for our first community night, esteemed playwright, screenwriter, novelist, musician, and yogi suzan-lori parks will play music with her band, Sula & the Noise, and a spokesperson from Grow NYC will discuss the nonprofit’s mission and work in the city. please join us for an evening of discussion and song. 

Sula & The Noise are a Trio featuring guitars, drums, found sounds and original songs. they are making music with a distinctly Afro-Americana vibe.

Suzan-Lori Parks (vocals & guitar)
aka “Sula” writes plays, movies, songs and stuff for TV. Has worked with folks from Oprah to Brad Pitt to Spike Lee. Awarded a Pulitzer Prize, Tony Award, MacArthur “Genius” Grant and more.

Julian Rozzell (percussion, vocals)
performs and makes paintings and beats for YOU.

Christian Konopka (guitar)
fled Germany in the 80s, deep up in it ever since. Playing guitars, pianos, basses, electronica and nerdy stuff; composing and recording.

(Sula & the Noise photo credit: Tammy Shell.)