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1001 SE Division St.
Portland, OR 97202 United States
503-827-0249

October 2015

The Beats’ coming out party–Gallery Six 60th anniversary

October 7, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
IPRC, 1001 SE Division St.
Portland, OR 97202 United States

October 7, 1955, Kenneth Rexroth hosted a reading at San Francisco’s Gallery Six of five younger, unknown poets—Allen Ginsberg, Gary Snyder, Michael McClure, Philip Whalen and Philip Lamantia. This the Beat Poets were launched. The night featured the premier of Ginsberg’s Howl, and Jack Kerouac collecting money at the door for jugs of wine. October 7, 2015 we’ll be celebrating the 60th anniversary of that event, not as a reproduction but a continuation. Each of the six poets, including Lindsay…

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Book Arts: The Basics

October 17, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
IPRC, 1001 SE Division St.
Portland, OR 97202 United States
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Learn all of the fundamentals of traditional book binding. In this one day HANDS-ON class held at the IPRC in Portland, you will create 3 books using the basics of bookbinding, including hard and soft covers, Japanese stab, and saddle stitch. You will also receive a manual with information on book anatomy, binding tutorials, and tools/materials resources. All materials and tools provided, just bring something to take notes. Cost: $50 members $75 nonmembers Buy tickets for Book Arts: Basics

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Advanced Screenprinting: Two Color

October 17, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
IPRC, 1001 SE Division St.
Portland, OR 97202 United States
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*prerequisite: Beginning Screenprinting *Purchasing a personal screen highly recommended for this workshop Description: The advanced screen-printing class will cover the techniques necessary to produced a well registered, two-color screen-print. Participants will learn advanced printing skills, such as registration, advanced output film/stencil making techniques, the use of split-fountains, and working with ink additives to further expand their screen-printing abilities Resources: RC Screen Shop & Supply Company Website: www.rcscreenshop.com (link this) Phone: (503) 972-7911 Address: 4630 SE 26th Ave, Portland, OR 97202…

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PSU Last Sunday MFA Student Reading Series

October 25, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
IPRC, 1001 SE Division St.
Portland, OR 97202 United States
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The IPRC is happy to host the PSU MFA student’s monthly reading. Please join us each month as MFA students in fiction, nonfiction, and poetry read from their works-in-progress. This event is free and open to the public.

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December 2015

The New Privacy

December 5, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
IPRC, 1001 SE Division St.
Portland, OR 97202 United States
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THE NEW PRIVACY reading series celebrates graduates of the Independent Publishing Resource Center Poetry Program. Featuring: Natalie Briggs Tyler Brewington Sarah Borsten Corin See Kelly Schirmann Misha Brandon Speck Claire Iris Bianca Butler Marilyn Zornado Sarah Alibabaie Jon Boisvert Lindsay Ruoff Jessica Rene Cole & Amy Souza (so far) - See more at: http://www.iprc.org/category/calendar#sthash.Npnw5bkI.dpuf

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Tiny Zine Making Party

December 6, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
IPRC, 1001 SE Division St.
Portland, OR 97202 United States
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Bring your tiny zine ideas to the IPRC on Sunday, December 6, 6-8PM.  There will be people there to assist with layout, production, and inspiration!  We will be sending zines to the Food for the Soul Train for the Tiny Book Show (http://food4thesoultrain.com/tiny-book-show), as well as the IPRC's Zine Machine.   If you ever wanted to make a tiny zine in a fun, supportive environment, come to the IPRC this Sunday!

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IPRC Open Collage Night

December 9, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
IPRC, 1001 SE Division St.
Portland, OR 97202 United States
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Come and join us for a low-key, high-fun collage night. We supply magazine, collage materials, some scissors, glue and ambiance. Come and make new paper cutting friends! Hosted by Lesley Harper, Kevin Sampsell, and A.M. O'Malley.   This event is free and open to the public.

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Certificate Program Show & Tell

December 11, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
IPRC, 1001 SE Division St.
Portland, OR 97202 United States
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Join us for an evening of readings and presentations by students in our Certificate Program. Students from the Prose, Poetry, Comics and Image + Text tracks will present works in progress.This event is free and open to the public.  

