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[REVIEW] "Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill" - Marie Kilker,

[PREVIEW] "Arts on the Horizon 3.1.2018" - Rodger Skidmore, Siesta Sand

[NEWS] "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe presents ‘Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill’" - Don Britt,

[REVIEW] "Singing is at heart of Melba Moore’s ‘Lady Day’" - Jay Handelman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune

[NEWS] "Tony-winner Melba Moore takes on Billie Holiday at WBTT" - Marty Clear, Bradenton Herald

[NEWS] "Tony winner Melba Moore salutes Billie Holiday in 'Lady Day' - Jay Handelman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune

[NEWS] "Seats Added for Highly-Anticipated Billie Holiday Play" - Undine Shorey, The Bradenton Times

[NEWS] "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe's Young Artist Program continues" - Sarasota Patch

[EVENTS] "Top arts events of the week, March 1-7" - Thomas Becnel, Sarasota Herald-Tribune

[NEWS] "Mote departure sparks tensions at City Commission" - David Conway, Sarasota Observer

[NEWS] "Cooking to make wishes come true" - Gayle Guynup, Sarasota Herald-Tribune

[NEWS] "Westcoast Troupe brings back favorites in ‘Command Season’" - Jay Handelman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune

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