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[EVENTS] "ARTbeat 6.13.2019" - Andrea Knies, Arts & Cultural Association

[NEWS] "Sarasota’s Westcoast Troupe brings some ‘Soul’ to national festival" - Jay Handelman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune

[TV] "Westcoast Black Theatre Previews the 'Soul Man Send-Off Soiree'" - Suncoast View, ABC 7
Nate co-hosts; artists from 'Soul Man' perform

[NEWS] "WBTT emphasizes Motown history with summer program" - Whitney Elfstrom, The Observer

[PHOTOS] "WBTT campers prepare for performance" - Whitney Elfstrom, The Observer

[PHOTOS] "WBTT Stage of Discovery Acting Summer Camp" - Mike Lang, Sarasota Herald-Tribune

[NEWS] "WBTT Awarded $500,000 Grant for Capital Campaign" - People & Business, SCENE Magazine

[NEWS] "WBTT awarded $500,000 grant for capital campaign" - Don Britt,

[NEWS] "Westcoast Gospel Chorus to celebrate 50th anniversary in Sarasota" - Tom Becnel, Sarasota Herald-Tribune

[NEWS] "The Westcoast Gospel Chorus Celebrates 50 Years of Joy and Music This Saturday" - Olivia Letts, Sarasota Magazine

[EVENTS] "ARTbeat 7.11.2019" - Andrea Knies, Arts & Cultural Alliance
Stage of Discovery "A Journey to Motown" is included

[NEWS] "WBTT Sets the Stage for Continued Success with Groundbreaking" - Phil Lederer, SRQ Daily

[NEWS] Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe brings 'Soul' to Art in the Ballpark - Whitney Elfstrom, The Observer

[PHOTOS] "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe - ’70s Soul Party 2019" - Wendy Dewhurst, Sarasota Herald-Tribune

[NEWS] "NEA awards $90,000 in local arts grants" - Sarasota Herald-Tribune