A scene from “A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence.” Photo courtesy of Magnolia Films

‘A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence’
Streaming through May 31 via Strand Theatre, $12. rocklandstrand.com
Here’s a chance to stream an unusual 2014 film from Swedish director Roy Andersson who explores the theme of being a human being in his black comedy “A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence.” Sam and Jonathan are a pair of novelty salesman, and they’ll take you through a world of both fantasy and reality by way of absurdist episodes including a sing-along at a beer hall and an encounter with King Charles XII of Sweden on his way to battle. The PG-13, subtitled film runs one hour and 40 minutes.

You can see several comics perform outside in Portland on Thursday night. Soifer/Shutterstock.com

Cabin Fever: An Outdoor Comedy Show for a Socially Distant Time
8:30 p.m. Thursday. Thompson’s Point, Portland, $20. eventbrite.com
You’ll find great laughs in the great outdoors with comics Yemi Afolabi, Alex Kayhart, Marcus Cardona, Emily Ruskowski, Dennis Fogg, Micaela Tepler, Caleb Sherman, Mo Awale and DJ Lucky Penny. They’ll all be cracking you up at Thompson’s Point, and along with the jokes, there will be cocktails, concessions and fire pits as you keep your social distance while busting a gut. Reserve a picnic table, fire pit or high-top table with stools or hit the general admission area with your own lawn chairs.

Ashley Flowers, center, leads the goat yoga class at Smiling Hill Farm. Brianna Soukup/Staff Photographer

Goat yoga
5:30 p.m. Friday, 8:30 a.m. Saturday; ongoing. Smiling Hill Farm, 781 County Road, Westbrook, $20. ashleyflowersyoga.com/schedule/goat-yoga
It’s goat yoga season at Smiling Hill Farm, and the beginner-friendly classes are open to all levels of participants. You’ll be led by instructor Ashley Flowers and will be in a large, outdoor pen with several baby goats and their mamas. They’ll be roaming while you’re om-ing, and they fully expect cuddles when class ends. Be sure to pre-register and bring your own mat, sunscreen, bug spray and water.

Untitled billboard posts by Tonee Harbert. Image courtesy of the Maine Jewish Museum

Trio of Exhibits
Noon to 4 p.m. Sunday to Friday. Through June 25. Maine Jewish Museum, 267 Congress St., Portland. mainejewishmuseum.org
The Maine Jewish Museum presents a trio of new exhibits for your viewing pleasure. “Under Construction” is Chris Beneman’s work combining architectural details and fragmented images to create urban landscapes. “Through the Static and Distance” by Tonee Harbert considers human intervention of the landscape. You can also see works from the Skowhegan School of Paintings & Sculpture with pieces from 15 artists who have attended.

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