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Poetry Practice Space

From IPRC’s website: Poetry Practice Space is a monthly gathering for poets and writers. Writing materials, readings and prompts for generative writing will be provided. Come share a space to talk about your writing practice, and current writing projects, bemoan rejections, celebrate acceptances, share writing resources— and write together! Consider Poetry Practice Space the calisthenics for your poetics. Suggested donation, no one turned away for lack of funds Free for members

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Portland Correspondence Co-op

From IPRC’s website: 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 Co-op and Niko Courtelis. Basic materials will be on hand (scissors, glue sticks, envelopes\’85), but you’re encouraged to bring whatever materials fuel your creative spirit. Free and open to the public, every third Tuesday of the month

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Certificate Program Reading

Reading by members of IPRC’s Certificate Programs.

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Learn Make Share: Zines Drop-in

Learn to make zines or get help with existing projects This workshop is part of the Learn Make Share series. Free for members taking the workshop as one of 3 annual Learn Make Shares $5-15 sliding scale for nonmembers, or for members who have already taken their 3 annual workshops Class capacity: 8 Learn Make Share Series Members can take up to three free Learn Make Share series workshops per calendar year by RSVPing here. Space is limited to 8 people. For more information about membership please the membership page on our website here. [from the IPRC website]

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20x20x20 Print Show

A print show and fundraiser to benefit the IPRC! [see IPRC’s official site]

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Collage Night

From IPRC’s website: Join us for the return of Collage Night, on the second Tuesday of the month. Glue sticks, scissors and collage materials will be provided. Free and open to the public.

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Intro to Risograph Printing

From IPRC’s website: In this 4-hour introductory course, participants will learn the basics of risograph (riso) printing and will leave with an understanding of how to use this print technology to create zines, fliers, posters, or other printed matter. While this technology is not new, riso printing has recently become one of the most exciting developments in independent printing and publishing because of its cost-effectiveness for print runs between 25 and 1,000. Workshop participants will learn how to best maximize the many quirks of riso printing to achieve striking results. Participants are also encouraged to bring files of artwork that they’d like to print (files should be 100% grayscale, letter or tabloid size). For more information on riso printing and the modern riso resurgence, check…

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Radical Artists Reading Radical Artists

From IPRC’s website: Captive Genders: Trans Embodiment and the Prison Industrial Complex / Bassichis, Morgan and Alexander Lee and Dean Spade Come read and talk with us! 7 pm at the IPRC (MLK AND MAIN, PDX, CHINOOK LAND)   TEXT HERE Bassichis, Morgan and Alexander Lee and Dean Spade. (2011) ‘Building an Abolitionist Trans and Queer Movement with Everything We’ve Got’. In: Captive Genders: Trans Embodiment and the Prison Industrial Complex, Oakland: AK Press

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QTIPOC Draw Night

From IPRC’s website: Draw, craft, chat with other Queer/Trans/Inter* People of Color! First Sundays of the month, 6-10pm ADA accessible, Free parking available Light snacks and tea provided.

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Make IRL G!G Workshop: Talking to Ghosts – A Seance in Poetry workshop with Stephanie Adams Santos & Briauna Taylor

From IPRC’s website: The IPRC is in the Willamette Week’s Give!Guide (G!G) this year, an easy path for year-end giving with lots of incentives for your generosity. We’re offering a number of special gifts and workshops as part of our campaign. Talking to Ghosts – A Seance in Poetry is workshop with talented poets and teachers Stephanie Adams Santos & Briauna Taylor. All ages welcome. To pre-register, make a G!G donation and email  alley@iprc.org.

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