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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)

  • A&E

    Friday, July 25, 2014

    Also, a Phish pre-sale and an EDM bash at Brooklyn Bowl.

  • Noise

    Wednesday, July 23, 2014

    For a moment, it felt like 1994 all over again.

  • A&E

    Friday, July 18, 2014

    Plus the Violent Femmes and Train—on the same bill.

  • Local Music

    Thursday, July 17, 2014

    Cosmic Beasts' frontman has quite a story to tell, and two Vegas hard rock giants are due to release new albums

  • A&E

    Wednesday, July 16, 2014

    The Sheffield singer and bassist talks playing the U.S., comparisons to The Smiths and more.

  • Stage

    Wednesday, July 16, 2014

    Find the lesbian inside of you.

  • As We See It

    Friday, July 11, 2014

    The new Main Street store will have an updated industrial look—and your used jeans, of course.

  • Noise

    Wednesday, July 9, 2014

    Huddleston will join Same Sex Mary in August to record an upcoming 10-song LP, but the band will tour with a new guitarist.

  • UFC

    Thursday, July 3, 2014

    From an art exhibit to the Ultimate Fighter finale, your to-do list for the days ahead

  • Entertainment

    Wednesday, July 2, 2014

    They're working on a new album—and raising families.

  • 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.