The Miami Herald
People: Scene in the Tropics
June 12, 2010
He's Madd For A Merger
Miami promoter Michael Madd is just one of the contestants vying for the affection of reality show spitfire Omarosa on Donald J. Trump Presents the Ultimate Merger, premiering at 9 p.m. Thursday on TV One. Says a press release, Madd ``hopes to use his marketing strategies as well as his gift of gab and his resourcefulness to secure a place in Omarosa's heart. He perceives himself as an underdog but thinks that his willingness to take risks, with love being the ultimate risk, will put him on top.'' Uh, good luck?
New World Symphony founder and director Michael Tilson Thomas is the subject of an episode of HBO's MasterClass, a new series showcasing nine creative artists sharing their life experience with young people, starting at 7 p.m. Friday. On it, Tilson Thomas meets three young virtuosos and shares the insights and wisdom passed on to him by his own teachers -- Leonard Bernstein, Igor Stravinsky, Pierre Boulez, Aaron Copland, among others.
Red Light chef/owner Kris Wessel Tweeted Thursday night that independent filmmaker Jim Jarmusch was in the restaurant. Wrote Wessel,