" The Whole is Greater than the Sum of its Parts" is a quote attributed to the Greek philosopher Aristotle. It could also describe the works of Nashville native Alice Shepard. Alice -- who has a degree in philosophy -- combines engine parts with kiln-fired glass to create a medium she calls Artwork Cubed. We spent part of day with her in a shop she happily shares with a motorcycle.
Joe Elmore has been the host of this Emmy-award winning series since its beginnings. As the face of Tennessee Crossroads, Joe has been taking viewers to meet interesting people and explore fascinating out-of-the-way places since 1987. Joe is also a producer and co-host of Horsepower TV on Spike TV. Joe launched his TV career at WHBQ TV in Memphis, TN, where he served as weekend anchor and reporter. Later, he was chosen to co-host the station's PM Magazine show, where he produced nationally-broadcast stories. He has also done extensive work as an independent film and video producer for clients throughout the Southeast.