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[REVIEW] "A Motown Christmas" - Bill Oser, Talkin' Broadway
https://www.talkinbroadway.com/page/regional/wfla/wfla331.html

[PREVIEW] "Motown Christmas makes the season sizzle" - Bob Massey, Charlotte Florida Weekly 
https://charlottecounty.floridaweekly.com/articles/motown-christmas/

[PREVIEW] "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Presents A Motown Christmas" - The Bradenton Times
http://thebradentontimes.com/westcoast-black-theatre-troupe-presents-a-motown-christmas-p19305-133.htm

[REVIEW] "TOO HOT TO HANDEL at Choral Artists of Sarasota" - Carolan Trbovich, Broadway World
https://www.broadwayworld.com/sarasota/article/BWW-Review-TOO-HOT-TO-HANDEL-at-Choral-Artists-Of-Sarasota-20171212

[NEWS] "Playwrights retreat to develop new works at Hermitage" - Jay Handelman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune
http://www.heraldtribune.com/news/20171208/playwrights-retreat-to-develop-new-works-at-hermitage

[NEWS] "WBTT celebrates the music of Motown" - Gayle Guynup, Sarasota Herald-Tribune
http://www.heraldtribune.com/news/20171118/wbtt-celebrates-music-of-motown

[EVENTS] "Cheer up with arts programs for the holidays" - Thomas Becnel, Sarasota Herald-Tribune
http://www.heraldtribune.com/news/20171130/cheer-up-with-arts-programs-for-holidays

[PREVIEW] "The Spotlight: Motown Christmas opens at the Westcoast Black Theatre" - Linda Carson, ABC 7
http://www.mysuncoast.com/entertainment/in-the-spotlight---motown-christmas-opens-at-the/article_9eba1f50-d550-11e7-bab2-2b9db3c13bc8.html

[NEWS] "Scenes from an Interview: Inspirational & Insightful Moments" - Gus Mollasis, Sarasota Scene Magazine
http://www.scenesarasota.com/magazine/scenes-interview-inspirational-insightful-moments/

[NEWS} "Culture Collective Announces Coming Season" - Philip Lederer, SRQ Daily
http://www.srqmagazine.com/srq-daily/2017-11-29/7398_Culture-Collective-Announces-Coming-Season

[NEWS] "Pines of Sarasota Foundation luncheon features witty panelists" - Niki Kottman, Observer Group
https://www.yourobserver.com/photo-gallery/pines-of-sarasota-foundation-luncheon-wit-wisdom-aging

[NEWS] "Sharing ‘The Wit and Wisdom of Aging’" - Gayle Guynup, Sarasota Herald-Tribune
http://www.heraldtribune.com/news/20171130/sharing-the-wit-and-wisdom-of-aging

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