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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)

  • Nightlife

    Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015

    The brewery features a well-rounded menu for craft-beer lovers, as well as newbie hopheads.

  • Adult

    Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015

    No, that's not just a stuffed animal ...

  • Adult

    Friday, Jan. 23, 2015

    Porn stars and pinot noir—because why not, right?

  • Adult

    Friday, Jan. 23, 2015

    Don't forget to send a thank-you card! No, really ...

  • Music

    Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015

    Also, Bounty Hunter Brothers and Jack and the B-Fish perform to support new records.

  • Food

    Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015

    Downtown's newest coffee shop features cups brewed fresh to order and Latin comfort foods.

  • Music

    Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015

    Plus, Mercy Music and No Red Alice hit the road, too.

  • Music

    Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015

    It's an album that is more than deserving of attention.

  • Food

    Monday, Dec. 29, 2014

    From the Strip to the suburbs, our curated list of the Valley's year-end meals.

  • Nightlife

    Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014

    You can still keep it on the cheap for the Big Night.

  • 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.