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Artist: OperaCréole
Opera and classical music in New Orleans and around the world has always included the contributions of people of color. It is their participation in opera, as well as the music of Africa, Spain, and Haiti that contributed to the birth of jazz. This is true for many people of African descent around the world. This history has been lost for too long! Now is the time for young people to learn about all of their history.
 

This engaging program is designed to coordinate with Black History Month.
 

Explore the history of Country and Americana music through this engaging program with a focus on the roots of country and western music.
 

The PRC also offers two stand-alone lessons on topics that are all too often neglected in our city’s classrooms: the development of the architecture and neighborhoods of New Orleans. Architecture 101 is an interactive look into the development of the unique and distinct architectural types and styles that can be found across New Orleans.
 

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This workshop focuses on presenting tools to aspiring poets/spoken word artists for stronger writing. Students learn how to find their own voice and rhythm in their writing.
 

In addition to being a field trip destination in and of itself, the PRC can also lead your class on a guided field trip of different neighborhoods, including visits to the French Quarter, Holy Cross in the Lower 9th, and the ReUse District, or design a custom trip for your class.
 

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This workshop gives examples and tools for young writers in presenting their written work to audiences. Students are given devices for better stage presence, dramatizing their writing and understanding their audience.
 

Goat in the Road Productions (GRP) presents four student-written plays performed by its award-winning company of professional actors, bringing high quality theatre filled with lights, sound, costumes & props to cafeterias, libraries and museums throughout Louisiana.
 

Harmony has a definition in music, but more importantly in relationship building and conflict resolution. This program shares through musical experiences what it means to be "in harmony" with each other and how people have used music to communicate.
 

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This workshop is a beginner class for young people to establish a foundation for writing spoken word.
 

Ivoire Spectacle offers high energy performances demonstrating West African culture, dance, music, and instruments.
 

Celebrated local poet Chuck Perkins' distinctive lyrical flow pays homage to the great city he calls home, New Orleans. He walks students through many aspects of New Orleans culture in his own unique style, modeling just how cool poetry can be.
 

Students learn to distinguish different rhythms like traditional jazz, samba, rock and hip hop all while hearing the music of popular jazz musician Desmian Barnes
 

Colorful and courageous citizens who formed the unique city of New Orleans are brought to life by actors in period costume.
 

Artist: Carl LeBlanc
This program, developed by Carl Leblanc, traces Louisiana's performance art forms through song and dance. Students will sing and dance the Can-Can and Cajun two-step beginning with the Louisiana Purchase through the modern hip-hop steps of today.
 

Artist: Dave James
Mathematical melodies uses various songs to illustrate the deep connection between music and mathematics. Students count and clap along as they learn musical concepts that are closely related to adding, multiplying and dividing.
 

As our flagship program, My City, My Home offers a comprehensive, inter-disciplinary set of lessons designed to give the students the tools that will enable them to become active participants in neighborhood planning, community development, and our city’s broader civic life.
 

Trapped by oily goo, Patti Pelican and Sammy Seagull are rescued, rehabilitated and released by caring humans. This timely educational tool teaches the valuable lessons of protecting wildlife and the mportance of environmental stewardship.
 

Through audience participation, this uplifting program is designed to bring awarenss of the different cultures of Louisiana's heritage through song and to demonstrate how "New Orleans Music" is derived from many musical styles from around the world.
 

Artist: Dave James
This program is specifically designed for younger students to learn about the most basic concepts of music like melody, rhythm and singing. Participation is encouraged with percussion, clapping and call and response singing.
 

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This residency explores the the importance of the Mississippi river to the anti-slavery movement in the United States through dance.
 

Artist: Dave James
This program focuses on the history of music in Louisiana, and the special cultural significance that music plays in our daily lives here. Students get hands-on experience being able to play along with percussion instruments.
 

More than just a reading, Mrs. Deniger's performance of storytelling, singing, and vivid presentation transport students to new parts of Louisiana as they learn about the life of shrimpers.
 

Alex McConduit hosts an interactive reading of his book, Snowballs For All, while each student receives one free sno ball from a local vendor.
 

Students will learn about poetry, rhyming words, the history of sno balls and their unique existence in southeast Louisiana. Students will also learn how McConduit became an author and about the importance of ideas, reading, and writing in everyday life.
 

A New Orleans jazz band that incorporates pop, rock, R&B, traditional children songs, and holiday songs.
 

Through storytelling and visual arts, GrayHawk explores the culture of the Choctaw Nation.
 

Rebecca Frank can create storytelling, performance, and movement events specific to any theme, and creates works for all age groups, starting with pre-K through elementary school age.
 

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Calliope Puppets re-invents their highly successful show on wetlands preservation to motivate individual responsibility in care of our world with dynamic hand puppets, lively music and thoughtful audience participation.
 

This journey through 19th and 20th Century New Orleans focuses on the musical contributions of free people of color to opera and classical music. Opera had a great influence on Jazz fathers like Jelly Roll Morton and Louis Armstrong.
 

Students will join the artists in creating musical phrases with their hands and feet, as they learn how to improvise through "body percussion" and sing along with some of the popular songs that inspired dancers of the past.
 

Voices of the Big Easy encompass much of the finest that New Orleans has to offer. This fusion group combines the vivid insightful poetry of Chuck Perkins with rhythms and sounds that have been part of New Orleans for generations.
 

Students will learn about the Saints, Saints history, unique local terms and phrases, as well as how McConduit became an author all while he shares the importance of ideas, reading, and writing in everyday life.
 

Rebecca Frank loves to make literacy connections with popular children's books. Her puppetry workshop incorporates the visual arts, theatre, and fun into any story, theme, holiday, or special event.
 
 



 
   
 
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