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Today's events (Dec. 13)

Movies: Deanna Durbin festival

The Stanford Theatre's festival of movies starring the bubbly, singing 1930s-'40s actress Deanna Durbin continues with a double feature of "It's a Date" (1940) at 7:30 p.m. and "Spring Parade" (1940) at 5:50 and 9:25 p.m. through Friday. The theater is at 221 University Ave. in downtown Palo Alto. The festival runs through Jan. 7, with films changing every few days. Tickets per film are $7 for adults and $5 for seniors and youth. For a full schedule, go to stanfordtheatre.org.

Music: 'A Bach Christmas'

The period-instrument Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra will perform works by Bach including Orchestral Suite No 3 (known for its "Air on the G String") at 8 p.m. tonight, Dec. 13. Masaaki Suzuki, founder and director of Bach Collegium Japan, will conduct the concert at the Center for Performing Arts, 555 Middlefield Road, Atherton. Tickets are $25-$97. Go to philharmonia.org.

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