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[EVENTS] "Arts events in Sarasota-Manatee June 11-16" - Jay Handelman, St. Augustine Record
https://www.staugustine.com/entertainment/20200611/arts-events-in-sarasota-manatee-june-11-16?template=ampart

Black Theatre Founders Zoom Discussion
https://vimeo.com/423347504

[NEWS] "Online This Week - May 27, 2020" - Rob Weinert-Kendt, American Theatre
https://www.americantheatre.org/2020/05/27/online-this-week/

[NEWS] "Live circus, museum reopenings and more in a busy Sarasota-Manatee arts scene May 28-June 4" - Jay Handelman, Sarasota Herald-Tribune
https://www.heraldtribune.com/entertainment/20200528/live-circus-museum-reopenings-and-more-in-busy-sarasota-manatee-arts-scene-may-28-june-4?fbclid=IwAR0bOYBdALr6G1ngjUzT8s9mYDYre6GGlzqInXOCOUCF_XJPv03p9jtHGBw

[REVIEW] "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Is Back Onstage (Virtually)" - Kay Kipling, Sarasota Magazine
https://www.sarasotamagazine.com/arts-and-entertainment/2020/05/westcoast-black-theatre-troupe-is-back-onstage-virtually

[TV] "Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe offers a virtual cabaret" - Annette Gutierrez, SNN News
https://www.snntv.com/story/42155920/wbtt-offers-a-virtual-cabaret

[TV] "Westcoast Black Theatre Updates" - Linda Carson, Suncoast View, WWSB ABC 7
https://www.mysuncoast.com/video/2020/05/21/westcoast-black-theatre-updates-suncoast-view/

[NEWS] "WBTT Presents April Fools Fete Fund Raiser Online" - Kay Kipling, Sarasota Magazine
https://www.sarasotamagazine.com/arts-and-entertainment/2020/05/wbtt-presents-april-fools-fete-fund-raiser-online

[NEWS] "Local Theatre Founder Participates in National Zoom Discussion" - SRQ Magazine Daily
https://www.srqmagazine.com/srq-daily/2020-06-02/13805_Local-Theatre-Founder-Participates-in-National-Zoom-Discussion

[NEWS]" Local theatre founder participates in national Zoom discussion" Tampa Bay Newswire
https://www.tampabaynewswire.com/2020/06/02/local-theatre-founder-participates-in-national-zoom-discussion-86708

[NEWS] "WBTT Presents Family-Friendly ‘Rockin’ Down Fairytale Lane’" - SCENE Magazine
http://www.scenesarasota.com/magazine/wbtt-presents-family-friendly-rockin-down-fairytale-lane/

[NEWS] "WBTT Presents Family-Friendly Rockin' Down Fairytale Lane" - SRQ Magazine Daily
https://www.srqmagazine.com/srq-daily/2020-05-22/13703_WBTT-Presents-Family-Friendly-Rockin-Down-Fairytale-Lane

[EVENTS] "TOP PICKS FOR ONLINE EVENTS 6-3-2020" - Fort Myers Florida Weekly
https://fortmyers.floridaweekly.com/articles/top-picks-for-online-events-5/

[NEWS] "WestcoastBlack Theatre Troupe Expands Its Scholarship Program" - SRQ Magazine Daily
https://www.srqmagazine.com/srq-daily/2020-05-28/13748_Westcoast-Black-Theatre-Troupe-Expands-Scholarship-Program