When: Wed., July 20, 7:30 p.m. 2011
The monthly literary-performance hybrid First Person Singular returns to a musical theme with Debts No Honest Man Can Pay: Bruce Springsteen's Nebraska. The story-rich album's "Johnny 99," "Reason to Believe," and "State Trooper" get a new set of sonic clothing courtesy of San Francisco country-folk outfit McCabe & Mrs. Miller on Wednesday, July 20, at Pegasus Books (1855 Solano Ave., Berkeley). 7:30 p.m., free. 510-525-6888 or 1stPersonSingular.com.