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After decades of trials, tribulations, evictions, losses, and near bankruptcy, Lena Spencer saw her inspired vision of a creative gathering place for her community become a reality with Caffè Lena. Her boundless passion and perseverance served as the driving force behind her renowned establishment now known as the longest-running coffeehouse in the country, recognized as an American Treasure by the Library of Congress, and a place where folk music continues to thrive after six decades. Now streaming below:

Lena | A Life in Folk

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Rating: NR

Experience the story of Lena Spencer, founder of the famed folk music venue: Caffè Lena.

Lena: A Life In Folk
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