Stories by Leslie Ventura

Blood Orange brings his thoughtful—and thought-provoking music—to Life Is Beautiful
September 20, 2018

From Washington D.C. to Netflix, no one can stand in Michelle Wolf’s way
September 20, 2018

Las Vegas’ Zoologic Empire helps mold the b-boys and b-girls of the future
September 20, 2018

Chef José Andrés releases book about disaster in Puerto Rico
September 20, 2018

Three shows to consider this week: The Distillers, Life Is Sh*t and Shonen Knife
September 20, 2018

Don’t even think about skipping Life Is Beautiful’s three headliners
September 20, 2018

Bruno’s Taco Bar gives you more reasons to eat your favorite dish
September 13, 2018

Glam and go with Wynn Nightlife’s new Own the Night service
September 13, 2018

Storyteller and drummer James Norman’s collected poetry evokes a hard-lived nomadic life
September 6, 2018

Send Noodles offers casual Asian food at the Palms
September 6, 2018

Shakira shines during MGM Grand Garden show despite lackluster sound
September 5, 2018

Women of Intrigue: Lydia Ansel
August 30, 2018

Musician/actor Ben Hale returns to Vegas to debut new music with old friends
August 30, 2018

Women of Intrigue: Michelle "Crykit" Kolnik
August 30, 2018

Try Gäbi for the coffee and pastries, stay for the cultural immersion
August 16, 2018

Tiffany Salerno puts her passion for band photography on the page
August 16, 2018

A day in the nightlife: Saint Clair packs a lot into her pre-show routine
August 16, 2018

This yoga class is a haven from grief's powerful grip
August 12, 2018

Mercy Music’s intense new album brings the Vegas trio closer to its goals
August 9, 2018

Local spin: New releases from Vegas acts The Acid Sisters, Rabid Young and Youth Fables
August 9, 2018

The breakfast-focused Stove gets off to a fast start in Henderson
August 9, 2018

Tritonal keeps the summer bright at Marquee
August 9, 2018

A fresh duo looks to further expand CraftHaus’ offerings
August 9, 2018

Robots, humans working together on Las Vegas Strip
August 6, 2018

How to stay hydrated in the desert, beyond water
August 5, 2018

VeggiEAT Xpress takes plant-based cooking to the next level
August 2, 2018

LA’s Houston brothers sprinkle the Strip with Downtown for new Park MGM venue On the Record
August 2, 2018

Encore Beach Club hands you the plan to throw a pool party like a pro
August 2, 2018

Food and drink recipes to impress your pool party guests
August 2, 2018

Cowabunga Bay complements its water rides with bands—and beats
July 26, 2018

Nevada Taste Site serves up local beers and local history
July 24, 2018

Destroyer’s Dan Bejar talks about the freedom—and terror—of hitting the stage alone
July 19, 2018

Three under-the-radar shows: Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Holy Wave and Sarah Shook & The Disarmers
July 12, 2018

The Juhl, ‘The Believer’ and others join forces for an ambitious writer-in-residence program
July 12, 2018

Need a shopping break? Las Vegas mall has a place to nap
July 7, 2018

Taxi drivers continue to boycott the Strip ... on some days
July 5, 2018

Albums we’ve liked in 2018: ‘Hank Wood and the Hammerheads’
July 5, 2018

Cafe Sanuki serves up a vast array of Japanese udon
July 5, 2018

Michael Valentine (and friends) return to the stage
July 5, 2018

Janelle Monáe delivers a spirited set of affirmation at the Pearl
June 28, 2018

Downtown’s Ninja Karaoke aims to be a hub for hip-hop, dance and positivity
June 28, 2018

SkinnyFats’ Valleywide expansion continues
June 28, 2018

Reggae-pop act Mystic Roots Band returns to Mandalay Bay Beach for July Fourth fireworks
June 28, 2018

Electric Safari heats up at the Flamingo
June 28, 2018

Neon Museum begins offering self-guided tours
June 28, 2018

Robert Solano brings his popular Bomb Tacos Downtown
June 21, 2018

Indie act Japanese Breakfast forges a path in space and sound
June 21, 2018

Local music news: new music from Ekoh, Shanda and the Howlers and more
June 14, 2018

How to get the most from your Restaurant Week
June 14, 2018

Food Network’s Katsuji Tanabe adds new flavor to Hussong’s Cantina
June 14, 2018

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