No one ever looks forward to going to the hospital, but if you're a kid that experience is even more frightening. At Le Bonheur Children's Hospital in Memphis, TN, they're using artwork, not only to calm fears but to promote healing. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.
We all have talents inside us just waiting to come out, we just never know how or when they will reveal themselves. Tennessee Crossroads met Roark Phillips from Fayetteville, TN, who discovered his talent as a Chainsaw Artist at a very hard time in his life. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more.
We’ve seen pictures and movies of what Christmas was like in the 1800’s. The period dress, less emphasis shopping and more emphasis on togetherness. The town of Fayetteville TN has captured that experience and makes it come to life with their annual “Host of Christmas Past”.Tennessee Crossroads takes us to Lincoln County for the 20th annual affair. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.
Bon Aqua, TN
To many of us, the words "tea room" conjure up visions of finger sandwiches, scones and dainty little tea cups. Well, you can get tea at the Beacon Light Tea Room, as long as it's iced tea. It's the sumptuous Southern cooking that attracts loyal diners -- like fried chicken, country ham, red-eye gravy and biscuits. Let's pay a visit to this now historic restaurant in Bon Aqua, TN to discover their secret. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.
Bon Aqua, TN
The universe is a huge place. For most of us, there is one place around which our personal universe seems to resolve. For Johnny Cash, it was a farm in the community of Bon Aqua, TN. Don't think Johnny Cash is forgotten there. The new owner has made sure of that. Tennessee Crossroads met Brian Oxley and learns how he has preserved not only the Cash memory, but the storytelling he loved so much. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.
Rusty Robinson is a bonafide car guy who collects cars that appeared in famous television shows and movies. He moved his overflowing collection into a museum in Jackson, TN. Nashville Public Television and Tennessee Crossroads pay a visit to explore Rusty's world of celebrity automobiles.
If you liked making mud pies as a child and building bonfires as an adult, you can certainly relate tho this next story. Tennessee Crossroads' Ken Wilshire found an artist in Gassaway, TN who's almost creating modern day fossils with her unique talents. Arlene Knaak certainly knows how to make a lasting impression. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Arlene's Art.
If you treasure hand-me-down gifts like your grandfather's pocket watch or pocketknife, you'll be interested in this next story. Items like that are hard to come by these days. But Col. Littleton in Lynnville, TN wants to bring back that piece of tradition of the past by creating leather goods and other items that aren't just gifts but help foster emotional bonds.