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As a teenager at church in Nashville, Abner Ramirez spotted Amanda Sudano from across the room. “That’s the girl I’m going to marry,” he blurted out. His friend told him to go talk to her. He didn’t, but fortunately, the story doesn’t end there. Years later, Ramirez, who by then had met Sudano through mutual friends, asked her to attend one of his shows via MySpace. She liked it so much that she immediately asked if they could write songs together, launching a music/life partnership that’s brought them onto the Today Show, the Tonight Show, stages around the world and, randomly, HGTV’s Fixer Upper. Read more >>> Johnnyswim performs at 7 p.m. at 9:30 Club, 815 V St. NW. Sold out. (202) 265-0930. 930.com. (Noa Rosinplotz)
Henry’s Soul Cafe has reopened on U Street NW after a long closure because of a fire. Welcome them back by ordering a mumbo sauce slathered wings ($5.95 for six) or a slice of their beloved sweet potato pie ($2). Henry’s Soul Cafe, 1704 U St. NW. (202) 265-3336. henryssoulcafe.com. (Laura Hayes)
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