Louisville Magazine

JUL 2016

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LOUISVILLE MAGAZINE 7.16 65 PEOPLE'S CHOICE SALON/SPA Z Salon & Spa Joseph's Southern Comforts PLACE TO DANCE Play Nowhere Bar Zanzabar MOVIE THEATER Xscape Baxter Avenue Tinseltown BOUTIQUE Revelry Blush Work the Metal (tie) The Prickly Pear (tie) PLACE TO HEAR LIVE MUSIC Headliners The Palace Mercury Ballroom PLACE TO DO PILATES Downtown Pilates Core Fluency Proformance TENNIS CLUB Louisville Tennis Club Blairwood Louisville Indoor Racquet Club OPEN-MIC NIGHT The Bard's Town Laughing Derby Highlands Taproom O Critic's Choice O O People's Choice O HEAD MASSAGE AT JERRY HESTON HAIRDRESSING VOLARE 4600 Shelbyville Road, Suite 302 2300 Frankfort Ave. BEST HAIR SALON FREEBIE Chlorine, fuoride, smoke, pollution, heavy metals. "Why start a haircut with all that crap on the head?" says Jerry Heston, owner of the Shelbyville Road Plaza salon that bears his name. It's one of a handful of Aveda concept salons in town that perform "com- plimentary sensory rituals," using plant-based essen- tial oils for a 15-minute head massage and shampoo treatment prior to the cut. That the massage relaxes the jaw I didn't realize was clenched and turns my tongue into a puddle is just a bonus. "It's better than going to the dentist," jokes 58-year-old Heston, who opened the salon 35 years ago after Warren Beatty's playboy character in the movie Shampoo inspired him to become a hairdresser. "I can feel the pressures in people's heads," says stylist Georgia Marrillia. "I had a client say once, 'You can change the world with head massages.' People are completely different when they get back to the chair — especially if they're new and they're not sure about you. I love doing it. It's my favorite part." — MCA BEST ITALIAN RESTAURANT Step one: Sit at the bar, where bottles of wine are always half-price. Step two: Order the bistecca alla costola- occhio (read: beef rib-eye fnished with rosemary- lemon compound butter, Gorgonzola cheese and tobacco onions). Step three: Wash it down with the wine and live jazz. How to do Volare right O People's Choice O 2255 Frankfort Ave. BOURBONS BISTRO BEST BOURBON BAR 130 Bourbons available on a daily basis.

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