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Tonight marks the opening artist's reception for "Endangered Bridges Over the L.A. River" at Bergamot Station, a show that features the work of David Eddington, and is a co-production of The LA Conservancy and Frank Pictures Gallery. See Eddington's take on the historic bridges spanning the Los Angeles River. Meet the artist, see the art, and mingle.

The Bad Arm ­ Confessions of a Dodgy Irish Dancer is a one-woman show written and performed by Máire Clerkin at the Bang Studio in Hollywood. Clerkin is a London-Irish comedienne who is a recent arrival to the states, and tells tales about the disappointing daughter of an Irish dancing-school mistress. Amid the stories of dysfunctional family strife, accidental alcohol abuse and a life dedicated to work avoidance you'll see some fancy footwork. The show is at 8 tonight and will continue for the next five Sundays.

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Lucques is putting on their 8th Annual Rib Roundup so get ready to chow down like a cowboy on some fine feeding. They'll have a huge assortment of meaty goodness for you to grub on, like St. Louis-style pork ribs, braised beef back ribs, spicy lamb spare ribs, too to handle chicken wings, and of course the sides, like cole slaw, baked beans, greens, and cornbread. They're open from 1 to 10 p.m. and reservations are highly suggested, so get on the horn, cowboys and cowgirls. Yeeeeee haw!

The Los Angeles Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence and Lycra Men LA present their annual Hard Heroes party, where you come dressed as your favorite super hero or villain (i.e. slide into that latex suit!) and party to raise funds for Being Alive, People with HIV/AIDS Action Coalition. There will be special appearances, comic artists, and a costume contest. The party is from 4-9 tonight at MJ's Bar in Silver Lake.

Free tonight at the Levitt Pavillion for the Performing Arts in MacArthur park comes Kungfu Theatre: Tales from the Beijing Opera, just in time to ride fresh on the heels of our seeing that amazing Olympic Opening Ceremony. Check out some acrobats and mimes who will take the stage to show you some of China's best traditional performing arts.

Other Things to Do:Hit up day two of the Watermelon Festival, check out the Wish Tree (and leave one of your own!), unravel the missing Butterscotch Pudding mystery at Rush Street, or stay in and watch the Olympics on television!