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This week, you can hear from renowned anarchist Scott Crow as he discusses changing your world by sidestepping government and established power structures. Later, check out an art exhibit raising awareness about sexual violence. Next week, West Jordan residents will have their final opportunity to throw their two cents into the coming fiscal year budget.

Scott Crow: Black Flags and Windmills
Thursday, June 6
Organizer and anarchist Scott Crow will be swinging through Utah on tour for his new book, Black Flags and Windmills: Hope, Anarchy and the Common Ground Collective and will be discussing how grass-roots movements have been creating real change from the ground up. His book touches upon the stories of groups like Occupy Wall Street that have worked outside of the inefficient and special-interest-serving government powers that be. Mexican Federation Building, 344 S. Goshen St., June 6, 7 p.m., http://citywk.ly/13hd715

Envision Art Show
Friday, June 7
On Friday, the students of Broadview Entertainment Arts University are hosting a gallery exhibit to raise awareness of sexual violence. The students are supported by the Rape Recovery Center, a nonprofit that provides refuge and assistance to the victims of sexual assault in Utah, of whom there are many—according to the center, 1 in 3 women in Utah have experienced sexual violence. The gallery exhibit is free, and members of the public will have an opportunity to share their own thoughts and feelings on sexual violence through a personalized art exhibit. Broadview Entertainment Arts University, Kaye Myhre Gallery, 240 E. Morris Ave., 801-300-4300, June 7, 7-9 p.m., BEAU.BroadviewUniversity.edu

West Jordan City Council Budget Hearing
Wednesday, June 12
Whether your municipal pet peeve is police, parks or street lights, speak up now, as this is the last hearing West Jordan City will hold before approving a final budget for the coming fiscal year. It’s your tax dollars—know where they go.West Jordan City Hall, 8000 S. Redwood Road, 801-569-5117, 6-9 p.m., to view the proposed budget visit http://citywk.ly/17U4ZZu

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