Entertainment

Live Music in Alexandria

Birchmere

This 50-year-old place, hailing itself as ‘America’s Legendary Music Hall,’ hosts a wide range of fare, from old-time folk musicians to country, blues and R&B stars. The lineup also features the odd burlesque sh…
Cinema in Arlington

Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse

Ice-cold beer and arthouse and first-run films at bargain prices? Count us in. You'll find comfy chairs for flick-viewing, a menu of sandwiches, pizzas and popcorn, as well as brews, wine and cocktails (this is one …
Live Music in Arlington

Clarendon Ballroom

A ballroom done up to look like a big-band-era dance hall, the Clarendon is a NoVa cornerstone that attracts throngs of 20- and 30-somethings to bump and grind on weekend nights. The upstairs deck is perfect for lin…
Jazz in Alexandria

Basin Street Lounge

Tortoiseshell glasses and black turtlenecks ought to be the uniform of choice at this low-key jazz venue and cigar bar, located above the 219 Restaurant. The extensive whiskey selection, amber lighting and long wood…