i’d m thfft able.

Sunday, March 24

There are two paths in life. One leads to Empire Dine and Dance (575 Congress St., Portland), where the irrepressible Dave Bullard’s Latin/dance/rock/reggae band Soundwavz offers to cure your winter blues at 6 p.m. 879-8988. portlandempire.com.

The other ends up across the street at Strange Maine (578 Congress), where the unpredictable sound snipper i’d m thfft able, punk prince Sterling Black, Lea Bertucci (“tape collages and Bass Clarinet shredding” from NYC) and several other weirdos promise to do no such thing, probably around 7 p.m., and probably also for no cover charge. 771-9997. kraag.org/strange.