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THE CREATIVE COALITION TO HOST THE INAUGURAL BALL FOR THE ARTS

creative-coalition2Honoring and Supporting Arts in America

Hosted by Tim Daly (“Madam Secretary”), John Leguizamo (Chef), Christina Hendricks (“Mad Men”), Wendi McLendon-Covey (“The Goldbergs”), Reid Scott (“Veep”), Alia Shawkat (“Arrested Development”), Tim Simons (“Veep”), Alysia Reiner (“Orange Is the New Black”), Mae Whitman (“Parenthood”), Cheryl Hines (“Curb Your Enthusiasm”), Tim Allen (“Last Man Standing”), Dean Norris (“Breaking Bad”), Danielle Panabaker (“The Flash”), Geoffrey Arend (“Madam Secretary”), and others TBA

GRAMMY WINNER BLUES TRAVELER TO HEADLINE TRIBUTE TO AMERICAN ARTS

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WASHINGTON, DC (January 17, 2017) – Today, The Creative Coalition announces their line-up hosting The Inaugural Ball for the Arts: Honoring and Supporting Arts in America. The quadrennial event, headlined by Grammy-winning Blues Traveler, takes place on Friday evening, January 20, 2017 at the Harman Center for the Arts (610 F Street NW, Washington, DC).

For the last two decades, this event stands out as the most defining bi-partisan gathering in the nation’s capital. The benefit gala is hosted by luminaries from the entertainment industry; as well as Congressional, state and other federal officials; as well leaders, influencers and tastemakers from the Fortune 500 C-suite, policy, media, arts and letters. Click on http://thecreativecoalition.org/2016/11/09/the-creative-coalition-to-host-inaugural-ball-2/ for sponsorship or ticket information.

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DETAILS ARE AS FOLLOWS:

WHO: Tim Daly (“Madam Secretary”), John Leguizamo (Chef), Christina Hendricks (“Mad Men”), Wendi McLendon-Covey (“The Goldbergs”), Reid Scott (“Veep”), Alia Shawkat (“Arrested Development”), Tim Simons (“Veep”), Alysia Reiner (“Orange Is the New Black”), Mae Whitman (“Parenthood”), Cheryl Hines (“Curb Your Enthusiasm”), Dean Norris (“Breaking Bad”), Danielle Panabaker (“The Flash”), Geoffrey Arend (“Madam Secretary”), Grammy Award-winner Sam Moore (Soul Man) and others TBA

Honorary Congressional Host Committee (in formation):
Senator Michael D. Brown, Senator Benjamin L. Cardin, Representative Marsha Blackburn, Representative Suzanne Bonamici, Representative Julia Brownley, Representative Bradley Byrne, Representative Tony Cárdenas, Representative Charlie Dent, Representative Mark DeSaulnier, Representative Debbie Dingell, Representative Lloyd Doggett, Representative Bill Huizenga, Representative Dan Kildee, Representative Derek Kilmer, Representative Adam Kinzinger, Representative Ted Lieu, Representative Patrick Meehan, Representative Lucille Roybal-Allard, Representative Mark Sanford, Representative Adam Schiff, Representative Louise M. Slaughter, Representative Pat Tiberi, Representative Jackie Walorski, Representative David Young

WHAT: The Creative Coalition’s Invitation-Only Dinner and 2017 Inaugural Ball for the Arts

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WHEN: Friday evening, January 20, 2017
7:00 PM — Invitation-Only Dinner (no press)
8:00 pm – Press Call for Inaugural Ball for the Arts
8:30 pm – Red Carpet Arrivals/VIP Cocktail Reception/Photo Ops
9:00 pm – Inaugural Ball for the Arts
10:45 pm – Blues Traveler Performance

WHERE: Harman Center for the Arts
610 F Street NW
Washington, DC

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About The Creative Coalition (www.TheCreativeCoalition.org)
The Creative Coalition is the premier nonprofit, 501(c)(3) nonpartisan charity of the arts and entertainment community. Founded in 1989 by prominent members of the creative community, The Creative Coalition is dedicated to educating, mobilizing, and activating its members on issues of public importance. The Creative Coalition uses the power and platform of the arts and entertainment communities in award-winning public service and advocacy campaigns. Actor Tim Daly serves as the organization’s president.

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