fbpx

Displaying Results for the Category:

profiles

Grapevine Artist on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Grapevine Artist

Centerville, TN

When you think of grapevines, you probably think about, well, grapes. Or maybe wine. You probably don't think of grapevines as an artistic medium, but Ricky Pittman does. Tennessee Crossroads traveled to Centerville, TN to meet the artist who works in grapevines and chicken wire and anything else that comes to his mind. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.


Miniature Herefords on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Miniature Herefords

Franklin, TN

You can always find Hereford cattle grazing along the highways of Tennessee. They're big, handsome, massive creatures, but not always. You see in recent years, a new breed of miniature herefords have been populating smaller ranches, like the one we found just a few miles from downtown Franklin, TN. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more.


Nashville Chew Crew on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Nashville Chew Crew

Nashville, TN

Let's say you've got an overgrown piece of land that needs clearing out. And, you don't have the budget to hire workers with power equipment to do the job. Danielle Allen discovered an alternative: bring in the Nashville Chew Crew. Here's how some hungry lambs are changing the landscape around Middle TN. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.


Piano Man on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Piano Man

Dyersburg, TN

Tennessee Crossroads visits Grant Houston of Nashville, TN, a man who makes it his mission to give well-worn pianos a new lease on life in a repair shop in Dyersburg, TN. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Piano Man.


BrightStone on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

BrightStone

Franklin, TN

Joe Elmore visits BrightStone in Franklin, a place dedicated to helping adults with special needs.


Oasis Center Underground Art Studio on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Oasis Center Underground Art Studio

Nashville, TN

For more than four decades the Oasis Center here in Nashville has offered safety, support and life changing opportunities to our city’s vulnerable youthTennessee Crossroads learned how one of their programs uses art to help young people cultivate a positive change in themselves and their communities. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.


Big Sandy Collector on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Big Sandy Collector

Big Sandy, TN

A Big Sandy man has a big collection of all kinds of things that take him back to his younger days. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.


Herb Williams-Crayon Artist on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Herb Williams-Crayon Artist

Nashville, TN

One of the things you probably had to have when you first started school was a brand new package of crayons. Maybe you remember the vivid colors, the feel, even the smell of those crayons when you opened the box. Herb Williams certainly does and he's reminded of those things every day. Tennessee Crossroads visited this Nashville artist uses crayons in an unusual way to create equally unusual pieces. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.


LC King Manufacturing on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

LC King Manufacturing

Bristol, TN

You don't see many Made-in-America labeled clothes, hanging on store racks nowadays. Most of that business left the country, in the name of free trade. But don't dispair. Tennessee Crossroads will take you to a Made in Tennessee line of garments coming out of a century-old factory in Bristol, TN. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.


Homer Green Flashback on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Homer Green Flashback

Murfreesboro, TN

Joe Elmore takes us down memory lane on our first Tennessee Crossroads Flashback with folk artist Homer Green.


Model Trains with Dr. Jack Fisher on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Model Trains with Dr. Jack Fisher

Nashville, TN

Dr. Jack Fisher loves trains of all types. He shows us around his impressive O-Line railroad layout at home, then to the train layout he designed and maintains at Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more.


The Cookery on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

The Cookery

Nashville, TN

Joe Elmore visits The Cookery in Nashville. A place that serves good food while restoring the lives of formerly homeless employees.