MUSIC: Rita Ora at Highline Ballroom
PAPER beautiful person Rita Ora is joined by PAPER fave Iggy Azalea for what should be a night of fun. Sold out, but you can still find tickets on StubHub and elsewhere.
Highline Ballroom, 431 West 16th Street, (212) 414-5944. 8 p.m. Sold out.
BOOKS: Tony Fletcher at the Strand
Veteran rock biographer Tony Fletcher's new book on the Smiths, A Light That Never Goes Out, has been called the band's "definitive biography" by Salon. Tonight he speaks with enthusiastic veejay Matt Pinfield.
Strand Books, 828 Broadway, (212) 473-1452. 7 p.m. Free with purchase of a $10 Strand gift card.
FILM: The Comedy at Videology
Beloved comedian Tim Heidecker stars in this bleak film as a hipster nihilist bumbling around Wililamsburg. The controversial film has caused walk-outs and raves.
Videology, 308 Bedford Avenue, (718) 782-3468. 6 p.m. $8.