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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)

  • A&E

    Thursday, May 28, 2015

    As more women enter the "boys club" of tattooing, they're proving to be just as badass as their male counterparts—if not better.

  • Nightlife

    Tuesday, May 26, 2015

    Forget Ibiza! The Strip has its own sunset splash bashes.

  • Music

    Wednesday, May 20, 2015

    The "experimental hivemind" started releasing cassette tapes—yes, cassette tapes—in December.

  • Nightlife

    Tuesday, May 19, 2015

    Where the music is sweet (and so are the Jell-O shots). It's time to get down with your bad self!

  • Food

    Tuesday, May 19, 2015

    Espresso is front and center at the new Green Valley coffee house, with only one "sweetened" drink on the menu.

  • Music

    Saturday, May 16, 2015

    Charli XCX and Ed Sheeran added their unique styles to the pop weekend mix, too.

  • Music

    Wednesday, May 13, 2015

    The local R&B artist talks his new album, wanting to write for Rihanna and being a "Northtown ratchet."

  • Community

    Thursday, May 7, 2015

    “If you think about it, we’re all immigrants."

  • Music

    Thursday, May 7, 2015

    Plus new releases from My Fair Rosalie and The Psyatics.

  • Dining

    Thursday, May 7, 2015

    Chef Donald Lemperle brings fresh new flavors Downtown.

  • 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

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