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Citizen Revolt - Jan. 18 

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Climate Artivism
Activism is activism, right? Maybe there's more to it ... maybe there's a creative aspect to it. At ARTivism: Mobilizing the Climate Movement, you can discover that energy within you. Local climate-justice groups kick off the day with a panel of artists, writers, musicians and dancers who, they say, "embody diverse forms of art activism." The afternoon will be devoted to making "powerful banners and puppets in an art build." There will also be an introductory workshop on storytelling to help you hone your own activist voice. University of Utah Department of Art and Art History, 375 S. 1530 East, 801-916-7044, Saturday, Jan. 20, 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m., free/registration: bit.ly/2DmsBsJ.

Resistance Continued
The world didn't come to an end with the 2016 election. It just began a new era of the good fight, and it is a time to renew and sustain that effort. If you care about the struggle of undocumented immigrants living under the threat of deportation, if you care about indigenous people who are fighting to keep their native lands, if you care about the abuses of power by the Salt Lake City police, and if you care about the United States' role in destroying foreign relations—then you should join J20: A Year of Resistance, Continue the Fight to celebrate the struggle and its victories. Wallace Bennett Federal Building, 125 S. State, Saturday, Jan. 20, noon-3 p.m., free, bit.ly/2DgGHM5.

Clear Air Fair
For the fifth year in a row, the Utah Clean Air Solutions Fair will bring together organizations, individuals and ideas to craft a viable path to livable air. It's about creating a communal effort from which you will leave with "pollution solutions" and a sense of empowerment. There will be music, art and booths as well as scientists, politicians and environmental groups ready to answer questions and move you forward. Trolley Square, 367 Trolley Square, Saturday, Jan. 20, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., free, bit.ly/2mtCMV0.

Women's March
Yes, it continues. Join women from throughout the nation as they don their pussy hats and march forward in protest of the Trump administration's cruel and elitist agenda. The 2018 Women's March: Power to the Polls will aim at the mid-term elections and the issues facing women in our nation today, from gun violence to politicians accused of sexual assault. Check out the website. Besides Las Vegas, there will be sister marches around Utah. Sunday, Jan. 21, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., free, powertothepolls.com.

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