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Academic Studio Full-Day School Receives Letter Grade “A” From The State Department of Education

The New Orleans Center for Creative Arts (NOCCA) received historic news from the State Department of Education. As the prestigious arts high school begins its celebration of its 40th anniversary year, NOCCA received the classification of “A” for its innovative Academic Studio full-day academic program. …

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NOCCA Classical Instrumental Students Recognized In LPO Young Artist Competition

Louisiana’s arts conservatory New Orleans Center for Creative Arts (NOCCA) is proud to share the news that current Classical Instrumental students Georgia Bourderionnet (Cello, Instructor NOCCA Faculty Dr. Jee Yeoun Ko, 12th Grade-Benjamin Franklin Charter, New Orleans-70119) and Hoyt Parquet (Trombone, NOCCA Instructor Matthew Wright, …

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NOCCA Dance Faculty Dance Performance

NOCCA Dance Faculty, Kesha McKey, and the Crescent City Choreographers present “Taken” on October 18 and 19. See full details below.

 
WHAT: CCC has returned with the creation of the evening length production, Taken, inspired by the historical epidemic of the absentee father in African American …

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NOCCA Dance Alum Michelle Gibson visits NOCCA providing masterclass in Afro Modern Dance

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Jazz Alum Jonathan Batiste to Perform at The Washington Center

Though he’s been playing in a band since age 8, Jon Batiste sounds more like a philosopher than a musician.
Batiste and his ensemble Stay Human make their West Coast debut Thursday in Olympia, the start of a tour supporting the band’s first album, “Social Music,” …

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NOCCA Institute releases their Aspirations

Dear Friends of NOCCA,
We are thrilled to announce the start of construction of the NOCCA Forum and the Press Street Gardens, two of four new projects planned to transform Press Street into a creative and pedestrian corridor serving NOCCA as well as the community.
Our goal …

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Education Nation event puts Louisiana schools in spotlight

The auditorium at the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts was transformed into a television studio Friday as preschool owners and professors joined politicians and policy-makers for a conversation about all things education with Hoda Kotb, co-host of NBC’s “Today” show.
Throughout the day of speeches, …

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Photos from Education Nation

During the week, NBC News and WDSU will air education-focused programming and host a series of special events that bring New Orleans-area business and civic leaders, elected officials, educators, parents and students together to share information, exchange ideas and inspire change.
Read more: http://www.wdsu.com/news/local-news/education/-/9853374/19725446/-/2yfbmcz/-/index.html#ixzz2QHDkBfzk

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Students add performance art in New Orleans to schoolday

Three Ascension Parish high school students have dedicated their afternoons and evenings this year to the theater.
Dutchtown High School students Nick Costello and Madison Levy, along with East Ascension High School student Elizabeth Olah, are commuting each weekday to New Orleans, where they are studying …

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Student Chefs Feel the Heat in New Orleans Cook-off

Imagine you’re an aspiring chef, and an original dish you created was selected to appear on the menu in every one of Emeril Lagasse’s New Orleans restaurants. It would be any up-and-coming professional chef’s dream come true. Now imagine the chef is a 15-year-old.
 
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