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Leslie Ventura

Web Calendar Editor

Local and independent music lover Leslie Ventura found her passion for journalism as a UNLV undergrad, contributing to Las Vegas Weekly and working as the arts and entertainment editor of UNLV’s student newspaper, The Rebel Yell. Before joining Greenspun Media Group, Leslie worked as an account coordinator at a local public relations firm.

Recent Stories (view all stories)

  • A&E

    Wednesday, April 23, 2014

    The two breakout acts played the Cosmo after performing at Coachella.

  • Q+A

    Wednesday, April 23, 2014

    Brittany Kosmala dreams in Lycra.

  • A&E

    Tuesday, April 22, 2014

    Why would a Coachella act play a Fraternal Order of Eagles lodge?

  • A&E

    Monday, April 21, 2014

    If you thought Haim was a flash in the pan, they want you to know they’re here to stay.

  • A&E

    Thursday, April 17, 2014

    Lorde has the pipes to carry her performance, but the singer could use a full band.

  • Nightlife

    Thursday, April 17, 2014

    Plus, a beer fest at Big Dog's and an al fresco wine walk. Drink up!

  • Noise

    Wednesday, April 16, 2014

    Ambiguous lyrics delivered through soft, crackling vocals.

  • As We See It

    Wednesday, April 16, 2014

    Also, Selena Gomez "canoodling" with Justin Bieber at Coachella.

  • As We See It

    Wednesday, April 16, 2014

    Comparing the local online retailer to the new comedy's fictional Hooli tech company.

  • Entertainment

    Wednesday, April 16, 2014

    They sure can draw a crowd, though.

  • A&E

    Monday, April 21, 2014

    Waxahatchee at Eagle Aerie Hall on April 19.

  • Wednesday, April 9, 2014

    Hotel Nevada has many historic charms, inside and out.

  • Dining

    Friday, April 4, 2014

    Taco Bell's waffle taco in real life. Be careful, it's squeaky.

  • Monday, Sept. 30, 2013

    Velveteen Rabbit's El Conejo.

  • A&E

    Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013