The Nevada Museum of Art exhibit of A Place in the Country: Aboriginal Australian Paintings, from the collection of Martha Hesse and Robert E Dolan Collection, presents a concise selection of indigenous female artists of Australia, inextricably bound to the land, each sharing a commitment and responsibility to country. The diverse exhibit from across Australia shows the Aboriginal relationship to country, comprised of “land, sea, sky and everything contained therein.” Nevada Museum of Art

Once again, the Reno Earth Day 2017 will be at Idlewild Park on 4/23 again. This free event keeps growing, with live music, food and drink and environmentally-friendly vendors and information booths. Reno Earth Day

The Reno Jazz Festival happens on 4/27-29 at UNR, put on since 1962 by the University’s School of the Arts and Extended Studies, with concerts, clinics and competitions, including more than 300 schools, 9,000 participants and 50 clinicians, performers and adjudicators.  Reno Jazz Festival

The Reno Aces first 2017 season home baseball game happens on 4/11, with the first pitch at 6:35pm at Greater Nevada Field, against the Albuquerque Isotopes. New this season is the Archie’s Kids Club, with opportunities to meet Aces players, chances to announce “Play Ball” over the PA system and win prizes.  Reno Aces

Indulge yourself at the 15th Annual Nevada Women’s Expo as this 2-day event (4/22-23) welcomes women at every stage of life, showcasing hundreds of vendors offering beauty, clothing, jewelry, health, nutrition, fitness and pampering. Women’s Expo

The Pioneer Theater for the Performing Arts presents Brain Candy Live, on 4/9, featuring TVs Adam Savage and Michael Stevens in a “cross between TED Talks and the Blue Man Group” designed for the family to “get your minds messy”.  Also, in April, the Reno Philharmonic Chorus presents Classix 6, opens with Beethoven’s 5th Symphony and includes 13th century Persian poet Rumi in a composition by Chris Theofanidis titled The Here And Now, as the finale. Pioneer Theater