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Movie theater staff at the Navy base in Rota, Spain, are planning a gala event for the showing of "Sex and the City" later this month.

"We want this to be for the ladies only, a girls’ night out," said Gianna Hartman, theater manager. "We thought it would be a great opportunity for girls to get together with their friends and have a great time. There are not many events just for girls."

Rota will show the much-anticipated movie — a generally light-hearted comedy about romance and sexuality, centering on four friends in New York City — on July 18.

The gala event will feature hors d’oeuvres, Cosmopolitan drinks (alcoholic and non-alcoholic), and a professional photographer to capture the evening, she said.

"We’re asking women to come in semi-formal dresses and all. This is a red-carpet deal," she said.

Tickets go on sale July 10-15 and cost $10 per person for the entire event, scheduled to begin at 9:30 a.m. and run about three hours. Groups of five who buy their tickets in advance will receive one free ticket.

"Sex and the City" depicts newspaper columnist Carrie Bradshaw (Sarah Jessica Parker), and her friends Samantha (Kim Cattrall), Charlotte (Kristin Davis), and Miranda (Cynthia Nixon) four years after the hit HBO series ended. The friends continue to juggle jobs and relationships while navigating motherhood, marriage and Manhattan real estate, according to the movie’s Web site.

Rota’s gala is open to women 18 years and older, she said.


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