At Princess Mhoon Dance Institute, everyone is welcome—whether you're an aspiring professional dancer or just looking to have a good time while learning dance moves beyond the Macarena. Adults break a sweat in Zumba, African dance fitness, and stretching and toning classes, while younger students master ballet positions, tap steps, and leaps and turns. All the while, Princess Mhoon and her staff craft a welcoming environment that balances serious study with light-hearted fun. It's not just the students who sing Princess Mhoon Cooper's praises—the instructor and choreographer has been commissioned by the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and Dance magazine honored her in a 2006 list of 25 to watch.
Munch on tasty pub grub at Macombo Lounge.
Macombo Lounge is a jackpot for those looking for low-fat and gluten-free meal options.
Beer, wine, and more are also available from Macombo Lounge's extensive drink list.
Macombo Lounge provides a fun vibe with a great happy hour atmosphere.
Live DJs often entertain the evening crowd while dining.
Take the comfort of your own home and add great grub from Macombo Lounge to create the perfect night.
No matter what you choose off the menu at Macombo Lounge, you won't completely break the bank with prices averaging around $30.
African eatery Come to Africa Restaurant in Takoma Park offers a delicious menu of traditional, homespun fare infused with authentic native flavors.
With no low-fat options served, come ready to eat your heart out.
At Come to Africa Restaurant, your large or small party can easily enjoy a meal.
Bring the Come to Africa Restaurant's great food to your place.
Free parking is available for patrons who dine at Come to Africa Restaurant.
You can take it easy on your wallet at Come to Africa Restaurant — prices are generally less than $30 per person.
Originally built in 1938 by noted movie-palace architect John Eberson, the AFI Silver Theatre's vintage hall transports viewers back to the heyday of the silver screen. In the fully restored main auditorium, curling lines decorate the wood-colored ceiling and glowing wings unfurl from the screen, echoing its art deco origins and comforting penguins who, also, will never fly. Two new, stadium-style theaters triple the number of possible screenings, and each auditorium comes tricked out with projectors that can handle everything from 16 mm to 70 mm film as well as the latest digital video.
At Montgomery Royal Theater, six screens beam larger-than-life stars into the eyes of moviegoers during showings of recently released flicks and Hollywood blockbusters. Viewers can sink into the theater's plush, cushioned seats to absorb action-packed reels that showcase the twists of budding romance or the dire consequences of resurrecting an extinct flower’s DNA. The theater’s concession stand outfits viewers with buckets of popcorn and cups brimming with soda, providing the appropriate rations to accompany treks into the fantastical worlds of first-run films.
Since 1971, Maryland Youth Ballet's team of trained instructors has helped both amateur dancers and aspiring Baryshnikovs hone their skills with a range of comprehensive classes. True beginners can begin their swan transformations during the introductory series, which covers fundamental barre exercises and promotes proper alignment, molting, and musicality. More experienced students can drop into one of the studio's ongoing sessions that range from jazz- and Broadway-style routines to Horton-based modern movement. Adult classes are open to ages 13 and older, and all participants must bring their own ballet flats or oversize bunny slippers.