Episode 3323

Tennessee Crossroads

January 23, 2020

Season 33 | Episode 23

This week on Tennessee Crossroads, visit the Nashville shop of artist, Alice Shepard. Check out the good food and fine art at The Carpe Café in the historic district of Smyrna. And round things out with a trip down memory lane as we revisit the travels of long-time producer, Al Voecks. Brought to you by Nashville Public Television!

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Alice Shepard - Glass Artist on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Alice Shepard – Glass Artist

Nashville, TN

"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, TN 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. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.


Carpe Café on NPT's Tennessee Crossroads

Carpe Café

Smyrna, TN

You can find wonderful works of art when you go to a museum, but what's wrong with bringing works of art to where you are, like a coffee shop? That's the plan at a café in Smyrna, TN specifically designed to surround you with work of local artists. Tennessee Crossroads visited the Carpe Café where you can get a good sandwich and a side order of local creativity. Watch this and more episode segments of Nashville Public Television's Tennessee Crossroads.