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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

    Thursday, April 17, 2014

    Lorde has the pipes to carry her performance, but the singer could use a full band.

  • Nightlife

    Thursday, April 17, 2014

    Plus, a beer fest at Big Dog's and an al fresco wine walk. Drink up!

  • Noise

    Wednesday, April 16, 2014

    Ambiguous lyrics delivered through soft, crackling vocals.

  • As We See It

    Wednesday, April 16, 2014

    Comparing the local online retailer to the new comedy's fictional Hooli tech company.

  • As We See It

    Wednesday, April 16, 2014

    Also, Selena Gomez "canoodling" with Justin Bieber at Coachella.

  • Entertainment

    Wednesday, April 16, 2014

    They sure can draw a crowd, though.

  • Dining

    Tuesday, April 15, 2014

    With the addition of the Bar-B-Q and Sip & Savor events, UNLVino is more delicious than ever.

  • Nightlife

    Sunday, April 13, 2014

    Great libations to try from Atomic Liquors, DW Bistro and more.

  • Music

    Wednesday, April 9, 2014

    The veteran musician talks "happy hardcore," scoring for a French TV show and why the band hasn't been to Vegas since 2003.

  • Food

    Tuesday, April 8, 2014

    UNLV culinary students have been hard at work preparing a menu all semester. We did some hard work, too—sampling their culinary creations.

  • 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.

  • A&E

    Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013

  • A&E

    Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013