Christopher Durang’s “Betty’s Summer Vacation” opened at the Bay Street Theatre last weekend. Jerry Lamonica

Bob Balaban’s panel discussion, “The Producers,” leads off the Hamptons Institute tomorrow afternoon.

Tommy Mottola’s new Gallery Valentine is calling attention to itself on Main Street in East Hampton. Morgan McGivern

Chris Weitz, the director.
Chris Weitz, the director of such films as “The Golden Compass” and “The Twilight Saga: New Moon,” will speak about moviemaking at Stony Brook Southampton on Saturday night. Kimberley French

Melissa Errico and Sam Underwood will star with Alec Baldwin in “The Gift of the Gorgon” at the John Drew Theater tomorrow.

Barbara Thomas will teach painting at some of the most well-tended gardens on the South Fork this summer.

Eric Ernst will show photographic images merged with vivid acrylic colors together with work by Nils Bruun and Pete Turner at the Pamela Williams Gallery in Amagansett

After a recent performance of “Memphis,” members of Robert Hartwell’s family, including Helen Hayes, Sharlene Hartwell of East Hampton, and Audrey Gaines, joined him in front of the theater.