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The Vermont arts world has entered a strange time in the already-strange coronavirus era. Some events remain online, where they were presented almost exclusively once the pandemic took hold in mid-March. Months later, however, the first tentative steps back to in-person presentations resumed. Both, for the moment, are coexisting almost equally.

With that in mind, we’re updating our listings to include arts events held in both the real and the virtual worlds. (Though these days, it’s hard to remember what the “real” world is really like.) And because music can still be made even by those quarantining at home, we’re also going to include in this list some of the Vermont-made albums released recently or due out soon.

If you have a Vermont arts event – online or in-person – or a new album to tell us about, send an email to bhallenbeck@freepressmedia.com. Keep that creativity coming!

This week

ONLINE THEATER: Thursday, July 9 through Saturday, Aug. 1, the Vermont Pride Theater Festival moves online this year for two live performances each of the plays “The Homosexuals” by Philip Dawkins, “Cloudburst” by Thom Fitzgerald and “Immediate Family” by Paul Oakley Stovall, presented by the Chandler Center for the Arts, Randolph. www.chandler-arts.org.

ONLINE LITERATURE: 5 p.m. Tuesday, July 14, Northshire Books hosts Vermont author Lisa Alther, who will discuss her new novel, “Swan Song,” in an online conversation with former Vermont Gov. Madeleine Kunin. $5 suggested cost; free for those who purchase a book through the store or are unable to pay. www.northshire.com.

IN-PERSON MUSIC: 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 15, Madagascar native Mikahely performs as part of the Burlington City Arts Summer Concert Series, Church Street Marketplace. Free. www.burlingtoncityarts.org.

NEW ALBUM: Burlington vocalist/keyboard player Joshua Glass has been around for years but this spring issued “Smile Off the Clock,” which he calls “my first publicly available album – technically a ‘debut’ – after ten years of road testing the songs and backing up and collaborating with other Vermont bands/artists.” https://joshuaglassmusic.bandcamp.com/.

NEW ALBUM: Vermont-based father-son country duo Folks Like Them has a new self-titled EP. www.folkslikethem.com.

NEW ALBUM: Vermont-based Americana act Eastern Mountain Time on July 3 issued “Picture Cherry Blues: Rarities & Outtakes,” a compilation of 14 tracks, with proceeds from the digital-only release going to Black Lives Matter of Greater Burlington and the NAACP Legal Defense Fund. https://easternmountaintime.bandcamp.com/,

NEW ALBUM: Also on July 3, experimental musician Gahlord Dewald issued a new album titled “Coherent Light Enclosed Without.” https://gahlorddewald.bandcamp.com/.

NEW ALBUM: Weybridge-based indie-rock act Camden Joy, a pseudonym for musician Tom Adelman, released the patriotically themed album “American Love” on July 4. www.camdenjoy.net.

NEW ALBUM: The Vermont alternative-country band Western Terrestrials on July 4 issued its second album, “Back in the Saddle of a Fever Dream,” which includes an ode to Vermont titled “Ethan Alien” recorded with Ketch Secor of Old Crow Medicine Show. www.westernterrestrials.com. 

Upcoming in-person events

VISUAL ART: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesdays-Sundays through Aug. 9, more than 100 Vermont artists and writers contributed to “The Sheltering In Place Project: A Reflection by Vermont Artists and Writers on Time Spent During COVID-19,” Highland Center for the Arts, Greensboro. By reservation only. www.highlandartsvt.org.

VISUAL ART: 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays through Oct. 17, the BCA Summer Artist Market, presented by Burlington City Arts, takes place every weekend at 339 Pine St. www.burlingtoncityarts.org.

VISUAL ART: 3-5 p.m. Thursday, July 16, the Birds of Vermont Museum holds an artist reception for its new exhibit “Borders: Illusions That Constrain Us,” which explores how borders affect the worlds of birds. The exhibit may be limited to no more than 12 people indoors at a time. www.birdsofvermont.org.

CLASSICAL MUSIC: 12:30 p.m. Friday, July 17, a trio from the Vermont Symphony Orchestra performs as part of the Burlington City Arts Summer Concert Series, Church Street Marketplace. Free. www.burlingtoncityarts.org.

