Jimmy Buffett and Co., from Margaritaville

Video from this morning’s press conference where Harrah’s and Jimmy Buffett announced plans for a $700 million Margaritaville Casino & Resort in Biloxi is now online.

Included in the 30-minute presentation are comments by Harrah’s President and CEO Gary Loveman, Mayor A.J. Holloway and Gov. Haley Barbour, and remarks and a two-song set by Buffett.

To see the video, which is also in the city’s online Photo Gallery, click here.

Harrah’s Loveman, incidentally, is scheduled to discuss the Biloxi venture during a live interview on Jim Cramer’s “Mad Money,” set to air before a national cable TV audience on CNBC this afternoon and repeating this evening.

News and notes

BLT season finale: Biloxi Little Theater brings down the curtain on the season this weekend and next with “The Battle of Shallowford” at its Lee Street Playhouse. For background on the production, show times and ticket info, click here.

Wooden boat show: The Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum will host the annual Bill Creel Memorial Wooden Boat Show this weekend on its pier on east Biloxi in Biloxi. Says the museum: “Join us as we applaud historic, antique, classic and contemporary wooden boats at the water’s edge on Highway 90 at the new Museum Schooner Pier Complex on May 19-20. The show opens on Saturday at 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission is $5 adults and $3 students, children under 12 free.”