Upper Northwest DC entertainment

Cinema in Upper Northwest DC

Avalon Theatre

Dating from the 1920s, this handsomely restored art-deco movie house shows a mix of independent, foreign and first-run films. It's operated by the local community, who rallied to save the building when it was threat…
Music in Upper Northwest DC

La Maison Française

La Maison is otherwise known as the French embassy. The beating heart of Gallic DC occupies eight elegantly landscaped acres, anchored by the marble, modernesque embassy itself. Countless cultural activities are hel…
Cinema in Upper Northwest DC

AMC Loews Uptown 1

Housed in a historic building, this one-screen theater near the Cleveland Park Metro station shows first-run films. Sadly, nothing remains of the original 1936 interior.