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D.C. Prepares to Pay Respects to Chuck Brown

5/28/2012, 5:02 p.m.

A public viewing and memorial service honoring the life and legacy of Chuck Brown, the Godfather of Go-Go, will be held this week.

Family and friends will pay their respects on Tuesday, May 29 to Brown at the historic Howard Theatre in Northwest. The daylong visitation will take place from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

A public memorial service will follow on Thursday, May 31, at the D.C. Convention Center from 12 noon until 3 p.m.

Brown, 75, died just over a week ago at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, after suffering from pneumonia.