We’re Coming to Town

Capitol Hill Day, Followed by Gala Evening

Washington, DC (April 9, 2018) The Creative Coalition’s #RightToBearArts Delegation is heading to Capitol Hill on Friday, April 27th to focus national leaders on the efficacy of the arts. The Creative Coalition’s #RightToBearArts Capitol Hill Day concludes with a Gala Benefit Dinner on that Friday evening, April 27th at the Mayflower Hotel, Autograph Collection co-hosted by the celebrity delegation, along with an Honorary Bi-Partisan Congressional Co-host Committee. 


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WHO:  The Creative Coalition President actor Tim Daly (Madam Secretary) and The Creative Coalition CEO Robin Bronk; the delegation also includes actors Alyssa Milano (Project Runway All Stars), Shiri Appleby (UnREAL), Mädchen Amick (Riverdale), Pamela Adlon (Better Things),  Elizabeth Perkins (This is Us), Victoria Justice (Victorious), Richard Schiff (The Good Doctor), Nicholas Gonzalez (The Good Doctor), Sean Giambrone (The Goldbergs), and others TBA.

Honorary Congressional Co-Hosts: Democratic Leader Charles E. Schumer, Senator Tammy Baldwin, Senator Ben Cardin, Senator Robert P. Casey, Jr., Senator Dianne Feinstein, Senator Kamala D. Harris, Senator Angus King, Senator Ed Markey, Senator Jeff Merkley, Senator Patty Murray, Senator Brian Schatz, Senator Paul Strauss, Senator Chris Van Hollen, Senator Mark Warner, Senator Elizabeth Warren, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, Representative Mark Amodei, Representative Donald Bacon, Representative Jim Banks, Representative Nanette Barragan, Representative Joe Barton, Representative Karen Bass, Representative Jack Bergman, Representative Don Beyer, Representative Mike Bishop, Representative Earl Blumenauer, Representative Lisa Blunt Rochester, Representative Suzanne Bonamici, Representative Brendan Boyle, Representative Robert Brady, Representative Anthony Brown, Representative Salud Carbajal, Representative Andre Carson, Representative Buddy Carter, Representative Judy Chu, Representative David N. Cicilline, Representative Wm. Lacy Clay, Representative Mike Coffman, Representative Steve Cohen, Representative Tom Cole, Representative Barbara Comstock, Representative Gerald Connolly, Representative Jim Cooper, Representative J. Luis Correa, Representative Charlie Crist, Representative Joe Crowley, Representative Elijah Cummings, Representative Carlos Curbelo, Representative Diana DeGette, Representative Suzan DelBene, Representative Ted Deutch, Representative Debbie Dingell, Representative Sean Duffy, Representative Eliot Engel, Representative Anna G. Eshoo, Representative Elizabeth Etsy, Representative Bill Foster, Representative Lois Frankel, Representative Tulsi Gabbard, Representative Robert W. Goodlatte, Representative Gene Green, Representative Raul M. Grijalva, Representative Brian Higgins, Representative Jim Himes, Representative Jared Huffman, Representative Bill Huizinga, Representative Shelia Jackson-Lee, Representative Pramila Jayapal, Representative Henry C. “Hank” Johnson, Jr, Representative Dan Kildee, Representative Derek Kilmer, Representative Adam Kinzinger, Representative Ann McLane Kuster, Representative Doug Lamborn, Representative James Langevin, Representative Barbara Lee, Representative Ted Lieu, Representative Zoe Lofgren, Representative Alan Lowenthal, Representative Michelle Lujan Grisham, Representative Stephen Lynch, Representative Tom MacArthur, Representative Carolyn Maloney, Representative Betty McCollum, Representative James P. McGovern, Representative Jerry McNerney, Representative Patrick Meehan, Representative Seth Moulton, Representative Jerrold Nadler, Representative Grace Napolitano, Representative Tom O’Halleran, Representative Donald M. Payne Jr., Representative Ed Perlmutter, Representative David Price, Representative Mike Quigley, Representative Jamie Raskin, Representative John Ratcliffe, Representative Jacky Rosen, Representative Lucille Roybal-Allard, Representative Raul Ruiz, Representative Bobby Rush, Representative Linda Sanchez, Representative Adam Schiff, Representative Carol Shea-Porter, Representative John Shimkus, Representative Mike Simpson, Representative Albio Sires, Representative Adam Smith, Representative Jackie Speier, Representative Steve Stivers,  Representative Glen “GT” Thompson, Representative Paul Tonko, Representative Dina Titus, Representative Niki Tsongas, Representative Fred Upton, Representative Juan Vargas, Representative Marc Veasey, Representative Ann Wagner, Representative Jackie Walorski, Representative Debbie Wasserman Shultz, Representative Bonnie Watson Coleman, Representative Kevin Yoder, Representative David Young.

The Creative Coalition’s #RightToBearArts Benefit Gala Dinner

Friday evening, April 27, 2018
7:30 PM Press Call
8:00 PM Red Carpet Arrivals/Photo Ops/Cocktail Reception followed by Dinner

The Mayflower, Autograph Collection
1127 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC

The Gala Benefit Dinner is graciously sponsored by Novocure, Ovation, and The Mayflower Hotel, Autograph Collection, and Robert Hall Winery.

                            **ALL PRESS MUST BE CREDENTIALED PRIOR TO EVENT**

THE CREATIVE COALITION (www.TheCreativeCoalition.orgis the premier nonprofit, 501(c)(3) nonpartisan charity of the entertainment industry dedicated to using the power and platform of the arts and entertainment communities in award-winning public service and advocacy campaigns. 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.

NOVOCURE is a global oncology company developing a proprietary platform technology called Tumor Treating Fields, the use of electric fields tuned to specific frequencies to disrupt solid tumor cancer cell division. Novocure’s commercialized product is approved for the treatment of adult patients with glioblastoma. Novocure has ongoing or completed clinical trials investigating Tumor Treating Fields in multiple solid tumor types

OVATION America’s Only Arts Network: Art has the power to inspire us, elevate our thinking, and awaken our senses. As an independent television, production and digital media company, OVATION has an unparalleled commitment to the arts, culture, and captivating entertainment. Showcasing a lineup of critically-acclaimed premium dramas, arts specials, documentaries, and iconic films, OVATION salutes innovative storytelling and finds beauty in the everyday while advocating for the arts- nationally and locally- through corporate giving and in-kind support to arts institutions and educational programs.

THE MAYFLOWER, part of the Autograph Collection, is a capital classic, a landmark hotel that brings timeless elegance, integrity and contemporary style to its role as a vibrant social hub – a Washington, D.C. original since 1925. The hotel features nearly 43,000 square feet of event space, a fitness center and gracious amenities in the guest rooms. The Mayflower places guests perfectly in the city center. For more information or hotel reservations, please call 877.255.6036 or visit www.TheMayflowerHotel.com

ROBERT HALL WINERY, founded in 1999 by Robert and Margaret Hall in the rolling hills of Paso Robles wine country, created an iconic Paso Robles winery that specialized in delivering the “Essence of Paso Robles”, believing that Paso Robles could deliver an excellent bottle of wine to consumers at a reasonable price, and for those who visited the winery in person, they could have a first-class experience on the beautiful grounds. Wine enthusiasts and critics agreed, awarding the winery many top accolades over the years as production volume climbed on an annual basis. For more information, please visit www.RobertHallWinery.com

David O’Brien, Craft Media Digital