February 2010 Newsletter

Greetings, friends! Welcome to the first newsletter from the Caffè Lena History Project. 2010 marks Caffè Lena’s 50th year! You are receiving this newsletter because of your love for the preservation of music history. Since 2002 the Caffè Lena History Project has been committed to documenting the history of the Caffè, the grandmother of the folk music scene, and commemorating the life and legacy of its founder, Lena Spencer. Over the past eight years the Caffè Lena History Project has: Collected oral histories from Caffè community members. Some interviewees have passed on, but their stories have been forever preserved. Collected rare photos of performers, Lena and staff, assisting in the archival efforts of the Joe Alper and Joe Deuel Caffè Lena...

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