The Creative Coalition Announces Sting Will Perform at The Creative Coalition's Inaugural Ball...
December 10, 2008 
The Creative Coalition announced today that Sting will be a featured artist performing with rock and roll legend Sam Moore at their Inaugural Ball on Tuesday evening, January 20, 2009, joining the program headlined by Elvis Costello to commemorate the presidential inauguration. The Ball is a benefit gala for The Creative Coalition (the nonprofit, nonpartisan, 501(c)(3) advocacy arm of the arts and entertainment communities). Confirmed hosts in attendance include Members of Congress, leaders from the entertainment industry, business, policy and media.

WHAT: The Creative Coalition's Inaugural Ball with a Performance by Elvis Costello, with special guest appearance by Sting joining Sam Moore.

WHO: Confirmed hosts in attendance include Co-Presidents of The Creative Coalition Tim Daly and Tony Goldwyn, Anne Hathaway, Ron Howard, Kate Walsh, Spike Lee, Tim Robbins, Marcia Cross, Kerry Washington, Susan Sarandon, Seal, Jane Krakowski, Adrian Grenier, Ashley Judd, Bradley Cooper, Alfre Woodard, Blair Underwood, Barry Levinson, Dana Delany, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Peter Sarsgaard, Wendie Malick, Josh Lucas, Matthew Modine, Rachael Leigh Cook, Alan Cumming, Connie Britton, Keshia Knight Pulliam, Richard Schiff, Ellen Burstyn, Giancarlo Esposito, Gloria Reuben, Phillip Bloch, Tom Cavanagh, Lynn Whitfield, Tamara Tunie, Hill Harper, Tom Fontana, Sue Kramer, Kim Raver, Maura Tierney and more.

WHEN: Tuesday, January 20, 2009 8:30 pm - Arrivals / 9:00 pm - Ball begins / 10:00 pm - Midnight - featured musical guests

WHERE: The Harman Center of the Arts, 610 F Street, NW Washington, DC

All press must be pre-credentialed.

About The Creative Coalition The Creative Coalition is the premiere 501(c)(3) 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 its members on issues of public importance, primarily the First Amendment, public education and arts advocacy. Headquartered in New York City, The Creative Coalition also has offices in Washington, DC, Los Angeles and San Francisco.


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