Stories by Leslie Ventura

The new album by Las Vegas act Boiis addresses the human fragility behind social issues
December 13, 2018

New Aria seafood spot Catch will leave your senses awed
December 13, 2018

Janaïna Milhiero’s Diptyque installation adds to Las Vegas’ art panorama
December 13, 2018

Harm Reduction Center runs out of free Plan B pills in just a few days
December 6, 2018

Chef Nicole Brisson prepares to open Park MGM’s Italian marketplace, Eataly
December 6, 2018

A Public Fit messes with our wiring in ‘Incognito’
December 6, 2018

Refuel at Nordstrom’s new casual dining collaboration with Tom Douglas
November 29, 2018

How to pick the perfect hiking shoes
November 22, 2018

Local music news & notes: New EPs from Wax Pig Melting, Olan and World Tension
November 21, 2018

Explore temperature extremes in Nevada’s hot springs
November 21, 2018

Shiraz’s wide-ranging menu mixes the best of Indian, Persian and more
November 15, 2018

Heather Lang Cassera delivers the story of a lifetime through poetry
November 15, 2018

Las Vegas preps for Thanksgiving with host of food drives
November 13, 2018

How to be an ally to transgender individuals
November 9, 2018

Meet former showgirl Kady Heard, the swiss army knife of Majestic Repertory Theatre
November 8, 2018

Local bands have a new home at new Rio music venue 172
November 8, 2018

Josh Coutts proudly flies the ska flag with his 7-year-old radio station and live events
November 8, 2018

Event honoring Holocaust survivors also a rally against hate
November 6, 2018

Greek Sneek delivers quality Mediterranean food to the Strip
November 1, 2018

Leticia’s brings its popular Mexican food to Fiesta Henderson
November 1, 2018

The restlessly creative Ang Kerfoot makes music, theater, visual art and more
November 1, 2018

Paradise returns to XS for another house Halloween
October 25, 2018

Flock to Cleaver for steaks, seafood and memorable cocktails
October 25, 2018

The Damned’s Dave Vanian talks politics, the Stones and more
October 25, 2018

Passion for thrift stores inspires couple to open downtown shop
October 22, 2018

Bite into the revamped Thunderbird Lounge
October 18, 2018

Veggy Street makes plant-based eating easy
October 11, 2018

This year, UNLV’s Barrick Lecture Series embraces diversity and the spirit of the unconventional
October 11, 2018

MGM brings many of its top chefs and restaurants together for three days of culinary activities
October 11, 2018

Las Vegas karaoke legend Danny G. leaving Dino’s after 18 years
October 9, 2018

The Master Chefs of France assemble at Haute Cuisine at the Palazzo
October 4, 2018

Collage artist Kim Miller is making a new life in Vegas—and she’s doing it sober
October 4, 2018

Micah Malcolm drums for—count ’em—six Las Vegas bands
October 4, 2018

For Boulder City businesses, rerouted traffic means fewer customers
October 1, 2018

Monthly party Soft Leather celebrates two uninhibited years in Las Vegas
September 27, 2018

Local music notes: Farangs, Hassan’s new album and more
September 27, 2018

Good luck choosing among La Cantine’s vast sandwich array
September 27, 2018

Mordeo brings a Spanish splash to Chinatown
September 27, 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

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

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

Las Vegas’ Zoologic Empire helps mold the b-boys and b-girls of the future
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

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

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

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

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

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