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POSTPONED Print Package

December 12, 2015 @ 11:00 am - December 13, 2015 @ 6:00 pm
IPRC, 1001 SE Division St.
Portland, OR 97202 United States
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POSTPONED UNTIL JANUARY 16 This is a two-day workshop both days are 11am to 6pm with a lunch break. Letterpress, Posterpress and Screenprinting Class Descriptions: Intro to Letterpress Learn to set movable 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!…

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The Heart Is a Labyrinth Reading & Chapbook Release

December 12, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
IPRC, 1001 SE Division St.
Portland, OR 97202 United States
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Join us for a special evening of readings and hands-on letterpress printing activities in celebration of the release of Justin Hocking's new chapbook, entitled Gallery. The narrative of Gallery chronicles a troubled forestry professor as he traces a maze-like path in attempt to reunite with his estranged son. Celebrated writers Natalie Serber and Jay Ponteri will also read work based loosely on the theme "The Heart is a Labyrinth;" copies of Serber's new new novella-length memoir, Community Chest, will be…

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Portland Correspondence Co-op

December 15, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
IPRC, 1001 SE Division St.
Portland, OR 97202 United States
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PDXCC is a monthly gathering where participants make and share analog correspondence in the great mail art tradition of Ray Johnson and Anna Banana: art and conversation through the mail. This uniquely democratic, DIY art form incorporates writing, drawing, collage, rubber stamps, faux postage, decorative tape, typewriters – anything goes, as long as it goes through the mail. Hang out, skill share and send the glorious results through the mail. Monthly events hosted by the Portland chapter of the Correspondence…

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Bindfast 5

December 16, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
IPRC, 1001 SE Division St.
Portland, OR 97202 United States
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Journal Using the Bind-Fast 5, you can bind as many as 30 actual softcover books or zines per hour. Completion of this workshop authorizes IPRC members to use the Bind-Fast during supervised binding hours, so you can take your publishing projects to the next level. Cost: $50 members only Buy tickets for Bind-Fast Perfect Binding

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Introduction to Screenprinting

December 19, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
IPRC, 1001 SE Division St.
Portland, OR 97202 United States
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The introductory screen-printing class will cover basic screen-printing techniques. Participants will learn stencil making techniques, learn how to coat, dry, burn and wash out screens as well as how to set up the print station and printing techniques. Attendees will leave with a single layer print. Resources: RC Screen Shop & Supply Company Website: www.rcscreenshop.com (link this) Phone: (503) 972-7911 Address: 4630 SE 26th Ave, Portland, OR 97202 *$25 & up Aluminum framed screens, quality & price recommended $75 for…

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Spare Room Reading: Lindsay Hill & Chris Ashby

December 20, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
IPRC, 1001 SE Division St.
Portland, OR 97202 United States
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Lindsay Hill was born in San Francisco and graduated from Bard College. Since 1974, he has published six books of poetry including Contango, and The Empty Quarter (both from Singing Horse Press). Sea of Hooks, his first novel, was published by McPherson & Company in late 2013 and won the 2014 PEN Center USA Fiction Award and the 2015 IPPY Gold Medal for Literary Fiction. Lindsay works in the nonprofit sector and lives in Portland, Oregon, with his wife, the…

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Holiday Closure

December 23, 2015 - January 3, 2016
IPRC, 1001 SE Division St.
Portland, OR 97202 United States
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We will be closed December 23-January 3rd. We'll see you in the new year!

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January 2016

PSU Last Sunday MFA Student Reading Series

January 3, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
IPRC, 1001 SE Division St.
Portland, OR 97202 United States
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The IPRC is happy to host the PSU MFA student’s monthly reading. Please join us each month as MFA students in fiction, nonfiction, and poetry read from their works-in-progress. This event is free and open to the public  

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POSTPONED Graphic Design Package

January 4, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
IPRC, 1001 SE Division St.
Portland, OR 97202 United States
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  Plunge in to the world of layout and design with this value packed series of classes featuring Mac CS6 power! We are offering Beginning InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Advanced InDesign e-books and Websites 101. Day One, January 4th Illustrator: Learn the basics of making a face for your projects! Illustrator is the best program to design covers for your books or records, posters and flyers for your event or project, the basic look of your web-page, or packaging for the…

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POSTPONED Graphic Design Package

January 6, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
IPRC, 1001 SE Division St.
Portland, OR 97202 United States
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Plunge in to the world of layout and design with this value packed series of classes featuring Mac CS6 power! We are offering Beginning InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Advanced InDesign e-books and Websites 101. Day One, January 4th Illustrator: Learn the basics of making a face for your projects! Illustrator is the best program to design covers for your books or records, posters and flyers for your event or project, the basic look of your web-page, or packaging for the things…

