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[NEWS] "Arts and Cultural Alliance Hosts Celebration of the Arts" - SRQ Daily
https://www.srqmagazine.com/srq-daily/2018-10-23/9420_Arts-and-Cultural-Alliance-Hosts-Celebration-of-the-Arts

[EVENTS] "Culture Canvas" - Phil Lederer, SRQ Magazine
Several WBTT productions are mentioned
https://www.srqmagazine.com/articles/1041/Culture-Canvas

[NEWS] "A True Celebration" - Arts & Cultural Alliance
https://sarasotaarts.org/a-true-celebration/

[NEWS] "Sheldon Rhoden Celebrates 10 Years of Soul at WBTT" - Sarasota Magazine
https://www.sarasotamagazine.com/articles/2018/10/11/sheldon-rhoden-10-years

[REVIEW] "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe stages powerful take on 'A Raisin in the Sun'" - Marty Fugate, The Observer
https://www.yourobserver.com/article/westcoast-black-theatre-troupe-raisin-review?time=1539640923

[REVIEW] "Regional Reviews - Raisin" - Bill Oser, Talkin' Broadway
https://www.talkinbroadway.com/page/regional/wfla/wfla397.html

[REVIEW] "BWW Review: RAISIN at Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe" - Carolan Trbovich, Broadway World
https://www.broadwayworld.com/sarasota/article/BWW-Review-RAISIN-at-Westcoast-Black-Theatre-Troupe-20181008

[REVIEW] "Raisin" - Marie Kilker, TotalTheater.com
http://totaltheater.com/?q=node/8090

[EVENTS] "Arts on the Horizon - October 2018" - Rodger Skidmore, Siesta Sand
http://siestasand.net/Arts-on-the-horizon-10-18/

[EVENTS] "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe presents Raisin (The Musical)" - SCENE Sarasota
http://www.scenesarasota.com/magazine/events/westcoast-black-theatre-troupe-presents-raisin-the-musical/

[NEWS] "The Arts and Cultural Alliance Celebrates Those Working Behind the Scenes" Giulia Heyward, Sarasota Magazine
https://www.sarasotamagazine.com/articles/2018/10/11/the-arts-and-cultural-alliance-celebrates-those-working-behind-the-scenes

[NEWS] "Curtain Call winners revealed" - Jay Handelman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune
WBTT wins in BOTH the Best Play and Best Musical categories!
https://www.heraldtribune.com/entertainmentlife/20181007/curtain-call-winners-revealed

[REVIEW] "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Reaches for a Dream with Raisin" - Kay Kipling, Sarasota Magazine
https://www.sarasotamagazine.com/articles/2018/10/8/westcoast-black-theatre-troupe-reaches-for-a-dream-with-em-raisin-em

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