On Behalf of the Carlyle Club: The Kee To Life is How You Play it
Jan 21 @ 6:00 pm


ON KEE has been providing smooth and jazzy live entertainment since 1993. Formed by Lenny McLean, the band initially began performing live with national recording group, ‘Classic Example’, produced by Maurice Starr. ON KEE realized that they had a common love for jazz and original music. While exploring that direction and the willingness to take risks, the band pursued respectable jazz clubs in the Boston metropolitan area. After much hard work and partnering with various talented musicians, ON KEE developed a strong fan base that allowed them to perform at various venues. ON KEE often performed at the historic Connolly’s Jazz Club in Roxbury and the 1359 Jazz Club in Cambridge. Once the band discovered a balance of jazz standards and original music, ON KEE began to perform at Ryles Jazz Club in Cambridge and G Clef in Providence, which was once a powerhouse for showcases of national and local acts. Some of the band’s most outreaching performances took place during year 1996, opening for national recording artists, Jeff Lorber and Bob James at G Clef. In 1997, the band performed at the 1997 National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) Convention at the Prudential Building in Boston. In addition, they maintain a firm commitment and dedication to the community by donating their time to the Special Olympics, an annual event at Stonehill College in Easton, Mass.  The band was very fortunate to perform at this event for four years running until Lenny relocated to Maryland. Other events include playing at a benefit for the New England Shelter for Homeless Veterans at the House of Blues Club in Cambridge and in 1998 performed at the ‘Steppin Out Gala’ a fundraiser for the Dimock Community Health Center. In 2004, ON KEE performed at the Democratic Convention in honor of the National Education Association. In October 2005, ON KEE proudly introduced its first CD release, ‘Giving Back’ which helped raise money for the Lupus Foundation in the New England area. ON KEE has since produced two other CD releases; ‘Live at Mars’, ‘Positivity’ and ON KEE Live at Ryles.


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


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!


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


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.

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)

Anxiety isn’t cool ~ but talking about it is, ANGST DOCUMENTARY SCREENING @ Fusion Alexandria Campus
Feb 1 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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/

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


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

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


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.


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


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.

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


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.

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12:00 pm SBDC Workshop: Making the Most of Your Professional Team (Attorneys/Accountants/Bankers, etc.) Roundtable @ Alexandria Small Business Development Center
SBDC Workshop: Making the Most of Your Professional Team (Attorneys/Accountants/Bankers, etc.) Roundtable @ Alexandria Small Business Development Center
Oct 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Do you have a team of professionals that really know your business? Join the Roundtable to discuss how to best develop the relationships with these professionals to make your business a success. Facilitated by Ray[...]
8:00 pm On Behalf of the Carlyle Club: An Evening with Lori Williams and Collaboration
On Behalf of the Carlyle Club: An Evening with Lori Williams and Collaboration
Oct 19 @ 8:00 pm
On Behalf of the Carlyle Club: An Evening with Lori Williams and Collaboration @ Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Please join us as we present the Sensational Vocalist Lori Williams and the Dynamic Musical Group Collaboration!! Acclaimed international Jazz vocalist Lori Williams is turning a corner. In possession of a most impressive resume as a[...]