Salón Los Angeles is the oldest dance hall in Mexico City. It's here that well-dressed couples dance to danzón. Courtesy of Betto Arcos hide caption

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Music News

From Ballrooms To Concert Halls, Mexico Kept This Cuban Style Alive

Born in Cuba in the late 1800s, danzón had couples gliding in a kind of formal square dance a century later.

Jake and Ella meet cute on the bumper cars in Cheatin', but their perfect romance goes wrong after another woman starts scheming to drive them apart. Plymptoons hide caption

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Inside The Wild (And Hand-Drawn) World Of Bill Plympton

Indie animation king Bill Plympton's latest feature, Cheatin', tells the loopy love story of Jake and Ella, and how their perfect romance fractured. Reporter Jon Kalish visited Plympton in his studio.

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