|Published:||Oct 29, 2010 3:11 PM EDT|
|Updated:||Oct 29, 2010 12:11 PM EDT|
FORT MYERS Fla. - Friday at 5:30 pm at Harborside Event Center in Fort Myers, Main Sail Video Productions with Art of the Olympians is hosting an Evening with Peggy Fleming in honor of the world premiere of the documentary, “Art of the Olympians.” The 30-minute film, documents the dreams of Al Oerter in his mission of uniting the sports and art world to uphold the virtues of excellence above winning.
Ticket prices are $20 for adults and $10 for students with ID, and include one free admission to the AOTO Museum and Gallery. All proceeds from the evening will benefit AOTO programming.
Tickets may be purchased at AOTO at 1300 Hendry Street in Fort Myers or by calling 239-332-5055, and at Harborside Event Center located at 1375 Monroe Street in the Fort Myers River District or by calling 239-321-8111.
The Olympic Games from their inception have been a celebration of human capability. Art of the Olympians, a not for profit organization, emphasizes the importance of the ancient Olympic ideals of excellence in mind, body, and spirit through the fusion of art and sports. Through historic, artistic and educational exhibits, Art of the Olympians connects individuals to the passion, discipline and innovation of the Olympic world to encourage others to excel at their dreams. The Olympian Artists have the ability to express this because of their many years of well directed training for sport and the transfer of this discipline to their art.
For more information, visit www.artoftheolympians.org.
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