Welcome to the IPRC in Portland, OR

Monday:  12noon – 10pm
Tue/Wed/Thu:  4pm – 10pm
Friday:  12noon – 10pm
Saturday:  12noon – 6pm
Sunday:  12noon – 5pm ( youth only )
Sunday:  5pm – 10pm ( all ages )

About Hours: If there is no one around by 9pm on weeknights, the volunteer staff is free to leave, so be sure to arrive by 9pm. There should be no problem getting in, as the front door is equipped with a buzzer system for post-business hours.

1001 SE Division St
Portland, Oregon
97202 USA

(503) 827-0249  |  info@iprc.org

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AAAA! Our Printer Turned into a Yeti!

Behold! The horror!
So fuzzy! So friendly!
I guess this means we have to think of a new name for it. What’s a good name for a Yeti who loves the taste of toner and text?
Here is the Yeti-fication in action:
caught!

My dad is the coolest ever!

Here is a lovely little one-sheet zine made by Lauren Hamilton…

Bindfast in Effect!

Check out these awesome homemade To-Do Lists by B.T. Livermore.  He made them on the Bindfast 5!  You can learn to make your own custom paper pads by taking the BindFast class.  The next class is on February 24th, 2010.    You can sign up for it HERE.

Zine Review: Peterson's Incident Report Book

A few nights ago I was rifling through the “Work” section of the zine library and came across a little book I have always wished existed. It’s too good to be true: the compiled incident report log from Peterson’s convenience store.
I know Peterson’s as the crowded little store you stop in to buy chocolate milk …

Welcome to MADE AT THE IPRC!

This is a space for IPRC members to let everybody peek through this keyhole at what they’ve been working on.  It’s a place for us to get a chance to see some of the work that other members are making, as well as a place to share our own projects.  It is also a showcase …

Alex Wrekk and Brainscan

Tonight Alex Wrekk released issues 24 and 25 of her epic zine Brainscan.
There was a lovely crowd in attendance and an open mic followed the event.

more photos at our flickr page

IPRC Member Amelia Harnas on Kickstarter

Hey folks, check out Amelia’s project on Kickstarter at http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/789952751/do-good-work-and-dont-make-enemies .  She’s raising money to interview an 85-old artist in upstate New York, and then write his biography.  This project and Kickstarter in general are very much in line with the IPRC’s DIY ethos.

SPOOKY WRITE-OFF

The results are in! Hold on to your masks!
First Place: Becca
Second Place: (Tied) Luna and Matthew
Third Place: Joel
Honorary Mention: Patrick
Here are some examples!

Our hosts!
Justin:

Moe (on the far left):

Some of our participants and our guest judge Carrot Quinn (on the far right):

Text Ball 2009 Pics!

Check them out here!

Wordstock Wrap Up 2009!

Whew, what a weekend.
IPRC volunteers and staff spent all of Saturday and Sunday under the cruel lights of the Oregon Convention Center, tabling for annual book revival Wordstock. The crowd at Wordstock is a funny mix ranging from very established literary celebrities to young kids in trenchcoats who tack the moniker “Published Author” onto the …

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