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Portraits of artists. Portraits of everyone. Portraits of anyone.

Anyone who has left a mark, made a dent or cracked a wall, applied color to canvas or brushed their fingers through water, darned yarn or punched a typewriter, defended and resisted, held the room breathless in their particular way of passing through. 

The Staple is presented by the IPRC, and produced by Sunny Bleckinger.

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Episode 14 – Those Who Act

Voices of people taking positive action followed by an interview with activist Kathryn Stevens. Below are links to some of the organizations mentioned in the episode: Be The Millers Emergency Houseless Resource Drive Portland’s Resistance Boots on the Ground Backpacks of Hope Hazelnut Grove Music in this episode by Robert Maciel, Kickball and Sielaff / […]


Episode 13 – Moving Beyond Fear

Shanti Webley, a 2nd degree black belt in Mo Duk Pai Kung Fu, explains how his martial art helps people uncrumple fear and move through it. Marcus Atkins, a 3rd degree black belt in Kenpo Kung Fu, shares the challenges and rewards of a life dedicated to the study of martial art. Both train and […]


The Staple, Episode 11, Paper Wheel

A brief audio portrait of the IPRC, a few of the regulars that create there, and the changing city around it. All audio was recorded in the early part of 2016, back when it was easy to believe that the IPRC would never have to move. “In the Hall of the Mountain King” performed by […]

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