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SOW 052116 FINAL

SOW 052116 FINAL

Bask in the glorious variety of Portland's spring musical offerings, then head to the hills with a book and a yen for natural beauty. Be here now, this week on State of Wonder.

1:00 GLASSAPOCALYPSE NOW - Spectrum Glass of Woodinville, WA, one of the top art-glass makers in the region, has announced that it will cease production in the next 75 days. Art glass has had it rough lately; earlier this year Portland companies Bullseye and Uroboros came under fire when the state Department of Environmental Quality revealed that they were releasing dangerous levels of cadmium and arsenic into the air. And now Oregon DEQ finds Bullseye has been spewing unhealthy levels of lead, and puts production on ice for ten days. We get reaction.

10:38 Waterfront Blues Festival to Charge Entry - The Waterfront Blues Festival, an annual benefit for the Oregon Food Bank, will celebrate its 29th year this July—and charge for tickets for the first time. Entry to the festival has traditionally been a suggested