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[EVENTS LISTING] "ARTbeat 10.28.2016" - Rachel Denton, Arts & Cultural Alliance
Earley Dean's Young Artist Showcase is featured
http://campaign.r20.constantcontact.com/render?m=1101163376220&ca=5d7689b0-7b98-43c9-a203-1f9ea87bacf0

[SEASON PREVIEW] "24 Shows You Must See This Season" - Kay Kipling, Sarasota Magazine
"The Piano Lesson" is included
https://www.sarasotamagazine.com/articles/2016/10/27/24-shows-you-must-see-this-season

[REVIEW] "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe’s The Wiz" - Kay Kipling, Sarasota Magazine
https://www.sarasotamagazine.com/articles/2016/10/19/westcoast-black-theatre-troupe-s-the-wiz

[REVIEW] "Theater review: 'The Wiz'" - Marty Fugate, The Observer
http://www.yourobserver.com/article/theater-review-wiz

[REVIEW] "The Wiz" - Marie Kilker, TotalTheater.com
http://www.totaltheater.com/?q=node/7200

[RADIO] "Suncoast Living Radio 10.13.2016" - Charlotte Reed, iHeart
Nate is interviewed, artists from "The Wiz" sing intros and outtros; *WBTT first appears at 7 minutes in*
http://sarasotanewsradio.iheart.com/media/play/27402723/

[SEASON PREVIEW] "A look at the Bradenton area’s fall performing arts season" - Marty Clear, Bradenton Herald
http://www.bradenton.com/entertainment/article108300982.html

[SEASON PREVIEW] "Critic's Theater Picks" - Marty Fugate, The Observer
http://www.yourobserver.com/article/critics-theater-picks

[BUSINESS] "Good Deeds - 10.17.2016" - Business Weekly, Sarasota Herald-Tribune
"Life in the Cancer Lane" and Barb's Bags contribution
http://www.heraldtribune.com/news/20161017/good-deeds

[EVENT LISTING] "The week ahead in the arts" - Jay Handelman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune
http://www.heraldtribune.com/news/20161019/week-ahead-in-arts

[REVIEW] "Westcoast troupe stages a colorful journey to Oz in 'The Wiz'" - Jay Handelman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune
http://www.heraldtribune.com/news/20161016/theater-review-westcoast-troupe-stages-colorful-journey-to-oz-in-the-wiz

[PREVIEW] "Westcoast Black Theatre eases on down the road with 'The Wiz'" - Jay Handelman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune
http://www.heraldtribune.com/news/20161009/westcoast-black-theatre-eases-on-down-road-with-the-wiz

[PREVIEW] "Sarasota’s Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe opens ‘The Wiz’" - Marty Clear, Bradenton Herald
http://www.bradenton.com/entertainment/article107794242.html