Author Christopher Moore discusses his latest book, “The Serpent of Venice,” which combines greed, revenge, deception, lust and a giant (but lovable) sea monster. The book talk is from 7-8 p.m. Wednesday, May 21 at Copperfield’s Books, 140 Kentucky St. Visit copperfieldsbooks.com.

An exhibit of landscape arts inaugurates the Burdell Building’s IceHouse Gallery, with an opening from 6-8 p.m. Friday, May 23 in the Burdell Building, 405 East D St. Visit digitalgrange.com or call 778-2238.