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Culture notes: Art shows at Bloomie’s, the real ‘Gnomeo’ at Shakespeare Tavern

VISUAL ART
Bloomingdale’s exhibit

Celebrating Black History Month, the National Black Arts Festival is showing the work of noted Atlanta painter Louis Delsarte in two unexpected places: Bloomingdale’s stores at Perimeter Mall and Lenox Square. NBAF will host a reception for Delsarte, who has major murals on view at Brooklyn’s Church Avenue subway station and the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site here, 6-8 p.m. Feb. 24 at the Lenox store. The free exhibits remain on view all month at Perimeter (level 1 men’s store, next to cosmetics) and Lenox (level 1 men’s store escalator landing, level 2 elevator next to cosmetics, level 3 at dresses). 404-495-2886, www.nbaf.org. HOWARD POUSNER

THEATER
Old school ‘Gnomeo’

If Valentine’s Day has your mind still on love, or if you were one of the moviegoers who helped the animated “Gnomeo and Juliet” debut with earnings of more than $25 million over the weekend, it bears mention that the New American Shakespeare Tavern is amid a 12th anniversary staging of  “Romeo and Juliet.” Performance times for the romance/tragedy, continuing through March 6: 7:30 p.m.  Thursday-Saturdays, 6:30 p.m. Sundays, 10 a.m. most Tuesdays-Wednesdays. 4999 Peachtree St. N.E. 404-874-5299, www.shakespearetavern.com. HOWARD POUSNER

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