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September 1, 2023 "Acts of Brilliance: Visionary Nate Jacobs and Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe" - Joshua Thomas Bray, SCENE Magazine

August 23, 2023 "WBTT, Modern Marimba present the Jalen Baker Quartet" Tampa Bay Newswire

August 21, 2023 "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Seeks Local Support During Give 8/28" - Blair Ingenthron, Broadway World Sarasota

August 19, 2023 "They Call it the Cultural Coast for a Reason" - Phillip Lanham, Gulf Coast Community Foundation
New-ish GCCF president and CEO talks about Arts Appreciation grants, includes WBTT/"Ruby" in his column celebrating our local arts community

August 18, 2023 "Amid national theater crisis Sarasota arts groups are thriving after COVID losses" - Jay Handelman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune

August 15, 2023 "The Talented Bolds Brothers bring their music to the Suncoast" - Suncoast View, WWSB ABC7

August 7, 2023 "WBTT and GBM Present ‘Center Stage Live! featuring the Bolds Brothers’" - SCENE Magazine

August 2, 2023 "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe and Greatness Beyond Measure Present CENTER STAGE LIVE!" - Broadway World Sarasota

July 20, 2023 "Sarasota County arts groups get major tourist tax funding boost" - Jay Handelman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune

July 14, 2023 "WBTT's Stage of Discovery Student Show" - Dylan Campbell, SRQ Magazine

July 12, 2023 "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe celebrates inaugural Juneteenth Arts Festival" - Sarasota Herald-Tribune

July 8, 2023 "Tickets On Sale Now for WBTT’s ‘Stage of Discovery’ Student Show" - SCENE Magazine

July 7, 2023 "Suncoast View - Linda Carson's birthday video" - WWSB ABC7, Suncoast View

June 27, 2023 "WBTT presents inaugural Juneteenth Arts Festival" - Tampa Bay Newswire

June 19, 2023 "Nate Jacobs and daughter, Naari, performing together at McCurdy's Music Mondays" - WWSB ABC7 Suncoast View