HARPER'S BIZARRE: The success of the 1960 book To Kill a Mockingbird, with its frank discussion of racial striations in the South, was entirely due to author Harper Lee. But you have to hand the movie adaptation to Gregory Peck, whose Atticus Finch was a career-defining role. See it on the big screen at the Film Socety of Lincoln Center, 6:15PM.
DON'T CALL US: Jon Friedman wrote a book, Rejected, which profiled material that someone, at some point, rejected. But not all the rejects he received could be included n the book -- so he presents his Rejected rejects, performing tonight at Housing Works Bookstore Café, 7PM.
DEAR JOHN: John Fugelsang has held every comedy gig in the biz -- Talk Soup host, America's Funniest Home Videos host, etc. His live comedy is a lot more shrewdly political -- maybe that's why he was on Politically Incorrect like a hundred times. He's joined by sassy ladycomic Vanessa Hollingshead at Gotham Comedy Club, 8:30PM.