February Pie Of The Month: Chocolate Chip Cookie & Brownie Pie

This February, NOCCA’s Culinary Arts students will bake one of their most decadent desserts to date. For their pie of the month, they’re creating a moist, rich Chocolate Chip Cookie & Brownie Pie with Cafe au Lait Caramel. Enjoy it with a cup of your favorite coffee, or heat it and…

Fred Hersch (photo: Martin Zeman)

Fred Hersch, Legendary Jazz Pianist, Performs At NOCCA With The Fred Hersch Trio On February 24

The NOCCA Institute presents THE FRED HERSCH TRIO Wednesday, February 24 at 7:30pm NOCCA’s Freda Lupin Memorial Hall 2800 Chartres Street Join The NOCCA Institute for a very special evening with celebrated jazz pianist Fred Hersch. Called “the most arrestingly innovative pianist in jazz over the last decade” by Vanity…

January Pie Of The Month: Handmade Galette des Rois (King Cake)

It’s Carnival time, and NOCCA’s Culinary Arts students are celebrating the season with a handmade galette des rois (that’s king cake to you and me). They’ll start with a light and flaky puff pastry, then fill it with almond paste, cream cheese, and satsuma marmalade. All you need to supply is the…

Last-Minute Holiday Gift: Satsuma Almond Biscotti

Surprise! NOCCA’s Culinary Arts students have been inspired to create one last holiday treat: Satsuma Almond Biscotti! These adorable bags of tart, rich goodness are a perfect stocking stuffer for friends, family, neighbors, and co-workers — or a great snack to have around the house during the holidays. Order online…

A Weekly Art Market In Press Street Gardens: Saturdays From November 28 – December 19

Join us in Press Street Gardens for a weekly Art Market, hosted by 5 Press Gallery every Saturday from November 28 through December 19. The Art Market will feature work from NOCCA students, faculty, and alumni, as well as artists in our community. You’ll also be able to enjoy delicious…

December Pie Of The Month: Dark & White Chocolate Peppermint Cream

For their final pie of 2015, NOCCA’s Culinary Arts students are going all out with a Dark and White Chocolate Peppermint Cream Pie. They’ll start with cocoa crumb pie shell, fill it with dark chocolate cream, and top it off with a layer of peppermint and white chocolate cream. It’s…

December 22, 2015: Home For The Holidays At House Of Blues

The NOCCA Institute and the family of Daniel Price invite you HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS A fundraiser at House of Blues JUST THE FACTS * Home for the Holidays is a night of spectacular art and music benefiting the Daniel Price Memorial Fund for Aspiring Artists, which offers scholarships to…

Now Open: The NOCCA Holiday Marketplace

The NOCCA Holiday Marketplace is open for business! Below, you’ll find a full range of gifts perfect for friends, family members, and business associates. Ordering is simple and easy, with shipping and pickup options for most items. Proceeds benefit programs for NOCCA’s young artists, their teachers, and the community.  …

November Pie Of The Month: Pumpkin Pecan Praline

This November, NOCCA’s Culinary Arts students have set their sights on your holiday sweet tooth. For their Pie of the Month, they’re making a Pumpkin Pecan Praline Pie. They’ll create a flaky crust layered with crunchy pecan praline bits, fill it with a classic spiced pumpkin filling, and top it off…

Lifetime NOCCA Institute Board Member, Orlin Russel Corey

We’re deeply saddened to report the passing of Orlin Corey, a talented theatre artist, a gifted publisher, a devoted supporter of NOCCA and The NOCCA Institute, and a thoroughly remarkable New Orleanian. Like his wife, Shirley Trusty Corey (pictured above with Orlin on the first day of Academic Studio classes in…

Press Street Station’s Thursday Night Supper Series Brings Global Comfort Food To The Intersection Of The Marigny & The Bywater

Chef James Cullen and the staff of Press Street Station are celebrating the arrival of fall with a delicious October Supper Series. The series will offer themed, prix-fixe, three-course dinners, featuring the flavors of Italy, Germany, and the United States. Each Thursday, guests will be invited to enjoy a supper with a…

October Pie Of The Month: Granny Smith Apple & Bacon

For October’s Pie of the Month, NOCCA’s Culinary Arts students are merging two amazing tastes: the crispness of Granny Smith apples and the rich, smokiness of bacon. If you like a little savory with your sweet, the Granny Smith Apple & Bacon pie is like the holy grail of desserts….

Through October 31 In 5 Press Gallery: Forthcoming: Young Artists of NOCCA

Forthcoming: Young Artists of NOCCA is an exhibition of current work by NOCCA Visual Arts students. The show is on view through October 31 in The NOCCA Institute’s 5 Press Gallery, located at 5 Press Street. Forthcoming includes selections from the annual NOCCA student-curated, year-end exhibition that took place in May 2015;…

Press Street Gardens’ CSA Program Offers Weekly Assortments Of Herbs, Veggies, And Flowers

The NOCCA Institute’s Press Street Gardens is overflowing with herbs, vegetables, and flowers! Recently, the Gardens launched a Community-Supported Agriculture program for serious “eat local” (and “decorate local”) fans. For one price, you can get a full month of produce or hand-picked flowers, with boxes and bouquets available for pickup every…

Saturday Brunch With NOCCA’s Culinary Arts Students

NOCCA’s Culinary Arts students mean business! Join tomorrow’s star chefs in Press Street Gardens on Saturday mornings from 8am to 1pm. They’ll serve a great breakfast from The Boxcar food truck, with treats picked right from the Gardens!