Christopher Paolini: The 19-year-old author who's burning up the best-seller list with his fantasy Eragon is at Joseph-Beth Booksellers to sign and discuss the book, 7 p.m. today, Rookwood Pavilion, Madison and Edwards roads, Norwood. 396-8960. (Story, E2)
Train/Kelley: The melodic pop favorites Train ("Moons of Jupiter") and singer/songwriter Josh Kelley ("Amazing") play Miami University, 8:30 p.m. today, Millett Hall, Oxford. $33. (513) 529-3200.
All Prokofiev: The Kentucky Symphony Orchestra opens its season with an all-Prokofiev program with star pianist Bryan Wallick,
8 p.m. today-Saturday, Greaves Concert Hall, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights. $10-$23. (859) 431-6216.
Big art: The sprawling SSNOVA exhibition space opens a behemoth art show divided into two parts, MASSIVE:presence and MASSIVE:active, including multimedia pieces exploring aspects of the human body and a number of sculptural installations by artists working all over Cincinnati, 7-11 p.m. today, 2260 Central Parkway, Brighton. Free. 307-7946 or 723-0917.
Theater: Falcon Theatre opens a production of the Andrew Lloyd Webber blockbuster Jesus Christ Superstar, 8 p.m. today, Westwood Town Hall Theatre, Harrison and Montana avenues. Production continues Fridays-Saturdays through Oct. 25. $10-$12. 481-9042.
New cinema: Films opening today in area theaters:
Kill Bill (R) Uma Thurman, Lucy Liu
Intolerable Cruelty (PG-13) George Clooney, Catherine Zeta-Jones
Good Boy! (PG) Liam Aiken, Molly Shannon
I Capture the Castle (R) Romola Garai, Henry Thomas
Masked and Anonymous (PG-13) Bob Dylan, Penelope Cruz
The Eye (R) Angelica Lee, Lawrence Chou
House of the Dead (R) Jonathan Cherry, Clint Howard
New TV series: Temptation Island's Maria Santos (left) is at Bar Cincinnati to find action sports-oriented males and females to appear in an as-yet-unnamed adventure series from the producers of the National Lampoon Network's Xotic Xtreme, 10 p.m. today, 1120 Main St., Over-the-Rhine. Information: www.AdrenalinTour.com; 665-9201.
24 hours out: Baroque music fans should not miss the award-winning Catacoustic Consort performing a sensual mix of 17th-century Italian songs, 8 p.m. Saturday, Robert J. Werner Recital Hall, University of Cincinnati. $7-$20. 772-3242.
Also 24 hours out: Children's book author/illustrator Will Hillenbrand helps lead festivities at the grand opening of a new Half Price Books across from Northgate Mall, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Saturday, 9720 Colerain Ave., Bevis. The artist will share his process and sign his books. 385-4100.
48 hours out: It's the final Second Sunday Antiques Market of the season in MainStrasse Village with more than 50 antiques and collectibles dealers, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Sixth and Main streets, Covington. (859) 341-3390.
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