Rajiv Patel

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2010

    Andrew Junker, What Are You Eating?

    Andrew Junker of Kinch​Andrew Junker The lead singer of local band Kinch plays at the band's third annual Kinchmas party at the Rhythm Room on Thursday, December 23. Proceeds benefit Ozanam Manor, a homeless/transitional shelter in downtown Phoenix. The band says they try to make the night more l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2010

    Pediatrician Suspect in Child Porn Case was Sole User of Computers, Feds Allege; Graphic Complaint Describes Images

    Dr. Emilio Luna​ Dr. Emilio Luna, the west Phoenix pediatrician accused of distributing child porn on a public file-sharing system, was the only one who had used his laptop computer, federal agents allege. A complaint filed by agents in court gives more details as to why Luna was arrested, and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2009

    Kinch's Christmas Party at Rhythm Room

    Victor PalaganoWhat Laura Says at Kinchmas. See more shots in our Kinchmas slide show.​The holiday season holds a special meaning for each of us. For most, the holidays are all about coming together with family and friends in celebration. For me the holidays have always been and always will ... More >>

  • Music

    December 17, 2009
  • Blogs

    November 24, 2009

    Kinchmas: Local Bands Go A'Caroling

    ​There are sure to be a dozen or so shows holiday-themed shows featuring local bands announced in the coming week or so, but I've got to think Kinch will have pretty much everyone beat. The Phoenix indie rock foursome has a pretty cool shindig lined up for December 22 at Rhythm Room. Dear and the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2009

    Incoming: Vandals, Crystal Antlers, Agnostic Front, Slayer

    ​What is it about OC punk rock acts that makes them so tough to kill? Lose a few original members from most punk bands and they're through, but OC acts like The Vandals, Bad Religion, Social Distortion and TSOL never seem to die. The Vandals (pictured above with Gwen Stefani in her dirtbag phase) ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2009

    Reflections on Clarity: Rajiv Patel of Dear and the Headlights

    "I remember being really young when the album Clarity by Jimmy Eat World came out. For me, it was the first realization that a band that lived in the same ZIP code as me could go out and make it. For my friends and me, it was an inspiring album, as I'm sure it was for many other kids that lived in ... More >>

  • Culture

    March 1, 2007

    Art Detour 2007 Listings

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