MUSIC: 6 p.m. Saturday, July 18, the Portland, Maine-based Americana group The Ghost of Paul Revere concludes a three-date drive-in-style New England tour with a show that’s part of the Higher Ground Drive-in Experience at the Champlain Valley Exposition, Essex Junction. $100 per vehicle. www.highergroundmusic.com.

MUSIC: 7-8:30 p.m. Saturday, July 18, Chad Hollister and Primo reprise their June concert from a flatbed truck in Morrisville with a similar one on a route to be announced in Waterbury, presented by the Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center. www.sprucepeakarts.org.

MUSIC: 7 p.m. Sunday, July 19, the Drive-in to Stay Safe series presented by Catamount Arts and Northern Vermont University brings StarRats to the NVU-Lyndon campus. $20-$100 per car. www.catamountarts.org.

MUSIC: 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 22, Emma Cook & Questionable Company keeps the Burlington City Arts Summer Concert Series going, Church Street Marketplace. Free. www.burlingtoncityarts.org.

MUSIC: 12:30 p.m. Friday, July 24, Vermont music veteran Rick Norcross plays the Burlington City Arts Summer Concert Series, Church Street Marketplace. Free. www.burlingtoncityarts.org.

MUSIC: 7 p.m. Saturday, July 25, the Drive-in to Stay Safe series features Beg, Steal, Borrow at the campus of Northern Vermont University-Johnson. $20-$100 per car. www.catamountarts.org.

MUSIC: 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 29, Chris Titchner takes part in the Summer Concert Series presented by Burlington City Arts, Church Street Marketplace. Free. www.burlingtoncityarts.org.

JAZZ: 12:30 p.m. Friday, July 31, the Burlington City Arts Summer Concert Series continues with a performance by Jenni Johnson & the Jazz Junketeers, Church Street Marketplace. Free. www.burlingtoncityarts.org.

MUSIC: 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 2, central Vermont blues-soul musician Dave Keller performs in the Drive-in to Stay Safe series presented by Catamount Arts and Northern Vermont University, NVU-Lyndon campus. $20-$100 per car. www.catamountarts.org.

MUSIC: 12:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 7, Vermont country musician Tim Brick plays the Burlington City Arts Summer Concert Series, Church Street Marketplace. Free. www.burlingtoncityarts.org.

VISUAL ART: 5-7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 7, an opening reception starts “Cut It Out!” – an exhibition through September featuring the work of Boston collage artist Betsy Silverman, Edgewater Gallery at the Falls, Middlebury. www.edgewatergallery.co.

MUSIC: 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 8, the Zach Nugent Band plays the Drive-in to Stay Safe series, Northern Vermont University-Johnson campus. $20-$100 per car. www.catamountarts.org.

MUSIC: 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 12, Silver Bridget takes the stage for the Summer Concert Series presented by Burlington City Arts, Church Street Marketplace. Free. www.burlingtoncityarts.org.

MUSIC: 12:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 14, the high-energy sounds of Mal Maiz jolt the Burlington City Arts Summer Concert Series, Church Street Marketplace. Free. www.burlingtoncityarts.org.

MUSIC: 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 16, Vermont musician Dan Houghton celebrates the release of a new CD with a concert that’s part of the Drive-in to Stay Safe series presented by Catamount Arts and Northern Vermont University, NVU-Lyndon campus. $20-$100 per car. www.catamountarts.org.

MUSIC: 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 19, music from The Revenants keeps the Burlington City Arts Summer Concert Series going, Church Street Marketplace. Free. www.burlingtoncityarts.org.

MUSIC: 12:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 21, the Burlington City Arts Summer Concert Series concludes with Trio Gusto, Church Street Marketplace. Free. www.burlingtoncityarts.org.

MUSIC: 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 22, the Drive-in to Stay Safe series continues with music by Root Shock, Northern Vermont University-Johnson campus. $20-$100 per car. www.catamountarts.org.

MUSIC: 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 30, central Vermont musician Chad Hollister concludes the Drive-in to Stay Safe series presented by Catamount Arts and Northern Vermont University, NVU-Lyndon. $20-$100 per car. www.catamountarts.org.

