The Nation’s Capital Celebrates “The Art of Discovery” Book Launch

WHO:  Creative Coalition CEO Robin Bronk will be joined by co-hosts Tim Daly, Richard Kind, Sandra Depoy, Janet Donovan, Laurie Knight, Michael Kosmides, Reggie Love, Capricia Marshall, Alyssa Mastromonaco, Melissa Maxfield, David L. Mercer, Hilary Rosen, Kathy Roth-Douquet, Hannah Simone, Julianna Smoot, Senator Paul Strauss, & Kimball Stroud.

WHAT:  A cocktail reception for the Washington, DC launch of The Creative Coalition’s new book, “The Art of Discovery” will be held at Cities.  In a world where we’re pressed for time and face information overload, moments of discovery have become a most precious gift. Today, The Creative Coalition, in partnership with Renaissance Hotels, encourages consumers to ponder their moments of discovery with the official release of the new book, “The Art of Discovery.” The literary and photographic project beautifully captures that singular moment in time that can act as a personal muse, with 100 beloved celebrity portraits shot by renowned photographer Jeff Vespa and insightful stories edited by The Creative Coalition’s CEO Robin Bronk.“The Art of Discovery” is designed and art directed by typographer and award-winning art director Nancy Rouemy of We Live Type Ltd

WHERE:
Cities
919 19th Street
Washington, DC

WHEN:
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
6:00 PM – Press Check-in
6:30 PM – Arrivals/Cocktail Reception

** All press MUST be credentialed in advance to confirm coverage **

About The Creative Coalition:
The Creative Coalition (www.TheCreativeCoalition.org) is the premier nonprofit, nonpartisan 501 (c)(3) social and public advocacy organization of the arts and entertainment community.  Founded in 1989 by prominent members of the creative community, The Creative Coalition is dedicated to educating its members on issues of public importance.  Actor Tim Daly serves as the organization’s President.

About The Art Of Discovery Authors:
Jeff Vespa is a photographer and the CEO and founder of Verge. He is also one of the cofounders of WireImage, the largest entertainment photo agency in the world. He was previously the editor-at-large for LIFE.com and the West Coast special projects editor of Los Angeles Confidential magazine. Robin Bronk is an author and CEO of The Creative Coalition.  She is a frequent speaker on the role of entertainment in advocacy and has been featured in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, International Herald Tribune, Los Angeles Times, People, Boston Globe, The Washington Post; and is a guest commentator on CNN, MSNBC, CNBC, NPR, PBS, Fox and other broadcast outlets.  Ms. Bronk is a contributor to The Huffington Post, has edited two other books, “Art & Soul” and “If You Had Five Minutes With the President,” and pens a weekly “Five Minutes…” column for The Hill newspaper. “The Art of Discovery” is designed by typographer and award-winning art director Nancy Rouemy, the Principal of We Live Type Ltd, a design firm specializing in custom typography, branding, and book design. Previously, she served as an art director at The New York Times Magazine winning over one hundred awards, including The Pennsylvania State University 2014 Arts & Architecture Alumni Award for Graphic Design and both Gold and Silver medals from The Art Directors Club, Society of Publication Designers and Best of News Design. Rouemy’s design work and approach have been featured in bestselling books and publications in the U.S. and abroad.

About Renaissance:
Renaissance Hotels encourages guests to Live Life to DiscoverSM at more than 155 hotels in 35 countries around the world.   Each hotel is unique and every stay offers an opportunity to explore local discoveries exclusive to the destination.  At every hotel, Renaissance Navigators are local experts ready to assist guests in discovering local flavors and activities.  Signature RLife LIVE entertainment events are designed to showcase emerging talent in music, the arts, culinary and more to inspire discovery. R.E.N. Meetings offers groups an experience beyond a traditional meeting rooted in creative sensory meeting design, RLife LIVE networking events and custom curated local Navigator excursions.   At Renaissance Hotels, we work to ensure that every trip is transformed into an eye-opening, unforgettable journey. You spend your life working, you should discover the world as you go. To discover more visit www.renhotels.com. Like us on Facebook www.facebook.com/RenHotels Follow us on Twitter www.twitter.com/RenHotels

For Immediate Release
Contacts:

Allison Risbridger
The Creative Coalition
Arisbridger@thecreativecoalition.org
(646) 717-9912

Kari Feinstein
Kari Feinstein PR
Kari@kfpr.tv
(323) 957-2700

Janet Donovan
Creative Enterprises International
Creative.enterprises.int@gmail.com
(202) 904-1035

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