April 1: CycleGiving ride for NOCCA

Get fit and support Louisiana’s young artists at a CYCLEGIVING RIDE FOR NOCCA Saturday, April 1 at CycleBar NOLA, 3823 Magazine Street CycleBar Nola Uptown invites you to ride for The NOCCA Institute’s annual fundraising gala, ART&SOUL!  This year’s gala will be held Saturday, May 13, but CycleBar is kicking off…

May 13: The NOCCA Institute’s ART&SOUL Gala

Powered by Eventbrite The NOCCA Institute invites you to its annual fundraising gala, ART&SOUL! This year’s event will be held on Saturday, May 13 at NOCCA’s Chevron Forum, in New Orleans’ historic Faubourg Marigny. As always, ART&SOUL attendees will enjoy fantastic food from NOCCA’s Culinary Arts students and New Orleans’…

March 31: Six-time Tony Award-winner Audra McDonald performs at NOCCA!

Record-breaking six-time Tony Award-winner Audra McDonald returns to New Orleans for Broadway @ NOCCA on March 31, 2017 in a benefit performance for the The NOCCA Institute. The Broadway legend will be joined on stage by series host and pianist Seth Rudetsky, who this past November starred in the five-star…

March Magic dinner with Chef Frank Brigtsen, Becky Wasden, and NOCCA’s Culinary Arts department

Powered by Eventbrite Chef Frank Brigtsen, oyster aficionado Becky Wasden (from Two Girls One Shuck), and students and faculty from NOCCA’s Culinary Arts department invite you to March Magic. This five-course dinner features an abundance of local springtime favorites, including crawfish, oysters, and of course, strawberries, with wines from Jackson Family…

Press Street Gardens’ Plant Share: sign up by February 14

Love plants? Want to get a jump start on your spring garden? Sign up for Press Street Gardens’ Plant Share! The Plant Share works like many other CSA (community-supported agriculture) programs. Instead of veggies, fruit, or flowers, though, Press Street Gardens will supply you with plants! The way it works…

The Secret of the Wine Glass: A tasting with Riedel glasses

Powered by Eventbrite Did you know that the shape of your wine glass affects the taste of the wine? You are cordially invited to discover… “THE SECRET OF THE WINE GLASS” At this very special tasting event, Chris Hillin of the Riedel Wine Glass Company will show us how wine…

January 27-29: Ronald K. Brown/Evidence dance company perform in Lupin Hall

Ronald K. Brown/EVIDENCE Artistic director Ronald K. Brown Friday & Saturday, January 27 & 28 at 8 pm Sunday, January 29 at 2 pm NOCCA’s Freda Lupin Memorial Hall Co-presented with the New Orleans Ballet Association CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS With a singular gift of telling stories, Ronald K. Brown…

King cakes are now on sale in The NOCCA Marketplace!

It’s Carnival time, and in New Orleans, that means king cake! NOCCA’s Culinary Arts department offers a fresh take on this seasonal, sugary treat with the Press Street Gardens Satsuma Almond King Cake. We layer flaky puff pastry with rich almond paste and cream cheese, then add a bright, refreshing,…

Pianist and NOCCA alum Sullivan Fortner and the Sullivan Fortner Trio

Powered by Eventbrite On Friday, January 20 at 8:00pm, acclaimed pianist and proud NOCCA alum Sullivan Fortner returns to his alma mater for a one-night-only concert with the Sullivan Fortner Trio. The winner of two prestigious awards–a Leonore Annenberg Arts Fellowship and a Cole Porter Fellowship–Sullivan will present an evening…

Chef Frank Brigtsen, Two Girls One Shuck, NOCCA’s Culinary Arts program, and Press Street Station host a special oyster dinner!

“Consider the Oyster” A special dinner presented by Chef Frank Brigtsen, Two Girls One Shuck, NOCCA’s Culinary Arts program, and Press Street Station Thursday, January 12 at 6pm Press Street Station, 5 Press Street Tickets: $125, including wine pairings, tax, and gratuity Powered by Eventbrite Chef Frank Brigtsen, Two Girls…

The NOCCA Holiday Marketplace is live, featuring tasty treats for friends and family

The holidays are almost here, and as always, The NOCCA Institute has a host of great goodies for all your gift-giving needs. NOCCA’s Culinary Arts students have created six great treats for family and friends (including the four-legged variety). On our website, you’ll also find ceramics, prints, and other goods…

The NOCCA Institute, The New Orleans Advocate, and the family of Daniel Price invite you to Home for the Holidays on December 22 at House of Blues

TO ORDER TICKETS Gold tickets: Sorry, sold out! Silver and General Admission tickets: Visit HOB.com/NewOrleans or call 504 310 4999 * * * * * The NOCCA Institute, The New Orleans Advocate, and the family of Daniel Price invite you to Home for the Holidays at House of Blues New Orleans, 225 Decatur Street, on Thursday, December 22,…

Broadway @ NOCCA kicks off 2016-17 season

In the four seasons since the Broadway @ NOCCA series launched, the brightest lights of Broadway and television have blazed a path to New Orleans thanks to Producing Artistic Director Mark Cortale and Sirius XM radio star Seth Rudetsky. In the series’ fifth New Orleans season, the star-powered tradition continues with…

August 20: Press Street Gardens’ first-ever Dirt Gala

On Saturday, August 20, from 7pm to 10pm, The NOCCA Institute’s Press Street Gardens invites you to its first-ever Dirt Gala! This fun, casual, outdoor event will raise funds to support the Gardens’ programs for students and faculty at the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts, as well as the general public. Admission…

This July: Arts classes for adults, sponsored by The NOCCA Institute!

This summer, adults will have the opportunity to learn from NOCCA’s incredible faculty and visiting artists in a new summer arts camp format. The classes, which include Culinary Arts, Creative Writing, and Visual Arts, are available beginning July 8. Instructors include Chef Frank Brigtsen, authors Lara Naughton and Michael Lee, and…