Visiting Artist: Midori

“How long have you been playing this piece?” Midori asked students as they finished a Haydn piano trio. As part of her Orchestra Residencies Program work with the Louisiana Philharmonic and Greater New Orleans Youth Orchestras, the renowned violinist and educator had come to NOCCA to offer some hands-on guidance…

Wednesday, December 23: Home for the Holidays at House of Blues

The NOCCA Institute and the Daniel Price Memorial Fund for Aspiring Artists host HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS fundraiser at House of Blues Featuring performances by Theresa Andersson, Kermit Ruffins, Trombone Shorty, and more! Wednesday, December 23, 2009 at House of Blues, 225 Decatur Street Purchase tickets at www.HOB.com/neworleans! Home for…

Visiting Artists: Dave Eggers & Jonathan Demme

“This is where I would have gone to school if I lived only 400 or 500 miles away or if I could have designed a school,” Dave Eggers told audience members as he opened his NOCCA Institute Center Stage presentation of his latest literary and film works, Zeitoun and Where…

Wednesday, December 2: fiction writer Barb Johnson and Nigerian poet Niyi Osundare

Please join us on Wednesday, December 2, as we welcome two outstanding authors to NOCCA: Fiction writer Barb Johnson and Nigerian poet Niyi Osundare. The two authors will read from recent and past works and answer questions from those in attendance. The event will take place at 7pm in the…

Friday, November 6: Author, publisher, and teacher Dave Eggers

The NOCCA Institute presents celebrated author Dave Eggers! Friday, November 6 at 8pm at NOCCA On Friday, November 6, The NOCCA Institute’s CENTER STAGE series presents an evening with Dave Eggers! Eggers is a literary triple-threat: part author (his debut work, A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius, was a finalist…

The NOCCA Institute hosts first gallery exhibition of the 2009-10 season

“On the Edge” gallery series kicks off the 2009-10 season with an exhibition by visiting artists October 8 – November 27, 2009 * Opening reception: October 8, 6pm – 8pm The NOCCA Institute is proud to announce the 2009 Visiting Artist I Exhibition. The opening reception for this show will…

Friday, October 9: Acclaimed Author Sarah Vowell

The NOCCA Institute hosts An Evening With Sarah Vowell Friday, October 9, 2009  •  All tickets: $10 • New time: 8:00pm PURCHASE TICKETS NOW BY CLICKING HERE! On Friday, October 9, The NOCCA Institute’s 2009-10 CENTER STAGE series presents an evening with Sarah Vowell — one of America’s best-loved young…

Saturday, September 12: Brahms Meets Jazz

Some of New Orleans’ best classical and jazz musicians go head-to-head when BRAHMS MEETS JAZZ One night only: Saturday, September 12 at 7pm at NOCCA, 2800 Chartres Street   On Saturday, September 12 at 7pm, some of New Orleans’ finest classical and jazz musicians join forces for an unforgettable, one-night-only…

Thursday, September 10: Del Shores: My Sordid Life

Del Shores: writer, comedian, and the creator of SORDID LIVES returns to New Orleans for one night only! Thursday, September 10 at NOCCA, 2800 Chartres Street, 7:30pm Del Shores, the acclaimed writer/director/producer for theatre, television, and film, returns to New Orleans for a one-night-only performance of his hilarious one-man show…