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Tennessee Crossroads

April 04, 2019

Season 32 | Episode 40

On Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads, Gretchen Bates hits the ice with the Nashville Women's Ice Hockey League. Joe Elmore pays a visit to eccentric artist, Michelle Sweat. Rob Wilds goes all in for old-time burgers at Becky's Grocery and Grill; Ken Wilshire meets a man in Tellico Plains who is taking collecting to a whole new level.

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Women's Hockey League on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Women’s Hockey League

Nashville, TN

When the Predators first hit the ice in Music City, many had their doubts about whether or not hockey would find a fan base in Nashville, TN. It didn't take long to determine that Tennesseans love the sport just as much as folks up north. Not long after the NHL came to town, a group of local ladies erased another doubt, whether or not hockey was just a men's game. The answer was a resounding "no," as Gretchen Bates recently learned when she suited up with the Nashville Women's Ice Hockey League. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more.

Inclined to Improvise on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Inclined to Improvise

Murfreesboro, TN

Artists and artisans abound in Tennessee. While the numbers are impressive, so are the diverse styles of expression. Michelle Sweatt has unique style she calls "Inclined to Improvise". Her works will get your attention, to say the least. Tennessee Crossroads met her at work in her home studio in Murfreesboro, TN.

Becky's Grocery and Grill on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Becky’s Grocery and Grill

Maryville, TN

One of the best restaurants in Maryville, TN isn't really in Maryville. Becky's Grocery and Grill has a Maryville address, but it's not exactly in the middle of town; it's in the middle of nowhere as Tennessee Crossroads found out when he made a trip to meet Becky Cable at her restaurant. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.

Charles Hall Museum on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Charles Hall Museum

Tellico Plains, TN

All of us have probably done some collecting in our lives like baseball cards, coins, stamps or dolls. Tennessee Crossroads met a dude in Tellico Plains, TN who has taken collecting to a whole new level while preserving the history of the community. Join Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads to find out more about Charles Hall Museum.