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Even Bacchus looks like he's recovering from a crazy weekend. / Photo by FrogMiller via LAist’s photo pool.

TEEVEE: The Paley Center is hosting a Fall Preview Party for NBC shows tonight, starting at 6 with screening at 7. The shows being featured have changed since the original lineup, so out with Kath and Kim and Knight Rider, but in with Chuck, Life, Lipstick Jungle and Kings. The event is free to the public, but an RSVP is required.

DANCE: The almost monthly dance series “Anatomy Riot” returns with a new show tonight at 8 pm at The OPEN Space. Curated by choreographer Meg Wolfe and other guest curators, Anatomy Riot “encourages creative exploration and provides a platform for local artists to share what’s new and what’s in the works.” Both up-and-coming and seasoned artists perform new dances at tonight's showcase: Melina Bielefelt, Won-sun Choi, Sarah Leddy, Rosie Trump, Hannah Schwadron, Anna B. Scott and Meg Wolfe.

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TRANSPORTATION: Tonight Wilshire/Fairfax area residents have their chance to get involved and participate in solutions to the traffic issues plaguing our city. Metro is holding a series of community update meetings on the Alternatives Analysis phase of the Westside Extension Transit Corridor. The study they'll present evaluates alternatives to address the growing traffic and congestion in the 38-square mile study area. The meeting begins at 8 pm tonight and takes place at Los Angeles County Museum of Art West - Terrace Room, 5th Floor. The meeting is served by Metro lines 20, 720, 920, 217, 780. Validated vehicle parking is available in the Museum's 6th Street underground garage. Enter from 6th and Ogden.

FILM: Dabney Coleman and Dolly Parton return to the big screen in the 1980 working (wo)man classic 9 to 5. Dolly, with help from co-workers Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda, take problems with the boss into their own hands. And who needs to go through HR? Discussion to follow with Patricia Resnick, screenwriter and writer of the new stage show 9 to 5: The Musical. The movie starts at 7:30 pm at the Egyptian.

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Check out our LAist Agenda: September for other interesting events happening during the month.