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The Switch

  The Switch is happy to host Amy Berkowitz from San Francisco and Portland’s own Ashley Toliver. When: Friday, October 9, doors at 7 pm, reading at 7:30 sharp. FREE Where: IPRC, 1001, SE Division, PDX Amy Berkowitz is the author of Tender Points (Timeless, Infinite Light, 2015). Her writing has appeared in publications including Dusie, Textsound, and […]

Hallowzine at the IPRC

Join the IPRC as we showcase the Zine Library with Halloween themed stations. Bob for apples, tell ghost stories, decorate a mask, make a button, read through scary themed zines, make your own Hallowzine, and dress up for our costume contest! Tricks and treats for all ages.

Reading and Publishing talk with Michael Seidlinger and Friends.

Reading and Publishing Talk with Michael Seidlinger and Friends Wednesday, November 4th 7pm at The IPRC (1001 SE Division St) Free event This special event will feature a short reading by Michael Seidlinger from his new book, The Strangest, which will be followed by a talk about small press publishing. Joining Michael for the discussion […]

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Spare Room Reading

Spare Room Presents: TBA and Magdalena Zurawski from Athens, GA  reading from her full-length poetry collection Companion Animal, Litmus Press 2015.     7pm   Free and open to the public

1,000 Words, Origin Stories: A Type and Share Event

Come to the IPRC on Saturday, November 14 and get ready to get writing on a vintage manual typewriter. Curator Melissa Favara will provide 20 working machines and four writing prompts—with prescriptions and constraints—aimed at creating four fresh, fully-fleshed 250 word pieces on the theme of Origin Stories (the proverbial 1,000 words). The space and […]

Comics for Kids!

    Comix Class is a space designed to help young people develop their creativity, imagination, and artistic skills through comics and cartooning. Students will learn the basics in drawing, character design, composition, storytelling, page layout, and publishing. They will also benefit from working amongst a classroom of peers. Each class begins with a simple […]

Intro to Letterpress

Learn to set moveable lead type and print on a table-top hand press in the IPRC print shop. You’ll learn the vocabulary of printing and typesetting while getting a feel for this beautiful and historical process. Leave the class with a printed card and the satisfaction that comes with using 100 year old equipment! Successful […]

WordPress Basics in October

Covering the basics of setting up & maintaining your own WordPress Website or Blog.  This overview workshop will review everything a beginner needed to produce a WordPress website from hosting & domain setup, reviewing the functions of the WordPress Dashboard and best practices to keep your site safe & secure.  Students will be encouraged to […]

WordPress Basics

Covering the basics of setting up & maintaining your own WordPress Website or Blog.  This overview workshop will review everything a beginner needed to produce a WordPress website from hosting & domain setup, reviewing the functions of the WordPress Dashboard and best practices to keep your site safe & secure.  Students will be encouraged to […]

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