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Get Your Funk on at BlackRock

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The 12 members of Chopteeth have been affectionately referred to as “The Crazy Fools of Afrobeat.”

Chopteeth, a 12-piece Afrofunk orchestra, takes the outdoor stage at BlackRock on Saturday, July 19, 7 p.m. Known for its distinctive and fun fusion of West African and American popular music, Chopteeth’s sound is based on Afrobeat, a big band…

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Persiano Gallery Holding Warehouse Liquidation Sale Persiano Gallery is renting 188 Kentlands Blvd. for the summer to host a liquidation sale of all the furnishings from their old warehouse in Rockville. The owner of the upscale furnishings store, John Hashempour,…

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Zengo Cycle Opens Kentlands Location in Fall It’s completely dark but for a faint blue glow, emanating from somewhere in the room. The music begins and swells and for the next 45 minutes, it’s just you, the bike, and beats…

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OmNom Namaste Foods Debuts at Kentlands Farmers Market Lauren Alford said her kitchen is “too small, not enough counter space.” But what it does have is bundles and bundles of sunflower seeds, date sugar and buckwheat flour. Alford, a graduate…

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Star Diner Reopens Under New Ownership Nick and Elda Cordone, Bethesda residents and owners of Chicken and More in McLean, Virginia, reopened the Star Diner on Friday, May 23, just in time for the Memorial Day weekend. John Monen is…

Spring Into Summer Fun

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Seamus Kennedy performs Irish folk on Thursday, June 5, 6 p.m. in Olde Towne Gaithersburg.

With Memorial Day weekend just around the corner it seems as though spring is almost over. You may have missed it going by; it looked suspiciously like winter. Marred by the continuation of frosty temperatures and frozen precipitation, spring made…

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Sport Clips Opens to Offer Haircuts for Men Walk into Sport Clips and the first thing you see are flat screen TVs. There’s a 60-inch flat screen TV in the waiting room playing the latest from ESPN, and four more…