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Leslie Ventura

Web Calendar Editor

Leslie Ventura joined the Las Vegas Weekly in 2013 after graduating from UNLV with a bachelor’s in Women’s Studies. In addition to being Calendar Editor of the Weekly, she’s picked the brains of rock stars, glimpsed into the oily world of professional bodybuilding and peered into the lives of Las Vegas’ movers and shakers. She runs on coffee and all things peanut butter-flavored.

Recent Stories (view all stories)

  • Music

    Thursday, April 23, 2015

    Plus: The Cult and Public Enemy. Get all the deets here!

  • Music

    Wednesday, April 22, 2015

    Comparisons to The Roots are unavoidable—and that's a good thing.

  • A&E

    Monday, April 20, 2015

    The Strip-side gallery space is currently exhibiting work by photographer Terry O'Neill.

  • Music

    Tuesday, April 14, 2015

    Soon she’s talking about strapping Domino’s pizza boxes to her arms and flying over the Strip’s faux Eiffel Tower.

  • Music

    Monday, April 13, 2015

    The electro-pop duo can't sustain the hype playing the same set forever.

  • A&E

    Thursday, April 9, 2015

    Fans of Purity Ring will find a lot to like on the duo's debut EP.

  • As We See It

    Wednesday, April 8, 2015

    New lion cubs join 48 adult lions, many of which were part of the now-shuttered MGM Lion Habitat, at the Henderson park.

  • A&E

    Wednesday, April 8, 2015

    Annie Clark talks riding bicycles with David Byrne, Popeye and pizza as music.

  • Food

    Saturday, April 4, 2015

    You’re all done dyeing eggs and opening Easter baskets—now it’s time to eat!

  • Features

    Thursday, April 2, 2015

    You need a giant purple galaxy yoga mat. And some compression toe socks.

  • Dining

    Friday, March 13, 2015

    It's Heaven, in French fry form.

  • Dining

    Friday, March 13, 2015

    Aerial view of "When Irish Fries are Smiling" at Shake Shack.

  • Monday, Feb. 16, 2015

  • Monday, Feb. 16, 2015

  • Monday, Feb. 16, 2015

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