Hollywood Experiments With Science

Special Event Tonight as The Creative Coalition Kicks Off National Lab Day Partnership

Los Angeles, CA (April 1, 2010) – When the White House calls, The Creative Coalition gets out the baking soda, vinegar and surgical gloves!

This evening, along with their partner National Lab Day, The Creative Coalition will lead hands-on science experiments with entertainment leadership to underscore the connection between the arts and sciences. The partnership between Creative Coalition and National Lab Day is in response to President Obama’s “Educate to Innovate” campaign, with the goal of educating, activating and mobilizing communities nationwide to help combat America’s decline in math and science skills.

WHAT:  Hollywood Experiments With Science

WHO:    Hosted by actors and Co-Presidents of The Creative Coalition Tim Daly (“Private Practice”) and Dana Delany (“Desperate Housewives”), with Penn Badgley (“Gossip Girl”), Sterling Beaumon (“Lost”), Emma Bell (Frozen, “Dollhouse”), Demian Bichir (“Weeds”), Phillip Bloch (Gospel Hill), Alison Brie (“Mad Men,” “Hannah Montana”), Mehcad Brooks (“True Blood,” Glory Road), Christian Campbell (“The Book of Daniel”), Clayne Crawford (“24”), Erin Cummings (“Spartacus: Blood and Sand), Robert Davi (Die Hard, License to Kill), Bruce Davison (X-Men), Hector Elizondo(Valentine’s Day), Morgan Fairchild (“My Name is Earl,” “Chuck”), Frances Fisher (Titanic, Unforgiven), Tom Fontana (“Oz,” “St. Elsewhere,” “Homicide: Life on the Street”), Ian Gomez (“Cougar Town”), Darryl Hannah (Kill Bill), Hill Harper (“CSI: NY”), supermodel  Rachel HunterLaura Innes(“Brothers and Sisters,” “ER”), Sharon Lawrence (“Community”), Katy Mixon (State of Play), Esai Morales (Fast Food Nation), Ron Rifkin (“Brothers & Sisters”), Ariel Winter (“Modern Family”), Lea Thompson (Back To The Future, “Caroline in the City”), Nia Vardalos (My Big Fat Greek Wedding, My Life In Ruins), Ben Vereen (Mama I Want To Sing!, Idlewild), Isaiah Washington (“Grey’s Anatomy,”Romeo Must Die), Alfre Woodard (The Family That Preys, “Desperate Housewives”), and other members of the entertainment community.

WHEN: Thursday evening, April 1, 2010

7:00 pm – Red carpet/arrivals/photo ops

7:30 pm – Science Lab Experiments and Dinner

WHERE: On Sunset Restaurant

Luxe Hotel, 11461 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA

**ALL PRESS MUST BE CREDENTIALED**

The Creative Coalition (www.thecreativecoalition.org)  National Lab Day (www.nationallabdday.org)

To view the Getty Images photographs from the event, go to:
http://www.gettyimages.com/Search/Search.aspx?EventId=98037722#

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Contacts:

Dennis St. Rose
212-512-8570
DStRose@TheCreativeCoalition.org

Samantha Israel
212-610-5668
samantha@nationallabday.org

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