Half the Sky Live: March 4

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On Tuesday, March 4, groups across the country will commemorate International Women’s Day by gathering in theaters to watch Half the Sky Live.

a one night event inspired by stories from the New York Times bestseller “Half the Sky” by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn.  … Featuring musical performances, celebrity commentary and the world premiere of “Woineshet,” a short film by Academy Award® winner Marisa Tomei and Lisa Leone.

Showing is at 7:30 pm.  Buy tickets or learn more at halftheskylive.com.

Last year a group from the Raleigh/Wake County branch met for dinner and the showing of A Powerful Noise, and all thought the experience was worthwhile. More on the 2009 event.This year a couple of additional theaters have been added, including one in Asheville. If you’re looking for a group to join this year, consider commenting on the Facebook version of this post at facebook.com/aauwnc.

Here’s a list of the NC theaters participating in the showing:

Brier Creek Stadium 14
8611 BRIER CREEK PKWY
RALEIGH, NC 27617
919-361-1115

North Hills Stadium 14
4150 MAIN AT NORTH HILLS ST
RALEIGH, NC 27609
919-786-4511

AMC Concord Mills 24
8421 CONCORD MILLS BLVD
CONCORD, NC 28027
704-979-0197

Stone crest 22 @ Piper Glen
7824 REA RD
CHARLOTTE, NC 28277
704-540-7558
The Carolina Asheville
1640 HENDERSONVILLE RD
ASHEVILLE, NC 28803
828-274-8811
Other locations near the NC borders:
Hollywood 20-Greenville
1025 WOODRUFF RD
GREENVILLE, SC 29607
864-288-9803
Tinseltown Bristol
3004 LINDEN DR
BRISTOL, VA 24202
276-669-2091
West Town Mall 9
7600 KINGSTON PIKE
KNOXVILLE, TN 37919
865-769-4230
Movies 10
3700 CANDLERS MOUNTAIN RD
LYNCHBURG, VA 24502
434-528-0871
Cinemark 14 at Coastal Grand
2100 COASTAL GRAND CIR
MYRTLE BEACH, SC 29577
843-839-3225
Full list of locations or, again, go to halftheskylive.com to search for a theater near your zip code and buy a ticket (@$12.50).