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Hillari Dowdle

Recent Work

  • Healing Via Shepherd’s Pie Published 10/16/2013 at 10:53 a.m.

    Okay, let me get this straight right up front: I am not a Jewish mother. Nevertheless, I have a deep, abiding belief that people faced with stress, grief, illness, or trauma should EAT, EAT, EAT!

  • Remembering Chet Flippo, Music Writer Published 06/19/2013 at 6:24 p.m.

    Chet Flippo was always right, always insightful—even if he played it all very close to the vest. He was an iconic, owlish presence, always watching, ever true to his journalistic mission.

  • Going Gluten-Free Published 04/11/2012 at 11:24 a.m.

    If you haven’t noticed, wheat allergies are hot—and eating gluten-free is the new restricted diet of choice. Hillari Dowdle (note: she’s the EDITOR’S WIFE!) explains the phenomenon and explores the local gluten-free scene.

  • Ajeet Kaur Khalsa, Dancer, Yoga Teacher, and Performance Artist of Aprons Published 12/09/2009 at 9:30 a.m.

    Ajeet Kaur Khalsa tells Hillari Dowdle how aprons relate to yoga and why they represent the stories women hold.

  • Karma Yoga at the Glowing Body Published 04/30/2009 at 9 a.m.

    When times are turbulent, it pays to spend a little time connecting to that part of yourself that can never be buffeted about by bad news, declining incomes, foreclosures, job losses, dwindling prospects, or any other circumstances a bad economy ...

  • Best Yoga Studio: The Glowing Body Published 04/30/2009 at 12:11 a.m. 1 Comment

    Knoxville has long been wanting for a true destination yoga studio. Last year we got one, and what a dilly. The Glowing Body rivals the best studios in New York, Los Angeles, and the San Francisco Bay Area in terms ...

  • Dharma Dues Published 11/05/2008 at 5 p.m.

    Former publishing wonderboy Phillip Moffitt lives in Marin County, California. But he launched his professional comet right here in Knoxville, with 13-30 and a co-pilot named Chris Whittle. Since then he’s gone on to save from ruin and then run ...

  • Our Big Headache Published 10/01/2008 at 5 p.m. 1 Comment

    According to researchers at Sperling’s Best Places, Knoxville is ranked number four on a list of America’s Top Migraine Hot Spots. What do we do to deserve such misery? And how can we make it stop? Migraine sufferer Hillari Dowdle ...

  • What is Unitarian Universalism? Published 08/06/2008 at 5 p.m.

    In the aftermath of the shooting at the Tennessee Valley Unitarian Universalist Church, misconceptions arose over what the church is all about. Here, members describe what it means to be a Unitarian.

  • Fashionably Late Published 06/04/2008 at 5 p.m.

    Before I begin this review, let me make full disclosure: I just don’t care about fashion. I don’t pay attention to labels, I don’t read Vogue, I don’t lust after shoes I can’t afford. I dress for function and comfort. ...

  • Here Come the 123s (Idlewild/Walt Disney) Published 03/20/2008 at 5:29 p.m.

    You can always count on They Might Be Giants.

  • Viber Beware Published 03/13/2008 at 4:37 p.m.

    How to choose an energy worker who's right for you.

  • What's on your mind? Published 07/04/1996 at 6:09 p.m.

    "Oooooooohhhmmmm ..." I'm chanting over and over again, struggling to force my squeaky, slurry voice into a deep resonant bass to match the sounds emanating from my classmates as together we seek an escape from the stresses in our lives ...