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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)

  • Music

    Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

    The Vegas quartet reconnects with reality on its new, sociopolitical EP.

  • A&E

    Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

    A nine-piece band and dancers in industrial-inspired costuming take Vegas down the rabbit hole once again.

  • As We See It

    Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

    Dressing up at Elsa from Frozen this year? Here's some advice: Let it go.

  • Music

    Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

    The indie pop artist on her parents' Vegas showbiz past, Troop Beverly Hills and what you'll hear on the LIB stage (hint: Rilo Kiley).

  • Music

    Friday, Oct. 17, 2014

    Bush! Mayer Hawthorne! Hot Water Music!

  • Music

    Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014

    No one knows your BFF like you do, which is why you’re the perfect person to give ’em a set of new tunes.

  • Food

    Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014

    Sherry Landen, sous chef at Downtown breakfast phenom Eat, shares which eggs to cook for a variety of occasions.

  • Features

    Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014

    It's kind of like putting on a condom. Do it wrong, and you’re f*cked.

  • Music

    Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014

    He got naked last time he played here. He's got an explanation.

  • A&E

    Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014

    “Life is sh*t for a lot of people. And sometimes you gotta embrace that.”

  • 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.