In Focus

In focus 3.8.19

Rain Pryor, center, with event chair Dana Narter, right, and Narter’s husband, Ed Baruch. (Martha Lochert)

Pryor’s show is a hit for Hillel

The multi-talented Rain Pryor performed “Fried Chicken and Latkes,”  her one-woman show about growing up biracial in the 1970s, to a near sellout crowd on Saturday, Feb. 16 at the Leo Rich Theatre. The University of Arizona Hillel Foundation fundraiser exceeded its target, bringing in almost $90,000.






(L-R): Michael Miklofsky, Ariel Miklofsky, Megan Page and Adam Page

Museum hosts Hava Tequila ‘speakeasy’

More than 125 people turned out for Hava Tequila, the Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona’s annual Young Leadership gala, held Saturday, Feb. 2 at the Jewish History Museum. The 1920s-themed event raised $5,000, benefiting Young Jewish Tucson’s engagement and social action programs and the museum. YJT is a collaboration between JFSA and the Tucson Jewish Community Center.