“This is not your mama’s Christmas show,” Erin Zindle said in between infectious laughs. “But it’s the kind of show that can be enjoyed by moms and dads and grandmas and little kids and people of all ages, and so there’s something for everyone in it.”
The Christmas show Zindle is talking about is the eighth annual Ebird and Friends Annual Holiday Show, to be held at The Ark on Dec. 11. Zindle, otherwise known as Ebird, is the lead vocalist and instrumentalist of the local band The Ragbirds, a five-piece band she started with her husband about 10 years ago.
“Where are you from?” is often the first or second friendly question we get when meeting new people. So to have literature intercede and do some of the work for us, essentially assigning responsibility for the identity of a state to a particular book, is a strange idea.
Even with the political agenda abbreviated to 140 characters, the political memoir still finds a way into the hearts and hands of the American voter. In fact, for the last 60 years, every winning presidential candidate has first published a book.