A Celebration of African Americans in the Arts

 

a sumptuous evening of power, protocol, glitz and glamour

 

SAVE THE DATE:  WEDNESDAY EVENING, SEPTEMBER 6, 2006

 

For more information or to order tickets, please contact The Creative Coalition at 212-614-2121 or Click Here

 

honoring

The Honorable Charles B. Rangel

with the 2006 Capitol Hill Spotlight Award

Co-Hosted by:

Senator Barbara Boxer, Senator Richard Burr, Senator Chuck Grassley, Senator Daniel K. Inouye, Senator Tim Johnson, Senator Frank Lautenberg, Senator Patrick Leahy, Senator Blanche L. Lincoln, Senator Patty Murray, Senator Trent Lott, Senator Mark Pryor, Senator Debbie Stabenow, Rep. Xavier Becerra, Rep. Madeleine Z. Bordallo, Rep. Benjamin Cardin, Rep. Russ Carnahan, Rep. Julia Carson, Rep. Wm. Lacy Clay, Rep. John Conyers, Jr., Rep. Joseph Crowley, Rep. Peter DeFazio, Rep. Diana DeGette, Rep. John Dingell, Rep. Eliot L. Engel, Rep. Phil English, Rep. Bob Filner, Rep. Mark Foley, Rep. Harold Ford Jr., Rep. Barney Frank, Rep. Gene Green, Rep. Raul M. Grijalva, Rep. Luis Gutierrez, Rep. Chris Van Hollen, Rep. Rush Holt, Rep. Jesse L. Jackson Jr., Rep. Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick, Rep. Dennis J. Kucinich, Rep. Barbara Lee, Rep. Sandy Levin, Rep. John Lewis, Rep. Zoe Lofgren, Rep. Nita Lowey, Rep. Edward J. Markey, Rep. Carolyn McCarthy, Rep. Jim McDermott, Rep. Gregory W. Meeks, Rep. Ed Pastor, Rep. Donald Payne, Rep. Collin C. Peterson, Rep. Tom Petri, Rep. Nick J. Rahall II, Rep. Silvestre Reyes, Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Rep. Bobby Rush, Rep. Linda Sanchez, Rep. Adam Schiff, Rep. Christopher Shays, Rep. John Shimkus, Rep. Louise Slaughter, Rep. John Tanner, Rep. Mark Udall, Rep. Diane E. Watson, Rep. Henry Waxman

(list in formation)

and

Co-Presidents of The Creative Coalition Tony Goldwyn and Joe Pantoliano, Angela Burt-Murray, ESSENCE Editor-in-Chief, Spike Lee, Billy Crystal, Michael Jordan, Dustin Hoffman, Woody Allen, Keith Richards, Bill Cosby, Harry Belafonte, Seal, Dan Aykroyd,  Jason Alexander, Bob Balaban, Bonnie Bedelia, Richard Belzer, Polly Bergen, Phillip Bloch, Judy Blume, Barry Bostwick, David Brenner, Beau Bridges, Connie Britton, Blair Brown, Betty Buckley, Ellen Burstyn, Christian Campbell, Amy Carlson, Stockard Channing, Eleanor Clift, Bob Costas, Peter Coyote, Catherine Crier, Alan Cumming, Chuck D, Blythe Danner, Lisa Davis, Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz, PC, Dana Delany, Catherine Dent, Susan Dey, Former Mayor David N. Dinkins, Kirk Douglas, Fran Drescher, Minnie Driver, Michael Clarke Duncan, Charles S. Dutton, Jesse Dylan, Michelle Ebanks, ESSENCE President, Hallie Eisenberg, Linda Ellerbee, Judge Mablean Ephraim, Giancarlo Esposito, Mike Farrell, Jules Feiffer, Antwone Fisher, Roberta Flack, Vivica A. Fox, Peter Gallagher, Leeza Gibbons, Eric Gilliland, Annabeth Gish, Lauren Graham, Farrah Gray, Seth Green, Robert Guillaume, Judge Glenda Hatchett, Harry Hamlin, Marvin Hamlisch, Marcia Gay Harden, Omari Hardwick, Hill Harper, Ed Harris, Buck Henry, Taraji P. HensonCarolivia Herron, Lauren Holly, Dennis Hopper, Ernie Hudson, Cady Huffman, Anjelica Huston, Kristen Johnston, Sarah Jones, Alex Karras, Casey Kasem, Nicole Kassell, Philip Kaufman, Julie Kavner, Sue Kramer,Swoosie Kurtz, John Larroquette, Debra L. Lee, Chairman and CEO, BET Holdings, Inc., Michele Lee, Carol Leifer, Harry Lennix, Juliette Lewis, Delroy Lindo, Eric Lively, Christopher Lloyd, David Lynch, Bill Maher, Penny Marshall, Richard Masur, Christopher McDonald, John Mellencamp,Donna Mills, Alfred Molina, Norah O’Donnell, Yoko Ono, Lou Diamond Phillips, Christopher Plummer, Sydney Pollack, Patrick Quinn, Phylicia Rashad, Rex Reed, Star Jones Reynolds, Chita Rivera, Joan Rivers, Laila Robins, Mimi Rogers, Al Roker, Tracee Ellis Ross, Eric Roth, Geoffrey Rush,Jon Secada, Neal Sedaka, Maurice Sendak, Andres Serrano, Lori Singer, Tom Skerritt, Barry Sonnenfeld, Mathew St. Patrick, Kevin Sullivan, Susan Taylor, ESSENCE Editorial Director, George Tillman Jr., Robert Townsend, Tamara Tunie, Brenda Vaccaro, Nia Vardalos, Frederique van der Wal, Alice Walker, Malcom-Jamal Warner, Sam Waterston, Cornel West, Forest Whitaker, Alfre Woodard, Kerry Washington, Charles Randolph Wright,Peter Yarrow, and Daphne Zuniga.

                                

 

   Luncheon and Dialogue Event:  Noon – 2 PM; Location TBA, Washington, DC

 

VIP Dinner:  7 PM; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

 

  GALA:  9 PM – Midnight; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC



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