We've already told you where you can catch the hottest summer TV shows, movies and concerts starring Latinos. And now Latino Voices has your guide to the best exhibits, photography, theater performances and traditional food events happening across the country this summer!

Without further ado, here are nine can't-miss arts & culture events happening this summer!

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  • "Children of the Plumed Serpent: The Legacy of Quetzalcoatl in Ancient Mexico" (LA)

    The exhibit "Children of the Plumed Serpent: the Legacy of Quetzalcoatl in Ancient Mexico" at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), <a href="http://www.lacma.org/art/exhibition/children-plumed-serpent-legacy-quetzalcoatl-ancient-mexico" target="_hplink">examines the art and material objects of late pre-Colombian and early colonial societies across Mexico to explore Quetzalcoatl's role as founder. </a> Quetzalcoatl is a Mesoamerican culture-hero and deity whose name means "the feathered serpent." The feathered serpent deity has been worshipped by many different Mesoamerican groups in history. The exhibit runs until July 1st. You can find more information <a href="http://www.lacma.org/art/exhibition/children-plumed-serpent-legacy-quetzalcoatl-ancient-mexico" target="_hplink">here.</a>

  • "Caribbean: Crossroads of the World" Exhibit (NY)

    The exhibit "Caribbean: Crossroads of the World" in New York is a collaboration between <em>El Museo del Barrio</em>, with the Queens Museum of Art and The Studio Museum in Harlem. The exhibit offers an opportunity to explore <a href="http://www.elmuseo.org/en/event/caribbean-crossroads-world" target="_hplink">the cultural impact and history of the Caribbean basin and its diaspora</a>. More than 500 works of art will be showcased. The exhibit based in El Museo del Barrio runs from June 12 to January 6, 2013.

  • "No"

    One of the hottest movies this summer is "No"-- a Pinochet-era film by Chilean director Pablo Larraín and starring Gael García Bernal. "No" is set in 1988, the year Chileans were able to vote in a referendum on whether or not to continue the dictatorship of General Augusto Pinochet. The story centers on René Saavedra (Gael García Bernal), a hotshot advertiser <a href="http://news.moviefone.com/raffi-asdourian/no-cannes-2012-review_b_1540076.html?just_reloaded=1" target="_hplink">who is hired to revitalize</a> the anti-government television campaign led by the center-left political coalition "No." The NYTimes describes García Bernal's performance as <a href="http://artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/05/22/cannes-film-festival-from-chile-pablo-larrains-no/" target="_hplink">"subtly moving."</a> The movie was well-received <a href="http://artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/05/22/cannes-film-festival-from-chile-pablo-larrains-no/" target="_hplink"></a> when it debuted at the Cannes Film Festival and, <a href="http://artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/05/22/cannes-film-festival-from-chile-pablo-larrains-no/" target="_hplink">according to the NYTimes</a> it is "by far the strongest movie in Mr. Larraín's trilogy and one of best selections at Cannes so far." Larraín had previously debuted two films about the reign of Augusto Pinochet.

  • De Pueblo a Pueblo Festival (Philadelphia)

    <a href="http://depuebloapueblophilly.wordpress.com/" target="_hplink">"De Pueblo a Pueblo" </a>is an eight week festival which aims to honor and celebrate the culture of Mexico and the growing Mexican population in Philadelphia. Through <a href="http://depuebloapueblophilly.wordpress.com/" target="_hplink">performances, traditional foods, crafts and folk art, and discussions about immigration</a>, the goal is to provide further understanding of the Mexican culture and experience south of the border. The festival is organized by Philadelphia's Magic Gardens, the Mexican Cultural Center, Casa Monarca and artist Laurence Salzmann. It's held in different venues across the city, including universities, galleries and other art centers. The festival began on April 25th and runs for eight weeks until June 26th. You can find a complete list of events <a href="http://depuebloapueblophilly.wordpress.com/events-and-programs/" target="_hplink">here. </a>

  • Celia Cruz at The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History (DC)

    The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History in DC, partnered with photographer Robert Weingarten to have one historical figure's portrait uniquely immortalized in the museum. Celia Cruz, La reina de La Salsa (Queen of Salsa), is one of the candidates. She is up against Fredrick Douglass, Samuel Morse, Alice Paul and Audie Murphy. The public will choose who gets to be immortalized by voting <a href="http://blog.americanhistory.si.edu/osaycanyousee/" target="_hplink">here. </a>Voting closes on Monday May 28th so make sure you cast your vote today!

  • "Lourdes Portillo: La Cineasta Inquisitiva" Film Exhibit (NY)

    Mexican screenwriter and filmaker Lourdes Portillo is known for her powerful films which examine Latin American, Mexican, and Chicano experiences at home and in the U.S. Portillo readily explores issues related to social justice in her documentaries. This summer she is a guest at the MoMA's 2012 Flaherty Seminar, <a href="http://www.moma.org/visit/calendar/films/1273" target="_hplink">"Open Wounds," which analyze how filmmakers contribute to new ways of seeing the world based on their own heritage</a>. The exhibit runs from June 22-30.

  • TeatroStageFest (NY)

    The yearly TeatroStageFest showcases the best of New York's theater companies and Latino independent theater artists. This year the event includes <a href="http://www.teatrostagefest.org/home.html" target="_hplink">Latino theater productions, staged readings, TalkBacks, family shows, workshops, and guest artists from Mexico and Argentina.</a> This year the event will take place between June 1 - 25, 2012. You can find more information right <a href="http://www.teatrostagefest.org/home.html" target="_hplink">here.</a>

  • "Photography in Mexico" (SF)

    <a href="http://www.sfmoma.org/exhib_events/exhibitions/447" target="_hplink">"Photography of Mexico,"</a> currently an exhibit at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA), explores Mexico's rich heritage and complex politics through photography from the 1920s to present time. The selection of more than 150 photographs showcases work by different international artists including Tina Modotti, Lola Álvarez Bravo, Elsa Medina, Pablo Ortiz Monasterio, Mariana Yampolsky and Edward Weston. The timeline begins in the period following the Mexican Revolution and concludes with contemporary depictions of<a href="http://www.sfmoma.org/exhib_events/exhibitions/447" target="_hplink"> social, environmental, and economic concerns both within Mexico and along its northern border. </a> The exhibit runs until July 8th.

  • "Latin Sounds" (LA)

    The LACMA (LA County Museum of Art) hosts "Latin Sounds" live latin music, open to the public, every Saturday from May 26th to June 30th. Check out the list of performers right <a href="http://www.lacma.org/programs/music/latin-sounds" target="_hplink">here.</a>