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[SHOW BLURB] Things to Do - SRQ Daily
http://www.srqmagazine.com/srq-daily/2015-06-29

[NEWS] Tarra Conner jones interview (podcast) with Lynne Bernfield - The Lynne Show
http://thelynneshow.com/

[NEWS] Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe welcomes one, promotes another on the professional team - Tampa Bay Newswire
http://www.tampabaynewswire.com/2015/06/24/westcoast-black-theatre-troupe-welcomes-one-promotes-another-on-the-professional-team-36060

[NEWS] Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe welcomes one, promotes another on the professional team - Sarasota Patch
http://patch.com/florida/sarasota/westcoast-black-theatre-troupe-welcomes-one-promotes-another-professional-team-0

[NEWS] "Sarasota's Jacobs to receive national award" - Marty Clear, Bradenton Herald
http://www.bradenton.com/2015/06/09/5842184_sarasotas-jacobs-to-receive-national.html?rh=1

[NEWS] "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe's Nate Jacobs to Receive National Recognition" - Biz(941) Daily
http://us1.campaign-archive1.com/?u=90b255b20087b1d87f7762948&id=96543b0218&e=d884d5c92f

[NEWS] "Nate Jacobs to receive producing award at National Black Theatre Festival" - Nick Reichert, Observer Group
http://www.yourobserver.com/article/nate-jacobs-receive-producing-award-national-black-theatre-festival

[NEWS] "'Soul Crooners' sing again" - Jay Handelman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune
http://www.ticketsarasota.com/2015/06/15/soul-crooners-sing-again/

[NEWS] "'Soul Crooners' at Straz Center aims to stir the soul with classic songs - Ernest Hooper, Tampa Bay Times
http://www.tampabay.com/things-to-do/stage/soul-crooners-at-straz-center-aims-to-stir-the-soul-with-classic-songs/2233880

[NEWS] "'Soul Crooners' opens in Tampa" - Bradenton Herald
http://www.bradenton.com/2015/06/18/5855622_soul-crooners-opens-in-tampa.html?rh=1

[NEWS] "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe's Nate Jacobs to receive national recognition" - Sarasota Patch
http://patch.com/florida/sarasota/westcoast-black-theatre-troupes-nate-jacobs-receive-national-recognition-0

[FEATURE]: "The state of black theater and black pain, a talk with director Nate Jacobs" - Maurice Morris, Rolling Out Magazine
http://rollingout.com/culture/state-black-theater-black-pain-talk-director-nate-jacobs/

[NEWS] "7 Cultural Reasons to Visit Sarasota This Summer" - Jodi Mailander Farrell
WBTT's "Cotton Club Cabaret" makes the top 7 of arts/culture events of the summer
http://www.visitflorida.com/en-us/articles/15/insider-culture/Sarasota-Music-Festival-Asolo-Repertory-Theatre-Summer-Cabaret-Festival-Visit-Florida-Culture-Insider.html?CID=SM_Facebook_Insiders_CultureFlorida

[NEWS] "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe presents 'Barbecue & Blues' - Tampa Bay Newswire
http://www.tampabaynewswire.com/2015/05/19/westcoast-black-theatre-troupe-presents-barbecue-and-blues-34967

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