Do This: Weekend Highlights
Sacred music, sacred dance
The Monks of Drepung Loseling Monastery perform their distinctive multiphonic singing and traditional Tibetan Buddhist ritual music and dance at Bryn Mawr College's Goodhart Hall, 101 N. Merion Ave., Bryn Mawr. Time: 8:30 p.m. Tickets: $20; $18 seniors; $10 students. Information: 610-526-5210 or brynmawr.edu/arts/series.html.
The sensational violinist Itzhak Perlman serves as soloist and conductor, leading the Philadelphia Orchestra in works by Dvorák, Beethoven, and Brahms at the Kimmel Center's Verizon Hall, Broad and Spruce Streets. Times: 2 p.m. Friday, 8 p.m. Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $48 to $125. Call 215-893-1999 or www.philorch.org.
Driving for laughs
Best known as the taxi-driving host of TV's Cash Cab, the (sadly, now defunct) game-show-on-wheels, Ben Bailey is equally adept at his main gig as a standup comic. He performs at the Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville. Time: 8 p.m. Tickets: $19.50 to $30. Information: 610-917-1228 or thecolonialtheatre.com.
Northamptonshire, England's sparkling neo-psychedelic quartet Temples brings its spot-on 1960s sound to a three-band bill at Kung Fu Necktie, 1250 N. Front St. Time: 8 p.m. Tickets: $10. Information: 215-291-4919. www.kungfunecktie.com.
Sound and vision
The new-music ensemble Relâche performs a recital of works by Eric Moe, Tom Albert, and Raymond Scott, followed by live accompaniment to silent short films (including two by the great French clown Max Linder), with music by Chris McGlumphy and Chuck Holdeman. The program goes on at the Penn Museum, 3260 South St. Time: 3 p.m. Tickets: $15. Information: 215-574-8248 or www.penn.museum.