Has spring sprung? Based on the umpteenth nor’easter we endured this week, it might not seem so — but the cold is not stopping these galleries from being in full spring swing. Here’s your weekend roundup — brush off your snow boots, fight the impulse to stay in your cozy shoebox, and go support local art! Quick plug: want your gallery opening/exhibit unveiling to be listed on Greenpointers? Email Billy at art@greenpointers.com!

Closing Ceremony of BICEPS
ROOM Artspace NYC | 824 Manhattan Avenue #3R
Friday, March 23

More info, Free

German artist Bastian Börsig closes out his stint at ROOM, exhibiting his oil, lacquer, and charcoal paintings on canvas. Börsig’s playful paintings strike a balance between physical intimacy and visual memory.

Ides Tales
Park Church Co-Op | 129 Russell Street
Starts Friday, March 23
More info, Free

Greenpoint’s Park Church Co-Op kicks off Holy Week with a dissection of the Resurrection and how its story has often been mansplained to Bible readers. This church’s curated Ides Tales series aims to elevate female voices in the Bible by showing art and sharing stories by women and practicers of various faiths. The exhibits take place at the church and run through April 1, Easter Sunday.

Nick Poe/Sophie Stone Exhibit Opening
Safe Gallery | 1004 Metropolitan Avenue
Starts Friday, March 23
More info, free

Running through April 22, Nick Poe’s exhibit features a bar, pool table, and shelving units to capture the subtlety of architectural elements and play with perception. Sophie Stone contributes her take on textiles, where each piece is simultaneously a painting and a rug, existing in a state of functional ambiguity.

The Comedy Brothers
The Brick | 575 Metropolitan Avenue
Saturday, March 24 at 9:30 PM
More info, $10

Two stand-up comedian brothers are court ordered to perform together for the first time in years in order to collect their late mother’s inheritance. The show runs an hour at Williamsburg’s experimental, multi-purpose venue.

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