Rebeka Rodriguez http://kalw.org en Artery: Califas Festival brings diverse stories of California to light http://kalw.org/post/artery-califas-festival-brings-diverse-stories-california-light <p dir="ltr" id="docs-internal-guid--f012d74-2567-094a-ea93-ebe4247b194a" style="line-height:1;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:19px;font-family:Arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;">California has been called the most diverse state in the country. People come from across the world to make their homes here. </span><span style="font-size:19px;font-family:Arial;color:#ff9900;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;">&nbsp;People of color now make up about 60% of the state’s population</span><span style="font-size:19px;font-family:Arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;">, and 112 languages are spoken in the Bay Area alone. </span></p><p></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:19px;font-family:Arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;">The <a href="http://theintersection.org/2013/09/the-califas-festival-this-fall-oct-2-nov-17-2013/">Califas Festival</a> -- which runs through November 17 -- is a multidisciplinary arts celebration that seeks to tell some of the stories of this multifaceted state of ours. The festival presents both professional and non-professional artists, and is put on by the Triangle Lab, a collaboration between Intersection for the Arts in San Francisco and California Shakespeare Theater in Orinda. KALW’s Hana Baba sat down with Rebeka Rodriguez of Intersection for the Arts to find out more.</span> Tue, 05 Nov 2013 01:09:40 +0000 Jen Chien 35434 at http://kalw.org Artery: Califas Festival brings diverse stories of California to light