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Cohosted by the Kennedy Center in its Terrace Theater, this conversation titled "The Art and Science of Imagination and Creativity" brought together Wylie Dufresne, James Beard Foundation award-winning chef and restaurateur; Gary Haney, architect and Design Partner at the world-renowned Skidmore Owings & Merrill; Walter Isaacson, biographer of Benjamin FranklinSteve Jobs, and Einstein as well as President and CEO of the Aspen Institute; and Leo Villareal, prominent sculptor and creator of The Bay Lights to discuss with David Rubenstein (Co-Founder and CEO of the Carlyle Group and Chairman of the Kennedy Center) the origins and evolution of their personal creativity into the respected and meaningful work they are doing today. Read more about this conversation on The Aspen Idea Blog.