrill to this groundbreaking live stage show featuring delightful tributes to three of the 60’s most significant concerts! ·   –     Go back in time to the Apollo Theatre for the 1963 Motortown[...]
On Behalf of the Carlyle Club: American Spirit: A Decade of Heroes 8:00 pm
On Behalf of the Carlyle Club: American Spirit: A Decade of Heroes
Apr 20 @ 8:00 pm
On Behalf of the Carlyle Club:  American Spirit: A Decade of Heroes @ Alexandria | Virginia | United States
World-class musicians and vocalists will have you singing, dancing, and reminiscing about this important era with more than 40 songs that you know and love. The final Motown tribute will absolutely blow you away American[...]
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A Night At the Carlyle Club: The Satin Doll Trio 7:30 pm
A Night At the Carlyle Club: The Satin Doll Trio
Apr 21 @ 7:30 pm
A Night At the Carlyle Club:  The Satin Doll Trio @ Alexandria | Virginia | United States
“This is What a Night Out Was Always Meant to Be” Enjoy an evening out that you assumed no longer existed, and one you will not find anywhere else in the Washington, D.C. area. Begin[...]
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Ride Share Fair 11:00 am
Ride Share Fair
Apr 26 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Ride Share Fair @ Alexandria | Virginia | United States
 
On Behalf of the Carlyle Club: Salsa Night at The Carlyle Club 7:30 pm
On Behalf of the Carlyle Club: Salsa Night at The Carlyle Club
Apr 26 @ 7:30 pm
On Behalf of the Carlyle Club:  Salsa Night at The Carlyle Club @ Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Add some flavor to your Thursday night with the LONG awaited SALSA NIGHT at The Carlyle Club! Get your hottest Salsa moves on with the sounds from the #1 and only Salsa and Latin DJ[...]
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On Behalf of the Carlyle Club: A Tribute to the Music of Stephanie Mills, Aretha Franklin and Anita Baker 8:00 pm
On Behalf of the Carlyle Club: A Tribute to the Music of Stephanie Mills, Aretha Franklin and Anita Baker
Apr 27 @ 8:00 pm
On Behalf of the Carlyle Club:  A Tribute to the Music of Stephanie Mills, Aretha Franklin and Anita Baker @ Alexandria | Virginia | United States
BRENCORE Entertainment Presents “A Tribute to the Music of the Soul Divas” featuring the BRENCORE ALLSTARS Band. Join us as we pay Tribute to Stephanie Mills (Carmen Craven), Aretha Franklin (Ameya Taylor) and Anita Baker[...]
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