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Rattlesnake Kate. Sketch of Kate Slaughterback in her signature flapper dress and cowboy hat with rattlesnake motif background

The Three Phases of Rattlesnake Kate

Strong. Ambitious. Fearless. Badass.  Those are just some of the words used to describe the Colorado Western woman, Kate McHale Slaughterback—famously known as “Rattlesnake Kate.” When Composer Neyla Pekarek ventured to the Greeley Museum while in school at the University of Northern Colorado, she did not expect to be captured by the story of how […]

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Virginia Woolf: Searching for truth amid life’s illusions

  By Joanne Ostrow Imagine the audience’s shock in 1962 when Edward Albee’s first full-length play had its Broadway debut: On the set of a bland living room, the crude baiting and vicious game-playing of a middle-aged married couple unfolds like a prizefight. The devastating language, brutal wit and merciless puncturing of illusions— it was […]