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Lena: A Life in Folk – Free Screening and Conversation
September 12, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Join WMHT Public Media for a free screening and conversation of our latest film: Lena | A Life in Folk.
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 Caffé 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.
Thursday, September 12 at 6pm
Skidmore College, Palamountain Hall, Gannett Auditorium
Perimeter Rd, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Discussion led by Field Horne, Founding Trustee Caffe Lena, Inc., Public Historian
Refreshments will be served
Please RSVP by Friday, September 6
Support Provided by Adirondack Trust Company and Saratoga Hospital