PSA Shoot For The Arts – The Past is Prologue

Los Angeles, CA (February 24, 2012) – Today, The Creative Coalition is shooting a “Grand Inspirations” PSA geared toward promoting the efficacy of the arts in public schools and communities. Grand Inspirations celebrates the contributions and legacies of grandparents to the artists in all of us.

The Creative Coalition’s sponsor for this project is    

WHAT:           PSA SHOOT    

WHO:            Actor and President of The Creative Coalition Tim Daly (“Private Practice”); and actors Marcia Gay Harden (Mystic River), Cloris Leachman (Young Frankenstein), Simon Helberg (“The Big Bang Theory”), Andrea Bowen (“Desperate Housewives”), Omar Epps (“House”), Giancarlo Esposito (“Once Upon a Time”), Allie Gonino (“The Lying Game”), Seth Green (“Family Guy,” Austin Powers) Jon Huertas (“Castle”), Richard Kind (“Luck”), Vanessa Lengies (“Glee”), Joshua Leonard (Men of Honor), Josie Loren (“Make It or Break It”), Lori Loughlin (“90210”) Sunny Mabrey (Snakes on a Plane), Wendie Malick (“Hot in Cleveland”), Joe Mantegna (“Criminal Minds”), Windell Middlebrooks (“Body of Proof”), Andy Milder (“Weeds”), Beverly Mitchell (“The Secret Life of the American Teenager”), Cameron Monaghan (“Shameless”), Rob Morrow (“Numb3rs”), Brooke Nevin (“Call Me Fitz”), Jason Ritter (“Parenthood”), Vik Sahay (“Chuck”), Cassie Scerbo (“Make It or Break It”), Richard Schiff (“The West Wing”), Rick Yune (The Fast and the Furious), and others TBD   

WHEN:         Thursday, February 23 and Friday, February 24 between 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM each day                            

WHERE:        Kari Feinstein’s Style Lounge
Mondrian Hotel 

8440 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90069 

About The Creative Coalition: The Creative Coalition ( is the premiere nonprofit, nonpartisan 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, mobilizing, and activating its members on issues of public importance, primarily public education, the First Amendment, and arts advocacy. Actor Tim Daly serves as the organization’s President.  The Spotlight Initiative was launched in 2008 by The Creative Coalition to support independent films with messages that make a positive difference in the world.

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For Immediate Release

Media Contacts:
Erik Bright/Jason Kasperski
Prodigy Public Relations