Upcoming online events

MUSIC: 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday, July 16, Dead Set guitarist Zach Nugent performs in the virtual Summervale festival that continues Thursday nights through Aug. 27. https://www.intervale.org/summervale.

CLASSICAL MUSIC: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 16 and Saturday, July 18, the Putney-based Yellow Barn Summer Artist Residency concert series continues with two performances of Bach cello suites. www.yellowbarn.org.

MUSIC: 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday, July 23, the virtual Summervale festival celebrating music and food continues with the traditional-folk sounds of Pete’s Posse. https://www.intervale.org/summervale.

CLASSICAL MUSIC: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 23, Yellow Barn continues its Summer Artist Residency concert series with performances of compositions by Mario Davidovsky. www.yellowbarn.org.

CLASSICAL MUSIC: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, July 25, works by Schubert, Kirsten, Laplante and Hosokawa will be featured in the livestream Summer Artist Residency concert series presented by Yellow Barn in Putney. www.yellowbarn.org.

MUSIC: 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday, July 30, Collin Cope & Friends lead tonight’s installment of the music-and-food celebration Summervale. https://www.intervale.org/summervale.

CLASSICAL MUSIC: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 30, the Yellow Barn Summer Artist Residency concert series features works by Coxe, Ridout, Applebaum and Andresson, all based on children’s books. www.yellowbarn.org.

MUSIC: 11 a.m. Friday, July 31, the annual Night Doll Fest goes online this summer, and the first of three events features videos from festival host Miku Daza as well as Shani. Suggested donation of $20 benefits organizations including Rebel Womxn, Pride Center of Vermont and TGIJP – The Transgender, Gender-Variant and Intersex Justice Project. https://www.facebook.com/nightdollfest/.

CLASSICAL MUSIC: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, Putney-based Yellow Barn offers works by Aperghis, Lim, Cage, Aucoin, Manoury and Bach in its Summer Artist Residency concert series. www.yellowbarn.org.

MUSIC: 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 3, the virtual Night Doll Fest continues with videos from Boys Cruise and Princess Nostalgia. Suggested donation of $20 benefits organizations including Rebel Womxn, Pride Center of Vermont and TGIJP – The Transgender, Gender-Variant and Intersex Justice Project. https://www.facebook.com/nightdollfest/.

MUSIC: 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 6, Burlington-based musician Ryan Montbleau performs in this year’s virtual Summervale music-and-food festival. https://www.intervale.org/summervale.

CLASSICAL MUSIC: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 7, the Yellow Barn Summer Artist Residency concert series presents “Kafka Fragments” by Gyorgy Kurtag. www.yellowbarn.org.

CLASSICAL MUSIC: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 8, the Summer Artist Residency concert series presented from Putney by Yellow Barn concludes with works by Hersant, Shostakovich, Golijov and MacMillan. www.yellowbarn.org.

STORYTELLING: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 12, the latest online-only Burlington-based story slam by The Moth is titled “Enthusiasm” and asks storytellers to prepare a five-minute tale about “that high-energy, can-do spirit that gets things done – or ensures that everyone wants you dead.” Viewers cast votes on the night’s winner. $10. www.themoth.org.

MUSIC: 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 13, the online Summervale festival continues with music from Joe Adler & the Rangers of Danger. https://www.intervale.org/summervale. 

MUSIC: 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 20, the self-described “rotten-roll band” Swimmer takes part in the Summervale music-and-food festival that is online this year. https://www.intervale.org/summervale.

MUSIC: 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept 10, the virtual Night Doll Fest concludes with videos from the Jesse Taylor Band and Pink-802. Suggested donation of $20 benefits organizations including Rebel Womxn, Pride Center of Vermont and TGIJP – The Transgender, Gender-Variant and Intersex Justice Project. https://www.facebook.com/nightdollfest/.

Upcoming albums

JULY 31: The self-titled Americana-flavored debut album by the Maple Run Band – featuring Trevor Crist, Nicole Valcour, Bill Mullins and John Spencer – comes out on CD and streaming platforms, with vinyl pressed by the Burlington Record Plant due in August. www.maplerunband.com.

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