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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

    Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015

    Rayner brings emotion to new music, and new energy to the scene.

  • Music

    Friday, Feb. 20, 2015

    Also: Mandalay Bay's Beach Concert Series.

  • A&E

    Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015

    Is Dr. Dog better than ever? Leaman thinks so.

  • As We See It

    Monday, Feb. 16, 2015

    The public event featured a candlelight vigil and speeches from students, prominent local religious leaders and politicians.

  • Music

    Friday, Feb. 13, 2015

    Plus, Barenaked Ladies at the Cosmo. Get all the deets here!

  • As We See It

    Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015

    While Toyboxx's gallery will transition into a retail space, it's already functioning as an offbeat forum for new ways to talk—and think—about sex.

  • Nightlife

    Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015

    Are you deep and smoky or bold and spicy?

  • A&E

    Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015

    Judging them are the stars who do it best.

  • Music

    Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015

    Powerhouse musicianship drives a spooky, emotive performance.

  • A&E

    Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015

    "My life is my art, and my art is my life."

  • Monday, Feb. 16, 2015

  • Monday, Feb. 16, 2015

  • Monday, Feb. 16, 2015

  • Film

    Wednesday, May 14, 2014

  • A&E

    Monday, April 21, 2014

    Waxahatchee at Eagle Aerie Hall on April 19.