PROGRAM DETAILS

An Evening of Storytelling with Frank Cerabino

Instructor
Frank Cerabino
Category
Storytelling / Arts & Letters
WPL03135

Course Description

Palm Beach Post humorist, Frank Cerabino returns for another entertaining night of storytelling. This will be a new batch of true stories from Cerabino's life, a continuation of his "My Butterfly Collection" theme, which he started two seasons ago at Lifelong Learning. Cerabino uses visuals as he narrates true stories from his life in the style of Spalding Gray, David Sedaris and Billy Crystal. Join Frank for what promises to be a delightful and popular program.

About the Instructor

  • Frank Cerabino grew up on Long Island, NY, and graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD. He spent five years in the Navy, reaching the rank of lieutenant and serving as a public affairs officer aboard an aircraft carrier. After leaving the Navy, he received a master’s degree in journalism at Northwestern University in Evanston, IL. He worked at the City News Bureau of Chicago before leaving the wire service to take a job with the Miami Herald in 1984. For the next five years, Cerabino covered the police, government, legal and education beats for the Herald. He eventually became the newspaper’s federal court reporter in Miami. Cerabino joined the Palm Beach Post in 1989. He started writing columns for the newspaper during the William Kennedy Smith trial. In 1992, he became a full-time local news columnist and now writes four columns a week. He is an adjunct professor of journalism at FAU.