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Introduction to Letterpress

January 9, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
IPRC, 1001 SE Division St.
Portland, OR 97202 United States
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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 completion of this one day class allows IPRC members access to open studio print hours so you can keep on printing! Cost: $70 members only…

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Corrina Bain Reading

January 9, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
IPRC, 1001 SE Division St.
Portland, OR 97202 United States
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Corrina Bain is a gender-liminal writer and performer based in Brooklyn, New York. He has a long history in poetry slam, a featured reader on finals stage in 2004, and a member and coach of multiple slam teams. He has shared stages with Jim Carroll, Patricia Smith, Dorothy Allison, and Saul Williams. He is the author of the full-length poetry collection Debridement (Great Weather for Media 2015,) and has also published work in journals and anthologies such as PANK, decomP,…

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Introduction to Screenprinting

January 10, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
IPRC, 1001 SE Division St.
Portland, OR 97202 United States
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The introductory screen-printing class will cover basic screen-printing techniques. Participants will learn stencil making techniques, learn how to coat, dry, burn and wash out screens as well as how to set up the print station and printing techniques. Attendees will leave with a single layer print. Resources: RC Screen Shop & Supply Company Website: www.rcscreenshop.com (link this) Phone: (503) 972-7911 Address: 4630 SE 26th Ave, Portland, OR 97202 *$25 & up Aluminum framed screens, quality & price recommended $75 for…

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Beginning InDesign

January 14, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
IPRC, 1001 SE Division St.
Portland, OR 97202 United States
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Put down the glue sticks and scissors and learn to use Adobe InDesign, a powerful page layout and print design program that allows you to create and deliver printed documents or multi-page books that are both attractive and effective. This one-session workshop will get you rolling with InDesign. $30 for members $45 for nonmembers Buy tickets for Beginning InDesign Registration Policy Workshop Registration Info +You may register for a workshop online at iprc.org, or in person at the IPRC. +You…

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Print Package

January 16, 2016 @ 11:00 am - January 17, 2016 @ 6:00 pm
IPRC, 1001 SE Division St.
Portland, OR 97202 United States
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Welcome to Print Camp! This is a two-day workshop both days are 11am to 6pm with a lunch break. Letterpress, Posterpress and Screenprinting Class Descriptions: Intro to Letterpress Learn to set movable 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!…

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Portland Correspondence Co-op

January 19, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
IPRC, 1001 SE Division St.
Portland, OR 97202 United States
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PDXCC is a monthly gathering where participants make and share analog correspondence in the great mail art tradition of Ray Johnson and Anna Banana: art and conversation through the mail. This uniquely democratic, DIY art form incorporates writing, drawing, collage, rubber stamps, faux postage, decorative tape, typewriters – anything goes, as long as it goes through the mail. Hang out, skill share and send the glorious results through the mail. Monthly events hosted by the Portland chapter of the Correspondence…

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POSTPONED UNTIL FEBRUARY Bindfast 5

January 20, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
IPRC, 1001 SE Division St.
Portland, OR 97202 United States
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Using the Bind-Fast 5, you can bind as many as 30 actual softcover books or zines per hour. Completion of this workshop authorizes IPRC members to use the Bind-Fast during supervised binding hours, so you can take your publishing projects to the next level. Cost: $50 members only  

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Introduction to Letterpress

January 23, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
IPRC, 1001 SE Division St.
Portland, OR 97202 United States
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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 completion of this one day class allows IPRC members access to open studio print hours so you can keep on printing! $70 Buy tickets for…

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Book Arts Experiments

January 30, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
IPRC, 1001 SE Division St.
Portland, OR 97202 United States
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Learn how to hand bind all of your book projects yourself. In this full day class held at the IPRC in Portland, you will learn traditional methods of bookbinding, including the multi section all-along stitch, Japanese stab stitch, and saddle stitch. You will learn how to make different types of hard and soft covers as well.   $50 for members $75 for nonmembers Buy tickets for Book Arts: Experiments Registration Policy Workshop Registration Info +You may register for a workshop…

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PSU Last Sunday MFA Student Reading Series

January 31, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
IPRC, 1001 SE Division St.
Portland, OR 97202 United States
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The IPRC is happy to host the PSU MFA student’s monthly reading. Please join us each month as MFA students in fiction, nonfiction, and poetry read from their works-in-progress. This event is free and open to the public  

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