"Texas Soil: Kevin Greenblat and Shelley Wood." When: Opens Tuesday and continues through Aug. 29. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays. Photo Méthode Gallery, Flatbed Building. 2832 E MLK Jr Blvd. Free. 512-294-9550, www.photomethode.com
"Texas Soil" combines the talents of Austin photographers Kevin Greenblat and Shelley Wood in an exhibition featuring the immutable symbiosis of man, land and creature. Greenblat conveys a dialogue between subject and lens, while Wood offers insight into ranching lifestyle with its unique challenges and opportunities. Together they create a visual journey, as big as the Texas terrain.
Cavatina Duo. As part of the Austin Chamber Music Festival, guitarist Denis Azabagic and flutist Eugenia Moliner play a program including Bach’s Sonata in E major for flute and continuo as well as a piece commissioned by the duo, Clarice Assad’s "Three Balkan Pieces." 7:3o p.m. Friday. Bates Recital Hall, Music Building, 2406 Robert Dedman Drive. $15-$50. 512-454-0026. www.austinchambermusic.org.
"Port Authority." From acclaimed Irish playwright Conor McPherson and produced by Hyde Park Theater, "Port Authority" is the interconnected story of three generations of men. Stars Tom Green, Nate Jackson and Ken Webster. 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays through Aug. 9. Hyde Park Theatre, $18-$22. 512-479-7529, www.hydeparktheatre.org.
"Silence, the Musical." Very irreverent musical parody of "The Silence of the Lambs." 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 5 p.m. July 13 (also on Saturday 12). Through July 12. $12-$30. Salvage Vanguard Theatre, 2803 E Manor Road. 1-800-838-3006. salvagevanguard.org.