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[NEWS] "WEDU, WBTT partner to tell story of local theatre company" - Don Britt, don411.com
http://don411.com/wedu-wbtt-partner-to-tell-story-of-local-theatre-company/#.W5ZhoflKjRY

[NEWS] "Notes on the Arts 9.6.2018" - Charlotte Florida Weekly
News brief about WEDU PBS partnership
https://charlottecounty.floridaweekly.com/articles/notes-on-the-arts-91/

[EVENTS] "ARTbeat 9.6.2018" - Andrea Knies, Arts & Cultural Alliance
"Salute to the Queen" gets top billing
https://mailchi.mp/sarasotaarts/artbeat-this-week-in-sarasota-arts-and-culture-370505?e=6ed0cdc029

[TV] "We Talk with Samuel Waite to Find Out Why He's Stealing Hearts all Over the Suncoast" - Suncoast View, ABC 7
http://www.mysuncoast.com/entertainment/we-talk-with-samuel-waite-to-find-out-why-he/article_fdca6db4-9b35-11e8-80cd-472d1b3f9862.html

[NEWS] "WBTT celebrates Aretha Franklin in two shows" - Jay Handelman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune
http://www.heraldtribune.com/entertainmentlife/20180824/wbtt-celebrates-aretha-franklin-in-two-shows

[NEWS] "Arts and Cultural Alliance announces '18-'19 Culture Collective season" - Niki Kottmann, Observer Media Group
https://www.yourobserver.com/article/arts-and-cultural-alliance-18-19-culture-collective-season

[TV] "Suncoast View 7.27.2018" - ABC 7
Nate co-hosts, Fairytalettes from 'Rockin' Down Fairytale Lane' perform
http://www.mysuncoast.com/entertainment/performers-from-rockin-down-fairytale-lane-sing-in-our-studio/article_7c82bb50-90f2-11e8-adc2-bf55904a9ccd.html

[REVIEW] "WBTT’s Rockin’ Down Fairytale Lane Is Fun and Fanciful" - Kay Kipling, Sarasota Magazine
https://www.sarasotamagazine.com/articles/2018/7/30/wbtt-s-em-rockin-down-fairytale-lane-em-is-fun-and-fanciful

[REVIEW] "Westcoast Troupe takes lively but long journey down Fairy Tale Lane" - Jay Handelman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune
http://www.heraldtribune.com/entertainmentlife/20180729/westcoast-troupe-takes-lively-but-long-journey-down-fairy-tale-lane

[REVIEW] "BWW Review: ROCKIN' DOWN FAIRYTALE LANE" - Carolan Trbovich, Broadway World
https://www.broadwayworld.com/sarasota/article/BWW-Review-ROCKIN-DOWN-FAIRYTALE-LANE-at-Westcoast-Black-Theatre-Troupe-20180730

[REVIEW] "Rockin' Down Fairytale Lane" - Marie Kilker, TotalTheatre.com
http://totaltheater.com/?q=node/8013

[NEWS] "2018/19 Sarasota Culture Collective Season Announced" - SRQ Daily
https://www.srqmagazine.com/srq-daily/2018-08-07/8872_2018-19-Sarasota-Culture-Collective-Season-Announced

[EVENTS] "Now playing: Arts listings for Aug. 2-8" - Sarasota Herald-Tribune
http://www.heraldtribune.com/news/20180731/now-playing-arts-listings-for-aug-2-8

[NEWS] "Westcoast Black Theatre tops capital campaign and adds to total" - Jay Handelman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune
http://www.heraldtribune.com/news/20180724/westcoast-black-theatre-tops-capital-campaign

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