Fall Arts Preview
The 2008-2009 arts season is upon us, so this week we'll take a look at the upcoming season for a few Bay area arts organizations. We're joined by three local artistic directors to talk about how they approach their work each year and what influences this season's performances. It's the thinking behind the art, this week on Florida Matters.
Tony Castellano and Rose Castellano Mattran
Tony Castellano was born in 1917 in Hoboken, New Jersey. One of five boys born into a large Italian-American family in the years before the First World War, Tony enjoyed a spirited childhood until all the sons were drafted into separate branches of the military at the outbreak of World War II. During a conversation he had with his daughter Rose in 2006, Tony described a few of the experiences he and his brothers witnessed firsthand while serving their country.