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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)

  • Halloween

    Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014

    Home is where the haunt is on Downtown's 16th Street.

  • Music

    Monday, Oct. 27, 2014

    While the quirky musical twists didn’t always match up with the smooth vocals, the production as a whole delivered.

  • Music

    Monday, Oct. 27, 2014

    And the electronics never overwhelmed the live percussion during the dance-pop act's evening performance.

  • A&E

    Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014

    Lots of good local bands and a drawing for a PBR guitar. Good times.

  • A&E

    Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014

    Come on, Wayne Coyne. Stop saying "Come on!"

  • A&E

    Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

    It was equal parts electrifying and poignant.

  • Music

    Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

    And yet they had one of the biggest crowds of the night. Go figure.

  • A&E

    Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

    Will people stand for 10 hours in the sun just to see Kanye West? Yes.

  • Music

    Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

    The Tucson-based, indie-focused six-piece plays the Life Is Beautiful-alternative mini-fest Life Is Sh*t this weekend.

  • Entertainment

    Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

    The Las Vegas band says a Facebook post was to blame.

  • Film

    Wednesday, May 14, 2014

  • 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.