PROGRAM DETAILS

An Evening of Short Stories

Instructor
Frank Cerabino
Category
Storytelling / Comedy
WPL02254

Course Description

Palm Beach Post humorist, Frank Cerabino, returns for another entertaining night of storytelling, but with a new twist. For the past three years, Cerabino has delivered true stories from his My Butterfly Collection to audiences at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. This time, Cerabino will be entertaining audiences from his collection of fictional short stories, tales of Florida life told creatively with music and multi-media touches.

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.